Thursday, December 02, 2021


Borough Accepting Applications from Dedicated Law Enforcement Professionals

The Brentwood Civil Service Commission is seeking motivated, knowledgeable, and community-oriented individuals to answer the call to protect and serve our municipality. Applications for the position of patrolman with the Brentwood Police Department will be accepted through January 13, 2022 at 4PM. Members of our team receive a competitive salary and excellent benefits, and the selected officer will not be impacted by any residency restrictions. Candidates must be no less than 21 years of age, hold at least a high school diploma or equivalent, and either possess Act 120 certification or be enrolled as a student in an accredited program for the purposes of earning the same. Physical agility and written examinations will be conducted on February 5, 2022. Interested individuals must the complete theĀ application packet and return to the Brentwood Municipal Building in a sealed envelope.

Eligible Residents Encouraged to Participate in Program to Reclaim Vacant Lots


In order to assist municipalities with returning abandoned parcels to the tax rolls, the Allegheny County Department of Economic Development sponsors the Vacant Property Recovery Program. Through August 31, this agency will be waving its standard $3,000 application fee for any individual who seeks to purchase an adjoining lot that does not contain a building; the fee will be reduced to $1,400 for any property owner who proposes to rehabilitate a vacant structure. This program can only be utilized to procure properties that are less than ½ acre in size and that are at least three years delinquent on real estate taxes. Applicants must not be delinquent with taxes, sewage fees, or refuse fees on any property owned within the boundaries of Allegheny County; individuals are additionally ineligible if there are any outstanding code violations on such properties. A completed application, which is available here, must be returned to the Allegheny County Department of Economic Development by September 30th.