Events and Notices

General Announcement - COVID-19 Public Statement
Dear community members: As many of you are aware, the presence of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has been reported in Pennsylvania. The Borough of Cheswick is sensitive to the serious nature of the Coronavirus and is following guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in order to keep our employees, public officials, and citizens safe. The Borough will continue to monitor updates from CDC and other government agencies as they become available.

The Borough of Cheswick will continue to hold is regularly scheduled public meetings until further notice. While public meetings are still being held, the public is encouraged to submit their comments or concerns to management in advance, in lieu of attendance. Procedures for future public meetings will be dealt with as needed, and advertised as well as posted.

While we strongly discourage citizens from visiting the municipal offices during this uncertain time. If you or someone you know plans to attend the meeting, or visit our offices, please be sure to wash your hands prior to coming to the meeting and limit physical contact with others during the meeting. More particularly, if you are ill, we ask that you do not attend public meetings or visit our office in order to prevent the potential spread of illness to others. The Borough of Cheswick will post continuing updates and meeting agendas online for your convenience. Feel free to submit any general questions or comments on agenda items to Lorraine Zebrine by email, [email protected] or phone, 724-274-5125.

In the event that the Borough is required to hold its public meetings via remote access, we will provide further instruction to the community on when those meetings will occur and how to participate.

We thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this difficult time and we wish you and your families the best.
Posted on 2020-03-18
To the Residents of Cheswick,

In response to COVID-19 concerns and for your safety and the safety of our Borough staff, the Borough office will be closed to face-to-face interactions until further notice however all services will be offered.

The office will remain staffed during normal business hours and available by phone at 724-274-5125 or by email at [email protected] or [email protected]

Payments for the Borough utility and tax bills can be made by check or money order and will be accepted by mail or via the drop box mail slot at the front entrance.

This is one of several measures the Borough will be implementing in response to coronavirus concerns.

Police will remain in service to residents. Call 911 for all emergencies. Non-emergency calls can be made to 724-274-2843 or by email at [email protected]
Posted on 2020-03-16
Caucus Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month. Council Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month. Both meetings are held at the Borough Building and begin at 7:00 pm. All meetings are open to the public. Minutes can be requested through our website.
Posted on 2020-03-14
General Announcement - Free Rides for Seniors Shuttle
Free Rides for Seniors Shuttle transports seniors in our community to grocery shopping and UPMC medical appointments in the Route 28 corridor.

Communities served by the shuttle include: Brackenridge, Cheswick, Harwick, Natrona Heights, Springdale, and Tarentum,. The shuttle runs on Mondays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Fridays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Please call 412-449-0151 for a schedule.

This is a 10-passenger shuttle and riders must be able to get on and off the shuttle unassisted.

The shuttle is driven and dispatched by friendly volunteers from North Hills Community Outreach and funded by St. Margaret Foundation. The service is truly free - seniors (60 and older) do not pay for the service.

Seniors are encouraged to call Kerry or Tracy at the Free Rides for Seniors office at 412-449-0151 to learn more about the shuttle.

Posted on 2019-07-15
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Posted on 2019-07-01
General Announcement - New Refuse Service
As of January 1, 2019 Vogel Disposal Service, Inc. is the new garbage collectors. Garbage pick up will be on Wednesdays.

Garbage should be put out after 5:00 pm on Tuesdays.

Holidays that are observed by Vogel are New Year's Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day (July 4th); Labor Day; Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. If your scheduled collection day falls on or after a weekday holiday, your collection will be 1 day later that week. If your scheduled collection day falls before a weekday holiday, there will be no change in your collection day,

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and E-Waste Collection will be 4 times a year: March 8; June 7; September 13; and December 6, 2019 and need to be scheduled at least 14 days in advance of the collection date. A containment package with instructions will be send to your home. Each package cannot exceed 50 lbs. Containment packages must be collected from the resident's property on or near the door or garage door and may not be collected from the curb or public property. Items must be placed outside the residence no more than 24 hours prior to your scheduled collection date.

Please call Vogel Disposal Service at 724-625-1511 to schedule.

Posted on 2018-12-27
Here is the process for reporting streetlight outage to FirstEnergy/West Penn Power:

Call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877)and say "streetlight" after the greeting.

Use this to report the lighting problem online: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/content/fecorp/newsroom/news articles/fe-tips-report-streetlight-outage.html

When reporting an outage, let them know:
Your name and phone number
Address where the streetlight is located (nearest house or cross street)
Number on the utility pole
What is wrong with the streetlight (damaged pole; broken light fixture, light is off at night, on during the day, or flickers)
Posted on 2018-07-12
Senior Guidance is an organization dedicated to providing helpful senior living resources for the elderly: https://www.seniorguidance.org/.

There is a dedicated section that provides extremely well detailed and thorough information on Pennsylvania assisted living:
https://www.seniorguidance.org/assisted-living/pennsylvania/

The website discusses all services available for seniors living in Pennsylvania, outlines helpful state programs for seniors and allows
them to find assisted living facilities in every city, town and borough in
Pennsylvania.

If you have any questions, please go to the website.
Posted on 2017-09-19
General Announcement - Cheswick Recreation Board
Cheswick Recreation Board is looking for new members to revitalize their committee. The Recreation Board provides recreation activities for the community. The meetings are at the Borough Building on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm. The annual Strawberry Festival that is held on the first Sunday in June is the largest activity. This is a good opportunity to get to know your neighbors and provide a day of good food and activities. Please contact Bob Kristof at [email protected] for more information.
Posted on 2017-04-17
General Announcement - Local Earned Income Taxes
Under Act 32, Pennsylvania's system for collecting local Earned Income Tax was streamlined down to 69 new countywide tax collection districts. Starting January 1, 2012, all Pennsylvania employers (excluding those in Philadelphia) must withhold the local earned income tax as part of their payroll obligations. Cheswick Borough office will no longer collect local wage taxes for residents after the 2011 tax year.

Keystone Collections handles Cheswick's Earned Income Tax. Employers have withheld income taxes, paid it to Keystone and Keystone in turn, pays it to Cheswick Borough. Please reconcile at the Keystone website (keystonecollects.com)

If you are a RESIDENT of Cheswick filing an Act 32 Residency Certification Form, the "Resident PSD Code" is 710101 and the "Total Resident EIT Rate" is 0.1 or 1%. Please note that not everyone with a Cheswick Zip Code (15024) is a resident of Cheswick. O Call our office if you are uncertain.
Posted on 2015-08-13