Monday, December 3, 2012
Dormont Council plans to adopt the 2013 budget, as well as make several other votes at its meeting today, Monday, Dec. 3.
Much of the agenda for Dormont Council's meeting today, Monday, concerns the 2013 budget. Council will meet today, Monday Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at Dormont Municipal Center, and plans to adopt the borough's 2013 budget, with tax adjustments to account for recent property reassessments. For details, and to review budget documents, click here. Also on the agenda are votes to approve the laborer union contract, and to make changes to laws regarding event signage and front yard fences. Borough manager Jeff Naftal plans to provide updates on the West Liberty Avenue Redevelopment plan, union negotiations, and the Voelkel Avenue traffic calming plan. Council will hold an executive session prior to the public meeting to discuss hiring a new police chief…
Monday, September 24, 2012
Documents for this week's agenda meeting include letters of interest from those applying for the open council seat.
Dormont Council will hold a non-voting agenda meeting today, Monday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. at Dormont Municipal Center. Part I of the agenda package is attached to this article as a PDF document. In addition to the meeting agenda, this package also includes the letters of interest from those applying to fill the vacant council seat. Applicants will be given a chance to speak at today's meeting. The applicants are: Jeffrey Fabus, Matt Hamilton, Ryan Kelley, Mary Andriko and Drew Lehman. The documentation related to tonight's agenda meeting is extensive. Parts II and III can be found on the Dormont Borough website. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Monday, June 25, 2012
Dormont Council meets today, Monday.
Dormont Council will hold an agenda meeting today, Monday, at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at Dormont Municipal Center on Hillsdale Avenue. An executive session to discuss various personnel issues will be held prior to the public portion of the meeting. This is a non-voting meeting. The agenda is attached to this article as a PDF document. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more information, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Monday, June 4, 2012
Council meets today, Monday, at 7 p.m.
Dormont Council plans to vote today on several recommendations proposed by the Traffic and Parking Planning Commission, to include removing the borough’s ability to lease parking spaces to business owners. Last week, George Pitcher of the Planning Commission told council the commission recommended that the leasing arrangement not be renewed or considered effective after the first six months it was enforced. He said members had spoken with business owners, residents and the police department about the issue before making that decision. “We felt that if it continued, there would be a number of parking spaces that would be taken away from the other business patrons and the public for parking,” he said. Pitcher said they also recommend that …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Dormont Council meets Monday at 7 p.m.
Dormont Council will meet today, Monday, at 7 p.m. in the recreation center in Dormont Park. Agenda items include approving several payments to the South Hills Area Council of Governments (SHACOG) and to appoint members of council to the SHACOG Board of Directors. Items regarding Pitcher Park, appointments to borough administrative positions and changes to the fee schedule also are on the agenda. The agenda is attached to this article as a PDF. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
The new borough solicitor and interim borough manager attended Monday’s Dormont Council meeting.
For the first time in more than a month, all seats were filled at the Dormont Council meeting. “You’ll all recognize that there are a few new faces here with us tonight,” said council President Bill McCartney. “We now have a full complement.” New borough Solicitor John Rushford, of the firm Dodaro, Matta and Cambest, attended Monday’s meeting, as did Dave Soboslay of the management firm Delta Development. Delta Development was hired as interim borough manager, and Soboslay will be the borough’s main point of contact until a permanent manager is hired. McCartney said further discussion of both firms would be held at next week’s meeting. Also during the meeting: The next Dormont Council meeting is April 2 at 7 p.m. at the recreation center …
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Dormont Council voted Monday to form a committee to assist the borough with decision regarding #1 Cochran’s development proposal.
A steering committee of Dormont citizens, business owners and a local church will be formed to assist Dormont council members in a discussion of #1 Cochran’s proposed development plan. Dormont Council voted Monday night to form the committee, which would include business owners in the area near the Cochran Nissan location on West Liberty Avenue, citizens living in the area, and representatives from Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church. “I know there’s once again been some rumors circulating, but we have not sold, traded or even talked to Cochran about their proposal,” said council President Bill McCartney. Several people who spoke at the meeting offered to serve on the committee, including local business owners and a representative of …
Two motions regarding Pitcher Park were on Monday’s agenda, but neither passed.
Another Dormont Council meeting has passed with few answers as to what will become of Pitcher Park Memorial Park. Two motions regarding the park were on Monday’s agenda: one to form a citizens group to propose alternatives to the May 2011 Memorandum of Understanding, and another to authorize the advertisement of an ordinance ratifying the April 5, 2010 motion approving the park passed by the previous council, which resulted in the May 2011 document. Neither passed. Council voted 4-2-1 against forming the committee. Councilwomen Onnie Costanzo and Joan Hodson voted in favor of it, and Gene Barilla abstained from the vote. Council later voted 4-3 to table the motion regarding the April 5, 2010 vote so the borough could get two or three more …
Monday, March 5, 2012
Tonight's Dormont Council meeting will be held in the recreation center.
Dormont Council will hold its regular business meeting today, Monday, at 7 p.m. in the recreation center above Dormont pool. Tonight's meeting agenda includes a motion to appoint a committee of borough citizens to develop and propose alternative to the May 2, 2011 Pitcher Park proposal. Also on the agenda is a motion to appoint a committee of residents and business owners to participate with borough officials in discussions of #1 Cochran's development proposal. Parking issues, particularly those concerning the Illinois Avenue parking lot, also will be discussed. Several other motions on the agenda will deal with public safety and public service issues, and with issues from the finance and legal committee. The meeting agenda is attached as …
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Parking and hiring of borough manager on next week’s meeting agenda.
Here’s a roundup of items that will likely be voted on at the March 5 Dormont Council meeting. The following items have not been approved by council, and the items on the March 5 meeting agenda are subject to change before that date. Council plans to approve: The next Dormont Council meeting will be March 5 at 7 p.m. in the recreation center above Dormont pool. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more information, sign up for our email Newsletter.