Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Dormont Council on Monday approved several new hires to borough positions.
Dormont Borough Council on Monday made several new hires to positions within the borough. Some employees will be working only through the summer, and others were hired as fulltime borough employees: Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Dormont Council's regular meeting is Monday, May 6.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Dormont Council's regular meeting is Monday, May 6.
Dormont Borough Council will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m. at Dormont Municipal Center. Council plans to approve several new hires in the borough, including Jeff Stakich as Fire Apparatus Operator/Desk Officer, and Adam Schmidt and Robert Barnes III as police officers. Council also plans to fill a vacancy on the planning commission, approve a donation to Boy Scout Troop 23, and to approve several items relating to borough policy and maintenance issues. Updates about the West Liberty Avenue Redevelopment Plan, the CMU parking study, and the traffic calming study on Voelkel and Belrose avenues will be provided. Parts I and II of the agenda package are attached to this article as PDF documents. The agenda also is …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Candidates have filed to run for Dormont Mayor, Dormont Council and the position of tax collector.
There are no Republicans on the ballot in Dormont for the 2013 primary elections, but Democrats are running for several positions in the borough, including Mayor, Tax Collector and council members. The Pennsylvania primary will be held on May 21. The following candidates will appear on the ballot: Mayor Tax Collector Dormont Council, 4-year term. Four seats: Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Dormont Council will meet today, Monday, April 1.
Dormont Council meets today, Monday, April 1, at 7 p.m. at Dormont Municipal Center. Agenda items include amending the fee schedule, amending the agreement with Cochran Real Estate, and approving a memorandum of understanding with Keystone Oaks School District to provide for procedures in case of an emergency at the schools. The borough manager also will provide updates on the West Liberty Avenue Redevelop project, the Voelkel and Belrose avenues traffic calming project, and the CMU parking study. The meeting agenda, as well as all related documents, are attached to this article in PFD format. The documents also are available on the Dormont Borough website. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for …
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
In a public meeting last week, an environmental engineering firm presented possible plans for addressing flooding in Athens Alley.
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Tuesday, March 26
Dormont Borough is in the process of considering plans to address flooding issues along Athens Alley, and heard last week from a firm helping to find solutions to the issue. Environmental engineering firm Hazen & Sawyer has been examining the flooding problem, and presented findings and possible fixes March 18, at a meeting to address the issue of regular flooding between Texas and Annex avenues. The PowerPoint the company presented at the meeting is attached to this article in PDF format. It is also available on the Dormont Borough website. Hazen & Sawyer identified several issues with the alley's current layout. As noted in the PowerPoint, storm sewers are undersized. There are too few inlets, and those that exist are poorly located, …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Two Dormont policemen were sworn in to their new positions at Monday's Dormont Council meeting.
Two Dormont police officers were sworn in to new positions Monday, and Dormont residents said "goodbye" to their long-time police chief. Police Sgt. Michael Bisignani was sworn in as the new Chief of Dormont Police, filling the position of former Chief Phil Ross, who retired March 3. Officer Tom Madden was sworn in as police sergeant, filling Bisignani's former position. Council plans to hire an additional patrolman at a later date. Former Chief Ross also was recognized Monday, when Mayor Tom Lloyd presented him with a certificate of appreciation for his 29 years of service with the Dormont Police Department. "We certainly are sorry to see Phil Ross step down as chief, but glad to see that when he stepped down, he was the chief," Lloyd …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Here is the agenda for the March 4 Dormont Council meeting.
Dormont Council will meet today, Monday, March 4 at 7 p.m. in the council chambers at Dormont Municipal Center for its regular monthly meeting. An executive session will be held prior to the meeting. The agenda for the meeting is attached here as a PDF document. The agenda and all materials related to the agenda also are available on the Dormont Borough website. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.
Monday, February 18, 2013
A planning commission meeting will kick off discussions about the borough's comprehensive plan, and how residents and businesses can get involved.
A planning commission meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 19, will kick off discussions about Dormont Borough's Comprehensive Plan, and how residents and others can get involved. Planning commission meetings are open to the public, and residents and business owners are invited to attend for information about the comprehensive plan project, as well as to learn how they can help make the project successful. In January, Dormont Council approved Interface Studios to oversee updates to the borough's comprehensive plan. Representatives from the company will attend the Feb. 19 meeting. Boroughs are supposed to complete comprehensive plans once every 10 years, but such a plan has not been completed in Dormont since 1995. More information is available …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
A roundup of notes from the Feb. 4 council meeting.
Below is a list of agenda items that were approved at the Feb. 4 Dormont Council meeting: **Correction: The cost savings on the Kronos system will be $15,000 per year, not $50,000 as originally reported. Continue to follow Dormont-Brookline Patch for updates about grant projects and more discussed at Monday's meeting. Follow Dormont-Brookline Patch on Facebook and Twitter. For more news, sign up for our email Newsletter.