Leaf Collection Season will be begin tomorrow, October 17
and go through to Mid-December.
You are also free to put your leaves out on yard waste collection through Mid-December. Yard waste collection does not begin again until the first week of April. If you have landscapers collecting your leaves, please ask them not to dump grass clippings or other yard waste along with leaves for collection. Borough crews will collect only leaves.
Please put leaf piles between the curb and your sidewalk for collection. Leaves pushed out to the street result in clogged storm sewers and is illegal. Grass that appears to die back because leaves are piled on it, will return in spring.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Calling All Community-Minded English Majors!
The Borough’s Planning Commission has need of a practiced writer to take Minutes during their once-a-month meeting.
The Planning Commission meets on the 4th Thursday of each month, usually from 7:00-9:00 PM. Minutes Taker required to attend the meeting and prepare the Minutes for approval within a week’s time. Must be able to communicate effectively using proper grammar and punctuation, and to follow a set format each time. Pay: $50/set of Minutes.
If interested, email resume & writing samples to:MDimatteo@oakmontborough.com
or mail to: Borough of Oakmont, 767 5th Street, Oakmont, PA 15139.
Update on Hulton Road Paving Project
PennDOT will be working on the Train crossing at Hulton and Allegheny this Saturday, September 23rd. It will be one lane during that time.
Update to Hulton Road paving: Paving will begin the week of September 25th, work should be during night time hours.
During leaf season, please obey the posted street sweeping signs. Borough crews cannot pick up leaves with automobiles parked along the curb. Thank you.
Plum Creek Watershed
You may have noticed some activity along Plum Creek, parallel to Dark Hollow Road. The current project is the first phase in a series of multi-municipal, multi-phase watershed improvement projects.
This Plum Creek project involves the removal of several gravel bar deposits and the use of several bio-engineering techniques to rehabilitate the most severely eroded portions of the stream bank. The project will improve the flood carrying capacity of the stream as well as improve water quality. Future phases will involve tree plantings along Plum Creek to stabilize the stream banks.
Halloween Trick or Treat
Trick or Treating will be held in the Borough of Oakmont on 10/31/17 from 6pm to 8pm.
Election & Events Signs
When placing community event or election signs in your yard, please make sure that they are on your property, and not in Borough right-of-way. Borough right-of-way extends from the curb to approximately 5’ past the sidewalk. If you have no sidewalk, right-of-way is generally 10’-12’ behind the curb.
Thank you, Oakmont Borough Residents!
PART TIME POLICE OFFICERS
Oakmont Borough is accepting applications for part-time Police Officers.
Minimum Requirements: Act 120 Certified, 21 years of age, possess a valid PA Driver’s License, pass physical & psychological examinations, and pass a background check in compliance with MPOETC Certification.
The starting salary in 2017 is $15.31/hr.
Applications can be picked up at the Borough Office, Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM, 767 Fifth Street, Oakmont, PA, or by opening the link to our Police Officer Application
Oakmont Water Quality
For those of you who may have concerns about lead in our water system, here's what the people who purify our water for drinking, the Oakmont Water Authority, has to say:
The Water Authority on Allegheny Avenue purifies our drinking water. The Borough’s Wastewater Treatment Plant at the bottom of Ann Street purifies the water that goes back into the river. For residents interested in a more detailed understanding of our Water Plant, the OWA has provided the Borough with a very thorough explanation of how our water is purified, a schematic drawing of the Water Purification Plant at the end of Allegheny Avenue, and their 2015 Water Quality Report including Test Results. If you would like copies, please contact the Borough Office (#412.828.3232 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FIOS IN OAKMONT
Oakmont residents should be advised that the Borough does not yet have a contract with Verizon to provide FIOS in our town. We have been told repeatedly by Verizon officials that "when they're ready" they will send us a contract to sign for this service. The Borough of Oakmont is not
responsible for our residents not being able to obtain FIOS from Verizon. The Borough of Oakmont has informed Verizon to Cease and Desist
from claims that the Borough of Oakmont is preventing them from providing FIOS to its residents.