*NOTICE- REPUBLIC SERVICES*
Due to inclement weather this morning, customers scheduled for Thursday compost pick up are delayed till tomorrow, Friday the 15th. Republic Services will pick up compost for both Thursday and Friday scheduled
customers on December 15th.
The Borough of Oakmont is seeking qualified candidates to fill vacancies on the Oakmont Boulevard Project Board and Zoning Hearing Board. The Oakmont Boulevard Project Board meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 7:15 at the Borough Offices. The Zoning Hearing Board only meets when a Zoning Hearing is requested.
Interested candidates should fill out the Borough’s Community Service Form, also available at our office, and submit it, along with any relevant qualifications to:
Borough of Oakmont
767 Fifth Street
Oakmont, PA 15139
Attn: Lisa Cooper Jensen, Borough Manager
NOTICE OF INTENT TO ENACT
The Borough Council of Oakmont Borough public meeting to be held on December 18, 2017 at 7:00 PM at the Oakmont Borough Building, 767 5th Street, Oakmont, Pennsylvania 15139, will take action on the following ordinance:
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF OAKMONT, ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING THE BOROUGH ORDINANCE, CHAPTER 205 OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF OAKMONT, TO PERMIT GAS AND OIL WELL USE IN CERTAIN AREAS OF THE BOROUGH AS A CONDITIONAL USE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS AND DEFINING AND PERMITTING NATURAL GAS PROCESSING PLANTS AND NATURAL GAS COMPRESSOR STATIONS AS A CONDITIONAL USE, SUBJECT TO CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS.
A copy of the proposed Ordinance is available for public inspection at the Office of the Borough Manager at the address above, from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM prevailing time at no charge or you can view it here
Leaf Collection Season will be begin, October 17, 2017 and go through to Mid-December.
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. 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.
You are also free to put your leaves out for yard waste collection through Mid-December. If you chose to put your yard waste out for collection, you must have your debris in your (brown) compost container. Republic Services will not pick-up anything outside of the container such as leaf-bags. Yard waste collection through Republic Services will go through December 15, 2017, and does not begin again until the first week of April.
During leaf season, please obey the posted street sweeping signs. Borough crews cannot pick up leaves with automobiles parked along the curb. Thank you.
Thank you for your cooperation.
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.
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 email@example.com
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.