- Enacted an Ordinance that will dedicate the intersection of Central Lane at Church Street as a stop intersection. The new stop sign will be placed on Central Lane onto Church Street as per a traffic study completed by the Ambridge Police Department.
- Enacted an Ordinance that updated the Borough's Food Handling Establishment regulations. The Ordinance requires establishments to follow the State's Food Employee Certification Act; this requires the certification in food safety of one employee per establishment. The Ordinance also updates the Borough's Code of Ordinances to follow the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Food Code, Title 7, Act 106, as amended.
- Hired Eric Dunmyer, Robert Charlovich and Lawrence Charlton as part-time Firefighters / Code Enforcement Officers.
- Authorized Hancock Architecture to complete the Planning, Design and Implementation of the Merchant Street Streetscape Project. The Merchant Street Streetscape Project will revitalize Merchant Street between 4th Street and 8th Street. The project includes: sidewalk and curb replacement, removal of utility poles and existing overhead electrical infrastructure that currently only services the existing cobra-head-style street lights, new ornamental street lanterns that have electrical outlets to energize holiday displays and community events, street trees / tree pits, landscaping, ADA ramps, street amenities such as benches, trash cans, bicycle racks, planters, and decorative crosswalks. Total project budget is $2.5 million including all soft-costs, design and inspection services.
- Authorized conducting a second Community Tire Collection event in partnership with the Independence Conservancy on Saturday, October 7, 2017. 2016 event collected 207 tires
Written by Joseph Kauer, Borough Manager