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Zelienople, PA 16063
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News & Announcements
(Rosewood Plan) Traffic Improvement
approved a plan designed by Zelienople Borough
to change the traffic flow on Marion Drive to a
one way north direction.
prohibits vehicles from entering the Route 288
/588 intersection from Marion Drive. All traffic
exiting Rosewood must use Zelie Drive.
change will make Spruce Street a one way street
westbound between West Beaver Street and Linden
Street & McKim-Green Lane Intersection
will also be made at the intersection of McKim/Green
Lane and W. Beaver Street which includes the
installation of new signage and line stripping.
South Green Lane, between
Arthur Street and Walnut Street, will be closed
to thru traffic due to bridge construction
some of these changes, a Borough Ordinance must
be enacted and Borough Council encourages
comments or input from all Zelienople Borough
residents. Residents with comments can
contact Chief Jim Miller
724-452-3003 ext 441
or email at
prior to or on September 4th. The
Chief will pass on your comments or input to the
Borough Council prior to the September 8, 2014
borough meeting. Click here to View
PROPOSED SKATEBOARD ORDINANCE
On August 11, 2014,
Zelienople Borough Council approved the
advertisement of the proposed Skateboard
Ordinance 836-14. Click here to View
Zelienople Planning Commission Vacancy
The Zelienople Borough
Council is seeking a resident who is interested
in filling a vacancy on the Zelienople Planning
Commission. The term of the vacancy is a four
year term and will be effective from
7/8/2014 to 7/8/2018. Meetings of the
Planning Commission are held on the fourth (4th)
Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM at the
Municipal Building, providing that there is
business to conduct.
The Zelienople Planning
Commission is a five (5) member Board which
deals with land-use issues, reviews all
development projects in the Borough, and
recommends their findings to the Borough
Council. The Planning Commission also prepares
amendments to the Zoning Ordinance with the
assistance of the planning consultant and the
Interested residents should
send a letter denoting their interest and brief
background information to the attention of the
Zelienople Borough Manager. Letters or emails
of interest should be sent to: Attn:
Borough Manager, Borough of Zelienople, 111 W
New Castle St, Zelienople, PA 16063,
Charlie Sterner Internship Program
available for an aspiring municipal manager
currently enrolled in an MPA graduate program.
The intern will be assigned meaningful work that
permits him/her to gain a variety of managerial
and administrative experiences relevant to their employing organization.
Please contact Borough Manager Don Pepe if
Scholarship Information Letter
Sterner Scholarship Application
Daily road construction on
I-79 throughout Butler County will begin on July
21, 2014 and continue through October 3, 2014.
You can expect heavy traffic during this time.
This is not a borough project. Please
direct any questions to Mike Rowe with Russell
Standard Corporation at (724) 625-1505.
Sirens in Zelienople
wonder what those fire horns mean? According to
Zelienople Fire Chief Rob Reeb, the Zelienople
Fire Siren blows for 3 reasons: a) If it
blows just once = It's normally a test or some
sort of check on the system, unless there is a
system failure. b) If it blows 7 cycles =
it's for an Emergency - Fire, Rescue or people
in need of assistance. c) If it blows and
keeps blowing = it's a close weather related
2013 Zelienople Borough Annual Drinking Water
Quality Report is now available! Paper
copies of the report may be obtained at the
borough administrative office.
Attaching signs to
structures, poles, objects, etc., by means of
chains, cords, rope, wire, etc. is prohibited.
Signs placed in violation of this ordinance will
result in immediate removal of the sign.
Brush Pile Pick Up
Brush pile pick up will resume on
April 30, 2014. Please note that only tree
limbs (6" diameter or smaller) with butt
ends to curb will be picked
up. No ornamental grass, hedge clippings,
shrub clippings, roots, stumps, corn stalks,
shrubs, weeds, flower debris, garden debris,
construction materials, or metal objects. Call the Borough Office
at (724) 452-6610 to schedule a pick up.
"The key to Zelienople's past-Unlock History
We are spreading the word that
Zelienople is a unique historical treasure. Come
join us! For membership information
contact our office at (724) 452-9457 or find us
You can also stay up-to-date on events and
historical acquisitions when you "like" us on
up for the Receive SwiftReach Notification
If you haven't done it yet,
Zelienople Borough is reminding residents and
businesses to sign up for the SwiftReach
Notification System. SwiftReach is an alert
notification system used to contact you during
urgent or emergency situations with useful
information and updates via phone calls, text
messages, and email. To sign up to receive
these alerts, please complete the
SwiftReach Contact Form. The Borough's
alert system is free; however, standard text
messaging rates from your carrier may apply.
Reminder of Sign Ordinance
In our effort to not clutter
up our 4 corner park area, no signs are to be
placed anywhere within the 4 corner park area (
borough property) without first obtaining
permission. This is required by Borough
Ordinance. Any signs that are placed there can
be removed immediately without notice to the
owner. Please understand we support our local
organizations but this area is not to be used as
a place for advertisement whether it be for
profit or nonprofit. If any organization
wants to place a sign of some kind please notify
the borough office well before the event
being advertised so your request has time to be
considered and decided upon. Your understanding
and cooperation is appreciated.
Downtown Revitalization/Improvement Project
design for phase I for the Downtown
Improvement/Revitalization project is beginning
now. Click here for
Recyclable materials must be
placed in containers provided by the Borough or
cut and baled, tied, bundled, stacked, or
packaged. Recyclable materials may include
clear glass, colored glass, aluminum steel and
bimetallic containers, high-grade office paper,
newspapers, corrugated paper, and plastics.
Hard to Recycle Guide
Please be aware
that only recreational burning/bonfires and
container burning is permitted within the
Borough of Zelienople. All burning may not
be more than five (5) feet in diameter and not
more than five (5) feet in height and shall not
burn longer than three (3) hours.
Community Park Tennis & Basketball Court
Renovation Fund Drive
Community Park is announcing a fund drive to
revitalize the tennis/basketball court area in
the park. Our goal is to make all the
necessary renovation and repairs so that we will
be able to host events, tournaments and run
youth tennis and basketball camps.
Park Rules & Regulations
Amendments to the park rules
and regulations were approved on July 25, 2011.
Amendments were made to the park hours,
amplification and sound systems, tobacco free
zone, and to an age 12 and under play zone.
Click here to view the amended resolution.
The final copy of the full rules and regulations
which incorporated the changes in resolution
#211-11 can be found here:
Rules and Regulations for Park use and Conduct.