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Zelienople Celebrates 175th Anniversary
Zelienople will celebrate the 175th anniversary of the incorporation of the borough during the week of May 26th through May 31st. Festivities will include a 2 hour long parade, a community picnic, dinners, concerts, fireworks, and a donkey softball game featuring the Zelienople and Harmony Fire Departments and much much more. For more informtion, visit: zelie175.weebly.com or find them on facebook at facebook.com/zelie-175.
Be a Part of History - Will allow you to put in your family name in the 60+ page Zelienople History Booklet. Print the form and mail it in by next week.
Parade Application - Get your group, church, family or friends involved in the past to future parade on Sat. May 30 at 11am. They are looking for many to become involved in "time period" parade type floats and groups etc. Anyone can get involved, so please spread the word.
Packet - Sponsor information if you would like to become involved monetarily.....there are multiple areas to donate.
Water Rates to Increase
Both of these rate increases
are the actual rates increases to the borough
that we need to pass along to the consumer.
The rate increases are as follows:
• Electric rates are increased by 7.7%, effective with the April 2015 billings.
• Water rates are increased by 4%, effective with the April 2015 billings.
In addition, there have been changes in the regulations for providing of utility services in the Borough that are part of Ordinance # 840-15 scheduled for adoption on March 30, 2015. These changes are summarized below as follows:
• The delinquency period, prior to termination, will be reduced from 90 days to 60 days.
• The winter “no shut-off period” has been modified to December 1st thru March 1st and also provides for the use of load limiting meters.
• The elimination of winter “no shut-off periods” for non-residential accounts has been added.
• Clarifications of technical requirements for extension(s) of electric service have been included.
Market Street Bridge Closure
Butler County has closed the Market Street Bridge (the bridge by WBCA) for repairs. We will post more information as it becomes available.
Reminder: Park Cars off the Street during
Please be aware that parking is not allowed on
snow covered streets within Zelienople.
According to Borough Ordinance, it is unlawful
to park a vehicle within the municipality that
obstructs snow removal by failing to leave
adequate room for passage of snowplows.
Vehicles so parked are subject to impoundment.
Those individuals who park on Borough streets
are asked to cooperate and remove such vehicles
when a snowplowing and/or removal designation
has been announced or a snow emergency has been
declarations will be made by way of our
Zelienople notification system.
Reminder to Residents and Businesses to Keep
Sidewalks Clear of Snow/Ice
Property owners are reminded to clear their
entire sidewalk of snow within 24 hours after
any given snowfall and to keep the entire
sidewalk free of snow and ice. Failure to keep
the sidewalks clear may subject the property
owners to fines and charges for removal. In
addition, property owners are reminded not to
plow or blow snow from parking lots or driveways
onto a street or alley.
Beginning the 1st quarter of 2015,
the borough will begin mailing a quarterly
newsletter to all residents, in an effort to
keep you informed of what is happening
throughout the borough. The newsletter will be
included in your monthly utility billing, and
where appropriate, please pass it onto tenants,
etc. Additional copies may be obtained through
the borough office. We realize that it will
take some time for our newsletter to evolve, but
it is our wish to not only include happenings by
Borough Council but to also include articles
submitted by anyone or any organization in the
borough having news of interest to our
residents. Articles of interest may be dropped
off at the borough office or emailed to
inclusion in the next quarterly mailing. The
newsletter will be published the 1st,
3rd and 4th quarters of
each year. For the 2nd quarter of
each year we will publish our Manager’s
Budget Message which has become a Don Pepe
First Quarter Newsletter.
Borough Council Adopts Amendments to Zoning
The Borough of Zelienople Council will
approved the adoption of the following ordinance
#837-14 during its meeting on Monday November 24, 2014.
Skateboard Ordinance Approved
On September 8, 2014,
Zelienople Borough Council approved
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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.
"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.