Astronaut Michael Fincke calls Emsworth his hometown
Last Updated: July 30, 2018
The Allegheny County League of Municipalities (ALOM) has named the Borough of Emsworth as a 2018 Banner Community. The Banner Community Program was started in 2013 by the Allegheny League of Municipalities in partnership with Allegheny County and has since grown to include 55 municipalities in 2018. The program was designed to recognize communities that demonstrate a dedication to professional development, prudent fiscal management, transparency, accounting and proactive communications. ALOM is a non-profit, non-partisan membership association whose mission is to foster local government in Allegheny County and Southwestern Pennsylvania by educating elected officials, delivering essential resources and advicating for sound policy and legislation. To learn more visit www.alleghenyleague.org.
Monthly Council Meeting
Emsworth Borough Council meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Borough Hall, 171 Center Avenue.
2018 Road Program in Emsworth will replace the brick streets on Upper Allegheny from Ivanhoe to the borough boundary; Orchard and North Avenues from Center Avenue to SR 65.
Upper Allegheny work will begin Monday, June 4 with West View Authority replacing their water mains.
Emsworth Council appreciates everyone's patience and cooperation during this road program.
EMSWORTH PUBLIC WORKS
Emsworth Borough is currently accepting applications for part-time employment in the Department of Public Works. Hours are up to 35 hours/week; no benefits. Candidate must be able to perform manual work associated with maintenance and upkeep of the Borough. Valid Driver’s license a must.
Candidate will need to pass a background check, drug test and physical. Emsworth Borough is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are available at the Office of the Borough Secretary Monday-Friday 9 am–3 pm, 171 Center Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15202.
Christmas in July Ornament Sale
Limited quantities of the beautiful 2017 holiday ornament are available at the Borough Office for $5.00 each.
The red shatterproof ornament depict a horse with a holiday wreath around his neck....just like the beloved horses from our annual Light-Up the Borough! horse-drawn carriage rides.
Ornaments are available Monday-Friday 9 am - 3 pm at the Borough Office. Get yours before they're gone!
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS
Beginning January 1, 2019, Waste Management will initiate the following:
No glass in with recycling - glass is trash
No water bottle caps in with recycling
No plastic bags in with recycling - this will considered a contaminated load and will not be picked up.
Waste Management will begin their public education shortly as to this recycling change as well as a mailing to residents. Emsworth Council thanks you for recycling and appreciates your cooperation with Waste Management as to this new policy. If you have any questions, please contact Waste Management at 800.866.4460.