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MO mayor opposes care facility proposed for school building

A new council member, and a proposal to turn the former Mt. Oliver School into a health and care giving facility operated by the human service agency Auberle, kicked off the Sept. 17 meeting of Mt. Ol...

 

Boro to get tough with those who are delinquent on sewage

A change in how delinquent sewage bills will be handled kicked off the July 16 meeting of Mt. Oliver Borough Council. Mayor Frank Bernardini said he and other borough officials met with Jordan Tax Service a few weeks ago. Going forward, residents...

 

Boro resident asks council to consider paid firefighters

An impassioned plea by a resident for a full-time, paid borough fire department was at the heart of the June 18 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. It was in response to a child dying in a three-alarm...

 

Mount Oliver to crack down those parking on yellow lines, sidewalks

Vehicles parked on yellow lines or sidewalks will be ticketed. The reminder about the state and borough codes was reiterated during the April 16 meeting of Mt. Oliver Council. No parking on sidewalks is in Section 3353(a)(1)(ii) of the Pennsylvania...

 

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court case is scheduled for Wednesday, March 7, at 8 a.m. in Pittsburgh Municipal Court: • Megan Bean, 845 Excelsior Street, 19th Ward, Code PM108.1.1. The following Housing...

 

Borough swears in Beltz to fill vacant Mt. O. council seat

The January 15 meeting of Mt. Oliver council featured the swearing in of former councilman David Beltz to the vacant council seat. The vote to appoint him was 6-0. The seat became available when...

 

Bernardini sworn in as new Mt. Oliver Boro mayor

The Mount Oliver Borough Council will maintain the status quo with the election of Amber McGough as Council President at the 2018 Reorganization Meeting. The brief meeting began with the swearing in...

 

This week's So. Pgh. Housing Court hearings

The following Housing Court cases are scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 11, at 8:30 a.m. in Municipal District Judge Eugene Ricciardi's Courtroom: • Uhurina A. Swann, 97 Barry Street, 16th Ward, Codes...

 

No tax increase in Mt. Oliver for the 16th year in a row

Again this year, there will be no tax increase for Mt. Oliver residents in 2018 following adoption of a $1.96 million operating budget at the Dec. 18 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. The property tax will remain at 13.5 mills for the 16th year in a...

 

Borough changes solicitors, updates on holiday events

A change of borough solicitors, a new contract for the police chief, and details on the holiday decorating contest headlined the Nov. 20 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. The new borough solicitor, effective Jan. 1, 2018, will be GRB, or Goehring,...

 

Mt. O. Council questioned on need for an emergency response person

The Sept. 18 meeting of Mt. Oliver council began with the loyalty oath administered by Mayor James Cassidy to canine handler Tom Snyder and K-9 officer Enzo, a German Shepherd. During public hearings at the meeting, Frank Bernardini asked why the...

 
 By Tom Smith    Front Page    August 1, 2017

Mt. Oliver council urged to get more involved in boro quality of life issues

The July Mt. Oliver Borough Council meeting agenda moved rapidly without any special presentations, public hearings or a Mayor's Report. As part of the Engineer Report, council awarded a contract in...

 

Boro to seek relief from some EPA stormwater reporting requirements

The June 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver council began with a presentation on Live Well Allegheny by Hannah Hardy of the county Health Department. She explained the wellness campaign, for which more than 40 municipalities have expressed support through the...

 

Mt. Oliver Boro adopts Narcan policy, police now trained to carry and use it

Vice-president Nick Viglione conducted the May 15 meeting of Mt. Oliver council in the absence of council President Amber McGough. In the police report for April, Mayor James Cassidy reported there were 602 total calls and 37 drug-related arrests,...

 

Borough could see additional businesses

In the absence of council President Amber McGough and vice-president Nick Viglione, the April 17 meeting of Mt. Oliver council was conducted by Councilman Justin Viale. In the public hearings which now occur at the start of meetings, Jorg Gerlach...

 

Boro approves new contract for police, anti-nepotism policy

Adoption of a new full-time police contract, part-time police agreement, and an anti-nepotism policy headlined the March 20 meeting of Mt. Oliver council.  Highlights of the police contract include increasing the full-time patrolman wage from...

 

Mt. Oliver Borough approves new Comprehensive Plan

The adoption of the Mt. Oliver Borough Comprehensive Plan headlined the Feb. 20 meeting of Mt. Oliver Borough Council. The purpose of the plan "is to decide what the future of the borough will be,"...

 

Correction...

In last week’s South Pittsburgh Reporter it was mistakenly reported that Mt. Oliver councilman Dave Beltz voted against the firing of Corey McGough in a 5-1 vote. It was Councilman Dave Lowe who voted against the termination of Mr....

 

Former boro councilman fired from public works job

A three-minute special voting meeting of the Mt. Oliver Borough Council interrupted by a 45-minute non-public executive session resulted in the termination of a borough public works employee. Council vice-president Nick Viglione presided over the...

 

Borough street project continue

A new public works contract, a grant to fully fund police officers’ body cameras, and the hiring of two new part-time police officers topped the Jan. 16 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Council members David Beltz, Christina Reft, and David Lowe...

 

No tax increase in Mt. Oliver for '17

There will be no tax increase for Mt. Oliver residents in 2017 following adoption of a $1,972,282 general fund budget at the Dec. 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. The millage rate was last raised in 2006. Budget highlights for 2017 include:...

 

Real estate transactions by RealStats

16th Ward Arlene Pindel to James and Melanie Guzzo at 2711 Cobden St. for $252,000. Ryan Hendrix to Radius Capital Group LLC at 2712 Cobden St. for $40,000. 2600 Southside Sarah Assoc. L.P. to 2524 E Carson Place LLC at 2524 E. Carson St. for...

 

Mt. Oliver takes care of business, 'Up on the Hilltop'

Details of a Dec. 3 Holiday Jubilee in the 100-200 blocks of Brownsville Rd. was a highlight of the brief Nov. 21 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. Absent this evening were Mayor James Cassidy and Councilwoman Tina Reft. Called “Up On the Hilltop,...

 

Public safety issues, Brownsville progress before boro council

Vandalism, trespassing along with foul and threatening language by groups of teenagers leaving Ormsby Park at night brought two Church Ave. residents to the Oct. 17 meeting of Mt. Oliver council. “We are victims,” said one woman, who has had...

 

Boro officials concerned with route school buses take to Arlington K-8

Concerns about the dangers created by school buses on Otillia St. transporting students to and from Arlington PreK-8 School were discussed at the Sept. 19 meeting of Mt. Oliver Borough Council. The school is the renovated, former Phillip Murray...

 

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