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2023 Trash and Recycling Schedule Now Available
The trash and recycling schedule for the year 2023 is now available.  Click here to view the entire calendar.
 
The Borough needs your help
The Borough of Jefferson Hills is kicking off a new plan for the community’s long-range future, and we need your help to decide what priorities it should include! Please visit jeffersonhillsplan.com to learn more about the project and click here to complete the questionnaire. This questionnaire will be very important to determining what the plan will address. Therefore, spending 15 minutes on to share your thoughts is an easy way to have a significant positive impact on our community.
 
Marcellus Drilling: Facts and Information
The Environmental Advisory Council will host a Marcellus Drilling Presentation scheduled for June 15th at 7:00 PM, and will be held in the Community Room at the Municipal Center, 925 Old Clairton Road.  This meeting will be in-person.  This presentation will feature speakers Dr. Alexandra Hakala and Dr. Ned Ketyer.

Dr. Alexandra Hakala is an Environmental Geochemist whose research interest focus on how chemical reactions can increase the efficiency of producing energy while minimizing environmental impacts, and how to monitor the sources of fluids and gases in natural systems.  Dr. Hakala is a current member of the Borough of Jefferson Hills Environmental Advisory Council.  She will present a technical overview of the well pad development and the local geology targeted for hydrocarbon resource extraction.

Dr. Ned Ketyer is a Pittsburgh-area pediatrician with special interested in developmental pediatrics, preventative medicine, and environmental health.  Dr. Ketyer is a consultant for the Southwest Pennsylvania Environmental Health Project bringing attention to the health impacts of shale gas development in the Marcellus Shale gas patch, a board member of Physicians for Social Responsibility - Pennsylvania, and a Climate Reality Project Leader.

Residents may sign up for public comment at the meeting, or submit a comment to be read ahead of time.  All submitted public questions and/or comments will need to be received by 5:00 PM p.m. on June 15th to be read during the meeting.

Participate in public comment by either:
1) Calling in your comment to (412) 639-2339
2) Emailing your comment to [email protected]

 
Noxious Weed Complaint Form
To file a noxious week complaint under the Pennsylvania Controlled Plants and Noxious Weeds Act, please fill out the Noxious Weed Complaint Form linked below and send it to:

Botany & Weed Specialist
Bureau of Plant Industry
2301 North Cameron Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9408

Fax: (717) 783 - 3275

Once received, the Department will contact the violating parting and inform them of the law.

 
December 2021 Planning Commission Meeting Information
The December 2021 Planning Commission Meeting is scheduled for December 28th at 7:00 PM.  Residents are encouraged to attend in-person, or watch the Facebook live-stream of the meeting. 

Residents may sign up for public comment at the meeting, or submit a comment to be read ahead of time.  All submitted public questions and/or comments regarding agenda items will need to be received by 5:00 p.m. on November 23rd to be read during the meeting.

Participate in public comment by either:
1) Calling in your comment to (412) 639-2339
2) Emailing your comment to [email protected]


For the meeting's agenda, click here. 

For the Facebook stream, click here.

 
Special Meeting of Council - December 28, 2021
There will be a special meeting of the Borough Council on Tuesday, December 28th at 5 PM.  Residents are encouraged to attend in-person, or watch the Facebook live-stream of the meeting 

For the meeting's agenda, click here.

Public comment may be submitted ahead of time or presented at the meeting.  Please submit public comments by 3:00 PM on December 28th.  

Participate in public comment by either:
1) Calling in your comment to (412) 639-2339
2) Emailing your comment to [email protected]

 
Thomas Jefferson High School Evacuation Drill on Friday, December 17

The public is advised that Thomas Jefferson High School will be conducting a safety evacuation drill the morning of Friday, December 17, 2021. Community members should avoid Old Clairton Road near the high school from approximately 9:30-10:30 a.m. 

An evacuation could be ordered for reasons such as a gas leak, power outage or fire. The drill is designed to practice an evacuation of the high school building to a safe, predetermined off site location with all students and staff. During the drill, TJHS students and staff will be moved to Jefferson Hills Intermediate School, where everyone will be accounted for. The TJHS evacuation plan will be followed to further educate students and staff on emergency procedures.

 

The West Jefferson Hills School Police will coordinate the evacuation drill with the Jefferson Hills and Pleasant Hills Police departments as well as additional local first responders.  

There will be a large presence of emergency vehicles and personnel on Old Clairton Road on Friday, with traffic stoppages from approximately 9:30-10:30 a.m. The public is strongly encouraged to avoid the area near TJHS and JHIS during this time to safely and effectively conduct the evacuation drill. Thank you for your understanding and assistance.

 
Updated Time for December "Talks with Councilwoman Ruscitto"
For the month of December, "Talks with Councilwoman Ruscitto" will be from 7 PM until 8:30 PM on Thursday, December 16.

"Talks with Councilwoman Ruscitto" occurs on the third Thursday of each month in the George Stoicovy Community Room, which is on the second floor of the Borough Municipal Complex between the Library and Council Chambers.  Councilwoman Ruscitto wishes to provide a platform for residents to voice their concerns, issues, or good news in-person. 

Please direct any questions to Councilwoman Ruscitto at [email protected]

Hope to see you there!
 
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Wed Feb 8 2023
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8
Council Agenda Meeting
Wed Feb 8 2023
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Council Regular Meeting
Mon Feb 13 2023
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15
Recreation Board Meeting
Wed Feb 15 2023
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16
Meetings with Councilwoman Ruscitto
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Feb
22
Environmental Advisory Council
Wed Feb 22 2023
Feb
27
Public Safety Committee Meeting
Mon Feb 27 2023
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