Welcome to Port Vue Borough
Where the SUN always shines
and the MUD never dries.
Borough of Port Vue
1191 Romine Ave. Port Vue, PA 15133
OFFICE HOURS: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
COUNCIL MEETINGS: First Wednesday of each month 5:30 p.m., Regular meetings at 7:30 p.m.
BOROUGH MANAGER: Malisa Migliori (email@example.com)
PHONE: (412) 664-9323 | FAX: (412) 664-6345
Today our community mourns the loss of a true legend. Our most sincere condolences go out to our President of Council Mark Tortorice and his family as they mourn the loss of Marks father Archie Tortorice.
Archie was a past Councilman and Council President, always a pillar in the community. Whether you know it or not if you have grown up in Port Vue Archie has probably touched your life in some way through out the years. Always willing to give in any way to make the Borough a better place.
Please keep the Tortorice family in your thoughts and prayers. Rest in peace Archie.
You will be missed and the Borough is a better place because of your acts of generosity and kindness.
Your most beloved community.
Borough of Port Vue
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
Please take notice Port Vue Borough Council has scheduled a PUBLIC MEETING on Wednesday, August 5, 2020. The Workshop meeting will begin at 6:30 PM, followed by Public Hearings for condemnation at 7:00 p.m., with the Regular Council meeting beginning at 7:30 PM. Due to the Declaration of Emergency signed by Governor Wolf on March 6, 2020, Council has made arrangements to stream the public meeting live through the Borough’s website www.portvue.org and link to Port Vue You Tube Channel. All members of the public are invited to view the public meeting by accessing that page and link.
As a result of this procedure, the Borough of Port Vue will post its agenda for the August 5, 2020 public meeting on its website at www.portvue.org on or about Monday, July 20, 2020. Please take time to review the agenda prior to the meeting. In the event that you have questions or comments related to the agenda or related to non-agenda items, the public may email those questions to the Borough at firstname.lastname@example.org. Council will attempt to respond to all questions at the time of the public meeting during the Public Comment portion of the agenda. Please email your questions until 4:00 PM on August 3, 2020 so that Borough Council and staff are prepared to respond to your concerns.
Minutes of the Public Meeting will be posted within twenty business days of August 5, 2020 or on or before September 2, 2020 at the close of business.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this difficult time caused by the coronavirus.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPERTIES SLATED FOR CONDEMNATION AND DEMOLITION
Please take notice Port Vue Borough Council has scheduled a Public Hearing at 7:00 PM, with regard to the Condemnation and Demolition of the following properties:
- 1726 Romine Avenue (Front)
- 1726 Romine Avenue (Rear)
- 1719 Johnson Street
- 1720 Johnson Street
Due to the Declaration of Emergency signed by Governor Wolf on March 6, 2020, Council has made arrangements to stream the public hearing live through the Borough’s website www.portvue.org and link to Port Vue You Tube Channel. All members of the public are invited to view the public hearing by accessing that page and link.
In the event that you have questions or comments related to the Condemnation or Demolition of the above designated structures, you may email those questions to the Borough at email@example.com or please submit a letter with your comments or objections to the attention of the Borough Manager at 1191 Romine Avenue, Port Vue, PA 15133. Your questions or comments will be addressed at the time of the Public Hearing by Council or the Borough Solicitor. Please send your written comments or objections by First Class Mail or email your questions until 4:00 PM on August 3, 2020 so that Borough Council and the Solicitor are prepared to respond to your concerns.
Property owners and those parties with a legal interest in these properties should submit their comments or objections by August 3, 2020 at 4:00PM. Those parties who are unable to appear at the hearings or are unable to submit their objections or comments in writing should contact the Borough Solicitor, Patricia L. McGrail at (412) 664-4433 before 4:00 p.m.
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REGISTER NOW FOR CENSUS!!!
In light of the recent developments with the COVID-19 Port Vue Borough Officials will follow the lead of Allegheny County, the higher officials and CDC recommendations.
On March 13, 2020 the Mayor of Port Vue along with President and Council passed an Emergency Declaration in our efforts to assist our community and residents.
For questions regarding the 2020 Census please call 1-844-330-2020.
Re-Opening of Port Vue Borough Building, recreation and facilities.
Proper signage is posted accordingly and we will continue to adhere to the CDC recommendations, Allegheny County and Governor’s order:
- Anyone entering will need to have a mask on and practice social distancing. Hand sanitizer will be available for your use in the vestibule.
- The building will remain locked and a door bell placed for entry. Please use the doorbell for service.
- One person will be admitted at a time, (in order to provide safe ingress and egress).
- For your safety and the employee’s the Borough Building restrooms are closed to the public.
- Please follow the tape Arrows for flow in one door, (play ground entrance) and out (uni mart exit).
- A plexi-glass window on hinges is be placed on the tax collector’s half door in order to put a safe barrier up for business.
- The Borough Clerk will continue to work from the back office, to take care of any resident inquiries etc.
- The Borough Manager will continue to meet as needed with contractors, vendors, residents.
- Everything to this point has operated and worked very smoothly. Our Borough Building operations continued the entire pandemic. Building permits, Zoning permits, street opening permits, tax collection, phone calls, property sales, occupancy permits, resident questions, phone calls and emails have all been handled as business as usual.
Everything to this point has operated and worked very smoothly. Our Borough Building operations continued the entire pandemic. Building permits, Zoning permits, street opening permits, tax collection, phone calls, property sales, occupancy permits, resident questions, phone calls and emails have all been handled as business as usual.
Recreation, pavilions, playgrounds, fields, courts, sprinkle and dog park- all outdoor facilities:
All facilities will be open with proper signage in place. Please take necessary precautions as directed and continue to maintain social distancing, wash your hands and masks when necessary.
– The Annual Fun to Be a Kid Day
NO OPEN BURNING DURING PANDEMIC
Port Vue Borough Officials are recommending that people over 60, or with certain underlying health conditions, stay home as much as possible. For the general public, reducing the opportunity for exposure to the virus is the top priority, and by cancelling events, we are improving the odds. We encourage all to cut back on the time you spend in groups and wash your hands consistently.
We encourage all to practice 6 foot social distancing.
For the most up to date information continue to follow the links on our web page for the CDC and Allegheny County.
REAL ESTATE TAX BILLS
The 2020 Real Estate tax bills will be sent out by the end of March. Due to the COVID 19 and necessary precautions please mail or drop your tax payment in the Police Station night drop box. For your safety and ours the Tax Office is closed to the public until further notice.
For tax questions call 412.872-4724.
Borough of Port Vue
Safe Trash Collection
During this COVID-19 pandemic, Big’s Sanitation Inc. is still here for your refuse needs. We ask that the customers properly seal and tie their garbage bags. Please leave no loose trash laying out to avoid any germs or bacteria being spread. We like to keep the safety of our customers and employees our number one priority, especially during these tough times. As always, if you have any questions or concerns please contact us at 724-379-4331.
Click here to see the flyer from Big Sanitation Inc.
Port Vue Borough officials accepts grant for $5,000.00 from USS Steel for the purchase of 5 new dumpsters to initiate recycling program.
From left to right, Robert Betters, Mayor Hranics, Mike Rhoades, and Brenda Petrilena (USS Steel Representatives) and Council President Mark Tortorice.
Council President Mark Tortorice, Representative Kortz, Frank Cortazzo, Congressman Doyle, Senator Brewster and Mayor Hranics attended the Regular Meeting to Recognize outgoing Councilman Frank Cortazzo.
Port Vue indoor recreation center is underway!!!!! Due to the Covid 19 virus, the recreation facility has been delayed, but we’re very excited to be getting back on track.
Come watch us grow!! Special thanks to Shane Lawson and crew, they are doing a great job!!!
We are extremely excited about the new Recreation Facility!!
Thanks to all the Elected Officials for all their support.
Port Vue Borough Council, Mayor, Senator Brewster, Representative Kortz, Congressman Doyle, Steel Rivers COG, Allegheny County Economic Development and PA Department of Economic Development and many others who have supported the vision to make it a reality.
Port Vue purchases new police vehicle
VIGILANT HOSE COMPANY #1, IS OFFERING SMOKE DETECTORS TO BOROUGH RESIDENTS, IF YOU’RE PLEASE CONTACT THE FIRE COMPANY (412) 664-7828, LEAVE A MESSAGE WITH YOUR NAME AND PHONE NUMBER.
Port Vue Borough official ground breaking ceremony for Recreation Building on May 2, 2019.
Special thanks to the elected officials for their support with the grant funding for the project.
Port Vue Borough is pleased to announce the Military Banner Program.
The Borough and the American Legion are currently accepting applications for the program.
Please be advised in order to have a banner placed for a Veteran, complete the attached application, provide a picture, discharge papers and check or money order for $120.00 made payable to the Borough of Port Vue.
For questions please call Ed Jones at 412.673-6366. For more information please visit http://www.troopbanners.com/PortVue
Announcement from the Manager’s office –
All residents of the Borough of Port Vue please take notice Keystone Collections is now collecting all delinquent and current garbage billing. The Delinquents are billed separately from the current. If you have questions regarding your bill, current or delinquent please contact Keystone Collections at (724) 978-0300.
2020 garbage billing will be mailed out by the middle of January 2020. Trash billing can be paid quarterly or yearly.
Please be advised, Pennsylvania American Water has purchased the Municipal Authority of the City of McKeesport. Residents of the Borough of Port Vue will now receive their sewer bills from Pennsylvania American Water Company. If you have questions regarding your sewer bill please contact Pennsylvania American Water Company at 412.664.7051.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation with the transition.
PORT VUE RESIDENTS
By order of the MAYOR…ALL residents are prohibited from street parking during a forecast of SNOW.
If you have alternative parking options such as a driveway or OFF STREET pads, you are to utilize these for parking during a forecast of SNOW.
EFFECTIVE this date of January 15, 2018. OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
Port Vue Borough’s newspaper of general circulation as of September 13th, 2017 is the Mon Valley Independent.
Seniors Monthly Meeting and Social
Seniors monthly meeting and social in the Borough Social Hall on the first Wednesday of every month.
Next Regular Council Meeting is September 2, 2020 at 7:30.
The Regular Monthly Meetings of Port Vue Borough Council have been scheduled for the First Wednesday of each Month with the exception of January and July. The meetings are held in the Municipal Building located at 1191 Romine Avenue, Port Vue, PA 15133 at 7:30 P.M.
Regular Meeting dates for 2020 are as follows: January 6, February 5, March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3, August 5, September 2, October 7, November 4, and December 2.
All Caucus/Executive Sessions are scheduled for 5:30 P.M., prior to all Regular Meetings.
Committee Meetings are scheduled for the third Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m.
Port Vue borough now has a trash collector beginning January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2022
Biggs Sanitation will pick up all trash in the borough on Monday’s only
Holiday Schedule for one day delayed pick up:
No collection Memorial Day, May 25th, 2020 delayed to Tuesday May 26th, 2020
No collection Labor Day, Monday September 7, 2020, delayed to Tuesday September 8th, 2020.
Trash bill quarterly due dates for 2020 are as follows:
March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31, 2020
Please be advised:
Code of ordinance-(collection standards)
Placement of container(s) at curbside may be no earlier than 5 p.M. On the day prior to the designated day of collection and must be removed from curbside no later than 6:00 p.M. The day of collection.
For missed trash please contact Biggs Sanitation at (724) 379-4331