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Borough of Port Vue Pennsylvania, USA

Welcome to Port Vue Borough

Where the SUN always shines
and the MUD never dries.

Borough of Port Vue

Founded: 1892

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 (manager@portvue.org)
PHONE: (412) 664-9323 | FAX: (412) 664-6345

Announcements


THE PUSH IS ON!!
CENSUS COUNTS​!
YOU COUNT!

PLEASE HELP PORT VUE WIN THE CENSUS CONTEST BY FILLING OUT YOUR CENSUS. IF WE WIN WE WILL RECEIVE ONE OF THESE 3 PRIZES FOR PARKS AND RECREATION:                                     

                                $2500 1ST PLACE

                                $1500 2ND PLACE

                                $1000 3RD PLACE

Help count Port Vue in!!! Your response matters

REGISTER NOW FOR CENSUS!!!
https://my2020census.gov/login

CENSUS IS IMPORTANT TO OUR COMMUNITY. CENSUS MAKES SENSE. IT HELPS US TO GET OUR FAIR SHARE OF THE FEDERAL FUNDS SPENT ON SCHOOLS, HOSPITALS, ROADS, PUBLIC WORKS, AND OTHER VITAL PROGRAMS AND EMERGENCY SERVICES.  BUSINESSES USE CENSUS DATA TO DECIDE WHERE TO BUILD FACTORIES, OFFICES AND STORES. DEVELOPERS USE THE CENSUS TO BUILD NEW HOMES AND REVITALIZE OLD NEIGHBORHOODS. LOCAL GOVERNMENT USE THE CENSUS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

CENSUS MAKES SENSE!! EVERYONE WINS!!

THE DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 1, 2020

MANY THANKS TO JEFFERSON REGIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE GRANT FOR THIS FRIENDLY COMPETITION GIVEN TO OUR LOCAL MUNICIPALITIES,  LINCOLN, LIBERTY, PORT VUE AND GLASSPORT , WE ALL WIN!!!


Fall Cleanup Port Vue Residents
October 10 & 11, 2020
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Bins will be located in parking lot near comfort station.
Electronic Recycling $5.00, proof of residency is required. Please, no contractors.

Port Vue Bin Days

October 10th and 11th, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  Television recycling $5.00.  Must show proof of residency.  No contractors please.


Borough of Port Vue

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Add to next Regular Council Meeting October 7, 2020 at 7:30 will be held in the Borough Social Hall with precautions and limits as mandated.  All citizen’s to be heard  will nee d to sign in advance with name, address, and nature of the comments.  Each resident will be given 5 minutes to speak.  In the event capacity is reached in the social hall a public address system will be placed outside to provide excess attendance a chance to hear the entire meeting.

PortVue YouTube Channel
Meeting Minutes


The Community Benefit Trust Meeting

The Community Benefit Trust Meeting Scheduled at the Clairton City Building for August 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm will be closed to the public due to meeting the guidelines for social distancing, because of Covid. However, you can participate through Facebook live.  We will accept questions or comments from residents from the communities that have submitted applications. The Borough of Port Vue and Lincoln are the only communities that have submitted applications at this time. Therefore, you must live in one of these communities for us to respond to your questions.


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.

Welcome Back!!

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.


CANCELLATIONS

– The Annual Fun to Be a Kid Day


NO OPEN BURNING DURING PANDEMIC

Please click here for information on why open burning is dangerous during this pandemic.


PERSONAL RECOMMENDATIONS

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.

Thank you,
Shelia DiGiorgio
Tax Collector
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.


HELP STOP THE SPREAD OF GERMS-COVID 19 CORONAVIRUS
FROM ALLEGHENY COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATED 03/03/2020
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
> www.alleghenycounty.us/coronavirus
> www.cdc.gov/COVID19

 

 

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.

Stay Tuned!!

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

Port Vue Military Banner Tribute – troopbanners.com

Port Vue is proud to honor our men and women who are or have served this country through our banner program. FRIENDS, FAMILY MEMBERS, AND NEIGHBORS!

www.troopbanners.com

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.


Upcoming Meetings

Next Regular Council Meeting is October 7, 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.


Trash Collection

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