Blawnox officials approve $150K tax-anticipation note
Blawnox officials approved a $150,000 tax-anticipation note for 2014. The note is from Northwest Savings Bank at 1.75 percent interest.
The money will be used to fund borough operations until tax money begins to come in later in the year.
Former Councilwoman Carol Uminski wants borough officials to start thinking about a comprehensive plan for the business district. Uminski presented information to the borough last week on what would be needed to start forming a plan.
She said a focus could be on the Freeport Road area. Securing funds and support from the community would be the first thing officials would need to consider.
“You really need to engage the community,” Uminski said.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Upgrades in store for Fox Chapel Area students
- Work continues on Lauri Ann West Community Center in O’Hara, fall opening eyed
- ‘I Heart Blawnox’ ministry aimed to rally community
- Community garden considered for Blawnox
- Turning off some lights could save cash in Blawnox
- Aspinwall Catholic school enrollment grows; technology advances
- More bridge work detours Indiana Twp. drivers
- Shady Side Academy returns to 7-day boarding
- Reading with a buddy a joy for O’hara woman
- Route 28 north ramp in Sharpsburg to close for work