North Versailles paving projects to begin
Paving in North Versailles Township is expected to begin next week, weather permitting.
Borough engineer Dave Gilliland said crews from El Grande Industries will address a number of areas that were not able to be paved last year because of the weather, starting with Arlene Drive and moving onto streets in the Fair Haven neighborhood.
Other streets on the list include DiChicco, Mary Ellen and Bach drives, Brady Street, Tillman Extension, Denning and New Denning ways, and Reiss Lane.
Township manager Patricia Logo said the original paving contract with El Grande Industries was $2,769,683. It was reduced to $2,596,830 after change orders.
Township officials are compiling a list of other streets to be paved this year. That list is projected to be finalized by the May 15 meeting.
In other matters, commissioners earlier this week recognized Eagle Scout hopefuls Brendon Brady and Ken Weaver. The two Boy Scout Troop 85 members will receive the organization's highest honor in a ceremony May 10.
Brendon, an East Allegheny High School sophomore, repainted the surrounding area of the school's pool and scoreboard.
Ken, a senior, installed a “Welcome to North Versailles Township” sign near 84 Lumber along Route 30.
• The installation of a new swing set and upgrades to Washington Road Park at a cost of $3,095.
Commissioner and parks and recreation committee chairman Sam Juliano lauded his fellow commissioners' decision on improvements, noting there were discussions of possibly closing that park.
• Spending $958 for fencing upgrades at Crestas Ballfield.
• Advertising for summer help. Applicants must be at least 16 years old and live in the township. Workers will be paid $9 per hour for a maximum of 32 hours per week. Call the township office at 412-823-6602 for more information.
Michael DiVittorio is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-664-9161, ext. 1965, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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