Penn Hills citizens to address sewage billing, code enforcement at Monday council meeting
Penn Hills residents will address sewer bill collections and the municipality's code enforcement department at the Penn Hills council's Nov. 18 meeting.
Resident Leslie Pandy will voice concerns about more than 700 collection letters sent to Penn Hills residents by Portnoff Law Associates, an eastern Pennsylvania collection agency hired by the municipality.
Attorney Irene McLaughlin will represent the Penn Hills Community Development Corporation's Housing Committee and discuss issues related to the code enforcement department, which has been operating without two staff members, Joseph Probo and Mary Lou Flinn. Both were terminated by municipal officials and accused of violating the municipality's residency requirement for employees. They have filed a complaint with the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board and have brought a lawsuit against the municipality.
Other items on the agenda include:
• Council will vote on the 2013-2018 six-year capital improvements plan.
• Awarding a $15,900 contract to Bethel Park-based JB Mechanical Inc., to replace the rooftop HVAC unit at the Penn Hills Senior Service Center on Jefferson Road.
The meeting will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the council chambers at the Penn Hills Municipal Building, located at 12245 Frankstown Road. For more information, call 412-798-2100.
Patrick Varine is an editor for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-320-7845 or email@example.com.
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.
- Penguins notebook: Malkin could return Wednesday at Edmonton
- Tennessee QB considers transfer to Pitt
- Westmoreland Museum makeover draws raves
- Franklin Regional wrestling rallies to top Belle Vernon, defend team title
- Pitt upsets No. 8 Notre Dame to snap losing streak
- Sax player finds fulfillment in new home
- Statewide program planned to train first responders on hazards of natural gas vehicles
- Exhibit at Kerr Museum in Oakmont explores grief during Victorian times
- Burrell wrestling wins 9th straight Class AA team title
- Accused Kennedy killer’s casket must go to brother, judge rules
- Central Catholic safety Petrishen to sign with Penn State