Welcome To The Borough of Swissvale
Announcements and News
Swissvale Farmer's Market
The Swissvale Farmers Market is moving three blocks from its previous location, to the fully paved lot behind Dickson School (7301 Schoyer Avenue). The market opens for its third season on MAY 7th, just in time to buy Mother's Day flowers and seedlings for your garden! Market hours are every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October. Visit this great public market, voted Best Farmer's Market in Pittsburgh on the A-List, weekly for fresh produce, cut flowers, kettle corn, pasta, baked goods, crafts, art, and so much more! The market accepts EBT/SNAP benefits, and, in the new location behind Dickson, is fully wheelchair and stroller accessible. For the latest information about products, vendors, and special events at the market, find the Swissvale Farmers Market on Facebook.
Clean-Up Day: Saturday May 21st
The Borough will hold its 15th annual Spring Clean-Up Day on Saturday May 21st and volunteers are needed to help remove litter throughout the borough. Please meet at the Borough Building at 9:30am to begin the day's activities. Lunch will be provided to all volunteers.
Residents who will be doing some spring cleaning of their own are welcome to make use of the dumpsters at Les Getz Memorial Park. Disposal of normal household items, building materials, furniture, car and truck tires (no large truck or commerical tires), non-freon containing appliances, televisions, and other electronics are acceptable. For those that are unable to make it to the field, the Department of Public Works will have several trash collection vehicles available that day for pre-scheduled pick-ups.
For additional information or to arrange a pre-scheduled pick-up please call (412) 271-0350.
The Borough of Swissvale is accepting applications for the full-time position of Administrative Assistant. Applicants should be a self-starter, require limited supervision and have good organizational and customer service skills. Experience in a business and/or administrative environment preferred. Applicant is required to have excellent verbal, interpersonal, written communication and computer skills.
Primary duty is to assist the Borough Manager in routine administrative and clerical tasks. Confidentiality is a must. Additionally, this employee will perform routine secretarial and administrative work such as answering phones, receiving the public, providing customer assistance, data processing, research posting accounts payable and typing and filing reports.
Send resume and salary history to the Borough of Swissvale, Attention: Borough Manager, 7560 Roslyn Street, Swissvale, PA 15218.
The Borough of Swissvale is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Street Sweeping Notice
Street Sweeping will begin on Monday, April 11, 2016 and continue daily through October 28, 2016, weather permitting. All vehicles must be removed from the street between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on your designated street sweeping day. Signs are posted in each neighborhood stating which day street sweeping will occur. Police will be going around the first two weeks giving out warnings. Vehicles that are not moved will be ticketed starting April 25, 2016. If you are unsure what day street sweeping occurs in your neighborhood, please contact the Department of Public Works at (412) 271-0350.
Community Health Survey
Reach Up, Inc., a faith-based non-profit organization affiliated with the Union Baptist Church of Swissvale, has finished conducting a health and wellness survey in the community of Swissvale. Thanks to all who participated! The results of the survey can be found online at http://reachupswissvale.org/survey
The Swissvale Fire Department recently sent several firefighters to be trained and certified as CPR instructors. The department now has six certified instructors that can teach and certify the public in First Aid and CPR. In our continued efforts to serve our community, we will begin holding CPR training and certification classes for the public. CPR classes for Borough residents will be held free of charge. Classes may be scheduled for other groups or businesses for a nominal fee.
There will be a community CPR class held at the Swissvale Fire Station on Saturday June 11th from 9am to 2pm and Saturday August 6 from 9am to 2pm. This class will focus on teaching lay person CPR and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). If you are interested in taking this class call the Swissvale Fire Department at 412-271-0448. The fire department will need your name, e-mail address, and a phone number where you can be easily reached.
Please check this website periodically for class date announcements. If your organization would like to arrange for a class, please contact Assistant Fire Chief Deleonibus at 412-271-0448.
COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES AVAILABLE IN SWISSVALE
Visit www.swissvalepacommercialproperties.com to find a list of available commercial real estate for rent and sale.
Family Fun Night
Don't forget Wednesday nights are Family Fun Night at the Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale! Events start at 7pm.
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