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PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED FOR PORTIONS OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY - SEPTEMBER 22, 2019
Pennsylvania American Water customers in portions of Allegheny County, no longer need to boil their water before use or take any additional precautions. Acceptable test results were obtained from samples collected on September 21 and 22, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has authorized lifting the advisory. For more information, please visit the Pennsylvania American Water website here.
FIRST ENERGY/WEST PENN POWER CALL CENTER (FOR POWER INTERRUPTIONS OR PROBLEMS WITH YOUR SERVICE): 1-800-686-0021
ZONING HEARING BOARD OPENING
South Park Township is seeking a qualified individual to serve on the Zoning Hearing Board. The primary purpose of the Zoning Hearing Board is to ensure the fair and equitable application of the Zoning Ordinance. The Zoning Hearing Board is a quasi-judicial body, which meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m., and hears and decides appeals from landowners seeking variances to the zoning ordinances. Interested parties are asked to complete and return the Statement Of Interest Form found here to Karen Fosbaugh, Township Manager, South Park Township, 2675 Brownsville Road, South Park, PA 15129. If you have any questions, please contact the South Park Township Administration Office at 412-831-7000.
ASSISTANT RECREATION DIRECTOR
South Park Township is seeking a qualified candidate for the part-time position of Assistant Recreation Director. Candidates must possess a take-charge personality with the ability to hit-the-ground running. The candidate must be well-organized, extremely attentive to detail, and have the ability to work well with the public, various athletic associations and within a group environment. Under the general direction of the Recreation Director, the Assistant Director will assist with planning, organizing, scheduling, coordinating and implementing innovative recreational activities, classes and events. Strong computer skills are required. 18-24 hours of employment per week with a flexible work schedule. Limited weekend and evening hours required. Rate of pay for this position is $15.00 per hour. Candidate will also be required to immediately obtain the appropriate clearances to work in a position interacting with children. Interested parties are to submit a resume and cover letter to Karen Fosbaugh, Township Manager, South Park Township, 2675 Brownsville Road, South Park, PA 15129. A complete job description can be viewed here.
SOUTH PARK TOWNSHIP COMMUNITY DAY - SEPTEMBER 21, 2019
VIEW THE COMMUNITY DAY SCHEDULE OF EVENTS HERE.
The South Park Township Supervisors and the Recreation Board invite everyone to participate in this year's South Park Township Community Day, which will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 12 noon until dusk, at the South Park Fairgrounds. A parade will kickoff activities. This year's theme is "SOUTH PARK SPECTACULAR." Hope to see you there!
Click here to obtain a Community Day Booth/Vendor Application.
Click here to obtain an All American Miss Pageant Application.
Click here to obtain an Application to Participate in the Parade.
KIDS FISH FOR FUN DAY - SEPTEMBER 21, 2019
A "Kids Fish For Fun Day" is scheduled for Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. along Peters Creek in both South Park Township and Jefferson Hills Borough. Kids 15 years of age and younger are invited to participate but must be accompanied by an adult. The event is being sponsored by Tri-Community Anglers Association comprised of members from South Park Township, Jefferson Hills Borough, and Clairton. Please remember that this is a catch-and-release program. Registration will be held at the intersection of Peters Creek Road and Waterman Road in Jefferson Hills on the day of the event. Join us for an afternoon of fishing, fun, food and prizes! The rain date is Saturday, September 28, 2019. Please contact Walt Sackinsky at 412-833-1933 for additional information.
UTILITY WORK WITHIN TOWNSHIP ROADWAYS
As many Township residents are aware, a substantial amount of utility work was performed on Township roadways in 2019. Peoples Gas Co., Columbia Gas Co. and PA American Water Company were engaged in updating service lines in many neighborhoods. The projects were necessary to upgrade aging underground facilities that have the potential to disrupt the conveyance of natural gas and water to residential homes. Township officials would like to extend their thanks to the residents on the affected streets for their patience and cooperation during the construction activities. Residents are advised that all base repairs will be completed by the utility companies in the 2019 construction season. Base repairs mean the placement of asphalt on the roadway sections disturbed on the street by the construction activities. Street resurfacing will take place in 2020 which will allow for base repair settling and any additional utility repairs that may be required prior to the 2020 construction season.
PENNSYLVANIA AMERICAN WATER (PAWC) PIPELINE PROJECTS
PAWC will be upgrading infrastructure beginning in May or June. The pipeline projects will improve water service reliability and increase water flows for household use and fire fighting. Final restoration on the following projects will take place later in the year. Work hours will be Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-565-7292:
Orchard Street - replacing 600 feet of aging 6-inch main with new 8-inch main.
Springvale Drive - replacing 1,840 feet of aging 8-inch main with new 8-inch main.
Ventura Drive - replacing 1,680 feet of aging 8-inch main with new 8-inch main.
Ridgevue Drive - replacing 1,250 feet of aging 6-inch main with new 8-inch main.
Hilldale Drive, Vara Drive & Vickers Drive - replacing 1,820 feet of aging 2-1/2 and 8-inch main with new 8-inch and 4-inch main.
RECYCLING BIN LIDS FOR SALE AT THE ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
South Park Township is now selling lids for the 32 gallon recycling bins which are also sold by the Township. The cost is $4.00 per lid, and the lids can be purchased at the Reception Desk in the Administration Building.
HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL COLLECTION EVENT - SEPTEMBER 21, 2019
SOUTH PARK WAVE POOL PARKING LOT
Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will be collecting common household chemicals on Saturday, September 21, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Allegheny County South Park Wave Pool Parking Lot. Participant fee is $3.00/gallon (some exceptions apply), CASH ONLY. For additional information and a complete list of acceptable and non-acceptable items, including associated fees, view the event flyer here, or visit the PRC website at http://prc.org.
BETHEL PARK - SOUTH PARK MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY TREATMENT PLANT OPEN HOUSE - CAREER DAY - SEPTEMBER 21, 2019
The Bethel Park - South Park Municipal Authority is having an Open House - Career Day at their Water Pollution Control Facility located at 3100 Piney Fork Road, on Saturday, September 21st.
An estimated 3 million jobs will be needed in the next ten years in all aspects of the Water Sector Industry. Students will learn about careers in the Water Industry including engineering, construction, operations, and automation control. Students and the public will also be able to take a tour of the Water Pollution Control Facility, which is the largest asset owned by taxpayers in Bethel Park and South Park.
Refreshments will be served. For weather-related rescheduling or other event updates, please go to https://bethelpark.net/stp-open-house/.
2019 RECREATION BASKETBALL REGISTRATION
The Recreation Board is sponsoring a basketball program again this year for boys and girls in grades 3-7. The registration fee is $50.00, which helps defray costs such as officials' fees, shirts, monitors, etc. Practices will begin in December, and games begin in January. The "tentative" game schedule is as follows:
Girls grades 3 & 4 - Tuesday nights.
Girls grades 5, 6 & 7 - Thursday nights.
Boys grades 3 & 4 - Friday nights.
Boys grades 5, 6 & 7 - Monday nights and a few on Wednesday nights.
Click here to view a Registration Form. Any questions should be directed to Colleen Dominick at 412-831-7000.
SEWAGE/REFUSE BILLS DUE OCTOBER 3, 2019- Sewage/Refuse bills will be sent out on September 6, 2019, and will be due by October 3, 2019. If you have not received your bill by mid-September, or if you have any questions concerning your bill, please notify the Sewage & Refuse Billing Office at 412-831-7000.
ALLEGHENY COUNTY VACANT PROPERTY RECOVERY PROGRAM
2019 SIDE YARD AND BLIGHTED STRUCTURE PROGRAM
For a limited time, the Allegheny County Vacant Property Recovery Program will be accepting applications to acquire vacant properties for side yards to an owner-occupied primary residence or blighted structure remediation at a reduced cost to the applicant. Under the 2019 Side Yard and Blighted Structure Program, Allegheny County will waive the standard parcel fee of $3,000 for applicants for a side yard to their primary residence and applicants proposing to demolish a blighted structure. The fee for applicants proposing to rehabilitate a blighted structure has been discounted to $1,400. All applicants will also be responsible for the appraised value of the property, a good faith deposit, and closing costs. The Program Guidelines can be obtained here, and the complete application, which contains additional details about the Program guidelines, can be accessed at www.alleghenycounty.us/VPRP. The Program will accept no more than five (5) applications per municipality in the order that they are received. All applications must be postmarked by September 30, 2019, and only one application will be accepted per applicant or household.
LIFE LINE SCREENING EVENT - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2019
Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventative health screenings, will offer affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings at the South Park Township Community Center on October 4, 2019. Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to blocked arteries, abdominal aortic aneurysms, hardening of the arteries in the legs, atrial fibrillation of irregular heart beat, and a bone density screening for men and women. Participants can register for a Wellness Package which includes 4 vascular tests and an osteoporosis screening from $149. All five screenings take approximately 60-90 minutes to complete. In order to register for this event and to receive a $10 discount, please call 1-888-653-6450 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners.
TOWNSHIP FLU CLINIC - MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2019
South Park Township, in conjunction with Tri-Community South Emergency Medical Service, will be sponsoring a flu inoculation clinic for Township residents 18 years of age and older. FLU SHOTS ARE FREE TO ALL PARTICIPANTS. The clinic is scheduled for Monday, October 7, 2019, from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m., and will be held at the Community Center. Residents are asked to register by Friday, October 4, 2019, by calling 412-831-7000 so that adequate vaccine is available at the clinic.
REPRESENTATIVE BILL KORTZ TO HOST TWO FREE EVENTS;
SHREDDING EVENT-OCTOBER 5TH AND SENIOR FAIR-OCTOBER 10TH
The Shredding Event will be held on October 5, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the West Mifflin #3 Fire Hall, Rodeo Drive, and enables local residents to dispose of old documents safely and securely. For more information, view the Event Flyer here.
The Senior Fair will be held on October 10, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Broughton VFD, Cochrans Mill Road, and will feature services for senior citizens from local agencies and businesses. For more information, view the Event Flyer here.
For more information, please contact Rep. Kortz's office at 412-466-1940 or 412-886-2870.
ENVIRONMENTAL DAY AT SOUTH PARK TOWNSHIP - OCTOBER 19, 2019
South Park Township will be holding an Environmental Day at the Municipal Complex on Saturday, October 19, 2019. The following events will take place at various locations throughout the complex and will provide residents with the opportunity to recycle electronics and documents, dispose of medication, and volunteer for the clean-up program:
Electronic Waste Recycling - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Public Works parking lot. RESIDENTS ARE TO ENTER VIA PARKFORD DRIVE, AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONAL SIGNS TO THE PUBLIC WORKS PARKING LOT. Some materials require a fee. For additional information, call 412-831-7000.
Document Destruction - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Short Term parking lot next to the Administration Building. For additional information, call 412-831-7000.
Prescription Drug Collection - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the South Park Township Police Department. Residents are encouraged to bring expired prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications to the police department for disposal rather than discarding the materials in the trash or introducing the drugs to the sanitary sewer system. Call 412-833-1000 for details.
Clean-up Day - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon - Volunteers will meet at the Administration Building. Supplies will be provided, and South Park Township's famous hot dogs will be served afterward to the clean-up volunteers. The litter collection event also provides any Township resident with an opportunity to complete mandatory community service requirements. For additional information, or if you would like to Adopt-A-Road, contact Dave Buchewicz at 412-833-8025.
ANNUAL TOWNSHIP HALLOWEEN PARTY - OCTOBER 27, 2019 AT 1:30PM
The Annual Township Halloween Party, sponsored by the Board of Supervisors, will be held on Sunday, October 27, 2019, at 1:30 p.m, at the South Park Township Community Center. Toddlers through Elementary school age children (kindergarten - sixth grade) are invited to participate in the celebration. If you plan to attend this year's Halloween Party, please complete the RSVP Form found online here and return the completed form to the Township Offices by Monday, October 21, 2019.The party will be held, rain or shine, and conclude at 4:00 p.m. There will be balloon creations, games, crafts, treats, and a photo booth for all the children in attendance during the Halloween Party. The ladies from the South Park Women's Club will again be on hand to judge and award prizes at 2:30 p.m. and award prizes for best costumes at 3:00 p.m.
REFUSE AND RECYCLING COLLECTED BY WASTE MANAGEMENT STARTING JANUARY 1, 2019
View Waste Management's 2019 Trash & Recycling Calendar and Collection Rules
The Township and 20+ communities are part of a consortia identified as the South Hills Area Council of Governments (SHACOG), and engaged in a joint bid for the provision of refuse and recycling services. The contract with Republic Services expired on December 31, 2018 and Waste Management was the low bidder for the contract. South Park Township officials were originally assured by Waste Management personnel that there would be no change to the trash and recycling collection schedule. Unfortunately, Waste Management recently contacted the Township and indicated that a schedule comprised of two collection days, being Mondays and Wednesdays, would be necessary. If the Township did not agree to the change, Waste Management would be unable to enter into a contract with our community. Unfortunately, the bids submitted by two additional contractors were much higher in cost, which would dramatically increase the refuse bill. Republic Services, one of the bidders, also indicated that they would be unable to service the Township because of the number of municipal contracts the company lost in the recent bid. Therefore, Township officials had no option but to contract with Waste Management.
The township has also mailed out a flyer that further explains the changes in refuse/recycling for 2019. This flyer can be viewed online here.
To determine your designated collection day, please view the links below:
Monday Refuse/Recycling Collection Street List
Wednesday Refuse/Recycling Collection Street List
Residential RECYCLING UPDATES:
As part of the ongoing evolution of recycling in Pennsylvania, Waste Management began the tagging process the week of July 15, 2019. Drivers will have adhesive tags that will be left at recycling bins containing contamination. The tag will indicate to the homeowner that certain items in the bin are considered garbage and cannot be recycled. Contaminants include but are not limited to recyclables placed in plastic bags (bags are the largest contaminant in the recycling stream), dirty/wet items such as food and liquids remaining in the recycling container, glass, and non-recyclable items such as garden hoses or propane tanks, to name several. For the remainder of 2019, drivers will continue to collect contaminated recycling as a courtesy. The tags are being used at this time for educational purposes. As previously reported to residents, the goal is to remove as many contaminants from the recycling stream as possible. If contaminants are not removed, municipalities can be surcharged beginning in 2020 for contaminated items. The education process is ongoing and additional information will be forthcoming in future issues of the Park News, on the South Park Township Website and in the Township's e-newsletter. Waste Management will also have a website available shortly that will be dedicated to the recycling issue. Township officials thank our residents for their ongoing support of the recycling program and continuing participation.
MICHAEL BROTHERS HAULING & RECYCLING
GLASS RECYCLING PROGRAM TO CONTINUE - NOW INCLUDES CARDBOARD
Michael Brothers Hauling & Recycling glass container recycling pilot program at the company's North and South Hills locations is being continued indefinitely, and now includes cardboard. Township residents can take their glass containers and cardboard to the South Hills site which is located at 901 Horning Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236. The hours of operation for the program have been expanded to Monday thru Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Participants are to enter the drive-thru area. Glass is separated by color: clear, green and brown, and items are to be placed in the correct color-coded receptacle when making a drop-off at the facility. Cardboard also has a designated drop-off receptacle. THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR THIS SERVICE. For more information concerning the program, please contact Michael Brothers at 412-835-6428. View the Michael Brothers Glass Recycling Flyer here.
PINEY FORK ROAD - PENNDOT REPAIR PROJECT
Township officials have been receiving calls and e-mails from residents inquiring as to the status of the road collapse, located on Piney Fork Road. Please be advised that Piney Fork Road is owned and maintained by PennDOT, not South Park Township. PennDOT has informed the Township that the repair project will take place during the 2019 construction season. The project consists of repairing a slope failure which has damaged the shoulder and travel lane. Residents can call the PennDOT hotline at 412-781-3260 to voice their concerns.
INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT - LIBRARY ROAD AND CLIFTON ROAD
The PA Department of Transportation, District 11-0, is in the process of preparing highway construction plans for S.R. 0088, Section A23 (Library Road and Clifton Road intersection improvements) in South Park Township and Bethel Park Borough (See Project Location Map here.). Construction is anticipated to begin during the spring of 2019 and conclude in the fall of 2019. The scope of the work for the project calls to add a left turn lane from Library Road northbound onto Clifton Road, a left turn lane from Library Road northbound onto Churchill Road, as well as a right turn lane from Clifton Road onto Library Road southbound. Also, including as part of the project are the replacement of two stone arch bridges with precast concrete box culverts. Additional work includes: drainage updates, signing, pavement markings, and delineation updates, traffic signal updates, and ADA curb ramp updates. The project will primarily be constructed while maintaining one lane of traffic in each direction. However, detours of approximately 5-7 days for the replacement of each structure are required.
PENNDOT BRIDGE REHABILITATION PROJECT - GILL HALL ROAD
PennDOT will be performing a bridge rehabilitation and related roadway construction on Gill Hall Road (SR 3017) in Jefferson Hills Borough. The project will begin approximately 485 feet east of Piney Fork Road (SR 3014) to a point approximately 50 feet west of Piney Fork Road. Operations are anticipated to begin in May 2019 with a project end date of late September 2019. During construction, Gill Hall Road will be detoured at the intersection of Piney Fork Road. The posted detour is 9.7 miles and will be clearly marked with appropriate signage.
SOUTH PARK TOWNSHIP LIBRARY "HEART OF THE COMMUNITY" MOSAIC MURAL
South Park Township Library, in conjunction with South Park Township, is in the process of building a mosaic mural in the coming months that honors the history and future of the community. When built, the mural will be displayed along the exterior of the library. Residents are encouraged to stay updated with the progress of the "Heart of the Community" Mosaic Mural project here.
Building sessions and other mural-related programs that the entire community can be involved with will be posted on the South Park Township Library's website.
LOCAL LEGISLATORS HAVE OFFICE HOURS IN TOWNSHIP ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
The following State Representatives have a satellite office in South Park Township to serve constituents in the township and nearby communities. The office is located in the Administration Building of the South Park Township Municipal Complex. The State Representative's staff will be available to assist constituents with any state related issues:
State Representative MICHAEL PUSKARIC- 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month. For additional information, call 412-382-2009.
State Representative BILL KORTZ- 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on the second Thursday of every month. For additional information, call 412-466-1940 or 412-886-2870.
JOIN THE 2020 CENSUS TEAM
The U.S. Census Bureau is seeking individuals to fill a variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff for the 2020 Census process. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security number, and be a U.S. citizen. For more information or help applying, please call 1-855-JOB-2020 or visit the 2020 Census Jobs website at https://2020census.gov/jobs. The U.S. Census Bureau is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Due to the Pennsylvania Covered Device Recycling Act, Act 108 of 2010, residents will no longer be allowed to place televisions, computers, and electronic equipment at the curb for pick-up with municipal waste. These items are required to be correctly disposed at a recycling event or facility. For more information and locations of recycling events throughout Allegheny County, please visit the Pennsylvania Resources Council at www.prc.org or call South Park Township Administration at (412) 831-7000.
South Park Township will be hosting two (2) Electronic Recycling Events in 2019: Saturday, April 27th and Saturday, October 19th. They will be held in the Public Works Parking Lot (enter via Parkford Drive), located in the Municipal Complex, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For additional information, contact the Administration Office at 412-831-7000;
The following ELECTRONIC RECYCLERS accept televisions. Please contact the recycler for any information, including fees charged: Evolution E-Cycle, 2235 Mary Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203, 412-390-3450 (pick up or drop off service); eLoop, 625 Plum Industrial Court, Pittsburgh, PA 15239, 724-519-7646.
RECYCLING BY COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, GOVERNMENTAL AND INSTITUTIONAL ESTABLISHMENTS
Effective September 6, 1990, all occupants of commercial, industrial, governmental and institutional establishments must recycle high-grade office paper, aluminum and bimetal containers, corrugated paper, leaf waste and other materials deemed appropriate by the Township Board of Supervisors. Occupants of said establishments shall submit an annual report to the Township by January 31st of each year reporting the tonnage of materials recycled during the previous year and the name of the hauler(s)..
DOG LICENSES: Dog Licenses for 2019 will be available after January 1, 2019 at the South Park Township Administration Building, at a cost of $2.00 per license. Dog owners must present proof of the pet's current rabies vaccination verification and also complete an application form before a license can be issued. Licensing is required for all dogs six (6) months of age and older. Additional questions can be directed to 412-831-7000.
SEWAGE & REFUSE BILLING: Refuse and sewer rental charges appear on one bill and are sent out on a quarterly basis. Bills are sent out during the months of March, June, September and December. If you have any questions regarding your bill, please contact the Sewage & Refuse Office at 412-831-7000.
THE RIGHT-TO-KNOW LAW
The Right-to-Know Law is the Pennsylvania law that guarantees your right to access and obtain copies of public records held by government agencies. All Right-to-Know requests directed to South Park Township should be submitted to South Park Township's Open Records Officer, Karen F. Fosbaugh, by mail at 2675 Brownsville Road, South Park, PA 15129; by e-mail at email@example.com; or by fax at 412-831-0425. All requests must be submitted on the Pennsylvania Standard Right-to Know Request Form. For more information, please visit http://openrecords.state.pa.us.
DRUG DROP-OFF CONTAINER AT POLICE DEPARTMENT
A drop-off container for unwanted and/or outdated prescriptions and over-the-counter medications has been placed in the lobby of the South Park Township Police Department and is available to the public Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Residents can also drop off vitamins, gel caps, and similar items which do not have to be removed from the original packaging. No syringes of any type will be accepted. Needles ("sharps") can be disposed of in the trash; however, special precautions must be taken for safety reasons. Sharps are to be placed in a container such as a plastic milk jug or coffee can with a secure lid. The lid should be taped so that it remains in place.
SOUTH PARK TOWNSHIP NAMED BANNER COMMUNITY FOR 2019
For the 6th year in a row, South Park Township has been awarded the status of Banner Community for 2019. The program, sponsored by the Allegheny League of Municipalities in cooperation with the County, recognizes those communities committed to professional development, prudent fiscal management, transparency, accountability, and proactive communication to engage community stakeholders. Township officials are proud to share this information with our residents and thank them for supporting our community.
FIRST ENERGY UTILITIES - TIPS TO AVOID SCAMS AND FRAUD
FirstEnergy's utilities have received numerous reports of scams from customers. Scammers can be very convincing and often target those who are most vulnerable, like senior citizens or business owners. View tips on how to help ensure the safety of your family, property and personal information here. Customers who suspect a scam should hang up the phone/close the door, and call the local police, then notify FirstEnergy. Never dial the phone number the scammers provide.
SOUTH PARK TOWNSHIP NAMED ONE OF THE 100 SAFEST CITIES IN AMERICA
South Park Township was ranked No. 10, in 2017, as one of the 100 safest cities in America. The Township was previously ranked No. 12, in 2016. Safe-Wise is an independent organization that analyzes FBI crime statistics as well as public safety, public health, and other criteria to determine the ranking. All communities on the list have a minimum population of 10,000 people.
In our efforts to provide more reliable communications with Residents and Businesses in the township, we have updated SwiftReach Networks, Inc. which is the township's Emergency Notification service provider. Swift911™ in its simplest form is a system that makes phone calls, email, and/or text messages to specific people or areas in the event of an emergency or for sharing important information. Any call/message you receive will have the Caller ID of 'South Park Township' or 'South Park Police Department'. It is important for residents and business owners to provide contact information, such as unlisted phone numbers, to help ensure that everyone receives emergency information in a timely manner.
If you are not receiving these calls, please CLICK HERE or click on the SwiftReach picture on the left of this page to add or update your contact information. You may also remove yourself from our list at any time. Any questions may be directed to the Administration Office at 412-831-7000.
Two South Park Police Officers have been certified as child safety technicians. The officers are able to locate recalled seats and install every type of child seat into every type of vehicle. The Township of South Park would like to extend this service to our residents. To have your child seat checked for recalls and installation problems, please call us at 412-833-1000 to make an appointment. To learn more about the program, click here.
People looking for Grove Rentals, the Golf Course, the Wave Pool, the Ice Skating Rink or the Tennis Courts should use the contact information for the Allegheny County Park "South Park" listed at the bottom of the Contact Us page or visit the Allegheny County Parks Department website at http://www.county.allegheny.pa.us/parks/. Please note that the Township of South Park is the municipality located around the Allegheny County Park "South Park".
TRI-COMMUNITY SOUTH EMS 2019 SUBSCRIPTION DRIVE UNDERWAY
The 2019 subscription drive for Tri-Community South is currently underway. The cost is $60.00 per subscriber for ambulance service. If you do not subscribe and transport by ambulance is necessary, you will be responsible for all associated costs that are not covered under your insurance plan. Call TCS at 412-831-3710 for details.