Meeting Schedules, Uncategorized

Meetings this Week

Monday, October 1

  • Connellsville Recreation Board, 7:00 PM, City Hall
  • Brownsville Township Supervisors, 6:30 PM, Township Shed
  • Markleysburg Borough Council, 7:00 PM, Borough Office
  • Wharton Township Supervisors, 5:30 PM, Municipal Building
  • Uniontown School Board Voting Meeting, 6:30 PM, High School Band Room

Tuesday, October 2

  • Connellsville Planning Commission, 7:00 PM, City Hall
  • Everson Borough Planning Commission, 6:30 PM, Borough Building
  • Saltlick Township Supervisors, 3:30 PM, Municipal Building

Wednesday, October 3

  • Connellsville Senior Center Board, 1:00 PM, Senior Center
  • Point Marion Borough Council, 7:00 PM, Borough Building
  • South Union Township Supervisors, 4:00 Township Building
  • Fayette County Zoning Hearing Board, 10:00 AM, Public Service Builiding, Uniontown

Thursday, October 4

  • Dunbar Township Supervisors, 7:00 PM, Township Building
  • Menallen Township Supervisors, 7:00 PM, Township Building
Polling Place Information, Uncategorized

CASD to use Act 80 Day for upcoming Election; Voting for Bullskin#1 to commence at School

The issue of school safety in Bullskin Township during the Nov. 6 general election has been resolved.

The Connellsville Area School Board at its September meeting voted to make Nov. 6 an Act 80 day, meaning teachers will report for in-service training while students have the day off.

“Because we can’t find any other place for voting in Bullskin, we felt it was safer to use it as an Act 80 day,” said Francis Mongell, the school board president.

The district had taken the issue before the Fayette County Board of Elections, with no alternative found. Under state law, public schools may be used as polling places. Parents had raised concerns that voters have access to the student restrooms and other areas of Bullskin Elementary School, and didn’t feel that it was safe to have voters and students in the building at the same time.

Larry Blosser, the director of the Fayette County Election Bureau, said he was glad to hear the district was taking an Act 80 day on Election Day.

“That’s one thing that we had suggested to them when they came to the Election Board,” Blosser said.

Blosser said there had been lengthy discussions about various alternative sites, but none were available or suitable.

“It’s a rural area,” Blosser said. “Mt. Carmel Church was suggested, but it’s in Upper Tyrone. I can’t go across township lines.”

Other potential sites were either unavailable or not handicapped accessible, Blosser said.

“We tried to get the polling place moved, but couldn’t get it done,” said Kevin Lape, one of the school directors. “The board as a whole is very diligent about the safety of the children.”

Mongell said the situation will most likely arise for the spring primary as well, so the district should consider planning ahead.

Bid Notice, Public Notices

Stewart Twp. Soliciting bids for Refuse Collection

Sealed proposals for the collection and hauling of municipal residential garbage for Stewart Township, Fayette County, beginning January 1, 2019 will be received at either the mailing address P.O. Box 108, Mill Run, PA 15464 or at the Stewart Township Municipal Building located at 373 Grover Rd., Ohiopyle, PA 15470 until 2:00 P.M. on October 11, 2018. Proposals will be opened at the regular business meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Stewart Township on October 15, 2018 at 7:15 P.M. Approximately 150-200 household customers. Must establish route. Garbage collection will not be mandatory in the Township. Contract will be for a period of five (5) years beginning January 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2023. Bid Proposals must detail all charges, extra fees and amount of bags to be collected per week. Bidder must provide proof of compliance with all local, state and federal regulations/requirements, and proof of insurance requirements with bid proposals. Submit written proposals to Stewart Township Secretary in a sealed envelope marked GARBAGE BID PROPOSAL. The bid must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond in the amount of ten percent of the bid, made payable to Stewart Township. The Municipality reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. Stewart Township Supervisors Pamela Kessler, Secretary 724-329-5671

Bid Notice, Public Notices

Jefferson Twp. Accepting Bids

Sealed proposals will be received by the Jefferson Township of Fayette County at 262 Stuckslager Road, Perryopolis, PA 15473, until 2:00 P.M., on October 16, 2018, for the following: 1) 1 Utility Tractor, 75 horse power, 2 wheel drive with cab Call Township for bid package and full list of specifications Liquidated Damages Apply Proposals must be upon the forms furnished by the Municipality. The bid must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond in the amount of 10% of the bid, made payable to the municipality. The Municipality reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. Jefferson Township Deborah Swift Secretary to the Board

Public Notices, Uncategorized

PA Tourism/Recreational Committee to meet in Uniontown Next Friday

Pursuant to the provisions of Act 93, October 15, 1998, notice is hereby given that the TOURISM AND RECREATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, House of Representatives, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, will hold an informational meeting on Friday, October 5, 2018. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m., and will be held at the State Theatre for the Arts, 37 E. Main St., Uniontown, PA. The subject of the meeting will be Roundtable discussion of tourism issues affecting the Laurel Highlands. David L. Reddecliff, Chief Clerk House of Representatives Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

ZHB Hearings

Ohiopyle ZHB to meet October 12

Public Notice is hereby given that the Ohiopyle Borough Zoning Hearing Board will meet in the Borough Office, 17 Sherman Street Rear on Friday October 12, 2018 at 6:00 PM to hear the following case. APPLICANT: Bruce Bandel, et al. ADDRESS: 284 Shipe Run Rd. Washington, PA 15301 OWNER OF PROPERTY: Bruce Bandel, et al. PROPERTY LOCATION: 77 Main St. Ohiopyle, PA 15470 ZONING DISTRICT: TC-1 Tourist Commercial District 1: Buffer Interface Applicant is appealing the zoning officers revocation of the zoning permit and issuance of a cease and desist notice. Applicant claims the zoning erred in determining the violation of the borough ordinance in regards to sewer and water taps.

Meeting Schedules, Uncategorized

Meetings this week

Monday, September 24, 2018

  • Connellsville Board of Health, 6:45 PM, City Hall
  • Fayette County Children & Youth Board, 5:15 PM, CYS Building, Uniontown
  • Fayette County Conservation District, 11:00 AM, USDA Office, Lemont Furnace
  • Fayette County Career & Technical Institute Joint Operating Committee, 6:00 PM, FCCTI, Uniontown
  • Belle Vernon Area School Board, Voting Meeting, 7:00 PM, Middle School, Fairhope

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

  • Connellsville Area School Board Work Session, 7:00 PM, High School Auditorium
  • Brownsville-Luzerne Park Board, 7:00 PM, Hillman Park, Hiller
  • Ohiopyle Borough Council, 5:00 PM, Fire Hall
  • Upper Tyrone Township Sewer Authority, 5:00 PM, Municipal Building
  • North Fayette County Municipal Authority, 7:00 PM, Authority Office, Dunbar Twp.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

  • Fayette County Zoning Hearing Board, 10:00 AM, Public Service Building, Uniontown
  • Fayette County Prison Board, 9:15 AM, County Jail, Uniontown
  • Fayette County Agricultural Land Preservation Board, 8:00 PM, Fiddler’s Building @ Fayette County Fairgrounds, Dunbar Township
  • Connellsville Area School Board Voting Meeting, 7:00 PM, High School Auditorium

Thursday, September 27, 2018

  • Menallen Township Planning Board, 6:00 PM, Township Office


Public Notices

Official Notice of Election for Military and Overseas Voters

County of Fayette
2018 General Election (November 6, 2018)
This is an official notice of a General Election to be conducted on 11/6/2018 in Fayette County. You may
register to vote and request an official absentee ballot by using the Federal Postcard Application (FPCA),
available at or You may apply for an absentee ballot by submitting
your FPCA by fax to (724) 430 – 4948, or by email to or
You may request an absentee ballot from this office at any time prior to a primary or election. However,
if time does not permit you to receive and return an official absentee ballot, you are also entitled to vote
using the Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (FWAB). Military electors may also use the FWAB to register
to vote and vote simultaneously.
You may use the FWAB to vote for a candidate for U.S. Senate and U.S. Representative (Representative
in Congress) as well as candidates for all state and local offices, and ballot initiatives.
To vote, refer to page 3 of the FWAB.
To vote for U.S. Senate and U.S. Representative (Representative in Congress), write in the name of the
candidate of your choice in the space provided on the FWAB.
To vote for state and local offices or for ballot initiatives, write the names of candidates or ballot
initiatives in the Addendum section of the FWAB. Under the Office/Ballot Initiative heading, enter the
office the candidate is running for or the title of the Ballot Initiative (referendum). Under the Candidate
Name, Party Affiliation or Initiative Vote heading, list the name of the candidate you wish to vote for,
or if you are voting on a Referendum questions write “yes” or “no.”

U.S. SENATOR – Vote for One– All Precincts within Fayette County
Democratic – Bob Casey, Jr.
Republican – Lou Barletta
Green – Neal Taylor Gale
Libertarian – Dale R. Kerns, Jr.

GOVERNOR / LT. GOVERNOR — Vote for One– All Precincts within Fayette County
Democratic – Tom Wolf/John Fetterman
Republican – Scott R. Wagner/Jeff Bartos
Green – Paul Glover/Jocolyn Bowser-Bostick
Libertarian – Ken V. Krawchuk/Kathleen S. Smith

REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS –14th Congressional District — Vote for One —
All Precincts within Fayette County
Democratic – Bibiana Boerio
Republican – Guy Reschenthaler

SENATOR IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY – 32nd Senatorial District –Vote for One—All Precincts within
Fayette County
Democratic – Pam Gerard
Republican – Pat Stefano

REPRESENTATIVE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY –49th Legislative District – Vote for One–
Belle Vernon Borough, Fayette City Borough, Franklin Township, Jefferson Township, Newell Borough, Washington Township.
Democratic – Steven M. Toprani
Republican – Bud Cook

REPRESENTATIVE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY– 50th Legislative District – Vote for One
Brownsville Borough, Brownsville Township, Luzerne Township, Masontown Borough, Redstone Township.
Democratic – Pam Synder
Republican – Betsy Rohanna McClure

REPRESENTATIVE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY– 51st Legislative District – Vote for One
Fairchance Borough, Georges Township, German Township, Henry Clay Township, MarkleysburgBorough, Nicholson Township, Ohiopyle Borough, Point Marion Borough, Smithfield Borough, South Union Township, Springfield Township, Springhill Township, Stewart Township, Uniontown City, Wharton Township.
Democratic – Tim Mahoney
Republican – Matthew Dowling

REPRESENTATIVE IN THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY– 52nd Legislative District – Vote for One
Bullskin Township, Connellsville City, Connellsville Township, Dawson Borough, Dunbar Borough, Dunbar Township, Everson Borough, Lower Tyrone Township, Menallen Township, North Union Township, Perry Township, Perryopolis Borough, Saltlick Township, South Connellsville Borough, Upper Tyrone Township, Vanderbilt Borough.
Democratic – Ethan Keedy
Republican – Ryan Warner

Bid Notice, Public Notices

Masontown Borough Chanel Bank Rehab Project Bid Notice

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Masontown Borough will receive sealed bids from Contractors for the 2018 Channel Bank Rehabilitation Project until 1:00 P.M. prevailing time, at the Borough Office, 1 East Church Avenue, Masontown, Pennsylvania 15461 on Friday, September 28, 2018. The rehabilitation for the channels are at two separate locations and appurtenant items of construction within the Borough of Masontown. Copies of the plans and specification for may be purchased for One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) per set, nonrefundable, from Sleighter Engineering, Inc., 1060 Eberly Way, Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania, 15456, Phone 724-438-4010. A certified check payable to Masontown Borough or a bid bond on the bid form executed by the Bidder and an acceptable Surety company, in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the bid amount, shall be submitted with each bid to guarantee the Bidders entrance into a contract if given the award. No bid bond shall be waived or returned because the Bidder has failed to or cannot comply with any requirements as set forth in the plans, specifications, or any applicable statutes of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. No bid may be withdrawn for Sixty (60) calendar days after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids. This is a Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Rate Project The Contractor must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. All Contractors submitting bids shall be required to submit a listing of past experience of similar work, verifying themselves as qualified for this type of project. Masontown Borough reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any informality in the bidding process. Masontown Borough Secretary, Robin E. Core