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Free Firewood – Finleyville Airport

Union Township Residents

The airport is clearing trees (as a favor and no cost to the community) and are offering free firewood to any resident. The residents must cut and haul the firewood themselves. The trees are down and branches are trimmed off.
You must contact the Airport Manager, Tom Riemer (412-901-7682) for instructions and location of firewood.

Notice to Bidders

SECTION 1 NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by Union Township, 3904 Finleyville-Elrama Road, Finleyville, PA 15332 until Monday, March 13, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. prevailing time for the “2017 Garvin Road: Dirt, Gravel, And Low Volume Road Maintenance Project.” The bid envelope must be labeled as “2017 Garvin Road: Dirt, Gravel, And Low Volume Road Maintenance Project.” The bids will be publicly open and read aloud Monday, March 13, 2017, that same day, at 7:00pm during the public meeting of the Union Township Board of Supervisors. Bid documents are available at the Project Engineer’s Office, Harshman CE Group LLC, 100 Courson Hill Road, Washington, PA 15301, upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $25.00 for each set of documents. Bid documents will not be mailed.
A bid security in the form of a certified check or bid bond drawn to the order of Union Township executed by the bidder and the surety company, satisfactory to the Township, in an amount equal to ten (10%) percent of the total bid amount must be submitted with the bid proposal. All proposals shall be submitted in accordance with the instructions to bidders contained in the bid documents. Union Township hereby reserves the right, which is understood and agreed to by all bidders, to reject any or all bids submitted; and also reserves the right to waive any informalities in the bids received. Bids may be held by Union Township of a period not to exceed thirty (30) days from the date of bid opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding the contract.
Union Township, Deborah A. Sargent, Chairwoman

ZHB Hearing

-PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE-

 The Union Township Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2017 in the Municipal Building, 3904 Finley-Elrama Road, Finleyville, PA  15332.

This is to consider an application by Ralph Opferman Jr of 3 Airport Road Finleyville, PA located in the C-1 (Local Commercial Zoning District).  Mr. Opferman is seeking relief from the following ordinance sections

  • Article VII Section 280-41A(1)(e) Contracting Business
  • Article XVII Section 280-112A(1)Outdoor Storage

A copy of this application is available and may be examined at the Union Township Municipal Building 3904 Finleyville- Elrama Road, Finleyville PA 15332 during regular business hours.

Sincerely, Harold Ivery Jr, Zoning Officer

Ordinances for Potential Adoption on 2-27-17

NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Supervisors of Union Township, Washington County, will consider for adoption at a regular meeting of the Board on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Union Township Municipal Building, 3904 Finley-Elrama Road, Finleyville PA 15332 the following ordinances:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF UNION, WASHINGTON COUNTY,  PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 135 “GRADING” OF THE TOWNSHIP CODE, SPECIFICALLY AMENDING SECTION 135-7, “BONDS”; CHAPTER 135, SECTION 16 “GENERAL REQUIREMENTS” AND CHAPTER 135-17 “VIOLATION” IN THE UNION TOWNSHIP CODE.

AN ORDINANCE OF UNION TOWNSHIP, WASHINGTON COUNTY,  COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA FOR THE PRESENTATION AND CONTROL OF DUST, DEFINING CERTAIN TERMS USED HEREIN; PROVIDING FOR REGULATIONS, ABATEMENT, EXCEPTIONS, ENFORCEMENT ORDERS, RESPONSIBILITY OF OWNERS AND OPERATORS, PENALTIES, UNLAWFUL CONDUCT, PUBLIC NUISANCES WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP.

A ORDINANCE OF UNION TOWNSHIP, WASHINGTON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING THE TOWNSHIP CODE, SPECIFICALLY CHAPTER 265, SECTION 265-8, WHICH PERTAINS TO THE PLACEMENT OF STOP SIGNS WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP, BY PROVIDING FOR A STOP SIGN ON COAL BLUFF ROAD ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE INTERSECTION WITH GILMORE  ROAD, FACING SOUTHBOUND TRAVEL.

Any interested citizen may examine the ordinances at the Union Township office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., at the office of the Observer-Reporter or at the Washington County Law Library until adoption.

 

Overlook Street Area Sewerage Workshop

Overlook Street & Library Road Sewer Extension Project

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the project to extend the South Park Township sanitary collection system and provide sewerage service to the properties located in Union Township along Overlook Street and Library Road has been proposed to the Union Township Board of Supervisors, for its consideration.

As a result of this project, it is expected that residents receiving new public sewerage will be subject to an estimated monthly user cost of $75.

This project will serve to correct the documented issue of malfunctioning sewage systems in the area as directed by PA DEP, and will also eliminate the risk of health and environmental impacts arising from the malfunctioning systems.

All interested persons who desire to review and comment on the project shall file such comments on or before, Saturday, February 18, 2017. The thirty (30) day comment period shall commence on Thursday, January 19, 2017, and end on February 18, 2017, at the close of business. Those wishing to view the plan for review and comments may find the plan at the Union Township Municipal Office located at the following address. All comments should be addressed to the same address.

Additionally, Union Township will hold a public workshop at 6:00pm on February 13, 2017 at the Township Municipal Office at which time the project Engineer will make a presentation of the proposed sewerage system that is being planned.  Affected property owners are invited to attend.

Union Township
3904 Finleyville-Elrama Road
Finleyville, PA 15332

Grants Received 2015-2016

Grants Received 2015 and 2016

LOCAL SHARE PROGRAM (LSA) Grant – Jason and Jack Street Bridge….. $150,000
Obtained 2015 for Union Valley Flooding Phase 1)

LOCAL SHARE PROGRAM (LSA) Grant – Act 537 Grant Update….. $27,500
Obtained in 2016 for Mingo Circle Sewage Planning)

WCCD DIRT AND LOW VOLUME ROAD GRANT….. $125,693
Garvin Road Bridge

INDUSTRIAL SITES ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT FUND GRANT…… $37,500
Elrama Chrome Shop Property Reclamation