Borough of West Pittston, Pennsylvania


~ The Garden Village ~


EST. 1857


West Pittston Borough

Address
555 Exeter Avenue
West Pittston, PA 18643

Office Hours
8:00am - 4:00pm weekdays

Phone Numbers
Main Office: 570-655-7782
Fax: 570-602-8046
Public Works: 570-655-7786
Police (non-emergency): 570-655-7780
Emergency: 911

Recycling Center
505 Delaware Avenue
Open for Recycling 8:00am to 12:00pm Saturdays

Borough Manager
Savino Bonita
manager@westpittstonborough.com

Borough Secretary
Gloria Kijek
secretary@westpittstonborough.com

Borough Council President
Ellen Quinn

Members
James Butera
John Hood​
Barry Hosier
Ray Judge
Bill Bohn
Ian Stevenson

Mayor
Barry D. Hosier

Tax Collector
George Miller
555 Exeter Ave.
570-655-7782 ext.232

Council Meetings
First Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm in the Borough Building.

Council Work Sessions
Third Wednesday of the month unless otherwise published at 6:30pm in the Borough Building.

Police Chief
Michael Turner

Fire Chief
John Hood
West Pittston Hose Company #1

Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer
Alan J. Brezinski
code-zoning@westpittstonborough.com

Public Records Officer
Savino Bonita

PUBLIC LEGAL NOTICE – Taxation Council Meeting


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at a Virtual Meeting of West Pittston Borough Council to be held on December 22, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. prevailing time.  The public may participate by dialing in at 6:30 pm using the following phone number, 1-844-855-4444.  The Access Code is 1504199.  Borough Council will consider and act upon a proposed Ordinance which levies on all real property within the said Borough subject to taxation for general Borough purposes for the fiscal year of 2021 a tax in the sum of 3.8951 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation, plus an additional 0.3999 mils tax for indebtedness, for a total of 4.2950 mills.  The amount of revenues estimated to be derived from these taxes are as follows:

  1. 3.8951 Mills $786,837.89
  2. 0.3999 Mills $   80,830.00

Said proposed Ordinance is as follows:

ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF WEST PITTSTON FIXING THE TAX MILLAGE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR OF 2021 BE IT ENACTED AND ORDAINED, and it hereby enacted and ordained by the Council of the Borough of West Pittston, as follows:

SECTION I.

That a tax be and the same is hereby levied on all real property within the said Borough subject to taxation for Borough purposes for the fiscal year 2021 as follows:

Tax rate for general Borough purposes, the sum of 3.8951 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation.

SECTION II.

That in addition to the above tax, an additional tax be and the same is hereby levied on all real property within the said Borough subject to taxation for the purposes of paying interest and principal of the indebtedness incurred pursuant to the Act know as the Local Governmental Unit Debt Act, said tax to levied as follows:

The sum of 0.3999 mills on each dollar of assessed valuation, said tax to be assessed for the fiscal year 2020 and those subsequent years as shall be set forth in specific and express language in the annual ordinance fixing the tax millage.

SECTION III.

That any Ordinance or Resolution or parts of Ordinances or Resolutions not consistent with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed.

The Borough of West Pittston does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, Religion, Age, Disability or Family Status in Employment or the Provision of Services.

 

 

Mark W. Bufalino, Esquire
Borough Solicitor

 

Sign Up for CodeRED

CodeRED is an emergency notification service that allows borough officials to notify residents and businesses by telephone, cell phone, text message, email and social media regarding time-sensitive, general and emergency information. Only authorized officials have access to the CodeRED system. . Any message regarding the safety, property or welfare of the community will be disseminated using CodeRED. These include AMBER alerts, hazardous traffic or road conditions, boil water advisories, evacuation notices or community events.

For registration help, call 1-866-939-0911. Required information includes contact name, address, city, state, zip code, phone number and whether the property is a residence or business.


Police Department Website

The West Pittston Police Department has a new website. Be sure to check it often. The site is intended to help the West Pittston Police Department with its law enforcement duties. You may email tips, retrieve forms, access other law enforcement sites, or register for code red on the site.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the website please email turner@westpittstonpd.com

Crime tips may be emailed to tip@westpittstonpd.com.

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