Thanks again for your continued patience during sewer billing transition–For those customers who use on-line banking thru their own bank–please note mailing address change–new address is :  112 South Water St, West Newton Pa. 15089

Property Foreclosure Registration

To register a foreclosure property (or to file a citizen complaint regarding a property issue), please visit http://community.prochamps.com/pa/westmoreland/west-newton-borough. Any questions with respect to registration requirements, registration status, etc. should be directed to SUPPORT@PROCHAMPS.COM.

Notice for mowing lawns

When mowing your lawn avoid shooting grass onto the streets and sidewalks–causes major clogs in catch basins and storm sewers–Remember Borough Ordinance states “Any grass, vegetation over 10 inches is a violation” Let’s keep our community weed free.

Bagged leaves are picked up on a random basis–place them curbside–we will pick up–Consider becoming eco friendly and using paper compostable leaf bags

Appeal for FEMA Flood Map changes

To appeal a home’s placement in what is officially called a Special Flood Hazard Area, the homeowner must show the lowest adjacent grade, or the lowest ground touching the structure, is at or above what is called the Base Flood Elevation. The Base Flood Elevation is the computed elevation to which flood water is anticipated to rise during the base flood used in determining the land is in a Special Flood Hazard Area.

Commissioner Miller noted that it is the homeowner’s responsibility to provide this information in a letter to FEMA. For this type of appeal, called a Letter of Map Amendment, there is no charge to the consumer.

Homeowners can get more information on how to appeal a flood zone designation, get a flood map, and find answers to other questions, by going to https://www.fema.gov/information-homeowners. Homeowners can also call 1-877-FEMA-MAP (1-877-336-2627) to get information on appealing a flood zone designation.

Council Work Session and Regular Meeting Schedule

Council work sessions are generally held on the first Monday of each month. Regular monthly meetings are always held on the second Monday of each month. Both begin at 6:30.

Budget Work sessions every Monday In October and November, unless otherwise noted, beginning at 6:30 in Council Chambers

Public Notices Change

Due to the closure of the Times Sun, all public notices and advertisements will be in the Tribune Review

No Kill traps and Rat Poison are available at Borough Building

Board Vacancies

Looking  for residents interested in serving on the Planning Commission and Zoning Hearing Board? Please contact Borough Office!!!

Large Garbage Items

The garbage company takes one large item per week, you MUST call 724-437-7336 if you are going to have something out. Large items such as refrigerators, air conditioners, freezers, etc must have Freon removed and tagged.

Please contact the Borough via telephone, email or this website to have local events listed on the calendar


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