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EC Code Enforcement Officer Reminds Residents of Snow Clearing Ordinance

Ralph Chiappetta, Ellwood City’s code enforcement officer reminds residents of the snow removal ordinance: 1988 Code § 12-3091)  (Ord. 2396.  Passed 7-17-06.) Bookmark674.04   SNOW AND ICE ON SIDEWALKS. (a)   Removal of Snow and Ice by Owner, Occupant or Tenant.  The owner, occupant or tenant of every property upon or alongside any street in the Borough shall remove or cause to be removed, from all sidewalks in front of or alongside of such property, all snow or ice fallen or formed thereon, within twenty-four hours after the same has ceased to fall or form.  No snow or ice removed or shoveled…


Lawrence Avenue Developer Seeks Potential Businesses

The area of 509 to 515 Lawrence Avenue has been awarded to Lutz & Myers Inc. for redeveloping, and now Ron Lutz says the next step for developing is finding potential businesses. Lutz & Myers will be relying on the help of potential businesses to decide on which blueprint design they will choose for construction since they have several possible blueprints drawn up for the area. The blueprints contain anywhere between 3 to 8 businesses – each one catered to different needs of potential businesses. “Depending on the amount of space needed, per each potential business, will be the deciding…


Ellwood City Social Service Organization Asks for Extra $1,000 Donation by Borough

The Holy Redeemer Ministerial Social Service Organization is asking council to approve a donation for their Energy Fund in the amount of $4,000 – $1,000 more than the original requested amount, paid for by the Borough’s general fund. The motion was discussed Monday evening at the council meeting and has been approved for the $3,000 donation but is pending approval for the requested $1,000 extra. Despite Borough Manager Bob Villella stating any extra money is usually already allocated, Council President Connie MacDonald believes council can work something out. “It [the extra money requested] is something that we should be able…


A Letter From the Borough: Political Signs on Borough Property

No candidate for political office, whether local, county, state or federal, shall post any political signs on Borough property without registering at the Municipal Building, 525 Lawrence Avenue, Ellwood City PA 16117. The registration procedure involves a $50 deposit, which will be returned if the following regulations are complied with: no sign shall be placed prior to four weeks before the date of election and must be removed within five days after the election. If the signs are left on Borough property after this time period, they will be removed by the Borough and the deposits will be retained. If…