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Borough Centennial 2019 - The borough turns 100 years old in 2019 and borough council and mayor are looking for your help in planning the event.  We need volunteers to chair and staff the 2019 Centennial Committee, raise funds, develop activities and events and assist council with planning.  As of the date this information is posted (see page bottom), centennial planning is only in the preliminary stage.  Contact the borough office for further information or attend an operations and policy committee meeting (see event calendar for committee dates) and let members know of your willingness to help.  Further information will be provided on the website and the Tree City Times as plans develop.

 Forest Hills Code of Ordinances - The complete codification of all borough ordinances is available on line.  The code is easy to  search and covers all borough regulations established and amended by council since the borough was founded.  Click Code of Ordinances to find a page that provides further explanation and access to the code and to the search page.    Return to Top of Page

Farmer's Market-  The farmer's market operates June through October.  Check the Community Events Calendar for exact dates.  Join friends and neighbors in selecting fresh vegetables, tempting desserts, homemade pasta and many other items at the Presbyterian Church parking lot on Cascade Road.  Created and operated by the Late Bloomers Garden Club.  Return to Top of Page

Flood Insurance Information -  Spring rains can create problems for home owners in low lying areas, areas with poor drainage or other conditions.  However, even homeowners in low to moderate flood prone areas can be at risk. Check out FEMA's website for info on obtaining flood insurance and the myths surrounding who may need such insurance.     Because this information may be critical to homeowners it will be kept on the news page year round for easy access.  Return to Top of Page

Council Meetings - All meetings are open to the public.  See the borough calendar for meeting dates and times for council and all borough committees and boards.     Return to Top of Page

Payments - Cashless Policy - The borough office does not accept cash for payments of any kind. Return to Top of Page

Office Hours  - effective June 13, 2011:

Monday - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Tuesday - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Wednesday - 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Thursday - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Friday - 9:00 AM to 1 PM

(This schedule may change during holidays, weather or other emergencies or other times of the year with changes posted at the main office.  The office closes on the second Wednesday of each month from 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM for staff meetings)

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Water and Sewage Questions? -Wilkinsburg Penn Joint Water (WPJW) Authority is responsible for handling water issues. Forest Hills Borough is responsible for sewage fee issues only.

If you need to contact the Wilkinsburg Penn Joint Water Authority regarding new meter installation, notices, existing water meter issues, water line breaks or current and delinquent billing issues please dial the WPJW Authority’s number at 412 243-6200. Please do not call the Borough office regarding water complaints, issues or concerns.

If you have a question about regular and delinquent sewage fees then you should call the borough office.
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Volunteers - We are always looking for residents to serve on borough boards and committees.  Don't hesitate to apply because you feel you aren't needed or because you were not asked!  In fact, if you are reading this, we ARE asking you for help!  Click HERE to find more information.    Return to Top of Page

Event Calendar

Most events can be found by clicking on the the Borough calendar  link or consulting the latest edition of the Tree City Times for up-to-date event listings.  Any news items should be submitted to Cindy Simm, editor of the Tree City Times. She can be reached at 412-351-7330, x220, during normal business hours.  Return to Top of Page

Special Announcements

There are no special announcements at this time.  The events calendar  provides the most up to date information on borough events and meetings.  The borough continues to update the website with additional information each month.  News and event information may also be found in the latest edition of the Tree City Times.  

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