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Upper Burrell Township

3735 Seventh Street
New Kensington, PA 15068

724.335.3517
Fax 724.335.9475

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Office Hours :

8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday - Friday

 

 

Upper Burrell Police

3735 Seventh Street
New Kensington, PA 15068

Emergencies Dial 911

Administrative 724.335.0664
Fax 724.335.2167

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Welcome to Upper Burrell Township

 

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Established in 1879, Upper Burrell Township, Westmoreland County, PA, is a rural farming community of 15.6 square miles with approximately 2,326 residents. We are a growing community in both population and industry. We are proud to have located within our community Alcoa Technical Center, Penn State University and the Westmoreland Business and Research Park.
 
Our residents enjoy country living while minutes away from regional shopping areas. As with any township we are rich with history. From the thriving family businesses in the past to the educational and industrial center we have become today, makes Upper Burrell Township a distinctive community.
 

Upper Burrell Township is a Township of the Second Class, and it is governed by a board of supervisors. The board consists of three elected supervisors, each serving a six year term. Be sure to check out the Board & Administrative Section for meeting minutes.


Huntley & Huntley Conditional Use Application has been “Stayed” by Order of Court. The Validity Challenge will be addressed before the Conditional Use proceeds.

 

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Received a court order stating “The stay of the Conditional Use application process pending before Upper Burrell Twp. issued in this Court’s Order of August 10, 2017 is lifted and dissolved”. The hearing scheduled for October 16, 17 and 18, 2017 is continued indefinitely.

 


 

Meeting Agenda's


UPPER BURRELL TOWNSHIP CLEAN-UP DAY
SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2018
8:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M.

TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS ONLY – I.D. IS REQUIRED

 

TIRE DISPOSAL FEES:  
CAR TIRE – NO RIM $ 3.00
CAR TIRE WITH RIM $ 4.00
TRUCK TIRE – UP TO 17” NO RIM $ 4.00
TRUCK TIRE – UP TO 17” WITH RIM $ 5.00
TRUCK TIRE – 18” UP TO 24.5” NO RIM $ 9.00
TRUCK TIRE – 18” UP TO 24.5” WITH RIM $ 20.00
TRACTOR TIRES – NO RIM $ 25.00
TRACTOR TIRES – WITH RIM $ 36.00

 

WE WILL NOT ACCEPT:

  • CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL – SHINGLES
  • BATTERIES-GASOLINE-OILS-FLUIDS
  • PAINT-PESTICIDES
  • HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
  • APPLIANCES CONTAINING FREON
  • ELECTRONICS

 

Reimagining Our Westmoreland

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Planning District meetings have been scheduled for residents to review, rate, and prioritize the draft strategies developed thus far in the Reimagining Our Westmoreland planning process. These meetings will be one of the last opportunities for input before the plan is finalized and adopted. Please inform your residents of our upcoming meetings and encourage them to attend.

 

Attendees are encouraged to bring their phone for live polling.

Residents can confirm their attendance by emailing dkoons@co.westmoreland.pa.us.

April 11, 6PM-9PM

Burrell High School (Auditorium)

1021 Puckety Church Rd, Lower Burrell

Planning District 1 includes Allegheny, Washington, Upper Burrell, Lower Burrell, New Kensington, Arnold, West Leechburg, Hyde Park, Vandergrift, East Vandergrift, and Oklahoma, but all Westmoreland residents are welcome to attend.

 

April 16, 6PM-9PM

Penn-Trafford High School (Cafeteria)

3381 Route 130, Harrison City

Planning District 2 includes Murrysville, Penn, North Huntingdon, Export, Delmont, Manor, Irwin, North Irwin, and Trafford, but all Westmoreland residents are welcome to attend.

 

April 25, 6PM-9PM

Westmoreland County Courthouse (Jury Assembly Room)
2 North Main St, Greensburg

Planning District 5 includes Hempfield, Unity, Latrobe, Youngstown, Greensburg, Southwest Greensburg, South Greensburg, Youngwood, New Stanton, Hunker, Madison, Arona, Adamsburg, Penn, and Jeannette, but all Westmoreland residents are welcome to attend.

 

April 30, 6PM-9PM

Turkeytown VFD

90 Supervisors Dr, West Newton

Planning District 3 includes Sewickley, South Huntingdon, Rostraver, Monessen, North Belle Vernon, Smithton, West Newton, and Sutersville, but all Westmoreland residents are welcome to attend.

 

May 7, 6PM-9PM

Slickville Fire Hall

128 Main St, Slickville

Planning District 6 includes Bell, Loyalhanna, Salem, Derry, Avonmore, New Alexandria, and Derry, but all Westmoreland residents are welcome to attend.

 

May 14, 6PM-9PM

Rumbaugh Elementary School (Cafeteria)

2414 School St, Mt Pleasant

Planning District 4 includes Mt Pleasant, East Huntingdon, Scottdale, and Mt Pleasant, but all Westmoreland residents are welcome to attend.

 

May 23, 6PM-9PM

Loyalhanna Watershed Association (Barn)

6 Old Lincoln Highway West, Ligonier

Planning District 7 includes St Clair, Fairfield, Ligonier, Cook, Donegal, Seward, New Florence, Bolivar, Ligonier, Laurel Mountain, and Donegal, but all Westmoreland residents are welcome to attend.

 


 

Funds available for owner-occupied housing rehabilitation

Westmoreland County residents may be eligible for funds to rehabilitate homes they own and
live in through a program coordinated through the Westmoreland County Housing Authority
Weatherization Program. The Westmoreland County Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation
Program will use funds that Westmoreland County received as a grant made available through
the 2012 Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) Fund
and the Marcellus Shale Impact Fees. click here for more information


 

Wheels for Wishes

Wheels For Wishes is a vehicle donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia. At no cost to donors, we pick up or tow away vehicles, anywhere in Pennsylvania or West Virginia.

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Now located at the Township building is a container that all residents can use to discard old, no longer needed, prescriptions, prescription patches, medications, ointments, over the counter medications, vitamins, samples, and pet medications. Will not accept hydrogen peroxide, inhalers, aerosol cans, ointments, lotions or needles, medications from businesses, liquids, thermometers.