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Allegheny County Announces New Cases of COVID19
March 31 Update: According to the Allegheny County Health Department, there are four confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Upper St. Clair. Across the county, there are 356 confirmed cases and two deaths. The Allegheny County Health Department is investigating and will continue to follow up with all individuals identified as close contacts and enforce quarantine measures. 
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Planned Power Outage
On April 8, West Penn Power will perform a planned power outage to upgrade facilities. It will affect 11 customers in the vicinity of Harvester Circle and Westgate Drive from 9-11 a.m. In the event of inclement weather, the planned outage will be rescheduled for Thursday, April 9. Customers will be notified via automated phone message. For questions, call West Penn Power at 800-686-0021.

Waste Management Running a Modified Trash and Recycling Collection Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
For trash:
-Whatever is in the Upper St. Clair-issued cart will be collected, as long as it doesn't have to be handled manually
-No bulk items will be collected, including furniture, carpet, mattresses and appliances
-No loose trash outside the container will be collected, including boxes of trash and open containers
-Only sealed bags outside the trash cart will be collected 
-No yard waste will be collected

For recycling:
-Only the recycling inside the container will be collected
-No loose cardboard outside the container will be collected 

Special Collection Events Postponed
-Electronics recycling scheduled for April 11 is canceled. Check back before the next scheduled electronic recycling event scheduled for May 9.
-Document shredding event scheduled for April 11 is postponed. 
-Spring yard waste curbside collection scheduled for April 18 is postponed. 
-Glass recycling scheduled for April 25 in the Village Square parking lot is postponed.


Community & Recreation Center and Library Closures Extended, Playgrounds Closed
The Community & Recreation Center and the Upper St. Clair Library will remain closed until April 13. Additionally, all Upper St. Clair playgrounds and sports courts are closed until further notice.
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Upper St. Clair Implements Drop Boxes to Limit In-Person Service
In an effort to minimize the health and safety risk of the Township of Upper St. Clair employees and residents, in-person service will close at the Public Works Building, Municipal Building, Tax Office and Community Development Office effective Monday, March 23, 2020. For paper correspondence that is normally delivered in person, use the drop box instead. Staff remains available by phone and email. The number is 412-831-9000. Use this contact us form to email.
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Upper St. Clair Taking Preventative Measures

The Township of Upper St. Clair administrators continue to closely monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and are receiving the latest updates from the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) and agencies with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This continues to be a very fluid situation and we will continue to update the public. 

Township administrators urge staff and residents to stay home if you feel sick. In addition, please follow common sense, but important, preventative measures:

-Wash your hands frequently with water and soap for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with 60%-95% alcohol.
-Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
-Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash. If there is no tissue available, cough or sneeze into your shoulder or sleeve.
-Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
-Avoid shaking hands.

Township administrators will continue to coordinate with the Commonwealth, County and Upper St. Clair School District as the response evolves over the coming days and weeks ahead. Check here on the Township website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts for updates as information is made available. 

For more information regarding COVID-19, including ongoing updates, visit the ACHD website, or call ACHD at 412-687-2243. 
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McLaughlin Run Road Roundabout Project

PennDOT reports it has received bids for the roundabout project for the intersection of McLaughlin Run, Lesnett and McMillan Roads. The expectation is for the project to be awarded at the end of March 2020 with the project proceeding mid-April. Utility relocation work is scheduled to begin in the coming days in advance of the construction. The intersection improvement is expected a year and a half to two years to complete, weather and utility conflict pending. Click here to view PennDOT's presentation on the project. Please note that the timeline has changed.

Painters Run Road Construction
From Allegheny County: Work on Painters Run Road will begin on March 9, 2020 and is expected to end in October 2020.
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West Penn Power Presentation
Due to some residents' concerns about recent power outages, a representative from West Penn Power gave a presentation and answered some customers' questions during the Board of Commissioners Informational & General Affairs meeting on Jan. 27. 
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Boyce Mayview Park Perimeter Trail
Click here to view the presentation on the final phases of the Boyce Mayview Park Perimeter Trail. 

Community & Recreation Center Assessment
A Facilities Implementation Team (FIT) has been created to prioritize improvements and changes to the Community & Recreation Center, which includes elected officials, C&RC employees and residents. The meetings are open to the public. Click here to view the Community & Recreation Center Facility Assessment Report. 

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