2017 Annual Meeting Notice

BOROUGH OF BEDFORD
244 WEST PENN STREET
BEDFORD, PA 15522
TELEPHONE (814) 623-8192
FAX (814) 623-3315
E-MAIL: bedfordborough@bedboro.com
WEBSITE:www.bedboro.com

December 15, 2016

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MEETING NOTICE

Regularly scheduled 2017 meetings of the Council of the Borough of Bedford will be held in the Bedford County Commissioners’ Board Room #101 in the County Office Building Complex as follows:

1st Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.

EXCEPTION(S): January Regular Meeting – Tuesday, January 3, 2017
September Regular Meeting – Tuesday, September 5, 2017

ADDITIONAL: Year End Meeting – Thursday, December 28, 2017

Access to the County Office Complex will be via the Penn Street entrance.

Regularly scheduled 2017 meetings for the following Borough of Bedford’s legislative bodies will be held at the Borough Office, 244 West Penn Street, Bedford, PA as follows:

– Police Committee of the Council of the Borough of Bedford: Same Night as Borough Council on the odd numbered months at 6:00 p.m. in the Borough Police Department Office.
– Borough Police Civil Service Commission: (AS NEEDED) 1st Tuesday of the Month at 7:00 p.m.
EXCEPTION: July Meeting – Wednesday, July 5, 2017.
– Zoning Hearing Board: (AS NEEDED) 2nd Monday of the Month at 10:00 a.m.
– Bedford Borough Water Authority: 3rd Monday of the month at 4:00 p.m.
– Council of the Borough of Bedford Workshop: 3rd Tuesday of the month at 3:30 p.m.
– Municipal Authority of the Borough of Bedford: 3rd Tuesday of the month at 11:00 a.m.
– Bedford Borough Planning Commission: (AS NEEDED) 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
EXCEPTION: November Meeting – Thursday, November 9, 2017.
– Historical Architectural Review Board: 4th Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m.
EXCEPTION: November Meeting – Thursday, November 16, 2017.

Regularly scheduled 2017 meetings between the Municipal Authority of the Borough of Bedford and the Bedford Township Municipal Authority will be held at the Bedford Township Office, 1007 Shed Road, Bedford, PA as follows:

– Wednesday, March 29th & Wednesday, September 27th at 8:00 a.m.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager

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BEDFORD GAZETTE (Classified Department): Please print in the “Meeting Notice” section of the
Classified Advertisements in the Weekend Edition, December 24-25, 2016 issue. Send Invoice & Proof of Publication to the Borough Office.

Meeting Notice – 2017 Budget

BOROUGH OF BEDFORD
244 WEST PENN STREET
BEDFORD, PA 15522
TELEPHONE (814) 623-8192
FAX (814) 623-3315
E-MAIL: bedfordborough@bedboro.com
WEBSITE: www.bedboro.com

December 6, 2016

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MEETING NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Borough of Bedford’s 2017 Proposed Budget is available for public inspection at the Bedford Borough Office from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The Council of the Borough of Bedford will hold a Public Budget Hearing of the General, Sewer, Capital Reserve, Liquid Fuels, and Fort Museum Funds for the calendar year ending on December 31, 2017 on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. in the Bedford County Commissioners’ Board Room #101 in the County Office Building Complex.

Borough citizens have the right to attend the hearing, to provide written or oral comments, and to ask questions regarding the Borough’s Budget.

Immediately following the Hearing, Borough Council will: adopt the 2017 Budget, adopt the Real Estate Tax Ordinance for 2017, and conduct any other required business.

 

(Signed)         Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager

 

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Public Notice – Meeting to Adopt Tax Levy Ordinance

December 6, 2016

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NOTICE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the Borough of Bedford, County of Bedford, Pennsylvania intends to adopt the following Ordinance at a Meeting to be held on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. in the Bedford County Commissioners’ Board Room #101 in the County Office Building Complex:

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 BOROUGH OF BEDFORD

TAX LEVY ORDINANCE
ORDINANCE NO. 2016-02

AN ORDINANCE OF THE Borough of Bedford, County of Bedford, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, fixing the tax rate for the year 2017.

BE IT ORDAINED AND ENACTED, and it is hereby ordained and enacted by the Borough Council of the Borough of Bedford that a tax be and the same is hereby levied on all real property subject to taxation within the said municipality as follows:

Tax rate on real estate for general purposes, the sum of three and nine-tenths (3.9) mills on each dollar of assessed valuation.

That any ordinance, or part of any ordinance, conflicting with this ordinance be and the same is hereby repealed insofar as the same affects this ordinance.

ENACTED AND ORDAINED this 22nd day of December, 2016, to become effective January 1, 2017.

Attest:                                                                                THE BOROUGH OF BEDFORD

____________________________             By _________________________
Secretary                                                                       (Vice) President

 

(SEAL)
Approved the 22nd day of December, 2016.

_________________________
Mayor

Barbara E. Diehl, Borough Manager
Borough of Bedford

 

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Street Closure – DBI Christmas Family Fun

BEDFORD BOROUGH
244 WEST PENN STREET
BEDFORD, PA 15522
TELEPHONE (814) 623-8192
FAX (814) 623-3315
E-MAIL: bedfordborough@bedboro.com
WEBSITE: www.bedboro.com

December 1, 2016

PRESS RELEASE

On Saturday, December 3rd, between the hours of 3:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., the following street will be closed to all traffic to accommodate Downtown Bedford Inc.’s “Family Fun Christmas Event” event:

– Juliana Street between Central Way and Penn Street.

Vehicle operators should take extra precaution when driving in/near the aforementioned area.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager

EMAILED TO:
 BEDFORD GAZETTE (News Department):
Please print in the “Top of th’ Morning” on Friday, December 2, 2016.
 BOROUGH EMPLOYEES
 DOWNTOWN BEDFORD, INC.
 BEDFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT
 BOROUGH COUNCIL & MAYOR
 BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
 BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
 BEDFORD AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE
 WATER AUTHORITY, MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY & SOLICITOR
FAXED TO:
 CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS: Please air on Friday, December 2nd and again on Saturday,
December 3rd until 9:00 p.m.
 WSKE RADIO: Please air on Friday, December 2nd and again on Saturday,
December 3rd until 9:00 p.m.
 BEDFORD COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

2016 Loose Leaf Collection Program Ending December 9th

BEDFORD BOROUGH
244 WEST PENN STREET
BEDFORD, PA 15522
TELEPHONE (814) 623-8192
FAX (814) 623-3315
E-MAIL: bedfordborough@bedboro.com
WEBSITE: www.bedboro.com

December 1, 2016

PRESS RELEASE

The Borough of Bedford will end its “2016 LOOSE Leaf Collection Program” on Friday, December 9, 2016.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager

EMAILED:
 BEDFORD GAZETTE (News Department): Please place in “Top of th’ Morning” in the
Monday, December 5, 2016 issue.
 BOROUGH COUNCIL
 BOROUGH EMPLOYEES
 DOWNTOWN BEDFORD, INC.
 BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
 BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
 WATER AUTHORITY & MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY
FAXED:
 CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS: Please air on a periodic basis for the next several days.
 WSKE RADIO: Please air on a periodic basis for the next several days.
 BEDFORD COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS CENTER
DELIVERED:
 BEDFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT