Meeting Notice – August 29, 2017

BEDFORD BOROUGH
244 WEST PENN STREET
BEDFORD, PA 15522-1226
TELEPHONE: (814) 623-8192
FAX: (814) 623-3315
E-MAIL: bedfordborough@bedboro.com
www.bedboro.com

August 22, 2017
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MEETING NOTICE

The Finance Committee for the Council of the Borough of Bedford will hold a 2018 Budget Work Session at 3:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at the Borough Office (244 W. Penn Street, Bedford/Conference Room).

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager
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DBI Riverfest Event

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

August 8, 2017
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PRESS RELEASE

Between the hours of 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August 11th and continuing until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 13, 2017 – the Fort Bedford Park in the Borough of Bedford will be closed to all vehicular traffic to facilitate DBI’s RiverFest Event. Vehicles not associated with the event that remain in the Park after Noon on Friday, August 11th will be towed at the owners’ expense.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager
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EMAILED TO:
• BEDFORD GAZETTE (News Department):
Please print in “Top of th’ Morning” in the August 10th and/or August 11th issue.
• BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
• DOWNTOWN BEDFORD, INC.
• BEDFORD HERITAGE TRUST
• BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
• BEDFORD COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU
• BEDFORD AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE
• BEDFORD COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
• BEDFORD BOROUGH WATER & PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEES
• BOROUGH COUNCIL, WATER AUTHORITY & MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

FAXED TO:
• CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS: Please air periodically from August 10th thru August 13th.
• WSKE RADIO: Please air periodically from August 10th thru August 13th.
• BEDFORD COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

DELIVERED TO:
• BEDFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT NO. 1, INC.

2017 Ownership & Care of Animals

BEDFORD BOROUGH
244 WEST PENN STREET
BEDFORD, PA 15522-1226
TELEPHONE: (814) 623-8192
FAX: (814) 623-3315
E-MAIL: bedfordborough@bedboro.com
WEBSITE: www.bedboro.com

August 1, 2017

PRESS RELEASE

Re: Ownership and Care of Animals in the Borough of Bedford

Persons residing in or visiting the Borough of Bedford are reminded of the following, as they pertain to the ownership and care of animals:

• It is unlawful to keep any large animals (any animal from the bovine, equine, emu, goat, llama, ostrich, sheep or swine families), wild animals, snakes exceeding three (3’) feet in length, poisonous reptiles or other types of poisonous animals, poisonous spiders or poisonous insects anywhere in the Borough of Bedford.
• It is unlawful for the owner of any animal (dog, cat, etc.) to allow such animal to run at large on public property, including streets, parks, and cemeteries, or on any private property, excepting that of the animal’s owner or the person having custody of the animal.
• Food for animals shall be kept in fly-tight and rodent-proof containers.
• Every keeper of an animal shall cause the animal’s litter and droppings (feces) to be collected daily and placed in a container that is fly-tight and rodent-proof. The litter and droppings are to be disposed of in a legal manner at least once per week.
• No person having ownership or custody of an animal shall allow the animal to defecate on public property, including streets, parks and cemeteries or on any private property, excepting that of the animal’s owner or the person having custody of the animal, unless the person having ownership or custody of the animal immediately removes such feces and places it in a non-leaking container for eventual disposal in a toilet or in a trash or litter receptacle located at the animal’s owner’s or caretaker’s property. The provisions contained in this bullet do not apply to a guide dog accompanying any blind person or a dog used to assist any other physically handicapped person.

Barbara E. Diehl, Borough Manager
Borough of Bedford

EMAILED TO:
• BEDFORD GAZETTE (News Department): Please print in “Top of th’ Morning” as space allows.
• BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
• DOWNTOWN BEDFORD, INC.
• BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
• BEDFORD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
• BEDFORD COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU
• BOROUGH COUNCIL, MAYOR, WATER AUTHORITY & MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

FAXED TO:
• CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS: Please air periodically as time allows.
• WSKE RADIO: Please air periodically as time allows.

2017 Sewer Line Replacement Schedule

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

July 31, 2017

PRESS RELEASE
SANITARY SEWER IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

The Municipal Authority of the Borough of Bedford advises the public and emergency responders of the following:

Weather permitting, beginning August 1st and continuing for approximately one (1) month, the Authority will facilitate the installation of the 2017 Sanitary Sewer Improvements Project. Motorists may experience traffic delays in the vicinity of Bedford Street, East Street, Wood Street and Vondersmith Avenue. Vehicle operators should be alert to altered traffic patterns, construction equipment, and workers during the aforementioned times.

Proposed Construction Schedule:
➢ August 1st thru August 9th Bedford Street
➢ August 10th thru August 18th East Street
➢ August 21st until completion Wood Street and Vondersmith Avenue

Radio Stations, Bedford Gazette, Bedford County Free Press and the County Communications Center will be notified when the work is completed and also of any changes to this plan.

Barbara E. Diehl
Borough Manager

PLACED ON BOROUGH WEBSITE – www.bedboro.com

EMAILED:
• BEDFORD GAZETTE (News Department):
o Please place in “Top of th’ Morning” at your earliest convenience.
• BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
• BEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL (ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE)
• BEDFORD AMBULANCE
• BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
• BEDFORD BOROUGH EMPLOYEES
• BOROUGH COUNCIL, WATER AUTHORITY & MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

FAXED:
• CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS:
o Please air upon receipt and then periodically thereafter for the next month.

• WSKE RADIO:
o Please air upon receipt and then periodically thereafter for the next month.
• BEDFORD COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS CENTER

DELIVERED TO:
• BEDFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT NO. 1

Street Closure – August 3 DBI’s Hot Summer Nights

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

July 31, 2017

PRESS RELEASE

On Thursday, August 3rd the following street will be closed to all traffic to accommodate Downtown Bedford Inc.’s “Hot Summer Nights in Downtown Bedford” music event:

• Juliana Street from Penn Street to Pitt Street – 4:00 p.m. thru 10:00 p.m.
• ‘No Parking Bags’ will be placed at 2pm to notify motorists of upcoming event.

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 “Top of th’ Morning” in the
August 1st and/or August 2nd issues.
• BEDFORD COUNTY FREE PRESS
• DOWNTOWN BEDFORD, INC.
• BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT
• BEDFORD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
• BEDFORD COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU
• BEDFORD AREA AMBULANCE SERVICE
• BOROUGH COUNCIL, MAYOR, SOLICITOR & STAFF
• BEDFORD BOROUGH WATER AUTHORITY & MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY

FAXED TO:
• CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS:
o Please air on Wednesday, August 2nd and Thursday, August 3rd until 10:00 p.m.
• WSKE RADIO:
o Please air on Wednesday, August 2nd and Thursday, August 3rd until 10:00 p.m.
• BEDFORD COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

DELIVERED TO:
• BEDFORD FIRE DEPARTMENT NO. 1, INC.