Welcome

Welcome to the Borough of Bell Acres established on March 14, 1960. Population is approximately 1,350. Bell Acres Borough is 5.5 square miles and is located in Allegheny County, conveniently located 20 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, PA. It is comprised of mainly single family homes, two parks, a premier youth recreational facility, and numerous hiking trails.



ACT 15 PUBLIC NOTICE

TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Borough of Bell Acres will continue to hold its regular meetings on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. prevailing local time via telephone conference call or other authorized telecommunications device until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting agenda is available at www.bellacresborough.org the Friday before the meeting at the latest, and the Borough’s return to in-person meetings will be announced on the website. The conference call number can be requested from the Borough Manager during regular business hours. Residents and taxpayers of the Borough may submit written comments on current matters of concern or agenda items by U.S. mail or to bellacrespubliccomment@gmail.com prior to 5:00 p.m. on the day of the monthly meeting in order to be considered at the meeting.

Charles D. Kulbacki
Borough Manager


PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING – CANCELLED
The Bell Acres Borough Planning Commission Meeting on December 9, 2020, has been cancelled.


LEGAL NOTICE

BELL ACRES MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY
ALLEGHENY COUNTY
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

Public notice is hereby given that on December 7, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. a public meeting of the Board (the “Board”) of the Bell Acres Municipal Authority (the “Authority”), will be held virtually via telephone conference call.

PLEASE NOTE, THE AUTHORITY INTENDS TO HOLD THE MEETING ON DECEMBER 7, 2020 VIRTUALLY, VIA TELEPHONE CONFERENCE CALL. THE CALL IN NUMBER WILL BE POSTED ON THE BELL ACRES BOROUGH WEBSITE AT WWW.BELLACRESBOROUGH.ORG. THE AGENDAS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS WILL ALSO CONTINUE TO BE LOCATED ON THE WEBSITE. ANY RESIDENT AND TAXPAYER DESIRING TO SPEAK DURING THE PUBLIC COMMENT PORTIONS OF THE VIRTUAL MEETING MUST SUBMIT A WRITTEN REQUEST, INCLUDING HIS/HER NAME AND ADDRESS, TO THE AUTHORITY RECORDING SECRETARY VIA E-MAIL AS LISTED BELOW BY 5 P.M. ON DECEMBER 7, 2020. PERSONS SUBMITTING SUCH REQUESTS WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED TO SPEAK DURING THE PUBLIC COMMENT PORTIONS OF THE VIRTUAL MEETING IN ACCORDANCE WITH BOARD POLICY.

BELL ACRES MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY
Ms. Susan Kuhni
Authority Recording Secretary
sjkuhni@comcast.net

The dial in number for the public to participate in the meeting is:

1-855-613-0984 Access Code: 2105520

BAMA Meeting Agenda 12-7-20


BUDGET NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that the Council of the Borough of Bell Acres on
November 16, 2020, adopted a proposed budget for the year 2021 showing estimated
receipts and expenditures of $1,871,043.00. This proposed budget is based on a
property tax levy on real property of 4.32 mills, the continuation of other taxes under
the terms of the Local Tax Enabling Act, and anticipated Liquid Fuels Receipts and other
fees. Final action on the 2021 Budget will be taken at the Regular Meeting of Borough
Council to be held on December 14, 2020, at 7:00 P.M., via approved
telecommunications device (Zoom). Residents can contact the Borough for access
information. The proposed budget may be inspected by appointment at the Office of the
Borough Secretary during regular business hours at the Bell Acres Borough Building,
1153 Camp Meeting Road, Sewickley, Pennsylvania 15143.

Lisa J. Fleming
Borough Secretary


Donations for the Bell Acres food bank will be accepted at the Big Sewickley Creek VFD.
Please leave your unexpired donation in the foyer entrance to the banquet hall during daylight hours.
Food boxes will be delivered on Wednesday.
If you need assistance or would like to help, please contact the Big Sewickley Creek VFD.



ANNOUNCEMENT

Due to the Coronavirus situation, and out of an abundance of caution, please be advised that the Bell
Acres Borough has taken steps to limit the exposure or possible spread of the Coronavirus within our
community. We have no greater responsibility than to protect the safety, health, and welfare of our
community.
Therefore, Effective March 16, 2020, the Borough Municipal Building is closed to the public until further notice. Our staff is working and available. If you need to contact the Borough Staff, please call (412) 741-5448.
The Bell Acres Police Department will be handling non-emergency calls via phone, in order to limit
exposure. If you need to speak with a Police Officer for non-emergencies, please call (412) 741-3010.
For emergencies, please call 911.


Bell Acres Comprehensive Plan Makes Progress

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Bell Acres History

YOU’RE INVITED…to share special memories, stories & photos of life in Bell
Acres/Sewickley Township. Now is the time to dig out those forgotten scrap books
& boxes of childhood photos. Please join in telling the Bell Acres story & preserving
its history for future generations.

Contact Bell Acres historian Debby Rabold at history@bellacres.org
Phone: 412 741-5448 Fax: 412 741-6302

News & Updates

Local Food Bank Information



If you know a Bell Acres resident who has served in our military, kindly send the information to secretary@bellacresborough.org Thank you!
Resident Survey results can be found in the Communication section of our website

Bell Acres Police Department