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.


BUDGET NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that the Council of the Borough of Bell Acres on
November 15, 2021, adopted a proposed budget for the year 2022 showing estimated
receipts and expenditures of $2,086,198.00. 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 2022 Budget will be taken at the Regular Meeting of Borough
Council to be held on December 13, 2021, at 7:00 P.M., at the Big Sewickley Creek Fire
Hall, 1850 Big Sewickley Creek Road, Sewickley, PA 15143. 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.

Jill Palko
Borough Secretary



PUBLIC NOTICE
BOROUGH OF BELL ACRES

At its regular meeting on December 13, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., at the Big Sewickley Creek Fire Hall,
1850 Big Sewickley Creek Road, Sewickley, PA 15143, the Council of the Borough of Bell
Acres will hold a public hearing on and consider an application filed by Villas at Bell Acres, LP,
requesting conditional use approval for a Community Clubhouse, Private, and a Community
Swimming Pool, Private, for property on the south side of Big Sewickley Creek Road in the M-2
zoning district, currently identified by the Allegheny County Department of Real Estate as
Block/Lot No. 1062-J-98. The public is invited to attend and participate in the hearing. A copy
of the application is on file and may be examined at the Borough Building.


PUBLIC NOTICE

The Council of the Borough of Bell Acres will hold a special meeting for the purpose of
reviewing and approving the proposed 2022 budget, and for any other general purposes, on
Monday, November 15, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. prevailing time. The meeting will be held in person
at the Big Sewickley Creek Fire Hall, 1850 Big Sewickley Creek Road, Sewickley, PA 15143. The
public is invited to attend in accordance with CDC recommendations.

Jill Palko,
Borough Secretary

Agenda – Special Budget Meeting 11-15-2021


Agenda 11-8-2021


PUBLIC NOTICE

Beginning July 12, 2021, the Council of the Borough of Bell Acres will return to holding its regular meetings on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. prevailing local time in person at the Big Sewickley Creek Fire Hall, 1850 Big Sewickley Creek Road, Sewickley, PA 15143.


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 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 at secretary@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
Bell Acres Comprehensive Plan