Caucus Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month. Council Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month. Both meetings are held at the Borough Building and begin at 7:00 pm. All are welcome to attend. Minutes can be requested through our website.
The Paralyzed Veterans have placed a red collection bin in the Rachel Carson Parking Lot. They are accepting clean bedding (sheets, blankets, bedspreads, towels, clothing and shoes. All items donated are appreciated and they benefit our paralyzed veterans.
Cheswick now has 4 recycling dumpsters, located at Rachel Carson Park parking lot. You can recycle all paper, including junk mail, glossy paper and magazines, cardboard, newspaper, phone books, manila and brown folders; glass of all colors, plastic, tin and aluminum. Please flatten cardboard boxes and plastic bottles but do not break glass bottles. Please do NOT recycle food waste, glass pans and Pyrex, Styrofoam food containers and ink toner cartridges.
Electronics such as computers and TV's must be recycled responsibly. Check www.dep.web.state.pa.us for more information. Best Buy will accept most e-waste and TV's up to 32 inches.
The recycling dumpster will now be emptied twice per week, on Mondays and Thursdays, since it was filling up so fast.
If you would like to recycle but need help getting your recyclables to the dumpster, please call the Borough Office at 724-274-5125.
Under the new law Act 32, Pennsylvania's system for collecting local Earned Income Tax will be streamlined down to 69 new countywide tax collection districts. Starting January 1, 2012, all Pennsylvania employers (excluding those in Philadelphia) must withhold the local earned income tax as part of their payroll obligations. Cheswick Borough office will no longer collect local wage taxes for residents after the 2011 tax year.
Keystone Collections handles Cheswick's Earned Income Tax. Employers have withheld income taxes, paid it to Keystone and Keystone in turn, pays it to Cheswick Borough. Please reconcile your local EIT with Keystone as requested in the letter sent to all residents.
If you are a RESIDENT of Cheswick, filing our an Act 32, Residency Certification Form, the "Resident PSD Code" is 710101 and the "Total Resident EIT Rate" is 0.1 or 1%. Please note that not everyone with a Cheswick Zip Code (15024) is a resident of Cheswick. One way to determine residency is by your water bill - all of our residents get a water bill from Cheswick Water Department. Call our office if you are uncertain.