Heritage Public Library will be closed Mon, Jan 14th through Mon, Jan 21st
to install vinyl planking flooring in the main aisle of the library, foyer and office.
This work is possible through the Local Share Account grant that we were awarded in 2018!
All online services will be available, such as eBooks & online catalog, during this time.
Don’t forget, you can use the drop box in the rear of the library or the return slot on the front porch of the library to return books.
The Mount Pleasant Township Office will be open on Monday, December 31, 2018 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. The office will be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 and reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 8:00 am.
Governor Wolf Announces Aid to Support Recovery Efforts from Severe Storms in Southwestern Pennsylvania
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved his request to declare a disaster in Westmoreland County after significant flood damage to homes and businesses from a severe storm on Sept. 9, 2018.
“Historic storms have damaged property and disrupted lives across the commonwealth,” said Governor Wolf. “Low-interest loans are an important first step toward helping those affected by the storms to move on.”
Homeowners, renters and businesses impacted by the storm in Westmoreland County, as well as neighboring counties Allegheny, Armstrong, Cambria, Fayette, Indiana, Somerset and Washington may be eligible for low-interest disaster loans through the SBA Disaster Loan Programs.
Low-interest loans of up to $200,000 are available to homeowners to repair or replace damaged or destroyed real estate. SBA regulations permit loans up to $40,000 to repair or replace personal property. Businesses and nonprofits can borrow up to $2 million to restore damaged or destroyed buildings, inventory, equipment and assets. Loan amounts and terms are set by the SBA and are based on each applicant’s financial qualifications.
The SBA will establish a Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) to assist anyone who wishes to apply for a loan. The DLOC will be open at the following location
West Newton Public Library
124 North Water Street
West Newton, PA 15089
Opening: Friday, October 12: 11 a.m.
Days: Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, October 13: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Closed: Sunday, October 14
Closing: Friday, October 19: 4 p.m.
SBA customer service representatives will be on hand at the disaster loan outreach center to issue loan applications, answer questions about the disaster loan program, explain the application process and help individuals to complete their applications.
Individuals and businesses unable to visit the center in person may obtain information and loan applications by calling the SBA’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-659-2955 (1-800-877-8339 for the hearing impaired), or by e-mailing [email protected]
Loan applications can also be downloaded at www.sba.gov/disaster. Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via the SBA’s secure website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela. Completed applications should be returned to the DLOC or mailed to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.
The filing deadline to return applications for physical property damage is Dec. 10, 2018. The deadline to return economic injury disaster loan applications is July 9, 2019.
MEDIA CONTACT: J.J. Abbott, 717-783-1116
Ruth Miller (PEMA) – [email protected]
If you see that there is a domesticated animal outside for longer than 30 minutes, call ANIMAL CONTROL AT 724-746-4344
Residents are able to rent the Lions Den, Lower Pavilion, Southview and Westland starting on February 1, 2018, nonresidents on February 8. Prices will be the same as 2017.
There are currently two positions open on the Municipal Authority. The Authority meets once a month on the first Wednesday at 7 p.m. Wouldn’t you love to give back a little of your time and resources to the community? If you feel driven to make a difference, contact Erin Sakalik, manager, at [email protected] or by phone at 724-356-7974 X11. We are waiting for You!
Police Department: 724-356-7917
Zoning & Code Enforcement: 724-356-7928
Email: [email protected]