April 7th Council Meeting to be Virtual

Due to Governor Wolf’s March 6 Proclamation of Disaster Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the passage of PA HB1564 which contains provisions to allow municipalities to meet remotely during a disaster or emergency declaration, Ben Avon council meetings scheduled for April 7 and 21 will be held remotely via Zoom.
To attend the meeting virtually by computer or phone, or if you are interested in attending but have technology issues, please contact the Ben Avon Borough office at (412) 766-7704 or send email to Benavon@benavon.com for details. You can also contact the Borough Office with any questions or public comments that you would like to have addressed at either meeting.

Waste Management temporarily suspends non-essential services

In order for Waste Management to maintain its focus on municipal solid waste collection and disposal, and due to the reduced number of employees in the field, effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020, Waste Management is temporarily suspending the performance of the following services, which are non-essential during this period of emergency:

Bulk Collection – furniture, carpet, mattresses, appliances, etc.
Spring and bulk clean-ups
Yard Waste Collection – grass clippings, brush, tree limbs, etc.
Please Note:
All trash/refuse must be bagged & sealed (and wherever possible) placed in containers. LOOSE ITEMS WILL NOT BE COLLECTED.
All recyclable materials must be placed inside recycling bin (including cardboard). ITEMS LEFT OUTSIDE OF BIN, WILL NOT BE COLLECTED.

Your Community Parks – Update

  • Avon Park is now restricting all group activities, including playground and recreational equipment.
  • Avonworth Community Park is following the lead of the Pennsylvania State Parks and remaining open except for the playground area. Please note that the restrooms facilities are not yet open for the season, however there are two hand wash stations available for use.

Park users should practice social distancing by staying at least six feet apart from each other. If residents choose to use playground equipment, park benches or other outdoor items with touch surfaces, proper handwashing and/or use of hand sanitizer is strongly encouraged before and afterward.