Public & Legal Notices

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING FOR A SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT TO CHANGE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM YEAR FOR THE CITY OF SHARON, PA

Notice is hereby given that the City of Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 13 at 6:30 PM, in the Council Chambers, 155 West Connelly Boulevard, Sharon, PA 16146. The Sharon Municipal Building and the Council Chambers are accessible to persons with physical disabilities. If special arrangements need to be made to accommodate residents in order for them to participate in the public hearing, please call Ms. Melissa Phillips, Director, Community Development Department, City of Sharon, at (724) 983-3231 to make those arrangements, or for the hearing-impaired call 711.

The purpose of this public hearing is to present a substantial amendment regarding the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program year. The proposed change will be effective immediately, adjusting the program year from January 1, 2019-December 31, 2019 to October 1, 2019-September 30, 2020. All subsequent program years will operate on an October 31-September 30 schedule.

All interested residents are encouraged to attend this public hearing and they will be given the opportunity to present oral or written testimony concerning the proposed change.

All comments received by the close of business on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 will be considered by the City of Sharon prior to the City Council meeting to approve the Substantial Amendment on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

Rescheduled Workshop Meetings

Sharon City Council has rescheduled the October and November 2019 Workshop Meetings. The new meeting times will be: Wednesday, October 9, 2019 AND Wednesday, November 13, 2019. The meetings will be held at 6:30 PM in Council Chambers, Sharon Municipal Building, 155 West Connelly Boulevard, Sharon, PA 16146.

Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting / Public Hearing

The Sharon Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a Meeting, followed by a Public Hearing on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 6:30 PM in City Council Chambers, Sharon Municipal Building, 155 West Connelly Blvd. Sharon, PA. The public hearing is for an appeal based on a variance in a district zoned as M-2 Medium Manufacturing, located at 40 Stewart Way. Lamar Advertising is requesting a variance relating to a provision of the zoning ordinance, Article 5: Sign Regulations, Section 504: Permitted Signs, Prohibited Signs, and Requirements for Sign Type, Numbers, Area, Dimensions, and Location to permit Lamar Advertising to add a sign to their existing lot that is larger than permitted and has a changeable copy in a district zoned M-2 Medium Manufacturing.

Public Hearing Notice

Sharon City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 6:30 PM in Council Chambers, 155 W. Connelly Blvd., Sharon, PA. The purpose of the hearing is a final reading of one (1) Ordinance: Amending the Codified Ordinances of the City of Sharon, Part Four, Traffic Code”, Title Four, “Public Ways”, Chapter 440, “Special Uses of Public Ways”, Section 440.09, “School Zones”. A complete copy of the proposed Ordinance can be viewed or obtained in the office of the City Clerk during normal business hours.

2020 Budget Information

Sharon Community and Economic Development Commission Meeting Schedule

Regular scheduled meetings of the Sharon Community and Economic Development Commission are on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:30 AM at the Mercer County Convention and Visitors’ Bureau at 50 North Water Avenue, Sharon, PA 16146

SUMMARY OF CHANGES TO THE CITY OF SHARON FIREFIGHTERS’ PENSION PLAN

Subsection 288.12, entitled Applicable Provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, is amended to update the Firefighters’ Pension Plan documentation for the most recent IRS requirements.

The entire proposed ordinance can be examined at the City’s offices located at: City of Sharon Municipal Building 155 West Connelly Boulevard Sharon, PA 16146.

SUMMARY OF CHANGES TO THE CITY OF SHARON POLICE PENSION PLAN AND POLICE NEW HIRE ADDENDUM

Subsections 286.06(d) and 287.06(d) are revised to reflect the survivor pension for the disability pension as set forth in the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the City of Sharon Police Officers.

Section 286.12, entitled Applicable Provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, is amended to update the Police Pension Plan documentation for the most recent IRS requirements.

The entire proposed ordinance can be examined at the City’s offices located at: City of Sharon Municipal Building 155 West Connelly Boulevard Sharon, PA 16146.

2019 Sharon Redevelopment Authority Meeting Schedule

All meetings are held in the Municipal Building at 155 W. Connelly Blvd. at 6:00 P.M.

  • January 15, 2019
  • February 19, 2019
  • March 19, 2019
  • April 16, 2019
  • May 21, 2019
  • June 18, 2019
  • July 16, 2019
  • August 20, 2019
  • September 17, 2019
  • October 15, 2019
  • November 19, 2019
  • December 17, 2019

2019 Sharon Industrial Development Authority Meeting Schedule

All meetings are held in the Municipal Building at 155 W. Connelly Blvd. at 4:30 P.M.

  • February 19, 2019
  • March 19, 2019
  • April 16, 2019
  • May 21, 2019
  • June 18, 2019
  • July 16, 2019
  • August 20, 2019
  • September 17, 2019
  • October 15, 2019
  • November 19, 2019
  • December 17, 2019

2019 Sharon City Council Meetings

The 2019 schedule for Sharon City Council Meetings for the City of Sharon shall be as follows:

Workshop Meeting

  • January 2, 2019
  • February 6, 2019
  • March 6, 2019
  • April 3, 2019
  • May 1, 2019
  • June 5, 2019
  • July 17, 2019
  • August 7, 2019
  • September 4, 2019
  • October 2, 2019
  • November 6, 2019
  • December 4, 2019

Reorganization Meeting

  • January 2, 2019

Regular Meeting

  • January 16, 2019
  • February 20, 2019
  • March 20, 2019
  • April 17, 2019
  • May 15, 2019
  • June 19, 2019
  • July 17, 2019
  • August 21, 2019
  • September 18, 2019
  • October 16, 2019
  • November 20, 2019
  • December 18, 2019

All meetings will be held at 6:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers, Sharon Municipal Building,155 West Connelly Boulevard, Sharon, PA 16146.

Job Opportunity - Police Officer

Notice of examination: An examination will be given to establish a list of eligible candidates for the position of Police Officer for the City of Sharon, Pennsylvania. Download detailed information here.

On-Call Snow Plow Drivers with CDL and Class B

The City of Sharon, PA, is accepting resumes for seasonal part-time, on-call Snow Plow Driver positions. Applicants must be available as weather conditions dictate, possess a valid CDL with Class B Endorsements, have an acceptable driving record, and have a minimum of two years' experience driving a plow truck, or equivalent type vehicle. Hourly pay is $15 per hour with no benefits provided.

Please send your resume to rfiscus@cityofsharon.net

Board, Agency and Commission Vacancies

Notice is hereby given that the City of Sharon has vacancies on the following boards, agencies or commissions:

  • Sharon Redevelopment Authority
  • Sharon Industrial Development Authority
  • Sharon Regional Health System Authority Members
  • Shenango Valley Enterprise Zone Board
  • Sharon Planning Commission
  • Zoning Board of Appeals
  • Sharon Human Relations Commission
  • Sharon Street Authority

More information can be found on the City website cityofsharon.net. Interested persons should submit a letter of interest to the City Clerk, Sharon Municipal Building, 155 West Connelly Boulevard, Sharon, PA 16146, or email at dparrish@cityofsharon.net .

Arts Commission

The City of Sharon is seeking applicants to serve on the city Arts Commission. Applicants must be city residents at the time of appointment. Applicants can email letter of interest to citymanager@cityofsharon.net or by mailing it to 155 W. Connelly Blvd. Sharon, PA 16146