We’re Almost 100!

West Mayfield Borough was founded in 1923, so in just three years we will celebrate 100 years as a community!

We’re sure many of you fondly remember the wonderful community spirit and fun we had with the carnivals, fireworks, pet parades, veterans’ honor roll dedication, and other celebration events at our Golden and Diamond Jubilees.

Would you like to see West Mayfield host a Centennial Jubilee?

Check out the 75th Jubilee booklet below.

Beware of Utility Imposters

From Known Scams, by First Energy Corp.

Criminals posing as sales or service people

In this scam, individuals appear at the door, claiming to be affiliated with one of FirstEnergy’s utility companies. The scam artists often work in pairs, are very persistent, and use a variety of excuses to gain personal information or access to your home. In some cases, once access is gained and/or the victim is distracted outside, the home has been robbed.

These criminals may try to distract victims by requesting a copy of the resident’s utility bill, allegedly to “see if you’re getting the lowest rate.” Another tactic reported to police involves a pair of people claiming to be tree trimmers contracted by the utility. One individual walked the property with the homeowner, while the other took items from the home. 

The facts:

  • These individuals do not represent FirstEnergy, our utilities, or subsidiaries. Our utility employees do not solicit door-to-door, and they would not ask you to provide a copy of your electric bill.
  • While some third-party generation suppliers may use door-to-door sales tactics, they should represent themselves as such; not as affiliates of our company.
  • If a utility employee or authorized contractor needs access to your home or needs to review an issue with you, an appointment will be scheduled in advance, and proper identification will be provided for your review.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO

  • Do not allow these individuals into your home, and do not provide them with your utility bill or other personal information.
  • Do not leave your home unattended to accompany an individual who shows up without an appointment.
  • Report them to your local law enforcement authorities.

Individuals canvasing door-to-door to collect information

Customers have reported that individuals are knocking on doors late in the evening, posing as contractors affiliated with one of FirstEnergy’s utility companies. In some cases they claim to be hired by the utility company to inspect the meter or fuse box within the house. 

The facts:

  • These individuals do not represent FirstEnergy, our utilities, or contractors. 
  • Our utility companies are not conducting door-to-door surveys of meters or fuse boxes. 
  • If a utility employee or authorized contractor needs access to your home, an appointment will be scheduled in advance, and proper identification will be provided for your review.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO

  • Do not allow these individuals into your home for any reason. 
  • Report them to your local law enforcement authorities.

Borough Re-Organization Council Meeting: January 6, 2020

This is a special re-organization meeting of West Mayfield Borough government as required by state law on the first Monday in January of even numbered years. New council members will be sworn into office by the mayor and council will appoint a new president and vice president.

West Mayfield Borough Council meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30pm.

The meeting is open to the public and will take place in the Council Chambers, 4609 W. 8th Ave.  All citizens having business before the council are advised to be on time for the start of the meeting.