Coronavirus Emergency Updates
May 20, 2020
General guidance for Pennsylvanians: Stay home as much as possible. Try to get groceries once per week instead of daily. Several counties are under Stay at Home Orders through April 30. Freedom of travel remains, but please refrain from non-essential travel. Essential travel includes things like commuting to an essential job, picking up supplies like groceries and medicine, and checking on family and pets in other households. Do not host or attend gatherings.
ONLINE CITIZENS COMMENT FORM
If you have a comment, question, or feedback for West Mayfield Borough officials, please use the borough’s online citizens comment form on the borough’s website.
NOTE: This form and the borough’s social media platforms are not intended to receive or replace formal correspondence pertaining to official borough business or legal matters. Citizens are advised to attend council meetings to have their issues formally addressed by borough officials. The Borough is not obligated to address anonymous correspondence.
To contact your government officials directly, please visit the borough’s online Government Directory.
The June 11, 2020 council meeting will be held at 6:30 pm at the West Mayfield Fire Hall. No more than 25 people will be permitted in the building including our council members, law and code enforcement and the solicitor. We will be practicing social distancing and all attendees will be required to wear masks or some type of facial covering.
RECYCLING PROGRAM SUSPENDED
The borough’s “Second Saturday” recycling program has been suspended until further notice. However, the bins for brush, leaves and grass clippings are still available for our residents.
REFUSE COLLECTION RESTRICTIONS
J. Young Refuse is suspending the following service, which are non-essential during this period of emergency:
– Bulk item such as – furniture, carpet mattresses, appliances, etc.
– Yard waste – grass clippings, brush, tree limbs, etc.
– Please make sure all trash is bagged up and sealed.
If you are having an emergency, call 911. Please report all illicit activity (car break-ins, vandalism, suspicious persons, etc.) to the Beaver Falls police dept. (non-emergency: 724-846-7000).
WEST MAYFIELD EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
The borough’s Emergency Management Program oversees 4 basic phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. The Mayor and Council work very closely with the Borough’s Emergency Management team to provide the support that is needed to be effective in all phases.
The borough’s Emergency Management Coordinator is Bill Heaton. Please contact Mr. Heaton if you would like to volunteer on our Emergency Management team.
WEST MAYFIELD FIRE DEPT. NEEDS VOLUNTEERS
Like so many fire departments throughout Beaver County, West Mayfield desperately needs help from volunteers to provide fire protection to the borough and surrounding communities–especially during the coronavirus emergency.
If you have an interest in fulfilling this critical public service to your community, please contact us today. Spread the word and share our need with others who might be willing to help.
– Direct fire fighting or support positions available such as traffic control, rehab service, equipment repair, station cleaning, fundraising, fire prevention education
– Junior fire fighters must be at least 16
– Active fire fighters must be at least 18
– No experience necessary
– Departmental training and certification provided
– On-call insurance coverage provided
– Resident of the borough not required, but those who live in the borough or surrounding communities (Chippewa Twp., White Twp., Beaver Falls, Big Beaver) preferred.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Chief Lou Little: (724) 601-7166