• Police

    Police

    Emergency: 911
    Non-Emergency: 412-473-3056
    Police Department: 724-224-1515
    Contact Via Email

  • Fire/EMS

    Fire/EMS

  • Recreation

    Recreation

     

    Recreation Board meets the 1st Thursday of each month @ 6:30 PM at the Borough Building (when needed).

  • About Tarentum

    About Tarentum

     

    The town of Tarentum was founded by Judge Henry Marie Brackenridge in 1829 when the Pennsylvania Canal was completed between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. The canal gave birth to many towns along the route.

Events

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Tarentum Borough wishes everyone a "Happy Thanksgiving". 

The Borough office will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the holiday.

Have a safe and happy holiday.

 

 

ELECTRIC SERVICE NOTICE

*TARENTUM RESIDENTS PLEASE READ VERY IMPORTANT*

 RECENTLY, SEVERAL RESIDENTS EXPERIENCED UNANNOUNCED SHUT-OFFS OF THEIR ELECTRIC SERVICE. THIS IS BECAUSE THE ELECTRIC METERS USED BY THE BOROUGH ARE EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC SAFETY SHUT-OFF SWITCH WHICH IS DESIGNED TO SHUT-DOWN THE METER IF ANY POTENTIAL PROBLEM IS DETECTED. THE SMART METERS ARE DESIGNED TO DO THIS TO ENSURE YOUR SAFETY. IF THIS OCCURS, YOU SHOULD LOOK TO SEE IF YOUR METER HAS SHUT ITSELF OFF, THE DISPLAY WILL BE BLINKING "OPEN". THE BLINKING "OPEN" INDICATES THE METER HAS SHUT ITSELF OFF. YOU SHOULD THEN CALL THE BOROUGH AT 724-224-9688 AND REPORT YOUR METER HAS SHUT OFF. SOMEONE WILL INSPECT YOUR METER SHORTLY AND A LINEMAN WILL PROMPTLY BE DISPATCHED TO RETURN YOUR SERVICE.

OF COURSE, IF YOU FEEL THERE IS ANY EMERGENCY, YOU SHOULD CONTACT ALLEGHENY COUNTY 911 FOR POLICE, AMBULANCE OR FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONSE.

ALSO, THE ABOVE BOROUGH NUMBER MAY BE USED IF YOU EXPERIENCE A WATER OUTAGE AND HAVE NOT ALREADY BEEN CONTACTED THROUGH THE BOROUGH'S ONE-CALL SYSTEM. IF YOU ARE NOT SIGNED UP FOR THE ONE CALL YOU CAN CLICK ON THE CODE RED EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION  LINK AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE AND SIGN UP.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION IN THIS MATTER

TARENTUM BOROUGH OFFICIALS

Notices

Tarentum Boro Blanket

  • BUY YOURS TODAY FOR ONLY $35.00

    Available in BLACK or RED
    Blanket measures 6' wide by 4' high.

    Purchases can be made at the Tarentum Borough Office Monday thru Friday.

    All proceeds benefit the Tarentum Recreation Board.

Latest News

  • Project D.U.M.P.

    Please see the Documents Tab/Community Events to learn more about disposing of unused perscription narcotics and medications such as Vicodin, Percocet and Oxycontin.

  • ONLINE UTILITY PAYMENT NOW AVAILABLE

    Now Available - Online Utility Payments

    Tarentum Borough now offers Online Utility Payments for your water, electric and garbage. Please see the link on the upper right corner of our web page (PAY ONLINE), register and begin making your monthly payments online. Contact the borough office at 724-224-1616 with any questions.

  • Household Hazardous Waste

    As part of the residential solid waste and recycling contract with Waste Management, you have a convenient new opportunity to dispose of your Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) safely, easily and responsibly. Introducing At Your Door Special CollectionSM, a new residential service offered by WM to provide year-round HHW collections for you.

    Download the Flyer

     

  • Side Yard & Community Beautification Program

    For a limited time only, Allegheny County will be accepting applications for side yards to primary residences and community beautification projects to be acquired at a minimal cost to the applicant.

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