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Hydrant Flushing Notice

REMINDER: Hydrant flushing will occur for the next two weeks. Beginning this week, October 19-22, flushing will take place on the east side of Tarentum. The tentative plan is to flush the following areas: Mon. 10/19 – E 1st through E 3rdTue. 10/20 – E 4th through E 7thWed. 10/21 […]

Draft Comprehensive Plan Unveiled

DRAFT PLAN UNVEILED HARRISON, BRACKENRIDGE AND TARENTUM, FORWARD TOGETHER The three northernmost communities along the Allegheny River in Allegheny County are in a position to forge a future that capitalizes on their location, assets and ambition for change. Multi-Municipal Comprehensive Plan Forging Our Future (Draft) Harrison • Brackenridge • Tarentum […]

Spray Park Closed

UPDATE: Effective today, Monday Sept. 28, 2020, the Tarentum Spray Park is now closed for the season. Bathroom facilities are also closed for the season. Thank you to everyone who came to the spray park this summer! We hope to see you next year! 

Halloween Events

NEWS: Halloween 2020 events. Trick or Treat will be held on Saturday, October 31 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Additionally, on October 17, 2020 the recreation board will be hosting a drive thru Trick or Treat event. The flyer can be found below. The event will take place from […]

Trash Delay – Labor Day

NOTICE: Regarding trash pick up following the Labor Day Holiday. From Waste Management.  Due to Labor Day, Monday trash pickup occurring on or after the holiday for your residence will be provided one day late. Here are some steps you can take to prepare for your service: Please ensure your […]

Borough Manager Electric Memo

Memo from the desk of the Borough Manager – September 3, 2020 Tarentum Borough Electric Service Billing and Consumption We have been receiving an extraordinary amount of calls over the last several days regarding Borough utility bills. There has been an outpouring of frustration on social media as well. These […]

Property Tax Extension

NOTICE: Highlands School District Property tax deadlines have been extended.  At its public meeting of August 17, 2020, the Board of School Directors of the Highlands School District approved extending the discount period for payment of your 2020 school district real estate taxes to September 30, 2020. In addition, 2020 […]
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Concert Canceled – August 13, 2020

NOTICE: The 56 East with Mary Ann Mangini concert scheduled for Thursday, August 13, 2020 at the Tarentum Park bandshell is now canceled. Due to the recent July 8, 2020 Order from the Allegheny County Health Department, outdoor gatherings of 50+ people are prohibited. Our recent concerts have had over […]

Council Meeting Notice – August 4, 2020

(Updated 2020.08.04) To access the Tarentum Borough August 4, 2020 Public Zoom Meeting, please click the link below. Time: August 4, 2020 at 6:00 PM Join Zoom Meeting: Call in Number: +1 301-715-8592 Meeting ID: 831 9366 4588 Click Here: August 4, 2020 – Council Meeting Page + DocumentsClick Here: August […]
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Rec Board Meeting and Concert Canceled

NOTICE: Two Items. First, the Recreation Board meeting for tonight, July 28, 2020 at 6:00 PM, has been canceled. Additionally, the Recreation Board concert in the park set for this Thursday, July 30, 2020 featuring Jim Felix as Elvis has been postponed due to Allegheny County restrictions on large gatherings. […]
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Concert Canceled – July 16, 2020

NOTICE: The Daniels & McClain concert scheduled for Thursday, July 16, 2020 at the Tarentum Park bandshell is now canceled. Due to the recent July 8, 2020 Order from the Allegheny County Health Department, outdoor gatherings of 50+ people are prohibited. Our recent concerts have had over 100+ attendees.  We […]
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Kindness Challenge

We want to recognize Ms. Angela Boyer, School Counselor and the students of Highlands Elementary School and Highlands Early Childhood Education Center for their letters of kindness addressed to the Borough of Tarentum. Several months ago, prior to the coronavirus shutdown, we received these amazing letters of kindness from our […]

Ongoing Detours

UPDATE: There are two project updates for Tarentum Borough. The storm line/sewer repair project on Bridge Street will continue through next week. Intermittent road closures will continue to occur in the area of the 1st and 2nd Avenue intersections with Bridge Street. Paving and road restoration from the recent Gas […]

Liquid Fuels Audit (2018) Completed

NOTICE: The examination report for the 2018 Tarentum Borough Liquid Fuels Tax Fund has been completed. The full audit is available here. Please see the Finance Department page to view audits for the last several years. 
Tarentum DQ Tax Map 2019

Visualized Delinquent Tax Map

NEW: The map below provides a list of properties within Tarentum Borough which were delinquent during the 2019 calendar year. The properties on this map are all listed on the Delinquent Tax spreadsheet. The map, document and other information can also be found on the Tax Delinquency Page of the […]

Temporary Road Closure

NOTICE: Please be advised that there will be a temporary road closure on 1st Avenue from Monday, June 15 to Wednesday June 17. The closure will take place on First Avenue between Corbet Street and Cherry Street in Brackenridge.  Truck & Detour Route will be Corbet Street – E. 6th […]
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Borough Flag Displays

UPDATE: Tarentum officials are actively working to replace a number of American Flags throughout the Borough, including the large flag at the Ross Street/Route 366 triangle. We have received several calls asking for tattered or damaged flags to be replaced.  Local legislators plan to donate a number of flags to […]
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Tarentum Borough Recreation Board Regular Meeting – May 26, 2020 at 6:00 PM

Tarentum Borough Recreation Board Regular MeetingTime: May 26, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 871 2277 9223 One tap mobile+16465588656,,87122779223# US (New York) Dial by your location        +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Meeting ID: 871 2277 9223 Find your local number:

Trash Service Memorial Day

NOTICE: Due to the Memorial Day holiday, trash pickup occurring for your residence will be provided one day late next week. Here are some steps you can take to prepare for your service: Please ensure your containers are available for collection. Keep your container accessible. Parked vehicles and other obstacles may […]

Tarentum Voting Location Update

NOTICE: Consolidated Polling Place Locations Announced for June 2 Election All June 2, 2020 primary voting will occur at Holy Martyrs Church, 344 W 9th Avenue. This applies to all Wards. Please see the news release below. PITTSBURGH – The Elections Division today issued the full list of consolidated polling […]
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Hydrant Flushing – May 14, 2020

NOTICE: Please be advised that Tarentum will be conducting limited hydrant flushing on Thursday, May 14 in the late-morning hours for compliance and mandate purposes. Flushing will only occur at a few limited locations within the Borough. You may experience low pressure or water discoloration. If your water is discolored, […]

Waste Management Service Update

UPDATE: Waste Management has returned to normal residential service for Tarentum Borough. They will again collect cardboard and bulk items. As always, trash must be properly bagged and placed curbside. Limit of one bulk item per week. Please see the Trash Department page of our website for more information. 

Council Meeting Notice – May 5, 2020

Update 2020.05.06: The May 5, 2020 council meeting page has been updated with YouTube video, meeting reports and additional items.  2020.05.05 Agenda 2020.05.05 Minutes Click Here: May 5, 2020 – Regular Council Meeting Page The Borough of Tarentum regular public meeting for Tuesday, May 5, 2020 will occur digitally at […]

Tarentum Pizza Donation Event (April 24, 2020)

EVENT: Tarentum Community Pizza Distribution.The Pittsburgh Penguins Players and Fox’s Pizza have joined together to provide 200 personal pizza’s to the Tarentum Borough community. The drive-thru distribution will occur at the Tarentum Marina this Friday, April 24 at 3:30 PM.Vehicles should enter the Marina at First Avenue & Ross Street. […]
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Power Outage Update

NOTICE: The April 8, 2020 power outage affecting West Tarentum is being investigated at this time. The outage is currently on the West Penn Power portion of the grid. WPP crews have been notified. Please follow the Borough website or Facebook page for further updates. Thank you.

Discount Tax Period Extended

Update April 7, 2020: By vote of council at the April 7 public meeting, the Tarentum Borough property tax discount period has been extended from April 30, 2020 to May 31, 2020 due to the COVID-19 emergency. Please see the tax office website for payment details including making an online […]

Council Meeting Update (April 7, 2020)

Click Here: April 7, 2020 – Regular Council Meeting Page The Borough of Tarentum regular public meeting for Tuesday, April 7, 2020 will occur digitally at 6:00 PM. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, this public meeting will occur via Zoom Meeting. All relevant reports, documents and communications which will be […]

Waste Management Update

NOTICE: Please see the message below from Waste Management. Effective tomorrow (3/25/2020), several non-essential WM services will be temporarily suspended. This includes bulk collection, spring clean-ups, yard waste and more. Dear Valued Waste Management Customers, Because of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Federal and State Declarations of Emergency have been […]

Small Business First Loan Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                            Contact: Becky Boyle                                                  SENATOR LINDSEY M. WILLIAMS ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR SMALL BUSINESS LOAN PROGRAM (Pittsburgh, Pa.) March 18, 2020 — Senator Lindsey M. Williams announced today that the Small Business First (SBF) loan program administered through the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) will soon be […]

Coronavirus – Stay Informed

NOTICE: In order for our community to stay well informed regarding the COVID-19 emergency, please see the Pennsylvania State website for more information. This resource will provide you with quite a bit of information related to the government response to this emergency situation.  This includes links to virus and health […]

School Lunch Event

NOTICE: Highlands Partnership Network and Allegheny Family Network are offering school lunch bags for kids tomorrow, March 18, 2020, at the Tarentum Community Garden next to Dreshar Stadium from 10:15 am to 11:15 am.  Pick up and take away only. Tables will be sanitized before and after the event. Volunteers […]

Coronavirus Update

PUBLIC NOTICE: As everyone is aware, the Coronavirus matter is a rapidly evolving situation. Therefore, out of an abundance of caution, Tarentum Borough will be taking steps to limit the exposure or possible spread of Coronavirus within our municipal operation. We have no greater responsibility than to protect the health, […]

PennDOT News Update

PennDOT, PA Turnpike Announce the Start of Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) today announced that enforcement of the statewide Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement (AWZSE) program begins next week. Today marks the end of a […]

Job Opening – Water Plant Operator

Water Plant Operator (Updated 2020.02.12) Tarentum Borough, Allegheny County, PA is accepting applications for the position of Water Treatment Plant Operator. This position entails the operation of a Water Treatment Facility. The preferred candidate must possess DEP Water Operator Certification or obtain the appropriate certification within one (1) year of hire. […]

Highlands Little League Baseball Registration 2020

Registration for 2020 Highlands Little League baseball begins Saturday February 22. There will be three registration weekends. Please see the attached flyer. Registration will take place from Noon to 4PM at the Tarentum Borough Building.  T-Ball, Coach Pitch, Minors/Majors and Juniors. Ages 4 – 14. visit or email […]

2020 Summer Concerts Announced

Please see the Borough calendar for a full list of Borough events.For Summer Concert events, the snack shack opens at 6PM. Concerts start at 7PM. 2020.06.11 – WannaBeatles Unplugged | 7pm | Magnetta Ampitheatre♦ “Beatles tribute from your hometown boys”2020.06.25 – Murphy’s Music Center Band | 7pm | Magnetta Ampitheatre♦ “Sinatra singer […]

Comprehensive Plan Update – January 2020

Harrison, Brackenridge and Tarentum ask residents to help propel progress on four ‘Key Issues’ the communities face January 27, 2020 Harrison, Brackenridge and Tarentum invite residents to attend a community meeting for collecting problem-solving ideas regarding four “Key Issues” in the communities’ 10-year comprehensive plan. The meeting will be Monday, […]

Public Notice – 2020 Council Meeting Schedule

PUBLIC NOTICE At a public meeting held on the 6th day of January, 2020, the Council of the Borough of Tarentum has approved the following meeting schedule for the 2020 calendar year, with all meetings beginning at 6:00 p.m. Borough Council will hold Regular Meetings on the following: February 4, […]

HBT Comprehensive Plan Update

HBT Comprehensive Plan Update (2019.08.28) Please check out our updated page for the Harrison-Brackenridge-Tarentum Joint Comprehensive Plan. Several Steering Committee meetings have occurred within the last month to examine the results of the community survey. The survey gathered information from over 650 members of the joint communities. The results help […]

Local Raccoon ORV Baiting

NOTICE: The Allegheny County Health Department and USDA Wildlife Services will distribute raccoon rabies vaccine baits throughout all areas of Allegheny County. Please keep your dog on a leash from August 5 to August 21 so that your pet does not eat the raccoon bait. More info:

Asbestos Testing RFP#1

Tarentum Borough is seeking qualified contractors to perform asbestos testing at 28 properties within the Borough. Please see the attached RFP. Bids are due by July 1, 2019 at 1:30 PM. Contact Borough Manager Michael Nestico ( with any questions. Thank you

Tarentum Police Department Now Hiring

Tarentum Borough, Allegheny County, PA is accepting applications for a full time Police Officer. Applicants must have: Valid PA Drivers License, Act 120 Certification and 2,080 experience hours Successful candidates are required to complete a competitive Civil Service selection process to include: written examination, oral interview, physical agility test and […]

Delinquent Property Tax List Published

The list below includes all delinquent property tax payers for Tarentum Borough through 2018. This list will be updated periodically when payment is received by the tax collector. If you believe there is an error regarding any parcel listed, please contact the tax collector to resolve the issue. *The dollar […]

Comprehensive Plan Survey

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK! Harrison, Brackenridge and Tarentum are starting work on their long-term action plan for change called a “comprehensive plan mein letzter blogbeitrag.” To begin, the communities want to hear from residents and businesses owners about the kinds of change they would like to see […]

Electric Department Webpage Update

As one of thirty-five Pennsylvania Boroughs to own and operate its own electric distribution system, we strive to provide customers with a safe, reliable, and competitively priced service. Part of this customer service includes a new web page dedicated to our electric company. Our hope is that this page will […]

Water Valve Project

NOTICE: Tarentum public works crews, in conjunction with Meyer Excavating, Inc., are working to install nine (9) new water valves in the Borough water distribution system. Crews will be actively installing new valves over the next two weeks at the following locations: 1st Avenue and Ross Street 1st Avenue and […]

2019 Budget

2019 Final Budget Updated 2019.01.03. The 2019 annual budget for Tarentum Borough has been approved by council through Borough Resolution #18-27 More information and details about the budget will be added to the web site soon The 2019 budget was approved at a public meeting on Thursday, December […]

New Online Payment Portal

Effective November 1, 2018, Tarentum Borough has a new online payment portal for paying utility bills and permitting. Please see our Payments Page for more information or click the link below to make an online payment. You can also pay by phone using the new automated system listed below. *NEW* Online […]

Open Burning Information

Image courtesy of Allegheny County Health Department The Allegheny County Health Department reminds all Tarentum residents of the Open Burning information available on their website. More information is listed below.  Allegheny County website Information can be found here. EPA Burn Wise website.

Memorial Day – Office Closed

Tarentum Borough offices will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 29 at 7:30 a.m. Thank you to those men and women who have died while serving in our country’s armed forces. 🇺🇸🎗🎖 Sincerely, Tarentum Borough

2018 Tarentum Summer Concert Series

The Tarentum Recreation Board presents the 2018 Summer Concert schedule: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. – American Pie Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. – MaryAnn Mangini/Johnny Angel Trio  Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. – The Shiners Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 7:00 […]

Ordinance #18-03

PUBLIC NOTICE At a regular council meeting to be held on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 6:00 PM in Council Chambers, Tarentum Borough, 318 Second Avenue, Tarentum, PA 15084, the Council of Tarentum Borough will consider the following: Ordinance 18-03: (Draft) ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF TARENTUM, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, […]

Ordinance #18-02

PUBLIC NOTICE At a regular council meeting to be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 6:00 PM in Council Chambers, Tarentum Borough, 318 Second Avenue, Tarentum, PA 15084, the Council of Tarentum Borough will consider the following: Ordinance 18-02: ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF TARENTUM, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, COMMONWEALTH […]

Ordinance #18-01

PUBLIC NOTICE At a regular council meeting to be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 6:00 PM in Council Chambers, Tarentum Borough, 318 Second Avenue, Tarentum, PA 15084, the Council of Tarentum Borough will consider the following: Ordinance 18-01: ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF TARENTUM, COUNTY OF ALLEGHENY, COMMONWEALTH […]

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