Welcome to Churchill Borough
A residential community located 10 miles east of Pittsburgh, the Borough of Churchill offers welcoming neighborhoods, wooded hills, and a rich history dating back to 1773. 2.5 square miles in area with a population of 3,011, Churchill Borough welcomes you.
After exploring our website, if you have any questions, please visit our Contact Us page or call the Borough office at 412-241-7113.
Churchill Borough Council has appointed Paul G. Gamrat as Mayor of Churchill to fulfill the term of Paul H. McKenna.
He is Pittsburgh born and bred and a thirty-five year resident of Churchill.
Paul and his wife, Patricia have two adult children that attended the Woodland Hills School District, and are proud grandparents of one grandchild.
H.U.G.S. - Helping Unconditionally by Giving Support Program:
A new program is blooming in the Woodland Hills School District - H.U.G.S. (Helping Unconditionally by Giving Support Program). Interested applicants, please review the attached flyer.
ALCOSAN'S Clean Water Assistance Fund:
The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority has created the Clean Water Assistance Fund to help families pay their sewage treatment bills. This program serves low-income residential customers in the 83 municipalities that ALCOSAN serves. It is administered by Dollar Energy Fund. Please review attached flyer.
2017 Recycling Schedule for Churchill Borough:
Recycling is every other week, place all items in your wheeled cart. Recycling Basics are as follows: Newspapers, journals, cut-up cardboard, junk mail with plastic film removed, containers made of plastic, metal or glass may be placed in the blue bin. Look for the "Mobius" recycling symbol on the bottom of plastic items. Items should be placed loosely in the blue bin. Plastic bags and styrofoam are not recyclable. A-Week (Shaded Red) B-Week (Shaded Blue). Please notice a Special Recycling Pick-Up for all residents who live on Carlton Street, McCrea Road, Merrie Woode Drive, and Cliffwood Trail: Your recycling Pick-Up Day will be on Thursday of the B-Week Schedule. Please review the attached 2017 Churchill Borough Recycling Schedule including Street List.
Churchill Borough Police Department News Alert!
The Churchill Borough Police Department would like to remind all residents to keep their vehicles locked at all times. Please do not leave items such as cash, computers, wallets, or any other valuables inside vehicles. If you observe or hear any suspicious activity, please call 911.
Please be aware of phone scams in our area! Telephone solicitors have recently been targeting Churchill residents. Here is an article that can help you identify if a phone call is a scam and what to do in the event you feel victimized - http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0076-phone-scams or call the Federal Trade Commission at 1-877-FTC-HELP.
Remember to call 911 in an event of an emergency.
Public Hearing for Gas & Oil Ordinance
At the Public Hearing on Monday, August 1, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. in the Churchill Borough Building, 2300 William Penn Highway, Pittsburgh, PA, 15235, Council approved the Chapter 304 ("Zoning"), of the Code of the Borough of Churchill by adopting additional regulations governing Oil & Gas Well Production and related activities in the Borough and adding relevant definitions and conditional use criteria. Please review the attached ordinance.
Silver Certified Community:
The Borough of Churchill is proud to be recognized as a Silver Certified Community by the Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification Program. Please review the attached Certification Release.
Neighborly Behavior: The small things we do matter
Feeding the Wildlife: Please do not feed the deer and other wildlife. Skunks and other rodents feed on bird seed scattered. Supplying birds with seed also may disturb the natural migratory patterns and contribute to disease from the communal trough.
Mosquitoes and standing water: Eliminate any standing water around your house, which will greatly reduce the number of mosquitoes and diseases they carry.
Dogs: We love your dog, but please keep it under control. Please use a leash when walking your dog, clean up after it and control incessant barking.
Yard Maintenance: The upkeep of your home is a reflection of your commitment and respect for your neighbors and community. Please keep your grass mowed and yard free of debris. Garbage cans stored in plain view of the street are an eyesore and an ordinance violation.
Compost piles: If you compost yard waste, please do not include any food waste. Even the smallest amount can attract rats, rodents, and other pests.
Boat and camper storage: It is not permitted to store these vehicles on your property.
Parking: Overnight parking of your vehicle on the street is not permitted. Vehicles may not be parked on your lawn at any time.
Noise: Please consider the possibility of neighbors enjoying their evening meal when operating a lawn mower or other power equipment.
Code Enforcement: Aesthetics Matter
Churchill Borough currently has a contract with the Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments for the use of a code enforcement officer to ensure that our municipality is maintained in the standard that most residents expect.
For more information regarding Code Enforcement - Go to the Code Enforcement Page.
If you have any questions or concerns that you would like to address, please report any complaints to the: Turtle Creek Valley Council of Governments - Code Enforcement Department @ 412-372-3831.
Communication: The key to any relationship
If you have any municipality questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the Borough Office via phone - 412-241-7113 or email at office@churchillboroughcom.
Borough Council is most interested in hearing resident's concerns during the Public Comment period of our Council Meetings (Second Monday of every month - See the Meetings Page), but this is not a forum for back and forth discussion.
Vacancies Available for Churchill Residents interested on the following committees:
There are available vacancies respectively as a member and an alternate member for the Zoning Hearing Board, and two members of the Recreation Board. Any interested residents must submit a letter of interest with a resume submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org or send via mail to the Borough of Churchill at 2300 William Penn Highway, Pittsburgh, PA 15235.