Welcome to Bethel Park
Welcome to the official website of the Municipality of Bethel Park. Bethel Park is situated in the south hills of Pittsburgh, and is host to a diverse variety of housing, shopping and transportation needs. Please, browse our site to find out about all of the great services the Municipality of Bethel Park has to offer. Check back frequently to keep up to date with all of the latest events, programs and meetings going on in our community. Bethel Park is a great place to live in, shop at and visit.
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Ward 1 Council Seat Filled
After interviewing several applicants for the Ward 1 Council seat, Municipal Council, at the October Regular meeting, appointed Mr. Joseph Consomagno to represent Ward 1. The appointment was necessary due to the passing of Councilman John Pape, Sr. in September. As required by the Home Rule Charter, Mr. Consolmago will be required to run for the seat in the 2017 election. Pictured above, L to R: Joseph Consolmagno, Mayor Allen
Pictured below, L to R: Mayor Allen, Joseph Consolmagno, Council President Timothy Moury
October 10, 2016
State Representative John Maher presented a check in the amount of $140,000 to the Bethel Park Historical Society. The funds will be used to initiate the Historical Society's Capital Campaign which will be used for renovations to the Bethel Park School House located at the corner of Park Avenue and South Park Road. The original Bethel High school building was built in 1905; one of the plans for the building include a room dedicated to the history of coal mining in Bethel Park. Pictured L to R: Mayor Jack Allen, Representative John Maher, Bill Haberthur, Pat O'Shea, and Municipal Council President and Bethel Park Historical Society President, Timothy Moury.
August 8, 2016
Representative John Maher presented Municipal Council with a GEDF (Gaming and Economic Development Fund) Grant in the amount of $450,000. The grant will be used for park improvements in Millennium Park (sport court), Simmons Park (pickle ball courts), as well as, Village Green Park (play apparatus & pavilion). Pictured: Representative Maher, Mayor Allen, Council Representative Lorrie Gibbons. Improvements will be completed by the fall of 2016.
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This article is to let resident’s know that if you have a street light out in your neighborhood, you have several options to report it and get the street light fixed. Street lights are very important to the safety of our residents and it is important that the street lights get repaired in a timely fashion. If you notice a street light that is not working in your neighborhood, you can:
. Call your power company and report the light out. For First Energy (West Penn Power) call 1-800-686-0021 and for Duquesne Light call 412-281-4285
. You can go on the Municipal Website www.bethelpark.net , and go to the “Street Light” tab. After the police tab, you will select Traffic Division. At the bottom of the page is the link to report a street light out.
. You can report the outage to 412-833-2000 Please, only do this if you have done the first two and the light is still not fixed.
The information you will need to correctly report the outage is the closest address where the pole is located, and possibly the pole number which is located on the pole, visible from the road. Please try reporting the outage to the power company first. You are able to provide the information needed to get the repair work done the quickest. Street Lights are important to the safety of our community so please try to assist the police department in keeping them working properly.
Bethel Park Police Department