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Letter 2 from the Sewickley Heights Borough

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This follow up letter from the Sewickley Heights Borough addresses additional questions which have been advanced since recent meetings. Thank you for your responsiveness and transparency.    Dear Residents of Sewickley Heights Borough, Among the many messages of support received following our July 2018 letter to residents, we also received questions concerning the adoption of […]

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Public Comment on Police Review Board

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Diane Spicher, President of Veterans and Patriots United has been a vocal opponent of the proposed Police Review Board. She received the following information for those interested in being involved.  Dear Diane: You have recently reached out to the office of Allegheny County Council to voice your position on the potential creation of a police […]

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Position on Sewickley Borough County Council, Ward 3

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Mr. Bill Cornman, County Council representative for Sewickley’s Ward 3, will be resigning from his position and  a new Council Member will be appointed by the eight currently serving members in order to fill the vacancy. Interested candidates are asked to fill out a simple application found on the Sewickley Borough website and will subsequently […]

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Response to Sewickley Heights Borough Letter

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This post is the response to the Borough’s letter regarding dissemination of misleading information by the Fetterolfs.   Friends of Dundee Farm August 1 at 3:11 PM · We were disappointed in Sewickley Heights Borough’s recent action of sending a letter to every resident, in which they prejudged the outcome and mischaracterized the facts of […]

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Sewickley Heights Borough Response

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While the borough produced an excellent response to the Fetterolf lawsuit which all engaged members of the height community should read, there remain some questions to be answered: When were the Zoning Regulations written? (all 192 pages) Who voted to pass the regulations? Were they organically generated or state or federal mandate? Who constitutes the […]

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Cease and Desist: Sewickley Heights Borough versus Dundee Farm

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While the following article addresses only one aspect of the Fetterolf versus Sewickley Heights Borough suit, (the other being to determine whether or not some of the Fetterolf’s activities are in compliance with the borough’s interpretation of farm related activities), it does nevertheless rouse the senses concerning zoning rights boards and their authority over private […]