Winter Parking Enforcement is in Effect 1/24/22 11:30 AM

WINTER PARKING REGULATIONS RELAXED

Good News! The enforcement of the winter parking regulations within Ebensburg Borough is being relaxed.

The current Ordinance, in place since 1994, requires alternate side parking on many streets between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., and again between 5 p.m. and 8 a.m. It also prohibits parking on many smaller streets between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. Those winter parking restrictions are in effect between December 1st and March 31st.

In the past, the Ordinance was not enforced until the first snowfall each year. After the first snowfall, the Ordinance was enforced each and every day, regardless of weather conditions. These parking restrictions are necessary to allow the public works crew to properly and safely clear the streets of snow. Unfortunately, the regulations caused great inconvenience to the residents.

Today, there are many methods of communicating current information to the residents. Borough Council believes that we can enforce the regulations when necessary, and relax enforcement when possible.

Effective immediately, the winter parking regulations will only be enforced when deemed necessary by staff. A notice will be placed here on the website announcing when the regulations are “in effect” or are “not in effect.” The same notice will be posted on the borough’s Facebook page.

For those that may not have access to the Internet, a call to the borough office at 472-8780 is all that will be necessary to verify whether vehicles parked on the street need to be moved. During business hours, staff will be able to answer the question, or you may press #5 to be taken directly to a recording.

Winter parking restrictions will be placed in effect with every forecasted snowfall, and should be considered in effect with every unexpected snowfall. Depending on conditions, the restrictions will often remain in effect for several days following a snowfall. Crews often work for several days to push snow back from the curbs, to clear intersections, and to clear slush from the streets. Residents will be required to move vehicles until such time that the announcement on the website and Facebook is again changed. It will be everyone’s responsibility to verify the current enforcement status of the winter parking regulations. Remember…because it snowed two days ago and hasn’t snowed since; the winter parking regulations may still be in effect. Check the website!

The relaxed winter parking regulations will require the full cooperation of everyone. It is important that the public works crews are able to maintain clear streets during winter conditions. If the relaxation of enforcement causes problems in that regard, it will be necessary to return to daily enforcement. Please work with us so that we can maintain our streets in a safe manner, while minimizing the inconvenience to you and your neighbors of moving your vehicle twice each day.

Ebensburg Borough Hiring

HELP WANTED: PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEE

The Borough of Ebensburg is seeking applicants for a full-time position in the borough’s Public Works Department. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age, possess a valid CDL, and be proficient in the operation of a loader, backhoe, skid steer, and other such equipment. Responsibilities include assignments on street, water, wastewater and stormwater crews. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a wide range of skills such as carpentry, masonry, electrical, and/or mechanical. $16.66/hr. Full benefit package. Application and job description available below and at the borough office, 300 West High Street, Ebensburg, Pa 15931. Applicants must send application, resume and references to same address. Completed applications will be accepted until 12:00 Noon on Monday, January 17, 2022 or until position is filled. EOE

View Job Description Here
View Employment Application – Full-time Here

 

New Proposed Borough Ordinance

The Borough of Ebensburg has tentatively approved the following Borough Ordinance establishing procedures and requirements pertaining to the implementation of Act 50 of 2021 and regulating small wireless facilities to be placed within the public right-of-way. Adopting the ordinance gives the Borough the right to regulate uses of the Right-of-Way. Resolution 2021-03 adopts a design manual for the regulation of small wireless facilities so that if does not deter from aesthetics and design in the Borough.

View Ordinance #659

Ebensburg Recognizes Volunteer of the Year

EBENSBURG VOLUNTEERS RECOGNIZED

Ebensburg –  On Thursday, October 7th, the Ebensburg Main Street Partnership held their Volunteer Appreciation Night & Member Networking Event recognizing all the volunteers that give their time to make Ebensburg’s community events happen.

“We host this special night of food, prizes and entertainment each year to show our appreciation for all of the hours our volunteers give throughout the year,” said Danea Koss, Community Development Director.

Each year during Volunteer Appreciation Night, a “Volunteer of the Year” is honored for their outstanding service to the Ebensburg Main Street Partnership and to the community. This year’s recipient was Rene Damin. “Rene is someone who is always willing to lend a hand and active in almost every event that we host,” said Danea Koss, Community Development Director.

The Main Street Partnership is always looking for additional volunteers and committee members. Ebensburg’s current events include the annual Art in Bloom spring art show in April, Wheels & Wings in June, Movie in the Park, Downtown Shutdown and Homecoming in July, Concerts in the Park in August, PotatoFest in September, Fall Foliage Ride in October and Dickens of a Christmas in December.

If you are interested in volunteering for any of these events, please contact the Ebensburg Borough Office at (814) 472-8414 or visit www.ebensburgpa.com.

Pictured above left to right:  John Houser, Rene Damin, Danea Koss

Ebensburg Farmers Market – Every Saturday, 9 to Noon Starting July 10th

The Ebensburg Farmers Market will begin Saturday, July 10th and go through September 18th.  The market runs every Saturday in Penn Eben Park from 9 am to 12 pm, rain or shine. Vendors in attendance will be selling the following items, and items will vary from week to week:

  • Fruits – blueberries, raspberries, etc.
  • Veggies – squash, tomatoes, red beets, beans, onions, cabbage, cucumbers, corn, etc.
  • Herbs – garlic, basil, parsley, etc.
  • Farm Fresh Eggs
  • Baked Goods
  • Honey
  • Maple Syrup
  • Soaps/Hand Creams
  • Flowers/Plants

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EBENSBURG WATER MAIN BREAK AND BOIL WATER ADVISORY

EBENSBURG WATER MAIN BREAK AND BOIL WATER ADVISORY

May 13, 2021 – 9:00 PM  The boil Water Advisory has been lifted.

May 11, 2021 – 4:15 PM

Ebensburg Borough Public Works Department has reported a water main break affecting the areas of Manor Drive and Tanner Street. Water service will be suspended temporarily on Manor Drive between Swimming Pool Road and Windy Valley Road, and on the 300 and 400 blocks of Tanner Street. This does not affect the Cambria County Prison. Once the line is repaired and service restored, a boil water advisory will be in effect until further notice. A SwiftReach call was issued to all affected customers.