September 2019 Meeting Minutes

September 19, 2019
Attendees: 7 Attendees
No Guest Speaker this month
Business Meeting:
Minutes: Minutes from the July 2019 meeting were approved.
Membership Report: currently 41 paid memberships
Communications Report:
• Is the property at 5533 Progress Blvd. for sale (Zeglotek)? Located in the back of the business park. The Zeglotek phone number is not in service.
• We are currently updating BP business contact information for the Police and Fire Departments. An email was sent out with forms that can be filled out that can be emailed or faxed to the departments. It will be emailed again for those that missed it.
Treasurer’s Report: There is currently $10,969.24 in the business account.
Old Business:
Shade Tree Commission: No rep at the moment. Next Spring
Trash Removal: on hold – trying to get group rate
Job Fair: May 7th, 2020 – 3pm – 7pm, set up at 2pm. Joint event with Chamber of Commerce and Bethel Park Business Association. Marketing and promotional ideas are needed, advertising in BP Chronicle, Almanac?
Paper Recycling in Business Park: dates available in May and July 2020. More information to come.
New Business:
Bethel Park Greenway Project – land near Conner Road being developed into a park.
Bethel Park new municipal positions: Laurence Christian, Municipal Mgr – 412-831-6800 x137,
Emily Moldovan, Municipal Planner – 412-831-6800 x130, Stacey Graf, Dir. of Engineering – 412-831-6800 x208
Hard to Recycle item collection: Oct. 5 – Settler’s Cabin Park, Collier Twp. Oct. 12 – Brady’s Run Park in Beaver County. Some fees charged for certain items.
The idea of a BPBA Holiday fundraiser or donation drive was discussed – will discuss further at upcoming meetings.
Next Meeting: October 17th, 2019