Board of Supervisors Highlights - April 4

Volunteer Service Credit Program Offers Tax Credit to Emergency Services Volunteers
A public hearing was held regarding the proposed ordinance to establish a Volunteer Service Credit Program for Moon Township Volunteer Fire Company volunteers. After careful consideration and no public comments, supervisors voted unanimously to approve the ordinance. The goal is to  encourage membership and service in the volunteer fire company. The program provides an annual real property tax credit of 20 percent to each certified, active volunteer who meets the specified requirements. Residents interested in serving as a volunteer firefighter should visit the Moon Township Volunteer Fire Company website .

Sustainability Strategic Plan to Guide Township Policies and Practices
Dedicated to improving the health and livelihoods of all who live, learn, work and play in Moon Township, s upervisors unanimously approved a resolution to adopt the Sustainability Strategic Plan, as proposed by the township's Green Team. This plan provides a framework for the Board of Supervisors, in conjunction with Moon Township staff, the Environmental Advisory Council, the Moon Parks and Recreation Board and all Moon Township stakeholders, for establishing sustainable policies and to enact sustainable procedures and practices throughout the township. 

Moon Township Joins Live Well Allegheny Initiative
Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution for Moon Township to participate in Live Well Allegheny, an initiative to improve the health and wellness of Allegheny County residents. Led by the Allegheny County Health Department, the program highlights the need to increase physical activity, eat healthy, and be proactive in managing one's health, including physical and  mental wellness, personal and community safety, preparedness, efforts to improve well-being and quality of life, education and health literacy.  Plans  include activities in all 130 municipalities, the 90 neighborhoods in the City of Pittsburgh and the 43 school districts that call Allegheny County home. Learn more by visiting the Live Well Allegheny website.

Watch the Board of Supervisors Meeting
The Board of Supervisors regular public meeting is held on the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Building. Watch live on M AG-TV, Comcast channel 18 or Verizon channel 37. The meetings are rebroadcast throughout the month on MAG-TV.  Check the website for times. You can also watch a recording online. View the meeting agendas in advance here.
Public Works Summer Job Opportunities

Moon Township is accepting applications for Seasonal Laborers with the Public Works Department. Employees in this classification are asked to perform various tasks including grass mowing, trash collecting, building maintenance, road maintenance and parks maintenance. Work hours will be from 
7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Weekend and holiday work may be required. Click here for more information. 
Electronics Recycling Day
Saturday, April 7
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Municipal Building

Moon Township's Environmental Advisory Council 
hosts electronics recycling days in partnership with JVS Environmental. These events collect electronic items only, including printers, copiers, computers, laptops and televisions. Only one TV per vehicle will be accepted. Other items, such as appliances containing FREON and fluorescent lighting, will be collected for a fee. Recycling collections are open to Moon Township residents only. Proper ID is required.
Waste Management At Your Door Recycling Program

Can't make it to the electronics collection? Waste Management offers a residential curbside special materials pickup. The "At Your Door Special Collection" program allows most Moon Township residents to easily and safely dispose of household materials.

There are three ways to schedule a collection:

     1. Online at
     2. Call 800.449.7587
     3. Email

After scheduling your collection date and time, a Waste Management representative will provide you with information and instructions for preparing your collection. More information on the program and a list of accepted materials can be found through the program's website at or by calling a representative at 800.449.7587.
Historical Society Speaker Series
Monday, April 9
6:30 p.m.
Municipal Building 

The Historical Society's first guest speaker of 2018 is noted local historian Rob Dunbar, who will be speaking on Abraham Lincoln. This event is free to attend. Learn more about the Moon Township Historical Society by visiting their website or follow the group on Facebook.
MTVFC Sportsmen's Bash
Saturday, April 21
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Public Safety Building 

The annual Moon Township Volunteer Fire Company Sportsmen's Bash will be  held on Saturday, April 21 from 12-7 p.m. at the Public Safety Building located at 1000 Beaver Grade Road. Tickets, which include food and refreshments, are available for a $30 donation. Contact a fireman or visit one of the fire stations on Mondays at 7 p.m. to obtain a ticket.
Celebrate Earth Day
Sunday, April 22
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Robin Hill Park

Spend some time at Robin Hill learning how to protect and sustain our planet. Earth Day is a fun, educational, interactive event for all ages. 
This year's theme is  Gardens ... Can You Dig It?  It highlights the importance of creating a culture of growing and developing local gardens, including vegetable gardens and native plant species.  Moon Area elementary school students in kindergarten through fourth grade are participating in a t-shirt design contest, and the winner will be crowned at the event.

Attractions include a visit from the National Aviary, interactive displays, arts & crafts, trail hikes, a petting zoo, an outdoor climbing wall, a bike helmet giveaway from the Moon Township Police Department, and much more.

The event is family friendly and free to attend. No registration is necessary. For more information, c
all 412.262.1703.
55+ Senior Prom and Casino Night
Thursday, April 26
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sheraton Pittsburgh Airport 

Put on a fancy dress, dig that tuxedo out of the attic or put on your Sunday best! The Moon Senior Connection is hosting a prom and casino night for seniors aged 55+. The evening includes dinner, dancing and gaming tables of blackjack, craps and roulette. Tickets are $35 per person. Call 412.262.1703 for more information or click here to register online.
Seniors Cinco de Mayo Party
Thursday, May 3
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Robin Hill Center 

Brush up on your Spanish, dust of your sombrero and join the Senior Connection for a fun South of the Border evening with mariachi music, Mock-a-rita's, and a Mexican buffet. Tickets are $8 per person, or $6 for Senior Connection members. Call 412.262.1703 for more information or click here to register online.
Moon Parks & Recreation
Summer Playground Program
Monday - Friday
June 11 - August 17

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Moon Park

Moon Parks & Recreation offers a summer camp program that will provide recreation and fun for kids ages 5-12. Each week features a different theme, and kids will enjoy and action-packed summer filled with arts & crafts, music, exercise, games, field trips, special events and more. Campers must bring snacks and lunches unless otherwise notified. Register by June 1. Click here for more information. 

Enter MCA-TV's Film Festival
Saturday, May 19

The Kenny Ross Toyota of Moon Township Film Festival returns in May, marking the seventh year for the competition. Area filmmakers are invited to put their creativity to the test in the following categories: Best Feature Film, Best Documentary Feature Film, Best Narrative Feature Film, Best Short Film, Best Documentary Short Film, and Best Narrative Short Film. Thanks go generous sponsors, a total of $3,600 will be dispersed among the winners.

Enter your original film before the May 10 deadline and watch the event live on MCA-TV on Saturday, May 19. Films will be judged by a panel of film experts from the Pittsburgh area. You do not have to be a Moon Township resident to participate.

For more information, visit or contact Allison Eastham at or 412.269.1191 ext. 603.
Sell Your Products at the Farmers' Market

Opening day for the Moon Township Farmers' Market is Wednesday, June 6. The market takes pride in being a traditional producer-only market. This means that all vendors must grow or make at least 75 percent of their own products for sale.

We're seeking additional vendors for our 2018 season, including dairy producers (eggs, cheese, butter and milk products); hot prepared foods; foodie trucks; organic foods; nurseries; artists and crafters; vintage and used clothing; antiques; coffee and tea; and wineries, breweries and distilleries, to name a few!

To learn more about the market and/or to participate as a vendor, please contact Amy Ottaviani, Community Engagement and Sponsorship Coordinator via email at or by calling 412.262.1703 ext. 402.

Property Tax Information

2018 Township of Moon Property Taxes
The collection period for all Moon Township property owners began on April 1 with the two percent discount through May 31. Please note that the Pennsylvania tax collection law states the property owner is responsible for his or her taxes regardless of whether a bill was received. If you did not receive a property tax statement within the first week of April  and do not have an escrow account with a mortgage company, please notify my office and we will gladly mail you a duplicate copy.

Change of Address
If a property owner's mailing address needs updated or changed for whatever reason, please contact me at the Moon Township tax office at 412.299.7446 as well as county treasurer John Weinstein at 412.350.4100, as soon as possible.

Please  visit my website  for more information, including office hours, holiday closings, and other useful information.  

Moon Township Tax Collector
Moon Township Community Center
1700 Beaver Grade Road #300
Moon Township, PA 15108
Phone: 412.299.7446 
Fax: 412.299.7420
In This Issue ...
Supervisors Meeting Highlights
Public Works Summer Jobs
Electronics Recycling Day
WM at Your Door Program
Historical Society Speaker Series
MTVFC Sportsmen's Bash
Earth Day Celebration
Seniors Prom Night
Seniors Cinco de Mayo Party
MPR Summer Camp
2018 Film Fest
Farmers' Market Seeks Vendors
Property Tax Reminders
Quick Links
Community Calendar
Board of Supervisors
Workshop Meeting
Wednesday, April 25
6 p.m.
Municipal Building

Board of Supervisors 
Regular Public Meeting
Wednesday, May 2
7 p.m.
Municipal Building

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