Board of Supervisors Highlights - March 7

MASD Girls Soccer Team Recognized for Outstanding Season
Supervisors presented the Moon Lady Tigers soccer team with a proclamation honoring the team's achievements during the 2017 season. The team won the WPIAL 3A title and the PIAA 3A title, marking the second time in a row and the third time in program history for each. Their 26-0 record was a first in program history. They set another team record with 19 shutouts and outscored opponents 131-8.  The ladies earned national rankings of #4 by USA Today, #4 by Max Prep, #4 by the United Soccer Coaches Association, and #5 by Top Soccer in women's high school soccer.  

London Rickerd Earns Eagle Scout Rank
London Rickerd received a proclamation recognizing his achievement of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. A member of Troop 198, London earned 32 merit badges and accumulated 75 combined service hours while serving in numerous leadership roles. For his Eagle Scout Leadership Community Service Project, London planned, organized, and raised funds to create a fire pit area for his church to build fellowship among the congregation and the youth group.

Young Lungs at Play
Brittany Huffman of Allegheny County Young Lungs at Play (YLAP) presented a certificate of appreciation to the board to thank them for adopting a resolution designating all Moon Township parks, fields, playgrounds and recreational areas as tobacco free zones. YLAP is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Allegheny County Health Department. Participation is at no charge to municipalities. Signs are being installed at all Moon Parks in time for the start of summer season.

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.
Township Offices Closed
Good Friday
Friday, March 30

Moon Township offices will be closed on Friday, March 30 in observance of Good Friday. 

Tune In to Public Awareness Weekend
March 9-10
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

MCA-TV's Public Awareness Weekend airs on Friday and Saturday! This is a two-
day, 24-hour live television event featuring interview broadcasts with Pittsburgh-area nonprofits. Learn about the great work being done by the people in our community and how you can get involved. All interviews air live during the event and are rebroadcast periodically on MCA-TV. Watch on Comcast channel 14 and Verizon channel 35.
Spring Yard Waste Cleanup

The Moon Township Public Works department provides the following services to help residents clean up their yards in preparation for spring.

Curbside Yard Waste Pickup
Monday - Friday
March 5 - 23
Pickups follow residents' regular garbage collection. Simply place yard waste at the curb by 8 a.m. on pickup day. Residents are reminded to use biodegradable paper bags.

Curbside Tree Branch Pickup
Monday - Friday
March 5 - 23
Pickups follow residents' regular garbage collection. Please place branches at the curb no later than 8 a.m. on pickup day. Tree branches should not exceed six feet in length and four inches in diameter, and should not be bundled or tied.

Compost Dropoff/Pickup
Downes Fire Station
Residents may drop off yard waste to be composted, including tree limbs, leaves and plant matter. Please use biodegradable bags. Tree limbs should not exceed six feet in length and four inches in diameter, and should not be bundled or tied. Trash or other materials are not permitted. 
The composting program provides free mulch and compost to residents. Bring your own containers and take as much as you need. The Downes Fire Station is located at the intersection of Beaver Grade Road and Ewing Road. Please notify Public Works prior to your arrival by calling 412.262.1700.
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. 
Parks & Recreation Summer Job Opportunities

The Parks and Recreation Department is looking for enthusiastic
energetic, creative and reliable employees for 2018 summer positions available for the summer playground program, mobile recreation unit and customer service in Moon Park. These positions require background checks. For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation office at 412.262.1703 or email Bob Brozovich at
MTVFC Lenten Fish Fry
Fridays through March 30
11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Public Safety Building 

Join the Moon Township Volunteer Fire Company for their annual Lenten Fish Fry. Choose from fish, shrimp, chicken fingers and desserts. All dinners include fries and the special firehouse recipe coleslaw. Both sit-down and takeout dinners are available. To place a takeout order, call 412.262.5006.
Hop on Down the Bunny Trail
Saturday, March 24
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Moon Park

Spring will soon be here! Hop on down to the Moon Park Bunny Trail. Kids can have their photo taken with the bunny, get creative with arts & crafts, try their luck at some games and enjoy the petting zoo. A food truck will offer tasty treats for purchase. This is a free, family-friendly event. The rain date is Sunday, March 25.
Seniors Bus Trip - The Meadows Racetrack & Casino
Tuesday, March 20
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy an afternoon of gambling. The $30 fee includes the cost of round trip motor coach transportation, $20 free play slot bonus and a $5 food voucher. Attendees must present a photo driver's license or a state issued photo ID card to receive the bonus. The bus departs the Carriage House at Robin Hill at 11:00 a.m. and will return around 6:00 p.m. Call 412.262.1703 for more information or click here to register online.
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.
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.

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 will begin 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 do 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
Township Offices Closed
Spring Yard Waste Cleanup
Public Works Summer Jobs
MP&R Summer Jobs
MTVFC Fish Fry
Bunny Trail
Seniors Bus Trip
Electronics Recycling Day
WM at Your Door Program
MTVFC Sportsmen's Bash
Earth Day Celebration
2018 Film Fest
Farmers' Market Seeks Vendors
Property Tax Reminders
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Community Calendar
Board of Supervisors
Workshop Meeting
Wednesday, March 28
6 p.m.
Municipal Building

Board of Supervisors 
Regular Public Meeting
Wednesday, April 4
7 p.m.
Municipal Building

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