March 19, 2020
To the City of Aliquippa Taxpayers:
The Office of the Aliquippa City Treasurer is extending the Deadline Date for payment of your 2019 City of Aliquippa and Aliquippa School District Taxes to April 6, 2020.
The City Building is closed to the Public but we will be working from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Taxes can by paid by Mail, On Line or Calling us at 724-375-8320 to use your Credit Card.
Please Disregard the Reminder Letter that I have mailed out if your taxes have been paid in full.
Should you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to call us.
Please Be Safe!!!
Aliquippa City Treasurer
Dear community members: As many of you are aware, the presence of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has been reported in Pennsylvania. The City of Aliquippa is sensitive to the serious nature of the Coronavirus and is following guidance from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in order to keep our employees, public officials, and citizens safe. The City of Aliquippa will continue to monitor updates from CDC and other government agencies as they become available.
The City of Aliquippa will continue to hold is regularly scheduled public meetings until further notice once the Governor removes the state of emergency. While public meetings are still being held, the public is encouraged to submit their comments or concerns to management in advance, in lieu of attendance. Procedures for future public meetings will be dealt with as needed, and advertised as well as posted.
While we strongly discourage citizens from visiting the municipal offices during this uncertain time. If you or someone you know plans to attend the meeting, or visit our offices, please be sure to wash your hands prior to coming to the meeting and limit physical contact with others during the meeting. More particularly, if you are ill, we ask that you do not attend public meetings or visit our office in order to prevent the potential spread of illness to others. The City of Aliquippa will post continuing updates and meeting agendas online for your convenience. Feel free to submit any general questions or comments on agenda items to Kelly Callen Kelly.firstname.lastname@example.org
In the event that the City of Aliquippa is required to hold its public meetings via remote access, we will provide further instruction to the community on when those meetings will occur and how to participate.
We thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this difficult time and we wish you and your families the best.
Dear Residents of Aliquippa,
The health, safety and well-being of our residents and staff are our top priorities. With the recently elevated discussion regarding the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the news, we want to take a moment to reinforce preventive safety measures and reference our process and communications. First, it is important to remember that at this time, there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus within our region. We are closely monitoring the situation and taking guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) & Pa. Department of Health. The City officials are maintaining regular contact with our local health professionals to share information, seek guidance, and ask questions to help us in planning for any regional needs. We encourage our residents and all of our organizations within the City to be mindful of key preventive measures. The CDC recommends the following tips that can be useful in avoiding the spread of this and other illnesses:
• Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
• Avoid touching eyes, mouth and nose with unwashed hands.
• Avoid close contact with individuals who are sick.
• Stay home when you are sick. The CDC recommends that individuals remain home for a minimum of 24 hours after you no longer have a fever.
• Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then immediately discard the tissue in the trash.
• Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
• Avoid large gatherings.
• Check on the elderly.
Additionally, our health and safety team, Fire and Police Departments are taking the following steps in order to be prepared for the possible entry of the virus into our region.
• Will continue to coordinate with the PA Department of Health for guidance and monitoring of data related to coronavirus.
• City residence are asked to stay home if they are ill, maintaining the CDC recommendation that individuals remain home for 24 hours after they no longer have a fever.
• Signs reminding everyone of the importance of washing their hands frequently are hung throughout the schools.
The City of Aliquippa