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COVID-19 Updates

Out of an abundance of caution for all citizens and our employees, Bridgeville Borough will be taking a proactive approach by implementing social distancing measures to avoid non-essential person to person contact beginning March 31, 2020, through April 30, 2020.

The municipal building will remain temporarily closed during this time with staff remaining on hand to service the community via telephone and email.

Public meetings and scheduled meetings during the month of April will be held via teleconference or video conference only. We will update should changes occur during this time.

Residents in need of non-emergency police assistance dial (412) 221-6012 Ext. 20. For all police emergencies dial 9-1-1.

Administration office dial (412) 221-6012 ext. 10 or 12.

Borough Manager (412) 221-6012 ext. 11 or

Sewer, garbage or real estate tax Payments may be placed in an envelope and placed in the DropBox adjacent to the municipal parking lot.

Since the Covid-19 outbreak is a developing situation, our response may change as information is updated.

Please refer to the following resources for updates:…/Information-for-Residents.…

County Hauling

UPDATED AS OF MAY 13, 2020 at 12:00PM Starting May 15, 2020, County Hauling will be lifting the restrictions (including bulk). However, all waste will need to be bagged or placed properly in accordance with the prior specifications.

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Unemployment & COVID-19

Pennsylvania workers affected by COVID-19 may be eligible for unemployment benefits.  Please visit the Pennsylvania Office of Unemployment Compensation official website for information at

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Borough Manager Bio

Joseph M. Kauer, ICMA-CM
Joseph Kauer joined the Borough of Bridgeville as Borough Manager on the community’s 119 the anniversary on July 27, 2020.

With over fifteen years of local government experience, Joe started out his public administration career working for the Borough of Carnegie during the flooding of Hurricane Ivan in 2004. Before serving in Bridgeville, he was appointed Heidelberg Borough’s first Borough Manager, a position he held for nine years, and served as the Borough Manager of Ambridge Borough for six years. During his tenure in Heidelberg the community saw great transformation and with that the creation of new parks, community redevelopment, and the beautification of Route 50, a project that was awarded the 2015 Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence.

His efforts to rebuild Heidelberg after the 2004 flood earned him the Distinguished Service Award from the Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs in 2009. While Manager of Ambridge Borough, his team was able to improve the financial stability of the local government, advance community redevelopment, make significant investments to parks, infrastructure, and the downtown. His concept to integrate code enforcement duties with the job of the community’s career firefighters achieved him the 2018 Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence.

A Bridgeville Borough citizen since 2008, Manager Kauer and his wife April are both proud graduates of Chartiers Valley High School and have a young daughter. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh in Public Administration and is one of only 39 Credentialed Managers in the Commonwealth by the International City/County Management Association. He has attained professional certifications in emergency management and state certifications as a Firefighter-1, EMT, and a Certified Zoning Officer. Joe served on the Bridgeville Planning Commission for eight years, is a Board Member for the Center for Hearing & Deaf Services, is an active volunteer firefighter, and is a member of several professional associations.

Joe will continue to fulfill his passion for public service by advancing the efforts of Bridgeville Borough Council, Mayor, and its citizens to improve our wonderful community. His door is always open and he can be reached at or 412-221-6012.

Bridgeville Borough – Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Bridgeville Borough is nestled between bridges to the north and south and surrounded by Chartiers Creek. The community is an easy drive to downtown Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh International Airport.

With a population of approximately 5,300 residents, its small town feel is appealing to growing families and empty nesters, as well as young professionals. Bridgeville has affordable housing, first-class schools, a community association, an athletic association, a public library and offers many senior services.

Historically, Bridgeville has been made up of hardworking people who care about their neighbors and volunteer tirelessly to make their community a better place to live.

Latest News from the Borough

Route 50/Chartiers Creek Project

The Route 50/Chartiers Creek Bridge Widening and Intersection Improvement Project (SR 50, A28) is located along the border of South Fayette Township and Bridgeville Borough, Allegheny County. The project limits extend from the intersection of SR 0050 (Millers Run...

VIP – Very Important Programs

Attention Allegheny County Residents: A number of low-income assistance programs are available for energy customers, including the Pennsylvania Customer Assistance Program (PCAP), Customer Assistance and Referral Evaluation Services (CARES), WARM Program,...

Zoning Ordinance and the Zoning District Map

The Zoning Ordinance and the Zoning District Map adopted in December of 2008 are available for public inspection during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, at the Bridgeville Borough Municipal Building, address above. Or, you can view them here -- the...