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NV Twp. Commissioners OK Police Promotions

By Kristen Keleschenyi
The Tube City Almanac
September 23, 2020
Posted in: North Versailles Twp. News

North Versailles Twp. commissioners have approved the promotions of two part-time police officers.

At the September meeting, commissioners approved moving Michael Sharp and Lucas Pici to full-time status, effective Oct. 4.

In other business, commissioners authorized township solicitor Greg Evashavik to draft an extension to the current trash-hauling contract with Big’s Sanitation to continue garbage pickup in North Versailles for another year without a price increase.

In response to complaints, Big’s has agreed to discontinue its practice of using full-size trucks in alleys, officials said.

Commissioners also issued payments to West Wilmerding volunteer fire department for $8,745.85 and Crestas volunteer fire department in the amount of $1,422.47 from the 2020 fire tax money.

There will be a drug take-back day at the township police station from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 24.

Clean-up days will be scheduled during weekends in October and dumpsters will be located at Crestas Park, Fairhaven Park and the municipal building, commissioners said.

Kristen Keleschenyi is a freelance writer in North Versailles Twp. and one of the hosts of the Kristen & Amber Show on WMCK Internet Radio at 5 p.m. Saturdays, 9 p.m. Mondays and 4 p.m. Thursdays. She may be reached at kbishop25@hotmail.com.

Originally published September 23, 2020.

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