CONNECT E-Newsletters, 2017

December 2017 Newsletter

  • Season's Greetings from CONNECT!
  • Community Profile: Dormont Borough
  • CONNECT/ACHD Seek Overdose Community Response Coordinator
  • Naloxone Available to Municipalities Free of Charge
  • Tri-COG Land Bank Website is Live!
  • The Case for Healthier Homes: Recommendations for the Pittsburgh Region
  • Good Reads

November 2017 Newsletter

  • Complete Streets Workshop Draws a Crowd!
  • CONNECT Releases 2016/2017 Report to the Community!
  • CONNECT’s Fourth Annual Friendraiser is in the Books!
  • Welcoming Economies in the Great Lakes Region
  • GROW Program Benefits Municipal Efforts
  • Homestead Borough achieves Gold Sustainable Certification
  • Good Reads

October 2017 Newsletter

  • Community Profile: Forest Hills
  • This Thursday: CONNECT’s Fourth Annual Friendraiser!
  • Complete Streets Workshop Next Month!
  • CONNECT/Utilities Meetup Previews New Software, Enhances Collaboration
  • Rail~Volution: Denver, Colorado to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania!
  • Get Ready for the Newly Elected Officials Course!
  • Congratulations to the 2017 Allegheny League of Municipalities’ Banner Communities!
  • CONNECT On the Road
  • Good Reads

August/September 2017 Newsletter

  • Join us at CONNECT’s Fourth Annual Friendraiser!
  • Complete Streets Workshop Coming this Fall!
  • CONNECT/Utilities Meetup Coming Up!
  • Member Municipalities Participate in Cost-Cutting Natural Gas Purchase with the City
  • Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) is Seeking Input for Proposed Amendments to the 2017-2020 TIP
  • Drug Enforcement Administration’s Citizens Academy is Launching Soon!
  • Landmark Study Released on Speeding and Traffic Safety
  • Good Reads

July 2017 Newsletter

  • CONNECT Receives Grant to Support Transit-Oriented Development
  • Sharpsburg Passes Complete Streets Resolution!
  • Join us for the ALCOSAN Tour with CONNECT!
  • ReEnergize Pittsburgh Coalition is Seeking your Input!
  • Local Government Academy’s Multi-Municipal Grant Program is Open!
  • Port Authority of Allegheny County (PAAC) Releases 2016 Annual Service Report
  • Good Reads

May/June 2017 Newsletter

  • Community Profile: Ross Township
  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Hosts Drug Overdose Response Training with CONNECT!
  • Pennsylvania One Call Hosts Webinar of Coordinate PA Online Layout
  • Thank you Green Tree and Bellevue for Hosting CONNECT’s May and June Executive Committee Meetings!
  • Tax Lien Data Now Available Online at the Western PA Regional Data Center (WPRDC)
  • CONNECT Hosts Health Working Group Meeting on Opioids
  • Bellevue Garden Receives $30,000 Seeds of Change Grant!
  • Castle Shannon Awarded Local Government Excellence Award by Governor Wolf
  • Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) is Seeking Your Input on its Active Transportation Plan!
  • New Bike Lane Law Removes Bike Lane Occupancy Permit for Municipalities
  • Good Reads

April 2017 Newsletter 

  • CONNECT Hosts Successful Eighth Congress!
  • CONNECT Hosts Spring CONNECT/Utility Meetup in Dormont!
  • Drug Enforcement Administration to Offer Drug Overdose Response Training
  • City of Pittsburgh Opens Up Natural Gas Purchase Opportunity for CONNECT members!
  • Does your Municipality have any Community Days Coming up?
  • New Look for Wilkinsburg Online: Check Out Their New Website!
  • Congratulations to the 2017 Allegheny League of Municipalities’ Banner Communities!
  • CONNECT Members Millvale Borough and Ross Township Join Pittsburgh as Platinum Certified Communities!
  • Good Reads

February/March 2017 Newsletter

  • Community Profile: Crafton Borough
  • You’re Invited: CONNECT’s Eighth Annual Legislative Session & Reception
  • CONNECT Members and Partners Talk Complete Streets at Transportation Working Group Meeting
  • Thank you Stowe Township for hosting CONNECT’s February Executive Committee Meeting!
  • 14 CONNECT Municipalities Receive over $7.5 million funding through ALCOSAN’s GROW Program!
  • Clean Water Assistance Fund Now Available to Eligible ALCOSAN Ratepayers
  • Not a Live Well Allegheny Community yet? Learn More to Join!
  • Grant Opportunities
  • Good Reads

January 2017 Newsletter

  • Save the Date: CONNECT’s Eighth Annual Legislative Session & Reception!
  • Community Profile: Brentwood Borough
  • CONNECT Holds 2017 Strategy Session
  • Live Well Allegheny Holds First Learning Collaborative!
  • ALCOSAN Launches Customer Assistance Program
  • Thank you to Ross Township for hosting CONNECT’s January 2017 Executive Committee Meeting!
  • Tri-COG Land Bank Advances as Finalist for Technical Assistance Scholarship Program
  • PCRG is Seeking Proposals for Upcoming Summit!
  • Local Government Academy (LGA) Online Course, Contemplating Governing: Tackling Candidate Red Tape Now Online
  • Good Reads