Our New Alert System Is Here!!
In our efforts to provide more reliable communications with Residents [and Businesses] in the borough, we have implemented Swiftreach Networks, Inc. as our Emergency Notification service provider.
Swift911™ in its simplest form is a system that makes phone calls to specific people or areas in the event of an emergency or for sharing important information. All the calls you receive will have the Caller ID of 'California Borough' or 'California Borough Police Department'.
If you are not receiving these calls, please fill out the form below to add or update your contact information. You may also remove yourself from our lists.
PUBLIC HEARING !!!!
California Borough Council will hold a Public Hearing on the New Proposed Zoning Ordinance on June 7th at 5:30 pm. You can view or download the ordinance by selecting Ordinances then select pending on the left side of this page.
If you need to contact us:
- by mail:
225 Third Street
California, PA 15419
- by phone: 724-938-8878
- by fax: 724-938-8881
- by email: use the contact tab at the top of the this page.
Mayoral Office Hours Effective January 22, 2018
Or By Appointment by calling 724.938.8878
Stop by to talk about any issues and concerns or to just have coffee and talk.
Notice from the Zoning/Code Office
The owner of a property shall remove, trim or cut to a height of four (4) inches or less, all grass, weeds or other vegetation growing or remaining upon such premises in violation of the provisions of this Ordinance in accordance with the following minimum schedule: at least one time prior to May 31st of each year; at least one time between July 16th and August 31st of each year; and at least one time between September 1st and the end of the growing season. However, at no such time shall any property owner permit any grass, weeds, or other vegetation to grow on his property to a height in excess of six (6) inches.
You may view Ordinance 546 in its entirety under Ordinance, Adopted
2017 Tax Rate - 3.333 mils
2018 Tax Rate - 4.333 mils
2018 Meeting Schedule
The California Borough Council will hold their Committee and Regular Meeting of each month at 6:30 pm at the Municipal Building, 225 Third St., California, PA.
The 2018 Committee Meetings are the first Thursday of the month on the following dates: January 4, February 1, March 1, April 5, May 3, June 7, July 5, August 2, September 6, October 4, November 1 and December 6.
The 2018 Regular Meetings are the second Thursday of the month on the follow dates: January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, August 9, September 13, October 11, November 8 and December 13.
The Reorganization meeting of council will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 at 6:30 pm.
Any change in dates or times will be properly advertised.
The 2018 General Fund, Sewer Fund, and Highway Aid Fund budgets can be viewed by clicking on the links below.