108 Main St.

Ridgway, Pa. 15853 


3rd Monday of Every Month at 7:00pm

Council Chambers-108 Main St.


Called and Advertised as Needed


Ridgway Borough Council Welcomes Citizen's Comments and or Concerns. While Most Concerns Can Be Handled Through Daily Operation, Citizens May Find The Need To Address Council In Person. If Such A Need Should Arise,The Following Criteria Will Be Met:


     1. Any citizen whising to address Council must call the Borough Office 24 hours in advance of the  meeting to be placed on the agenda.


     2. Only taxpayers and residents of the Borough will be recognized during the visitor participation time of the meeting. Citizens are only permitted to speak during this time of the meeting unless addressed by Council.


     3. If you are not on the agenda, you must sign  in and write in your reason for addressing Council. A sign-up sheet will be located in the Council room and will be reviewed five minutes prior to the meeting. ou will be allowed to speak only at Council's discretion.


    4. You must state your concern within a three minute allotted time period.


    5. You will stand, state your name and address and state your concern to the President of Council.


    6. You must act in an orderly manner and refrain from any profanity or personal attacks to Council.


    7. Council will take all comments under advisement and is not required to answer on-the-spot.


    8. A group of citizens with the same concern will appoint a spokesperson and will be allotted a five minute time limit.


    9. The visitor participation portion of the meeting is limited to a total of 30 minutes.

     The Borough of Ridgway advises residents that BUILDING PERMITS are required for any ADDITION, ACCESSORY STRUCTURES, FENCES, ROOFING, PORCHES, and MAJOR INTERIOR renovations.

     Building Permits are also required for COMMERCIAL and INDUSTRIAL construction or major renovations.

     Building Permit Applications are available at the Borough Office  108 Main St.





MONDAY thru FRIDAY 8:00am-4:00pm

Public Service Announcement

October 5, 2016


Ridgway Borough Water Continues Unbroken Record of Compliance with Disinfection Byproduct and Lead and Copper Limits

The results for the September sampling of Ridgway Borough Water for Disinfection Byproducts (DPB), including Total Trihalomethanes (TTHM) and Halo Acetic Acids (HAA5) have been received.

The regulatory limit for TTHM is __0.080 mg/l OEL. The current value for TTHM in Ridgway’s water is 0.065 mg/l OEL.

The Regulatory limit for HAA5 is 0.060 mg/l OEL. The current value for HAA5 in Ridgway’s water is 0.014 mg/l OEL.

The action level for lead is 0.015 mg/l. Twenty samples were taken for lead throughout the Ridgway Water distribution system. Nineteen samples were below the analytical detection limit of 0.0050 mg/l. One sample had detectable lead of 0.0056 mg/l.

The action level for copper is 1.3 mg/l. Twenty samples were taken for copper throughout the Ridgway water distribution system. The average value for copper is 0.0377 mg/l. The highest value for copper is 0.0744 mg/l.

It should be noted that The Borough of Ridgway has been monitoring the water for and reporting disinfection byproducts and lead and copper since they have been regulated and have always been in compliance.

In the event that disinfection byproducts limits would be exceeded, public notification will be made in accordance with the regulations.

Ridgway’s history of compliance is provided through the Consumer Confidence Report available on the Borough’s web site

The Ridgway Borough Office advises borough residents not to rake leaves and yard waste onto borough streets. The Borough requests leaves be raked to the curb and the borough will remove them during leaf collection scheduled to begin Oct. 30 through Nov. 14, 2017. After Nov. 14th there will be a charge to pick up leaves raked to the curb.

 Residents can bag leaves and take them to the compost facility that will be open on Tuesday’s 2-5 p.m., Friday’s 10 am – 5 pm, and Saturday’s 8 am-3 pm. The last day for the compost facility will be Sat. Nov. 18, 2017. After Nov. 18th the gate to the compost facility will be open Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. to haul your leave to until Fri. Dec.8th 

 After the compost area closes residents can bag the leaves and set them out to the curb for collection. The last day for this service will be Dec. 8, 2017. Please call the office at 776-1125 to schedule pick up of bagged leaves. After Nov. 18th