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Bellevue Council voted last week to approve a contract with Meter Feeder to implement a smart phone app that motorists will be able to use to pay for parking at meters in the borough.

Signs and stickers will be [posted at meters when the app is available for use.


Searching your car for quarters soon could be a thing of the past for people who park at meters in Bellevue. The borough council could vote as early as next week to launch a program that would allow dri-vers to use their smart phones to pay for parking.

The co-founders of Meter Feeder, who created the iOS and Android app that would supply the technology, spoke with officials at Tuesday’s pre-council meeting.


Planning to improve the infrastructure in Avonworth school buildings, at Monday night’s meeting, the school board approved the architect/engineering firm of HHSDR to design and write specifications for the elementary school electrical upgrade.

Also, the board voted to accept the proposal from Johnson Controls for the upgrade of the Metasys Control System in both the high school /middle school and elementary buildings at a cost not to exceed $23,180 which will be paid from the Capital Projects Fund.


Three Bellevue Council seats left undecided after the primary election will be filled by voters who go to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

In the borough’s first ward, two seats are open, and only one incumbent is on the ballot.Current council member Kathy Coder is joined on the Republican ballot by Megan Swackhammer. The Democratic ticket features Henry Lenard and Mike Braunlich. In The third ward, incumbent Democrat Lynn Tennant Heffley is running against Republican Grant Saylor. first ward


Kenneth Todoverto Sr. Kenneth M. Todoverto Sr., 81, of Bellevue died Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Loretta Todoverto; four children, Kenneth Todoverto Jr. and his wife Sandy, Janice Barry and her husband Mike, Carla Pritchard and her husband Glenn and Donna Boyer; his sister, Louise Killian; and five grandchildren, Brian Verlihay and his wife Steph, Steven Verlihay, Glenn Pritchard Jr., Becky Pritchard and Ally Boyer.


Representatives of West Penn Allegheny Health System updated Bellevue Council Tuesday on changes at the Allegheny General Hospital - Suburban Campus.

Gregory Burfitt, CEO of Allegheny General Hospital and Kim Sperring, vice president of AGH- Suburban Campus, spoke to council about what has happened since inpatient and emergency room services were discontinued last week.


Assessments opposed The Northgate School Board has voted to oppose new graduation competency assessments proposed by the state.

The board passed a resolution at its regular meeting on June 15, opposing the high school graduation competency assessments and Keystone exams proposed by Pennsylvania Governer Ed Rendell and the Department of Education.

According to Northgate superintendent Dr. Reggie Bonfield, the assessments would create a new way to evaluate whether a student is ready to graduate.