All elected officials and staff of member municipalities are invited to an online information session on February 27, 2021 at 9 AM that will explain the results of the solid waste survey and the progress of the solid waste specifications drafting committee. This event will explain the priorities revealed in the engagement process, the options for the specifications, requirements to participate and timeline. Preregistration is required.
Please take this 4 minute, anonymous survey to share how you feel about an important topic facing Allegheny County residents.
At the end of the survey, you will have the opportunity to enter a chance to win a $100 grocery gift card! Sustainable Pittsburgh is leading this effort--important to all QVCOG communities and our residents!
Free and Open to the Public. Registration required. Click here to register.
Quaker Valley Council of Governments is happy to welcome the return of Sewickley Borough to the Quaker Valley Council of Governments (QVCOG). A unanimous vote by the QVCOG Board of Directors to accept Sewickley's application for membership occured at the January 20, 2021 Board meeting.
A network of 15 municipalities that lines the northern shore of the Ohio River from the City of Pittsburgh line to the Allegheny County line, the QVCOG is a non-profit organization that facilitates multi-municipal efforts and implements efficient, cost-effective programs on behalf of its members.
Learn more about our member communities, here.
Quaker Valley COG is pleased to be working with Michael Baker International and the Remaking Cities Team at Carnegie Mellon to continue the Route65 Corridor study. New events have been scheduled to inform the report which will focu on improving governance, transporation, economic development and community design. Visit the 65corridor.org website for complete information, to comment on your experience with Rt. 65, and learn more about the project. You may now register for the free project re-introduction meeting happening January 27, 2021 on Zoom.
The QVCOG Board of Directors meets next at 7 PM, December 16, 2020 on Zoom. To participate via zoom contact Susan Hockenberry for meeting link.
Area businesses are invited to contribute to our region’s efforts to improve the environment. Each year, QVCOG reports on the results of our residential and commercial recycling programs to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, in order to secure grant dollars to promote more recycling. Learn more about this initiative and find links to the map and survey here.