City of Oil

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How can I make arrangements to reserve a pavillion at Hasson Park? A. Call Public Works at 814 678-3009.

Q. How can I find out about hours, price, jobs, etc. at the James A. Nelles Swimming Pool? A. Call Public Works at 814 678-3022.

Q. How can I get a map of the streets in Oil City? A. Contact the Engineering Department at 814 678-3020.

Q. How can I get a copy of a birth and/or death certificate? A. Division of Vital Records P.O. Box 1528 New Castle, PA 16101 724 656-3100

Q. Water/Garbage/Recycling Information A. Questions regarding billing, signing up for service, obtaining a recycling can and items which the garbage company will pick up can be directed to the Utility Office at 814 678-3002.

Q. Who do I call for removal of my raked leaves, bagged leaves or tree limbs? A. Contact Public Works at 814 678-3022.

Q. Who can I call about snow removal on my street? A. The Public Works Office at 814 678-3022 will have the snow removal information.

Q. Who is responsible for taking care of sidewalks? A. Sidewalks are the responsibility of the property owner.

Q. How can I use City-owned property for an event? A. Write a letter addressed to City Council asking for their permission, stating the purpose, date, time, etc. A certificate of insurance will be required covering the event. City Council will have to formally approve the request at a council meeting.

Q. When are City Council meetings held? A. Typically the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 4:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall. All meetings are open to the public. Changes in schedule are advertised in The Derrick newspaper.

Q. Does the City survey properties? A. No. A surveyor will do the work. Listings are in the phone directory's yellow pages.

Q. Who are the Councilmembers and how can they be contacted? A. The current Council Members are: Ron Gustafson Isaiah Dunham, Michael Poff, and Dale Massie. The phone number to reach them is 814-678-3012 and the mailing address is 21 Seneca Street, Oil City, PA 16301