May 26, 2017

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Featuring Mary Ellen Ramage, Borough Manager, Borough of Etna


Mary Ellen Ramage has managed the Borough of Etna, a historic mill town just across the Allegheny River from the City of Pittsburgh, for 27 years and has worked there for 39.  Leading a densely populated municipality located at the bottom of a much larger water shed presents many challenges and Mary Ellen has made a name for herself by tackling them head on.  Under her leadership, the Borough was an early achiever, earning Silver, in the Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification, a performance recognition program of the Pennsylvania Municipal League and Sustainable Pittsburgh, and she suggests other municipalities do the same.

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