Will Sharpsburg be on the Right Side of History?

Sharpsburg Borough Council to reconsider LGBTQ Nondiscrimination Bill

In October, we told you about the Sharpsburg Borough Council failing to implement an LGBTQ inclusive nondiscrimination ordinance. Now, some Sharpsburg Council Members want a redo and might pass the ordinance tonight.

The original measure failed at the October 22nd Council meeting by a vote of 4 to 3 with Council Members Jonathan Jaso, Karen Pilarski-Pastor, Joe Simbari, and Gregory Domian voting against the bill. Since then both Crafton Borough and Etna Borough, Sharpsburg’s neighbor, have passed LGBTQ nondiscrimination laws.

Council Members along with staff and community members have worked since the October Council meeting to make adjustments to the bill.

The next Sharpsburg Borough Council Meeting is tonight at 6:30 PM via Zoom. Will Sharpsburg be on the right side of history and protect it’s LGBTQ Community members?

Register to view the Zoom meeting in advance of the 6:30 PM start time here. Public comment will not be taken during the meeting. To register a comment, email Sharpsburg Borough Manager Bill Rossey at manager@sharpsburgborough.com by noon today.

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