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The intersection of 23rd Street and Perkiomen Avenue

Mt. Penn Trust Company photo circa-1939-40.

*Notice the triangle-middle left of photo.   Photo Credit: Pete Heizmann

 


THE BOROUGH OF MOUNT PENN DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE AGAINST INDIVIDUALS ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY IN ITS SERVICES, PROGRAMS, OR ACTIVITIES.

COMPLAINTS OR REQUESTS FOR MODIFICATION/ACCOMMODATION TO ACCESS A PROGRAM, SERVICE OR ACTIVITY MAY BE DIRECTED TO BOROUGH COUNCIL AT 200 NORTH 25TH STREET, READING, PA 19606 – TELEPHONE: 610.779.5151 – FAX:  610.779.5221 – EMAIL:  MTPENNBOROUGH@COMCAST. NET


PERKIOMEN AVENUE UPDATE

THE EAST AND WEST BOUND LANES OF PERKIOMEN AVENUE

BETWEEN 23RD AND 26TH STREET ARE NOW OPEN.



WANTED – CROSSING GUARD – PERKIOMEN AVENUE @ ST. CATHERINE’S

This crossing guard position involves two hours daily with an occasional exception due to early dismissal, or inclement weather.

Hours are  7:45 – 9:00 AM and 2:45 – 3:30 PM Monday through Friday.

Training provided.  Apply in person at 200 North 25th Street, Reading, PA 19606 or email resume to mtpennborough@comcast. net

 


**CANDIDATES ARE NEEDED FOR COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS**

MOUNT PENN BOROUGH COUNCIL WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM AREA RESIDENTS INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE PLANNING COMMISSION COMMITTEE.  PLANNING COMMISSION MEETINGS ARE HELD THE THIRD TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS.   ADDITIONALLY WE ARE SEEKING RESIDENTS INTERESTED IN SERVING ON THE ZONING HEARING BOARD. THESE MEETINGS ARE HELD ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PARTAKING ON ONE OR BOTH COMMITTEES, OR KNOW SOMEONE WHO MAY BE A CANDIDATE, PLEASE HAVE A LETTER OF INTEREST SUBMITTED TO COUNCIL VIA EMAIL TO MTPENNBOROUGH@COMCAST.NET OR MAIL TO  200 NORTH 25TH STREET, READING, PA 19606


NOTICE: 

1)  FOR APPROXIMATELY TWO – THREE DAYS THERE WILL BE NO ACCESS FROM PERKIOMEN AVENUE TO    BUTTER LANE OR ENDLICH AVENUE.  WATCH FOR DETOUR SIGNS.  WE WILL KEEP YOU INFORMED OF A START DATE.

2)  STREET REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED NEAR THE MOUNT PENN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.  GRANT STREET BETWEEN BEECH AND 24TH WILL BE CLOSED DURING THIS CONSTRUCTION.  ADDITIONALLY NORTH 24TH STREET BETWEEN PERKIOMEN AND GRANT WILL ALSO BE CLOSED DURING THIS CONSTRUCTION.  IT HAS BEEN CONFIRMED THIS WORK IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 16, 2019 WEATHER PERMITTING, WITH A COMPLETION DATE OF FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST, WEATHER PERMITTING.

BE SAFE

THE BOROUGH OF MOUNT PENN APPRECIATES YOUR PATIENCE


PERKIOMEN AVENUE CONSTRUCTION UPDATE FOR  TRASH AND RECYCLING

Notices are currently being distributed to residents on Perkiomen Avenue between the 2300 and 2700 Blocks.  Residents on the even side of the 2600 Block of Perkiomen who presently put their trash on Woodvale, please continue to do so.  Residents who normally place their trash in the front on Perkiomen, we ask that you put it in the rear of the property in the ally.  Should you have any questions please contact the Borough office at 610.779.5151.  The Borough of Mount Penn appreciates your cooperation.


AWARD  NOTICE

On February 15, 2019 invitations were posted for Request for Proposals aimed at contracting a Pension Administrator for the Borough of Mount Penn, Lower Alsace Township, Antietam Valley Municipal Authority, and Mount Penn Borough  Municipal Authority.  Please refer to the documents showing the Summary Award Notice and the  complete proposal of the awardee, CBIZ InR.


Mount Penn Preserve Story Map Captions Mt Penn Borough

 


Police Chief Serafin is requesting that everyone lock their vehicle doors. Vehicles with unlocked doors are being invaded. Residents should be aware of their surroundings.  Police Chief Serafin is urging anyone noticing suspicious activity to notify the police directly, rather than reacting to social media.  If you see anyone or anything that appears skeptical or dubious, please contact the non-emergency number of CBRPD 610.655.4911 and request a Central Berks Police Officer.

 


PA Department of Agriculture
Spotted Lanternfly Information

Homeowners-Lanternfly Management Handout

PennState Extension-Spotted Lanternfly Egg Mass Removal

PennState Extension-what can homeowner’s do? 


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A message from Antietam Valley Municipal Authority “Dealing with sewers and preventing backups

CLEAN STORMWATER ONLY

Do your part to make sure pollution does not enter the stormwater system!


 

 

Personal Firearms Record
To be completed and kept in a safe place in your home.  The police will need this information if your gun is lost or stolen.

 


The Antietam Valley Farmers’ & Artists’ Market at Carsonia Park


Met-Ed Emergency Information

**PLEASE REMEMBER IN THE EVENT OF A POWER OUTAGE EACH HOUSEHOLD MUST REPORT.

MET-ED NO LIGHTS/EMERGENCY NUMBER :  1-888-544-4877

 Tax Collector’s Hours

FAQS ABOUT FIREWORKS

Mount Penn Borough Municipal Authority

Mount Penn Area Business Association

Mount Penn Area Dining Guide

Antietam Valley Community Partnership 

 Berks Conservancy

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