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During 2016, the Berks County Planning Commission, Greater Reading Economic Partnership (GREP) and the Albright College Center for Excellence in Local Government (CELG) hosted dinners throughout Berks County that explored topics of real estate taxes, local economic development and the pension issues facing both school districts and taxpayers.
Listed below are the presentations from those dinners.  Please note that each presentation contains data that is specific to the municipalities in that region. 
 Albany Township, Centerport Borough, Centre Township, Fleetwood Borough, Greenwich Township  Hamburg Borough, Kutztown Borough, Lenhartsville Borough, Lyons Borough, Maidencreek Township, Maxatawny Township, Perry Township, Richmond Township, Shoemakersville Borough, Strausstown Borough  Tilden Township, Upper Bern Township, Upper Tulpehocken Township, Windsor Township
Alsace Township, Bally Borough, Bechtelsville Borough, Boyertown Borough, Colebrookdale Township,   District Township, Earl Township, Hereford Township, Longswamp Township, Oley Township, Pike Township, Rockland Township, Ruscombmanor Township, Topton Borough, Washington Township
Central Region – Dinner Hosted on August 22, 2016 at CELG Roessner Hall Albright College, Reading
Bern Township , Cumru Township , Kenhorst Borough,  Laureldale Borough,  Leesport Borough,  Lower Alsace Township,  Mohnton Borough,  Mount Penn Borough, Muhlenberg Township,  Ontelaunee Township, City of Reading, Shillington Borough, Sinking Spring Borough, Spring Township, West Reading Borough, Wyomissing Borough

Southern Region – Dinner Hosted on August 29, 2016 at the Reading Country Club, Exeter
Amity Township, Birdsboro Borough, Brecknock Township, Caernarvon Township, Douglass Township, Exeter Township, New Morgan Borough, Robeson Township, St. Lawrence Borough, Union Township

West Region – Dinner Hosted September 19, 2016 at the Green Valley Chateau, Sinking Spring
Bernville Borough, Bethel Township, Heidelberg Township, Jefferson Township, Lower Heidelberg Township, Marion Township, North Heidelberg Township, Penn Township, Robesonia Borough, South Heidelberg Township, Tulpehocken Township, Wernersville Borough, Womelsdorf Borough