Welcome to the official website of the Borough of Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania. We hope you find the website to be a useful communication tool to keep you informed about what's happening in the Borough. Please bookmark this site and visit it regularly to see what new information has been added. UPDATED 11/10/2017
COUNCIL MEETING - The next regularly monthly meeting of the Shillington Borough Council is Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 7:30 PM
ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING - Wednesday, November 29, at 7:00 PM. Rain Date Thursday, November 30, at 7:00 PM. CLICK HERE for more information. CLICK HERE for the event program.
LEAF COLLECTION - Leaf collection in the Borough has begun and will continue through December 9. Loose leaves should be placed at the curb for collection. Grass clippings, sticks and other yard debris may not be mixed with the leaves, as the Borough's leaf collection equipment is not capable of picking up such items. Leaf collection crews will cover the Borough on a continuing basis. The leaf collection trucks will be collecting the larger piles of leaves while the sweeper will clean up the rest.
REMINDER TO RESIDENTS: A curfew has been established from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM for anyone under the age of 16 for the Halloween season - 10/20/17 through 10/31/17
PROPOSED STREET WORK:
Street rehabilitation is being considered for the following streets in 2018:
- West Elm Street - from Liberty Street to Museum Road
- Meade Terrace - from Lynoak Avenue to Woodland Avenue
- New Holland Avenue - from West Lancaster Avenue to the Borough line
- Spruce Street - from Philadelphia Avenue to East Broad Street
- Spruce Street - from East Broad Street to Fourth Street
STORM WATER - HOW DOES IT EFFECT YOU?
Visit the Borough's webpage on storm water to see what you can do to help keep our streams clean and reduce pollution. CLICK HERE
CLICK HERE for a copy of the HOME OWNERS GUIDE TO STORMWATER BMP MAINTENANCE
REMINDER...It's the Law: Electronics must be Recycled
You may take your discarded electronics to the Berks County Solid Waste Authority Recycling Center, 1316 Hilltop Road, Bern Township on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
CodeRED Emergency Alert System
The Borough of Shillington has instituted a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED®. By registering, you’ll be added to the emergency call list. Borough of Shillington residents and water customers are welcome and encouraged to enter their contact information for home, business, and mobile phones so they may be contacted by the system in the event of an emergency. Those who do not register their address and phone number may not be notified with CodeRED® in the case of an emergency. Registration is confidential, free, easy and will be for emergency notification only.
After Hours Water or Sewer Problem:
If you experience a water or sewer problem when the Town Hall is closed, please call the Berks County Radio System at 610-655-4911 and give the information on your problem. A Shillington Police Officer or a representative from the Borough will be in touch with you.