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 04/15/2019
POLICE OFFICER JOB OPPORTUNITY
Applications are being accepted for the position of Police Officer with the Borough of Shillington until Friday, May 3, 2019 at 3:00 PM. Click on the links below for more information on the position, the testing process and a copy of the application package:
UPCOMING EVENTS IN 2019:
2019 MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
May 27, 2019 STARTS AT 10:30 AM
CLICK HERE to view the map of the new route
The new parade route will start in the Shillington Memorial Park and end at the Governor Mifflin Middle School parking lot. The Memorial Day Service will follow immediately at the conclusion of the parade. The Service will be held at the Shillington Town Hall.
The Berks County Solid Waste Authority holds a number of recycling collection events throughout the year as well as operating an electronic recycling collection center for residents of Berks County. For more information on these events and the electronic collection center, please visit http://www.co.berks.pa.us/swa.
JUST A REMINDER FOR PET OWNERS:
It shall be unlawful for the owner, handler, custodian, or keeper of any animal to allow any such animal under such person's control to defile or defecate on any sidewalk, walkway, roadway, street, or property of another person. It shall be the duty of such owner, handler, custodian, or keeper of any animal that defecates on any sidewalk, walkway, roadway, street, or property of another to promptly clean up and remove all feces discharged and to dispose of such feces in a lawful and sanitary manner.
COUNCIL MEETING - The next regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Shillington Borough Council is Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 7:30 PM
The Shillington Tree Advisory Committee will be planting trees this spring. If you are a Shillington resident and you wish to have a tree planted along the curb line of your property, please contact the Tree Advisory Committee to be added to their list.
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.