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 08/29/2017
COUNCIL MEETING - The next regularly monthly meeting of the Shillington Borough Council is Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 7:30 PM
NOTICE TO ALL RESIDENTS OF THE FOLLOWING BERKS COUNTY MUNICIPALITIES:
The Township of Brecknock, the Township of Cumru, the Borough of Mohnton, the City of Reading, the Borough of Shillington, the Township of Spring, the Borough of West Reading, and the Borough of Wyomissing;
Portions of the aforelisted municipalities are located within the WYOMISSING CREEK WATERSHED, which is subject to a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for excess sediment loading to the stream and is therefore required, in association with the upcoming 2018-2023 Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Individual Permitting, to begin the process of improving water quality by remediating the sediment pollution. The eight (8) municipalities have formed the WYOMISSING CREEK WATERSHED COALITION (WCWC), a joint intermunicipal organization with the goal of complying with the regulations in a coordinated and cost-effective manner. The WCWC has prepared a draft of the required TMDL Implementation Plan, a physical copy of which is available for public review at the following locations:
Township of Brecknock
889 Alleghenyville Road
Mohnton, PA 19540
Township of Cumru
1775 Welsh Road
Mohnton, PA 19540
Borough of Mohnton
21 O’Neil Street
Mohnton, PA 19540
City of Reading
Citizens Service Center 1st Floor
815 Washington Street
Reading, PA 19601
Borough of Shillington
2 East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607
Township of Spring
2850 Windmill Road
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
Borough of West Reading
500 Chestnut Street
West Reading, PA 19611
Borough of Wyomissing
22 Reading Boulevard
Wyomissing, PA 19610
Additionally, efforts will be made to have an electronic copy of the document available on municipal websites.
Written comments may be submitted to Mohnton Borough Hall, 21 O’Neil Street, Mohnton, PA 19540 Attention "Wyomissing Creek TMDL" or submitted via email to "firstname.lastname@example.org", Subject line "Wyomissing Creek TMDL"
Additionally, a public hearing will be held at the WCWC’s regular August meeting, held at 2:00 pm on August the 22nd, 2017, at the Spring Township Building, 2850 Windmill Road, Sinking Spring, PA 19608 to receive any additional public comment on the plan.
The comment period will be open from July 28, 2017 to August 30, 2017.
Below are the links to the draft TMDL plan for the Wyomissing Creek Watershed Coalition:
The American Legion Reber-Moore Post #635 and the Borough of Shillington would like to thank the following contributing sponsors for making the 89th Annual Memorial Day Parade and Service a success:
- Patriot Brass---University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
- Bravura---John Andras & Company, Inc./C.P.A. & Ronald Bair, Jr. CFP/Keystone Financial Management
- Pretzel City Brass Band---Gallen Insurance Agency & Andrew Gallen & Company, Inc. C.P.A.
- Hamilton Celtic Pipes & Drums---White Star Travel Center
Next Year's Parade is scheduled for May 28, 2018 at 10:30 AM
*** BOROUGH OF SHILLINGTON RECREATION NEWSLETTER 2017 ***
SCHEDULED EVENTS IN THE SHILLINGTON MEMORIAL PARK
- Car Show, Sunday, September 17 - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Click here for more information on statewide water sampling for lead and copper for public water systems
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.