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 05/21/2019
AN IMPORTANT REMINDER TO RESIDENTS:
No person owning or occupying any property within the Borough of Shillington shall permit any grass or weeds or any vegetation whatsoever, not edible or planted for some useful or ornamental purpose, to grow or remain upon such premises so as to exceed a height of eight inches; nor shall any noxious weeds prohibited by the Noxious Weed Control Law, 3 P.S. § 255.8, or by regulations of the Department of Agriculture be permitted to grow within the Borough of Shillington.
Please maintain your property by cutting your grass and weeds.
Additionally, it is unlawful to blow or place grass clippings in the street. Please clean up immediately any grass that has been blow into the street. Thank you!
UPCOMING EVENTS IN 2019:
SHILLINGTON'S 91TH MEMORIAL DAY PARADE AND SERVICE
May 27, 2019 STARTS AT 10:30 AM
The 89th Annual Shillington Memorial Day Parade will be following a new route this year!
CLICK HERE to view a map of the new route
The parade, hosted by the American Legion Reber-Moore Post #635, will be held on Monday, May 27, 2019 beginning at 10:30 a.m. The new parade route will start in the Shillington Memorial Park and end in the parking lot of the Governor Mifflin Middle School. If you are participating in the parade, please arrive by 9:45 a.m. Immediately following the parade (at approximately 11:30 a.m.), the annual Memorial Day Service will be held at the Shillington Town Hall near the Veterans' Memorial (this is also a new location). In case of inclement weather, the Service will be held in the Governor Mifflin High School Auditorium. Listen to WEEU, 830 AM radio station for details as to whether or not the Service will be moved.
The following are contributing sponsors for the parade:
- Patriot Brass---Mike Setley & Family
- Bravura---John Andras & Company, Inc./C.P.A. & Ronald Bair, Jr. CFP/Keystone Financial Management
- Pretzel City Brass Band---Contemporary Insurance, Inc.
- Hamilton Celtic Pipes & Drum---Gallen Insurance Agency & Andrew Gallen & Company, Inc. C.P.A.
- Klee Funeral Home
- Stein's Flowers
- American Legion Reber-Moore Post #635
- Borough of Shillington
- Shillington Business Association
- Shillington Lions Club
Following the Service, the Reber-Moore Post #635 would like to invite you to join them for a gathering at the Shillington Fire Company Engine House, 221 Catherine Street as a thank you for participating in the parade.
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, June 13, 2019 at 7:30 PM
The Shillington Tree Advisory Committee will be planting trees in the fall of 2019. 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.