For Immediate Release
Nov. 6, 2014 -- The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive insect pest that has found its way to Berks County from Asia. It has the potential to impact fruit and ornamental production in this country. The PA Department of Agriculture (PDA) is working to stop the spread of this pest. A public education effort is underway for residents and businesses located in the Berks County townships of District, Hereford, Pike, Rockland and Washington; including Bally and Bechtelsville.
Welcome to the County of Berks
Kevin S. Barnhardt, Commissioner
Christian Y. Leinbach, Commissioner
Mark C. Scott, Esq., Commissioner


Mission Statement: It is the mission of Berks County government and all County employees to administer and deliver services to the citizens of the County in the most effective, efficient, and professional manner possible within the constraints of the financial resources available.

Likewise, it is the responsibility of the Commissioners to plan for the future while giving careful attention to changing needs, the conservation of our natural resources, and the implementation of measures that will help to assure orderly development. In turn, this will enhance the economic opportunity and the quality of life that will be enjoyed by the citizens of Berks County. 



 Calendar of Events

Start Time
3/2/2015 9:00 AM
3/5/2015 10:00 AM
3/5/2015 1:30 PM
3/9/2015 12:00 PM
3/10/2015 6:00 PM
3/11/2015 9:00 AM
3/12/2015 10:00 AM
3/16/2015 9:30 AM
3/18/2015 7:00 PM
3/19/2015 9:00 AM
3/19/2015 9:30 AM
3/19/2015 10:00 AM
3/19/2015 12:00 PM
3/19/2015 1:30 PM
3/20/2015 7:30 AM
​Contact Information
County of Berks
633 Court Street
Reading, PA  19601
Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

County Offices

Standard Hours
County Store



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Commissioners' Meeting Agenda