​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. 

 County Calendar of Events

Start Time
9/26/2017 2:30 PM
9/26/2017 4:30 PM
9/27/2017 7:30 PM
9/28/2017 10:00 AM
10/5/2017 10:00 AM
10/5/2017 1:30 PM
10/11/2017 3:00 PM
10/12/2017 10:00 AM
10/16/2017 9:30 AM
10/19/2017 10:00 AM
10/24/2017 4:30 PM
10/25/2017 7:30 PM
10/26/2017 10:00 AM
11/2/2017 10:00 AM
11/2/2017 1:30 PM
Contact Information
County of Berks
633 Court Street
Reading, PA  19601
Hours:  Mon-Fri, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
County Offices​


Council on Chemical Abuse: Your Bridge to Addiction Resources Presention at the Commissioners' Board Meeting July 6, 2017. Click here to review the presentation (pdf format).
CDI/L.R. Kimball Presentation: Berks County Jail System presented at the August 3, 2017 Commissioners Meeting. Click here to review the presentation (pdf format).
ReadingBridges.net-- Your #1 resource to stay updated on bridge improvement projects to support Greater Reading.
Farmers' Markets Presentation: Presented during the August 9, 2017 Planning Commission meeting. Click to view--Supermarket/Grocery Store map (pdf), Farmers Markets (pdf), SNAP Approved Retailers (pdf), Accessibility for Low Income Areas (pdf), Google Map of Farmers' Markets, and the Presentation (pdf).
View the Commissioners' Meeting AgendaMeeting Minutes, and Ordinances.
Mount Penn Preserve
Keep up-to-date on the latest information regarding this project.
​Statement Release on the Berks County Residential Center--Click here to read the full Statement Release
Emergencies, Severe Weather, Traffic Alerts. Be among the first to find out and stay informed during an emergency.