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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - PT ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTNew
The Borough of Kenhorst currently is seeking a part-time administrative assistant who shall be able to competently type 55 words per minute, be proficient in the operation of Windows-based operating programs, including Excel, Word, and Access, as well as Outlook. Position requires the successful candidate to be highly organized with filing skills and ability to serve as Borough receptionist. This position requires a 30 hour work week Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (with one half hour unpaid lunch from noon to 12:30 p.m.) Hourly rate based on experience.

Essential Functions:

• Collection of Sewer/Refuse payments and maintenance of delinquent accounts. Heavy phones, customer service capabilities and counter work.  • Support of the Codes Department to collect information and administer the annual real estate registry program, maintain the annual rental inspection program data base, coordinate the building permit application process, research property maintenance complaints, prepare notice of violation documents and maintain calendar for follow up compliance inspections.  • Maintain the following databases, including: Alarm Permits, Burning Permits, Citations sent to District Magistrate’s office, Annual Rental Program Registry, Annual Real Estate Registry, Recycling Container database, Rental Inspection Permits, Solicitation Permits, and ADA Parking Spaces.  • General filing, typing, and special projects. Work with the administrative staff in the successful completion of their job duties including, updating resident and commercial billing system information.  • Other clerical and office duties as assigned.  
FREE TIRE COLLECTIONNew
There will be a free tire collection for Berks County residents and farmers. The event will be held on Friday, June 30th at the Berks County Agricultural Center, 1238 County Welfare Rd, Leesport PA, 19533. Please call 610-372-4657 to register. Limit 100 tires. Tires with rims will not be accepted. A single tire can produce more than 10,000 mosquitoes in a single season. All mosquitoes need water to live and breed. Remove water…remove mosquitoes.
SUMMER PLAYGROUND PROGRAM STILL ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
The Summer Playground Program is in full swing with one week of fun down and seven weeks to go. You can still register for the program. Just stop by the Borough Hall to complete an application.
ANNUAL CHICKEN BARBEQUE
On Sunday, August 6th, the Kenhorst Volunteer Fire Company will host the Annual Chicken Barbeque from 11am to 3pm. Dinners consist of 1/2 Kaufman's barbeque chicken, an ear of corn, baked potato, choice of pepper cabbage or applesauce, and a dinner roll. Ticket price has not been determined yet. FIREFIGHTERS WILL NOT BE SELLING DOOR TO DOOR THIS YEAR. Dinner tickets will be available to purchase at Borough Hall, the Fire Company Social Quarters or from any firefighter, in July. You can reserve your dinners now at Borough Hall by clipping and sending the in the coupon from your Summer Newsletter.
NEW TRAFFIC PATTERNS - RIGHT TURN ONLY
Effective immediately, during construction of the Route 724 bridge, the following streets in Kenhorst Borough intersecting with New Holland Road will be right turn only for safety, including High Boulevard, Haig Boulevard and Harding Avenue. Please comply with all signage and street markings.

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 Kenhorst Calendar

Title
Start Time
INDEPENDENCE DAY BOROUGH HALL CLOSED
7/4/2017 12:00 AM
BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING
7/6/2017 7:00 PM
BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING
8/3/2017 7:00 PM
Last day of Borough Summer Playground Program
8/11/2017 12:00 AM
LABOR DAY BOROUGH HALL CLOSED
9/4/2017 12:00 AM
BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING
9/7/2017 7:00 PM
BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING
10/5/2017 7:00 PM
BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING
11/2/2017 7:00 PM
BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING
12/7/2017 7:00 PM
 
 
Borough of Kenhorst
339 South Kenhorst Blvd
Kenhorst, PA  19607
610.777.7327 Office
610.777.8980 Fax
general email: 
 
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
(closed for lunch 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.)
 
Emergency  - Dial 911
Non-Emergency -
Reading Police 610.655.6116
Kenhorst residents can reach Reading Police staff
24 hours/day, 7 days/week at the above
non-emergency number.  Please ask to speak
to the Desk Sergeant on duty when calling the Non-Emergency number.