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 03/27/2020
COUNCIL MEETING - The next regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Shillington Borough Council is Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 7:30 PM
*** ATTENTION ***
Governor Wolf has issued a 'Stay at Home" order for Berks County. For a link to the full statement CLICK HERE. This order starts at 8:00 PM on 03/27/2020.
All playgrounds in the Shillington Memorial Park are CLOSED until further notice.
For more information and updates on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) please visit the link below to the Berks County Department of Emergency Services
BERKS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES
NOTICE - In accordance with Governor Wolf's mandate, the Borough office is closed to the public for the length of the declaration. Water payments paid by check may be placed in the drop box. Payments by credit card may be made by calling the Town Hall at 610-777-1338.
**UPDATED 03/27/2020** TRASH COLLECTION - Effective Monday, March 30, 2020:
Eagle Disposal will be enforcing the following collection mandates in an effort to protect their frontline team members and as a result of having a limited workforce during this COVID-19 pandemic:
- All trash must be bagged and tied. Bags may be placed inside a trash container. Loose items inside a trash can will be not be collected.
- All recyclable materials must be placed inside your recycling container, including your flattened cardboard. Recyclable items left outside of your recycling container will not be collected.
- A maximum of four (4) bags or containers is allowable for each household. If you are over your limit, your trash will not collected.
- Bulk item collection has been temporarily suspended until further notice. Trash and recycling will continue to be collected on their normal schedule.
The Borough of Shillington is currently accepting job applications for lifeguards for the Shillington Pool. Please return applications to the Town Hall. The deadline to submit applications has been extended. Please return applications as soon as possible. CLICK HERE for a link to the application.
The Shillington Business Association Presents:
MEMEORIAL DAY FLAGS FOR HEROES 2020
If you would like to sponsor a flag to be displayed along side of the Veterans Memorial on the Shillington Town Hall lawn, CLICK HERE for an application form. Orders must be returned to the Shillington Business Association by Friday, April 10, 2020
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.
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.
The Shillington Tree Advisory Committee will be planting trees in the spring of 2020. 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.
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.