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 10/05/2020
COUNCIL MEETING - The next meeting of the Shillington Borough Council is scheduled for Thursday, October 8, 2020 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
RECREATION BOARD MEETING - The next meeting of the Recreation Board is scheduled for Monday, October 5, 2020 beginning at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be held via Zoom video conferencing. For more information on participating by Zoom video conferencing, please call the Town Hall at 610-777-1338.
The Borough Council has decided not to establish a Trick or Treat Night for 2020. The Borough is recommending that residents and visitors follow CDC guidelines for celebrating Halloween. For more information on CDC Halloween guidelines click on the link below.
CDC HALLOWEEN GUIDELINES
REMINDER TO RESIDENTS: A curfew has been established from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM for anyone under the age of 16 from October 16 through October 31
*** ATTENTION ***
All playgrounds in the Shillington Memorial Park opened on Friday, June 26, 2020.
- Please practice social distancing, stay six (6) feet apart and avoid congregating
- Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer before you enter the playground and immediately after you leave
- It is recommended that everyone over the age of two (2) wears a mask
- Please do not bring food or drink into the playground area
- Bathroom access may be limited at times, please plan accordingly
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 - The Town Hall will be open to the public starting Monday, June 29, 2020 at 8:00 am. For reduced contact, water payments paid by check may still be placed in the drop box or payments by credit card may be made by calling the Town Hall at 610-777-1338.
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 fall 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.