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 01/20/2022
COUNCIL MEETING - The next meeting of the Shillington Borough Council is scheduled for Thursday, February 10, 2022 beginning at 7:30 pm.
CLICK HERE for the January 3, 2022 Council Meeting Agenda (posted 12/29/2021, 4:25 pm)
MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY MEETING - The next meeting of the Shillington Municipal Authority is scheduled for Tuesday, January 18, 2022 beginning at 4:00 pm
CLICK HERE for the January 18, 2022 Authority Meeting Agenda (posted 01/14/2022, 10:15 am)
ZONING HEARING BOARD MEETING - The next meeting of the Shillington Zoning Hearing Board is scheduled for Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm
CLICK HERE for the November 2, 2021 Zoning Meeting Agenda (posted 11/01/2021, 12:12 pm)
PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING - The next meeting of the Planning Commission is scheduled for Monday, January 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm
CLICK HERE for the January 17, 2022 Planning Commission Meeting Agenda (posted 01/14/2022, 10:15 am)
CIVIL SERVICE MEETING - The next meeting of the Civil Service Commission is scheduled for Monday, January 3, 2022 at 1:00 pm
CLICK HERE for the January 3, 2022 Civil Service Meeting Agenda (posted 12/29/2021, 3:40 pm)
Due to the weather and ongoing personnel issues caused by the coronavirus, there will be no trash collection for the north side of the Borough for today, Thursday, January 20. Instead, trash will be collected on Saturday, January 22. Eagle Disposal has a large percentage of their workforce out of work due to the coronavirus and is working very hard to maintain their collection routes. If you have any questions please call the Town Hall at 610-777-1338. Thank you.
As of 3:00 pm on Friday, January 21, Eagle is still out collecting trash on the south side of town. Anything not picked up today will be collected first on Saturday, January 22.
RECREATION BOARD MEETING - The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Recreation Board is Monday, February 7, 2022, 6:30 PM at the Municipal Building. For more information on the meeting please call the Town Hall at 610-777-1338.
CodeRED Emergency Alert System
The Borough of Shillington has instituted a rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED. By registering, you will be added to the emergency call list. Borough of Shillington residents and any water consumer are welcome and encouraged to create an account and 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. To enroll by mobile phone, you may text the word “shillington” to 99411.
All playgrounds in the Shillington Memorial Park are open to the public.
- 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
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 2021. 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.