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 11/09/2020
COUNCIL MEETING - The next meeting of the Shillington Borough Council is scheduled for Thursday, November 12, 2020 beginning at 7:30 p.m.
RECREATION BOARD MEETING - The Recreation Board meeting scheduled for Monday, November 9, 2020 beginning at 7:00 PM has been cancelled. The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, December 7 at 7:00 PM.
LEAF COLLECTION - Leaf collection is currently ongoing in the Borough and will continue through December 11. Loose leaves should be placed at the curb for collection. Grass clippings, sticks and other yard debris may not be mixed with the leaves, as the Borough's leafcollection equipment is not capable of picking up such items. Leaf collection crews will cover the Borough on a continuing basis without an established schedule. As an alternative to waiting for your leaves to be collected, residents may take their leaves to the yard waste recycling site located in the Shillington Memorial Park located near the pool.
CodeRED Emergency Alert System
The Borough of Shillington has instituted a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED. By registering, you will 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. To enroll by mobile phone, you may text the word “shillington” to 99411.
*** 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
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 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.