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 Welcome to Berks County

Welcome to Berks County! Berks County is a combination of rich farm country, industry, beautiful parks, entertainment, and top-notch educational institutions. Whether you are interested in County services, the availability of our parks, tax rates, or other ​county information, this is the place to start.
Christian Y. Leinbach, Chair
Kevin S. Barnhardt, Vice Chair
Michael S. Rivera

 Announcements / News

  • SBA loans available for Hurricane Ida damage
    The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest disaster loans to Berks County businesses and residents that were affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida between Sept. 1-3. 
  • Antietam Lake Park Deer Management Program

    A controlled hunt is underway at Antietam Lake Park to help reduce the deer population that is currently damaging the property through over-browsing.  The hunt is a joint venture between the Berks County Parks and Recreation Department and USDA Wildlife Services and will continue until Jan. 29, 2022.

    Learn More: Information SheetPress Release

  • ​IMAGINE Berks kickoff
    The County of Berks has launched the planning process for IMAGINE Berks, a new economic development strategic action plan for Berks County. To learn more about IMAGINE Berks, take a survey or sign up for alerts, visit www.imagineberks.org.
    Press Release:  English | Spanish
  • ​Tri-County Rail Committee
    The Berks County Commissioners have pledged their support for pursuing the restoration of passenger rail service in Berks, Chester and Montgomery counties. A Tri-County Rail Committee with representatives from the three counties is meeting frequently to help move the project forward.

    Berks Alliance-funded study about the benefits of passenger rail service to Berks County.

  • Emergencies, Severe Weather, Traffic Alerts. Be among the first to find out and stay informed during an emergency.
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 COVID-19 & Vaccine Information


​For more information on COVID-19 or Vaccines, please visit the www.DoYourPartBerks.com

If you have COVID-19 questions you may still email them to COVID@countyofberks.com.


 County Commissioners' Meetings

Public Meeting Information 

Please check the Online Public Meetings web page and/or County Public Meetings Calendar for the status of any County publicly advertised meetings.