Welcome to the County of Berks
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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

  • 2022 General Election Review Period

    The return board of the County of Berks has finished the canvass of the votes cast during the 2022 General Election. These results are available on the Election Results page.

    The five-day review period begins Friday, November 18 at 8 AM and will end Wednesday, November 23 at 5 PM.  The Election Services office is open from 8 AM to 5 PM each day of the review period, but will be closed Sunday, November 20.

  • Correctional Facility Project​ Updates

    The County is planning to construct a new correctional facility to replace the existing County jail. A website that will serve as the hub for information and updates about the project is available in English and Spanish. View the BCCF project website>​

    BCCF Project Fact Sheet - Summer 2022

  • Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority

    The Berks County Commissioners approved the creation of the Schuylkill River Passenger Rail Authority with Chester and Montgomery counties. The formation of the authority is the next step in restoring passenger rail service from Reading to Philadelphia. Press Release​​ | Learn more >​

  • 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 website. 


 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.