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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

 
  • Run4Sam set for Aug. 15 at Gring's Mill
    The 13th annual Run4Sam is back this year with options to participate virtually or in-person on Aug. 15. Proceeds from this event support the operation and maintenance of the Union Canal towpath and significant projects at Gring’s Mill, as well as a scholarship and other local charities. Online registration is available at www.pretzelcitysports.com until Aug. 12. More information is available at www.run4Sam.net or the Run4Sam Facebook page. Press Release
  • Music on the Mountain​
    Help kick off the 30th anniversary of the Berks County Jazz Fest with the inaugural Music on the Mountain concert. The Mardi Gras themed event will be held Thursday, August 12, 2021 from 5pm to 9pm at the Reading Liederkranz and feature the Mount Penn Preservation Jazz Band! Learn more >
  • ​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. Three Berks County representatives -- Commissioner Christian Leinbach, Deputy CAO Pamela Shupp Menet and GRCA President and CEO Jim Gerlach -- are part of a Tri-County Rail Committee that meets frequently to help move the project forward.

    A Berks Alliance-funded survey from last summer outlines the substantial economic benefits of the return of passenger rail service to Berks. Click here to view the study | Press Release.

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 COVID-19 & Vaccine Information

 

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 County Commissioners' Meetings

 
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