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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

  • Berks County Greenway, Park and Recreation Plan Survey
    The Berks County Planning Commission and the Berks County Parks and Recreation Department invite you to provide feedback on the County Park system and your municipal park systems to help update the Berks County Greenway, Park and Recreation Plan. An online survey is available until July 31, 2021 in both English and Spanish.
  • Berks Cares Vaccine Center Closing July 31, 2021
    The Berks Cares Vaccine Center in Muhlenberg Township will be closing July 31. The Center will continue to receive walk-ins and accept appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine until the final day.

    Sign up for the County’s newsletter at www.doyourpartberks.com.
  • ​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.

  • 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.