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4th of July trash schedule

There will be NO trash collection on Friday, July 4th.

A double pickup will be on Tuesday, July 8th. This is also bulk collection. Remember, only 1 bulk item it permitted.

If you have any questions please contact Borough Hall.


NOTICE TO RESIDENTS AND PROPERTY OWNERS REGARDING STORM DAMAGE

Due to the severity of the hail storm on Thursday, May 22, 2014 there have been a large number of contractors and public adjusters going door to door trying to solicit your business and repair your property.

Please be advised that the Borough requires all parties going door to door to obtain a solicitation permit prior to doing so. If they are approved to do such business they will be provided an ID badge to wear at all times while soliciting. If anyone comes to your property, please ask to see their badge to make sure they are properly licensed. If they do not have the proper approvals, we are requesting that you immediately contact the Codes Department to report such activity. If you are able to obtain a business card please do so and forward it to our attention so thy can be contacted and advised of the requirements for soliciting door to door.

In addition, please be very careful when choosing a contracor to make any necessary repairs to your property. The Borough requires permits for the majority of repairs that need to be made. All contractors must apply for their permits and provide their insurance to the Codes Department prior to the permit being reviewed and issued if approved. No work is to begin without the proper permits being secured.

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact the Codes Department at: Cindy ~ 610-374-8273, ext. 238 or Tracey ~  610-374-8273, ext. 240

A list of approved solicitors is listed below and will be updated as the information becomes available.

      
- Steve Kemper Builder, Inc.           - Andrew Devivo (exp. 6/30/14)
                                                        - Michael Moore (exp. 6/30/14)

- Crown General Contracting, Inc.   - Konrad Zieja (exp. 7/14/14)
                                                        - Lukas Slodkowski (exp. 7/14/14)

- Gillespie Contracting, Inc.            - Caleb Arnwine (exp. 7/20/14)
                                                       - Eric Moe (exp. 6/20/15)

- Aspen Contracting, Inc.                - Anthony Malone (exp. 6/27/14)
                                                       - Brian Miller (exp. 7/02/14)


UPCOMING EVENTS

Moonlight Swims - July 11th, 18th, 25th, August 1
National Night Out - Tuesday, August 5th
Pig Roast - Saturday, August 9th (4pm-8pm)
Pool Closes - Monday, September 1st @ 5:00pm
Doggie Days - Monday, September 1st (5pm-7pm)
Tons of Trucks - Saturday, September 6th
Flea Market - Saturday, September 20th


For more information on the events listed please go to the Recreation section under the "DEPARTMENTS" tab and click on "CALENDAR OF EVENTS".



COMMISSION/BOARD VACANCIES

West Reading Borough is currently in need of volunteers to serve on the Vacancy Board and Zoning Hearing Board. Borough residents who are interested in serving on any of theseBoards are asked to submit a letter of interest to:

Richard J. Sichler, Borough Manager
Borough of West Reading
500 Chestnut Street
West Reading, PA 19611




NEW CodeRED EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION PROGRAM!

To learn more about the program and to register click on the CodeRED logo below.

The CodeREDâ„¢ Emergency Notification System is an extremely FAST Communication Service available for mass Emergency Notifications.  CodeREDâ„¢ employs one-of-a-kind Internet maping capability for geographic targeting of calls, coupled with a high speed telephone calling system capable of delivering customized pre-recorded emergency messages directly to homes and businesses, live individuals and answering machines, at the rate of up to 60,000 calls per hour.

If you know of anyone who hasn't registered to receive the CodeREDâ„¢ alerts, and they live in West Reading, please encourage them to do so.

CodeRed

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Important Information from Western Berks Water Authority

In case of a water related emergency and to get up to date information on the water advisory, please go to http://www.wbwa.org/ and click on the "water advisory" link.



If you have any questions or concerns for the borough manager (Richard Sichler), please send your email to rsichler@westreadingborough.org  



 

 

 

Upcoming Event

 
Environmental Advisory Committee meeting
7/28/2014
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The Borough of West Reading
500 Chestnut Street
West Reading, PA 19611
Office: 610-374-8273
Fax: 610-374-8419
E:mail: webmaster
Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.