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Pen Argyl Borough Newsletter | Archive

July - 2017 - Newsletter

JUNE 27th  SPECIAL MEETING

 

JULY COUNCIL MEETING

 

PUBLIC WORKS

            During the month of June the Public Works Department performed scheduled maintenance tasks and completed all requested tasks.   

 

ZONING/CODE DEPARTMENT

If you have a complaint about a property in the Borough you can now go to http://penargylborough.com/PABAdmin/images/PM_Complaint_Form.pdf or come to the Borough office and fill it out and return to the Borough Office.  All complaints are handled with discretion.  Anonymous complaints will not be investigated. In June, the following permits were issued:  4 building, 2 yard sale, 3 zoning, and 2 electrical.  Also completed; 4 rental property licensing registrations, 14 rental inspections and 6 re-sale property inspections.  The Zoning Officer can be reached at 610-863-1821 or at zoning@penargylborough.com  

 

LOOKOUT FIRE COMPANY

                Lookout Fire Company has a website: www.lookoutfireco.com  and facebook page.

 

SLATE BELT REGIONAL POLICE DEPARTMENT

            In June, officers responded to 623 calls for service. 182 were in Pen Argyl.  Officers also investigated 39 criminal offenses and made 14 criminal arrests in the month.

WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

            Monthly, weekly and quarterly sampling was done, all are in compliance.  Equipment, plant and pumping station maintenance was completed.  Resolved various maintenance issues at pumping station and plant.  Annual Waste Management profile completed.    Answered and marked 15 PA One Calls. 

SLATE BELT RISING

            Slate Belt Rising is looking for volunteers for committees that will assist the program to implement a community revitalization plan in the Boroughs of Wind Gap, Pen Argyl, Bangor and Portland.  The Borough will be updating some of the planters around the business district.  Part of the SBR is to aesthetically improve the look of the downtown. Please contact Stephen Reider at 484-523-0900 or at sreider@caclv.org for more information. Check out the program information on the web page:  http://www.caclv.org/

 

BOROUGH NEWSLETTER

            The Borough Newsletter is published each month following the Borough Council Meeting.  It can be found at the Borough Hall or on our website at www.penaryglborough.com .   You can receive the newsletter by email by contacting: manager@penargylborough.com and requesting it.  You will need to provide your name, address and email contact.  While on the web site make sure you like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!!!!!

 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!     ITEMS OF INTEREST!

Free Community Wide Yard Sales- No permit yard sale date is 9/15-9/17.

Garbage/Recycling –Garbage collection is every Friday. Recycling will be on July 21st as well as August 4th & 18th.  Garbage/recycling containers are to be placed on the resident’s property at the curb line and are not to be placed before 2 P.M. on the day before pickup.

Animal Control OfficerChristine Mammi can be reached at 610-217-7025

Blue Mountain Community Library- Special summer reading program for children:  High Five Your Reading Drive! The program runs through 8/12. Children are encouraged to read at least five library books and keep a log of their titles to earn a free book of their choosing from the Book Nook. Nature Adventures at Waste Management on 8/9.    Adult book discussion group selections:   8/15– 1984 (ch. 1-2.6) by George Orwell; 9/19– 1984 (ch. 2.7-end) by George Orwell; 10/17 – Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance.  Book group meetings begin at 6:30 P.M. Books are available for checkout.

 

 

CALENDAR (All meeting are at Borough Hall unless noted.)

 

Tues., July 25th – Borough Council Workshop, 7 P.M.

Tues., Aug 1st – Borough Council Meeting, 7 P.M.

Mon., Aug. 7th – Sewer Committee, 4:30 P.M.

Mon., Aug. 7th - Municipal Authority, 5 P.M. (if needed)