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The Planning Commission is meeting on Wednesday, May 27 at 7 pm in Borough Hall. Click on this link to view the agenda.
The Octorara Agriculture, Business, Environmental Science & Technology (OABEST) Expo is on May 30 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Octorara Area High School, 226 Highland Road, Atglen. Admission is free. For event information click on this link.
At the April 6th Council meeting Borough Council approved a resolution to establish the Junior Council Person Program (JCP). This programs seeks to educate and involve the Borough teens in their local government, to nurture our future community leaders, and to benefit the municipality as a whole by giving our youth a voice. To view the Resolution tap on this link.
Mayor Brian Wenzka is taking JCP applications from now until June 30th. Preferred applicants are junior and senior high school students who reside in the Borough. Freshmen and sophomores may apply but a priority ranking is given to juniors and seniors. Interviews are conducted in July with the appointment(s) being made in August. The term of office runs from September 2015 to June 2016. For information on the JCP program and to obtain the application click on this link.
There is a vacancy on the Zoning Hearing Board. Minimum qualification: Borough resident. If you are interested in serving in this position please submit a letter outlining your background to Caren Andrews, the Borough Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or drop off the correspondence at Borough Hall.
Please place both your trash and recycling containers out for Wednesday pickup (it may be best to set them out on Tuesday evening). Two collection trucks will come for pickup, one for trash and one for recycling. The trucks will come at separate times.
Atglen Borough residents that did not receive a recycling container should call the Borough office at 610.593.6854.