See attached Notices regarding Public Hearings regarding CDBG funds and CDBG-CV funding for the Coronavirus funding.
Don’t forget to fill out your Census information by either internet, mail, or phone! By responding, you’ll help ensure our community will receive its share of federal funding for healthcare, emergency services, first responders, schools, roads and community services for the next 10 years. Let’s work together to make our community a better place to live, work and play. To respond go online at my2020census.gov or call toll-free 844-330-2020. Deadline is Oct. 31, 2020. Be proud of where we call home!!
The State of Pennsylvainia has self-responded 63%. Mifflin County has self-responded 64%. On 5/24/20 Mifflin County ranked #25 for Pennsylvania Counties to self-respond! Here are self-response rates for Mifflin County Townships and Boroughs:
|TOWNSHIP/BOROUGH||RATE – as of 5/24/20|
|Newton Hamilton Borough||18%|
The Borough of Lewistown is excited to announce that Rec Park Pool will be opening on July 2 for the summer! Pool hours will be 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Sunday through Wednesday hours will be 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Pool memberships will be available. Admission is $4.00 per person. Come beat the heat!
UPDATE ON THE CORONAVIRUS
Due to the Governor’s Decision for Reopening, the Borough of Lewistown is issuing the following procedures:
- Borough offices are now open to the public. Face coverings are encouraged as is social distancing. Refer to the CDC guidelines for further information.
- The Borough is implementing the Refuse/Sewer Late fees effective in July.
- If the customer wishes to have the Borough mail their tags to them, you must include the Mailing Fee of $5.00 when you submit your payment and mark on the bill that you wish them to be mailed. You can also pick up your tags at the Municipal Building. Please contact (717) 248-1331 for any questions.
- The Borough Community Center is now open! Please call us at (717) 994-4368 to schedule.
We thank everyone for their patience through this challenging situation!
If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us at (717) 248-1361.
For more information on the Coronavirus, go to CDC or PA Department of Health websites.
DECLARATION OF DISASTER EMERGENCY
The Borough of Lewistown’s Mayor has issued a Declaration of Disaster Emergency. Please see the links below for to view the Declaration.
Schedule of Council & Committee Meetings of the Borough of Lewistown
2020 Borough of Lewistown Council & Committee Meeting Schedule
2020 Borough of Lewistown Cost and Fee Schedule
2020 Cost and Fee Schedule
The Borough of Lewistown has changed our Community Center Rates for 2020 to be more competitive! Check us out by clicking on the link below or give us a call at (717) 994-4368 or (717) 248-3498 to schedule your special event!
The Borough of Lewistown will reinstate street sweeping and maintenance schedules as of April 6, 2020. All parking Restrictions and Regulations, as posted by local street signage, which were suspended for the winter, will again become effective. The Borough of Lewistown is still requesting that residents move their vehicles, although street sweeper tickets have been suspended due to the Coronavirus.
Requesting Right to Know information, click on the above link.
EARNED INCOME TAX INFORMATION
For questions on any earned income taxes, local services taxes, or delinquent per capita taxes, contact Keystone at 1-866-539-1100 (Dedicated for individual taxpayers). The link for Keystone’s is https://www.keystonecollects.com/.
Codes Office Accepting Credit Cards
The Codes Office is now accepting credit cards for payments of zoning and sidewalk/street occupancy permits and snow/ice tickets in the office and over the phone.
Effective immediately, the Borough of Lewistown requires that all residential trash be placed in bags with a refuse tag affixed. Any trash bags without tags will be tagged by refuse personnel and a fee will be added to your next refuse bill. If you have any additional questions, please contact the Refuse office at (717) 248-1331.
Also, Refuse/Sewer bills are due within 20 days after the date the bill is mailed. If the due date falls on a weekend, the bill will be due the following Monday. The 10 percent penalty will be added immediately after the due date. (See Ordinance 200-11A)
The Refuse/Sewer Office now accepts credit card payments over the phone as well as in the the office. We also have implemented automatic bill paying services. Please contact the Refuse office at (717) 248-1331 for more information.
The Borough of Lewistown has instituted a new rapid emergency notification service called SwiftReach. By registering, you’ll be added to the emergency call list. Borough of Lewistown residents are welcome and encouraged to enter their contact information for home, business, and mobile phones so they may be contacted by the system in the event of an emergency. Those who do not register their address and phone number may not be notified with SwiftReach in the case of an emergency. Registration is confidential, free, easy and will be for emergency notification only.