The Borough of Lewistown is notifying Borough refuse customers of the changes to the refuse & recycling routes for the upcoming Good Friday Holiday this coming Friday, April 19th.
The Thursday and Friday refuse routes this week will both be picked up one day earlier. The Thursday, April 18th route will be picked up on Wednesday, April 17th. The Friday, April 19th route will be picked up on Thursday, April 18th. There will be no other changes to any other days.
Thursday’s recycling route will still be picked up on Thursday. The Friday recycling customers are reminded that their recycling materials are to be held until their next regularly scheduled recycling day (May 3rd).
Friends of the S.H Rothermel Walking Trail organized a “Let’s Clean Up the Trail” event held on April 6, 2019.
Boy Scouts from Troop #2
Mayor Deborah Bargo & Venus Shade, Council President
Scott Welham, Borough Manager & Secretary
The Borough of Lewistown’s cost and fee resolution is attached effective 1/1/2019.
REC PARK POOL SWIM TEAM
Open to swimmers age 5-18
Cost is $75.00 per swimmer
Practice: Monday-Thursday, 5:15-6:15 pm…
Meets will take place in the evening
Questions or to sign up:
Call: (717)320-4239 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTICE TO ALL BOROUGH CUSTOMERS
The Borough of Lewistown is reminding customers of the sewer rate increases. The rate is as follows: 0-3,000 gallons = $71.97 All usage above 3,000 gallons will be $71.97 + $4.23 for each 1,000 gallons of water used over 3,000 gallons. If you have any questions, contact (717) 248-1331.
The Borough’s new Parking Enforcement Officer will begin her services on Monday March 25th, 2019. She will be scheduled 20 hours per week on a varied schedule including Saturdays. This is a reminder that the parking meters will be monitored Monday thru Saturday from 9AM until 5PM. There will not be enforcement on Sunday’s or Borough designated Holidays.
Street Sweeping will officially resume on April 1, 2019. Street Sweeper parking enforcement will begin on March 31, 2019. The street sweeper will be out cleaning but until March 31, 2019 no tickets will be issued. Please check your street sweeping schedule for your designated street sweeping day.
The Borough of Lewistown is seeking applicants for a pool manager, lifeguards, and a ticket taker. Click on employment opportunities and fill out your application. The applications can be submitted at the Municipal Building on Third Street. Questions, contact us at (717) 248-1361.
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/.
Borough of Lewistown is seeking individuals to serve on the Board of Building Appeals, Planning Commission, Recreation Board, and Zoning Hearing Board as an alternate. If interested, please contact the Borough Administration Offices to fill out the necessary form.
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.