Spoofing email

How to protect your organization against email spoofing

While we all adore Brenda, I promise that she hasn’t sent you an email asking for you to purchase her a gift card. We have been contacted by several people informing us that they have received a spoofing email from the borough looking for gift cards. While I’m sure she would really enjoy the random acts of kindness, please disregard the email.

January 2021 Council Meeting

Gov. Wolf signs Senate Bill 841 to provide flexibility to local governments and businesses on April 20, 2020

Meeting Via Telecommunications Device
Section 5741 allows a borough council, authority, planning commission, zoning hearing board or other entity of the municipality to meet remotely by telecommunications device.

Public Notices
Notice must be given of public meetings held under this section. Public notice includes either on the borough’s website or in the newspaper of general circulation, or both.

Bernville Borough Council Meeting – Tue, January 5, 2021, 7:00 PM (EDT) and all future meetings until published otherwise will be conducted online. 

Bernville Borough Council Meeting
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
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You can also dial in using your phone.
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Access Code: 141-920-069

You are invited to attend Council meetings, typically held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.

All meetings listed are open to the public. If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend, but require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation in order to participate in the proceedings, please call 484.769.8594 to discuss how we may meet your needs. Also, to discuss agenda items please call 484.769.8594.

Snow Emergency lifted as of 8 p.m.

Effective 8 p.m., Thursday, December 17, 2020 the Snow Emergency in Bernville Borough will be lifted. Thank you to everyone who followed the ordinance and moved their vehicles allowing the contracted plow service to due their job in the timely fashion. To those of you that didn’t feel the need to move your vehicles this delays other residents from being able to park along snow routes because of the additional time that it takes to plow around your vehicle. In addition, this is also more costly to the taxpayers. Accordingly, I have directed the Bernville Police Department to, without exception, ticket any and all vehicles not in compliance and to exercise any legal option to remove the vehicles from snow routes.

Snow Emergency

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After speaking with our contracted plow service the decision to issue a Snow Emergency for the Borough of Bernville will be in effect as of Wednesday, December 16, 2020 starting at 8:30 PM until further notice. Please remove all vehicles from designated Snow Emergency routes. All residents will be notified when the Snow Emergency is lifted. We thank you for your cooperation during this time.

I’m hoping if I post it, we won’t need it…

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Ordinance #235 – SNOW EMERGENCIES
This designates Snow Emergency Routes within the borough. When the mayor declares a snow and ice emergency, there is no parking from Garfield Road to Shartlesville Road on Main Street and no parking on Second and Third Streets from Main Street to Route 183. For snow emergency information: Radio – (WEEU/830AM; WRFY/102FM; WIOV/105.1FM), TV – (Berks-Lehigh News WFMZ Channel 69 on cable channel 9).

We will also do our best to post it here on Facebook, bervilleborough.org and the digital road sign at borough hall.
Stay safe.

December 2020 Council Meeting

Gov. Wolf signs Senate Bill 841 to provide flexibility to local governments and businesses on April 20, 2020

Meeting Via Telecommunications Device
Section 5741 allows a borough council, authority, planning commission, zoning hearing board or other entity of the municipality to meet remotely by telecommunications device.

Public Notices
Notice must be given of public meetings held under this section. Public notice includes either on the borough’s website or in the newspaper of general circulation, or both.

Bernville Borough Council Meeting – Tue, December 1, 2020 7:00 PM (EDT)

Bernville Borough Council
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/141920069

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (571) 317-3112

Access Code: 141-920-069

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts: https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/141920069

You are invited to attend Council meetings, typically held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.

All meetings listed are open to the public. If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend, but require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation in order to participate in the proceedings, please call 484.769.8594 to discuss how we may meet your needs. Also, to discuss agenda items please call 484.769.8594.

Zoning Board Vacancy

There is currently a vacancy on the Bernville Borough Zoning Board… and your community needs your time and talent. 

The Zoning Hearing Board may consist of 3 to 5 residents of the borough.  Primary responsibilities of the Zoning Hearing Board include, among others: hearing requests for variances where it is alleged that the provisions of the zoning ordinance inflict unnecessary hardship to the applicant, hearing and deciding requests for special exceptions to the terms of the zoning ordinance, hearing and deciding upon special challenges to the validity of the land use ordinance, and hearing appeals from a determination by the Zoning Officer or Municipal Engineer.

You must be at least 18 years of age and a resident of the borough for a minimum of one year.  If you are interested or for more information, please contact Brenda at bernvilleboro@comcast.net or call 484.769.8594.