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260 Franklin Street / Alburtis, Pa 18011 / 610-966-4777
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There is an unexpected vacancy on Borough Council. If you are interested in serving your community, please send a resume to Sharon Trexler at sharon@alburtis.org or P.O. Box 435, Alburtis, PA 18011. Borough Council will conduct interviews at the August 11 Council meeting. You must be a resident of the Borough for at least 1 year.

What do we do?
We are the "Call before you dig!" company for all of Pennsylvania. If you plan to disturb the earth with powered equipment, you are required by Pennsylvania law to notify the underground utility companies of your intent to do so. Notification occurs by calling 8-1-1 or 1-800-242-1776, 24 hours of the day, every day of the year. Notification can also be done on our website at www.paonecall.org. We will then notify the utility companies nearby of your intent to dig. The utility companies are responsible to mark where their underground lines are located with colored flags, paint or chalk.

Please Note:
• PA One Call does not mark utility lines.
• In some cases, the utility company may not mark the service lines you own.
• If you need your sewer drain cleared be sure to check www.paonecall.org/crossbore for Call Before You Clear information or call 811 for more information.

Why should you call?
Safe digging is no accident! If you are installing a fence or deck, or digging for a mailbox post, patio or other excavation project, it is important to Know What’s Below. Dial 8-1-1 or 1-800-242-1776 before you dig. The utility companies do not want an accident, either. The best way to learn where underground utility lines are located is to call before you dig. For more information, visit www.pa811.org

Homeowner Quick Tips
• One easy phone call to 8-1-1 three to ten business days before digging begins helps keep your neighborhood safe.
• Call on Monday or Tuesday if you plan to dig on Saturday or Sunday.
• The utility companies will mark where their underground lines are located with colored paint, flags or chalk.
• Do not remove the flags if you see them in your yard.
• Our service is no cost to homeowners.
• Did you hire someone to install your fence, deck or new patio? Ask to see the PA One Call serial number before allowing them to dig on your property. The Excavator’s Responsibility
• Dial 8-1-1 or 1-800-242-1776.
• Do not allow anyone to excavate on your property without calling.
• Always look for the markings on the ground before your dig date.
• If you do not see markings, do not allow anyone to dig. Wait for the lines to be marked by the utility.
• Whoever places the call will receive an email or fax with a list of facility owners who have marked or have not marked. Pay attention to this message.
• Respect the markings by not removing flags or disturbing the actual markings.
• Exercise care around the marked lines by hand digging.
• When the project is complete, the excavator should remove the flags or marks from the ground or pavement.
• Report mishaps by dialing 8-1-1. Report emergencies by dialing 9-1-1.

There is a major drug addiction and drug overdose problem in the U.S. These national epidemics pose serious threats to the health, safety and well­ being of our nation's young people.

National studies show that teens are now more likely to abuse a prescription drug than an illegal street drug. In addition, prescription medications have become the leading cause of accidental childhood poisonings.

Reducing drug accessibility and education on medication misuse, for both parents and kids, are key components in our nation's efforts to address these serious issues and make a positive impact in the lives of the children who live in the communities we serve.

KidCents and The Rite Aid Foundation are proud to partner with local law enforcement agencies to help create a safe environment for children to live and grow

KidCents and The Rite Aid Foundation are committed to supporting a safe environment for children in our communities by helping to reduce the misuse of medications by adolescents and accidental childhood poisonings.

The Safe Medication Disposal Program advances that mission by providing local law enforcement agencies in Rite Aid service areas with medication disposal units to ensure that individuals can safely dispose of unwanted medications in an environmentally-friendly manner, while keeping them out of the hands of kids and tee

In an effort to provide more reliable communications with residents and also to fulfill a requirement of the DEP (Department of Environmental Protection), the Borough of Alburtis has implemented Swiftreach Networks, Inc. as our Emergency Notification service provider.SWIFT911 is a high speed notification program with the capability of delivering recorded warnings to the entire community, via telephone, email, text or pager. If you prefer to be notified in a way other than your listed home phone number, please visit our EMERGENCY ALERTS page and click on the Swift911 icon. This system will enable the Borough to contact you when there is a water issue, snow emergency or other important issues. All of the calls will have the caller ID of the Borough of Alburtis.

The 2021 meeting dates for the Borough of Alburtis are as follows:

Borough Council:
Jan. 13th and 27th , Feb. 10th and 24th, Mar. 10th and 31st, Apr. 14th and 28th, May 12th and 26th, June 9th and 30th, July 14th and 28th, Aug. 11th and 25th, Sept. 8th and 29th; Oct. 13th and 27th, Nov. 10th and 22nd, Dec. 8th and 29th

Borough Council meetings begin at 7:00 p.m.

Alburtis Park and Recreation Commission:
Jan. 18th, Apr. 19th, July 19th and Oct. 18th at 7:00 p.m.

Planning Commission:
2nd Tuesday of each month as needed

Highway/Water/Sewer Committees:
last Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm as needed

Policy/Personnel/Public Safety Committees:
3rd Wednesday of each month as needed

Pension Board:
Jan. 27th at 6:45 pm, Apr. 28th at 6:45 pm, July 28th at 6:45 pm and Oct. 27th at 6:45 pm

Alburtis Borough Authority (Water Authority):
Apr. 26th at 7:00 pm and Oct. 25th at 7:00 pm

Borough Business Revitalization:
First Thursday of each month at 3:30 p.m.

Environmental Advisory Council: as needed

Budget:
Sept. 1st, Oct. 6th, Nov. 3rd at 7 p.m. and Dec. 1st at 7:00 p.m.

Zoning Hearing Board: as needed

All meetings are held in the Borough Hall, 260 Franklin St., Alburtis, PA. The public is invited to attend.

The Alburtis Borough Hall is accessible to the physically handicapped. If you need any reasonable accommodations for a disability, please call 610-966-4777 to make arrangements. During the Coronavirus pandemic period, the meetings and public participation at these meetings may not be held in person at Borough Hall but rather by remote connection, using a virtual meeting platform to allow for participation by all official Council/board/committee members and any member of the public, including a mechanism for participants to submit questions and offer comments during the public portion of the meeting. Directions for connection to and participation in any public meeting not held in person before the public at Borough Hall will be published on the Borough’s publicly accessible website,

Welcome to the Borough of Alburtis!

The Borough of Alburtis is less than 1 square mile with a population of 2,361. The Borough is rich in history and a sense of "home" is felt upon entering the Borough. Our residents and businesses have a sense of pride in their properties which is demonstrated by the well maintained buildings and manicured lawns.

Located in the Borough are basketball, volleyball and hockey courts, the Playground of Adventures and a baseball field. We are also fortunate to have successful businesses on and around our Main Street that chose to call Alburtis home.

Also nestled in our boundaries is Lockridge Park. The park is owned and maintained by Lehigh County and is open from dawn to dusk. Visit the park to enjoy the bluebells, festivals, trails, fishing and learn the history of the Lockridge Furnace. More history can be found at the Alburtis Lockridge Historical Society, which is housed in the basement of the Lockridge Memorial Presbyterian Church. The Church, located at Franklin and Church Streets is available to rent for weddings, showers or other events.

Our job at the Borough is to help make our community a pleasant place to live, so please don't hesitate to contact us at 610-966-4777 or email at office@alburtis.org.

A Great Place to Live, Work and Play!

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