• Walk and Talk with Senator Ryan P. Aument

    Senator Ryan P. Aument is hosting a walk and talk through River Front Park in Marietta (1632 Old River Road) to discuss important state and local issues on Thursday, May 2nd from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
    As a constituent of his district, you are being invited to attend.

    Click on the link below for additional information about this event.

    WalkTalkFlyer

     

     

  • Stop This Invader!

    What is Lycorma delicatula and why should you care?

    Lycorma delicatula, commonly known as the Spotted Lanternfly, is a new invasive insect that has spread throughout southeastern Pennsylvania since its discovery in Berks County in 2014. The Spotted Lanternfly presents a significant threat to Pennsylvania agriculture, including the grape, tree-fruit, hardwood and nursery industries, which collectively are worth nearly $18 billion to the state’s economy.

    (Images courtesy of the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture)

    How can you help?

    REPORT spotted lanternfly sightings at extension.psu.edu/spotted-lanternfly or call  1-888-4BAD-FLY (1-888-422-3359).

    DESTROY all life stages that you find. Make sure you are not moving any life stage of spotted lanternfly when traveling within or out of the quarantine zone. Check your car and outdoor equipment before traveling.

    SHARE your knowledge with friends, family, and neighbors.

    For additional information and resources about the Spotted Lanternfly visit:
    https://extension.psu.edu/spotted-lanternfly

     

  • Help Wanted – Part-time Public Works Employee

    Help Wanted:

    Mountville Borough is seeking a TEMPORARY PART-TIME PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEE.  Previous experience preferred

    Please apply in person at Mountville Borough, 21 East Main Street, Mountville, PA      (EOE)

     

  • Spring/Summer 2019 Newsletter

    The Spring/Summer 2019 Newsletter is here!
    What you’ll find in this edition:

    ~ Police Chief – Mark Pugliese’s Retirement
    ~ Summer Lawn Concert Schedule
    ~ Home Improvement Project Reminders
    ~ Mountville Days Carnival
    ~ Mountville Business Spotlight – Gayle Kline RV Center
    ~ Mountville Library News
    ~ Mountville Flashback – 1989 Jubilee
    ~ Stormwater Management Quiz
    ~ Mountville Historical Society and Museum News
    ~ Summer Playground
    ~ Trash Update
    ~ Flag Day Facts
    ~ Dates to Remember

    Use the link below to download the latest edition of the Mountville Borough Newsletter.

    MB_Spring 2019 Newsletter (WEB)

     

     

  • Snow Removal Information

     

    THINK SNOW!

    With the approach of the possibility of accumulating snow, Mountville Borough asks for your patience and cooperation during a snow event.  Please remember the following tips to assist our operators to be as efficient as possible in the snow removal process:

    • If you have driveways and garages, park your vehicles off street. This will allow the snow removal team to clear the Borough streets curb to curb and helps prevent having your vehicle(s) plowed in.
    • Unfortunately, it is impossible for snowplows to avoid having snow placed at the bottom of driveways. It will be helpful if you shovel snow in your driveway to the right side of your driveway (as you face the road).  In addition, clear the area immediately to the left of your driveway which will allow the plow to unload before reaching your driveway and avoid the bulk of the snow to be pushed back onto the driveway.
    • Do not shovel, blow, or plow the snow from your driveway and/or sidewalk into the roadway at any time. This creates hazardous driving conditions and is a violation of both State and Borough laws.
    • Mountville Borough has an ordinance that states that a pathway of at least three feet (3’) in width must be cleared within 24 hours after the snow has ceased. There are penalties that may apply if this ordinance is not obeyed. This is for the safety of all pedestrians, especially our school children.
    • Please keep storm drains opened and fire hydrants cleared that are near your residence.
    • Make sure you have emergency supplies for your entire household in case you end up having to remain in your home for a few days. Be a good Samaritan and check on your elderly neighbors to see if they need someone to run errands or remove the snow on their property.

    Many thanks for your cooperation and assistance!

     

  • Fall 2018/Winter 2019 Newsletter

    The Fall 2018/Winter 2019 Newsletter is here! What you’ll find in this edition:

    ~ Recycling Information
    ~ New Council Member – Jesse Hersh
    ~ Think Snow – Snow Removal Reminders
    ~ Native Plants and Stormwater
    ~ Mountville Memories
    ~ Mountville Library News
    ~ Mountville Fire Company Update
    ~ 2018/2019 Dates to Remember

    Use the link below to download the latest edition of the Mountville Borough Newsletter.

    Mountville Boro News_Fall 2018 (web)

     

     

  • Mountville Borough Planning Commission Vacancy

    Mountville Borough is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the following open position:

    Mountville Borough Planning Commission

    Borough residency of one (1) year required.  For additional details and/or information on how to apply, please contact the Mountville Borough Office at (717) 285-5547.

  • Update on Recycling

    Focus on the BIG 4

    These are the ONLY items that can now be placed into your recycling bin:
    1.  Corrugated Cardboard – (flattened)
    2.  Plastic bottles and jugs with necks – (emptied and rinsed out)
    3.  Metal food and beverage cans – (emptied and rinsed out)
    4.  Glass jars and bottles – (emptied and rinsed out)

     

    Please note:
    Newspapers, magazines, lids to bottles and cans, plastics without a neck (yogurt cups, food storage containers, takeout food containers, Styrofoam) and paperboard (cereal boxes, tissue boxes, food cartons, egg cartons) are NOT acceptable in recycle bins and should be disposed of in the regular trash.

     

    For additional information, click on the link below to see the Recycle Right Lancaster Flier from Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority (LCSWMA)

    2018-7 FILE_RRL Flier

     

     

  • Permit Information

    Now is the time of year when you may consider having a garage or yard sale.  In addition, there are also businesses who may come knocking at your door to offer you their goods or services.  Here is some important information regarding door-to-door solicitation and yard/garage sales that you should be aware of.

    Solicitation Permits Are Required

    Under Mountville Borough Ordinance, persons soliciting within the Borough are required to obtain a permit through the West Hempfield Police Department. Exceptions include: non-profit organizations (e.g. Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Lion Clubs, Rotary, etc.), school children selling items for school, and insurance and real estate agents licensed by the State.  Each solicitor is required to display their permit in a manner that is visible to those from whom they are soliciting.  Solicitation may occur Monday through Saturday, between the hours of 9:00 AM and 9:00 PM, except by prior appointment.  In order to protect you from unwanted solicitation, if a solicitor at your door does not have identification, please contact the West Hempfield Police Department at (717) 285-5191 from 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM, Monday thru Friday, (or at 800-957-2677 after hours), to determine their status.

    Yard/Garage Sale Permits

    Thinking of having a yard or garage sale?  While they are permitted within the Borough, there are adopted regulations governing them.

    • A yard/garage sale permit (at a cost of $5.00) must be secured from the Borough Office not less than seven (7) days prior to the sale. Borough ordinances state that it is unlawful to hold a yard sale without first obtaining a permit.
    • Only two (2) yard/garage sales are permitted per address per year.
    • Yard/garage sales may be held only between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM.
    • No yard/garage sale can be conducted for a period of longer than two (2) consecutive days.
    • Yard/garage sales may offer goods to be sold that are personal belongings of the applicant.
    • Only one four square-foot sign is permitted advertising the sale with the sign being located at the premises where the sale occurs. Advertising must be removed upon the completion of the sale.
  • Spring/Summer 2018 Newsletter

    The Spring/Summer 2018 Newsletter is here! What you’ll find in this edition:

    ~ 2018 Lawn Concert Series Schedule
    ~  Information about Stormwater Pollution
    ~ Mountville Business Spotlight – Dream Framer
    ~ Mountville Historical Society and Museum News
    ~ Mountville Library Happenings
    ~ Mountville Days Carnival Dates
    ~ Recycling Guidelines and Reminders
    ~ New Mountville Personnel
    ~Spring/Summer Important Dates

    Use the link below to download the latest edition of the Mountville Borough Newsletter.

    Mountville Boro News_Spring 2018 (web)