David Herbert, President - Andrew Bickhart, Vice President
Mark Benner - Malcolm Fleming - Donald Musser - Robert Herbert - Rue Rothermel
Slivinski Law, Solicitor
Edward J. Hovenstine, Borough Manager LaDawn D. Leitzel, Borough Secretary
Borough Office Phone 570.743.7565
Timothy E. Bremigen
Police Phone 570-743-2671
Fire Department Phone 570-743-2126
Shamokin Dam Borough Council meets the first Monday of each month at 7:00 P.M. (If a holiday happens to fall on that date, the meeting will be held the following day (Tuesday)) Council Workshop meetings will be held the 3rdThursday of each month on an as needed basis. You are invited and encouraged to attend all Borough meetings. All meetings are held in the municipal building located at 42 W. 8th Avenue, Shamokin Dam unless advertised differently.
The following is information that we hope will be useful to Borough Residents. Residents should always feel free to contact the Borough Office at 570-743-7565. _____________________________________________________
The parks can be used year round from dawn until dusk. Reservations for 2018 activities can be made after January 1, 2018 by contacting the Borough office at 570-743-7565.
When walking your dog:
Keep them on a leash at all times
Clean up after your pet
TRANSIENT RETAILERS LICENSE REQUIRED BY BOROUGH ORDINANCE
Anyone selling goods or services in a transient manner (including door to door) within the Borough is required, by ordinance, to register with the police department prior to doing business. Ask for the Borough issued salesman's license if you are unsure whether a business is a legitimate compnay and report any suspicious activity to the police department at 570-743-2671.
BRUSH COLLECTION POLICY
The Borough Crew will remove any small limbs or landscape trimmings that you may accumulate on a weekly basis. Pick up day for this service is every Monday as schedule allows. If a holiday falls on a Monday the collection will be the following day. If a large volume of items are to be picked up, the pickup may extend into Tuesday.
Please have the items placed along the street the night before so nothing is missed. Also limit brush on a weely basis to one (1) pile no larger that 3 ft wide by 5 ft long by 3 ft high.Any loose objects (landscape trimmings/leaves, etc.) should be bagged.
Please contact the Borough office before starting any large trimming, pruning or tree removal project.
Entire trees and shrubbery items that are removed should be disposed of by the owner, either by the company or individuals contracted to remove the items.
In the event of severe storm damage to trees, the removal of limbs and branches can also be coordinated with the Borough office.
We will not pick up any ground/stones/mulch or grass clippings.
As established by Borough Council on August 4, 2014.
The Borough office will be closed in observation of the following holidays:
Friday - April 14th - Good Friday
Monday - May 29th - Memorial Day
Monday - July 4th - Independence Day
Monday - September 4th - Labor Day
Thursday - November 23rd - Thanksgiving Day
Friday - November 24th - Day after Thanksgiving Day
Monday - December 25th - Christmas Day Holiday
Monday - January 1st - New Year's Day Holiday
Per Capita Tax
Per Capita Tax: A per capita tax is a flat rate tax levied upon each adult within the taxing district.
Are you 18 years of age or older? If so, you should be receiving a tax bill. If you are currently not receiving this bill, please contact the Snyder County Assessment Office at 570-837-4315 or e-mail email@example.com.
The full explanation of per capita taxes for your reference is posted to the right.
AMBULANCE SERVICE PROVIDER The Americus Ambulance Service of Sunbury is the primary ambulatory service provider for the Borough. If you have any questions concerning this service and how they service the Borough, or how to become a member please contact them at 570-286-8711.