E.g., Jan 17 2020
E.g., Jan 17 2020


Oct 30, 2019 Reading Holiday Parade

Organized and presented by the Reading Downtown Improvement District & the Mayor’s Office of the City of Reading, the Reading Holiday Parade is a great way to kick off the holiday season!

This year's parade is scheduled for Saturday, November 23, at 10 a.m. (PLEASE NOTE THE NEW STARTING TIME!) The parade theme is “Old Fashioned Holidays.”

Sep 25, 2019 Coffee with a Cop

Reading Police Department and the Berks County Bar Association to host Coffee with a Cop on October 2, 2019 courtesy of the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton at 701 Penn Street, Reading, PA.

Sep 23, 2019 Summary Notice PY2020 CDBG ESG HOME Action Plan

The 2019 to 2023 Consolidated Plan is a five year planning document that addresses housing and community development needs of Reading. This summary is designed to give citizens, local governments, and interested organizations of the City an opportunity to comment on the City’s Action Plan for Federal Fiscal Year 2020.

Aug 27, 2019 Fire Prevention Week
Aug 15, 2019 City of Reading to Expand Recycling Carts City-Wide

The City of Reading is offering new recycling carts to all residents with City curbside recycling. Residents can now ‘Opt-in’ to receive a new cart by phone or completing an online form. No action is needed if residents decide not to upgrade. Deliveries of the new carts will take place this fall. The City has already received dozens of requests for the new carts, and will begin promoting the program expansion on August 19th through its website, social media, and other channels.

Jul 24, 2019 Assistance Information For City Residents That Suffered Losses During the Storms on June 20th & 21st.

The City of Reading Fire and Rescue Office would like to provide the following information to City residents that suffered losses during the storms on June 20th & 21st.  Please note that this information does NOT relate to losses suffered on any other date.  Efforts are still underway with regard to those storm events.

Apr 24, 2019 County of Berks Consolidated Plan Summary FY2019

The Consolidated Plan is designed to help states and local jurisdictions to assess their affordable housing and community development needs and market conditions, and to make data-driven, place-based investment decisions.

Apr 12, 2019 City of Reading Needs Hearing Public Notice

The City of Reading invites citizens, public agencies and other interested parties to participate in the development of the City’s Annual Action Plan covering federal fiscal year 2020 by attending a public hearing on April 30, 2019 at 5:00 pm in City Hall, 815 Washington Street, Second Floor City Council Chambers, Reading.

Mar 29, 2019 Reading Parking Authority Press Release

Reading, PA – The Reading Parking Authority (RPA) has initiated upgrades, renovations and capital expenditures to provide its customers with a better parking experience. Future and current changes include:

Mar 22, 2019 Notice of Correction

On March 7, 2019, the City of Reading published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to request Release of Funds (RROF) for Tiered Projects and Programs for the following activities to be supported with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funds from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):