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E.g., Jan 23 2019

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Jan 15, 2019 La posición del Concejo Municipal para el Distrito 6 está buscando solicitantes

El Concejo Municipal de la Ciudad de Reading está buscando solicitantes para llenar la posición del Distrito 6 del Concejo Municipal que quedó vacante el 11 de enero de 2019. Esta posición puede ser llenada por cualquier residente del Distrito 6 que cumpla con las calificaciones de elegibilidad según la sección 202 del Home Rule Charter de la Ciudad de Reading, y ha sido registrada para votar en el Distrito 6 desde el 16 de Mayo de 2016.

Jan 15, 2019 City Council District 6 Seat Seeking Applicants

The City of Reading City Council is seeking civic minded applicants to apply for the City Council District 6 seat that became vacant on Jan 11, 2019. The City Council District 6 seat can be filled by any District 6 resident who meets the eligibility qualifications as per the City of Reading Home Rule Charter Section 202 and has been registered to vote in District 6 since May 16, 2016.

Dec 20, 2018 Transportation Officials Gathering Public Comments On Draft Bicycle And Pedestrian Transportation Plan

Transportation officials are trying to reduce barriers to walking and bicycling in Berks County and are looking for your input about the best ways to achieve those goals. In June of this year, the Berks County Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Plan Advisory Committee, convened by the Reading Area Transportation Study (RATS), began preparing the draft Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Plan. This document, once adopted, will guide municipalities, developers, non-profit organizations, PennDOT and the public in developing, promoting and enhancing the bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure network in Berks County.

Oct 26, 2018 Rawa 30” Water Main Replacement Project

Reading Area Water Authority will be replacing approximately 700 feet of 30” diameter water main on Route 61 (Center Avenue). The water main replacement is in the north bound shoulder and will be from 50 feet north of Witman Road and extend 650 feet south of Witman Road. Current schedule is to mobilize to the site on October 29, 2018 and complete the work by November 16, 2018 (temporary paving in place for the winter).

Oct 22, 2018 City of Reading Receives $350,000 Recycling Grant from DEP

On Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the winners of its 2018 Recycling Development and Implementation Grants, known as the “902 Recycling Grants.” The biannual grant supports capital improvement projects within municipal recycling programs and is an essential component of recycling finance throughout the state. The City of Reading was awarded the maximum grant amount of $350,000.

Sep 26, 2018 Home Investment Partnership Program Notice Of Substantial Amendment Public Notice is hereby given that on October 29, 2018 the Council of the City of Reading will consider the following modifications to the 2014-2018 Consolidated Plan and the 2016-2017 Action Plans for the HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME). Additional HOME funding allocated by HUD FY 2018 are unallocated.
Sep 24, 2018 Summary Notice 2019 to 2023 Consolidated Plan 2019 Action Plan

The City of Reading will be adopting a Consolidated Plan for federal fiscal years 2019-2023. The 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 parties of the City an opportunity to comment on the 2019 Action Plan and the 2019-2023 Consolidated Plan.

THE 2019 ACTION PLAN: The City proposes to adopt its Action Plan for Federal Fiscal Year 2019. The City anticipates receiving approximately $2,604,014 from the CDBG Program, $82,279 in CDBG program income, $1,027,240 from the HOME Program, $77,415.12 in HOME program income, and $217,051.28 from the ESG Program

Sep 20, 2018 RAWA Response to Reading Eagle article 9/19/2018 Reading Area Water Authority is always in crisis mode. Water is a vital part of our lives and Reading Area Water Authority knows exactly what it means when water service to a customer is interrupted. Interruption of water service is always a crisis and Reading Area Water Authority plans, and plans some more, to stand ready to address the crisis caused by any interruption of service. And because water mains do break, for a variety of reasons, mostly unexpected and unanticipated, RAWA’s crisis planning includes how to repair these water main breaks. Planning on how to address any water main breaks is part of RAWA’s every day crisis mode attitude because RAWA’s commitment to the citizens of Reading and its customers is to always provide a constant and safe flow of water.
Sep 19, 2018 Adult Mosquito Control on September 20th in Reading City The Berks County Conservation District Mosquito-Borne Disease Program will be conducting a truck mounted, ultra-low volume (ULV) mosquito control operation in Reading City. Residential and recreational areas will be sprayed for adult mosquitoes. The control work will begin around dusk on Thursday, September 20th.
Sep 6, 2018 Unveiling of New Recycling Cart Pilot Program The City of Reading Department of Public Works has invited the press to attend a short unveiling of the new recycling cart pilot program. This pilot program will provide new, high quality recycling carts to about 15% of city residents in the 18th Ward, Glenside, Riverside, Riverview, and Northmont neighborhoods. These carts will help increase recycling in neighborhoods where residents already recycle 25% more than the city average. At this short event, the City will provide information about the program before new carts are distributed beginning September 17th.

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