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E.g., Nov 20 2018

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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.
Sep 4, 2018 Adult Mosquito Control on September 4th 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 Tuesday, September 4th.
Aug 28, 2018 Adult Mosquito Control on August 29th 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 Wednesday, August 29th.
Aug 24, 2018 City of Reading Wastewater Plant Receives Energy Efficiency Rebate The City of Reading’s Waste Water Treatment Plant, located south of the City on Morgantown Road, is going through major renovations as a new state-of-the-art processing operation is brought online. The multi-phase construction process not only includes updating critical infrastructure, but also involves a complete change in treatment processes from Trickling Filters to Activated Sludge.

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