Welcome To The Borough Of Hatboro
Welcome to the Borough of Hatboro's new website!
Our Borough is online to provide you with 24 hour access to information you need. We hope you enjoy your visit to our website. As always, residents and visitors are welcome to call or visit Borough Hall at anytime during working hours.
Borough Hall is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Please note Borough Hall is closed in observance of the following holidays:
New Year's Day; Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; President's Day; Good Friday; Memorial Day; Flag Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Veteran's Day; Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving; and Christmas Day.
Celano Park Dedication
|Celano Park Dedication|
On Saturday, October 21 at 10:00 AM, the Borough of Hatboro will be holding a special park dedication ceremony for Celano Park. Residents are invited to join Borough Officials to dedicate the newly acquired open space, made possible by a Hazard Mitigation Grant from PEMA/FEMA. Celano Park is located near Crooked Billet Elementary School, in the location of the former Drummers Way Condominiums.
Please join us for this special event and celebrate Hatboro’s lovely new open space!
2017 Road Program Paving Information
2017 Road Program Information
As a part of the Borough of Hatboro’s 2017 Road Program, GoreCon Inc. will be paving Manor Road, Summit Avenue, and Crooked Billet Road. The schedule is as follows:
MANOR ROAD will be paved from Monday, October 2nd through Monday, October 9th.
SUMMIT AVENUE will be paved from Monday, October 9th through Wednesday, October 11th.
CROOKED BILLET ROAD will be paved from Thursday, October 12th through Tuesday, October 17th.
As a result, there will be temporary traffic limitations and no parking restrictions affecting the aforementioned streets during the periods the work is taking place.
Please note, trash and recycling collection will still occur on your regularly scheduled collection days. All trash and recycling should be placed on the curb the night before your regular collection date as Public Works will be arriving before 7 AM to collect it.
For the duration of the work, there will be limited access to the affected streets for residents and emergency vehicles only. Residents living on the aforementioned streets may want to relocate their vehicles to avoid the possibility of being inconveniences by the project.
In addition, all basketball nets and parked vehicles must be removed from the street prior to work beginning. Should you have any questions, please contact Borough Hall at
Please note, this work is subject to change should inclement weather occur. Any changes in the project schedule due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances will immediately by posted to the Borough’s website, Facebook, and TV Channel.
A Message From The Hatboro Police Department
October is "HatOberFest" month in Hatboro
Hatboro has many special events during the month of October. Known as "HatOberFest" here in Hatboro, we wish you and your friends and family a pleasant and safe Autumn. Here's a list of upcoming events:
Friday, October 13, 2017 at 6PM: FREE Living History, Ghost Tour and Movie Night: Sponsored by the Greater Hatboro Chamber of Commerce and Hatboro Federal Savings, the Hatboro Historical Commission has organized a Living History Tour/Ghost Tour followed by a movie at the Cressbrook Farm (property directly across York Road from the Hatboro Area YMCA). Those interested should meet at 6:00 PM at the Hatboro Baptist Church for the walking-tour hosted by the Sisters of Ghost Hunting. The tour will conclude at the Cressbrook property where the hit movie "The Six Sense" will be shown at 8 PM. Bring a chair and/or blanket to enjoy the movie with history buffs and ghost hunters alike!
Saturday, October 14, 2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM: Hatboro's own Lochel's Bakery, 2017 Winner of The Sweetest Bakery in America celebration: Yes, Hatboro's very own Lochel's Bakery, 57 S. York Road, has been voted "The Sweetest Bakery in America". Come out on Saturday, October 14, 2017 for a special event at the bakery featuring food, family activities, music and give aways. Please use caution driving in the vicinity during the event as additional pedestrian traffic is expected. There will be some traffic lane and parking restrictions in place near the bakery on the day of the event. Congratulations to Lochel's Bakery!
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM: The Hatboro Area YMCA will be sponsoring the 12th Annual "Skeleton Skurry" 5K run and 1 mile walk on October 28, 2017 beginning and ending at Pennypack Elementary School. There will be some temporary road closures on the morning of the event, primarily along York Road and residential streets west of York Road. Motorists are advised to give themselves a few extra minutes and plan accordingly. Good luck to the runners!
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM: The Greater Hatboro Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring the annual Halloween Stroll along the York Road businesses. Kids are welcomed to "trick or treat" through the business district at participating merchants. Motorists should exercise caution due to increased pedestrian traffic.
Monday, October 31, 2017 - Halloween: Trick or Treaters will be out in force during the evening hours for Halloween. Please be alert for children and pedestrians. Those participating should wear visible clothing and carry a flashlight. Additional safety tips will be available prior to the big day!
October is a fun-filled month here in Hatboro. Please enjoy these and other area events and be safe! Also, remember the largest parade in the area, Hatboro's annual Holiday Parade is being held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 2:00 PM along York Road. We'll see you there!
For more information on Hatboro's special events be sure to visit:
WHAT'S HAPPENING IN HATBORO?
|Lochel's Sweetest Bakery Celebration|
On Saturday, October 14, Lochel’s Bakery held a special event celebrating being named the Sweetest Bakery in America. From February to August, Lochel’s competed against bakeries across the country in Dawn Foods’ search for the Sweetest Bakery in America. To celebrate the crowning achievement, Lochel’s hosted a special party for the Hatboro Community featuring games, music, family activities, a donut eating challenge, and lots of delicious treats from Lochel’s.
|Hatboro Police Department Building Dedication|
|On Saturday, September 23, 2017 the Hatboro Police Department held a special building dedication ceremony and open house. Officers, department staff, officials, and members of the community gathered to celebrate the official dedication of the newly remodeled Police Station and the unveiling of the station's memorial honoring the memory of Police Chief Warren Kramer who died in the line of duty in 1935.|
|Congratulations, Sgt. Valleley!|
|On Monday, September 24, 2017, Officer Andrew Valleley of the Hatboro Police Department became Hatboro's newest Patrol Sergeant. Sergeant Valleley received his new badge at the September Council Meeting in the company of his family, Borough Council, Mayor Hawkes, fellow police officers, and residents. Congratulations, Sgt. Valleley.|
Keep The Borough Beautiful
|Business Owners, Help Us Keep The Borough Beautiful|
With all of the upcoming summer events on York Road, it would be nice to have every business looking great! There are multiple opportunities for you to display your business to the public! Below are a few tips to help with presentation:
A MESSAGE FROM PUBLIC WORKS
Now Accepting Applications For Seasonal Laborer Position
DATE OF OPENING: To Be Determined
HOURS OF WORK: Between 32 and 40 hours per week
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The Borough of Hatboro Public Works Department is now accepting applications for a Seasonal Laborer position. A Seasonal Laborer at Public Works generally collects trash or recyclables on a daily basis and may also be required to cut grass, complete general landscaping tasks, minor building maintenance, and park facilities maintenance.
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:A Seasonal Laborer must be at least 18 years old. All applicants will be subject to a criminal background check.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND GIVEN: A Seasonal Laborer generally works as a part of a crew of Laborers to complete tasks. A Seasonal Laborer is under the supervision of a senior employee or the Public Works Foreman.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Trash Collection, Grass Cutting, Vehicle Washing, Public Works Building Cleaning, and Any Other Assignment Given By The Superintendent or Foreman
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT A RESUME TO:
Borough of Hatboro
Attention: Superintendent of Public Works
414 South York Road
Hatboro, PA 19040
SUMMER WEATHER TIPS
IF YOUR POWER GOES OUT
- Call PECO's Emergency Line at 1-800-841-4141
- Use caution when using candles, and always follow manufacturer's specifications if you use a generator.
- Every house should have a corded phone, this way if the power goes out you still have communication.
HOW TO GET MORE INFORMATION
- For updated information from the Borough, please log on to Facebook and like our page titled "Hatboro Emergency Management". You must have a facebook account to see this information.
- Residents can also register for text or email alerts from the Hatboro Police Department at www.nixle.com
- For emegencies, ALWAYS dial 9-1-1
- For non-emergenicies or other information, you can call Borough Hall at 215-443-9100 during business hours, or the Police Department at 215-675-2832 (non-emergency calls only).
- For information on how to shelter in place and what to do during severe weather events, visit www.fema.gov or the red cross at www.redcross.org
- For information on sheltering for single residents of Montgomery County during "Code Blue", extreme cold weather events, please call the Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center (CHOC) or the Norristown State Hospital Grounds at 610-292-9244.
- For information on sheltering for families in Montgomery County, please contact the Salvation Army in Norristown or Pottstown at 610-275-4183.
ALWAYS REMEMBER IN TIMES OF RAIN/FLOODS WHEN DRIVING:
IF A ROAD IS CLOSED, PLEASE TURN AROUND - DO NOT DROWN
CONNECT WITH THE BOROUGH ON SOCIAL MEDIA
Do you want to receive news from the Borough of Hatboro Police Department and Emergency Services? Please visit www.nixle.com to register to receive alerts, messages and public information from the Borough of Hatboro Emergency Services.
POLICE PRESCRIPTION COLLECTION BOX
Through funding provided by the Montgomery County District Attorney, Kevin Steele and the Pennsylvania District Attorney's Association, the Hatboro Police Department has obtained a secure prescription medication disposal box that is located at the new Police Headquarters in the Second Floor of Borough Hall. Citizens may utilize this disposal container to safely dispose of any expired, unused, or unwanted medications, no questions asked. Please do not place syringes, injectable drugs, aerosol dispensers or liquids containing hydrogen peroxide in the collection bin.
Should you have any questions, feel free to contact the Hatboro Police Department at 215-675-2832
Do you want to receive emergency alerts from Montgomery County regarding hazardous weather situations in the Borough? Please visit www.readymontco.org to register to receive alerts, messages, and other information regarding hazards in the Hatboro area.
Reminder: Under Pennsylvania law, all dogs must have a license, which is available from the county treasurer or registered agents. Please visit www.montcopa.org for information on dog licensing and fees.
Montgomery County Rabies Clinics: The Montgomery County Health Department hosts Rabies Clinics for dog, cat, and ferret owners in the county at the rate of $10.00 per rabies shot. For a list of 2016 Rabies Clinic dates, please click here
Have you noticed an error regarding your address, street, or another location within the Borough while using a GPS? These errors can be submitted to various mapping companies including Google Maps, TomTom, Apple Maps, etc. by visiting www.gps.gov
Using this site, residents are able to easily report errors directly to the mapping companies as well as report "No Truck Violations" or postings that may be in effect on the street.
Are you interested in serving your community? The Borough is always looking for volunteers to serve on its various Boards and Commissions.
BOROUGH COMMITTEE MEETING
Borough Committee will be meeting on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 7:00 PM
BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING
Borough Council will be meeting on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM
The Planning Commission does not have anything on its agenda for the month of October and therefore will not be meeting.
ZONING HEARING BOARD
The Zoning Hearing Board will be meeting on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7:00 PM at Borough Hall, 414 S. York Rd., Hatboro.
Note: Borough Council Minutes are approved at the following Council Meeting (normally the 4th Monday of each month). For questions concerning the approval process for minutes please contact Borough Hall.