Trash Collection Delayed
Trash Collection to be Delayed Thursday, March 22
Public Works is working dilligently to clear roads as effectively as possible throughout the duration of the snow storm. As the snow progresses, their snow removal efforts will continue overnight ensure roads throughout the Borough are clear Thursday morning.
As a result, trash and recycling collection for residents with a regularly scheduled Thursday collection will be delayed.
Please stay tuned for more information and updates as they are available.
Additionally, residents and property owners are reminded to clear any snow and ice from sidewalks and walkways within 24 hours of the cessation of the storm.
Wawa Zoning Hearing Board Meeting Postponed
Wawa Zoning Hearing Board Meeting Postponed
The Wawa Zoning Hearing Board Meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 21st at 7 PM has been postponed due to the impending snow storm.
The Borough is currently working to determine a rescheduled meeting date. Information regarding the new meeting date will be posted as soon as it is available.
Hatboro 2040 Comprehensive Plan
Help Create The Hatboro 2040 Comprehensive Plan
Hatboro is creating a new Comprehensive Plan (Hatboro2040) and a Parks, Recreation, & Open Space Plan. These plans will have long-range visions and sets of goals for Hatboro, with specific recommendations and strategies to achieve the vision.
Hatboro 2040 will provide a framework for managing places and spaces that make the town unique. It will explore what currently exists in Hatboro and recommend strategies to ensure future growth, development, and investment will make the town an even better place to live, work, and play.
The plan is shaped by you! Your input as interested citizens, business owners, and stakeholders is critical in shaping the vision for the future of Hatboro. By sharing what you love about Hatboro, and what you want to improve, you will help to create a plan that truly reflects what is important to the community.
Stay tuned for more information on public workshops and other opportunities to share your ideas regarding the future of Hatboro!
The Montgomery County Planning Commission is helping us create this plan. If you have questions about the plan, please contact:
The Borough’s past planning efforts include:
The 2005 Open Space and Parks & Recreation Plan
The 2006 Elm Street Plan
SNOW EMERGENCY BEGINNING TUESDAY, MARCH 20 AT 9 PM
The Borough of Hatboro has declared a Snow Emergency effective 9:00 PM Tuesday, March 20th until further notice.
As heavy snow is expected to begin overnight, declaring the emergency at this time allows crews to effectively conduct curb-to-curb snow removal operations on designated snow emergency routes where vehicles may normall be parked overnight.
Parking will be prohibited along all snow emergency routes in Hatboro. Vehicles parked on these streets during a snow emergency are subject to ticketing and towing. The following streets are designated as Snow Emergency Routes:
E. County Line Rd.
W. County Line Rd.
E. Montgomery Ave. (between N. York Rd. and Jacksonville Rd.)
W. Moreland Ave.
E. Moreland Ave. (between York Rd. and Jacksonville Rd.)
S. Penn St.
N. Warminster Rd.
S. Warminster Rd.
N. York Rd.
S. York Rd.
Do not park on these streets. No vehicles may be parked on these streets after 9 PM Tuesday, March 20th.
During a declared snow emergency, vehicles operating on any streets in the Borough must be equipped with snow rated tires or chains.
If you must travel during this anticipated storm, please do so with extreme caution.
Additionally, the snow is expected to be heavy and wet. This combined with predicted 25-40 MPH winds, may cause trees and limbs to fall. Power outages are possible. We recommend everyone charge cell phones prior to any potential power outages. Those with portable generators are reminded to have extra fuel on hand in proper containers. Always use the generators pursuant to manufacturers instructions and always keep running generators outdoors in a well ventilated area. To report power outages, please contact PECO directly at 1-800-841-4141 or visit https://www.peco.com/Outages/ReportAnOutage/Pages/default.aspx.
As always, please dial 9-1-1 for any police, fire or emergency medical services response.
As a reminder, Borough of Hatboro Ordinance #1005, Chapter 21, Part 3 requires property owners or those in control of a property to clear snow and ice from sidewalks, curb ramps, and fire hydrants within 24 hours after the cessation of a storm.
This is a potenially dangerous storm. Please make necessary preparations. Please monitor NOAA All Hazards radio broadcasts for details on this winter storm or visit www.weather.gov for the latest updates.
Information and important updates will be posted to the webiste and Borough Facebook as they are available.
A Message From The Hatboro Police Department
Examination For Police Officer Montgomery County Consortium of Communities and Warminster
The Montgomery County Consortium of Communities, and Warminster, on behalf of their respective Civil Service Commissions or Municipalities, will be conducting a written examination for Police Officer on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Montgomery County Community College, Parkhouse Hall, 340 Dekalb Pike, Blue Bell, PA 19422.
Montgomery County Community College is not affiliated with the event and the College should not be contacted regarding the test.
Beginning March 19, 2018 at 8:00 AM, a single unified application will be available online at www.montcopolicetest.com. This application can be used to apply to one, or more, of the Departments you are eligible for. Unified applications must be completed online at www.montcopolicetest.com
You will not be permitted to take the exam until you complete the application online and pay the $30 fee by using the PayPal account linked to the application.
- NO paper applications will be accepted
- NO checks or money orders will be accepted
- Applicants who do not have computer access can go to any public library or one of the participating agencies to complete the application online.
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE BY Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 5:00 PM
- All applicants shall report for registration at 8:00 AM on the day of the test. No one will be admitted after 8:30 AM.
- All applicants must bring photo ID and two number 2 pencils.
- No food or drink, cell phones, backpacks, hats, weapons, or purses, other than those to carry personal hygiene items, will be permitted into the testing facility.
**Equal Opportunity Employer - Women and Minority Applicants Encourages to Apply**
Citizen's Police Academy Class Announced
The 22nd session of the Citizen's Police Academy program will take place on Tuesday evenings beginning April 3, 2018 and continue each Tuesday evening through June 5, 2018. This session will be held at the new Hallowell Elementary School located at 501 Moreland Road, Horsham, PA 19044. We are currently accepting applications now for this FREE 10-week course.
Presented jointly by the Horsham Township Police Department and the Hatboro Police Department, the Citizen's Police Academy has been a great success since its inception in 2000.
The Citizen's Academy shows those who attend just what the police officers do in the course of their day. Classes include Accident Investigation, Crimes Code, Use of Force and participants take part in a "crime scene" investigation. Demonstrations are presented by K-9 officers and the Montgomery County SWAT East Region Team. Our local District Justice speaks about judicial issues.
There is no charge to participate! If you feel you would like to be part of this cooperative effort between the police and the community, please complete an application available at either the Horsham Township Police Station at 1025 Horsham Road, Horsham, PA 19044 or at the Hatboro Police Station at 120 E. Montgomery Avenue, Hatboro, PA 19040. Applications are also available for download by clicking here.
Through your participation in the "Citizens Police Academy" program you are promoting community involvement, which in itself is the most powerful force any law enforcement agency has in the fight against crime. This is an excellent opportunity to meet and interact with the members of the Horsham and Hatboro Police Departments about issues that concern you. We hope to see you there!
Any questions can be directed to Horsham Policing Coordinator Jon Clark at (215) 643-8284 or Hatboro Police Sergeant Andrew Valleley at (215) 675-2832.