Please sign up using one of the attached forms. More information below or check out our website. http://berkscd.com/news/free-tire-collection/. There will be a free tire collection for Berks County residents and farmers. The event will be held at two locations on Friday, November 2, 2018. For details and to set up an appointment, read and fill out the scheduling forms below, depending on the size of the tires you have:
Scheduling form for small tires – passenger cars and light trucks (less than 35 inches in diameter)
Scheduling form for large tires (over 40 inches in diameter)
A single tire can produce more than 10,000 mosquitoes in a single season. All mosquitoes need water to live and breed. Remove water…remove mosquitoes!
Mosquito-Borne Disease Control Program
& Outreach Coordinator
Berks County Conservation District
1238 County Welfare Road
Leesport, PA 19533
P: 610-372-4657 x212
The Township of Greenwich has adopted a new ordinance at its regular meeting on Monday, October 1,2018, regulating the parking of vehicles on all public roads owned and maintained by the Township during snow and ice emergencies. Ordinance states that there will be no parking on any Township road or State road maintained by the Township during a snow emergency. Violators will be subject to fines and vihicle towing. Snow Emergency will be called when at least one Board of Supervisors Member and the Road Master are in agreement conditions call for it. Snow Emergencies will be broadcasted by both Radio and Television and when possible will be available here,on the Township website.
The construction project described below has been delayed. Road closures below will remain in effect until December 2018.
Construction on the bridge carrying Crystal Cave Road over Sacony Creek at the Greenwich-Richmond township line in Berks County, is scheduled to being during the week of July 9, 2018 as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. When the bridge closes drivers will be directed to follow a detour along Route 143 (Hard Hill Road), Route 662 (Moselem Spring Road) and Route 222 (Kutztown Road). The bridge is anticipated to be complete in late October. In the event of unfavorable weather or unforeseen activities, this schedule may change.'
Berks County Conservation District will be conducting mosquito surveillance and West Nile Virus monitoring in Greenwich Township again this
year. Surveillance will occur approximately once per month from April 1 through October 31, 2018. Surveillance may occur more often if mosquito populations and/or virus levels elevate and require enhanced monitoring. Dead birds will continue to be tested for West Nile Virus from May 1 through October 31, 2018. Dead birds may be reported to Evan Corondi, Mosquito-bourne Disease Control Program Coordinator at Evan.Corondi@berkscd.com or by calling 610-372-4657 x212. Residents may also report by using the link found on the PA Department of Environmental Protection's West Nile Virus webpage. Trapping devices and control equipment will be tagged with the Berks County Conservation District logo.'
Important Message from our Road Crew! When a tree is down AND BLOCKING a roadway and you are having trouble contacting the Municipal Office please call 911. They have the ability to contact the emergency phone numbers to get the tree removed. Thank you !
Greenwich Township has been informed by Mike Lebo from the Department of Agriculture that Greenwich Township is now on the quarantine list for the Spotted Lantern Fly. Greenwich is now considered to have an infestation. If seen, it is recommended that they be discarded of and please call and report to the Automated Invasive Species Report Line at 1-866-253-7189.
The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive that is new to the United States. Spotted Lanternflies are native to Southeast Asia, but they have been introduced to other areas of Asia as well - including Korea, where Spotted Lanterflies are a major pest to agriculture. Spotted Lanternflies are reproducing quickly in areas of southeastern Pennsylania and have become a major threat to Pennsylvania's agriculture and forestry industries.
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For all your recycling needs, please click the link for Berks County Recycling. Free and convenient drop off locations.
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Activities for Berks County Families and Children. Please visit www.berksfun.com
for more information.
The attached Community Awareness Bulletin is provided to the public as part of an increased effort by the Pennsylvania State Police to share important information concerning the safety and security of the citizens we serve. These bulletins will be disseminated as necessary, and will contain information regarding emerging crime trends and safety issues that could impact our communities. The Pennsylvania State Police remains committed to working hand-in-hand with the public to reduce crime and improve the overall quality of life in our communities.
You can view our bulletin HERE
Please consider visiting our public website at www.psp.pa.gov for additional information you might find useful.
Acting Troop Commander Lieutenant Scott Brennan
Pennsylvania State Police