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Caernarvon Township is a rural community of approximately 4,000 residents in southeastern Pennsylvania, conveniently located an hour west of Philadelphia and an hour east of Harrisburg. There are a variety of opportunities for residents to get involved in the community by serving on boards, participating in sports programs and participating in community service organizations.

Caernarvon Township is 8.9 square miles and is located in Berks County.

Caernarvon Township offers a variety of housing types from garden apartments to small, older homes to luxury condominiums to spacious estate homes. Caernarvon Township is ideally located at exit 298 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Caernarvon Township is a highly desirable location for families with children as well as retirees.

In 2004, Caernarvon Township, Berks County, was named the 5th fastest growing township in the state of Pennsylvania.

ATTENTION RESIDENTS:  (updated May 27, 2016)

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The 2016 Morgantown Carnival is HERE

June 14th to 18th

Join us for the 2nd Annual Morgantown Carnival. It runs June 14th - 18th, weekdays 6 to 10 pm and Saturday 2 to 10 pm. Fireworks are scheduled for Friday (with a rain date of Saturday). We have increased the amount of rides and have added rides for the older kiddos. We are now taking vendor applications and business sign orders. Questions? Please email Morgantowncarnival@gmail.com.

The Deadline for accepting vendor contrqcts is May 31, 2016. If you are inteessted in reserving a spot, please act fast. Go HERE for the information.

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Summer Camp Registration is Open
Camp Flyer

Sign-ups continue until camp opens

Please visit the Parks and Recreation Facebook Page for information about the Township Recreation opportunities:

Volunteers Need Background Checks
Find Policy Information Here. The PA Waiver can be found Here.

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VILLAGE LIBRARY UPDATES
Booksale - May 19 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.; May 20 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
May 21 9:00 a.m. to Noon
Saturday: Bag O'Books (fill a bag for $5)

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NEW!
There are new rental rates for the Township Social Hall. If you are looking for a location to hold a reception, birthday party, or dinner, the Caernarvon Township Social Hall is available for rental, and new rates make it affordable. Please call 610-286-1010 to schedule a tour.

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MOWING YOUR YARD?

Please remember to trim your sidewalks and curb-lines. Residents are responsible for the care and maintenance of the sidewalks and curbs in front of your house. Information on the Chesapeake Bay Best Management Practices BMPs) can be found HERE.

The Caernarvon Township Sewer Authority is working to comply with discharge sewer requirements. Township residents, including farms, are also required to comply with requirements. By reviewing the BMPs, you can likely find ways to help. Visit the Chesapeake Bay website at http://www.chesapeakebay.net/.

The Penn State Extension Service has great information about mowing on their website. Click HERE for more information.

Also, please see the attached Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMP) for farm stormwater management.

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There is a vacancy as an Elected Auditor; if interested, please forward a resume to the Township Office at P.O. Box 294, Morgantown...

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Emergencies, Severe Weather, Traffic Alerts
When situations arise in Berks County that may affect you and your family, Berks Alert lets local officials notify you quickly. Be among the first to find out and stay informed during an emergency.
Berks County Sheriff Brigade is having a seminar on Emergency Preparedness
Sunday, May 22,  2016 at 6:00 p.m.
Date/Time: Sunday, May 22, 2016 / 6:00 PM
Location: Wegman's Restaurant, 4401 Pottsville Pike, Reading, PA 19605 610 929-2538
Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BerksCountySheriff01
Website: http://www.berkssheriffbrigade.com/

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Lancaster Region Reliability Project
Please visit the following website for information about the electric transmission line:
http://lan.pplreliablepower.com/HoneybrookTwinValley/

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Summer tips for mowing
Reminder: Please do not discharge grass clippings into the street. See this attached BMP Guideline for additional information.

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A new Pennsylvania Drivers Manual is available at
https://www.idrivesafely.com/driving-resources/new-driver/drivers-license-dmv-handbook/

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Commuter Services' Rideshare and Emergency Ride Home - is a program that provide necessary tools to commuters in order for them to successfully switch from driving alone to a commuting alternative; such as carpooling, vanpooling, bicycling, walking or riding transit. Please visit www.pacommuterservvices.org. In addition, they partner with
employers in Berks County. Click HERE for the list.

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GRAFFITI REMOVAL
The police are requesting that if your business has been vandalized with graffiti, please fill out this attached Graffiti Permission Form and fax back to 610-286-1002 or email to info@caernarvon.org

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Tax Collector as follows:

Mail to PO Box 368 or call for an appointment. For receipt, entire tax bill & self addressed, stamped envelope must be provided.

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REMINDERS:

Medication Drop Box -

The Berks County Pharmaceutical Drop Box Initiative Program has been implemented. If you have unwanted and expired medications, the Township Building has a Medication Drop Box located at the Police Department. You may access the drop box during Township Business Hours (8:30am to 4:00pm) or after hours by contacting the Police Department for entry into the building. Please use a black marker to mark out any personal/identification information on the medication container. Please see the attached press releases for more information about this initiative program.

click here for press release  

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Timbering Permit is Required
Date Added: 2010-03-15

Property owners are reminded that a Timber Permit is required to be submitted, along with a state approved Timber Harvest Plan, prior to timbering any portion of their property.

Additional information can be obtained obtained by visiting this page: http://pubs.cas.psu.edu/FreePubs/pdfs/uh097.pdf (copy and paste into your browsers address box).


Right to Know Law
Date Added: 2009-02-16

Caernarvon Township Open Records Officer - Randall Miller

Contact information
PO Box 294
3307 Main Street, Morgantown, PA 19543
Phone 610-286-1010
Fax 610-286-1001

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Office of Open Records

Mailing Address: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Office of Open Records
Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, 4th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225

Phone: 717-346-9903
Fax: 717-425-5343
General Email: openrecords@state.pa.us


KEYSTONE  Caernarvon Township Tax ID is:     151001

The Chester Tax Collection Committee (CTCC) recently appointed Keystone Collections Group to serve as the Earned Income Tax (EIT) and Local Services Tax (LST) collector for school and municipal taxing authorities within Twin Valley School District. This important change was brought about under Act 32 of 2008. Act 32 requires municipal governments and school districts in all Pennsylvania counties, except Philadelphia, to select a single tax collector to serve the Earned Income Tax collection needs of the political subdivisions.

For more information go to: www.keystonecollects.com

 

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