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.
Snow Emergency Lifted
Snow Emergency Lifted
The snow emergency previously issued for Hatboro has been lifted.
Residents and property owners are reminded that all snow and ice must be removed from sidewalks/walkways and fire hydrants within 24 hours after the cessation of last night's snowfall.
Trash Collection Delayed
Trash Collection to be Delayed Thursday, March 22
Public Works will begin Trash and Recycling collection this morning for residents with a regularly scheduled Thursday collection. Please note, yard waste will not be collected today.
We thank you for your patience as Public Works crews recuperate from the storm.
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.
A MESSAGE FROM PUBLIC WORKS
Help Wanted: Full Time Laborer
Hatboro Borough, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (7,500 pop.) seeks a full-time Public Works Laborer.
The Department maintains approximately 50 lane miles of local roadways, including snow removal, and provides additional services at State-owned roads. Additionally, the department is responsible for approximately 30 acres of active and passive parks, and provides for the twice-weekly curbside collection of waste and recyclable materials. The Department maintains Borough-owned facilities, including Borough Hall, Police Station and a municipal pool complex, services street lights and traffic signals, inspects, cleans and repairs stormwater infrastructure.
The desired applicant is to have basic knowledge of the day-today operations of a Public Works department and related equipment. A valid PA class B CDL (Minimum) with the air brake restriction removed. High School diploma or GED equivalent. The ideal candidate will have trade experience in either plumbing and/or HVAC.
Salary is very competitive and the Borough offers an exceptional benefits package.
Hatboro Borough is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ADA.
Want to Report A Pothole?
For potholes on the following state roads, contact PennDOT:
County Line Road
Jacksonville Road (from Montgomery Ave. to County Line Rd.)
Montgomery Ave. (from York Rd. to Jacksonville Rd.)
Warminster Rd. (from Byberry Rd. to Mill Rd.)
To report a pothole on any of the above state roads, call PennDOT at 1-800-FIX-ROAD or visit https://www.dot.state.pa.us/Internet/web.nsf/contactUsCCC?OpenForm
For all other roads in Hatboro Borough, call Borough Hall at 215-443-9100.
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.
A MESSAGE FROM BOROUGH HALL
|Residents' Association Hatboro Mugs|
Borough Hall is currently sold out of Hatboro Mugs. Stay tuned for information regarding mug availability.
Proceeds from these mugs benefit the Hatboro Residents' Association expenses and 2018 outreach programs geared toward the enrichment of town-based community.
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
WINTER 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, March 12, 2018 at 7:00 PM
BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETING
Borough Council will be meeting on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 7:00 PM
The Planning Commission will be meeting on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 7:00 PM to begin reviewing the new Crooked Billet School project.
ZONING HEARING BOARD
The Wawa Zoning Hearing Board Meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 21st has been postponed due to inclement weather. Please stay tuned for a rescheduled meeting date.
Note: Borough Council Minutes are approved at the following Council Meeting (normally the 4th Monday of each month). All meetings, unless otherwise stated, take place in Borough Hall. For questions concerning the approval process for minutes please contact Borough Hall.