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Bellefonte Fire Department Sprinkler System RFP

12.18.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

The invitation to bid will be placed online soon. Those interested shall note there will be a mandatory pre-bid meeting Tuesday, December 16, at 10:00 a.m. at the Logan Fire Department, 120 E Howard St, Bellefonte, PA. For more information, see link below.

Invitation to Bid–Bellefonte Sprinkler System

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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator

12.17.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

The Borough of Bellefonte is seeking applications for a full-time position at the Borough’s Wastewater Treatment Plant as a Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator.

This position requires the employee to perform advanced water treatment procedures in order to meet or exceed Department of Environmental Protection water standards in an efficient and timely manner and ensuring safe work practices are at the forefront of the employees daily activities.

Minimum qualifications include High school diploma or the equivalent required; in addition, a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license is required.

Interested candidates are required to complete a standard application, which is available and may either be picked up at the borough office, 236 West Lamb Street, Bellefonte during regular business hours (8:00 – 4:30) or can be accessed at A copy of the complete job description is also attached to the application.  This position requires working on weekends and holidays as well as different shifts.

The deadline for submitting an application which will be considered for the vacancy is Wednesday, December 31, 2014.

Refuse/Recycling Schedule Changes for Holidays

12.16.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Because of the Christmas Eve holiday, if your refuse pickup would be on Wednesday, December 24, your refuse will be picked up Tuesday, December 23. The refuse crew will begin at 5:00 a.m. Please be sure to leave your refuse out the night before.

Because of the Christmas holiday, if your refuse pickup would be on Thursday,
December 25, your refuse will be picked up Friday, December 26. The refuse crew will begin at 5:00 a.m. Please be sure to leave your refuse out the night before.

Because of the New Year’s Day holiday, if your refuse pickup would be on Thursday, January 1, your refuse will be picked up Wednesday, December 31. The refuse crew will begin at 5:00 p.m. Please be sure to leave your refuse out the night before.

Have a Happy and Safe Holiday Season!

Part Time Police Officer Position

12.10.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Bellefonte Borough Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of Part Time Police Officer until Friday, December 19, 2014. All applicants must have successfully completed their ACT 120 certification, possess a valid PA vehicle operators license and pass an extensive background check.

Applications may be obtained through the Bellefonte Borough website or at the Bellefonte Borough Police Department at 236 West Lamb Street, Bellefonte  PA 16823.

All applications submitted via mail must be postmarked by December 19, 2014.

Employment Application–Part Time Police Officer

Snow/Ice Removal Policy

12.03.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

As a reminder to all residents and business owners, under § 495-22, you are required to have the snow/ice removed from your sidewalks within 24 hours after the same has ceased to fall.

Also, no business or property owner or property occupant, whether personally or by hire, shall clear his or her parking area, driveway, sidewalk or lot of snow by blowing, plowing, pushing or dumping such snow onto a Borough right-of-way or street or other public property.

If you want to read the entire ordinance regarding snow and ice removal, please go to and go to Chapter 495.

Courtesy Parking

11.24.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

At the Bellefonte Borough Council meeting held on November 17, 2014, Council approved courtesy parking for this Holiday Season.

The first time the parking enforcement officer observes your car with no time on the meter, he will give you a complimentary pass of two hours. On his second pass through on that same day, and with no time on the meter and the two hours have passed, a ticket will be issued.

Courtesy parking begins on November 27, 2014 (Thanksgiving Day) and lasts through January 1, 2015 (New Year’s Day). We encourage you to use this opportunity to do some holiday shopping in beautiful downtown Bellefonte…and have a HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON!

Ebola Virus

10.20.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

At a time when Ebola is all over the news, we want to make sure you have the clear-cut facts about Ebola. Please get informed by visiting and share this information with your friends and family to make sure they know the facts about Ebola.

Fire Police

09.29.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Applications are being taken for fire police. Anyone interested can contact Tim Schreffler at 574-6800.

Borough’s Street Trees

07.23.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

The PA Governor’s School for Agriculture Science at Penn State walked the streets of Bellefonte Borough performing an examination of trees on Friday, August 1 and Friday, August 8.

Their purpose was to collect as much data as possible on the Borough’s street trees.

Welcome Centre Region Code

07.02.2014  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Bellefonte Borough would like to welcome Centre Region Code.   They are performing inspection and building services to Bellefonte Borough. For more information on Centre Region Code, please go to