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Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB) Vacancy

11.25.2015  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

The Bellefonte Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB) has a vacancy and is seeking someone who has a strong interest in historic preservation (preference would be someone who lives in the Bellefonte Historic District). If you would like more information, contact Vana Dainty at 355-1501, Ext. 16.

Borough Offices Closed Thanksgiving Day

11.20.2015  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

The Bellefonte Borough offices will be closed on November 26, 2015, in observance of Thanksgiving Day. Customers whose garbage and recycling would have been picked up on Thursday, November 26, will have their garbage and recycling picked up on Wednesday, November 25. Please be sure to put the garbage and recycling out the night before after 6:00 p.m. to avoid being missed.

Courtesy Parking

11.17.2015  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

At the Bellefonte Borough Council meeting held on November 16, 2015, 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 26, 2015 (Thanksgiving Day) and lasts through January 1, 2016 (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!

Toys for Tots

11.10.2015  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Bellefonte Borough is a drop-off site for Toys for Tots. The last pickup will be December 14.

Bellefonte Keystone Community Development

11.10.2015  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Please click here for information regarding the 2015 Annual Meeting for Bellefonte Keystone Community Development.

Public Notice re FFY 2015 CDBG Funds

11.09.2015  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Please click here to read the public notice regarding Centre County and Bellefonte Borough intended use of FFY 2015 CDBG Funds.

Letter from DEP Regarding Discontinuance of Fluoride

11.04.2015  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Below is a copy of the letter from PA Department of Environmental Protection regarding the discontinuance of fluoride in Bellefonte Borough water.

Letter from DEP re Discontinuance of Fluoride

West Penn Power Tree Trimming–Bellefonte Substation North Residential Circuit

11.04.2015  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

West Penn Power will be sending out post cards notifying approximately 1300 customers that they will be performing tree trimming and removal, brush clearing, and herbicide application, as needed along electric line rights-of-way on the north residential circuit running out of the Bellefonte substation.

The circuit is approximately 30 circuit miles.  These activities are necessary for West Penn Power to ensure safe, reliable electric service.  Asplundh will be the contractor performing this work.

Inquiries about the post card mailing should be directed to West Penn’s call center at: 1-800-686-0021. Ask that a representative from the Forestry Department contact you.

Leaf Collection

10.20.2015  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Leaf collection has begun. The Borough will try to maintain the same schedule as the refuse pickup schedule. Therefore, leaves will be collected on the same day as your refuse is collected. Please be sure to rake your leaves to the curb…DO NOT RAKE THEM INTO THE STREET. Raking them into the street can cause the storm drains to become clogged and water backups can occur.

Proposed Amendment to Chapter 455 Sewers and Sewage Disposal

10.08.2015  |  Email This Post   |  Print This Post

Bellefonte Borough Council will consider approval and adoption of a Codified Ordinance Amendment to Chapter 455 Sewers and Sewage Disposal, Article II Joint Municipal Pretreatment, at their regular meeting on Monday,
October 19, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers, 236 W. Lamb Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823. A complete copy of the proposed change can be viewed in the Borough office during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or on our website at

Ralph Stewart
Borough Manager/Secretary
To view the proposed amended ordinance, click Amendment Chapter 455 Sewers and Sewage Disposal