We’re pleased to present to you the 2021 Annual Water Quality Report. This report is designed to inform you about the water quality and our constant goal to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. To view the 2021 Annual Water Report please click here. If you have any questions or concerns about this report please contact, Ralph Stewart, Borough Manager at the Bellefonte Borough Office, 236 West Lamb St, Bellefonte, PA or call 814-355-1501 or the Bellefonte Borough Authority, which meets the 1st Tuesday of each month in the Council Chambers at 6:00 p.m.
Latest News from the Borough
You may experience little to no water pressure today, Monday, June 27, 2022. We are aware of the issue and are working as quickly and safely as possible to get the matter resolved. Thank you for your understanding.
UPDATE June 17, 2022: There have been issues with getting the rest of the parts needed to complete the project. We will be working on the service lines and fire hydrant connection between E. Logan St and Helsel lane. The residents that will be effected this week have been notified. Once we get more materials we will notify the residents and finish the project.
UPDATE April 26, 2022: The camera of the Sewer Main will be completed this week. The Water main installation will begin on May 2nd. The replacement will begin at the intersection of Bishop St and S. Monroe St working towards Humes St. This will take several weeks to complete and will be weather dependent.
South Monroe Street Waterline Replacement Project is scheduled to begin Monday, April 18th, 2022 with exploratory digging to plan out the project. The project is scheduled to take 8 weeks to complete. Check back for more updates. Updates will also be posted on Facebook and Nextdoor.
All R/RC/C permits located on W. Howard St, Allegheny St between Burrows St and Linn St, and N. Spring St between Howard St and High St will be closed on Friday, June 17 and Saturday, June 18 during the Bellefonte Cruise. Permit holders will need to find alternate parking.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
The Borough of Bellefonte is requesting proposals for the purchase of insurance coverage
services for August 2022 through July 2023 with a renewal option for
2023-2024. These services include Property Liability Package property; Automobile;
Law Enforcement; Umbrella Liability; Workers Compensation; Public Officials Liability
and Cyber Coverage. Complete proposal details can be obtained by contacting Alyssa
Doherty, Bellefonte Borough, 236 W. Lamb Street, Bellefonte, PA, 16823 or 814-355-
1501 extension 217 or [email protected]
Proposals will be accepted until TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2022 at 12:00 PM prevailing time, and
will be publicly opened at 12:05 PM that same day in the Bellefonte Borough Council
Chambers. Proposals shall be on the attached form (Addendum A), sealed and clearly
marked on the outside, “Insurance Coverage Services Proposal,” and submitted to:
Borough of Bellefonte, Attention: Alyssa Doherty, 236 W. Lamb Street, Bellefonte, PA
Proposals that are faxed or e-mailed to Bellefonte Borough cannot be accepted.
PROCEDURAL GUIDELINES FOR LERTA DISTRICT APPLICATION
The following application procedure has been adopted:
- Submit application to Bellefonte Borough, 236 West Lamb Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823, c/o Borough Manager.
- Obtain Certification from the Borough that the property and the improvement under consideration is eligible for LERTA tax abatement.
- Send a copy of the application to:
- Centre County Tax Assessment office, 420 Holmes Street, Bellefonte, PA, 16823.
- Bellefonte Area School District LERTA District Program, c/o Ken Bean, North Allegheny Street, Bellefonte, PA 16823
Recycling Start Time Pilot- Summer 2022
Centre Region Council of Governments has created this Pilot program to ensure greater worker safety during the summer months.
Specifics of Pilot
- Collections begin at 6 a.m. instead of 7 a.m. throughout the Borough.
- This Pilot Program will start the Tuesday after Memorial Day (May 31) and extend through the Friday before Labor Day (September 2).
- The pilot includes recycling collection in Bellefonte Borough.
- COG will gather data and feedback on the pilot’s successes and downsides.
- Contact the COG Refuse and Recycling office to comment on this pilot, or to report any issues, by emailing [email protected] or calling 814-234-7198.
Click HERE for further information on this pilot.
CATA to Extend OnePass Discount Through July
CATA is pleased to announce that it has extended its fifty percent discount on OnePasses and Youth
Passes through the end of July 2022.
OnePasses and Youth Passes (available to persons under the age of 18 years) are available in increments
of one to twelve months and are normally available for purchase from CATA’s Customer Service Center
for $86.00 and $26.00 per month, respectively. During this period, they will be made available for
$43.00 and $13.00 per month, saving riders as much as $500.00 when purchasing a 12-month OnePass.
Passes may be used for fares on both CATABUS fixed-route and CATAGO! micro transit service
(currently available in Bellefonte, Pleasant Gap, and Boalsburg) and provide unlimited use of the
For questions related to CATA’s new Sunday service or the extension of its pass discount, please contact
CATA’s Customer Service Center at (814) 238-CATA(2282).
Starting Friday (April 29), the testing site is moving to the former Subway building, located at 219 S. Water Street. The testing site will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.