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Bellefonte Borough has decided to cancel its public hearing to accept comment on its draft mask and social distancing ordinance, originally scheduled for Thursday, December 3rd. Since the Governor’s Order of November 23rd is more restrictive then what the Borough was proposing, it is not necessary at this time for Council to consider a local ordinance related to mask wearing to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. To view the Governors order : HERE
Click Here to view the Borough’s proposed amendments to Chapter 530 Section 41 Campers, Motor Homes and Recreational Vehicles ordinance that is to be approved at the November 16, 2020 Council Meeting.
Bellefonte Borough officials and staff will conduct Council meetings telephonically or otherwise electronically. The Borough will not make available any physical location from which members of the public may observe the meeting and offer public comment. Below you will find information on how to offer public comment on agenda items and how to watch the meeting.
The Council Meeting Agenda will be posted on the Borough’s website at www.bellefonte.net no later than 4:30PM EST Friday prior to this Tuesday’s evening meeting.
E-MAIL PUBLIC COMMENT–You may submit your public comments via email to [email protected] with the subject “Public Comment”. You must include your name, address and the agenda item. Emails received by 3:30PM EST will be compiled and entered into the public record during the public comment period.
LETTER FORM PUBLIC COMMENT–You may also drop off, in letter form, public comments by putting the letter in our mail slot in our entrance door at 236 West Lamb Street by 3:30PM EST the day of the meeting. You must include your name, address and the agenda item.
REQUEST TO SPEAK-PUBLIC COMMENT–To make a comment during a public hearing, a request to speak must be emailed or put in letter form to the above addresses also by 3:30 p.m. the day of the meeting. Include name, address, phone number and the agenda item. At the time for public comment, the speaker will be called by the Borough and placed on a speaker.
Trick or Treat is scheduled for Thursday October 29th, 2020 from 6pm-8pm. There will be a decision made Thursday October 29th, 2020 in the morning if Trick or Treat will be rescheduled for November 1st, 2020 from 6pm-8pm.