Archive for the ‘2020’ Category

Community Survey

November 24th, 2020

The Northern Berks municipalities (Hamburg Borough, Perry Township, Shoemakersville Borough, Tilden Township, Upper Bern Township, Upper Tulpehocken Township, and Windsor Township) have started the process of updating their existing regional joint comprehensive plan of 2005.

 

The planning committee in conjunction with the Hamburg Area School District and the Berks County Planning Commission would like to solicit input from you regarding what you view as important for the region moving forward into the future. Your feedback is important!

CLICK HERE TO OPEN SURVEY

 

 

DRAFT-BOS MIN.-11-11-2020-REG. MTG.

November 13th, 2020

DRAFT – BOS Minutes 11-11-2020-Regular Meeting

SR 0061 Section 14M – PA 61 Restoration, Phase 1 Project

November 10th, 2020

State Road 0061 Section 14M Virtual Plans Display

 

PennDOT is soliciting input for their project on PA 61. Please review the project plans and take the survey at the link below. The virtual meeting is open until next Wed., November 25th.

 

Click here for the link to the plans:

https://www.dewberry.com/services/transportation/sr-0061-section-14m-pa-61-restoration-phase-1

 

 

COMMUNITY SURVEY

October 26th, 2020

CLICK HERE TO OPEN SURVEY

 

 

2021 OPEN POSITIONS

September 22nd, 2020

 

NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF TILDEN TOWNSHIP

 

Tilden Township has the following positions available for 2021.

 

Planning Commission member – volunteer

 

Zoning Hearing Board member – $50.00 per Hearing

 

Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) – volunteer – (4 openings)

 

Emergency Management Coordinator – volunteer – certification required

    (This position is not required to be a resident of Tilden Township)

 

 

Anyone interested in any of these positions, please contact the Township office @ 610-562-7410. Applications need to be submitted to the Township Manager by October 9, 2020. They can be dropped off Monday-Friday, between the hours of 9 am and 3 pm.

 

New Start Grant Program information for small businesses

September 22nd, 2020

The township just received this information this morning. The deadline for submittal is tomorrow.

 

Berks County Small Business Owners – applications are now being accepted for The Berks County Small Business New Start Grant Program!

 

This new funding option was created by the Berks County Commissioners to help local small business owners who have been struggling financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The $6 million program will award grants between $10,000 and $50,000 to small business owners based on revenue level.

 

Check out www.rebuildberks.com/funding for more information and a link to the application portal.

 

For online application customer support, call 888-594-7270.

 

#RebuildBerks

Important census information for Berks County

August 21st, 2020

The Census Bureau is out throughout Berks County making direct contact with residents as part of the Census operations.

 

The enumerators will be going door to door until September 30, 2020.

 

 

Tilden Twp building and police dept lobby access

June 3rd, 2020

06/03/2020

 

Due to Berks County moving into the yellow phase this Friday, 06/05/2020, the Tilden Township building lobby and police department lobby will be reopened for visitors this Friday morning.

 

Visitors are requested to wear a mask, which covers nose and mouth, and observe social distancing.

 

If you have a medical condition that prevents you from wearing a mask, you may enter the township building or police department without wearing a mask.

 

You are not required to identify your medical issue or produce any documentation of your medical condition to any township employees.

 

Thank you.

 

Tilden Township Board of Supervisors and
Tilden Township Police Chief William J. McEllroy III

2020 General Election

May 8th, 2020

05/08/2020

 

The township has received questions regarding whether the township building would be open as a polling place for the 2020 GENERAL PRIMARY election on 06/02/2020.

 

The answer is YES.

 

The Berks County Office of Election Services will be releasing information regarding social distancing and masks when voting.

 

If you want to vote in person, your polling place will be OPEN on 06/02/2020.

 

If you want to vote by a absentee ballot online, click here BY 05/26/2020 AT 5PM.

 

https://www.pavoterservices.pa.gov/OnlineAbsenteeApplication/#/OnlineAbsenteeBegin

 

If you want to download a mail-in-ballot, click here for that document, which must be mailed in by 05/26/2020.

 

https://www.co.berks.pa.us/Dept/Elections/Documents/applications_forms/PADOS_MailinApplication.pdf

US Census Information

April 1st, 2020

04/01/2020

 

As of 03/30/2020, here are the US census response rates thus far.

 

Tilden Township 43.90%
Berks County 40.90%
Pennsylvania 37.50%
National 36.20%

 


 

Below is a message from Isabel Monterrosa, Publicity & Volunteer Coordinator, Berks Complete Count Committee

 

Greetings All,

 

Due to COVID-19, Census 2020 operations are suspended until April 15, 2020 moving the final self-response day to August 14, 2020. The shelter in place response has severely limited any previously planned outreach activities and the message ought to be to encourage the community to respond online or by telephone.

 

The message we’re pushing is that it’s never been easier to respond — online, by phone, or by mail.

 

The online response portal went live on March 12, 2020.

 

Reminders:

 

Households should use the 12-digit code they received to complete the 2020 Census online or by phone. If they do not have a code, no worries — they can still complete the census online or by phone without it. All households that have not responded online or by phone by the end of April will receive a paper questionnaire.

 

Online: www.my2020census.gov
By phone (English): 844-330-2020
By phone (Spanish): 844-468-2020
TDD: 844-467-2020

 

For additional language assistance, you can visit www.2020census.gov/languages.

 


 

US Census Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bs9rOL7nO5c&feature=youtu.be&list=PLewV-zKXDZkjgd5aVAShIwzrQC5CXq_nq

Message from Berks County Election Services

March 26th, 2020

Message from Berks County Election Services:

 

We are trying to get the word out to the voters that the Primary has been moved to June 2, 2020.  If you would be able to place on your websites and also in your newsletters(if it didn’t go out yet) that the Primary Election has been moved to June 2, 2020.

 

Also,if a voter does not want to go to their respective polling location on the day of the primary they can request a mail-in ballot by going to Votespa.com or completing a paper application by calling the Election Services Office at 610-478-6490.

 

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.  Stay safe

 

Deborah Olivieri

Director, Election Services

Berks County Services Center

633 Court Street, 1st Floor

Reading, PA  19601

610.478.6490 Ext. 5577

Fax: 610.478.6218

Proclamation of Local Disaster Emergency

March 20th, 2020

Proclamation of Local Disaster Emergency

Signed 03/20/2020

Tilden Township Board of Supervisors

 

Click below for the document:

 Tilden_Proclamation_of_Local_Disaster_Emergency_03-20-2020

 

Office closure

March 16th, 2020

Release date: 03/16/2020

 

TILDEN TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL OFFICE

 

In keeping with CDC and PA DOH guidelines regarding the coronavirus, the Tilden Township Municipal Office, 874 Hex Highway, will be closed to the public until Monday, 03/30/2020 at 8.am.

 

The office will continue to be staffed and available by phone or email during regular business hours.

 

Please use the front door dropbox for any sewer or tax payments. If you need to drop off plans or anything else that does not fit in the dropbox, please call the office at 610-562-7410 to schedule an appointment.

 

The Tilden Township tax collector’s office will only be open during the scheduled times printed on the tax bills.

 

The Tilden Township Planning Commission meeting scheduled for 03/17/2020 has been canceled.

 

TILDEN TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

As of today, the lobby of the Tilden Township Police Department, 870 Hex Highway, will be closed to the public until Monday, 03/30/2020 at 8.am.

 

For emergencies, always call 911.

 

For non-emergencies requiring a police response, call Berks County dispatch at 610-655-4911.

 

For other business, call the police office at 610-562-9001.

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE

March 6th, 2020

For those that would like more detailed and update to date information on the global cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), you can visit this dashboard by Johns Hopkins University.


Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE

https://www.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6


You can then click on the country of your choice and get more information on confirmed cases.


Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center
https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 4th, 2020

While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the immediate risk to the general American public for contracting the coronavirus (COVID-19) remains low, they suggest that now is the time for communities to start preparing.


To stay up to date and informed on official coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, you can sign up for the latest CDC updates here:


https://www.cdc.gov/Other/emailupdates/.


Below are the CDC’s prevention tips:


•Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
•Stay home when you are sick.
•Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
•Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
•Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially before eating, after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing, and certainly if your commute includes public transit.
•If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if your hands are visibly dirty.
•Face masks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19 to help prevent the spread of the disease to others. The purpose of a face mask is to prevent droplets from sneezing and coughing from becoming airborne.


A wealth of information about COVID-19 is available on the CDC website here:


https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html


Fact Sheet:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/2019-ncov-factsheet.pdf

Tilden Township Act 44 Disclosure 2019 – RJ Hall

December 27th, 2019