|As of the 2000 Census,
the population of the
Myerstown was 3,171.
The Borough is
slightly less than one square mile in area
and has approximately 10 miles of streets.
There are 3 traffic lights, 68 Street Lights, 55 Fire
and 26.64 acres of Recreation Areas.
|A few years ago the Borough
initiated a recycling program. Borough residents who need recycling containers
can stop by the Borough office, complete a form and pickup a recycling
container at no charge.
Important! When you move to another
residence, please leave the recycling container as it is registered to the
Myerstown Borough must contract recycling services through his/her licensed
refuse hauler. Acceptable items include: clear, green, and brown glass bottles
and jars, aluminum cans, steel cans, plastic beverage containers, cleanser and
detergent bottles coded #1 PET and #2 HDPE, and newspaper.
Contact the Borough Office at 866-5038 with any questions.
|Spring Clean Up
|Each Spring the Borough will pick
up leaves and brush if put in a clear plastic bag and placed at the curb by
7:00am on advertised mornings.
REMEMBER: The leaves and brush must be in
clear plastic bags, placed curbside. If you cannot find clear plastic bags,
they are available at the Borough Office during normal business hours for $.25
The pickup dates for Spring Clean Up will be advertised in the
|As part of the Boroughs
recycling program, a Leaf Collection Program has been started. All leaves in
clear plastic bags, placed at the curb by 7:00am on advertised mornings, will
be picked up by the Public Works Department.
REMEMBER: The leaves must
be in a clear plastic bag, placed curbside. If you cannot find clear plastic
bags, they are available at the Borough Office during normal business hours for
$.25 per bag.
In addition to the web-site, leaf pick up dates are
placed in the fall newsletter and advertised in the Myerstown Merchandiser.
|The Myerstown Borough Public Works
Department will pick up your Christmas Trees for recycling, and the pickup
dates will be advertised in the Myerstown Merchandiser.
starts a few days after Christmas and lasts until mid-January.
tree at the curb the evening before collection day - NOT BEFORE. Trees must be
curbside, free of decorations and not in plastic bags or they will not be
picked up. Lying on the front porch or yard does not count as curbside.
Individuals may take their trees directly to:
East Mill Avenue
Due to Pennsylvania now requiring permits, JRM Pallets will
require an individual to pick up a permit annually to be able to use their
facility. The annual permit fee is $20.00.
No permit, no dumping!
|The Borough of Myerstown practices
an intense snow plowing program. The program is designed to place the snow on
the street as close as possible to the curb. At times this inconveniences the
property owner; however, it does provide the maximum opportunity for emergency
vehicles (police, fire, and ambulance) to have clear passage on the streets.
Due to the varying widths of the Boroughs streets, it takes as many as
four passes in each direction to do an adequate job.
patience with our Public Works Department during snow plowing exercises. They
are working for you!
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