The Township Office will be closed Tuesday July 12th through Friday July 15th to accommodate employee vacations. 

Public Notice

READING AREA TRANSPORTATION STUDY
PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT OPPORTUNITY
DRAFT FFY 2023-2026 TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM,
DRAFT 2045 LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN
DRAFT AIR QUALITY CONFORMITY ANALYSIS,
AND
DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE SUMMARY

The Reading Area Transportation Study Coordinating Committee announces the availability for citizens, local governments and interested organizations to review and comment on the following documents: the Draft FFY 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program, Draft 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan, Draft Air Quality Conformity Analysis, and the Draft Environmental Justice Summary for Berks County. These are planning documents that list various roadway, public transit, and off-road transportation projects and planning efforts in Berks County proposed over the next 4 and 23 years, respectively. Comments will be accepted beginning Wednesday, June 1, 2022 through the close of business on Friday, July 1, 2022.

Copies of the Draft FFY 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program, Draft 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan, Draft Air Quality Conformity Analysis, and Draft Environmental Justice Summary are available for public review on the Berks County Planning Commission’s web page at www.co.berks.pa.us/planning and in print at the Berks County Planning Commission, 633 Court St – 14th Floor, Reading, PA 19601.

The required Public Meeting to review the Draft FFY 2023-2026 Transportation Improvement Program, Draft 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan, Draft Air Quality Conformity Analysis and Draft Environmental Justice Summary will be held virtually. This meeting will be conducted live on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 beginning at 1:00 p.m. using Microsoft Teams. Instructions for connecting to this meeting are available at the Berks County Planning Commission’s web page at www.co.berks.pa.us/planning. A link to the meeting presentation will be posted at the conclusion of the meeting and will be available until the close of Public Comment Period on Friday, July 1, 2022

The Berks County Planning Commission offices are handicapped accessible. The Planning Commission offices are served by BARTA routes. Spanish language interpretation services will be provided with a minimum of ninety-six (96) hours prior notice. These documents will be made available in alternative languages or formats if requested. Persons requiring additional accommodations or those with questions should call 610-478-6300.

Please submit written comments to:
TIP Comments
Berks County Planning Commission
633 Court St. – 14th Floor
Reading, PA 19601

Comments may also be faxed to 610-478-6316 or emailed to planning@countyofberks.com​.

Recreation Event Sponsorship

The Recreation Board is gearing up for the events scheduled throughout 2022. The purpose of these events is to provide recreational activities to our residents in Douglass Township and the surrounding communities. We are looking for ways to improve our events and are asking our local businesses to get involved. If your business would like to become a sponsor please download the form below or visit: 2022 Event Sponsorship Form (google.com) 

Douglass Township now accepts credit/debit cards for payment of sewer bills.

Pay Here!

A Medication Drop Box is now available at the Township Building.

A Medication Drop Box is now available at the Township Building.

Click here for more info:Medication Drop Box.pdf

Internet Purchase Exchange Location

Internet Purchase Exchange Location

With the increased popularity of online purchases through yard sale sites such as Facebook and Craigslist, Douglass Township is pleased to provide a safe location for your exchanges. Please feel free to use the parking lot at the Township Building (1068 Douglass Drive) for your exchanges. Our parking lot is under 24 hour camera surveillance.

Representatives for Douglass Township:

PA. House of Representatives

District 130

David Maloney

repmaloney.com

Pennsylvania State Senate

District 44

Katie Muth

senatormuth.com

US Congress

4th Congressional District

Madeleine Dean

dean.house.gov