Planning Commission Meeting March 21, 2023

Tonight's PC meeting has been cancelled.

Plans to be reviewed at the April 18, 2023, meeting: Pine Forge Academy, Frecon Minor Subdivision, Zvarick Minor subdivision. 

Corrections to the Spring Newsletter

Residents should be receiving the Spring Newsletters that went out this week. There are 2 corrections that need to be noted. The first is for the Recycling Events. The events are no longer being held at the Recycling Center in Leesport. They will be held at the Governor Mifflin Intermediate School in Shillington. Advance registration is still required. 

The second correction is for the Budget article. It should state 2023 not 2021. The budget amount are correct, just not the headline. 

2023 Event Sponsorship Information

2023 Event Sponsorship Information

The Recreation Board is gearing up for the events scheduled throughout 2023. The purpose of these events is to provide recreational activities to not only our residents in Douglass Township, but also those in the surrounding communities. We are continuously striving for ways to improve our events and to find ways to incorporate involvement from local business. As a local business such as yourself, we are asking for your support towards this year’s events. As a thank you, for your support, we can offer you:
       Your organization’s logo or name on all promotional material
       Prime booth placement at any event you wish to attend
       Acknowledgement on our Social Media pages
       Acknowledgement in our Fall newsletter that goes out to every resident in Douglass Township, approximately 1,400

With your help as a sponsor, we can continue to provide unique events to the diverse crowds in and around Douglass Township. Proceeds will go towards entertainment, games, activities, or any other new event offerings. Sponsorships may be specific to an aspect of a particular event; for example, sponsoring just the egg scramble during the Easter Bunny Trail or an inflatable at Trunk or Treat. We are more than happy to accommodate your request. Attached is a list of the events and descriptions, flyers for the events, a description of each sponsorship level, and a form to sign up as an event sponsor.

If you have any questions about being an event sponsor, please call the office at (610) 367-8500 ext.1 or email us at

We hope we will be able to include you as one of our sponsors and look forward to working with you to promote your organization.

To become a 2023 sponsors you can download and return the Sponsorship Form or go to: Douglass Township Sponsorship Form

Pay Your Sewer Bill Online

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

Pennsylvania State Senate

District 24

Tracy Pennycuick

US Congress

4th Congressional District

Madeleine Dean

Berks County Redevelopment Authority Major Systems Program

On behalf of the County of Berks, the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Berks (BCRA) is administering the Major Systems Program. The Program is designed to assist low-income families who own and occupy an attached or detached single family home in need of a repair or replacement of a major system of their house. This assistance is in the form of a one-time deferred payment loan and must be used for an item or items that threatens the health, safety, or welfare of the household. The house must be located in a borough or township of Berks County. The Program may be funded by federal, state, or local sources.
Eligible Uses:
Replace or Repair Roof
Replace or Repair Heating System
Mechanical Repairs and Structural Items
ADA Fixtures and Ramps

All forms can be mailed to the Berks County Redevelopment Authority.
400 E. Wyomissing Avenue
Ground Floor, Suite #2
Mohnton, PA 19540
For more information please visit: