Upcoming Events

Catawissa Residents here is a list of upcoming events for 2019:

Dumpster Day ~ April 6, 2019                                                            8 a.m. – Noon

Borough Yard Sale ~ May 25, 2019                                                   8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Kid’s Day at Cara Park ~ June 15, 2019                                           11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Salute to Veterans Concert at Cara Park ~ June 25, 2019           7 p.m.

Senior Day at The Catawissa Fire Hall ~ August 23, 2019        10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Watch for more information for each individual event when it comes available.

Appointment: Zoning Hearing Board Member

Catawissa Borough is seeking to fill a vacancy on its Zoning Hearing Board that will occur on January 1, 2019.  The appointment is for a three year term.  While the individual needs no prior experience, a willingness to familiarize oneself with the borough zoning ordinances and related Pennsylvania municipal regulations would be beneficial.

The individual cannot be a current holder of an elected and/or appointed office or position within the borough.  The individual cannot be a borough employee. The individual must be a resident of the borough.

The Zoning Hearing Board meets on an as needed basis to conduct hearings and make decisions related to borough zoning issues that include variances, special exceptions, validity uses, non-conforming uses, and procedural appeals.

Letters of interest will be accepted through 4 p.m. on Monday February 25, 2019. The Catawissa Council will consider an appointment for the vacancy at a public meeting to be held on March 11, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at The Catawissa Borough Hall 307 Main Street, Catawissa, Pennsylvania.

Appointment: Civil Service Commission

Catawissa Borough is seeking to appoint a borough resident to be a member of the Civil Service Commission whose duties are to prescribe, amend and enforce rules and regulations governing police appointments, promotions and hold appeal hearings on disciplinary actions and dismissals, when appropriate.  Catawissa Borough residents that are interested in serving the unexpired term that ends in January 2021, please send letters of interest to Catawissa Borough, 307 Main Street, Catawissa, PA  17820 by 4:30 p.m. Monday, February 25, 2019.

Catawissa Borough Council will consider an appointment for the vacancy at a public meeting to be held on Monday March 11, 2019, 6:30 p.m. at the Catawissa Borough Hall 307 Main St. Catawissa, PA 17820.

Feral Cat Program

 

Borough Residents there is grant money available through PA Pets for anyone interested in helping with the trapping , neutering and release of the feral cats within the borough. Many residents have shared their concerns with this ongoing issue. Now is the time to get involved! The fees for spaying/ neutering of Feral Cats caught in the Catawissa Borough are now free until all of the grant money is used up. Applications are available at the Catawissa Borough Hall at 307 Main Street from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or you can contact PA Pets Representative Jo Wright at 1-610-283-1832. Make sure when filling out your application, where the income guidelines are please cross that out and write “Catawissa Cat Grant Project”. This has been done for you on the applications available at the Borough Hall.

Catawissa Community Center Open For Rentals

Catawissa Borough is accepting reservations for our Community Center located at 319 Pine St Catawissa. The fee is $30 for Catawissa Residents and $50 for non-residents plus a $100  security deposit. The Community Center can be rented for a Business Event, Private Use, Community Sponsored Event or a Non- Profit Meeting. A copy of the Rental Policy is available for review Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at The Catawissa Borough Hall 307 Main St. Catawissa.