Road Closure June 2019

We have an update on the SR 42 closing at the railroad crossing. After a meeting with the construction company and the railroad, the new proposed dates for the work are June 24th through June 28th. Again this will be a full closure of Rt 42 (Main Street) at the railroad crossing. The bridge will remain open to pedestrian traffic. If there are any change in the dates, they will give us 21 days notice. We will keep you posted of any new information.


Upcoming Events

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

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.

Honoring our Veterans with Quilts of Valor Presentation ~ July 2nd at Cara Park  6 p.m.

Military Band Concert at Cara Park ~ July 2, 2019                      7 p.m. – 8:30 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.