*ROAD CLOSURE; April 2019*
We have been advised that SR 42 (Main Street) in Catawissa at the river bridge will be closed from April 8th to the 12th, 2019. Crews will be repairing the railroad crossing. From what we understand, this will be a full closure. Main Street will remain open to local traffic. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
The Columbia County Traveling Library is a valuable tool for education and enjoyment throughout the County. Please visit as often as possible. Click on the link below for the dates and times the Library will be in the Catawissa Borough. If you would like more locations please contact the Library at (570)387-8782.
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 ~ July 2, 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.
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.
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.