Monthly Archives: July 2016

Grants available to help tree planting along streams to improve water quality in PA

The departments of Conservation and Natural Resources and Environmental Protection today have announced that grants are being made available to assist landowners with planting trees along streams in Pennsylvania to improve water quality. Applications close September 15th.

Click on the link below for more information.

Perkasie Police Department support National Night Out on August 2nd

August 2nd, 2016     6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live.

The Perkasie Police Department encourages residents in Perkasie & Sellersville Boroughs to spend the evening outside & visit with neighbors. Officers will be out in the community and look forward to meeting as many of our residents as possible. We also ask that you turn on your porch lights at 6:00 p.m. to show your support for crime prevention and drug abuse awareness.

**Parents if you are out with your children and would like us to stop by your neighborhood, please click on the link below and leave a comment on the Police Department’s National Night Out Event. They will do their best to visit!


Perkasie Borough is seeking residents that may be interested in volunteering to serve as an alternate on the Perkasie Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB).  The Board meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 7:30 PM. As an alternate, an appointed resident would stand in for ZHB members that might be unable to attend hearings.  The ZHB perform an important function in reviewing appeals and variances to the Borough Zoning Ordinance. 

 The term is for an unexpired three year term through December 2017.

Interested Perkasie Borough residents may contact any Councilmember, the Mayor or by writing the Borough Office at 620 West Chestnut Street, Perkasie.  An optional application form is available below or by calling the Borough Office at 215-257-5065.  Applications accepted through August 12, 2016.


Notice to Bidders – Tot Pool Resurfacing Project

Sealed proposals for Perkasie Borough Bid Proposal #2016-05 will be received by the Borough of Perkasie until 10:00AM on July 29, 2016 for the Menlo Aquatics Center TOT SWIMMING POOL RESURFACING.  The location of the pool is 425 Arthur Avenue, Perkasie, PA. All bids should be submitted on-line to
The contractor shall provide all labor, materials, equipment and services required for the demolition and installation of all items of work specified in the bid documents. This includes removal of the existing plaster finish, installation of ceramic tile to cover the zero entry of the tot pool (approximately 171 square feet), and the application of Diamond Brite, or equivalent, to the interior of the pool including the steps. Contractors may inspect the pool during normal operating hours of the Menlo Aquatics Center.

Proposal documents may be downloaded from  All proposals shall be submitted electronically and posted on or before the time specified. The Borough hereby reserves the right to reject any or all bids, or any items therein, and to waive any informality in bids received.
BY ORDER OF BOROUGH COUNCIL – Andrea L. Coaxum, Borough Manager


The concert with Barefoot Bobby and the Breakers scheduled for this evening (July 13) at Menlo Park has been re-scheduled due to the weather forecast.  The group will perform on Wednesday, August 3 instead.

July 18 Borough Council Meeting Cancelled

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Perkasie Borough Council meeting scheduled for July 18, 2016 is cancelled.  The next meeting of Borough Council will be held on  August  1, 2016 at 7:00PM in the Perkasie Borough Municipal Building at

 620 W. Chestnut Street, Perkasie.

Andrea L. Coaxum

Borough Manager

Vacancy on Borough Council – 3rd Ward

In response to the resignation of Borough Council member Barbara Krantz on July 5, the Perkasie Borough Council is seeking residents of the third ward interested in being considered for appointment to the Perkasie Borough Council.  The term is available through December 31, 2017.  To be eligible for appointment, an applicant must be a registered voter residing in the third ward.  Applications will be received up until July 28, 2016.  Appointment will be made at the Perkasie Borough Council meeting on ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­August 1, 2016 which begins at 7:00 PM. 

Appointment to the Borough Council is a unique opportunity for individuals to serve their community and be involved with the critical issues of Borough operations including subdivisions, budgeting and community and economic development.  Interested persons may contact any Council member, the Mayor or the Borough Office at 620 West Chestnut Street, Perkasie.  An optional application form is available by calling the Borough Office at 215-257-5065.  Applications can also be found on-line at


Vacancy on Zoning Hearing Board

Perkasie Borough Council is seeking Borough residents who would be interested in volunteering to serve on  for a five year term to the Perkasie Zoning Hearing Board. For more information  visit the Officials & Administration Page. Interested Perkasie Borough residents should apply by letter addressed to the Borough Office, 620 Chestnut Street, Perkasie or by calling Donna Benner at the Borough Office at 215-257-5065. An optional application form and description of the position is available by visiting the documents, forms and permits page (or click here). The Borough maintains a file of interested residents that is referred to from time to time as various positions become available. While several of these positions may be filled by individuals seeking reappointments, all residents are encouraged to apply for future consideration.