Upcoming public meetings: 
  
Monthly Borough Council Meeting: June 14 at 7 p.m.
Committee of the Whole: June 28 at 7 p.m.
Planning Commission Meeting: July 5 at 6 p.m.
   



All meetings are open to the public. 

Please contact the Borough office if you require any accommodations or if you would like to be placed on the agenda to address the Borough Council or Planning Commission.
    
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Millersburg Fire Works

The annual Fireworks celebration will be held Monday, July 3 at Riverfront Park. This year's event will include a recognition of the 200th anniversary of the Ferry Boat.

In the event of bad weather, the rain date is July 14.








Electronics Recycling

Reminder that Dauphin County Recycling offers electronics recycling for Northern Dauphin County once per month. Anyone wishing to dispose of old electronics can drop them off at the Upper Paxton Township building at 506 Berrysburg Road, Millersburg. 

This event is held the 2nd Saturday of every month from 9 a.m. until noon. The next event is July 8, 2017.

If you cannot make it to this event, electronics may also be taken to the Dauphin County Recycling Center at 1625 South Cameron Street in Harrisburg.  

Under the Commonwealth's 2010 Covered Device Recycling Act, electronic devices may not be removed with regular municipal trash service. Items such as televisions, computers, laptops, monitors, cell phones, printers, audio equipment, and electronic tablets must be properly disposed of due to health and environmental concerns. More information about this law is posted on DEP's website


Reinventing PA Boroughs

http://boroughs.org/videoplayer.php?link=About%20PSAB&video=PSAB-2016Episode6

Millersburg Borough Council President Chris Dietz was one of three panelists on Inside Pennsylvania Boroughs -- Reinventing PA Boroughs in December. Inside Pennsylvania Boroughs is a series sponsored by the PA State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) and broadcast on PCN TV. President Dietz discussed several local initiatives intended to improve Millersburg. 

To watch the half hour show, click this link or the photo above.



2017 Budget Notice

The Borough Council adopted the three budgets for 2017. General Fund spending funds operational costs for the Borough. Liquid Fuels, also known as "Highway Aid," represents revenue from taxes on gasoline. These funds may only be spent on specific items related to street maintenance and repair. The Capital Improvement budget includes spending on new assets for the Borough. Click the links below for the final versions of these budgets. 





Tourism Brochure

The 2017 tourism brochure is now available. Click here to download it.

Please note that the date of the Fireworks is incorrect. The Fireworks will be held July 3 with a rain date of July 14.




Christmas Display Donations

Millersburg Borough and the Millersburg Lions Club wish to thank everyone who has supported the annual Christmas display over the years as well as Millersburg Area Working Together (MAWT for hosting the tree lighting ceremony). The Lions raise funds to pay the bills associated with the display. Donations are accepted throughout the year. 

Donations envelopes are available at many local businesses and at the Borough Office. Donations can be mailed in or dropped off at the Borough Office.

If you do not have an envelope, but wish to contribute toward this local tradition, donations can be mailed to: Millersburg Lions Club, PO Box 201, Millersburg, PA 17061 or drop it off at the Borough office. The Lions can also accept donations via PayPal on their website.



2016 Tax Exoneration Forms Available

The 2016 Occupation/Per Capita tax bills will be sent out on or about July 1, 2016. Anyone 18 years of age or older (by July 1, 2016) is responsible for paying the per capita tax portion of the bill. However, anyone age 18 or older (by July 1, 2016) who will have less than $3,000 in earned income for 2016 is not liable for the $250 occupation tax. This $3,000 limit does not include unearned income such as pensions, social security payments, dividends, etc.)

In order to qualify for the exemption, you must fill out a one-page application for exoneration. This form is available on line here or and at the Millersburg Borough office during normal business hours. This form must be notarized in order for it to be processed. Notary services are typically available at the Borough office, though it is helpful to call ahead for an appointment. (717) 692-2389.




Millersburg Memorial Day Veteran Banner Program

Millersburg Borough is pleased to partner with the Millersburg Memorial Day Veteran Banner Program. The program will create banners of local veterans to hang on utility poles around Millersburg
. Proceeds from sales of the banners will benefit the annual Memorial Day parade. 

The committee is now taking applications for the second round of banners. The form is available here and applications are due by Sept. 10, 2017.


Additional information is posted on the Program's Facebook page. Like them here






Landlord-Tenant Reporting

Millersburg Borough Ordinance No. 2-05 requires that all landlord/property owners who lease/rent any 
property within the Borough of Millersburg provide to the Borough the address of such rental or leased 
property and the names and other information as required on this form of the tenants of such rented or leased 
units. All reports required under Section 5 of Millersburg Borough Ordinance No. 2-05 shall be made within 
ten (10) days of a change of occupancy to include the unit becoming vacant. A complete copy of the 
ordinance is available here.

Copies of the Landlord Report Form are available at the Borough Office during normal business hours.
You can also download a copy here and remit to the address, email or fax listed on the form.




Boating Ordinance Information

The Borough Council has passed the boating ordinance. If you have a boat and/or dock in the water, please stop in to the borough office to register them. There is no fee to register the boat or dock.



                                                          2017 Dog License application

State law requires that all dogs older than three months be licensed and licenses may be purchased from the Dauphin County Treasurer's Office. Licensing allows lost dogs to be easily returned to their owners, reducing the cost to the municipality. Click on the link above to license your dog for 2016. Licensing services are also available at Lehman's Hardware in Millersburg, Kratzer's Hardware in Elizabethville and Hornung's True Value in Halifax. 

In Pennsylvania, the Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Dog Enforcement oversees licensing. Click here for more information.




NOTARY SERVICES

Public Notary services are available at the Millersburg Borough office during normal business hours.

The cost is $5 per notarization and the fee is waived for borough residents as a service to the community. 

Appointments are recommended but not required. 

Contact the Borough Secretary at 717-692-2389.



Millersburg, Pennsylvania Borough Statistics at a glance:

Geographic Area - 0.8 sq. Miles
 2000 Actual Population - 2,562
2010 Actual Population - 2,557
2000 Median Age - 38.8 years
2000 Male Population Percentage 45.9%
2010
Male Population Percentage 47.5%
2000 Female Population Percentage 54.1%
2010 Female Population Percentage 52.5%
2000 Median Travel Time to Work - 26 min.
2000 Median Household Income - $34,970