EMERGENCY DECLARATION & SHELTER INFORMATION
2/13/24: At 6pm, Mayor Bowman signed an Emergency Declaration due to the widespread power outage that is affecting numerous residents and businesses. We have not yet received any word from PPL on the cause or anticipated duration of the outage but we are in contact with the County and will post updates to the Borough web page and social media as we receive them. Grace United Methodist Church will be offering a warm place to stay for those affected by the power outage. Cots will be available but you will need to bring blankets and pillows. Contact Pastor Atkinson at (570) 847-2939 with any questions. Hillside Church will open a warming center for anyone in need. Contact Todd Gearhart at (717) 623-1113 if you need to access it.
Millersburg is a railroad town and a river town whose location has historically afforded it many economic and cultural opportunities. At one point in time much of the locally mined coal flowed through Millersburg on its way to market. The Lykens Valley Railroad connected the mines to the Wiconisco Canal and the Pennsylvania Railroad. Present Day MYO Park is located where coal was transferred to canal boats or coal cars. The remnants of the canal have been transformed into a natural area and trail. Another preserved form of bygone transportation to grace the Millersburg riverfront is the oldest active wooden stern wheel ferryboat in the country. In 2006 the Ferry Boat system joined the Millersburg’s Queen Anne style passenger railroad station on the National Historic Register.
NOTICE OF 2023 MEETINGS
All regular Borough Council meetings for 2023 will be held the second Wednesday of each month, beginning at 6:00PM. All Committee meetings will be held the fourth Wednesday of each month, beginning at 6:00PM, with the exception of the November meeting, which will be held November 20. There will be no Committee meetings in December.
The Millersburg Planning Commission will meet on the first Wednesday of each month beginning at 6:00PM.
As public health allows, meetings will be held in Council Chambers located at 101 West Street in Millersburg. If a person with a disability wishes to attend a Millersburg Borough public meeting and requires an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate, please call (717) 692-2389 in advance of the meeting to discuss how the Borough may best accommodate your needs.
Exoneration Forms Available
Exoneration Forms for 2023 occupation taxes are now available. Forms can be picked up at the Borough office and an electronic version is posted here: 2023 EXONERATION FORM – CLICK HERE
Millersburg Borough Schedules Spring Clean Up
Millersburg Borough Council has set Saturday April 20th as the 2024 Clean Up date. Borough Residents who wish to dispose of materials may bring those materials, along with ID indicating their residency within the Borough, to the municipal garage located on Pine Street. The Clean Up will open at 7 a.m. and will run until the dumpsters are full, which has historically been between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Check the Borough Facebook page on the 22nd for the official announcement of the closure.
Please note the following restrictions on accepted materials—
Electronics will be accepted.
Millersburg Borough cannot accept hazardous materials such as weed and insect sprays, paint, automobile fluids, antifreeze, lye and other chemicals. Flyers will be available upon request for Dauphin County’s Household Hazardous Waste Curbside Disposal program.
The Borough will not accept household waste, construction material and landscaping material. Borough staff members reserve the right to reject other materials. Used tires will not be accepted, but can be disposed of at most service garages.
ACCESS TO THE PINE STREET GARAGE—
There will be no access to the Garage from State Route 147 to ensure the safety of travelers and residents. Borough residents are to use Race Street to access Pine Street, proceed West towards the Garage, and use Boyd Street to exit the area.
Millersburg Borough Council President Chris Dietz was one of three panelists on Inside Pennsylvania Boroughs – Reinventing PA Boroughs in December, 2017 and again in June, 2018 to discuss Travel and Tourism in Pennsylvania. Inside Pennsylvania Boroughs is a series sponsored by the PA State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) and broadcast on PCN TV.
Millersburg Borough was featured on an episode of Exploring PA Boroughs. The show highlighted our public spaces, events, and local attractions. Exploring Pennsylvania Boroughs is a series sponsored by the PA State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) and broadcast on PCN TV.
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