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© 2013 The Borough of Hellertown Terms and Conditions
The Borough of Hellertown Public Works Department maintains all of the Borough roads, facilities and Borough property. Public Works plows Borough roads in winter and maintains the roads in spring, summer & fall by repairing, paving, clearing vegetation and roads and storm drains. Public Works plows and maintains approximately 20.68 miles of Borough owned roads and approximately 3.58 miles of PennDot owned roads (Main, Easton, Walnut, Cherry) We offer a street sweeping, leaf collection and tree trimming program.
The Department of Public Works is staffed by 4 full-time public works employees,
2 park employees and 3 sanitation employees under the direction of the Mr. Tom Henshaw
and the supervision of the Crew Leader. 9 of the 10 employees are Class A Commercial
Driver Licensed (CDL) operators and are subject to random drug and alcohol testing.
The Borough of Hellertown operates its own municipal trash service. The Borough is split up into 5 trash collection zones and which are picked up once a week.
Capital Projects - Road Work
The Borough of Hellertown has implemented rigorous road improvement program program since 2007. This was made possible by the combined effort of both Hellertown and Lower Saucon Townships Public Works Crews.
Storm Water Management
The Clean Water Act is the federal legislation that governs stormwater management. Stormwater point discharges to waters of the U.S. are regulated suing National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits.
Leaf Collection/ Yard Waste
Every fall the Borough Collects leaves. A schedule will be posted here and published in the local papers. Please rake all leaves 2-3 days before your scheduled pick up into the curb area on the street. DO NOT include any yard waste with this, as it will clog the leaf collection machine
In time of snow, the Borough crews start plowing when the accumulation reaches two (2) inches. Please cooperate by removing your vehicles from the street in order for the plows to properly clean the streets.
Saucon Valley Compost Center
New Hours of Operation:
Fridays: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Saturdays: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
A season operation that allows residents to drop off yard waste.
Frequently Asked Questions
For frequently asked questions related to the Public Works Department please click the link below.
The Borough of Hellertown Contracts Recycling Services out to JP Mascarro there are two zones which recycling being picked up every two weeks. In early 2013 JP Mascarro switched the single stream recycling which will drastically increase the amount recycle.
Lost Dog Information
The Borough of Hellertown operates a fully certified kennel for lost dogs. It can hold up to 2 dogs at any one time. If your dog is lost please contact Borough Hall.
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