- News & Events
Date: March 27, 2020
Townhall located at 301 E. Second Street is closed to the public till further notice. The Recycling Drop Off Center is closed to the public till further notice. Curbside pickup will continue for Bloomsburg residents. The Tax Collector’s Office remains close at this time. Tax payments are being accepted via mail.
Bloomsburg Town Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 4 p.m. via teleconference (ZOOM). The main purpose of this meeting is to have full Council ratify the Declaration of Disaster Emergency and also attend to any other business that comes before them. The public will be able to join and participate in the meeting through dialing in to: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 646 558 8656 and including the meeting ID: 456-920-3798. The public can also join online at: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/4569203798.
Given the signed disaster emergency declaration by Governor Wolf the Town is following 35 Pa.C.S. § 7501(d) which allows the Town to suspend the need to comply with certain “formal requirements” per the Pennsylvania Open Records.
If you have questions, please feel free to call us at the below numbers. Or you may also e-mail us at [email protected]
Recycling Department: (570) 784- 4532
Police Department Non Emergency: (570) 784-6779
Townhall, Town Manager: (570) 784-7123 Ext. 123
Director of Code Enforcement: (570) 784-7123 Ext. 116
Public Works Department: (570) 784-7123 Ext. 148
Airport: (570) 317-2481
Bloomsburg Municipal Authority: (570) 784-4738, After Hours: (570) 784-6790
2020 03 19 Joint Town-University Letter to Off-Campus Students
THE MAYOR, WILLIAM KREISHER DECLARED A DISASTER EMERGENCY ON 3/16/2020 FOR THE CORONAVIRUS FOR A “HEALTH EMERGENCY”. THE STATE IS ALLOWING UP TO 14 DAYS FOR FULL COUNCIL TO RATIFY THIS DECLARATION.
TOWNHALL IS CLOSED. TOWNHALL WILL RE-OPEN ON MARCH 30, 2020.
ALL PUBLIC MEETINGS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED THROUGH MARCH 31, 2020.
TAX OFFICE HOURS WILL RESUME TO REGULAR SCHEDULED HOURS STARTING APRIL 3RD. MAIL PAYMENTS WILL BE PROCESSED DURING THIS TIME.
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To eliminate any crowds, all shredding on March 14, 2020 should be placed in the toters for staff to shred. All items will be shredded today.
No witnessed shredding will occur today. The next shred event is May 9, 2020 if you must witness the shredding.
Thank you for understanding!
Levee Embankment: Work on the levee embankment will begin in March or early April, weather dependent.
48” Storm Line: Construction along 11th Street will begin after the Suez waterline work is completed, tentatively by late March.
Closure Structure #10 and #11 – The stop log dry fit exercise was completed on 21 FEB 20. Some revisions to the stop logs are required to allow a proper fit at the abutments.
Closure Structure #12 – Market Street: Work on the abutment on the east side of Market Street will
commence in late March.
Pump Station #3: Installing pump bases, brackets, valves, sluice gates,
and ladders. The 30” DIP Storm Water Discharge tubes are installed.
Construction of the generator pad is completed. Stormwater pump
discharge pipes are almost completed. Electrical work is commencing.
PUMP STATION 3 DISCHARGE PIPES
Pump Station #4: Concrete was placed for the
pump intake area. Upper wall sections for the
discharge chamber are being formed.
PUMP STATION 4
Project Completion is scheduled for mid June, 2020. Biggest factors affecting schedule will be weather
conditions. Wetter than normal conditions can impact levee embankment construction.
The Town of Bloomsburg has vacancies on the following boards and commissions. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest to the Town of Bloomsburg located at 301 E. 2nd Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815:
Code Appeal Board Alternate – Term Exp. 12/31/22
Shade Tree Commission – Term Exp. 12/31/24
Zoning Hearing Board Alternate – Term Exp. 12/21/22
Levee Embankment: Current levee elevations between Eleventh Street and Market Street are at a minimum elevation of 479.00 to provide flood mitigation for all but three of the past record flood events. Work on the levee upstream of Market Street will begin in March or early April, weather dependent.
24” Storm Line: Leading to PS-#4 is complete including the manhole and inlets to MH-407.
30” DIP Sanitary Line: Manhole E located at the corner of the BASD Football Field fence has been installed and the sanitary sewer has been connected. The section of the existing sanitary line from MH-B to approximately 20ft outside the toe of levee on the landside has been abandoned and grouted.
48” Storm Line: Construction along 11th Street is shut down due to access issues with the BASD. Approximately 1300lf of 48” pipe installed to date. Including Manholes 106, 108, 109, 110, and 111. Relocation of Manholes 111 and 112 are required due to conflicts with the existing 12” watermain. Construction of the 48” Storm line from PS-#3 to MH-108 is complete. Work on installation of the 48” storm sewer on 11th St. is scheduled to resume MAR 2020. A revision to the Storm line design has been issued to the contractor including revisions to the Suez waterline work.
Closure Structure #10 and #11 – The stop log dry fit exercise was completed on 21 FEB 20. Some revisions to the stop log system are required to allow a proper fit at the abutments.
Closure Structure #12 – Market Street: Flowable fill has been placed under the area where the abutment footing and sill footing will be constructed.
Pump Station #3: Installing pump bases, brackets, valves, sluice gates, and ladders. The 30” DIP Storm Water Discharge tubes
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