The Borough is governed by the Council-Manager form of government. There are seven Council members and a Mayor who are elected by the voters. The Chief Administrator is the Borough Manager, who is appointed by Council and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Borough.
Sellersville borough welcomes input from its residents. Questions, concerns and comments can be brought to our attention by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org , USPS mail to Borough Manager, 140 East Church Street, Sellersville, PA 18960 or by telephone (215)-257-5075.
This website is regularly updated to better serve you as additional information and links are added.
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SEPTA Bridge on North Main Street Closed
Press Release from PennDOT
|KING OF PRUSSIA|
|The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that the bridge carrying Main Street over SEPTA tracks in Sellersville Borough, Bucks County, will be closed and detoured this afternoon (Feb. 24) due to severe structural deterioration.The closure of the structurally deficient Main Street bridge is prompted by the extent of the deterioration and corrosion of the steel truss members located above the bridge deck.
PennDOT is determining the feasibility of repairing the existing bridge. A project is currently in preliminary engineering to replace or rehabilitate the bridge. Construction is currently projected to start in 2018.The single span steel truss bridge was built in 1927 and is 139 feet long and 34 feet wide. The bridge carries about 7,900 vehicles a day. The bridge was posted for 15 tons and 26 tons for combination loads.
During the closure, Main Street through traffic will be detoured over Route 152 (State Road/Park Avenue), Route 309 and Route 563 (Ridge Road).
Motorists can check conditions by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 680 traffic cameras. 511PA is also available by calling 5-1-1, and regional Twitter alerts are available on the 511PA website.
You can follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/511PAPhilly and Facebook at www.facebook.com/PennsylvaniaDepartmentofTransportation.
For more information, visit www.dot.state.pa.us/district6 or call 610-205-6700.
Snow and Ice Removal
Following recent snow and ice events, the Borough has received numerous complaints regarding the lack of proper snow and ice removal from sidewalks. Residents are reminded that they are required to remove snow and ice from the sidewalks abutting their property within 24 hours after the snow or ice has ceased to fall and have a minimum 30 inch passageway. Snow cannot be deposited in the street, on or against a fire hydrant or on someone else’s land without their permission. If the Borough is forced to clear your sidewalk, it can recover the cost to do so plus 10%. The MINIMUM charge the Borough will assess to clean the sidewalk is $300. If the Borough successfully prosecutes an offender in court, a fine of up to $600 PLUS the costs to prosecute and cleanup can be imposed. Property owners should also keep in mind that they are personally liable for any injuries that pedestrians may incur due to the owner’s negligence to properly maintain their walkways.
HOLIDAY HOUSE POOL EARLY BIRD SEASON TICKET SALES
The Holiday House season ticket prices are going up next season, but you can take advantage of an “early bird” presale price of 2013 rates if you act soon. Details are available by clicking Holiday House 2014 Promo Price
Hope For Veterans
Supportive Services Veterans and Families (SSVF) is a homeless prevention program that assists low-income veteran families in maintaining their housing and rapidly re-housing homeless veterans and their families. Since establishing one of the first SSVF programs in the nation twenty months ago, Community Hope has helped more than 230 veteran households remain in their homes or, when facing eviction and homelessness, has rapidly re-housed them and helped stabilize the family.
Counties Currently Serving in NJ: Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren, Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Hunterdon.
Counties Currently Serving in PA: Bucks, Monroe, Northampton and Pike
Services: Veteran families receive case management to assist them in developing a housing stability plan which may include support services, financial assistance and facilitating access to affordable housing, support services and benefits.
A flyer providing additional information can be seen by clicking: Hope for Veterans SSVF Fact Sheet
Tips for Reducing Stormwater Pollution
Sellersville Borough and the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy would like to remind you of the importance of preventing stormwater pollution while you make the most of the fall season. Stormwater is formed when rainwater makes its way into storm drains or runs off our properties directly into streams. On its journey to the stream, stormwater can pick up harmful substances that pollute our watershed. Click the following link for tips from the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy for fall related tips on helping to reduce stormwater pollution:Seasonal Tips for Protecting Our Waterways-Fall
Additional information on reducing stormwater contamination can be found on our website under: Stormwater Management
New FEMA Flood Maps
Preliminary copies of the lastest Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) and Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports for Bucks County, Pennsylvania can be accessed by clicking HERE. FEMA has a 90 day appeal period that began on August 25th, for citizens who possess knowledge or information indicating that the proposed flood hazard determinations are scientifically or technically incorrect to dispute them.
NEW RULES ON ELECTRONICS DISPOSAL
PENNSYLVANIA’S NEW ELECTRONICS RECYCLYING LAW WENT INTO EFFECT JANUARY 1, 2013. AS OF THAT DATE, THE BOROUGH’S TRASH COLLECTOR, WASTE MANAGEMENT, WILL NO LONGER BE ABLE TO PICK UP TELEVISIONS, COMPUTERS. PRINTERS, SCANNERS, KEYBOARDS, MOUSES, SPEAKERS, CABLES, BATTERY BACKUPS AND OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES. MORE INFORMATION ON ELECTRONICS RECYCLING CAN BE FOUND THE PENNSYLAVANIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION’S WEB SITE AT www.depweb.state.pa.us . BUCKS COUNTY ALSO OFFERS A SERIES OF ELECTRONICS AND HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS (SEE INFORMATION ABOVE REGARDING BUCKS COUNTY HHW AND ELECTRONICS COLLECTION DAYS. THEY CAN BE REACHED AT 215-345-3414 OR VIA EMAIL AT email@example.com FOR INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEXT SERIES OF SCHEDULED EVENTS.
A LETTER FROM WASTE MANAGEMENT ADDRESSED TO THE BOROUGH CAN BE ACCESSED BY CLICKING HERE
Bucks County HHW & Electronics Disposal Days
Bucks County has announced the times and locations for the annual Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and electronics disposal days. Hazardous chemicals, including some paints and electronic items cannot be placed in with your regular garbage for disposal and must be handled separately. Additional information regarding specifics on materials to be collected as well as dates and times, can be obtained by clicking on these links:
Bucks County Hoarding Task Force
Bucks County has begun an initiative to address problems associated with hoarding. Additional information can be found by clicking on the word HOARDING