Usually it is the first Wednesday of each month at 7pm, this will shift to the second Wednesday of the month if the first falls on a holiday.
If you wish to make a public comment, you just need to attend the meeting and make your comment during the public comments section on the agenda. You will need to state your name and address for the public record.
If you wish to make a presentation at a borough council meeting you will need to get approval from and make arrangements in advance with our Borough Manager.
Real estate taxes: Questions about real estate taxes, including those remitted to Montgomery County and the Perkiomen Valley School District, can be directed to the Collegeville Borough Real Estate Tax Collector: Kelly Taylor, at 610-717-6500. Real Estate Tax Collector hours are Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Earned Income Taxes: These taxes are generally collected where an individual works, and then remitted to Collegeville. If the rate where one works is higher than the Collegeville rate, the difference will be collected and remitted to the municipality of employment. Questions concerning earned income taxes should generally be directed to the employer or Berkheimer at 610-279-7500 or www.hab-inc.com
Real Estate Taxes
- 4.9 mils – Collegeville Borough (3.9 General Purpose & 1.0 Fire Services)
- 3.459 mils – Montgomery County
- 31.6 mils – Perkiomen Valley School District
Earned Income Tax
- 1.4% of Earned Income – .5% to Collegeville, .9% to PVSD
- Due on April 15, or when you pay your estimated taxes
Real Estate Transfer Tax
- 2% of the sale amount; 1% paid by buyer, 1% paid by seller
- Of the 2%, .5% to Collegeville; .5% to PVSD; 1% to Pennsylvania
- Due when property is sold
Local ServicesTax (LST)
- $52 per year – all individuals working in Collegeville Borough
- Due on April 15
Trash & Recycling:
Collegeville Borough’s trash and recycling is collected by Whitetail Disposal. Trash and recyclables are picked up once each week on Tuesdays. Trash and recyclables should be placed curbside Monday evening for early morning Tuesday pick-up. The limit for trash is three (3) bags or containers.
Bulk Items: Contact Whitetail Disposal at 610-754-0103 to arrange a bulk item pickup for a fee. Bulk Item Costs: Loveseat: $10, Couch: $30, BBQ Grill: $15, Washer: $20, Dryer: $15, Area Rug: $20, Television: $55, Dresser: $25, Stove: $20, Recliner: $25, Futon: $20, Fridge: $55, Mattress: $15, Box Spring: $15, Entertainment Unit: $25, Carpet/3 rolls taped: $10, Exercise Machine: $30
Hazardous Waste: Montgomery County offers hazardous waste and electronics collections drop-off sites periodically throughout the year. Items such as paint, pool chemicals, gasoline and solvents are considered hazardous waste.
Yard Waste and Leaves: Collegeville Borough, along with Trappe Borough, operate a compost site on West Seventh Avenue in Trappe. Residents of the two Boroughs may drop off yard waste at the compost site free of charge. Identification will be required. Residents and non-residents are permitted to take compost and mulch free of charge. Days of operation are Wednesdays and Saturdays during the Spring, Summer and Fall. Check the Bulletin Board or call the Public Works Department at 610.489.2831 for Winter dates and hours of operation.
Leaves are collected curbside one-time per year. Leaves are required to be placed in biodegradeable paper yard waste bags and placed along the curb. Leaves placed in any other type of bag or container will not be collected. Only leaves will be collected; grass clippings, twigs and/or other yard waste will not be collected. The annual collection date will placed on the Bulletin Board.
Christmas Tree Pick: The borough picks up holiday trees curbside once a year on a Saturday in January (date is announced on the Bulletin Board).
Recycling should be co-mingled and and placed in a containers that are marked as recycling. Recyling items shall include:
- Aluminum, steel and tin cans
- Clear, green and brown glass
- Plastic marked with the recycle emblem 1-7
- Newspapers, magazines and phone books-Cardboard (cut to fit into the recylcing container)
Please contact our Borough Manager if you would like to have your name considered for an appointed position. Appointments are made annually at the Borough Council Reorganization meeting on January 2nd or the first Wednesday of January.
- New construction and additions
- Pools, in-gound and above-ground
- Detached garages
- All construction in the floodplain including paving, grading, excavation and dredging.
- Signs (new and replacement)
New construction and additions
For all information related to voting, including where to vote, please visit Voter Services on the Montgomery County website at montcopa.org
To reach Montgomery County Voter Services by phone, please call 610.278.3275.
Collegeville Borough Voting Districts Map (Revised Per Montgomery County Election Board 10/5/17): Voting Map
Please visit the Pennsylvania Department of State’s voter registration site:
You can register online to vote, but you must be a U.S. citizen AND a resident of Montgomery County PA to vote in Collegeville.
Residents who are unable to make it to the polls on election or primary voting days can apply for an absentee ballot. Please visit the website to learn how to do this and to learn more about who qualifies to do this. https://www.montcopa.org/754/Absentee-Voting
Collegeville residents are served by the Montgomery County Library & Information Network Consortium (MCLINC). The closest library locations are:
Lower Providence Community Library
50 Park Lane Drive
Eagleville, PA 19403
Perkiomen Valley Library at Schwenksville
290 Second Street
Schwenksville, PA 19473
Collegeville Borough (Tuesdays at the Collegeville Shopping Mall in front of Kimberton Whole Foods)
Trappe Borough (Tuesdays at the Augustus Lutheran Church Lot, Main Street & Seventh Avenue)
Borough council meets the 1st Wednesday of each month.
Borough of Collegeville
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