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Snow Emergency

New Britain Borough Has Declared a Snow Emergency for the Ongoing Winter Storm. The Predictions are 6” – 12” of Accumulation by Thursday Night.

Residents Must Keep All Vehicles off the Roadways to allow for snow plowing and emergency management teams to do their jobs. Please DO NOT DRIVE unless absolutely necessary! If you choose to drive, Please be aware that there is Expected to be Very Dangerous Driving Conditions, including possible White Out Conditions & High Winds. SAFETY FIRST! Please consider your safety as well as the safety of others before you decide to drive.

New Britain Borough Working to Form Shade Tree Commission

New Britain Borough is investigating the formation of a Shade Tree Commission, and is putting out a public call for volunteers.

The expected goals of the group will be to advise Council on matters related to shade trees and plantings in the Borough rights of way as well as to review the vegetation proposed in land development plans.

If you are interested, please contact the Borough Office by calling 215-348-4586 or email secretary@newbritainboro.com.

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Borough Approves Balanced Budget with No Tax Increase

At its December 2016 meeting, Borough Council approved a 2017 budget that makes no use of Borough savings (fund balance).  Council also approved the 2017 Tax Ordinance at its January meeting, which has no tax increase for the year.

Borough Council, staff and volunteers will continue to work in 2017 to ensure that taxpayer funds are used efficiently and effectively.

More information on Borough finances and to view the budget can be found at the link below:

Financial Information

Dart Bus Service Survey

New Britain Borough is researching the possibility of providing a local low cost bus service. Currently the cost of this service is $1.00. We are looking for feedback from our residents regarding bus stop locations and times. Please complete the short survey online http://ow.ly/gDq0304hLIq

If you have any questions please contact the Borough Administration office at 215-348-4586 or at secretary@newbritainboro.com.

CBRPD EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Central Bucks Regional Police Department – Employment Opportunities – Visit CBRPD website at www.cbrpd.net for position descriptions and application.  Applications will be accepted until September 28, 2016.

POLICE CLERK – Part-time clerical position, 20 hrs/wk, CBRPD Headquarters – Doylestown Borough

CROSSING GUARD – Part-time seasonal school year position, M-F, Doylestown Borough