Thank you.

Thank you if you are one of the 870 people who have signed on to the online petition. You can see those signatures and read the petition by clicking here . You are strongly encouraged to write your Reason Why when you sign.

You are invited to join us in attending three upcoming meetings :

Boyertown Borough Council 
100 South Washington Street
Boyertown, PA 19512
Tonight, Monday, March 5, 2018
7:00 PM

Berks County Commissioners
Berks County Services Center
633 Court Street, 13th Floor
Reading, PA 19601
Thursday, March 8, 2018
10:00 AM

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
Oley Fairgrounds
26 Jefferson St, Oley, PA 19547
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
7:00 PM

ACT NOW: If you have not yet added your letterhead to the support letter, please click and open this attached template letter. You will be able to edit this template to add your letterhead and signature. Please forward your letter of support to the following:

  • Delaware County Solid Waste Authority, 1521 North Providence Road, Media, PA 19063
  • Berks County Commissioners, Commissioners Office, Berks County Services Center, 633 Court Street, 13th Floor, Reading, PA 19601
  • Commissioners of the County of Delaware, County of Delaware, PA, 201 West Front Street, Media, PA 19063
  • Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Department of Environmental Protection Headquarters, Rachel Carson State Office Building, 400 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101

Please carbon copy your letter of support to Building a Better Boyertown.

Please note: Berks County Commissioners and DEP are both equal decision-makers in this process. Strong communication to both agencies is critical for our success in protecting and promoting Boyertown.

Making Headlines :
Reading Eagle -Mar 3, 2018
Boyertown  officials estimate that 100  trucks  transporting ash travel through the borough daily via East Philadelphia Avenue (Route 73) or North Reading Avenue (Route 562), which are both state roads. Among the problems the  trucks  present are damage to streets and to the historic Victorian-era buildings, ...

The Mercury -Feb 25, 2018
9 letter from Building a Better  Boyertown  to the solid waste authority, Blank and President Allen Steffy wrote “we understand the Colebrookdale Railroad is willing and capable to assist in planning and developing the infrastructure required to transload the ash. This will remove  trucks  from the highways into, ...

WFMZ Allentown -Mar 1, 2018
"Let's be clear about one thing: there will be no increased  traffic ," said Vasturia. "We are going to maintain the same  truck traffic  that we had now for the last few years." Still, some in  Boyertown  said the  trucks  are a problem they can control. "We're looking for alternate routes for the landfill," said  Boyertown  ...

Getway Mavens
In the 1870’s the railroad brought prosperity to this town about 15 miles from Reading Pennsylvania, so it’s kismet that the revitalized Tourist Railroad is doing the same. The town’s largest employer, Boyertown Burial Casket Company, opened in 1893, became ...

Please call me at your earliest convenience to discuss any of this information or to learn more. 

Michele D. Barrett
on Behalf of Building a Better Boyertown