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Millerstown Borough is located on the eastern bank of the Juniata River, scenically set in the rolling hills of Perry County. Once a thriving town during Canal Days, it now serves as a quiet residential community, rich in historical lore. Millerstown lies thirty-three miles west of the State Capital, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and is the oldest town in Perry County. It is located at the junctions of U.S. 22/322 and PA. Rt. 17. It has a land area of .86 square miles, with a 2010 census population of 673.
    
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Facts & Information Looking for answers to questions? Municipal utility rates, service providers such as cable and power companies, trash collection schedules, etc. can be found on the 'Borough Gov't.'  page.
Meeting Schedules for Local Organizations Borough Council meetings are on the first Monday of every month, 7 p.m. at Borough Hall. Municipal Authority meets just prior to this at 6:30 p.m. Quarterly. All residents are encouraged to attend these meetings. It's your town - participate.   2021 Borough Council / Municipal Authority Schedule       … Details Park & Recreation Committee meets the first Wednesday of every month in the Community Park Building at 7 p.m. Millerstown Community Success - Meetings are on the 4th Thursday of every month (except December) at 7 p.m. in the Borough Building.
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Borough Council Meeting Agenda for October 4, 2021 Choc O Latte Cafe Friday Night Dinner Menu - October 2021 -  click here to view ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ October 23:  There will be  a fundraiser for the park called MILLERSTOWN PARKTOBER FEST and will have a variety of events going on all day; raindate will be October 30.  We are now looking for vendors to set up; reservations can be made by calling 717-589-3598; Curt Black. The event will be full of many activities, entertainment, great food, a "Cruise In" of all kinds of cars, tractors, motorcycles, trucks, etc.  Call Dennis Comp for more information--717-275-4826; $10 fee. There will be a great Scarecrow Contest with cash prizes of $100, $50, and $25.  Visitors will vote for their favorite scarecrows by voting with money.  There will be Craft Vendors, games, a raffle table full of great gifts, a 50-50 and so many other great surprises happening that day; everyone should come out to support your Millerstown Park. Click Here for complete event details ..>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ October 31:       Trick or Treat night will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Hiring Notice:  The Millerstown Borough is seeking a qualified candidate for a full time operator position able to be certified for licenses in water and wastewater. Send applications or resumes to mboro1@embarqmail.com or call 717-589-3738 for more details. Office hours are M,W,F from 9-1. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- REQUEST FOR BIDS - GARBAGE COLLECTION  for  The Borough of Millerstown Sealed bids for the letting of an exclusive contact for the collection of garbage and refuse originating within the Millerstown Borough will be publicly opened, read, and possibly awarded on November 1, 2021 at the Millerstown Borough building at 44 North High Street, Millerstown, PA. Sealed envelopes must be marked Garbage Bid and received at the building no later than 7pm on November 1, 2021. All bids shall be for a three (3) year period commencing January 1, 2022. Trash pick up day is scheduled for Thursdays unless a holiday. All bids must be submitted on company letterhead and shall indicate the monthly cost per dwelling unit and to include separately a bid for dumpsters (approximately 40 cubic yard) for a bi-annual cleanup day. The successful bidder shall also provide to the borough free collection of the borough disposal cans placed by the borough and the office.The approximate number of dwelling units in the borough is 278. Payment will be billed to residents through the Borough office quarterly. The Borough will be billed monthly by the awarded bidder. Commercial collection shall be negotiated separately through each business.The successful bidder must provide the Borough with a Certificate of Insurance and comply with Millerstown Borough Ordinance #92, specifically, Section 14: No spills or discharge from any truck will be permitted within the limits of the Borough or a fine will be assessed. A copy this ordinance may be obtained from the Borough Secretary.  The Millerstown Borough Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Bids may or may not be awarded upon opening.            -                 Karen Knellinger, Millerstown Borough Secretary ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Nov. 2: Election Day Sandwich Sale to Benefit the Millerstown Senior Center Orders due by October 23rd...Pickup is at Old Fire House on Election Day. All are on pretzel bread... Italian, Ham/American cheese, Turkey/American cheese, Ham/Swiss, Roast Beef/American cheese. Call the Senior Center to place your order at 717-589-3950. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Nov. 14: The Reward United Methodist Church Invites you to attend a Church Service with Special Music by The Buffalo Mountain Bluegrass Band  at the Reward U.M. Church on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. See the flyer for full details … >> Gun or Cash Raffle Proceeds to Benefit Millerstown Community Pool All winners will be determined by the 7 p.m. drawing of the PA Pick 4 Lottery number for the dates indicated for the month of February 2022.   Click here for full details and prize list. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
MCSI - Millerstown Community Success,Inc. Volunteer group of citizens striving to improve the visual aesthetics of Millerstown. Notable projects are the lighting of the square flagpole, totally rebuilt traffic islands, welcome signs entering town, lighting of the town entrance ramp from Rt.22/322, annual square cleanup, hosting of annual flea market, 7 years of sponsoring Christmas in Millerstown, and seasonal decorations and plantings in the square.
Park & Recreation Committee  Thanks to everyone who has helped to make the Millerstown Park a reality. Because of an extremely generous bequest from a late resident, and also countless weeks, months and years of very hard work, hours of meetings, state grants, and very kind donations of time, materials and money, it is wonderful to see how the park has really taken shape and form.
Perry Valley GrangePerry Valley Grange is an all-volunteer family organization serving its local, state, national and world community continually since 1919. Today's Grange is an organization open to all those with an interest in helping others through community involvement.
Millerstown Lions Club In 205 countries, in hospitals and senior centers, in regions battered by natural disaster, in schools and eyeglass recycling centers, and in your hometown, Lions are at work, helping, leading, planning and supporting. Because we're local, we can serve the unique needs of the communities we live in.
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Millerstown Borough is located on the eastern bank of the Juniata River, scenically set in the rolling hills of Perry County. Once a thriving town during Canal Days, it now serves as a quiet residential community, rich in historical lore. Millerstown lies thirty-three miles west of the State Capital, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and is the oldest town in Perry County. It is located at the junctions of U.S. 22/322 and PA. Rt. 17. It has a land area of .86 square miles, with a 2010 census population of 673.
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Borough Council Meeting Agenda for October 4, 2021 Choc O Latte Cafe Friday Night Dinner Menu - October 2021 -  click here to view October 23:  GREAT NEW EVENT COMING TO MILLERSTOWN PARK—PARKTOBERFEST!  An exciting fall event is a new fundraiser for the continued upkeep for the Millerstown park, called Parktoberfest! It is held in the Millerstown Community Park along the beautiful Juniata River, October 23, raindate, October 30 for 9 a.m until 4 p.m. There will be many craft vendors set up, a car meet, scare crow contest, pumpkin painting and make scare crow designs for children, entertainment on the stage, and a new food menu featuring “Smash Burgers” and German and Traditional Food. We are still accepting Craft Vendors for the show and call Curt Black, 717-589- 3598 for information; great time to do your Christmas shopping. The car meet is open to cars, trucks, motor cycles, tractors, anything that moves, a dash plaque will be given to the first 100 vehicles and door prizes will be given. Fee is $10 and if you need information, call Dennis Comp, 717-275-4826. The Scare Crow Contest will be exciting and use creative ideas within the bounds of acceptable public displays, call Cindy Roush at 717-589-3766 or 717 226-3371 for detained information. They have to be delivered and set up on October 16. Cash prizes will be $100, $50, and $25, first, second and third. Entries will be voted on by visitors with monetary donations placed in envelopes and placed in the slot in the Hoverter Pavilion. The Scarecrows will be numbered , and when voting, visitors need to put the number that you want to vote on their envelope. Click here for Instructions & Rules ..>>> We have booked a Balloon Man to be at the Park; he will be there from 9 am until 12 noon to entertain the children with balloons. Children will be excited to paint pumpkins and design their own scarecrow designs. They will be taking their own home with them. There will be great entertainment on the stage, bring your chairs along and spend the day listening to great music and a local dance group and even more . The feature in the afternoon is “THE BROKEN RECORD BAND” based out of Juniata, Mifflin, and Perry Counties. They revive the old classic favorites from the styles of bluegrass, country, rock and roll, rhythm and blue and some comedy. Keep your toes tapping and bellies laughing. There will be a new food menu with some traditional food including the famous french fries. Come on out and get yourself a new “Smash Burger”, and some new German features; you don't want to miss this to fill your stomachs! The fall menu will also have great baked goods. There will be tables full of Chinese Auction items to buy, great surprises, and also a 50-50. Come out and enjoy the day; there will be a lot of surprises; help us support your great park. ------------------------------------------------- October 31: Trick or Treat night will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. ----------------------------------------------- Nov. 2: Election Day Sandwich Sale to Benefit the Millerstown Senior Center Orders due by October 23rd...Pickup is at Old Fire House on Election Day. All are on pretzel bread... Italian, Ham/American cheese, Turkey/American cheese, Ham/Swiss, Roast Beef/American cheese. Call the Senior Center to place your order at 717-589-3950. November 12:     Last Food Auction of 2021!  @ Millerstown Fire Department Come join us for an evening of fun. Bring your family, friends and coolers. Large variety of cold & frozen foods & meats, veggies, cheese, snacks, dry goods, drinks and many more items. Also featuring Thanksgiving supplies & Christmas presents. Our doors and kitchen will be open at 5 p.m. We will have a variety of food available from our kitchen so please come hungry to support our Ladies Auxiliary. The Auction will start at 6 p.m. Hope to see you there and Thank You for the support! -------------------------------- Gun or Cash Raffle Proceeds to Benefit Millerstown Community Pool All winners will be determined by the 7 p.m. drawing of the PA Pick 4 Lottery number for the dates indicated for the month of February 2022. Click here for full details and prize list. ------------------------------------------------ Hiring Notice: The Millerstown Borough is seeking a qualified candidate for a full time operator position able to be certified for licenses in water and wastewater. Send applications or resumes to mboro1@embarqmail.com  or call 717-589-3738 for more details. Office hours are M,W,F from 9-1. -------------------------------------------------- Notice:   REQUEST FOR BIDS - GARBAGE COLLECTION for The Borough of Millerstown Sealed bids for the letting of an exclusive contact for the collection of garbage and refuse originating within the Millerstown Borough will be publicly opened, read, and possibly awarded on November 1, 2021 at the Millerstown Borough building at 44 North High Street, Millerstown, PA. Sealed envelopes must be marked Garbage Bid and received at the building no later than 7pm on November 1, 2021. All bids shall be for a three (3) year period commencing January 1, 2022. Trash pick up day is scheduled for Thursdays unless a holiday. All bids must be submitted on company letterhead and shall indicate the monthly cost per dwelling unit and to include separately a bid for dumpsters (approximately 40 cubic yard) for a bi- annual cleanup day. The successful bidder shall also provide to the borough free collection of the borough disposal cans placed by the borough and the office. The approximate number of dwelling units in the borough is 278. Payment will be billed to residents through the Borough office quarterly. The Borough will be billed monthly by the awarded bidder. Commercial collection shall be negotiated separately through each business. The successful bidder must provide the Borough with a Certificate of Insurance and comply with Millerstown Borough Ordinance #92, specifically, Section 14: No spills or discharge from any truck will be permitted within the limits of the Borough or a fine will be assessed. A copy this ordinance may be obtained from the Borough Secretary.  The Millerstown Borough Council reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Bids may or may not be awarded upon opening. Karen Knellinger, Millerstown Borough Secretary ----------------------------------------------- The Millerstown Park and Recreation Fundraising Committee is now selling a 100 percent finest quality Cotton Throw featuring 21 historical photographs from the Millerstown area, most of them are from old post cards from the early 1900's.  It measures 48 x 60 inches and the cost is $50.  It is a great collectible and gift for many events, birthdays, Christmas, etc.  We are now taking orders and the first shipment will probably be here in 5-6 weeks.  We will also be ordering again depending on how many will be sold.  Contact Curt Black (717-589-3598) for more information.  
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