Township of Bern


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Address:
    1069 Old Bernville Road, 
    Reading,
    PA 19605

Telephones:
    Office:     610-926-2267 
    Fax:           610-926-9028

Office Hours:
    Mon-Thurs   8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Friday      8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The Township will be closed on these holidays:
New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, General Election Day in November, Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day

Masks are not required, but we respectfully recommend that they be worn in all Bern Township offices. Thank you.

Current Bern Township Office office hours are:  Monday through Thursday,
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM and Friday, 8:30 AM until noon.

BTMA office hours are Monday-Wednesday, 8:30-3:30,  Thursday, 8:30-4:30
Friday Closed

For the health and safety of everyone, Covid19 guidelines for social distancing are in practice throughout the building at this time. 

Please be considerate and wear a mask if you have not been vaccinated. Also, please responsibly socially distance while in the building or vestibule.

We encourage you to use the drop box at the main entrance to the building.

If you have any questions or need assistance, the office can be reached by
calling 610-926-2267 or via email.

Information about the Township such as permits, meetings, boards, etc is
available on this website.
Dates and times of public meetings are also posted on a sign outside the building.

 Contacts Title Email
Brian PottsTownship Manager / Roadmasterbpotts@berntownship.org
Diane DeJesusTownship Secretary / Treasurerddejesus@berntownship.org
Kevin CoganAssistant Road Foreman
Diane DeJesusRight-to-Know Officerddejesus@berntownship.org

Township of the Second Class
19.40 square miles
2020 Population: 6,706
School District – Schuylkill Valley
School Tax (Millage 2021-2022): 27.82mils
BERN Municipal Tax Millage (2022):  4.186 mils
EIT Resident: .5%
EIT Non-resident: 1%
Realty Transfer Tax: .5%
Local Services Tax: $52.
Light District Rate: $0.50 per front foot
Bern Twp Budget 2022: $4,655,895
Business Wholesale Retail Tax is 0%

2022 Township Meeting Dates

   Right-to-know_Request_Form.pdf