Resident Information

2013-2014 School Tax: 27.37 mills

2013 and 2014 Borough Tax: 8.0 mills

2014 Information for Taxpayers on Earned Income Tax

 

2014 free lunch for kids summer program

 

PARKING LOT PERMITS AVAILABLE FOR 239 AVENUE H

The Borough has leased the Century Link Parking Lot at the intersection of Ave H and Short Avenue. Parking meters are installed however, parking permits are also available for sale as follows: $30.00 per month for each permit if purchased prior to the first of the month. $25.00 per month if paid at least 6 months in advance. Contact the Borough Office for more information.

 

Please note the Borough Office cannot accept any water payments for the Columbia Water Company at our payment window or in our drop box located outside the building.

 

River Park Steering Group 4-12-14 Meeting – Final

Information on Housing:

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/topics/avoiding_foreclosure

http://www.lhop.org/AHD.shtml

 

Columbia Water Final decision:
Final Order – R-2013-2360798 – PM 1-9-14 – Columbia Water
- Final Rate Case Order
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Housing

Counseling Services

Daycare

Educational

Nonprofit organizations

Transportation

Voting    2nd ward change to Columbia Borough Building, 308 Locust St.

 

PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM
COLUMBIA BOROUGH SCHOOL
DISTRICT OFFICE
200 N. 5th ST
COLUMBIA, PA 17512
(717) 684-2283
www.columbia.k12.pa.us

PRIVATE SCHOOLS
www.lancastercounty.com/privateschools.html

PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS
OUR LADY OF THE ANGELS
http://www.ourladyoftheangels.org/
215 Union Street
Columbia, PA 17512
(717) 684-2433

UTILITIES
Electric
PPL
827 HAUSMAN RD
ALLENTOWN PA 18104-9981
PHONE: 1-800-342-5775
Web Page: http://www.pplweb.com/

Telephone
 Century Link
346 YORK ROAD
CARLISLE PA 17013

PHONE: 855-861-2800

WebPage: http://www.centurylinkdeals.com

 

Gas
UGI
P.O. BOX 13009
READING PA 19612-3009
PHONE: 1-800-276-2722
Web Page: http://www.ugi.com/

Cable Television
COMCAST
1131 SOUTH DUKE ST
LANCASTER, PA 17602
PHONE: (717) 291-3000
Web Page: http://www.comcast.com/

Water
COLUMBIA WATER CO
PO BOX 350
COLUMBIA PA 17512
PHONE: (717) 684-2188

Sewer (Call water company for connection service)
BOROUGH OF COLUMBIA
308 LOCUST ST
PO BOX 509
COLUMBIA, PA 17512
PHONE: (717) 684-2467 EXT. 219

Taxes
SCHOOL TAX OFFICE
98 SOUTH SIXTH ST
COLUMBIA, PA 17512
PHONE: (717) 684-2283
E-MAIL: deb_smith@columbia.k12.pa.us

BOROUGH TAX COLLECTOR
308 LOCUST ST
COLUMBIA, PA 17512
PHONE: (717) 684-2467

Columbia Area Youth Services
17 N. Fourth Street
Telephone: 717-681-0090
Schedule: Coffee House every Saturday evening, 7:00-10:00pm
Services include: Christian-based non-denominational meeting place for ages 12-18 (snacks, games, discussion groups)

Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Lancaster
Telephone: 717-397-7567
Services: Volunteers one-on-one with children of single parents

Boy Scouts of America
Telephone: 717-394-4063
Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts held at various locations in the Columbia area. Call above number at the Lancaster office for times and locations

Girl Scouts – Penn Laurel Girl Scout Council
Telephone: 717-397-8115
Girl Scouts for all age levels held at various locations in the Columbia Area. Summer Day Camp in Columbia. Call above number at the Lancaster office for times and locations.

Columbia Senior Center
Columbia United Methodist Church
510 Walnut Street
Telephone: 717-684-4850 (Senior Center)
Telephone: 717-684-2356 (Church)
Monday thru Friday, 7:30am-1:30pm. Age 60 and up

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Community Announcements

Starting July 28, 2014 SR 441( S. Front St) will be closed between Union St and Locust St for Railroad Crossing repairs. The scheduled completion date is Aug 18, 2014. Follow posted detours.

Parking Meters have been converted from $.25/hr to $.25/ half hour.

Mark your calendars for Aug. 5, 2014 - Police National Night Out held at Glatfelter Memorial Field from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Parks and Recreation Summer Program for children entering 2nd grade thru 6th grade is set to begin June 23. See Parks & Recreation page for more information.

Free Lunch for Kids this Summer - See Resident Information Page for more information.

The Borough Farm on Blue Lane is open on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 8am-noon.

Please follow the schedule posted for street maintenance/street sweeping when parking on Borough streets.

Yard Waste collection began April 7, 2014 and will continue every Monday.

2014 Borough/County Tax Bills are now in the penalty phase and are due by December 31, 2014. Please make sure to send to your mortgage company if you have your taxes escrowed in your mortgage payment.

Check out our police page with information on Disposal of Outdated Medications

Accepting applications for Part Time Code Enforcement Officer. See Employment Opportunities page.

Turkey Hill Experience is now open. For more information, check their website.

American Lifestyle Network

Additional renovations to River Park are in the process. Besides the beautiful new ramps, floating docks, rain gardens, & kayak area, we will have a new Trail Services Building.