Borough Offices: 308 Locust Street,
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717-684-2467

Community Announcements

Police Officer Needed

The Columbia Borough Police Department is currently accepting applications for an entry level Police Officer.  The starting salary is $49,603.  Applications must be submitted through by August 23, 2019.  Please contact Chief Jack Brommer via email at with any questions.  Physical performance and written test will be held on Saturday, September 7th and Sunday, September 8th so save these dates.

Crossing Guards needed!

“The Columbia Borough Police Department is currently accepting applications for Crossing Guards for the 2019/2020 school year. Applications are available online at at the Borough Office located at 308 Locust Street. Please submit your application to the attention of Pam. The job description including wage information is attached. Please contact the Police Department at 717-684-7735 with any questions.”

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DCNR online survey

Do you enjoy spending time in Pennsylvania’s local and state parks and forests and on trails and rivers? Is getting outdoors to exercise and socialize important to you? Then the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) wants to hear from you. In its quest to build an outdoor recreation plan that will serve all Pennsylvanians, DCNR is looking for public input from residents and interest groups through an online survey. Survey results will help DCNR and its partners determine outdoor recreation programs and funding priorities for Pennsylvania’s next five-year outdoor recreation plan. The online survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete and will remain open through the end of June.

Public Works

Street Sweeping started Monday, March 18, 2019.  Yard waste pickup will begin on Mondays starting April 8, 2019

Business Emergency Contact Information Needed

The Columbia Borough Police Department is requesting all businesses operating within Columbia Borough update their emergency contact information by completing a “Business Emergency Contact Information” Form. Providing this information will ensure that the Police Department can get in contact with someone in the event of an emergency involving your business. Please copy and paste the following link to your browser:

Complete the form and submit it to the Columbia Borough Police Department at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA 17512 by December 31, 2018.

Forms are also available at the Police Station.

Required Fire Extinguishers

Fire extinguishers required for rental, boarding or rooming units

Columbia borough requires a 5lb abc fire extinguisher be mounted in the kitchen of a rental unit, boarding house or rooming unit. abc is the acronym for an extinguisher certified for a, b, and c type fires. a is common fuels like wood, b is for flammable liquids, and c is for charged electrical fires.

as of September 1st Columbia borough requires that the fire extinguisher be mounted somewhere in the kitchen away from the stove. it needs to be easily accessible to the resident.