Thank you to the volunteers who cleaned up West St Park.

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Volunteers with bags full of items they cleaned up. Volunteers with bags full of items that they cleaned up.

Thank you to the Volunteers of Zion Mennonite Church & Boy Scout Troop 461. Mayor John Reynolds and members of Souderton Borough Council would like to express their appreciation to members of Zion Mennonite Church and Boy Scout Troop 461. Thank you for your volunteer service in cleaning up the trash and debris from the West Street Park on Saturday, October 6, 2018. Their service to the Community is very much appreciated.

SCAMS In Montgomery County-INFORMATION ON WHAT TO DO!

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The SeniorLAW Center has provided us with information on the scams that are occurring in Montgomery County.  These scams can effect everyone! Below are a list of the scams.  Please click here for what to do!

Heath Care Scams, Grandkid Scams, IRS imposter Scams, Tech Support Scams, Identity Theft, and Utility Scams.

PECO Joins National Effort to Help Fight Scammers “Utilities United Against Scams Day 11/15/17” helps raise awareness and provides customers with essential information to fight back!

WELCOME TO ONLINE CREDIT CARD PAYMENT

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Souderton Borough is pleased to announce online credit card payments:                               

Residents are now able to pay their trash and sewer bills online via online Credit Card payment system Muncipay.

Paying Your Trash and Sewer Bill

You can pay your Sewer and Trash Bills via US Mail, in office (M-F 8:30 am to 5 pm), via drop box (24/7 in vestibule), over the phone (M-F 8:30 am to 5pm) or online via MuniciPAY (24/7 from home) using:

  • Check (In office, drop box or Mail) NO FEE
  • Cash (In office, drop box or Mail) NO FEE
  • Money Order (In office, drop box or Mail) NO FEE
  • Visa, MasterCard, and Discover (Service fee will apply, see below) FEE

Convenience Fee for payments using a Credit/Debit Cards for payments.

Master Card, Visa and Discover card logos. No American Express is accepted.

Souderton Borough will offer the convenience of accepting MasterCard, Discover, and Visa credit cards for sewer and trash bills. The online Credit Card payment processing company will charge a service fee of 2.45% or $3.00 minimum to cardholders who use this service. Therefore this fee will be applied any time there is a payment made via credit card. Debit cards are considered Credit Cards the fee will apply to them as well. Additionally this charge applies if you use your card online, over phone, via mail, in drop box or in the office.

This fee goes directly to the third party who will be processing the transaction for us; it is not retained by the Borough.

The link is on the top of the web page on right hand side BILL PAY

Also there is a link on the left hand side under contact us that says BILL PAY

You will need the Last name of the Account holder and Account Number. Please us last name only and not add the first name into search field. If you need your account number or need any help please contact us at the Borough office 215-723-4371.

Stormwater Management

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Protect Our Water Supply

As storm water flows over roofs, across lawns, and down driveways, it picks up dirt, debris, and chemicals before entering storm drains. Storm drains then empties into the bodies of water we use for drinking, swimming, and fishing. Protect our water supply by helping to reduce the contaminants in our storm water.

Here’s how to protect our water supply:

  • Use the Waste System Authority of Eastern Montgomery County’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program to dispose of hazardous household substances, such as used motor oil, cleaning supplies, and paint.
  • Use pesticides, fertilizers, and herbicides properly to prevent excess runoff.
  • Pick up after pets and dispose of their waste properly. If left in your yard or at the park, pet waste can be carried into the storm sewer system or a stream by storm water runoff.
  • Instead of washing your car in your driveway, take it to a commercial car wash, where the water is treated and recycled.
  • Plant drought-tolerant, native plants and grasses in your garden. They often require less water, fertilizer, and pesticides.

Small MS4 Stormwater Program Overview

10 simple things identified by the EPA that the typical homeowner and/or business owner can do to help reduce stormwater pollution.

For more information on how storm water affects our water supply, use the links at right and below.

Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System
Southeast Regional Stormwater Management

EPA Storm water Outreach Materials

   CLICK HERE to download the entire booklet copies of the booklet may be picked up at the Borough office.

Helpful Storm water Links

Rain Drain Brochure also on the right hand side of this page.

2021 INFORMATION

Learn more about your environment and how to help prevent Stormwater pollution in your community.

Souderton Borough lies within the Perkiomen Creek Watershed. Learn more about your watershed and how you can help protect it by going on the Souderton Borough website to check out a wealth of information on preventing Stormwater pollution as well as other things you can do to help the environment and improve your lawn and gardens.

Additionally, the Perkiomen Creek Conservancy has more information about the entire watershed including the following workshops and volunteer days:

    • Virtual Rain Barrel Workshop
      Date: Saturday, March 13th: 10:00 am – 10:30 am
      Location: Pick up supplies at the Conservancy and attend the Zoom call & assemble at home
      Guide: Jessie Kemper, PWC Conservation Coordinator
      Cost: $50.00

      Rain barrels are containers that collect and store rain water from your downspout to be used for watering plants, cleaning yard equipment, or topping off a swimming pool. All supplies for making the rain barrel will be provided and our Conservation Coordinator will lead you through the process of putting your rain barrel together. To make this event contact-less, you will pick up your supplies at the Conservancy in advance (details TBD), then follow along with Jessie on a Zoom Call as she guides you through assembly. You will need a device that you can use to connect to the Zoom Call. Rain barrels sell for $150 or more, but you can build one with us for less than half of that price! Register early, supplies are limited!

    • Native Plant-sale 2021
    • When is the Stream Clean-up? In 2021, it is scheduled for Saturday, April 10th from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. We are also offering corporate groups the opportunity to volunteer on Friday, April 9th. The event traditionally takes place in April each year, to coincide with National Earth Day and the Great Pennsylvania Clean-up event.

      For information on the 2021 Stream clean up click here and you will get directed to the stream clean up page.

Go to www.perkiomenwatershed.org for more details and to learn more about these fun and helpful events and more! 

HOW CAN YOU HELP!

Please report the following activities to the Borough if they are observed:

  • Sediment leaving a construction site
  • Spills such as chemicals, gas, diesel or oil
  • Illegal dumping activity into streams or storm sewers (Dial 911)
  • Sanitary sewer overflow
  • Dry weather flows from outfall pipes into streams (please allow 72 hours after a rain event to report)
  • Dumping or composting of firewood or leaves along stream embankments
  • Storage of firewood or other loose materials along stream embankments

 During Normal Business Hours (M-F 8:30 – 5:00): 215-723-4371 Souderton Borough Office

During all other hours:  215-723-6500 Souderton Borough Police Department

Souderton Community Park

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Band Shell

Souderton Community Park

Thanks to many volunteers and borough crews the Souderton Community Park annually receives a fresh look. Earth Day kicks off a community clean up and the Souderton Community Park is one of the many sites throughout the borough to get a spring pick up and a year long make over. Recently the park benches, tables, shuffleboard, pavilion and band shell were painted. Even though park maintenance is in the plan, Mother Nature usually adds a few items on the ‘list of things to do’ .

Painting in the ParkThe Souderton Community Park is a gathering place for many activities throughout the seasons. Thousands of guests visit the park each year. Many memories are cherished and celebrated annually, family reunions, birthday parties, picnics and special events.  Families enjoy spending the day at the Souderton Community Park and taking advantage of all the amenities the park and the community has to offer. The pavilion in the Souderton Community Park can be reserved by calling the borough office for availability and information.       

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