Newsletter 12-23-2018

Rutledge Borough email newsletter 12-23-2018





Luminaries will be distributed on Christmas eve, at 10am. Any assistance is always appreciated. Please meet at Borough Hall.

Santa Visiting Rutledge

With a little help from the Morton Rutledge fire company, Santa will be visiting Rutledge on Christmas eve. He will start at the Rutledge court apartments around 5:00pm and work his way to the south-west.

Holiday office schedule

The Rutledge Borough office will only be open on Thursday December 27th from 9am – 1pm this week, but will resume normal business hours on Wednesday January 2nd.

CDCA position

The Borough is looking for a resident to sit on the Central Delaware County Authority for a 5 year term starting in January 2019. This sewer authority controls the wastewater for a number of the towns in the vicinity and is a very important part of our community’s infrastructure. The ideal candidate would have experience with engineering, stormwater/environmental issues and/or accounting. Typically there are 1-2 meetings a month, conveniently located right here in Rutledge. Please submit resume and letter of interest to the Rutledge Borough office or email

PA property tax rebate program deadline Dec 31st

The rebate program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians age 65 and older; widows and widowers age 50 and older; and people with disabilities age 18 and older. Deadline for applying is December 31st. More information is available online: here

2019 Budget

The 2019 Municipal budget was passed at the work session on December 17th. The budget has been posted on the web site here

2019 Borough Council meeting schedule

1/14/19 – Borough Council Meeting
1/28/19 – Council work session
2/11/19 – Borough Council Meeting
2/25/19 – Council work session
3/11/19 – Borough Council Meeting
3/25/19 – Council work session
4/8/19 – Borough Council Meeting
4/22/19 – Council work session
5/13/19 – Borough Council Meeting
5/20/19 – Council work session (Moved up due to Memorial Day)
6/10/19 – Borough Council Meeting
6/24/19 – Council work session
7/8/19 – Borough Council Meeting
7/22/19 – Council work session
8/12/19 – Borough Council Meeting
8/26/19 – Council work session
9/9/19 – Borough Council Meeting
9/23/19 – Council work session
10/14/19 – Borough Council Meeting
10/28/19 – Council work session
11/4/19 – Borough Council Meeting (Moved up due to Veterans Day)
11/25/19 – Council work session
12/9/19 – Borough Council Meeting
12/16/19 – Council work session (Moved up due to Christmas week)

2019 Rutledge Community Events Calendar

The following is our current list of Rutledge Community Events for 2019. There will be many more events added to the calendar shortly (several are in the works!) and throughout the year.
Jan 18 – Movie Night – Lego Movie
Feb 23 – Snow Jam
Mar 15 – Girls Club Beef and Beer
April 20 – Easter Egg Hunt
July 4 – Fourth of July Parade
Sept 7 – Community Yard Sale
Oct 5 – Oktoberfest (tentative)
Dec 2 – Tree Lighting