Borough of Colwyn Borough of Colwyn

Welcome to the official website of Colwyn Borough, located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Incorporated in 1682, Colwyn consists of 0.3-square miles of primarily residential land bordering the City of Philadelphia. The borough is served by its own police and fire departments and is a part of the William Penn School District. Positioned just over two miles from Philadelphia International Airport and Interstate 95, Colwyn is easily accessible from the entire metropolitan area and beyond. Additionally, the borough is well-served by public transit, with SEPTA train, trolley and bus service linking Colwyn to Center City Philadelphia and greater Delaware County.

RECENT NEWS NEWS….HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
 

NOTICE:

 

APRIL 10, 2014 COUNCIL MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO A LACK OF A QUORUM.  PRESIDENT MEUSER WILL ANNOUNCE THE RESCHEDULED MEETING DATE ON APRIL 11, 2014.  PLEASE ACCEPT OUR APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY HAVE CAUSED.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE.

 

 

MARCH COUNCIL MEETING RESCHEDULED TO THURSDAY MARCH 20, 2014 at 7:00 PM

TRASH SERVICE where pickup is in the rear alley-driveway: With the private alleys and driveways not plowed, it is extremely hard for the trash truck to make it in the alley to pick up trash.  Hopefully with the weather getting warmer in the next few days – the driveways will melt to make it easier for the trash trucks to enter.  This should be by Thursday 2-20-14.  However, if you choose not to hire a snow plower to plow the driveway, please consider throwing some salt on the driveway behind your home or shoveling a portion of it out.  If we all pitch in together, we can clear these driveways so the trash trucks can access it.

 

 

 

 

 

COLWYN REPRESENTATIVE FOR DARBY CREEK JOINT AUTHORITY BOARD NEEDED:The Borough of Colwyn is currently accepting nominations or recommendations for any resident who is interested in being the Colwyn Representative for the Darby Creek Joint Authority.  Please contact Borough Managers Paula Brown or Daniel Rutland if you are interested in this position.  Paula Brown:  610-637-1091 or paulabrown185@aol.com – Daniel Rutland:  610-733-6713 or dan.rutland@rcn.comSNOW REMOVAL:  Our Highway Department is diligently working to clear and salt our streets as much as possible. If you see a street that is icy and needs salt, please let us know.  Please be considerate as well when shoveling out your cars – please do not throw the snow back in the street as it damages our snow plow when it gets icy and makes more work for our Highway Department.  Thanks very much!

PLEASE DO NOT DISPOSE OF TELEVISIONS IN YOUR TRASH.  THAT IS CONSIDERED HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE AND CANNOT BE PICKED UP.  PLEASE UTILIZE THE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP OFF SITE ON SATURDAY MAY 3RD AT THE EMERGENCY SERVICES TRAINING CENTER ON CALCON HOOK ROAD IN SHARON HILL.

 

 

 

 

Many residents have asked to have their driveways plowed.  We cannot perform this service on private property.  However, we have put together a list of snow plow contractors that are willing to come in and give you an estimate to plow the rear driveways.  We will add to the list each time  we are contacted.  Please note – the Borough of Colwyn is not responsible or liable for this list of contractors nor are we recommending them.  We are simply putting together a list of contractors who volunteered to come in to our town and give you estimates.  The list is as follows:  Patrick Twilley – 267-205-3110Charlie Marker – 610-505-1474

Travis Service Company – 484-206-5027

Greg Zyla – 732-890-8864
Bob Jones – 610 809 3773
Honetech,  215-681-4599
Ryan Seilus – 610 937 9069

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Committee Meeting Reports – 2-6-14  – Council Committee Meeting – February 6, 2014Colwyn Borough Council held their informal Council Committee Workshop Session on Thursday February 6, 2014 at 7:30 PM.   All Committees were present:

Public Safety Committee (Police); Municipal Services Committee (Highway and Streets); Finance and Ordinance Committee; Parks and Recreation Committee.

Each Chairman gave a brief report of what has been happening in the last month.  The public was invited to speak and add their concerns, questions and comments during each committee report.  The council and mayor were also invited to submit their comments and questions.  The chairmen of each committee will then report back to the next regular scheduled council meeting on Thursday February 13, 2014 at 7:00 PM(rescheduled to Saturday Feb 15) - the discussions of each committee report during this meeting.

Listed below are the brief initial committee reports:

Colwyn Borough Public Safety Committee Report 2-6-14

Colwyn Borough Finance and Ordinance Committee

Colwyn Borough Municipal Services Committee Report 2-6-14

Colwyn Borough Parks and Recreation Committee Report 2-6-14