Welcome to the Borough of Bridgeport! Through this site we invite you to view the History of Bridgeport through books, videos and photos that recount the development of our small town. Our Directory provides contact information for our borough's departments, elected officials and public services This website also contains Minutes from recent borough Council Meetings and information on new borough Ordinances. Finally, this site contains contact information for various public Departments such as Public Health, Public Works, Public Safety, and Parks and Recreation.


Bridgeport Borough 2019 Trash Collection Calendar

Bridgeport Borough's 2019 Trash Collection calendar is now available to view HERE.

 


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Advertisement For Bids: Rooftop HVAC Unit Replacement

The Borough Hall facility is served by two natural gas fired, direct expansion cooling rooftop air handling units that have reached the end of their service life. This project will require replacement in-like-kind of these two air handling units. Sealed Bids shall be delivered to the Borough of Bridgeport’s Borough Hall located at 63 West. 4th Street, Bridgeport, PA, Attn: Keith Truman, Borough Manager and clearly marked “Proposal for Rooftop HVAC Replacement”. Sealed Bids shall be received until 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 after which time, no further proposals will be considered. Sealed bids will be opened and read aloud to the public at 10:30am Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Borough Hall.

Bidding Documents are available online by clicking HERE and in person at Bridgeport Borough Hall, 63 West Fourth Street, Bridgeport, PA 19405. All contractors on this Project are required to ensure that employees and applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, marital status or national origins; and, that the statutes and regulations of federal and state law regarding nondiscrimination are met.

A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m., prevailing time, April 29, 2019, at the Owner's office with a site visit following the meeting. The Owner reserves the right, at its option, to waive as an informality any, defects, errors, or omissions in any or all Bids; and to reject any or all Bids.


2019 Dr. Vincent Miraglia Scholarship Application

The Borough of Bridgeport is pleased to announce this scholarship to all Bridgeport residents who have lived in Bridgeport for at least 2 years prior to April 1, 2019, and who are seeking further education that will result in degree, diploma, or certificate. The scholarship is available to all high school graduates seeking a degree or certification beyond high school. Each scholarship application will receive a number, so that the Scholarship Committee may review all applications anonymously. The committee will take into consideration the following:

1. Extracurricular Activities
2. Involvement within the Bridgeport Community
3. Scholastic Record
4. Financial Need
5. Character
6. Minimum Two-year Residency Requirement

It is important that each question be answered completely and honestly as incomplete answers may lessen your chance of being considered for a scholarship. The Scholarship Committee seeks to award scholarships to those students that meet the criteria above. Scholarship funds not used for the academic year awarded will be forfeited.

Please return this completed application (click HERE) with:
1. An official high school transcript
2. Copy of letter of acceptance from the post-secondary institution.

Entries are due by Wednesday, May 8, 2019 and should be sent to:
Bridgeport Borough Hall
63 West 4th Street
Bridgeport, PA 19405.

The application must be postmarked by that date or hand delivered by that date to the Borough administrative offices no later than 4:00pm. Questions regarding this application may be directed to Bridgeport Borough Hall, at 610-272-1811.


Bridgeport Water Main Replacement

PUBLIC NOTICE

WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT TO AFFECT THREE BOROUGH STREETS, SURROUNDING AREAS

Bridgeport Borough was recently informed that Pennsylvania American Water will be conducting water main replacements on portions of the following streets: Hurst Street, from Union Avenue to Fourth Street (Rt. 23) Rambo Street, from Coates Street to Grove Street Prospect Street, from Holstein Street to Fraley Street Pennsylvania American Water plans to begin this construction during the first week of May. Bridgeport Borough is currently working with Pennsylvania American Water in order to ensure that all impacted residents will be officially and properly notified. Residents are encouraged to spread this news and inform neighbors. As we near construction, contact numbers for PA American Water will be provided in order to report any damage and/or problems experienced. Thank you for your attention in this matter.


Request for Proposal Actuarial Services

The Borough of Bridgeport, a municipality in Montgomery County, Pa, is seeking proposals from qualified actuarial firms to provide actuarial services for the Borough of Bridgeport beginning October 1, 2019 and ending December 31, 2019, with automatic one-year renewals commencing on January 1, 2020, unless otherwise terminated by the Borough. Request for Proposal documents and specifications may be viewed HERE. Proposals will be accepted until 4:30pm on April 26, 2019..



Bridgeport Police Part-Time Position

The Bridgeport Police Department is seeking applicants for a Part-Time Police officer.

The following items are required to be completed before the application is returned to the Bridgeport Police Department.

  1. Applications may be picked up at the police station or downloaded from the municipal website under the “Forms” tab on the homepage or by clicking HERE.
  2. All completed applications must be returned in person, along with a valid driver’s license as proof of identification to the Bridgeport Police Department by Friday March 29, 2019 at 4:00 PM.
  3. The Bridgeport Police Department will review all applications and notify applicants of their status as the hiring process moves along. Candidates selected for interview will be provided with a date & time to appear.
  4. The statements made by the applicant in the official application shall contain no falsification, omission or concealment of material fact. Should an investigation disclose any falsification, omission or concealment with respect to an application: The application shall be invalid and the applicant shall be disqualified from further consideration.
  5. Submission of resumes is encouraged along with the application.
  6. Successful candidates will receive a conditional offer of employment which will require, in addition to other requirements, physical and psychological testing and a full background screening that could include a polygraph or voice stress analysis.

Bridgeport LERTA Program

Per Borough of Bridgeport Ordinance #2018-009, you may be eligible for a property tax exemption on your contemplated or planned non-residential improvement or new construction. A LERTA application may be obtained from the Borough of Bridgeport and must be filed with the Borough within sixty days of issuance of a building permit. For the press release announcing the LERTA Program, click HERE. For a LERTA Application Form and further information on the program, please click HERE.



2019 Montgomery County Waste Collection Programs

Montogmery County will be hosting several waste collection programs throughout 2019, dedicated the collection of tires and household hazardous waste.

A listing for the Household Hazardous Waste Collection dates can be found HERE.

A listing for the Tire Recycling dates can be found HERE.

Be sure to check the flyers for dates and a location near you!

For more information, please call 610-278-3618 or visit www.montgomerycountyrecycles.org


Civil Service Commission Vacancy

ATTENTION BRIDGEPORT RESIDENTS:
The Borough of Bridgeport is seeking to fill one vacancy on the Civil Service Commission (CSC). The CSC is a three-member citizen board whose function is to assist in the testing and evaluation process when hiring full-time Bridgeport Borough police officers. Interested residents should provide the following: 1. A letter of interest, explaining why you would like to be considered to serve on this board. Please provide your address, share some information about yourself, and why you believe you would be able to carry out the duties associated with this volunteer position.

Please submit letters of interest to:
Keith S. Truman, Borough Manager, either in person at borough hall, 63 West 4th Street, or by email at ktruman@bridgeportborough.org Letters to be accepted until the vacancy has been filled. Thank you for your interest.



2019 Bridgeport Borough Budget

The 2019 Budget was adopted at the December 11 2018 meeting of Bridgeport Borough Council. The 2019 Budget may be viewed by clicking here.



Ordinance Reminders

The below links are supplied as a quick reference to our borough ordinances regarding curfew, skateboard and street obstruction prohibitions. Our police department will be enforcing these ordinances in order to maintain a safe and orderly community.

If you have any questions regarding these ordinances please feel free to contact our station at 610-272-5661.

Curfew: https://www.ecode360.com/10370496
Skateboards: https://www.ecode360.com/10372699
Street Obstructions: https://www.ecode360.com/10371677
(This includes placement of cones/chairs in street to reserve parking spaces)



Bridgeport Business Association

The Borough of Bridgeport encourages you to visit the brand-new Bridgeport Business Association website. Here, visitors will find links to Bridgeport’s business community, as well as information on upcoming community events, borough news, and more.

The website can be found here: www.bridgeportboroughbusiness.com



Phone Number

Contact us at:
610-272-1811
(Phone)
610-292-8236 (Fax)


Mailing Address
Borough of Bridgeport
P.O. Box 148
Bridgeport, PA 19405

Street Address
Borough of Bridgeport - Borough Hall
63 W. 4th Street
Bridgeport, PA 19405


Council Meetings
Bridgeport Borough Council meetings are held on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month at the Borough Hall.

First Monthly Meeting: Workshop Meeting
Second Monthly Meeting: Business Meeting Council meetings begin at 7:30 PM

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