The Berks County Public Works Association
was initiated in 1996 by a group of concerned municipal officials
and vendors of municipal-related
services and equipment, to advance the theory and practice of the design, construction, maintenance,
administration and operation of public works services, as well as the dissemination of information and
experience upon the promotion of improved practices in public works administration and the encouragement
of the adherence by public works officials to a continually higher standard.
The membership is comprised of active members
, official and employees of government agencies, engaged
in the field of public works; honorary members
, retired officials and employees of governmental agencies
who have been active members in the Association, in good standing, for ten (10) years;
officials and employees of governmental agencies engaged in the field of public works outside Berks County;
and, associate members
, any persons, company and/or corporation-associated persons with special knowledge,
experience and interest in the public works field, desirous of aiding and furthering the objectives of the Association.
January 15th Hafer Petroleum
- Bio diesel and ethanol storage and equipment effects, followed by Ridgewood Soils discussion on effects of ethanol on small engines.
**Since the risk of adverse winter weather in January may affect our scheduled meeting date, we have January 16th scheduled as a make-up date or the following week dates of January 22nd or 23rd.
April 10th Judy Houck
- Spring Township director of parks, recreation, and public works will present on playground equipment inspection, proper playground maintenance. Remaining portion of meeting to be determined
July 17th Patrick Wright - Pennoni
- LTAP will present on traffic safety. Patrick did not feel he could provide Road Scholar credits due to the class size.
October 2nd Trade show
- educational presentation to be determined.
2014 Membership renewals will be sent out in early January with the annual dues remaining the same at $75.00. January meeting registrations will be sent out before Christmas..
Any questions or suggestions please e mail our website or contact Todd Dietrich at 610 972 8046 or John DeMartino at 610 678 1913.
Thank you from the BCPWA board for a successful 2013, from all of us we wish you a safe and happy holiday season, see you in 2014!