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.
in Berks Public Works has its benefits. Read more
about the three different levels of membership.
We are pleased to offer the following presentations since we have been subjected to the changing fuel specifications that have affected maintenance and performance of equipment and tools.
will present on fuel storage issues related to Biodiesel, Ethanol, treatment of fuels and other related issues.
will present information on ethanol effects on small engines, how to prevent problems and proper fuel additives.
registration, coffee and doughnuts will be from 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM. The educational session will begin at 9:00 AM and break at approximately noon for lunch.
**In the event of bad weather we have scheduled snow make up dates for January 16th, 22nd or 23rd. We will post cancelation and rescheduling information on this website.
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.
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!