Welcome to Weatherly Borough!
The Borough of Weatherly was founded by Benjamin Romig in 1825 through the purchase of a 400 acre piece of land. The Borough of Weatherly was incorporated on October 8,1863. Starting with the timbering industry and moving forward with the development of the railroad and transportation of coal; the population of the town grew dramatically. Other industries were started that employed vast numbers of the population of the town and surrounding communities and even one classified as the largest in the world.
The town had influences that were noteworthy in our region and the country; individuals such as Asa Packer, Charles Schwab, James Audubon, and has touched the lives of Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt.
Over the years; the development of the Weatherly School District, Weatherly Foundry and Castings, Weatherwood and Heritage Hill; facilities for the care of the aged, have made an important contribution to the towns development Eurana Park and the Schwab School as well as the Lehigh Valley Railroad Shops are legacies that will continue to remind us of those that came before us; and what they did to develop this town. Self-sufficient; is a word that describes the town of Weatherly, from the early years of this community; generating its own electricity, providing water to its residents and managing its resources, providing protection, Weatherly, has and will continue to provide for each and every resident; a quality of life that has been passed down and revered by their ancestors.
Borough Reminders for 2017
Handicap Parking Permit Renewal
All Weatherly residents with a current Handicap Parking Permit are hereby notified that the permit must be renewed annually. The renewal app. shall be accompanied by the renewal fee of $5.00 for a non-personalized parking space each year.
New applicants requesting a handicap parking space shall make application to the Borough for review. A fee of $5.00 payable at the time of notification of approval has been set. Handicap Parking Applications are available at the Borough Office Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
CAT LICENSING REQUIRED
As of January 1, 2016, ALL CATS residing in the Borough of Weatherly are required to be licensed. The license fees are $5.00 for unaltered cats & $3.00 for altered cats. Proof of current feline distemper and rabies inoculation must be presented in order to obtain a license, as well as proof of spaying or neutering your pet. Cat licenses must be renewed annually within 30 days after the first day of January each year. Licenses may be obtained Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 am & 4:00 pm at the Borough Office.
Weatherly Police Dept. Drug Drop Box
With the start of a new year, it is a good time to check your medicine cabinet for any unwanted, unused and expired prescriptions and make use of the Drug Drop Box located in the front of the Borough Office building where they can be dropped off anonymously and free. The Drug Drop Box is a step forward in preventing dangerous prescription drugs from getting on the street. Contact the Weatherly Police Dept. at 570-427-4241 for more information.
News & Events
Part-Time Police Officer The Borough of Weatherly is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Police Officer.
Applicants must have completed Act 120 (Municipal Police Training Course)
Applications are available at the Borough Office / Police Station
10 Wilbur Street
Weatherly, PA 18255
Between the hours of 7:30 A.M. & 4:00P.M. weekdays, except holidays.
Weatherly borough is an equal opportunity employer
One-Way Traffic Residents are asked to take note: Butz Street from High Street to West Main Street shall be One-Way Traffic moving in a NORTHERLY direction ONLY from November 1, 2016 through April 15, 2017 as stated in Ordinance 91-17.