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Ashley Borough believes in transparency.  Any news concerning the Borough will be posted on this page, including meeting notices, updates, legal advertisements and special alerts affecting the Borough.
11/5/2015 - Ashley Borough Sets End of the Year Meeting Schedule
In order to conduct all necessary business for the end of the 2015 Calendar Year, Ashley Borough will hold Council Meetings on the following dates and times:

                    Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 6:30 PM  -  Regular Council Meeting
                    Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 6:30 PM - Special Council Meeting
                    Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 6:30 PM - Regular Council Meeting

The 2016 Draft/Proposed Budget is expected to be presented and reviewed at these meetings.  The Public is invited to attend.  Remember that all Ashley Borough Meetings are held at the Ashley Borough Fireman's Grounds at 160 Ashley Street, Ashley, Pennsylvania 18706.

For a copy of the Legal Ad setting the December 1, 2015 Special Meeting, click here.
News for Ashley Borough
11/5/2015 - Ashley Borough Council Awards Bid for Mary Street Property
At the Special Meeting of Borough Council held on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at 6:00 PM, Ashley Borough Council voted and awarded the sale of the Property located at 61-73 Mary Street, Ashley to GB Realty Company, Inc. of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania for a total bid of $32,500.  GB Realty was the highest bidder.  To view the bids that were submitted click here.  To view the legal ads for the bidding, please click here.
11/30/2015 - 2016 Garbage Sticker Updates starting DECEMBER 1, 2015
Starting December 1, 2015, Ashley Borough Garbage stickers for 2016 will be available on TUESDAYS from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM, and SATURDAYS from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM during the months of DECEMBER, 2015 and JANUARY, 2016.  The cost is $115.00 for the first half of 2016 or $230.00 for the full 2016 Calendar year.

Payments can be put in the drop box inside the lobby and stickers will be mailed, but the cost will be $116.80 for six months or $232.25 for the year, and that includes postage. 
12/19/2015 - 2016 Reorganization Meeting Will Swear In 2 New Council Members
On Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 6:30 PM, the Ashley Borough Council will swear in two new Members of Borough Council: John Gibbons and Donna Schappert.  The Borough of Ashley also wishes to thank and congratulate outgoing Council Members Joseph Gorham and Sharon Keefe, who have served this Borough each for several years.  At the Borough Council Reorganization Meeting, Council will appoint a Chair and Vice Chair, who will also be sworn in.  This Reorganization meeting will also be a SPECIAL MEETING of Council which will allow the Borough to conduct business.
3/8/17 - Borough Council to Consider Hiring PENN STRATEGIES to Assist with Revitalization Effort for Main Street
​Ashley Borough Council is considering the hiring of PENN STRATEGIES to assist with the revitalization of Ashley's Main Street, and the creation of an Economic Development Plan that will attract businesses and create a new "gateway" to Ashley.  The CEO of Penn Strategies, Jason Fitzgerald, presented an outline of their work at the Work Session on March 7, 2017.  Council will entertain a contract with Penn Strategies at their Council Meeting on March 14, 2017.  For more information on Penn Strategies, click here.  If you would like to review their website, please go to www.pennstrategiespa.com.  
8/19/2017 - Notice of Public Participation and Public Meeting for Chesapeake Bay Pollutant Reduction Plan
​The Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority (WVSA) hereby gives notice of the 30-day public comment period through August 31, 2017 regarding the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination (NPDES) Stormwater Discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Systems (MS4) Pollutant Reduction Plan (PRP).  For more information, please click here.