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The Ashland Borough provides a number of municipal services and activities that contribute to the quality of life in Ashland. Please explore our site to learn more about our town, its services and the people who have dedicated themselves toward making Ashland an increasingly more pleasant place to live and work.

News and Announcements

Hometown Hero Banner Program

Ashland Borough in cooperation with the Ashland Downtown Inc. American Legion, Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) and Auxiliary, Ashland Chamber of Commerce and the Ashland Area Rotary will be hosting a Hometown Hero Banner Program.


Combined Sewer System – Public Awareness Page

Drought Watch

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has placed Schuylkill County into a “Drought Watch” stage. There are 30 counties across the state that are in this same category of drought declaration. Click here to read DEP’s press release.

Citizens are encouraged to reduce their nonessential water use by 5 percent.

 Part Time Police Officers

The Ashland Borough Police Department is accepted applications for the position of Part Time Police Officer up to 32 hours per week.

All applicants must be 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid PA driver’s license, and have completed Act 120 certification.

Application forms may be obtained at the Ashland Borough Office,
401 S. 18th St., Ashland, Pa., Monday through Friday,
between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Ordinance Directory

The Ordinance Directory is now active but limited. More to come.

Annual Water Consumer Confidence Report

The Ashland Area Municipal Authority’s Annual Water Consumer Confidence Report is available for download.

Download the 2015 Drinking Water Quality Report


NEW – starting JANUARY 2016

At the council meeting held on November 12, 2015, Borough Council voted to eliminate the annual clean up week. In place of clean up week, each household will be eligible for 2 hopper pick-ups per year.


  • Your Borough Utility Bills must be paid in full.
  • Residents must call the Borough Hall at (570)875-2411 to register for pickup.
  • Household trash is not permitted for hopper pick-ups. Household trash will be collected by either the purchase of borough bags or permits.
  • Any recyclable materials such as plastic, cardboard, aluminum cans, and plastic bottles are not permitted. They should be recycled at the County Recycling Center located at the sewage treatment plant or disposed of with your household trash.
  • 2 Hoppers may be either separate or combined. There are no partial hoppers. Additional hoppers may be purchased anytime for a charge of $30

The Following Materials Will Not Be Accepted:


Household Trash

Automotive Parts

Recyclable waste (soda cans, plastic, etc.)

Construction Materials (plaster, shingles, cement, etc.)

Yard Waste (can be taken to Sewage Plant)


Mercury/Hazardous Materials

Consumer Electronics Equipment (TV, Computers, etc.)

Hazardous Waste (paint, batteries, pesticides etc.)