Tamaqua Streetlight Project

PPL Contractors will be working throughout the borough to replace borough streetlights.

Water main Leak

Water main Leak on Pitt St

JOB OPENING: Director of Community Development

The Tamaqua Borough is now accepting applications for a full-time director of community development. Interested applicants may send a resume and cover letter to the borough manager or email

Fourth of July Trash Pick-Up Schedule

North Ward pick-up will be on Wednesday Thursday & Friday pick-up remain the same Town-wide recycling will be on Saturday.

Tamaqua Water Authority installing new meters in Hometown

Employees from the Tamaqua Area Water Authority will be installing new water meters at all residential customers in the Hometown area of Rush Township.

Notice of Public Hearing & Request for Proposals held Tues, June 20

The Tamaqua Borough will host a public hearing at 6:30 PM on Tuesday, June 20 in Borough Council Chambers to discuss the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG).

Annual CRIZ report due by June 15, 2017

Businesses located in the Tamaqua Community Revitalization and Improvement Zone, or “CRIZ” must file the required state tax report on or before June 15, 2017.

Hydrant Flushing begins May 2 in Tamaqua

The Tamaqua Area Water Authority will begin flushing fire hydrants May 2 at 7 AM and beginning in the Dutch Hill section of town. Residents will receive a day's notice before flushing. Water may be discolored, but will be safe to drink.

Business Opp: Pool Concession Stand Vendor

The Tamaqua Borough is ISO a qualified and experienced vendor for its pool concession stand. Serious inquiries only, please.

Now seeking PT lifeguards and clerks

The Tamaqua Borough is now accepting applications for part-time lifeguards and clerks at the Howard D. Buehler Memorial Pool ("The Bungalow") for its 2017 season, which runs May through August.