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Reading PennsylvaniaCity of Reading, Pennsylvania

HOLIDAY LIGHTING CELEBRATIONS A blessing at the Menorah and the lighting of the Christmas Tree Mayor Eddie Moran invites the public to join him and honored guests for the City’s annual Holiday Lighting Celebration. Thursday, December 2, 2021      5:30 PM 5th & Penn Streets Downtown Reading FREE PARKING Available 4:00 – 10:00 PM at the following locations: • 5th & Cherry Lot
• State Lot (7th & Penn streets)
• South Penn Garage (635 Franklin St.)
Hot chocolate and sweet treats will be shared with attendees toward the end of the event. Read the Full Event Announcement
Our Office Hours Are Changing Effective Tuesday, December 7, the administrative office will close at 3:00 PM on Tuesdays for staff meetings and trainings. All other hours will remain the same. Mondays8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Tuesdays8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesdays8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Thursdays8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Fridays8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Saturdays8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Need to pay a ticket but can't make it to the office? Online payments are available 24/7
Want a quick exit after your event? Try these tips next time you visit downtown Reading! Executive Director Nathan Matz talks with WFMZ
about event exit times and improvements in the works.
Board of Directors meeting Tuesday, December 21st 2021 @ 5:30 PM  Reading City Hall 3rd Floor Conference Room
815 Washington Street
Reading, PA 19601
Board of Directors meeting open to public via conference call

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, community members who would like to participate in the monthly board meeting are asked to join via Zoom call rather than in person.

Call-in number: 929-205-6099
Meeting ID: 993 3678 6372

To join the meeting, please dial the number above then enter the meeting ID when prompted.
Agenda Updated 11/23/21 Participation
Important Information about Administrative Hearings Please read this information carefully and click the button below for details. Constituents MUST follow these procedures in order to see the Independent Hearing Officer. Appeals may be automatically denied for failure to follow these procedures.

  • Mandatory COVID-19 procedures

  • What to expect on the day of your hearing

  • Causes for automatic appeal denial

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Parking meters enforced on Saturdays

As of February 1, 2021, City Ordinance allows parking meters to be enforced on Saturdays. Meter enforcement hours are now Monday through Saturday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. NOTE: Enforcement hours will be expanded on days a public event is held.   The ParkMobile app makes meter parking a breeze. No coins? No problem. Need to refill the meter? Get text alerts and add time right from your phone. Worried about the spread of COVID-19? Contactless payment is available using... LEARN MORE


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