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Public Comments Sought

We are in the preliminary stages of updating the animal-keeping ordinance and would like to accept any public comments. The current DRAFT of the ordinance is linked below as a PDF document. If you would like to submit any feedback prior to the formal adoption process, please email us and include “Animal Ordinance” in the subject line. Including that subject line will allow us to track all feedback.

Please keep in mind that this proposed ordinance does NOT apply to dogs and cats, which are covered under other ordinances.

Under the Pennsylvania Borough Code, all proposed ordinance must be open to public comment for one month prior to adoption. Considering the nature of this ordinance, we are soliciting public feedback even prior to the formal public comment period.

Please note that the DRAFT ordinance is intended as a starting point for discussion. All feedback will be considered.

Please try to submit any comments by 4 p.m. on March 3, 2021.

DRAFT ordinance animals


Trash Collection Updates

Details on the new garbage collection contract can be found here.


2021 Sidewalk Program

Do you have a deteriorating sidewalk that needs attention this year? Mansfield Borough’s sidewalk grant program may be able to help. We are pleased to, once again, offer this program to help property owners keep their sidewalks safe and passable. You can download the application here and contact the Borough office with any questions.

Mansfield Borough Sidewalk Program Guidelines 2021


Local Government

The Borough was incorporated on February 13, 1857 and is governed by a seven-member Council who are elected for staggered four-year terms. A mayor is elected also for a four-year term and is responsible for administration of its Police Department. The Borough Manager is appointed by Council and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Borough.

Geographical Information

The Borough of Mansfield is located at the intersection of Business Route 15, soon to be the I-99 Corridor, and Route 6. Mansfield is situated in the east central portion of Tioga County. Tioga County, located in north central Pennsylvania, is one of the State’s largest counties in the area and also one of the most rural. The area of the Borough is roughly 1216 acres. The Borough is located approximately 30 miles to the south of Corning, NY and 45 miles to the north of Williamsport. Mansfield has a 2010 U.S. Census population of 3,625 and contains 1.6 square miles of area. There are approximately 10.35 miles of Borough roads and 5.36 miles of State roads.

Mansfield University

The Borough of Mansfield is also the home of Mansfield University, a small public university in the liberal arts tradition and member of the State System of Higher Education in Pennsylvania. The University provides undergraduate and graduate instruction for students in the areas of liberal arts, sciences, the professions and other applied fields, research, and art.

Miscellaneous Information

The Water/Sewer bills are prepared monthly. Effective January 1, 2020 the sewer fees, per EDU (equivalent dwelling unit), are a base charge of $17.00 plus $6.50/1,000 gallons in excess of 1,500 gallons. The water fees for residents, per EDU, are a base charge of $12.00 plus $7.50/1,000 gallons. For commercial usage, per EDU, the base fee is $12.00 plus $8.00/1,000 gallons. For new service hook-ups there is a one-time tapping fee of $1,000/EDU for both the water and the sewer lines. Additional hook on fees may include, but are not limited to, meter, horns, and mxu.  Water/sewer bills can be paid on-line at https://diversifiedbillpay.com/v1/mansfield

Consumer Confidence Report information is available on the Municipal Authority web page http://www.mansfieldmunicipal.com or via e-mail.

 

Mansfield Borough is an equal opportunity provider and employer

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