598 Spring Street, PO Box 395, Mars, PA 16046

Mars Borough is following the CDC guidelines for masks and social distancing. If you have been vaccinated, masks are optional when entering the Borough offices or attending a Borough meeting. If you have not been vaccinated a mask is required when entering the Borough offices or attending a Borough meeting. As always, water payments can be dropped through the mail slot on the front door or payment can be made online at www.MarsBorough.com. (Note: Payments over the phone are not accepted at this time.)

ATTENTION!

BEGINNING ON JUNE 7, 2021 MARS BOROUGH COUNCIL MEETINGS AND AGENDA MEETINGS WILL BE HELD ON THE FIRST FLOOR AT 301 ARCH STREET (formerly the Dutilh Education Building).

Mars Borough Bulletin Board

Stay up to date on important news and information.

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A Message from Your Mayor

  • Mayor Signs Declaration of Disaster Emergency - This declaration is being made by Mars Borough to coordinate response measures which may need to occur with state and county officials. This is a public announcement not intended to alarm residents of any new health risks and/or incidents taking place within our community that would be addressed by the appropriate medical authorities for our […]
  • Staying Healthy in Mars (Updated) - Update 03/10/2020: The President, his administration, and the federal government has made the most up to date information available recently via this website: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html They ask us to take commonsense steps for our families, schools, churches, eating establishments, and senior centers. It is all spelled out on the website. Please share this link for information […]
  • Fall begins! - Fall begins and we all get into a different rhythm of life as the days get cooler and the leaves begin to turn colors to start their fall to the ground in our town.   Obviously, we at the borough are trying to plan what will be our possible dates for leaf pick-up! Watch for […]
  • Summer Message from Mayor Hartung - Summer is here and the temps are heating up! Be smart and be safe. On behalf of the elected officials and employees I want to “thank you” the residents, business owners, and voters who call Mars Boroug h your home for helping with July 4th and Mars New Year. We celebrated together the country that […]
  • Reflect, Stand in Place, & Move Forward - We are fortunate in being able to review, do what we are able to do within a day, and plan for the future! The Christmas holiday has us do these three steps each year. Recall those special memories, give and receive during the year-end holiday in many ways to say our “thank you” to those […]
  • Thanksgiving Message from Mayor Hartung - On Thanksgiving, my family with friends, will join folks across our community in sitting down together to give thanks for the good in our lives. When I look back over the years I have served as Mayor, what strikes me most is that, despite the challenges, for the most part, we have remained kind to […]
  • It’s Autumn in Mars! - Fall begins and we all get into a different rhythm of life as the days get cooler and the leaves begin to turn colors to start their fall to the ground in our town. Fall brings the longstanding Mars Apple Fest on October 6, 2018 beginning at 10:00 AM and running until 4:00 PM throughout […]
  • Working Together to Make Mars Better for Tomorrow - Helping our community be the best it can be is a challenge that is always in front of me and town council members. We hear the suggestions and take them seriously! We hear the complaints and try to address them with a fair and commonsense approach to resolve the various situations. Working together is the […]
  • Summer is a good time to learn! - Maybe a little less structure, but still encouraging children and our youth to be learning throughout the summer is essential for our community! The Mars Public Library has been and continues to be one of the best assets serving the area year-round. In the summer, when schools are closed and retooling for the fall, the […]
  • Mayor’s 4th of July Message - MARS FOURTH OF JULY July 4th Festivities will begin with a picnic on the square in the downtown, where the spaceship is located, beginning at 3:00 PM. The afternoon will be full of food, fun, music, activities for children, and good conversation. Parade line-up will begin at 4:00 PM at Marburger Field and the Parade […]

 

 

 

Borough Blog

  • Leaf Pickup - Leaf Pickup will take place October 20, 2021 to November 17, 2021 (weather permitting). Find more info here.
  • Water Billing - The Fourth Quarter water bills have not gone out yet due to personnel changes and new software. We appreciate your patience and expect to have bills mailed out by 10/22/2021. The due dates for this quarter bills will be extended to account for the late mailing. If you have any questions, please call the Mars […]
  • October 8, 2021 Food Truck Night CANCELLED - The last Food Truck Night scheduled for October 8, 2021 has been cancelled due to lack of vendors. Mars Borough hopes those who attended other Food Truck Nights in the Borough enjoyed them and that everyone looks forward to these fun and delicious nights returning in 2022.
  • TRICK-OR-TREAT — October 31, 2021 - Mars Borough Council has scheduled Trick-or-Treat for Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Borough. Residents are encouraged to have a safe and fun evening, remain in groups and be mindful when crossing streets. Happy Halloween! 
  • MARS EXPLORATION CELEBRATION! - Who said you can’t visit Mars? Our little Borough is thrilled to host the Mars Exploration Celebration August 27, 2021 – August 28, 2021 in Mars, Pennsylvania! For more information, visit http://marsnewyear.com/ and visit Mars this weekend!  
  • Food Truck Friday Cancelled 07-09-2021 - Due to the inclement weather forecast for Friday, July 9, 2021, Food Truck Night in Mars Borough is cancelled. We hope to see you next month!
  • July 4th Parade & Fireworks - Join us for entertainment from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Sunday, July 4, 2021. Parade begins at 1:00 PM! Fireworks at dusk! July 4 2021 flyer-final-2 (PDF)
  • Food Truck Fridays! - From May 14, 2021 to October 8, 2021, every second Friday of the month will be Food Truck Fridays in Mars Borough. The event begins at 4:30 PM and goes to 8:00 PM. Come out and enjoy some creative cuisines, vendors and entertainment!
  • Public Notice Regarding Mars Area Public Library Meeting - Public Notice To the residents of the Borough of Mars, Butler County, Pennsylvania and all interested persons. The Mars Area Public Library Board in conjunction with supporting municipalities (Adams, Mars, Middlesex, and Valencia) is holding a meeting on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 6:00 PM at the Adams Township Municipal Building, located at 690 Valencia […]
  • 2021 Budget Available for Public Examination - NOTICE TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE BOROUGH OF MARS, BUTLER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AND ALL INTERESTED PERSONS: The Borough of Mars Council will consider and vote on the adoption of the 2021 budget at a virtual meeting (permissible by Act 15 of 2020) to be held on December 28, 2020 at 3:00 PM.  The budget will […]

Upcoming Meetings & Events

October 25, 2021
  • Budget Meeting
    October 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    598 Spring Avenue, Mars, PA 16046
    • All Mars Borough Council meetings are open to the public.
    • Public Comment is welcome.
    • Time Limits on Public Comment are as follows:
      • 5 minutes at Council Meetings
      • 3 minutes at Agenda Meetings
    • Virtual Meeting call-in information:
      • Dial: 978-990-5000
      • Access Code: 357431
      • Online Video (when possible): https://join.freeconferencecall.com/boroughofmars

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October 31, 2021
  • TRICK-OR-TREAT
    October 31, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Mars Borough, Butler County, PA

    Mars Borough Council has scheduled Trick-or-Treat for Sunday, October 31, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM in the Borough. Residents are encouraged to have a safe and fun evening, remain in groups and be mindful when crossing streets.

    Happy Halloween! 

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November 1, 2021
  • Council Meeting
    November 1, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    301 Arch St, Mars, PA 16046, USA

    NOTICE: AS OF JUNE 7, 2021 ALL COUNCIL MEETINGS AND AGENDA MEETINGS WILL BE HELD ON THE FIRST FLOOR AT 301 ARCH STREET, MARS, PA 16046.

    • All Mars Borough Council meetings are open to the public.
    • Public Comment is welcome.
    • Time Limits on Public Comment are as follows:
      • 5 minutes at Council Meetings
      • 3 minutes at Agenda Meetings
    • Virtual Meetings are no longer being held due to the ability for social distancing at the new meeting location.

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November 11, 2021
November 15, 2021
  • PAYMENT DUE FOR 4TH QUARTER WATER BILLS
    November 15, 2021

    PAYMENT DUE FOR 4TH QUARTER WATER BILLS

    You can mail your payment to: Mars Borough, PO Box 395, Mars, PA 16046 or you can drop a check or money order off at the Borough Office located at 598 Spring Avenue, Mars, PA. If you cannot bring payment during Office Hours, you can drop your payment through the mail slot at the front door and your payment will be applied the next work day.

    You can also pay online by going to http://www.marsborough.com and clicking on the QUICK LINK: PAY YOUR WATER BILL ONLINE link located on the homepage.

    If you have any questions, please contact us at 724-625-1858.

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  • Agenda Meeting
    November 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    598 Spring Avenue, Mars, PA 16046

    NOTICE: AS OF JUNE 7, 2021 ALL COUNCIL MEETINGS AND AGENDA MEETINGS WILL BE HELD ON THE FIRST FLOOR AT 301 ARCH STREET, MARS, PA 16046.

    • All Mars Borough Council meetings are open to the public.
    • Public Comment is welcome.
    • Time Limits on Public Comment are as follows:
      • 5 minutes at Council Meetings
      • 3 minutes at Agenda Meetings
    • Virtual Meetings are no longer being held due to the ability for social distancing at the new meeting location.

    See more details

November 22, 2021
  • Budget Meeting
    November 22, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    598 Spring Avenue, Mars, PA 16046
    • All Mars Borough Council meetings are open to the public.
    • Public Comment is welcome.
    • Time Limits on Public Comment are as follows:
      • 5 minutes at Council Meetings
      • 3 minutes at Agenda Meetings
    • Virtual Meeting call-in information:

    See more details

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