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

  • STUFF-A-CRUISER - Mars Police Department is helping to collect Toys for Tots! Get in the holiday spirit and help us to fill a police cruiser with toys for kids in need on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM, near the spaceship in downtown Mars, PA.
  • Mayor’s Message on Stormwater Mitigation Efforts - Mars Borough, by mandate from Federal and State Government regarding “Stream restoration,” is moving forward with MS4 work in Mars Borough and along Breakneck Creek. The purpose is to make Breakneck Creek a natural channel to become a regenerative stormwater conveyance, to remove legacy sediment, to make possible stream modifications intended to restore natural forms […]
  • 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 […]

 

 

 

Borough Blog

  • STUFF-A-CRUISER - Mars Police Department is helping to collect Toys for Tots! Get in the holiday spirit and help us to fill a police cruiser with toys for kids in need on Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM, near the spaceship in downtown Mars, PA.
  • Light Up Mars Celebration! - Light Up Mars will be held on Saturday, November 27, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM. More details on the Light Up Mars webpage.
  • Mayor’s Message on Stormwater Mitigation Efforts - Mars Borough, by mandate from Federal and State Government regarding “Stream restoration,” is moving forward with MS4 work in Mars Borough and along Breakneck Creek. The purpose is to make Breakneck Creek a natural channel to become a regenerative stormwater conveyance, to remove legacy sediment, to make possible stream modifications intended to restore natural forms […]
  • 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)

Upcoming Meetings & Events

December 2, 2021
  • Budget Meeting
    December 2, 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:

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December 6, 2021
  • Council Meeting
    December 6, 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.

    See more details

December 13, 2021
  • Budget Meeting
    December 13, 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

December 20, 2021
  • Agenda Meeting
    December 20, 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

December 24, 2021
December 25, 2021

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