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

On Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the Honorable Mayor Gregg Hartung signed a Declaration of Disaster Emergency for the Borough of Mars. You can read more about it here.

Visit the Public Safety Resources page for links to federal, state, county, and local resources that may be helpful to you and your family when dealing with COVID-19.

Due to the Coronavirus, Mars Borough will be taking measures to keep the community and our employees safe. We are closing our offices to visitors effective immediately, however employees will be maintaining regular hours to keep Borough operations going. (Water Payments can be dropped in the slot of the main office door any time of day.) If you have questions, please call 724-625-1858.

For Real Estate Tax Questions, you can contact Mars Borough Tax Collector, Renea Pomeroy, at 724-487-5518.

In order to assist our First Responders, ALL EMERGENCY CALLS for Police and Fire need to be made through 911.

Thank you for your cooperation. We wish you all good health!

Mars Borough Bulletin Board

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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 the […]
  • 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

  • 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 […]
  • Meeting Location Change - The location of the 02/17/2020 Agenda Meeting has changed. The meeting will be held in the “Education Building” located at 301 Arch Street, Mars, PA 16046. Please direct any questions to the Mars Borough Office at 724-625-1858.
  • Christmas Tree Recycling in Adams Township - From December 26, 2019 to January 17, 2020, Adams Township will be collecting real trees in the large lot at Adams Township Community Park (698 Valencia Road, Mars, PA 16046). Trees are not to be placed in bags, and are to be free of all lights, decorations, tinsel, and tree stands. For more information, visit […]
  • Water System Update - Notice to Mars Borough Residents: Repairs and pipe/component replacements are occurring at the Mars Borough Water Plant beginning Thursday, December 12, 2019. It is believed this work will take several days. In the meanwhile, the Borough and Adams Township Water authorized “turning on” the interconnect between the two systems to keep uninterrupted service to Mars […]
  • Light Up Night in Mars! - Saturday, December 7, 2019 is Light Up Night in Mars! Click here for the schedule, participating businesses, and more info. Join us for this fun holiday event. Sample food from downtown businesses, get your photo taken with Santa or at one of several photo opportunities throughout town, and help Santa light the tree!   Click […]
  • Trick-or-Treat to Remain on 10/31/2019 - Trick-or-Treat in Mars Borough is still scheduled for Halloween Day, Thursday, October 31, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Residents are encouraged to use discretion, and have a happy and — most importantly — safe time.
  • Halloween is coming to Mars Borough! - Martian Halloween Party! On Saturday, October 26, 2019, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, businesses and residents will celebrate with a Halloween Party! Prizes will be awarded for best decorations and costumes. (This event is being held on Grand Avenue, between Pittsburgh Street and Duncan Alley. Public parking will be available along Pittsburgh Street, off […]
  • Mars Borough Welcomes Salvaged - Saturday, October 5, 2019 not only marks the 35th Mars Applefest, it’s also opening day for Salvaged. Stop in and see what they have to offer! Read more here: MEDIA ADVISORY- SALVAGED PGH
  • What is Your Vision for Mars? - Mars Borough is pleased to announce three visioning workshops, in partnership with Chatham University graduate students, to examine the community’s strengths and weaknesses, and to begin forming a vision for the community’s future. If you would like to participate, the workshops will be held: October 9th, 16th, and 23rd. See more details below. Press Release […]

Upcoming Meetings & Events

April 6, 2020
  • CANCELLED - Public Hearing
    April 6, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    • HEARING HAS BEEN CANCELLED. 
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    • Public hearing on the matter of zoning changes to properties along Crowe Avenue in Mars Borough.

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  • Remote Council Meeting
    April 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Mars Borough Municipal Building
    • MEETING WILL BE HELD REMOTELY. DETAILS TO COME.
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    • All Mars Borough Council meetings are open to the public.
    • Public Comment is welcome. (At the time of publication, time limits have not been imposed on visitors, however there is a possibility time limits will go into affect in 2020.)

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April 10, 2020
  • OFFICE CLOSED - Good Friday
    April 10, 2020

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  • 2nd Quarter Water Bills Mailed
    April 10, 2020

    Water Bill for Water Usage in January, February, and March (3 previous months) will be mailed between April 1st and 15th.

    FULL PAYMENT IS DUE ON OR BEFORE MAY 15TH.

    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.

    Payments can also be made online at: https://secure.go2gov.net/pay/public/marsborough/welcome.faces

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

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April 13, 2020
  • Reserved - Planning Commission Meeting
    April 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    • All Mars Borough Planning Commission meetings are open to the public.
    • The Date and Time for Planning Commission meetings is pre-selected, however if there is nothing to be addressed by the Planning Commission the meetings will not take place until the next required meeting.
    • Check www.MarsBorough.com for scheduled Planning Commission meetings.

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April 20, 2020
  • Agenda Meeting
    April 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    • All Mars Borough Council meetings are open to the public.
    • The purpose of Agenda Meetings is to discuss topics in further detail and prepare for the next month's regular Council Meeting.
    • Public Comment is welcome. (At the time of publication, time limits have not been imposed on visitors, however there is a possibility time limits will go into affect in 2020.)

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