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  • Mayor's Office

    Allentown Mayor Names Chief Operating Officer

    February 16 2022
    Allentown Mayor Matt Tuerk announced today that Leonard Lightner has joined the Mayor’s Office as Chief Operating Officer (COO) effective Monday February 14.
  • Parks & Recreation

    Midnight Basketball Information Session

    February 04 2022
    The Advanced Mentoring Enrichment Network (A.M.E.N) Initiative will be holding an information session on its upcoming Midnight Basketball season.
  • Public Works

    Trash Cans That Exceed Size Limits Will Be Rejected

    February 01 2022
    Starting this month, the City of Allentown is authorizing the contracted trash collector, to enforce trash rules regarding the maximum size for cans used for curbside trash collection.
  • Mayor's Office

    2022 State of the City Address

    January 26 2022
    We want to thank all who attended and tuned into Allentown's 2022 State of the City address. You can find the full speech on our website. 
  • Finance

    New Changes in 2022 City Real Estate Tax Bills

    January 24 2022
    The City of Allentown has partnered with TD Bank to launch a new automated lockbox feature that will impact the 2022 City Real Estate Property Tax Bills.
  • Mayor's Office

    Allentown Announces New Hire for the Mayor's Office

    January 21 2022
    Mayor Matt Tuerk is announcing Connor Corpora as the newest member of the Mayor’s Office team to serve as Executive Secretary to the Mayor starting January 24.
  • Public Works

    The Design for Irving Pool Nears Final Stages

    January 21 2022
    The former Irving Pool and bathhouse will be replaced by a Class D activity pool with a beach front entrance, three-foot deep wading area, water features, amenities, whirlpool-type feature, swim lap lanes and a bath house.
  • Police

    Loss of Allentown Police Detective James Stanko

    January 19 2022
    The City of Allentown along with the Allentown Police Department (APD) is deeply saddened to announce the death of one of its own. 
  • Homepage, Mayor's Office, Finance

    2022 Budget Delivered to City Council

    October 18 2021
    Allentown Mayor Ray O’Connell delivered his proposed 2022 city budget to City Council this afternoon. The $124.8 million spending plan holds the property tax rate stable at 7.31 mills.
  • Homepage, Public Works, Water Resources

    City & LCA Reach Tentative Settlement

    July 10 2020
    Negotiators for the City of Allentown and the Lehigh County Authority (LCA) have reached a tentative settlement ending years of disputes and litigation and solidifying their partnership on the concession lease of Allentown's water and sewer utility system...
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