Thursday, May 23, 2019

Departments

Pool to Close for Construction; Passes Available at Neighboring Facility

An improved experience is coming to Brentwood Pool! On Memorial Day 2020, guests can experience an upgraded pool basin, a new perimeter deck, a rebuilt bathhouse, a family-friendly zero-depth entry zone, and an exciting waterslide. Due to these construction activities, the Borough will not open this facility in 2019. Thanks to a strong collaborative relationship within our neighboring communities, Brentwood is pleased to offer its citizens discounted access to a nearby pool. Baldwin Borough Council has agreed to of its resident rate to patrons from Brentwood. Visit their website for more information.

Internship Position Will Challenge, Prepare Future Civic Leader

Applications are being accepted by the for an administrative intern to work on a vital special project during the 2019 summer season. Candidates must be enrolled as a graduate student or undergraduate upperclassman in public administration, political science, or a closely related field. The selected applicant will work closely with the Borough Manager to develop a five-year strategic plan for the municipality. Specific project components include a review of best practices, the design of a citizen survey, the completion of a SWOT analysis, the creation of a hierarchy of policy goals, and the development of a policy action plan. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8AM to 4PM. The student will also be required to attend several evening strategic planning workshops with Borough Council. Salary is set at $11 per hour. Interested candidates must email a job application, a résumé, and cover letter to Susan Toth, Finance/HR Director, at stoth @ brentwoodboro.com. Handwritten applications will not be accepted.

Rec Direction Has Big Plans for Spring & Summer Seasons

An array of fun activities are set to take place in our backyard. Brentwood Borough is putting together a busy schedule of free events. Our youngest residents can partake in an Easter egg hunt in the green pasture of our athletic fields on April 13th. This group can also get up close and personal with heavy duty vehicles and equipment at "Touch-a-Truck" on June 8th. Guests of all ages can mingle with neighbors while enjoying free entertainment at our May 18th street fair; adults of legal drinking age will additionally be able to purchase refreshing ales from Spoonwood Brewing. Although the pool will not be operational this season due to construction activities, residents can splish and slash in a large inflatable water feature on our May 25th "Fun in the Sun Day." Our summer movie series will kick off on June 15th, and our renowned Community Day will take place on June 29th. Check the Parks & Recreation portion of our website for updates on these and other upcoming programs.