WELCOME TO RIDLEY PARK BOROUGH
There will be NO trash collection on Monday, May 25th in observation of Memorial Day.
June 2nd Primary Election Update
All Ridley Park polling places will be located at Ridley Middle School, 400 Free St, Ridley Park
With the nicer weather coming to our area, Ridley Park would like to remind residents and visitors of a few things:
Be mindful of social distancing
Pets must be on a leash at all time
Clean up after yourself and your pets
Use the provided trash cans
No motorized vehicles, bikes or ATVs allowed in the parks
DO NOT feed the ducks, geese or birds
To the Ridley Park Community:
Ridley Park Borough Hall will continue to operate and provide resources to the residents, but at this time, the office is closed to visitors. Borough staff will be working on modified schedules to help practice social distancing and working remotely if needed. If you have questions or concerns, please call Borough Hall at 610-532-2100, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ridleyparkborough.org for more information. The Ridley Park Library is closed and will remain closed until further notice. For online resources from the library, please visit www.delcolibraries.org.
Ridley Park Borough Council respectfully requests that all residents, please implement the safe practices that the CDC, PA Department of Health, and Delaware County continue to reiterate. Please visit www.cdc.gov/coronavirus for more information related to COVID-19.
Ridley Park Borough Senior Resources
In an effort to provide some information to Ridley Park Seniors, Ridley Park Borough has pulled together the following resources.
Community Transit Grocery Delivery Program: Delaware County Residents 60 years of age and older can contact Community Transit via email at GroceryDropoff@CTDelco.org or by phone at 610-457-7841 to have groceries delivered to their home. Residents will need to provide Name, DOB, address and phone number to Community Transit in order to coordinate delivery. Residents may pay by cash at the time of delivery or by credit/debit card over the phone. This Program is in partnership with COSA and Community Transit.
Delaware County Telehealth Helpline: The Delaware County Telehealth Helpline has been set up to provide emotional support to the Delaware County community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Residents may be going through a range of emotions right now due to fear, isolation and health and economic circumstances. The Telehealth Helpline is operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Individuals working or living in Delaware County can call 855-464-9342 to speak to a Certified Peer Specialist or Mental Health Professional. The call is confidential and may be anonymous if the caller prefers. Please share with those who may need emotional support right now.
Pennsylvania Department of Aging: Pennsylvania Department of Aging has updated their website to provide resources related to COVID-19. PDA urges Seniors to visit this website to seek important resources that are specific to Seniors. www.aging.pa.gov
Delaware County Food and Meal Assistance COVID-19: Delaware County has generated a user friendly map to provide residents information about food resources. Delaware County Food and Meal Assistance COVID-19
More resources: Everyone has different needs during this time and may need additional resources. Please visit this link to see more specific resources for Delaware County residents. www.delcopa.gov/resources
Temporary permitting procedure due to COVID-19
To continue to provide permits to contractors in Ridley Park there will be a temporary procedure in place to process applications. Contractors must visit the Ridley Park Borough website, Permits and Forms to print out the application and supply all required information. [Insurance, liability, proper state license etc.]
Once application is completed the contractor must e-mail the completed permit and documents to email@example.com . Permits will be processed, and contractors will be contacted if permits are approved or denied.
Ridley Park Borough would like to remind residents to be mindful of contractors offering services during this time. Please be cautious and ensure the contractor is applying for permits and is following state guidelines.
Effective immediately, all requests received and/or made pursuant to the Right-to-Know Law will be delayed until Borough operations resume normal operating hours.If you have questions please e-mail the Right to Know Officer firstname.lastname@example.org
CodeRED Community Notification Enrollment Page
To help grow our database with the most reliable information, please click the link below. The secure, customized Community Notification Enrollment (CNE) page allows residents and businesses to add or update their contact information to ensure they will be included when a message is sent – unlisted numbers, mobile numbers, TDD/TTY requirements can all be entered.
The link below will allow you to download the CodeRED Mobile Alert app.
“Delco Alert” is a community warning system which provides emails to cell phones, blackberries, pagers, and other email receivers with information on threats to security, severe weather, road closures on major highways and other dangers and emergencies.
Residents can sign up to receive these alerts at www.co.delaware.pa.us, the Delaware County website and using the “Delco Alert” link.