423 Broad Street
P.O. Box 218
Tatamy, PA 18085

Tatamy News

Dear Tatamy Residents,
We are so excited to announce that this year we will be starting a Tatamy Farmers Market in partnership with Kellyn Foundation!
It will take place on the following dates from 3:00-6:00PM on the scenic Tatamy Trail at the Llantrisant Retreat & Wellness Center
Friday June 7th & 21st
Friday July 12th & 26th
Friday August 9th & 23rd
Friday September 13th & 27th
We are still accepting vendors if you are interested in joining in on the fun. Make sure to mark your calendars for opening day and come out to support all of the amazing local vendors from our wonderful Borough of Tatamy!

Mark A. Saginario, Borough Manager
Borough of Tatamy

Dear Tatamy Residents,
The Whitetail 2024 Holiday List is here to download, please click HERE.
Trash/ Recycling will be picked up on the Wednesday after New Years Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day.
Please call the Boro Office with any questions or concerns!
Mark A. Saginario, Borough Manager
Borough of Tatamy

Dear Tatamy Residents,
The Tatamy Borough 2024 Budget is here to download, please click HERE.
Mark A. Saginario, Borough Manager
Borough of Tatamy

Dear Tatamy Residents,
The Tatamy Borough 2024 Meeting Dates is here to download, please click HERE.
Mark A. Saginario, Borough Manager
Borough of Tatamy

Dear Tatamy Residents,
The Tatamy Borough 2024 OPEN boards:
Planning Commission - 4-year term
Zoning Hearing Board - 3-year term
Sewer Authority - 5-year term
Pleae send a letter of intent to the Borough Office or email us at borough.office@tatamypa.gov if you are interested!
Mark A. Saginario, Borough Manager
Borough of Tatamy

Dear Tatamy Residents,
Tatamy Borough Fall Fest & 5K Fun run will be held on Saturday, September 28th, 2024
The Fun Run will start at 9 am. Anyone interested in participating should meet at Tatamy Fire Co at 8:45 am
Pre-registration is required to participate, more details to follow.
The Fall Fest will be from noon to 4 pm. It will be held on Broad Street between 7th and 8th
Bring chairs or blankets for lawn area
There will be live music, food, & fun! We hope to see you there
If anyone is interested in volunteering for this event, please reach out to the Borough Office.
While there are many areas where we will need volunteer assistance, we are specifically looking
for help setting up during the event, cleaning up after the event, and helping at the kids' table with crafts.
Mark A. Saginario, Borough Manager
Borough of Tatamy

Tatamy Borough will have its Annual Easter Egg Hunt on SATURDAY, March 30TH, 11:00AM at Braden Park. Open to age groups Pre-K to 5th Grade.
Come out and enjoy the festivities and meet the Easter Bunny.
We are having our First Mini Touch-A-Truck at 10:00AM!

Dear Tatamy Residents,
The Nazareth Area Council of Governments hereby notifies Pibbles Paws Safe Haven of immediate suspension of the Independent Contractor Agreement for Animal Control Officer Services involving Lower Nazareth Township, Nazareth Borough, Tatamy Borough, Bath Borough, and Stockertown Borough. We have learned that the Moore Township Police Department has shut down Pibbles Paws Safe Haven facility and that criminal charges have either been filed or will be filed alleging animal cruelty. Effective immediately and until further notice, we will deem Pibbles Paws Safe Haven unable to fulfill the services required under the aforesaid Contract. Mark A. Saginario, Borough Manager
Borough of Tatamy

► Have you eliminated your home phone?
► Have you changed your mobile number?
► Have you changed your e-mail address?
► Have you changed your mailing address?
(i.e., Recently switched to home mail delivery from a P.O box or vis versa)
► Has the number of people residing in your household changed?
(i.e., Had a baby? Older child move out, etc.?)
If you’ve answered “YES” to ANY of these questions, please call the borough office at (610) 252-7123 with your information, or e-mail administrator@tatamypa.com so that we can update our records accordingly.
Thank you.

Sewer Rates/Info
Sewer rates are based on water consumption and are billed quarterly (March, June, September and December). The rate is $ 5.10 per 1,000 gallons of water used, plus a service administration fee of $15.00 per EDU. The minimum quarterly volume assessment will be 6,000 gallons (minimum charge of $45.60 for a single-family dwelling).
Payment Mailing Address:
Tatamy Borough Sewer Authority
PO Box 506
Tatamy, PA 18085
Payments may also be dropped off in the payment box located at 35 South 7th Street Tatamy, PA 18085.
On-line payments can be made at www.tatamypa.com under online payments. Please note you will need to have your account number and a convenience fee of $2.95 to 2.95% per transaction will apply.
Please read for more information HERE.

Municipal Elections are held every 2 years. Primary Election- May 16, 2023, General Election- November 7, 2023.
Elected positions on the Ballot For Tatamy- Mayor, Council Member- 3 seats, Constable, Real Estate Tax Collector, Judge of Election, & Inspector of Election.
Tatamy elections are held at Hope Lutheran Church 240 S 8th Street.
To download the flyer of important dates, click HERE.

Whitetail Disposal is requesting that residents call or email them directly if you have bulk items for disposal or your trash was not picked up.
Their number is 610-754-0103 option 2 and their email address is Tatamy@whitetaildisposal.com

The Borough Office sent out refuse bills to residents in January. If you have not received your bill, please contact the Office at 610-252-7123.

Tatamy Borough Council will conduct its regularly scheduled monthly meetings at Llantrisant Retreat and Wellness Center, 336 Bushkill St., Tatamy, PA.
Regular meeting dates and times will remain as previously advertised.

Northampton County has various programs that are to prevent residents from being evicted, have a utility shut-off, and/ or have their home become foreclosed upon.
Northampton County has multiple programs in place and a Tenant Navigator to assist residents in accessing this assistance.
To download a flyer with more information click HERE.

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Welcome To Tatamy Borough

Tatamy Borough is located in Northampton County and is approximately 1/2 mile square. It is surrounded by Palmer Township to the south, Nazareth Borough to the west, Stockertown to the north, and Forks Township to the east. The 2010 census put Tatamy's population at 1203. There are just under 450 residences in the Borough. Tatamy is home to 14 businesses, 2 churches and a Masonic lodge. Borough children attend the Nazareth Area School District.

The Borough of Tatamy takes its name from Moses Tunda Tatamy, a noted Lenni Lenape Native American who owned 315 acres of land northeast of Tatamy. He was born around 1695 in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Tatamy was given his land from the Penn family for his services to them as a messenger & interpreter. In 1745 Tatamy was the first Native American baptized by David Brainerd.

The background & history of Tatamy is interwoven with the generations of the Messinger family that owned, occupied, & helped the area develop into a community. In 1771 Michael Messinger Sr. Bought 500 acres of land that includes present day Tatamy. In spring of 1893, having become a fair-sized village, citizens of the town met to discuss separation from Palmer Township & incorporate into an independent borough. They were Samuel S Lerch, Ellen C Messinger, JA Happel, Martin Werkheiser, Amzie F Titus, Samuel A Messinger, Edwin Babp, Jacob Hagley, G Frank Messinger, JM Stecker, CS Messinger, & Milton Johnson. The petition was addressed to the court on April 10, 1893. April 13, 1893 the Grand Jury recommended the petition be granted. Judge HJ Reeder granted the Decree of Incorporations on June 12, 1893.

Tatamy is a small community that values its past, strives to create a worthwhile future, making the present a place people want to be part of.

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Tatamy Borough