Downtown Girard

Check out this video on A little history can help shape the future. Girard Borough is joining a growing list of Erie County municipalities that are building on their past to attract visitors and grow business. Girard is developing a master plan on ways to use its history and other assets to help revitalize its [...]

By |2021-02-17T18:41:15+00:00February 17th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Downtown Girard

Girard Master Plan Survey

We would like to invite you to participate in the Downtown Girard Master Plan Survey, that is available at this link: Urban Vantage has teamed up with Girard to conduct a market analysis and create a downtown master plan for Girard. We want to hear what you think of Downtown Girard, and see what your vision for [...]

By |2021-02-10T23:13:23+00:00February 10th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Girard Master Plan Survey

Facade Improvement Grant Program

Girard Borough is announcing the opening of the 2021 cycle of the Façade Improvement Grant Program. Created in 2018, the borough has awarded more than $109,000 in façade grants supporting more than $240,000 in completed and scheduled improvements over three years. All buildings within the designated downtown boundary, which is Main Street from the east [...]

By |2021-02-09T14:43:26+00:00February 8th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Facade Improvement Grant Program

Announcement of Downtown Master Plan and Historic District Process

Girard, Pennsylvania: Girard Borough has begun a multi-year planning and historic preservation effort for downtown Girard that will include the development and adoption of a Master Plan and completion of a National Register of Historic Places nomination for a Downtown Historic District. The objective of this effort is to develop a plan to leverage the [...]

By |2021-02-01T12:55:32+00:00February 1st, 2021|News|0 Comments

Small Business   Only small businesses located in rural communities are eligible at this time. Rural communities are defined as having a population of 50,000 or less. A community is defined as the city/town/village where your business address is located. Applications are being accepted in “rounds”. You must submit a new application for each round in order to be considered [...]

By |2021-01-29T22:15:03+00:00January 29th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Girard-Lake City Chamber of Commerce HOW DO YOU BENEFIT FROM BEING A MEMBER OF THE CHAMBER?   AS A MEMBER OF THE GIRARD-LAKE CITY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, YOU WOULD GAIN ACCESS TO: Business development and networking events Referrals and a referral network Business assistance programs and workshops Member-to-member discounts Discounted advertising opportunities   MEMBER-TO-MEMBER DISCOUNT PROGRAM: This program allows [...]

By |2021-01-16T14:33:33+00:00January 16th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Refuse and Recycling Provider

Our 5-year contract with Waste Management ends on December 31/2020. Girard Borough and 5 other municipalities went out for bid and Waste Management was the only bidder. Effective January 1, 2021, Waste Management Inc. will continue to be the refuse and recycling provider to the Girard Borough. According to our contract with Waste Management you [...]

By |2020-12-21T22:37:32+00:00December 21st, 2020|News|0 Comments


To those interested in getting firewood at the Water Works Park, please stop at the borough office to sign a waiver.  The waiver must be renewed every year.

By |2020-05-11T13:19:34+00:00May 11th, 2020|News|0 Comments


Regarding the water works pavilion please contact the borough office, 774-9683,  and the staff will reserve the date. To reserve the pool pavilion, please contact the pool office to reserve.

By |2020-05-11T13:19:45+00:00May 11th, 2020|News|0 Comments


Admist the concerns surrounding COVID-19, and in an effort to keep our vendors and patrons safe, the 2020 Dan Rice Days has been cancelled. We look forward to bringing the festival back in 2021.

By |2020-05-11T13:19:59+00:00May 4th, 2020|News|0 Comments
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