Established on October 7, 1926, the Mount Gretna Borough is the municipal governing body covering the same geographical area as the Pennsylvania Chautauqua. The Borough provides civil services for homeowners in this area of Mount Gretna, plus some contracted services for other areas of the community. Responsibilities of the Borough include public streets, police services, lighting, trash collection & recycling, leaf & brush removal, snow removal and public ordinances.