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Supervisor’s Special Meeting For Declaration Of Disaster Emergency 

The Supervisor’s scheduled a Special Meeting held Monday, September 11th at 3:30 PM to extend the Declaration of Disaster Emergency from Saturday’s Storm event. The Emergency Declaration has been extended to the scheduled Supervisor’s Meeting on Tuesday, October 3rd 2023, unless terminated sooner by the Supervisors

Residents and Businesses that received damage from Saturday’s storm event should email the Township Code Enforcement Officer to report.

Multi Agency Resource Center Event for September 9th Flooding Damage

The goal of the Multi Agency Resource Center (MARC) is to offer residents information, answer to questions and assist in reporting damages through the PEMA damage assessment portal for those in Lackawanna County, or through scheduling an Emergency Management Coordinator to conduct a damage assessment for those in Luzerne County.
Additional agencies scheduled to be at the MARC are Lackawanna and Luzerne EMA, PA Emergency Management, PA Department of Human Services, PA Insurance Department, Attorney General’s Office, Lackawanna County Department of Health, Red Cross, Department of Environmental Protection, and more.

Press Release from Congressman Matt Cartwright

Click here to view the recent Press Release

Paving and Road Surface Improvements in the Northwoods Development

Due to the September 9th storm and flooding event the Road crew will be making emergency repairs to roads and associated stormwater infrastructure. Weather permitting the crew is scheduled to be back in Northwoods for paving after September 26th, updates will be posted.

Dallas Township Polce Department Press Release

The Police Chief’s current press release for activity in the Township.

Kunkle BBQ Chicken Drive Thru & Pickup

Williams Gas Pipeline 2023

Williams gas pipeline continues to work along Lower Fairground, Lower Demunds and Wyoming roads in Dallas Township.  If you have any questions regarding William’s Current pipeline construction in the Township contact Williams representative Mike Atchie at 570-209-4257 or email to

State Route 309 Long Term Road Work

PennDOT has awarded Kriger Construction, Inc. the SR 309 Signal Corridor Safety Improvement Project. Work will start on April 17, 2023, and is expected to be completed on November 15, 2023, weather permitting. During the project, delays and single lane traffic are expected between 9:00am to 3:00pm. Please plan your travels accordingly.

This project will enhance safety measures along the stretch of State Route 309 between Hillside Road and the SR 309/SR 415 split. The project aims to improve intersection safety by linking the 10 signals in the corridor, updating controllers, optimizing timing, replacing mast arms, signal heads and back plates with LED signal heads, and adding new ADA ramps and line striping. During this process, temporary lane and shoulder closures may be implemented to ensure traffic safety and maintenance.

Police Station Planning and Design

The Township Supervisors held a Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday February 7th at 5:30 PM to discuss planning, design and construction for a new Police Station. 23 residents attended in person and virtually. Needs for a new Police Station as well as design and funding sources were discussed.


Visitors are reminded to accompany young children and only park in designated parking areas.

Spotted Lanternfly in Luzerne County

The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive planthopper native to Asia first discovered in Berks County in 2014.  Luzerne County along with 44 Counties in Pennsylvania are now on the quarantine list for the Lanternfly.  To see more and stop the spread of the Spotted Lanternfly take a look at the Toolkit below.

Overbrook Ave. SR 1014 Bridge Replacement 

Penn Dot held a public meeting at the Township Administration Building on Tuesday July 19, 2022 to discuss the Overbrook Ave. Bridge replacement and take public comment.  Penn Dot is planning to replace the bridge starting in 2024.  Go to the Penn Dot link below for further details.

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