Winter Weather Conditions in the Forecast
Residents are reminded not to park on streets during winter weather conditions and to keep clear of the plow trucks when roads are being cleared and treated.
PSATS has opened their 2024 Youth Awards Program. Click Here for program details and project submission. Deadline for submissions is January 31, 2024.
Supervisors Extend Declaration of Disaster Emergency at the December 5th Meeting
The Supervisors extended the declaration of disaster emergency at the October Meeting related to the September 9th flooding event. The Declaration has been extended to the November Supervisors Meeting.
Residents and Businesses that received damage from Saturday’s storm event should email the Township Code Enforcement Officer to report.
Williams Gas Pipeline 2023
Williams gas pipeline has completed work in the Township for 2023. Crew’s will be back in the Spring of 2024 to complete grading and seeding in the pipeline right of way. If you have questions regarding Williams current pipeline work in the Township, contact Mike Atachie at 570-209-4257 or email to email@example.com
State Route 309 Long Term Road Work
Penn Dot awarded Kriger Construction, Inc. the SR 309 Signal Corridor Safety Improvement Project. Work started April 17, 2023 with a completion date of November 15, 2023. Work has stopped for the season and the contractor will resume work in the Spring of 2024.
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.
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.
SOUTHSIDE NATURE PLAYGROUND
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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