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Monday, 21 May 2018 18:08

Regarding Route 447 Paving

5/22/18 - Update:

I was surprised to get a call back from Penn Dot. "Todd" filled me in on the schedule of roads to be repaired...highways first then secondary. He/They know all about 447 and get calls and emails every day.

But he said that should not stop people from logging their concerns.  The whole highway is scheduled for a repaving in 2019.  So let's bombard them.

Click here to submit a "customer concern" to PennDot.  The squeaky wheel gets the grease! 

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 17:58

Tall Timber Tactical

Now Open!  A full line gun dealer

Class 1 and 3 Weapons

Buying ALL types of used weapons & military items

Available by Appointment

Click here for more information about the Barrett Paradise Friendly Library

Library Events:


Sat May 26, 2018 @ 2:30PM - 03:30PM
Chess Club


Mon May 28, 2018 @12:00AM
Library Closed in Observance of Memorial Day


Tue May 29, 2018 @ 4:30PM - 05:30PM
Vinyasa Yoga (intermediate)


Tue May 29, 2018 @10:30PM - 11:30PM
Robot Playground!


Wed May 30, 2018 @ 3:30PM - 04:00PM
Wee Ones Wiggle


Wed May 30, 2018 @10:30PM - 11:30PM
Meditation


Sat Jun 02, 2018 @ 2:30PM - 03:30PM
Chess Club


Mon Jun 04, 2018 @ 3:30PM - 04:00PM
Wee Ones Wiggle


Mon Jun 04, 2018 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM
Movie Day: Downsizing


Tue Jun 05, 2018 @ 4:30PM - 05:30PM
Vinyasa Yoga (intermediate)


Wed Jun 06, 2018 @ 3:30PM - 04:00PM
Wee Ones Wiggle


Wed Jun 06, 2018 @10:30PM - 12:00AM
Cupcake Wars

Click here for more information about the Friendly Community Center.

Community Center Events:


Sat May 26, 2018 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
YOGA-SATURDAY


Mon May 28, 2018 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
CARDS, GAMES & PUZZLES - MONDAY


Mon May 28, 2018 @ 3:00PM - 04:00PM
CHAIR YOGA-MONDAY


Mon May 28, 2018 @ 4:15PM - 05:15PM
MEN GET FIT


Tue May 29, 2018 @ 9:00AM - 11:00AM
WEEKLY WALKERS


Tue May 29, 2018 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
YOGA-TUESDAY


Tue May 29, 2018 @11:15AM - 12:30PM
MINDFUL MEDITATION


Tue May 29, 2018 @ 4:00PM - 05:15PM
TAI CHI


Wed May 30, 2018 @ 1:00PM - 03:00PM
CANASTA


Wed May 30, 2018 @ 3:00PM - 04:00PM
CHAIR YOGA - WEDNESDAY


Wed May 30, 2018 @ 4:15PM - 05:15PM
SING YOUR HEART OUT


Wed May 30, 2018 @ 5:30PM - 06:30PM
CARDIO SCULPT

Thursday, 10 May 2018 13:31

Route 191 Tunnel Construction (2018)

Bridge work will close 191 for 14 months
Marathoners and motorists beware.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation will close the stone bridge tunnel on routes 191/447 in Pocono Township for a rebuild and repair, creating traffic havoc for over a year.

The roadway is a major thoroughfare connecting Stroud Township with Paradise and Barrett townships.

The project, still in the design phase, will begin sometime in June or July of 2018 and take about 14 months to complete, according to George Gumas of HNTB Corporation, the designer and manager of the project.

Thursday, 10 May 2018 13:20

2018 Paving Projects

During the 2018 summer season, we will be paving Mill Creek Drive, High Road and Beartown Road. 
This decision was based on road conditions and traffic volume.

We will also pave Upper Seese Hill Road with the turnback funds from the state.

A planning meeting was held May 9, 2018 to discuss the bridge replacement on Route 447, south of the Canadensis traffic light.  (Near Stonewall Garden) The construction will not take place until 2021.  The current plan is to replace one lane of the bridge at a time so that the other lane will remain open.

Engineer's drawings are available for review in the Barrett Township building.  

Contact Information:
Laura Montgomery
Consultant Project Manager
c-lmontgom@pa.gov
7
17-540-6040

PUBLIC NOTICE
INVITATION TO BID

Barrett Township will receive Bids for two (2) Contracts for work to be done at the Firehouse located at 6690 Route 191, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326. Contract 1 is for Roof Replacement. Contract 2 is for Engine Room Floor Replacement. Sealed bids must be clearly marked to indicate which contract (or both) is included. All construction work is to be included in one (1) Prime Contract for each project. Bids shall be on a lump sum and unit price basis as indicated in the Bid Form. Sealed bids shall be submitted at the Barrett Township office, 993 Route 390, Cresco, PA by 4 p.m. (local time) on the 22nd day of May, 2018. Bids will be opened at a regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors at 8 a.m. on the 23rd day of May, 2018. Bidding documents can be obtained from the Barrett Township Municipal Office during regular weekday business hours, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Checks shall be payable to Barrett Township. Bids must be accompanied by a certified check or bid bond issued by a surety licensed to conduct business in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the amount of at least 10 percent (10%) of the total bid. The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for a satisfactory performance and payment bond and labor and material bond in an amount of 100% of the contract amount. A certificate of insurance, showing proof of workers' compensation coverage, must also be submitted. Bids will be effective for 60 calendar days from the Bid opening date except as permitted by law, and may not be withdrawn during this period. The Contractor shall be required to pay wages in accordance with the PA Department of Labor and Industry Prevailing Wage Determination and execute Contract documents satisfactory to Township.

The Barrett Township Board of Supervisors intends to award the Contracts to the lowest responsible bidder(s) at the regular meeting on May 23, 2018, at 8 a.m. unless the Board announces a later date and time for the award. (emphasis added) The Board also reserves the unqualified right to reject any and/or all bids, or parts thereof, and to waive any defects, irregularities or portions thereof, as deemed to be in the best interest of the Township. P - May 9, May 12

Tuesday, 08 May 2018 11:50

Barrett Board of Auditors: Vacancy

[Update 5/23/18]
The Supervisors appointed Dina Rinehart to fill the auditor vacancy at the public meeting on Wednesday, May 23.

[Original Article Below]

PUBLIC NOTICE
Tuesday, May 01, 2018

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS TO FILL VACANCY ON BARRETT TOWNSHIP BOARD OF AUDITORS TAKE NOTICE that Barrett Township invites interested applicants to submit letters of interest and resumes to fill a vacancy in the unexpired term of an auditor on the Barrett Township Board of Auditors. To be eligible for appointment, applicants must be electors of Barrett Township and must have resided continuously in the Township for at least one year prior to their appointment. The person appointed to fill the vacancy shall exercise all the powers and perform all the duties and be subject to all the obligations and responsibilities for an auditor under the Pennsylvania Second Class Township Code. Letters of interest and resumes will be received until 4 p.m., local time, Tuesday, May 22, 2018, at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326. Any letters or resumes received after this deadline will not be considered for the appointment.

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