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Monday - Thursday   10:00 AM to 8:00 PMFriday and Saturday   10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Barrett Paradise Friendly Library is located at the intersection of Route 390 and Sand Spring Drive in Cresco. Our Mission: To strengthen our community, the library connects people with ideas, experiences and each other, and inspires them to dream and succeed as lifelong learners.
The Barrett Township Maintenance Department is staffed by five full-time employees and five part-time employees.  The members of the Maintenance Department routinely tend to the Township's maintenance needs, whether it be changing the oil in a police car, plowing a snow-covered road, or fixing a pothole. During the winter, the maintenance employees can often be seen out on the Township's roads at all hours of the day and night plowing and cindering, so that the…
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Upcoming Supervisor Meetings

Wed Jul 08, 2020 @ 5:30PM -
Supervisor Meeting (PM) (Open to Public)
Sat Jul 11, 2020 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Township Cleanup 2020
Wed Jul 15, 2020 @ 8:00AM -
Supervisor Workshop (Open to Public)
Thu Jul 16, 2020 @ 5:00PM - 06:00PM
Barrett Architectural Review Committee (Open to Public)
Wed Jul 22, 2020 @ 8:00AM -
Supervisor Meeting (AM) (Open to Public)
Thu Jul 23, 2020 @ 6:00PM - 07:00PM
Pocono Area Recreation Commission
Please note:  As of July 16, 2015, the Barrett Township Police Department has merged with Pocono Mountain Regional Police.
Please do not leave clothes or food on the porch of the CAME building.  Food can be dropped off at your local post office.
Barrett was formed in 1859 from portions of both Paradise Township and Price Township. The Township is bordered on the south by Paradise Township, Price Township to the southeast, and Coolbaugh Township on the west. Barrett Township is bordered by Greene Township in Pike County to the north, and Porter Township in Pike County to the northeast.
As Barrett Township Tax Collector, my goal is to provide you with the information and services you need, related to property taxes in our municipality. Office Hours Tuesdays 1-7pm Thursdays 1-7pm (please call to confirm) Or By Appointment
Download PDF:Monroe County Open Space, Greenway & Recreation Plan43.24 MB (Draft 2013)
Monroe County Magisterial District Court
In 2000, Barrett Township, Paradise Townships and Mount Pocono Borough began working together, along with the Monroe County Open Space Commission, to provide parks and recreation for area residents. In 2014, Mount Pocono withdrew from PARC. Through the Commission, Skywood Park, Seven Pines Park and Ice Lake provide recreation opportunities and natural experiences for area residents.
The Sheep Shed Project of Women’s Resources of Monroe County provides gently used furniture to families in transition. The Sheep Shed serves victims of domestic and sexual violence by filling their new homes with furniture and creating a comfortable healing space for families in need. The Sheep Shed is currently accepting donations of gently used furniture. To donate items please contact the volunteer below: Roseanne at (570) 595-7381 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Barrett Township is governed by a five member Board of Supervisors, who are elected by the residents of the Township. The Township Supervisors are available during Township meetings, and may be available at other times as needed. Please call (570) 595-2602 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to contact the Board of Supervisors.

Upcoming Supervisor Meetings

Wed Jul 08, 2020 @ 5:30PM -
Supervisor Meeting (PM) (Open to Public)
Sat Jul 11, 2020 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Township Cleanup 2020
Wed Jul 15, 2020 @ 8:00AM -
Supervisor Workshop (Open to Public)
Thu Jul 16, 2020 @ 5:00PM - 06:00PM
Barrett Architectural Review Committee (Open to Public)
Wed Jul 22, 2020 @ 8:00AM -
Supervisor Meeting (AM) (Open to Public)
Thu Jul 23, 2020 @ 6:00PM - 07:00PM
Pocono Area Recreation Commission

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