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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.
Coming soon!  Plans for the park include ADA accessible walking trails and two bathrooms.  Stay tuned for details.  
General Meetings on the third Friday of each month are at 7:00PM. The Barrett Township Historical Society would like to announce that they now have available for sale their annual Calendar.  The price of the calendars is $6.00.  They can be purchased at Theo. B. Price Country Store ~ Route 390 in Cresco or the Barrett Paradise Friendly Library ~ also located on Route 390 in Cresco.
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

Thu Apr 25, 2019 @ 6:00PM - 07:00PM
Pocono Area Recreation Commission
Wed May 01, 2019 @ 5:30PM - 06:30PM
Barrett Township Planning Commission Meeting (if needed to discuss submitted plans)
Sat May 04, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Township Cleanup 2019
Wed May 08, 2019 @ 5:30PM -
Supervisor Meeting (PM) (Open to Public)
Wed May 15, 2019 @ 8:00AM -
Supervisor Workshop (Open to Public)
Thu May 16, 2019 @ 5:00PM - 06:00PM
Barrett Architectural Review Committee (Open to Public)
Please note:  As of July 16, 2015, the Barrett Township Police Department has merged with Pocono Mountain Regional Police.
In 2014, the Buck Hill Conservation Foundation and the Buck Hill Falls Company jointly hired a forester to prepare a forest management plan for 4,330 acres of Buck Hill Falls, including Chestnut Mountain. The study by Green Leaf Consulting provides a comprehensive assessment of the property and lists recommendations for the conservation and restoration of the forest. The Plan suggests such strategies as adopting an aggressive herbicide control plan for invasive exotic species and the…
Please do not leave clothes or food on the porch of the CAME building.  Food can be dropped off at your local post office.
By Patti O’Keefe As Summer approaches do you yearn for fresh tomatoes, corn on the cob and zucchini? Do articles about the benefits of organic produce and the cost of fresh veggies make you wish for homegrown produce? For many of us in the Poconos, a home garden is impossible. The shade that keeps us cool also makes gardening difficult. Now there is a new alternative to having to buy your fresh vegetables and fruit.…
The Cresco Station Museum houses displays, artifacts and research material indigenous to the Barrett Township area, sponsors art shows the second Sunday of each month from 1-4 pm, and holds musical programs the fourth Sunday (June to September) from 1-4 pm. Hours of Operation: Open Memorial Day to October 12:Sundays 1pm to 4pmDuring July & August:Wednesdays & Saturdays 1pm to 4pm
Open to the public.  Park is partially wooded.  Lots of room to run!   Directions (Google Maps) GPS Coordinates:41.226896, -75.264022
Coming soon!   The Gunderson property was acquired by Barrett Township several years ago.  It is planned to be used by Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and other small groups.  It features over 35 acres of wooded property, and several small buildings.  Note that this is not "open space" property - it is owned outright by the Township.    
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)
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