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PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE TO BIDDERS Sealed bids will be publicly opened and read by the Barrett Township Board of Supervisors at its regular meeting scheduled to be held at 8 a.m. Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326 for the purchase of the following belt loader or its equal: John Deere Athey 7-12D Diesel Engine Hydrostatic Transmission Straight Conveyor Year: 1995-2000 Under 3000 hours Good to excellent condition The Township Secretary shall receive all bids by 4 p.m. Wednesday, August 27, 2019. All bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked "2019 Belt Loader." Clear title shall be transferred to the Township by bill of sale and the equipment shall be delivered by September 27, 2019. Each bid must be accompanied by a proposal security in the amount of ten (10%) percent of the amount bid in the form of a certified check, bank cashier's check, or satisfactory bid bond naming as payee "Barrett Township." A contract may be awarded during the meeting on August 28, 2019 or at a subsequent public meeting the date and time of which will be announced after bids are opened. The Barrett Township Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any or all bids or parts thereof, and to waive any defects or irregularities in the proposals. The Board further reserves the right to reject any proposal deemed not to be in the best interest of the Township. By: Barrett Township Board of Supervisors P - Aug. 14, Aug. 19

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC HEARING The Zoning Hearing Board of Barrett Township has scheduled a public hearing in the Barrett Township Municipal Building in Cresco, Pennsylvania on August 27, 2019, at 6 p.m., for consideration of an Appeal Application from a Decision of the Zoning Officer involving a zoning permit denial and variance requests. The Applicants, Nadya K. Shmavonian and Robert H. Woodward, seek Board determinations and/or variances under the Barrett Township Zoning Ordinance sections 702.C.5 (setbacks) and 1402.D (enlargement of nonconforming use). They intend to build an addition to the rear of their existing residence; the residence is nonconforming because it encroaches into the 50' front setback. The addition as proposed would not increase the nonconformance of the existing building. The Applicants' property is located at 118 Falls Drive, Buck Hill Falls, PA 18323; contains 12,748 sq. ft.; has tax parcel identification number 01-6388-03-32-7198; and has parcel # 01/20/1/73. It is located in a Commercial - Resort/Hotel (CRH) zoning district and is improved with a single-family residence. Notice of this public hearing is given in accordance with the Barrett Township Zoning Ordinance and the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code, as amended. Richard L. Price, Jr., Chairman Ralph Fish, Jr., Member Jill Shoesmith, Member BARRETT TOWNSHIP ZONING HEARING BOARD ALAN PRICE YOUNG, ESQUIRE Barrett Township Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor Young & Haros, LLC 802 Main Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360-1602 PR - Aug. 16, Aug. 23

PA 390 between PA 447 and Pike County Line for base repair.
Daytime lane 8/15/19 to 8/16/19 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Since I have received numerous communications on road and bridge funding in relation to state police funding, I hope you will find the following information helpful. There is a tremendous amount of road work that needs to be accomplished in Monroe and Pike counties; however, we are moving forward. Please remember that Pennsylvania has the fourth largest roadway system in the country. With 40,000 miles of state roadways and 25,000 state-owned bridges – the third largest number of bridges in the country – the maintenance is constant, expensive and fierce. Due to the extreme weather conditions and flooding across the state this past year, several projects also lost funding due to flooding remediation. We are working diligently with PennDOT on prioritizing road work to the best of the financial capabilities.

I am writing to let you know about two exciting but quite needed resources that Pocono Mountains United Way is offering in Monroe County. One is a series of free legal information seminars and the other is Getting Ahead. 

I have attached two flyers with details regarding both programs for your attention. 

PUBLIC NOTICE SHERIFF'S SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE By virtue of a certain Writ of Execution (Mortgage Foreclosure) issued out of the Court of Common Pleas of Monroe County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to 2291 CIVIL 2018, I, Todd A. Martin, Sheriff of Monroe County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will expose the following described real estate to public sale in the Monroe County Courthouse, Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania on Thursday, August 29, 2019 AT 10:00 A.M. PURCHASERS MUST IMMEDIATELY PAY 10% OF PURCHASE PRICE OR SHERIFF'S COST...WHICHEVER IS HIGHER BY CASHIERS CHECK ALL THAT CERTAIN messuage and lot or piece of land situate in the Township of Barrett, County of Monroe and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, known as Ayrshire, bounded and described as follows, to wit: BEGINNING at an iron pin driven in the ground in the East margin of the public road leading from Mountainhome to Buck Hill Falls, from which the center of a white oak tree marked with an old mark bears South 67° East distant 5-8/10 feet, and being also corner of lands now or formerly of William Evans; thence running along said Evans land South 76 1/2° East, 218 feet to an iron pin; thence by other lands now or formerly of William Evans, of which this lot was a part, North 2 1/2° East, 200 feet to an iron pin and stones; thence still by other lands now or formerly of William Evans North 76 1/2° West, 218 feet to an iron pin on the Easterly margin of the aforesaid public road; thence along the Easterly margin of said public road South 2 1/2° West, 200 feet to the place of BEGINNING. UNDER AND SUBJECT to the reservations, covenants and conditions as contained in the deed dated June 2, 1947, from Buck Hill Falls Co., to John F. Hulbert and Jean F. Hulbert, and recorded in Deed Book Vol. 160, Page 398. UNDER AND SUBJECT to the agreement and restrictions in Deed Book 1186, Page 183; and Under and Subject to the agreement in Deed Book 1770, Page 1057 and the General Declaration and Supporting Declaration in Vol. 1501, Page 678 and Vol. 1501, Page 714. BEING THE SAME PREMISES WHICH Jonathan S. Kleinman and Barbara Wolfson Kleinman, by Deed dated 7/1/1997 and recorded 7/3/1997 in the Office of the Recording of Deeds, in and for Monroe County, in Record Book Volume 2037, Page 6828, granted and conveyed unto Max H. Feldman and Kellee A. Monahan-Feldman. Improvements: Residential property Tax Code No. 01/17/1/102 Pin #01-6388-03-20-8348 SEIZED AND TAKEN IN EXECUTION AS THE PROPERTY OF: MAX H. FELDMAN KELLEE A. FELDMAN TO ALL PARTIES IN INTEREST AND CLAIMANTS: "All Property Owners' Associations (POA) who wish to collect the most recent six months unpaid dues in accordance with their statutory lien under the Uniform Planned Community Act of 68 PA. C.S.A. 5315(b)(2)(ii) must provide the Sheriff's Office at least two weeks before the Sheriff's Sale with written notification of the amount of the lien and state that "such amount is for the past six months prior to the Sheriff's Sale only." Any sale which does not receive such notification from a POA will not be collected at the time of Sheriff's Sale." A schedule of proposed distribution for the proceeds received from the above captioned sale will be on file in the Office of the Sheriff within thirty (30) days from the date of the sale. Distribution in accordance therewith will be made within ten (10) days thereafter unless exceptions are filed within said time. Todd A. Martin Sheriff of Monroe County Pennsylvania GREGORY JAVARDIAN, ESQUIRE Sheriff's Office Stroudsburg, PA Barry J. Cohen, Sheriff's Solicitor PR - July 26; Aug 2, 9

Notice is hereby given that a Final Report has been submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Northeast Regional Office, in Wilkes-Barre, PA to demonstrate attainment of the Site Specific Standards for soil and groundwater at the property located at 108 Golf Drive in Barrett Township, Monroe County, PA. The responsible party has indicated that the remediation measures conducted for soil and groundwater have attained compliance with the selected standards for soil and groundwater established under the Land Recycling and Environmental Remediation Standards Act. P - July 25

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives quietly passed a bill requiring the Inspector General of the Department of Defense (DoD) to conduct a review into whether the Pentagon experimented with ticks and other blood-sucking insects for use as biological weapons between 1950 and 1975.

If the Inspector General finds that such experiments occurred, then, according to the bill, they must provide the House and Senate Armed Services committees with a report on the scope of the research and "whether any ticks or insects used in such experiments were released outside of any laboratory by accident or experiment design," potentially leading to the spread of diseases such as Lyme.

Ajit Pai is continuing his multi-year battle against local broadband regulation with a plan that would stop cities and towns from using their authority over cable TV networks to regulate Internet access.

Chairman Pai's proposal, scheduled for a vote at the Federal Communications Commission's August 1 meeting, would also limit the fees that municipalities can charge cable companies. Cable industry lobbyists have urged the FCC to stop cities and towns from assessing fees on the revenue cable companies make from broadband.

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