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Tuesday, 03 August 2021 12:18

Roadwork Aug. 2-6, 2021

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announces the following road work this week, but be advised that road work schedules may change as needed during COVID-19 mitigation or due to changes in the weather:

• Barrett Township, Route 191 drainage between Route 390 and County Line, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Friday.

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the UCC Board of Appeals of Barrett Township has scheduled a Public Hearing at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Monroe County, Pennsylvania 18326 on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 6 p.m. for consideration of the following, to wit: A hearing on the appeal of Congregation Ohr Menachem from the April 14, 2021 denial by the Barrett Township Construction Code Official of a requested building permit and corresponding determinations that: 1) an automatic fire sprinkler system is required; 2) additional detail is required for the 3rd floor accessible ramp; 3) the fastening schedule for the drywall is incorrect; and 4) the interior wall and ceiling finish requirements are incorrect. The appeal is related to the proposed renovation of portions of the property located at 180 Glenmere Road, Canadensis, PA 18325 (Property Identification Number 01638801455458). The property is owned by Congregation Ohr Menachem. Copies of the application may be examined without charge or obtained for a charge not greater than the actual cost of reproduction thereof at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, Cresco, Pennsylvania, during regular business hours. If you are a person with a disability and require auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate in the proceedings, please contact the Township at (570) 595-2602, to discuss how your needs may be accommodated. UCC BOARD OF APPEALS OF BARRETT TOWNSHIP Geoffrey S. Worthington, Esq. Durney, Worthington & Madden, LLC 2937 Route 611 P.O. Box 536 Tannersville, PA 18372 P - July 25

PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE NOTICE Estate of MAE BENNETT, a/k/a MAE E. BENNETT, late of the Township of Barrett, County of Monroe, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Deceased Letters Testamentary in the above named estate having been granted to the undersigned; all persons indebted to the Estate are requested to make immediate payment, and those having claims are directed to present the same without delay to the undersigned or her attorney within four (4) months from the date hereof and to file with the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of the Forty-Third Judicial District, Monroe County, Orphans' Court Division, a particular statement of claim, duly verified by an affidavit setting forth an address within the county where notice may be given to claimant. Joanne L. Bennett, Executrix 806 Seese Hill Road Canadensis, PA 18325 OR TO: CRAMER, SWETZ, McMANUS & JORDAN, P.C. Attorneys at Law By: Barbara J. Fitzgerald, Esquire 711 Sarah Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 PR - July 23, July 30, Aug. 6

On Saturday, August 7th, the Barrett Paradise Friendly Library will host our 2021 L.O.L. Comedy Night at Buck Hill Falls’ Tennis Tea. This Library benefit includes dinner, a live auction, a silent auction, and a hilarious evening of entertainment with comedians from New York City.

Details:
https://www.barrettlibrary.org/event/comedy-night-benefit-for-the-library/

PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE NOTICE Estate of Leslie E. Ziegler, Deceased Letters of Administration on the Estate of Leslie E. Ziegler, a/k/a Leslie Ziegler, late of the Township of Barrett, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, who died on December 13, 2020, having been granted to Corey A. Ziegler, all persons indebted to the Estate are requested to make payment, and those having claims to present same without delay, to: Corey A. Ziegler, Administrator 491 Golf Drive Canadensis, PA 18325 By: John L. Dewitsky, Jr., Esq. 17 N. 6th St. Stroudsburg, PA 18360 Telephone 570-424-0300 Attorney for Administrator PR - July 9, July 16, July 23

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC HEARING INTENTION TO ENACT PROPOSED ORDINANCE TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Supervisors of Barrett Township will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 8:30 a.m., at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326. As summarized below, the proposed ordinance would amend Articles 8 and 9 of the Zoning Ordinance (Ordinance 175), as previously amended. At the time of the public hearing, the Supervisors will listen to comments by members of the public concerning the proposed ordinance. If substantial amendments are not offered to the draft of the proposed ordinance, the Supervisors intend to consider enactment of the proposed ordinance immediately after the public hearing. The proposed ordinance is entitled: AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF BARRETT, MONROE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING ARTICLES 8 AND 9 OF THE BARRETT TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE (ORDINANCE 175). The following is a brief summary of all of the provisions of the proposed ordinance: Section 1 provides the legal authority and legislative intent relating to the ordinance. Section 2 amends Article 8 (Light Industrial District LI) by clarifying that "single family detached dwellings" are permitting uses in that district, and by establishing minimum yard setbacks for single family detached dwellings in that district. The existing area and dimensional regulations continue to apply to all other uses within the Light Industrial District. Section 3 amends Article 9 (Industrial District I) by clarifying that "single family detached dwellings" are permitting uses in that district, and by establishing minimum yard setbacks for single family detached dwellings in that district. The existing area and dimensional regulations continue to apply to all other uses within the Industrial District. Section 4 and Section 5, respectively, contain severability and repealer provisions. Section 6 provides that the proposed ordinance will take effect 5 days after the date of its enactment. The proposed ordinance is on file for inspection and review without charge (or a copy may be obtained for a charge not greater than the cost thereof) at Barrett Township's offices at the address listed above. A copy of the proposed ordinance has also been provided to and may be reviewed at the Pocono Record and the Monroe County Law Library. If you require special accommodations in order to participate in this hearing, please contact Barrett Township at 570-595-2602 at least 1 business day in advance to discuss how your needs may best be accommodated. WEITZMANN, WEITZMANN & HUFFMAN, LLC By: Todd W. Weitzmann, Esquire 700 Monroe Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 Solicitor Barrett Township Board of Supervisors P - July 7, July 14

 

Editor's Note:
At first glance, these seem like some pretty major changes they are making to the zoning ordinance.

 

OUR 2nd CHICKEN BBQ ? IS COMING UP JULY 17th WE START SERVING DINNERS AT 4pm TILL WE ARE SOLD OUT!!!
Don’t forget about our gun raffle we still have tickets available call the station at 570-595-7777 and leave a message or see any fire personnel and they should have tickets for you

The Commissioners' Public Meeting from yesterday (June 16th) is now on YouTube. You can watch here:

Monroe County Filing Proposal for Emergency Solutions Grant Funds from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.
 
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has received funding for the ESG program and is making these funds available to units of local governments for eligible homeless activities. The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009 (HEARTH) enacted into law on May 20, 2009, authorized the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program
 

PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE NOTICE Estate of Leroy M. Shoesmith Sr., a/k/a Leroy Milton Shoesmith Sr., a/k/a Leroy M. Shoesmith, late of Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Letters Testamentary for the above-named estate having been granted to the undersigned, all persons indebted to the estate are requested to make immediate payment and those having claims are directed to present the same without delay to the undersigned or her attorney within four (4) months from the date hereof and to file with the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of Monroe County, Orphans' Court Division, a particular statement of claim, duly verified by an affidavit setting forth an address within the county where notice may be given to claimant. Executor: Mary Ellen Shoesmith 113 Walnut Lane Mountainhome, PA 18342 Elizabeth M. Field, Esquire Powlette & Field, LLC 508 Park Avenue Stroudsburg, PA 18360 PR - June 18, June 25, July 2

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