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PUBLIC NOTICE SPECIAL MEETING AND OF INTENTION TO ADOPT PROPOSED BUDGET FOR BARRETT TOWNSHIP THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF BARRETT TOWNSHIP, pursuant to Section 3202 of the Second Class Township, hereby gives public notice that the proposed budget for Barrett Township for fiscal year 2021 is available for public inspection at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326, during regular business hours. The Board of Supervisors further gives notice that it will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 8 a.m. at the above referenced Barrett Township Municipal Building for the purpose of considering adoption of the proposed budget for fiscal year 2021. Any and all interested persons are invited to inspect the proposed budget, to attend the special meeting where adoption of the budget shall be considered, and to offer such comments in relation to the proposed budget as they may desire. The proposed budget may be examined without charge, and copies of the same may be obtained for a charge not greater than the cost thereof, at the Barrett Township Municipal Building at the address listed above during regular business hours. If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend this public meeting 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 best accommodated. Weitzmann, Weitzmann & Huffman, LLC By: Todd W. Weitzmann, Esq. 700 Monroe Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 Barrett Township Solicitors P - Nov. 25

Thursday, 12 November 2020 11:37

DCNR works to contain brush fire in the Poconos

A brush fire that destroyed about 600 acres of Pennsylvania State Game Lands in Monroe County is now a case of suspected arson.

A brush fire started in this area of Devil's Hole Trail on Saturday night within State Game Lands in Barrett Township, near Swiftwater.

PUBLIC NOTICE SPECIAL MEETING Notice is hereby given that the Barrett Township Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting/workshop at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326, on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 starting at 8 a.m. for the purpose of discussing the proposed budget for fiscal year 2021. If any person with a disability wishes to request that special accommodations be made to allow his or her participation, he or she is asked to contact the Township at 570-595-2602, at least one business day in advance to make arrangements. Weitzmann, Weitzmann & Huffman, LLC By: Todd W. Weitzmann, Esquire 700 Monroe Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 Barrett Township Solicitors P - Nov. 10

PUBLIC NOTICE CANCELLED MEETING TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Supervisors of Barrett Township has cancelled the regular general business meeting that was scheduled on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Weitzmann, Weitzmann & Huffman, LLC By: Todd W. Weitzmann, Esquire 700 Monroe Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 Barrett Township Solicitors P - Nov. 10

Carol Hillestad

Brodhead Watershed Association
Knotweed clogs creeks almost everywhere in Monroe County, and Mountainhome’s Mill Creek in Barrett Township is no exception. A project to demonstrate how it can be eradicated is underway there with help from Brodhead Watershed Association.

Saturday, 31 October 2020 07:57

Veteran's Day Ceremony - 2020

Please plan to visit the Memorial Garden at High Acres Park during the week of November 9-13.

Due to the ongoing pandemic and CDC recommendations, there will be no formal Veteran’s Day Ceremony.

(via Rosemary Brown)

With only a short time before the 2019-20 legislative session comes to a close, I am proud to announce that my school board email legislation (House Bill 703) will advance to the governor’s desk for approval and her pediatric vision screening bill (House Bill 1342) passed the full House.

Heading to the governor’s desk:
House Bill 703 would require school districts and charter schools to establish and publish an email address for each school board member on their internet website.

PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC HEARING BARRETT TOWNSHIP ZONING HEARING BOARD The Barrett Township Zoning Hearing Board shall conduct a public hearing at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, PA 18326 on November 5, 2020 at 7 p.m. to consider the application of Cresco DG, LLC for a Variance of property located at 967 Peterson Road, Cresco, PA 18326; tax parcel number being a 1.89 acre parcel located in MU-V Zoning District. Applicant seeks a Variance from the requirements of Sections 1302 and 1303 of the Zoning Ordinance which would require thirty-seven (37) parking stalls for Applicant's project, with a space size of 10' x 20'. Applicant desires to locate a Dollar General store on the property. Applicant seeks a reduction of thirty-seven (37) to thirty (30) parking stalls, as well as a reduction in the size of the parking space from 10' x 20' to 9' x 20'. By Order of Barrett Township Zoning Hearing Board James V. Fareri, Esquire, Solicitor P - Oct. 21, Oct. 28

Update 10/20/20 @ 8am 
Correction: Original article stated incident was on 10/19/20


Source: Nextdoor




On 10/18/20 Troopers with the Pennsylvania State Police, Stroudsburg Station, received a 911 call from a 72 year old male at a residence on Oriole Ln, Paradise Township,

Monday, 19 October 2020 07:00

Barrett Township Voter's Guide 2020

Polling places open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. All Monroe County polls are handicap accessible.  

Barrett Community Logo with Bear 2019

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