Barrett Township News, Events, Public Notices: Villages of Mountainhome, Cresco, Skytop, Buck Hill Falls, Canadensis
PUBLIC NOTICE RESCHEDULED MEETING TAKE NOTICE that the regular meeting of the Barrett Township Planning Commission originally scheduled Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 5:30 p.m., has been rescheduled to Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 5:30 p.m., at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326. All those who are interested are invited to attend. If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend this 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 accommodated. WEITZMANN, WEITZMANN & HUFFMAN, LLC By: Deborah L. Huffman, Esq. 700 Monroe Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 Barrett Township Planning Commission Solicitor P - June 25
PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE NOTICE Estate of JOHN E. VANDERWEEL, deceased, late of Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Letters Testamentary have been granted to the undersigned, who requests all persons having claims or demands against the Estate of the Decedent to make known the same, and all persons indebted to the Decedent to make payments without delay to: Cynthia Vanderweel, Executrix or to her attorney: Richard D. James, Esquire 221 Skyline Drive, Suites 208/310 East Stroudsburg, PA 18301 (570) 421-0860 PR - June 7, June 14, June 21
Supervisor, Barrett Township
John Seese (D) – 161 *
Auditor, Barrett Township
Karen L. Herring (R) – 202 *
Here is a look at PennDOT roadwork plans for this week:
PA 390 between PA 447 and Pike County Line; daytime lane restriction. 6/20/19 to 6/21/19, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for pothole patching
Now this is a view.
Just about the whole watershed of Brodhead Creek is spread out far and wide below the red rock ledge where I stand. Delaware Water Gap – the destination of every drop of water in every creek in the watershed – is in the distance. Skytop’s West Mountain curves in from the left.
...the land, trails, and facilities here are privately owned, but the public is welcome to enjoy them by paying a small fee.
BARRETT TWP., Pa. - Police in the Poconos say a suspected heroin dealer tried to cover up a man's overdose death by hanging the body in a garage to make it look like a suicide.
Chester Botch, 50, of Barrett Township, Monroe County, was arrested Friday.
I've been seeing lots of signs around town saying "Help Wanted"!
I will post the job opening on the site.
According to the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Debt Management, the U.S. government is just five years away from the point where every new dollar it borrows from the public will go toward funding interest payments on the national debt.
Barrett Township has four elected positions on the ballot this year. Summary:
NOTICE OF PROPOSED ACQUISITION AND RATE BASE ADDITION
Docket No. A-2019-3008491
On March 26, 2019, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) conditionally accepted for filing the application of Aqua Pennsylvania Wastewater, Inc. (Aqua) for approval to acquire the Cheltenham Township (Cheltenham) wastewater system assets. Cheltenham serves approximately 10,200 customers in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Aqua's application also requests that the PUC authorize an addition of up to $50.25 million to Aqua's rate base pursuant to 66 Pa. C.S. § 1329. A utility's rate base is the value of property used by the utility to provide service to its customers and is one of several components used to establish a utility's customer rates.
HONESDALE – Aqua Pennsylvania (Aqua) has announced that, in 2018, it invested $37 million of water and wastewater infrastructure upgrades throughout its Honesdale and White Haven divisions.
The capital improvements were made to rebuild and replace aging water and wastewater infrastructure throughout Carbon, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Monroe, Northampton, Schuylkill, Susquehanna, Pike, Wayne and Wyoming counties.
Pennsylvania has among the highest state and local tax rates in the U.S., according to a recently released independent analysis.
According to WalletHub’s study, Pennsylvania placed 49th out of 51 in a ranking of the 50 states and Washington, D.C., meaning its residents shoulder the third largest tax burden in the country.
The commonwealth’s effective state and local tax rates on median U.S. households was 13.78 percent, meaning on average workers pay nearly 14 percent of their salaries in state and local taxes. That's similar to but higher than nearby states New York, 13.74 percent, and Ohio, 13.05 percent.
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has announced the following roadwork projects for the week of Monday, April 15:
PennDOT maintenance forces will commence pothole patching on PA 390 between PA 447 and the Pike County Line on Monday, with lane restrictions from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Wednesday. Pothole patching will continue Thursday. The project is estimated to be completed by Friday.