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From the Barrett Township Supervisor Meeting Minutes from the February 15, 2018 Meeting (after returning from executive session)

Quote:
William Pipolo, Jr. made a motion to hire Attorney Jerome Cheslock to become the Arbitrator to resolve the differences with the Organization Agreement with Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department.*  The motion was seconded by Patti O'Keefe and carried.  All Supervisors voted aye.  

(*emphasis added)

Upon asking the Supervisors for further information on the issue at the February 28 Supervisor Meeting, the response was that they could not discuss the issue because it is pending litigation.   

Join hike leader Carol Hillestad for a challenging hike of about 2 miles.

WHEN: 10 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018
COST: Free, but registration is required. Directions will be provided upon registration.
INFORMATION: Call 570-839-1120 or 570-629-2727; email info@brodheadwatershed.org. For information about this and other hikes in the free Get Outdoors Poconos series, go to brodheadwatershed.org/gopoconos. The hike series is administered by Brodhead Watershed Association and supported by a grant from the William Penn Foundation.

Date: March 10 and 11, 2018
Time: 10am-3pm

Please dress appropriately. Conditions tend to be muddy this time of year in the woods

Date: April 28, 2018
Time: 11am-1pm  
Location:  Barrett Township Dog Park

Free to the public.  Dogs must be dog and human friendly.  Aggression can be addressed one on one.  

Come ask the trainer, David, with University of Pets for a Free Training Session

Contact: 570-664-3902

As discussed, road construction is anticipated to begin on March 1 and will include traffic control implementation of single lane traffic with a traffic signal on SR 390 near the intersection of Dutch Hill Road (near Skytop Lodge) pertaining to PennDOT ECMS project 76369 in Barrett Township, Monroe County, PA. Project is anticipated to complete in November 2018.

Cindi Parker
Assistant Project Manager
Pioneer Construction Company, Inc.

Would you like to be a Streamwatcher?

Brodhead Watershed Association will soon welcome new “water warriors” into its popular Streamwatch program.

Streamwatch volunteer training sessions will be held at at Northampton Community College’s Tannersville campus. You need attend only one session: either 7 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in Pocono Hall, Room 108, or at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 24, in Kapp Hall, Room 104.

Date: February 17, 2018
Time: Band plays from 7 to 10
Location: American Legion Post 922, Spruce Cabin Road, Canadensis PA

The Moonshine Mountain Boys
Featuring members of The McWilliams Brothers Band & Snake Oil Willie
Brad McWilliams   Skeeter Nauman

PUBLIC WELCOME

Light Snacks Provided

IF YOU GO: Animal tracking
WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 24
WHERE: Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Bartonsville
COST: Free, but registration is required.
DETAILS: This activity is suitable for children of all ages. Children and adults should dress to be outside and be prepared to walk on snow-covered trails.

On Saturday, Feb. 24, children and their parents will have the opportunity to get outside and learn about the tracks and traces that our native wildlife leave behind.

The program “Who Goes There? Tracking Pocono Wildlife,” led by an experienced environmental educator, starts inside as children and their families learn about critters who live in the woods and along the cold, pure streams of the Poconos. How animals make tracks and what to look for in identifying tracks will be covered.

From Rep. Rosemary Brown:

Forms for the state’s 2017 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program are now available for download from the Department of Revenue’s website. Paper forms will be available in the coming weeks. Eligible participants can receive a rebate of up to $650 based on their rent or property taxes paid in 2017. The program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians who are 65 years or older, widows and widowers 50 years or older, and those 18 years or older with disabilities. The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters, and half of Social Security income is excluded.

Barrett Township Historical Society presents:

From Service Station to Garden Center
by Elaine Bubb, Owner, Stonewall Garden Center

Date: Friday, February 16
Time: 2pm
Location: The Friendly Community Center 

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