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Washington Township
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Washington Township News

We would like to notify our residents that the trails at our Recreational Complex will be closed during the daytime hours beginning 9/23/2022 and into the following week. This is due to them being paved and a basketball court being installed. We anticipate the completion of this project by the end of next week September 30,2022. Also, once the trails have been completed the parking lot will be paved and not be able to be utilized during that time. We will inform you once this is underway. We hope you will enjoy the improved trails and parking lot after these projects are completed. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Washington Townships Trick or Treat will be held on Sunday October 30, 2022 from 2-5 pm. We hope our residents and their children have a safe and fun time!

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, MEETING NOTICES - The Washington Township Board of Supervisors will hold Special Budget Meetings for the purpose of discussing the 2023 budget, and any other Township business, on the following dates and times: Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 9:00 am; Wednesday, October 26, 2022 following the regularly scheduled Board of Supervisors meeting at 3:30 pm; and Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 9:00 am. Interested parties are invited to attend the meetings which will be held at the Municipal Building, 1021 Washington Boulevard, Bangor, PA. Gail Putvinski, Secretary/Treasurer, Washington Township.

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR BIDS Washington Township, Northampton County, 1021 Washington Blvd., Bangor, PA 18013, will receive sealed bids electronically via the PennBid Program for collection of Solid Waste and Recycling, until 11:00 AM on Friday, September 23, 2022 at which time all bids will be opened electronically with results displayed publicly on PennBid. The Washington Township Board of Supervisors plan to take action at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at approximately 3:30 pm in the Municipal Meeting Room, 1021 Washington Blvd., Bangor, PA. All bidding documents will be available at no cost on PennBid (https://pennbid.net) beginning August 29, 2022 at 1:00 PM Bid security in the form of a certified check or bid bond in the amount of 10% of the bid, made payable to “Washington Township”, must accompany each bid. A non-mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held in the Meeting Room of the Washington Township Complex, 1021 Washington Blvd., Bangor, PA 18013 on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 11:00 AM. The successful bidder will be required to provide a Performance Bond in the amount of 100% of the contract price within 20 days of the award of the contract. The Washington Township Board of Supervisors reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all proposals or portions thereof. Gail Putvinski, Washington Township Secretary/Treasurer

Northampton County Department of Public Works will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on October 1st at Northampton Community College 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, PA from 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM, rain or shine. This event is intended for Northampton County residents only and online pre-registration is required. Information from Northampton county can be found HERE.
Accepted Materials can be found HERE.

Notice is hereby given that Washington Township, Northampton County, PA has caused an audit to be made, by a Certified Public Accountant, of its books and records for the year ended December 31, 2021. When published, the complete report will be on file at the Township Office and will be available for public inspection Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. A concise summary of such report is as follows:

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP
Concise Combined Balance Sheet - All Fund Types
December 31, 2021
Assets:
Cash and investments $3,608,111
Liabilities:
Other liabilities $7,859
Fund Balances 3,600,252
Total Liabilities and Fund Balances $3,608,111

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP
Concise Combined Statement of Revenues, Expenditures,
and Changes in Fund Balances - All Fund Types
For the Year Ended December 31, 2021

Revenues:
Taxes $2,258,692
Licenses and Permits 75,502
Fines and Forfeits 20,590
Interest, Rents, and Royalties 115,421
Charges for Services 625,284
Other Financing Sources 584,792
Intergovernmental 702,664
Unclassified Operating Revenue 146,701
Total Revenue 4,529,646

Expenditures:
General Government 286,559
Public Safety 919,250
Public Works - Sanitation 561,580
Public Works - Highway and Streets 723,401
Public Works - Other Services 15,884
Debt Service 268,595
Culture and Recreation 177,933
Employer Paid Benefits 310,868
Insurance 33,931
Other Financing Uses 436,083
Unclassified Operating Expenditures 130,012
Total Expenditures 3,864,096
Change in Fund Balances 665,550
Fund Balances - January 1, 2021 2,934,702
Fund Balances - December 31, 2021 $3,600,252
Outstanding Debt $739,070
Assessed Valuation $154,401,400
Latest Date of Maturity of Existing Debt 2030
Assets in Sinking Fund $71,151
Gail Putvinski, Secretary/Treasurer
1021 Washington Blvd., Bangor, PA 18031

We do not pick up concrete or construction materials, such as roofing and other home remodeling debris. Special arrangements can be made with J.P.Mascaro & Sons or another waste hauler to remove this debris. Please review the list provided, the following companies may be able to assist. However it is recommended you call the companies to confirm there acceptance of certain materials.

ABE Materials Easton
5137 Lower Mud Run Rd., Easton
(610) 250-7691

American Containers & Disposal
1438 Willowbrook Rd., Northampton
(610) 262-9021

Bethlehem Landfill
2335 Applebutter Rd., Bethlehem
(610) 317-3200

Chrin Bros. Sanitary Landfill*
400 S Greenwood Ave., Easton
(610) 253-9665

Crushcrete, Inc
1965 Silvex Rd., Bethlehem
(610) 217-3447

East Penn Sanitation
4687 Hanoverville Rd., Bethlehem
(610) 759-6398

Northampton County's 3rd Annual Festival will be held at the Louise Moore Park in Easton,PA on Saturday October 8, 2022. Live Music, Vendors, Food Trucks along with Awards and Demonstrations will take place from 11AM until 6PM. Come on Out and Join in on the Fun!

Einfalt Recycling & Salvage, Inc. located at 221 Bushkill St. Stockertown, PA is accepting these items. The phone number is (610) 759-7998, Operating Hours:

Monday: 7:30am-4:00pm
Tuesday: 7:30am-4:00pm
Wednesday: 7:30am-4:00pm
Thursday: 7:30am-4:00pm
Friday: 7:30am-4:00pm
Saturday: 8am-12pm
Sunday: CLOSED

For more information from the Pennsylvania Game Commission on road-kill deer, please click HERE

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Any special meetings, hearings, changes or cancellations, will be advertised in a local newspaper, posted on this website and posted at the municipal building.

Welcome To Washington Township

Washington Township Washington Township is a pleasant rural community with a variety of features including open space, rolling hills, farms, housing developments, streams, and a mixture of restaurants, stores and services. Most residents find our Township to be a quiet and relaxing place to live. Our community prides itself on its ability to work well together and with others to provide a safe and comfortable life for you and your family.

Common to rural life, there are some characteristics you will also find. For example, our Township is supported by a Volunteer Fire Company and a Volunteer Rescue Squad. Also, the majority of the Township is serviced by private wells and on-lot septic systems. In addition, it is not uncommon to find large and slow moving vehicles such as tractors on the open road, and the smells and sounds associated with a working farm. And finally, we have a high volume of wild animals such as bear, deer, coyotes, skunks, fox, and raccoons.

Our website is designed to help new and current area residents find valuable information and resources regarding our community. If you have any questions or comments regarding the website, or need additional assistance finding information, please contact the office at (610) 588-1524. We will be happy to assist you.



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