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Washington Township
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Washington Township News

The Solid Waste and Recycling Contract for 2023 was awarded on October 26, 2022. The awarded bid was given to the Townships only bidder J.P.Mascaro & Sons. The Board of Superviosrs accepted a five year contract.

Sealed bids for Diesel Fuel will be accepted by the Washington Township Board of Supervisors until December 12, 2022, at 2:00 pm, publicly opened and read at 2:15 pm that day, with action to be taken by the Board at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at approximately 7:00 pm in the Municipal Meeting Room, 1021 Washington Blvd., Bangor, PA. The specification and bid form can be obtained by emailing clerk@washington-township.com or calling the Township at 610-588-1524. The right is reserved to waive any informality in the bid, to reject any or all bids, and to accept any bid which is deemed most favorable to the Township at the time and under the circumstances stipulated. Bids must be sealed and marked with the identity of the bidder and “Diesel Fuel” on the envelope. All bids should be mailed, or hand delivered to 1021 Washington Blvd., Bangor, PA 18013. Gail Putvinski, Secretary/Treasurer

The Washington Township Board of Supervisors tentatively adopted the 2023 General Fund Budget of $3,064,364.00 on November 9, 2022. The real estate tax rate for 2023 will remain at eight (8) mills ($0.80 for each $100.00 of assessed value) for General Fund purposes. The Township awarded a five-year Solid Waste and Recycling contract to J.P. Mascaro & Sons, Inc. effective January 1, 2023. The 2023 garbage fee will increase to $505.00 per unit. The budget is available for public inspection Monday thru Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. November 10th to December 14th. Final adoption of the 2023 General Fund Budget will be on December 14, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Meeting Room located at 1021 Washington Boulevard, Bangor, PA. Gail Putvinski, Secretary/Treasurer

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Section 917 of the Pennsylvania Second Class Township Code, the Board of Supervisors of Washington Township intends to appoint a firm of certified public accountants to make an examination of the accounts for Washington Township for the fiscal year of 2022 in place of elected auditors, at the January 3, 2023 meeting. Gail Putvinski, Secretary/Treasurer

The Board of Supervisors is Seeking Candidates to Fill the Following Vacancies ZONING HEARING BOARD MEMBER AND ALTERNATE MEMBER The Washington Township Zoning Hearing Board is responsible for rendering decisions upon requests for variances and special exceptions to the Washington Township Zoning Ordinance. The Zoning Hearing Board meets the 1st Monday of each month at 6:30 pm. RECREATION COMMITTEE MEMBER AND ALTERNATES The Board of Supervisors is seeking volunteer members for the Recreation Committee. The goal of the Washington Township Recreation Committee is to enhance the recreational resources available to residents. This Committee meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm. Washington Township residents interested in filling any of these vacancies are asked to submit a letter of interest to: Washington Township Board of Supervisors 1021 Washington Blvd. Bangor, PA 18013

Residents are encourged to view the draft Slate Belt Multi-Municipal Comprehensive Plan for review and comment.

Residents can send comments to clerk@washington-township.com

Part-Time Police Officer Openings. Availablility for Days, Nights and Weekends. Must be Act 120 Certified. Send Resume to Chief Krome - Washington Twp Police, 1021 Washington Blvd. Bangor, PA 18013

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

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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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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