General Information

Act 44 Disclosure

Chapter 7-A of Act 44 of 2009 MANDATES the annual disclosure of certain information by every entity which is a party to a professional services contract with one of the pension funds of Plainfield Township. Act 44 disclosure requirements apply to Contractors who provide professional pension services and receive payment of any kind from the Requesting Municipality's pension fund. 

Act 44 Disclosure- 2015

Act 44 Disclosure- 2016

Act 44 Disclosure- 2017

Act 44 Disclosure- 2018

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: will meet on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 5:30 p.m., prevailing time, for reorganization, at the Plainfield Township Municipal Building, 6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth, PA 18064.

 

Regular Board of Supervisors meetings for the remainder of the 2018 calendar year will be held as follows:

 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

 

Workshop Board of Supervisors Meetings will be held for the remainder of the 2018 calendar year as follows:

 

Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, April 26, 2018 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

 

All Board of Supervisors meetings are to be held at the Plainfield Township Municipal Building, which is located at 6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth, PA 18064.

 

ELECTED AUDITORS: will meet on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 8:00 a.m., prevailing time, for reorganization at the Plainfield Township Municipal Building, which is located at 6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth, PA 18064.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL: meetings for the 2018 calendar year will be held as follows:

 

Monday, January 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, February 5, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, March 5, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, April 2, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, June 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday July 9, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, August 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, September 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, October 1, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, November 5, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, December 3, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

 

All Environmental Advisory Council meetings are to be held at the Plainfield Township Municipal Building, which is located at 6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth, PA 18064.

 

PLANNING COMMISSION: meetings for the 2018 calendar year will be held as follows:

 

Monday, January 15, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, March 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, April 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, May 21, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, June 18, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, July 16, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, August 20, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, September 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, October 15, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, November 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, December 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

 

All Planning Commission meetings are to be held at the Plainfield Township Municipal Building, which is located at 6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth, PA 18064.

 

RECREATION BOARD: meetings for the 2018 calendar year will be held as follows:

 

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

 

All Recreation Board meetings are to be held at the Plainfield Township Municipal Building, which is located at 6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth, PA 18064.

Hours/Address

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
 
Address
Plainfield Township Municipal Building
6292 Sullivan Trail
Nazareth, PA 18064
(610)759-6944
 
The Plainfield Township Municipal Office is closed on the following days:
New Years Day
President's Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day and the day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day

 

Plainfield Township is pleased to announce that the Township and Northampton County are facilitating a Latex Paint Collection Event on Saturday, August 4, 2018. The event will be held from 9:00AM to 12:00PM at Plainfield Township Community Park (6101 Kessleersville Road, Nazareth, PA 18064).

2018 Latex Paint Collections Flyer

https://www.pasafarming.org

http://www.buylocalglv.org/

 

VISITORS CENTERS:
Slate Belt Chamber of Commerce
366 Blue Valley Drive
Bangor, PA 18013
Phone 610-588-1000
Email sbcc@frontiernet.net
www.slatebeltchamber.org
Slate Belt Heritage Center
30 N First Street
Bangor, PA 18013
Phone 610-588-8615
www.slatebeltheritage.com
 
 UTILITIES:
CABLE COMPANIES:
RCN
1-800-746-4726
Service Electric
1-800-232-9100
ELECTRIC COMPANIES:
Met-Ed (GPU)
1-800-545-7741
PA Power & Light (PPL)
1-800-342-5775
PHONE & INTERNET COMPANIES:
Frontier Communications
1-800-921-8101
Visit their website
RCN
1-800-746-4726
Service Electric
1-800-232-9100
Verizon
1-800-837-4966
www.verizoninternet.com 
Phone.Vonage.com
1-877-655-6781
Visit their website 
 
WATER COMPANY:
Pennsylvania American Water
1-800-565-7292
 
TRASH & RECYCLING COLLECTION:

Electronic and Household Hazardous Waste Recycling - Northampton County
Thomas A. Dittmar, Environmental Conservation Coordinator 610-559-3200 (option #4)
email: tdittmar@northamptoncounty.org Northampton County’s Environmental Conservation Coordinator (ECC) position was created in 2008. As the County’s first ECC, Thomas Dittmar’s key responsibility is implementing the County’s DEP Solid Waste Plan. The plan’s objectives relate to recycling, waste reduction, yard waste, and composting programs, household hazardous waste, and electronics recycling. Mr. Dittmar assists the County and its municipalities with coordinating and implementing programs, along with conducting educational programs for communities and schools. 
 SCHOOLS:
Faith Christian High School
610-863-3414
Pen Argyl School District
610-863-3191
Pius X High School
610-588-3291
 
 LIBRARIES:
Blue Mountain Community Library
216 South Robinson Avenue
Pen Argyl, PA 18072
Phone 610-863-3029
Bangor Public Library
39 South Main Street
Bangor, Pa 18013
Phone 610-588-4136
 TAXES*:
Northampton County Real Estate
Month Mailed: January
Collector: County Revenue Division
Contact: 610-559-3102
Website: ncpub.orgnorthamptoncounty.org
Plainfield Township Real Estate
Month Mailed: February
Collector: Susan Lieberman
Contact: 610-588-7917
Website: none listed
Pen Argyl School District Real Estate
Month Mailed: August
Collector: Susan Lieberman
Contact: 610-588-7917
Website: edline.net/pages/Pen_Argyl_ASD
Earned Income & Local Services Taxes
EIT: .85% School District, .50% Twp, .25% Open Space
Local Service Tax: $52 per year out of wages
Collector: Keystone Collections Group
Contact: 1-888-519-3897
Website: keystonecollects.com
* Real Estate taxes are based on 50% of properties assessed value * EIT .85% School District, .50% Township, .25% Open Space for a total of 1.60%
Non-resident rate 1%
 PERMITS, LICENSES, & RENTALS:
Moving Permit
Moving permits must be obtained for moving in, out or within the Township. The form is available from the Township office or under the forms section on the Township website.
Grove Rental
The Plainfield Township Farmers’ Grove is available for birthday parties, showers, family reunions, etc. To arrange rental please call the Township office. 610-759-6944
Alarm Licenses and Permits
If you have an alarm system in your home or business, a yearly alarm license is required. Obtaining the license helps keep the Township and Police Department files up to date in case of an emergency.Alarm permits are required for new alarm systems. Please contact the Township Zoning Officer to obtain a permit prior to installation.
Dog Licenses
All dogs over the age of 3 months must be licensed and vaccinated for rabies.Licenses can be purchased at:
Mike’s Bait & Sport Shop:
610-759-2905
County Court House Treasurer’s Office:
610-559-3000
If your dog is lost, please contact the Township office at 610-759-6944. The Township may have information to help locate your pet.
 ANIMAL SHELTERS:
The Center for Animal Health & Welfare
610-252-7722
Pets In Need
610-759-6879
 MISCELLANEOUS:
Meals on Wheels
610-691-1031
Website: www.mealsonwheelspa.org
 

Right-to-Know Law 

The Plainfield Township Board of Supervisors continuously strive for open and transparent government. The governing body has formally adopted a resolution in order to comply with the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law, Act 3 of 2008.

If you wish to make a request for public information or records under the Right-to-Know law, you may do so in person, by fax or e-mail. Please follow the procedure below.

Download a Right-To-Know Request Form or request one in person at the Plainfield Township Municipal Building. You may also obtain forms from the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records website at http://openrecords.state.pa.us/

Standard Right-to-Know Request Form

Submit the request form to:

Plainfield Township Right-to-Know/Open Records Officer
Thomas R. Petrucci, Township Manager
6292 Sullivan Trail
Nazareth, PA 18064
Email: manager@plainfieldtownship.org

Please keep in mind the following:

The Right-to-Know Officer must respond to your request within 5 business days.

A fee of $0.25 per page will be assessed for all requests. If mailing is requested, the cost of postage will be charged. If a disk is requested, it will be provided by the Township at the cost of $1.00 per disk.

A new disk will be necessary each time records are provided. Fax copies will be available at the cost of $0.50 per page. If “True and Correct Certification” is requested, an additional charge of $2.00 will be added. The Township will require prepayment if the total fees are estimated to exceed $100.00.

The cost of the reproduction of Specialized Documents (including but not limited to blueprints and non-standard size documents, etc.) shall be billed at Actual Cost.

Any questions may be directed to the Right-to-Know/Open Records Officer at 610-759-6944 or via email at manager@plainfieldtownship.org

Click here for the current Right-to-Know Law Regulations/Open Records Policy of Plainfield Township

 

The current Schedule of Fees adopted by the Plainfield Township Board of Supervisors is as follows: 

2018 Schedule of Fees- Amendment #1- CURRENT

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