General Information

Chapter 7-A of Act 44 of 2009 MANDATES the annual disclosure of certain information by every entity (hereinafter "Contractor" which is a party to a professional services contract with one of the pension funds of Plainfield Township (hereinafter the "Requesting Municipality"). 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. The requesting Municipality has determined that your company falls under the requirements of Act 44 and must complete a disclosure form. You are expected to submit this completed form to the Requesting Municipality below by 11/24/10. If, for any reason you believe the Act 44 does not require you to complete this disclosure form, please provide a written explanation of your reason(s).

Act 44 Disclosure- 2015

Act 44 Disclosure- 2016

Act 44 Disclosure- 2017

Act 44 Disclosure- 2018

Act 44 Disclosure- 2019

 

 

 

In accordance with the Act of July 3, 1986, P. L. 388, effective January 3, 1987, as amended, (the Sunshine Act) public notice is hereby given that the government units of the Township of Plainfield herein listed will meet according to the following schedule for the calendar year 2020:

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: will meet on Monday January 6, 2020 at 5:30 p.m., prevailing time, for their annual reorganization meeting, at the Plainfield Township Municipal Building, 6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth, PA 18064.

Regular Board of Supervisors meetings for the remainder of the 2020 calendar year will be held as follows:

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., prevailing time.

Thursday, January 23, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, March 26, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, April 23, 2020 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, May 28, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, August 27, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., prevailing time, if necessary.

Thursday, December 17, 2020 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 Tuesday, January 7, 2020 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 2020 calendar year will be held as follows:

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, March 2, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, April 6, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, May 11, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, June 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday July 13, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, August 3, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, September 14, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, October 5, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, November 2, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, December 7, 2020 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 2020 calendar year will be held as follows:

Monday, January 20, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, February 17, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, March 16, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, April 20, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, May 18, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, June 15, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, July 20, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, August 17, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, September 21, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, October 19, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, November 16, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time.

Monday, December 21, 2020 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 2020 calendar year will be held as follows:

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. prevailing time

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 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.

 

 

Dates of Community Wide Special Events

 

2020 Community Wide Yard Sale- July 10, 11 and 12, 2020 (Rain or Shine)

2020 Plainfield Township Farmer's Fair- July 21 through July 25, 2020 (Rain or Shine)

2020 Trick or Treat Night- Thursday, October 31, 2020 (6:00pm- 8:00pm) (Rain or Shine)

 

 

 

 FERAL CAT PROGRAM

Effective January, 2020, Plainfield Township has entered into a contract with No Nonsense Neutering to provide feral cat sterlization services.  What this means to residents is if there is a colony of cats living near your home (and their left ear is NOT tipped), please contact the Plainfield Township Municipal Office for information about the trap neuter return program exclusively for feral cats. Free vouchers will be provided with proof of I.D. confirming residency within Plainfield Township). Vouchers will be issued on a first-come-first-serve basis. 

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday (8:00 AM to 4:30 PM)

 

Address
Plainfield Township Municipal Building
6292 Sullivan Trail
Nazareth, PA 18064
(610)759-6944

 

The Plainfield Township Municipal Office is closed in observance of the following holidays:

New Year’s Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Day After Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

Keystone Collections Group, which is the organization responsible for collecting Earned Income Tax (EIT) for Northampton County, provides a dedicated, toll-free phone line for taxpayer inquiries, as follows:

1-866-539-1100

Keystone Collections Group Taxpayer Helpline Flyer

 NORTHAMPTON COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF TOWNSHIP OFFICIALS (NCATO)

ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Northampton County Association of Township Officials announces the offering of a Scholarship in the amount of Two Thousand Dollars ($2,000.00).  Qualifications are:

 

  1. Must be a student residing in a Second Class Township located in Northampton County (qualifying townships are listed at the foot of this page).
  2. School and Community Activity Involvement and GPA considered.
  3. Personal Statement to be submitted.
  4. Financial Need may be considered as part of the qualification process.

 

Every high school graduate who applies by the deadline and meets the above qualifications will be considered for this scholarship.

 

Applications may be submitted through the Guidance Office or directly to the County Association at the address below no later than August 3, 2020.

 

NCATO

Attn:  2020 Scholarship Committee

c/o Williams Township

655 Cider Press Road

Easton, PA 18042

 

Scholarship Application & College Release-2020

 

Scholarship Letter to Applicant-2020

 

 

2020 Northampton County Collection Events Schedule

2020 Northampton County Electronics Recycling Schedule

Click here for 2020 Northampton County Electronic Recycling Event Schedule

2020 Northampton County Household Hazardouse Waste Collection Event Schedule

Click Here for 2020 Northampton County Household Hazardous Waste Event Schedule

2020 Northampton County Shredding Event Schedule

Click Here for 2020 Northampton County Paper Shredding Event Schedule

 

 

 

 

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 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/

RTKRequestForm

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@twp.plainfield.pa.us

FILING OF APPEAL PROCESS

(a) Authorization. — (1) If a written request for access to a record is denied or deemed denied, the requester may file an appeal with the Office of Open Records or judicial, legislative or other appeals officer designated under section 503(d) within 15 business days of the mailing date of the agency’s response or within 15 business days of a deemed denial. The appeal shall state the grounds upon which the requester asserts that the record is a public record, legislative record or financial record and shall address any grounds stated by the agency for delaying or denying the request. (2) Except as provided in section 503(d), in the case of an appeal of a decision by a Commonwealth agency or local agency, the Office of Open Records shall assign an appeals officer to review the denial.

(b) Determination. — (1) Unless the requester agrees otherwise, the appeals officer shall make a final determination which shall be mailed to the requester and the agency within 30 days of receipt of the appeal filed under subsection (a). (2) If the appeals officer fails to issue a final determination within 30 days, the appeal is deemed denied. (3) Prior to issuing a final determination, a hearing may be conducted. The determination by the appeals officer shall be a final order. The appeals officer shall provide a written explanation of the reason for the decision to the requester and the agency.

(c) Direct interest. — (1) A person other than the agency or requester with a direct interest in the record subject to an appeal under this section may, within 15 days following receipt of actual knowledge of the appeal but no later than the date the appeals officer issues an order, file a written request to provide information or to appear before the appeals officer or to file information in support of the requester’s or agency’s position. (2) The appeals officer may grant a request under paragraph (1) if: (i) no hearing has been held; (ii) the appeals officer has not yet issued its order; and (iii) the appeals officer believes the information will be probative. (3) Copies of the written request shall be sent to the agency and the requester.

 

Solid Waste (Garbage)/Recycling Collection Schedule and Information

 

****COVID-19 ("CORONAVIRUS") HAS NOT IMPACTED SOLID WASTE/RECYCLING COLLECTIONS****

 

Click Here for the 2020 J.P. Mascaro Calendar and Informational Mailer

Click Here for a Comprehensive List of Recyclable Materials*

J.P. Mascaro- Bed Bug Notice- 2019

J.P. Mascaro- Additional Requirements for Mattress Disposal- 2019

 

*Note regarding Shredded Paper - shredded paper should be placed in brown paper bags in order to be recycled.

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