Airport Event  –  September 22, 2018 from 9 to 3:30   seen on Channel 16 with Ryan Leckey –  or AVPwingsandwheels.com…………………..

Car Show, Food Venders, Raffles, Music, Kids Activities, and much much more —————————————————————
 

 

 

 

PRIVATE HAULER TRASH PICKUP –  DUPONT BOROUGH COUNCIL HAS TABLED THE VOTE TO AWARD TRASH PICKUP TO JP MASCARO, LOW BIDDER UNTIL ITS OCTOBER MEETING.  IN ORDER FOR THIS SERVICE TO FIT THE REFUSE BUDGET COUNCIL NEEDS TO DECIDE ON INCREASING THE PER UNIT REFUSE YEARLY FEE.  The proposal is to allow up to three bags per unit, pickup will remain on Mondays, with holiday schedule changing to Tuesday.  The proposed rate increase can be up to $60.00 per unit.  Council has tabled the vote for time to review the proposed 2019 budget to include this proposal.  Your comments are welcome by emailing dupontboro@comcast.net or attending the next meeting of Dupont Borough Council on October 9th.

COMMUNITY BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT  -If you follow Dupont Grapevine, or You Know your from Dupont, on facebook you see the comments from residents one latest being  what do you want to see in Dupont.  Your voice matters.   Attend the meeting, email your concerns which will be forwarded to council and the mayor.   Beautification begins with each property owner.   Keep  your property clean, the sidewalks, the curb lines.   Your cooperation is appreciated.  Join the organizations who participate in community events, become a member of the Lions Club, the Crime Watch, form a Recreation Committee.  Grant applications, fundraisers, volunteer …   Work together to beautify the town.    The Lions Club will be holding a Highway Cleanup event from the Pilot Truck Stop to the Roundabouts, picking up litter along the roadway on October 13.   Come out and be a part of this event.    The Lions Club will also sponsor Trunk or Treat in October at the field behind the school on Walnut Street on October 27th.   Volunteer to paint the playground equipment.  Paint the pavilion.   Help with the roof on the Pavilion.   The Bridge on Harding Street needs boards replaced, a fresh coat of paint.   Help hang the remaining Hometown Hero Banners.   Do you need community service hours, contact the Borough Office.   Become a part of the solution …   Put a team together, pick a beautification project,  lets work on sprucing up the town.   Follow news in the Progress Paper on Saturdays or speak to members of the Lions Club, Crime Watch, or the Posting on the Doors of the Municipal Building and its website for upcoming events.

The bridge on Walnut Street has been repaired and is awaiting final pavement before the barricades are removed.   Ten ton weight limit will be posted.

 

TIRE RECYCLING –    DUPONT BOROUGH WILL PARTICIPATE IN THE TIRE RECYCLING FOR OCTOBER 13TH THROUGH LUZERNE COUNTY SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT.  THE BOROUGH WORKERS WILL COLLECT TWO TIRES PER HOUSEHOLD ON FRIDAY OCTOBER 12TH AND TRANSPORT TO THE HANOVER HIGH SCHOOL ON THE 13TH.   PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE TO REGISTER AT 655-6216.

 

NEW:  AUGUST 29, 2018 –THE CONTRACTOR WILL BE WORKING ON LIDY ROAD IN THE AREA OF 150 FOR A REPAIR ON SEPTEMBER 7TH.  AFTER THAT IS COMPLETE, –  THE GATES ON AIRPORT PROPERTY AT THE END OF LIDY ROAD OUT TO NAVY WAY ROAD WILL BE CLOSED.  RESIDENTS ARE ASKED TO USE LIDY ROAD, GROVE STREET, OR GILL STREET FOR TRAVEL.

 

NEW –—    DUPONT BOROUGH COUNCIL VOTED 4/1 AT ITS AUGUST REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING TO MAKE THE INTERSECTION OF HILLSIDE AND WALNUT STREET A 4-WAY STOP INTERSECTION.     CURRENTLY THERE ARE NO STOP SIGNS ON WALNUT STREET, ONLY HILLSIDE AVE AT THIS INTERSECTION.       DRIVERS PLEASE TAKE NOTE:  STOP SIGNS WILL BE INSTALLED ON WALNUT STREET AT THE INTERSECTION WITH HILLSIDE AVENUE IN THE NEAR FUTURE.

 

ALSO NEW:  Dupont Borough at its September 11th meeting voted and approve NO PARKING SIGNS  for the bridge on Lidy Road over SR 2059.  The office has recieved a number of complaints from residents traveling in this area having safety concerns due to cars and trucks being parked on both sides of the bridge,  

 

 

Welcome To:

Dupont Boro is a residential-oriented community of 2711 people located within the Pittston Area School District. It is midway between cities of Wilkes-Barre and Scranton and near Pittston; a hub center with two adjoining I-81 interchanges and a turnpike interchange, U.S. 11 and both State 315 north and 315 south in the Borough. It adjoins a major airport and two major industrial parks, has modern railroad lines, and is near major shopping malls and national food franchises, and two truck stops.

Contact Info

Borough Secretary/Open Records Officer : Patricia McDonald
Address: 600 Chestnut Street, Dupont PA 18641
Phone: 570-655-6216 / 570-655-6703 Fax
Hours: M-F 8:00AM to 4:00 PM
email: dupontboro@comcast.net

Open Records Request Form & Fee Schedule

 

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Street cleaning will resume on April 2, 2018 and will continue with the normal street cleaning schedule until first snowfall.