THE RECYCLING CALENDAR FOR JANUARY IS AS FOLLOWS: (Note: the new 2020 calendar differs from the January listing in 2019 calendar)
Please follow this schedule: JANUARY 2ND, COMINGLE, JANUARY 8 COMINGLE, JANUARY 15 NEWSPRINT, JANUARY 22 CO MINGLE, AND JANUARY 29TH NEWSPRINT.
REORGANIZATION MEETING AND SWEARING IN OF NEW ELECTED OFFICIALS BOB PRICE AND JOSEPH JONES, COUNCIL AND SUE GREGORY, TAX COLLECTION WILL BE HELD JANUARY 6, 2020 AT 7PM. THE REGULAR MEETING WILL BE ON JANUARY 14, 2020 AT 7PM WITH AN EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR LEGAL MATTERS BEING HELD AT 6:30 PM. APPOINTMENTS WILL ALSO BE MADE ON JANUARY 6TH, ALONG WITH SETTING THE MEETING DATES OF COUNCIL.
MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM DUPONT BOROUGH COUNCIL, MAYOR, POLICE, DPW AND OFFICE.
Tuesday December 24th we will close at 11 am and will reopen Thursday December 26th.
2020 REFUSE BAGS NOW AVAILABLE: The billing for 2020 refuse services has been mailed. Collection begins December 16, 2019. Cost is as follows: Single/Family – $125.00; Seniors age 62 by January 2020 – $95.00; Commercial Accounts – $160.00; Glass Recycling Accts. small – $100; Large $200. Price includes 52 blue drawstring bags, 2020 recycling event calendar and 2020 window sticker. Penalties of 10% will be added after Feb. 3rd and 20% after March 3rd. Delinquent accounts will be forwarded to magistrates office for collection April 1st.
HOURS ARE MON-FRO 8 TO 4 AND THURSDAYS TIL 6PM IN JANUARY ONLY. OTHER TIMES AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT BY CALLING THE OFFICE 655-6216 X 101
2020 REFUSE, RECYCLING AND YARD WASTE – Council at its special meeting October 25, 2019 voted 3-1 and one absent to keep all services provided by the Borough the same as in 2019. The Public Works Employees will pickup refuse on Monday, Yard Waste on Tuesday, and Recycling on Wednesday. There will be times that the pickups are delayed due to weather or other circumstances which means items may be picked up the following day. Also, during snow days, plowing takes priority over pickups. Please be patient. The Council also voted to keep using borough bags, and no increase in fees for 2020. Minutes of the meetings are posted following approval at the next regular meeting of council.
THANK YOU TO MAREK LANDSCAPING FOR THE WORK ON THE BRICK PAVERS AND WALL AROUND THE TOWN CLOCK. LANDSCAPING TO BE COMPLETED ALONG WITH PAVING IN THE SPRING OF 2020. The lighting around the flag poles has also been repaired.
THANK YOU TO DAVE B. FOR HIS HELP WITH ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER WORK FOR THE BOROUGH OFFICES AND POLICE DEPARTMENT. WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO 2020 AND THE BUILDING REMODELING PROJECT BEING COMPLETED AND SECURITY AND CAMERAS FOR OFFICE AND POLICE. THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT WILL BE OPERATING OUT OF THE NEW GARAGE AT 150 COMMERCE ROAD.
TENANT REGISTRATION FORMS DUE: Landlords are reminded to complete the tenant registration forms for 2020 prior to the Borough 2020 refuse bills being mailed. tenant registration form.
DUPONT FIRE COMPANY ACCEPTING DONATIONS OF WATER.
NEW: SENIOR HOUSING PROJECT UPDATE – FORMER BEN FRANKLIN SCHOOL BUILDING TO BE:
HOMES FOR SALE: New Listings: 6 Hemlock Street, Ranch Double Lot- (price reduced)SOLD ; – ; 216 Lackawanna Avenue SOLD- 4 BR, 2 Bath Inground Pool, Garage; Bath 2 Car Garage ; 287 Gedding Street; 18 Ivy Lane Quail Hill Development; and 111 Ziegler Street, 3BR, 2Bath, new windows, new rood, hw floors, all appliances included and 2 car garage and 221 Simpson Street, 208 Penn Avenue- SOLD; and 86 Walnut Street – SOLD; ; 405 Liberty and others. Information available at borough office homes for sale and rental properties list. RENTALS: List available at Borough Building.
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.
Borough Secretary/Open Records Officer : Patricia McDonald
Office: 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
Other Information through Luzerne County: For information on recycling and other agencies in Luzerne County click: http://www.luzernecounty.org
For recycling information: http://www.luzernecounty.org/county/departments_agencies/solid_waste_management
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