NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
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    Waste Management Monday Pickups Delayed

    February 3, 2021
    Waste Management was unable to complete its Monday, February 22nd curbside collection. Keep your cans outside. They will return Tuesday morning.

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    Berks Street Yard Waste Center Closure

    February 3, 2021
    The Berks Street Yard Waste Center will be closed on Sunday, February 7, 2021.

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    Trash Collection Week of February 1

    February 1, 2021
    Due to the winter storm affecting the area on February 1 and 2, Waste Management will collect trash as follows the rest of the week:

    Monday pickup is delayed until next Monday, February 8th. It will be a double collection day, which will include your normal trash carts and any additional bagged trash from this week. Multiple trucks will be through the township for the extra trash collection on Monday, February 8th.

    Tuesday through Friday collections will be on a one-day delay.
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    Charles Chrin Community Center Closure

    February 1, 2021
    Due to the current winter storm the Charles Chrin Community Center of Palmer Township will remain closed until 2 p.m. Wednesday, February 3, 2021.
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    Municipal Offices Closed to Walk In Traffic

    December 3, 2020
    Due to the increase in COVID-19 infection rates, effective Monday, December 7, 2020, the Palmer Township municipal offices will be closed to walk-in traffic. All municipal services remain available to our residents. All utility bill payments can be mailed by using the envelope provided with your invoice. Permit applications and payments can be mailed to the Permit Department, 3 Weller Place, Palmer, PA 18045. Palmer Township and Easton Area School District taxes can be mailed to: Doreen Umholtz, Tax Collector, 3 Weller Place, Palmer, PA 18045. A paid tax receipt will be mailed back to you for your records. ALL PAYMENTS CAN BE LEFT IN THE SECURE DROP BOX AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE MUNCIPAL BULDING. The township staff remains available by phone: 610-253-7191 and can be contacted through email. Please click here for the township email directory: Palmer Township Staff Directory
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    Bike Path Crossing Safety Improvements

    September 14, 2020
    Township Public Works staff recently completed the installation of safety improvements at four bike path crossing locations in the Township.

    • At the Easton Area High School entrance on South 25th Street, new gates and signage were installed to stop bike path traffic approaching the intersection.

    • At the Easton Area High School entrance on William Penn Highway and across the street behind Rite-Aid, new gates and signage were installed to stop traffic approaching the street and directing pedestrians and cyclists to cross at the signalized intersection at 25th Street.

    • On South 25th Street by Aldi, new gates and signage were installed to stop traffic approaching the street and new pavement markings were installed to provide greater visibility of the crossing to approaching motorists.

    • On Stones Crossing Road, new gates and signage were installed to stop traffic approaching the street and new pavement markings were installed to provide greater visibility of the crossing to approaching motorists.

    The project was paid for through local Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funding through the Lehigh Valley Transportation Study. TAP projects help build pedestrian and bicycle facilities, improve access to public transportation, create safe routes to school, create trails projects that serve a transportation purpose, while promoting safety and mobility.

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    State of Pennsylvania Construction Business Guidelines

    May 1, 2020
    As per the Pennsylvania Governor's order, local officials have been tasked with ensuring that construction businesses are aware that guidance exists for construction activities beginning on May 1, 2020. Please click here to review information provided by the State of Pennsylvania.

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    Please Don't Flush Rags

    May 6, 2020
    When it comes to "rags" and the sewer system, they don't mix! They are small, but mightly and can cause very costly damage to wastewater equipment. The consequences of the damages and repairs will be reflected in your sewer rates. In the wastewater industry the term "rags" is used to describe wipes, towels, shop rags, industrial rags, cleaning wipes, etc.; basically, materials tougher than toilet paper, that are not able to break down in the sewer system. Please make sure you are only using toilet paper when you are flushing!

    For additional information visit Easton Area Joint Sewer Authority

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Welcome To Palmer Township

Palmer Township is a community of approximately 21,600 people located near Easton, on the eastern end of the greater Lehigh Valley. Palmer prides itself in being a planned community for the last 55 years, and as a result, we have a mixture of home types, industrial centers and shopping facilities that meet most of the needs of our residents.

Palmer Township is located on the eastern side of Pennsylvania near the Delaware River and close to New Jersey. We are approximately 60 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. In fact, many of our residents work in eastern New Jersey and New York (more).

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