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Special Meeting

The Board of Supervisors are holding a special meeting on Monday, January 10, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Office, 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, PA 18444. The purpose of the meeting is the rescheduling of their January 3, 2022 monthly meeting. Masks are required for all attendees regardless of vaccination status. All interested parties are invited to attend.
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Zoning Hearing Board Organizational & Quarterly Meetings

The Zoning Hearing Board will be holding their Organizational & Quarterly meetings on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. in the Municipal Office, 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, PA 18444. Masks are required regardless of vaccination status. This meeting is open to the public.
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Auditors Organizational Meeting

The Board of Auditors are holding their organizational meeting on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Office, 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, PA 18444. Documents available:

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Organizational & Monthly Meetings

The Covington Township Board of Supervisors will be holding it’s Re-organization meeting on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 7 pm.  The meeting will be held both in-person at 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, Lackawanna County & via Zoom.  The Zoom meeting id: 845 7946 2308 & passcode: 573555.  Everyone in attendance will be required to wear a mask.
The Covington Township Board of Supervisors will be holding its monthly meeting on Monday, January 3, 2022 immediately following the re-organization meeting.  This meeting will be held both in-person, at 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, Lackawanna County, & via Zoom.  Zoom meeting id: 819 2221 3089 & passcode: 442 262.  Everyone in attendance will be required to wear a mask.

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Job Opening: Police Officers

Job Opening: Police Officers
The Covington Township Police is currently accepting applications for highly motivated individuals to serve as part-time and full-time police officers at a starting hourly rate of $20.00 per hour.
This position involves a community policing approach to calls for assistance with the overall responsibility of protecting life and property. Duties include patrol, enforcement of vehicle and criminal codes, conducting criminal and motor vehicle accident investigations.
Qualifications:
~ High School or equivalent GED
~ Valid PA Drivers license with clean driving record
~ Clean criminal background; must be maintained throughout employment
~ PA Act 120 (Municipal Police Academy) required
~ Must maintain valid CPR/AED/First Aid certification
~ Prior Law Enforcement experience preferred but not required
~ Must be able to successfully work in stressful situations
~ Must use exceptionally good judgment
~ Possess good written and oral communication skills
~ Due to the nature of the position, must maintain confidentiality and demonstrate a personable manner
~ Must be able to work well under pressure and deal effectively with regular interruptions while maintaining accuracy and showing patience for detail
~ Must possess strong computer skills, be willing and able to learn new systems and functions
~ Ability to work hours as necessary based on the needs of the department including overtime and various shifts
~ Dedicated to the mission of the Covington Township Police
For more information please contact the Covington Township Police Department at 570-842-6400 or 570-842-8336.
Qualified individuals may apply in person or send an application and resume to:
The Municipal Office
20 Moffat Dr.
Covington Twp., PA 18444
Applications are available at Covingtontwp.org

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Opening: Township Auditor

Opening: Township Auditor
We are looking for interested candidates to fulfill the vacated seat as auditor with the remaining term of 2 yrs.
Anyone who would like to be considered will need to submit a letter of

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December Monthly Meeting

The December monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Office, 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, PA 18444. This meeting is open to the public.
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Work Session Meeting

Work Session Meeting
The Board’s work session meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the township office. This meeting is open to the public.
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Santa’s Coming to Town!

Santa’s Coming to town! This Sunday, November 28th, Covington Township Fire Company & Ladies Auxiliary will be parading Santa & Mrs. Claus around the township beginning at 1p.m. At all stops, Santa will be greeting the children to hear their Christmas lists and hand out treats. Santa & Mrs. Claus are meeting Covington Township’s Recreation Committee in the Hall Of Trees at Moffat Pavilion for their final stop.

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