STORM ROAD CONSTRUCTION:
Storm Road will be CLOSED to all traffic on Wednesday, 9/15/21 and Thursday, 9/16/21 beginning at 7:30 a.m for the 2nd and final coat of paving. The road will NOT be passable during this part of the paving process. Storm road will reopen upon completion at the end of each day.
STORM ROAD CONSTRUCTION:
Covington Township Board of Supervisors will be accepting bids for the sale of a John Deere 450J Crawler Dozer until Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. Bids will be opened at a public meeting held at 7:00 p.m. on November 2, 2021, in the Municipal Building located at 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, PA 18444. The John Deere 450J Crawler Dozer is a 2007 long track, full cab, H&A 97” all angle blade, hydraulic pump for winch, radio, no DEF and less than 200 hours. The Board will award the bid to the highest responsible bidder. Down payment of 10% by cashier’s check must be made to the office of the Secretary of Covington Township by 4:00 p.m. on the day following award of the bid. Remaining balance must be made by cashier’s check before 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. If full payment is not received by the secretary before this time, the bid will be rejected and the equipment will be rebid. The board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Any interested bidders can view photos on the township website: www.covingtontwp.org or in person appointment only by calling (570) 842-8336 during regular business hours.
The Recreation Committee will be holding their next meeting on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Office. They will be discussing and planning for the upcoming holiday events. This meeting is open to the public and all those interested in volunteering are encouraged to attend.
The Zoning Hearing Board is currently seeking interested individuals to fill an Alternate Member position of the Zoning Hearing Board. Members of the Board have an opportunity to partake in an active civics lesson during review of applications. This position also gives individuals a chance to participate in making decisions that have a lasting impact on their community. The Zoning Hearing Board meets approximately 5-6 times per year. Applicants must reside in Covington Township. All appointments are approved by the Board of Supervisors. Interested individuals are asked to submit a letter of interest to:
Zoning Hearing Board
20 Moffat Drive
Covington Twp., PA 18444
The Board of Supervisors are accepting applications for a part-time Zoning Secretary – Office Assistant. Applicants must be self-motivated with a degree of innovativeness and enthusiasm, have good typing and computer skills, as well as proficiency with Word & Publisher. The person selected will assist as needed with zoning related items, perform general office related duties, process permits, maintain files, produce a quarterly newsletter, monthly reports, etc. Salary is commensurate with experience. Letters of reference are required. Applications may be obtained at Covington Township Municipal Building, 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, PA 18444 or via online at www.covingtontwp.org. Phone 570-842-8336
Covington Township has extended their Emergency Declaration. This is in affect until January 3, 2022 and it can be extended or rescinded.
The September monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 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.
The Board’s work session meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the township office. This meeting is open to the public.
The August monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Office, 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, PA 18444. This meeting is open to the public.
The Board’s work session meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the township office. This meeting is open to the public. Documents available: