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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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Invitation to Bid

Sealed proposals will be received by Covington Township, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania at the Covington Township Municipal Building, 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, PA 18444, care of Melinda Musso, Township Secretary, until 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, for the purchase of a used 4×4 tractor with a side mount boom mower, right hand mid mount, 90-110 horsepower, less than 1,500 hours, and a reach capacity of 15-20 feet. The township is not accepting any bids over $50,000. Proposals shall be submitted in a sealed envelope clearly marked “Proposal for Tractor – Boom Mower”. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud the same day during the regular monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m.

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For Sale: John Deere 450J Crawler Dozer

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.

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2022 Proposed Budget

The Board of Supervisors have prepared a tentative budget for the year 2022, which will be adopted, after changes, if any, at their monthly meeting on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The proposed budget is below for inspection and also at the Municipal Office during normal business hours, 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, PA 18444.

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November Monthly Meeting

The November monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 2, 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

The Board’s work session meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the township office. This meeting is open to the public.
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Recreation Committee Meeting

The Recreation Committee will be holding their next meeting on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Office. This meeting is open to the public and all those interested in volunteering are encouraged to attend.

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Budget Workshop

The Board of Supervisors are holding a budget workshop at the Municipal Office, 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, PA 18444 on Thursday, October 28, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. All interested parties are invited to attend.

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Budget Workshop Meeting

The Board of Supervisors are holding a special meeting at the Municipal Office, 20 Moffat Drive, Covington Township, PA 18444 on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. for a Budget Workshop. All interested parties are invited to attend.

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