Public Notice

Board Meeting:
   Posted 2/26/21 (updated 3/2/21)

Township supervisors are holding their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7pm.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there is a limit of 10 seats for the public, available on a first-come, first-served basis.  This meeting will also be live via Zoom at:

Available documents:



RESTRICTED OFFICE HOURS:  (Posted 3/13/2020) UPDATED 1-5-2021  

The township office is open to the public by appointment only.  Please be advised that masks are required at all times (properly worn over your nose and mouth) and a temperature screening will be performed before you enter the building. 

You can make an appointment during normal business hours (Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm) by calling either:

  • Doug Hein at 570-842-8336 or emailing 
  • Melinda Musso at 570-842-0457 or emailing

At this time, we require you to mail all tax payments to:

Tax Collector
20 Moffat Drive
Covington Twp., PA 18444

N.P. Senior Center will be closed until March 2, 2021 as per the Declaration of Disaster Emergency.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this period.



STATE OF EMERGENCY EXTENDED  (Posted 6-3-20)  Updated 1-5-2021

Covington Township has extended their State of Emergency. 

This State of Emergency is in affect until March 2, 2021 and it can be extended or rescinded.   

To view this declaration, click ⇒ January 4, 2021 Emergency Declaration Extension



NEWSLETTERPosted 11-25-2020  

Winter 2020 Newsletter


If you are being hurt at home, or witnessing others being hurt in your home,
use these resources to have your message heard.
  • SAFE2SAY SOMETHING  Download the app from the Apple or Google Play Store to submit a report. Or call 1-844-723-2729
  • CHILDLINE  Call the national hotline, available 24/7 to make a confidential report 1-800-932-0313
  • CALL 911  Call 911 if you are in immediate danger.  Answer any questions the dispatcher has so that help can find you.
  • LACKAWANNA COUNTY POLICE   Call the Lackawanna County Police non-emergency number to make a report 570-342-9111
  • TEXT 911 Text 911 if you are in an emergency situation.  Remember to provide your address so help can find you.




PUBLIC NOTICE:  (posted 4/1/2020)  Updated 1-5-2021

Documents available from the Board of Supervisor’s monthly meetings held during the COVID-19 pandemic:



2021 Proposed General Fund Budget
2021 Proposed Highway Aid Budget


Hearing Documents:


EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE:   (posted 4-2-2020) More information can be found under the “Departments” section of this website.

This committee has been formed due to the unprecedented novel COVID-19 virus and we are here to help all residents with any concerns or questions during this difficult time. We encourage you to contact us by sending an email to: