SPRING/SUMMER 2021 TOWNSHIP NEWS
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COMMUNITY NOTICE 3/26/21 - UPDATE
On March 20, 2020, the Stroud Township Board of Supervisors declared a disaster emergency in response to COVID-19 and its possible consequences and adopted amendments thereafter in accordance with federal and state mandates and guidance. Effective April 4, 2021, Governor Wolf has announced that indoor events and gatherings will be limited to 25% of maximum occupancy, subject to distancing requirements among groups. Therefore, the township’s large meeting room at 1211 N. 5th Street, Stroudsburg, PA will not accommodate gatherings of more than 12 people. Face coverings and minimum 6-feet social distancing practices will continue in the township building. All Township boards and commissions may conduct meetings and hearings by offering public participation remotely by telecommunication devices or audio/video technology that allows for audio/video communication between all participants.
The public is encouraged to conduct business with the township on-line by downloading documents which can be found by clicking on the Permit Forms tab on the township website, stroudtownship.org. Completed forms can be emailed to the email address provided on the form. If an email address is not provided, email your completed form to email@example.com. Completed forms can also be faxed to 570-421-3240. Please identify the person and/or department that you’re faxing. If you have any questions or require assistance, please call the township staff at 570-421-3362.
Customers of the Stroud Township Sewer Authority can mail payments to the authority’s attention at 1211 N. Fifth Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360, or make payments on-line at stroudtwpsewer.org. Sewer Authority payments can also be made through the township’s website, stroudtownship.org under Pay Online. If you have any problems making credit card payments to the Sewer Authority, call 844-324-5371, 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday.
The following Stroud Township facilities, parks and nature preserve are open*:
Gaunt Road Compost Facility open on Saturdays 7 AM to 2 PM, except holiday weekends;
Weekdays 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Glen Brook Golf Course
Big Pines Park – NO PICNICKING
Yetter Park – NO PICNICKING
Hickory Valley Park, except picnic area is closed; NO PICNICKING
Pinebrook Park South, except picnic areas are closed. NO PICNICKING
Pinebrook Park North – open for fishing and trail use; picnic areas are closed. NO PICNICKING
ForEvergreen Nature Preserve – NO PICNICKING
Brodhead Creek Park, however, the pavilions are closed. NO PICNICKING
Creekview Park – NO PICNICKING
Albertson Park, however, pavilion is closed. NO PICNICKING
*While enjoying these open space areas, avoid large social gatherings, especially of people who don’t live in the same house; keep at least 6 feet between people, wear face coverings and practice other safety measures as prescribed by the PA Department of Health, Centers for Disease Control and National Institutes of Health. Open and closed lists above are subject to change.
Fireworks are prohibited from being discharged on township roads and in township parks and parking lots. A person using consumer fireworks in violation of state law commits a summary offense and, upon conviction, can be fined $100.