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The Stroud Township Board of Supervisors has declared a disaster emergency in response to COVID-19 and its possible consequences.  All meetings, hearings or other gatherings of all Township boards and commissions, including the Planning Commission, Zoning Hearing Board, Environmental Advisory Council, Uniform Construction Code Appeals Board, Non-Uniform Pension Plan Board, excluding any meetings of the Board of Supervisors, are postponed until April 20, 2020. 

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Until further notice, the Township office at 1211 N. 5th Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360 is closed to the public, but will be staffed during regular business hours by phone (570-421-3362), email (stroud17@ptd.net), regular mail, or the Township’s website stroudtownship.org

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Customers of the Stroud Township Sewer Authority are directed to mail payments to the authority’s attention at 1211 N. Fifth Street, Stroudsburg, PA 18360.  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

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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 stroud17@ptd.net.  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.




SPRING/SUMMER 2021 TOWNSHIP NEWS


June 5 & 6 Temporary Road Closures/Detour


Open Burning Not Permitted in Stroud Township( click for more information)



COMMUNITY NOTICE 5/14/21 - 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.  Governor Wolf’s Administration will increase the size of indoor and outdoor gatherings on Monday, May 17, at 12:01 a.m. Indoor limits will increase from 25% to 50% of capacity, and outdoor events will increase from 50% to 75% of capacity. Masking will still be required.  

All mitigation orders except for the masking order will be lifted on Monday, May 31, at 12:01 a.m. The masking order will be lifted when 70% of eligible Pennsylvania adults are fully vaccinated.

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 at 50% of meeting room capacity (approx. 25 total people) and 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 stroud17@ptd.net.  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 list above is 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.