The following is a new FAQ page from the Department of Community and Economic Development that should answer some of the questions you may have during the COVID-19 crisis. Please visit: https://dced.pa.gov/local-government-covid-19-faqs/.
In the best interest of public safety, please be advised all Falls Township Parks, including Quaker Penn Park, will be closed effective at sunset on April 3, 2020. We will keep you updated as we receive further information regarding the Governor’s closure order as it relates to COVID-19.
Please be advised that Township meetings for the month of April have been canceled with the exception of the Board of Supervisors & Police Pension Committee meeting. The Police Pension Committee Meeting will take place on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. as a virtual meeting. The Board of Supervisors meeting will be held as a virtual meeting on Monday, April 20, 2020 and more information will be posted shortly.
Please note: (The Great Shredder Event was also canceled for the same day) The upcoming National Prescription Drug Take Back Day scheduled for April 25, 2020, is postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. DEA will reschedule Take Back Day for a date shortly after the health crisis recedes and national emergency guidelines are lifted.
Governor Tom Wolf today announced the approval of part of his request to the President for a major disaster declaration to support state, county and local response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Pennsylvania.
Please email your form to firstname.lastname@example.org and a Township staff member will contact you once the application is received and you can make the payment over the phone. If you do not have access to electronically scan in your application, you may fill out the form and mail in your check or place your credit card information on the form. The Township is trying to stay within the Covid-19 guidelines to avoid any exposure to staff members and the public.
PECO understands and is working diligently to keep our electric and natural gas distribution systems operating safely. Our field forces are operating around the clock to make sure our facilities are operating. If there are outages, we are maintaining adequate staffing to dispatch to these outages and make the necessary repairs to restore service. This preparedness also extends to storm response.
Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine revised their “Stay at Home” orders to include Carbon, Cumberland, Dauphin and Schuylkill counties, bringing the state total to 26 counties under a stay-at-home order.
Governor Tom Wolf today released a statement on his commitment to ensuring all Pennsylvanians receive fair and equitable access to lifesaving health care during the COVID-19 pandemic. His full statement is here:
To the residents of Falls Township; While we all are facing the Covid-19 pandemic, we at Falls Township want you to know that we are doing everything humanly possible to protect our residents from the spread of this virus.
Falls Township tax collector Kimberly Scarpiello would like to remind Falls property owners that April 30 is the early deadline for 2020 county and municipal real estate taxes. Property owners who pay by April 30 will save 2% on the face value of their tax bill.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the police records department being closed to the public, we are asking anyone who needs police records assistance to contact the office via e-mail at email@example.com. Your e-mail will be answered immediately during regular business hours M-F 8-4:30 or upon the opening of the next business day.
Please be advised that the FREE BULK DISPOSAL DAY which was scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 2020 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. has been canceled. When this event is rescheduled, the Township will update the information on our website, Facebook and Twitter Accounts.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced today that all schools in the commonwealth will remain closed through at least April 6 as a result of the COVID-19 response efforts
Company to provide electric service to previously disconnected customers PECO is taking several steps to help ensure all customers have access to electric service during this critical time.
As the number of COVID-19 cases in the area have increased this week, healthcare workers and first responders are experiencing shortages of essential personal protective equipment (PPE).
As the number of COVID-19 cases in the area have increased, food supplies have become extremely limited in our area. Local area food pantries have asked for help in restocking their supplies. If you can help in this matter, the Falls Township Fire Marshal’s Office has started a food drive. Please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 215-949-9000 X264 to arrange a no contact pick up at your location. Thank you for your help in these trying times.
At Waste Management, we are committed to putting people first. The health and safety of our employees, customers and communities is our highest priority.
The 2020 yard waste cleanup will take place on Saturday, April 18, 2020. Please have it out in the same location as your regular trash pick-up by 6:00 a.m. The yard waste must be bagged in 30-gallon biodegradable paper bags or placed in 30-gallon trash containers without lids. Branches must be no larger than 4’ in length, bundled, and not to exceed 50 lbs. PLEASE NO PLASTIC BAGS
LISTED BELOW IS THE SPRING 2020 STREET SWEEPING SCHEDULE. ON THE DATE(S) WHICH YOUR STREET IS SCHEDULED TO BE CLEANED. PLEASE DO NOT PARK YOUR VEHICLE(S) ON THE STREET BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 7:00 A.M. THRU 5:00 P.M. IF THE STREET SWEEPER DOES NOT ARRIVE ON THE SCHEDULED DAY(S), PLEASE KEEP YOUR VEHICLE(S) OFF THE STREET DURING THE ABOVE MENTIONED HOURS UNTIL THE SWEEPER CLEANS YOUR STREET.
Please visit http://recycling-bucksgis.opendata.arcgis.com/ for recycling information. This link provides you with county-wide recycling updates. All information such as Household Hazardous Waste schedules, relevant recycling videos, and recycling options for special materials is updated frequently so you are receiving the most current information. You can also visit https://www.fallstwp.com/information-…/trash-collection.aspx to access trash and recycling information on the Township's website.
Falls Township would like to introduce a new directory that local businesses can apply for and be added. This will make searching for companies in our Township that much easier. Hopefully this will be a great resource for residents and businesses alike, and keep the spending local!
Residents are encouraged to report a concern (pothole, streetlights in need of repair, abandoned vehicles, etc...) using our online "Report A Concern" form.
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