Notice

2020 Census

The U.S. Census Bureau announced that it will begin following up in select areas with households that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census.

Starting July 23, census takers will begin interviewing households in areas managed by the following area census offices:

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Notice

Kish Park Opening

As of June 5, 2020, most of Kish Park will be open to visitors. Effective June 12, 2020, Mifflin County will move to the green phase. What does this mean for those visiting the park?

SOCIAL DISTANCING IS STILL REQUIRED.

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Notice

First Public Hearing Notice

First public hearing notices for Mifflin County and on behalf of the Brown, Derry and Granville township supervisors, and the Lewistown borough council for the 2020 CDBG / CDBG-CV program.

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Request For Qualifications (RFQ)

Notice

Senior Center Closing

Senior Center will be closed until further notice.

Information

2020 Census

On April 1, 2020 the U.S. Census Bureau will be counting all residents living in the United States. In Pennsylvania, we’re committed to working together to make sure all our neighbors are included in the census.

We encourage all Pennsylvanians to learn more about the 2020 Census, your role as a resident, and explore ideas and downloadable materials you can use to help spread the word about the upcoming census.

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Why Census 2020 matters

How to Identify a Census Employee?

Census 2020 Response Link: Click Here
Phone: 844-330-2020

Information

Meetings via Teleconference

Per Derry Township Resolution 2020-9 adopted March 25, 2020, Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency, temporary emergency rules for meetings were established. To the extent possible the Township will attempt to provide a reasonably accessible method for the public to participate and comment and to maintain transparency. A copy of the full Resolution is posted on the Township website and available for review at the Township office.

The Derry Township Board of Supervisors will hold its regularly scheduled meetings via teleconference until the Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency expires. The public may call in via phone or cell phone by the following phone number: (832) 831-2424. After you are connected to the conference you will be prompted to enter the Conference ID # 194715. If you wish to attend the audio conference via computer, please call into the office prior to 4:00 p.m. so a link to the conference can be emailed to you. You will be asked to identify yourself for the record.

All Meetings are held the first and third Mondays of each month, with the exception of the September meetings which will be held the first Tuesday and third Monday of the month and begin promptly at 5:30 P.M., at the Derry Township Municipal Building, 73 Reserve Lane, Lewistown, PA. Our next scheduled meeting will be Monday, April 6 at 5:30 p.m. Public attendance in the meeting room will be limited and social distancing maintained. Please use the teleconferencing option if possible.

DERRY TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Kelly J. Shutes
Township Manager

Notice

Park Closing

DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND IN CONJUNTION WITH THE EMERGENCY DISASTER DECLARATION BY GOV. TOM WOLF AND THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S GUIDELINES TO AVOID SOCIAL GATHERINGS OF MORE THAN 10 PEOPLE, THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF DERRY TOWNSHIP FEELS IT IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE PUBLIC GATHERING AREAS IN KISHACOQUILLAS PARK.

This CLOSING will be effective Monday, March 30, 2020 and continue through Monday, April 6, 2020, at which time a determination will be made to re-open if conditions permit.

THE AREAS TO BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FOR PUBLIC GATHERINGS INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:
PLAYGROUND AREA
ALL PAVILIONS
DOG PARK
ALL BALL FIELDS
PLEASE REFRAIN FROM UTILIZING THESE AREAS IN ANY NUMBER BECAUSE IT IS IMPOSSIBLE FOR THEM TO BE SANITIZED ON A DAILY BASIS.

The walking trail and open areas of the park will remain open. Please practice social distancing in those areas. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Notice

Office Closing

Township offices will be closed Good Friday, April 10th

Information

Preparing for COVID-19

How do I prepare? - Know the symptions of COVID-19 - Take Everyday Precautions

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Information

RFQ - Electrical Inspection Services

This RFQ is for a three year period that will be prorated for calendar years 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The Mifflin County Planning and Development Department is the agency authorized by The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (PA-DCED) and the Mifflin County Commissioners to administer their Community Development Block (CDBG), HOME and ACT 137 programs. It is anticipated that approximately 10-15 homes will be rehabilitated during this time period. The final number may fluctuate based on the amount of funding received.

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Information

Taxpayer Helpline

Keystone Collections Group provides a dedicated, toll­free phone line for local tax inquiries. 1-866-539-1100

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RFQ - Leadbase Paint Inspection

This RFQ is for a three year period that will be prorated for calendar years 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023. The Mifflin County Planning and Development Department is the agency authorized by The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (PA-DCED) and the Mifflin County Commissioners to administer their Community Development Block (CDBG), HOME and ACT 137 programs. It is anticipated that approximately 10-15 homes will be rehabilitated during this time period. The final number may fluctuate based on the amount of funding received.

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Information

Townships Today - Third Quarter 2019

Pennsylvania’s first-ever farm bill will invest $23.1 million to help farmers better cope with the challenges threatening their livelihoods while creating opportunities for future generations.

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Notice

Burning

Burning is permitted on Saturday mornings until noon; any other time requires a burn permit (obtained at the Township office). No burning on holidays or Sundays.

There is no charge for burn permits. Please call to activate permit with dates you intend to burn. Burn permits are good for 1 calendar year.

You may burn paper, cardboard, wood, and brush. No leaves, tires, plastic, or other debris.

Any questions, please contact the Township office.

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Fair Housing

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Click Here for literature regarding illegal fair housing practices, predatory lending reverse redlining and contact information in the event a person or family believes they have been discriminated against. The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission is the state entity that reviews alleged fair housing and discriminatory lending practices.