Final Leaf Collection Pickup

The final pass through the township for leaf collection will begin Monday, December 12th.  The process begins in the south of the township and moves north, west of Route 248.  Then it returns north to south, east of Route 248.  ALL LEAVES MUST BE CURBSIDE BY DECEMBER 11TH.

 

Palmer Township Comprehensive Plan Update

You can have a hand in Tomorrow's Palmer.  Participate by scanning the QR code below or visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/tomorrowspalmer.  Also, for online maps and to make map based recommendations, please visit http://palmerideaboard.epd-pgh.com.

 

Click here for more information regarding this process.  A Comprehensive Plan Update meeting schedule has been advertised and is available by clicking here.

 

Palmer Township appreciates your feedback as part of its 2017 Comprehensive Plan.

 

Refrigerator Recycling is Back!

Both PPL and Met Ed want you to properly dispose of your old refrigerator or freezer, and they will pick it up and pay you to do it!  By recycling your old appliance (working refrigerator, and air conditioner and dehumidifier) you can save over $100 per year in energy costs.  If you're an existing customer, both companies will pick up your appliance(s) for you and mail you a check.  Be  check all the details at:

  • Met Ed/First Energy Pennsylvlania - 1-888-277-0527 or https://www.firstenergycorp.com/save_energy/save_energy_pennsylvania/met_ed/for_your_home/appliance-turn-in-program.html
  • PPL Electric - 1-877-486-9204 or https://pplelectricsavings.com/Appliance/Recycling

 

 

Palmer Township Partners with Nixle to Bring Alerts to its Residents

Palmer Township residents can now receive real time public safety messages and community announcements through Nixle.  There are several ways to register to receive alerts:

  • Text PALMER to 888777 from your mobile device
  • Click sign-up at the bottom of the notification box on the right below, or
  • Click the QR Scan below on your mobile device

Click here to read the complete press release on the new Community Notification System.

 

 

Check us out on Facebook by clicking here.

Coming Events

Palmer Holiday Fest

December 10

6:15 p.m.

Charles Chrin Community Center

4100 Green Pond Road

 

For the past couple of years a project has been ongoing headed by township resident David Carr to beautify the area along the walking/bike path at Fairview Park and near the Post Office.  Click here for more information and how you can get involved.

 

What Happens After the Flush

"Out of sight, out of mind" is the attitude most of us have when it comes to flushing the toilet, running the dishwasher or popping the bathtub drain.  All of that dirty water leaving your residence is called "wastewater" which has to end up somewhere.  That "somewhere" is the Easton Area Joint Sewer Authority (EAJSA) Wastewater Treatment Plant.  From the time that wastewater leaves your house and reaches the Delaware River it goes through a very sophisticated process to cleanse the wastewater before it enters the river.  However, the things that enter the system that cause problems can be avoided with your help.  Click here to find out how you can help to improve our wastewater system.

 

Recycling Right is Important!

Recycle all empty bottles, cans, cardboard and paper.  Keep foods, liquids and plastic bags out.  Recycle plastic bags at your grocery store, not curbsideClick here for details.

 

New Housing Developments Coming to Palmer Township

Are you interested in the new housing developments happening now in Palmer Township?  Click here for more information.

 

Riparian Buffers for the Bushkill Creek Watershed

The Bushkill Streams Conservancy is an organization that works to protect the Bushkill Creek. As the township's eastern border this creek is a very important environmental resource in our township. Through the years this creek has also become an important recreation area with the Penn Pump Park and the bike/walking path that parallels the creek from the northern boarder with Tatamy to the south boarder with Easton and Wilson. The protection of the creek is very important and the Conservancy has developed a publication focusing on creating and maintaining riparian buffers along the creek. Click here to view their information.

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