Announcements/Upcoming Events:

The Department of Works will NOT be collecting Yard Waste until the Recycling Center begins to accept it again which will be some time after May 1st. Check back for updates at the end of April.

 

As a courtesy Adam Nosak, Throop Borough Tax Collector, will collect County taxes (in his dropbox located outside of the Borough Building) and will take them to the Single Tax Office through April.  All receipts will be mailed to you.   

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4-12-2021 Agenda

April 12, 2021 Council Meeting Zoom Information:

Renee O’Malley is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: April 12, 2021 Council Meeting
Time: Apr 12, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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The month of April in the 2021 Calendars is off a day! There has been a corrected insert put into each calendar. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Click here to view the State of Emergency – Coronavirus COVID-19


You are encouraged to follow the CDC and PA Department of Health website and Facebook for COVID 19 updates and recommendations.


NOTICE OF TEMPORARY CHANGE OF PAYMENT ACCEPTANCE FOR 2020 TAX BILLS. The TAX OFFICE is CLOSED until further notice. All tax payments are to be mailed to 436 Sanderson St., Throop, PA 18512. Checks made payable to: Tax Collector-Throop.  Receipts will be mailed if a self addressed and stamped envelope is provided. Thank you for your cooperation and patience during these difficult times.


The Throop Civic Center will be having Senior Aerobics on Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:00 am – 10:00 am.  For more information call the Civic Center at 570-383-7906.


Click Here to View the Quasquicentennial Celebration Report


Recycling Collection has changed.  Please read below….

Borough wide recycling change…..
Beginning on Tuesday, October 5, 2020 Throop Borough will implement the following change to it’s recycling program: Recycling will now be collected each Tuesday in all wards and will only include cardboard and paper products such as corrugated cardboard, flat unwaxed cardboard, newspaper, office paper and shredded paper. Cardboard and paper must be separated at the curb. Cardboard boxes must be broken down and flattened and have all foam and or plastic packing material removed.

Grass / Leaves – Seasonal – Must be in open receptacles or in leaf bags  with the property
address legibly written on the bag with an indelible marker

1st & 3rd Wards – 1st & 3rd Mondays
2nd & 4th Wards – 2nd & 4th Mondays

Recycling Collection = Commingled (Aluminum, plastic) Bottles & Cans
Corrugated, Pressed Cardboard (broken down & flattened) &
Paper Collection (Newspaper, Office Paper & Junk Mail)

1st & 3rd Wards – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays
2nd & 4th Wards – 2nd & 4th Tuesdays
No recycling on 5th Tuesdays.

Trash Collection

Wednesday: Portions of 1st & 2nd Wards
Thursday: Portions of 2nd & 4th Wards
Friday: 3rd Ward (Boulevard Section and Portion of 1st Ward – Schoolside)

Brush (excluding grass or leaves) will be collected with trash. All items must be bundled and may not exceed 2 feet in length

Appliance/Metal Pick-up
Residents must call in advance.

Electronic Pick-up
First Monday of the month.
Residents must call in advance
REMINDER: No TV’s will be collected with tubes – the Recycling Center will no longer take them.

Tire Collection
Last Tuesday of the month – May through October. Residents must call in advance.


Due to the Recycling Center no longer accepting televisions with tubes the Borough will no longer be able to collect television’s with tubes.

From the Lackawanna County Recycling website:

COMPUTERS & ELECTRONIC MATERIAL

NOTICE: At this time, due to legislative needs to correct the electronic recycling law, there are problems recycling TVs and MONITORS throughout the Commonwealth of PA. You can help by contacting your State Representative and Senators.


Click the below link to view Throop Borough’s NPDES (National Pollution Discharge Elimination System) Permit

NPDES Permit


There have been recent changes to the Lackawanna County Recycling Progam!

Click the link below for Recycling Information From Lackawanna County Recycling Website…..

http://www.lackawannacounty.org/portal/recycling/howtorecycle.html


The Throop Civic Center has been expanding the Senior Center and will be offering lunch on Monday’s to be served at noon. Reservations are needed by the Thursday prior. Please contact the Throop Civic Center @570-383-7906 for reservations, transportation (if needed) and details.


To report any illegal spills or anything related to storm water please contact Robert Kalinoski, Street Commissioner by email rkalinoski@throopboro.com, by phone 570-489-2937 or you can call the Borough Building at 570-489-8311.  After business hours and on weekends please call Communication Center Non Emergency at 570-342-9111.


New Work Plan Approved by Throop Planning Agency pertaining to the Schoolside Phase II Development


The Book Mobile visits the Throop Civic Center monthly, for dates and times contact the Throop Civic Center at 570-383-7906.


FEMA
(Check back frequently for Updates)

FEMA Flood Risk Open House

Click to view the FEMA Flood Hazard Mapping Fact Sheet

What to do When Your Bank Requires You to Have Flood Insurance

FEMA Response Letter 8/24/18


KEYSTONE SANITARY LANDFILL:

PA Department of Health – Keystone Landfill Community Update

 

 

MARJOL BATTERY SITE:

 


UPCOMING EVENTS:

Throop Hose Co #1 Breakfast – Sunday, April 18, 2021


Throop Neighborhood Watch Association
Meetings are held the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Civic Center

Contact:  Bob Robbins – President
or
– Vice President