* Penn Township, Westmoreland County ranks 24th in 'Safest Cities in Pennsylvania' report by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Click Here
* Penn Township's Facebook page for the latest news regarding the township. Click Facebook link at left
* Westmoreland Cleanways & Recycling Earns Keep America Beautiful Award Click Here
* Commissioners' Monthly Meeting Changes
Workshop Meeting will be 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
Business Meeting will be 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
* Electronic Recycling Suspended (Latrobe, PA)
Fire at their Innovative Park facility of Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling forces suspension of electronics recycling. Click Here
* Penn Township Police now have a Facebook page where they will be posting news and events. Click Here
Stormwater Discharge Regulations | MS4
What is it and what does it mean?
The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the state of Pennsylvania began implementing the MS4 regulations regarding stormwater several years ago. Penn Township will be implementing these regulations, which includes educating the community on these new regulations.
Information explaining the MS4 regulations and how each person in the community can play a role in improving the quality of the stormwater being returned to our streams and rivers (including our drinking water sources) will be presented as pdf documents and graphics. Please read the two flyers listed below.
You can find more information when you Click Here.
Townships Today is a quarterly newsletter designed to help residents learn about issues affecting their community. Click Here
This month's issue features information about how to "Curb Water Pollution by Starting in Your Own Back Yard". How the state will no longer ignore water running off of your property into the stormwater system. Even water from washing your can be a big NO-NO when the water runs down the street.
Fall Leaf Collection Options
Go to the 'Leaf Collection Details' link at left of page to find out how you can get rid of your leaves this year. There are 4 Options, so pick the best one for you.
New Updated Map and Community Guide
Municipal Publications is once again working with Penn Township on an update to the Penn Township Map and Community Guide. It has been nearly 4 years since our last guide and we are looking forward to providing the community with a colorful new publication. Click Here for more.
Maybe it’s time to rethink recycling.
* Soggy items can spoil a whole load of recycling
* Plastic Bags can shut down an entire recycling plant.
* 69% of plastic bottles don't get recycled.
* 45% of aluminum cans end up in the garbage
Whether a teacher, city official, recycling coordinator or recycling enthusiast, all the recycling information you’d ever need is just a click away. Resources on Recycling —> Click Here
The Recycle Often. Recycle Right.℠ recycling education program was developed based on national best practices. Please consult your local municipality for their acceptable materials and additional details of local programs, which may differ slightly. Click Here to learn the best methods of recycling.
Recycling Center Open Saturdays
Monday / Noon – 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday / 8:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Friday / 8:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Second Saturday of month / 8:30 a.m. – Noon Click Here
Agendas, Minutes, and Reports...
The 'Public Documents' heading has a category for 'Misc Documents' and this is where you will find the 'Reports' listed.
PennDot New Project Website
Harrisburg, PA – Pennsylvanians looking for information on construction projects, improvements underway because of Act 89, the state’s transportation funding plan, as well as projects scheduled through 2026 have a new resource: www.Projects.PennDOT.gov. The new Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) website includes maps and explanations of: construction projects that are underway or will be bid or begin this year; projects that are completed, underway, planned or in development because of Act 89’s historic investment; and projects included in the department’s Four and Twelve Year Plans.
Links & Documents
We have added a page with external links and documents that are relevant to township residents. These links and documents have information that is relevant to living and working in Penn Township, Westmoreland County, and they can be found at this page. Click Here