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PUBLIC NOTICE PUBLIC HEARING BARRETT TOWNSHIP ZONING HEARING BOARD The Barrett Township Zoning Hearing Board will conduct a public hearing at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, PA 18326 on January 26, 2021 at 7 p.m. to consider the application of Lori Feneck for property located at 485 Henry's Crossing Road, Cresco, PA 18326, bearing tax parcel number 01.33.1.45. The property is located in a Light Industrial (LI) Zone and consists of .95 acres. Applicant seeks to erect a residence on the property and seeks relief from the side yard setback. The side yard setback is fifty foot on each side of the house under Zoning Ordinance No. 802(c)(5). Property owner seeks a Variance to allow for a 40.5 foot setback on each side of the proposed structure. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it may be necessary to conduct this hearing virtually. Interested parties should contact the Barrett Township Zoning Officer at 570-595-2602 the day of the hearing to confirm that the hearing will be held in-person; if not, a link to virtual platform will be given. The complete application is on file for inspection and review without charge (or a copy may be obtained for a charge not greater than the cost thereof) at Barrett Township's offices, 993 Route 390, Cresco, PA 18326 during regular business hours. If any person with a disability wishes to request that special accommodations be made to allow his or her participation, he or she is asked to contact the Township by calling 570-595-2602 at least one business day in advance to made arrangements. By Order of Barrett Township Zoning Hearing Board James V. Fareri, Esquire, Solicitor P - Jan. 11, Jan. 18

For "codification of the ordinances"

Please check http://barretttownship.com/ for information and Zoom meeting access

Tuesday, 29 December 2020 15:29

Did we save money by regionalizing police?

 

Question:
Did we save money by switching from Barrett Township to Pocono Mountain Regional police?

Answer:
I'm going through the "Public Safety - Police" total expense lines for years available to me and here is what I have:

[Updated 1/7/21 to include 2020's budget]

2010: $552,000 (When Barrett had 6 officers)
2011: ?
2012: ?
2013: ? (+ $100,000*)
2014: ?
2015: $709,000 (The year that Barrett police disbanded. Had 5 officers)
2016: $520,000 (Regional)
2017: $520,000 (Regional)
2018: $578,000 (Regional)
2019: $551,000 (Regional)
2020: $575,048 (Regional)

Monday, 28 December 2020 17:11

China 3 Robbed (again) December 27, 2020

China III was robbed again last night. Police were on scene.

the owners said it looked like the same guy who robbed them last time and they ran toward cvs it happened in the parking lot as they were leaving

Source: Nextdoor

PUBLIC NOTICE REORGANIZATION MEETING TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Supervisors of Barrett Township will hold a reorganization meeting on Monday, January 4, 2021 at 9 a.m., at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326. Immediately after the reorganization meeting, the Board of Supervisors will hold its regular monthly meeting. All those who are interested are invited to attend. If you are a person with a disability and require auxiliary aid, service, or other accommodation to participate in the meeting, please contact the Township at (570) 595-2602 to discuss how your needs may be accommodated. WEITZMANN, WEITZMANN & HUFFMAN, LLC By: Todd W. Weitzmann, Esq. 700 Monroe Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 Barrett Township Solicitor P - Dec. 18

PUBLIC NOTICE REORGANIZATION MEETING TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Auditors of Barrett Township will hold a public meeting at the Barrett Township Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326, on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at 7 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to organize the Board by the election of a chairman and secretary and to take all other necessary and appropriate action as required by Article IX of the Pennsylvania Second Class Township Code, 53 P.S. Sections 65901-65917. If any person with a disability wishes to request that special accommodations be made to allow his or her participation, he or she is asked to contact the Township at 570-595-2602, at least one business day in advance to make arrangements. By order of the Barrett Township Board of Auditors P - Dec. 18

County: Monroe
Municipality: Barrett Township
Road name: PA 390
Between: PA 447 and Pike County Line
Type of work: Pothole Patching
Work being done by: PennDOT Maintenance Forces
Type of restriction: Daytime
Restriction: Lane restrictions. Expect delays and please use caution driving through the work zone.
Start date: 12/23/20
Est completion date: 12/24/20
Restrictions in effect (time of day): 09:00 AM To 03:00 PM
Will rain cause delays? Yes

(Source)

"...the state has faced several concerning and frustrating obstacles. Pennsylvania voters made historic use of mail-in voting during this election cycle, an option that is new to both voters and county election boards. In and of itself, this change would have been manageable, but paired with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court rulings and confusing guidance from the Secretary of State, our state’s election process has been called into question"

Full Article

Source:
http://www.repbrown.com/Display/SiteFiles/409/OtherDocuments/2020/Brown2020GeneralElectionLetterFinal.pdf

PUBLIC NOTICE ESTATE NOTICE ESTATE OF INGEBORG MIGNAT, late of Barrett Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, deceased. Letters Testamentary in the above-named Estate having been granted to the undersigned, all persons indebted to the Estate are requested to make immediate payment and those having claims are directed to present the same without delay to the undersigned or his attorney within four months from the date hereof and to file with the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas of Monroe County, Forty-third Judicial District, a particular statement of claim duly verified by an affidavit setting forth an address within the County where notice may be given to claimant. Markus Mignat, Executor P.O. Box 44 Canadensis, PA 18325 Lori J. Cerato, Esq. Kelly L. Lombardo, Esq. 729 Sarah Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 570-424-3506 PR - Dec. 4, Dec. 11, Dec. 18

PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT A TAX RESOLUTION Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of Barrett Township will hold a regular meeting at the Municipal Building, 993 Route 390, Cresco, Pennsylvania 18326, on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 8 a.m. At the regular meeting, the Board will consider adopting a resolution, authorized by Act 511 of 1965 (The Local Tax Enabling Act), as amended, providing for the levy and collection in fiscal year 2021 of the following taxes: (1) 1.7933 mills for general purposes, which is expected to generate $823,746.00; (2) 0.0960 mill for parks, which is expected to generate $43,629.00; (3) 0.2562 mill for the fire department, which is expected to generate $116,821.00; (4) 0.1922 mill for the library, which is expected to generate $87,264.00; (5) 0.16 mill for road machinery, which is expected to generate $72,715.00; (6) 0.032 mill for open space, which is expected to general $14,543.00; and (7) 0.064 mill for the ambulance company, which is expected to generate $29,106.00. These amount are unchanged from the prior fiscal year. The Board invites citizens and persons of interest to appear and be heard regarding the proposed resolution. If substantial amendments are not offered to the proposed resolution, the Board intends to consider adopting it at the special meeting. If you are a person with a disability and wish to attend this public meeting and require auxiliary aid, service, or other accommodation to participate in the proceedings, please call (570) 595-2602 to discuss how the Township may best accommodate your needs. Todd W. Weitzmann, Esquire Weitzmann, Weitzmann & Huffman, LLC 700 Monroe Street Stroudsburg, PA 18360 Barrett Township Solicitors P - Dec. 2, Dec. 9, Dec. 16

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