Website Redesign Underway
The Township website is in
the process of being redesigned. Residents
needing copies of Board or Planning Commission
minutes or agendas should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once the redesign is complete, we will resume
posting minutes and agendas online.
for your patience!
Brush and Leaf Collection Dates
The Township has scheduled its fall brush
and leaf collections.
Brush will be collected the
week of October 20th. This is a one time
only collection, so please have all brush
piled and placed in the right of
way in front of your house
by 7:30 AM on October 20th.
Leaf collection will begin
the week of October 27th. We will collect leaves
as long as the weather holds (in years past,
we've been able to collect leaves into the
beginning of December).
reminded that they can receive free woodchips or
leaves from the Township. To be placed on the
list, please call the Township
office at 466-6228. Please note that we can't
deliver anything less than a full
Fire Company is asking for your partnership in
its Hydrant Heroes Adopt-A-Hydrant program by
adopting a fire hydrant close to your home or
business and keeping it free of snow during the
winter and free of weeds and shrubbery in the
summer. Your participation in this program saves
time in the fire company's incident response,
and could help save property or even a life. To
sign up for the program, please contact the fire
or call (814) 466-7367.
Centre Now Accepting
The Community Help Centre (CHC) is
Centre County's volunteer-based, non-profit
organization that provides services, resources,
education, training and information to people
who are in need of support and to people who are
seeking crisis intervention.
If you have
any questions or would like to learn more about
the CHC's work, please contact Bonnie
Tatterson, Director of the CHC at email@example.com.
Donations are accepted online at www.communityhelpcentre.com
and at the Centre located at 141 West Beaver
Avenue, State College, PA
Commissioner Ron Buckalew Honored by PA Planning
Long time Harris Township Planning
Commission member Ron Buckalew won the Citizen
Planning Advocate Award from the Pennsylvania
Chapter of the American Planning Association.
Dr. Buckalew has been a member of the Township's
Planning Commission for 24 years and also served
on the Centre Region Planning
Keeping Chickens on Residential
A sheet detailing the newly-enacted
chicken regulations can be found
Columbia Gas to Gauge Interest in Gas
gave a presentation and answered resident’s
questions at the Board's August meeting on the
process for extending natural gas lines. Efforts
will continue to gauge interest in having gas
lines extended in the Township. They
have asked interested residents to complete the
form linked below (in both Word and pdf
formats). Please complete and return the form to
the Township Manager via e-mail at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by dropping it off or mailing
it to the office,
224 East Main Street.
We appreciate your feedback
on this issue.
Columbia Gas Form (PDF)
Township residents can stay informed
about community activities by tuning into
Township-sponsored programs on C-NET TV (channel
7), or view them online, on-demand at C-NET's
of Supervisors meetings air on the following
days and times during the second week of each
Tuesday – 7:30 PM
Thursday – 1:00 AM and 7:00
Friday – 8:30 AM
Sunday – 4:00 PM
Residents Encouraged to Sign
Up to Receive Emergency Alerts
Centre Region residents are
encouraged to click the link below and register
to receive emergency alerts directly via their
landlines, cell phones and email accounts
through the Centre County Code Red System.
Alerts will only be sent when critical
information has to be communicated and all
information will be kept
Want to Stay Up To Date on Township
e-mail address to email@example.com
to be added to our e-Newsletter
*E-mail addresses will not be sold or used
for commercial purposes*
Bulk Waste Collection
Bulk waste collection
will be held on Wednesday, October 15th with
your regular trash. Materials should be placed
at the curb the evening before.
Trick or Treat
Trick or Treat Night will
be held on October 30th from 6:00 PM to
8:00 PM in the Centre Region.
2014 Harris Township Authority, Board, and
Commission/Committee Dates can be found by
224 East Main
P.O. Box 20
Normal Office Hours:
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30