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Click below for PA Open Records Law Information:


http://openrecords.state.pa.us


Open Records Request Form

Harris Township Open Records Policy

E-mail the form to the Right To Know Officer at
harrisbbg@comcast.net   



ACT 44 Disclosure Form For Entities Providing Professional Services to the Harris Township's Pension System and ICMA retirement 
  

Unconventional Gas Well Fund Usage Report 2013


 
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See a Pothole? Call Us

Help the Township assess its public streets this spring! If you see a pothole on a Township street, please call us at (814) 466-6228 or send us an e-mail at maintenance@harristownship.org




Brush and Leaf Collection Dates Set

Brush collection is scheduled for the week of April 14th, 2014. Leaf collection will begin the week of April 21st. These are one time only collections, so please have your items at the curb by 7:30 AM.

Information on how to prepare your materials can be found at www.harristownship.org/brush.




Adopt-A-Hydrant Program


The Boalsburg 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 company at info@boalsburgfire.com or call (814) 466-7367.



Community Help Centre Now Accepting Donations

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 bonniet@communityhelpcentre.com.

Donations are accepted online at www.communityhelpcentre.com and at the Centre located at 141 West Beaver Avenue, State College, PA 16801.



Planning Commissioner Ron Buckalew Honored by PA Planning Chapter

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 Commission.


 
Keeping Chickens on Residential Lots

A sheet detailing the newly-enacted chicken regulations can be found here.




Columbia Gas to Gauge Interest in Gas Line Extension

Columbia 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 akfarkas@comcast.net 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 (Word)
Columbia Gas Form (PDF)

 

Township News

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 website
here.

The Board of Supervisors meetings air on the following days and times during the second week of each month:

Tuesday – 7:30 PM
Wednesday – 2:00 PM
Thursday – 1:00 AM and 7:00 PM
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 confidential.
http://www.co.centre.pa.us/codered



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Boalsburg, Pennsylvania

Special Announcements

Earned Income Tax Reminder

As a reminder, the Township no longer collects earned income tax. Taxes are collected by State College Borough.
2013 tax forms can be found www.statecollegepa.us/DocumentCenter/View/8614



Bulk Waste Collection
 This spring's free bulk waste collection will occur on Wednesday, May 21, 2014.

Please follow bulk waste guidelines to ensure your items are collected.



Real Estate Tax Bills Sent Out
 
2014 County/Harris Township taxes were recently mailed to property owners.

Receive a 2% discount by paying your taxes by the discount period deadline of April 30th, 2014.

Payments can be paid in person during regular business hours of 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM on weekdays, or dropped off in our after-hours drop box at the Township office. The drop box is directly to the right of the front door.

Please note: If your taxes are escrowed through Wells Fargo, please contact them to verify that they have received a copy of your tax bill. Wells Fargo did not confirm with Harris Township which customers they will be taking care of this year. If Wells Fargo did not request a copy of your bill, is the taxpayer's responsibility to forward a copy to them.

If you are a Wells Fargo customer and know your account number, please contact them at 1 (800) 357-6675. If you are unsure of your account number, Wells Fargo's Home Mortgage Department phone number is 1 (877) 937-9357. 




Please find the 2014 meeting schedules for the Harris Township Authority, Board, and Commission/Committees by clicking here
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Township Office 
224 East Main Street
P.O. Box 20
 Boalsburg, PA 16827

Normal Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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Homeland Security Advisory System: Current Threat Level: Elevated: Significant Risk of Terrorist Attacks

In the Event of an Emergency
Always Dial 9-1-1
Ambulance Service:
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