Dunmore Borough Outdoor Dining Waiver
Local Tax Forms
Dunmore Borough Pennsylvania
Dunmore is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, adjoining Scranton. Dunmore was settled in 1835 and incorporated in 1862. Extensive anthracite coal, brick, stone, and silk interests had led to a rapid increase in the population to 8,315 in 1890, 12,583 in 1900, 17,615 in 1910, 20,250 in 1920, and 23,086 in 1940. The population was 14,057 at the 2010 census.
Dunmore contains several schools: Dunmore High School, Holy Cross High School formerly known as Bishop O’Hara, and Saint Mary’s of Mount Carmel Elementary School.
Conveniently located 2 1/2 hours from Philadelphia, 3 hours from New York City, 4 hours from Washington, and less than an hour from the Pocono Mountains. Interstate 81 as well as Interstates 380 and 84 are easily accessible from the borough. The Keystone Industrial Park is also located in Dunmore.
Work Session Cancellation Notice
Until further notice, Borough Council’s work session (the second meeting of the month) will be cancelled. This will be evaluated each month and when the determination is made to recommence, we will post it on all our social media outlets. Thank you for your patience and understanding during these tough times. Please stay safe.
MS4 stands for Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System. MS4s are conveyances or systems of conveyances including roads with drainage systems, municipal street, catch basins, curbs, gutters, ditches, man-made channels, or storm drains that are owned or operated by a public entity, are designed or used for collecting or conveying stormwater, and are not a combined sewer or part of a publicly-owned treatment wastewater treatment plant.
HOMETOWN HEROES APPLICATION
WE NOW HAVE NEW HOMETOWN HERO APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE. PLEASE CONTACT THE BOROUGH OFFICE AT 570-343-7611 EXT. 5 PLEASE FILL OUT THE APPLICATION, SUBMIT WITH A PHOTO AND A CHECK FOR $170.00.
YOU CAN EITHER MAIL IT IN OR PUT IT IN THE DROP BOX LOCATED IN THE FRONT OF THE BUILDING AND ALSO AT THE SIDE ENTRANCE OF THE BUILDING.
Tax Payment Announcement
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Dunmore School District residents are asked to mail their Tax Payments to Dunmore Tax Collector, 400 S. Blakely Street, Dunmore PA 18512. Payments may also be dropped off in the drop boxes at the Borough Offices in the front of the building and also at the back of the building. The discount period for the School District has been extended until October 31, 2020 and there will be no penalty added on for payments made in December.
All drafts in their entirety are for review at the Borough Building. Please contact the Borough Building to make arrangements to review.
Keystone Sanitary Landfill Update
* Recycling August 4th, 2020 Update
The Borough will pick up all commingled recyclable material. This includes glass jars and bottles, aluminum cans, plastic bottles (water, soda, laundry detergent), and steel cans. The center still DOES NOT accept plastic food or yogurt containers.
** If you decide to take your recyclable material to the Lackawanna County Recycling Center on Boulevard Avenue, Glass jars and bottles will not be accepted for drop off. Therefore, if you would like to recycle glass bottles and jars, please put them on the curb on your designated recycling day with your other recyclable materials. (Please check the schedule on our website, or on your 2020 Collection Schedule that was mailed to you. If you still have any further questions, please contact the Borough Building at your earliest convenience. Thank you**
TAKE THE SURVEY FOR THE LACKAWANNA – LUZERNE COMPREHENSIVE AND LONG RANGE TRANSPORTATION PLAN UPDATE
Your input is needed to help shape the region for the next 20+ years! Please take the survey for the Lackawanna – Luzerne Comprehensive and Long Range Transportation Plan update. Feel free to forward this along to family, friends, coworkers, etc. We appreciate your help. Survey link is below along with an introduction to the plan.
Dunmore Borough Virtual Meetings
Dunmore Borough Outdoor Dining Waiver
2. Outdoor eating area shall close by 10:00 p.m.
3. Owner must provide a barrier to enclose the seating area which must be at least 32 Inches from the curb for ADA compliance.
4. Seating shall comply with state issued social distancing rules.
5. No entertainment shall be provided.
6. Establishments providing for alcoholic beverages shall comply with PLCB regulations.
7. Owners shall sign the attached Hold Harmless Agreement.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL ON REFINANCING OUTSTANDING DEBT
The Borough is seeking Request for Proposals (RFP) to select a lender/financial institution that can satisfy and refinance the Borough’s existing General Obligation Notes/Bonds. The awarded proposal will guide the Borough in potentially satisfying some existing debt, and refinancing the remaining balance(s).
COVID-19 News Alerts
All Dunmore Borough News, Resources, and Information regarding COVID-19.
It is with regret we write to inform you that the 2020 Dunmore Borough Summer Program has been cancelled.
This is just a reminder that the DSD campus playgrounds, athletic field, field house and parking lots are closed and off limits. There should be no congregating in these areas for the health and safety of everyone.
Expiration dates for driver licenses, ID cards, vehicle registrations & safety & emission inspections will be extended for PA residents in response to statewide COVID-19 mitigation efforts.
Gov. Wolf adds nine counties to the order to battle the spread of the coronavirus stay-at-home order.
Coronavirus - When to contact 911 for emergencies.
TO PROMOTE HEALTH, SAFETY, & SOCIAL DISTANCING THE DUNMORE BOROUGH OFFICES WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Online recovery support groups will be available daily to anyone who is dealing with substance use, mental health concerns..
CDC has established the following exposure risk categories to help guide public health management of people following potential
Due to the Borough’s Emergency Declaration ALL scheduled Borough meetings are canceled until further notice.
As most residents are aware, on Friday, March 13th, President Donald J. Trump declared the Coronavirus pandemic a National Emergency.
Due to the Borough's commitment to protect our residents and by following the CDC's Community Mitigation Strategies regarding COVID-19
Dear Dunmore Borough Resident,
A Federally Funded Sidewalk and Paving Project (possibly Storm Water as well) is being considered for your neighborhood. In order to qualify for Federal Funding to complete this project, each household within the project area must complete a Community Development Block Grant Survey (CDBG) Form.
American Red Cross
This spring, the American Red Cross is hosting a Home Fire campaign in an effort to install 100,000 free smoke alarms across the country. In doing our part, they distributed 102 alarms to our borough for residents in need. The process is simple. Please contact our Fire Headquarters at (570) 348-1730 and request these life-saving/safety tools. Our department representatives will take your information, fill out the required forms, and install them in your residence. If you have any further questions, please contact Fire Headquarters at the provided number at your earliest convenience. The supply is at a first come, first serve basis.