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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.

 

The Drinker Street Northbound offramp will be closed for three (3) weeks because of work starting on that PennDot project

Joint Lackawanna – Luzerne Comprehensive Plan and Long Range Transportation Plan

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.

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL ZONING HEARING BOARD SOLICITOR

DUE FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2020

PURPOSE AND INTENT Dunmore Borough, Lackawanna County, is requesting proposals for the position of Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor. Applicants should submit written proposals to Vito P. Ruggiero, Municipal Administrator/Secretary, Dunmore Borough, 400 South Blakely Street, Dunmore, Penna.,18512.

As the Dunmore Borough Zoning Hearing Board Solicitor, the selected individual/firm will be expected to advise the Zoning Hearing Board in all matters that come before the Zoning Hearing Board in accordance with the Borough and Municipal Planning Codes.

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).

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2020 Census

2020 Census: it has never been easier to respond on your own, whether online, over the phone, or by mail—all without having to meet a census taker.

COVID-19 News Alerts

All Dunmore Borough News, Resources, and Information regarding COVID-19.

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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.

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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.

 

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