Lackawanna County CDBG Coronavirus CARES Mortgage and Utility Assistance Program (MUAP) is being administered by the Lackawanna County Department of Human Services.
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.
Dunmore Borough Council Meeting September 26
Dunmore Borough Council Meeting on Monday, September 26 at 6:00 at the Dunmore Community Center.
Civil Service Exam Announcements
Dunmore Police Department
NOTICE is hereby given that the Dunmore Borough Civil Service Commission has approved the scheduling of civil service exams for entry level positions within the Police Department as follows:
- August 13, 2022, 10:00am at Marywood University: Physical Fitness Exams (Entry Level – Police)
- September 10, 2022, 9:00am Location TBA: Written Exams (Entry Level– Police)
- September 30, 2022, 9:00am at Dunmore Borough Building: Oral Examinations (Entry Level– Police)
Borough Manager oversees the Borough’s financial management and operations; helps implement Borough legislation; and serves as the Borough’s principal human resources officer, Supervision is exercised over a staff of administrative, uniformed, professional, clerical and public works personnel. Assignments are varied in nature and are carried-out in accordance with policy guidelines, goals and objectives set by Borough Council and applicable laws, rules and regulations. The Borough Manager shall maintain an office in the Borough Building, and shall travel as necessary to accomplish Borough business.
Dunmore Borough Zoning Ordinance Hearing
The week of May 3rd the Recycling Center will begin taking yard waste.
It MUST be in Biodegradable Bags or in an open container for our DPW to pick up. NO stones, dirt, wood, etc… of any kind can go in the bags. We can not accept branches over 24”. The Borough picks up yard waste every other week on your garbage day.
WE CANNOT AND WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY YARD WASTE IN PLASTIC BAGS.
Also, the Recycling Center is no longer taking electronics, even for a cost. Please go to their website for any other information.
Mortgage Utility Assistance Program
Lackawanna County CDBG Coronavirus CARES Mortgage and Utility Assistance Program (MUAP) is being administered by the Lackawanna County Department of Human Services. MUAP was established as an emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic to disburse funds in Lackawanna County to provide financial assistance on behalf of low- and moderate-income homeowners experiencing difficulty making mortgage payments and/or utility payments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Assistance will be made available in the form of a grant, and funds will be paid directly to the mortgage and/or utility provider. Applications will be available on the Lackawanna County website Lackawannacounty.org or Relief.Lackawannacounty.org Thursday, March 11, 2021.
NOTICE OF CONTINUANCE THE FOLLOWING PROTOCOLS ARE STILL IN EFFECT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS YEAR.
FIRST IMPLEMENTATION / POSTING: MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020 SECOND POSTING: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2020
TO CONTINUE TO PROMOTE HEALTH, SAFETY, & SOCIAL DISTANCING THE DUNMORE BOROUGH OFFICES ARE STILL CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Tax payments can still be placed in either Drop Box located at both entrances of the building, Mailed, or can be presented for payment in the Drive-Thru at FNCB and Fidelity Banks.
Permit Applications and payments can also be placed in either Drop Box located at both entrances of the building or Mailed.
Trash Collection will remain on schedule. The 2021 Trash Calendar will ONLY be posted online and a copy will be mailed upon resident request. Please refer to the garbage calendar on the Borough website.
If you have any further questions, please contact the Main Office; (570) 343-7611, at your earliest convenience. Messages will be reviewed daily.
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.
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.
* 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**
Dunmore Borough Virtual Meetings
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
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.
COVID-19 News Alerts
All Dunmore Borough News, Resources, and Information regarding COVID-19.
Live webinars will help customers understand their eligibility and learn how to apply for or enroll in company’s variety of bill payment assistance programs
Dunmore Borough Outdoor Dining Waiver
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.
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.