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1606 Sullivan Trail / Easton, Pa 18040 / 610-252-0785
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Forks Township Yard Waste Collection, will take place the week of October 14, 2019 on your normal Trash & Recycling Collection Day.
Place your materials curbside as follows:

Any clean, open-top container (use your former cylindrical, yellow recycling container, but NOT YOUR AUTOMATED CART)

Compostable brown paper bags available at certain grocery stores or online.

Tie with cotton or hemp twine in bundles no larger than 3’x3’x3’, and weighing no more than 40 lbs.

NO PLASTIC BAGS, OR PLASTIC OR SYNTHETIC ROPE, OR TWINE

NO grass clippings, tree stumps, loose soils, sod, any wood or tree limbs over four (4) inches in diameter; human or animal excrement; noxious weeds or soil contaminated with hazardous substances.


Road Work will take place from September 25, 2019 to October 2, 2019 on Newlins Road West from Sullivan Trail to approximately 100 feet North of Adrian Drive. Please plan an alternate route as there will be single lane conditions with possible closure if needed from 7am to 7pm during the week. There will be NO Road Work on Saturday or Sunday.

Any questions please call 610-438-2670

Forks Township Bulk Collection is next week (9/9/19) on your normal Trash & Recycling Collection Day. Please visit the Township Website for guidelines to how it will be collected curbside.

Due to the Labor Holiday on Monday September 2, 2019, Trash & Recycling Collection will be delayed by 1 day for the week. Any questions please check the Trash & Recycling website page HERE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE FORKS TOWNSHIP ZONING HEARING BOARD WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2019 AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE FORKS TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 1606 SULLIVAN TRAIL, EASTON, PA FOR THE FOLLOWING REQUEST:

ON THE APPLICATION OF CHRISTOPHER KLINE, 1460 NEWLINS ROAD WEST, EASTON PA. 18040, TAX PARCEL K9-10-5B, TO CONSTRUCT A DETACHED GARAGE THAT DOES NOT MEET REAR YARD SETBACKS. PROPERTY IS LOCATED IN THE HC (HERITAGE CORRIDOR) ZONING DISTRICT. SECTION 200-23C OF THE FORKS TOWNSHIP CODE, REQUIRES THE REAR YARD SETBACK TO BE 40 FEET AND THE SIDE YARD SETBACK OF 25 FEET. APPLICANT IS REQUESTING RELIEF FROM THE REAR YARD PROVISION.

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS OR THOSE DESIRING TO PROTEST THE GRANTING OF THIS REQUEST MAY ATTEND.

Northampton County is now introducing the ExpressVote XL Full-Face Universal Voting System. For more information please click HERE

For a list of voting locations with the new system please click HERE

The Forks Township Planning Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. has been cancelled.

The Spotted Lanternfly poses a serious threat to Pennsylvania agriculture, hardwoods, and private property. Learn More

The Planning Commission Workshop Meeting scheduled for June 25, 2019 has been cancelled. The next scheduled meeting is for July 11, 2019.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE FORKS TOWNSHIP ZONING HEARING BOARD WILL HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING ON MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2019 AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE FORKS TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL BUILDING, 1606 SULLIVAN TRAIL, EASTON, PA FOR THE FOLLOWING REQUEST:

ON THE APPLICATION OF JOSEPH LASSO, 960 COSENZA COURT, EASTON, PA 18040, TAX ID # K9-14-5-65, TO CONSTRUCT AN IN GROUND SWIMMING POOL THAT DOES NOT MEET THE WATER EDGE SETBACK. SECTION 200-28H-3(D)(2) REQUIRES THE WATER EDGE SETBACK TO BE 10 FEET. APPLICANT IS REQUESTING RELIEF OF THIS PROVISION TO ALLOW THE WATER EDGE TO BE ONLY 5 FEET FROM THE PROPERTY LINE.

ALL INTERESTED PERSONS OR THOSE DESIRING TO PROTEST THE GRANTING OF THIS REQUEST MAY ATTEND.

THE FORKS TOWNSHIP ZONING HEARING BOARD

Letters of interest are now being accepted by the Forks Township Board of Supervisors for the following vacancy:

One seat: Board of Supervisors 6 month term ending December 31, 2019 letters of interest must be received no later than 3:30 pm Tuesday June 4, 2019. Candidates are asked to new candidates not previously interviewed and running in the May primary.

Interested persons should submit a letter of interest addressed to the “Forks Township Board of Supervisors”, and send to Forks Township Municipal Building, 1606 Sullivan Trail, Easton, Pa. 18040 or by email to jcornell@forkstownship.org the attention of the Township Manager.

On Thursday March 28, 2019, Mitman Road from Arndt Road to Bushkill Drive will be closed from 9am - 2pm for Road Work. Access to Easton Area School property will be available from Arndt Road.


Welcome To Forks Township

The Forks Township Board of Supervisors invites you to explore your Forks Township website. We want to provide our web visitors with the latest information on township governance, services, public meetings and events, along with staff contacts. We continually treat the website as a work in progress to assure the best service and information to our residents and visitors.

The Board's mission is to support the best quality of life for our residents by maintaining a professional and responsive staff; delivering the highest level of public safety; providing recreation to promote wellness for all ages through our Community Center programs; encouraging the utilization of the Township's well maintained parkland and its facilities, including the extensive network of recreational pathways; and finally to deliver governmental services in a courteous, efficient and fiscally responsible manner.

We hope you experience perusing our website is both positive and informative. We would enjoy hearing from you. Please contact us with your comments and suggestions.

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