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Green Phase COVID-19 Update

Residents,

 

We are working closely with both Local and State Officials during this situation. We are recommending you visit the PA Department of Health’s website https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx or the Center for Disease Control’s website https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html for updated information regarding COVID-19 Pandemic.

GREEN PHASE PARKS & RECREATION PROPERTIES UPDATE:

The Chestnuthill Township Board of Supervisors and staff have created a plan for our park properties in line with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources; park properties including the "Chestnuthill Township Park", “West End Regional Park”, “Big Woods Natural Area” and the “Silver Valley Natural Area” will all  be open, although in accordance with State and Federal guidelines we encourage maintaining a distance of 6-feet from other trail users. 

  • If you have respiratory illness symptoms stay home.

  • Keep at least 6 feet apart from others.  Require wearing a face mask if 6-foot distance cannot be maintained.

  • Follow general hygiene recommendations.   Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your elbow when coughing or sneezing.  Avoid touching your face/mouth/nose/eyes/ears.

  • Rentals- Park Building capacity = (40 max), Pavilion 1 capacity = (40 max), Pavilion 2 capacity = (30 max).  Contact Bernie Kozen, Executive Park Director of the West End Park and Open Space Commission at (570) 992-9733 for more information.

GREEN PHASE RECYCLING CENTER/TRANSFER STATION/COMPOST FACILITY UPDATE:

The Board of Supervisors considers the Chestnuthill Township Recycling Center/Transfer Station and Compost Facilities to be essential to all Township Residents and therefore will remain open. Operations will continue unchanged from the previous phase, although we do ask that you continue to avoid contact with other residents and staff as much as possible.

GREEN PHASE MUNICIPAL OFFICE UPDATE:

The Chestnuthill Township Municipal Building will be opened to the public, we are asking during this green phase that all residents, business owners, visitors, vendors and staff please abide by the following set of criteria while conducting business at the municipal building.

  • If you feel sick stay home and take advantage of our contact page www.chestnuthilltwp-pa.gov/contact-us on our website, or contact individual staff members by email (Email addresses for individual staff are listed on our webpage www.chestnuthilltwp-pa.gov/township-directory for your convenience), or you can always call us at 570-992-7247.

  • Wear a face covering over your mouth and nose while inside the building.

  • Maintain a minimum social distance of six feet from others. 

We appreciate your understanding during this difficult time.

Sincerely,

Carl B. Gould II

Chairman

Eric Snyder

Vice-Chairman

Rob Baxter

Supervisor

Chestnuthill Township: 

PO Box 243, 271 Route 715 

Brodheadsville, PA 18322

Phone:

(570) 992-7247

Hours: 

Monday-Friday 

8:00 AM-4:00 PM

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