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Penn Forest Township Contact Information

2010 State Route 903 Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-2768 or 570-325-2769
Building/Zoning 570-325-2760
Fax: 570-325-8230
E-mail : secretary@pennforesttownship.org
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Transfer Station: 570-325-3016


Emergency Services

Penn Forest Township residents have access to 9-1-1 emergency services. Dial 911 in an emergency, but only in an emergency. If you need assistance but do not have an emergency, call:

Fern Ridge State Police 570-646-2271 (non-emergency number)

Lehighton State Police 610-377-4270 (non-emergency number)

Lehighton Ambulance-Penn Forest location 570-325-8184

If you live in a development, contact your development managenent or Property Owner’s Association for the property security procedures in case of an emergency.

BEFORE burning Call the Communication Center 570-325-9111


Supervisors and Staff

Supervisors

Tom Cross – Supervisor

Christian Bartulovich – Vice Chairman

Roger L Meckes – Chairman/Roadmaster

Scott Lignore – Asst. Roadmaster/Supervisor

Judith Knappenberger – Supervisor


Office Staff

Dana Vitale – Secretary secretary@pennforesttownship.org

Laura Matz- Treasurer treasurer@pennforesttownship.org

Heather Saba – Administrative Assistant admin2@pennforesttownship.org

Julie Rossi – Administrative Assistant admin1@pennforesttownship.org


Transfer Station / Other Staff
Shannon Meckes

Ricky Ahner

Uwe Pohle

Jerry Enck

Robert Sloss

Donald Fisher

Jenna Medelo


Penn Forest Township Planning Board Members William Miller – Chairman

William English- Vice-Chairman

Chris Rau – Secretary

Hanover Engineering – Engineer


Zoning Board Members

Audrey Wargo – Chairman

Patrick Walsh – Member

Paul Fogal – Member

Shawn Kresge – Alternate

Supervisors and Staff

Supervisors

Roger L Meckes – Chairman/Roadmaster
Christian Bartulovich –Vice-Chairman
Scott Lignore – Asst. Roadmaster/Supervisor   
Tom Cross – Supervisor
Judith Knappenberger – Supervisor


Office Staff

Dana Vitale- Secretary
Laura Matz- Treasurer
Heather Saba- Administrative Assistant
Julie Rossi-     Administrative Assistant


Transfer Station &    Road Maintenance
Shannon Meckes
Ricky Ahner
Uwe Pohle
Jerry Enck
Robert Sloss
Donald Fisher
Jenna Medelo


 

Contact Information

2010 State Route 903 Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-2768 or  570-325-2769
Office Hrs: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM        Fax: 570-325-8230
E-mail: secretary@pennforesttownship.org
Building & Zoning:570-325-2760
Office Hrs:Zoning Mon,Wed & Fri 1-4PM
Building Tue & Thur 8-11AM
Transfer Station 570-325-3016


 

2021 Township Office Holidays

New Year’s Day- Mon 1/1/21
President’s Day- Mon- 2/15/21
Memorial Day – Mon-5/31/21
July 4TH – Mon-7/5/21
Labor Day – Mon-9/6/21
Columbus Day – Mon-10/11/21
Thanksgiving – Thurs-11/25/21
Thanksgiving – Fri- 11/26/21
Christmas Eve – Fri- 12/24/21
Christmas – Mon-12/27/21