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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 management or Property Owner’s Association for the property security procedures in case of an emergency.

BEFORE burning Call the Communication Center at 570-325-9111


Supervisors and Staff

Supervisors

Roger L Meckes – Chairman/Roadmaster

Christian Bartulovich – Vice-Chairman

Scott Lignore – Asst. Roadmaster/Supervisor

Patrick Holland – Supervisor

Jim Denier – 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

Jerry Enck

Robert Sloss

Donald Fisher


Penn Forest Township Planning Board Members

William Miller – Chairman

William English- Vice-Chairman

Chris Rau – Secretary

BIA – Engineer


Zoning Board Members

Audrey Wargo – Chairman

Patrick Walsh – Member

Paul Fogal – Member

Shawn Kresge – Alternate

BOS Supervisors and Staff

Supervisors

Roger L Meckes – Chairman/Roadmaster
Christian Bartulovich –Vice-Chairman
Scott Lignore – Asst. Roadmaster/Supervisor   
Patrick Holland – Supervisor
James Denier – 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
Jerry Enck
Robert Sloss
Donald Fisher
Jay York- Working Foreman


 

Contact Information

2010 State Route 903 Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: 570-325-2768 or 570-325-2769 Fax: 570-325-8230
Office Hrs:Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
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


 

2023 Township Office Holidays

New Year’s Day -Mon  1/1/23
President’s Day – Mon 2/20/23
Memorial Day – Mon 5/29/23
July 4TH – Tue 7/4/23
Labor Day – Mon 9/4/23
Columbus Day -Mon 10/9/23
Thanksgiving  Eve – Wed 11/24/23
Thanksgiving Day -Thurs 11/25/23

2022 Township Office Holidays

Christmas Eve -Fri 12/23/22
Christmas Day – Mon 12/26/22