Welcome to Butler Township
Upcoming Township Meetings
Board of Commissioners | August 1st (Cancelled) & August 15th
Planning Commission | August 2nd
Zoning Hearing Board | August 3rd
Township Line Road Closure
Beginning Monday August 1st Township Line Road will be closed between Dutchtown Road and Old Plank Road for storm water pipe and headwall construction. Construction will last 3-4 weeks. Detours will be posted to reroute traffic via Hampton Court.
National Night Out
Butler Township will be participating in the National Association of Town Watch’s 33rd Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 2nd. This will be the second year that Butler Township will be participating in this event which will begin at 6:00 PM at the parking lot of St. John the Baptist Byzantine Catholic Church’s Education Center, 105 Kohler Avenue, Lyndora, PA. Butler Township Police Officers and Butler Township Commissioners will then be walking up Bessemer Avenue (and Penn Avenue, time permitting) to meet with neighborhood residents.
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. “National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community and provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.” For more information on the National Night Out Campaign go the www.nationalnightout.org
Please plan to attend one of the performances of this year’s Shakespeare in the Park production of “The Taming of the Shrew.” This comical tale about three couples’ quest for love and marriage will take place in Preston Park on the following dates:
|Friday, July 22 at 6:30pm||Friday, July 29 at 6:30pm|
|Saturday, July 23 at 6:30pm||Saturday, July 30 at 6:30pm|
|Sunday, July 24 at 2:00pm||Sunday, July 31 at 2:00pm|
Audience members should bring a chair and comfortable walking shoes. The scenes are set in various locations, but mostly along the main road within the park. This year’s performance is expected to run just over two hours.
Tickets are $10, and are available online at www.hobnobtheatre.com/tickets. You can also purchase tickets at the entrance to the park beginning an hour before each performance.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 412.736.2535.
Free Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Butler Township has received a Hodge Fund Grant which was used to purchase smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. These detector are free to Butler Township residences that have children residing there or have children that frequently visit there. Residents can receive one smoke detector and one combination smoke and carbon monoxide detector or 2 smoke detectors per household, which are available at the Butler Township Municipal Building at the main reception area.
2016 Road Paving Schedule
The following schedule has been provided for the 2016 Butler Township Road Paving Projects. Weather may alter or extend the schedule. Roads involved in this year’s project will be closed during milling and paving operations. Roads will be posted in advance where onstreet parking will be prohibited. Citations will be issued for any violation of the “No Parking” requirement.
|July 19 – 20||South Duffy Road (Highfield Road to Whitestown Road)|
|July 20 – 22||Pacific Street|
|July 22 – 25||Autumn Drive|
|July 25 – 28||Brown Avenue|
|Reiber Road (Plateau Street to Township Line)|
|Sawmill Run Road (Kennedy Lane to Meridian Road)|
Butler County Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Event
The next Butler County recycling collection will be held at Environmental Coordination Services & Recycling (ECS&R) at 129 Ash Stop Road, Evans City, PA 16033, on Saturday, August 20th and Saturday, September 17th. Please call ECS&R at 1-866-815-0016 to register for this event or if you have any questions. You can also register on-line at ecsr.net under the Collection Events tab. A listing of the dates for 2016 is in the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Flyer.
Fees for the Butler County Events are as follows:
|Household Hazardous Waste||$0.65/lb.|
|Light Bulbs and Batteries||$0.52/lb.|
|Televisions and Computer Monitors||$0.45/lb.|
|All Other Electronics||$0.16/lb.|
|Propane Tanks & Cylinders||$15.00 Each|
|Items Containing Mercury||$2.75/lb.|