Administrative Office

290 South Duffy RoadHours: Monday - Friday
Butler, PA 160018:30am to 4:30pm
Phone: (724) 283-3430Fax: (724) 282-2142
(724) 287-7465info@butlertwp.org

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Welcome to Butler Township, Butler County, PA

Upcoming Township Meetings

Board of Commissioners | August 20th

Planning Commission | September 4th

Zoning Hearing Board | August 29th

Fall 2018 Newsletter

Butler Township will be posting the Fall 2018 Newsletter to the website on September 10, 2018.   This edition of the newsletter will not be mailed, but will only be available digitally.   By offering the newsletters digitally, thus saving printing and mailing costs, the Township will be able to publish them more frequently.  Residents are encouraged to follow the Township on Facebook to receive notices as to when new editions of the newsletter will be posted on the website.  For residents without access to a computer, paper copies will be available at the Butler Township Municipal Building.

Road Paving Schedule

Butler Township will begin their road paving projects the week of August 6th.  Work will continue throughout the month of August, as weather permits.  No roadwork will be scheduled on Saturdays or Sundays.

The following roads are scheduled to be milled and paved and will be completed in the following order:  Buttercup Road, Highland Avenue, South Eberhart Road, Maple Grove Drive, Avon Drive, Camelot Drive, South Duffy Road, Hindman Road, Aubrey Drive, South Links Avenue, Red Oak Drive, West Metzger Avenue, Oakhurst Drive, and Spooner Drive. 

Road milling on the first half of the list is scheduled to begin on Monday, August 6th and will continue through Thursday, August 9th.  Paving on these milled roads will begin on Friday, August 10th and continue through Friday, August 17th.  The second round of milling is scheduled to begin on Monday, August 20th, with paving on those completed roads to begin on Friday, August 24th.

Portman Road, Limberg Street and Cecelia Street are scheduled for paving only and will be placed in the work schedule as time allows.

Road closures will not be necessary during the milling process, but roads may need to be closed during the paving process. Please check the website and Facebook page @butlertwppa throughout the month for updates, as the schedule may change due to the weather.

Tours of Preston Park

Butler Township will be offering public tours of Preston Park including the residence and the grounds on the following dates in 2018.

  • Wednesday, September 19th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, October 13th at 9:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, November 24th at 9:30 a.m.

This 2 to 3 hour walking tour is available at no cost, but registration is required and spaces are limited. In addition to the dates listed above, private group tours may also be arranged for groups of 10 or more. For more information or to register for a tour contact the Administration Office at extension 212 or mlove@butlertwp.org.

Free Smoke Detectors

Butler Township has received a Hodge Fund Grant which was used to purchase smoke detectors and combination smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.  These detectors are free to Butler Township residences where children reside or frequently visit.  At this time there are only smoke detectors available.   Residents can receive two smoke detectors per household, which are available at the Butler Township Municipal Building at the main reception area.  Proof of residency is required.

Frank Preston – the Man, the Moment, the Mission

Polly Shaw, a Butler Township native, retired educator and author of Images of Modern America Moraine State Park by Arcadia Publishing, will present a program on Dr. Frank Preston on Wednesday, September 19 at the Butler Township Recreation Building, 468 South Duffy Road at 6:00 p.m.  The two-hour presentation includes historical photos and information about Dr. Preston’s personal history from England to Butler, as well as historical photos of Preston Laboratories.  Today his land is known as Preston Park which is located at 415 South Eberhart Rd. and is operated by Butler Township.

This is a FREE event but registration is required, as seating is limited. Please contact Marcie at 724-283-3430, X 212 or email mlove@butlertwp.org to register.

Signed copies of Ms. Shaw’s book will be available for purchase at this event.

Things to do in Butler County This Season

Click on the following links to find out some of the activities going on in Butler County.

Butler County Tourism & Convention Bureau Website

Butler County Brochures

Butler County Farm Market Listing

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 18th & Saturday, September 15th.  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 Homeowner Recycling/Collection Registration tab/Butler County Events. A listing of all of the dates for 2018 can be found on the ECS&R website under Butler County Events.

Household Chemicals & Paints $0.68/lb.
Universal Waste (i.e. Florescent Lights & Batteries) $0.53/lb.
Non-CDRA Electronics $0.17/lb.
CDRA Electronics * (glass bearing) $0.45/lb.
CDRA Electronics * (non glass bearing towers & peripherals) $0.25/lb.
Small Freon Containing Devices $0.17/lb.

* CDRA: desktop computers, laptop computers, computer monitors, computer peripherals and televisions.

Goodwill Industries and Staples in Butler Township will take old computer equipment for recycling for free.  Items that will be accepted include: Desktop computers, laptops, monitors, keyboards, mice, speakers, printers and printer supplies. Televisions will not be accepted.

The following links contain information on how you can dispose of your electronic waste, as well as, other recyclable materials and hazardous waste: