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

Upcoming Township Meetings

Board of Commissioners | October 2nd & October 16th

Planning Commission | October 3rd – Meeting canceled due to a lack of agenda items.

Zoning Hearing Board | October 11th

Trick or Treat Scheduled

Trick or Treat in Butler Township has been set for Tuesday, October 31st from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

Fall Leaf Collection Schedule

Fall Leaf Collection will be on the following weeks:

October 23rd, November 6th, November 13th & November 27th

Leaves will be picked up on your regular pickup day in no larger than 30-gallon, biodegradable brown paper bags.   Leaves placed out in plastic trash bags will not be collected.

30 gallon bio-degradable paper bags can be purchased at a cost of 34 cents a bag, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. till 4:30 p.m., at the Butler Township Municipal Building, 290 South Duffy Road, Butler, PA 16001.  There will not be any Saturday sales.

Tours of Preston Park

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

  • Saturday, October 7th at 10:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, November 25th at 10:00 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.

Armstrong Healing Heroes 

Healing Heroes is seeking Veterans who would benefit from the assistance of a Guardian Angels Medical Service Dog.  Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs trains service dogs to mitigate the challenges of several conditions, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD); Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI); seizures, glucose imbalance, mobility issues and much more.If you or someone you know could benefit from this service, please go to the following website to obtain an application: http://www.medicalservicedogs.org/service-dog-application/

Once the online form is completed, a full application packet will be sent to the applicant to fulfill the process for consideration.

For more information on Healing Heroes, please visit their Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/armstrongonewire.

Butler Township Recycling Day

Saturday, September 30th – 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Registration is Limited and Pre-registration is Required by contacting ECS&R at 1-866-815-0016 or by registering online at www.ecsr.net.

Butler Township Residents Only – Drivers License is Required

Where: ECS&R – 129 Ash Stop Road, Evans City, PA 16033

Items Taken:  Nominal Fees Apply

Household Chemicals & Paints $0.68/lb.
Universal Waste (i.e. Florescent Lights & Batteries) $0.53/lb.
Non-CDRA Electronics $0.13/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.

If you are unable to register for this event, please ask ECS&R about registering for one of the monthly Butler County Sponsored Recycling Events.  Fees are the same for the Butler Township and Butler County Events.  Costs associated with these events are supplemented by a grant through the PA Department of Environmental Protection.

Mercer County and Lawrence County are also holding recycling events that are open to Butler County residents.  For information on these events, please click on the following links.

MERCER COUNTY- Special Collection Flier – September 23, 2017

LAWRENCE COUNTY- Special Collection Flier – September 30, 2017

Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest

Fire Prevention Week will be held October 8 – 14, 2017.  Butler Township will once again be celebrating the week by holding a Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest.  The contest is open to Butler Township residents in kindergarten through 6th grade.  The theme for 2017 is “Every Second Counts – Find 2 Ways Out!  A trophy will be awarded to the First Place winner in each grade level at the Butler Township Board of Commissioners meeting held at 6:30 PM on Monday, October 16, 2017.  The deadline for entry is Friday, September 29th.  Please drop off your entry at the Butler Township Municipal Building, 290 South Duffy Road.  Students who attend Northwest Elementary, McQuistion Elementary or Connoquenessing Elementary Schools can turn their entries in at their schools.

All entries must be on 22″ X 28” White Poster Board and contain the following information on the back of the poster:

Parent’s name and contact phone number, student’s name and grade, name of school and room number.

If you have any questions, please contact Marcie at 724-283-3430, X 212 or by email at mlove@butlertwp.org.

For more information on Fire Prevention Week or Fire Safety go to the National Fire Protection Association website.

Resident Comments Requested

On July 17, 2017, the Butler Township Board of Commissioners approved the administration and preparation of a grant application for the development and construction of a restroom facility and all required infrastructure located at Preston Park.  If any township resident has any comment regarding this project, please send a written response to Butler Township at 290 South Duffy Road, Butler, PA 16001 or email cmcneill@butlertwp.org.

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 August 2017 Newsletter

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, October 14th & Saturday, October 28th.  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 2017 is in the Household Hazardous Waste Collection Flyer.

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.