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How do I ask a question?

You'll find answers to the questions residents ask most on the Township's Frequently Asked Questions page. Or, you may call the Township and speak with someone directly during regular business hours at (814) 238-4651. In addition, you can complete and send our Contact Us Form.

How do I ask a zoning question?

The Township's Planning & Zoning FAQs page has answers to zoning questions residents ask most often. If you can't find your answer there, you can contact the Township's Zoning Administrator by email.


Job Opportunities?

View job postings and announcements.

If you are interested in law enforcement jobs, view openings in the Ferguson Township Police Department.

Ferguson Township accepts employment applications and resumes ONLY when vacancies are available.


Election and Voter Registration Information?

View Centre County Elections and Voter Registration information. You'll find details about where to vote, how to register, election results, and more.

Information about Active Land Development Proposals?

Visit the Active Development Proposals page for links to current projects in development. If the information you are looking for is not there, please call (814) 238-4651 and ask to speak with the Planning & Zoning staff.

The Ferguson Township Code of Ordinances?

View the Ferguson Township Code of Ordinances. If you are having difficulty finding a particular ordinance or provision of an ordinance, please contact the Planning & Zoning Department at (814) 238-4651.

Meeting Agendas and Minutes?


Ferguson Township posts agendas for the Board of Supervisors, Parks and Recreation Committee, Planning Commission, Tree Commission, and Zoning Hearing Board on our Events Calendar.


The Township archives meeting minutes. View 2018 Meeting Minutes.

Archived minutes for 2018, 2017 and prior years:

Board of Supervisors
Parks and Recreation Committee
Planning Commission
Tree Commission

Zoning Hearing Board

Budget and Financial Information?

To learn about Ferguson Township's finances, you will find current as well as past operating budgets, budget summaries, capital improvement plans, and comprehensive annual financial reports on the Finance Department's Budget and Audits page. For local tax rates, due dates, and an up-to-date tax calculator, visit the Tax Information page. 

If you are unable to find the information you are looking for, call the Township Finance Department at (814) 238-4651.

Announcements for Contracts and Bids?

View Public Works contracts currently out to bid and the bid results. Please call the Ferguson Township Public Works Department with any questions at (814) 238-4651, Option 2.

Township News and Announcements?

Ferguson Township keeps residents and businesses informed by publishing a monthly e-Newsletter and a semi-annual print newsletter, sharing news through our website, and by posting on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. We post daily and update as frequently as possible.

Every household receives a copy of the print newsletter. If your household is not yet on the Township's mailing list, you can sign up to subscribe at the same link where you sign up to receive meeting agendas, press releases and other announcements.

We also maintain a Community Partners page and Community Calendar to help local non-profit organizations share their news, and we have archived C-NET recordings of our Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission meetings.

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To find an older news story, view the Township's News Archive

C-NET Recorded Meeting Archive


The Township Manager?

The Township Manager is David Pribulka. He can be reached by email at or by phone at (814) 238-4651.

The Board of Supervisors?

Email the Ferguson Township Board of Supervisors at the links below.
View a map of voting wards

Steve Miller, Chair (At-Large)
Richard Killian, Vice Chair (Ward III)
Peter Buckland (Ward II)
Laura Dininni (Ward I)
VACANT (At-Large)
Richard Killian (Ward III)


The Police Department?

The Ferguson Township Police Department may be reached by phone during regular business hours at (814) 237-1172. If you have an EMERGENCY, please dial 9-1-1. If you would like to file a police report, please contact the Non-Emergency Dispatch number at 1-800-479-0050.

Access the staff directory

Email the Police Department

Chris Albright is the Chief of Police. He can be reached by email at

The Ordinance Officer

Stacey Mayes is Ferguson Township's Ordinance Officer. You can email him at

Other Agencies and Organizations?

For a list of organizations and agencies that may be able to serve you, visit the Government Links section of our website.

The Centre Region Council of Governments?

The Centre Region Council of Governments can be reached by phone at (814) 231-3077 or at its website. Its offices are located at 2643 Gateway Dr. State College, PA 16801. Directions

The Water Company?

If you live in western Ferguson Township, your water service is provided by Rock Springs Water Company. Telephone: (814) 231-2911

Otherwise, your water service is the State College Borough Water Authority. Its business hours are 8 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Telephone: (814) 238-6766

The Sewer Company?

Sewer service in Ferguson Township is provided by the University Area Joint Authority. Telephone: (814) 238-5361

The Trash and Recycling Company?

Advanced Disposal is the designated trash hauler for Ferguson Township. Visit its website.

Recycling services are provided by the Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority, located at 253 Transfer Rd. Bellefonte, PA 16823. Telephone: (814) 238-7005.

For more information click here.


My Real Estate Taxes?

For information about Real Estate Taxes for Ferguson Township, visit the Finance Department. Residents may pay by mail or in person via cash, check or money order. If you have any questions about Real Estate Taxes that are not answered on the website, contact the Township's Tax Office by email or by calling (814) 238-4651.

My Earned Income Tax and Local Services Tax?

The Centre Tax Agency collects Earned Income Tax and Local Services Tax for Ferguson Township. The office is located at the State College Borough Municipal Building at 243 S. Allen St. State College, PA 16801.

Directions to Centre Tax Agency

Visit the Centre Tax Agency website for instructions on submitting a payment. If you have additional questions, you may contact Centre Tax Agency at (814) 234-7120.

A Parking Ticket?

Parking tickets may be paid in person or by mail. The Township does not currently accept online payments for parking tickets. Tickets may be paid in cash, by check, or money order. If mailing your payment, however, it is not recommended to pay by cash. Please make all checks payable to Ferguson Township.

Payments may be submitted outside regular business hours using the drop box in the front of the Municipal Building. Please follow the instructions on the ticket to properly submit payment.

Ferguson Township does not accept liability for lost or stolen payments.

Appeal a parking ticket

A Citation?

Citations may be paid either in person or by mail at the Magisterial District listed at the top of your citation. The reverse side of the citation will have information regarding payment.

For a Permit?

Application fees for permits may be paid by cash, check, or money order at the Ferguson Township Municipal Building. Please note that an application for a permit will not be reviewed until the application fee has been received. Other fees that may be associated with a permit such as escrows may be paid when the permit is ready to be picked up.

Click here to view our schedule of fees.

Currently, permit application fees cannot be paid online. Check back soon for this feature!

My Refuse Bill?

The Township participates in the Refuse and Recycling Program of Centre Region Council of Governments. To visit their website, click here. Payments for your refuse collection service may be submitted by mail, phone, or online by clicking here.


To Serve on a Township Authority, Board, or Commission?

Click here to visit the Township's homepage for Authorities, Boards, and Commissions. To access an application to apply, click here.

For the Adopt-A-Road Program?

Ferguson Township still has spots available on the adoption list if you or your group are interested in becoming involved! Participants are asked to commit to the program for at least two years and to clean their adopted road twice per year. For more information on how to become involved, contact the Receptionist at (814) 238-4651 or by email, or visit the Adopt-A-Road webpage.

For the Adopt-A-Median Program?

The Adopt-A-Median Program is a great way for you and your group or organization to contribute to beautifying your community. There are still medians available for adoption! For more information, call the Township Receptionist at (814) 238-4651 or visit the Adopt-A-Median Page on our website.

Get Connected?

Sign Up for the e-Newsletter

Sign up to receive our monthly e-Newsletter. Each month, you'll receive the latest Township news about Board of Supervisors actions, road projects, community events, and much more right to your inbox.

Sign Up for our Constant Contact Mailing List

Using Constant Contact, Ferguson Township is able to offer several email lists for a variety of topics including agendas, police news, winter weather reminders, and much more. Click here and follow the instructions on the page to get started!


An Anonymous Tip to the Police Department?

An Anonymous Tip can be submitted online to the Police Department by clicking here. All information will be investigated before any action is taken. Reports that are determined to be false will be designated as unfounded.

Rent or Reserve?

How do I request use of a room at the Ferguson Township Municipal Building?

To request the use of a room at the Ferguson Township Municipal Building, please contact the Township receptionist by calling (814) 238-4651. 

How do I rent a pavilion at a Ferguson Township park?

Centre Region Parks and Recreation (CRPR) is responsible for maintaining and renting each park's pavilions.

Reserve a pavilion through CRPR