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  • Sep 25 2017
    At its Regular Meeting on Monday, September 18, the Ferguson Township Board of Supervisors proclaimed October as National Community Planning Month in Ferguson Township. The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-PA) will host its annual statewide conference at The Penn Stater October 22 - 24. Ferguson Township Planning Zoning Department staff are serving on the planning committee for the conference, which will showcase projects in the Centre Region at a poster event... details
  • Sep 22 2017
    Have a question about anything happening in the Township? Join us for Coffee Conversation with Ferguson Township on Saturday, October 14. The Township will host this informal gathering from 8 to 9:30 am at the Ferguson Township Municipal Building, 3147 Research Drive. Coffee Conversation is your opportunity to join Township Manager Dave Pribulka, Chief of Police Chris Albright and other key Township staff to offer suggestions, seek answers, discuss any questions or concerns specific ... details
  • Sep 21 2017
    At its Regular Meeting on June 5, 2017, the Board of Supervisors ordained and enacted the 1033 Amendment to Signs and Billboards, Chapter 19 of the Ferguson Township Code of Ordinances. The Township Planning Zoning staff have prepared these Frequently Asked Questions about the revisions: Why did the Township update the Signs and Billboards Ordinance? In 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the Reed vs. Town of Gilbert case, which required municipalities to enact content-neutral sign ... details
  • Sep 21 2017
    Curbside Recycling Centre County Recycling and Refuse Authority (CCRRA) has updated its Red Bin Curbside Recycling Guide for 2017. All paper can now be bagged or bundled together, which means that newspaper no longer needs to be separated. Last year, CCRRA added spiral cans to the list of acceptable items for recycling. Ferguson Township residents have a multitude of ways to recycle throughout the year, including hazardous household materials, old furniture and appliances, electronics such... details
  • Sep 18 2017
    At its Regular Meeting on Tuesday, September 5, the Ferguson Township Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted the 2018 2022 Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The Township's Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) is a financial guide for citizens, staff and the Board of Supervisors. The purpose of this document is to communicate the initiatives planned in the next five years. This is a financial plan, rather than an official budget. It is used to provide financial information for management to ... details
  • Sep 14 2017
    Tudek Dog Park 425 Park Crest Lane Construction activities began at the Tudek Dog Park parking lot last this week. This project includes a new parking lot with ADA parking and a connecting sidewalk, landscaping, and a monument sign. Work is underway by the Township's contractor, H R Excavating, Inc. The existing lot will be closed until work is completed. Dog Park users may park on the south side of Park Crest Lane. The work is scheduled for completion by October 27. Overlook ... details
  • Sep 6 2017
    Ferguson Township welcomes all people and recognizes the rights of individuals to live their lives with dignity, free of discrimination because of their faith, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or immigration status. At its Regular Meeting on December 5, 2016, the Ferguson Township Board of Supervisors passed a resolution affirming the Township's commitment to equity and inclusion. The vote was unanimous. The resolution affirms that the Ferguson Township Bo... details
  • Aug 30 2017
    At its Regular Meeting on Monday, July 3, the Ferguson Township Board of Supervisors designated September as Ferguson Township Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month. The proclamation reads as follows: WHEREAS, suicide is the tenth leading cause of all deaths in the United States; and WHEREAS, in the United States, one person commits suicide every thirteen minutes; and WHEREAS, nearly five million people in the United States have lost a loved one to suicide; and WHEREAS, suicide clai... details
  • Aug 29 2017
    In accordance with Section 803.3 of the Centre Region Building Safety and Property Maintenance Code, 2017 Edition, landlords in the Centre Region at minimum must provide tenants with the following information: Maximum occupancy for the residential property Maximum number of persons who can reside in the rental property Whether the property is a student home Regulations regarding dogs (if present) Regulations regarding property maintenance... details
  • Aug 8 2017
    A Public Hearing is scheduled for the Board of Supervisors' Regular Meeting on Monday, October 2 to consider adoption of the Township's new Official Map .At its Regular Meeting on September 18, the Board voted to add a 1,600-foot section of bike path in Pine Grove Mills. A Public Hearing is scheduled for Monday, October 2 to consider adoption of the Township's new Official Map. At its Regular Meeting on July 3, during a public hearing to discuss the proposed new Official Map, ... details
  • Jul 31 2017
    C-NET's latest episode of Around the County is an interview with Dave Pribulka, Ferguson Township's new Manager. Pribulka is interviewed by former CDT reporter Anne Danahy. Watch ... details
  • Jul 30 2017
    State College won the 2017 VFW Teener League State Tournament on Tuesday, July 25, at Ferguson Township s Louis E. Silvi Baseball Complex. Undefeated in the state tournament with a 4-0 record, and an overall All-Star record of 10-2, State College's VFW 13-14 Teener League beat Mt. Union 14 to 4. This was the first time State College won the Teener League state championship, as well as the first year that State College has hosted the state tournament. Participating teams also included... details
  • Jul 23 2017
    Thanks to our residents and our state legislators and their representatives for joining Coffee Conversation with Ferguson Township on Friday, July 21. Thanks also to the staff of The Naked Egg for hosting. This informal gathering was an opportunity to meet the Township's new Manager Dave Pribulka and Chief of Police Chris Albright, and join Director of Planning Zoning Raymond Stolinas and Community Communications Coordinator Diana Griffith to offer suggestions, seek answers, discuss... details
  • Jul 19 2017
    Those who travel Blue Course Drive may have noticed it looks greener. In the spring of 2017 Ferguson Township s tree planting contractor installed 58 additional street trees in the median between West College Avenue and Circleville Road. The trees are a mix of species, including Purple Robe Black Locust, Magnifica Hackberry, Hardy Rubber Tree, Kentucky Coffee Tree, and London Plane. These species were chosen after soil samples were taken for both their overall toughness in urban conditions... details
  • Jul 19 2017
    Placing a mulch ring around your tree is one of the most beneficial measures you can take to protect its health. But if done incorrectly, it's also one of the easiest ways to damage it. Sometimes, you can have too much of a good thing. Every year trees decline and die due to improper mulching -- more commonly known as mulch volcanos. Mulch volcanoes are made simply by piling too much mulch against the trunk of the tree. Doing this holds moisture against the back, which causes the tree to ... details
  • Jun 28 2017
    Ferguson Township residents need to be aware of two confirmed cases of oak wilt disease in 2017, confirmed on Cherry Ridge Road. The Township aims to provide you with educational information about oak wilt, and make you aware of the Township's recent actions to stem the spread of the disease. Further mitigation work is planned for the spring of 2017. Oak wilt is a fungus that attacks all species of oak trees, but Red Oak and Pin Oak are the most susceptible. Once infected, an otherwise... details
  • Jun 26 2017
    At its Regular Meeting on Monday, June 19, the Ferguson Township Board of Supervisors committed the Township to developing and implementing a strategy to achieve net zero greenhouse emissions no later than 2050. Resolution 2017-14, adopted at the meeting, also commits the Township to becoming a leader in pursuing these goals for the region and the Commonwealth, and to engage other stakeholders in a dialogue to develop courses of action to reduce the impact of human-induced climate change. ... details
  • Apr 17 2017
    These beautiful spring days bring comfortably cool nights perfect weather for taking the chill off and enjoying the company of friends and family around a roaring fire. The Centre Region Code Administration (CRCA) reminds you there are rules in place to help keep you, your guests, and your neighbors safe as you enjoy the outdoors and the warmth of the fire. In the image above, the two on top are recreational fires, the two at the bottom are portable outdoor fireplaces. With respect to... details
  • Apr 5 2017
    Ferguson Township is accepting applications from organizations looking to host exhibitions and tournaments at S A Field at the Louis E. Silvi Baseball Complex in 2017. Cost to use the field in 2017 is the same as last year: $125 per game plus $50 per game to use the lights. This cost covers maintenance and preparation of the field. All money goes to the State College Area Teener League. The Township dedicated the field in 2016 after completing many improvements, including Musco Light Structu... details