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  • Apr 21 2018
    Have a question about anything in the Township? Ask Faye, Ferguson Township's longtime receptionist who answers your calls to the Township office. You'll find the answers to many questions on our updated Frequently Asked Questions page. We've answered one of the top 10 questions below. Let us know if you need help finding an answer to your question. You can contact us during regular business hours at (814) 238-4651 or email us. Faye's Top 10 Questions 1. What should... details
  • Apr 20 2018
    Residents with questions about spring operations and other services are invited to Coffee Conversation with Ferguson Township -- hosted by Giant at Northland Center from 8 to 9:30 am on Saturday, April 21. An informal gathering of Township residents, Coffee Conversation is an opportunity to meet with Dave Pribulka, Township Manager, Chris Albright, Chief of Police, and other key Township staff to offer suggestions, seek answers, discuss any questions or concerns specific to your commu... details
  • Apr 19 2018
    Ferguson Township's contractor, Greene's Landscape, will begin planting street trees throughout the Township beginning Monday, April 23. The work is excpected to last 1 - 2 weeks. The Township is planting approximately 150 street trees in all, including 32 different species. Eighty will be replacements of old trees, while 70 of the trees will be planted in new locations on Park Crest Lane, West Park Hills Avenue, and Martin Street. Residents with questions may contact Ferguson To... details
  • Apr 17 2018
    Ferguson Township will update this story as we receive news releases from PennDOT. You can also follow us on Twitter or Facebook. Note: The entire project will take place through 2019, with phased work zones stretching from Aaron Drive to Park Avenue. Work will include relocation of numerous utility lines, relocation of sewer and water lines, drainage improvements, curbing, sidewalks, ADA ramps, traffic signal upgrades, new concrete median, and paving. PennDOT's newest update ... details
  • Apr 15 2018
    Ferguson Township Public Works crews are asking residents to refrain from dumping grass, brush and leaves in areas other than in front of your own property. Public Works crews have found ornamental grasses, leaves, coal and wood ash in vacant strips of Township Right-of-Way, dips and drainage areas, such as the hill on Circleville Road, Sleepy Hollow, Princeton Drive, and Park Hills Avenue. Please make sure your brush and leaves stay in front of your own property not on someone else s pro... details
  • Apr 12 2018
    Ferguson Township s 2017 Budget Executive Summary has earned one of the 2018 Governor s Awards for Local Government Excellence. The project was determined to exemplify the theme of Fiscal Accountability and Best Management Practices. Township Manager David Pribulka accepted the award on behalf of the Township April 11 at the Local Government Day Awards Ceremony held at the Governor s Residence in Harrisburg. Ferguson Township Supervisors Sara Carlson and Laura Dininni, Finance Directo... details
  • Apr 11 2018
    Tom Tudek Memorial Park brings people together on shared walking and biking paths, on playgrounds and ballfields, in community gardens and picnic pavilions, and in a dog park and butterfly garden that both border horse pastures. There is no other park like it in the Centre Region. To ensure that Tudek Park remains sustainable, the Tudek family donated $10,000 each year for 10 years to endow the Tom Tudek Memorial Park Trust. This dedicated 501(3)c charitable trust fund -- established in Jun... details
  • Apr 11 2018
    New residents of Ferguson Township, or those who may be planning to relocate here, are invited to consult the Township's newly updated Welcome to Your Community! guide to resources in our community. The 2018 edition has seven additional pages. Available to view online, with clickable links to helpful resources, the 29-page guide provides the following: Key characteristics of the Township at a glance, including location, size, population and demographic details Contact informatio... details
  • Apr 1 2018
    At its Regular Meeting on March 19, the Ferguson Township Board of Supervisors proclaimed April 21, 2018 as Watershed Cleanup Day in Ferguson Township. The proclamation coincides with ClearWater Conservancy's 22nd Annual Watershed Cleanup Day in the Centre Region, which will take place from 8 am to noon on Saturday, April 21. The proclamation reads: Whereas, Ferguson Township affirms its commitment to environmental stewardship and preserving the quality of life in its Mission Statemen... details
  • Mar 29 2018
    Ferguson Township is accepting applications for a full time Finance Associate Tax Clerk. Candidates should possess an Associates Degree in Accounting or equivalent 2 years of college in related curriculum, have excellent clerical skills, be highly organized, energetic, and work well in a team environment. View Finance Associate - Tax Clerk Job Description Position open until filled. Submit a completed Ferguson Township Employment Application to: Ferguson Township Attn: Township Manag... details
  • Mar 26 2018
    Centre Region Parks Recreation (CRPR), which manages and maintains Tom Tudek Memorial Park and the Tudek Dog Park on behalf of Ferguson Township, will close the large dog pen on Monday, April 23. The pen will remain closed for maintenance work through the entire growing season. Approximately every three years, the pens need to be closed for major aeration and re-seeding, and the large dog pen is in need of that maintenance this year, says Jim Carpenter, CRPR s Parks Manager. T... details
  • Mar 14 2018
    Ferguson Township Elementary Environmental Club students will plant 200 - 400 trees in the Township in celebration of Arbor Day. The project will support the Plant for the Planet organization's goal of planting 1 trillion trees globally. In cooperation with Ferguson Township and community partners, the local tree planting will take place at the Township's Arbor Day Celebration, 9 am - 1 pm Saturday, April 28, at Owens Drive Park. This stormwater management plot behind... details
  • Mar 5 2018
    It is very likely that a portion of your front yard is Ferguson Township right-of-way, and a tree that may appear to be part of your property may actually belong to the Township. Before you consider removing, treating or otherwise altering what may be a Township tree, please consult the Ferguson Township Tree Ordinance for guidelines (you'll find excerpts below), or contact the Ferguson Township Arborist. You'll also need to determine where your property line is located. Where your... details
  • Feb 20 2018
    This comprehensive guide to recycling in the Centre Region features updates from the Centre County Recycling and Refuse Authority (CCRRA), as well as Ferguson Township's guidelines for Brush and Leaf Collection; Refuse, Recycling, Compost and Yard Waste; and year-round Prescription Drug Collection. Upcoming Events Household Hazardous Waste Collection, April 27 - 28 Bulk Waste Collection Week, May 7 - 11 and October 15 - 19 Amy Schirf of CCRRA offers these five recycling reminders -- ... details
  • Feb 20 2018
    On Tuesday, February 20, 2018, during the Regular Meeting of the Ferguson Township Board of Supervisors, Township Engineer Ron Seybert presented the Township's Stormwater Management Program. The program is a requirement of the Township's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit issued by the PA Department of Environmental Protection as part of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II Program. Click the link below to view the presentation. If ... details
  • Feb 8 2018
    Floodplain conservation and protection are accomplished through the Ferguson Township Code of Ordinances ( 27-801 Floodplain Conservation, Part 8, Supplemental Regulations). The intent of this section is to preserve the natural functions of floodplains, protect life and property from the hazards of flooding, properly manage Township waters, and minimize the financial burdens that floods impose on the community. These regulations stipulate that no construction is permitted in any floodplain th... details
  • Feb 8 2018
    At its Regular Meeting on February 5, the Ferguson Township Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution to support the passage and ratification of Pennsylvania Senate Bill 251 authorizing local police use of radar and lidar. As the only state that prohibits local police from using radar to monitor traffic speed, Pennsylvania solely authorizes state troopers to use radar for this purpose. Introduced by Pennsylvania Senator Randy Vulakovich, a former law enforcement officer, SB 251 aims to change... details
  • Feb 5 2018
    Harrisburg, PA The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, (PennDOT) today announced that it has begun the process of updating the Statewide Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan. The public is invited to weigh in through an online survey. Last updated in 2007, the plan will outline a vision and framework for improving conditions for walking and bicycling across Pennsylvania, especially for those Pennsylvanians who walk and bicycle out of necessity rather than for leisure and recreation. ... details
  • Feb 1 2018
    Ferguson Township has openings for the following positions: Part-time Seasonal Landscape Laborer Urban Forestry Intern Full-time Road Worker Part-time landscape laborers perform landscape labor and operate small equipment along roadsides and on grounds owned by Ferguson Township. Part-time road workers perform a wide variety of responsibilities involving manual labor and semi-skilled trade work within the Township of Ferguson. The urban forestry intern's primary focus will be d... details
  • Jan 14 2018
    Road conditions at this time of year can change in minutes as severe weather conditions develop. Are you prepared for a winter driving emergency? Here are some emergency weather driving tips from AAA: Avoid getting stranded; keep your car running smoothly To keep your car from breaking down, AAA recommends checking the following: battery and ignition tires anti-freeze level and freeze line brakes; exhaust system fuel and air filters ... details
  • Nov 22 2017
    For the third consecutive year, the readers of State College magazine have recognized Tom Tudek Memorial Park as State College's Best Park. State College magazine editors write: Plenty of parks in the area have great features, but Tom Tudek Memorial Park has all of them. A new playground added within the last two years is icing on a cake made of open fields and covered pavilions, walking trails, a dog park, Snetsinger Butterfly Garden and much more. Tons of special events are held at Tud... details
  • Nov 20 2017
    The Ferguson Township Tree Commission (FTTC) has announced its 2018 Meeting Schedule. The FTTC was established by ordinance on August 18, 2014 to help Township staff maintain and care for Ferguson Township s more than 6,000 trees, which include a variety of species, ages and sizes. The five members of the Tree Commission are appointed to four-year staggered terms. Responsibilities of the Commission include, but are not limited to, reviewing private and public land development plans; submi... details