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  • Feb 22 2019
    By unanimous vote, the Ferguson Township Board of Supervisors and Vacancy Board appointed Richard Killian to fill the Ward III vacancy on the Board of Supervisors for a term that will expire December 31, 2019. Killian will be sworn in at the Board's Regular Meeting at 7 pm Tuesday, February 19, in the Main Meeting Room of the Ferguson Township Municipal Building. This meeting will be held the day after Presidents Day is observed on Monday. Killian previously served on the Board of Sup... details
  • Feb 21 2019
    Ferguson Township is completing a major update to both its Zoning and Subdivision and Land Development (SALDO) ordinances. Fifty people joined us for our February 21st open house on the ordinances. We're thankful for an engaged community of residents who have questions about how the proposed updates may affect them. Planning and Zoning Director Raymond Stolinas, Zoning Administrator Jeff Ressler, Community Planner Lindsay Schoch, and Township Manager David Pribulka answered ind... details
  • Feb 21 2019
    Lane Brown is Ferguson Township s newest road worker, and this is his first public works job. I ve always liked working with my hands and being outside, he said, so this opportunity caught my eye. Brown grew up in rural Stormstown, where his family runs Brown s Transportation Services for the State College Area School District, and on his Pap s farm down the road from the family business. So he brings a lot of hands-on experience as a laborer to his new job. As a student, he par... details
  • Feb 20 2019
    Our snow fighters are working hard to keep streets safe for driving. When you help our plow drivers get through by moving your parked cars off the street, you're working with them to make snow removal easier. A parked car seriously impairs a plow driver's ability to maneuver a wing plow through the street. And when a car is left behind, the snow around the car that doesn't get plowed turns hard and becomes an obstacle to every driver trying to pass through. Winter Operati... details
  • Feb 19 2019
    During every snow storm, residents are reminded to clear your sidewalks of snow within 24 hours after the snowfall has ended. You re also reminded not to shovel, plow or blow snow from your driveway or sidewalk onto the street. Snow or ice from your driveway or your vehicle should never create a road hazard for other drivers. Pennsylvania law states that if snow or ice dislodges or falls from a moving vehicle and hits another vehicle or pedestrian causing bodily injury or death th... details
  • Feb 13 2019
    Ferguson Township would like to remind residents of two requirements of the Township's Code of Ordinances: 1. No Street Parking Policy: Residents are expected to clear vehicles from the streets to allow plows access. The Code of Ordinances prohibits parking when a snowfall of two or more inches is anticipated; however, residents are asked to clear the streets after any amount of snowfall or ice to allow our snow fighters clear access for salting and plowing. 2. Sidewalk Maintenance Re... details
  • Feb 11 2019
    Ferguson Township is seeking an individual with excellent clerical skills, who is highly organized, energetic, and works well in a team environment. Qualified candidates will have a demonstrated ability to work independently, possess excellent customer relations skills, and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Ferguson Township offers an excellent work environment, competitive compensation and benefits package. Interested applicants should submit a completed Ferguson Township Employm... details
  • Jan 31 2019
    Ferguson Township is accepting applications for two (2) part-time spring/summer Road Workers and three (3) part-time spring/summer Landscape Laborers. Part-time Seasonal Road Worker This position requires a person with the ability to perform a wide variety of outdoor duties involving manual labor, semi-skilled trade work, skilled trade work, and equipment operation. Individual must be a minimum of 18 years old, possess a valid Pennsylvania driver s license, have no criminal record and at ... details
  • Jan 29 2019
    Ferguson Township Public Works asks residents to be mindful of our plows. Our drivers will be salting and plowing even when snow is less than two inches. We ask you to help them access your street by moving any parked cars off the street. In addition, residents are reminded to shovel sidewalks after any amount of snowfall within 24 hours after the snow has ended. See additional details below. Thank you for helping. No on-street parking during snowfall Ferguson Township residents and ... details
  • Jan 28 2019
    Stay informed by signing up for e-mails about whatever interests you: minutes, agendas, events, important news, e-Newsletters, winter weather reminders, and more. Here s a glimpse at what we offer: a monthly e-Newsletter to bring you the latest news and reminders of upcoming events print newsletters in the spring and the fall a comprehensive view of the Township s achievements as well as a seasonal guide to our services for residents agendas and minutes for our... details
  • Jan 27 2019
    Ferguson Township and the Centre Regional Planning Agency (CRPA) staff are working with residents on a Small Area Plan to preserve the sense of place and quality of life in Pine Grove Mills. Participating residents are helping to create a comprehensive long-range vision that considers the village's historic, agricultural, commercial, cultural and economic assets. Upcoming Pine Grove Mills Small Area Plan Meetings: Each takes place at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 277 W Pine Grov... details
  • Jan 22 2019
    Above: Suggestions and concerns expressed by those who attended the 2nd Suburban Park Master Plan Update public meeting on January 17. Suburban Park is getting a master plan update, and the Township is excited about the community's participation. Residents continue to express strong interest in helping to plan the park's future. The Township held the 2nd public meeting on January 17. The consultant, YSM Landscape Architects, gave a presentation on the pre-final design of ... details
  • Jan 21 2019
    Winter Storm Harper brought 8 - 9 inches of snow to Ferguson Township on Saturday, January 19. Our Public Works road crews worked hard to keep roads safe for driving by clearing them of ice, snow and other hazards. The Township also performs winter maintenance on eight shared use paths. Ferguson Township appreciates your letting us know how our winter operations are helping and how we can improve. Thanks for your patience and for reaching out to us with questions, suggestions and concer... details
  • Jan 18 2019
    Thank you for your patience and understanding during snowy winter months. Our Public Works road crews work hard to keep roads safe for driving by clearing them of ice, snow and other hazards. Our Winter Operations Plan Providing safe travel for residents and those employed in the Centre Region is our goal. Our snow fighters reduce the negative impacts of travel during the winter months. Without their services, said Ferguson Township Public Works Director Dave Modricker, vehic... details
  • Jan 16 2019
    The Centre Region Council of Governments (COG) Refuse and Recycling Program has made us aware that Advanced Disposal has updated its customer database to improve customer service. As a result, every Advanced Disposal customer has a new account number. If accessing your online account is a challenge, the refuse and recycling program has compiled these tips to help resolve any issues you may be having: If you pay your ADS bill through ADS Auto-Pay, the payment process will be uninterrupte... details
  • Jan 16 2019
    This safe shoveling tip is from the National Safety Council. In many parts of the Township, snow removal is required. Residents are asked to clear snow from your driveways and sidewalks and keep snow out of the street. Shoveling can be risky, especially for residents over the age of 40. If you have a medical condition, ask your physician if it s safe for you to shovel. The Nationwide Children s Hospital documented 11,500 snow shoveling-related injuries between 1990 and 2006, includ... details
  • Jan 14 2019
    Residents who may be struggling to pay for basic expenses such as rent, heat, food, and child care at this time may contact the following local agencies for assistance: Centre County Food Pantries Interfaith Human Services (814) 234-7731 Centre Helps 24-hour hotline: (814) 237-5855 (814) 234-8222 Call if you are dealing with a crisis or just want someone to listen and offer support Centre County Office of Adult Services (814) 355-6768 These agencies accept community donations... details
  • Jan 14 2019
    Tree pruning in Ferguson Township is still in progress and is expected to continue through February. The contractor, Bartlett Tree Experts, will be pruning 728 trees in the following neighborhoods: The Landings Saybrook (this week) Hillside Farms Sylvan View Blue Course Drive Learn more about the Township's Street Trees ... details
  • Jan 14 2019
    Thanks for coming out to Coffee and Conversation with Ferguson Township at Baileyville Community Hall on Saturday, January 12. As always, we appreciate Baileyville Community Hall for hosting and providing coffee, tea, juice and homemade refreshments. We counted about 25 residents who joined Township Manager Dave Pribulka, Chief of Police Chris Albright, Director of Planning Zoning Ray Stolinas, Assistant to the Manager Centrice Martin, and Communications Coordinator Diana Griffith for a... details
  • Jan 10 2019
    How much do you know about Finance at Ferguson Township? Such as the amount of our operating budget, the Township's debt load, how often we raise taxes, how many the Township employs, and who collects real estate versus income taxes? Here is a brief guide with answers to these and other questions, by the numbers: Employer Ferguson Township employs 65 - 70 full- and part-time staff. Of these, the Finance Department employs 3.5 full-time employees, including the Finance Director, an ac... details
  • Jan 10 2019
    At the Regular Meeting on January 7, 2019, the Ferguson Township Board of Supervisors accepted the resignation of Supervisor Sara Carlson, who represented Ward III. The board has 30 days from that date to appoint a successor to fill the vacancy. Should the board be unable to fill the vacancy by February 6, the vacancy board will have 15 days to appoint a successor. The vacancy board will consist of the four remaining Supervisors and one registered voter of the Township. The appointed electo... details
  • Jan 4 2019
    Construction along North Atherton is challenging for many customers drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists included. PennDOT Press Officer Marlaine Fannin has provided a pedestrian safety advisory for the project. Currently, PennDOT is directing pedestrians to use the signalized intersections of Aaron Drive, Hillcrest Avenue, Park Avenue, and Blue Course Drive. Pedestrians may cross at other locations should they wish to do so, but PennDOT does not recommend crossing at locations that o... details
  • Dec 12 2018
    At its last Regular Meeting of 2018 on December 10, the Ferguson Township Board of Supervisors adopted the 2019 Operating Budget and the 2019 Schedule of Fees. Final 2019 Operating Budget Adopted 12.10.18 The 2019 Ferguson Township Operating Budget provides for more than $12.7 million in expenditures in the General Fund. Capital projects include $3.3 million in road projects, $5.66 million in buildings, $1.16 million in capital equipment, $498,000 in storm water mitigation and $336,50... details
  • Aug 20 2018
    The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has announced that Ferguson Township has earned its Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its fiscal year beginning January 1, 2018. It's the fourth GFOA award to recognize the Township's annual operating budget. The award represents a significant achievement by the Township. It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. In ... details