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Honesdale Borough is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Overnight Parking Ban in Effect
Honesdale Borough Council members remind residents and visitors that overnight parking on Borough streets is prohibited between the hours of 2 AM to 6 AM from December 1 and March 1 each year so that public works crews can treat road surfaces. Public works crews plow snow and apply salt and anti-skid materials to road surfaces during inclement winter weather. The Honesdale Police Department will issue violation notices to vehicle owners.
Council Vacancy Announced
The Honesdale Borough Council declared a vacancy of a two-year position at its reorganization meeting January 2, 2018. The vacancy occurred when one elected Councilor won a 4-year term and a 2-year term on Council. The Councilor, Jim Brennan, selected the 4-year term. Residents wishing to be considered for the position must submit a resume by 3 PM on January 11, 2018. All applicants submitting a resume should attend the regular Council meeting at 6 PM on January 15, 2018 and be prepared to state why they wish to be a Councilor and answer any questions that the Council members may have. Applicants must be a resident of Honesdale Borough for a minimum of a one year and be a registered voter. Resumes can be dropped off at Borough Hall, 958 Main Street, Honesdale, faxed or emailed to the Borough Office, 958 Main Street, Honesdale. The fax number is 570-253-4624. The email is firstname.lastname@example.org .
Planning Commission Vacancy Announced
Honesdale Borough Council is accepting resumes for one vacancy on its Planning Commission. Applicants must be a resident of Honesdale Borough. Resumes can be dropped off, faxed or emailed to the Borough Office, 958 Main Street, Honesdale. The fax number is 570-253-4624. The email is email@example.com . Resumes must be received by 3 PM on January 11, 2018. A Planning Commission is an appointed government board charged with recommending to the Borough Council the boundaries of the various original zoning district and appropriate regulations to be enforced therein and any proposed amendments thereto and shall collect data and keep itself informed as to the best practices generally in effect in the matter of planning and zoning to the end that it may be qualified to act on measures affecting the present and future movement of traffic, the segregation of residential and business districts and the convenience and safety of persons and property in any way dependent on Borough planning and zoning.
Zoning Hearing Board Vacancies Announced
Honesdale Borough Council is accepting resumes for two vacancies on its Zoning Hearing Board. Applicants must be a resident of Honesdale Borough. Resumes can be dropped off, faxed or emailed to the Borough Office, 958 Main Street, Honesdale. The fax number is 570-253-4624. The email is firstname.lastname@example.org . Resumes must be received by 3 PM on January 11, 2018. The Zoning Hearing Board is a quasi-judicial body that renders decisions regarding the fair and equitable application and administration of the zoning ordinance, including by hearing appeals from the zoning officer’s determinations and by granting relief from the literal enforcement of the zoning ordinance in certain hardship situations.
Yard Debris Collection
Has ended for the Year 2017.
Agency Meetings and Hearings
Refer to the Borough Calendar for dates and times of agency meetings and hearings or call the Borough Office at 570-253-0731. For each hearing, a public document file will be available for review by citizens.
Council Minutes Available Online
The link to the Council minutes is http://www.ecode360.com/HO1505
Ordinances and Resolutions Available Online
The Code of the Borough of Honesdale has been made available through a program entitled eCode360. The link to the eCode360 is http://www.ecode360.com/HO1505. Newly passed ordinances and resolutions not incorporated in the Code of the Borough of Honesdale can be found under the Legislation subsection not New Laws subsection.
Fair Housing Resolution
Honesdale Borough Council adopted a Fair Housing Resolution which can be accessed from the CDBG tab on the Public Information tab. It is enacted annually.