The Election Bureau is currently looking for anyone interested in being poll workers for the June 2 election in Lake Township. Interested parties should contact the Luzerne County Election Bureau at 570-825-1715
Originally scheduled for May 9th
has tentatively been rescheduled for Sept 12th.
FACE DEADLINE EXTENDED See Tax Collector page for more information
TAX COLLECTOR NOTICE
Due to the national and county state of emergency declaration in-person tax collection is cancelled until further notice.
Taxpayers should use the window envelope that was included with their tax bill to mail their payment. Do not send cash through the mail. Please include a SASE for your receipt.
Sorry for any inconvenience, but the health and safety of us all depend upon social distancing at this time.
Voters Are Encouraged to Apply for Mail-in Ballot; Steps Taken to Protect In-Person Voting
Voters that wish to vote by mail in the June 2 primary must request to do so by 5 p.m. on May 26. Voters may apply online for a mail-in or absentee ballot at votespa.com. Ballots must be returned by 8 p.m. on June 2. In-person voting at polling places will remain open; however, counties may consolidate polling locations due to the COVID-19 emergency. Check for county announcements noting the possible relocation of polling places or check the Department of State’s Polling Place Locator.
STATEMENT ON CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
March 17, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lake Township Board of Supervisors is temporarily modifying operations of the Municipal Office. The Municipal Office will be closed to public access inside the municipal building in order to minimize face-to-face interactions as recommended by Governor Wolf.
You may contact us in the following ways:
By phone: 570-639-2828
Through our website:
Using our drop box: Mail slot located next to the front window.
We will continue to monitor the situation and further modifications may be put into effect.
Thank you for your cooperation.
Lake Township Board of Supervisors
TO REPORT POTHOLES OR WASHOUTS ON STATE ROADS
5-26-2020 RECYCLING UPDATE:
The bins are currently OPEN and emptied. Current hours are Mon-Thurs 8-2. Currently, there are NO Saturday hours. Please check weekly for updates.
2020 Census Safety Tips
Beware of scams
Lake Township is a small municipality in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
consisting of a population of 2,049 per the 2010 census. It consists of
three full time employees, one part-time secretary, three supervisors,
a sewage enforcement officer, and a code enforcement officer. Lake Township has a 3rd party agency for building code enforcement.