119 Cemetery Street, PO Box 339

Clifford, PA 18413

570-222-9364

​​​​Clifford Township

POLICE  PROTECTION  IN  CLIFFORD  TOWNSHIP​

As of March 2020 Clifford Township has contracted with 

Greenfield Township for Police Coverage


For all EMERGENCY CALLS dial 911

Non-Emergency calls dial (570) 282-7000


Don’t Open Seeds from China, Warns Agriculture Departments
The US and state Department of Agriculture are warning consumers to report unordered and mislabeled seeds shipped from China. The packages, confirmed in all 4 corners of PA, may be labeled as jewelry and may contain plant diseases or invasive plants.Consumers are asked to retain the seeds and packaging. If opened, double bag and seal the seeds. Do not plant them or discard loose seeds. Report the package to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s confidential Antismuggling Hotline, 800-877-3835 or email SITC.Mail@aphis.usda.gov.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture will provide further instructions.

Article from the Pennsylvania State Association of  Township Supervisors 7/29/2020

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REMEDIATE​

The Department of Environmental Protection submitted a Notice of Intent to Remediate

Property located at 840 Church Street 

Approx. 100 gallons of home heating oil leaked from a tank located in the basement. The leak followed a below grade drain tile and contaminated soils in a drainage swale along Church Street and the yard of a neighboring property on 799 Church Street.  

A final report was submitted to DEP indicating remediation was in compliance with state standards.

State and Township Road Closures


            State Roads

  • SR 106 and Cemetery Street are CLOSED starting July 27, 2020 for bridge replacement for approximately 3 weeks. There is a separate car and truck detour in place for this project. The CAR DETOUR runs from SR 106, to SR 2008, to SR 2012, to SR 2014, back to SR 106.  The TRUCK DETOUR is approximately 20 miles in length, and runs form SR 106, to SR 247, to SR 107, to Interstate 81, to SR 347, and then back to SR 106.  Motorists should use caution and seek an alternate route when traveling in the area.      
  • Lyon Street Bridge Work between Elkdale Road and SR 2012: Start Date of March 14 until August - approximately / Update: SR 2027 in Clifford Twp., the bridge structure over East Branch of Tunkhannock Creek will be closed starting May 4, 2020 between the intersections of SR 2012 & 2033 for a super structure replacement project. A 14 mile detour will be in place for the duration of the project. The project is scheduled to be completed July 2020.
  • Detour -  both trucks and cars,  from SR 2067 to SR 92 to SR 106 to SR 374 back to SR 2067, and is approximately 12 Miles in length.   This closure is due to concerns over undermining of both bridge abutments

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          ​Township Roads

  • Dust Control of township dirt roads has been completed for 2020
  • Tinkerbrook Road: Bridge Replacement Project: Road is open / awaiting guide rails
  • Welsh Hill Road: Bridge Replacement Project:  Road is open / awaiting guide rails
  • Wildenberg Road: Re-Opened July 10, 2020 Project Completed


ATTENTION:

The Clifford Community Building is CLOSED until further notice due to the Coronavirus - COVID 19 pandemic.

Office hours remain the same  Monday - Thursday 9 am to 1 pm  by phone or email

750-222-9364 or CiffordTownship@yahoo.com

​CLIFFORD PARK IS OPEN

School District Food Distribution Plans and County Food Bank Information

PA Guides to Responding to Covid-19

World Health Organization

Center for Disease Control

Knowledge is Power / Community is Strength / and Positive Attitude is Everything

~Lance Armstrong

NOTICE OF TENNESSEE GAS PIPELINE APPLICATION

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company notified the Township of it's intent to add a combustion turbine-driven compressor and associated equipment at existing Compressor Station 321 located in Clifford Township.

Click Here for Full Letter    July 16, 2020 Letter

         



















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