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Changes Coming to Stroudsburg Trash Collection

If you live in a single-family residence, a duplex, or an apartment house with four or less apartments, beginning January 1st, 2023, you will be required by Ordinance to participate in Borough-wide trash collection.   

Participants are required to register NLT Friday, November 11th.  Please visit our registration website by clicking here to verify your billing information and select the size mobile refuse cart best for you.  If you do not register, we will provide a 95 gallon cart for you.

For more information on the Borough’s new trash collection program please click here.

Streets Committee Meeting

Time: Feb 1, 2023 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83365799220?pwd=ZUUrMHRBNUkvYVlFWFZCYTZYSnJyUT09
Meeting ID: 833 6579 9220
Passcode: 782932

Dial-In Number

929-436-2866
Meeting ID: 833 6579 9220
Passcode: 782932


Employment Opportunity

Stroudsburg Borough is looking for a Code Enforcement / Zoning Officer and Project Manager. 

Click here for more information. 


 

 

Vacancies on Stroudsburg Borough Boards, Commission and Committees
January 2023

Zoning Hearing Board

One (1) member for a 5-year term; term expires 12-31-2027.
Alternate #1
Alternate #2

Purpose of the Zoning Hearing Board.  The Zoning Hearing Board shall be authorized to perform five major functions: 1) hear and act on appeals from the Borough Zoning Officer; 2) hear and act on requests for special exceptions; 3) hear and act on requests for variances; 4) hear and act on challenges to the validity of this chapter; and 5) hear and act upon unified appeals.

*Members of the Zoning Hearing Board shall hold no other elected or appointed office in the Borough.

Meetings are held at 4:30 P.M. on the third Wednesday of each month.

Planning Commission

One (1) member for a 4-year term; term expires 12-31-2026.

Purpose of the Planning Commission.  The Planning Commission reviews subdivision and land development applications, special exception and variance applications, projecting signs and ordinance revisions.

Meetings are held at 6:00 P.M. on the second Monday of each month.

Historical Architectural Review Board “HARB”

One (1) member to fill an unexpired term; term expires 12-31-2025.  Must be a PA licensed Real Estate Broker, may reside outside of the Borough of Stroudsburg.

One (1) member to fill an unexpired term; term expires 12-31-2024.

One (1) member to fill an unexpired term; term expires 12-31-2023.  Must be a PA licensed Architect, may reside outside of the Borough of Stroudsburg.

One (1) member to fill an unexpired term; term expires 12-31-2023.  Must be a PA licensed Building Inspector, may reside outside of the Borough of Stroudsburg.

Purpose of the Historical Architectural Review Board. The “HARB” is an advisory body which   provides recommendations to the Borough Council regarding the advisability of issuing a certificate of appropriateness for activities or changes affecting all or part of any building or structure located in the Historic Preservation District that is visible from a public street or adjacent public sidewalk or Quaker Alley, Church Alley or Bank Alley.

Meetings are held at 5:30 P.M. on the first Monday of each month.

Stroud Region Open Space and Recreation Commission “SROSRC”

One (1) member for a 3-year term; term expires 12-31-2025.

Purpose of the Stroud Regional Open Space and Recreation Commission.  Stroud Region Open Space & Recreation Commissions (SROSRC) serves thecommunity with parks, greenways and recreational programming throughout the Borough of Stroudsburg, the Borough of East Stroudsburg, and Stroud Township.

Meetings are held at 5:30 P.M. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the offices of SROSRC, 15 Day Street, East Stroudsburg.

Recycling Committee

One (1) member; annual appointment by the Council President.  The Stroudsburg Borough Recycling Committee and the East Stroudsburg Borough Recycling Committee schedule quarterly meetings to discuss the Twin Boroughs Recycling program.

Sewer Committee

One (1) member; annual appointment by the Council President.  The Sewer Committee meets on an “as needed” basis to discuss matters involving the Borough’s sewer collection system.

Finance Committee

One (1) member; annual appointment by the Council President.  The Finance Committee, together with the Borough Manager, prepares the annual municipal budget for consideration by the Stroudsburg Borough Council.  Meetings are on an “as needed” basis.

PR/ Media Committee

One (1) member; annual appointment by the Council President.  The PR/Media Committee meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 P.M. to develop ways to promote the Borough of Stroudsburg and to enhance public information.

Parks and Recreation Committee

One (1) member to fill an unexpired term; term expires 12-31-2025.
One (1) member to fill an unexpired term; term expires 12-31-2026.
One (1) member to fill an unexpired term; term expires 12-31-2025.

The Parks and Recreation Committee maintains, operates and supervises the public parks, playfields and all outdoor and indoor recreation areas and facilities, owned or controlled by the Borough of Stroudsburg.

Letters of interest may be submitted to:

Larry Kopp, Borough Manager
Stroudsburg Borough Municipal Building
700 Sarah Street
Stroudsburg, PA  18360

Or via email lkopp@stroudsburgboro.com

Interest individuals must be residents of the Borough of Stroudsburg unless otherwise noted.It is suggested that interested candidates for any Board, Commission or Committee attend at least two meetings to become familiar with the procedures and responsibilities that are involved.  Additional information can be found on the Borough website www.stroudsburgboro.com.


2023 Budget Information

Final 2023 Borough Budget 
Borough Expenses
Fund Balance Comparison


Recycling Calendar
Click here to view the 2023 Recycling Calendar


Help Wanted Temportary Winter Street Worker

The Borough of Stroudsburg is accepting applications for a temporary Street Department worker. This position is temporary on an as needed basis to assist with snow removal.   

Click here for more information


The deadline to register for the Borough’s Solid Waste Collection Service is Friday, November 11th

All single family residences, duplexes, and residences with four or less apartments in the Borough are required to participate.  You can register by clinking the link below, returning the postcard that will be arriving in the next several days, or filling out the form available at the Borough Building, 700 Sarah Street.   

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/26MHYFK


Take the HARB Survey

The Borough wants your opinion on our Historic Architecture Review Board.  Please click the link below to take the online survey or pick-up a copy of the survey at the Borough Building, 700 Sarah Street. 

Thanks for so much for your input!   

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SCDCRRM


Fall Leaf Collection Schedule

Click here for leaf collection information. 
Click here for the street schedule.


Don’t know what size Mobile Refuse Cart is right for you?

You can visit the Borough Building where we have the three different size Carts on display to help you chose the one that is best for you. 

In photo, from left to right, 35, 65 and 95 Gallon Carts.   


Stroudsburg Mobility Study

Click here to review the completed mobility study. 


Upcoming Changes to Trash Collection

On January 1st, 2023, Stroudsburg Borough will begin implementation of a new Solid Waste Ordinance. Beginning January 1st, 2023, all residences with four or less units/apartments will be required to use the trash hauler contracted by the Borough. 

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Stroudsburg in the New York Times!

Check out the article about Stroudsburg, Pa.


Recycling Information

Curbside recycling collection will now include the collection of tin/steel cans, i.e., soup cans, coffee cans, vegetable cans.  KEEP ALUMINUM CANS AND TIN CANS SEPARATED.


 

USAgain Bins

Twin Boroughs Recycling Center will be providing bins from USAgain-“use it again” for the collection of the following items: Men’s, women’s  and kid’s footwear and all clothing items, gloves, hats, belts, bags, purses, sheets, blankets, drapes and towels.  USAgain is a green, for-profit company committed to protecting the environment, conserving resources and creating green sector jobs through the collection of textiles for reuse and recycling.  The clothing is shipped to be given a new life by wholesalers, thrift store chains and textile recyclers.  Non-reusable clothes are recycled into insulation, wiping rags, or are broken down to reclaim fiber. 

Every time a bin gets full, USAgain plants one tree.  The Twin Boroughs Recycling Program receives five-cents per pound from USAgain.  Please make sure that the items that you are donating are in clean condition.


Sidewalk Cleanliness

We have noted that there has been discussion on Facebook in regard to the cleanliness of Main Street and the adjoining sidewalks.

Please note that Chapter 21-261 states that, “All property owners, their tenants and lessees in the Borough of Stroudsburg shall have the duty to keep the sidewalks adjoining their properties free and clear of dirt, litter and debris.”  Chapter 21-262 further states that this must be done, “…on or before 10:00 am each day of the week, excluding Sundays.”

Finally, 21-263 states that, “Such dirt, litter and debris shall not be placed on the cartway of any street in the Borough of Stroudsburg but instead shall be placed in a container… and disposed of in the same manner as he/she disposes of other waste materials, at the sole cost and expense of said property owner, his tenants, or lessees.”

On most day when the temperature is above 32 degrees Fahrenheit, the Borough is continuing to run our street sweeper throughout the winter months to keep the streets as clean as possible for residents and visitors.

We appreciate your help in keeping our streets, and sidewalks, clean.


 

Recycling Reminder

A reminder to residents that the Borough Code, Chapter 20, requires mandatory recycling for all residents through Twin Boroughs Recycling.  Residential trash haulers are not permitted to pick-up recycling.  Recycling becomes the property of the Borough when it is placed curbside. 

Residential Trash Haulers have been notified of this Ordinance, and enforcement will begin this winter.  We ask your assistance by placing your recycling curbside for Twin Boroughs Recycling pick-up.  Information on Twin Boroughs Recycling and the recycling pick-up schedule is available under the “Trash & Recycling” Tab or by clicking here.              


Great News!

Stroudsburg was chosen “One of the 10 Best Small Towns to Retire in the US” by Travel and Leisure Magazine.
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Exciting news for Stroudsburg Borough!  Out of thousands of applicants, we have been selected one of ten finalists in T-Mobile’s Hometown Techover.  For more information, click here.   

 


Stroudsburg Borough is growing – literally!

The Grow and Give Garden together with the Stroudsburg Borough are creating a community garden at
the Helen Amhurst 3rd Street Park. The new community garden will provide TEN new garden raised beds
to Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg Borough residents.
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Stroudsburg Borough our input is important!  

Help reduce the risk of injury or personal damage in Monroe
County by filling out the survey using this link  https://arcg.is/11jaWq


Persevere PA

COVID-19 Crisis Counseling is available. Connect with a FREE crisis counselor
Call 1-855-284-2494
Click here for more information.


 


Notice to all Residents and Taxpayers:  Please be sure to identify your home/ building address by placing your house/building number in a visible area either on the building or on your mailbox.  This will help emergency service personnel locate you if there is a need for service.  Thank you for helping us help you!


Welcome to the Borough of Stroudsburg

Stroudsburg is a local government located in the heart of the Pocono Mountain region of northeast Pennsylvania. The Borough boasts a bustling downtown area with a wonderful assortment of shops and restaurants – it is THE premiere downtown area of the Poconos.


 

News and More...
Healthy Home Repair Program (pdf)
This program provides a one-time assistance grant to assist in repairing and removing health and safety hazards for COVID vulnerable and impacted families and individuals.
Emergency Rental Assistance Program (pdf)
Monroe County EPAP This is a new rental relief program with different requirements than earlier program.
Business One Stop Shop (pdf)
Pennsylvania Business One-Stop Shop is the first stop for many individuals who have ideas for new business opportunities or simply need to learn about the vast toolbox of services and resources available within Pennsylvania.
Is Your Sewer Backed Up?
Contact the Borough first to ensure that the blockage is in your sewer lateral. Residents are responsible for the lateral line from their home to the sewer main in the street.

The Borough will not reimburse for contractor fees if the Borough is not contacted first and the blockage is in the Borough’s sewer main.

Please contact the Department of Public Works at 570-421-0490 during normal business hours (Monday – Friday 7:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.)

During Non-business hours please contact Monroe County Control Center at 570-992-9911

We're in the News!

We’re on News 13 on Blue Ridge Cable, announcing our being a
Top 10 Finalist for T-Mobile "Hometown Techover  

Click here to view


Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm

Corner of 7th & Sarah Streets
Most departments are on the second floor.

Monthly Calendar


Calendar
5:30pm HARB Meeting
7:00pm Council Meeting
4:30pm Shade Tree Commission
6:00pm Planning Commission
4:30pm Zoning Hearing Board
7:00pm Council Meeting