Welcome to the Borough of Taylor
This is the official website of the Borough of Taylor. Taylor is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, four miles southwest of Scranton on the Lackawanna River. The history of Taylor Borough is an interesting journey. It was founded in 1790 by Cornelius Atherton. Silk manufacturing and coal mining were once practiced in the borough. It is our intention at TaylorBorough.com to provide it’s visitors with an informative recap of our community. Taylor Borough has been a unique place to live and work. We hope that the information on this website will be useful and informational.
Lackawanna County Recycling Center Crackdown
SCRANTON, Pa. — The Lackawanna County Recycling Center ends up sending dumpsters full of plastics and paper to a landfill.
WNEP Article here
Reminder – Please keep recycling separated, Cans, Glass & Plastic one week, Paper & Cardboard the other (See our schedule for items and weeks here). Do not place other items in with your recycling. Please rinse out cans, glass and plastic containers and leave the tops off them. Read Article Here
Please note that recycling can be placed in open containers other than the traditional recycling cans. Capacity should be 35 gallons or less, color doesn’t matter.
Taylor Borough Yard Waste Pickup – Yard waste will be picked up each Monday. Yard & leaf waste should not be out for collection any sooner than 5:00 P.M. on the day before the scheduled collection day. The use of plastic bags is prohibited for the collection of all yard waste. Yard waste must be kept in separate containers and not mixed into containers with recycling or garbage.
Recycling – Do’s & Don’t (Click)
2019 Recycling Schedule Download CLICK HERE
This program was created to pay tribute to the brave men and women of Taylor Borough who are serving, have served, or have given the ultimate sacrifice of life to our country serving in the military. The Honors banner will be displayed for 2 years from May thru November.
Honors Banner Program
Taylor Borough Council would like to announce that The Taylor Honors Banner program was created to serve as a tribute to Taylor residents who are serving or are Veterans who have served our country in the United States Armed Forces. Each Banner will be 30” x 60” and will Honor military personnel by displaying their picture and their branch of service. Each Banner will cost $189.00 which will cover the production and the installation of the Banner. Banners will be displayed on utility poles throughout Taylor Borough for a 2 year period, May through November. At the end of the two year period, Banners will be removed and given to the service person or family member/sponsor.
The Taylor Police Department has now partnered with CARFAX.
Need a POTHOLE FIXED on a STATE ROAD?
Call 1-800-FIX-ROAD (1-800-349-7623). Be sure to have the following information available:
LEGAL NOTICE OF HEARING AND MEETING
NOTICE is hereby given that the Taylor Borough Council will hold a public hearing on May 14, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. at the Borough Building, 122 Union Street, Taylor, Pa. 18517, for the purpose of taking testimony and receiving comments of interested parties concerning the request of The Union Craft house, LLC to transfer Liquor License No. R-3103 (LID 62980) from Old Forge, Pennsylvania, into Taylor Borough, PA for operation in connection with its restaurant, 610 N. Main Street, Taylor, Pennsylvania. A special meeting will be held at 7:30 P.M. at the Municipal Building to consider approval of the transfer and all other general business.
Kristi A. Evans, Secretary
Taylor Borough has partnered with Recycle Coach to aid residents with our recycling program, for your specific address. You can access your schedule, events, and accepted recyclable materials, set alerts and reminders so you never miss your recycling day and receive instant updates on recycling events.
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