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.


Taylor Borough Council 2019 Meeting Schedule

Council Regular & Work Sessions

Employment Opportunities

Recycling Schedule

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 Schedule (Click)

Trash and Recycling Routes (Click)

Trash Pickup Holiday Schedule (Click)

2019 Recycling Schedule Download CLICK HERE


Christmas Tree Pickup

Christmas Trees will be picked up on Mondays on January 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th. Please place them in the same general area where you place your trash for pick up, thank you.


New Pennsylvania Law


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.

Click HERE to view the information

NOTICE is hereby given that the Taylor Borough Council will hold a public meeting on February 13, 2019 at 7:30 PM at the Taylor Borough Municipal Building, Council Chambers, 122 Union Street, Taylor, Pennsylvania to conduct general business and to vote on enacting a Ordinance, of which this notice is a summary, AN ORDINANCE OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF TAYLOR BOROUGH, LACKAWANNA COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, ESTABLISHING A VOLUNTEER SERVICE CREDIT PROGRAM; ENACTING TAX CREDITS FOR VOLUNTEER MEMBERS OF VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANIES AND NONPROFIT EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE AGENCY; AND ESTABLISHING ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES AND APPEALS, SEVERABILITY AND REPEAL PRIOR ORDINANCES.

A copy of the full text of the proposed Ordinance may be examined in the Manager’s Office at the above-referenced Municipal Building, during any business day between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM at no charge, or a copy may be obtained for a charge not greater than the cost of reproduction thereof.

LuAnn Krenitsky, Tax Collector will begin collecting taxes starting March 2019, on Monday & Wednesday evenings between 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM, thank you.

Recycling containers are now available to Taylor Borough residents, please click this article to access the full notice and application, thank you.



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