WELCOME TO TAYLOR BOROUGH
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 informative.
Attention all Holiday Bakers……..
Bake an extra dozen or two for the TRI-BOROUGH Splash Park. We are looking for individuals to donate Holiday Cookies to be sold at our Breakfast with Santa, which will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2013. All proceeds rasied will be used to build the Splash Park at Derenick Park in Taylor.
If you are willing to help please contact Toni Oustrich 570-562-3680 or Peg Derenick 570-562-3206. Pick- up is available or you can deliver at your own convenience. Thank You in advance for your support and HAPPY HOILDAYS
Proposed Annual Budget for Taylor Borough
The 2014 Proposed Annual Budget for Taylor Borough is available for public inspection during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 P.M. at the Municipal Building, 122 Union Street, Taylor, PA
Mandatory 10 digit dialing
Just a reminder that this Saturday 9/21 starts the mandatory 10 digit dialing in the 570 area code. If you do not dial the area code with your number your call will not go through.
Be sure to check any speed dial or automatic dialing devices that you may have to be certain that the area code is included for ALL NUMBERS. Also check your contact list in your cell phones if you haven’t already. Include the area code for ALL NUMBERS in your list.
Taylor Splash Park Receives Donation fromGaughan Auto Store
Gaughan Auto Store is proud business of Taylor Borough for over 20 years. Gaughan Auto Store is always thinking of and supporting their home town or Taylor.
Taylor Borough Council and Taylor Splash Park Committee would like to send a special Thank You to Gaughan Auto Store for their donation
Lots For Sale
Taylor Borough Council will be accepting “sealed bids” for 6 individual residential lots on Third Street. The lots are a minimum of 100’ x 150’ in size and have available utility service extensions onto each lot (Sewer, Water, Gas). Minimum bids for lots 1-4 are $41,000 apiece and lot 5 & 6 $43,000 minimum bid. Bid packages need to be picked up at the Taylor Municipal Building. Call (570) 562-1400 if there are any questions.
Road restriction in Taylor
TAYLOR – A borough road will be restricted to a single lane beginning Jan. 18 on a daily basis for utility work related to a Keyser Avenue project.
A portion of the road near Ransom Road and Continental Street will be closed daily from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., the state Department of Transportation said.
Motorists should use caution when traveling in the area, PennDOT said.