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

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

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

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)

Recycling – Do’s & Don’t (Click)

Trash and Recycling Routes(Click)

Trash Pickup Holiday Schedule (Click)

2019 Recycling Schedule Download CLICK HERE



NOTICE is hereby given that the Taylor Borough Council will hold a public hearing on July 25, 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 Aldos Pizzeria and Restaurant II, LLC to transfer Liquor License No. R-15103 from K and J Real Estate, LLC, (obtained from PLCB Auction), into Taylor Borough, PA  for operation in connection with its restaurant, 1325 South Main Avenue, Suite 350, 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

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.

Click HERE to view the information


Call 1-800-FIX-ROAD (1-800-349-7623). Be sure to have the following information available:

  1. Name of the County
  2. Name of the Township / Borough
  3. Name of the road.
  4. Closest intersection


Taylor Borough Council will conduct a special meeting on July 16, 2019 at 7:30 P.M. in the Taylor Municipal Building, 122 Union St., Taylor, PA for General Purposes. The Public is invited to attend

Daniel P. Zeleniak, Manager

No Tax Collection 7/29 & 7/31/2019

LuAnn Krenitsky, Taylor Borough Tax Collector will not be collecting taxes on Monday, July 29 and Wednesday, July 31, 2019. LuAnn will resume collecting taxes on Monday, August 5, 2019 at
normal hours between 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM, thank you.

Taylor Community Center (TCC) Summer Hours

700 South Main Street, Taylor – Starting June 10th, 2019, the Summer hours are Monday thru Thursday 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM & Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

May 8, 2019 – Proclamation honoring Dr. Scott Rieder, Theresa Balkunas, Terence Wallace and Mary McGrail.

Click Here to view Article.

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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Employment Opportunities

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