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.
Yard Waste collection to begin April 1, 2019. Due to the early arrival of warmer weather, Taylor Borough DPW will begin picking up Yard Waste on Mondays for the remainder of the season.
The recycling calendar can be found at http://taylorborough.com/information/recycling-calendar/.
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.
2019 Recycling Schedule Download CLICK HERE
March 15th, 2019 will be the closing date for phase 2 of application acceptance for the Honors Banner program.
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.
Tree removal at the Taylor Community Center
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.
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