County Commissioners congratulate Morgan Township Supervisor
Commissioners Blair Zimmerman, Dave Coder and Archie Trader would like to congratulate Chairman Shirl Barnhart of the Morgan Township Board of Supervisors on his election to serve a one-year term as president of the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors.
Shirl Barnhart, who is chairman of Morgan Township Board of Supervisors, was elected to serve a one-year term as president of the statewide association during its 94th annual Educational Conference and Trade Show in Hershey this week. Since joining the PSATS Executive Board in 2002, Barnhart climbed the leadership ladder to its highest position.
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TAX COLLECTOR: Jean Redman P.O. Box 136, Mather, PA 15346 724-883-4152
Public Notice:: available to collect taxes on Saturday and other times by appointment. Also, there is a $25 for a Tax Certificate letter.
SECRETARY: Relda K. Litten
Public Notice: the township charges $25 for a Municipal Lien Letter.
SOLICITOR: Dennis Makel & Associates, LLC Washington, PA 15301 724-222-7639
AUDITORS: Diane McMannes Freda Pyle Susan Daines
EMA COORDINATOR: Eric Burwell 724-833-2442
SEWAGE OFFICER: Tim Neil 724-966-9295
ENGINEER / BUILDING PERMITS: K-2 Engineering (as needed), Uniontown, PA 15401 724-322-2166
ZONING OFFICER: Frank Monick 724-322-2166
APPOINTED TAX COLLECTOR: Keystone Collections Group 546 Wendel Rd, Irwin, PA 15462 724-978-0300 / Fax: 724-978-0339
Scheduled Public Meeting Dates: 4:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at Township Building.
Board Meeting Minutes: Please contact the township office for a copy of their meeting notes.
Permits and Ordiances: All permits are issued by Frank Monack 724-322-2166. Copies of Ordinances are available at the municipality office.
More about Morgan Township:
Children living in Morgan Township attend schools within the Jefferson-Morgan School District, which includes:
Jefferson Morgan Elementary School (724-883-2310)
Jefferson Morgan Jr-Sr High School (724-883-2310)
Greene County Career & Technology Center (724-627-3106)
Voting Precincts for Morgan Township residents:
Morgan-Chartiers-Teegarden: Morgan Township Garage located at 1019 3rd Street Extension, Mather, PA 15346 (Garage phone: 724-883-2149)
Morgan-Lippencott: Faith Baptist Church located at 793 Lippencott Road, Waynesburg, PA 15370 (Church Phone: 724-627-8517)
Morgan-Mather: Morgan Township Municipal Building located at 1019 3rd Street Extension, Mather PA 15346 (Building Phone: 724-883-2149)
For more information, contact the Greene County Elections Office at 724-852-5304.
Morgan Township Geography: according to the United States Census Bureau, has a total area of 63.6
km˛ (24.5 mi˛), 63.5 km˛ (24.5 mi˛) of it is land and 0.1 km˛ (0.04 mi˛) of it (0.08%) is water.
Morgan Township Coordinance: Latitude of 40°00°03°N and Longitude of 80°03°59°W
Deed Transfers: A deed is the document that transfers ownership of real estate. It contains the names of the old and new owners and a legal description of the property, and is signed by the person transferring the property. Property Deeds for Greene County are recorded in our Office of Register and Recorder, located in the Greene County Courthouse, Room 100, 10 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370 (Phone: 724-852-5283). For more information, go to: Recorder of Deeds.
Click here for deed transfers recorded within Morgan Township of Greene County, Pennsylvania.
Comprehensive Plan: the Morgan Township Comprehensive Plan is available and can be viewed at the township office.
Also see the Greene County Comprehensive Plan prepared by the Department of Economic Development.
Jefferson Morgan Regional Council of Governments (JMRCOG): was created in 2004 and includes Jefferson Township, Morgan Township, Clarksville Borough, Jefferson Borough and Rices Landing Borough. The council was created to allow the municipalities to purchase equipment and materials at a lower cost as well as pull their resources in times of need.
Click here for the Morgan Township JMRCOG information (JMRCOG address: P.O. Box 3 Mather, PA 15346 / Phone: 724-883-2150 / Fax: 724-883-3044 and/or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Effective August 12, 2008, the Jefferson Morgan Regional Council of Governments enacted a new Multi-Municipal zoning ordinance. The ordinance covers Jefferson Township, Jefferson Borough, Morgan Township, and Clarksville Borough. Rices Landing Borough has it's own ordinance.
Click here for the Jefferson Morgan Multi-Municipal Zoning Ordinance document.
The JMRCOG meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m., at the Morgan Township Municipal Office Building located at 1019 Third Street Extension, Mather, PA 15346.
Notable Mentioned within Morgan Township:
Lower Ten Mile Joint Sewer Authority 144 Chartiers Road, Jefferson, PA 15344 (Phone: 724-883-2743)
Parks and Recreation Facilities:
Mather Park (2.7 acres) with gazebo, ball field, dug out, pavilion, bleachers, basketball court, playground, concession stand, restroom;
Burson Park (1.5 acres) owned by the Clarksville VFD, has a ball field / multi purpose field (home plate only, fenced along third base line), archery range (3-D deer with yardage markers)
Organizations & landmarks:
Thistlethwaite Family Vineyard and Winery in Morgan Township in Jefferson, PA located about two miles north of Jefferson. The 200-acre Thistlethwaite family farm dates back to 1892, however at the turn of the century, the younger generation of Thistlethwaite's began planting grape vines. Which has now harvesting and producing a variety of wines, and is open to the public. Thistlethwaite is the first commercial winery to operating the Greene County with grapes grown solely on its own land.
Miner's Memorial Monument located near the Mather Christian Church, Mather, PA
Youth Development Center
Churches: Mather Christian Church, Faith Baptist Church, Mt Zion Baptist Church.
Cemeteries: Greene County Memorial Park, Mount Zion Cemetery, Smith Cemetery
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Local government in Pennsylvania is a mosaic of 5,334 individual units. All were established by the State or provincial government and operate under laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Each unit is distinct and independent of other local units, although they may overlap geographically and may act together to serve the public.
Morgan Township is located within Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was was 2,600 at the 2000 census.
Watersheds: Ohio Basin, Monongahela Subbasin (Source: www.dep.state.pa.us).
A watershed is an area of land that drains into a lake or river. As rainwater and melting snow run downhill, they carry sediment and other materials into our streams, lakes, wetlands and groundwater (Source www.dep.pa.gov)
USEPA FIPS Code for Pennsylvania = 42, Greene County = 059 (42059).
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To search for cemeteries, villages and other features within Greene County, visit the USGS Geographical Names Information System (GNIS) to determine what 7.5' topographic map(s) depict specific geographic features.