Hours: Mon thru Thurs - 7:30am-4:30pm (Closed Fri)
Maintenance Garage: 724-352-4740
Any property owner that has dead, dying trees, etc. that may cause a potential safety issue to residents or the public should check into having them removed to prevent harm or casualties to anyone.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Township office at 724-352-2324 or email – Jefftwpmgr@zoominternet.net.
PLEASE DO NOT allow the cut grass to accumulate on the roadway. It is a safety issue – especially if the grass becomes wet. It could cause a vehicle to lose traction and 'you' could be held responsible.
It is Jefferson Township's responsibility is to clear and protect the Township rights-of-way. The Township is NOT authorized to clean-up any private property; the only exception would be for Emergency access for 9-1-1 responders! It also not legal for property owners to place any storm/rain/wind debris from their property along the township road rights-of-way.
During the upcoming WINTER months, as per the Township Ordinances, NO ONE is to park on the cul-de-sacs or any public road or right of way so that the road can easily be cleaned of snow. Please DO NOT PUSH SNOW ONTO THE ROADS when plowing your driveway. Should this cause an accident, you could be named in a claim or lawsuit.
In addition, this is a reminder that the Township is NOT responsible for replacing or repairing mailboxes damaged during the plowing/salting process. Mailbox installation guidelines are available at the USPS website - “Regulations for Installing a Mailbox.”
Also, residents living along the Butler-Freeport Community Trail are asked to be considerate when plowing snow from their property. Some residents are plowing snow onto the trail and in front of the gates, which blocks emergency vehicle access. If there would be an emergency, Emergency Services / 1st Responders would have difficulty getting to the scene.
We are on a trial free of charge for the Jefferson Township Ordinances to be online and accessible electronically. Click on the link below to go to the new pages listing all of the approved Jefferson Township Ordinances. Questions? Please contact the Township Office.
Here is a link detailing how some residents may qualify for WIC (Women Infants and Children) benefits in Butler County. Please go to their website for more details.
LIHWAP – Low Income Household Water Assistance Program – contact www.compass.state.pa.us or request an application by calling the Dept. of Human Services Customer Service at 877-395-8930 (or for the hearing impaired call PA Relay at 711).
USDA Access & Rehabilitation Program for Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence, Mercer & Westmoreland Counties.
This grant provides needed repairs and renovations for homeowners with very low to low income whose primary residences are located in a USDA eligible area. Funds awarded through an application process on a first come, first served basis. To find out more, go to www.doninc.org/HPP or phone 724-652-5144 (for hearing impaired TTY/VP: 724-652-5152). The Township has NO involvement in the grants or processing of the applications!
Community Partnership and Penn State University Extension Master Gardeners are partnering to bring Seed to Supper to Butler, in order to support more food secure communities; increasing access to garden produce to provide healthier food choices. The curriculum focuses on low budget home gardening strategies and provides a facilitator for making connections among community program partners (host agencies) and between program participants. The beginning gardening course gives novice gardeners the tools they need to connect with others in the community, grow in confidence and successfully grow a portion of their own food on a limited budget. This program is open to individuals and families whose household income falls at or below 125% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
Please feel free to contact Sandy at (724)431-3623 or by e-mail at email@example.com for any questions or to apply to the class.
Jefferson Township Municipal Building
157 Great Belt Road, Butler PA 16002
Office Phone: 724-352-2324 or Office Fax: 724-352-8850
Office Email: Jefftwpbutlerpa@zoominternet.net
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