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Moore Township News
The Board of Supervisors meeting on June 1, 2020 will be held via Zoom at 7:00 PM. To join the Zoom Meeting, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/pac/join/7102030229. To call in, use the information below:

Call-in Number: 888-475-4499 or 1-888-475-4499 (US Toll Free)
Conference ID: 710-203-0229

To view the agenda, click HERE.


The Zoning Hearing Board meeting on June 3, 2020 will be held via Zoom at 6:00 PM. To join the Zoom Meeting, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89341790007?pwd=SjVBaWZtOVVsSk0xS0s5M3B5S2IwQT09. To call in, use the information below:

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To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Township office will remain closed to the public until further notice. Documents can be dropped off at the Police station lobby or sent through mail, e-mail, or fax to the appropriate recipient.

The Land and Environmental Protection Board, Community Days Committee, Planning Commission, and Historical Commission meetings for the month of May are CANCELED.

The Tax Office will also be closed to public in-person payments. The forms of payments accepted during this time will be Check and Money Order ONLY. NO Cash payments will be accepted at this time. If you do not have checks, please use a Money Order for the total amount of your payment due. You can mail your payments to 2913 W Beersville Rd, Bath, PA 18014, or drop off in the locked drop box on the garage at this address. If you need a receipt, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with all payments (mailed or in drop box). You can reach the Tax Collector by phone at 484-294-3798 or email at mooretwptax@gmail.com if you have any questions. Pleae note, the basic rate due date for real estate property taxes has been extended from June 30, 2020 to August 31, 2020.

For those who qualify, the state's Property Tax/Rent Rebate program has been extended to December 31, 2020. For information regarding the program, visit https://www.revenue.pa.gov/GeneralTaxInformation/PropertyTaxRentRebateProgram/Pages/default.aspx.

Effective immediately until further notice, parks are to be used at your own risk due to COVID-19. Apparatus and playground equipment is not being sanitized. Please follow guidance related to social interactions (
https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx)

The First Regional Compost Authority (FRCA) is open with modifications. Please visit
http://www.frcaweb.org/ for information. The township yard waste drop off will be open regular hours.



Northampton County partnered with Easton Hospital on a drive-up testing site for Northampton County residents. The site is located at the main parking lot of Easton Hospital (21st & Lehigh Streets); 250 S 21st Street, Easton, PA 18042. Testing will be conducted Monday through Friday between the hours of 10 AM & 4 PM until June 5. The site will be CLOSED on Memorial Day. Only residents from Northampton County will be accepted for testing, and they must show at least one of the following CDC recognized symptoms of Covid-19 to be eligible: fever, dry cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat or loss of taste and/or smell. A prescription from a doctor is not required. Although insurance is not required to be tested, participants should bring a photo ID and their insurance card, if they have one, with them.

For information related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), please visit the following links:

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

For questions regarding life-sustaining businesses, please refer to the following:
BUSINESS CONTACT: ra-dcedcs@pa.gov or 1-877-PA-HEALTH, select option 1
PUBLIC CONTACT: 1-877-PA-HEALTH, select option 2 or by webform at https://www.governor.pa.gov/contact/

Unemployment Rights and Resources - COVID-19





During this time of sheltering-in-place, Penn State Extension has prepared and will continue to offer free webinars for homeowners to learn about stormwater and practices they can implement to improve water quality. For a listing of past programs, click HERE. Recordings and future webinars can be found on the Penn State Extension Facebook pages, Penn State Extension – Lehigh County and Penn State Extension – Northampton County. Please visit https://extension.psu.edu/programs/watershed-stewards for more information about the Penn State Master Watershed Steward Program.



The 2020 Moore Township tax bills have been mailed out, and you should be receiving them in the next couple of days. Please note there may be more than one bill in your envelope as bills are sorted per household (Real Estate and Per Capita). This is a mass mailing, and there is no way to track if you receive your bills. If you do not receive your Per Capita or Real Estate tax bills in the next couple of weeks, please call the Tax Collector at 484-294-3798 or send an email to mooretwptax@gmail.com so you can be sent or emailed another.

You can total all of your bills (Real Estate and Per Capita) onto one check if you'd like. Please refer to the blue insert in the envelope with your bills for additional helpful information, forms of payment accepted, who to make checks payable to, the Tax Collector's office hours for walk in payments, address, phone, email, etc.

*There is also locked drop box located on the garage if you prefer to drop your payment off but do not want to wait in line. If you want a receipt, please enclose a self addressed envelope with your payment in the drop box.*



Northampton County has reviced the recycling events due to COVID-19. Please click HERE for details regarding Household Hazardous Waste Collection, Electronics Collection, and Document Shredding events.

Please note once normal business hours resume, there are additional Electronics Recycling Drop-Off Options, fees may apply:
• DRC Technologies, 2005 Main St. Northampton 18067, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. 610-502-0854
• Clean Earth (formerly AERC), 2330 SW 26th St., Allentown 18103, on the 2nd Friday of month. 610-433-4011

The City of Bethlehem Recycling Center offers free document shredding to residents and businesses within and beyond their city limits. For information, visit https://www.bethlehem-pa.gov/Community-Economic-Development/Recycling/Free-Shredding-Services.







Moore Township is a large, rural community containing 38 square miles in north-central Northampton County, Pennsylvania. The Township entirely surrounds the small Borough of Chapman Quarries. Two larger boroughs, Bath and Nazareth, are located to the south and southeast. The township has 6 different mailing addresses due to its large size; they include Bath, Nazareth, Northampton, Danielsville, Walnutport and Wind Gap.

The Moore Township Police Department and the Klecknersville Rangers Volunteer Fire Company provide 24 hour emergency services to the township. Moore Township is very rural and contains beautiful picturesque farmlands, woodlands and mountains. Framed to the north by the Blue Mountain, the Township has the famous Appalachian Trail, which runs through the Township. Agriculture and single-family residences, along with open space are the largest features that can be seen within the township. Despite the coming of the Industrial Age, Moore Township has remained largely rural in character.

In a series of meetings and questionnaires over the years, township residents said they value the physical beauty of the township, the openness of the land and the wildlife and plant life around them. Thus, in planning for the future they recognize the need to remember and preserve elements of the past.

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