Wright Township

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Wright Township was incorporated in 1851 and currently covers a 13.9 square mile area with over 27 miles of township roads.

According to the 2010 Census, the township has a population of 5,651.  Residents are provided with full time police protection, roads/public works services, as well as planning/zoning, recreation, recycling and volunteer fire and ambulance services.

The following are located in the township: a 35-acre recreation park consisting of a playground area, basketball and tennis courts, baseball field, soccer complex, walking trail, plaza, ice hockey rink and sprinkler park – seasonal recreation programs are available along with a 6-week summer program for 6-12 year olds; Wright Manor – a 30-unit apartment building for the elderly with dining/meeting/activities room; the 1,050 acre Crestwood Industrial Park consisting of manufacturing and warehousing and employing over 2,000.  Also, located in the Crestwood Industrial Park is a compost recycling center for yard waste which is opened for residents of Fairview and Wright Townships on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Facts

Address Wright Township
321 South Mountain Boulevard
Mountaintop, PA 18707-1995
Phone 570-474-9067
Fax 570-474-2722
Website wrighttownshippolice.org
E-mail joanm@ptd.net
Population 5,651
Square Miles 13.9
Names of Board of Supervisors
Louis Welebob, Jr., Chairman
Jerome F. Uram, Vice Chairman
Daniel N. Frascella, Sr.
Candace Smith
Donald P. Zampetti
Congressional District 11th
Legislative District 20th Senatorial; 117th & 119th House of Representatives
Type of Government Second Class Township
School District Crestwood
Phone: 570-474-6782
Public Library Marian Sutherland Kirby Library
Phone: 570-474-9313
Range of Housing Costs Median Value $88,800
Property Tax Rate .7516 mills

  

CLICK HERE for detailed information on:
·         Spring Cleanup
·         Code of Ordinances
·         Sign permits
·         Recycling
·         Programs such as Local Government Week, Easter Egg Hunt, 4th of July Fireworks & Halloween Parade
 
 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

 

WRIGHT TOWNSHIP’S RIGHT-TO-KNOW OFFICER

Joan K. Malkemes / 321 South Mountain Boulevard / Mountaintop, PA 18707

Telephone: (570) 474-9067   /   Fax: (570) 474-2722

STATE’S OFFICE OF OPEN RECORDS

Commonwealth Keystone Building / 400 North Street, Plaza Level / Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225

DISTRICT ATTORNEY OF LUZERNE COUNTY

Luzerne County Courthouse / 200 North River Street / Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711

Telephone: (570) 825-1676

 

 

Utilities

Cable Service Electric Cable TV Phone: 570-825-8508
Gas UGI
Phone: 800-432-8017
Electric PPL Utilities, Inc.
Phone: 800-342-5775
Water Pennsylvania-American Water Co.
Phone: 800-565-7292
Waste Removal Privately Contracted – 4 Haulers / Apex 800-222-2028; Chapin 570-479-2565; Gittens 570-868-6462; Mascaro 570-735-0664
Last Updated: 08/19/11 10:05:54
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