Department of Public Works

Scott Pietreface, Director
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm
Phone: 570-348-4180
Fax: 570-348-0197

The Department of Public Works responsibilities are diverse and complex, covering all four seasons. The Department is comprised of the Highway Division, the Refuse Division, the Recycling Division, the Engineering Division, the Traffic Maintenance Division and the Fleet Maintenance Division. The Department of Public Works is responsible for the collection of all refuse and recycling.



The Department of Public Works observes the following Holidays:

New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Day

Easter Monday
Veterans Day
Memorial Day
Thanksgiving Day
Independence Day
Christmas Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day

If a holiday falls on a weekday, all collections for refuse and recycling will be delayed by one day.

Report an Issue

For general inquiries, please contact the dispatcher at (570) 348-4178.

For traffic lights out or signs down, please contact COMM Center at (570) 348-4141.

For street lights out, please contact the DPW by calling 570-348-4180 x 13. Please provide the location and pole number if possible

For pothole or street issues, please contact the dispatcher at 570-348-4178

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