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Welcome to the official website of Newton Township. Please browse through our site to learn more about our government and services available to our residents. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact us. Come back and visit us often!

Township Meeting Highlights
The following meeting minutes are now available online for anyone who was unable to attend these meetings.  We have our prior meetings archived on the site.

Supervisors Reorg - 01/05/2015

Supervisors - 01/05/2015

Supervisor Ordinance - 01/05/2015

Zoning Board Reorg - 01/12/2015

Planning Commission - 01/28/2015

Supervisor Pension Ordinance - 02/04/2015

Reflective Address Signs - Now An Ordinance
The Newton Ransom Volunteer Fire Company is currently selling the green with white numbers address signs.  These signs are very reflective and will be visible for emergency crews when dispatched to your home.  The signs can be ordered and pick-up through the Newton Township Municipal Building, 1528 Newton Ransom Blvd. for a cost of $10.  Please call 587-1520.

Garbage Collection
Garbage collection is on Fridays.  Collection is set up and cancelled through the Township, however, billing is done directly by J.P. Mascaro & Sons.

Anyone wishing to speak with Mascaro - please call 1-800-243-7575

Open Records
You can learn more about the Open Records Law Here.

You can download a "Right to Know" request form right from our site:

Microsoft Word Version - Requires Microsoft Word

Adobe PDF Version - Requires Free Adobe PDF Viewer



Final Updated Version of Curative Amendment

We will be voting on this on Monday Oct 14, 2013 at 6:30 pm.

Click here to download the final updated version of the curative amendment (Microsoft Office format). Click here to download the PDF version.

DPW Work Order

Our DPW Work Order form is now available online. Click here for the form.


    Due to a burglary in Newton Township, police are asking residents to be aware of any suspicious activity and/or vehicles.  Please notify the South Abington Police at (570)586-2111 or Lackawanna County 911 Center at "911".



Newton Township Township will hold an Ordinance Hearing at 7PM on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 regarding pension plans.
Newton Township Board of Supervisors will hold their Work Session after the Ordinance Hearing at 7:30PM on Wednesday, February 4, 2015.
Newton Township Board of Supervisors will hold a General Meeting on Monday, February 9, 2014 at 7:30PM.
Newton Township Planning Commission will hold a meeting on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 7:30PM.