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The Forks Township Municipal Building will be CLOSED on Monday, February 16, 2015 in observance of Presidents' Day.

It's that time of year again. Your 2014 local earned income tax return is due on April 15th, 2015. A message from Keystone Collections Group. Did you know the quickest way to get your refund is to file online? If you live and work in Pennsylvania, you can e-file on our tax administrator's secure website, which is available 24/7 at

Keystone Collections Group's file is the easy, fast and secure way to file your 2014 tax return. It lets you file your tax return when it is most convenient for you. You will need your W-2, your Social Security Number and any other income documents that may apply (such as a PA-UE or a Schedule C).

Please note that the forms changed this year. If you will be claiming an out-of-state credit or if you work in Philadelphia, you may be eligible for a local earned income tax credit up to the amount you owe to your resident municipality. The worksheet on the back of the form will help you calculate your out-of-state tax credit (attach a copy of your out-of-state filing).

If you have questions regarding local tax filing, call Keystone's Taxpayer Helpline at 1-888-328-0565 to speak with a local, knowledgeable Taxpayer Service Agent. You can also email your questions to "Taxpayer Support" at

Taxpayers with earned income in 2014 are required to file a tax return by Wednesday, April 15, 2015.

During Snow Events please please help our fire fighters by keeping Fire Hydrants clear of snow and ice.

Forks Township is seeking a qualified individual to serve as its Parks Manager. This is a Full Time exempt position reporting to the Parks & Recreation Director.

General Job Description: The Parks Manager is a working supervisor who provides hands on leadership, direction and instruction to all employees assigned to the parks crew. The Parks Manager will be responsible for performing a variety of maintenance, repairs, and upgrades to the township Receation Director in cooperation with the Public Works Department.

Job Qualifications: Required qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in Horticulture, Turf Grass Management, Landscape Management, or equivalent. A minimum of five years management experience in parks/grounds maintenance; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to interact with the general public; proficient in computer skills; licensing and certification requirements must be met; ability to effectively identify, analyze and solve problems; firsthand knowledge in general maintenance; ability to supervise and instruct personnel. Candidate must execute strong leadership capabilities and effective interpersonal skills. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Please forward resume with three professional references directly to: The Office of Human Resources, Forks Township Municipal Building, 1606 Sullivan Trail, Easton, Pa. 18040, no later than February 20, 2015. Forks Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Last Day for Leaf pick-up will be on Friday, December 12th, 2014.

Two new ordinances are available to view at the Municipal Building; and will be up for consideration on Thursday July 17th, 2014.

Forks Township Recreation Board voted at their May 18, 2014 meeting to change their meeting day from the third Sunday of each month to the third Monday of each month. Also the meeting time has changed from 7:30 PM to 6:00 PM. Therefore starting in June the Recreation Board meeting will be Monday, June 16, 2014 at 6 PM. All meetings are held at the Forks Township Community Center, 500 Zucksville Road, Easton, Pa. 18040. (There will be no meetings in July or December).

The Forks Township Board of Supervisors invites you to explore your Forks Township website. We want to provide our web visitors with the latest information on township governance, services, public meetings and events, along with staff contacts. We continually treat the website as a work in progress to assure the best service and information to our residents and visitors.

The Board's mission is to support the best quality of life for our residents by maintaining a professional and responsive staff; delivering the highest level of public safety; providing recreation to promote wellness for all ages through our Community Center programs; encouraging the utilization of the Township's well maintained parkland and its facilities, including the extensive network of recreational pathways; and finally to deliver governmental services in a courteous, efficient and fiscally responsible manner.

We hope you experience perusing our website is both positive and informative. We would enjoy hearing from you. Please contact us with your comments and suggestions.

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