Board of Supervisors Meeting August 4, 2020

Board of Supervisors(BOS) Meeting August 4, 2020

Due to the increase in COVID19 cases in Pennsylvania, the Board of Supervisors meeting will be held virtually via ZOOM at 7:00 PM, August 4th.  There will be no physical meeting at the Township Building.  Rick Arnold, Vice-Chair, will conduct the meeting and the other Supervisors will be in attendance via ZOOM or phone call.  To attend this meeting, please call the office at 570-868-6400 Option 1 for meeting instructions and to register as an attendee to allow the Township to meet State requirements.  If you have a comment or issue to be raised, please discuss this with the Township Secretary at the phone number above.  ZOOM meetings can have a hard cut-off as early as 30 minutes after the start and meeting efficiency is at a premium. 

PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

Will be held at its regular time and place on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 7PM with the following stipulations: A maximum of 3 persons may physically attend in order to maintain social distancing standards. All attendees must wear masks and use hand sanitizer when entering and leaving the building. The meeting will be held also via conference call as follows.:

United States: +1 (571) 317-3122 Access Code: 380-691-925

RICE TOWNSHIP PARKS

The Rice Township Park adjacent to the Township Building on Church Road is closed until further notice but the walking path is open. Please maintain social distancing. The Ice Lake park is open for FISHING AND BOATING ONLY! No other activities may occur at the Ice Lake park. Please maintain social distancing. The bathroom will remain closed.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ MEETING

Will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at the Township Building as scheduled. Two supervisors and the secretary will be in attendance. Other officials and staff will call in. Attendance limit to 6 persons for social distancing. Call in number is 1 (571) 317-3122 Access Code: 380-691-925#.

RECYCLE CENTER

Is open on Saturdays from 9 am to 2 pm. Wednesdays from 4pm to 7pm. ONLY ONE VEHICLE MAY ENTER AT A TIME! PLEASE WEAR MASK TO PROTECT THE RECYCLE ATTENDANT! PLEASE MAINTAIN SOCIAL DISTANCING.

Township Building closed to public access

In accordance with the Luzerne County state of emergency, the Township Building is no longer accessible to the public. However, Township staff continues to work in the building. Call 570-868-6400 or send messages by email to ricetwp@pa.metrocast.net. Staff will assist you in any way that they can.