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Stroudsburg Borough Council Meeting

Time: Sep 19, 2023 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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2023 Stroudsburg Borough Solid Waste Billing

For 2023, billing for the Borough’s Solid Waste (Trash) service is on a compressed time schedule.  The Third Quarter bill was mailed on June 30th and is due on July 30th; the Second Quarter bill was due on June 15th.  We are transitioning to a billing schedule that has customers billed the beginning of every quarter and due 30 days later.  Our Fourth Quarter bills will be mailed on September 30th and will be due October 30th.  Going forward, we will maintain our schedule of quarterly billings mailed on September 30th; December 31st; March 31st; and June 30th.

We appreciate your patience as we continue implementing our Solid Waste Ordinance!   

Employment Opportunities

The borough is accepting applications for a temporary, part-time Parking Enforcement Officer. This position is for 35 hours per week, for up to 38 weeks,
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Municipal Worker C, Public Works Department The Borough of Stroudsburg is accepting applications for a Municipal Worker C in the Public Works Department. This position is for a minimum of forty hours per week. 
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Annual Solid Waste Billing Cycles

Click here to review the mailing dates and due dates for trash pickup. 

Click here to pay your bill.

Vacancies on Stroudsburg Borough Boards, Commission and Committees

January 2023

Zoning Hearing Board

One (1) member for a 5-year term; term expires 12-31-2027.
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Purpose of the Zoning Hearing Board.  The Zoning Hearing Board shall be authorized to perform five major functions: 1) hear and act on appeals from the Borough Zoning Officer; 2) hear and act on requests for special exceptions; 3) hear and act on requests for variances; 4) hear and act on challenges to the validity of this chapter; and 5) hear and act upon unified appeals.

*Members of the Zoning Hearing Board shall hold no other elected or appointed office in the Borough.

Meetings are held at 4:30 P.M. on the third Wednesday of each month.

Planning Commission

One (1) member for a 4-year term; term expires 12-31-2026.

Purpose of the Planning Commission.  The Planning Commission reviews subdivision and land development applications, special exception and variance applications, projecting signs and ordinance revisions.

Meetings are held at 6:00 P.M. on the second Monday of each month.

Historical Architectural Review Board “HARB”

One (1) member to fill an unexpired term; term expires 12-31-2025.  Must be a PA licensed Real Estate Broker, may reside outside of the Borough of Stroudsburg.

One (1) member to fill an unexpired term; term expires 12-31-2024.

One (1) member to fill an unexpired term; term expires 12-31-2023.  Must be a PA licensed Architect, may reside outside of the Borough of Stroudsburg.

One (1) member to fill an unexpired term; term expires 12-31-2023.  Must be a PA licensed Building Inspector, may reside outside of the Borough of Stroudsburg.

Purpose of the Historical Architectural Review Board. The “HARB” is an advisory body which   provides recommendations to the Borough Council regarding the advisability of issuing a certificate of appropriateness for activities or changes affecting all or part of any building or structure located in the Historic Preservation District that is visible from a public street or adjacent public sidewalk or Quaker Alley, Church Alley or Bank Alley.

Meetings are held at 5:30 P.M. on the first Monday of each month.

Stroud Region Open Space and Recreation Commission “SROSRC”

One (1) member for a 3-year term; term expires 12-31-2025.

Purpose of the Stroud Regional Open Space and Recreation Commission.  Stroud Region Open Space & Recreation Commissions (SROSRC) serves thecommunity with parks, greenways and recreational programming throughout the Borough of Stroudsburg, the Borough of East Stroudsburg, and Stroud Township.

Meetings are held at 5:30 P.M. on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the offices of SROSRC, 15 Day Street, East Stroudsburg.

Recycling Committee

One (1) member; annual appointment by the Council President.  The Stroudsburg Borough Recycling Committee and the East Stroudsburg Borough Recycling Committee schedule quarterly meetings to discuss the Twin Boroughs Recycling program.

Sewer Committee

One (1) member; annual appointment by the Council President.  The Sewer Committee meets on an “as needed” basis to discuss matters involving the Borough’s sewer collection system.

Finance Committee

One (1) member; annual appointment by the Council President.  The Finance Committee, together with the Borough Manager, prepares the annual municipal budget for consideration by the Stroudsburg Borough Council.  Meetings are on an “as needed” basis.

PR/ Media Committee

One (1) member; annual appointment by the Council President.  The PR/Media Committee meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 P.M. to develop ways to promote the Borough of Stroudsburg and to enhance public information.

Parks and Recreation Committee

One (1) member to fill an unexpired term; term expires 12-31-2025.
One (1) member to fill an unexpired term; term expires 12-31-2026.
One (1) member to fill an unexpired term; term expires 12-31-2025.

The Parks and Recreation Committee maintains, operates and supervises the public parks, playfields and all outdoor and indoor recreation areas and facilities, owned or controlled by the Borough of Stroudsburg.

Letters of interest may be submitted to:

Larry Kopp, Borough Manager
Stroudsburg Borough Municipal Building
700 Sarah Street
Stroudsburg, PA  18360

Or via email lkopp@stroudsburgboro.com

Interest individuals must be residents of the Borough of Stroudsburg unless otherwise noted.It is suggested that interested candidates for any Board, Commission or Committee attend at least two meetings to become familiar with the procedures and responsibilities that are involved.  Additional information can be found on the Borough website www.stroudsburgboro.com.

2023 Budget Information

Final 2023 Borough Budget 
Borough Expenses
Fund Balance Comparison

Recycling Calendar
Click here to view the 2023 Recycling Calendar

Stroudsburg Mobility Study

Click here to review the completed mobility study. 

Recycling Information

Curbside recycling collection will now include the collection of tin/steel cans, i.e., soup cans, coffee cans, vegetable cans.  KEEP ALUMINUM CANS AND TIN CANS SEPARATED.

Great News!

Stroudsburg was chosen “One of the 10 Best Small Towns to Retire in the US” by Travel and Leisure Magazine.

Exciting news for Stroudsburg Borough!  Out of thousands of applicants, we have been selected one of ten finalists in T-Mobile’s Hometown Techover.  For more information, click here.   



Notice to all Residents and Taxpayers:  Please be sure to identify your home/ building address by placing your house/building number in a visible area either on the building or on your mailbox.  This will help emergency service personnel locate you if there is a need for service.  Thank you for helping us help you!

Welcome to the Borough of Stroudsburg

Stroudsburg is a local government located in the heart of the Pocono Mountain region of northeast Pennsylvania. The Borough boasts a bustling downtown area with a wonderful assortment of shops and restaurants – it is THE premiere downtown area of the Poconos.


News and More...
Healthy Home Repair Program (pdf)
This program provides a one-time assistance grant to assist in repairing and removing health and safety hazards for COVID vulnerable and impacted families and individuals.
Emergency Rental Assistance Program (pdf)
Monroe County EPAP This is a new rental relief program with different requirements than earlier program.
Business One Stop Shop (pdf)
Pennsylvania Business One-Stop Shop is the first stop for many individuals who have ideas for new business opportunities or simply need to learn about the vast toolbox of services and resources available within Pennsylvania.
Is Your Sewer Backed Up?
Contact the Borough first to ensure that the blockage is in your sewer lateral. Residents are responsible for the lateral line from their home to the sewer main in the street.

The Borough will not reimburse for contractor fees if the Borough is not contacted first and the blockage is in the Borough’s sewer main.

Please contact the Department of Public Works at 570-421-0490 during normal business hours (Monday – Friday 7:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.)

During Non-business hours please contact Monroe County Control Center at 570-992-9911

We're in the News!

We’re on News 13 on Blue Ridge Cable, announcing our being a
Top 10 Finalist for T-Mobile "Hometown Techover  

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Office Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm

Corner of 7th & Sarah Streets
Most departments are on the second floor.

Monthly Calendar

5:30pm HARB Meeting
7:00pm Council Meeting
4:30pm Shade Tree Commission
6:00pm Planning Commission
7:00pm Council Meeting
4:30pm Zoning Hearing Board