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Luzerne County, PA

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Phone: 570-333-5131

Fax: 570-333-5950

Road Dept: 570-333-4111

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State Police Wyoming Barracks: 570-697-2000



Primary Election Polling Location Change

Residents of Franklin Township are advised that their polling location for the June 2, 2020 Primary Election has been moved from the regular location at the Franklin Township Fire Hall to the Cross Creek Community Church located at 370 Carverton Road, Shaverton PA 18708.

This change was initiated by the Luzerne County Bureau of Elections, not the Franklin Township Board of Supervisors. Any comments can be directed to the Election Bureau by calling: 570-825-1715


Township Meetings will be held at 7:00 P.M.

The previously scheduled regular meeting of the Franklin Township Board of Supervisors for Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 7:00pm will now be conducted entirely utilizing video/teleconference technologies. In-person attendance by members of the public will not be permitted. The meeting will be live-streamed online.  Members of the public who wish to participate may submit general public comments and/or comments on agenda items through live online chat or email sent to franklin@epix.net . Please consult the Township’s website at www.ftwp.com or contact the Township Manager Rick Melvin via email at franklin@epix.net for the proposed meeting agenda or for details on how to view/participate in the meeting.

Meeting Agenda and Join the meeting info

Camp Orchard Hill - Lake View Terrace

640 Orange Rd

Dallas, PA 18612

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Township Office:
477 Municipal Road
Dallas Pa 18612


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