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The City of Lock Haven is following public health advice to take precautionary measure to limit the impact of COVID-19 (coronavirus SARS-CoV-2).  Balancing health and well-being with public service, the City strongly recommends social distancing and staying home as much as possible to limit the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

Click here to view the COVID-19 14-day daily infection & testing data for the City of Lock Haven.

The City of Lock Haven is still under a Declaration of Emergency, but with reduced restrictions under the PA Department of Health.  Due to the recent increase in the COVID-19 infection rate, all City facilities are currently open by appointment only. 
All payments must be paid online or by mail. 

 Covid-19 information and resource page

There will be a regular meeting of Council on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm.,.  This meeting will be live streamed and available to view on the City’s Facebook and Youtube pages. A copy of the agenda is available here.

Lock Haven City Council will consider the adoption of Ordinance No. 2021-03 approving collection procedures and adopting schedule of attorney fees as an amendment to Sections 328-11 (Sewer) and 394-7 (Water) of the City Code.  Residents may view a copy of the ordinance by visiting the city’s website at lockhavenpa.gov.

Council will receive public comments in writing in advance of the meeting by emailing manager@lockhavenpa.gov or in person at its regular meeting at 7 PM on Monday, July 12, 2021 in the first floor Council Chambers of City Hall, after which it will determine during that meeting the adoption of the ordinance.


BOIL WATER ADVISORY:

THE RESIDENTS OF 876 TO 1462 YOUNGDALE ROAD MAY BE AT INCREASED RISK FOR MICROBIAL CONTAMINATION. ON FRIDAY, JUNE 18TH,  WE EXPERIENCED A LOSS OF POSITIVE WATER PRESSURE DUE TO TURNING OFF WATER TO MAKE A LINE REPAIR. RESIDENTS SHOULD NOT DRINK THE WATER WITHOUT BOILING IT FIRST. BRING ALL WATER TO A ROLLING BOIL, LET IT BOIL FOR ONE MINUTE, AND LET IT COOL BEFORE USING; OR USE BOTTLED WATER. YOU SHOULD USE BOILED OR BOTTLED WATER FOR DRINKING, MAKING ICE, WASHING DISHES, BRUSHING TEETH, AND FOOD PREPARATION UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. WE WILL INFORM YOU WHEN ALL CORRECTIVE ACTIONS HAVE BEEN COMPLETED AND WHEN YOU NO LONGER NEED TO BOIL YOUR WATER. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT THE WATER DEPARTMENT AT 570-893-5909 OR 570-893-5624.


EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE

If you are a renter or landlord in Clinton County and need assistance with rent, water, electricity, sewer, trash removal, or heating fuel payments as a result of COVID-19, this program may be of interest to you. 

The guidelines and FAQs are available here: http://www.cchousingcoalition.org/

Please contact Clinton County Housing Authority at erapinfo@clintoncountyhousing.com with any questions.


DESTINATION LOCK HAVEN:
City of Lock Haven’s Comprehensive Plan

Hard copies of the draft are available at City Hall, Clinton County Piper Building, Downtown Lock Haven, Inc. office, and Annie Halenbake Ross Library.

To view the draft plan, please visit the following link: http://mydo.cx/MWViN2Jj

 

PUBLIC NOTICES:

How do I pay my Water/Sewer bill?

  • ONLINE – visit https://lockhaven.authoritypay.com/  You can pay with your checking account or your card.  You will need your account number and CID number to set up your account.  If you don’t have these handy, feel free to call us during business hours to provide this information. 
  • BY MAIL – Checks and Money orders can be mailed to 20 E Church St.  Lock Haven, PA 17745.  Checks and Money Orders should be made out to City of Lock Haven. 

The city also produces an Annual Drinking Water Quality Report that details source and detected sample results:

2020 ANNUAL DRINKING WATER QUALITY REPORT

 


NOW HIRING:

Part-time Summer Lifeguards starting at $12.50/hr.

Lifeguards must have current certification and staff and maintain the city beach facility in June, July and August.

Part-time Summer Recreation Leaders starting at $11.49/hr.

Supporting the summer recreation objectives of the city including Friday & Saturday Summer Concert series, park day events, weekly park ranger livestreams, and summer farmers market support.  This position is a temporary seasonal position and will work 40 hours per week for 8 weeks, or not more than 320 hours worked over a 12-week period. Applicants must be over 18, have a valid driver’s license and preference will be given to those enrolled in Recreation Management or similar field of study at university or post-secondary school.

Part-time Summer Laborers $11.49/hr.

The part-time summer workers assist in mowing grass, pulling & cutting weeds, painting, shoveling, clearing brush, trimming shrubs, and maintaining and cleaning grounds, offices and buildings.  This position is a temporary seasonal position and will work 40 hours per week for 8 weeks, or not more than 320 hours worked over a 12-week period. Candidates must have a valid PA driver’s license and be 18 years of age of older.

The City of Lock Haven is an equal opportunity employer.  For a complete job description for any of the above positions and applications click here.


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View our 2019 Water Quality Report

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