There will be a regular meeting of Council on Monday, May 16, 2022 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. 

There will be a joint meeting of the Police Pension Fund Board and the City Employees Retirement Board on Monday, May 2, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. A copy of the agenda is available here

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today (March 17) that it expects a traffic signal improvement project in downtown Lock Haven to resume next week. A total of nine signalized intersections on Route 150 and one on Route 120 will see improvements as part of this project.
Subscribe to PennDOT news in Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Juniata, McKean, Mifflin, and Potter counties at www.penndot.gov/District2.
For regional updates on Twitter, follow https://twitter.com/511PAStateCOLL.

Hoberman Park Survey

Hoberman Park is in need of an upgrade, and we need your help! Complete this survey to let us know what improvements you would like to see at the park. This process will help us apply for grant funding through DCNR this spring, so please share your thoughts!
The survey can be accessed on the city’s new Civil Space page through this link: https://lockhavenpa.civilspace.io/…/hoberman-park…

Boil Water Advisory

This message is for residents of 7 Zane Circle.  On Monday, May 2, 2022 residents of this area were advised to boil water before using because of a of a main break.  We are pleased to report that the problem has been corrected and that it is no longer necessary to boil your water before using.  The break has been repaired and the water has been tested twice over a two day period and is free of contamination.  Again, it is no longer necessary to boil your water before use.


The City of Lock Haven is hiring Part-time Summer Laborers:  $11.82/hr.

The part-time summer workers assist in mowing grass, 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. Complete job descriptions and applications are available here or call (570) 893-5901.



            Public Works personnel will be conducting the City’s Annual Spring Clean-Up throughout the City on the following days:

Monday, April 11, 2022
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Monday, April 18, 2022
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

            Leaves and garden residue must be kept separate, placed in bags or containers weighing not more than 50 pounds, and placed along the street curb or sidewalk by 7:00 A.M. each day.  Brush or limbs must be tied in bundles.

City residents can also bring their own brush to the Public Works Facility located at 99 Second Avenue between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 3:30 P.M. All brush must be bundled and clean of debris. No trees allowed and large branches must be trimmed down to fit. To deposit your brush at the Public Works Facility please call and schedule at (570) 893-5917 extension 0.

            City personnel will not pick up trees, building materials, household garbage, ashes, appliances, furniture, or other refuse of this type.


The flushing schedule is as follows:

Wayne Township:  April 4th through April 15th
Castanea Township:  April 19th through April 29th
City of Lock Haven:  May 2nd through May 27th

7:00 AM TO 3:00 PM



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.

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



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: 570-893-5909
  • 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. 
  • BY DROP BOX – We have two drop boxes available for your convenience.  One is located beside the handicap entrance in front of City Hall. (far right corner of the building, black box with silver handle)  This drop box can be used 24/7.  We also have a drop box located in the entry way of City Hall.  (use front steps) This drop box can be used Monday through Friday, 8:30-12:00, 1:00-4:30.  Cash, Checks, and Money orders are accepted in both drop boxes.

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


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The city of Lock Haven shall not discriminate in hiring, job assignments, promotion, discipline, termination, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, or any other characteristics protected by law.  The city of Lock Haven shall make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

If there are any questions or concerns about any type of discrimination in the workplace, they can be brought to the attention of the City Manager. Concerns and reports can be made without fear of reprisal. Anyone found engaging in any type of unlawful discrimination can be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

View our financial data and compare us to other municipalities at GovRank.org

View our 2019 Water Quality Report


Select photos on this site are used by permission of local photographer David B. Kawchak.  For prints or to explore works by this local artist, visit his website.

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