many of you know, PenfieldTownship has been a part of Keystone Empowers
You for quite some time.Its goal is
to increase access to physical activity and healthy foods and to help make
the healthy choice the easy choice.
take a few moments to give us feedback so we can continue to improve the
health and well being of Penfield's residents.
link above has been updated to take you to the Spring 2017 Newsletter.
under the Zoning Department tab, we have added the Zoning Inspector’s
Dumpster Days 2017
first dumpster day will be May 20th from until in conjunction with Pride
Day.Also, the Penfield Historical
Society is hosting a “Fill the Truck” clothing drive fund raiser; at the
same time in the back of the parking lot.
dumpster days will be held August 19th and October 7th.
Residents may bring
scrap metal, motor oil, car & farm batteries and general trash.
Residents may NOT
bring hazardous material, paint, tires, and construction debris.
Some residents have
abused the prohibition on construction debris in the past and the Trustees
reserve the right to reject any load not deemed acceptable.
Weight Room Availability
Through an effort from the Keystone Empowers You
(KEY) collaborative, the Keystone High School weight room is open to the
public from Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 PM.Start on that new year’s resolution now.
The Recycling Center hours
are the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month from10:00
AM until 3:00 PM.
Penfield has a recycling drop off center next to the Township
Hall. Plastic, #1 (HDPE) and #2 (PETE) and milk jugs are accepted. Bi-metal
cans, aluminum cans, aluminum, glass (except drinking glasses and window
glass) vehicle batteries, a 24-hour green & yellow dumpster is provided
for magazines, office paper, shopping catalogues, junk mail, and newspapers
in loose containers. An all green Allied Waste dumpster is available 24
hours for cardboard. Please flatten boxes. Labels may be left on the cans
and all containers should be rinsed out before bringing to the center.
Lorain CountyOffice On
Please click the link
below to view a message about free food boxes for eligible senior citizens.
“United Way of Greater Lorain County’s First
Call for Help is a free, 24-hour hotline that connects individuals with
services in the community. All resources can be accessed by calling 2-1-1
or 1-800-275-6106 or by visiting the website at www.211lorain.org”
Lorain County Wireless
Lorain County recently
implemented a wireless emergency notification system (WENS), which is
sometimes referred to as a reverse 911.With this, the county, or any political subdivision (City, Township,
etc.) can issue warnings or emergency information, such as weather alerts,
boil alerts, and so forth.It should
prove to be a useful tool that can disseminate information to a target
group very quickly.
The system can contact
you via telephone, cell phone, (Voice or text), or email, whichever you
If you would like to be
included, and we hope that you will, please click on the link below and
provide the information on the registration sheet.
Your Penfield Township
P.S. Feel free to
respond with any questions that you may have.
These signs are available to residents at no charge and
make it much easier for emergency personnel to locate your home.If you would like one, contact any of
your trustees, The South Lorain County Ambulance District, or The
Wellington Fire Department.
Pass this information on to anyone within the township
who needs one of these signs.
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