Category: West Mead Township News

Leaf Collection Schedule 12-01-2022

Leaf Collection began on Monday, October 17, 2022 and will continue until the weather no longer cooperates.  They are still getting leaves but the time is getting more limited due to the snow. For those residents located South of Route 27, the leaf vacuum will be out and collecting leaves on Mondays and Tuesdays.  For … Continued

EMS -Ambulance Service Information and Meetings 11-23-2022

Meadville Area Ambulance Service has been visiting all local municipalities requesting direct funding for ambulance services.  Various members of The French Creek COG discussed this issue at the October 20, 2022 COG meeting.  This meeting was taped by Armstrong and is available on youtube using this link:  French Creek COG (Oct 20, 2022) – YouTube … Continued

Where does your tax dollar go in 2023?

Graphs for Where Tax Dollar Goes 11–22.  Graph on page 1 shows the amount of Real Estate Taxes and the dollar amount that is divided up between the Township, Crawford County and the Crawford Central School District for a resident with an average assessed value of their home and property valued at $29,434.56.  Graph on … Continued

Please Do Not Deposit Snow or Debris onto Roadways

Please do not put SNOW, ICE, grass, grass clippings, leaves or any type of debris in the Township roadway.  State and municipal law require citizens to use and maintain their property in ways that avoid creating hazardous road conditions for others.  This includes not obstructing highway lanes and drainage facilities with debris including grass, grass … Continued

Open Seats on Boards or Commissions

We currently have a few openings on our numerous Boards and Commissions including an Auditor Position.  We do maintain a listing of interested persons so when an opening does occur, we may attempt to fill the vacancy as soon as possible.  If interested, please send a letter of interest or resume to West Mead Township, … Continued

West Nile Virus Information 09-01-2022

West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitos collected from the City of Meadville in Crawford County. Businesses and residents located in Meadville near Linden Street and French Creek Parkway, should take extra precautions such as applying insect repellant and wearing long sleeve shirts and pants when outdoors during dusk and dawn. All businesses and … Continued

Tamarack Lake Algal Blooms

Some residents and users have been concerned over the Algal Blooms that have been happening this year at Tamarack Lake.  The PA Fish and Boat Commission and PA DEP are aware and have been doing sampling on the reservoir this year.  Reports on harmful algal blooms can be reported to HABs@pa.gov.  Additional information is available … Continued

Crawford Central School District Tax Bills Delay 08-15-2022

All residents of West Mead Township are located in the Crawford Central School District.  Due to changes made by the School District in the Millage Rates and by them no longer collecting Per Capita Taxes, the bills were late going out for 2022.  They have been mailed as of August 15, 2022 and residents should … Continued

Penelec Summer Electric Cost Saving Tips

With summer heat likely to drive increased electricity use and higher bills, FirstEnergy’s Pennsylvania utilities – Met-Ed, Penelec, Penn Power and West Penn Power – want you to have the tools and knowledge you need to effectively manage your energy use and budget. As summer temperatures rise, you can improve energy efficiency and lower cooling … Continued

GARBAGE OPTIONS SEMINAR UPDATED 03-01-2022

Update as of 03-01-2022:  Supervisors have agreed to hold off on having any having any additional discussions on mandatory garbage service at this time due to the majority of residents have expressed that they are not interested in the service.  It may be discussed at a later date so check back for additional information. Update … Continued

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