SEPTEMBER Meeting Schedule:  

The Planning Commissions Regular Monthly Meeting will be 7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at the Buffalo Township Municipal Building, 109 Bear Creek Road.

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The Board of Supervisors’ Regular Monthly Meeting to be held at 7:30 pm on  Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the Buffalo Township Municipal Building, 109 Bear Creek Road has been “CANCELLED” due to lack of Agenda Items.

Vaccinated individuals do not need to wear a mask or social distance. 

Unvaccinated individuals are encouraged to follow social distancing guidelines and wear a mask.

Click HERE for Events Calendar!

Township Secretary/Treasurer, Janice L. Zubrin will be available from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm Monday thru Friday for general inquiries by phone at 724-295-2648 or you can contact her via email at:    treasure@zoominternet.net

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If you have an emergency and are attempting to contact the Buffalo Township Police Department please dial 911.

For non-emergencies, call the Township Police at 724-295-9500.  If noone answers, please leave a detailed message and an officer will get back in contact with you.

BUFFALO TOWNSHIPS’ TRICK OR TREAT IS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 31ST, 2021 FROM 6-8 PM

SCHOOL TAX COLLECTION

Robyn Fleishman, Twp. Tax Collector will be in the Township Municipal Building on the following dates/times:

Every Wednesday August 4th thru November 17th from 2:00 pm -5:00 pm (EXCLUDING 9/1/21)

Including Tuesday, September 21st & Thursday September 23rd and Tuesday, September 28th & Thursday, September 30th from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Please note:  Robyn WILL NOT be available August 27th thru September 4th, 2021

REMINDER TO ALL RESIDENTS

The Township Tax Collector “DOES NOT” have an office in the Township Building

The Township Office Personnel “ARE NOT” licensed to collect Tax Payments

Tax payments “MUST” be mailed to:  Robyn Fleishman at PO Box N, Sarver, PA 16055

Robyn is available by phone “ONLY” between the hours of 10:00 am & 1:00 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

Robyn’s number is 724-524-1624

If necessary, an In-Person appointment can be scheduled with Robyn at the Township Building by calling her at the above number.

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     Please direct any inquires regarding Property, Revenue and Assessments in Butler County to Janet Mentel at jmentel@co.butler.pa.us or phone 724-284-5323
 

                                  

NOTICE TO ALL RESIDENTS

Please Note:  Due to issues at the County level, some per capita tax cards have not been printed.  The County is diligently working to correct this issue.  As soon as they are available, they will be sent out.  We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused.  If you have further questions, you can reach out to: 

Click here for Buffalo Township 2021 Spring Tax Notice Application

JULY 2021 MEETING SCHEDULE

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 7:00 pm Planning Commission Regular Monthly Meeting 

Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 7:30 pm Board of Supervisors’ Regular Monthly Meeting

AUGUST 2021 MEETING SCHEDULE

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 7:00 pm Planning Commission Regular Monthly Meeting  has been CANCELLED due to lack of Agenda Items

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 7:30 pm Board of Supervisors’ Regular Monthly Meeting

SEPTEMBER 2021 MEETING SCHEDULE

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 7:00 pm Planning Commission Regular Monthly Meeting 

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 7:30 pm Board of Supervisors’ Regular Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at 7:30 pm Board of Supervisors’ Regular Monthly Meeting

OCTOBER 2021 MEETING SCHEDULE

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 7:00 pm Planning Commission Regular Monthly Meeting 

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 7:30 pm Board of Supervisors’ Regular Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 7:30 pm Board of Supervisors’ Regular Monthly Meeting

NOVEMBER 2021 MEETING SCHEDULE

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 7:00 pm Planning Commission Regular Monthly Meeting 

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 7:30 pm Board of Supervisors’ Regular Monthly Meeting and Presentation of the 2022 Buffalo Twp. Budget of all Funds

DECEMBER 2021 MEETING SCHEDULE

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at 7:00 pm Planning CommissionRegular Monthly  Meeting

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 at 7:30 pm Board of Supervisors Regular Monthly Meeting and Adoption of the 2022 Buffalo Twp. Budget of all Funds

THERE WILL BE NO SECONDARY BOARD OF SUPERVISOR MEETING IN THE MONTHS OF JUNE, JULY & AUGUST OR NOVEMBER & DECEMBER
**Reminder:  DEP mandates that all households and businesses in Buffalo Township participate in the recycling program**
**Girl Scouts have a Recycling Location at the Township Building for glass, aluminum and metal items only.  
**If you are in need of a “Recycling Bin”, please stop by the Township Building.

**Electronics Recycling Collection:  Freeport Middle School – Saturday, July 24, 2021 from 9 am to 1 pm – Click here for flyer

For Questions regarding Building Permits, Inspections and Stormwater/Grading Applications please contact the persons below at the numbers provided:  

Rick Healey, Township Zoning Officer (Building Permits and Zoning Issues) at 412-549-1056 ~ Dave McGuigan, Code Enforcement Officer (Inspections) with Code-Sys Consulting at 412-821-0337  at ext. 24 ~ Ken Howard, Township Engineer (Stormwater/Grading) with Bankson Engineers at 412-767-5100

For a copy of the Buffalo Township “Grading Permit Application”, please click on link below:

Grading Permit Application
Grading Ordinance #113

For a copy of the Buffalo Township “Small Projects Stormwater Management Application”, please click on link below:

Small Projects Stormwater Management Application
Stormwater Management Ordinance #134

For a copy of the Buffalo Township “Driveway Permit Application”, please click on link below:

Driveway Permit Application
Leaf Drop-Off at Lernerville Speedway is “closed” Drop off location:  Northern end of the Lernerville Speedway Parking Lot.  Follow the Signs to the back side of the property.
Hours:  8:00 am – Dusk
Please note:  Leaves Only!!!  No twigs, branches, or garden debris
Leaves should be loose or in Biodegradable Bags!!!  No plastic bags, Biodegradable bags can be purchased at Walmart, Home Depot, Lowes, Sarver True Value or any hardware store
**THE SITE IS BEING MONITORED – ALL VIOLATORS WILL BE PROSECUTED**

Local Government Services

In case of emergency, call 911! The police department is located inside the Municipal Building. For non emergencies please call 724-295-9500.

Volunteer Fire Departments The Buffalo Township Supervisors have designated Buffalo Township Volunteer Fire Company and Sarver Volunteer Fire Company as the Fire Departments that provide emergency service for Buffalo Township. Both departments work together to provide emergency service for residents of Buffalo Township through Butler County 911. These fire departments operate through a volunteer force and are always in need of new individuals willing to serve their community. If interested please contact the stations. Ask yourself: if not you, then who?

Dial 911 for Emergency Service; do not call the Departments directly. Buffalo Township Volunteer Fire Company BVFC is located in the northeastern part of the township just off Route 356 along Sarver road. It is next to the Sarver Trail Head on the Butler-Freeport Community Trail. Sarver Volunteer Fire Company SVFC is located in the southwestern part of the township just off Ekastown Road on Elliot Road. Freeport Volunteer Fire Department FVFD supports the residents of Buffalo Township by assisting Buffalo Township VFC and Sarver VFC as requested. Organized in 1916, Freeport VFD remains committed to serving the residents of Freeport and surrounding communities. Saxonburg Volunteer Fire Company SVFC supports the residents of Buffalo Township by assisting Buffalo Township VFC and Sarver VFC as requested. Herman Volunteer Fire Company HVFC supports the residents of Buffalo Township by assisting Buffalo Township VFC and Sarver VFC as requested. South Buffalo Township Volunteer Fire Department SBVFC supports the residents of Buffalo Township by assisting Buffalo Township VFC and Sarver VFC as requested. Fawn Township Volunteer Fire Department FTVFC supports the residents of Buffalo Township by assisting Buffalo Township VFC and Sarver VFC as requested.

EMS Emergency Medical Services (EMS) 

The Buffalo Township Supervisors have designated Freeport EMS and Saxonburg EMS as the Emergency Medical Service providers for Buffalo Township. Both services work together to provide emergency service for residents of Buffalo Township through Butler County 911. Dial 911 for Emergency Service; do not call the Departments directly. Freeport EMS Freeport EMS is licensed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health as an Advanced Life Support Ambulance and has two ALS ambulances available to serve the residents of Buffalo Township. Organized in 1941, Freeport EMS continues to innovate with the latest technology to assure that Paramedics are available to serve the residents of Freeport and surrounding communities. Saxonburg EMS Saxonburg’s Ambulance responds to approximately 2500 emergency medical calls annually. They cover approximately 75 square miles in Jefferson Township, Clinton Township, Winfield Township, Buffalo Township, and Saxonburg Borough. They operate three, fully-equipped Advanced Life Support ambulances and offer mutual aid assistance to the areas of Northern Allegheny County and southern Butler

The Municipal Authority provides public water and sewage to the township.

 

 

Act 13 PA Public Utility Commission

Unconventional Gas Well Fund Usage Allocation for 2018:  $122,949.21

Unconventional Gas Well Fund Usage Allocation for 2017:  $95,671.47

Unconventional Gas Well Fund Usage Allocation for 2016:  $65,734.05

Unconventional Gas Well Fund Usage Allocation for 2015:  $84,737.66