Paint TownshipSomerset County
1741 Basin Drive
Windber, PA 15963
Dear Residents & Tax PayersWe, the Board of Paint Township Supervisors, welcome you and are pleased to provide you with this informative Web-site. We hope this information will provide you with a useful reference and summary of the Township of Paint and the services provided by the Township.
Richard Shaffer, Chairman
Joanne C. Wright, Secretary-Treasurer
Frank Meyers, Vice Chairman
Township GovernmentThe Township of Paint is governed by three supervisors who are elected by voters. The Township Supervisors are elected to six-year terms. Terms are staggered so that at no time is the board completely new and inexperienced. The Supervisors determine municipal policy, enact laws and the budget, pay bills, establish tax rates, execute contracts and appoint Township officials.
Main OfficeOffice hours are Monday through Friday 8 AM to 4 PM excluding holidays.
Wendy Senior, Office Secretary
Phone: 814 467-8296
Fax: 814 467-6679
Corona Virus InformationPaint Township Issued a Declaration of Disaster Emergency
Paint Township issued a Declaration of Disaster Emergency 3/20/2020 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. While we are not aware of any known cases of COVID-19 in Paint Township, the primary aim of the Declaration is to be proactive, reduce the potential severity of this outbreak and to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the residents. Please visit the Websites listed below for information regarding the Corona Virus.
It is noted that the Declaration of Disaster Emergency resolution dated March 20, 2020 relative to the Corona Virus will expire on May 31, 2021.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Corona Virus Fact Sheet
PA Department of Health
We at Paint Township want to share our concern and plans with our residents during the COVID-19 outbreak. The below information is a guideline we were provided and want to pass on. The governor’s proclamation directed governments across all levels to continue to provide essential services. The Pennsylvania State of Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) recommends that township government remain open for business and functional, but may restrict access. Townships should practice social distancing and limit or cease offering non-essential services and events. Limit visitors by providing services online and on the phone, all bills to be paid at a drop box or behind a window, or provide other means to do business with the township without personal contact. While township government should remain open for business, where appropriate and possible, employees could be allowed to work from home. PSATS will continue to provide guidance for its members on this issue. Should there be any change in the current situation Paint Township will keep residents updated through the townships website and Nextdoor. Please practice proper hand hygiene, stay home if you are sick and keep a social distance to keep the virus from spreading. Please reach out to your neighbors and check on elderly family members who may need a helping hand. Thank you.
Paint Township Supervisors
DocumentsAll documents are in PDF format. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view documents. Click graphic below to download the free Reader.
A Private Social Network For Your Neighborhood: NextdoorNextdoor is being used by the Paint Township Community and the Division of Emergency Management to facilitate virtual neighborhood watch and foster neighbor-to-neighbor communications.
Nextdoor is a tool for us to effectively share information on crime prevention and safety, public events and emergency notifications. You can expect to receive local updates from the Division of Emergency Management on Nextdoor. Please be assured that your website remains private. Paint Township staff will NOT be able to see any of the content on your neighborhood website except for the direct replies to our posts.
Please be aware that Nextdoor is not the appropriate way to request emergency services, police services, report criminal or suspicious activity, file a report, etc. If you require emergency services, please call 911.
We look forward to connecting with you on Nextdoor to build stronger, safer neighborhoods throughout Paint Township.
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Township Meetings For 2022Click here for a document listing the 2022 Meeting Dates.
Complaint FormClick here for a Paint Township Complaint Form.
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Dedication to Serve in times of CrisisJoanne Wright is also trained as an Initial Damage Reporter for the Township. Click here to view Initial Damage Reporting certificate from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.
Click here to view Introduction To The Incident Command System.
Click here to view An Introduction To The National Incident Management System.
State Office Of Open RecordsOffice of Open Records
Commonwealth Keystone Building, 400 North St., Plaza Level
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225
Phone: 717 346-9903
Web site: http://openrecords.state.pa.us
Open Records Point of Contact and PolicyJoanne Wright is the Right To Know officer.
Click here for policy and public record request form.
Use the Office of Open Records Request form.