Plymouth Borough was incorporated on April 23, 1866 and covers 1.1 square miles. It is situated on the west side of the Susquehanna River in the Wyoming Valley of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
With a current population of approximately 5,792 residents, Plymouth Borough is a member of the Wyoming Valley West School District and is home to the Wyoming Valley West High School.
EFFECTIVE SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 2020, MAYOR FRANK COUGHLIN HAS DECLARED THAT PLYMOUTH BOROUGH IS UNDER A STATE OF EMERGENCY.
Starting at sunset on March 29, 2020, all Borough parks are closed to the public. The Plymouth Municipal Building, firehouses, and DPW garage will continue to be closed to the public until further notice.
The offices are open to office personnel only, who will continue to service the needs of the public.
Any Borough Employee who has visited a "hot spot" will quarantine for 14 days upon their return.
- For non-emergency police business, please call 570-779-2147.
- For all police, fire and medical emergencies, please dial 911.
- The tax office will be closed as well. Tax payments will be accepted by mail only, with a check or money order until further notice. A receipt will be mailed to the owner on record.
- Building, zoning and other applications can be found on our website www.plymouthborough.org .
2020 WVW School Taxes
Barbara Dellario, Plymouth Borough Tax Collector announces that the end of the Face period for the 2020 WVW school taxes is 11-30-20. The Penalty period will begin on 12-1-20 and continue until 12-31-20.
Also, the Municipal portion of the property taxes is in the Face period and the County portion is in the Penalty period until 12-31-20.
If you have any questions in determining the amount due, please contact the tax office.
Only certified bank checks or money orders can be accepted after 12-15-20 per your tax bill.
Newspaper / Cardboard Recycling
Newspaper/cardboard recycling will be on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday.
For questions call the Administrative office at 570-779-1011.
Thank you again for supporting this recycling program.
Help Line / 211
The Local Luzerne County Resource guide provides information to all types of human services. The Help Line/ 2-1-1 is an information referral service and first response point for crisis calls in Luzerne and Wyoming Counties. It is the central access point for problems and issues regarding: Aging, Mental Health, Child Abuse/Neglect, Drug and Alcohol, Runaway, Energy Assistance, Homeless Services and Victim Services. If you are facing a problem regarding any of these issues, please call 2-1-1 or review the pamphlet for further information. If you would like pamphlet please see the Borough Administration Office, the Police Department or the Code Enforcement Officer.
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Library Card Sign-Ups
Please call ahead if you would like to sign up for a library card with us here at the Plymouth Public Library. Call us at 570 779 4775. Signing up for a card will allow you access the materials at any Luzerne County Library!
We ask friends and patrons to call ahead so that we do not exceed our maximum occupancy of 8 persons in the library at one time. When arriving at the library to sign up for your card, please make sure you have a valid verified government ID with you if you are over the age of 18. Patrons under the age of 18 wishing to sign up for a card are required to have a signature from a parent or legal guardian on their library card application.
If your government ID does not have your current address on it, we kindly ask that you bring a change of address card or piece of mail with you to verify your current address.
2020 Plymouth Borough Council Reorganization
On January 6, 2020, during the Borough Reorganization meeting, Mr. John Thomas, Mr. William Dixon and Mr. Alec Ryncavage were sworn in as Borough Council members to serve for the term from January 6, 2020 until January 1, 2024. Mr. Ronald Kobusky was nominated to serve as President of Council. Mr. Dixon was nominated to serve as Vice President of Council. Mr. Thomas was nominated to serve as President Pro Tem.
Right after the Reorganization Meeing a Special Meeting was held to appoint Mrs. Alexis Eroh to serve on Council. Congratulations and best wishes to all!!
Mr. Frank Coughlin Fills Vacant Mayor Position
Mr. Frank Coughlin was appointed to fill the vacant Mayoral position left by the late Mr. Thomas McTague on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019.
Mr. Ron Kobusky Returns to Fill Seat
On November 6th, 2019, Ronald Kobusky was appointed to fill the vacancy left by Clyde Peters. Mr. Kobusky previously served on council for sixteen years and we are grateful that he returned to keep our community headed in the right direction. Thank you Mr. Kobusky!
Plymouth Borough is accepting applications for part-time police officers. The hourly rate is $16.50 per hour. Applicants must be Act 120 Certified.
Employment Applications may be obtained and returned to the Plymouth Borough Administration Office, 162 West Shawnee Avenue, Plymouth, PA, 18651, from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday (excluding holidays).