As home to the nation's Flag Day holiday, the Friends of Collier Parks and Recreation are offering citizens the opportunity to purchase engraved and numbered granite bricks along the Flag Day Monument path. Click here for more information on how you can purchase an inscribed brick to honor and remember a special veteran.
About Collier TownshipA Township of the Pennsylvania First Class Code, covering a land area of 12.78 square miles and with a population of 7,200 residents, Collier Township is a community that has practiced good planning, open government and through its dedicated public officials and well-trained staff has made a community that is solvent and rich with community spirit and history. Click here to find out more about what make Collier Township so special.
Flag Day WeekendCollier celebrates Flag Day Weekend in style! Take advantage of these great events coming up on June 13-14:
• Paint in the Park
• I've Got Your 6 - 6K run - Collier Park to the Panhandle Trail
• Concert in the Park with the Michael Christopher Band
Governor's Award for Local Government ExcellenceCollier's Board of Commissioners proudly announce that the township was awarded the 2015 Pennsylvania Governor's Award for Local Government Excellence for the installation of the photovoltaic generating system on the roof of Public Works Building. Click here for the details.
Public SafetyCollier is serviced by three all-volunteer fire companies that practice the motto of “neighbors helping neighbors.” The Presto, Rennerdale and Kirwan Heights Fire Departments are each strategically located in separate quadrants of the Township and provide vigilant fire, rescue and emergency medical services. Collier Township Police Department is a traditional municipal police agency. All officers are state certified and commissioned; many serve various specialty roles within the Department, including heavy-truck inspectors. The CTPD practices community-oriented policing and strives to be there when you need them most.
Parks & RecreationWith four neighborhood parks, a main Township Park, a Community Center, the Panhandle Trail System, communal green areas and even parts of the regional Allegheny County Settlers Cabin Park, in addition to many recreational programs and services offered by our full-time Parks and Recreation Department, Collier Township has the facilities and amenities to keep our citizenry active and healthy. Information on upcoming recreational programs and classes, registration for our organized sports leagues, and guides on how you can rent our facilities for your intended uses can be found here.
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