Government Center, Fourth Floor Meeting Room, 669 Washington St., Easton, 610-559-3195, www.northamptoncounty.org. Meet first and third Thursday of the month. County executive: Glenn F. Reibman; clerk to council: Frank E. Flisser; director of administration: James A. Hickey; county solictor: John F. Spirk Jr. Elected officials: J. Michael Dowd, president; Margaret Ferraro , esq.,vice president; Ronald Angle; Mary Ensslin; Michael F. Corriere; Wayne A. Grube; Ann McHale; Timothy B. Merwarth; Nicholas R. Sabatine

Licenses

Northampton County Government Center, Revenue Division, 669 Washington St., Easton, 610-559-3000, www.ncpub.org. Licenses for dogs; hunting and fishing; non-profit organizations' bingo licenses; small games of chance; pistol permits for hunting and fishing purposes; archery; concealed weapon permits. There are also 10 agents throughout the county issuing dog licenses.

Real Estate Taxes

Current real estate taxes are billed directly to the homeowner by the county. Homeowners are billed for current school and municipal real estate taxes by their local tax collector or municipality.

Recycling

Contact individual municipalities or see ''Newcomers'' section in this book.

School District Taxes

Dollar amounts are per $1,000 of assessed property value (rounded to the nearest cent for the purposes of this comparison only). These figures are for the year 2002.
  • Bangor Area S.D. $36.80
  • Bethlehem Area S.D. $32.66
  • Easton Area S.D. $34.81
  • Nazareth Area S.D. $36.21
  • Northampton Area S.D. $29.24
  • Pen Argyl Area S.D. $30.18
  • Saucon Valley S.D. $37.57
  • Wilson Area S.D. $35.70
Townships and Municipal Buildings

Allen, 4714 Indian Trail Rd., Northampton, 610-262-7012 Board of Supervisors: Paul Balliet (Chairman), Peter Pavlovic, Alfred Pierce, Bernard Cesanek, Vincent Sarnicky

Bethlehem, 4225 Easton Ave., Bethlehem, 610-814-6400 Board of Commissioners: Jerry Batcha (President), Leonard Hudak (Vice President), Allan Robertson (Commissioner), Robert Birk (Commissioner), Timothy Brady

Bushkill, 1114 Bushkill Center Rd., Nazareth, 610-759-8565 Board of Supervisors: Clifford J. Bonney (chairman), Blaine Phillips (Vice Chairman), Sterling Rissmiller, Brien Kocher, and Howard Kostenbader

East Allen, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd., Northampton, 610-262-7961 Board of Supervisors: Deborah A. Seiple (Chairman), Ronald J. Matyas (Vice Chairman), LaVern Phillips, Mark H. Schwartz, Roger Unangst

Forks, 1606 Sullivan Trail, Easton 610-252-0785, E-mail: forkstownship@enter.net Board of Supervisors: John Ackerman (Chairman), David Kolb (Vice Chairman), Donald H. Miller (Secretary-Treasurer), David Hoff, Henning Holmgaard

Lehigh, 1069 Municipal Rd., Walnutport, 610-767-6771, E-mail: lehightwp@nni.com Board of Supervisors: Paul Leibenguth (Chairman), Keith Hantz, Jill Millheim, John Ebert, Rich Demko

Lower Mt. Bethel Twp., 2004 Hutchinson Ave., PO Box 257, Martins Creek, 610-252-5074 Board of Supervisors: Susan Jones (Chairman), Stuart Gallaher (Vice Chairman), Alfred DiFelice, James Palmieri, Joseph Pulcini Jr.

Lower Nazareth, 306 Butztown Rd., Bethlehem, 610-759-7434 Board of Supervisors: Alan Dilsaver (Chairman), Eric E. Nagle (Vice Chairman), Brian H. Cobel, Patrick J. Murphy, Robert S. Kucsan

Lower Saucon, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pk., Bethlehem, 610-865-3291 Board of Supervisors: Priscilla DeLeon (President), Joseph Collsi (Vice President), Barry Gebhart, Glenn Kern, Wolfred Morrison

Moore, 2491 Community Dr., Bath, 610-759-9449 Board of Supervisors: David Lack (Chairman), Robert Walsh, Rodney Jarinko

Palmer, 3 Weller Pl., Palmer, 610-253-7191 Board of Supervisors: David E. Colver (Chairman), Robert Lammi (Vice Chairman), Virginia S. Rickert (Secretary), Kendell M. Mitchell, Ann Marie Panella

Plainfield, 6292 Sullivan Trail, Nazareth, 610-759-6944 Board of Supervisors: Randy Lieberman (Chairman), Ronald Meckler, Bill Schmauder, Jane Meller, Ken Field

Upper Mount Bethel, 387 Ye Old Highway, Upper Mt. Bethel, 570-897-6127 Board of Supervisors: Andrew Nester Jr. (Chairman), Joseph Battillo (Vice Chairman), Dennis Jones, Ed Nelson, Jerry Geake

Upper Nazareth, 100 Newport Ave., Nazareth, 610-759-5341 Board of Supervisors: Thomas Sutter (Chairman), Bob Recker, Vicki Osborn, Eugene Kresge, Carol Keller

Washington, 1021 Washington Blvd., Bangor, 610-588-1524 Board of Supervisors: David Hess (Chairman), Daniel Crafa, Dave Renaldo

Williams, 655 Cider Press Rd., Easton Board of Supervisors: John Cusick (Chairman), Halden Ballek (Vice Chairman), Robert Helm

VOTER REGISTRATION

Governor Wolf Building, 45 N. Second St., Easton, 610-559-3055; (FAX) 610-559-3736. Hrs: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.