Welcome to the Official Website of Jessup Borough!

In an effort to help protect stream health and aquatic life, we here at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) would like to offer some helpful tips and (not so) gentle reminders on how to properly close swimming pools for the year. Whether you’re a private owner, manage a public pool or work for a pool maintenance company, these reminders are for you!

Discharged pool water and waters containing chlorine or other chemicals can be detrimental to aquatic life if not handled responsibly. It is extremely important that these waters are handled correctly. Pool waters must not be discharged to any storm sewer or land in which a storm sewer is accessible because runoff can cause fish kills and unsafe aquatic conditions.

When draining a swimming pool this year, make sure to protect Pennsylvania by following these tips:

  • Pool water may be disposed of through the sanitary sewer system ONLY with municipal permission.
  • Never dispose of pool water through a storm sewer, which will discharge to a stream.
  • If lowering the water level of the pool, let it drain to a lawn to prevent it from running off into a storm sewer.
  • If a sanitary sewer system is not available, water may be used for irrigation if it does not run off the property or into a storm sewer.

And don’t forget: The discharge of swimming pool water to any waters of the Commonwealth without a permit is a violation of the Clean Streams Law.

The Borough Manager is available Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm by calling the office 570-489-0411.


***** If you need a police officer please dial 570-489-1810 or 911*****

While in the Green Phase of COVID-19 masks are required in all public buildings. Masks are required out of doors when safe social distancing of 6 feet can not be maintained. Please keep a mask handy at all times.

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The Jessup Police Department is accepting donations for a yard sign. 


Please contact the police department by dialing 570-489-1810


                                                              BOROUGH OFFICIALS

Sitting:         Roberta Galati, Council; Jerry Crinella, President of Council; Peter Larioni, Vice-President of Council;

                    Joseph Mellado, Council.

Standing:      Joseph J. Buckshon, Jr., Mayor; Robert Wasilchak, Controller; F. Craig Shander, Council;                                                      Gregg Betti, Council; Rella Scassellati, Council; Genevive Lupini, Tax Collector.



MAYOR:                   Joseph J. Buckshon, Jr.




         President - Gerald Crinella      


         Vice President - Peter Larioni      


         Officials - Gregg Betti      

                        Roberta Galati       

                        Joseph Mellado 

                        Rella Scassellati

                        Craig Shander    



CONTROLLER:          Robert Wasilchak



TAX COLLECTOR:     Genevieve Lupini

Borough Council meetings


First Monday of the month


(Work sessions are the Thursday before)

Time: 7:00 p.m.
Place: Municipal Building

          395 Lane St., Jessup,  PA


Meetings are open to the public

Click here to find out more about Jessup events.



Garbage collection is on Tuesday except when a holiday falls on a Monday; collection will be Wednesday. 


                                 Memorial Day         Labor Day                



Recycling is picked up weekly.


Trash and recycling collection are on the same day.


Jessup Borough is not effected by the recycling restrictioins in place at the Lackawanna County Recycling Center. JP Mascaro has its own private recycling center. Please continue to recycle as usual; single stream.



         All Businesses are strongly encouraged to recycle            cardboard, office paper and aluminum cans as stated in   

Act 101.