Township News


Rules and Agreement for Spring Cleanup scheduled for May 15, 2017. $30 Fee MUST be paid in advance. Money collected until May 11th. Questions: PHONE 887-9921 P.O. Box 103 East Smethport, PA 16749. Click for Application & Rules


The workshop scheduled for March 23, 2017 at 4:00 pm is cancelled.

Legal Notice

The Keating Township Supervisors’ Organizational Meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 at 6:00 PM, with the Regular January Board Meeting to follow. The Keating Township Auditors’ Organizational Meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 at 6:00 PM. All meetings will be held at the Keating Township Municipal Building, 7160 Route 46, Smethport, PA. The Regular Board Meeting for January 4th, 2017 will be cancelled. All Township Regular Board Meetings thereafter will be at 6:00 PM at the Township Building on Wed-Feb 1st, Wed-Mar 1st, Tues-Apr 4th, Tues-May 2nd, Wed-June 14th, Wed-July 12th, Wed-Aug 9th, Wed-Sept 6th, Wed-Oct 4th, Wed-Nov 1st, Wed-Dec 6th. Any changes to this schedule will be advertised in the Bradford Era.


Keating Township announces to all residents that Smethport Disposal Services, LLC is the new garbage service for the township until December 31, 2020. (see announcement).

Legal Notice

Sealed proposals will be received by Keating Township, 2nd Class Twp, McKean County, at P.O. Box 103 East Smethport PA 16730 (Phone: 814-887-9921) until 3:00 pm on October 5th, 2016 for on-road and off-road sulpher fuel (see notice).

Legal Notice

Notice is hereby given by the Board of Supervisors of Township of Keating of the intention to act upon the proposed floodplain ordinance (see notice).

Legal Notice

Sealed proposals will be received by Keating Township, 2nd Class Twp, McKean County, at P.O. Box 103 East Smethport PA 16730 (Phone: 814-887-9921) until 3:00 pm on October 5th, 2016 for the Sole provider of residential Solid Waste Collection (see notice).

Special Meeting on July 15th

The Keating Twp Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting (see agenda)on July 15th, 2016 at 3:00 pm in the East Smethport Township Building. The purpose of the meeting is to open the bids for the Pierce Brook Road Repair Project T-368 and any other business that may come before the Board. Following this meeting we will have a public Work Shop (see agenda).

Keating Township Monthly Workshops

Keating Township Monthly Workshops are at the Township Building at 3:30 pm on July 15th, Aug 23rd, Sept 20th, Oct 18th, Nov 22nd, Dec 20th.

August Board Meeting Rescheduled

The August Board Meeting Scheduled on August 3rd, 2016 has been changed to August 1st, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the Township Building.

Grinder Pump Contractor List

This list of Grinder Pump Contractors is in Excel spreadsheet format. Click here for a copy.

Grinder Pump Installation Class

Keating Township announces that there will be a class on Grinder Pump Installation at the Hilltop Firehall on Thursday, February 25th at 5:30 pm. Anyone planning to install a Grinder Pump System for personal use or as a contractor must attend this class.

Keating Township Letter to Homeowners

The Keating Township Supervisors mailed a letter to homeowners that provides information on the Phase II, Sanitary Sewer Project which is currently under construction.  Click here for a copy of the letter

Secure Drop Box Now Available

A secure drop box is now available at the residence of Jan Knight, Tax Collector, for our Township resident’s convenience. It is located on the porch by the main entrance door.

Guidelines for Grinder Pump Usage

The following information is provided to help new grinder pump sewer customers understand what will be expected of them and what they will and will not be responsible for.  Click here for more information

Disposal of Electronic Devices

New rules for disposing of electronic devices that take effect on January 24, 2013, will prohibit consumers from throwing away laptops, computers, monitors, televisions, and other such electronics with their trash.  Click here for more information


Office of Open Records

Commonwealth Keystone Building
400 North Street, Plaza Level
Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225
Open Records Officer for Keating Township: Melissa Jo Smith

Township Meetings

The Keating Township Board of Supervisors meets at 6:00 pm on the first Wednesday of the month at the Township Building, unless otherwise advertised. The public is invited to attend.

Normal working hours are 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, except weekends and holidays.

Contact us

Keating Township
7160 Route 46
P.O. Box 103
East Smethport, PA 16730
Telephone: +1 814 887 9921

FAX: +1 814 887 9924