Dedicated to Maria Price, Lee Armour, Ken Keene and Doug Gawne Jr for the many long hours all have donated to Roche Park with space to add the next generation of "Helpers" was made possible by Robert Davis and private donations.
Located on Hope Street in the Kerrtown area of Vernon Townsihip, the Kerrtown Community Center is run by the Vernon Township Recreation and Development Association. The VRDA runs Bingo every Tuesday evening and rents the center for wedding receptions and parties. The telephone number at the Center is (814) 333-4520 for additional information.
The Playground at the Center contains a basketball court and playground equipment for enjoyment of children of all ages.
Located at the intersection of Rogers Ferry Road and Lincoln Avenue in the Fifth Ward, this area features a new playground and improved swing set. The 4 existing softball field received new backstops and infields improvements in 2009. A proposed handicap accessable trailway is scheduled for construction in the Spring 2010 with scenic views of French Creek, and access to the fields, restrooms and concession stand.
Located on Park Row in the Kerrtown section of Vernon Township, the Mary Gable Community Park is designed to allow recreational activities on a large field while maintaining conservation principles along French Creek. The Little Griders Football Program uses the field for practice sessions in the fall. Access to French Creek in available to launch boats and fish.
Burning permits are now being issued through Vernon Township Municipal Building.
You must obtain a permit if you are planning any open burning – the permit does not allow for burning of anything except for wood products, you can not burn any furniture, garbage, or any other materials. If you burn any other materials, the police maybe called and you will not be able to obtain a future permit.
Starting with the first quarter of 2012. Berkheimer Associates will be collecting the local 1% wage tax for the businesses located in Vernon Township. Quarterly forms are available at www.hab-inc.com.
Call the Township Secretary at 814-337-8126. The shelter may be reserved over the telephone and payment made later. Shelter 1, 2, 3, and 4 are $50.00 and Shelter #5 is $90.00.
Vernon Township Office
16678 McMath Avenue
Meadville, PA 16335
Mon – Fri: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm