Selling or Refinancing your
On May 1, 2008 the NHTMA
adopted rules and regulations which mandate the televised
inspection of sanitary sewer laterals prior to the sale,
transfer or refinancing of any property. Lateral lines are
the homeowners private sewer line that connects the home to
the main line. The lateral inspection is in addition to the
dye test that has been required for many years. The
combined cost of the tests is currently $230, but is subject
to change. The cost for a municipal lien letter is $30.00,
also subject to change. Please click HERE for further details.
Permanent Change in
The Board of Directors of the North Huntingdon Township
Municipal Authority have changed the day of its Work Session
and Regular Meeting from the first Wednesday of each month
to the second Wednesday of each month.
The next Regular Meeting will be held on
11, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the NHTMA Youghiogheny Sewage
Treatment Plant located at 4222 Turner Valley Road, North
Huntingdon, PA. The
regular meeting will be preceded by a public work session
beginning at 5:30 PM.
If you are a person with a disability and require special
accommodations in order to attend this meeting, please
contact the General Manager in advance, if possible, at
724-863-2860 to discuss how the Authority can best
accommodate your needs.
Michael L. Branthoover, Finance Director
Press Release - May 3, 2013
Huntingdon Township Municipal Authority (NHTMA) took action
at its regular meeting on May 1, 2013 to adopt a $9 million
annual budget, as well as update its $13 million five-year
capital improvement plan designed to continue repairing its
The Authority's 2014 fiscal year began on May 1,
Due to the need for continuing capital
improvements and an increase in operating costs, monthly
rates for NHTMA residential customers will increase by $2.00
to a total of $48.80 per month beginning with service for
May, 2013. This
increase will result in a resident paying an additional
$24.00 per year for sewage service, or a total of $1.60 per
customers will see a similar increase of $2.00 per month for
each 4,200 gallons of water used.
The entire Press Release can be viewed by clicking
Official Notice -
Tapping Fee Increase
- August 1, 2013
fees for new construction will increase to $3,450 per EDU
effective with all applications paid after July 31, 2013.
now requires a developer to pay a deposit for
taps in a proposed plan, prior to approval.
The deposit is based on the current cost per tap.
In the event the tap fee increases before the actual
tap permits are issued, the developer or owner must pay the
difference between the tap fee deposit, and the current tap
Online Credit Card and Electronic Check paymentsOnline Credit Card and Electronic Check payments
to customary methods of payment, customers of
the North Huntingdon Township Municipal Authority (NHTMA)
can now pay their sewage bills by using a credit card, debit
card, or electronic check. Credit/debit cards accepted are
Master Card, Visa, and Discover, payments can be made
on-line or by automated phone, 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week. These payments cannot be made at the customer
service window of the Municipal Authority.
November 19, 2010, customers may sign onto the Authoritys
www.nhtma.org, click on the following link titled
Bill Payment System,
and follow the easy instructions. Customers may also call
1-877-483-2190 to pay over the phone, please follow the
prompts to complete your transaction. A separate
convenience fee of $3.75 will be charged per transaction,
up to $300.00,
to the customer using this service. If you need to make a
payment larger than $300.00 you will need to complete multiple
transactions, up to $300.00 per transaction, with the $3.75
convenience fee per transaction. This may be done by using
the "Pay another account" feature after you've completed the
initial transaction, you do not need to log out and log back on
(or hang up if using the 1-877-483-2190 to pay over the phone).
entered into a contract with Paymentus Corp. whereby the
convenience fees are paid by the users who choose this secure
method of payment. Because processing fees are expensive,
absorbing these costs might require a rate increase that could
impact the costs for all customers, including those who do not
use the service. Customers are advised of the fee up front, and
have the option of declining before completing the transaction.
for the official Press Release.
ACH Bank Drafting
Take advantage of the convenience of
not having to write a check every month or every quarter for
your sewage bill. By signing up for this service,
NHTMA will automatically deduct your sewage bill directly
from your checking account either monthly or quarterly, you
decide which option works best for you.
Please click the link to print out an
Drafting Authorization (pdf) form or visit
the "Forms" section of our website and click the "ACH Bank
Draft Authorization Form" to begin taking advantage of this
for our brochure detailing all payment options
NHTMA's Public Records Access Policy "Open Records Act"
#1 of 2009 (pdf) sets forth NHTMAs policy
for requesting and processing public records requests in
accordance with Pennsylvanias Right-to-Know Law, Act 3 of
2008. Questions regarding this policy should be directed to
the NHTMA Open Records Officer at 724-863-2860. Click
Procedures (pdf) or visit the "Notices" section of our
website for Procedures and Resolution #1 of 2009.
All requests for review and/or
duplication of public records shall be submitted to the
Authority in writing. Use the Authoritys
Review/Duplication Request Form (pdf)
Click the link to the left or visit the "Forms" section of