TOWANDA - Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) recently announced the hours for her satellite offices in Sullivan and Susquehanna County and reminded residents that they can pick up forms for the state's Property Tax/Rent Rebate program at those locations during the month of March.

"For Susquehanna and Sullivan County residents who do not have Internet access, they can drop by my satellite office hours to pick up copies of the Property Tax/Rent Rebate application or to have their questions answered about the program," Pickett said. "Although private companies do offer to complete the applications for a fee, there is no need for anyone to pay for a service that my staff can help with at no charge."

Pickett's staff will be on hand to help constituents in Sullivan County from 10 a.m. until noon on Wednesday, March 5 and March 19, at the commissioners' office in the Sullivan County Courthouse in Laporte.

Hours for her Susquehanna County satellite office will continue to be held from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays - March 12 and March 26, at Flynn's Consignment Shop, which is located along State Route 706, in Lawton. Residents can reach the office by calling (570) 934-2557.

Pickett's staff can also help with a number of other items, including:

-Information about legislation and new laws.

-Driver's license and vehicle registration applications and renewals.

-Assistance with PennDOT paperwork (lost cards, changes, corrections, special registration plates, vanity plates and temporary placards for disabled persons).

-PACE and PACENET applications for seniors.

-State tax forms.

-Student aid applications.

-Referrals to agencies to resolve state-related matters.

Pickett operates her main full-time offices at 321 Main St., Towanda, phone (570) 265-3124 and 106 West Packer Ave., Sayre, phone (570) 888-9011. More information is available 24 hours a day on Pickett's website at or on her Facebook fan page at Residents can also sign up via her website to receive a weekly email about local and state activities.

Residents in the Sayre area who would like assistance in completing the Property Tax/Rent Rebate forms are encouraged to call Pickett's Sayre office at (570) 888-9011 to make an appointment.

Submitted article.