Supervisor and Board Chairman John Bermingham Jr. will be meeting with citizens on January 28, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Stop by and say hello. Enjoy some fresh brewed coffee.
Zoning Hearing Board Public Notice Download for January 2017 (January 24, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. EST)
The Slate Belt Heritage Center will be publishing their new book, “Letters to Homefront Magazine: A Love Affair Between a Community and Its WWII Soldiers.” You Can Print Out a Pre-Order Form Here
We asked Ott Consulting to prepare Tax Exempt/Reduced Parcel Map for Review by the Board of Supervisors and the General Public. Any property highlighted in color and/or hatched pays reduced or no taxes. A Key has been provided for your use. Digital copies are available for download here
2017 Budget Adopted at 5.5 mills – No Tax Increase
At their regularly scheduled budget meeting held on December 28, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., the Board of Supervisors voted to adopt the 2017 budget. The budget proposes no new tax increase in 2017 for the third year in a row. The Board paid the final bill list for 2016. The Township Manager reported that the Township had 1.44 million dollars in the General Fund as of December 28, 2016, sufficient funds to carry the Township through the first three months of 2017.
No Hunting on Township Properties.
AT THEIR REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2017, THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS VOTED 3-1 TO POST “NO HUNTING ” SIGNS ON THE TOWNSHIP’S EASTERN PROPERTY. SIGNS ARE POSTED. ANYONE CAUGHT HUNTING ON TOWNSHIP PROPERTY WILL BE PROSECUTED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
Did You Know?
You don’t have to park on Route 191 to walk the Appalachian Trail. Kirkridge lands are open to the public and there is a public parking area near their main office. And there are plenty of paths to explore. See you on the trail!
On October 26th, we filmed the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission’s Proposed Slate Belt Regional Comprehensive Plan Presentation at the Slate Belt Council of Government’s (SBCOG) monthly meeting.
We are still processing the 2nd part- the question and answer period and should have that available soon.
Rick Fisher, Manager