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1-23-17 BOS Special Public Meeting

1-23-17 BOS WS meeting 1-23-17 BOS Special Public Meeting

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.

 

Download  Board of Supervisors December 12, 2016 Meeting Minutes 

Zoning Hearing Board Public Notice Download for January 2017 (January 24, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. EST)

 


  Downdload Agenda for Board of Supervisors Meeting – Monday, January 9, 2017 (PDF)

 


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.

 

DOWNLOAD A PDF VERSION OF THE 2017 SCHEDULE HERE


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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!

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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

 



Park Barn Information

Description The Park “Save the Barn Committee” was formed by the Township in 2008 to rescue the barn on the township park property at a point where serious deterioration after standing idle for more than 30 years was evident. The 90 acre park site, located on Potomac Street ¼ mile east of the village of …

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DEP Offering Grants to Plant Trees Along Streams

July 27, 2016 DCNR, DEP Offering Grants to Plant Trees Along Streams to Improve Water Quality Harrisburg, PA – The departments of Conservation and Natural Resources and Environmental Protection today are announcing that grants are being made available to assist landowners with planting trees along streams in Pennsylvania to improve water quality. Pennsylvania has a …

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