Supervisor’s Meeting – August 19, 2015

                                      Board of Supervisor’s Meeting

                                                  August 19, 2015


September 5th – Community Day at Tuskes Park/ Rain date for fireworks – Sunday, Sept. 6th

  • Activities include rides, food vendors, a band, and fireworks
  • Volunteers are needed – contact the Township office if you’re interested
  • $13,000 has been raised for the event through sponsors and vendors

October 3rd – Touch a Truck at Tuskes Park

October 10th – Hazardous Waste Drop-off event at NCC Main Campus

Audit of Township Books

  • Riley & Co. presented the results of the audit to the township supervisors finding the township had adequate revenue to cover expenses and overcharges
    • Current total assets – $4.7 million, $37,000 liabilities, $4.6 million – total net position
    • The township took in$26,000 more than it spent in government funds
  • Supervisors elected to review the material presented and vote at the next meeting whether to accept the results

Construction/Traffic Updates

The light at Friedenstahl Avenue and Route 191

  • Progress continues although estimates of when this project will start seems to have slowed down
    • No work can begin until Penn DOT issues a HOP (Highway Occupancy Permit)
  • The township engineer is working with Hercules for an easement agreement for land adjacent to the intersection
  • Current estimate for the project to be completed is the end of July 2016

Christian Springs Road and Alms House Road

  • The township engineer found the roads to be inadequate for truck traffic, excepting local deliveries
    • Following advertising notices, signs will be posted on both roads

Your Tax Dollars at Work

County Development Block Grant (CDBG)

  • A resolution (15-11) for the filing an application for funds will require the township to put up $23,000 over a three year period (2016-2018)
    • These grants are used to help low income homeowners pay for repairs which make their homes livable (i.e. new roofs, furnaces, etc.)

Community Day at Tuskes Park on September 5th

  • The supervisors approved ~$580 to cover two ads to run in The Key about this event

Becky Bartlett is a candidate for Upper Nazareth Supervisor. The election is on November 3, 2015.

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