If you want to see Upper Nazareth’s budget for 2016, it was posted at the township building at 100 Newport Avenue on November 23rd and will be available for review for 20 days. Correction: the budget is available on line although the statement on the website just says it’s available at the township office. … More 2016 Township Budget Available for Review
Nazareth Area School Board Meeting November 23, 2015 Once again, there was no statement on the union contract between the district and Nazareth Teachers. Community Announcements Scores of people were in attendance for a board resolution to rename Bushkill Elementary School. The school will now be known as the Kenneth N. Butz, … More Bushkill Elementary School gets a new name – 11/23/15
Board of Supervisor’s Meeting November 18, 2015 Supervisors attending: Donna Hirst, Mike Rinker, Steve Ytkin Absent: Scott Sylvainus & William Austin Community Concerns Once again the installation of a traffic light at Friedenstahl Avenue and Route 191 was not listed on the agenda. Mr. Ytkin claimed the supervisors can do nothing until … More Zoning Issue Gets Heated–Supervisor’s Meeting 11/18/15
Nazareth Area School Board Meeting November 16, 2015 The School Board did not address the issue of the contract with the Teacher’s Union or indicate if it has been signed yet. Community Announcements CIT (5335 Kesslerville Road, Easton, PA) will hold an open house this Wednesday (November 18th) from 5:00 – 8:00 for … More School Board Meeting – Nov. 16, 2015
During the election, several people asked me about The Ranch House Bar and Grill, expressing concern about how ugly and hazardous it looks and how it’s probably infested with vermin. The topic of this structure has come up several times during Supervisor meetings. The property at the corner of East Lawn and Shoeneck Ave is … More What’s Up with the Ranch House Bar and Grill?
Board of Supervisor’s Meeting November 4, 2015 All Supervisors attended. Township manager, Edward Mentry, was absent Community Concerns The traffic light at Friedenstahl Avenue and Route 191 was not included on the agenda. I requested an update on this project as the Supervisors have been claiming since July that construction is imminent. At … More The Lack of Progress Continues – Supervisor’s Meeting Nov. 4, 2015
For a campaign waged with very little money, I’m thrilled about getting 45% of the vote. Thanks to all the supporters and volunteers who engaged their neighbors about the local issues, then brought those people to the polls. I plan to keep attending meetings and blogging about what goes on there. Once I committed … More Many thanks to my voters – all 352 of them