Supervisor’s Meeting – March 16, 2016

Upper Nazareth Supervisor’s Meeting – March 16, 2016

 

Community Concerns

A member of the Planning Committee lodged a complaint about not being informed of the proposal for the new Asphalt Plant on Tatamy Road. If the Planning Committee does not address plans within 90 days, by law they are automatically approved and the township loses the ability to request changes.

This week a high school student was hit by a car at the corner of 5th Street and Friedenstahl Avenue.

The Supervisors failed to provide the public with paper copies of the Treasurer’s Report. They pledged to do so next time.

In order to get the HOP (High Occupancy Permit) from PennDOT to begin the construction of the light at Friedenstahl Avenue, Hoch Street will have to become a One Way street, going north. Several Hoch Street residents attended and commented on the change.

  • This ordinance will be discussed at the April 6th

Community Events

Street Sweeping will begin at the end of March.

Spring curbside yard waste collection will take place from April 11th – April 15th

April 16th: E-cycling event from 9 AM – Noon at the Intermediate school.  There will be a charge for monitors.

April 16th: Yard Waste Recycling facility on Friedenstahl Avenue opens

May 21st: Household Hazardous Waste Event at NCC

The Derek 5K Run/Walk will be held on May 28th this year. This will be the final year of this event.

August 27th: Community Day at Tuskes Park

Your Tax Dollars at Work

Approval of $98,095 to pay Asphalt Maintenance Solutions to surface township roads this summer.

Approval of $6,000 to start the project/contingency.

Approval of $9,328.75 to A1 Traffic Control to paint lines on township roads.

Approval of $3,500 of contingency for the project.

Approval of $350 plus mileage and hotel room charges for township treasurer, Betty Parrish to attend a GFOA conference in April.

Approval of $130 to send 2 township employees to a PSATS conference for road maintenance workers.

Approval of $248 to run 2 advertisements each in The Key and The Bath Home News for a part-time police officer.

 

Becky Bartlett is a resident of Upper Nazareth Township. She covers these meetings because the public has a right to be informed about their government’s actions.

 


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