Supervisor position to open after Sept. 21st

Upper Nazareth Supervisor’s meeting – September 7, 2016
EDITOR’S NOTE: At the August 17th meeting, Supervisor Steve Ytkin announced he would be leaving after the Sept. 21st meeting. No mention was made as to when, or how, his position will be filled.

Link to news article: http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/nazareth/index.ssf/2016/08/upper_nazareth_township_superv_8.html

Community Concerns

There will be a meeting at the township building on September 14th at 7PM to discuss moving to a single trash hauler.

A resident complimented Chief Cope for a successful drug bust on Biel Avenue, happy that something is being done about the local drug problem. Supervisors also thanked the police for their effort.

An audit was completed by Riley and Co. The reported, in an unqualified position, that everything seemed correct and in order.
The supervisor’s approved an Eagle Project by a scout from Troop 74. Three benches, each with a concrete pad, will be set up in Tuske’s Park sometime in October. Information on the fundraising programs will be put into the Township’s newsletter.

2016’s Community Day was a great success and raised enough money to fund the event in 2017.

The township Halloween party will be held on Monday, October 31st at 4:30. Trick or Treat will run from 6:00-8:00.

Corey Kluck will be starting as a part-time police officer on Sept. 8th. The department is having a problem keeping part-time officers on staff. They keep leaving to take full time positions in other townships.

Construction Updates

The township engineer said the signal light at Friedenstahl Avenue should be completed next week. A tree had to be taken out on the northeast corner and will have to be replaced at a cost of $3,200.

A change in Eagle’s Landing’s Street lights for phases 3A and 3B was approved.

A resident complained about speeding traffic on Friedenstahl Avenue. The township says they will look into it.
The Supervisors passed Ordinance 173 which concerns rights of way management.

A sketch plan of Heritage Village was provided to the planning and zoning board.

Your Tax Dollars at Work

An approval to advertise budget meetings on 9/26, 10/10 and 10/17.

 

Many thanks to Jeanie Morgano for covering this meeting. Citizens have a right to be informed about what their government is doing.


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