Lower Nazareth gets it. The only way to prevent warehouses and trucking facilities is to proactively preserve land. Kudos to them for taking action.
The Board of Supervisors of Lower Nazareth Township, Pennsylvania, will conduct a Public Hearing and consider adoption of the following proposed Ordinance at its Regular Meeting on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 6:30 PM a the Lower Nazareth Township Municipal Building, 306 Butztown Road, Lower Nazareth Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.
The Board of Supervisors invite public comment on the proposed Ordinance, the following of which is only a summary. AN ORDINANCE OF THE LOWER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS PROVIDING FOR A QUESTION TO BE PLACED BEFORE THE VOTERS OF LOWER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP BY A REFERENDUM AT THE ELECTION OF MAY 21, 2019, ASKING WHETHER THE ELECTORS OF LOWER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP FAVOR THE IMPOSITION OF AN ADDITIONAL EARNED INCOME TAX AT THE RATE OF 0.25% BY LOWER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP TO BE USED FOR FINANCING THE ACQUISITION OF OPEN SPACE: FOR THE PURPOSE OF ACQUIRING FOREST AND AGRICULTURAL CONSERVATION EASEMENTS; FOR THE PURPOSE OF ACQUIRING PROPERTY DEVELOPMENT RIGHTS; AND FOR RELATED FEES AND EXPENSES AS AUTHORIZED BY LAW; THE BALLOT QUESTION IS AUTHORIZED BY ACT 153 OF 1996, TITLE 32 P.S. SECTION 5007.1, ET SEQ., AS AMENDED.
Copies of the proposed Ordinance are available for public inspection at the Lower Nazareth Township Municipal Offices, 623 Municipal Drive, Lower Nazareth Township, Pennsylvania, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 3:30 PM., Monday through Friday. Copies of the proposed Ordinance are also available for public inspection at the Northampton County Law Library, Northampton County Courthouse, 669 Washington Street, Easton, Pennsylvania, and The Express Times, 18 Centre Square, Easton, Pennsylvania.