Open Space Referendum on Agenda at Dec. 18th Meeting

The Board of Supervisors of Upper Nazareth Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, will conduct a Public Hearing and consider adoption of the following proposed Ordinance at its Regular Meeting on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the Nazareth Intermediate School, 355 Tatamy Road, Nazareth, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

The Board of Supervisors invite public comment on the proposed Ordinance, the following of which is only a summary:


Imposition of an additional Earned Income Tax at the rate of 0.25% by Upper Nazareth Township shall be used for financing the acquisition of open space, for the purpose of acquiring agricultural conservation easements, for the purpose of acquiring property development rights, and for the related fees and expenses as authorized by law. This Ordinance has been authorized by the registered electors of Upper Nazareth Township in accordance with a Referendum approved by majority vote on November 5, 2019. The amount of revenue estimated to be derived from the tax is approximately $600,000.00 annually.

Copies of the proposed Ordinance are available for public inspection at the Upper Nazareth Township Municipal Building, 100 Newport Avenue, Nazareth, Pennsylvania, between the hours of 7:30 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.

This ad ran in the December 6, 2019 issue of The Express Times.



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