Upper Nazareth Supervisor’s meeting – July 20, 2022
Absent: Mike Rinker and Robert Disbrow
There is an open position on the Environmental Action Committee. Any resident interested in serving should send a Letter of Interest to the Township office
The Township is looking for a liaison to attend meetings at the Nazareth Municipal Authority. Any resident interested in serving should send a Letter of Interest to the Township office
Tatamy Road will be closed starting July 25th. The road will be widened and an entrance for a new warehouse installed. It is estimated that the closure will last for 30 days.
August 27th – The Recreation Committee will hold a 2nd movie night at Tuskes Park with an activity for children directly before the showing. A Paint in the Park fundraiser will be held in the afternoon. Cost is $25.
September 22-24 – Community Days at Tuskes Park
A resident on Shoeneck Avenue complained about someone driving up and down the road late at night, blasting music out of the speakers. This is upsetting to many people who live on that road because of a bad crash a couple of years ago.
Brian Sayago announced he will attend a seminar on utility-level solar. He also suggested that the EAC committee receive $1,000 in a budget line item every year to purchase resources such as exhibits. (The Committee would like to purchase a map of the Bertsch, Hokendauqua and Catasauqua watersheds to display at Community Days.) The issue will be put on the agenda for the next meeting.
Approval of a Letter of Credit Reduction for Heritage Village Phases 3 & 4 for $343,124
Overlook Estates is being looked at by the Planning Commission
The Comprehensive Plan has been advertised and will be voted on at the next meeting.
The vote on a proposed Purchasing Policy was tabled.
This year’s paving projects have been delayed due to supply chain problems. Paving may be pushed back to September, October and November
Failure to approve (2 to 1) the Township Engineer to complete a survey at Sycamore Park for $4,600 (Sayago voted against) Vote required a majority of Supervisors and Rinker and Disbrow were absent
Failure to approve (2 to 1) the Township Engineer to complete a survey at Tewksbury Basin for $3,850 (Sayago voted against) Vote required a majority of Supervisors and Rinker and Disbrow were absent
Brian Sayago explained that he doesn’t think the MS4 program is working and he motioned for an RFP for a new manager. (No one seconded and the motion died). He also motioned to hold a new meeting every Wednesday night to discuss the MS4 project. Scott Sylvanius pointed out to Brian that his suggestions weren’t helpful and he was only obstructing progress at this point
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