UNT signs up for Municipal Resiliency Planning

Upper Nazareth Supervisor’s meeting – January 18, 2023

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Public Works is doing curb-side Christmas tree pickup until January 27. The schedule is available herehttps://uppernazarethtownship.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Christmas-Tree-Curbside-Pick-up-SCHEDULE.pdf

There are 2 open positions on the Environmental Advisory Council (EAC). Anyone interested in volunteering should contact the township office.

June 10th – Electronic Recycling Event from 9AM-11AM at 2 locations: the Yard Waste Facility on Friedenstahl Avenue and Tuskes Park. UNT Residents only!

COURTESY OF THE FLOOR

Nancy Arrow introduced herself to the supervisors, explaining that she is running as a Judge for the Court of Common Pleas

NURTURE NATURE PRESENTATION

Rachel Hogan did a presentation on the Municipal Resiliency Planning Partnership Program. The Nurture Nature Center of Easton, PA has been conducting studies on the science of hazards and strategies for mitigation. Topics have included stormwater, radon, invasive organisms, etc. The Center is also using Citizen Scientists to gather data on creek levels and other indicators.

The supervisors voted unanimously to participate in the upcoming Resiliency Program

ENGINEER

An Engineer’s Status Report, which included a review of the numbers for Project Tadmor, was presented.

Approval to reduce a Letter of Credit for Phase 3 & 4 of Heritage Village from $319K to $168K

Approval of a Letter of Credit Reduction for Phase 5 & 6 of Heritage Village and an increase in Security, made necessary by inflation

SOLICITOR

Approval to send a report to the Recorder of Deeds reducing the number of required streetlights at Scenic View Estates from 26 to 4

ADMINISTRATION

The 2022 4th Quarter Nationwide Police Pension Report is available for review

PUBLIC WORKS

Public Works is installing walking paths in the property behind the municipal building.

Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding with Donald Seiple for CDL training

Approval to purchase 2 zero turn mowers from the Recreation Fund

ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Approval for a member of the EAC to speak with owners who want to preserve their property as Open Space.

RECREATION

The Committee met and approved a number of activities for 2023.  A movie night in June, a painting and movie night in August night in August, a Halloween activity in October and a Tree Lighting Ceremony in December.

Becky Bartlett covers these meetings because citizens have a right to know what their government is doing.


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