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2018 PUBLIC WORKS BIDS
Sealed proposals for the Township's Public Works 2018 requirements will be received and publicly opened at 10:00 am on Monday, April 30th in the Township Municipal Office. Bids will be formally awarded at the scheduled meeting the Board of Supervisors. Proposals must be on the forms provided by the township. Click here to download a 2018 bid package. Posted 4/9/18

APRIL 28th UNUSED MEDICATION DISPOSAL DAY AT WEHRUNGS
Saturday, April 28th, 10 AM - 2 PM, the Tinicum Township Police will be collecting unused and expired medications at Wehrung's Home Center at 7711 Easton Road in Ottsville, PA. Wehrungs will also be accepting unwanted clothing with all donations going to NOVA Network of Victims Assistance. NOVA advocates for victims rights; provides support and accompaniment to criminal justice proceedings; personal safety educational programs; and free one-on-one short-term counseling to help victims and their families. Posted 4/6/18

HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION: 2018 Bucks County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events have been scheduled for 2018. The next event is scheduled for June 2nd at Upper Bucks Area Vocational Area Technical School, 3115 Ridge Valley Road, Perkasie. Posted 2/17/18

RECYCLING: The Bucks County Planning Commission has provided a valuable new resource for residents: Recycling Guide 2018 Recycling and Disposal Alternatives for Various Household Materials. Posted 12/8/17

DRIVEWAY PAVING SCAM: The Tinicum Township Police Department would like to warn residents to be aware of traveling contractors soliciting business by going door-to-door offering a "good deal" on home or property improvements, including driveway sealing and paving. Before making any hiring decisions, thoroughly research a company. Requesting bids from 2-3 other companies can help to identify unscrupulous contractors. The Better Business Bureau provides profiles on local companies. Reputable businesses will draw up a contract with a description of materials, labor, start and completion dates, company name, local address, telephone number and registration number. For jobs valued at more than $5,000, state law requires contracts to include additional details. Be wary of anyone asking you to pay cash up front before work can start. Report solicitiations to the Township Police. Posted 4/18/18

ROAD & BRIDGE UPDATES:

LICENSE YOUR DOG
All dogs 3 months of age or older are required by Pennsylvania law to have a current dog license. If your dog gets lost, a license is the best way to get him back. A license helps animal control and shelters identify your dog and get him home safely. An annual license is $8.50 and a lifetime license is $51.50. If the animal is spayed or neutered, the annual fee is $6.50 and lifetime is $31.50. Discounts are available to older adults and people with disabilities. For more info go to www.padoglicense.com Posted 3/28/18

BLACK FLY SPRAYING ON THE DELAWARE RIVER
The Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) will begin their application of Vectobac 12AS to the Delaware River to manage pest black fly populations in mid-April to early May, depending on water temperatures and black fly larvae sampling in the rivers and streams. Temperatures and sampling will also determine the frequency of treatments throughout the summer. If you have any concerns or questions, contact the DEPs Southeast Region directly at (484)-250-5900. Posted 3/28/18

INVASIVE INSECTS DISCOVERED IN PENNSYLVANIA:

PENNDOT VEGETATION MANAGEMENT PERMITS AVAILABLE
Tinicum Township residents who live along a state highway and are concerned with the spraying of herbicides by PennDOT may apply for a permit to eliminate the spraying of vegetation on their property. The PennDOT Application for a Right- of -Way Vegetation Management Permit will restrict PennDOT from spraying herbicide, but also requires the property owner to maintain vegetation on their property in the right-of-way in accordance with PennDOT's roadside management standards. In general, vegetation must be controlled to permit clear travel on the roadway, provide unobstructed sight for motorists and permit the flow of stormwater. Detailed requirements are explained in the permit application. After completing the Right of Way Management Permit, please return to: PennDOT, District 6-0, 7000 Geerdes Blvd, King of Prussia, PA 19406. Posted 7/11/17

POWER OUTAGES
If an outage occurs, call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) to report it, or click on www.firstenergycorp.com/outages where you can also find additional information on Met-Ed's restoration progress and safety. Never try to remove a tree or debris from downed lines. Always assume downed lines are energized and immediately call Met-Ed at 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) or your local emergency response organization.

RIVER CONDITIONS:
In case of flood warnings, please check the link below to the National Weather Service web site current and forecasted river conditions. http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=phi&gage=fren4&view=1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1%22 Floodplain Maps (effective March 16, 2015) can be viewed at the following Bucks County website: https://bucksgis.maps.arcgis.com Additional information can be found at www.FloodSmart.gov and www.FEMA.gov.

LEARN HOW TO PROTECT YOUR GROUNDWATER
For more information about how you can protect your groundwater, click here.

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Updated 4/19/2018