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TINICUM TOWNSHIP BUSINESS UPDATES

  • 2021 Budget Work Session. The Tinicum Township Board of Supervisors will meet for a Budget worksession at 3 PM on Friday November 6th. The public is welcome. As advertised, the Board of Supervisors previously met on September 15th at 4 pm to discuss  the Township’s 2021 Budgetary needs. Budget work sessions will be continued as needed throughout the process until the final budget is ready for adoption.
  • Zoning Hearing #2020-4 for Tretton and Baldwin, 31 Creamery Road, TMP 44-001-022-002, located in the Commercial District. Applicants request relief from various sections of the Zoning Ordinance to establish a venue for events, such as weddings.The hearing held on Oct. 8th has been continued to November 12th at 7 PM. The hearing will be held remotely due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Interested parties can attend the meeting by emailing meberle@grimlaw.com with their name and address, prior to noon on the date of the hearing to request a remote invitation and instructions to participate.
  • Change of Date for Conditional Use Hearing #2020-CU1 for Ronald Christman, 240 E. Dark Hollow Road, TMP 44-022-004-001, located in the Residential Agriculture District. The applicant seeks approval to permit a deer fence for non-agricultural use in the front yard setback. The hearing will be held on November 17th at 8 PM during the Board of Supevisors meeting. Interested parties may inspect the application and any plans relating to it by requesting copies via email to tlewis@tinicumbucks.org. Due to COVID-19, the Township meeting room has limited capacity. To attend the hearing, please notify the Township office at least 24 hours in advance. If the Township determines that there is not adequate capacity, the hearing may be relocated or continued to a future date. 
  • The Township's physical office is closed to the public due to covid-19, but we are open for business. Please choose to transact Township business via phone @ 610-294-9154, email admin@tinicumbucks.org, or fax 610-294-9889. Documents can be sent to: Tinicum Township, 163 Municipal Road, Pipersville, PA 18947 or left in the drop box located outside the office, during regular office hours.
  • Building and Zoning Permit applications will be accepted via mail, email, fax or drop-off box. Checks must be made out to "Tinicum Township". Click here for permit applications.To schedule an inspection, please call 610-294-9154. Please follow CDC guidelines during inspections by wearing face masks, respecting social distancing and limiting the number of people present during the inspection.

OCT 24: MEDICATION COLLECTION EVENT
A drive up and drop in Medication Collection will be available on Sat., October, 24, 2020 from 10AM to 2PM behind the Wehrung's Home Center, 7711 Easton Road, Ottsville, PA 18942.

OCT 26 - 29: PUMPKIN CARVING CONTEST
Tinicum Township Park & Recreation Committee, with the help of Wehrung's Lumber & Home Center, is hosting it's first Pumpkin Carving Contest!  Contest is for Tinicum Residents age 12 and under with cash prizes!  Registration will take place Oct. 26 thru Oct. 29th at Wehrung's during store hours. Winners will be notified by 7 pm on Friday, Oct. 30th. Click here for rules, registration info and details.

OCT 17, NOV 21 & 22: HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE EVENTS
Due to new regulations set by the PA Department of Environmental Protection, Bucks County residents must register for the events. Event registration can be found at: https://buckshhw.eventbrite.com and more information about the events can be found at www.buckscounty.org/recycle. The events are scheduled as follows:
  • October 17: Upper Bucks Campus of Bucks County College in Perkasie
  • November 21 and November 22: Lower Bucks Campus of Bucks County College in Newtown

ROAD & BRIDGE UPDATES 

  • Geigel Hill Road will be closed intermittently for milling and patching. Please be aware that the road may be closed periodically between 8 AM and 2 PM and a detour will be set up. Residents will be able to proceed down Geigel Hill Rd from both directions to where the crew is working, however they will not be able to pass through the work zone while the actual operation is in progress.
  • Uhlerstown Covered Bridge on Uhlerstown Hill Road is OPEN.
  • Uhlerstown Hill Rd hill section going one-way, uphill is OPEN.
  • Headquarters Rd Bridge over Tinicum Creek at Sheephole Rd is CLOSED.
  • Check traffic conditions on major PA highways: Log on to www.511pa.com or call 511.

HEADQUARTERS BRIDGE NEWS UPDATE
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled in PennDOT's favor and granted PennDOT's Motions for Summary Judgment for the lawsuit filed by the Delaware Riverkeeper Network. The Summary Order and the full Memorandum are available here.
The PennDOT design team continues to work on the final engineering plans to construct a bridge that accommodates both the transportation needs of the community while remaining sensitive to its historical, environmental and cultural resources. Renderings of the proposed structure may be viewed at www.penndot.gov/RegionalOffices/district-6/Pages/Headquarters-Road-Bridge-Renderings.aspx.

RECYCLE USED MOTOR OIL AT TINCUM PUBLIC WORKS
Please bring used oil to the Public Works recycle barrel at 23 Hollow Horn Rd. No gas or antifreeze, please. Thanks to your participation, Public Works has recycled 1,000 gallons of used oil this past year, saving taxpayer money and safely disposing of unwanted oil.

RECYCLE ELECTRONICS
TVs, computers and other electronics can contain mercury, lead, arsenic and other potentially hazardous substances that can contaminate groundwater. Contact your waste hauler for pick-up. 611 Metals located at 6776 Easton Rd, Pipersville has a TV and electronics drop-off location.

CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION_& SUPPORT

SPOTTED LANTERNFLY
Click here for the Penn State Extension link to the webinar series designed to help property owners and businesses safely manage the Spotted Lantern. These invasive insects pose a significant threat to PA agricultural, wine, fruit, hardwood and nursery industries. For more info and treatment assistance from the USDA call (888) 422- 3359.

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Updated 10/16/2020