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HURRICANE IDA: FEMA RESOURCE CENTER OPEN - updated 10-5-21
FEMA Disaster Recovery Center for Bucks County residents and businesses affected by Hurricane Ida is now open at the following location: Calvary Church gymnasium, 820 Souderton Road, Hilltown Township. The center will operate Monday Oct 4th thru Sat., Oct. 9th as follows Monday 10- 4:30, Tuesday 10-7, Wednesday 10 - 4:30, Thursday 10 -7, Friday 10-7, Saturday 10 - 5. (The center in Warwick is now closed.)

In addition to visiting the center you can register by calling the FEMA Helpline at 1-800-6221-3362 and online at at DisasterAssistance.gov. Help is available in most languages.

ROAD & BRIDGE UPDATES as of 10-15-21 

  • Repairs to Beaver Run Rd Bridge to begin the week of Oct 11th.
  • Sheephole Rd is closed. The road has sustained substantial damage from Hurricane Ida.
  • Clay Ridge Rd will be closed between Geigel Hill and Beaver Run Rds for bridge repair work to begin on Mon., Aug. 23 through the end of Oct.
  • Due to the recent storm damage, milling and paving scheduled to take place on Headquarters Rd between Sheephole and River Rds (SR32) will be delayed until that area can be evaluated and/or repairs made.
  • The hill section on Uhlerstown Hill Rd is OPEN for the summer. The hill is one-way going uphill.
  • 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.

TINICUM TOWNSHIP BUSINESS UPDATES

  • Tinicum Township 2022 Budget Meeting: At the Oct. 13th Township Budget Meeting meeting it was determined that consideration to authorize advertisment of the proposed budget will be presented at the next Board of Supervisors Meeting on Oct. 19th.
  • Microplastic Ad Hoc Committee: Meetings held every third Friday of each month at 2 pm at Brig O'Doon Coffee Shop, located at 239 Durham Rd in Ottsville (Oct. 15, Nov. 19 and Dec. 17) to discuss possible solutions to microplastics in our waterways.
  • Township office services are by appointment. Before visiting for in-person assistance with permitting, property info or other issues, please call 610-294-9154 to schedule an appointment. Please wear a mask for your appointment.
  • Building Inspections take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays mornings. To schedule an inspection, please call 610-294-9154 during regular business hours.
  • Permit applications can be mailed or left in the drop box located outside the office door during regular office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 - 5 and Wednesday 9 - Noon. Cashier’s and personal checks (for the correct amount) should be made out to “Tinicum Township”. Credit cards are not accepted. Incomplete applications will be returned. Please call ahead to pick up permits at 610-294-9154.

BUCKS COUNTY RECYCLING EVENTS 2021
October 30: Strayer Middle School, 1200 Ronald Reagan Drive, Quakertown. Registration for each event is required. Please register at BUCKSHHW.EVENTBRITE.COM For more information and to read what you can and cannot bring to the event, click here.

BUCKS COUNTY RECYCLING GUIDE 2021
For information on recycling click here for the 2021 Bucks County Recycling Guide.

RECYCLE USED MOTOR OIL AT TINICUM PUBLIC WORKS
Please bring used oil to the Public Works recycle barrel at 237 Hollow Horn Rd. No gas or antifreeze, please. Thanks to your participation, Public Works recycles over 2,000 gallons of used oil annually, 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.

HEADQUARTERS BRIDGE NEWS UPDATE
PennDOT received the letter of approval from the National Park Service. 
Renderings of the proposed structure may be viewed at www.penndot.gov/RegionalOffices/district-6/Pages/Headquarters-Road-Bridge-Renderings.aspx. PennDOT's general plan and elevation drawings can be viewed here.

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. For more info and treatment assistance from the USDA call (888) 422- 3359.

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Updated 10/14/2021 9:48 am