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TINICUM TOWNSHIP BUSINESS UPDATES

  • 2021 Township Budget: Click here to view the 2021 Budget, as adopted at the advertised hearing at the Board of Supervisors Dec. 1 meeting.
  • The Township's physical office is closed to public access 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. Permit applications 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.
  • Met-Ed Power Outages and Downed Wires: Call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877), or click the "Report Outage" link on www.firstenergycorp.com. Stay away from downed wires. Treat intersections with inoperable traffic signals as four-way stops. For more info on how to prepare for an emergency, click here.

ROAD & BRIDGE UPDATES 

  • The hill section on Uhlerstown Hill Road is CLOSED for the winter.
  • 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.

UPPER BUCKS CODE BLUE SHELTER OPENS WHEN TEMPS DROP
When temps drop below 27 degrees, the Upper Bucks Code Blue Shelter at the Quakertown Masonic Lodge at 501 West Broad Street, Quakertown will be open. Shelter check-in time is 8:30 PM til 11 PM and closes at 7 AM the following morning. Due to COVID, policies are in place to assure a safe shelter including: social distancing, COVID screening for guests, partitions separating volunteers from guests and guests from each other in the dorms, dividers where food is prepared, and the shelter will be sanitized. To find out if the shelter is open, call the Code Blue status line: (267) 450-5191 after 1 pm.

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 TINICUM 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 2,000 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 2/24/2021