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PLANT EXCHANGE AT OTTSVILLE PARK SEPT. 18, 2PM - 4PM
The Tinicum Township Environmental Advisory Committee is holding a plant exchange focused on native plants. Connect with local gardeners, share your favorite plants and learn about restoring native ecosystems at the Ottsville Park, 30 Tohickon Valley Road.

TINICUM TOWNSHIP COMMITTEE & BOARD VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Zoning Hearing Board: Tinicum Township is looking for volunteers to serve on the Zoning Hearing Board. The Zoning Hearing Board is a quasi-judicial board that hears and decides on appeals from a decision, or determination of any administrative official in connection with the Zoning Ordinance, applications for Special Exception and Variances from the terms of the Zoning Ordinance. If you are interested, please provide a letter or email of interest along with the volunteer application form to admin@tinicumbucks.org prior to August 5th.  Click here for the application form.
  • Communications Ad Hoc Committee (1-year term): Seeks volunteers to help develop a Township newsletter.  If you are interested, please provide a letter or email of interest along with the volunteer application form to admin@tinicumbucks.org prior to August 5th.  Click here for the application form.
  • Historical Commission (3-year term): Seeks new members to help preserve Tinicum's historic character.  If you are interested, please provide a letter or email of interest along with the volunteer application form to admin@tinicumbucks.org prior to August 5th.  Click here for the application form.
  • Park and Recreation Board (5-year term): Seeks new members to help maintain, operate and supervise Township-owned parks.  If you are interested, please provide a letter or email of interest along with the volunteer application form to admin@tinicumbucks.org prior to August 5th.  Click here for the application form.
  • Planning Commission Secretary: Seeks a secretary to attend evening meetings, 1 to 2 times per month, and take minutes. The PC reviews matters relating to zoning, subdivisions, land development and proposed ordinances, and advises the Board of Supervisors.  If you are interested, please provide a letter or email of interest along with the volunteer application form to admin@tinicumbucks.org prior to August 5th.  Click here for the application form.
ROAD & BRIDGE UPDATES
  • PennDOT has scheduled Geigle Hill Road for a road closure for pipe repair Monday, August 15th and Tuesday, August 16, from 7 am to 4 pm. During the closure, motorists will be detoured between Cafferty and Rock Ridge Roads. Please allow extra time when traveling near the work area.
  • DVRPC Federally-Funded Transportation Improvement Project Golden Pheasant Bridge Update: On July 28 the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) held a webinar regarding upcoming projects. The River Road Bridge at the Golden Pheasant over the Delaware Canal project was noted as "currently in the Preliminary Engineering phase and there will be an opportunity in the near future as part of a Public Meeting to hear details regarding the current design and impacts to traffic that may occur during construction." Meeting dates and more info will be posted as it becomes available. A summary of the July 28 meeting is on the DVRPC website.
  • It's pothole season! Report potholes on PennDOT roads by calling 1-800-FIXROAD or online at PennDOT's customer care center. Unsure if a road is PennDOT or Township owned? - check our list.
  • Headquarters Road Bridge Update: The PA Environmental Hearing Board has denied the petitions for supersedeas. A PDF of the opinion issued by the Judge can be downloaded here: EHB (courtapps.com) or here: documentViewer.php (courtapps.com)
  • Headquarters Rd Bridge over Tinicum Creek at Sheephole Rd is CLOSED. 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.
  • The hill section on Uhlerstown Hill Rd is OPEN. The hill is one-way going uphill.
  • Traffic conditions on major PA highways: Log on to www.511pa.com or call 511.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENT SAT., October 8, 8:30 AM - 2 PM
Strayer Middle School, 1200 Ronald Readan Dr., Quakertown, Richland Twp. For more info visit the Bucks County website. Click here for more info on what you can bring. NO electronics will be accepted. To dispose of TVs, computers and other electronics that can contain mercury, lead, arsenic and other hazardous substances that can contaminate groundwater, please check with your waste hauler or go to 611 Metals TV and electronics drop-off location at 6776 Easton Road, Pipersville 267-221-6924. www.611metals.com. For more recycling info click here for the 2021 Bucks County Recycling Guide.

TINICUM TOWNSHIP BUSINESS
  • Township Administrative Office: Call 610-294-9154 to schedule an appointment before visiting the office for in-person assistance with permitting, property info or other issues. Scheduling an appointment enables officials to prepare for your appointment and ensures that you make the best use of your time. Building Code and Zoning Officials are part time and have limited hours.
  • Permit Applications: Applications can be found online. Completed applications can be mailed or left in the gray drop box located outside the office door during regular office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 - 5 and Wednesday 9 - Noon. Incomplete applications will be returned. NO rolled plans please -- folded only.
  • Permit Payments: Personal or cashiers checks (for the correct amount) should be made out to “Tinicum Township.” Credit cards are not accepted. Please call 610-294-9154 prior to picking up permits.
  • Building Inspections: Take place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. To schedule an inspection, please call 610-294-9154 during regular business hours.

TINICUM HAS TAKEN THE MONARCH PLEDGE
The Eastern Monarch population has declined 80% in the last two decades. To learn more about how you can help these lovely pollinators click here!

REAL ESTATE TAX BILLS FOR COUNTY & SCHOOL DISTRICT

For questions regarding tax bil
ls, please contact the Tax Collector, Mike Clement.

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Updated 8/16/2022