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TINICUM TOWNSHIP POLICE CHIEF MATTHEW PHELAN TO BE SWORN IN ON JULY 3rd
Tinicum Township’s Chief of Police, Matthew Phelan, will be publicly sworn in Tuesday evening, July 3rd at 7:30 pm during the the Board of Supervisors' meeting. Phelan, an 18-year veteran of the Tinicum Police Department, was appointed Acting-Chief-of-Police in December 2017. The Honorable Judge Gambardella will officiate the ceremony. Members of the community are invited to join us and welcome Chief Phelan as he takes his Oath of Office.

TINICUM POLICE DEPARTMENT JOINS CRIMEWATCH SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORK
The new website can be found at the Tinicum Police link on the left or by pasting https://bucks.crimewatchpa.com/tinicumtwppd/ into your browser. You can subscribe to receive notifications or download the CRIMEWATCH Mobile Application for Apple or android devices. The service is free to the public. Visit the new website to learn more. Posted 5/17/18

TOWNSHIP RECYCLING SITE CLOSES
As a result of illegal dumping and extensive abuse of the recycling program, Tinicum Township will no longer offer drop-off recycling at the Township building.
Township residents are responsible for their own trash removal and should contact their private trash hauler to request a recycling container. Click here for local haulers. Other opportunities to recycle are as follows:

HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION
The next event is scheduled for June 23nd at Central Bucks South High School, 1100 Folly Road, Warrington. See the 2018 Bucks County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events Schedule to see what you can bring to recycle. Posted 6/6/18

ROAD & BRIDGE UPDATES:

DRIVEWAY PAVING SCAM
The Tinicum Township Police Department would like to warn residents to be aware of traveling contractors going door-to-door offering a "good deal" on home or property improvements, driveway sealing, and paving. Before making any hiring decisions, thoroughly research the company. Request bids from 2-3 other companies and check with The Better Business Bureau. Report solicitations to the Township Police. Posted 4/18/18

PENNDOT VEGETATION MANAGEMENT PERMITS AVAILABLE
Residents who live along a state highway and are concerned with the spraying of herbicides by PennDOT may opt by filling out the PennDOT Application for a Right- of -Way Vegetation Management Permit. The property owner must maintain vegetation on their property in the right-of-way in accordance with PennDOT's roadside management standards to permit clear travel, unobstructed sight for motorists and permit the flow of stormwater. Detailed requirements are in the permit application. Return permits to: PennDOT, District 6-0, 7000 Geerdes Blvd, King of Prussia, PA 19406. Posted 7/11/17

INVASIVE INSECTS DISCOVERED IN PENNSYLVANIA:

LICENSE YOUR DOG
Pennsylvania law requires all dogs 3 months of age or older to have a current dog license. An annual license costs only $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

POWER OUTAGES
If an outage occurs, call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877) to report it, or go to www.firstenergycorp.com/outages where you can also find more info 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).

RIVER CONDITIONS:
In case of flood warnings,check the National Weather Service website for current and forecasted river conditions at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=phi&gage=fren4&view=1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1%22 Floodplain Maps can be viewed at the 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 6/18/2018