Sealed proposals for Mount Airy Bridge repair at the intersection of E. Dark Hollow Road in Pipersville will be accepted by Tinicum Township, 163 Municipal Road, Pipersville PA 18947 on or before May 1st.

Envelopes must be clearly marked Sealed Bid. The winning bid will be formally awarded at the meeting of June 6. We reserve the right to accept or reject any or all proposals in the best interests of Tinicum Township. Bidders are invited to download specifications , or request them by calling Tinicum Township at 610-294-9154. A Mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on site at 1 pm on Monday, April 10th. 3/21/17

Road Restrictions:

Wednesday, March 22 and Thursday, March 23 from 7am to 3pm, lane restrictions are scheduled on Headquarters Road near Municipal Road for tree removal operations. Traffic will controlled by flagging. 3/17/17

Zoning Hearing Board

Notice is given that the ZHB will hold a public hearing at 7pm on Thursday, March 23, 2017 on the application of Jennifer McCandless (Appeal #01-2017) for the purpose of receiving evidence and testimony on the Applicant's request for a use variance from Article IV, Section 404.2, to permit an Adult Day Care Center in the Village Center District. This property is identified as TMP# 44-004-006 located at 249 Durham Road, Ottsville, PA. It is a 1.59 acre tract located in the VC- Village Center District. The hearing will be held in the Township Municipal Building- any interested party may inspect the application and any plans relating to this hearing will be available at the Municipal Office between the hours of 9am-5pm M, T, Th, F and 9-noon Wed. Any interested person may attend the hearing.

Tinicum Township needs your help!

We are looking for residents interested in serving as a volunteer on any committee including the Planning Commission to please contact the Office. Thank you!

We would like to restart the Tinicum Newsletter! Any residents who would like to volunteer to write articles or edit the Newsletter are welcome to contact the Office. Thank you! 2/17/17

Final Draft of the Zoning Ordinance amendments to include definition of the term "qualifying improvement," setting forth the terms of the overlay districts, establishing increased setbacks for accessory structures in excess of 800 square feet and 20 feet in height, establishing that nonconforming setbacks do not apply to new structures, and elimination of reference to the environmental advisory committee and replacement with Planning Commission. Click here for a PDF of the Draft. Click here for a PDF of the new map. 1/18/17

Bucks County Planning Commission review of the Draft Zoning Ordinance. Click here for a PDF. 2/16/17

Recycle your Christmas trees! Our Public Works Department will recycle your live Christmas trees. Please remove all decorations and drop your tree off by the Recycle bin.

2017 Budget
The Board of Supervisors met on December 6, 2016 and has made a few revisions to the advertised budget. To review the revised 2017 Budget click here. Approval and passage of the proposed budget has been tabled to the December 20th meeting of the Board. posted 12-7-16 tl

Uhlerstown Hill Road is now closed for the season.

Headquarters Road Bridge Status:

The Proposed Budget is open for public review. A hearing to consider adoption is scheduled for the December 6th, 2017 Board meeting.
Click here to see the proposed budget.

2017 Budget
Tinicum Township Board of Supervisors met on September 22, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. to begin discussions on the Township's 2017 budgetary needs. Budget work sessions will continue as needed throughout the process until the final budget is ready for advertisement and adoption. The next budget workshop meeting will be held on Thursday, October 20th at 4:00 pm. posted 9-23-16 tl

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Township Police Warn of phony IRS scammers who continue to harass our residents- go to https://www.irs.gov/uac/irs-says-be-alert-for-tax-scams for further information.

2017 Budget
Tinicum Township Board of Supervisors will meet on September 22, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. to begin discussions on the Township's 2017 budgetary needs. Budget work sessions will continue as needed throughout the process until the final budget is ready for advertisement and adoption. Continuance dates will be advertised on the township website. posted 9-9-16 tl

Township Police Warn of Scams occurring during this time of year-Driveway and home repair scams.

Residents should be wary of unknown persons showing up at their home to solicit driveway paving or other home repairs. Although they may be a legitimate business, the police recommend that the homeowner seek out their own contractors who can provide references with a proven track record. Residents are urged to call the police if they have any question regarding the legitimacy of any person showing up at their home uninvited.

Tinicum Township Park & Recreation Committee is very happy to announce that our first "Little Library" has been installed by our Public Works crew. The library was designed, constructed, and donated by Phil Szymanowski of Phil Built. It is a fabulous example of Phil's craftsmanship, generosity and pride of community.

Centrally located at the township building (on the corner of the building by the flag pole), it is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!! Please feel free to bring a book or two to place in the library, and take a book or two to read yourself. The books you borrow can either be returned to the library - or you can pass it on to your family or friends, or keep for your collection!

Your book donations are very much appreciated, just make sure the door closes completely so no books are exposed to the elements. Most reading genres are acceptable - yes childrens' books too! Please leave only family friendly reading materials in our library. Happy Reading!

The Tinicum Township Audit has been completed. Please click on the link to view the financial statement

Headquarters Road Bridge- Update

The Determination of Effects Report for the Headquarters Road Bridge has been posted on paprojectpath.org at the link below. The document reviews the historic resources present, various alternatives considered, and describes the anticipated effect the preferred alternative will have on the historic properties. As described in the report, PennDOTs preferred alternative is a 2 lane replacement structure. https://search.paprojectpath.org/PostingDetails.aspx?ProjectID=688&PostingID=23665

UPDATED Floodplain Maps now available for viewing! Posted 5-20-15

Updated Floodplain Maps (effective March 16, 2015) can be viewed at following Bucks County website: https://bucksgis.maps.arcgis.com

Additional information can be found at www.FloodSmart.gov and www.FEMA.gov

ROAD UPDATES:

  • Uhlerstown Hill Road is CLOSED
  • Point Pleasant Bridge Replacement Construction for Route 32/River Road over Tohickon Creek is underway. PennDOT notes of possible lane restriction between Byram Rd. & Tohickon Hill Rd. weekdays 9AM - 3 PM. Loftus Construction informed the Township that River Road will remain open during this project with the exception of a short term detour lasting no more than 7 days. Access to local businesses and driveways will be maintained throughout.
  • Headquarters Road Bridge over Tinicum Creek at Sheephole Road is CLOSED.
  • Feasibility study to rehabilitate/repair Creamery Road over the Tohickon Creek Bridge Project is underway.
  • Check traffic conditions on major PA highways before heading out. Motorists can log on to www.511pa.com or call 511 from any phone.

RIVER CONDITIONS:
In case of flood warnings, please check the link below to the National Weather Service web site current and forecasted river conditions. http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=phi&gage=fren4&view=1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1%22

Learn How to Protect Your Groundwater
For more information about how you can protect your groundwater, click here.

 

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