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Employment Opportunity: Laborer – Water / Sewer Dept.

LABORER     Upper Saucon Twp. seeks F/T Laborer in Water / Sewer Department.  Physical dexterity, ability to do heavy lifting, and valid PA driver’s license required.  Send application/resume to:  Upper Saucon Twp., Attn: Twp. Mgr., 5500 Camp Meeting Rd, Center Valley, PA 18034, by Friday, September 15, 2017.  EOE

Public Notice: Sustainable Community Park Presentation to Board of Supervisors, Comment Period

Public Notice 

Upper Saucon Township has prepared draft master site development plans for two proposed sustainable nature parks on Township-owned properties located at 7486 Passer Road (former Haring Tract) and 5653 Old Bethlehem Pike and 3361 Preston Lane (former Benckini Tract).  The draft plans for these parks focus on a passive, nature-oriented recreation experience that includes, walking paths, dog park, habitat preservation, waterway rehabilitation and environmental education.  

The draft plans are available for public inspection at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building, 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA  18034 during normal business hours and on the Township’s web site at www.uppersaucon.org.  Written comments on the draft plans will be accepted until Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 4:00 pm and should be directed to:  Upper Saucon Township, 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA  18034.  Comments will also be accepted verbally at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors to be held on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 6:30 pm at the Township Municipal Building. 

 

Upper Saucon Township

Thomas F. Beil, Township Manager

 

 

 

Public Notice: Ordinance 141-O, hearing on Monday, Sept. 11.

The Board of Supervisors of the Township of Upper Saucon will hold a public hearing on the 11th day of September, 2017, commencing at 6:30 p.m. at the Upper Saucon Township municipal building, located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, Pennsylvania, for the purpose of taking public comment and input concerning the adoption of an amendment to the Upper Saucon Township Zoning Ordinance and Official Zoning Map as more particularly set forth in proposed Ordinance No. 141-O. Proposed Ordinance 141-O will amend the Official Zoning Map to change the zoning designation of a certain tract of land from Suburban Residential (R-2) to Commercial (C). The land to be re-zoned is an approximate 7,333 s/f portion of the land of Donald Bassler, known as 6581 N. Main St. Coopersburg, PA, PIN 642441595838. 

The full Public Notice may be found here.

The full Ordinance 141-O may be found here.

Trick or Treat Activities

The Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors have set the date for the 2017 Halloween Trick or Treat activities. This year’s date will be on Friday, October 27, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The rain date will be the following night, Saturday, October 28.

Spotted Lanternfly Information

There have been some local sightings of the Spotted Lanternfly. Here are some tips if you see this invasive pest

 

 

Notice of Public Comment Period and Public Meeting For NPDES Stormwater Discharge Pollutant Reduction Plan

Upper Saucon Township is hereby giving notice of the 30-day public comment period for its National Pollutant Discharge Elimination (NPDES) Stormwater Discharges from Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) Pollutant Reduction Plan (PRP).

You may find some exhibits here:

See the full notice here.

Protecting Yourself from Ticks and Mosquitos

Many diseases are transmitted by tiny hosts such as ticks and mosquitos. Here are some ways to help keep them at bay. 

Mosquito Info

Tick Info

 

Bluebird Houses at Community Park

There have been some new bluebird houses installed at the Community Park, thanks to a local Girl Scout achieving her Silver Award. These houses provide vital habitat to local bluebirds. 

Bluebird brochure

Emergency Notification System

Upper Saucon Township has employed the use of an emergency notification system to keep residents informed of emergency situations that may arise within the Township. Notification scenarios include water, sewer, weather, and other public safety emergencies.
You do not need to be an Upper Saucon Township Water or Sewer customer to enroll – in fact, we encourage all residents to enroll.
https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/C03A73E71090

Concerts in the Park

Concerts in the Park return for the 2017 season! With the help of Listen Live Music, we bring you the following shows:

  • June 22: Out of the Orchard (no rain date)
  • June 29: Leah Fuls (rain date July 6)
  • July 13: Kia Kaysen w/Out of the Orchard (rain date July 20)
  • July 27: Stealing Second Base – Chelsea Lyn Meyer & Mike Geroni (rain date August 3)

All shows are free to the public, run from 7:00 – 8:30 PM, and are held at the Upper Saucon Township Park, 3231 Preston Lane, Center Valley, PA.
For more information or in case of inclement weather call 610-282-1171.