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Public Notice: Public Meeting Wednesday, April 10th 2019

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of Upper Saucon Township will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, commencing at 6:30 PM, in the auditorium at the Southern Lehigh Middle School, 3715 Preston Lane, Center Valley, PA.  The meeting agenda will include a presentation by representatives of Kay Builders and Legend Properties for a proposed town center / mixed use development on 119 +/- acres located along the east side of Route 309 between Center Valley Parkway and East Hopewell Road.  The public is invited to attend the meeting and provide input on this matter.

 

Thomas F. Beil

Township Manager

190321 – BOS special meeting – 4-10-19 – Kay Presentation

 

Public Notice: Zoning Hearing Board

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Notice is hereby given that the regular public meeting of the Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) of Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, is scheduled at the Municipal Building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA on Monday April 1, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. for the purpose of hearing the following appeals:

 

APPEAL NO. 2019-3 – The Pennsylvania State University (Owner), 201 Old Main, University Park, PA 16802.  The property identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 642505517822 1, also known as 2809 Saucon Valley Road, Center Valley, PA 18034, is 29.01 acres in size and is located in the Enterprise (E) Zone.  In order to construct a building expansion and new detached maintenance building, the applicant requests variances from Section 231.M, which requires a 25’ perimeter landscape buffer, Section 231.N which requires a self latching gate for the maintenance building, Section 313.E to provide an 18’ wide access drive where 24’ is required, Section 313.F which prohibits off street loading areas from interfering with off-street parking lots or the free movement of vehicles on a site and Section 313.I, which requires sufficient back-up and turn around area within a loading dock area.          

 

APPEAL NO. 2019-4 – CLW Properties, Inc (Applicant), 6610 Crown Lane, Zionsville, PA 18092 and Van Doren Grob Land Holdings (Owner) 5518 Route 309, Center Valley, PA 18034.  The property identified as Tax Map Parcel No.641487503848 1, also known as 5518 Route 309, Center Valley, PA 18034, is 3.29 acres in size and is located in the Commercial (C) Zone.  The applicant requests Special Exception approval to permit the establishment of a combined retail sales, office, storage and product assembly use within the vacant structure on the parcel.

 

APPEAL NO. 2019-05 – Matthew & Lisa Allison (Owners/Applicant), 6385 Vera Cruz Road, Center Valley, PA 18034. The property identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 640434324841 1 and 6385 Vera Cruz Road, Center Valley, PA 18034, is 8.99 acres in size and is located in the South Mountain Conservation (SMC) Zone.  The applicant requests a variance to construct a 936 Sq. ft. accessory garage with driveway expansion providing a buffer that ranges from 40’ – 50’ from the edge of wetlands identified on grading plan where Section 512.C requires a 50’ buffer.           

 

The complete Zoning Appeal file may be examined at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, Pennsylvania, during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Questions should be directed to the Zoning Officer, Trent J. Sear, at 610-282-1171 ext. 1254.

 
UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP

ZONING HEARING BOARD

                                                                                    MICHAEL DEPAOLIS, CHAIRMAN

Public Notice: Parks / Recreation & Open Space Committee Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Parks / Recreation & Open Space Committee of the Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors will meet on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm in the Township Municipal Building, 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss options and potential uses for the Township-owned property located at 7486 Passer Road which consists of 74.9+/- acres and is commonly known as the former Haring property.  The public is invited to attend the meeting and provide input on this matter. 

Upper Saucon Township

Thomas F. Beil, Township Manager

Public Notice: Board of Supervisors Meeting for February 25th has been cancelled

Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors originally scheduled for Monday, February 25, 2019 at 6:30 PM has been cancelled. 

 

Upper Saucon Township
Board of Supervisors
Dennis Benner, Chairman

Public Notice: Park and Recreation Meeting is Cancelled

The Upper Saucon Township Park and Recreation Meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at 6:00pm has been cancelled due to weather conditions.

 

POLICE OFFICER TEST

The Lehigh County Police Testing Consortium and eight area agencies have entered into an agreement to conduct a cooperative testing process for the position of police officer.  The written exam will take place on Saturday April 6th, 2019 and the physical agility test will take place on Saturday, April 20th, 2019. The agencies participating at this time include: Catasauqua Borough Police, Coplay Borough Police, Coopersburg Borough Police, Emmaus Borough Police, South Whitehall Township Police, Upper Macungie Township Police, Upper Saucon Township Police, and Whitehall Township Police.

Interested applicants must register and complete the Online Application Process at http://lehighcountypolicetest.com  as well as pay the non-refundable $75.00 fee no later than Friday March 22, 2019 at 5 pmNo paper applications will be accepted. 

 All eight police departments offer an exciting opportunity for a police career with competitive salary and benefits packages. All participating departments encourage qualified candidates to apply. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERS. WOMEN AND MINORITY APPLICANTS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Public Notice – Planning & Zoning Committee Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Planning and Zoning Committee of the Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors will meet on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 4:00 PM in the Township Municipal Building, 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA. The purpose of the meeting is to review and discuss possible amendments to the Zoning Ordinance.

All interested parties are encouraged to attend.

Upper Saucon Township
Thomas F. Beil, Township Manager

Public Notice – Zoning Hearing Board

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that the regular public meeting of the Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) of Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, is scheduled at the Municipal Building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA on Monday February 4, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. for the purpose of hearing the following appeals:

APPEAL NO. 2018-13 – Calvin Pham (Owner/Applicant), 4466 Cumorah Avenue, Coopersburg, PA 18036. The property identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 642404948256 1, also known as 4466 Cumorah Avenue, Center Valley, PA 18034, is 0.69 acres in size and is located in the Suburban Residential (R-2) Zone. The Applicant is appealing Zoning Enforcement Notice 2018-28, issued on December 4, 2018, alleging placement of a shed without a determination of compliance with yard and area requirements of the R-2 Zone, without issuance of a Zoning Permit and in violation of the Township Stormwater Management Ordinance.

APPEAL NO. 2019-1 – Kenneth & Catherine Peoples (Owners/Applicants), 6037 Vera Cruz, Center Valley, PA 18034. The property identified as Tax Map Parcel No. 640445573332 1, also known as 6037 Vera Cruz Road, Center Valley, PA 18034, is 2.01 acres in size and is located in the South Mountain Conservation (SMC) Zone. The Applicant requests a variance from Section 200.E. to permit construction of a residential addition and a future shed, increasing the existing impervious coverage from 7.6% to 8.6% where a maximum of 5.0% impervious coverage is permitted.

The complete Zoning Appeal file may be examined at the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, Pennsylvania, during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Questions should be directed to the Zoning Officer, Trent J. Sear, at 610-282-1171 ext. 1254.
UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP
ZONING HEARING BOARD
MICHAEL DEPAOLIS, CHAIRMAN

Safe Neighborhood Awareness Program

The Upper Saucon Township Police Department welcomes you to join us at our next S.N.A.P. meeting on Wednesday January 16, 2019 @ 7 PM.

We will be having a 2017-2018 crime activity and recap, drug activity awareness, and School Resource Officer program presentations.

Meeting location: The Upper Saucon Township Meeting Room located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA 18034.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Mr. John Kukitz at jokukitz@aol.com

www.uppersaucon.org/township-government/police-department

610-282-3064

Public Notice: Reorganization Meeting Schedule

The following is the schedule of 2019 reorganization meetings for Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.  The purpose of the meetings will be for election of officers and any other business that may properly come before the respective Board, Council, Committee or Commission.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Monday, January 7, 2019 at 6:30 P.M.

BOARD OF AUDITORS – Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at 5:30 P.M.

PLANNING COMMISSION – Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 6:30 P.M.

ZONING HEARING BOARD – Monday, January 14, 2019 at 7:00 P.M.

PARK AND RECREATION COMMISSION – Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 6:00 P.M.

ENVIRONMENTAL ADVISORY COUNCIL – Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 6:00 P.M.

UNIFORM CONSTRUCTION CODE BOARD OF APPEALS – Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 3:30 P.M.

MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY/SEWAGE TREATMENT AUTHORITY – Monday, January 14, 2019 at 6:00 P. M.  

The Municipal Authority/Sewage Treatment Authority will meet in the Water/Sewer Building located at 4774 Saucon Creek Road, Center Valley, PA.  All other meetings will be held in the Upper Saucon Township Municipal Building located at 5500 Camp Meeting Road, Center Valley, PA.  All meetings are open to the public and interested parties are encouraged to attend.

 

                                                          Upper Saucon Township

                                                          Thomas F. Beil

                                                          Township Manager