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Public Notice – Board of Supervisors Meeting Monday, May 20, 2019 at 6:30 PM has been cancelled

Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors originally scheduled for Monday, May 20, 2019 at 6:30 PM has been cancelled. 

 

Upper Saucon Township

Board of Supervisors

Dennis Benner, Chairman

Township Park and Playing Field Fertilization Closure

Upper Saucon Township will be applying fertilizer at the Community Park on Tuesday, May 21st (rain date Wednesday, May 22nd).

Due to the nature of this application, there will be an ALL DAY CLOSURE of both the park and playing fields. We anticipate opening the park the day following the application. We ask that the Sports Leagues notify the coaches, and pass word along to the parents as well.

This application includes:

Late Spring: Fertilizer, Crabgrass Pre-Emergent, Broadleaf Weed Control, Grub Control & Surface-feeding Insect Control

• 17-0-5 liquid fertilizer
• Prodiamine 65 WDG
• Horsepower Selective (no 2,4-D)
• Imidacloprid 75 WSB (grub control)
• Bifenthrin I/T (surface insect control)

The application is weather-dependent, and dates are subject to change. For more information, please contact the Township Office.

Additional dates for treatments later this year are:

09/10/2019
10/15/2019

Individuals listed with the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Pesticide Hypersensitivity Registry are notified in accordance to the regulations.

Safe Neighborhood Awareness Program

REMINDER 04/22/2019: The Safe Neighborhood Awareness Program is tonight at the Southern Lehigh Public Library

Safe Neighborhood Awareness Programv2.19

Public Notice: Zoning Hearing Board Monday, May 6th, 2019

 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 May 6, 2019 at 7:00 P.M. for the purpose of hearing the following appeal:

ZHB meeting notice May 6 2019

 

 

 

Notice of Pesticide/Herbicide Application

A pesticide/herbicide application is planned for the Upper Saucon Township Park on APRIL 16, 2019 with a rain date of APRIL 23, 2019.

DO NOT Enter Treated Areas From 7 am to 7am the following day.

For More Information Contact The Municipal Office at 610-282-1171

PUBLIC NOTICE – CANCELLATION OF BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING – 4-22-19

Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Upper Saucon Township Board of Supervisors originally scheduled for Monday, April 22, 2019 at 6:30 PM has been cancelled. 

Upper Saucon Township

Board of Supervisors

Dennis Benner, Chairman

PUBLIC NOTICE TO UPPER SAUCON TOWNSHIP TAX PAYERS

Real Estate Tax Bills have been mailed out to all property owners in Upper Saucon Township.

A 2% discount is granted to taxpayers who pay their bills by May 31st. The base tax amount is due from June 1 to July 31. After July 31 a 10% penalty is an effect.

Residents whose taxes are paid by a mortgage company or bank should forward their bills to that institution as soon as possible.

Property owners who did not receive a bill should contact the Upper Saucon Township tax collector at 610-797-2282

PUBLIC NOTICE: Board of Supervisors Meeting Monday March 25th

Proposed Mixed Use Development Removed from tonight’s Board of Supervisors Agenda

 

The proposal by Kay Builders and Legend Properties for a town center / mixed use development along the east side of Route 309 between the old Center Valley Golf Course and the Pitt-Ohio Trucking Terminal has been removed from tonight’s Board of Supervisors agenda.  The matter has generated significant public interest and there are concerns that the Township facilities may be inadequate to accommodate all interested individuals.  Therefore, discussion of the proposed development has been rescheduled to a Special Meeting to take place at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in the auditorium of the Southern Lehigh Middle School, located at 3715 Preston Lane.  The public is invited to attend this meeting and provide input on this matter.

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