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Southern Lehigh Public Library’s Board of Directors

Effective January 1, 2022, there will be two vacancies on the Southern Lehigh Library Board of Directors. The terms for these positions will be January 1, 2022-December 31, 2024.

You must be an Upper Saucon resident to be considered. 

To apply, please review the library’s Board Member Job Description, available online at:
https://www.solehipl.org/about-us/, then download and complete an Application for Appointment to Upper Saucon Township Boards and Commissions at this link.

Please submit the application to:

Thomas Beil, UST Manager
5500 Camp Meeting Road
Center Valley, PA 18034
or via email to tbeil@uppersaucon.org

If you have specific questions regarding the positions, please contact the Library Director at lsaeger@solehipl.org.

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat – Friday, October 29, 2021. 6pm to 8 pm

Rain Date is Saturday, October 30, 2021. 6pm to 8pm.

Chestnut Hill Road is CLOSED

10/04/2021: Chestnut Hill Road is closed between Limeport Pike and W Hopewell Rd. It will re-open later this week.

Planning Commission

Notice is hereby given that the regular meeting of the Upper Saucon Township Planning Commission originally scheduled for Tuesday, October 5, 2021 has been cancelled.

Upper Saucon Township Planning Commission

Samantha Falcone, Chairperson

Paper Shredding Event

Upper Saucon Township has partnered with Representative Milou Mackenzie to host a paper shredding event at Hopewell Park on Saturday, October 2 from 10am to noon.

Chestnut Hill Road Construction

Anrich Inc. which was awarded the Chestnut Hill Road Storm Sewer Project, Phase 2 with Upper Saucon Twp has contracted with Barker & Barker to finish the project with milling and paving. The construction zone is between W Hopewell Road and Limeport Pike and a small section of W Hopewell Road near the intersection with Chestnut Hill Rd.

While the paving crews are working, Chestnut Hill Road will be CLOSED to all thru traffic for at least two full days with partial closures for other days:

Monday, September 27 – Road Open – mobilization work some delays are possible.
Tuesday, September 28 – Road CLOSED 24 hours
Wednesday, September 29 – Road CLOSED 24 hours
Thursday, September 30 – Road CLOSED during the day / OPEN at night
Friday, October 1 – Road CLOSED during the day/ OPEN at night

This schedule is subject to change predicated on weather. 

The work crews will do all that it can to expedite this work to minimize any inconveniences. All local residences will have access to their driveways from one direction or another during work hours. As always, Emergency Services will be given priority if responding to locations within the construction zone.

Taylor Drive Roadwork Begins Monday, Sept 13, 2021

Township crews will be installing a water main extension on Taylor Drive between Kristin Court and Wards Lane. Traffic will be reduced to one lane with flaggers. There will also be times when the road will be closed to all traffic. 

The project will take about 4 weeks to complete.

All local residences will have access to their driveways during work hours. As always, Emergency Services will be given priority if responding to locations within the construction zone.
Please protect our workers and drive slowly through the active work area.

Upper Saucon Parks will be CLOSED on Monday, August 30, 2021.

A Pesticide/Herbicide application is planned for the following Upper Saucon Park locations on Monday, August 30, 2021. The parks will be closed for 24 hours beginning at 7am the day of the treatment.

Hopewell Park
4695 W Hopewell Rd
Center Valley, PA 18034

Community Park
3231 Preston Lane
Center Valley, PA 18034

This application includes:

Early Fall – Fertilizer and Broadleaf Weed Control

17-0-5 liquid fertilizer
Horsepower Selective (no 2,4-D)

The rain date is Tuesday, August 31, 2021.

CAMP MEETING ROAD CLOSURE

Camp Meeting Road will be closed between Route 309 and Preston Lane on Thursday, September 2 and Friday, September 3 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. 

Make plans now for an alternate route. 

ROAD CLOSURE FRIDAY AUGUST 27, 2021

Flint Hill Road will be closed between Wards Lane and Suter Road for the majority of the day for a sewer line repair. Updates will be posted when available.
Please plan accordingly.