Lower Moreland Township Zoning Update: Public Information Session
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 6:00PM- 8:00PM
The Community Room (above the Huntingdon Valley Library)
625 Red Lion Road
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
Lower Moreland Township will be holding a Public Information Session to discuss the proposed Zoning Ordinance Update. The Township's current Zoning Ordinance, first written in 1963, is under review for amendment by the Board of Commissioners. The proposed ordinance will allow and better define modernized uses while establishing regulations that are within current State and Federal legislation.
The Public Information Session will include a brief presentation and informational materials on the zoning changes. Board members and Staff will be available for questions and comments. Copies of the zoning ordinance update are available at the Township Administration Building during normal business hours.
Yard Waste Collection
The Public Works Department will begin collecting yard waste this Monday, March 3, 2014. Collection will occur every Monday, through December. Leaves must be placed in biodegradable bags. Yard waste bags are sold at the Township Building. Prices are 3 for $1.00 and a bundle of 50 bags for $16.00.
Tree limbs placed curbside may not exceed a diameter of 2 inches, a length of 36 inches and the bundles may not weigh more than 50 pounds. Please have bundles cut into 3 foot sections and tied with twine or string.
Snow Removal Reminder
Lower Moreland Township asks residents to not pile snow in public roadways. Accumulated snow should be removed to the left of your driveway when facing the house. Also, property owners are required to remove accumulated snow from the sidewalks adjacent to their property within 36 hours after the snow has ceased to fall. To learn more about the Township's snow removal process and policies, visit http://lowermoreland.org/township-departments/public-works/snow-removal.
Constituent Outreach Event
State Representative Thomas Murt will be holding Constituent Outreach Events every 3rd Thursday of the month. State Rep. Murt or a member of his staff will be available to discuss any PA state related items. The first event will take place on Thursday, January 16, 2014 from 10:00am-11:00am at the Huntingdon Valley Library. For more information, please call 215-674-3755.
Important Sewer Billing Information
Due to an error in our sewer billing software, the 2014 first quarter Lower Moreland Township sewer bill that residential metered properties received was incorrectly printed. Please be advised that new bills are being printed and mailed out this week. Click here to read the letter notifying residents of this error. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Township Receives $149,000 Grant from DCNR
Thanks to a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), Lower Moreland Township will be receiving $149,000 in grant funding for our second phase of development at Valley Center Park. The second phase of the project will include a nature trail, park pavilion, paved parking lot, an ADA accessible playground, and more. Click here to view the proposed recreation complex.
Prohibit Solicitation at Your Home
If commercial peddlers are bothering you at your home or business, here are three easy ways that you can stop solicitation on your property:
1. Put your property on the "No Solicitation List" by calling the Police Department at 215-947-3132.
2. Submit your name for the "No Solicitation List" online at http://lowermoreland.org/township-departments/police/peddling-soliciting/nosolicitationlist
3. Purchase a decal for a $1.00 at the front desk of the police department. This decal should be placed in your front window and will indicate that the property does not wish to have a solicitor on the property.
2014 Township Budget
The Lower Moreland Township 2014 Proposed Budget is now available for public inspection. For more information, click here.
Fetters Mill Road Bridge Closed
Lower Moreland Township has been informed by county engineers that the Fetters Mill Road Bridge has been closed indefinitely.
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