PECO is currently working to upgrade and replace existing bare steel natural gas services in Falls Township. This includes installing new underground pipe which is more durable, enhances safety and improves service reliability. Work is being done by Intren/Miller Pipeline, a qualified PECO contractor and is expected to be complete by April 2019. Affected customers will be contacted directly to schedule appointments for work to be done on their property or in their homes.
Quaker Penn Park isn’t just the place to go to launch a boat. Falls officials are working to add peace of mind for residents who picnic there, partake in parties under the pavilions, have fun on the playground and participate in sports.
With an eye on motorists’ safety while traveling on Falls Township roadways, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to contract with Jones Engineering Associates to undertake various duties related to the township’s annual road program.
Sonja Lay always knew she wanted to help people. Her first instinct was to go to school and become a nurse’s aide. She quickly realized the downside of losing patients. “My heart just broke too many times,” said Lay.
The Falls Township Supervisors bid a heartfelt good-bye to its engineer of nearly 15 years, Jim Sullivan. Sullivan, of T&M Associates, is retiring from his position at year’s end. He began as the township’s engineer in April 2004. At the time, Supervisors Chairman Bob Harvie was three months into his first term as Supervisor.
While the costs of everything else have risen over the last 26 years – school and county taxes, among other expenses – Falls Township, for the 26th year in a row, will maintain its current tax rate. The last time Falls raised its municipal tax Bill Clinton was President, a gallon of gas cost $1.05 and the average cost of a new home was $122,500.
The Levittown Memorial American Legion Post 960 presented an ‘Officer of the Year’ award. Falls Township Police Officer John Yeager received an “Officer of the Year” award during Tuesday night’s Board of Supervisors meeting.
The Falls Township Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance that could potentially make travel smoother – and safer – for motorists driving on roads that were recently opened for water main or other utility work. The Board, at its Tuesday meeting, unanimously adopted an ordinance that would ensure that roads are adequately fixed following construction.
Just as the Lorax speaks for the trees in the Dr. Seuss classic children’s story, so too do the Falls Township Board of Supervisors. The governing body, in an effort to update its outdated zoning ordinances, on Tuesday adopted revised regulations for various sections related to earth disturbance, regulation and placement of PODS and dumpsters, rights of way, and set tree protection standards.
With an eye on improving public safety at intersections, the Falls Township Board of Supervisors set the wheels in motion for the submission of a PennDOT grant to cover the bulk of upgrades at West Trenton and Alden avenues, as well as the installation of a solar-powered flashing school zone system at Fallsington Elementary School.
Would you like to help the community with troubled traffic areas within the Township? Or help plan future business initiatives, or even help the Parks and Recreation committee in creating more fun filled events for the Township? Falls Township is seeking volunteers to serve on several advisory boards. The level of involvement varies, with some bodies meeting only quarterly, while others play a larger or more active role.
Please be advised that the bridge located along Mill Creek Road, that passes over Martins Creek just west of the Mill Creek Inn, is scheduled to be replaced. Bridge replacement work will begin on or about August 20th, 2018 at which time a detour will go into effect that will allow traffic to bypass the construction zone and access all nearby properties.
A bridge that carries Lincoln Highway (Business U.S. 1) over East Branch of Queen Anne Creek in Falls Township, Bucks County, is now in stage one of construction.
Falls Township would like to introduce a new directory that local businesses can apply for and be added. This will make searching for companies in our Township that much easier. Hopefully this will be a great resource for residents and businesses alike, and keep the spending local!
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