Live Here Spend Here - The Falls Banquet by EventRoostr

In talking to Treandous “TC” Cuthbertson, it becomes immediately clear that even as his wedding and special event planning business thrives, he is continually looking forward to even bigger and brighter horizons. Cuthbertson, who owns The Falls Banquet by EventRoostr – the event planning arm of the wedding and special events venue – is a planner by nature. Originally his business was called TripRoostr and was an online platform aimed at trip planning.

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Falls Township Chosen as Site of First-Ever Drive Thru Wawa

If all goes according to plan, the first-ever drive thru only Wawa store will open by year’s end in Falls Township. The Falls Supervisors approved land development plans in 2017 for an adjacent Wawa situated at the former Acme, as well as a 14,578-square-foot pharmacy - which has since opened as a Rite Aid - and a 1,850-square-foot restaurant with a drive through.

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Falls Appoints Fire Marshal to Dual Post

Capitalizing on efficiencies and cost savings created by recently combining the position of township manager and code enforcement director, the Supervisors approved naming Falls Township Fire Marshal Rich Dippolito as assistant township manager effective Aug. 1.

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Temporary Installation of a PECO Mobile Transformer - Vicinity of 2 Elderberry Drive & Mill Creek Parkway

PECO is to install a temporary mobile transformer at the vicinity of 2 Elderberry Drive & Mill Creek Parkway. The mobile transformer will be placed on a trailer. It will be fenced for security to prevent access to it and the trailer will be placed on landscape mats to prevent damage to the ground. The trailer will be placed underneath the PECO distribution wires in the PECO ROW. It will be in that location for 2-3 weeks while PECO performs maintenance work in that area.

**** IMPORTANT update on Elcon ****

Falls Supervisors Applaud Elcon Application Withdrawal after more than a year-long battle in court, the fight to keep a large hazardous waste facility out of Falls Township has finally come to a close.

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SALES OF COMPOST BINS AND RAIN BARRELS TO BE DISCONTINUED

Falls Township currently has 80-gallon Earth Machine Compost Bins and 55-gallon Rain Barrels available for purchase at the Falls Township Municipal Building. Falls Township will no longer sell these two items once the current stock is depleted. The Compost Bins are $45, and the Rain Barrels are $57. For additional information, or to see if either is still in stock, please contact the Falls Township Finance Department at (215) 949-9000, ext. 233.

Incoming Chief Shares Police Training, De-Escalation Tactics

Lt. Nelson Whitney, Falls Township Police Department’s incoming police chief, brought the national conversation about criminal justice reform to the local arena during Monday’s Supervisors meeting.

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Falls Seeks Grant for Hockey Rink Upgrades

Improvements are planned for the hockey rink at Falls Township Community Park. And, with any luck, most of the costs will be covered by a state grant.

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Waste Management Announcement - Delayed Trash/Recycling Information

Falls Township will be posting daily updates on our website and Facebook page from Waste Management on trash/recycling delays that may occur to keep residents informed. Also, if you are experiencing any trash/recycling related issues, please contact Waste Management at 1-800-869-5566 and reference account number 45014766 for the area that needs to be serviced.

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New Guidelines for Green Phase - Effective July 16, 2020

All businesses may now operate as long as the owners/organizers strictly adhere to state guidance. Review the industry specific guidelines for more detail. The Department of Consumer Protection encourages businesses who are reopening to follow the CDC Business Guidelines. These guidelines are designed to protect employees, customers, and the general public.

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Falls Township Offices - Reopen on July 6, 2020

According to the Governor’s Orders as we head into the Green Phase on Friday, June 26, 2020, Falls Township will open to the Public on Monday, July 6, 2020 during normal business hours of Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. If you do not feel comfortable coming into the building, you can schedule an appointment or contact our office during normal business hours. Falls Township will adhere to the CDC and DOH guidance for social distancing and cleaning.

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Falls Saves Money with Township Manager/Code Appointment

With an eye on efficiency and substantial financial savings, the Falls Supervisors unanimously approved the appointment of Matthew Takita to a dual-role position, which had been previously held by two employees.

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Falls Reviews Sketch Plan for Nearly 1 Million-Square-Foot Warehouse

The Falls Supervisors discussed the possibility of a large-scale warehouse being constructed on more than 95 acres of land along the Delaware River during Monday’s virtual meeting. The board reviewed a sketch plan from Stalwart Equities for construction of 916,300 square feet of warehouse space and 60,000 square feet of office space. The bulk of the property – 84.664 acres – is at the former Solvay tract.

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Application for Outdoor Commercial Activity

Instructions to applicant(s): This application must be submitted and approved prior to any outdoor commercial activity. This application must be submitted by email to permits@fallstwp.com or by appointment with the Zoning Officer.

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Department of Human Services Provides Guidance for Parents with Children Returning to Child Care

Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Human Services (DHS) today released a Frequently Asked Questions guide for families in need of child care and parents with children that will be returning to a child care facility in counties moving to the yellow or green phase of reopening. DHS has previously issued guidance to child care providers in counties that have moved to the yellow phase.

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Falls Cancels Summer Camp, Closes Pool for Season

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Falls Township was forced to make the difficult decision to cancel its summer camp program and keep Pinewood Pool closed for the 2020 season.

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BUILDING DEPARTMENT NOTICE:

All applications for permits must be submitted electronically. Applications can be found on the Township website at https://www.fallstwp.com/departments/code-enforcement-zoning/documents,-forms-permits.aspx Projects that involve exterior work (additions, patios, porches, etc) must submit a plot plan and impervious surface calculation sheet.

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BCPC Municipal and Act 247 Subdivision and Land Development Application Instructions

As a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic and to ensure the timely review of subdivision and land development applications, the BCPC has adopted the following new electronic submission procedures effective immediately, until further notice.

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Completing the 2020 Census Helps Ensures Federal Program Funding for Falls

Did you know that 10 minutes of your time has a real impact on Falls Township’s portion of federal funding for more than 100 programs, including schools, road repairs and public services? If you have not done so already, please consider completing the 2020 Census. You probably received a postcard by mail back in March which includes a 12-digit Census ID. The number is unique to your home address and can be used to complete the short questionnaire.

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Parks Reopen April 18, 2020

Please be advised that all parks are reopening on April 18, 2020 with certain restrictions. Access to the walking paths, lake and the community garden at the Community Park will be permitted. Access to the boat ramp at Quaker Penn Park will also be permitted. However, all playgrounds, the dog park, skate park, basketball courts, hockey rink, and tennis courts will remain closed. We ask that everyone please follow proper social distancing guidelines when using our facilities.

Department of Community and Economic Development

The following is a new FAQ page from the Department of Community and Economic Development that should answer some of the questions you may have during the COVID-19 crisis. Please visit: https://dced.pa.gov/local-government-covid-19-faqs/.

2020 Boat Ramp Pass Application

Please email your form to b.andrews@fallstwp.com and a Township staff member will contact you once the application is received and you can make the payment over the phone. If you do not have access to electronically scan in your application, you may fill out the form and mail in your check or place your credit card information on the form. The Township is trying to stay within the Covid-19 guidelines to avoid any exposure to staff members and the public.

2020 Boat Ramp Pass Application

Police Records Department

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the police records department being closed to the public, we are asking anyone who needs police records assistance to contact the office via e-mail at fallsrecords@fallstwp.com. Your e-mail will be answered immediately during regular business hours M-F 8-4:30 or upon the opening of the next business day.

FOOD FOR FOOD BANK

As the number of COVID-19 cases in the area have increased, food supplies have become extremely limited in our area. Local area food pantries have asked for help in restocking their supplies. If you can help in this matter, the Falls Township Fire Marshal’s Office has started a food drive. Please contact us by email at fallsfoodbank@fallstwp.com or by phone 215-949-9000 X264 to arrange a no contact pick up at your location. Thank you for your help in these trying times.

Recycling Information

Please visit http://recycling-bucksgis.opendata.arcgis.com/ for recycling information. This link provides you with county-wide recycling updates. All information such as Household Hazardous Waste schedules, relevant recycling videos, and recycling options for special materials is updated frequently so you are receiving the most current information. You can also visit https://www.fallstwp.com/information-…/trash-collection.aspx to access trash and recycling information on the Township's website.

Falls Township Business Directory

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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August 10, 2020

  • 6:30 PM Neighborhood Traffic Advisory Committee

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September 1, 2020

  • 7:00 PM Park and Recreation Board Virtual Meeting
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September 7, 2020

  • Township Offices Closed

September 8, 2020

September 10, 2020

September 14, 2020

  • 6:30 PM Neighborhood Traffic Advisory Committee

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