The FALLS TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS invites all interested parties to take part in a community meeting regarding a proposed amendment to Chapter 184 – “Sewers and Water,” related to on-lot septic systems. .
The Falls Township Supervisors helped to breathe new life into closed businesses at the intersection of Oxford Valley Road and Lincoln Highway. The governing body unanimously granted preliminary and final land development approval for construction of a Patient First medical center at 100 Lincoln Highway, where a McDonald’s and gas station previously operated.
By this time next year an Outback Steakhouse is expected to be up and running in Falls Township, whipping up its signature Bloomin’ Onion and steaks at this Australian-themed chain restaurant.
In a proactive effort to ensure that all Falls Township residents receive emergency ambulance services, the Falls Supervisors entered into an agreement with Capital Health to cover portions of the township currently served by the Morrisville Ambulance Squad.
The Supervisors set an Oct. 1 meeting to answer questions, residents’ concerns. The Falls Township Supervisors is inviting residents - particularly those with an on-lot subsurface sewage disposal facility - to attend an Oct. 1 meeting to discuss state-mandated changes related to the township’s sewer management plan.
Mike Evanick Sr. was working as the manager of Pathmark when, unbeknownst to him, he started what would become a second-generation business in operation for 37 years and counting in Falls Township.
The idea is to never have to use it, but in case of an emergency, Falls Township has a newly updated emergency operations plan outlining everything needed in the event of a crisis situation. Guidelines for handling nuclear disasters, floods, earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes and active shooter situations are all detailed in the three-ring binder, according to the Township’s Fire Marshal and Emergency Management Coordinator Rich Dippolito.
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.
With an eye on protecting the public’s safety, the Falls Township Supervisors adopted an ordinance to set guidelines for the use of fireworks. Under the local law, which mirrors the state law enacted in 2017, Falls Township residents interested in setting off fireworks to mark Independence Day may be permitted to do so, provided that guidelines are met.
Over the last few months, it has been impossible to ignore the fact that the trash and recycling collections by Waste Management in Falls Township have been very inconsistent. There have been times when trash and recycling are picked up a day late, or not picked up at all. This issue has affected every part of the Township, and the Township government has had numerous meetings and discussions with staff and executives from Waste Management to address the problems.
Falls Township Police Chief William Wilcox and his officers are seeing far too many images of kids pointing BB guns or pellet guns that look eerily like the real thing. Wilcox said he is seeing more instances of kids sharing images of themselves on Snapchat and other social media platforms holding what amounts to be toy guns. For many, it’s hard to tell the difference between the lookalike toy guns and actual weapons, he said.
The Falls Township Board of Supervisors joined five other Bucks County municipalities and a growing number of municipal governments statewide in supporting the creation of a citizen’s commission to oversee legislative and congressional redistricting.
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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