Governor Wolf will be moving Bucks County to the Yellow Phase on June 5th. Below is information to assist Bucks County businesses in evaluating if they can safely reopen in Yellow Phase.
Smoother driving is coming to a half dozen Falls Township roads. During the Supervisors virtual meeting Monday night, the board voted unanimously to award its 2020 road improvement program to General Asphalt Paving Co. in the amount of $3,046,575.67. The project received two bids. The other bidder came in at about $200,000 higher, according to township engineer Joe Jones.
With an eye on creating new jobs and expanding industry in Falls Township, the Supervisors on Monday night granted land development approval for two projects at the former US Steel property. The board voted unanimously for both land development projects, which would yield dozens of new jobs in Falls Township.
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.
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.
Bristol native Joe Puchino worked in corporate America, but always wanted to own a bar. When he heard about a vacant building in a Falls Township strip mall, Puchino, along with his wife, Michele, a travel agent, made the “scary move” to become business owners. The couple opened Pasquale’s Pizzeria and Bar in 2009. “I just wanted a bar,” he said. “I was looking for a bar for a long time.”
The extended stay-at-home order remains the same as the original statewide stay-at-home order announced on April 1, which was set to expire tonight at midnight and is now extended to June 4. The yellow phase order provides guidance for those counties entering the yellow phase of reopening tomorrow.
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.
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.
In an effort to continue uninterrupted policing in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Falls Township Supervisors approved a resolution authorizing its police force to assist surrounding police departments if necessary.
How many times have you sat at a traffic light waiting to go when no other traffic is present in other directions? By 2021, this will be less of an issue for nearly two dozen Falls Township intersections with the installation of an adaptive traffic system.
Noting that Middletown Township has seen more than $10 million in grant funding since 2010, the fiscally responsible Falls Township Supervisors have hired the same grant writing firm to actively seek grants for Falls projects.
The Falls Township Board of Supervisors is looking to make driving on township roads much smoother. Through 2021, the Supervisors plan to fully reconstruct or improve a dozen roads.
With an eye on preserving World War I history, the Falls Supervisors hired a conservation company that had a hand in preserving the Rocky statue in Philadelphia, as well as historical monuments in Gettysburg and Washington D.C.
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.
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/.
Please email your form to firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
PECO understands and is working diligently to keep our electric and natural gas distribution systems operating safely. Our field forces are operating around the clock to make sure our facilities are operating. If there are outages, we are maintaining adequate staffing to dispatch to these outages and make the necessary repairs to restore service. This preparedness also extends to storm response.
To the residents of Falls Township; While we all are facing the Covid-19 pandemic, we at Falls Township want you to know that we are doing everything humanly possible to protect our residents from the spread of this virus.
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 email@example.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.
Company to provide electric service to previously disconnected customers PECO is taking several steps to help ensure all customers have access to electric service during this critical time.
As the number of COVID-19 cases in the area have increased this week, healthcare workers and first responders are experiencing shortages of essential personal protective equipment (PPE).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
LISTED BELOW IS THE SPRING 2020 STREET SWEEPING SCHEDULE. ON THE DATE(S) WHICH YOUR STREET IS SCHEDULED TO BE CLEANED. PLEASE DO NOT PARK YOUR VEHICLE(S) ON THE STREET BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 7:00 A.M. THRU 5:00 P.M. IF THE STREET SWEEPER DOES NOT ARRIVE ON THE SCHEDULED DAY(S), PLEASE KEEP YOUR VEHICLE(S) OFF THE STREET DURING THE ABOVE MENTIONED HOURS UNTIL THE SWEEPER CLEANS YOUR STREET.
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 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!
Residents are encouraged to report a concern (pothole, streetlights in need of repair, abandoned vehicles, etc...) using our online "Report A Concern" form.
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