Yard Waste Collection will resume soon

Yard waste collection will resume on Thursday, April 4th and runs through mid-December.

Please remember to always use biodegradable, 30-gallon paper bags or trash containers that do not weigh more than 50 pounds when full.  Yard waste in plastic bags will not be collected.  Tree branches and shrubbery must be no more than 36 inches long and less than 3 inches in diameter.  they must be bundled and tied, taped or put in biodegradable bags.  Branches or shrubbery cannot extend over the top of the can or bag.

Hometown Heroes Banner Program

Retired Navy Captain Donald Reid stands next to a banner on South Union Street honoring an Army nurse from World War II.

The Lower Southampton Township Board of Supervisors is proud to announce the inception of a Hometown Heroes banner program, honoring military members that have died on active duty or have passed away. Family and friends can sponsor a 24” x 48” banner for a cost of $134.00. Banners can include a photo, service member’s full name, branch of service, and time/place of service (WWI, WWII, Vietnam, Afghanistan, etc.). A sample banner appears here.

Banners will be proudly displayed on street/light poles along Bustleton Pike from approximately Memorial Day to Veteran’s Day. We would like to start displaying banners by Memorial Day, 2019. Anyone interested in sponsoring a banner can e-mail Supervisor Ray Weldie at rweldie@lstwp.org or Administrative Assistant Christina Lynn at clynn@lstwp.org.  Please act quickly because the order for the banners has to be placed by the end of March.

Sanitation/Trash Rebate

The Sanitation/Trash Rebates for the 2018 tax year will be given to qualifying residents beginning February 8, 2019 thru May 31, 2019.  The rebate is $50 per household.

To qualify for this rebate, a resident must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be a Lower Southampton Township resident.
  2. Must be a Senior Citizen age 65 years or older.
  3. A Veteran that is 50% disabled or greater with a letter stating % of disability is also eligible for rebate.
  4. Must be owner of the property.

There is only one rebate per household.  Rebate will be given for primary residence only (must match with the address on your drivers license).

To receive your rebate, you must present the following:

  • A County and Township Tax Bill stamped paid by the Tax Collector or a receipt from Tax Collector showing payment.
  • ID showing you are 65 years or older.  Must be 65 by 12/31/18.
  • Must be the owner of the property.

Come to the Township Administration Building during business hours to pick up your rebate check.

Board of Supervisor Vacancy

Due to the resignation of Supervisor Joseph McFadden effective November 1, 2018, the Board of Supervisors is asking anyone interested in becoming a Supervisor to remit a Letter of Intent along with a resumé to the Township Manager by no later than the close of business on Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

Candidates should be prepared to be interviewed by the Board of Supervisors at a Special Meeting, which is open to the public, on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 beginning at 6:30 PM.  You must be able to attend that evening to be considered.  The Board of Supervisors will name a replacement and that person will be sworn in at the Board of Supervisors meeting held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.

Please be aware that the Second Class Township Code must be followed and time lines must be adhered to.

Important Information about Township TV Channel

UPDATE:  The Township TV Channel is running again.  However, the Board of Supervisors Meetings held on September 26th & October 10th will not be re-broadcasted.  We were unable to record those meetings.

Our Township TV Channel (22 – Comcast, 28 – Verizon) is temporarily out of service.  Several internal components of the main unit that controls our broadcast have failed.  The unit is being serviced.  We are able to broadcast the Board of Supervisor’s meeting live on Wednesday, October 10th.  However, we will not have the capability to re-broadcast the meeting until the unit has been repaired.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.  We will continue to update our website and Facebook pages with information.

Utility Work on Trevose Road

PECO Energy is planning lane restrictions with flagging on a state highway in Lower Southampton Township, on Monday, October 8, through Friday, October 12, from 9:00AM to 3:00 PM, for gas line installations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced October 4.

 The work location is:

·        Trevose Road between Sternermill Road and County Line Road in Lower Southampton Township, Bucks County.

Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through these work areas. All scheduled activities are weather permitting.