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.

Paving on Bustleton Pike

Overnight lane restrictions with flagging are scheduled on Route 532 (Bustleton Pike) between Route 132 (Street Road) and Route 213 (Bridgetown Pike) in Lower Southampton Township, Bucks County, beginning Tuesday, September 25, through Friday, October 12, from 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM, for milling and paving, as part of a project to repair and resurface 44 miles of state highway in Bucks County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today.

 Motorists are advised to allow extra time when traveling through the work area because slowdowns will occur. The contractor’s schedule is dependent on the weather.

 

 

Lower Southampton Twp Police Department hosting Civilian Police Academy

The Lower Southampton Township Police Department will be hosting it’s 18th Civilian Police Academy beginning on Wednesday, October 3 2018 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.  The program will run for eight weeks and will cover the topics listed below.  The class is designed to provide the residents of the township with an understanding of the police department’s operations, it’s policies, provide an insight into the department’s operations, and to meet the department’s personnel.  Participants will also be provided an opportunity to participate in a ride-along program with the patrol division during the eight weeks of the program.  To enroll, complete the application: Civilian Police Academy

Topic Areas:

  • Introduction/Police Department History
  • Patrol Practices
  • Accident Investigation/Traffic Safety
  • Criminal Investigations
  • Pennsylvania Courts
  • Special Operations
  • Use of Force
  • Support Services

PECO to restrict Street Road for utility improvement in Lower Southampton Township

PECO Energy is planning weekday lane restrictions on Route 132 (Street Road) between Pennsylvania Boulevard and East View Road in Lower Southampton Township, Bucks County on Tuesday, September 11, through Friday, October 12, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for utility installation, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced.

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

 PECO Energy will complete this project under a PennDOT Highway Occupancy Permit.

 Subscribe to PennDOT news and traffic alerts in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties at www.penndot.gov/District6.

 Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting www.511PA.com. 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 860 traffic cameras.

 511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

 Follow PennDOT on Twitter at www.twitter.com/PennDOTNews and like the department on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PennsylvaniaDepartmentofTransportation and Instagram at www.instagram.com/pennsylvaniadot.

 

Special Board of Supervisors Meeting

The Board of Supervisors will be holding a special meeting on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Township auditorium.  At this meeting the Board of Supervisors will be discussing the Keystone Municipal Services Review and Analysis of the Zoning and Building Inspections Operation Report ONLY.