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Author: Lower Southampton Township

Notice to Residents Regarding Construction at the Township Administration Building

At the May 22nd Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board awarded the bid for the Township Administration Building roof replacement to Beaver Home Improvements, LLC.  The contractor is set to begin with the demolition of the existing roof on Saturday, July 13 at 8 AM (weather permitting).  The work is expected to take place over the next two weeks.

Please be advised that during the demolition phase, there may be loud noise coming from the building site.  The building will remain open for normal business hours (M-F, 9AM – 5PM) during construction.  All safety precautions are being taken to keep the residents and employees safe while the work is being completed.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

July 10, 2024 Board of Supervisors Meeting Video

Access to recordings of Board of Supervisors meetings are available on the Township’s YouTube Channel.

All meeting videos provided below are for reference only. Official actions of the Township Board of Supervisors are documented in approved meeting minutes and will be posted on the Township website the day following approval.

Click HERE to view the meeting.

Build Business in Bucks Grants Available

According to CWIA data (3rd Quarter 2023), Bucks County has 17,962 businesses under 50 employees. Those 17,962 businesses make up 86% of all businesses in Bucks County. One of the many challenges of a new, small business is the capacity to incorporate professional services like accounting, marketing, and human resources and create plans to sustain and grow the business.

The Bucks County Department of Workforce and Economic Development (WED) Build Business in Bucks Grant will provide 65 businesses in Bucks County up to $3,000 (per applicant) in services and training to develop critical entrepreneurial skills. Applicants awarded funding will be paired with a qualified Bucks County business that can provide the aforementioned support after an intake evaluation and needs assessment conducted by Bucks County WED staff. Priority consideration for the Build Business in Bucks County will be given to Veteran-owned, Minority-owned and Woman-owned businesses. Potential grantees will need to provide a narrative on why they have been negatively impacted by the pandemic and how assisting with Accounting and Financial Training, Fiscal Consulting, Marketing and Customer Development and/or Human Resources Training/Human Resources Handbook Development will help them build their business in Bucks County. Qualified experts in a wide range of industries, including accounting and financial training, marketing and networking, customer development, and human resources will provide support. This support has the potential to lead to business growth and employee retention.

Eligibility:

Must be a Bucks County based for-profit business, established within the last five years, having 50 employees or fewer. Build Business in Bucks Grant recipients will need to provide Employer Identification Number (EIN), W-9 and proof of business or business ownership with the application.

Grantees are eligible for one award per Employer Identification Number (EIN). They will get to choose partnering businesses from a list supplied by WED. These partnering organizations will provide an electronic narrative to the grantees on why they are an expert in Accounting and Financial Training, Fiscal Consulting, Marketing and Customer Development and/or Human Resources Training/Human Resources Handbook Development. They are required to have a physical location in Bucks County and be a member of a Bucks County Chamber of Commerce, business association or networking group based in Bucks County. Partnering organizations will also need to provide a W-9.

Click HERE to apply for the grant as a business.

Click HERE to apply as a partnering business.

July 4th Holiday Traffic, Mascaro Schedule & Office Closure

The Annual Township 4th of July Parade will be held on Thursday, July 4th at 1 PM starting on Bustleton Pike at Second Street to School Lane & Bridgetown Pike.  Bustleton Pike between Street Road & County Line Road will be closed around noon, Bustleton north of Street Road to Bridgetown & School Lane will be closed around 12:30 PM.  Please plan your travels accordingly.

Bucks County Home Repair Program

The Bucks County Home Repair Program (BCHRP) will begin accepting applications July 1. Pronounced like “bee-chirp,” BCHRP is a resource available to low-moderate income Bucks County homeowners that provides qualifying households with up to $50,000 for home repairs and modifications.

Bucks County aims to bring necessary repairs to between 120 and 150 owner-occupied homes. Common eligible repairs include roofing, plumbing, electrical systems, heating and accessibility modifications such as ramps and grab bars.

Applications will be accepted online until 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15. Mailed applications must be postmarked by that date.

To assist with the application process, BCHRP will host two in-person application sessions:

  • Thursday, July 11, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, July 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

These sessions will take place at Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County, 539 Jacksonville Road, #100, Warminster.

For more information about the program, including the in-person events, eligibility criteria and how to apply, visit the official Bucks County Home Repair Program website at BucksCounty.gov/BCHRP. Prospective applicants can also call the BCHRP Helpline at 267-899-6544.

June 26, 2024 Board of Supervisors Meeting Video

Access to recordings of Board of Supervisors meetings are available on the Township’s YouTube Channel.

All meeting videos provided below are for reference only. Official actions of the Township Board of Supervisors are documented in approved meeting minutes and will be posted on the Township website the day following approval.