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NEWTOWN TOWNSHIP BUILDING  
 
 
NEWS
April 21, 2014
 
Newtown Township is seeking a qualified consultant to prepare a Comprehensive Plan Update.  The current Plan was adopted in 2001.  Please see the attached RFP.  DUE DATE for RFP is May 13, 2014 (Please disregard the April 15th date on page 4.) To submit for consideration as a consultant, or you have questions, please email Holly Neff, 
 
 
The Comprehensive Fee Schedule is currently "under construction.  We will post updates as they become available. 
 
"Our "Permit Forms" page, located under the  "Codes & Permits" tab has been updated to reflect our forms with a revision date of  2014.   Please make sure the forms you are using are the most current.   We are streamlining the process with most forms/applications conforming to one page. 
  
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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Safeguarding Children is Everyone's Responsibility.  Click Here for more information, and also how to report abuse.   
 
NATIONAL TAKE-BACK DAY - Prescrition Drug take-back, APRIL 26, 2014 - 10 AM -2 PM. Newtown Township Police Department, click here for full notice.
 

Goshen Road Detour

Beginning March 31, 2014,  Goshen Road, between 252 and Darby Paoli Road, will be detoured on weekdays between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM while AQUA replaces the water main.  The road will be open each morning until 9:00 AM and after 3:00 PM as well as on weekends.  The detour is anticipated to be in place until the end of May.  Should further information become available from PennDOT it will be posted here.

Detour Map - Click Here

 
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 September 24, 2013, News Release:
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) has approved Newtown Township’s official sewage facilities plan, otherwise known as the Township’s Act 537 Official Plan Update. Thank you to all the stakeholders who assisted in the successful completion of the plan. The approval of this plan allows the Township to move forward with providing much needed sewer facilities and improvements for its residents.
(See attached correspondence from PADEP) Click Here.

 

Michael Trio, AICP

Township Manager
  
 ACT 537 Plan Executive Summary: 
To review Summary, Click here.
 
 
 Newtown Township Road Work Information:
  • 2014 AQUA Water Main Replacement Project    - CLICK HERE
  • 2014 Aqua Water Main Replacement - Mary Jane Lane Area - Click Here
  • 2014 AQUA Water Main Relining Project - Saint Davids Road Area  -  CLICK HERE
  •  Newtown Township Road Program 2013 through 2017 Click Here 
  •  Newtown Township 2012 Roadway Evaluations Click Here  
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GRADYVILLE ROAD BRIDGE
  
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 Newtown Township Financial Documents:
Municipal Authority
The Municipal Audit - Financial Statements 2011- click here .
The Municipal  Authority Management Letter 2011 - click  here
  
MEETING & TOWNSHIP INFORMATION
 
For Meeting Dates and Agendas for the Board of Supervisors / Planning Board  and Zoning  Board please see the desiginated drop-down  located under Meeting Agendas-left side of this page.
  
 
  Local Services Tax
 
Submission of the Local Services Tax and Earned Income Tax; please make your payments as listed:
                       
Keystone :  2013 All LST Tax & EIT
Phone :  724.978.0300                     Fax:  724.978.0339
 
Mailing Address:  Keystone Collections Group
                               546 Wendel Road
                               Irwin, PA  15642                 
                   
If you should have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us 610.356.0200.
  
The EAC (Environmental Advisory Council) now has a page on Newtown Township's website.  On this homepage, the EAC tab is under Departments.  You can also CLICK HERE.
    
Please note that any dogs/pets are not permitted on any turf fields throughout the township.  For Gable Field, there is a signed area that is designated as a dog area on the east side of Ellis Avenue adjacent to the Township Building.
 
 For information on the Newtown Township Library, please
click the link - www.newtownlibrary.org
    
 Please display House Numbers on homes and businesses
Did you know that Township Ordinance No. 2006-04 requires all homes and business to display numbers that are clearly visible from the street? The reason for this requirement is to assist the police, ambulance and fire company in locating your property in the case of an emergency. Numbers must be at least 4 inches high and 2.5 inches wide with scotchlite reflective material or of a color which contrasts with its background.
  
 
Newtown Township's Government Access TV channel's are: 45 for Verizon and 964 for Comcast.  
  
COMMUNITY EVENTS            More News Info. - Click Here  
 
Household Hazardous Waste: Remaining 2014 HHW Collection schedule. CLICK HERE
    
MISC. EVENTS & INFORMATION
  
Delaware County Compost Farm - Leaves & yardwaste -  Drop off directives and directions to Farm, Click Here.
 
Penn State Extension (PSU) - Educational Programs for the Green Industry.  Winter 2013/2014.  Click here for full Brochure.
  
Proper Mulching Key to Healthy Trees Click Here
 
Caring For Your Streamside Property Click Here   Streamside Buffers:  What to Plant, Click Here.
 
Naturalizing Your Yard Click Here
 
How to Create A Meadow Click Here
  
Newtown Edgemont Little League - Registration Information  Click Here
 
 Brandywine Valley Senior Softball Association Summer League Click Here
   
April
  
April 26, 2014 - 18th Annual Home Gardeners School - Penn State Brandywine Campus, for brochure Click Here.
 
April 26, 2014 - 30th Annual Darby Creek/Cobbs Creek Watershed-wide Clean-up, Darby Creek Valley Association.  Click here for full brochure.
 
May
 
May 3, 2014 - Saturday, 17th Annual CRC Streams Cleanup - 9:00 - 11:30 AM , cleanup of the  Chester, Ridley and Crum Creeks.  Free picnic for volunteers.  Click Here.
 
Misc: 
 
Stormwater is Everybodys Business,  click here for more information!
 
CLEAN WATER PARTNERS "Make it your business to reduce water pollution and flooding".  Click here  for a full color booklet on what you can do to help!
  
Information from the National Fire Protection Association (click the links below for each flyer) ~  
 
Helmets for sale: The Police Dept. has skateboard and bike helmets for sale for $7.00. Various sizes and colors available for children and adults. Available to residents and non-residents. Call 610-356-0602 for more information. 
 
Donations Warehouse is accepting furniture and household items.  Click on More News Info. above for details, information and phone numbers.
 
PECO will pick up and pay your for your old Refrigerators, Freezers & Air Conditioners!!  Limited Time! Click on More News Info. above for further details.  
 
 
POLICE NEWS & CRIME ALERTS
The Police Dept. is now collecting email addresses for community notifications of any criminal activity in the township. If you are interested in receiving this information, please contact Police Chief Lunn at Lunnc@newtowntownship.org



Township Hours - Monday to Friday
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Building Code: UCC 2009
School Closing Number: 454
Emergency Numbers:
(911 is a emergency and non-emergency number)
Ambulance - 911
Fire - 911
Police - 911 or 610-356-0600 (for a police officer)
Police Administrative Office - 610-356-0602
hours - Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm
If you need a police officer, you must dial 911, we do not have a dispatcher at the Administrative Office.
Leisure Services (Gauntlet Center)
610-353-2326
Pennsylvania Act 44
PRD Ordinanceis now online. Please click on More News Info. above for the link.

4/11/2014 - 
DELCO Medicine Drop Off

3/20/2014 - Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Household Hazardous Waste Collection

3/20/2014 - Recycling
Recycling

3/20/2014 - Humus (Topsoil) Available
Compost Available!

3/20/2014 - Recycling - New Dates
Recycling - New Dates

3/20/2014 - Delaware County Compost Farm
Compost Farm

3/20/2014 - Concerts
Concerts at Drexel Lodge

3/20/2014 - Concerts
Concerts at Rose Tree Park

 
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