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East Allen board making MS4 plans

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Sediment considered area’s primary waterway pollutant

Joshua Smith, with Hanover Engineering, presented a look at the township’s MS4 plan during the East Allen Township Board of Supervisors meeting Feb. 13.

MS4 — Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System — is a statewide program to control stormwater runoff and pollution in streams.

The project classifies areas using a moniker for Hydraulic Unit Codes. The series 12 codes are for local areas that identify tributary systems. All the areas in East Allen Township are HUC-12 areas.

Board to open Lehigh school bids March 12

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Local News

Groundbreaking expected to take place in April

Even Mother Nature can’t stop plans for the new Lehigh Elementary School, with a pre-bid meeting held as the expected groundbreaking approaches.

A pre-bid meeting, set for 4 p.m. Feb. 12 at Lehigh Elementary School, was postponed until 4 p.m. Feb. 13 because of a snowstorm. Bids, with a maximum project cost of $35,788,356 and a maximum building construction cost of $25,535,000, will be opened 2 p.m. March 12. Bid information is on the website of Lehigh school project architects, KCBA Architects, kcba-architects.com. Drawings for the project were available Feb. 1.

Carroll announces candidacy for DA

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

With the enthusiastic support of the 9-12 Project of the Lehigh Valley and encouragement from activists from across Northampton County, sole practitioner Thomas Carroll has announced his candidacy for district attorney of Northampton County.

Carroll began his legal career in 1989 as a prosecutor in the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office. While there, he served on various units, ending by being the chief juvenile prosecutor before starting a private practice.

Allen hears final presentation on warehouse plan

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

Township supervisors expected to vote on proposal at Feb. 26 meeting

The highlight of the Allen Township Board of Supervisors meeting Feb. 14 was a presentation by JW Development for six warehouses along Seemsville Road. The snow emergency-delayed meeting was the final tweaking in a proposal that has stretched across 26 months and incorporated many of the changes requested by residents of the Seemsville Road area.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

FEBRUARY

THURSDAY 21

Lehigh Township Municipal Authority meets 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

Moore Township Recreation Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

Northampton Borough Council meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1401 Laubach Ave.

MONDAY 25

Northampton Area School Board meets 6:30 p.m. in the first-floor board room of the district offices, 2014 Laubach Ave.

Moore Township Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

TUESDAY 26

Moore Township Board of Auditors reorganizes for new year

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by BILL LEINER JR. in Local News

The Moore Township Board of Auditors held a reorganization meeting Jan. 8.

There are three auditor positions. Members are elected positions in the township.

Mary Schmoyer, board member, was appointed temporary chair of the board of auditors. She promptly passed the baton to David Lack, who unanimously became the chair of the board of auditors.

Lois Iasiello was elected secretary, with Schmoyer assuming the role of auditor.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by The Press in Local News

FEBRUARY

THURSDAY 14

Lehigh Township Zoning Hearing Board meets 6 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road.

MONDAY 18

Allen Township Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 4714 Indian Trail Road.

Bath Planning Commission meets 7 p.m. in the council chambers at the municipal building, 121 S. Walnut St.

Lehigh Township Recreation Board meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport.

TUESDAY 19