Northampton Press

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by The Press in Local News

FEBRUARY

THURSDAY 6

East Allen Township Planning Commission meets 7:30 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

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

MONDAY 10

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

Moore Township Farmland Preservation Commission meets, if needed, 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

TUESDAY 11

Elections commission discusses electronic pollbooks

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 by BERNIE O’HARE in Local News

County group wants more time for research before approving purchase

Northampton County’s five-person elections commission got to work 3:30 p.m. Jan. 23. The meeting lasted two-and-a-half hours.

The only returning member of the commission is Maudenia Hornick. Newcomer Frank L. DeVito joins Hornick to complete the Republican contingent of the commission.

The Democrats — all of them newcomers — consist of Dr. Alan Brau, Daniel Lopresti and Gail W. Preuninger.

Providing legal advice to the board is Rick Santee.

The board unanimously appointed Hornick as chair. Brau was unanimously elected vice chair.

Council votes to seek grant for flood mediation

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by AL RECKER in Local News

Funding will help with Dry Run Creek area, federal MS4 mandates

Northampton Borough is pursuing a $421,250 state grant to assist with the flood mediation work on the Dry Run Creek.

Acting on a report by borough Manager LeRoy Brobst, borough council instructed Victor Rodite, community planner, in cooperation with Kent Baird, of Gilmore & Associates, to prepare and file an application for a Pennsylvania Small Water & Sewer Grant of $421,250 to assist with the flood mediation work of the Dry Run Creek.

“This will assist us in our mandated MS4 application. The borough would be responsible for $74,339,” Brobst said.

RAP OF THE GAVEL

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by The Press in Local News

FEBRUARY

MONDAY 3

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

TUESDAY 4

East Allen Township Municipal Authority meets 7 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

Moore Township Board of Supervisors meets 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, 2491 Community Drive.

WEDNESDAY 5

East Allen Township Parks and Recreation Board meets 4 p.m. in the township municipal building, 5344 Nor-Bath Blvd.

THURSDAY 6

Imperial Realty use hearing extended

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by PAUL CMIL in Local News

East Allen Township Board of Supervisors’ Jan. 23 meeting agenda had a one-line entry labeled Conditional Use Hearing #19-17002. The time required for this single agenda item forced the meeting to carry over to a Feb. 27 meeting at the township office.

SVN Imperial Realty has been part of the Skeans family for decades, and the property at the corner of Airport Road and Route 329 was one of its earlier developments. Attorney Mark Kaplan represented the company at the hearing.