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Proposed 2018 Budget Holds Taxes Steady

Fri, Oct 20th, 2017

The Township unveiled the proposed 2018 General Fund and Capital Reserve Fund budgets at this Tuesday's Board of Supervisors' meeting.

The proposed budget holds real estate taxes steady at 3.2 mills. Taxes have not changed in the Township since 2010.

"Our Supervisors, staff, and citizen volunteer boards work tirelessly throughout the year refining and tightening the budget," said Township Manager Roman Pronczak. "We are pleased to hold the line on taxes for the eighth consecutive year and projections indicate that we are in a sound financial position."

Click here to view the 2018 budget presentation

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Supervisors Thank Henkels & McCoy

Fri, Oct 20th, 2017

The Board of Supervisors recognized Henkels & McCoy for two recent major contributions the organization made to the Township.

The first of the contributions helped extend the Wentz Run Trail through the Henkels & McCoy property to Jolly Road.

The organization's other major contribution came this summer when they extended electric service from DeKalb Pike to the Whitpain Dog Park. This required trenching approximately 400 feet to run several lines of conduit and install a concrete pad along with a transformer. These improvements, which are estimated at $65,000, were completed free of charge.

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Townhip's Aaa Bond Rating Affirmed

Fri, Oct 20th, 2017

Moody's Investors Service has affirmed the Township's General Obligation bond rating of Aaa, the service's highest rating level.

Moody's report says the affirmation "reflects the township's large, mature tax base with well above average wealth levels, strong resident income profile, healthy financial position bolstered by conservative budgeting practices and external liquidity, and a low debt and pension liability."

The report gives the Township a Stable outlook. "Our stable outlook reflects our belief that the Township will continue its maintenance and preservation of healthy reserve levels over the medium term," the report says.

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Leaf Collection October 25

Fri, Oct 20th, 2017

Leaves and yard waste will be collected throughout the Township this Wednesday, October 25.

Additional collections are scheduled for:

November 8, November 22, December 13, December 27

The Township will be collected on these dates. Inclement weather will not change the schedule. If your pickup is missed, please call the Township at 610-277-2400 on the day of collection.

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Township Honored With Award

Fri, Sep 22nd, 2017

Earlier this week, the Township was recognized by the Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association (GVFTMA) with a Gold Level Traffic Demand Management (TDM) award.

Awards were given to organizations including Fortune 500 companies, colleges and universities, health care institutions, and municipalities that represent over 55,000 employees.

"We were honored to be recognized as part of this event," said Township Sustainability Coordinator Greg Klucharich. "The Township's efforts in encouraging employees to seek alternative means of transportation to and from work, including biking, walking, carpooling, and using public transportation helped us receive this award."

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