County Closes Schwenkmill Road Bridge
In order to correct some Critical Deficiencies; as identified by PennDOT's review, the County closed Schwenkmill Road Bridge over Perkiomen Creek on July 23, 2013. As of October, the design has been completed and is under PHMC Historic review. The bid is anticipated December 2013 with the award date of February 14, 2014.
Any questions can be directed to Bucks County Public Works at 215-345-3950.
2013 Fall Leaf Collection
Thank you for your patience as leaves were collected as quickly as possible. Due to the programs popularity it was a time-consuming process. Early snow falls delayed collection in Country Hunt Development, Pines Development and Fifth Street.
Perkasie Fire Department Open House
Perkasie Fire Department held an open house on October 10, 2013 for fire prevention week
Welcome to East Rockhill Signs
Thanks to John Cressman and Dave Nyman contributing their Pennridge Wastewater Authority yearly wage, visitors will now know when they have entered East Rockhill Township along Route 313. One sign will be purchased every year with the contribution of their wage with placement to be determined by the Board of Supervisors.
Sellersville Fire Department 125th Year
Congraturlations to the Sellersville Fire Department celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2013.
New Sewer Bill Format
In April 2013 the sewer billing arrived in mailboxes with a change in it's appearance.
To meet new United States Postal Service standards, the bill arrived in a sealed tri-fold mailer. In addition to providing an extra level of privacy and security, the new bills are easier for the postal service to process. The information contained on the bill remains the same.
5th Street Basin Construction is Complete
East Rockhill Township was awarded a growing Greener grant from the state Department of Enviornmental Protection and Bucks County for retrofitting the Fifth Street stormwater basin with a naturalized basin designed to current DEP standards. The new design will help reduce non-point source pollution and help maintain water quality. Main excavation began in September 2012, re-plantings occured in the Fall of 2013.
Safely Dispose of Old Medications
The Pennridge Regional Police Department, 200 Ridge Road, is taking part in a 'drug take back' progam. Citizens can drop unwanted medication into the Med Return drop box anonymously with no questions asked. The box is routinely emptied and medicatiosn promptly turned over to the District Attorney's office for proper disposal.
Republic Services, 215-723-0400, previously known as Allied Waste and BFI, will be the exclusive trash and recycling hauler within the Trash District starting January 1, 2012 to December 31, 2014 with two additional year options. Republic is pleased to offer Recylcebanks so customers can earn rewards with the more recycling they do. While all 180 households in the Trash District (Pines II, Pines III, Cedarbrook Crossing) must use Republic, other township residents are free to choose their own hauler. However, Republic has agreed to extend the terms of their winning bid to all township residents willing to sign a three-year contract. More information: Trash & Recycling Implementation Plan, Recyclebanks Information
Protect yourself from a Flood
Anywhere it rains, it can flood. A flood is a general and temporary condition where two or more acres of normally dry land or two or more properties are inundated by water or mudflow. Many conditions can result in a flood: hurricanes, broken levees, outdated or clogged drainage systems and rapid accumulation of rainfall. Draft Revised Flood Insurance Rate Maps.