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Beware of Phone Scams

Thu, Feb 4th, 2016

The Police Department advises residents to hang up if they receive a phone call from anyone purporting to be from the IRS.

In recent weeks, residents have reported receiving these calls to Police. Residents should not engage with the caller or return the call, if a message is left.

Residents should report the calls to the IRS by emailing phishing@IRS.gov. Include "IRS Phone Scam" in the subject.

Click here for more information on phishing and online scams

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Bridge Installed Over Wissahickon

Thu, Jan 28th, 2016

Just before the blizzard hit last week, crews were able to install a pedestrian bridge spanning the Wissahickon Creek on a future trail connection between Whitpain and Lower Gwynedd. The trail is located off of Township Line Road (north) in Whitpain Township.

The steel bridge was built in Alabama and delivered in one piece all the way to Pennsylvania. Specially trained crews set the bridge into place in a few hours.

"Although the bridge installation marks a major milestone in the construction of this trail, more work is needed before the trail opens to the public," said Whitpain's Parks and Recreation Director Kurt Baker. "When we formally open the trail later this year, it will mark significant progress in our trail system as we will link to Lower Gwynedd's Penllyn Woods Park and the Green Ribbon Trail."

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Airport Overlay District Review

Wed, Jan 27th, 2016

The Township's Planning Commission will continue to review Ordinance No. 4-239 regarding creation of an Airport Overlay District and establishing use regulations for that district. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in the Whitpain Township Building. For more information regarding this proposed ordinance, please click here.

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Christmas Tree Recycling Set For February 10th

Thu, Dec 31st, 2015

Christmas trees will be collected February 10 along with the monthly leaf waste material.

Christmas trees must be free of any ornamentation, including tree bags, lights, tinsel, hooks, etc., or they will not be collected. Please have your items out at the curb Tuesday night for Wednesday's pick up.

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Township Receives Grant For Centre Square Park

Tue, Feb 2nd, 2016

Whitpain recently received a $22,500 grant from the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The grant, which requires matching funding from the Township, will be used toward development of a master plan for future playgrounds at Centre Square Park.

"With Centre Square Park poised to open its first soccer season, demand for playground space is sure to follow," said Parks and Recreation Director Kurt Baker. "This grant will help us design a state-of-the art playground that is safe, fun, and accessible to children with disabilities."

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Tuesday - February 09, 2016
Planning Commission
Monday - February 15, 2016
Township Holiday
Tuesday - February 16, 2016
Board of Supervisors'
Wednesday - February 17, 2016
Parks & Open Space
Thursday - February 18, 2016
Zoning Hearing Board