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Proposed 2017 Budget Has No Tax Increase

Thu, Oct 20th, 2016

The initial 2017 General Fund and Capital Reserve Fund budgets were presented at Tuesday's Board of Supervisors' Meeting.

As in the previous six years, projections show that a tax increase will not occur in 2017.

"I am pleased to report that our proposed 2017 budget shows a balanced budget with no tax increase," said Township Manager Roman Pronczak. "The Board of Supervisors, members of our Boards and Commissions, and Township staff continually evaluate and manage our budget to contain cost and improve efficiency."

The next budget work session meeting will take place at the Township Building on October 25 at 8:30 am.

Click here to view the 2017 budget presentation

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Drug Take Back Day This Saturday

Thu, Oct 20th, 2016

The Police Department is participating in the National Drug Take Back Day this Saturday.

Controlled, non-controlled and over-the-counter medications can be dropped off with no questions asked at the collection box in the lobby of the Police Department.

The day is part of national effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from our nation's medicine cabinets.

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Hayrides At Prophecy Creek Park

Mon, Oct 10th, 2016

Come out for hayrides at Propehcy Creek Park on October 21 and October 22. Hay wagons take passengers to the upper field for a bonfire, a spooky storyteller, and a witch serving up hot cider out of a cauldron! The rides are a fun, festive, family event!

The cost is $7 for ages above 12 and $4 for ages 3-11. Glow necklaces are provided by Whitpain Police Association on a first come, first served basis.

Wagons do a continuous loop throughout the evening. You get on a wagon after you pay and enjoy the ride to the bonfire. When you're ready to leave, hop on the next wagon that will take you back down to the main entrance. Wagons pick-up passengers every 10-15 minutes.

Last wagon leaves the parking lot at 8:45 p.m. Last wagon leaves the bonfire at 9 p.m.

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Township Line Road To Be Resurfaced Next Week

Thu, Oct 20th, 2016

Crews will be resurfacing Township Line Road North, between Route 202 and Whitpain's border with Upper Gwynedd Township, starting on Tuesday, October 25.

Crews will work between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily. Motorists are encouraged to take alternate routes if possible because of anticipated delays and lane restrictions.

As with any road resurfacing project, the schedule is weather dependent. With some cooperation from Mother Nature, the resurfacing project should be completed by Friday, October 28.

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History of the Liberty Bell Trolley: Whitpain's High Speed Rail

Fri, Oct 14th, 2016

A presentation on The History of the Liberty Bell Trolley: Whitpain's High Speed Rail will follow the regular Whitpain planning commission meeting on Wednesday, Nov 9th. Presented by Andrew W. Maginnis (retired after 38 years at SEPTA and 13 years at Pennsylvania Department of Highways) and Michael Szilagyi, Transportation Designer.

Liberty Bell trolley

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Wednesday - October 26, 2016
Leaf Waste Collection
Tuesday - November 01, 2016
Shade Tree Commission
Tuesday - November 01, 2016
Board of Supervisors'
Wednesday - November 09, 2016
Leaf Collection
Wednesday - November 09, 2016
Planning Commission