Monday, February 25, 2013
The vision plan was developed through discussions at the township Planning Commission, results of a Holland Master Plan survey and a town hall meeting.
Northampton Township has released its vision for the village of Holland based on feedback from business owners and residents. Northampton Township is in the process of developing a Master Plan for the future of Holland that will be used by officials to strengthen the economic structure and physical appearance of Holland. A series of surveys and meetings have been held to shape that master plan. The draft includes 10 suggestions, including roadway improvements, pedestrian access and mxed-use development that takes into account the area's rich history. Other suggestions include encouraging more small businesses in Holland and making the village a destination spot. Click here to view the full draft on the township website. The "visions and …
Friday, February 15, 2013
The meeting will be held Tuesday Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at Bucks County Community College's Newtown Campus.
PennDOT has scheduled a public meeting to gather input on the Worthington Mill Road Bridge project. The bridge, which spans the Neshaminy Creek in Northampton and Wrightstown townships, is being replaced by PennDOT. The public meeting will be held Tuesday Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. at Bucks County Community College's Newtown Campus. The purpose of the meeting is to show the project plans and provide residents with information about the project, PennDOT said. The public will also be able to ask questions and provide input. Representatives from PennDOT will be at the meeting to discuss the project and answer questions. The meeting will be held at Bucks County Community College's Charles E. Rollins Student Center.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Northampton Township is in the process of developing a Master Plan for the future of Holland. The topic is on Tuesday's Planning Commission agenda.
The Northampton Township Planning Commission will discuss the Holland Master Plan at a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 19. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Northampton Township Administration Building. The township is in the process of developing a Master Plan for the future of Holland. In November, there was a town hall meeting for residents to provide input on that Master Plan. "This plan will tie together the viable key recommendations of previous initiatives and explore actions to be taken to strengthen the economic structure and physical appearance of Holland," the township wrote in a press release issued around the time of that town hall. The Planning Commission on Tuesday will also discuss a zoning ordinance amendment related to …
Monday, February 11, 2013
"I have decided to start this blog to provide a forum for sharing your stories about the unexplainable," blogger Jack Meehan wrote in his first post on Northampton Patch.
Michelle Held was sworn in Wednesday as the newest member of the Northampton, Bucks County, Municipal Authority.
Local resident Michelle Held was sworn in as the newest member of the Northampton, Bucks County, Municipal Authority last week. Held was sworn in Wednesday by Judge William Benz during a Municipal Authority board meeting. Held was appointed by the Northampton Township Board of Supervisors in January. Held has a Chemical Engineering degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and lives in Holland with her three children. The Municipal Authority aims to provide a dependable source of safe water for township residents. The Municipal Authority board is made up of five township residents appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Michelle Held will be sworn in by Judge Benz during the Municipal Authority meeting Wednesday.
Resident Michelle Held will be sworn in Wednesday as a new member of the Northampton, Bucks County, Municipal Authority. She will be sworn in by Judge Benz during the Municipal Authority meeting, which will be held in the NBCMA building starting at 7:30 p.m. Click here to view the full meeting agenda. The Municipal Authority aims to provide a dependable source of safe water for township residents. The Municipal Authority board is made up of five township residents appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
Monday, February 4, 2013
The award is based on an essay competition and is open to any high school senior who resides in the township.
The Northampton Township Republican Committee has created a new $500 scholarship for a local graduating senior. The committee's Excellence in Government & Citizenship Scholarship Program will make its first award to a Northampton Township resident at the end of this school year. According to David Breidinger, chairman of the local Republican committee, the award is based on an essay competition and is open to any high school senior who resides in the township. To be eligible, the student must be on track to graduate from high school during the current academic year and have plans to attend an education program at an accredited college or training facility. Applicants must submit an original 500-word essay addressing a specific government, …
Monday, January 28, 2013
The Northampton Township Code Enforcement Department will be closed for five days in January and February for training.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
A look at homes that recently sold in Northampton.
The following homes in Northampton were recently sold:
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The board will meet at 7:30 p.m. for its monthly meeting.
The Board of Supervisors have many items on the agenda for tonight's meeting, including the 2013 budget. During the meeting there will be a presentation for the 2012 Living Tree Award, the winners of the CPCU Fire Essay Awards, and Employee Service Awards will be presented. Four agenda items are up for discussion as well. The supervisors will discuss the authorization to advertise a right-of-way management ordinance and the authorization to advertise a zoning ordinance amendment regulating telecommunication facilities. Additionally, the board will consider the final adoption of the 2013 budget and a resolution authorizing state of emergency for Hurricane Sandy. The meeting will take place at the administration building at 7:30 p.m. The …