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Township Considers Revised Solicitation Law

SANATOGA PA – Lower Pottsgrove commissioners, during their meeting tonight (Monday, Aug. 7, 2017), are scheduled to consider approving a revised law that governs peddling and soliciting within the township, but takes care not to overly restrict local charitable groups.

The Board of Commissioners, which has had several weeks to mull over the proposal, which was substantially overhauled by Solicitor Charles Garner and police department Chief Michael Foltz. At the request of board member Robert Mohollen, it make several exceptions in obtaining permits and other requirements for known charities that operate within or benefit the township and its residents.

Tonight’s meeting begins at 6 in the municipal building, 2199 Buchert Rd., is free to attend, and is open to the public. An advance copy of the board agenda is available for download from the township website, here.

Also on the agenda, commissioners are scheduled to:

  • Review a proposed calendar for creation and adoption of the township’s 2018 budget;
  • Authorize their staff to obtain quotes for a traffic signal maintenance contract;
  • Make an appointment to the township Parks and Recreation Committee; and
  • Hear reports from its department heads, other municipal officials, and consultants.

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