Several seats are vacant now, or soon may become so, on Lower Frederick Township's various advisory boards, commissions, and committees. If you can spare time to help the community, let Manager Mark Hudson know.
Despite the effort needed to wade through a mountain of job applications, Lower Frederick Police Chief Paul Maxey on Tuesday told township supervisors he has 75 "outstanding" options to find a new officer.
Lower Frederick supervisors re-elected Chuck Yeiser as chair, and Marla Hexter as vice chair, of their board during the township's annual reorganization meeting, held virtually on Monday night.
Since late June, the township Board of Supervisors has discussed its desire to bring Lower Frederick into the super-fast telecommunications future. Its solicitor proposes zoning law changes to meet the need.
To avoid raising township taxes next year, Lower Frederick supervisors Wednesday approved a 2021 tentative general fund budget of $2.1 million, including cash to cover an anticipated $283,625 deficit.
Lower Frederick supervisors, in their Tuesday work session, heard the public works department this year plans to fully re-pave - not just coat with oil-and-chips - four selected roads.
One individual's $250 contribution to Lower Frederick, intended as seed money to help preserve open space in the future, has led the Board of Supervisors to create a savings account for the purpose.
After their organizational meeting Jan. 6, Lower Frederick Township announced they plan to continue using certified public accountants to examine its books for the 2020 fiscal year. Its elected auditors will fulfill other duties, and serve in a "watchdog" role.