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.
It's not a "traditional" party, but a necessary one, the Lower Frederick parks board said. Volunteers are being sought for a Nov. 24 effort to cut out invasive plants threatening to overrun Cuddy Park.
Supervisors admit they have tough choices ahead in dealing with the tentative 2020 budget shortfall. Paying the balance from savings, borrowing, cutting costs, or raising taxes are their options.
Lower Frederick had planned to complete some chip-seal highway re-coating Thursday, but rain doused those plans. Now the work along Spring Mount Road has been scheduled for Wednesday (Oct. 9).
After hearing from a large, opinionated crowd Tuesday, Lower Frederick supervisors delayed deciding on a development extension for Melbourne Hills Estates. They want more Planning Commission involvement.
Tonight's Lower Frederick Board of Supervisors' meeting includes potentially hot-topic items regarding the proposed Melbourne Hill Estates community on Route 29 and Salford Station Road.