Lower Pottsgrove commissioners voted Thursday to have Solicitor Charles Garner intervene as the township's representative in a real estate assessment appeal for the Sunnybrook Ballroom property.
The $6.72 million spending plan for next year does not raised general fund taxes, and relies on the smallest amount taken in several years from township savings to balance its books.
Ray Lopez would have been excused if had he skipped Thursday's virtual meeting of Lower Pottsgrove commissioners. Quarantined with coronavirus he nonetheless arrived via video, amid cheers from his colleagues.
To meet state requirements, Lower Pottsgrove is publicly reporting best- and worst-case scenarios for its proposed municipal campus bond sale valued at $9 million. It also says the money may cover more than just the $8.34 million construction cost.
Lower Pottsgrove police and emergency management teams on Tuesday joined similar neighboring agencies and others across Montgomery County in switching to a new, high-powered radio communications system.
As the Sanatoga Greene housing and commercial offices project begins to take shape along the west side of Evergreen Road in Lower Pottsgrove, blasting is being used to dislodge underground rock formations.
At the Sanatoga interchange entrance to Lower Pottsgrove, as well as the Sprogel's Run bridge entrance near CVS, the township has posted signs naming valued sponsors. Sunnybrook Ballroom joined the list.
Teachers' union leaders charged Pottsgrove schools' superintendent wrongly fueled community emotions by suggesting call-outs from its professional staff were why its hybrid learning program is postponed.