In an important step for local governments facing huge repair bills to fix damages caused by Tropical Storm Ida, federal planners on Friday said extra funding will be offered in Montgomery, Chester, and Bucks counties.
The first exploratory steps that preface a potential sale of Schwenksville's water and sewer systems to a prospective buyer got under way during Thursday's borough council meeting. No decisions were made.
Borough Planning Commission members voted Thursday to recommend to Borough Council that it undertake a review of "management processes" at and "long-term management solutions" for the Borough Authority.
If it sounds like an old-fashioned idea, well, it is, but it's also a good practice. Modern materials and techniques make it easier than ever to store and reuse rain water. Learn how in a Sept. 20 workshop.
Borough officials hoped to have the sidewalk and curbs replacement project on Main Street done by now. It won't be. That work will instead be deferred to next spring.
Early August is the anticipated date for installation of new sidewalks on both sides of the 100 block of Main Street in Schwenksville. They will follow completion of a water and sewer line upgrade.
Schwenksville's Borough Authority was won a $1.05 million state agency loan so it can replace more than 2,700 feet of a crumbling water main.