The Pride of Pennsylvania

The Pride of Pennsylvania

The Pride of Pennsylvania

The Pride of Pennsylvania

The Pride of Pennsylvania

The Pride of Pennsylvania

The Pride of Pennsylvania

STATEMENT FROM PERKIOMEN TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS REGARDING COMMISSIONER JOSEPH GALE’S PRESS STATEMENT

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

PERKIOMEN TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY JULY MEETING NOTICE

PERKIOMEN TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY IS UNDER A DISASTER DECLARATION DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.  THE JULY 14, 2020 MEETING WILL BE HELD VIA TELECONFERENCE.  TO JOIN THE MEETING, DIAL 1-800-582-3014 AND ENTER THE ACCESS CODE: 401172986, THEN PRESS THE POUND KEY (#).  TO SUBMIT QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS BEFORE THE MEETING, USE THE TOWNSHIP EMAIL ADDRESS ADMIN@PERKTWP.ORG (MUST INCLUDE YOUR FULL NAME AND ADDRESS).  ALL QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS MUST BE SUBMITTED BEFORE 4:00 P.M. THE DAY OF THE MEETING.

PUBLIC NOTICE

MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT – PERKIOMEN TOWNSHIP VIRTUAL ZONING HEARING MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Perkiomen Township Zoning Hearing Board will hold a virtual public hearing at 7:30 P.M. on Thursday, July 23, 2020.  The Zoning Hearing Board and its Solicitor, the Zoning Officer, the Applicant, Witnesses, and all individuals with party status shall participate via video conference.  The public will have an opportunity to listen and comment via telephone or computer and may submit written comments in advance to jmoran@perktwp.org   The hearing may be recorded. To participate in this meeting:

Please plan to join the meeting 10-15 minutes prior to the start, in case you have trouble connecting. To join from this invite, click on the link below. If you are joining from a PC or Mac, this will open a page on your browser. Just follow the prompts to “Allow”, “Open”, or “Accept”. When your Zoom window opens you can mute your audio and control your video with buttons on the lower left of your screen.  You will be placed in a waiting room upon logging in to the meeting.

You should be able to use your computer’s audio (mic & speakers). If not, you can dial in using the phone number below. Then enter the Meeting ID when prompted.

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88224070857

Meeting ID: 882 2407 0857

Dial-in Number – 929 205 6099

Anyone interested in reviewing the Application and/or Plans my send a request to Zoning Officer, John Moran, Jr. by email at jmoran@perktwp.org

2020 ROAD PROJECT: PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK TO LEARN WHICH TOWNSHIP ROADS WILL BE A PART OF THE 2020 ROAD PROJECT AND THE LOCATION MAP FOR THEIR LOCATION.

2020 Road Project

Location Map 2020 Road Project

BASKETBALL COURTS WILL REMAIN CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

TOWNSHIP PLAYGROUNDS ARE OPEN SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING:

SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES APPLY IN ALL PERKIOMEN TOWNSHIP PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS

PLEASE STAY HOME IF YOU HAVE A FEVER, ARE COUGHING, OR FEEL SICK.

PLEASE PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING WHILE USING THE PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT.

SOCIAL DISTANCING (defined as 6 feet between people) AND WEARING OF MASKS IN PLAYGROUND ANY TIME YOU WILL BE NEAR OTHERS.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT IS NOT SANITIZED.  USE AT YOUR OWN RISK.  PERKIOMEN TOWNSHIP SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY EXPOSURE TO COVID-19.

THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS APPRECIATES YOU PATIENCE AND COOPERATION.

TOWNSHIP BUILDING/GARAGE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

In compliance with Governor Wolf’s objective in mitigating the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), the Township has established the following guidelines for “Social Distancing” by restricting access to the Township Building/Garage.    

Beginning, Wednesday March 18, 2020 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, the Township Building/Garage will be closed to the public.  There will be NO access into either building. Communication shall be made by either e-mail (Admin@perktwp.org) or telephone (610-489-4034).    

Code Enforcement: All zoning, building or other applications shall be processed by mail, on-line, or can be placed in the black “Drop Off” box located behind the regular mailbox.   Inspections will occur on a limited basis.

Finance Department: All sewer payments can be made by either mail or on-line.  There will be no access to in-person service.    

Tax Payments: Real Estate Tax Payments can be mailed.  Access into the Township Building shall be allowed ONLY to the Tax Collector Box located in the vestibule (Monday through Thursday). 

THE TOWNSHIP TAX COLLECTOR WILL NOT BE IN THE TOWNSHIP BUILDING TO COLLECT TAXES ON

 TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2020

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15, 2020

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2020

FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 2020

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2020

MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2020

REAL ESTATES PAYMENTS CAN BE MAILED TO THE TAX COLLECTOR.

Public Works: NOTICE:  BEGINNING MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2020 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE: LEAF, TREE, OR SHRUB DROP-OFF AT THE TOWNSHIP BUILDING WILL ONLY BE ALLOWED ON MONDAYS. 

REVIEW OF THESE RESTRICTIONS WILL BE MADE ON A REGULAR BASIS AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED UPON THE RAPIDLY CHANGING CIRCUMSTANCES.  THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS APPRECIATES YOU PATIENCE AND COOPERATION.

Perkiomen Township is monitoring the situation. For now, we are continuing to follow the guidelines recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Symptoms of the COVID-19 can include fever, cough and shortness of breath. The symptoms may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure. Although most cases of COVID-19 have been mild, the illness can range from people with little to no symptoms to people being severely ill. Individuals most at risk for severe symptoms include elderly and those with pre-existing conditions.

Residents are reminded to:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol- based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Cover any coughs or sneezes with your elbow, not your hands.
  • Clean surfaces frequently, such as countertops, light switches, cell phones and other frequently touched areas.
  • Contain if you are sick, you should stay home until you are feeling better.

For continual updates on the constant changing situation, please click on the link below:

https://www.montcopa.org/covid-19

 

Perkiomen Township was established in 1886 after a court appointed commission split Skippack Township and Perkiomen Township along the Perkiomen Creek. At that time the township was classified as a township of the second-class. Under that classification, a Board of Supervisors was established as the governing body. This body can be made up of either three or five members. In Perkiomen Township’s case the board is made up of five members.

 

What’s New

Voting by Mail in and Absentee Ballot: www.votespa.com/Voting-in-PA/Pages/Mail-and-Absentee-Ballot.aspx

INCOME TAX DAY NOW: Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service announced that the Federal Income Tax filing due date has been extended to July 15, 2020.

 Pennsylvania Extends Personal Income Tax Return Filing Deadline to July 15, 2020.

Local Earned Income Tax Filing Due Date changed to July 15, 2020, matching the State and Federal requirement. Employers and Payroll Companies are still required to submit their Employer Quarterly Local Earned Income Tax Return by April 30th, 2020.   The extension from April 15th to July 15th is for Individual Annual Filings and does not apply to Employers. 

PERKIOMEN TOWNSHIP REAL ESTATE TAXES:

The discount period will now close on MAY 31, 2020

The face period will now close on JULY 31, 2020.

2020 Montgomery Household Hazardous Waste Events Revised

PADEP Storm Water Booklet Homeowners Guide to BMP Maintenance

Perkiomen Township Property Owners have installed Best Management Practices such as rain gardens, seepage pits, or vegetated swalls – Here is information speficially on the maintenance of those BMPs  Property Owner’s Maintenance for BMPs

Perkiomen Valley Regional Police Study

Montgomery County has Partnered with Retrievr, a convenient service that picks up clothing and electronics right at your door.  For more information, please click on the link below:

 https://retrievr.com/location/montgomery-county-pa/  M

 

Stormwater Management – MS4 Information – Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy

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