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Quakertown, PA 18951

Phone: (610) 346-6700
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  Township Office regular hours  8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday 

 

Peppermint Park- The Township received notice on March 23rd that the farmer will be applying herbicide and fertilizer between April 22nd and May 8th 2017.

Details will follow.

 

 

 

April 3, 2017 Zoning Hearings

McCurdy - Click here for info

 

Fredericks- Click here for info

 

Springfield Township currently has items listed for aution on Municbid. Click here to view items

 

 

Drought Watch

please click here for important information

   

Seeking Volunteers for the following position:

Emergency Management Coordinator

 

If you you interested in becoming involved in these important Township committees Please click here for info:

Please complete a Volunteer Form or submit a letter of interest and resume (if available) to Michael Brown, Township Manager.   You may send your information via email: volunteering@springfieldbucks.org or by mail: 2320 Township Road, Quakertown, PA 18951

 

If you have previously applied for a volunteer position with Springfield Township, please reaffirm your interest.

Thank you.

  

 

Emergency Management Deputy Coordinators Needed

Currently, the Township Emergency Management system has no volunteer Deputy Coordinators. The Board of Supervisors is requesting any residents interested to serve as volunteer Deputy Coordinators to contact the Township as 3 to 6 volunteers are needed. Please complete a Volunteer Form or submit a letter of interest and resume (if available) to Michael Brown, Township Manager.

eNews (email) Mailing List

Township eNewsletters are sent monthly and sometimes bi-monthly to inform residents of activities, events and important information via email. Sometimes special alerts (temporary outside burning bans, burglaries in Township, special items of interest, etc.) will alo be sent. If you want to be added to the list, please forward your name, address and email address to: info@springfieldbucks.org and ask to be added to the eNews mailing list. If you are not a township resident, please provide the reason you are requesting to be on the list (newspaper reporter, local fireman, etc.)

SPECIAL NOTE: If you have signed up and have NOT received the eNews, please contact us and we will try to remedy the probem.

Volunteers Needed

There is currently an opening- see info above.  Throughout the year, members may resign or choose not to be reappointed when their term runs out.

If you are interested in serving on any Township committee in the future, please complete a Volunteer Form or submit a letter of interest and resume (if available) to Michael Brown, Township Manager, indicating your area of interest and any qualifications you have that would equip you to serve on that committee. Although qualifications are not necessary, it helps the supervisors "fit" the right individuals into the right spots. With no experience, you can learn "on the job" in many of the committees.  You may send your information via email: volunteering@springfieldbucks.org or by mail: 2320 Township Road, Quakertown, PA 18951

If you are not familiar with the various committees available, they are listed in the Township Directory.

Medication Return Bin

The Springfield Township Police Department has brought in a medicine return bin to accept your unwanted or out-of-date prescrition drugs. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet. Disposing of drugs by flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash poses water safety and health hazards. Get rid of your old drugs safely! The return bin is located in the Township building main meeting room. You can drop off your unwanted or out-of-date prescription drugs during the normal operating hours Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Seniors Helping Seniors

Seniors Helping Seniors in-home services is a unique program which matches seniors who want to help with seniors who are looking for help. It was founded to provide seniors with the ability to choose an independent lifestyle in their own homes for as long as possible. If you need help, or if you would like to help, download a helpful brochure to learn more.

Report a Pothole

Please click here: Springfield Township Roads to view the Springfield Township roads and check which organization is responsible for the road.

If the road is a State road, please click here : PennDOT District 6 to submit a "Concern", which is something that requires PennDOT attention for resolution.

If the road is a Township road, please click here: Contact Us to report a pothole on a Township road.

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is reminding motorists to call the toll-free number 1-800-FIX-ROAD (1-800-349-7623) to report the location of potholes. Motorists are also encouraged to report other problems and information, including:

- signage issues;

- other maintenance needs;

- animal carcass removal (on state roads--see listing below)*; and

- brush and tree removal.

Since its inception in July 1997, the year-round hotline has received between 500 and 1,000 calls per month statewide. Callers are asked to be as specific as possible when providing locations of maintenance problems. PennDOT requests the report include the county, municipality, street name, and the traffic route or the state route (SR) number to assist Engineering Districts & County Maintenance Offices in making prompt repairs. State Route numbers are located on small black-and-white signs posted along state highways. Callers should also provide a description of any familiar landmarks to further help PennDOT locate the problem area.

* For dead deer on Township roads, call the Game Commission at 610-926-3136.

Help Emergency Workers Find Your Home

Have you seen those reflective 6" x 18" green signs with white house numbers throughout Springfield and other local townships? They help emergency services locate your home in case of an emergency. This potentially life-saving sign is available from the Springtown Community Volunteer Fire Company for just $10. A post to hang it on is available for $3.

Ordering details are available on the Emergency Response Sign Application.

RECYCLING OPTIONS

To find Recycling Dropoffs click this link : earth911.com

Paper Recycling

Get rid of those old phone books, magazines, etc., by bringing them to the township building and put them in the Abitibi recycling bin!

Thank You to everyone in advance for helping Springfield Township turn TRASH into CASH! Remember, the recycling bin in place by the side of our parking lot can be used by anyone--not just residents. You can drop off: Magazines, Shopping Catalogs, Phone Books, Newspapers, Office & School Papers, Mail -- any paper (not cardboard).

Please do NOT include: Cardboard, Plastic, Glass, Metal, Trash in the Abitibi bin.

Cardboard Recycling now available to Township Residents!

Township residents may bring household cardboard to the municipal building. Please flatten all boxes before putting them in the cardboard bin.

All Other Recycling Locations

Check this great website for places in your location where you can take other items to be recycled: www.earth911.com Want more Green info? Sign up for the Earth911.com Weekly email. It provides free facts and easy tips about disposal of the various products in your life. Just drop us a line at greentips@earth911.com.

Another good local information source for recycling is the Bucks County website. Sites are listed for many different types of recycling needs, from oil to freon appliances.

Network of Victims Assistance (NOVA)

Victims of crime can access NOVA (Network of Victims Assistance) for counseling, advocacy, education and a 24-hour hotline. Call our hotline at 1-800-675-6900 or visit our website www.novabucks.org.

Emergency Preparedness for You and Your Family

Check our Downloads page, under Emergency Preparedness for an important posting from Curtis Reiss, Springfield's Emergency Management Coordinator, on how to prepare your family for an emergency.

 

 



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