Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The Newtown Borough Council Work Session starts at 7 p.m. at Borough Hall.
The Newtown Borough Council will be discussing temporary signs at a work session meeting tonight. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at Borough Hall. The agenda includes discussion of a weed ordinance and Newtown Corporation bylaws. Click here to view the full agenda or go to the PDF in the images section of this article.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The average borough household will continue to pay about $360 a year for municipal services.
Newtown Borough Council on Tuesday approved a $2.46 million budget for 2013. The budget keeps taxes flat for borough residents. The average borough household will continue to pay about $360 a year for municipal services. The budget includes the following expenditures: Click here to view the budget.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The proposed budget for 2013 keeps taxes flat for borough residents.
Newtown Borough Council will consider passing a $2.46 million budget for 2013 at a meeting tonight. The meeting gets underway at 7 p.m. at the Chancellor Center. Last month, Borough Council unanimously voted to advertise a $2,461,597 budget for 2013. The budget as drafted will not increase taxes for residents; the average borough household will continue to pay about $360 a year for municipal services. Click here to view the budget that will be considered tonight. The agenda also includes the following items: Moment of silence Pledge of allegiance Mayor’s report – Dennis O’Brien November police report Recognition Reminders President’s report – Robert Walker Public comment Engineer’s report – Mario Canales Approval of minutes Committee …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The Newtown Borough Council will meet for a work session meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Borough Hall.
The Newtown Borough Council will meet for a work session meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Borough Hall. The agenda includes the following items: 1. Public to be Heard 2. Engineer’s Report 3. Sign Ordinance Discussion 4. Wildlife Habitat Certification 5. SEPTA Lot Plans 6. Budget and Finance 7. Personnel Committee 8. Streets, Lights & Properties 9. Emergency Generator for Borough Hall 10. Solicitor’s Report 11. Old Business 12. New Business 13. Public to be Heard
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
The proposed budget is available for public review at Borough Hall.
Newtown Borough Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to advertise a $2,461,597 proposed budget for 2013. Borough officials say the budget, which will be approved in its final form in December, will not increase taxes for residents. The proposed budget is available for public review at Borough Hall. Borough treasurer Pat Ours told the Newtown Advance that under the proposed budget, the average borough household will continue to pay about $360 a year for borough services.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Council is expected to advertise a $2.46 million budget for 2013.
Newtown Borough Council will meet for its monthly meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Chancellor Center. Council is expected to authorize the advertisement of a $2.46 million budget for 2013. Council is also expected to discuss storm clean up as a result of Hurricane Sandy and an emergency generator for Borough Hall. Click here to view the full agenda.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Chancellor Center.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The work session meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Borough Hall.
Monday, October 1, 2012
All borough residents will receive one car magnet reminding others to drive safely. Additional magnets can be purchased for $1.
Newtown Borough officials hope residents will set an example when it comes to safe driving around town. To help remind them of the importance, the borough is sending all residents a magnet this week that reads “Be the Pace Car for Safety.” Borough Council, with the help of the borough’s Traffic and Parking Management Committee, is in the midst of a multi-step approach to promote traffic safety around town. One component to the plan is encouraging residents to “be the pace car.” “We are asking all of our residents to set the example for others driving through our town by observing the speed limit,” said a letter sent from the borough to residents in June. “In short, we want all of our residents to be pace cars for safety as they drive." …
Monday, August 27, 2012
New car magnets encourage motorist to slow down as they drive through the borough. Do you think they'll work?
In September, Newtown Borough households should expect to recieve a car magnet that carries an important message: Slow down. At a recent borough council meeting, the purchase of 1,000 magnets at a cost that is not to exceed $800 was approved, BucksLocalNews.com reported. “Newtown Borough Pace Car for Safety,” the magnets will read. The yellow magnets will also note the borough's 25 mph speed limit, the website reported. The issue of vehicles speeding through the borough streets has been raised before the council several times in the past. Police have increased traffic details in an effort to slow vehicles down. Speeding vehicles has also been an issue on Sycamore Street in Newtown Township. The township's traffic comitte propsed …