​TOWNSHIP NEWS
CONDITIONAL USE #06-17; K. HOVNANIAN, LLC/4006 AND 4046 BUTLER PIKE

The Board of Supervisors at their meeting on Thursday, October 25th voted 4-0 to approve the above referenced Conditional Use application with 22 conditions. Attached is the copy of the approved Resolution as well as the Decision and Order:
http://www.whitemarshtwp.org/DocumentCenter/View/1858/2018-20-CU-06-17-Hovnanian-4006-4046-Butler-Pike-3
http://www.whitemarshtwp.org/DocumentCenter/View/1857/Hovnanian-Decision-and-Order-1025-2018-20-3

TRASH COLLECTION, THURSDAY, NOV. 15th


Due to the weather and road conditions as well as safety of the employees, Mascaro has stopped trash and recycling collection for the day. Those properties that did not have their trash and recycling collected today (Thursday) will have it collected on Saturday, November 17th. Friday’s collection will occur as scheduled.


COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE

 
The Comprehensive Plan update for the Land Use and Housing sections is nearing completion. For the most recent documents outlining the updated plan to date, visit the Comprehensive Plan Update sub-page found here: http://www.whitemarshtwp.org/245/Planning-Zoning

SPOTTED LANTERNFLY CANVASSING
Representatives of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and their State cooperators will be out in neighborhoods sharing information on the invasive Spotted Lanternfly. For additional information on this pest, visit: http://www.whitemarshtwp.org/479/Spotted-Lanternfly-Information


HOLIDAY TRASH & RECYCLING COLLECTION SCHEDULE


There is no collection on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
When your trash and recyclables collection day falls on a holiday, your trash and recyclables will be collected on the Wednesday of that week in the affected district, and yard waste moved to Saturday for everyone. If you are unsure of your property's collection day), check the Township Trash Collection District Map (PDF).
For additional information on curbside trash collection in Whitemarsh Township visit: http://www.whitemarshtwp.org/175/Electronics-Recycling


ROAD CLOSURES & PROJECTS

Whitemarsh Township's 2018 Road Paving Program:

  • Lafayette Avenue: Road paving will take place on Lafayette Avenue in Whitemarsh Township between the hours of 7PM and 5AM on Tuesday, October 16th, Wednesday, October 17th and Thursday, October 18th weather permitting. Please follow the detour during this time.

Intersection Improvements:


  • Update to Road Closure on Stenton Avenue:  Stenton Avenue will be open to vehicle traffic today (11/8/2018) at 3pm between W. Mill Road and Flourtown Road. This section of road will remain open for the foreseeable future. The intersection improvement project will be moving to Phase II of construction which is the other side of Stenton Avenue between Joshua Road and Flourtown Road. Detour signs will be posted prior to the this section of road being closed. We anticipate this to occur in about two weeks.

Montgomery County Road and Bridges has announced the following road closure updates for Butler Pike and W. Valley Green Bridge:


PECO has announced the following road closure updates:

  • Center Avenue Area: Electrical box replacement project is expected to start at the beginning of October 2018 and will last until November 22nd. Please stay alert for any potential road closures or detours.
  • Flourtown Road: PECO will be completing the final paving and restoration work on Wednesday, October 31st from 10PM – 4AM, Thursday, November 1st from 8PM – 4AM and Monday, November 5th from 8PM – 4AM. They will have flaggers and the roadway will be open to emergency vehicles and to local residents.

Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc. has announced a water main replacement on the following streets in Conshohocken and Whitemarsh:


  • Hallowell Street between E. 13th Avenue and E. 12th Avenue
  • E. 12th Avenue between Hallowell Street and Righter Street
  • Jones Street between E. 12th Avenue and E. 13th Avenue
  • E. 13th Avenue between Jones Street and Pine Street
The project is scheduled to begin the week of October 1, 2018 with completion expected in December 2018. Construction will take place week days between 7AM and 3PM. Any questions please contact Aqua at 215-659-2505 ext. 56005. 

Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc, has announced the follow road closures:


  • Hector Street: weekdays between North Lane and Cedar Grove Road in Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County, beginning Monday, October 29, for water main installation, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today. Weather permitting, the closure will be in place weekdays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM through the end of March.