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Lehigh Township News
The Lehigh Township Planning Commission will be holding a special meeting on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 7:15 pm, with Urban Research and Development Corp., in reference to the Comprehensive Plan.





Lehigh Twp, invites independent CPAs, with licenses in PA and have experience and proper certifications in performing audits of municipalities in PA, to submit proposals to perform the required DCED audit for Lehigh Township. To view proposal specifications, click here.





The annual organizational meeting for Lehigh Township will be taking place on Monday, January 6, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. At this meeting, the Board appoints individuals to serve on the following Boards and Commission: Zoning Hearing Board, Planning Commission, Municipal Authority, and Recreation Board. Individuals who are interested in serving on any of these Boards are encouraged to submit letters of interest to the Supervisors, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport, 18088, or attend the January 6 meeting.





The annual organizational meeting of the Lehigh Twp Board of Supervisors will be held on Mon, Jan 6, 2020, at 7:00 PM. The regular monthly meeting will be held on Tues, Jan 14, 2019 at 7:00 PM The regular monthly meeting of the Lehigh Twp Planning Commission will be held on Mon, Jan 13, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. The above meetings are open to the public and will be held at the Municipal Building, 1069 Municipal Rd, Walnutport, Pa. 18088.





Please see flyer for additional information and links on Spotted Lanternflys click here.





Senior Living Help assists Pennsylvania senior citizens, their family members and caregivers in finding appropriate senior living and care facilities. Many elderly adults are no longer able to be cared for at home, so finding a senior living facility with caring and loving staff becomes necessary. Residents can come to us for help. For more information, click the link
  • Senior Living Help

  • The Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors are still looking for Lehigh Township residents who are interested in serving on the Recreation Board which meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Please send a letter of interest to Lehigh Township, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport, Pa. 18088, Anyone with questions, please call 610-767-6771.

    The Lehigh Township Recreation Commission will be holding yoga classes at the Lehigh Township Municipal Building every Wednesday at 6:00 pm, beginning on October 2nd.

    Please see flyer for additional information & fees click here.





    See it? Report it! Spotted Lanternfly information can viewed on the flyers click here. Report Spotted Lanternfly's to PennState Extension.



    Fall leaf collection will begin on Monday, November 4, 2019.

    See map for details click here.







    Please go the General Information Tab, Trash and Recycling, to view all of the updated Northampton County Electronics Collection Events, Household Hazardouls Waste Collection Events and Mobile Paper Shredding Events flyers.

    For many years, Lehigh Township has been discussing replacement the existing 1958 Public Works Building with a larger, more modern facility. Over the past few months, a Building Committee has been diligently working on developing a design and rough cost estimate for a new facility. This will be an ongoing agenda item for the Board of Supervisor meetings as they continue to work towards moving this project forward. The information developed by the Building Committee.

    Click here to view the information that the Building Committee has provided to the Board of Supervisors.



    As many residents are aware, Lehigh Township participates with the First Regional Compost Authority for the disposal of yard waste. The Township’s facility is located across the street from the Maintenance Garage. Residents, at their convenience, are permitted to bring brush, hedge clippings, and leaves to the facility. The material is then transported to the First Regional Compost Facility on Weaversville Road and processed into mulch and compost which is then returned to the Township and made available to the residents for their use.

    As a reminder to residents, this facility is only for the disposal of yard waste--acceptable items to be dropped off at this site are brush, hedge clippings, and leaves. Recently, there have been instances where unacceptable material, such as rock and metal have been mixed in with the yard waste. This type of material causes a significant amount of damage to the equipment that is used at the facility, resulting in expensive repairs. These costly repairs will unfortunately be eventually be passed on to all the users of the facility.

    Everyone needs to be mindful of what they are bringing to the site. Please make sure the material that is brought to the site is free of rocks and stones. The facility is not meant for disposal of household waste. Your cooperation is appreciated.

    All residents, please be reminded that if you have an emergency that requires an immediate response from the Police, Fire or Ambulance, call 911 or 610-317-0808 not the police department office number (*610-760-8800). *The PD number is not staffed 24 hours.

    PennDOT's toll-free 1-800-FIX ROAD (1-800-349-7623) hotline connects callers directly to their respective county maintenance office. Callers should be specific in describing the location of the pothole, including the State Route and section number (found on small, white signs along roadways), the direction of travel and any other useful location information. Calling 1-800-FIX ROAD will result in prompt action and a telephone follow-up if the caller leaves their name and telephone number. Customers can use the hotline number for any reason including: Animal carcass removal, brush and tree removal, shoulder and drainage concerns, signage issues, other maitenance needs, information, complaints and complaints.

    Did you know that Lehigh Township is a recycling mandated community? The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) requires Lehigh Township residents and businesses to recycle glass, plastics, aluminum, newspapers and yard waste (leaves, branches, etc.).

    The Municipality of Lehigh Township will accept yard waste only. All Lehigh Township residents may drop off unbagged leaves, tree branches and hedge clipplings. The tree branches must be cut into 8 foot lengths and shall not be larger than 6 inches in diameter. Grass clippings are not accepted. The drop off site is located across the street from the municipal garage. The operating hours are Monday thru Friday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. If you are dropping off at any other time than what is listed, please call (610) 767-6771, extension 19 and leave your name, phone number, date and time you will be at the site and items you will be dropping.

    Blue recycling bins can be purchased at the Municipal Building for $7.50.

    Welcome

    Lehigh Township is located along the western border of Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Lehigh is bordered by the Borough of Walnutport to the west, Moore Township to the east, Lower Towamensing Township to the north and Allen and North Whitehall Townships, to the south.

    Lehigh Township was surveyed in 1735 by orders of Thomas Penn. It was proposed that 6,500 acres be set aside for Native Americans, but the land became a settlement of immigrants instead. Before October 1752, when the township was officially created, the area had been called Adjacents to Allen, which probably refers to adjacent Allen Township. Although some residents wanted the name Seimsy after an early Moravian Indian covert named Seim, the county court opted for the name Lehigh Township instead. For more history please visit the Lehigh Township Historical Society.

    Bryfogle Memorial Park


    With a population of over 10,000 today, Lehigh Township is a thriving community for both families and business. Please feel free to browse our website and don't hesitate to contact us for further assistance.



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