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Open Space Preservation Discussions Continue But No Formal Action Scheduled for July

Tue, Jul 14th, 2015

The Township and Meadowlands Country Club continue discussions on several options to permanently preserve the 128-acre Meadowlands tract as green area or open space. Given the significant amount of public interest in this project, the Township has decided it would be best not to put any proposed agreement between the Township and Meadowlands on the agenda of the Board of Supervisors'
meeting for July, while other options are explored. That means no formal action will be considered at this time.

The Township will continue to provide updates on this open space preservation effort through the Wire, the Township's website, and Twitter.

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Airport Overlay District Tabled At Planning Commission

Wed, Jul 15th, 2015

After hearing public comment on the proposed Airport Overlay District for Wings Field, the Planning Commission tabled the agenda item until its September meeting.


Click here to review the proposed Airport Overlay District ordinance

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Supervisors Recognize ADA's 25th Anniversary

Thu, Jul 23rd, 2015

The Board of Supervisors passed a resolution commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, at their meeting on Tuesday, July 21.

The act prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and governmental activities.

"This is an important anniversary for us to celebrate," said Supervisor Ken Wollman. "The Township takes our duties under the ADA seriously and we continually work to humanize our understanding and implementation of ADA requirements."

Supervisors also noted the contributions of Township resident Carol Christ who is an important ADA advocate. Her assistance has been instrumental in the Township's ongoing comprehensive planning process.

"The more we can go beyond ADA requirements, the more enriched our community will become," said Carol. "There are many residents in the Township who will open doors and offer help and this should be recognized."

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Centre Square Fire Chief Honored

Fri, Jul 17th, 2015

Centre Square Fire Company (CSFC) Chief Lee Miller was honored with a proclamation from the Whitpain Township Board of Supervisors and the "Lifesaving Award" from CSFC last week. Chief Miller received these awards for administering life-saving medical attention to a township resident and fellow member of CSFC. Both awards highlighted his heroism, bravery, and resourcefulness.

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Woman's Club of Whitpain Honors Students

Sat, Jul 25th, 2015

Each year, the Woman's Club of Whitpain recognizes a select few elementary school students from the Township with the Citizenship Award.

This award is given to students who display respect toward their peers, teachers, and school property. Additionally, students receiving the award demonstrate good behavior, show kindness to others, and must be helpful in the classroom.

This year's winners include:

Shady Grove Elementary School: Kennedy Casey & Jason Michaels

Blue Bell Elementary School: Lily Johnston & Peyton Breinick

Stony Creek Elementary School: Fernanda Oguiwara & Eric Yang

Saint Helena Elementary School: Allison Pollick & Timothy Dion

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Events Calendar

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Tuesday - August 04, 2015
Movie: Strange Magic
Tuesday - August 04, 2015
Comprehensive Plan Committee Meeting
Thursday - August 06, 2015
Concert: The Insiders Band
Saturday - August 08, 2015
Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Event
Saturday - August 08, 2015
Vintage Motorcycle Daze