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L. MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Fields of Indian Creek resolutions approved

Several resolutions were approved for the Fields at Indian Creek at the March 19 Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners meeting. This project is shared with the Borough of Emmaus and Upper Milford Township. It will be a 218-unit active adult community and is in the area around the turnpike. Some modifications may occur with the widening of the turnpike and replacement of the bridge.

The resolutions include lot consolidation, land development for the project and the sewer planning module.

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Planning commission approves Jimmy John's

At the March 10 Lower Macungie Township planning commission meeting, a fast turnaround sandwich shop, Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches, was approved for the West Valley Marketplace which is across from Walmart on Mill Creek Road.

Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches does not have deep fryers and offers quick delivery service of cold sandwiches. It is the second location in the Lehigh Valley but the first for this owner with a plan for 13 employees.

LOWER MACUNGIE Twp. BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Pennsylvania State Police present stats

Lt. Jonathon Nederostek, Station Commander of Troop M at the Fogelsville Station, Pennsylvania State Police, presented a report for Jan. 1 to Dec. 31, 2014 at the Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners meeting March 5.

Nederostek has been with the state police for 23 years and was originally a Lower Macungie Township resident.

There were 5,077 incidents for 2014 which is less than 2013.

There were 31 residential burglaries and 367 thefts in the township with 123 of those retail thefts. The majority were at Walmart.

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Active 55 community proposed

A presentation to develop the Farr Tract on the corner of Cedar Crest Boulevard and Lower Macungie Road with an Active 55 community was given at the Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners meeting Feb. 19. The plan was denied earlier by the planning commission.

A regular single home community was originally proposed but it was rejected due to traffic concerns.

Commissioner Brian Higgins suggested the planning commission is being more stringent. Higgins also said "there is absolutely a traffic problem."

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Approved fire study will include plans for the future

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Lower Macungie Township Fire Chief Dave Nosal has proposed a fire study for the township.

His recommendation is to hire Dr. Harry Carter who was introduced at the Feb. 5, 2015, board of commissioners meeting.

Carter said the study will include plans for the future with several solutions and will include discussions with neighboring municipalities. The cost is $22,500.

Carter has 50 years experience in fire department knowledge including fire fighting as well as municipal fire protection. The study was approved.

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Retiring Guy Bieber receives proclamation

Guy Bieber, residential plumbing and sewage enforcement officer, was issued a proclamation for his years of service with Lower Macungie Township at the Jan. 22 Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners meeting.

Bieber is retiring after 41 years of service. He will work until Jan. 31 and has offered his services during the transition.

In other business, a resolution was approved for public sewage hook-up on North Walnut Street.