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​Please use the link below for updates and notices about the Perkiomen Avenue Construction.

Perkiomen Avenue Construction Webpage  

The PennDOT Project Engineer, Township Engineer and Contractor will be meeting bi-weekly to discuss the project. Following the meeting, an update of the project will be posted on the webpage.

Thank you for your patience.


  

  1. Harvey Avenue Bridge---Construction began June 5th. The detour route consists of utilizing Butterlane in one direction and utilizing Harvey Avenue to Carsonia Avenue and Butterlane to St. Lawrence Avenue. The project should be completed mid-August.
  2. Gibraltar Road Bridge---Construction began the end of May and will be completed by early October of this year. The detour route consists of utilizing SR 724 to I-176 to SR 422 (Perkiomen Avenue).
  3. East Neversink Road Bridge----Deck repairs are complete….structural work is being completed to the superstructure along SR 422….no detour route; except for flagging as required on SR 422.
  4. Perkiomen Avenue---Scheduled to begin on June 18th with redirection of travel lanes at night time. Four lanes of traffic (two in each direction) will be maintained throughout the duration of the project; except for flagging as required. The south lane will be closed to accommodate utility work, curbing, ADA ramps and full depth reconstruction. The remaining sections will be completed in 2019. The total project is to be completed by October of 2019.
  5. Shelbourne Road----Construction to commence the week of June 18th . The detour route consists of Gibraltar Road to SR 422. The project is scheduled to be complete by mid-August.
  6. SR 562 Bridge----scheduled to be let in April 2019. No detour plan has been presented to the Township.
  7. Oley Turnpike Road Bridge---Project is located in St. Lawrence Borough; however, the decking will be replaced during July through August 2018. Detour route consists of SR 562 to Oley Turnpike Road. The Oley Turnpike resurfacing project will be complete in June of 2018. 
More information will be provided as available. Thank you.
  

During the past several months the Township has been working to prepare proposed rezoning regulations for portions of Perkiomen Avenue. The goal of the proposed rezoning is to make the Township more attractive to both residents and visitors, provide more options to property owners, and simultaneously create a more attractive and green streetscape. Please see attached documents. The Township will hold a public hearing on July 9th during the regularly scheduled Board of Supervisors meeting at 7pm at 4975 DeMoss Rd. If there are any questions, please contact Will Brugger at the Township Building.

  

Exeter Township will hold its second steering committee meeting for the Trout Run Master Site Development Plan on June 14th at 7pm at the Dunn Community Center.  We rely on public meetings, steering committee meetings, as well as a web based public survey to gain ideas of what recreational features may be needed by the local sport organizations and the general public. See attached flyer for more information.​​ All of the meetings are open to the public and we look forward to hear you input!


  

​PennDOT will be commencing the replacement of an existing single span bridge on Shelbourne Road starting June 18, 2018. The Detour will remain in effect until August 15, 2018 and the completion date is anticipated to be September 12, 2018. 

Please contact the Township with any questions. Sorry for any inconveniences this might cause. Please see the attached information.

  

​The Township has been notified that constuction will begin on Perkiomen Avenue on or after June 4, 2018.

Travel restriction will include, but not be limited to short-term and long-term lane closures, detour routes, flagging operation and temporary traffic signal modifications. Both day and night shift will take place throughout the duration of the project which is expected to be completed by December 2019.

The Township will provide updates as they are received. Thank you for your patience in this matter. 

  

​Discount Amusement Park Tickets are available for purchase (cash only)  at the Township Building during office hours Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  Attached is flyer of locations and price list.  

  

The rebate program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians age 65 and older; widows and widowers age 50 and older; and people with disabilities age 18 and older. The income limit is $35,000 a year for homeowners and $15,000 annually for renters, and half of Social Security income is excluded. Spouses, personal representatives or estates may also file rebate claims on behalf of claimants who lived at least one day in 2017 and meet all other eligibility criteria​. 

For more information, please type or copy the link below into your web browser or visit the office of Berks County Area Agency on Aging to pick up an application.

www.revenue.pa.gov/GeneralTaxInformation/PropertyTaxRentRebateProgram/Pages/default.aspx 

  

Please welcome John Lowe to the Reading Country Club. John, shown in the attached photo with Ann Kirkpatrick, will open the Patio Grill at 7:00 a.m.

Check out the current menu. John will be adding blackboard specials.

You can also enjoy your favorite beverage, including sports drinks, water, soda, coffee and an assortment of imported, domestic and craft beers.

Start you day with a freshly made breakfast sandwich. Grab a snack and beverage at the turn. And after your round, take in the al fresco setting to go over your round while enjoying a burger or a dog and your favorite beverage. 

Stop in and say hello to John and Ann. Even if you are not playing, come out and relax in the friendly patio grill atmosphere.​

  

​PennDOT will be closing down and conducting a bridge replacement project on Gibraltar Road, across the Schuylkill River, from May 2018 to an estimated date of August 2018. The Detour Route from the northern side of the river includes Gibraltar Road, W 47th St, Perkiomen Ave to the 422 Bypass, Route 176, onto Philadelphia Ave. Please see attached graphic. The bridge will close Wednesday, May 30th and not reopen until further notice. The Township apologizes for any inconveniences this might cause.

  

​The video of the April 9th and April 23rd Board of Supervisor's Meeting will not be available on the website due to technical difficulties.  We are currently looking into the matter. 

  

​Berks County Solid Waste Authority will be holding a Community Shredding Event on April 21st at Governor Mifflin Intermediate School.  For more information, see attached flyer.   

  

​The draft version of the Exeter Township Comprehensive Park, Recreation, and Open Space Plan is now available for public review.  Below is a link that will take you to the records of public meetings, committee meetings, and key person interviews as well as the draft version of the plan.  The public review meeting will be announced at a future Board of Supervisors Meeting.  If there are any questions, please contact Will Brugger at the Township Building.

 https://www.dropbox.com/sh/vilwmbe44xnjpui/AADWxmWqSJOpWQ_rwNtt2K8Ba?dl=0​ 


  

​Attached is the presentation of the Special Meeting on Waste Water Treatment System.  

  

Attached is the PennDOT Presentation  of  Harvey Avenue Bridge and ​Proposed Bridge Projects with Detours to be completed by PennDOT this year. 

  

See the attached Reading Country Club 2018 Rates

  

“In compliance with Pennsylvania DEP Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) regulations, Exeter Township has prepared a Pollutant Reduction Plan (PRP) for the Township’s upcoming permit renewal.  A requirement of the PRP development is to have the plan available for public review and comment.  Please click the links below for electronic review of the plan.  Please submit any comments to the Township as denoted in the public notice below.”
  
  

New Website Survey​​

Exeter Township is working on developing a new website and we want your feedback!  If you spend a few minutes and take the survey, the Township will roll out a product that best suits the needs of the residents.   You can click the link here:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/23CL9K6​

  

Parks, Recreational and Open Spaces Survey

We are currently conducting a s​​urvey on how residents would like to see our parks, recreational spaces, and open spaces used in the future. The plan will examine the use of the facilities in Exeter Township and explore opportunities for open space preservation and new facility development to meet the needs of the current community while also planning for anticipated growth over the next 10 to 20 years. Your feedback is important to us.  You can click the link here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ExeterTwp​ Results will be posted after the survey closes on November 15th. 

  

​The 2017-2019 Budget & Financial Plan is the first to be prepared in the program budget format. Several years ago, the PA Department of Community & Economic Development DCED, awarded Exeter Township a grant enabling Exeter to participate in DCED’s Early Intervention Program.

 

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6/25/2018 7:00 PMBoard of Supervisors Meeting
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