Shade tree appeals in Salisbury Township will be handled by the township Environmental Advisory Council.
The change in procedure occurred after a resolution to amend an ordinance was approved by a 4-0 vote, with one commissioner absent, at the Oct. 10 township meeting.
The board of commissioners will no longer be the first township govenning body that will consider shade tree appeals.
Township commissioners have said the appeals hearing, testimony and vote is too time-consuming to take place at either of the two monthly township commissioners’ meetings.
Allentown Garden Club general meeting 12:30 p.m. at the Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St. Lindsay Parks, executive director of Seem Seed Farm will present the history and mission of Seed Seem Farm, a Lehigh County facility for training new farmers. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A two-alarm fire at a dwelling at 3064 Lanze Lane, Salisbury Township, caused heavy damage before being brought under control in about two hours by firefighters from several area fire stations Nov. 7.
After being notified by a caller that flames were showing, the Lehigh County 911 Center dispatched units from Eastern and Western Salisbury fire companies.