The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners has halted plans to build a new Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Company Station in Green Acres Park.
No vote was taken during the June 11 commissioners’ meeting. The fire station was discussed during a workshop that following the meeting. Binding votes are not taken at workshops.
Four township commissioners said during the workshop they oppose constructing a fire station in the park.
Animals are available for adoption at the Center for Animal Health & Welfare no-kill shelter, 1165 Island Park Road, Easton. The shelter is working to end pet overpopulation by running a clinic so animals can be spayed or neutered before they go home. For more information, call 610-252-7722 or visit www.healthyanimalcenter.org.
What would have normally been a cut and dried business meeting for the Lehigh County Commissioners turned into a 4 1/2 hour meeting largely devoted to comments commissioner Amy Zanelli posted May 1 on Facebook which had some citizens demanding her resignation or censure.
Even though Lehigh County is still in the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown Yellow Phase, meaning, for one guideline, no gatherings of 25 or more persons, hope springs eternal in the hearts of merchants that once the county moves into the Green Phase, where gatherings of 250 or less are expected to be allowed, two longtime attractions at the South Mall, Salisbury Township, can be open for business.
On June 3, the Salisbury Township School District board held a special meeting via Zoom to vote on the closure of Western Salisbury Elementary School in a reconfiguration of the grades in the district.
The meeting opened with a period for public comment, with most input advocating strongly against the closure but also with many voices calling for an end to staffing and programming cuts in Salisbury schools.
On June 3, the Salisbury Township School Board held its monthly meeting virtually via Zoom discussing primarily financial matters for the district.