An amendment to the Salisbury Township code of ordinances concerning moving permits and rental property inspections is expected to be discussed by the township board of commissioners at the 7 p.m. Oct. 11 meeting in the municipal building, 2900 S. Pike Ave.
A first reading of the ordinance is expected at the Oct. 11 meeting.
A draft of the two-page moving permits amendment and the seven-page rental property inspections amendment was distributed and discussed during the Sept. 27 commissioners’ meeting workshop.
The Oct. 3 edition of The Press featured photos from the Herbein’s Fall Festival with a photo of a woman offering face painting to patrons. Barbara Graff,’s name was misspelled in the photo caption. The Press apologizes for the error.
Salisbury Township is poised to hire two new police officers.
The Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners voted unanimously 5-0 to hire Diano Reavis and Thomas Sabulsky Jr. from the township Civil Service Commission eligibility list.
The hiring is contingent upon the prospective officer candidates passing psychological and physical tests.
One of the prospective officers would fill a vacant position. The other prospective officer would fill a new position previously approved and budgeted by township commissioners.
The first official day of fall brought brisk weather to the Lower Milford Township 16th Annual Fall Festival this year. The well-attended event took place on the township grounds Sept. 22 and showcased local vendors, farms and crafts.
Along with children’s activities and live entertainment, the festival offered a silent auction, carriage rides and tractor rides. Local businesses in attendance included Hausman’s Fruit Farm, Macungie Mountain Herb Farm and Limeport Deli and Market.
Representatives of Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Company have renewed the organization’s request for $215,000 annually from Salisbury Township toward its $3 million Swain Station Expansion Project.
Township commissioners, who heard the request at the Sept. 27 township meeting, while not specifically agreeing to the request, indicated the amount could be included in the 2019 township budget.