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Lehigh Township News
The Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Meeting on April 14, 2015, at 7:00 pm, at the Municipal Building for the purpose of enacting an ordinance establishing speed limits on Cedar Drive, South Cypress Road and South Dogwood Road. To see the full ordinance, Click Here.

Temporary help in the maintenance department, primarily mowing grass and maintaining Township Parks. Hrs will be Mon. through Fri, 7 am to 3 pm. Applicants need to be a minimum of 18 years old and have a valid PA drivers license. Send resumes or obtain applications at the Lehigh Township Municipal Building, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport, Pa. 18088. Twp residents preferred. Deadline to submit is April 10, 2015.

PennDOT's toll-free 1-800-FIX ROAD (1-800-349-7623) hotline connects callers directly to their respective county maintenance office. Callers should be specific in describing the location of the pothole, including the State Route and section number (found on small, white signs along roadways), the direction of travel and any other useful location information. Calling 1-800-FIX ROAD will result in prompt action and a telephone follow-up if the caller leaves their name and telephone number. Customers can use the hotline number for any reason including: Animal carcass removal, brush and tree removal, shoulder and drainage concerns, signage issues, other maitenance needs, information, complaints and complaints.

The Spring Leaf Collection will begin Monday, April 6, 2015, and continue for two weeks. Leaves must be placed at the road by the Monday of the scheduled week for pickup. The Maintenance Department will make a onetime pass on each Township road based on the schedule. Brush will also be collected however MUST be kept separate from the leaves. Brush cannot exceed lengths of 3 feet and shall be bundled in a manner that will not exceed 15 pounds. Collection will follow the same schedule as leaf collection. To view the leaf collection map Click Here.

Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Events will be held at Northampton Community College Main Campus, Bethlehem Township, on Saturday May 30, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and Saturday October 10, 2015, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This is for Northampton County Residents Only. For additional information and items being accepted Click Here.

Keystone's Taxpayer Helpline, dedicated exclusively for taxpayer inquiries. For additional information, Click Here.

Keystone Collections Group's e-file is the easy, fast and secure way to file your 2014 tax return. Taxpayers with earned income in 2014 are required to file a tax return by Wednesday, April 15. For additional information, Click Here.

The Lehigh Township Board of Supervisors are looking for Lehigh Township residents who are interested in serving on the Recreation Board which meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Please send a letter of interest to Lehigh Township, 1069 Municipal Road, Walnutport, Pa. 18088. Anyone with questions, please call 767-6771.

PennDot is proposing improvements to the Berlinsville Intersection to increase the safety for motorists traveling through the area. Some of the improvements include the addition of turning lanes, additional signage and larger traffic signals. PennDOT is encouraging residents to submit any comments or concerns regarding this project. For comment forms and more information, Click Here. These documents are also availble at the Municipal Building. Completed comment forms can be dropped at the Municipal Building.

Did you know that Lehigh Township is a recycling mandated community? The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) requires Lehigh Township residents and businesses to recycle glass, plastics, aluminum, newspapers and yard waste (leaves, branches, etc.).

The Municipality of Lehigh Township will accept yard waste only. All Lehigh Township residents may drop off unbagged leaves, tree branches and hedge clipplings. The tree branches must be cut into 8 foot lengths and shall not be larger than 6 inches in diameter. Grass clippings are not accepted. The drop off site is located across the street from the municipal garage. The operating hours are Monday thru Friday, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm. If you are dropping off at any other time than what is listed, please call (610) 767-6771, extension 19 and leave your name, phone number, date and time you will be at the site and items you will be dropping.

Blue recycling bins can be purchased at the Municipal Building for $7.00.

Welcome

Lehigh Township is located along the western border of Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Lehigh is bordered by the Borough of Walnutport to the west, Moore Township to the east, Lower Towamensing Township to the north and Allen and North Whitehall Townships, to the south.

Lehigh Township was surveyed in 1735 by orders of Thomas Penn. It was proposed that 6,500 acres be set aside for Native Americans, but the land became a settlement of immigrants instead. Before October 1752, when the township was officially created, the area had been called Adjacents to Allen, which probably refers to adjacent Allen Township. Although some residents wanted the name Seimsy after an early Moravian Indian covert named Seim, the county court opted for the name Lehigh Township instead. For more history please visit the Lehigh Township Historical Society.

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With a population of over 10,000 today, Lehigh Township is a thriving community for both families and business. Please feel free to browse our website and don't hesitate to contact us for further assistance.



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