Borough Council | Saucon Source Your Source for Saucon Valley News Tue, 20 Aug 2019 19:08:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Borough Council | Saucon Source 32 32 Hellertown’s Thomas Iron Works Property ‘Infested’ With Lanternflies Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:41:34 +0000 They're the talk of the town, and not in a good way. As the summer of 2019 has heated up, so has the population of spotted lanternflies multiplied in the borough of Hellertown, borough manager Cathy Hartranft confirmed at Monday night's borough council meeting.]]> 0 Council Approves Gun Shop Proposal; Lloyd Tactical Moving to Main St. Tue, 20 Aug 2019 02:24:13 +0000 Hellertown Borough Council voted 5-2 Monday to approve a proposal by Lloyd Tactical to relocate their gun shop from Friedensville Road in Lower Saucon Township to a storefront at 766 Main Street in the borough, but not before several residents said they objected to the new location.]]> 0 Want a Wedding at Park Fountain? There’s Now a Fee for That. Tue, 06 Aug 2019 22:34:06 +0000 The wedding cake fountain at the center of Hellertown's leafy Borough Authority Park has become an increasingly popular place for couples to say "I do," which is why Hellertown Borough Council voted Monday to adopt rules for its use by wedding parties.]]> 0 PennDOT Says ‘No’ to Funding Traffic Cops at Walnut Street Light Tue, 06 Aug 2019 01:15:51 +0000 The detour now in place around the $3.8 million Water Street Bridge replacement project in Hellertown means more traffic than normal is accessing Main Street via Walnut Street.]]> 0 Council Likes Hellertown American Legion’s Sign Proposal Tue, 02 Jul 2019 19:30:49 +0000 The Hellertown American Legion needs to attract more members and guests, and doing that without an eye-catching sign is a challenge, Commander Eric Medei told borough council Monday.]]> 0 Local Businessman Proposes Main Street ‘Hellertown Fest’ Tue, 02 Jul 2019 16:15:38 +0000 If downtown Hellertown needs more life breathed into it, what better way to do that than with an event on Main Street involving food, music and art? It was just such a proposal that business owner Rogelio Castillo pitched to Hellertown Borough Council Monday.]]> 0 Fountain Hill Hires Part-Time Playground Staff, Plans Paving Project Thu, 20 Jun 2019 02:15:27 +0000 Fountain Hill Borough Council met Wednesday and the first order of business at the meeting was to hire several seasonal part-time staffers to help keep summer playground operations running smoothly.]]> 0 Fountain Hill Property Owners Could Be Facing New Stormwater Fee Wed, 05 Jun 2019 16:43:49 +0000 The state's EPA has given Fountain Hill a two-and-a-half-year timeframe to meet the obligations of its MS4 stormwater program. Council is considering creating a local authority that would levy a fee on all borough property owners in order to pay for the improvements.]]> 0