NEWS & EVENTS
With the favorable mortgage interest rates currently available, many of our residents have refinanced their home mortgage. For those that have, please be aware that your new lender may require that you forward your tax bill to them for processing. If you are not sure, please call your lender to learn what process they require you to follow to better ensure that your bill gets paid in the discount period.
2021 PRPS Discount Tickets to local amusement parks and entertainment venues are now on sale at the Parks and Recreation office.
Adult Spotted Lanternfly (SPF) have died off, but now is the time to destroy the next generation that may be hiding all over your property! Find and destroy them to get ahead of next season’s outbreak.
At their February 4th meeting, the Board of Supervisors accepted the low bid of James D. Morrissey, Inc for the 2021 Milling and Paving Program at the price of $3,716,709.25. Morrissey will be paving 61 different roads and 22.72 miles of Township highways this year. A list of the roads being paved is attached with a map showing the roads being resurfaced.
Funding for the project is being primarily provided from the 2021 General Obligation Bond recently issued by the Supervisors at a historically low interest rate. Additional funding is coming from the Township’s Liquid Fuels Fund and the Warminster Municipal Authority. The WMA is required to pave half of the Township highways they excavate for water and sewer main improvements. The Authority provides the cost of paving one lane of the road and the Township matches these funds in order to resurface the entire road. This is a simple, yet creative, way of getting more roads paved leveraging tax dollars with Authority funds.
Residents wishing to replace their curbs and driveway aprons will be given an opportunity to do so prior to the milling and paving taking place. Please keep your eyes open for future announcements as the weather breaks and we approach the start of construction.
Please click the links below for 2020-2021 WT Paving Location Map and 2021 Paving Program Road List
The Warminster Township 2019 Financial Audit has been completed and is available for review here (click here).
Dumping of Yard Waste at the Township Licenses and Inspections / Public Works Building is not permitted.
For any issues with collection, please contact J.P. Mascaro at 1-800-432-1616 or the Township at email@example.com.
Release Date: September 17, 2020
Type of Information: Public
Contact: Emergency Management: 267.317.1313
Subject: Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Grant Awarded
Warminster Township – Warminster Township has been awarded a FEMA SAFER grant in the amount of $1,767,963.15 to support the hiring of five (5) career firefighters for weekday fire responses. This is in response to the request from the volunteer fire companies and an independent study outlining the need for career firefighters.
“We’re very pleased to receive this grant” said Board of Supervisors Chairman Ken Hayes. “For decades, the Township has been well served by our volunteer firefighters and it’s now time to help them continue the great work they are doing.”
The award provides 100% of salaries and benefits of new firefighters for a three (3) year period. Warminster Township will employ these firefighters who will then staff existing fire apparatus that is owned by the Warminster Fire Department and the Hartsville Fire Company. Receiving this SAFER grant allows this plan to be enacted sooner, rather than later, and provides quick fire response during times when our volunteer firefighter staffing is most limited.
Collaboration over the last two years between both Fire Companies, Township staff, and our Township Supervisors has resulted in a proactive plan to provide fast response to weekday fire, rescue, and hazardous material incidents in Warminster Township. This partnership between the Township and Fire Companies allows our residents, businesses, schools, and industry to fully realize their investments into our fire services delivery model. Our future career firefighters will utilize up-to-date fire and rescue equipment located on quality firefighting apparatus while stationed in modern fire stations within our Township.
It is anticipated the hiring of career firefighters will take place in early 2021 as the hiring process, mutual fire service agreements, and policies are all finalized between the Township, Warminster Fire Department, and the Hartsville Fire Company.