PUBLIC NOTICE: COUNCIL MEETING CANCELLATION
The meetings of the Bristol Township Council, originally advertised for September 4 and 18, 2014, have been cancelled. The Township Council will meet on Thursday, September 11, 2014 in the Municipal Building, 2501 Bath Road, Bristol, PA.
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP COUNCIL MEMBERS SUBMIT LETTER TO THE EDITOR OF THE COURIER TIMES
In response to the article, “Bristol Township may get help from State to combat crime” posted on www.Buckscountycourier.com yesterday, Bristol Township Council members submitted a letter to the Editor of the Courier Times:
CLICK HERE TO READ THE LETTER TO THE EDITOR
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP POLICE OFFICER CANDIDATE TESTING FOR 2014 ANNOUNCEMENT
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT TESTING FOR POLICE OFFICER CANDIDATES WILL BE HELD ON OCTOBER 4, 2014. THE TESTING WILL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE BUCKS COUNTY CHIEFS OF POLICE ASSOCIATION; THE DEADLINE FOR APPLYING FOR THE TESTING IS SEPTEMBER 19, 2014. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND APPLICATION MATERIALS CAN BE FOUND AND DOWNLOADED FROM THE BUCKS COUNTY WEBSITE AT: http://buckscounty.org/government/EmergencyServices/PublicSafety/Testing
ALL INTERESTED PARTIES, ESPECIALLY MINORITIES, ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!!!
COUNCIL APPROVES AGREEMENT WITH WARDOGS ATHLETICS FOR NEW LIGHTS
The Township Council approved an agreement with the Wardogs Athletic Association that will pave the way for new lights being installed at the Wardogs football field in the Bristol Township Municipal Complex. Under the terms of the agreement, the Township will install new lights at the field and the Wardogs will pay for the installation of the lights. Council President Bob Lewis lauded the agreement as a great example of a public-private partnership where the Township’s youth win. “This is a great partnership with an organization that benefits Township children”, he said.
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Bristol Township is Hiring New Police Officers
Bristol Township, by and through the Bristol Township Civil Service Commission, is creating a New Hire Eligibility List in order to hire for the position of Bristol Township Police Officer in accordance with the Bristol Township Civil Service Rules and Regulations. All interested candidates must first participate in the Bucks County police officer consortium testing being administered by the Bucks County Police Chiefs Association on October 4, 2014. All applicants for the consortium testing must be at least 21 years of age, in good physical condition and be a high school graduate or possess a GED. Applications for the consortium testing can only be picked up at the Bucks County Public Safety Training Center at 1760 S. Easton Road, Doylestown, PA
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LABOR DAY HOLIDAY ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
In observance of the Labor Day Holiday, Bristol Township's administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 1. Offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 2 at 8:30am.
HOLIDAY WEEK RECYCLING AND TRASH COLLECTION
A Refuse and Recycling holiday collection schedule is in effect for the week of September 1-5 due to the Labor Day Holiday. There will be no Refuse or Recycling Collections on Monday, September 1. Collection normally scheduled for Monday will be delayed to Tuesday, September 2. All other collections during this week will be delayed by one day. Example: Collection normally scheduled for Tuesday, September 2 will be delayed to Wednesday, September 3. Friday service will take place on Saturday. Trash and Recycling Service will resume as normally scheduled the following week.
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Township Makes Investment In Road Resurfacing
The Township recently completed another year of its multi-year road resurfacing program, bringing the total to 64 miles paved since 2012.
Click here to watch video of the resurfacing program
2013 FINANCIAL AUDIT
The 2013 financial audit is now available. Click here to view.
BRISTOL TOWNSHIP HIRES LAW FIRM TO COLLECT DELINQUENT SEWER FEES
Township Manager Bill McCauley announced today that Bristol Township has hired Portnoff Law Associates, Ltd. to collect its delinquent sewer fees. “I am pleased that the Township Council has partnered with Portnoff Associates to improve our collection rate for delinquent sewer fees”, he said. Property owners who have not yet paid their delinquent sewer fees are urged to do so prior to August 1, 2014, by mailing payment to Bristol Township Municipal Building.