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 Bristol Township At A Glance


Unit of Local Government is a First Class Township

Council President - Craig Bowen
Council Vice-President - Cynthia Murphy
Councilman - Howard Allen
Councilman - Patrick Antonello
Councilman - Joe Glasson
Councilman - John Monahan

Councilwoman-Maryann Wagner
Township Manager -William J. McCauley, III

Local Government Contact Page

The population is 55,421 (2010 Census Data)
The size is about 17 square miles
Population density is 3211 persons per square mile
The schools are in the Bristol Township School District

Part of the 8th Congressional District - Brian Fitzpatrick
Part of the 141st Legislative District - Tina Davis
Part of the 6th Senate District - Robert M. Tomlinson
U.S. Senators - Patrick J. ToomeyRobert P. Casey, Jr.
Governor - Tom Wolf

Minimum drinking age is 21.
Minimum age for buying tobacco products is 18.
Curfew for people 11 or under is 10:00 P.M.
Curfew for people 12 and 13 is 10:30 P.M.
Curfew for people 14 through 17 is 11:00 P.M.
View Nighttime Curfew Ordinance

 


 


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NEWS

Thanksgiving Holiday Observance

The Bristol Township Municipal Building will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. The office will reopen on Monday, November 27 at 8:30am.

 

A refuse and recycling holiday collection schedule is in effect for the week of November 20, due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

There will be NO Refuse or Recycling Collection on Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 23).  Pickup normally scheduled for Monday, November 20-Wednesday, November 22 will operate as normally scheduled. Pickup normally scheduled for Thursday, November 23 (Thanksgiving Day) will be delayed to Friday, November 24.  Pickup normally scheduled for Friday, November 24 will be delayed to Saturday, November 25. Regular collection services will resume the following week. Please call 267-812-2950 for additional information


2017 Holiday Tree Lighting with Santa is on Sunday, December 3, 6:00 pm
Let's kick off the Holiday Season right with the ceremonial lighting of Bristol Township's own community holiday tree at the township's municipal complex (2501 Bath Road)! Get your cameras ready and join us after for snacks, crafts for kids and other family activities and a visit with Santa! This is a FREE event for all Bristol Township residents!


Bristol Township Releases 2018 Budget for Inspection
The Proposed 2018 Township Budget is available for inspection at the Municipal Building and  or by clicking on the link below:

Click Here to View 2018 Proposed Budget     A public hearing on the Proposed Budget will be held at the Municipal Building, 2501 Bath Road, Bristol on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 7:00 pm and Township Council may consider its adoption at this meeting.

Click Here to View Township Manager's 2018 Proposed Budget Message


Bristol Township Awarded $240,000 Grant to Develop Community Park/Green Space at Heavily Blighted Former Trailer Park Site

Bristol Township received a $240,000 grant through the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development’s Greenways, Trails, and Recreation grant program that will help to fund the improvement project at the now vacant Miller Trailer Park site.

“Community parks are vital to ensure a high quality of life for children and families in our community,” said Bowen. “This grant funding allows us to transform what was once a neighborhood eyesore into a beautiful green space that young people and families can go to daily to walk, run, or take in the scenery,” he said.

Click Here to Read Official Press Release


2017 Council Meetings Schedul
Regular Council Meetings for 2017 will be held on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 7:00 P.M. with the exceptions of the following months that will only have one meeting on the third Thursday: February, July, and August. All meetings will be held at the Municipal Building, 2501 Bath Road, Bristol PA 19007.  Members of the public are encouraged to attend and participate

Levittown Chosen As 41st Best Place To Live By Money Magazine
Money Magazine, in its annual Best Places to Live 2016 edition, has named the Levittown section of Bristol Township as the 41st best place to live in America. Levittown is the only Pennsylvania community to make the list. The magazine cited jobs, affordable housing, property taxes, public schools, healthcare, recreational opportunities, and low crime as their criteria for the methodology in determining their rankings.

Council President Craig Bowen said that it was a great accomplishment to be recognized by a highly-regarded national publication such as Money Magazine. “The Township Council made some very difficult decisions to reduce the cost of government and invested millions of tax dollars to improve Bristol Township,” Bowen said. “It’s nice to be saluted nationally.  ”Bowen noted that the Council’s priorities of job creation, improving housing stock, lowering property taxes, and investing in technology to bring the police department up to date to fight crime have clearly paid off.


Bristol Township offers $2 Yard Waste Containers

Residents of Bristol Township who receive residential trash service from the township can purchase a 32 gallon yard waste container for the low price of only $2. The heavy-duty containers normally cost $35 each and were designed with small holes on the bottom to allow for water drainage. Residents interested in purchasing a yard waste container can visit the Bristol Township Municipal Building (2501 Bath Road) on Monday - Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  Residents must show a copy of their tax bill or photo ID.

Click Here To Read Official Press Release

Click Here for Flyer


Live Broadcast of Council Meetings

Council Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 22 and Verizon FiOS Channel 45 and streamed live from the Township’s website.

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FEMA National Flood Insurance Map Changes:
FEMA has Reclassified Properties in Several Large Areas of Bristol Township for Flood Insurance. FEMA has released new maps for public review. The new maps – also known as digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) –reflect current flood risks. These new maps are available at the Bristol Township Administration Building for Bristol Township residents to review.


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