On December 6, the Board of Supervisors were notified by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural resources the grant we submitted back in the Spring for recreational improvements to the Bellwood-Antis Park was awarded. The grant amount was for $200,000.00.
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ANTIS TOWNSHIP TRAIL FEASIBILITY STUDY SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT Bellwood, PA, November 2, 2017: Antis Township and Bellwood Borough have partnered to prepare a feasibility study for a multi-modal trail (pedestrian and bicycle) that connect downtown Bellwood to the Bells Gap Trail in Bellwood-Antis Park and extend south towards the village of Pinecroft. The Township and Borough, in conjunction with planning consultant Mackin, will be presenting the proposed trail alignments at a public meeting, starting at 7:00pm on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at the Bellwood-Antis Public Library. All local residents, businesses and other interested persons are invited to learn more about the proposed trail [...]
The Blair County Collaborative TMDL and Pollution Reduction Plan (PRP) prepared on behalf of the Blair County Intergovernmental Stormwater Committee by the Center for Watershed Protection is now available for public viewing. We are seeking public feedback and request those who have comment to attend our next ISC meeting which will be held on August 17, 2017 at 2:00pm at the Logan Township Municipal building. To view a copy of the Plan please Click Here.
At the June 2, Board of Supervisors Meeting the Board adopted ordinance 1-2016 approving the creation of the Intergovernmental Stormwater Committee. Antis Township will join ten (10) other Blair County governments creating a Council of Governments to help each other handle increasingly strict environmental regulations on stormwater. To view a copy of the Ordinance please Click Here.
At the June 2, Board of Supervisors meeting the Board approved to enter into contract with American Legal Publishing Corp. for recodification services that includes incorporating new ordinances, updating the index and tables as needed, reformatting the pages into a new typestyle, including single or dual column print, and printing complete copies of the entire code book. It also includes a legal review and written report by one of our staff attorneys. To view a copy of the proposal please Click Here.
We would also like to remind residents that residences of Blair County are qualified, meeting certain requirements, to apply for the States Clean and Green Program. The Pennsylvania Farmland and Forest Land Assessment Act, Act 319 (as amended) is a state law, authorized by the state constitution, that allows qualifying land which is devoted to agricultural and forest land use, to be assessed at a value for that use rather than Fair Market Value. The intent of the program is to encourage property owners to retain their land in agricultural, open space, or forest land use, by providing some real estate [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 5, 2016 Pennsylvania Residents Urged to Test Homes for Radon Harrisburg, PA – The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today urged all Pennsylvanians to test their homes for radon, a deadly radioactive gas that’s the leading cause of lung cancer in non-smokers in the United States. DEP also urged residents to take action to reduce radon levels in their homes if they are high. “Due to our geology, radon is found everywhere in Pennsylvania. For that reason, we urge residents to test their homes to protect themselves and their family’s health,” said DEP Secretary John Quigley. “Winter [...]