Sunday, April 21, 2013
Economic Development Committee Chairwoman Mary Fuller updated her committee and the Communication Commission last week on the recent branding success at a community marketing event.
Lansdale was the talk of the towns at an April 5 Delaware Valley Smart Growth Alliance Development Committee Chairwoman Mary Fuller at last week's joint EDC and Communication Commission meeting. "Investing in the Delaware Valley's Downtown" also fulfilled Lansdale Borough in another way—it was one of the many tenets outlined in the borough's branding initiative. Fuller said the event attracted at lot of developers, architects and engineers in other municipalities. "We made a lot of good contacts," said Fuller. Community Development Director John Ernst was quick to point out that another major benefit of the event was "how obvious it was that whatever we are doing, we are doing it right." "We couldn't say enough about how busy we were," …
Saturday, September 22, 2012
We ask it, you answer it ... and then we try to answer it some more
In the premier edition of ... "We Ask It, You Answer It," we ask: Where are the worst intersections in need of a left- or right-turn arrow? We initially asked this on our Facebook news page (updated constantly) and here are what some readers said: Share your place in the comments.
Thursday, March 3, 2011
A completed sewer rate analysis recommends no increase in 2011, but the borough will have to boost rates as soon as 2012.
Lansdale Borough sewer rates are in good shape, and there’s no need for an increase in 2011, according to a recent completed sewer rate analysis presented to the administration and finance committee and public works committee Wednesday night. However, those rates—which include both service charges and usage fees—will need to increase at some point over the next five years. It could be as soon as 2012 and could be as much as 18 percent. Dave Busch, of Keystone Alliance Consulting in Ambler, told council that rates are in good shape at the moment, and the borough can make it through the year without any issues. The goal of the study, he said, was to calculate what the rates would need to be each year during the next five years. The analysis …