FRANCONIA — The division simply received an electrical bike, Police Chief Michael Martin advised the Franconia Township Board of Supervisors at its Sept. 21 assembly.
“It is a very nice bike. It is heavy responsibility,” he stated, “for patrol.”
A neighborhood grant from Univest was used to purchase the bike, he stated.
“A few of the different bikes we had have been antiquated,” he stated.
Board member Curtis Kratz stated he’d seen the brand new bike.
“It is an superior bike,” he stated.
It may be pedaled or powered by its motor, he stated.
Martin stated he thinks the highest velocity is about 25 miles per hour.
“It is a neat piece of kit and I am glad you might have it,” Kratz stated.
In different issues on the assembly:
• The board authorized the land use assumptions report submitted by the Franconia Township Impression Payment Advisory Committee.
The report is step one in a three-part course of trying on the city’s influence charges, Eric Wert, township solicitor, stated.
Impression charges are charged to new improvement to assist fund traffic-related infrastructure.
The report seems at current land makes use of and potential future progress within the township, Janene Marchand, a challenge supervisor with Gilmore & Associates, the township’s engineering agency, stated.
“Shifting ahead, visitors influence charges are gonna be up to date primarily based on this land use assumption report after which the following studies that come off that, the roadway influence examine in addition to the capital enchancment plan,” she stated, “so that is, like Eric stated, step one, the primary report.”
• “Park’s look good, all the pieces’s trying good,” board Chairman Gray Godshall stated throughout Superintendent of Highways Paul Good’s report.
Kratz agreed and stated he was considering notably of the Banbury/MOPAC Path space.
The division mows greater than 100 acres per week, Good stated.
“That is loads of floor to mow, loads of grass,” he stated.
“We received three large mowers,” Good stated. “They’re 60,000 bucks a pop.”
The township places some huge cash into parks and mowing, he stated.
“Properly, it seems good,” Kratz stated.