Any announcements of a temporary nature, urgent or non-urgent, that affect the operation and/or services of our Borough will be posted in this section of our website.
Snakehead fish reported in Hulmeville waters
There have been reports of Snakehead fish in Hulmeville fishing waters. This is an invasive breed of fish that threatens the local fish species. Read the bulletin from the USGS on what to do if you catch a Snakehead fish.
Notice of parking ordinance restricting parking during snow conditions
At its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday evening, June 6, 2016, the Hulmeville Borough Council enacted an ordinance prohibiting parking on Borough streets during a snow storm. A copy of the Ordinance may be examined at the office of the Borough Secretary, Dorothy Omietanski, 321 Main Street, Hulmeville, PA, by appointment arranged by telephone to 215-757-6531. (Click here to view online)
Hulmeville Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) Strategy
As part of the Neshaminy Watershed, Hulmeville Borough is required to reduce the quantity of sediment discharged into the watershed. Hulmeville's strategies to reduce the total load of sediment discharged to the watershed have been documented in a report dated 25 April 2016.
The participation of the Borough residents is crucial to the Borough achieving the plan objectives. If you have any comments or questions, please contact one of the Borough Council members.
2016 Earth Day Celebration
Hulmeville Borough council members and Garden Club members participated in the 2016 Earth Day Celebration, April 30th, at core Creek Park. See photos
NORC - University of Chicago Survey
NORC at the University of Chicago is undertaking a study designed to provide information on the circumstances of all types of families across America. Some households in our area have been randomly selected as part of the survey. Although the survey can take place any time from April through December 2016, NORC has indicated the household visits should be completed by the end of May.
The survey team will have identification, including photo badges. If you are visited, participation is totally voluntary. For more information, read the letter from NORC.
RECOGNITION OF YOUTH VOLUNTEERS
At their meeting on December 7, 2015, the Hulmeville Borough Council honored a number of young citizens who actively supported the borough during the year. Certificates of recognition were presented to Anna Coleman, Rebecca 'Becky' Harger, Daniel M. Mandolesi, Stanley B. Omietanski IV, and Donald Rossi by the Borough Council and State Representative Tina Davis. (more)
Ira Romberger & Mercy Ingrahm Honored
Ira and Mercy were both honored by the Borough Council for their many years of service to the Borough.(more)
ACT 537 PLAN UPDATE
Act 537 (the Pennsylvania Sewage Facilities Act) requires Hulmeville Borough to develop, implement, and maintain a comprehensive official sewage management plan. In order to meet the Department of Environmental (DEP) required timelines for updating the Act 537 Plan, a series of meetings are planned by the Hulmeville Borough Council and Water Authority to prepare and adopt an up-to-date Plan. The public is welcome to attend the meetings and provide input.
Details on the proposed meeting dates are on the Authority web page.
A copy of the Hulmeville Borough proposed Act 537 plan update is available for review.
Included with the Hulmeville Borough Act 537 Plan Update is the Neshaminy Interceptor Evaluation for Municipal 537 Planning in Lower Bucks County, prepared by the Bucks County Water and Sewer Authority. You can read that document here.
For more information on Act 537 visit the PA Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Act 537 Sewage Facilities Program web page.
UPDATED FLOOD PLAIN REGULATIONS
On March 16, 2015, the Borough Council adopted Borough Ordinance 265, updating section 27-703 of the Borough Ordinances. Section 27-703 covers regulations applicable to floodplain areas. The updating of the Borough's floodplain regulations brings the Borough into compliance with current federal regulations.
LEASH AND CURB YOUR DOG
The police department would like to remind everyone that all dogs must be on a leash at all times (unless in a securely fenced area). Any dog found roaming unleashed will be immediately impounded. Also, it is required that you pick up any waste deposited by your dog.
By Borough Ordinance, vehicles are not allowed to be parked on lawns, either in front, behind or either side of a house. All vehicles must be parked in a driveway or legally parked on a roadway.
REVISED FLOOD INSURANCE RATE MAPS AND STUDY
FEMA has issued revised flood insurance rate maps and a study covering portions of Bucks County, including Hulmeville Borough. If you live along one of the creeks in the Borough you should review the flood information. The revised flood insurance information, plus more, is available from our flood insurance rate map web page.
2016 HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTIONS
The Southeast Pennsylvania Hazardous Waste Collection program has announced their collection dates for 2016, There are 5 collection dates set for Bucks County, as well as additional dates in the surrounding counties. More information is available on the recycling page.
2015 CONSUMER CONFIDENCE REPORT
The Hulmeville Municipal Authority (PSWID #1090140) reports that the 2015 Consumer Confidence Report, covering the 2014 calendar year, is now available. In 2014, the Authority monitored 6 potential contaminants in the drinking water. There were not any exceedances detected of the EPA accepted levels for drinking water. Please click here to view the 2015 annual water quality report and learn more about your drinking water. This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water. For additional information, or to request a paper copy be mailed to you, visit the Hulmeville Municipal Authority web page..
POLICE HOME AND AUTO SAFEGUARDING TIPS
Thefts from UNLOCKED automobiles and even homes is unfortunately common in Lower Bucks, including Hulmeville Borough. The Borough Police have provided a few suggestions to help safeguard your valuables.
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