Monday, March 18, 2013
Out of 775,000 Android apps available, guess which one is the most popular.
Haverford Township Commissioner Dan Siegel likes to write fast. So fast, in fact that he has written a new book in just 90 days. Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers is Dan Siegel's newest book. When he's not writing books or sitting on the Haverford Township Board of Commissioners, Siegel is also a lawyer practicing in Havertown. He says his new book is really for everyone with an Android device. Click on the clip to see what Siegel says is the most important legal advice he offers in the book. Siegel presented a copy of his new book to the Haveford Township Free Library during the commissioner's monthly meeting last week. Watch the additional clips to see what Siegel says is the most popular app out of the more the three-quarters of a…
Monday, January 14, 2013
The commissioners will vote on whether to spend $55,166 on two new Ford Explorers.
The Haverford Township Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing Monday night, before its regular meeting, to discuss a zoning change at 833 Buck Lane. The hearing will begin at 6:30 p.m., "to propose revising [the township] Zoning map by reclassifying the zoning of the property at 833 Buck Lane, Haverford, PA, known as Delaware County Folio No. 22-05-00138-00, from R-1A Low-Density Residential to INS Institutional District." At the regular business meeting at 7:30 p.m., the commissioners will vote on scheduling a public hearing for Feb. 4 regarding outdoor dining regulations. Among the voting items on the agenda is the proposed purchase of two new police vehicles: The full meeting agenda is attached to this article and available …
Monday, November 12, 2012
The agenda for Tuesday's commissioners meeting is available.
The Haverford Township Board of Commissioners could declare a Disaster Emergency in the wake of Hurricane Sandy at its Meeting Tuesday night. According to the commissioners' agenda posted on the Haverford Township website, the commissioners will vote on a motion to declare a disaster emergency in Haverford township, which would allow the township's emergency management coordinator to "take all appropriate aid action needed to alleviate the effete of the disaster and authorize the township to act as necessary." The Haverford Commissioners meeting is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
A mid-year snapshot of the township's budget shows some expected numbers, township officials say there are things to watch.
In a presentation to the township commissioners on Monday, Haverford township manager Lawrence Gentile said that the 2012 township budget is “holding it together” thanks to cost-saving measures and realistic revenue forecasting. “Overall, revenues are holding steady, but there are some areas we need to watch,” he said. In a presentation put together by Gentile and township director of finance Aimee Cuthbertson, the manager presented a “snapshot” of the township’s mid-year finances that found its current budget similar to its 2011budget. “There are really no big variances between where we were last year and where we are this year,” Cuthbertson said. According to the report, Haverford has collected almost $29 million of a projected $35.9 …
Monday, August 13, 2012
The agenda for the August 13 meeting has been released.
The Haverford Township Board of Commissioners will discuss curbs and sidewalks on Eagle Road at its meeting on Monday, according to the meeting agenda released on the township’s website. The commissioners will also hear from the police committee regarding the township’s K9 unit. For a complete rundown of what is to be discussed at the meeting, check the agenda attached to this story or on the township’s website.
Monday, July 30, 2012
The first deadline in Haverford's 2013 budget is coming in early August.
By the end of the week, Haverford will be one step closer to assembling its 2013 budget. According to a release from on the township’s website, Friday, August 3 represents the first deadline developing Haverford’s operating budget for the coming year. Department heads have until Friday to review budgets with committee chairs. The release states that a budget adoption schedule was sent to “various citizens groups, township commissions and boards, posted in the board of commissioners’ meeting room, public areas, websites, cable-tv and newspapers,” before the August 3 deadline. The township manager will present his budget to the Board of Commissioners on Wednesday, October 31.
Friday, July 27, 2012
There is no commissioners meeting August 6.
Those planning to attend the Haverford Board of Commissioners work session meeting should cancel their plans. The board announced on the township's website that it has canceled its August 6 work session. The board's regular meeting is still scheduled for August 13 at 7:30 p.m. Check back with Patch for coverage of the meeting. According to the minutes from the commissioners June meeting, recent issues include parking permits for specific streets in the township and the announcement of a August 13 meeting to discuss changes to the zoning code.