|Boy Scouts from Troop 317 pack meeting,|
under supervision of Chaplain Barry Webb
$116,474 to Recon Construction for cold in place asphalt recycling to rehabilitate Township roads. This was the lowest of two bids,and according to Township Manager Melissa Shafer, is $30,000 less than what was budgeted.
$68,000 to the Township's athletic associations. Bethlehem Township Athletic Ass'n, also known as the Bulldogs, received $40,000. The Freemansburg-Bethlehem Township Athletic Association, which runs the baseball program, only received $28,000. That's because the Township paid for the cost of lights, and the baseball association agreed to take $12,000 less each year for the next ten years.
Most of the other items are smaller expenditures, but they include a $5,000 contribution to The Miracle League of Northampton County.
$213,611 for Housenick Trails project. Thanks to the state's failure to adopt a timely budget, the Township has been forced to reapply. There is a matching grant from Northampton County's open space program. the time and materials
$60,000 from the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency for clean-up costs associated with Superstorm Jonas. "We met the thresholds so that we can get reimbursement," stated Shafer