BRIDGETON TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS
Minutes of June 14, 2023 Regular Monthly Meeting
The regular meeting of the Bridgeton Township Board of Supervisors was held on June 14, 2023 as advertised, at the
Township Building, 1370 Bridgeton Hill Road, Upper Black Eddy, Pennsylvania. This meeting was also held remotely via
Zoom. Present were Supervisor Gard Holby and Supervisor Roger Keller. Also present were Secretary/Treasurer Sheryl
Patterson and CC Hopf (virtual). Supervisor Michael Lynch and Solicitor David Shafkowitz were absent.
Supervisor Holby called the meeting to order at 7:08 PM. No executive session was held prior to the meeting.
PUBLIC COMMENTS ON AGENDA:
APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Upon motion by Supervisor Keller and seconded by Supervisor Holby which carried 2-0, the minutes from the May 10, 2023
regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors were approved.
BILLS/PAYROLL: Upon motion by Supervisor Keller and seconded by Supervisor Holby , which carried 2-0, the bills and
payroll in the amount of $ 13,682.23 from June were approved
TREASURER’S REPORT: Upon motion by Supervisor Keller and seconded by Supervisor Holby, which carried
2-0, the Treasurer’s Report from May, 2023 was approved.
- Fire Company – No report.
- Open Space – Roger Keller reported that the Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) , in conjunction with the Tinicum
Conservancy, were presenting plans for the park and local trails on June 15th at the Township building. They are also
planning for an initial identification and direction for the trail through the Casillio property.
- Solicitor – No report.
- Planning Commission – CC Hopf reported that the planning commission continued work on the Comprehensive Plan
update; the finish details will be completed by their June meeting and the 45-day review period will start.
- Secretary/Treasurer – received final payment from PEMA due to Hurricane Ida in the amount of $ 630.55.
- B/N/T Groundwater Committee – No report.
- Roadmaster – No report.
- Zoning Officer – submitted a written report to the Board of Supervisors.
- Emergency Management – No report .
- Traffic Committee – Ken Law reported : a) there were two truck stops by the State police; and b) the recent oil/chips
on River Road have had a positive effect in slowing people down.
- Township News – advertised in various locations: bulletin board, FaceBook pages, wilderness park , and in
Senator Coleman’s publication.
- Upon motion by Supervisor Holby and seconded by Supervisor Keller, which carried 2-0, the motion to hire a cleaning
service for the Township building once per month was approved.
PERSONS TO BE HEARD:
Robert McEwan from Lower Delaware Wild & Scenic – presentation for endorsing congressional designation of High Falls
Creek. Background: Delaware River was added to the designation in 2000. High Falls Creek has the largest falls in Bucks
County, has outstanding remarkable values, and potential for recreational use and open space preservation. Supervisor
Holby and Supervisor Keller decided to table this proposal until they spoke with Supervisor Lynch.
PUBLIC COMMENTS: A general discussion on canal erosion ensued.
Upon a motion by Supervisor Holby and seconded by Supervisor Keller, which carried 2-0, the meeting was adjourned at
Sheryl L. Patterson