Meeting Tip 10-13 – Times News Online
In accordance with guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to limit public gatherings, many of the following meetings / activities may be edited, canceled, streamed, or online. Nose and mouth masks are mandatory in all government offices and buildings. Temperature checks can be performed. Check out available websites and social media.
SHREDDING: NorCo residents only: Free household document shredding events, 10 a.m. to noon, October 16, rain or shred, 2801 Emrick Blvd. Waste paper will not be accepted by any company or organization.
There is a limit of three boxes or bags per vehicle with a weight limit of 25 pounds per box or bag. Items accepted include accounting records, canceled checks, pay stubs, financial statements, investment transactions, legal documents, medical records, tax forms, etc. Unacceptable documents include junk mail, magazines, catalogs, photographs, negatives and x-rays. Staples, paper clips, rubber bands and files are acceptable. Ring binders, metal bands and plastic protections or coverings will be refused.
SBA DISASTER LOANS: Lamont McClure and Northampton County Emergency Management Services announce that homeowners, residents and businesses are now eligible for Small Business Assistance Loans (SBAs) for any damage suffered by the hurricane Ida. Personal injury claims must be filed by November 9, 2021; claims related to economic loss are due no later than June 10, 2022.
The following loans are available: commercial physical disaster loan; loans in the event of economic disasters; and home disaster loans.
Applicants can apply online, receive additional information on disaster assistance, and download applications by visiting https://disasterloanassistance.sba.gov/ela or by calling 1-800-659-2955. Send an email to [email protected] for more information on SBA Disaster Assistance.
BALL BOXES: The Northampton County Election Office is announcing that it will set up a secure mail-in ballot box in each of the county’s four districts. The boxes will be available until November 2, 2021 at 8 p.m. Access to drop boxes does not require security. The places and times of drop-off are:
Government Center Rotunda, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday, 669 Washington St., Easton.
When casting a ballot, voters can park for free in the loading and unloading area on Washington Street in front of the courthouse or use the new parking lot at the intersection of Wolf Avenue and Washington Street.
Human Services Building, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, 2801 Emrick Blvd. Bethlehem, 18020
Northampton County 911 Center, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday, 100 Gracedale Ave., Nazareth
Bethlehem City Hall, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday, 10 E. Church Street, Bethlehem
To prevent a mail-in ballot from being rejected, electors must ensure that the ballot is securely enclosed in the sealed private envelope, that the return envelope is signed and dated, and that it is not There is no identifying mark or symbol on the private envelope and that the ballot is returned to the election office by 8 p.m. on November 2.
Voters can only cast their own ballots. The return of ballots by a third party is prohibited unless the person returning the ballot assists a disabled voter or an urgently absent voter and has an Agent Certification form. designated ”signed. A copy of this form can be downloaded from vote.pa.gov. Counterfeiting, tampering, falsifying or destroying ballot papers is a second degree offense in accordance with Articles 1816 and 1817 of the Palestinian Authority Election Code. (25 PS §§ 3516 and 3517) Voters can follow the status of their postal or postal ballots on vote.pa.gov. Northampton County Executive Office, 669 Washington St., Easton 18042.
Wednesday October 13
Northampton Co. Industrial Development Authority, 4:00 PM, Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.
Northampton Co. Karst Geological Advisory Board, 4:30 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.
Bethlehem Twp. NorCo Municipal Authority, 6:30 p.m. Municipal Building, 4225 Easton Ave.
Hellertown Borough Water Authority Board, 7 p.m. 685 Main Street
Commissioners Lehigh Co., 7:30 p.m. Public Courtroom, Government. Center, 17 S. Seventh St., Allentown.
Thursday October 14
Northampton Co. Income Appeal Board Hearing, 9:00 a.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.
Bethlehem Authority, 3:30 p.m. Town Hall, 10 E. Church St.
Bethlehem Planning Commission, 5:00 p.m., Town Hall, 10 E. Church St. Masks are required. Questions and comments can be submitted 24 hours before the hearing to [email protected]; must include name and phone number. More information: visit www.bethlehem-pa.gov/Community-Economic-Development/Planning-Zoning
Monday, October 18
Bethlehem Area School Board Finance and Human Resources, 6:00 p.m., Education Center, 1516 Sycamore St.
Historic Conservation Commission, 6 p.m. Masks required. Submit your comments and questions 24 hours before the meeting to [email protected]; include name and phone number.
Bethlehem Twp. Commissioners, 7 p.m. Municipal Building, 4225 Easton Ave.
Zoning of Fountain Hill, 7 p.m., 941 Long St.
Hellertown Borough Council, 6:50 p.m. 685 Main Street
Tuesday 19 October
Bethlehem City Committee of the Whole, Capital Plan Review, 6 p.m. Town Hall, 10 E. Church St.
Bethlehem City Council, 7:00 p.m. Town Hall, 10 E. Church St. Current and recent meetings are available online at www.youtube.com/channel/UCRLFG5Y9Ui0jADKaRE1W3xw.
Freemansburg Council workshop, if needed, 7:600 p.m. Monroe St.
Canton of Hanover. (LeCo) Planning Commission, 7:30 p.m. 2202 Grove Road, Allentown.
Wednesday, October 20
Northampton Co. Personnel and Finance Committees, 4 p.m. Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.
Northampton Co. Capital Projects and Operations Committee, 5:00 p.m., Northampton Co. Courthouse, 669 Washington St., Easton.
Fountain Hill Council, 7 p.m., 941 Long St.
Hellertown Borough Zoning Hearing, 6:50 p.m., 685 Main Street to access Zoom, visit https://zoom.us/j/92670655549?pwd=amwydVhVc0N0d0p4U2tzSUV4NG9GZz09
Canton of Hanover. (LeCo) Supervisors, 7:30 p.m. 2202 Grove Road, Allentown.
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