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Bedminster Township March Newsletter

Upcoming community events and news
for March 2017

Dublin Fire Company Soup Day

Saturday March 4th
Last soup day of the season!
11:00 AM to 2:00 pm
194 N. Main St, Dublin

The Eat-in menu includes a Bowl of Vegetable, Ham and Bean or Chicken Noodle Soup, Crackers, Beverage, and Dessert for $5.00.  Additional sandwiches, Hot Dogs and other items are available.  Soup Also sold by the quart for pickup or Take-Home.

Sunday, March 26 2017

Dublin Fire Company

The Dublin Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxillary is hosting a special Purse Bingo event featuring prizes like Coach®, Vera Bradley® and Michael Kors Purses. Come join the Dublin Ladies Auxillary for some bingo fun!

Red Cross Blood Drive

Saturday, March 4th 2017

Deep Run Presbyterian Church
16 Irish Meetinghouse Road, Perkasie
10:00am to 2:00pm

Red Cross Blood Drive

Thursday, March 16 2017

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
3668 Ridge Road, Perkasie
2:00pm to 7:00pm
Sign up online (enter sponsor code: stmatthews).
Bucks County Opportunity Council & United Way of Bucks County are hosting Operation Helping Hand, a county-wide food drive to benefit all of our food pantries!

It is easy- Register online, collect food, and feed our community!

Register online today! You will be matched with a local food pantry, so your donations remain in your community. You can choose to have the food collection picked up or you can deliver to a central location. Customize a flyer and you're ready to go!
Help spread the word- forward this email, and upload photos of your food drive using #OHH2017 and #FeedingOurCommunity!
For more information, contact or Heather Foor at 215.348.3175 ext. 213, or at

Support A Woman's Place:

Fun, Entertainment, and Chocolate!

Saturday, April 1, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
The Fuge
780 Falcon Circle, Warminster PA

We cordially invite you to join us for an evening of delectable drinks and dishes, covetable silent and live auction items, a raffle featuring once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences, spirited music and dancing, an effervescent toast, and enough chocolate to satiate even the most discerning sweet tooth.
For more information, click

Join us for our 8th annual benefit event, Hard Hats & High Heels.

It's an evening of fun with friends, including
open bar, hors d'oeuvres, dinner, a live action and a silent auction featuring exclusive
items from our Upcyle | ReStore Designer Challenge.  

Friday, April 28, 2017

6:30 - 10:00 pm
Spring Mill Manor
171 Jacksonville Road, Ivyland PA

For more info, contact Candace Clarke, Resource Development Director,
at or (215)822-2812, x316.


PECO Telling Delinquent Customers to Apply Now for LIHEAP

Customers receive letters and notices that their utility service could be shut off for payment issues

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PECO is sending letters to more than 50,000 residential customers who are delinquent on their accounts and believed to be eligible for grants from the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).  The mailing includes an overview of LIHEAP, a notice that their service could be shut off for non-payment, and contact information to apply for the grants.
Customers are leaving money on the table that could help keep their electric and natural gas service on. PECO does not want to have to shut off service because customers have fallen behind on their bill because they did not submit an application for funding.
“We are concerned that some customers are not taking advantage of the money that will help keep their light and heat on,” said Patricia King, PECO’s manager of Universal Services, the group that oversees the company’s low-income programs.  “This is important grant money that customers do not have to pay back.  LIHEAP grants are first-come, first-served, so it is essential that customers submit their application now before money runs out.”
Less than $51 million remains in LIHEAP funding for Pennsylvania’s low-income residents.  LIHEAP provides cash grants, up to $1,000 per customer, through a direct payment made on behalf of a customer to PECO.  Customers do not have to be behind on their bills in order to receive a cash grant.  LIHEAP also has money allocated for emergencies, including payments up to $500 to reinstate services that have been shut off for non-payment, and for repairing leaking pipes and broken furnaces.
LIHEAP is a federal program that provides assistance to individuals who are having trouble paying their electric, natural gas or other heating bills.  Homeowners, renters, roomers and subsidized housing tenants may be eligible. 
Grants are based on household size and income, type of fuel used and county of residence. A family of four with an annual household income of $36,450 can qualify for help.  To be eligible, annual household income cannot exceed 150 percent of the federal poverty income guidelines, or:
  • $17,820 One-person household
  • $24,030 Two-person household
  • $30,240 Three-person household
  • $36,450 Four-person household
For larger households, the guidelines increase by $6,240 for each additional person.
PECO’s letter campaign is intended to ensure that all eligible households take advantage of the assistance funds available through the state.  PECO employees also are canvassing the region to appear at community events to share information about PECO’s assistance programs.
Customers can call 1-800-34-HELP4 or visit, for more information, questions, or help in filling out the application.
PECO customers who are not eligible for low- and fixed-income assistance, but are having trouble managing their energy costs should also consider taking advantage of other programs including budget billing.  Budget billing makes short-term fluctuations in monthly bills much easier to handle by dividing annual energy costs evenly throughout the year.
All customers can save money on their monthly energy bills by using energy as efficiently as possible. To find low- and no-cost ways to save energy and money, visit
Public Information Release Report:
Date: February 14, 2017

Summary of Incident:
On November 8, 2016 Bedminster Township Police arrested George Brodhead IV, age 23 of Doylestown Pa. as the result of a single vehicle traffic accident at Applebutter Rd. and Kellers Church Rd. in the township. Brodhead was charged with Driving under the Influence and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Bedminster Township Police will be charging Beau Booth, age 34 of Philadelphia Pa. with Theft and related charges resulting from a theft of firewood at the Valero gas station in the 6000 block of Easton Rd. in the township. On December 29, 2016 the station reported the theft to police and provided surveillance footage of the suspect. On February 3, 2017 police received a tip identifying Booth from a photo posted on the police department facebook page. On February 14, 2017 Booth admitted to the theft.

A message from the Bedminster Municipal Authority:

Your next water and sewer bill will be mailed and emailed the first week of April 2017.  Please email us at if you would like to join our email list.  Please remember to include your address as well as the email address you would like your bills to be sent.

Reminder from the Tax Collector:

County and Township property tax bills will be mailed out on March 1, 2017. If you do not receive one, make sure to contact the tax collector for a duplicate bill! You are responsible for payment of property taxes, even if you do not receive your tax bill.

For more information on the tax collector, click here.
March 2017 Township Calendar:
All meetings are open to the public. Meetings are held in the meeting room at 3112 Bedminster Road unless otherwise stated.

Agendas are available at, under the "Township Government" tab, 24 hours prior to the meeting.


Tuesday, Mar. 7th: 8:30am: Board of Supervisors Work Session Meeting
Wednesday, Mar. 8th: 7:30pm: Board of Supervisors March Meeting

Thursday, Mar. 23rd: 7:30pm: Bedminster Municipal Authority Meeting*

*Agenda available at
If you know of any upcoming community events, please email Sarah Beebe at Please note that only non-profit organizations will be included.
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