Important news, upcoming events, and meetings for Bedminster Township
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Bedminster Township October Newsletter

Upcoming community events and news
for October 2015
Route 113 (Bedminster Road) will be closed for repairs between Rt. 313 and Elephant Road from October 1st through October 6th, from 6am to 5pm. Plan an alternate route during that time.
Rep. Quinn's Annual Senior Expo
Friday, October 2nd
10am to 1:30pm
Central Bucks Senior Center

700 Shady Retreat Road, Doylestown
For more information, visit Rep. Quinn's Website.
Fire Prevention & Community Night
Ottsville Fire Company
Friday, October 9th
6pm to 9pm

249 Durham Road, Ottsville
Displays, Free Food, and Prizes
Plumstead Volunteer Fire Company Roast Beef Dinner
Saturday, October 10th
3pm to 7pm
5064 Stump Road, Plumsteadville
PVFC's bi-annual Roast Beef Dinner; Sit-ins and Drive Thru are available. Home made meals come served complete with slow cooked Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes, Homemade Gravy, Pickled Cabbage, Harvard Beets, Peas, Bread, and Dessert. Sit-ins also get choice of beverage. All food is cooked and prepared by members of Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company. Adults are $14 and Kids are $7. All take out is $14 per person.
Dublin Fire Company Soup Day
Saturday, October 10th
11am to 2pm
194 N. Main Street, Dublin

Take out or eat in. The Eat-in menu includes a Bowl of Soup, Crackers, Beverage, and Dessert for $5.00.
Handbags for Habitat
Friday, October 16th
6:30pm to 9:30pm
St. Cyril of Jerusalem Social Hall
1410 Almshouse Road, Jamison

Wine, desserts, music, shopping, silent auction
Benefits Habitat's Women Building Program
for more information, click here.
Join a Woman's Place & Buckingham Friends School for the 6th annual Race to Empower
Saturday October 17th
Buckingham Friends School
5684 York Road, Lahaska

Registration, race pack pick-up, sponsor expo, and entertainment begin at 3pm. 5K race begins at 4pm
1 Mile Fun Walk begins at 4:15pm
For more information, visit
A Woman's Place website.
Bucks County Medication Disposal Day
Saturday, October 17th
10am to 2pm
Bucks County Judicial Center
100 N. Main Street, Doylestown
The free and anonymous event offers residents the opportunity to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired medications. While all sorts of medications will be accepted, the event particularly is targeting prescription painkillers, such as Oxycotin and other opioids, which are often abused and serve as a gateway to heroin addiction. 

For more information, please call (215) 348-6344. 

Here are a few alarming facts: 
  • Seventy percent of people who abuse prescription pain relievers get them from friends or relatives.
  • One-in-four high school students have abused prescription drugs.
  • According to the Environmental Protection Agency, improperly discarded medications have been detected in community water supplies.

Upcoming Hoagie Sales

St. Peter's Tohickon UCC
Friday, October 23rd

1071 Old Bethlehem Road, Perkasie
For more information, visit
St. Peter's website.

Solomon's UCC
Saturday, October 24th

2990 Bedminster Road, Perkasie
For more information, visit
Solomon's UCC website.
Black Cat 5K and One Mile Fun Run
Saturday, October 31st
9:30am to 1pm
Peace Valley Park
Held in beautiful Peace Valley Park in New Britain, PA, the goal of the Black Cat 5K is to raise money for the Bucks County SPCA, while helping to find forever homes for dogs, cats and other companion animals in Bucks County. You can run the 5k or take a one mile fun walk, whichever is more your speed (and distance). For more information, visit
Halloween is Saturday, October 31st. 
If you are driving that evening, please remember to be careful and watch for children!
A message from the Bedminster Municipal Authority:
Water and sewer bills will be mailed the first week of October, and will be due the first week of November.

Access your account ONLINE by signing up at today! View, print and pay online!

Our office hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8am to noon, and Tuesday and Thursday noon – 4pm. 

For all water and sewer emergencies after hours, please call 215.766.2626 to speak to a person regarding your emergency.

You can always email us at
Bedminster Township Police Department

Public Information Release Report

Summary of incidents:

On July 11, 2015 Bedminster Township Police arrested Korbin Pomon, age 20, of Chalfont PA and charged him with DUI, possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia as a result of a traffic stop at the intersection of  Rte. 113 and Rt. 313 in the Township.

On August 1, 2015, Bedminster Township Police arrested Pene Mendoza Alas, age 27, of Perkasie PA and charged him with DUI as a result of a traffic stop at Rte. 611 and Quarry Rd. Alas's blood alcohol level was .162, twice the legal limit.

On August 2, 2015, Bedminster  Township Police arrested Peter Ianacone, age 30, of Plumsteadville PA, and charged him with DUI as a result of a traffic stop at Rte. 611 and Quarry Rd. in the Township.

On August 19, 2015, Bedminster Township Police arrested Melissa Decker, age 48, of Warminster PA, and charged her with DUI as the result of a traffic stop. Police had received numerous calls of a vehicle traveling southbound on Rte. 611 through the township that was operating erratically.
Township Offices are closed on Monday, October 12th in observance of the Columbus Day holiday.
October 2015 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 prior to the meeting.
Thursday, Oct. 8th: 7:00pmLand Preservation Advisory Committee Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 13th: 8:30am: Board of Supervisors Work Session
Wednesday, Oct. 14th: 7:30pm: Board of Supervisors September Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 14th: 9 to 11am: Rep. Marguerite Quinn's office hours 

Wednesday, Oct. 21st: 7:00pm: Planning Commission Meeting
Wednesday, Oct. 28th: 7:30pm: Bedminster Municipal Authority Meeting
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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