Northampton Township Supervisors takes vote on Newtown Rail Trail this Wednesday.
Northampton Supervisors will take a vote to allow an engineering study for the long-debated rail trail in Bucks County to go forward this Wednesday. If it votes down the study, the Newtown Rail Trail will not move forward beyond Southhampton Township.
Let Northampton supervisors know you want to see a study done to answer questions the supervisors and residents have regarding their 4.5 miles segment of the trail. Without this study the trail won’t go forward in Northampton Township.
For details and a brief history on the trail see this Philadelphia Daily News article about the fight for the trail, which is largely over “NIMBYism” and the fear that a multi-purpose trail would bring a “bad element” to the town.
The Northampton Township meeting is:
Wednesday, December 14 at 7:30pm (although folks will begin speaking about other issues at 6:30)
Northampton Township Building
55 Township Road, Richboro, PA
Please express your support to our supervisors directly via e-mail, by contacting the supervisors:
Chairman – Larry Weinstein – firstname.lastname@example.org
Barry Moore – email@example.com
Eileen Silver – firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Kimberly Rose – email@example.com
Frank O’Donnell – firstname.lastname@example.org
Township Manager – Bob Pellegrino: email@example.com