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Lower Gwynedd Message 04.30.2021

April 30, 2021

Weekly Updates changing to Monthly e-Newsletter 

In response to the recent Communication Survey results, this weekly news update will be replaced with a monthly e-newsletter starting the end of May.  We hope to update you on recommendations and decisions by the various Boards and Commissions along with timely articles.  Thanks to everyone who responded to the survey. 

Help Wanted: Township Hiring Seasonal Workers    

The Township is hiring two seasonal workers for the Public Works Department. The workers will perform maintenance and manual labor activities. Responsibilities include landscaping, road work, building maintenance, trash and recycling collection in parks. Applicants must have a valid Pennsylvania driver’s license and pass a drug and alcohol screening with a background check. Employment will be 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, from June to September.

Click here for an application. Applications should be returned to fzollers@lowergwynedd.org

Electronic Recycling and Paper Shredding Event on May 15, 2021

The Township will host a residents-only electronic recycling and paper shredding event on Saturday, May 15 at the Township Building. The event will run from 8 a.m. until noon, or until the recycling trucks are filled. Residents will be required to provide proof of residency.

Summer Road Work Planned

 The Township will repair and repave or resurface the following roads this summer.

  • Brushtown Road
  • John Rotelle Drive
  • Lloyd Road
  • Warren Road
  • Wyndon Road
  • Gypsy Hill Rd (Plymouth Rd to cul-de-sac)
  • Gypsy Hill Circle
  • Latchstring Lane
  • Surrey Drive

A schedule of work will be available as summer draws closer.

Secure Ballot Boxes for May Primary Election Available May 1, 2021

Secure ballot boxes for the May 18, 2021 primary election will be available throughout Montgomery County beginning May 1 at 10 a.m.

 

2021 Pike Fest Cancelled   

Pike Fest will not take place this fall due to health and safety concerns related to COVID-19. The Board of Supervisors recently made the decision so business and residents would have plenty of advance notice. Pike Fest takes a significant amount of planning and coordination, which is difficult given the uncertainty because of COVID. The Township hopes Pike Fest can return in 2022.

Saturday Is National Play Outside Day   

Enjoy some outside play this Saturday as part of National Play Outside Day.

 

Coronavirus Resources

CDC Updates Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People  

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released updated health recommendations for fully vaccinated people on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Pennsylvania’s mask order automatically incorporates updated CDC guidance on masking. 

People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a two-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine. Under the new guidance, fully vaccinated people:   

  • Do not need to wear a mask outdoors, except in certain crowded settings and venues. 
  • Can continue to work following an exposure as long as they are asymptomatic.
  • May be exempted from routine screening testing, if feasible.  
  • May visit indoors with other fully vaccinated people without masks or social distancing.  
  • May visit indoors with unvaccinated people from a single household at low risk for severe COVID-19 without masks or social distancing.  
  • Do not need to quarantine or be tested following a known exposure if asymptomatic.  

Fully vaccinated people should continue to take precautions in indoor public settings, such as wearing a mask and social distancing; avoid large indoor in-person gatherings; follow employer guidance; and get tested if experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. Click here for more information.

 

Coronavirus Resources

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