Township Has New Trash Hauler
As a reminder, Republic Services has been named Lower Gwynedd’s new trash collection company.
The Board of Supervisors recently approved a three-year waste and recycling contract with Republic Services beginning November 1 and running until October 31, 2023. The contract calls for a price of $84.57 per quarter ($28.19/month) per household in the first year, $87.54 per quarter ($29.18/month) in the second year and $90.60 per quarter ($30.20/month) in the final year. The monthly fee for low volume households is $18 with a charge of $3 per 30-gallon bag.
Leaf and yard waste in excess of eight bags per pickup will be $3 per bag. Grass clippings in excess of four bags per pickup will be $3 per bag. One bulk item per month is included for free. An extra bulk item is $75.
New toters for trash and recycling will be distributed the last week of this month. Please place your current recycling toters at the curb on Monday, October 26 for pickup by Waste Management, the current trash hauler. Please leave your trash bins out on Thursday, October 29 and Friday, October 30 for pickup by Waste Management.
Voting Resources For November 3 General Election
The General Election is Tuesday, November 3. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. The last day to register to vote is October 19.
The County Commissioners have approved 10 ballot drop off locations for the General Election. The closest drop off to Lower Gwynedd is at the Upper Dublin Township Building, 801 Loch Alsh Avenue. The ballot boxes will open on October 3 and be available for use from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
Drug Take Back Day Is October 24
National Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 24. The Lower Gwynedd Police Department will be a drop off location between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Drug Take Back Day is a safe, convenient and responsible way to dispose of unused or expired prescription drugs.
Halloween Safety Guidance
Halloween is just three weeks away and understandably there are questions this year about trick-or-treating. Montgomery County and the CDC have issued guidance for Halloween. Please visit the websites for tips.
Township Staff Available By Appointment
The Lower Gwynedd Township Building is open but appointments are necessary. Please call 215-646-5302 to schedule a visit. If possible, please conduct business online or by phone for the health and safety of yourself and staff.
Lower Gwynedd Township
1130 N Bethlehem Pike
PO Box 625
Spring House, PA 19477
Phone: (215) 646-5302
Fax: (215) 646-3357
*COVID-19 Restrictions: Access to the Township Building is by appointment only.