Aston Township, Delaware County PA

Governor Wolf Announces Funding To Renovate Aston Township Fire Department

Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the firehouse, formally known as Green Ridge Fire House, now Aston Township Fire Department in Aston, Delaware County, will use new state funding to quadruple the size of its fire house enabling it to better provide the services necessary to keep members of the local community safe.  Aston Township was awarded a $1 million grant to expand the Aston Township Fire Department from 5,250 square feet to 20,680 square feet and complete renovations to modernize the 30-year-old building.

This is the first release of RACP funding in Delaware County on 2018 Business Plans submitted. Thank you Governor Wolf and also a thank you to our town State Senator Tom Killion for all of their support!

Please click here for press release. 

August 2018 Township Times

Aston Remembers 5th Ward Commissioner James W. McGinn, Matt Smith Appointed Part Time Aston Police Officer , Volunteer for Community Day; these stories and more in this month’s issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!.

Accepting Applications for 5th Ward Commissioner

Aston Township will be accepting resumes for the vacancy position of 5th Ward Commissioner.  All applicants must be a registered voter and a resident of the 5th Ward in Aston Township for at least one (1) year.

Interested applicants should send their resume to Township Manager, Bill McConville at Aston Township, 5021 Pennell Road. Aston, Pa 19014 or by email at: bmcconville@astontownship.net.

All resumes are due to Aston Township by Friday, August 17, 2018 at 4 p.m.

Birney Highway & Crozerville Road. Roundabout – Notice of Road Closure.

As part of the Birney Highway and Crozerville Road Roundabout, Aston Township is giving notice that the entire intersection will be closed due to the installation of the roundabout. Work is scheduled to commence on or before Wednesday, August 8, 2018 and it is anticipated that the road will be closed for 4 to 6 weeks.

Please click here for a detailed detour map. 

 

Passing of 5th Ward Commissioner James W. McGinn

It is with deepest regret and sympathy that we inform the residents of Aston Township of the sudden passing of Commissioner James W. McGinn. Jim was not only Commissioner of the 5th Ward but was also there for any and all that were in need of help. Our thoughts are with the entire McGinn family and those grieving his loss. May He Rest In Peace.

Service information is as follows:

Visitation will be at the Aston Community Center, 3270 Concord Road, Aston on Monday evening, July 30 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, July 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Funeral Mass 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 31 at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 3255 Concord Ave, Burial at St. Thomas the Apostle Cemetery in Chester Heights.

Memorial donations in Jim’s name may be made to Holy Family Regional Catholic School c/o St. Joseph’s Aston, 3255 Concord Road Aston, PA 19014.

July 18, 2018 Commissioner’s Meeting

Did you miss the live broadcast of the Aston Township Commissioners meeting on Aston TV?

No problem, you may view this and previous  BOC meetings online by visiting our video archive or Board of Commissioners page. This meeting will also re-broadcast on Aston TV (Comcast Channel 5, Verizon Cable 45) on Tuesday beginning at 4pm.

2018 Citizen of the Year Nominations!!

At this time, nominations for Citizen of the year are being accepted.  You can find the nomination form here and also on the Aston Business Associations website.

Ballot boxes can be found at the Aston Township Building, 2nd floor and also at the Community Center.

Thank you and happy nominating!!!

July 2018 Township Times

Summer Events in the Park, 2018 Independence Day Celebration, ATHS Members Win Preservation Awards; these stories and more in this month’s issue of the Aston Township Times. Download it now!.

Land Development Projects Update – June 25, 2018

As reported during the Board of Commissioners Meeting on Wednesday, June 20, 2019, the following is a land development update:

Lanni/820 Tryens Road LLC:  Developer has made application to construct five single family residential units in the R2 Medium Density Residential District at 820 Tryens Road in the Third Ward.  This parcel of land is 1.792 acres.  The district requires a minimum of 10,000 square feet per unit.  The individual units range from 12,433 SF to 16,116 SF and all five units will have driveways fronting on Tryens Road.  This development is permitted by right in the R2 District.

Grace Real Estate Investment Partnership/Star Hill: Developer has submitted revised plans for the construction of 180 Apartments/Condos on the 10.4 Acre parcel at 104-106 Old Pennell Road. Access to this development will be on Pennell Road only.  The applicant previously appeared before the Board of Commissioners for a Conditional Use Hearing on March 5, 2018 and received Conditional Use Approval at the Board of Commissioners Meeting on March 28, 2018 and then appeared before the Aston Planning Commission on April 3, 2018. 

Both Applicants will appear before the Aston Planning Commission on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 and the New Construction Committee on Monday, July 9, 2018 for plan review and Township Engineer’s Comments. Both meetings will be held in the Commissioners Meeting Room at 5021 Pennell Road, Aston, PA 19014 and will start at 7:00 PM.  These are public meetings and residents are invited to attend.

June 20, 2018 Commissioner’s Meeting

Did you miss the live broadcast of the Aston Township Commissioners meeting on Aston TV?

No problem, you may view this and previous  BOC meetings online by visiting our video archive or Board of Commissioners page. This meeting will also re-broadcast on Aston TV (Comcast Channel 5, Verizon Cable 45) on Tuesday beginning at 4pm.

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