Aston Township, Delaware County PA

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.

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!!!

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.

DCIU Construction Complaints and Questions

It has been brought to our attention that there have been many complaints made to 2nd Ward Commissioner Carol Graham in regards to the construction project currently taking place at the DCIU. In the future, if there are any complaints or questions regarding the DCIU construction project please contact the Aston Township Code Department so they may be addressed. Their phone number is (610) 494-0384, you can also email jmisci@astontownship.net or ebailey@astontownship.net.

Bridgewater Farms Traffic Calming Results

Recently a traffic calming study was conducted in the Bridgewater Farms section of Aston Township due to complaints of high traffic flow and cutting through of the developments.  Read more

Sunoco Logistics Mariner East 2

Sunoco Logistics Mariner East 2 is a project to build a new 350-mile pipeline in Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Delaware to transport Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) to the Marcus Hook Industrial Complex in Southeastern Pennsylvania and Northern Delaware.

Citizen Hotline:  What should citizens do if they have a question regarding a pipeline on their property?  Residents should contact the Sunoco Logistics Non-emergency Hotline:  855-430-4491. Read more

A Letter From Aston Township Fire Marshal Tom Morgan

linda-laneAston Township has new signs on major roads as you enter our town that say “A Community that Cares”. Late Tuesday evening, November 15, 2016, and in the days that followed, we personified that little public relations snippet more than you can imagine.  Let me tell you about it.

At 11:17pm the Aston Township Fire Department was dispatched to the area of Linda Lane and Birney Highway for a building fire. 27 Aston volunteer firefighters left their home and answered the alarm.  10 mutual aid fire departments, 3 EMS and 6 police units also responded.  Our community cares. Read more

Former First Ward Commissioner V. Michael Fulginiti Loses his Battle with ALS

fulginiti%201Aston Township is mourning the death of longtime resident, businessman and former 1st Ward Commissioner V. Michael Fulginiti.

After waging a courageous and very public three-year battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Fulginiti, surrounded by his loving family, succumbed to the debilitating disease just after midnight on Friday, October 14.

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