Aston Community Initiatives

Smiles in the Playground – Thanks To Energy Transfer

2020-03-13T17:33:13-04:00

As Spring approaches Aston Township would once again like to recognize Energy Transfer for the role role they played in newly completed Smiles in the Playground project. The project was made possible by a $306,466.47 donation from Energy Transfer to help build and equip the playground. Smiles in the Playground, a handicap-accessible playground that is inclusive to all children, with a special focus on those with disabilities.

Smiles in the Playground – Thanks To Energy Transfer2020-03-13T17:33:13-04:00

Community Ribbon-Cutting Honors ‘Smiles in the Playground’

2020-01-29T15:54:20-05:00

Aston Township officials and representatives from Energy Transfer recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to welcome children and families to the newly completed Smiles in the Playground, a handicap-accessible playground that is inclusive to all children, with a special focus on those with disabilities.

Community Ribbon-Cutting Honors ‘Smiles in the Playground’2020-01-29T15:54:20-05:00

BOC Announces Opening of Bids for Newsome Tract Stormwater Management Project

2019-12-18T02:04:06-05:00

Aston Township Board of Commissioners officially announces the opening of bids for the revitalization of the Newsome tract located at the intersection of Weir Rd. and Blackthorne Lane. The project will include beutification improvements and stormwater management controls to alleviate area flooding.

BOC Announces Opening of Bids for Newsome Tract Stormwater Management Project2019-12-18T02:04:06-05:00

Smiles in Aston: Ground broken for special needs playground

2019-12-17T20:46:54-05:00

By Loretta Rodgers Times Correspondent Oct 4, 2019 ASTON — Township officials, representatives from Energy Transfer Partners, and residents gathered on Thursday to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for “Smiles in the Playground,” a special needs accessible playground located on the grounds of the community center on Concord Road. […]

Smiles in Aston: Ground broken for special needs playground2019-12-17T20:46:54-05:00

Smiles in the Playground Project Leaps Closer to Reality

2019-12-17T20:54:58-05:00

ASTON, Pa. — Aston Township announced today (July 1, 2019) that it will move forward with building an accessible and inclusive playground this year thanks in large part to a $300,000 funding commitment from Energy Transfer. Aston Commissioner Carol Graham and her daughter Kit Spayd, the visionaries behind the Smiles in the Playground project, began this dream in 2006 with a goal of providing a handicap-accessible playground for children ages 1-12 in Aston Township. The theme of the park is to inspire children in the community to try things that they thought were outside of their [...]

Smiles in the Playground Project Leaps Closer to Reality2019-12-17T20:54:58-05:00

Aston Township Special Needs Playground Receives $300,000 Boost from Energy Transfer

2019-09-19T17:28:38-04:00

Smiles in the Playground Project Leaps Closer to Reality ASTON, Pa. — Aston Township announced today (July 1, 2019) that it will move forward with building an accessible and inclusive playground this year thanks in large part to a $300,000 funding commitment from Energy Transfer. […]

Aston Township Special Needs Playground Receives $300,000 Boost from Energy Transfer2019-09-19T17:28:38-04:00

Installation of Lights at Weir Park

2019-03-15T10:26:12-04:00

The Township has received the voting ballots that were to be sent back by March 11th in regards to lights being installed on the Majors field at Weir Park.  After calculating the ballots it has been decided by the residents votes that the lighting project has passed.  The second round of the project will be to design where the lights will be placed, cost of purchasing and also exploring funding options. If you should have any questions or comments regarding this project, please contact Commissioner Fred Prendergast at 610-497-1389.

Installation of Lights at Weir Park2019-03-15T10:26:12-04:00

Green Light Go Traffic Signal Improvement Grant on Pennell Road and Concord Road

2018-09-05T14:46:34-04:00

The work currently under way on Pennell Road is being handled through PennDOT as a Green Light Go 50% Match Grant.  The project includes the following intersections on Pennell Road – Glendale Boulevard, Knowlton Road, Lehr Boulevard, Marianville/Weir, Hall Drive, Dutton’s Mill (& Lamp Post Lane), and Springbrook Boulevard.  Additionally, the following Concord Road intersections will be included – Aston Mills & Convent Roads, Lehr Boulevard, Dutton’s Mill Road, Pancoast Avenue, and Bridgewater Road. […]

Green Light Go Traffic Signal Improvement Grant on Pennell Road and Concord Road2018-09-05T14:46:34-04:00

Traffic Calming Policy

2018-06-21T12:21:12-04:00

Aston Township Traffic Calming policy May 29, 2014 INTRODUCTION This Traffic Calming Policy reflects the commitment of AstonTownship to address a wide range of community goals and objectives, which include transportation mobility, efficiency and safety.  While our community strives to be more sustainable and livable, a comprehensive traffic calming program will help harmonize transportation mobility with other community values. […]

Traffic Calming Policy2018-06-21T12:21:12-04:00

2018 General Obligation Notes

2018-01-18T14:36:55-05:00

At the monthly Commissioners meeting on Wednesday January 17, 2018, an ordinance was passed for the 2018 General Obligation Notes. The proposed expenditures represent the Township's vision over the next three (3) to five (5) years. While the amount of the General Obligation Notes, 2018 Series is $12,000,000, this will fund the next phase of the Vision Plan. Below please find Ordinance No. 975 which further describes the Notes and also a more thorough description of what it will be used for. 2018 General Obligation Notes & Expenditure Explanation

2018 General Obligation Notes2018-01-18T14:36:55-05:00