Vision Plan

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

Aston Township – Roundabouts

2015-06-12T18:19:51-04:00

The Board of Commissioners is very much aware of the traffic issues and concerns along Concord Road, especially at the intersections of Concord Road and Donnelly Avenue and at Concord Road and MacInyre Drive.  Until recently, the only option available was to install a traffic signal at each location.  In 2014, the Township Engineer suggested that a recent change in PennDOT policy may in fact address most, if not all, of the traffic concerns at these intersections and this portion of Concord Road.  After studying the design and operation of roundabouts for a number of years, PennDOT has established a policy [...]

Aston Township – Roundabouts2015-06-12T18:19:51-04:00

Aston Replacing Old Street Signs with New Improved Signage

2015-03-19T17:44:50-04:00

Aston Township Public Works Department Supervisor Russell Palmore displays one of the new street signs bearing the township logo. The Aston Township Vision Plan is being implemented as members of the public works department have been working hard replacing old, worn street signs with updated signs that feature the new township insignia. Public Works Supervisor Russell Palmore said the new signs, which are constructed of heavy duty aluminum and larger lettering, will be easier for residents to see, especially at night. […]

Aston Replacing Old Street Signs with New Improved Signage2015-03-19T17:44:50-04:00

Vision Plan Implementation Committee

2016-10-08T10:19:33-04:00

The Board of Commissioners is seeking volunteers to assist the Township engineer and administration to prepare amendments to the Aston Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and Sub-Division Land Development that will form the frame work for the implementation of the Aston Vision Plan. (See the scope of work below) It is anticipated that the initial phase of the work will begin in March and that the final documents would be considered by the Board of Commissioners at the end of 2015. The Board of Commissioners will appoint a volunteer committee at their meeting on February 18th. Interested in serving on this committee? [...]

Vision Plan Implementation Committee2016-10-08T10:19:33-04:00

Volunteers Needed – Aston Township Parks Master Plan Committee

2016-02-23T10:53:21-05:00

The Board of Commissioners has established a volunteer committee to assist the Township engineer and administration to prepare the Aston Township Parks Master Plan. (See the scope of work below) The first Park Master Plan Committee meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 5th, at 7:00pm in the Aston Township Commissioners Meeting Room at 5021 Pennell Road. There will be at least three committee meetings and two (2) public meetings. It is anticipated that a final plan would be considered by the Board of Commissioners in late summer. Interested in serving on this committee? Send a letter of interest to: John A. Granger, [...]

Volunteers Needed – Aston Township Parks Master Plan Committee2016-02-23T10:53:21-05:00

Aston Township Awarded $1 million StreetScape Improvement Grant

2016-04-05T16:25:45-04:00

Aston Commissioners President Jim Stigale accepts a check in the amount of $1 million from Kevin Andrews, chief-of-staff for Pa. State Rep. Joe Hackett, R-161. The funds will be used toward a StreetScape initiative in the township. By Loretta Rodgers Commissioners President Jim Stigale, during the October 15 meeting of the board of commissioners, was pleased to accept a check in the amount of $1 million from Kevin Andrews, chief of staff for Pa. State Representative Joe Hackett, R-161. The funds, which represent a state grant, will be used for streetscape improvements in the township. The improvements are planned [...]

Aston Township Awarded $1 million StreetScape Improvement Grant2016-04-05T16:25:45-04:00