60th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival
August 18th - 21st , 2022

Folk Fest 2022 is approaching quickly!  In a few days away, Upper Salford Township will be visited by many guests! Tickets for the Festival can be purchased at folkfest.org/60thtickets/ If you are a resident and would like the resident discount code, please email amy.uppersalford@comcast.net with your name and address and the code will be supplied to you. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Community Relations at 484-962-0011, and leave a message with your name, phone number, and nature of your call or you can email communityrelations@folkfest.org.  Please take note that Upper Salford Park and Rahmer Park parking lots will be closed from August 17th through August 22nd at sunrise.  You may still enjoy the Parks, but no vehicles will be permitted into the parking areas.  A portion of the proceeds from the Folk Festival benefit the Township Open Space program and the Upper Salford Township Volunteer Fire Company.  Happy fest!!

The New Connector Trail is OPEN!

The Board of Supervisors of Upper Salford Township is happy to report that the Upper Salford Township Connector Trail named the Park to Perkiomen (P2P) is now open. An official ribbon-cutting ceremony will be scheduled later this year. The new $1.15 million dollar trail is beautiful and runs from Upper Salford Park to the Spring Mountain Ski Area (Upper Salford Township owns the ground under the ski slopes) and then connects to the Perkiomen Trail at the bridge on Spring Mount Road. In addition, in an agreement with the Schirk/Hutt family for a conservation easement on 40-acres of woodlands which have been permanently preserved along the new P2P trail. Upper Salford Township would like to thank all the contractors that worked on this trail and also thank the folks that gave the township close to $1 Million dollars of GRANTS to build this trail and preserve the woods, including Montgomery County, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania Department of Economic Development, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission plus 2 PECO grants. The township has some minor things to complete including signs recognizing our grantors and some other directional signage. Upper Salford Township is proud to provide this recreational opportunity for all, not only township residents but regional neighbors too. This is truly a major accomplishment and a great example of regional partners working together including Upper Salford, Montgomery County, and Pennsylvania Departments along with Spring Mountain Adventures, the Schirk family, the Kile family, the township road crew and staff, and our County planners. Thank you to all who made this happen!

Return on Environment
Special Feature about Spring Mountain Conservation Area - Page 52 & 53

Montgomery County Planning Commission (MCPC), in conjunction with Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) with assistance from various committees and surrounding communities, prepared a report named Return on Environment: The Economic Impact of Protected Open Space In Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  There is an article authored by Supervisor Ted Poatsy about the success of the Spring Mountain Conservation Area which can be found on pages 52 and 53 of the report.

Baghurst Remediation Update

EPA is in the process of constructing a water line for the Baghurst Remediation project.  Rahmer Park, including the parking lot, will be posted when closed during their construction phase.  Please avoid the area around the baseball field and do NOT park on the road or at the baseball field entrance! THIS IS AN ACTIVE CONSTRUCTION ZONE!! Trail parking at the Municipal Building is prohibited.  Thank you.   Click here for the information fact sheet from EPA.

2022 Septic Pumping Receipts Due by 12/31/2022

Our office sent out EMAIL reminder notices in April ONLY if you are due to pump your septic tank in the Year 2022.  Mailed notices will be going out in the beginning of August for those without an email address!  You may email a copy to amy.uppersalford@comcast.net, fax us a copy to 610-287-9435, mail a copy to PO Box 100 Salfordville PA 18958, or drop off a copy during normal office hours (M-F, 8am-4pm). Receipts will be due to our office prior to 12/31/2022 to avoid additional fines and penalties.  Please note that not all septic pumpers will send in your receipt to our office.  Remember, it is your responsibility, as the property owner, to make sure that we have a receipt on file. Septic pumping is due every 3 years, at a minimum, in accordance with the Upper Salford Township Code of Ordinances Chapter 18.  Thank you in advance for your attention to this very important matter!

2022 UPPER SALFORD TOWNSHIP NEWSLETTER

Click here to read up on the latest news in and around Upper Salford Township!  Please note that our website address is www.uppersalfordtownship.org or www.uppersalfordtownship.com.  We ask that you check out our website periodically for updates and reminders!

Aug
16
Tue
Planning Commission Meeting @ Upper Salford Township Municipal Building
Aug 16 @ 7:30 pm
Aug
18
Thu
60th Annual Philadelphia Folk Festival @ Old Pool Farm
Aug 18 – Aug 21 all-day
Aug
23
Tue
CANCELLED – Park Board Meeting @ Upper Salford Township Municipal Building
Aug 23 @ 7:30 pm
Sep
6
Tue
Joint BOS/PC Meeting @ Upper Salford Township Municipal Building
Sep 6 @ 7:30 pm
Sep
13
Tue
Board of Supervisors Meeting @ Upper Salford Township Municipal Building
Sep 13 @ 7:30 pm
Sep
20
Tue
Planning Commission Meeting @ Upper Salford Township Municipal Building
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm
Sep
27
Tue
Park Board Meeting @ Upper Salford Township Municipal Building
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm
Oct
4
Tue
Joint BOS/PC Meeting @ Upper Salford Township Municipal Building
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm
Oct
11
Tue
Board of Supervisors Meeting @ Upper Salford Township Municipal Building
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm
Oct
18
Tue
Planning Commission Meeting @ Upper Salford Township Municipal Building
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm