Washington Township (Berks) Municipal Sign

The Washington Township supervisors on Thursday, Oct. 24, granted final land development approval for a 17-lot subdivision known as the Clover Hill development.

John H. Backenstose is planning to develop 61 acres, with 10 lots off of a cul-de-sac on County Line Road and four lots on Niantic Road.

The remaining three lots are located in Douglass Township, Montgomery County.

An added condition – which has been included on the final plan — includes two street lights, one on County Line Road and the other in the proposed cul-de-sac.

In other business, the supervisors approved advertising a preliminary 2020 budget of $4.2 million.

The spending plan, which will hold the tax rate at 2.7 mills, is $324,066 more than this year's budget.

If approved as a final budget in December, property owners will continue to pay $270 for a property assessed at $100,000.

In another matter, the supervisors approved the purchase of two solar digital speed signs from SA-SO of Arlington, Texas, at for no more than $6,000.

The signs will be able to be attached to existing speed limit signs and will be moved to different locations within the township.

The supervisors also announced the next meeting will be held Nov. 21, a week earlier than the regular meeting, due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

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