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L. Saucon Seeks Volunteers to Fill Board, Committee Vacancies

On its website, Lower Saucon Township recently announced the following openings on township boards, commissions and committees. Resident-volunteers are being sought to fill the vacancies.

Note: For further information about the board, commission and committee vacancies listed below, call Lower Saucon Township at 610-865-3291. More information about the township is available at www.lowersaucontownship.org.

Environmental Advisory Council (EAC)

The Township is looking for township residents to fill 1 member vacancy and 3 associate member vacancies on the Environmental Advisory Council (EAC). The EAC is a 12-person advisory board, seven of whom are voting members and five of whom are associate or non-voting members. The EAC meets monthly to discuss a variety of environmental issues facing the township and provide advice and recommendations to Township Council. Regular duties include plan review, public education, research, promotion of programs such as preservation of natural areas and water quality, and planning for a viable approach to natural resource protection.

Parks & Recreation Board

The Township is looking for a township resident to fill 1 vacancy on the Parks & Recreation Board. The Parks & Recreation Board is a 7-member advisory board that is responsible for making recommendations to Township Council concerning recreational programs and facilities and for park area acquisition and development. Parks & Recreation Board members serve for one year terms.

Building Code Board of Appeals

The Township is looking for a township resident to fill 1 vacancy on the Building Code Board of Appeals. The board is a 5-member quasi-judicial board that is responsible for making hearing requests for relief from the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code (UCC). The board meets on an as-needed basis. Building Code Board of Appeals members serve for 5-year terms. In accordance with the UCC, a member of the Board of Appeals shall be qualified by training and experience to pass on matters pertaining to building construction. Training and experience may consist of licensure as an architect or engineer, experience in the construction industry, and training or experience as an inspector or plan reviewer.

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