March Council Meeting - March 14th
The meetings of the Bristol Township Council, originally advertised for March 7 and March 21, 2019 have been cancelled. The next meeting of the Township Council will be on Thursday, March 14, 2019 in the Municipal Building, 2501 Bath Road, Bristol, PA.
Township Council Renames Municipal Building after Councilman John Monahan
At the February 21st Council meeting, Township Council renamed the Municipal Building after Councilman John Monahan. Click here to read the Press Release
Wistar Road Detour
Eastern Highway Specialists, Inc. has been awarded the contract by Bristol Township for the replacement of the deck on the Wistar Road bridge over Queen Anne Creek. As a part of this work, Wistar Road will be closed between Parkway Drive and S. Queen Anne Drive starting Monday February 18, 2019. The closure is expected to last until July 17, 2019. Click here to view the detour map.
Winter Weather Do's & Don'ts
During winter storms there are many ways residents are able to help Municipal staff provide thorough and efficient snow removal services. The following is a list of Do’s and Don’ts for residents to follow during snow/ice storms. Following these guidelines will help provide safe passage for everyone, be it on foot or by car.
Clear the sidewalk in front of your home within 24 hours (required by Municipal Ordinance)
Move vehicles from the street into your driveway so as ...to not obstruct Municipal Snow Plows
Clear fire hydrants of snow and ice so they are visible and quickly accessible
Clear all vehicle windows of snow and ice BEFORE operating the vehicle (required by PA Vehicle Code)
Clear sufficient space to accommodate garbage and recycling containers
Help elderly or disabled neighbors that may not be able to clear snow as required
Delay unnecessary travel until after roads have been cleared
Place snow from driveways or sidewalks into the roadway (prohibited by Municipal Ordinance)
Leave vehicles on or near the road in a manner that will hinder snowplow activities.
Thank you to all of our residents and business owners for making Bristol Township a great place to live, work, and play!
Extreme Cold Safety Tips
As temperatures drop into the teens and single digits, protect yourself! Follow these safety tips to keep yourself and your family safe.
•Stay indoors during the worst part of the extreme cold....
•Keep a winter survival kit in your vehicle if you must travel.
•Check tire pressure, antifreeze levels, heater/defroster, etc.
•Learn how to shut off water valves for potential pipe bursts.
•Check on the elderly. Make a plan to check on neighbors if extreme cold or winter weather knocks out your power.
•Bring pets inside.
How Should I Dress?
•Wear layers of loose-fitting, lightweight, warm clothing, and a hat.
•Mittens, snug at the wrist, are better than gloves.
•Cover your mouth to protect your lungs from extreme cold.
•Try to stay dry and out of the wind.
For more information visit https://www.ready.gov/winter-weather
For information about Wind Chill, charts and calculator visit https://www.weather.gov/safety/cold-wind-chill-char