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 Bristol Township At A Glance


Unit of Local Government is a First Class Township

Council President - Bob Lewis Jr.
Council Vice-President - Troy Brennan
Councilman - Craig Bowen
Councilman - Joe Glasson
Councilwoman - Amber Longhitano
Councilman - John Monahan
Councilwoman - Cynthia Murphy
Township Manager -William J. McCauley, III

Local Government Contact Page

The population is 54,586 (2005 Census Data)
The size is about 17 square miles
Population density is 3211 persons per square mile
The schools are in the Bristol Township School District

Part of the 8th Congressional District - Mike Fitzpatrick
Part of the 141st Legislative District - Tina Davis
Part of the 6th Senate District - Robert M. Tomlinson
U.S. Senators - Patrick J. ToomeyRobert P. Casey, Jr.
Governor - Tom Wolf

Minimum drinking age is 21.
Minimum age for buying tobacco products is 18.
Curfew for people 11 or under is 10:00 P.M.
Curfew for people 12 and 13 is 10:30 P.M.
Curfew for people 14 through 17 is 11:00 P.M.
View Nighttime Curfew Ordinance

 


 


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NEWS
TRASH/RECYCLING COLLECTION DELAYED DUE TO WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS
DUE TO PENDING WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS, ALL TRASH/RECYCLING COLLECTION SERVICE WILL BE SUSPENDED ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 27. WEATHER PERMITTING, SERVICE NORMALLY SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY WILL BE DELAYED TO WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28. WEATHER PERMITTING, ALL OTHER TRASH SERVICE DURING THE WEEK OF JANUARY 26-30 WILL BE DELAYED BY ONE DAY. FOR EXAMPLE, TRASH COLLECTION SERVICE NORMALLY SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY WILL NOW BE COLLECTED ON THURSDAY. STAY TUNED FOR ADDITIONAL UPDATES.

SNOW EMERGENCY DECLARED (1/26/15-1/29/15)

Due to the pending snow storm predicted to affect this area, Bristol Township has declared a Snow Emergency. The Snow Emergency will be in effect from 12:00PM on Monday, January 26 through 6:00 AM, Thursday, January 29. Residents are to remove all vehicles, trailers and boats parked on township roadways to allow for clear passage of snow plows and emergency vehicles. Vehicles, trailers, and boats left parked on township roadways during the Snow Emergency will be subject to ticketing and towing by the Bristol Township Police Department. Thank you for your cooperation!


Council Declares January 31 As Law Enforcement Appreciation Day  

Township Council has proclaimed January 31 as Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in Bristol. "Our police officers do a tremendous job protecting and serving our community," said Council President Bob Lewis. Bucks County is holding a Law Enforcement Appreciation Day Rally on January 31 at 4 p.m. at Pavilion 11 in Core Creek State Park in Middletown Township. Council encourages residents to attend to support law enforcement from across Bucks County. Click here to read the Proclamation


Bristol Township Sees Dramatic Increase in Residential Recycling with Implementation of New System

Township Manager, William McCauley, announced at the January 15 council meeting that Bristol Township increased its residential recycling collection rate by almost 48% in 2014 as compared to the previous year. Recycling tonnage increased from approximately 2,896 tons in 2013 to a staggering 4,268 tons collected in 2014. Click Here To Read The Press Release


State of The Township Address: Bristol Township's Success Story
Council President Bob Lewis presented the State of the Township address at the January 15 Council Meeting. The future is bright for Bristol Township, President Bob Lewis said in his annual "State of the Township" address. President Lewis cited the Township's improved financial position, investments in roads and infrastructure, economic development successes and better customer service as just a few examples of Bristol's steps forward. "While this Township's success story is still being written and not quite complete, I truly believe that anything is possible if we work hard and work together," President Lewis said.
Click Here to Read the State of the Township Address


GOAL ANNUAL POTLUCK DINNER
MARK YOUR CALENDARS. GOAL's annual potluck dinner is February 7, from 4:00PM-7:00pm at the Bristol Township Senior Center (Bristol Township Municipal Building Complex). The event is a tribute to GOAL's founder, Dale Frazier. Come out and express your support of Dale and Bristol's own environmental cleanup organization. For more information visit: http://www.ltowngoal.com/ or email Ellen Miller at: ellenmiller24@comcast.net


Martin Luther King Day (M.L.K Day) Holiday

The Township Administration Building is CLOSED for business on Monday, January 19 in observance of the Martin Luther King Day (M.L.K Day) Holiday. The offices will reopen on Tuesday, January 20 at 8:30am.
Trash and Recycling Collection service will operate as normally scheduled on Monday, January 19 and during the remainder of the week.  Please call 215-785-0500 for additional information.  


Bristol Township Councilman Chips in to Help the Homeless Stay Warm

This past weekend, Bristol Township Councilman Craig Bowen teamed up with third grade students at Pennsbury School District’s Afton Elementary School to deliver winter coats to local organizations that serve homeless individuals and needy families in Bristol Township. Students at the school have collected more than 120 coats as part of a community service project. “We greatly appreciate the efforts of the students and faculty at Afton Elementary School as well as Councilman Bowen for stepping up and making sure that the coats were delivered to local residents to keep them warm during this holiday season,” said Township Manager Bill McCauley.

Click Here to Read The Complete Press Release


FALL EDITION OF THE TOWNSHIP NEWSLETTER IS HERE!

Watch your mailbox for the Fall edition of the Township's print newsletter. The electronic version can also be viewed by clicking here.


Council Approves 2015 Budget with Slight Millage Decrease
Council at the December 18 Council Meeting approved the Township's $68-million budget. The proposed budget recommends a millage reduction in the Township's Real Estate Tax (RET) millage rate from 23.9875 to 23.98, reflecting a decrease of .0075 mills (.03% decrease). There has been a Real Estate Tax DECREASE for two out of four years (unchanged in 2013 and 2014 and lowered in 2012 and 2015). Highlights of the budget presentation include: no fund balance being proposed as revenue in the balanced General Fund budget for the third consecutive year as well as continued investment in the Township’s infrastructure. Twenty-eight additional miles of Township highways will be paved next year bringing the total to 96 miles (since 2012).

Click Here to View the December 4 Budget Presentation


ARE YOU SIGNED UP YET FOR OUR E-NEWSLETTER?

Want to stay updated on Township news and events? Now, Bristol Township news and important information can be emailed directly to you! Bristol Township developed an electronic “E” newsletter to keep our residents and supporters better informed!  If you would like to receive Township news and updates, please enter your email address on the “Sign up for our e-newsletter” Township News icon on our website (bottom of this page).


POTHOLES!

To report potholes on Bristol Township Roads please call

(215) 785-2758 or e-mail rpp@bristoltownship.org.

 

To report potholes on State Roads please call

1-800-FIX-ROAD (1-800-349-7623)

 

Click here for a list of State Roads in Bristol Township


Route 13 Improvement Project

Construction to improve Route 13 from Route 413 (Veterans Hy) and Levittown Py began on January 21, 2013. For news and updates on the project visit http://www.safer13.com. Facts about the project and construction timelines are posted regularly.


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