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Seeking Public Comment for Act 537 Plan Special Study for the Sale of Sanitary Sewer System
Posted on Friday October 25, 2019
Accepting comments through November 26, 2019.

Seeking Public Comment for Act 537 Plan Special Study for the Sale of Cheltenham Township's  Sanitary Sewer System

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that Cheltenham Township, Montgomery County, is preparing an Act 537 Plan Special Study for the Sale of the Cheltenham Township Sanitary Sewer System (CTSSS) to Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc. The assets being acquired consist of the collection system also serving Abington Township and the Borough of Jenkintown.

 The Act 537 Plan Special Study for the CTSSS was developed to address the planning requirements necessary for the sale of a public wastewater collection system to a private entity as determined by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP). Topics covered include previous wastewater planning, written description of the existing assets being sold in relation to municipal boundaries and physical characteristics, future growth and how that will be addressed, evaluation of alternatives, institutional evaluation and a description of the legal and administrative activities leading to support the implementation of the asset transfer and future ongoing operation and maintenance of the transferred assets.

Upon publication of this notice, a 30-day review and comment period is in effect through November 26, 2019. The plan is available for review at the respective Township/Borough administration building during normal business hours or  HERE  and is also listed on the  Act 537 Special Study Update for Sale page. 
Township residents can submit  Comments Here or send to Bryan T. Havir, Township Manager

Cheltenham Township
8230 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027

Residents from Abington and Bourough of Jenkintown should direct comments to the respective municipalities as follows:

Richard Manfredi, Manager
Abington Township
1176 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001

George Locke, Borough Manager
Borough of Jenkintown
700 Summit Avenue
Jenkintown, PA 19406

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