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PO Box 387 / 5186 Stump Road / Plumsteadville, Pa 18949 / 215-766-8914
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Environmental Advisory Council - About Us

Plumstead Township The Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) is a five-member volunteer citizens commission appointed by the Board of Supervisors.

Purpose of EAC
Its purpose is "to advise the Township Board of Supervisors on matters dealing with protection, conservation, management and use of natural resources, including air, land and water resources located within the limits of Plumstead Township, to assist in the ongoing efforts of the Board of Supervisors to preserve open space within the Township, and to help educate residents of Plumstead about the importance of environmental protection." Township Ordinance No. 98-7-21-1.

Meetings
The EAC holds public meetings on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the Township Building, the first quarter (Jan - Apr) the meetings will be held at the Hanusey Park Community Center.

Members
Members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors to 3-year terms.

Current members are:

  • Tovah Karl, Chairperson
  • Herbert Hickmott IV
  • Thomas Ross Lurz
  • Andrew Thomas
  • David Stakun

If you have any questions, please contact the EAC at plumsteadTwpEAC@gmail.com

Activities
The EAC's activities include subdivision and land development review; ordinance review; site contamination investigations; educational activities; land preservation; and environmental planning.

Issues
Some of the most important environmental issues that the EAC focuses on are:

  • Protection of groundwater and other natural resources
  • Stormwater management
  • Biodiversity conservation
  • Habitat protection
  • Streambank restoration


Additional Information

Adopt-A-Township Road Program
Private Well Testing
Drinking Water From Household Wells
What's Bugging Us Now
Seven Steps to Water Conservation
A Basic Drip Irrigation System
Guide for Mandatory Recycling
Summer Lawn Tips
BC Farm Directory



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