Category: NPTownship

Crime In Nether Providence in 2021

The Nether Providence Police Department has posted the month by month crime statistics for Nether Providence to their new website. Chief Splain also helpfully answered some questions I had about understanding what the tables mean. It’s great that the police department is making this data readily available to […]

Township Commissioners Sworn In

Yesterday was the swearing in of the township and county officials elected in November. The county ceremony was scaled back due to Covid concerns with many fewer attendants than 2019’s crowded ceremony. Monica Taylor was chosen as chair, and Elaine Schaefer as vice chair for the most diverse […]

Nether Providence Township 2022 Draft Budget

Nether Providence Township has posted their draft 2022 budget to the website. Overall it shows pretty stable budget with most changes due to the life resuming normality post-pandemic. The draft budget shows a 2.9% increase in revenue with a 3.1% increase in expenditures. The line for real estate […]

Nether Providence Workshop Meeting, October 2021

Nether Providence Township held its regular workshop meeting last night. The relatively short meeting is available on Youtube. There were no opening reports or public comments, but the commissioners announced a proclamation for Hope for Hallie Teen Mental Health Awareness Day. As part of the ongoing budget process, […]

The Regulation Of Vice

In today’s notes I mentioned the township board again discussed zoning for marijuana dispensaries. I have a few points to add. The first is to echo Commissioner Cooper’s point that if the township plans to regulate marijuana dispensaries, it should regulate it in a similar manner to tobacco […]