Fox Brooke development still pending in East Cocalico
It’s called a development, but progress has been slow when it comes to Fox Brooke, the proposed 89-acre community on Route 897 across from Rose Hill in East Cocalico Township. At the Jan. 15 supervisors meeting, an...
- Posted January 21, 2015
Denver council to appeal zoning board variance on North Third Street building
If Denver borough council has its way, no one will using 119 N. Third St. as a home address in the foreseeable future. By a 5-1 vote, council members at their Jan. 12 meeting voted to appeal...
- Posted January 14, 2015
No changes in East Cocalico reorganization
The status quo stands when it comes to the East Cocalico Township supervisors. Douglas B. Mackley remains chairman; Alan R. Fry, vice chairman; and Noelle B. Fortna secretary of the board. The three made their offices official...
- Posted January 7, 2015
Denver deals with a double dose of concerns: Gas-filled tankers, zoning matters focus of council
Denver borough council rang out the old year by wrangling with two tough issues. One matter centered on six railroad tanker cars filled with potentially explosive gases parked for an extended period on tracks within the borough....
- Posted January 7, 2015
No tax increase for East Cocalico in 2015
The East Cocalico supervisors delivered a very nice Christmas gift to property owners in the form of a 2015 budget that calls for no tax increases. At their special Dec. 22 meeting, the supervisors adopted the township...
- Posted December 30, 2014
Contract issues remain on police coverage in 2015 between East, West Cocalico
Skirmishes between East and West Cocalico townships over police coverage continue as the deadline for a one-year contract rapidly approaches. “Adamstown and Denver signed the contracts we sent them,” said East Cocalico Supervisor Chairman Doug Mackley at...
- Posted December 23, 2014
Denver council may appeal zoning variance; discusses tree removal in park
Denver Borough Council members continue to consider an appeal the Nov. 26 zoning hearing board decision which granted a waiver from industrial to residential status for the empty factory at 119 N. Third St. The council also...
- Posted December 17, 2014
Maintaining the status quo: No hike in property tax rate for East Cocalico in 2015
There will be no tax increase next year for property owners in East Cocalico Township. Residents got the good news at the East Cocalico supervisors Dec. 4 meeting. The 2.05 mill tax rate will remain the same...
- Posted December 10, 2014
Outlook dimmed: PPL apparently stalling on Denver purchase of borough streetlights
More than a year ago, Denver borough council members asked to purchase their streetlights from PPL. To date, the sale has not closed due to what appears to be lack of action on the part of PPL....
- Posted December 3, 2014
Following the LED…New program brings new lights, savings to East Cocalico building
The lights are burning bright at the East Cocalico Township building and it’s not because the holiday season is at hand. “It does make a big difference,” said East Cocalico Township Manager Mark Hiester. His remark centered...
- Posted November 25, 2014
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