Category: Government

meeting notice

Borough Council to Hold Online Meeting via Teleconference Wednesday, April 1

Yeadon Borough Council will hold a Special Meeting via teleconference on Wednesday, April 1. The public is invited to join using the Zoom online platform.

Topic: Special Meeting – Follow Up on Proclamation and Other Issues
Time: Apr 1, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/100037626

Meeting ID: 100 037 626

See detailed instructions on how to take part in this meeting.

PA Primary Election Moved to June 2

Governor Wolf signed Senate Bill 422, which reschedules the 2020 primary election from April 28 to June 2.

The last day to register to vote in the 2020 Primary is now May 18, 2020.

All voter registration forms must be received by the Voter Registration Office by 4:30 p.m. on May 18, 2020 and online (with a signature) by 11:59 p.m. May 18, 2020.

Registered voters do not need to file new applications despite the change in primary date.

For more information, please see the Delaware County Bureau of Elections’ Frequently Asked Questions about the June 2, 2020 Primary.

Telephone Town Hall

Telephone Town Hall with Senator Williams Tuesday, March 31

Senator Anthony H. Williams will host a Telephone Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m. The topic is COVID-19/Coronavirus.

Participants will be able to ask questions as well as listen to a discussion about important issues in the district and around the state.

To listen live on your phone, computer or tablet: https://vekeo.com/senatoranthonyhwilliams

More information is available at Senator Williams’ website.

To sign up from your phone, text SENAHWILLIAMS to 833-898-5483.

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You can also send online inquiries 24/7 to Keystone.

Keystone Collects is the easy, fast and secure way to file your tax return.

REMINDER: The deadline to file your taxes is April 15.

Mayor Hepkins

Mayor Hepkins to Host Quarterly Citizens Forum

Quarterly Mayor’s Citizens Forum

Thursday, March 5, 2020
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Second Floor, Yeadon Borough Hall

All Yeadon Residents are welcome to attend.

Refreshments will be served.

Discuss your issues & concerns, offer suggestions, or just “Ask the Mayor”
Let your Voice be Heard!!!

meeting notice

Residents Wanted to Serve on Yeadon Boards and Committees

The Borough of Yeadon is currently accepting resumes of residents interested in serving on a number of boards and committees.

Boards/commissions with vacancies are listed below. Letters of interest and resumes should be sent to the Borough Manager via mail or email. Thank you.

Mironda Presswood, Borough Manager
Yeadon Borough
600 Church Lane, Yeadon, PA 19050
mpresswood@yeadonborough.com

Boards

Library Board
Zoning Board
Historical Commission
Civil Service Commission
Vacancy Board

Committeees

Community Relations Committee
Recreation Committee
Code Committee
Public Works Committee
Finance Committee
Public Safety Committee



Library Board
A Library Board member is appointed by Council in three year terms. There are a total of nine people on the Board and their terms expire in different years. The Board meets on the fourth Thursday of each month. The Board is responsible for presenting a financial report to Council by November 1 of each year. The Board also gives free library service to the residents and taxpayers.


Zoning Board
A Zoning Board member is appointed by Council for a five year term, one member’s term should expire each year. There are a total of five people on the Board and up to no more than three alternates. Alternates serve for three year terms. The Board meets as needed and is responsible has exclusive jurisdiction to hear and render final adjudication on matters; such as, code officer enforcement appeals on permits, the administration of a floodplain or flood hazard, applications for variances, etc.

Download Zoning Board Member Application (PDF)

The Yeadon Borough Historical Commission
A Yeadon Borough Historical Commission member is appointed by Council for a five year term. There are a total of seven people on the Commission.

The membership shall be as follows:

  1. Members shall be persons with knowledge or an interest in the preservation of the Yeadon Borough’s historic, and the propagation of the history of the Yeadon Borough and the surrounding area.
  2. One member shall be a registered architect.
  3. One member shall be a licensed real estate broker.
  4. One member shall be the Yeadon Borough Building Inspector.
  5. Four members shall be persons with knowledge or an interest in the preservation of Yeadon Borough’s historic resources.
  6. Resumes evidencing the qualifications of the members shall be filed with the Borough Secretary.
  7. In the event a registered architect and/or a licensed real estate broker who is also a resident of Yeadon Borough cannot be appointed to serve or is unwilling to serve on the Commission, Borough Council may appoint a registered architect and/or licensed real estate broker who is not a resident of the Borough but who otherwise meets the qualifications to serve on the Commission. In the event a Borough resident who is a registered architect and/or licensed real estate broker desires to serve on the Commission, that individual(s) shall be given preference over non-Borough residents applying for the same position.

The Historical Commission shall have all powers and duties conferred and imposed by the laws of the commonwealth upon such commissions, including but not limited to the following:

  1. To conduct a survey of buildings for the purpose of determining those of historical and/or architectural significance and pertinent facts about them; and to maintain and periodically revise the detailed listings of historic sites and buildings and data about them, appropriately classified with respect to national, state or local significance, and to period or field of interest, including cultural characteristics of the Borough of the life of an individual significant in the past and associated with the Borough.
  2. To propose, as deemed appropriate, the establishment of historical districts located in Yeadon Borough.
  3. To formulate recommendations concerning the establishment of an appropriate system of markers for selected historic and/or architectural sites and buildings, including proposals for the installation and care of such historic markers.
  4. To formulate recommendations concerning the preparation and publication of maps, brochures and descriptive material about the history of Yeadon Borough and/or its historic and architectural sites.
  5. To cooperate with and to advise the Yeadon Borough, Borough Planning Commission and any other agencies or boards in matters involving historically and/or architecturally significant sites and buildings.
  6. To cooperate with and enlist assistance from the National Park Service, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and other agencies, both public and/or private, from time to time concerned with historic sites and buildings located within the Borough.
  7. To advise owners of historical buildings on problems of preservation.
  8. To promote public interest in the purpose of this article by carrying on a public relations program.


Civil Service Commission
The Civil Service Commission makes an annual report containing a brief summary of its work during the year and a full accounting for expenditures of public monies, which is available for public inspection. The Commission also reviewsapplication submissions for the Police Department.


The Vacancy Board
The Vacancy Board assists the Borough in seeking candidates for vacancies on the Boards, Commissions, and elected positions at the Borough.


Community Relations Committee
A Community Relations Committee member is appointed as needed to assist with special events, such as Flag Day.


Recreation
A Recreation Board member is appointed by Council in five year terms, at least one member’s term expires annually. There are a total of seven members on the Board. The Board submits a proposed budget annual to Council for approval for the ensuing year, setting forth all proposed expenditures and programs. The Board also coordinates and develops athletic, cultural, and recreational activities for the Borough.


Code
The Code Committee meets every first Tuesday of the month. Residents are welcome to become members who work with the Council Chair and Code Director to address any Code related issues and concerns.


Public Works
The Public Works Committee meets every first Tuesday of the month. Residents are welcome to become members who work with the Council Chair and Superintendent of Public Works to address any Public Works related issues and concerns.


Finance
The Finance Committee meets on a monthly basis to discuss and address the financial matters of the Borough.

Public Safety
The Public Safety Committee meets the last Saturday of the month to discuss and address any public safety concerns within the Borough.

For additional details, terms, and conditions, please refer to the Yeadon Codified Ordinances or contact the Borough at 610-284-1606.