Bridgewater Twp. reopens Sprout Road

Bridgewater Township Supervisors announced at their Monday, Dec. 3 meeting, that the bridge swept away on Sprout Road has been rebuilt and the road is completely repaired. The pipe repair was 75 percent complete by the Nov. 19 meeting, and the road was opened by the end of November.
A letter was received from the Susquehanna County Emergency Management Agency to inform the township that a Public Federal Assistance Declaration for the August flood has been officially approved. The letter noted that each municipality affected should be receiving either an email or call from PEMA and FEMA in the near future regarding details of the flood remediation assistance.
“We are still waiting to hear if individual resident assistance will be approved,” said Connie Ely, township secretary.
A county Planning Commission approval for a plan for Scheffler to Singer was reviewed with no objection.
Kirk Heffner made a motion to sign a deed giving Lake Raylean Association the subsurface mineral rights around Lake Raylean. When the property deed was originally written, the township’s 50 foot right of way was written as a deed instead of a right of way. The motion was approved. The lake association paid for all legal fees regarding this matter.

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