Support for the burn ban

Chairman Franco D’Angelo and his colleagues on the Board of Supervisors in conjunction with Josh Kratz, Fire Marshal would like to support the recent burn ban that was put into place on Wednesday, May 30.

With recent fire events within our township as well as other municipalities, we feel that having the burn ban in place serves to protect our constituents and properties from injury, damage or worse.

The weather outlook is very dry, with low humidity and just enough of a light breeze to make the ground and ground cover, such as mulch and underbrush, ready to ignite.

The burn ban includes any type of outdoor fire and fireworks of any kind. Please educate your family members to the harm that can be caused if the burn ban is not followed. Thank you.


Due to the extremely dry conditions, a burn ban is in effect in Skippack Township until further notice. Please restrict open burning and the use of any fireworks, as these could also pose a threat.


The Township has become aware of a ‘Skippack Living’ magazine that has been delivered to Township residents, specifically with questions about trash services. Skippack Township is not responsible for, nor did we authorize, this mailer.

A Message from the chairman of the board of supervisors

Spring and summer are upon us and we look forward to spending more time outdoors and vacationing with our families and friends. During the next few months, we invite you to explore our many trails and parks that provide outdoor exercise for your family, including our four-legged family members. You can get to many different locations within our township by walking, running, or biking, whatever your choose.

Businesses, large and small, complement our community by providing great restaurants, entertainment, boutiques, spas and places for social gatherings. Many offer home services such as construction and landscaping. The choices you make when shopping are valuable. Frequenting our local businesses helps support our local economic stability.

The spring and summer seasons are also when real estate is in high gear and new families will make Skippack their home. We have so much to offer in the way of open space, trails and parks, along with a great school system for our children to grow and flourish.

For many years, we have not increased our real estate nor earned income tax, but have continued to keep Skippack a safe and very desirable community.

We have worked hard to strike a balance between growing and maintaining the distinctive and historical value of Skippack, thanks to the efforts of our township staff, my colleagues on the Board of Supervisors, and of course all our community members. Even now, as new homes are built, we take the time to ensure that buildings of great historical importance, as well as lesser-known structures that teach us about our past, are protected from demolition.

Our Skippack Township offices work hard every day to make sure that our community thrives, voices are heard, and we continue to enjoy safe, happy lives, while preserving the unique and historic value of our community.

Wishing you all a great spring and summer.


Franco D’Angelo

Chairman, Board of Supervisors

Upcoming roadwork

PA Dot will be doing roadworks on Rt 73 from Greenhill Rd to Rt. 29.  

The work will take place between 7pm and 5am beginning April 14, 2023, and lasting for approximately 3 weeks. 

The section of work on Rt 73 between Bridge Rd Rt 113 and Cross Rd will be closed during the hours of 7pm -5am beginning April 18, 2023, thru April 20, 2023.  A detour will be in place to assist drivers around the area. 

North Penn Water Authority’s Water Supply Unaffected by River Spill in Lower Bucks County

Statement from North Penn Water Authority on the Lower Bucks County chemical spill:

Lansdale, Pa.—March 27, 2023: In light of Philadelphia’s recent bottled water advisory, North Penn Water Authority would like to affirm that its water supply is unaffected and safe to drink.

“There is no impact from this event on customers of the North Penn Water Authority. Our water is continuously monitored and tested around the clock, every day. Our customers can be assured that their water is completely safe,” said Anthony Bellitto, executive director of NPWA.

The chemical spill on the Delaware River in Bristol, PA in lower Bucks County, which the Philadelphia Water Department has been responding to over the weekend, occurred at a location approximately 38 miles south of and downstream of NPWA’s river intake at the Point Pleasant Pumping Station. It is not possible for the spilled material to travel in the opposite direction of the river’s flow to reach the NPWA’s facility, located upstream and such a long distance away.