Through Jan. 31, Hatboro will accept submissions from residents interested in serving on a board.
Are you looking to get more involved in your local government in 2013 - and beyond? Hatboro is looking for people interested in serving on various borough boards and is accepting letters of interest through Jan. 31. Residents can submit a letter of interest at borough hall. The Hatboro Borough Council will appoint individuals to serve during an upcoming council meeting. Here are the volunteer positions that are open: Upper Moreland-Hatboro Joint Sewer Authority – 5-year appointment Borough Authority – 1-year appointment to complete the term of a board member who resigned Fire Board – Available for possible appointment if the current member opts not to serve again
Hatboro has received state funding to cover the 100 hours required to take apart and diagnose fixes for the clock tower atop borough hall, but fundraising is ongoing to repair, reassemble it.
At a minimum, the 200-year-old clock tower perched above the Hatboro municipal building will require 291 hours of work to clean, repair, restore and replace any parts not in working order. But, to pinpoint with better preciseness exactly what is needed to once again move the hands of time, antique clock restoration expert Keith Winship of Winships’ Pieces of Time said he first must take the historic clock apart, photograph and document each and every piece to determine exactly what parts are needed and exactly how much the labor and materials will cost. “It’s very difficult to say exactly what we’re going to do without taking the clock apart,” Winship told the council on Monday night. “I can’t just look at what’s up there and say, ‘this …