A renovation of the Frankford Library is being planned so that we can continue to serve our community now and in the future. While we are still in the early planning stages, your input is crucial to our design process!
Follow the link below, to give your input.
In English: https://forms.gle/TNdMTMroM3CVNow17
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For more information please contact: FRKrenovate@freelibrary.org
Follow this link to the Frankford CDC Winter Newsletter. Quite a few interesting items are shared.
It includes information about the upcoming zoning Zoom meeting for the cases listed below.
5427 Frankford Avenue- Variance is for a pawn shop. They had a five year temporary proviso.
5039 Worth Street- Variance is to demolish an old garage, and construct a new one. To be used to park personal vehicle.
4914 Penn Street- Variance for thirty five residential units, with a roof top deck, and the expansion of the fourth floor. Dwelling to be used for Frankford Jefferson staff. This is the former Frankford Hospital Nursing School.
There is nothing new about tire dumpers but its interesting that they may be emboldened by the Covid problems. The city is scrambling to maintain basic services, so its a safe bet that these guys think they get a free pass to dump when and where they want.
So if you are near 2166 Granite Street in Frankford, a parking lot for the now shuttered Chateau Caterers, you may see a massive pile of tires. Neighbors have reported it to 311 but no action so far. DAY BY DAY THE MOUND GETS BIGGER.
Being so close to Torresdale Avenue, my guess would be they came from up that way.
Frankford NAC is hosting a community service area briefing on December 28th from 5pm to 7pm. Our presenters are Vicki Riley (Revenue) and Diane Martino (PGW). They will be presenting assistance programs for your property taxes, water and heating help for this winter.