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About the Salisbury Township Environmental Advisory Council (STEAC)

The Salisbury Township Environmental Advisory Council (STEAC), established by Ordinance 02-2009, consists of five residents that are appointed by the Board of Commissioners from each of the 5 Wards. In addition, one member is a representative from the Planning Commission, another member is a liaison from the Board of Commissioners. Members of the Environmental Advisory Council serve a three-year staggered terms and are dedicated to exploring and promoting environmental initiatives in the Township. The STEAC works at the direction of the Salisbury Township Board of Commissioners and as an extension of Township staff to research environmental issues and funding sources; to advise the Township Manager and Commissioners; to sponsor environmental education; to partner with Township residents, outside agencies, and organizations with similar interests; and to coordinate environmental projects.

STEAC MEETING DATES – Meets every third Wednesday of each Month at 7:00 p.m. in the Township Municipal Building, 2900 S. Pike Avenue, Allentown, PA 18103

Point of contact for the STEAC – Cynthia Sopka, (610) 797-4000,

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Salisbury Township Environmental Advisory Council

Salisbury Township Environmental Advisory Committee (STEAC)

Sitting: Glenn Miller (Vice Chair), Kreg Ulery (Chair) Jane Benning, Mary Anne Stinner

Standing: JoAnn Ackerman (Board of Commissioner Representative); Robert Agonis (Task Force); and Cynthia Sopka (Secretary)


Kreg Ulery – 914 Sour Apple Ln, Bethlehem, PA  18015 WARD 3 (Term Expires 2017)
Jane Benning – 3111 Douglas Rd, Allentown PA  18103 – WARD 3 (Term Expires 2017)
Rodney Conn – 39 W. Cherokee St. Emmaus, PA  18049 – WARD 4 (Term Expires 2018)
MaryAnne Stinner – 2510 Green Acres Drive, Allentown, PA  18103 – WARD 5 (Term Expires 2018)
Karen El Chaar – 450 Mountain Park Rd., Allentown, PA 18103 – WARD 3 (Term Expires 2019)
Joanne Ackerman, Board of Commissioners Representative

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Leaf Collection Update

Beginning on Monday, November 20, 2017, the Department of Public Works will have two leaf collection crews working through the Township. The first crew will be in the Meadowbrook area, and the second crew will be in the area of the South Mountain (Mountain Park Road, Erney Street, West Rock Road), moving towards Chestnut Hill Road.

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