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Shade Tree Webinar

Started this discussion. Last reply by tim devabey Jul 15, 2014. 1 Reply

Managing Municipal TreesThis free webinar explores the role and function of municipal tree commissions and street tree ordinances.  When (Date/Time)July 15, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PMWhere…Continue


HP BILLBOARD HEARING Thursday, May 15, 2014?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michelle Vanella-Kudenko May 14, 2014. 1 Reply

I just watched a recording of the April RP Borough Council meeting. Did I hear it right that there is to be a meeting about the BILLBOARD this Thursday, May 15? Is this a Hearing by the RP Zoning…Continue

Slow NEWS on a Snow Day

Started this discussion. Last reply by tim devabey Jan 3, 2014. 2 Replies

Happy New Year! Snow day, slow NEWS day—yahoo reduced to reporting on N.C. local Council… bare knuckles savagery of the primitive South…glad our RP politicos have more integrity…   …Continue

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tim devabey commented on Jared Brennan's blog post Miccarelli Lies and These are Facts
"@Linda Shockley, Funny how the "Right" half of the Candidates were falling over one another to take credit for the sound barriers.  I was at a meeting in the Borough Hall several years ago when Ron Raymond presented the idea of…"
Nov 12
tim devabey joined Alison Froschle's group

Concerned Residents

This group is for everyone that lives in Ridley Park and cares for the town.  If you can help make Ridley Park a better  place, you would do it.See More
Nov 7
tim devabey commented on Jim Butt's blog post Parkers Before Party
"@Parkergirl, Thanks, I didn't know that.  Dan Dalessio, spouse of Councilwoman Michele Endriss Dalessio, is Treasurer/Finance Officer of the Borough Shade Tree Commission.  His wife, Councilwoman Michele Endriss Dalessio is Borough…"
Oct 27
tim devabey commented on Jim Butt's blog post Parkers Before Party
"@Parkergirl, Why don't you pose your question directly to Councilwoman Michele Endriss Dalessio?  I'm sure she could provide an answer PRIOR to the November 7 election.  Maybe full financial disclosure would be worth a vote or…"
Oct 27
tim devabey commented on Howard McCoy's blog post Bagged Recycle Material no longer accepted in Ridley Park Borough
"I would expect that the Borough Council has signed a contract with B&L Disposal Services.  I would expect the Council to have negotiated a "performance clause" into the contract to require notification of all residents…"
Oct 12

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Posted on April 4, 2017 at 11:53am 1 Comment

As I recall, a few years ago Borough Council revised Codes and hired a Code Enforcement team so that, as President Berger stated "now we can move on these properties." This meant the Borough has capability to correct "code violations" involving private properties, and Berger intended to make it happen.  That was then; this is now...

Check out the accompanying photo.  This is the first thing one sees as one enters the Borough on Swarthmore Ave.

How many "Code Violations"…



Posted on February 7, 2017 at 10:04pm 0 Comments

February 6, 2017


At a Public Meeting of the Shade Tree Commission (STC), Chairman John Hosbach asked me if I had "bashed the Shade Tree Commission on Ridley Park Online (RPOL)."  John had been prompted by another member of the Commission to ask me that question because that is how he/she interprets some comments I posted on RPOL. 

Since I was challenged in a Public Forum, I will respond in this Public Forum.  I will also reply directly to Chairman…


Shade Tree Commission of Ridley Park Attendance Report for 2016

Posted on December 20, 2016 at 11:55am 4 Comments

Shade Tree Commission of Ridley Park

Attendance Report

for the Year 2016


Attendance of the five "official" Commission Members at the 12 scheduled public meetings of the STC is as follows:


Chairman, John Hosbach--

Present:                   Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Jun, Jul, Sept, Dec

Absent:                   May, Aug, Oct, Nov


Secretary, Krista…


Open Letter to Borough Council

Posted on April 29, 2016 at 12:47pm 3 Comments

Good Government hinges on good communication.  In the best interest of full disclosure, I submit for public scrutiny the following open letter which has been sent to RP Borough Council.

Dear Borough Councilors:

The following was posed back in February.  Please review with Solicitor Angelos.

At the February Council Workshop President Berger Moved to affirm reappointments to all Borough Boards and Commissions. In the…

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At 10:50am on December 23, 2013, tiga88 said…

love to do it tim, but i'm basiclly muzzled and don't care for that cold chains feeling, yet warm stuff metal works so pop by for some good chilly sometime


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