Representatives of the Fuller Family Trust and Land Trust Properties Inc. received preliminary conditional support from the North Catasauqua Planning Committee to proceed with residential development plans at the Willow Brook property along Howertown Road.
There is still no decision on what will happen next with the sinking home on Second Street, North Catasauqua.
At the Aug. 8 borough council meeting, little new information was revealed about the twin home at 1022 and 1024 Second St., because of pending litigation.
During the July council meeting, council President Peter Paone said the borough was in talks with Northampton County about grant money that was potentially available for the property’s demolition. But the borough has now learned it will not qualify for the grant because of the borough’s small size.
“Business has picked up in North Catasauqua.”
Those were the words Mayor William Molchany Jr. used to describe a recent uptick in the borough’s police activity. At the July 11 borough council meeting, Molchany reported North Catasauqua’s police department responded to 280 calls in the month of June, a 9-percent increase from the month of May.