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 David R. Smith

Davwe Smith

Services for our dear colleague and friend, David R. Smith, will be next week. David was a member of our Public Works Department since 1989.  He died Tuesday after being struck by a car while painting traffic lines.

David leaves behind his wife, Karen, and four children, Matt, Derrick, Jason and Allision.  He also leaves behind many friends at Franconia Township, where he was a mainstay of our Public Works Department.  To say he will be missed does not do justice to the contributions Dave made to our community.  The Smith Family remains in our thoughts and prayers.  We ask our community to please keep the Smith Family in their thoughts.

David R. Smith Funeral Arrangements

We also continue to pray for our colleague and friend Jeffrey Moyer, who was injured in the accident.  Jeff remains in Temple Hospital.  Please keep Jeffrey in your thoughts.

Paul Nice, our Public Works Director, worked with David and Jeffrey for years.  He had these thoughts:

I am amazed by the outpouring of support and love that we, the Public Works employees, are receiving from the community both near and far!

We are so blessed to be part of a community that still cares about the most important part of life, which is people and not just things.  The pain and burden of our loss becomes more acceptable when we realize how many people are lifting us up to Jesus through prayer and carrying us through this extremely difficult time.  

A memorial fund has been established by the Friends of the Smith Family.  Please consider supporting the memorial fund by clicking here.

Statement of Franconia Township Board of Supervisors Chairman Grey Godshall On Accident Involving Public Works Employees

Franconia Township is mourning the loss of one of our dedicated Public Works employees. He was struck by a car yesterday afternoon while painting lines in front of the West Broad Street Elementary School.

Our thoughts and prayers are with our co-worker's family, friends and colleagues at the Township.

We are also praying for another of our dedicated employees who was seriously injured in the same incident. He is now being treated at Temple University Hospital.

Our thoughts go out to his family, friends and colleagues at the Township. We are praying for his recovery.

Franconia is a tight-knit community and staff at the Township is like family. When a member of our community is lost or injured, we all grieve.  We are doing all that we can to assist the families of our co-workers.

We appreciate the support we have received from our community and from municipalities across Montgomery County.  The prayers and well-wishes mean a great deal. We ask that everyone continue to keep our co-workers, their families and friends in their thoughts.

Our Police Department is cooperating with the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office. We will coordinate the release of additional information with the county.

September 6, 11:30 a.m.


 Situated almost evenly between Philadelphia and Allentown, Franconia Township offers nearly 15 square miles of breathtaking landscapes including rolling hills, stream valleys, woodlands, and farms where the families of original settlers still live.

Franconia Township

671 Allentown Road
Telford, PA 18969-2205

Phone: 215-723-1137
Fax: 215-723-4167

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The Township is looking for an Emergency Management Coordinator.  The duties and responsibilities are attached.  Please forward a letter of interest to Jon Hammer, Township Manager at  jhammer@franconia-township.org.

Cowpath Road Bridge to be closed at Hollow Road, October 4, 2017.  Click here for details.

Information on the Spotted Lanternfly may be found by clicking here

Governor Tom Wolf congratulates Franconia Township on being the 10th safest community in Pennsylvania.  Click here to read the letter.

Dr Amuso

The township would like to welcome Dr. Charles Amuso to the Board of Supervisors.

no municipal real Estate tax increase projected for 2017. Click here to view the 2017 proposed budget.  


 Stormwater Management- TMDL Strategy Plans

Franconia Township is required to file a strategy plan that addresses how the Township intends on reducing the amount of sediment in the impaired Skippack Creek and Indian Creek, with measurable results within the next five years. The Township's MS4 Committee has worked closely with the Township Engineers to develop a plan that they believe will accomplish a reduction in the sediment level and satisfy the requirements of the PA Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The plans can be viewed by clicking here or by stopping into the office and requesting to review the document.