1. If you have extra trash and debris as a result of Hurricane Sandy, Lower Merion Township will collect it for free on your regularly scheduled trash and recycling day this week, according to a township release. To be collected, the release said, are "limbs and branches that have fallen from the trees—it does not need to be bundled, and branches can be of any length— but it does need to be curbside." Additionally, leaves must be placed in biodegradable leaf bags.
2. A new five-story, 46-unit apartment building at Sibley Avenue in Ardmore is under discussion at Monday night's Planning Commission meeting. The proposal includes a 69-car garage underneath the apartments. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the township administration building's second floor board room (75 E Lancaster Ave). View the agenda here.
3. Tuesday is Election Day. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. and you can find your polling place here. You can also find out what's closed on Election Day.
4. On Wednesday, Lower Merion commissioners will hear about the potential impact of a proposed "free Saturday parking" program in Lower Merion. The agenda also includes an update on Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. in the township administration building's second floor board room (75 E Lancaster Ave).
5. LA Fitness and Federal Realty are once again before the Zoning Hearing Board on Thursday evening for a proposed LA Fitness center at the former Borders space in Wynnewood Shopping Center. Representatives last came before the board on Aug. 20. The meeting begins at 7:15 p.m. in the township administration building's second floor board room (75 E Lancaster Ave).