On Friday 02/09/2018, a representative of C.A.R.D. went to the Northampton County Courthouse to obtain a copy of the 92.32 acre property in East Allen Twp. that NASD purchased for $227,500.00 in 1995 from the Commonwealth of PA. On page 3 of the Deed are restrictions that state;

**“UNDER AND SUBJECT to the condition that the land herein conveyed shall be used for education and related purposes of the school district and if at any time the GRANTEE or its successors in function conveys said property or authorizes or permits said property to be used for any purpose other than those aforementioned, the title to the land herein conveyed shall immediately revert to and revest in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.”**

Monday morning we emailed and sent by certified mail, a letter to the Secretary of General Services, Curt Topper and to the Attorney General, Josh Shapiro respectfully requesting a timely response on the legality of this Deed. Our questions are;

1. Does adding a road by a developer for the sole purpose of tractor trailer access in and out of a warehouse and a detention basin constitute “education and related purposes” in the hopes that NASD might possibly build a school on this tract of land in the next 10 years?

2. Is building 2.5 million square ft. warehouses with 1,624 daily tractor trailer trips, along side of a planned elementary school responsible development for the health and safety of the district’s children?

3. Is 1.8 million in tax revenue the price for NASD to possibly ignore or work around a deed restriction compromising plans for a future school and an already traffic burdened rural community?

Copies were also sent to Secretary of Agriculture Russel Redding, PA Representative Zachary Mako, PA Representative Marcia Hahn, Senator Mario Scavello, Senator Lisa Boscola, US Senator Robert Casey, US Senator Pat Toomey, and East Allen Township Chairperson, Rodger Unangst.

The letter and deed are below :

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