At the December 12, 2023, Newtown Borough Council public meeting, attorney Timothy J. Duffy, representing Steeple View, L.P., claimed that Newtown Township “still supports” the proposed Steeple View pedestrian bridge (for background read "Proposed Steeple View Pedestrian Bridge: Is It a Bridge Too Far?;

Mr. Duffy claims he “doesn’t know why they [Newtown Twp] wouldn’t.” This was in response to questions posed by Council member Kris Bauman who was concerned that the Township may not approve the bridge, which would link the Steeple View "greenway" trail in the Borough to Carl Sedia Park in the Township.

Perhaps Mr. Duffy is referring to a letter he sent to the township asking: “ we move toward final approval in the Borough, both my client and the Borough would like to determine whether the Township - on a non-binding basis, of course - is interested in the bridge or, to the contrary, has no interest.” Mr. Duffy asked that the Township Manager “...put the question to the Board for its comment.” I am not sure how how other supervisors feel about this bridge, but I have some concerns. And so do at least 30%-40% of Newtown Twp residents who responded to my survey: