August 16, 2022
A work session was held at 6:30 PM to discuss items on the meeting agenda.
The Planning Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, August 16, 2022 in the Municipal Building at 253 Municipal Dr. and via Zoom as a virtual meeting. A public notice was published in the Daily Local News on December 28, 2021.
The agenda was posted on the Township website and at the Township building on
August 12, 2022.
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M. by Chairman, John Adam Thomas.
Salute to the Flag.
Roll Call – In attendance were John Adam Thomas, William Schew, John Caporale, Jacob Bashioum, Michael Irwin, Ken Simon. Jim Benko was not present.
Township Staff and Consultants in attendance were Kristen Denne, Township Manager; Raymond Stackhouse, Director of Building and Life Safety; Lowell Leaman, ARRO Consulting-Engineers; Board of Commissioners’ Liaison to the Planning Commission Lorraine Tindaro and Elizabeth Nagy, Planning Commission Secretary.
A motion was made by Adam Thomas to move discussion items and old business on the agenda to after new business. Moved by William Schew and seconded by Jacob Bashioum. With no objections the motion carries.
Approval of July 19, 2022 meeting Minutes – Being no questions or discussion Mr. Thomas entertained a motion for approval as submitted, moved by William Schew and seconded by Jacob Bashioum. With no objections the motion carries 6-0.
CCIU Toddler Center – 1525 Lincoln Hwy.- Appearing on behalf of the applicant was Joe Lubitsky of Chester County Intermediate Unit and Chris Jensen and Patrick Gallo of T&M Associates. There was brief overview of the project as well as the review letter comments. The applicant is requesting consideration for Preliminary/Final Land Development from the Board of Commissioners. The applicant is seeking a Conditional Recommendation for approval. Mr. Thomas made a motion to recommend the granting of Preliminary/Final Land Development approval contingent upon the applicant satisfying consultant review letters and the extension of the sidewalk to the northern property line prior to approval of the Board of Commissioners. The motion was moved by Ken Simon and seconded by Jacob Bashioum. The Motion carries 6-0.
15 Fox Ave- Appearing on behalf of the applicant was David Rentschler of Aria Engineering. David gave an overview of the sketch plan for 10 townhomes that would be used as rental locations. The applicant is seeking for the Planning Commissions opinion before going back before the Zoning Hearing Board. After a discussion on previous appearances and changes to the plan since last Commission appearance there was no motion recommended by the Commission.
Communications – None
Discussion Items - None
Old Business – There was open discussion on a previous agenda item regarding sidewalks and trail systems. The Commission will continue to investigate walkability throughout the Township.
New Business – At the September meeting the Planning Commission should be receiving the updated Zoning Ordinances to review.
Subdivision and Land Development Timeclock Dates:
- CCIU Toddler Center SD/LD-1525 Lincoln Hwy (Expires November 12, 2022)
- Colonial Hyundai Land Development-4423 Lincoln Hwy (Expires November 14, 2022)
Adjournment – With no further agenda items or Commission business, Mr. Thomas made a motion to adjourn the meeting, moved by John Caporale and seconded William Schew. Poll of members; all ayes, motion passes 6 – 0. The meeting adjourned at 8:35 P.M.
To the best of my knowledge, this summarizes the minutes of the August 16, 2022 Planning Commission meeting.