November 19, 2019
A work session was held at 6:30 PM to discuss items on the meeting agenda.
The Planning Commission held their regular meeting on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 in the Caln Municipal Building, The meeting was called to order at 7:00 P.M. by the Chairman, Ken Simon.
Roll Call – In attendance for the Planning Commission were Ken Simon, John Caporale, Jim Benko, John Robinson, John Thomas, Bill Schew and Michael Irwin.
Township Staff and Consultants in attendance were Pamela Henrichon, Planning Commission Secretary and Bryan Kulakowsky, PE, ARRO Consulting Inc. and Board of Commissioner’s Liaison to the Planning Commission Lorraine Tindaro.
Approval of October meeting Minutes – Mr. Simon entertained a motion to approve the minutes. The motion was so moved by Mr. Benko and seconded by Mr. Thomas Poll: all ayes Motion, passed.
Communications – None.
- CTMA – Grant Support Letter
A letter of support from the Planning Commission was requested by the Caln Township Municipal Authority. The requested letter is to l provide the Planning Commission’s support for the 2019 CFA PA Small Water and Sewer Project Grant Application, the project is for the installation of a public waste water collection system within the Granger Lane and Caln Meetinghouse Road area of Caln Township. The Planning Commission agrees that the proposed project complies with the Township’s comprehensive land use plans. The motion was moved by Mr. Caporale and seconded by Mr. Benko. Poll: Mr. Schew abstained, the rest of the board voted ayes for Motion, passed
- Caln Township Grant Support Letters
A letter of support is requested from the Planning Commission. The requested letter is to show the Planning Commissions support for the 2019 DCED PA Small Water and Sewer Project Grant Application, and the 2019 H2O Water and Sewer Project Grant Application, for the installation of a storm sewer system and a wastewater sewer system for future public sewage connection within the Reed Street area of Caln Township. The Small Water Shed grant is for projects up to $500,000.00, and the H2O Water grant for projects over $500,000.00 up to $20,000,000.00 in project costs. The Township is seeking to add stormwater inlets and conveyance piping to alleviate the water issue in the aforementioned area of the Township. The Planning Commission agrees that the proposed project complies with the Township’s comprehensive land use plans. The Planning Commission will support Arro Consulting with the submission of the grant applications, on behalf of Caln Township. The motion for the Small Water and Sewer Project Grant Application was moved by Mr. Benko and seconded by Mr. Robinson. Poll: Mr. Schew abstained, and the rest of the board voted ayes for Motion, passed
The motion for the H2O Water and Sewer Project was moved by Mr. Caporale and seconded by Mr. Benko. Poll: Mr. Schew abstains the rest of the board voted ayes for Motion, passed
- Sign Ordinance
The commission has a recommendation to clarify the 300 ft. separation between signs where it pertains to a property. The motion was moved by Mr. Caporale and seconded by Mr. Benko. Poll: all voted ayes for Motion, passed
- Dwell at Caln PRD 2011
No one was in attendance as they requested to be taken off the agenda for tonight’s meeting. The applicant has a meeting with Bryan Kulakowsky and Raymond Stackhouse to go over the issues in their last review letter prior to coming before the Planning Commission. There was a discussion about parking spots and the issues that some may have if they have guests and where they’ll park. A brief discussion on the sanitary sewer routing to go down Route 322 and that capacity was already purchased from the CTMA was had
Christian Faith Fellowship Church submitted their final plan and will be on next month’s agenda.
AGC Chemical will be on the agenda next month for an expansion to their manufacturing facility.
Project timeclock expiration dates:
Dwell at Caln PRD 2011 – No one in attendance. The extension agreement is valid until March 31, 2020.
Hills at Thorndale Woods Final LD 2015 – No one in attendance. The extension agreement is valid until March 30, 2020
Adjournment – With no further business, Mr. Simon entertained a motion to adjourn the meeting. The motion was moved by Mr. Caporale and seconded by Mr. Thomas Poll: all ayes. The meeting adjourned at 8:00 P.M.
To the best of my knowledge, this summarizes the minutes of the November 19, 2019
Planning Commission meeting.