UPPER HANOVER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

WORKSHOP MEETING MINUTES OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

 

 

Call to Order and Roll Call

 

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Eugene Fried followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Township Supervisors in attendance were Dorothy Diehl, Eugene Fried and Steven Rothenberger. Also in attendance were Thomas Latshaw, Road Foreman, Joseph Bresnan, Township Solicitor and Stanley Seitzinger, Jr., Township Manager.

 

Citizen Comments

 

Citizens in attendance did not present comments.

 

Wayfinding Sign Program

 

Luanne Stauffer of the Upper Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce presented a status update on the Wayfinding Sign Program.

 

Mr. Rothenberger moved to authorize Township signature to the updated Agreement with PennDot for the Wayfinding Sign Program. The motion was seconded by Mrs. Diehl and carried affirmatively.

 

Soffa Road Easement Request Gus Meinzer

 

Michael Stokes, Assistant Director of the Montgomery County Planning Commission, reviewed an easement request across the Upper Hanover Township owned Soffa Road open space area. Mr. Stokes indicated that Montgomery County would be amenable to allowing the proposed easement subject to coordinating a proposed trail route through an easement on the adjacent property.

 

Upper Perkiomen Valley Garden Club Macoby Run Park Community Garden

 

The Board of Supervisors reviewed comments provided by the Reserve at Macoby Run Homeowners Association concerning the proposed community garden area at Macoby Run Park. It was requested that a representative of the Upper Perkiomen Valley Garden Club attend a future Board of Supervisors meeting.

 

Act 172 Volunteer Incentives Program

 

The Board of Supervisors expressed a consensus to consider a $500 earned income tax credit incentive for the Act 172 Volunteer Incentives Program as was proposed by neighboring communities.

 

 

 

 

Mrs. Diehl moved to authorize the Township Solicitor to prepare a draft Agreement for advertisement consideration. The motion was seconded by Mr. Rothenberger and carried affirmatively.

 

Review of September 12, 2017 Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting Agenda

 

The agenda was reviewed.

 

Other

 

Other business was not presented.

 

Adjournment

 

Mr. Rothenberger moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:43 p.m. The motion was seconded by Mrs. Diehl and carried affirmatively.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

 

Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.

Township Manager