UPPER HANOVER TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION AND UPPER HANOVER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

JOINT REGULAR MEETING MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 1, 2017

 

 

Call to Order

 

Planning Commission Chairman Jacqueline Fiorito called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. 

 

Roll Call

 

Planning Commission members in attendance included Alex Anastas, Richard Fain, Jacqueline Fiorito, Bill Kalb, Stefan Laessig and Brandon Reed.  Board of Supervisors in attendance included Dorothy Diehl, Richard Fain, Ben Fiorito, Eugen Fried and Steve Rothenberger. Staff members in attendance were John Weber, Township Engineer and Stan Seitzinger, Jr., Township Manager. 

 

Citizen Comments

 

Citizens comments were not presented.

 

Approval of Minutes

 

Mr. Anastas moved to approve the October 4, 2017 Planning Commission Regular Meeting Minutes.  The motion was seconded by Mr. Reed and carried unanimously.

 

Announcements

 

Mrs. Fiorito announced that November 15, 2017 is the last date for submission of plans for review by the Township Engineer and discussion at the December 6, 2017 regular meeting. 

 

Old Business

 

Plans Scheduled for Discussion

 

A.   P&B Partitions Land Development Plan

 

Tom Roache of Ludgate Engineers discussed and reviewed the most recent LTL Consultants review letter.  Discussion ensued.

 

Mr. Anastas moved to recommend preliminary approval for the P&B Partitions Land Development Plan as per the LTL Consultants review letter dated October 27, 2017. The motion was seconded by Mr. Laessig. The motion carried affirmatively with Mr. Anastas, Mr. Fain, Mr. Laessig and Mr. Reed voting yes and with Mrs. Fiorito voting no.

 

B.  The Sosnin Tract Minor Subdivision

 

There was nothing new to report.

 

C.  Sweetwater Golf Course Land Development Plan

 

There was nothing new to report.

 

New Business

 

A.  Resolution #2017-39A - Wayfinding Sign Project

 

Mr. Rothenberger moved to adopt the Upper Hanover Township Board of Supervisors Resolution #2017-39A regarding the wayfinding sign project. The motion was seconded by Mrs. Diehl. The motion carried affirmatively with Mr. Fried, Mr. Fain, Mrs. Diehl and Mr. Rothenberger voting yes and with Mr. Fiorito voting no.

 

B. Joint Business Discussion

 

The Board of Supervisors and the Planning Commission discussed joint business and procedures.

 

Monthly Reports

 

A.  Zoning

 

There was not any zoning to review.

 

B.  Building Permit Report and Escrow Report

 

The monthly reports were entered into the record.

 

C.  Regional Planning Commission Report

 

Mr. Laessig provided an update.

 

D.  Scheduling of Next Planning Commission Meeting

 

The next Planning Commission Meeting is scheduled for December 6, 2017.

 

Other

 

Discussion ensued concerning dirt and ballast stone observed on Montgomery Avenue at the Middle School Project. It was also requested that staff review the presence of a fuel storage tank at the Middle School site.

 

It was requested that staff review whether the Upper Perkiomen School District was complying with the Planning Commission recommendations relating to contacting parents regarding a walking route during construction and the status of the implementation of a crossing guard at the Eleventh Street and Montgomery Avenue intersection.

 

 

 

 

Adjournment

 

Mr. Fain moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:35 p.m.  The motion was seconded by

Mr. Anastas and carried affirmatively.

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                        Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.

                                                                        Township Manager