UPPER HANOVER TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING MINUTES OF SEPTEMBER 7, 2016

 

 

 

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Jacqueline Fiorito.

 

Roll Call

 

Planning Commission members in attendance included Alex Anastas, Richard Fain, Jacqueline Fiorito, Stefan Laessig and Brandon Reed. Also in attendance were John Weber, Township Engineer and Stan Seitzinger, Jr., Township Manager.

 

Citizen Comments

 

Citizens in attendance did not present comments.

 

Approval of Minutes

 

Mr. Fain moved to approve the Regular Meeting minutes of August 3, 2016. The motion was seconded by Mr. Laessig and carried affirmatively with Mr. Anastas abstaining from the vote.

 

Announcements

 

Chairman Fiorito announced that September 14, 2016 is the last date for submission of plans for review by the Township Engineer and discussion at the October 5, 2016 regular meeting.

 

Old Business

 

Plans Scheduled for Discussion

 

A. Larry Romanowski, Congo-Kutztown Roads Parcel Pre-Sketch Concept Plan

 

Larry Romanowski reviewed a proposed concept plan for a proposed 10 lot subdivision on a 27.55 acre parcel located at Congo Road and Kutztown Road. Discussion ensued. The Planning Commission expressed general concurrence for the current conceptual plan.

 

Current Plans Without New Activity

 

Manager Seitzinger reported upon a plan withdrawal letter received from Mr. DeMeno concerning his residential lot subdivision. It was noted that the Board of Supervisors will take an official action at the next Board of Supervisors meeting to formally accept the plan withdrawal and to note the plan withdrawal in the minutes.

 

 

Zoning

 

A. Pederson Development Self Storage Zoning Hearing Application 9-21-16

 

Members of the Planning Commission reviewed the application with Carl Pederson, Cynthia Smith of Horizon Engineers and Jeffrey C. Karver, Esquire. Discussion ensued. The Planning Commission recommended that the Board of Supervisors not oppose the requested variances.

 

B. Herrmann Zoning Hearing - 9-21-16

 

The Planning Commission reviewed the application and recommended that the Board of Supervisors not oppose the requested variances.

 

New Business

 

A. Sewage Planning Module Form

 

Mr. Fain moved to authorize Planning Commission signature to the Schultz Tract Sewage Facilities Planning Module Component 4A. The motion was seconded by Mr. Anastas and carried unanimously.

 

Monthly Reports

 

A. Building Permit Report and Escrow Report

 

The monthly reports were entered into the record.

 

C. Regional Planning Commission Report

 

Mr. Anastas provided an update on current activities.

 

Old Business

 

Chairman Fiorito indicated that she was informed that residents at Northgate living at Glenhaven Way indicated that the current parking is not sufficient.

 

Discussion ensued concerning Upper Hanover Township Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance sketch plan requirements.

 

Mr. Laessig provided an update on the recent Red Hill Borough Planning Commission meeting concerning the proposed Kershner Tract Project.

 

Mr. Anastas indicated that due to work commitments he will not be able to continue serving on the Planning Commission following the end of 2016 and the expiration of his current appointment term.

 

Township Engineer Weber provided an update on the status of the Parklands Subdivision and the Macoby Run Phase 3 Project.

 

Adjournment

 

Mr. Laessig moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:43 p.m. The motion was seconded by Mr. Anastas and carried unanimously.

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.

Township Manager