UPPER HANOVER TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION
MEETING MINUTES OF JUNE 2, 2021
Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:05 p.m. by Chairman Brandon Reed followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
Planning Commission members in attendance were Sharon Bastone, Alternate, Richard Fain, William Kalb, Stefan Laessig, Brandon Reed, and Timothy Woodward. Also in attendance were Mary Lou Lowrie, P.E., Gilmore & Associates, John Sartor, P.E., Gilmore & Associates, John Weber, Township Engineer, Joseph Bresnan, Township Solicitor, Sandy Koza, P.E., McMahon Associates, and Stan Seitzinger, Jr., Township Manager.
Citizens in attendance did not present comments.
Approval of Minutes
Mr. Kalb moved to approve the May 5, 2021 Planning Commission meeting minutes. The motion was seconded by Mr. Fain and carried unanimously.
Chairman Reed announced that June 16, 2021 is the last date for submission of plans for review by the Township Engineer and discussion at the July 7, 2021 regular meeting.
Plans Scheduled for Discussion
A. Green Meadows Sewage Facilities Planning Module – Component 4A
Mr. Laessig moved to authorize the Chairman to sign the approval of the Component 4A for the Green Meadows Sewage Facilities Planning Module. The motion was seconded by Mr. Woodward and carried unanimously.
B. Wawa Land Development Plan
Karl Janetka, Van Cleef Engineering Associates and John Zaharchek, Summit Realty Advisors reviewed and discussed the McMahon Associates, Montgomery County Planning Commission and Gilmore & Associates review letters with the Planning Commission and staff.
It was noted that a waiver will be required for parking spot size.
Discussion ensued concerning the provision of electric service to the site.
C. Proposed Industrial Development, 2512 Quakertown Road
The plan was tabled for further review.
D. Demeno Property Sketch Plan, Gravel Pike
The general consensus of the Planning Commission was to express a preference for age qualified housing on smaller lots or larger lots if the proposed project is not age qualified.
Current Plans Without New Activity
There was nothing new to report.
New business was not presented.
1. Robert and Sharon Schnaars Zoning Hearing – June 16, 2021
The Planning Commission discussed the application and did not provide a recommendation for or against the application.
B. Building Permit Report and Escrow Report
The monthly reports were entered into the record.
C. Regional Planning Commission Report
Mr. Kalb reported that work is proceeding on an update to the Regional Comprehensive Plan.
D. Next Planning Commission Meeting – July 7, 2021
The next Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at the Upper Hanover Township municipal building at 7:00 p.m.
Mr. Kalb moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:58 p.m. The motion was seconded by Mr. Laessig and carried unanimously.
Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.