UPPER HANOVER TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION
MEETING MINUTES OF AUGUST 2, 2021
Call to Order
The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Vice Chairman Laessig followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
Planning Commission members in attendance were Sharon Bastone, Alternate; Richard Fain; William Kalb; and Stefan Laessig. Also in attendance were John Wetzel, P.E., Township Engineer; Sandy Koza, P.E., McMahon Associates; Joseph Bresnan, Township Solicitor; and Stan Seitzinger, Jr., Township Manager.
Citizens in attendance did not present comments.
Approval of Minutes
Mr. Fain moved to approve the July 7, 2021 Planning Commission regular meeting minutes. The motion was seconded by Mr. Kalb and carried unanimously.
Vice Chairman Laessig announced that August 11, 2021 is the last date for submission of plans for review by the Township Engineer and discussion at the September 1, 2021 regular meeting.
Plans Scheduled for Discussion
A. Deerfield Development, Montgomery Avenue
Susan Rice, P.E., STA Engineering reviewed and discussed the LTL Consultants and McMahon Associates review letters.
B. GMS Environmental – 1904 Tollgate Road – Request for Waiver of Land Development
Susan Rice, P.E., STA Engineering reviewed the GMS Environmental – 1904 Tollgate Road land development that is mainly located in Hereford Township with a small section of the property located in Upper Hanover Township.
Mr. Kalb moved to recommend a waiver of land development requirements for the GMS Environmental – 1904 Tollgate Road land development project. The motion was seconded by Mr. Fain and carried affirmatively.
C. Demeno Property Sketch Plan and Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment
John Kennedy, planner, reviewed and discussed the proposed housing development along with a proposed zoning map change from LIC to R-2.
D. Residences at Upper Hanover, Audubon Land Development
John Nielson of Audubon Land Development reviewed and discussed a proposed sketch plan concerning an age-restricted project to be located along Gravel Pike across from The Shoppes.
Current Plans Without New Activity
Current plans without new activity were reviewed.
A. Website Photo
It was decided that a photo of the Planning Commission will be taken at the September 1, 2021 meeting in order to update the township website.
Tracy Diehl for Wawa Zoning Hearing
The planning commission did not recommend for or against the Tracy Diehl zoning hearing as scheduled for August 18, 2021.
B. Building Permit Report and Escrow Report
The monthly reports were entered into the record.
C. Regional Planning Commission Report
It was noted that a July meeting was not held.
D. Planning Commission Meeting Dates
The next Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
Mr. Kalb moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:27 p.m. The motion was seconded by Mrs. Bastone and carried affirmatively.
Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.