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.

 

Roll Call

 

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.

 

Citizen Comments

 

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.

 

Announcements

 

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.

 

Old Business

 

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.

 

New Business

 

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.

 

Monthly Reports

 

A. Zoning

 

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.

 

 

 

Adjournment

 

Mr. Kalb moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:27 p.m. The motion was seconded by Mrs. Bastone and carried affirmatively.

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

 

Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.

Township Manager