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. Anastas moved to approve the Regular Meeting minutes of September 7, 2016.  The motion was seconded by Mr. Fain and carried unanimously. 




Chairman Fiorito announced that October 12, 2016 is the last date for submission of plans for review by the Township Engineer and discussion at the November 2, 2016 regular meeting. 


Old Business


Plans Scheduled for Discussion


A.  Upper Perkiomen School District Middle School Conditional Use Application


Representatives of the Upper Perkiomen School District presented information concerning the Upper Perkiomen School District Middle School conditional use application. Discussion ensued.


Mr. Anastas moved to recommend support for the conditional use request. The motion was seconded by Mr. Reed. The motion carried affirmatively with Mr. Fain abstaining from the vote.


Current Plans Without New Activity


Current plans without new activity were reviewed.


New Business


New Business was not presented.


Monthly Reports


A.  Zoning


Additional zoning items were not presented.


B.  Building Permit Report and Escrow Report


The monthly Building Permit Report and Escrow Report were entered into the record.


C.  Regional Planning Commission Report


A brief update was provided.




Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment


The Planning Commission members discussed a review letter received from the Montgomery County Planning Commission regarding the recent zoning text amendments. The Planning Commission unanimously agreed that further amendments to adopted Ordinance Number 2016-04 were not recommended.


The Planning Commission unanimously recommended support for the Upper Hanover Authority Grant application concerning the replacement of water lines.




Mr. Laessig moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:21 p.m.  The motion was seconded by Mr. Anastas and carried unanimously.  



Respectfully Submitted,




                                                                        Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.

                                                                        Township Manager