UPPER HANOVER TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING MINUTES OF OCTOBER 4, 2017

 

 

 

Call to Order

The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m. by Chairman Jacqueline Fiorito followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

 

Roll Call

 

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

 

Citizen Comments

 

Citizen in attendance did not present comments.

 

Approval of Minutes

 

Mr. Anastas moved to approve the September 6, 2017 Planning Commission Regular Meeting Minutes. Mr. Reed requested a revision of the minutes to include the notation that he voted yes on the roll call vote regarding the Upper Perkiomen School District Middle School project. Mr. Anastas moved to revise his motion to approve the September 6, 2017 Planning Commission Regular Meeting Minutes incorporating the request from Mr. Reed. The motion was seconded by Mr. Reed. The motion carried affirmatively.

 

Announcements

 

Mrs. Fiorito announced that October 11, 2017 is the last date for submission of plans for review by the Township Engineer and discussion at the November 1, 2017 regular meeting.

 

Old Business

 

Plans Scheduled for Discussion

 

A. P&B Partitions Land Development Plan

 

Discussion ensued regarding the status of the land development plan. The plan was tabled for further review.

 

 

 

 

 

B. The Sosnin Tract Minor Subdivision

 

It was noted the Board of Supervisors would review the waiver requests at the next regular meeting. The plan was tabled for further review.

 

C. Sweetwater Golf Course Land Development Plan

 

Manager Seitzinger reported that he heard from the applicant and that a final decision on when the project might proceed was not established to date.

 

D. Glenwood Chase

 

The status of the plans that were previously recommended for approval by the planning commission was discussed.

 

New Business

 

Chairman Fiorito suggested the scheduling of a joint meeting with the Board of Supervisors.

 

Monthly Reports

 

A. Zoning

 

1. Joanne Sheldon Zoning Hearing October 18, 2017

 

Discussion ensued. Mr. Anastas moved to recommend that the Board of Supervisors oppose the requested use variance. The motion was seconded by Mr. Kalb and carried affirmatively.

 

2. Upper Perkiomen School District Zoning Hearing October 18, 2017

 

Joseph Clement, Solicitor for the Upper Perkiomen School District reviewed and explained the requested variance relating to hours of operation at the Upper Perkiomen School District Middle School site.

 

Discussion ensued. The Planning Commission did not provide a recommendation.

 

B. Building Permit Report and Escrow Report

 

The monthly reports were entered into the record.

 

C. Regional Planning Commission Report

 

A summary of the September Regional Planning Commission meeting was presented.

 

 

 

 

 

D. Scheduling of Next Planning Commission Meeting

 

The next Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for November 1, 2017 at 7 p.m.

 

Adjournment

 

Mr. Anastas moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:35 p.m. The motion was seconded by Mr. Kalb and carried affirmatively.

 

 

 

Respectfully Submitted,

 

 

 

Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.

Township Manager