UPPER HANOVER TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING MINUTES OF NOVEMBER 2, 2016
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.
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.
A resident from 720 Montgomery Avenue indicated that he was not aware until recently of the proposed Upper Perkiomen School District Middle School Project.
Approval of Minutes
Mr. Fain moved to approve the Regular Meeting minutes of October 5, 2016. The motion was seconded by Mr. Reed and carried unanimously.
Chairman Fiorito announced that November 16, 2016 is the last date for submission of plans for review by the Township Engineer and discussion at the December 7, 2016 regular meeting.
Plans Scheduled for Discussion
A. George and Susan Sosnin Pre-Sketch Concept Plan, Parestis Road
Susan Rice represented the applicant and proposed to provide grading plans when individual lots were sold. The Planning Commission expressed a general consensus with the proposal.
B. Upper Perkiomen School District Middle School Land Development Application, Montgomery Avenue and Walt Road
James Mazeika of Barry Isett & Associates reviewed and discussed the most recent LTL Consultants review letter and the McMahon Associates review letter. Also in attendance representing the school district were Karen Henry, Sandra Kassel and Robert Breslin of Breslin Ridyard Fadera Architects.
Walkways and pedestrian traffic were discussed. Residents inquired concerning planned no parking in front of the Middle School property on Montgomery Avenue. Residents raised concerns about ongoing drainage issues in the area of the project.
The plan was tabled for further review.
A. Alternate Sewage Areas – Ordinance Discussion
The Planning Commission recommended that the primary on lot sewage location and the secondary location require both a soil probe and a perk test.
A. Zoning, Building Permit Report and Escrow Report
Manager Seitzinger entered the monthly Zoning, Building Permit and Escrow Report into the record.
Mr. Laessig moved to adjourn the meeting at 9:48 p.m. The motion was seconded by Mr. Fain and carried unanimously.
Stanley W. Seitzinger, Jr.