EAST MARLBOROUGH TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Meeting of the Board – May 1, 2017
Chairman Richard P.S. Hannum, Jr. called the public meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Township Building by leading the group in the Pledge of Allegiance. Board members John Sarro, Eddie G. Caudill, Robert F. Weer and Christine Kimmel were also present, as was Solicitor Frone Crawford, Planning Commission Chairman Cuyler Walker and Engineer Jim Hatfield.
Public Comment Period. No comments.
Minutes of April 3, 2017. The minutes were approved with edits by a vote of 5-0.
Walnut Walk Ecrow Release #2. Based on Mr. Hatfield’s recommendation, the Supervisors approved the release of $422,698 for the Walnut Walk Phase II subdivision. The supervisors voted 5-0 to approve the release.
Conditional Use Order for Garnet QL. The Supervisors approved the Conditional Use Order in entirety with a vote of 5-0with the following conditions:
1. The use and development of the Property shall be substantially in accordance with the testimony and exhibits presented at the hearing and in conformity with the Findings of Fact set forth hereinabove, except as specifically modified by the conditions set forth hereinbelow. Without limiting the foregoing, the maximum intensity of development of the site shall be in accordance with the plan submitted as Exhibit A-11, as follows:
a. a maximum building footprint of the Quick Lane building of 10,300 square feet; and
b. a maximum building footprint of the retail building of 5,000 square feet; and
c. a maximum impervious coverage of 55% of the Adjusted Acreage of the development site depicted on Exhibit A-11 (excluding the area marked “Proposed Residential Lot”).
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #1.
2. The land development plan to be submitted pursuant to the Township’s Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance shall be substantially in accordance with the Conditional Use Site Plan submitted as Exhibit A-11.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #2.
3. The Applicant shall provide a total of not less than 72 outside parking spaces as depicted on Exhibit A-11, to be devoted to employee usage (22) and customer usage (50).
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #3.
4. The Quick Lane building shall be used for the operation of a Quick Lane franchise only. The building shall not be used for any other automobile repair facility without application for and approval of a new conditional use.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #4.
5. Deliveries or pick-ups by tractor-trailer combinations is prohibited. No deliveries or pick-ups shall be made and no delivery/pick-up vehicles shall be present on the Property before or after the hours of operation set forth in the testimony at the hearing. No delivery/pick-up vehicles shall idle their engines while present on the Property. Delivery vehicles shall endeavor to enter and exit the Property without reversing and activating back-up alarms. Applicant shall notify in writing all vendors of these restrictions.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #5 with edits.
6. The floor area of the retail space will be reduced or remain unoccupied if it is determined by the Board of Supervisors that there is insufficient on-site parking to accommodate the retail uses. No establishment preparing or selling food or beverages shall be permitted in the retail space.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #6.
7. The road access and internal circulation patterns shall be substantially in accordance with Exhibit A-11. The Applicant shall obtain all necessary permits and approvals from PennDOT and the Township for road improvements and pay the cost of permitting, designing and installation of all improvements including but not limited to cutting back the embankment along Route 1 in front of the Property and lowering the vertical crest on Pennock Avenue. Applicant shall erect and continuously maintain “local traffic only” signs on Orchard Avenue and Pennock Avenue immediately north of the site accesses, a “no left turn” sign leaving the Property onto Orchard Avenue and a “no right turn” sign leaving the Property onto Pennock Avenue. The cart ways of Orchard Avenue and Pennock Avenue shall be widened to 24 feet along the entire Property frontage (both the commercial and residential properties).
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #7.
8. The Applicant’s stormwater management plan and post-construction management plan shall ensure that the volume and rate of runoff from the Property does not increase and/or worsen flooding conditions on lower-lying properties. The stormwater management plan shall be designed to comply with standards applicable to high-quality streams.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #8
9. The Applicant shall provide landscaping and lighting in accordance with applicable ordinance standards, with the final details thereof to be subject to further review by the Township Engineer and the Township Landscaping and Lighting Consultants during land development plan review stage. With respect to lighting, the height of the light standards shall not exceed 20 feet above finished grade (unless Applicant can demonstrate that light standards up to 25 feet would reduce the impact on neighboring properties), light fixtures shall be shielded with a full cut off luminary of “shoebox” or similar design, such that light from the fixtures shall not glare onto adjacent properties or roads. Further, the level of illumination of the light fixtures shall be reviewed by the Township’s Landscaping and Lighting Consultants during land development plan review. The Applicant’s light fixtures shall not exceed the wattage necessary to produce illumination sufficient for safety purposes as determined by the Township Consultant. Light fixtures shall be reduced to “security level” not later than thirty (30) minutes after the close of business in the evening. If determined necessary by the Township Consultant, any proposed light pole and fixture adjacent to the Spahn property shall be lowered or reduced in intensity to eliminate glare and deleterious effects on the Spahn property.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #9.
10. The Board of Supervisors strongly encourages the Applicant to re-design the site layout to preserve one or both of the two Specimen Trees on the Property. In the event the site layout cannot be redesigned, the Applicant shall apply for and obtain relief from the Township Zoning Hearing Board to remove one or both Specimen Trees.
The Supervisors voted 3-2 to approve Condition #10 with Eddie Caudill and Bob Weer opposed.
11. The appearance of the retail building and the southern elevation (facing Route 1) of the Quick Lane building shall be substantially in accordance with the styles and building materials predominating in the Baltimore Pike corridor of the Township, specifically the wall materials shall be predominately brick face with a standing seam metal pitched or pent roof, unless variations are approved by the Board of Supervisors. Concurrently with review of the Applicant’s land development plans, the Applicant shall submit renderings of the appearance of the buildings for review and approval by the Board of Supervisors.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #11.
12. All trash, used tire and used oil pick-up shall be between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays. There shall be no trash, used tire or used oil pick-ups on Sundays.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #12.
13. All used tires, trash and refuse shall be enclosed in the proposed masonry trash enclosure. The trash and refuse shall be stored in closed containers inside the enclosure to prevent emission of odors, spread of trash and attraction of vermin.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #13.
14. The signage for the Property shall be in conformity with applicable Zoning Ordinance requirements. The Board of Supervisors strongly suggests that the signage be illuminated by external lighting, but in the event the Applicant chooses to provide internal illumination to the signage, the signage shall utilize a maximum of a 30-milliamp transformer, and the level of illumination shall not exceed that utilized by the Marlborough Square (Giant) signage. There shall be no LED message center, moving or flashing components of the signage. There shall be no banners, sandwich board signs, or signs in the windows or doors of the buildings.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #14 with edits.
15. The Applicant’s land development plan shall be reviewed by the Township Fire Marshal, and any necessary alterations to assure public safety (including interior circulation for emergency vehicles) shall be implemented prior to issuance of a building permit.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #15.
16. The Applicant shall provide the buffer and landscaping areas to the rear of the Property substantially as depicted on Exhibit A-11 or as otherwise permitted by the Township Zoning Ordinance. The buffer areas shall be landscaped in accordance with Township ordinance requirements, and shall be subject to review during land development plan review by the Township’s Lighting and Landscaping consultants.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #16 with edits.
17. If determined necessary and feasible by the Board of Supervisors, the Applicant shall construct, at the Applicant’s expense, a handicap accessible sidewalk along the Property’s frontage with Pennock Avenue, Orchard Avenue and Route 1; provided, however, that the sidewalk area shall not be included within the calculation of maximum impervious coverage and may be within the front yard buffer area.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #17 with edits.
18. If approved by PennDOT, all construction vehicles and equipment shall enter and exit the Property directly from Route 1. The Applicant shall be responsible for any damage to Orchard Avenue or Pennock Avenue caused by construction vehicles and equipment. Prior to the commencement of construction, Applicant, with a Township representative present, shall take photographs of and video record the condition of the two roads to establish a baseline. Copies of the photographs and recording shall be provided to the Township.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #18.
19. The Applicant shall secure all non-municipal permits and approvals necessary for construction of the project, prior to the commencement of construction. Such permits and approvals shall include, but not be limited to (i) Chester County Conservation District approval of the Erosion and Sedimentation Control Plans, (ii) Township approval of the Post-Construction Stormwater Management Plans, and (iii) DEP approval of the planning module or exemption for sewage treatment and disposal.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #19.
20. There shall be no visibility from eye level of roof-top HVAC, plumbing or other equipment. All such equipment must be screened from view utilizing a pent roof or similar method, with a height of the screen material to be at least as high as the top of the equipment.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #20.
21. All noise-emitting equipment, included but not limited to the car wash equipment, used in the Quick Lane facility shall be of models and types which produce the lowest levels of noise. Equipment shall be continuously operated, serviced, repaired and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications, including all noise-muffling devices. No emergency power generator shall be located on the Property.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #21 with edits.
22. Use of the car wash shall be limited to vehicles of customers who have purchased and received other services provided by the Quick Lane facility. The car wash shall not be open to the general public. No sign shall be placed on the Property identifying or advertising the car wash. The hours of operation of the car wash shall be limited to 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM on all days the Quick Lane is open for business.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #22.
23. If feasible and in compliance with the Township Building and Fire Codes, the car wash shall be separated from the remainder of the auto service building by a solid partition wall from floor to ceiling. If feasible, the car wash shall be operated with both garage doors closed. The drying equipment at the end of the car wash cycle shall be located inside the building. The doors may remain open when the car wash is not in operation. When in operation, the doors shall be opened for the minimum amount of time necessary to drive the car into and from the car wash bay.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approved Condition #23.
24. If determined necessary by the Township Zoning Officer after commencing operations of the car wash, the Applicant shall take measures to reduce the sound levels of the car wash operation. If water run-off from the car wash bay or from washed cars accumulates on Orchard or Pennock Avenues, Applicant shall implement necessary measures to prevent such accumulation.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #24.
25. The Applicant shall assume responsibility for a proportionate share of the Baltimore Pike (Route 1) Highway Improvement Program now underway (Phases 1, a portion of 2, 3, and 4 thereof having been completed, with the remainder of Phase 2 and Phase 5 thereof yet to be completed). The Highway Improvement Program includes, in addition to physical construction, a program to coordinate all traffic signals along the Route 1/Baltimore Pike corridor, to the benefit of commercial uses fronting along Baltimore Pike. Based upon the Applicant’s testimony of 242 new daily trips for the development, the Applicant shall make a payment to the Baltimore Pike Improvement Fund in the amount of $23,232 ($96 per trip). The payment shall be made to the Township at the time of issuance of the first building permit. (The Township shall have the right to utilize the funds for any of the phases of the Baltimore Pike Improvement Program yet to be constructed and/or to meet reimbursement obligations of the Township’s improvement partnership arrangements and/or for other highway improvements within the Township.)
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #25 with edits.
26. The Applicant shall make a contribution for the acquisition or improvement of firefighting, rescue, ambulance, and other emergency services equipment, securing the safety of the proposed development, its employees and customers. The amount of this emergency service’s contribution shall be at the rate of $200 per 1000 square feet of total floor space, being a total of $3,060 due at the time of the issuance of the first building permit.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #26.
27. The Applicant shall post performance guarantees for the installation of all improvements necessary for the protection of public health, safety and general welfare, including the stormwater management, landscaping and lighting facilities required by this Opinion and Order.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #27.
28. Except as modified by the conditions of this Order, the Applicant shall comply with all requirements of the Township’s Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance and applicable provisions of the Township’s Stormwater Management Ordinance, unless specific waivers are granted by the Board of Supervisors during the course of review of the land development plans.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #28.
29. The Applicant’s project shall substantially conform with all representations made during the conditional use hearing, whether or not specifically referenced in this Order or in the Findings of Fact, and shall otherwise comply with all Applicable Law. Without limiting the foregoing, the project shall conform with all physical performance requirements set forth in Zoning Ordinance Section 1811, unless a more stringent requirement is required by this Opinion and Order.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #29.
30. The Board of Supervisors reserves the right to make such modifications to the project as may be requested by the Applicant as the Board of Supervisors deems to be in the public interest, without the necessity of reopening the Conditional Use hearing, subject to the Board’s providing prior notice of proposed substantial modifications to parties of record in the hearing.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #30.
31. In accordance with Zoning Ordinance Section 1812.A.1.c, the Board authorizes the reduction in number of parking spaces on the Property to 72; In accordance with Zoning Ordinance Section 1812.H.1, the Board authorizes the reduction of the setback for the trash enclosure to 50 feet.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #31.
32. The Property may be developed without a loading berth in strict compliance with Zoning Ordinance Section 1812.H. A loading/unloading/delivery space shall be designated on the land development plan and identified by pavement markings. The location and dimensions of the loading space shall be determined during land development review.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #32.
33. The Applicant shall, within sixty (60) days of the date hereof, reimburse the Township for Township expenditures related to this Application, including all fees payable to Township consultants, the Township legal counsel and costs of the court stenographer for appearances and transcripts.
The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve Condition #33.
Fair Districts PA. Ron Whittaker appeared before the Board of Supervisors to ask them to consider supporting a resolution to make post-census redistricting a non-partisan effort. The organization is hosting a meeting at Unionville High School on May 11th and Mr. Whittaker encouraged the public to attend. The group is asking the Supervisors to vote whether they will support the Resolution in support of a citizen’s commission for legislative and congressional redistricting.
Lot Line Change between 650 and 655 Unionville Road. Dick Pratt appeared before the Board to seek approval from the Supervisors for the creation of a non-conforming lot. Mr. Pratt would like to annex .3709 acres from a parcel currently owned by his Aunt in order to provide a buffer between his commercial property and the residential lot that is for sale. Ed Foley appeared to represent Jean Pratt the owner of the lot that will lose acreage in the lot line change and informed the Supervisors that Ms. Pratt’s intention is to sell her property and she is in favor of the change. Mr. Walker informed the Supervisors that the Planning Commission had voted unanimously to support the lot line change. The Supervisors voted 5-0 to support the lot line change.
Conditional Use Order for Doug White’s project on Gale Lane.The Supervisors approved the Conditional Use Order in entirety with a vote of 5-0 with the following conditions:
1. The use and development of the Property shall be substantially in accordance with the testimony and exhibits presented by the Applicant during the hearing.
2. The number of dwelling units shall not exceed 54 and is dependent upon compliance with all other Township Ordinances and in particular the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance.
3. Applicant shall provide public sanitary sewer service to the project, pursuant to a planning module to be reviewed by the Township prior to submission to PaDEP. Applicant shall pay for whatever improvements and upgrades to the sanitary sewer conveyance and/or treatment facility which are required to accommodate the proposed development, and shall pay to the Township the per-unit tapping fee of $8,000 for each dwelling unit, to be paid at the time of issuance of a building permit for each unit.
4. Applicant shall provide public water service to the project, utilizing Chester Water Authority for this purpose.
5. Applicant shall provide an emergency access to and from Schoolhouse Road across the Everfast and CJK tracts and shall secure a 30-foot wide permanent and irrevocable easement from the owners of the Everfast and CJK tracts to enable the emergency access to be lawfully utilized as needed for emergency vehicles. Applicant’s easement across the Everfast property shall be in the identical location as the emergency access easement to be granted by Everfast to CJK to provide emergency access to and from Gale Lane across the Everfast property. In addition, Applicant shall provide emergency access to and from Gale Lane across the Property to the Everfast and CJK tracts and shall grant to the owner of the Everfast and CJK tracts a 30-foot wide permanent and irrevocable easement to enable the emergency access to be lawfully utilized as needed for emergency vehicles.
6. Applicant shall provide at least 3 acres for recreational facilities, including a trail system located in the community open space and shall obtain and provide all necessary and appropriate easements to permit residents of the Property and the general public to have pedestrian access from Gale Lane to Schoolhouse Road. Recreational facilities shall be subject to further review and modification during the course of final subdivision and land development plan review. The Board of Supervisors retains the right to designate the surface to be used for the trail system as part of the land development plan review.
7. Applicant shall obtain an easement agreement from Everfast to permit:
a) The deposit on the Everfast property of snow removed from the roads in the development;
b) Cars to turn around on the Everfast parcel; and
c) Overflow parking.
8. Applicant shall construct sidewalks on at least one side of every road in the development and along the north side of Gale Lane to Walnut Road.
9. Applicant and its landscape architect shall confer with, and work in cooperation with, the Township’s landscaping consultant, Glackin Thomas Panzak, in order to (i) secure the removal of trees and underbrush that are in poor or dying condition and invasive species, and (ii) include within the landscaping plan to be submitted in conjunction with the land development plans, a program for reforestation of (a) those portions of the existing wooded areas of the tract which are in poor condition and are included within the calculated open space areas, and (b) in accordance with Section 1820.D, any riparian buffer areas.
10. As Applicant does not propose any community trash or recycling facilities, the Applicant shall arrange for the community to be served by a single trash hauler, utilizing separate recycling of materials suitable for recycling. Trash pickup shall be at the curb for each dwelling unit, not less than once per week.
11. Applicant shall obtain a variance to install the proposed access road and for any other disturbance in any natural steep slopes. Pursuant to Section 1809.C, the Board of Supervisors hereby grants an exemption for manmade steep slopes.
12. Applicant shall further define compliance with the landscape and buffering requirements of the Township Ordinances.
13. Applicant shall prepare shared driveway agreements for the property owners of Lots 3 and 4, 7 and 8, and 27 and 28.
14. Applicant shall address the lighting requirements of Section 1812(G) at the time of subdivision and land development plan process.
15. Applicant should provide a right-of-way of 25 feet from the center line of Walnut Road.
16. Applicant shall adjust the lot calculations to address the drip lines for the specimen trees and shall comply with all requirements of Section 1822.B and 1822.C.4 pertaining to the preservation and protection of specimen trees.
17. Applicant shall make arrangements with the developer of Walnut Walk to have pipes and/or conduits for future utility installations to the proposed development installed under Walnut Road prior to final paving of the Walnut Road widening associated with the Walnut Walk development that is currently under construction.
18. All existing woodlands proposed to be retained on Exhibit A-6 shall be retained substantially as shown, but subject to condition 16 above.
19. Applicant shall prepare and record a deed restriction which shall require that all trees planted on the Property shall be maintained in good condition by the owners of the dwelling units, and this restriction shall apply to the Everfast property if landscape buffer plantings are installed on that parcel.
20. During the subdivision and land development plan process, Applicant shall address paragraphs 15, 16 and 17 of the Vandermark & Lynch letter (Exhibit T-3).
21. Applicant shall submit the plans, including the Fire Apparatus Turning Plan, to the Township’s Fire Marshal, as well as the local Fire Chief, for review and comment. In the event that the Fire Marshal or Fire Chief determines that alterations should be made in order to enhance safety features, the subdivision and land development plans shall incorporate such recommendations except as otherwise agreed by the Board of Supervisors.
22. Applicant shall include within the Public Offering Statement to be provided to prospective homebuyers, a provision acknowledging that portions of the Property are located contiguous to an ongoing farming operation on the Alonzo property, and that pursuant to the “Right to Farm Law,” farming operations are entitled to maintain activities that can be, from time to time, both malodorous and noisy. In addition, the POS shall contain a provision that neighboring properties are in a Limited Industrial Zoning District which permits non residential uses.
23. Applicant shall secure all non-municipal permits and approvals necessary for construction of the project, prior to the commencement of construction. Such permits and approvals shall include (i) Chester County Conservation District approval of the erosion and sedimentation control plans, (ii) NPDES permit for stormwater management (including post-construction stormwater management plans and maintenance procedures, to be included within the Community Declaration documents)and (iii) DEP approval of the planning module for sewage. In addition, to the extent that any wetland areas are ultimately encroached, the Applicant shall obtain such dams and encroachment permits as may be necessary for either wetland disturbance or water course alteration.
24. The Applicant shall assume responsibility for a proportionate share of the Township’s ongoing public/private partnership highway improvement program by contributing the sum of $600 per dwelling unit to the Township for such purposes. The funds shall be transferred to the Township concurrently with the application for a building permit for each dwelling unit. (The Township shall have the right to utilize the funds for any road/highway design and/or improvement purposes.)
25. The Applicant shall make a contribution for the acquisition or improvement of firefighting, rescue, ambulance, and any other emergency services equipment, securing the safety of the proposed development and its residents. The amount of this emergency services contribution shall be at the rate of $200 per dwelling unit, payable for each dwelling unit concurrently with the application for a building permit for each dwelling unit.
26. The Applicant shall make a contribution to the Township’s Open Space and Recreation Fund at the rate of $1,000 per dwelling unit, payable for each dwelling unit concurrently with the application for a building permit for each dwelling unit. Up to a maximum of 50% of such contribution may be mitigated in the sole discretion of the Board of Supervisors owing to the Applicant’s making provision for recreational facilities within the site, including the trail system.
27. The Applicant shall submit its proposed Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions to govern the community to the Township Solicitor for review and approval as part of the land development plan review process.
28. The Applicant shall post performance guarantees for the installation of all improvements necessary for development of the Community, including stormwater, landscaping and lighting facilities, at the time of recordation of the final subdivision and land development plans. The Applicant shall record the Best Management Practices Operation and Maintenance Agreement, specifying the maintenance program for the stormwater management facilities to be constructed on-site as part of the site improvements. A time-stamped copy of the O&M Agreement shall be appended to the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions as an exhibit thereto.
29. The Applicant shall comply with all other applicable rules, laws and regulations, including all requirements of the Township’s Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance requirements and applicable provisions of the Township Stormwater Management Ordinance, unless specific waivers are granted by the Board of Supervisors during the course of review of the land development and subdivision plans
30. The subdivision and land development plans shall conform with all representations made during the conditional use hearings, whether or not specifically referenced in this Order or in the Findings of Fact. Without limiting the foregoing, the project shall conform with all physical performance standards as set forth in Section 1811 of the Township’s Zoning Ordinance and with all relevant design standard as set forth in Section 1812 of the Township’s Zoning Ordinance.
31. The Board of Supervisors reserves the right, however, to make such modifications to the project as may be requested by the Applicant as the Board of Supervisors deems to be in the public interest, without the necessity of reopening the conditional use hearing, subject to the Board’s providing prior notice of the proposed modifications to parties of record in the conditional use hearing.
32. Applicant shall, within sixty (60) days of the date hereof, reimburse the Township for Township expenditures related to the application including fees paid to the Township Solicitor, and the cost of the court stenographer appearance and transcripts in the amount over and above the initial application fee.
Clark Realty Partners Conditional Use Hearing. The Supervisors selected Thursday, June 1st for the Hearing date for Conditional Use of the property located at 817 E. Baltimore Pike.
Removal of a stand of trees at 416 W. Locust Lane. Broderick Harrison appeared before the Supervisors to request approval to remove a stand of trees on his property at 416 W. Locust Lane. Previously, the Supervisors had requested clarification from an arborist on the health of the specimen trees that are located on the property. The arborist concluded that there was only one specimen tree that would be affected by Mr. Harrison’s plan but Mr. Harrison informed the Supervisors that he had revised his plan so the grading would not impact the tree. The Supervisors voted 5-0 to approve the removal of a stand of trees which does not include any specimen trees from the lot.
Continuation of hearing on Ordinance No. 2017-01—Rules and Regulations for Unionville Park. The Supervisors approved the Ordinance unanimously (5-0) with edits.
Ordinance 2017-02 for FEMA flood plain changes, presented by Cuyler Walker. Mr. Walker gave an update on the process to have the changes to the Zoning Ordinance that apply to Flood Plains within the Township. The Ordinance was presented to the Supervisors who voted 5-0 to send it to the Consultant who has been retained by DEP for her review. Once the Ordinance is finalized it will be presented to Board of Supervisors for action prior to September.
Bills. By unanimous vote (5-0) the Supervisors approved payment of invoice with the following totals:
General Fund: $116,748.16
Payroll: $ 49,073.20
Sewer Fund: $ 18,260.98
Unionville Park: $ 22,583.62
Treasurer’s Report. By unanimous vote (5-0) the Treasurer’s Report was accepted as submitted.
The public meeting was adjourned at 10:15 p.m., at which point the Supervisors went into Executive Session to review personnel policies.
EAST MARLBOROUGH TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
AGENDA – May 1, 2017 – 7:00 P.M.
1. Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance
2. Public comment period
3. Approval of Minutes of April 3, 2017
4. Escrow release #2 for Walnut Walk Phase II represented by Doug Knox
5. Conditional use order for Garnet QL
6. Request for support of a Resolution by Fair Districts PA, represented by Ron Whittaker
7. Lot line change request from Dick Pratt
8. Conditional use order for Doug White
9. Conditional use hearing date set for Clark Realty Partners
10. Permission to remove a stand of trees at 416 W. Locust Lane, represented by Broderick Harrison
11. Unionville Park ordinance for rules and regulations
12. Ordinance revision for FEMA flood plain changes, presented by Cuyler Walker
13. Resolution for the adoption of the East Marlborough Township Personnel Manual
15. Treasurer’s Report
Note: There will be an executive session immediately following the public meeting to review personnel policies.