September 2, 2014 – 7:30 P.M.
Call to Order
Public Comment Period
Walnut Ridge – Sketch Plan for additional units on two-acre site to the south of the current plan – Alyson Zarro
Mark Benzel, chairperson, called the meeting to order at 7:30pm in the township building. Additional commissioners present: MaryNell Ferry, Christine Kimmel, Pat Montague and Charles Streitwieser. There was a quorum present.
1. Minutes of July 29, 2014. Motion to approve as submitted by Commissioner Montague. 2nd by Commissioner Ferry. Motion approved. Abstain-Commissioner Kimmel
(not present at the July 29, 2014 meeting)
2. Public Comment Period
3. Walnut Ridge – Sketch Plan for additional units on two acre site to the south of the
current plan. Attorney Alyson Zarro introduced the new plan providing an
explanation for the revision per the addition of an adjoining two acre site.
Kenneth Hoffman, a landscape architect with Gilmore & Associates, Inc., presented
the revised sketch plan along with the original plan. Commissioners discussed
with Mr. Hoffman and Ms. Zarro the proposed changes. Owners of an adjacent business,
Stengel Welding, asked several questions and Commissioner Benzel requested that
developers coordinate with adjacent businesses. Commissioners have no concerns relating to this project change and representatives will continue with the process per township requirements.
4. Revision of Zoning Ordinances of 2014 for the Township of East Marlborough.
Commissioner Kimmel provided explanations for the Commissioners.
Commissioners discussed the purpose for the revisions and amendments and
support the updates to the zoning ordinances. There are no specific comments
at this time and will continue to review the document and forward it to the
supervisors prior to adoption.
Ruth Plaugher, Secretary