East Marlborough Township
Minutes of December 26, 2017
Cuyler Walker, chairman called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. in the township building. Additional Commissioners present: Charles Streitwieser, Jane Donze, and Pat Montague. Also in attendance was Laurie Prysok, Township Manager. There was a quorum present.
1. Public Comment Period
No Public Comments
2. Minutes of November 28, 2017
Motion to approve minutes of the November 28, 2017 Planning Meeting as submitted by Daniele Whittaker, Secretary. Motion approved.
3. Pratt/Toll Brothers Preliminary Plan Review
Applicant came before the Commission to present a preliminary plan review for the Major Subdivision of the Platt Properties UPI #s 61-5-152, 61-5-81, and 61-5-88.1. The purpose of the plan is to show a 42 cluster lot development of the portion of the Pratt property west of Unionville Road (UPI # 61-5-81 and # 61-5-88.1). The portion of the property east of Unionville Road (UPI # 61-5-152) will serve as open space for the cluster development, except for a 5.0 acre area to be subdivided as a separate lot for the existing Pratt Garden Center.
At this time the review has just started and the applicant will have to demonstrate that the plan is in compliance with all township ordinances. A traffic study is in progress. The applicant had a study completed and this study will be reviewed by the township engineer. Zoning, subdivision and storm water management will all be reviewed by Jim Hatfield, Township Engineer and further comments and recommendations will be made and shared with the applicant.
The Commission made no recommendation at this time and looks forward to reviewing further detailed plans. The Commission did comment that they would appreciate the opportunity for a site visit to look at the current landscape and plantings in the hope to save as many as trees as possible. The Applicant welcomed comments and concerns from the public and is willing to take into consideration comments from the public. The public has concerns about increased traffic and safety. Also, the public shared concerns to insure that there is adequate buffering between the properties.
Adjournment 7:48 p.m.
Daniele Whittaker, Secretary
EAST MARLBOROUGH TOWNSHIP
AGENDA – December 26 – 7:00 P.M.
Agenda subject to change
Call to Order
Public Comment Period
Minutes of November 28, 2017
Pratt/Toll Brothers Preliminary Plan Review