EAST MARLBOROUGH TOWNSHIP
MINUTES OF FEBRUARY 24, 2015
Mark Benzel, chairperson, called the meeting to order at 7:30pm in the township building.
Additional commissioners present: MaryNell Ferry, Christine Kimmel and Pat Montague.
There was a quorum present.
1. Minutes of the November 25, 2014
Motion to approve as submitted by Commissioner Montague. 2nd Commissioner Ferry.
2. Election of Officers for 2015.
Motion by Commissioner Benzel to elect Commissioner Kimmel as Chairperson.
2nd by Commissioner Ferry. Motion approved. Commissioner Kimmel abstains.
Motion by Commissioner Benzel to elect Commissioner Streitwieser as
Vice Chairperson. 2nd Commissioner Montague. Motion approved.
3. 2015 meeting dates:
4. Walnut Ridge Expanded Plan – Developer has acquired 2+ acres to the south
of the plan and proposes an additional 13 town houses.
Representatives: Debra Shulski, Riley Riper Hollin & Colagreco; Kenneth Hoffman,
Gilmore and Associates, Inc.; Sam Carlo, Orleans Homes
Commissioners reviewed the February 24, 2015 letter from Township Engineer,
James Hatfield. Conditional Use Hearing scheduled for March 10, 2015
with Township Supervisors.
Motion by Commissioner Montague to recommend to Supervisors approval of
the amendment to the Conditional Use application as submitted for Walnut Ridge
Expanded Plan. 2nd Commissioner Ferry. Motion approved.
5. Longwood Gardens Substation – off Conservatory Road
Representatives: Mary Ann Rossi, MacElree & Harvey; Bryan Kulakowsky, PE,
Urban Engineers, Inc.; Penny Person, Longwood Gardens.
Introduction to the building of a new substation to provide for the increased
requirements of the gardens. Application filed with Township. Applicant will
return at a later date with Township Engineer’s review letter.
6. Danny Donavon, Boy Scout, visiting the meeting as part of a badge requirement.
Commissioners welcomed Danny to the meeting and wished him well as he
pursues his badge requirements.
Ruth Plaugher, Secretary