October 1, 2001
The Board of Supervisors of Pennsbury Township held a regular meeting on Monday,
October 1, 2001. Messrs. Reynolds, Holloway, Patton, Houtman and Ms. Howley were
present and the minutes approved as submitted.
Township Manager Kathleen Howley reported the following:
1. A budget meeting was scheduled for October 25th at 7:30 a.m.
The Duke property had to be rescheduled again because of a change in the board of reviews. That meeting date is forthcoming.
The extension of the letter of credit for the Spano property is still outstanding. Mr. Houtman had sent a list of items to be completed and he has not heard back from them.
The Zoning Hearing Board has given Mr. Rogers an extension of 45 days in order for him to go back and see if he could design the garage, attached to the house, and stay within the limits of the zoning.
The Park Committee met last week with the consultant and went over the proposed management plan. The consultant will get a draft of this document to members for their review before the Dec. 3rd supervisor's meeting when the plan will be presented for adoption.
The Holiday Open House will be held Sunday, December 2nd 1-3 p.m.
The Board did not sign a resolution but voted on approved the appropriation of the tower money for the purchase of open space.
Comcast will be at our next meeting on October 15th.
Oral history - have contracted with a consultant to put together a questionnaire
to be used for the interviewing of township residents.
Township Engineer Matt Houtman reported the following:
A letter was received from DEP dam safety outlining what has to be done for the permitting of the Dawson Mill. It was agreed that the permit will be in the township's name. A copy of the letter will be sent to Mrs. Dawson.
Ridge at Chadds Ford needs to get a base coat down on the road before winter sets in. Have not heard from Jeff Berlin on this.
Have not heard from Jay March regarding Whitestone Farm. Mr. Patten will follow up on this. We may have to use the escrow monies to finish the takeover of the road.
Ted Davis - have not heard from him regarding his land disturbance permit.
There is no threat of erosion at this point however, the permit is only good for 6
October 1, 2001
Emergency Management - Reese Reynolds reported that he and his committee have
been meeting to discuss emergency management plan for the township in light of the
events of September 11, 2001.
Courts at Longwood - David D'Agostino was present and submitted copies of letters
addressed to Margot Taylor from Joe Orsati regarding the replacement trees planted.
Mr. Parsons, lot 14, was also present and confirmed that the trees have been planted.
David stated he would be getting a crane there sometime next week to take the three
trees down, 2 on Mr. Parson's lot. The Board agreed to commence inspections but will
not authorize any CO's until all work is done. Mr. Houtmann will inspect the property
on October 3rd.
The proposed ordinance regarding a mixed use on the "town center" property will be
sent to the County Planning Commission for their review. The Board will meet with Mr.
Filler on October 9th to discuss the proposed sewage plan for the property. A letter was
sent out to all residents by the Board advising them of this proposed project.
Mr. Patten will make the changes to the conditional use decision for Penn's Village and
have the supervisors sign it on Thursday, Oct. 4th. Copies will be sent to Mr. Becker.
He will also draft the decision for the conditional use decision for Crosslands and have
it ready for the October 15th meeting.
Mr. Patten reported that the"Y" Board is deciding what to do with the property they
purchased in the township. If they decide to use it as a sports camp, they will be in
contact with us to discuss their plans.
The township has hired Anne Walters to replace Margot Taylor as our landscape
architect. A bill list numbering 2975-3005 was submitted and approved for payment by
With no further business the meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.