January 21, 2003
The Board of Supervisors of Pennsbury Township held a regular meeting on Tuesday,
January 21, 2003. All members, Mr. Patten and Ms. Hawley were present and the
minutes approved as submitted.
Manager Kathy Hawley reported the following:
Supervisors signed the traffic signal maintenance agreement for 2003 with Signal Service.
Berlin escrow - Matt Houtmann said the amount should be reduced to $77,000 and extended for 1 year.
Positions that will be on the ballot in the primary are 3 school directors, 1 supervisor, 1 constable and 1 auditor.
There will be an executive session with the supervisors on manager to discuss the lease of real property and personnel issues on Wednesday, January 22nd at 7:30 a.m. There will be no planning commission meeting on January 27th. Instead, there will be an executive session with the planning commission and supervisors to discuss the lease of real property (town center plan) on January 27th at 7:30 p.m. in the township building.
A reminder to all that the planning seminar will be Feb. 1st from 8 a.m. to noon.
In insurance quote was received from Francis Hall Ins. with deductibles of $10,000. It was agreed by the Board that the township could withstand a $10,000 loss. Our agent will be asked to requote the package with this added.
Dawson Mill- The Corp is talking to our wetlands expert and a permit should be
forthcoming mid to late February. The bid package for the dredging of the pond
should be done by the February 3rd meeting.
Roadmaster Dave Allen reported the following:
Helped Jeff Berlin with the Duke driveway. Also spent time repairing the truck radiator.
Received complaints from residents on Misty Meadow about the road not being plowed. It is not a township road and advised them to contact the developer, Jack Becker. Gave them his number.
Met with the Co-op and bids will be advertised for road materials in February.
Chester Water Authority is installed a water line along East Pennsbury Way.
Received some complaints about not being notified and possible tree root
Code Enforcement Officer Rusty Drumheller reported that he is not getting reports
from the inspection agency for the Chadds Ford Elementary school. He has not been
paying their bills and will consider replacing them. The Roosevelt barn has been
demolished. Crosslands is moving along with construction of cottages - no problem
January 21, 2003
Emergency Mgmt. Coordinator Reese Reynolds reported that the revised
Emergency Operation Plan for the township has been revised and ready for signatures.
The Board signed the plan and resolution and it will be submitted to the County. It
consists of three parts; the plan, resource & notification manual and check list. The
Board thanked Mr. Reynolds for a great job and tremendous effort done by his group.
Also present were Pat Barron and Jim Sears.
Cecil Walls Sketch Subdivision - Jim Baker was present representing the developer.
The property is off of McFadden Road and consists of 14.4 acres, R4 zone. The
following was noted:
The escrow extension for Hillhurst was signed by the Board.
The draft of a sidewalk ordinance was submitted for review. This will be advertised for
adoption at the next meeting. Our insurance company is insisting that the township
address this issue. Mr. Reynolds noted that Mr. Altmaier has been elected president of
the library board.
A bill list dated January 21, 2003 numbering 4139-4163, state fund #171 was submitted
and approved for payment by the Board.
With no further business the meeting adjourned at 9:45 p.m.
Respectfully submitted, Kathleen Howley, Township Manager