May 3, 1999

The Board of Supervisors of Pennsbury Township held a regular meeting on Monday, May 3, 1999 at 6 P.M. as advertised. All members, Mr. Patten and Ms. Howley were present and the minutes approved as submitted.


Ms. Howley reported the following:

Matt Houtman, Ben Cialini and I spent last Monday and Tuesday in court with Mr. Orenshaw. On Tuesday, Mr. Orenshaw agreed to a settlement. He will pay a fine of $500 and submit proper plans for a land distrubance permit within 3 months. Mr. Spangler, attorney for the township, will write the order and it will be signed by Judge Platt.

Attended the 2020 Conference April 22nd. The conference was well attended and the main speaker was Gov. Ridge talking about the "growing greener" movement in Pennsylvania.

The township clean up went very well. The road crew went to 127 homes for chipping branches. Dave Allen will report on this at the next meeting.

Met with the Properties Committee and reviewed a master plan for the township building renovations. John Rosencrans will go back with the changes suggested and put some numbers to it. We will meet again to finalize the plan on May 11th before coming before the Board.

The "Y" meeting has been changed from May 5th to June 2nd to discuss the Johnson property with the abutting property owners. The Board suggested a meeting with property owners on June 9th to discuss their concerns about the project. Property owners will be attending Planning Commission and Supervisor meetings to keep up to date on the progress of this development.

All supervisors attended the spring road inspection on May 1st.


Matt Houtman reported the following:

Heard from Rev. Natale of the Baptist Church. He acknowledged receiving my letter regarding his land disturbance and will respond accordingly.

Lister property - some of the stone dumped on the property was done illegally. Matt advised him he must secure the property to prevent this in the future.

Received two other applications for land disturbance - Mr. & Mrs. Herdeg for a relocation of their property and Courts at Longwood - house building site.

EMERGENCY MGMT. - Bob Updegrave reported there was some difficulty with the

diversion of traffic onto Brintons Bridge Road from an accident on 926 & Pocopson Rd. It was difficult turning left onto Rt. 1 from Brintons Bridge Rd.

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May 3, 1999

The Board signed a "supplement to settlement stipulation" for Geewax vs Zoning Hearing Board Pennsbury Township.

A bill list dated May 3, 1999 numbering 1105-1132 was submitted and approved for payment by the Board.

With no further business the meeting adjourned at 6:55 P.M.

Respectfully submitted:

Kathleen Howley

Township Manager