September 17, 2001
The Board of Supervisors of Pennsbury Township held a regular meeting on Monday,
September 17, 2001. All members, Mr. Patten and Ms. Howley were present and the
minutes approved as submitted.
A moment of silence was observed for the victims and their families of the September
11, 2001 World Trade Center terroristic bombings in New York City.
Township Engineer Matt Houtmann reported that there will be no need for a new dam
permit for the Dawson Mill. We will have to obtain a limited power supply permit. Mr.
Reynolds asked Matt to put this in letter to the township.
Emergency Management Coordinator Reese Reynolds reported that they have a
new staff member, James Sears who has proven to be very helpful.
Roadmaster Dave Allen reported that the road surfacing went well. Salt bids will be
opened this Friday and the road crew will continue the road bank mowing before winter
sets in. The Fall road inspection will be held on November 10th at 8 a.m.
Longwood Fire Company - President Ray McKay and chief deputy Mark Knightly
were present to ask the township to help fund a portion of their worker's compensation
for the ambulance. The Board agreed to pay $2660.00 for 2001.
The Board interviewed Melanie Hess from Land Studies and Ann Walters who has her
own business for possible landscape architects for the township. A decision will be
announced at the next meeting in October.
The Board will not take a position in the Rogers Zoning Hearing Board meeting. Ms.
Howley will convey this to John Spangler, attorney for the Hearing Board.
Historic Preservation Ordinance - it was noted that the ordinance was duly
advertised and several public meetings conducted. With no further discussion, the
Board passed and signed the ordinance. The County will be notified.
Courts at Longwood - Mr. Parsons of lot 14, 1206 Kintera Court was present and stated that he still has tree issues which were suppose to be taken care of by the developer. Margot Taylor's letter of August 27th was reviewed and items noted are still not completed. Mr. Patten will write a letter to Joe Ryan, attorney for the developer stating items to be completed and that Mr. Parsons would like to be present when the trees are removed. Matt Houtmann will inspect the bank on his lot to determine what
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can be done to maintain the bank.
Penn's Village - The Board addressed the items that were not decided upon at the
conditional use hearing. They agreed to the following:
Ms. Howley reminded Mr. Becker that he should go before the Planning Commission
and Board of Supervisors one more time before proceeding to the final plan.
Megill Barn - the Board signed a consent to change the declaration of restriction.
Rusty Drumheller reported that he now has the generator running for the township
building. The outdoor lighting for the walkway and parking lot must be addressed since
this is a safety issue. Mr. Rosencrans should go through the building one more time to
make sure punch list items were taken care of. The front door is still 6-8 weeks away.
Mr. Reynolds suggested that he and Rusty get together to discuss the numbers he put
together on the building costs.
Mr. Patten reported that he has requested a 9 month extension for the Spano letter of
credit. There has been no word on the YMCA appeal.
The Board approved and signed a bill list dated September 17th numbering 2941-2974,
State Fund #152. With no further business the meeting adjourned at 10:30 p.m.