March 18, 2002
The Board of Supervisors of Pennsbury Township held a regular meeting on Monday,
March 18, 2002. Messrs. Reynolds, Patten, MaryAnna Ralph and Kathy Howley were
present and the minutes approved as corrected.
Code Enforcement Officer Rusty Drumheller reported that he will contact Anne
Walters regarding the Stott property and determine what the next step is in the
restoration of the stream bank on the property. The home on Fairville Road is due for
demolition tomorrow. When a home is demolished, the owner must contact the Air
Quality division of DEP and get their approval. There are two other homes in the
township that are scheduled for demolition; the Letang property and a home on
Raintree Road. A citation is scheduled to be issued for the Harris property on
Hillendale Road on March 22, 2002.
Emergency Management Coordinator Reese Reynolds drafted a letter regarding the
drought in the County which will be sent out to all residents.
Crosslands final land development - Phil DeBaun was present to request final
approval for the land development plan. Matt Houtman submitted a letter stating the
escrow and subdivision agreements are being processed and the roof drains shall
discharge to the storm water system. All other items have been properly addressed.
The Board also requested that a letter of intent or language be put in the escrow
agreement stating that within a 5 year period another traffic analysis shall be done and
if a traffic light or left turn lane is warranted, Crosslands will provide for this. With no
further discussion the Board approved the plans and they will be signed when the
revised set is submitted.
A resolution was passed approving the amendment to the township's deferred
compensation program with Valic. This was the result of the recent changes in the tax
A letter was received from Chester Water Authority advising the school district that the
cost of providing public water to the Chadds Ford Elementary School would be
Ms. Howley received a message from Mr. Orsatti, landscaper for Courts at Longwood,
that he would try to meet the March 30th deadline for finishing lot 9, owner Mr. Harrison.
He is well aware of his commitment of finishing the landscaping in this project and
intends to finish it. Ms. Howley will contact Mr. Harrison.
March 18, 2002
A resolution was signed by the Board regarding the roll back of taxes on the 5.908
acres gifted to the township by Hilandale Farm LP
Supervisors met with a representative of the YMCA regarding their plans for a day
camp on the Johnson property. The Y is uncertain about their future plans and may
need more time to reanalyze their previous proposal. They will go back to the Zoning
Hearing Board to ask for a year extension to submit land development plans. The
township has no problem with this.
There will be a meeting on site at Parkersville Road and 926 with State Rep. Chris
Ross and residents to discuss the current road project. This will take place on March
20th at 5:30 p.m.
There will be a meeting on March 19th at 7 p.m. on the proposed township yard sale
which is slated for May 4th. Mr. Reynolds reported there was an overwhelming positive
response from the community for this.
A bill list dated March 18th numbering 3390-3431, State Fund #160 was submitted and
approved for payment by the Board.
With no further business the meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.