KIMBERTON - Chairman J. Benson Campbell and Vice Chairman Timothy J. Cahill presided over a business-as-usual meeting of the East Pikeland Township Board of Supervisors Tuesday night.
Kimberton Meadows was granted an extension of 60 days for their final plan application subdivision until Oct. 9, 2004.
A 90-day extension was approved for the Reserve at Spring Hollow subdivision sketch plan application until Oct. 9, 2004.
An extension of 90 days was approved for the sketch plan application of the Mowere/Township Line Road subdivision until Oct. 10, 2004.
The Strunk/DeMutis Minor subdivision was granted a 90-day extension request until Oct. 9, 2004.
The request for a 90-day extension for the Telvil: Hunsberger subdivision sketch plan application was granted until Sept. 25, 2004.
The CVS Pharmacy Land Development preliminary plan application was granted a 90-day extension until Sept. 11, 2004.
A 90-day extension was approved for the Henry Co. subdivision preliminary plan application until Oct. 2, 2004.
The board approved the Traffic Signal Maintenance Contract with the Signal Service for the period of July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.
Resolution No. 2004-17 amending the fee schedule of East Pikeland Township was adopted.
The supervisors authorized Resolution 2004-18, accepting a Deed of Dedication for additional right-of way on Miller Road as part of the Burke Minor subdivision project.
A motion was approved to direct the township manager to submit the Act 537 Update Plan of Study to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (EPA), as prepared by LTL Consultants.
The Environmental Advisory Council appointed the following residents for a term ending December 31, 2004: Stephen Zeiner, Gabriele Ralph, Leo Kaercher, Karen Peters, Mark Hammaker and Bob Terefenko.
The following residents were appointed to the Open Space Task Force for a term ending December 31, 2004: Diane Porchik, Frank Giardina, L. Stockton Illoway, Suzanne Harrison, Ed Matthews, Marilyn Randolph and Peter Sitkowski.
Some neighbors questioned Illoway's possible conflict of interest on the task force, as he is chairman of the planning commission.
Walter Connell was appointed to the Park & Recreation Board for a term until December 31, 2005.
A waiver of Section 303.C.2 Existing Resources and Site Analysis Plan of the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance for the Aquilante Land Development plan was granted. The applicant claimed undue hardships to survey surrounding area and no adverse impact within 500 feet.
A motion was granted for a waiver request of Section 304.C.2 Site Context Map of the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance for the Aquilante Land Development plan. The applicant claimed undue hardships to survey surrounding area and no adverse impact within 500 feet.
A waiver was granted of Section 306.B.7.g(3) Stormwater Detention/Retention Basin Facilities Design Requirements of the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance for the Aquilante Land Development plan. The applicant was proposing to increase the depth to prevent increasing the width, which would require the removal of additional trees. The perimeter of the basin will be fenced.
The board granted a waiver of Section 306.B.7.g(12) Landscaping and Grading of Detention Basin of the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance for the Aquilante Land Development plan. Additional trees would need to be removed to provide the minimum 25-foot setback.
The supervisors granted a waiver of Section 415.A - Curbs of the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance for the Aquilante Land Development plan. Additional storm sewer inlet and pipe would be needed. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) does not want concrete curbing due to maintenance.
Preliminary plan approval was granted to the Aquilante Land Development, conditioned upon the applicant complying with all items in the LTL Consultants review letter dated March 30, 2004.
A discussion took place regarding the Pickering Hunt subdivision. Jay Rwan requested the trail easement be moved from the property he was interested in purchasing. The board said the applicant must write a letter and get engineer approval before returning to the planning commission.