MINUTES NOVEMBER 8, 2004
The regular meeting of the Planning Commission of the
Planning Commission: John Pazdera, Chairman
Karen Friedman, Secretary
Fred Allan, Member (joined meeting in progress)
Cynthia Harrison, Member
Others: Nancy Frick, Director Zoning, Inspection & Planning
John Koopman, Township Solicitor
James Majewski, Township Engineer
Steve Santarsiero, Supervisor Liaison
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Ms. Friedman moved, Mr. Pazdera seconded and it was unanimously carried to table the Minutes of 7/26/04 due to lack of a quorum able to vote on the Minutes.
Ms. Friedman moved and Ms. Harrison seconded to approve the Minutes of 8/23/04 as written.
Mr. Allan joined the meeting at this time.
Motion to approve carried unanimously.
Mr. Allan moved and Ms. Friedman seconded to approve the Minutes of 7/26/04 as corrected. Motion carried with Ms. Harrison abstaining.
APPROVAL OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE CODIFIED ZONING ORDINANCE
Mr. Pazdera stated he reviewed this information and it seems that everything they
requested has been included.
Ms. Friedman noted Page 2 of the packet second paragraph and asked if this should
be more generic rather than specifically related to
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change the wording to add, other Districts deemed Historic. Mr. Koopman stated they
are focusing on
that specific area of the Township. He stated this is limited just to
Planning Commission members suggested correcting a number of typos which were
noted by Mr. Koopman who will make the corrections.
Ms. Harrison moved, Mr. Allan seconded and it was unanimously carried to recommend
to the Board of Supervisors approval of the proposed Amendments to the Codified
Zoning Ordinance related to: Article XIV General Regulations, Article XVIII
Off-Street Parking and Loading, Article XIX - Signs, and Appendix B which is an
addendum to the L.M.T. Codified Zoning Ordinance of 1996, as amended all of which
said amendments are related to the Historic District as corrected this evening.
APPROVAL OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER 178, THE SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT PROVISION OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF L.M.T.
Mr. Pazdera noted Section 11 G-1 and suggested re-wording of this Section.
Mr. Koopman agreed to correct this Section.
Ms. Harrison moved, Ms. Friedman seconded and it was unanimously carried to
recommend to the Board of Supervisors approval of the proposed Amendments to
Chapter 178, the Subdivision and Land Development Provision of the Codified
Ordinances of L.M.T. by revising: Article X Design Standards and Improvements,
Article XI Landscape and
Stormwater Management, Erosion and Sediment Control and Grading as corrected this
Mr. Pazdera asked that Planning Commission members advise Ms. Frick if they are
unable to attend an upcoming meeting as they are entering the busy season.
It was noted that there is currently a vacancy on the Planning Commission, and the Board
of Supervisors are interviewing candidates.
Ms. Friedman stated neither she nor Ms.
Environmental Advisory Council meeting; however, from reading the Minutes, it appears
nothing new was discussed.
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There being no further business, Mr. Allan moved, Ms. Friedman seconded, and it was unanimously carried to adjourn the meeting at 7:50 p.m.
Karen Friedman, Secretary