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Regular Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting December 3, 2003

A regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors was held on Tuesday December 3, 2002

commencing at 7:00 p.m. The meeting was called to order by Chairman Mr. Garris.

Present were Supervisors Mr. Franciscus and Mr. Doratt also present were Mr. Pompo

Township Solicitor, Mr. MacCombie Township Engineer, Mr. Lowry Township Zoning

Officer/Building Inspector and members of the community.

 

Mr. Garris made a motion, seconded by Mr. Doratt, to waive the reading of the previous

meetings minutes. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting

"aye", the motion passed unanimously.

 

Mr. Garris made a motion, seconded by Mr. Doratt, to adopt the minutes of the previous

meetings minutes. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting

"aye", the motion passed unanimously.

 

Township Police report. Chief Groce reported 1,768 miles patrolled and – complaints

answered. Chief Groce stated he and the Supervisors have interviewed David Edward

and Ed Masterfone Jr. as part time police officers.

 

Mr. Garris made a motion, seconded by Mr. Doartt, to hire David Edward and Ed

Masterfone as part time officers per Mr. Groce’s recommendation. With there being no

questions from the public, the Board voting "aye", the motion passed unanimously.

 

Township Engineer report. Mr. MacCombie reported that he has reviewed grading

permit applications for Quarry Ridge lots 142,153, with lot 142 requiring revisions the

grading permits have been issued. Mr. MacCombie reported that he has prepared

construction releases for the Boards consideration for Sadsbury Village in the amount of

$93,092.78, Quarry Ridge phase 2 in the amount of $553.78, and Quarry Ridge phase 4

in the amount of $2,858.66. Mr. MacCombie stated that Mr. Lymberis has requested him

to consolidate all 4-escrow account into 1 with the project nearing the end with

improvements to cost approximately $200,000. The Board stated they find no problem

for Mr. MacCombie to consoute these accounts. Mr. Pompo stated a new escrow

agreement and schedule to combine all four accounts would need to be done. Mr.

MacCombie stated he would get exact dollar amounts and get them to Vince to draft a

new agreement.

 

Mr. Garris made a motion, seconded by Mr. Doratt, to allow Mr. Pompo and Mr.

MacCombie to move forward on creating a new escrow agreement for Mr. Lymberis

combining all (4) escrow accounts. With there being no questions from the public, the

Board voting "aye", the motion passed unanimously.

 

Mr. MacCombie reported that PenDot has approved a design for the traffic signal for Old

Wilmington Road and Lincoln Highway. Mr. MacCombie also has the cost estimate for

the signal and it appears that Mr. White has some concerns regarding his donation of

$60,000 for the traffic signal and has concerns if costs go over that amount that is

responsible?

 

Township Solicitor report. Mr. Pompo stated the Board met in executive session

regarding litigation concerning the Green Belt Drive Bridge matter. Mr. Pompo

discussed a Resolution that he reviewed regarding the Coatesville Enterprise Zone. The

purpose for the Resolution is to create new business, jobs and provides tax credits to

business. Mr. Pompo stated the Resolution is not clear on boundaries and needs to be

more specific. Mr. Newton stated he would follow up and obtain a map for the Board to

review.

 

Township Zoning report. Mr. Lowry reported Eighty-eight inspections have been

performed and eighty-nine inquiries have been answered. Mr. Lowry reported he did an

inspection at the Zydinsky property and a septic truck was not in the pole barn. With

regards to the complaint about the Bermons bellowing bull, Diane has agreed to keep her

animals quiet and requested any other neighbor’s complaints she would like to be

contacted directly. A committee has been formed to study the feasibility of re-zoning

business route 30 and route 10. Grafton associates have been retained to do the study.

Arcadia Land Company is continuing their presentation to the Planning Commission. Mr.

Lowry reported that Arcadia has submitted a by right sketch plan for 45 homes on the

Wick farm. Mr. Lowry stated he just received a Conditional Use Application submitted

by JYF Enterprise for 75 townhouses. Also Mr. Lowry has received a sketch plan

regarding the Bone property that shows 32 units in Sadsbury Township and the remaining

127 units in Valley Township. Mr. Lowry is also reviewing a sketch plan submitted with

regards to the Morris Farm showing a pallet company.

 

Township Planning Commission report. Mr. Donald Yeoman reported

 

Pomeroy Fire Company report.

 

Sadsburyville Fire Company report. No report given.

 

Township Road report.

 

Park Committee report. The park committee is adjourned until the spring.

 

Recycle Committee report. Mr. Doratt reported the re-cycle committee would hold their

next meeting on Friday December 13, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. Pat Coldren from the State will

have a presentation for the committee.

 

Mr. Garris made a motion, seconded by Mr. Doratt, to approve the November bills in the

amount of $29,447.31. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting

"aye", the motion passed unanimously.

 

Mr. Garris made a motion, seconded by Mr. Doratt, to approve the November payroll in

the amount of $16,188.68. With there being no questions from the public, the Board

voting "aye", the motion passed unanimously.

 

Mr. Garris made a motion, seconded by Mr. Doratt, to approve the November Sanitary

Sewer Project bills in the amount of $19,969.50. With there being no questions from the

public, the Board voting "aye", the motion passed unanimously.

 

Mr. Garris made a motion, seconded by Mr. Doratt, to temporarily adjourn the regular

meeting and open a hearing for Ordinance 2002-03 amending the Sadsbury Zoning

Ordinance of 2001. With there being no questions from the public the Board voting

"aye", the motion passed unanimously.

 

Mr. Garris made a motion, seconded by Mr. Doratt, to re-convene the regular Board of

Supervisors meeting. With there being no questions from the public, the Board voting

"aye", the motion passed unanimously.

 

The Board discussed the adoption of Ordinance 2002-03 and considered comments and

the Board directed an amendment to the proposal to allow wholesaling uses by right and

wholesaling uses of a potentially hazardous nature by conditional use in the Limited

Industrial Zoning District. The adoption is tabled until December 31, 2002.

 

The Board of Supervisors set a time of 1:00 p.m. for the December 31, 2002 meeting to

close the 2002 books adopt the budget, discuss and adopt Ordinance 2002-03 and any

other business.

 

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