Newtown Township

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Agenda

August 8, 2007 8:00 PM

Please Turn Off Cell Phones During Meeting


1.     Call to Order

2.     Moment of Silence

3.     Invocation - Reverend Sandra Reed – St. Mark’s AME Zion Church

4.     Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

5.     Changes to the Agenda

6.     Special Actions

7.     Public Comment (5 Minutes per person to last 30 minutes total)

8.     Members Comments

9.     Minutes, Bills List and Reports

a. Regular Meeting of July 11, 2007

b. Work Session Meeting of July 16, 2007

c. Bills List

i.    July 25, 2007

ii.   August 8, 2007

10.    Reports of Committees, Boards and Commissions

a. Planning Commission

b. Historical Architectural Review Board

i.    Certificate of Appropriateness – Rouget - 2 Swamp Road – Village at Newtown South

ii.   Certificate of Appropriateness - Goodnoe’s Corner – N. Sycamore Street & Durham Road

iii.  Certificate of Appropriateness - St. Andrew's Convent site/Massimino – 131 S. Sycamore Street

11.    Land Development Projects

a. PRD Variance – Charles and Joanne Rosemarino – 318 Burgundy Lane – Woods at Saxony

b. Remanded Hearing for Consideration of Final Plan for Gigliotti Avignon Associates - Rockbridge Drive (continued hearing)

c. Conditional Use – Goodnoe Tract – Eagle Road (opened and continued to 9/5/07)

d. Conditional Use – La Stalla – 18 Swamp Road – Village at Newtown South (continued hearing)

e. Conditional Use – Piccolo Trattoria – 32-34 West Road – Newtown Shopping Center (continued hearing)

f. Conditional Use – Jules Thin Crust Pizza – 300 N. Sycamore Street – Goodnoe’s Corner (continued hearing)

g. Conditional Use – A Taste of Philly Soft Pretzel – 260 N. Sycamore Street – Goodnoe’s Corner (continued hearing)

h. Conditional Use – Cosi Café – 280 N. Sycamore Street – Goodnoe’s Corner (continued hearing)

i. Conditional Use – Rite Aid – 1 Ice Cream Alley – Goodnoe’s Corner (continued hearing)

12.    Reports of Officials

a. Chairman

b. Other Board Members

c. Manager

i.   Plan Expiration Report

ii.   2007 Road Program

iii.  Request for Comprehensive Fire Protection Survey from – The Governor’s Center for Local Government Services

d. Solicitor

i.   JMZO Ordinance No. 2007-02 – To Rezone CM to MS – Public Hearing - Authorization to Adopt Ordinance

ii.  Newtown Township Ordinance - Revision to Traffic Ordinance – Public Hearing – Authorization to Enact Ordinance

iii. Authorization to Execute Financial Security, Improvement, and Stormwater Management Agreements - Homewood Suites

iv. Newtown Township Ordinance - Amendment to Firefighters Pension – Public Hearing – Authorization to Enact Ordinance

v.    Zoning Hearing Board Appeals

  • Jeanine Gracey – 131 Hartford Lane

  • Newtown Artesian Water Company – Lincoln Avenue at Jefferson

  • Richard Dickinson – 4 Millstone Drive

e. Engineer

i.   Authorization to Sign Mylars – 104 Pheasant Run – Homewood Suites and Cosi Cafe

ii.   Escrow Release # 2 – Newtown Walk

iii.  Escrow Release # 5 – Delancey Court of Newtown

iv.  Escrow Release # 5 – The Villas at Newtown

13.    Old Business

a. Appointments to Joint Downtown Newtown Corporation (JDNC)

14.    New Business

15.    Public Comment

16.    Adjournment

PUBLIC INFORMATION

The Planning Commission typically meets the first and third Tuesdays.
A complete schedule available at Municipal Administrative Office (215-968-2800 ext.250).

Important Dates:

Board of Supervisors
Board of Supervisors Work Session
Historical Architectural Review Board
Newtown Area Regional Planning Commission
Planning Commission
Board of Supervisors (Cancelled)
Environmental Advisory Council
Joint Historical Commission
Labor Day (Offices Closed)
Planning Commission
Parks and Recreation Board (Cancelled)
Telecommunications Advisory Council
Board of Supervisors
Business Development Council
Zoning Hearing Board
Newtown Area Joint Zoning Council

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