Newtown Township

Board of Supervisors

Meeting Agenda

September 26, 2007 8:00 PM

Please Turn Off Cell Phones During Meeting


1.     Call to Order

2.     Moment of Silence

3.     Invocation - Reverend David Cramp – Newtown United Methodist Church

4.     Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag

5.     Changes to the Agenda

6.     Special Actions - Discussion of Regional Traffic Issues/Projects

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 September 5, 2007

b. Bills List

10.    Reports of Committees, Boards and Commissions

a. Parks & Recreation

b. Planning Commission

c. Historical Architectural Review Board

i.   Certificates of Appropriateness

  • Rockfactory Ltd., 3 Cambridge Lane
  • Cambridge Sound Studios, 1 Cambridge Lane
  • Rite Aid, 1 Ice Cream Alley
  • Jules Thin Crust Pizza, 300 N. Sycamore Street
  • Taste of Philly Soft Pretzels, 250 N. Sycamore Street
  • Cosi, 280 N. Sycamore Street
  • First Trust Bank, 11 Durham Road
  • The Carriage House, 221 N. Sycamore Street
  • Lang Ski & Scuba, 107-109 N. Sycamore Street
  • Newtown Historic Association, various locations in Newtown Township

11.    Land Development Projects

a. Conditional Use – Newtown Irish Pub, 240 N. Sycamore Street – Goodnoe’s Corner (to be continued to 10/10/07)

b. Conditional Use – Bucks County Creamery and Confections, 254 N. Sycamore Street – Goodnoe’s Corner

12.    Reports of Officials

a. Chairman

b. Other Board Members

c. Manager

i.    Plan Expiration Report

ii.   Report on 2008 Minimum Municipal Obligation: For the Police, Non-Uniformed and Firefighter Pension Plans

iii.  Bid Award – Infield Rebuild – Field #4, Helen Randle Park

d. Solicitor

i.    Authorization to Advertise - Proposed Ordinance Revising the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance Relating to the Requirement to Provide a Historic Resources Impact Study

ii.   Resolution regarding the Opening of a Portion of Upper Silver Lake Road Presently Closed to All but Emergency Vehicles

iii.  Authorization to Advertise - JMZO Ordinance No. 2007-04 Rezoning the 37 Acres of the Woll Tract from POS to EIR

iv.  Newtown Township Ordinance Amending the Newtown Township Traffic Ordinance to Provide a Four Way Stop Sign at North Drive and Sequoia Drive

v.   Agreement of Sale - Elliott Builders Re: Acme Site

vi.  Zoning Hearing Board

  • Daren & Lori Aita, 16 Millstone Drive
  • Michael Burns, 35 Crittenden Drive
  • Richard & Trisha Brandimarte, 1 Thornbury Lane
  • The Heritage Co./Cosi Café, 104 Pheasant Run
  • Sycamore Restaurant LLC/Newtown Irish Pub, 240 N. Sycamore Street
  • Kieffer & Co. Inc./Petsmart, 2600 South Eagle Road

e. Engineer

i.   Authorization to Sign Mylars – Lang Ski & Scuba 107-109 N. Sycamore Street

ii.  Escrow Release # 4 - Newtown Walk

iii. Escrow Release # 6 - The Villas at Newtown

iv. Escrow Release # 5 - Blacksmith 161-LLC

v.  Escrow Release # 6 - Delancey Court

13.    Old Business

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

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