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

a. Andrew Mark LePine - Eagle Scout Recognition

b. George Stockburger - In Recognition of 50 Year Anniversary

c. Anne M. Goren - In recognition of Service to Newtown Township

d. Dick Weaver - In Recognition of Service to the Newtown Business Commons Association

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

8.     Members Comments

9.     Minutes, Bills List and Reports

a. Budget Meeting of November 7, 2007

b. Regular Meeting of November 14, 2007

c. Regular Meeting of November 28, 2007

d. Bill's List of November 28, 2007

e. Bill's List of December 12, 2007

10.    Reports of Committees, Boards and Commissions

a. Planning Commission

b. Historical Architectural Review Board

i.   Certificates of Appropriateness

  • Rite Aid (Goodnoe's Corner), 1 Ice Cream Alley
  • Newtown Insurance Group aka Affinity Solutions, 123 N. Sycmaore Street
  • Massimino Builders, 131 S. Sycamore Street
  • The Cotswold Group, 10 Swamp Road

11.    Land Development Projects

a. Conditional Use – Richman's Ice Cream Store, 33 Swamp Road, Newtown Plaza Shopping Center

b. Penns Trail Storage of Newtown, 104 Penns Trail - Preliminary Plan for Land Development

12.    Reports of Officials

a. Chairman

b. Other Board Members

c. Manager

i.    Plan expiration report

ii.   Ratification of collective bargaining agreement with the Nonuniformed employees for 2007 through 2011

iii.  2008 Budget enactment

iv. Executive search for Chief of Police

d. Solicitor

i. Newtown Township Ordinance to amend provisions of the pension plan or program of Newtown Township Police - motion to adopt

ii. Local Services Tax - Newtown Township ordinance providing for a local service tax - motion to adopt

iii. Resolution of Newtown Township appointing the firm of Stanley & Booz, LLC., certified public accountants as independent auditor to audit the books and accounts of Newtown Township for fiscal year 2007

iv.  Zoning Hearing Board

  • Anthony & Catherine Ferrandino, 36 Atkinson Lane
  • First National Bank & Trust Co., 773 Newtown-Yardley Road

e. Engineer

i. To consider dedication to the Township of Overlook Development

  • Final escrow release - Overlook at Newtown, Toll Pa. VI LP

ii.  Escrow Release # 3 - Friends Lane Parking Lot Improvements, Friends Lane Condo Association

iii. Escrow Release # 4 - 11 Friends Lane, Friends Lane LLC

iv. Escrow Release # 8 - Villas at Newtown, villas at Newtown Enterprises

v.  Escrow Release # 5 - Newtown Walk, Toll Pa. VII LP

vi. Escrow Release # 4 - Tudor Square Phase III, 660 Tudor Square LP

vii. Escrow Release # 4 - Penn's Terrace Office Park, 54 Penn's Trail LLC

viii. Escrow Release #5 - Goodnoe's Corner, KLS Ryan LP

ix. Escrow Release

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
Christmas Day (Offices Closed)
New Year's Day (Offices Closed)
Parks and Recreation Board
Zoning Hearing Board
Newtown Area Joint Zoning Council
Board of Supervisors Organization Meeting
Historical Architectural Review Board
Board of Supervisors Work Session
Planning Commision
Newtown Area Regional Planning Commission
Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Offices Closed)
Board of Supervisors
Financial Planning Committee
Environmental Advisory Council
Joint Historical Commission

December 12, 2007
December 18, 2007
December 25, 2007
January 1, 2008
January 2, 2008
January 3, 2008
January 3, 2008
January 7, 2008
January 8, 2008
January 14, 2008
January 15, 2008
January 17, 2008
January 21, 2008
January 23, 2008
January 24, 2008
January 28, 2008
January 28, 2008

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