SYCAMORE STREET COMMITTEE

A Reconstruction Project of Newtown Township

100 MUNICIPAL DRIVE

NEWTOWN, PA

 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2001

8:00 PM


Minutes of  02-13-01:  Joe Mejerski moved to approve the minutes, the motion was seconded by David Burns.  The motion carried.


The Sycamore Street Committee met on Tuesday, February 13, 2001,  in the Newtown Township Municipal Building at 8:00 P.M.  In attendance were Chairman Vince Lombardi, Supervisor, Tom Jirele, members Rodger Taylor, Jerry De Young, Frank Tyrol, David Burns, Mike Frank, Bob Larason, and Karen Doorley. 

Also in attendance was resident Mr. Kurtz.

MINUTES OF 12-12-00:  

Karen Doorley moved to approve the minutes, the motion was seconded by Frank Tyrol.  The motion carried.

SUBCOMMITTEE AND LIAISON REPORTS:

a.  Traffic & Safety - none

b.  Planning Commission - none

c.  Grants - none

d.  Community Relations - Jerry De Young spoke regarding the easements that will be required of individual residents for the Sycamore Street project. 
     David Burns stated his concern that the sign for the traffic traveling Sycamore Street during the reconstruction period inform drivers appropriately.

CORRESPONDENCE:


The following addresses have been removed from the Sycamore Street mailing list due to expired forwarding orders.
Carolyn E Bell                                Alan McFarlan            Newtown Oral Surgery
Public Planning & Mgmt. Group   7 S. Sycamore St.          219 N. Sycamore St.
650 N. Cannon Ave., Ste 21      Newtown, PA 18940       Newtown, PA 18940
Lansdale, PA 19446

Patricia Keller
190 S. Sycamore St.
Newtown, PA 18940

The following address will remain on the list pending confirmation by David Burns.
Anna Mae Deon          
PO Box 5               
Newtown, PA 18940          

OLD BUSINESS:

a.  Scoping Field View Meeting - The curb stake out that was completed this past week was very helpful during the Field View meeting.  The curb location as well 
     as sidewalk issues were also discussed by the members. 

NEW BUSINESS:

a.  Potholes and Other Street Problems - Mr. Lombardi reported that the potholes on Sycamore Street were a concern to many residents but that there had been 
     some repairs recently to correct the situation.

GENERAL DISCUSSION: 

Mike Frank, Planner for the Heritage Conservancy, gave the committee a general review of the Stockburger Expansion plans on Sycamore Street.  The use of the site that was newly purchased  by them to the North of the existing McBride/Stockburger Chrysler Dealership was explained.  This plan goes before the Planning Commission on February 20, 2001 for the Conditional Use Hearing.  The members of the committee present, unanimously endorsed the project in concept.  Many details have yet to be explained.

ADJOURNMENT:   

A motion to adjourn was brought forth by Mrs. Doorley and seconded by Tom Jirele.  With no objections, the meeting was adjourned.

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED,



____________________________                                                  
Sheila Wallin, Recording Secretary