A Reconstruction Project of Newtown Township




8:00 PM

Minutes of 12-11-01: Mr. Merjeski moved to approve the minutes.  The motion was seconded by Ms. Doorley and passed unanimously, with the new members abstaining.


The Sycamore Street Committee met on Tuesday, December 11, 2001, in the Newtown Township Municipal Building at 8:00 p.m.  In attendance were Chairman Vince Lombardi, Vice Chairman Frank Tyrol, Members Joe Merjeski, Jerry DeYoung, Dave Burns, Robert Larason and Karen Doorley.


Also present were Supervisor Tom Jirele and resident Mr. James Kurtz.


The Meeting was called to order at 8:05 p.m.


Minutes of 11-13-01: Mr. Merjeski moved to approve the minutes.  The motion was seconded by Mr. Burns and passed unanimously.


Subcommittee and Liaison Reports:


A.            Traffic & Safety: The committee discussed the condition of the roadway.  The committee agreed the roadway should receive an overlay.  The committee will make a suggestion to the Board of Supervisors.


Mr. Larason reported on his discussion with Mr. McCormick of the Newtown Artesian Water Company re: the conditions existing as a result of the Newtown Artesian Water Company project.  The committee advised Mr. Larason of areas that still needed work.  Mr. Larason will discuss the remaining problems with Newtown Artesian Water Company.    


Mr. Larason reported on the PECO Project paving efforts.  The committee asked if the contractor could do a better job of cleaning up the site.  Mr. Larason advised he would speak with PECO. 


Mr. Larason requested the committee to advise him of any problems, not to wait until the next scheduled meeting.    


The committee will asked the Township if they could possibly run the street sweeper once or twice a week.


B.             Planning Commission: None

C.             Grants: None

D.            Community Relations: The committee discussed the properties that will need a temporary construction easement.  The committee will get an up to date list of the names and mailing addresses of the property owners.  Mr. Lombardi suggested inviting the property owners to the township building to have a meeting to discuss the temporary construction easements.  The committee discussed having two meetings.  Possible meeting dates are January 22, 2002 & January 26, 2002 or February 12, 2002 & February 23, 2002.  McMahon Associates should have the legal plans to the committee by the middle of December.  The committee is hoping to have the easements plats signed by the end of March 2002. 




Old Business:


New Business:


General Discussion:


The committee discussed how the project is being run and what actions can the Township take.


Committee members requested to receive copies of correspondence that relate to the job re: PECO, contractors.




A motion to adjourn was brought forth by Mr. Merjeski and seconded by Mr. DeYoung.  The meeting adjourned at 9:45 p.m.


                                                      Respectfully submitted:




                                                      Christy Holley, Recording Secretary