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Summary of June 27, 2018, BOS Public Meeting

Summary of June 27, 2018, BOS Public Meeting

The following is a brief summary of the June 27, 2018, Newtown Board of Supervisors (BOS) meeting abstracted from the official minutes, which you can find here.


Technology Committee: Mr. Mack, BOS liaison, requested using conference calling and how it affects a quorum. Mr. Sander responded that a member can participate by conference call, but there must be a majority of a quorum physically present at the meeting. The quorum members cannot be all on the phone.


Drive-thru Starbucks: Consideration of Settlement Stipulation for Starbucks Conditional Use Appeal. Ms. Bobrin made a motion to authorize execution of the settlement stipulation. Mr. Calabro seconded. A discussion took place surrounding the conditions of the Stipulation Agreement. The motion passed 4‐1, Mr. Davis voting “nay” [Read "Drive-thru Starbucks is Back on Track!"]

Penn Community Bank: Penn Community Bank, 295 N. Sycamore Street – Applicant is seeking to replace and add identification and directional signage for the bank. Applicant stated they would make revisions and would return before the Commission.

Premier A‐2 Self Storage: Approval of the agreements, documents, and plans associated with Premier A2 Self‐Storage, Penns Trail. The Final Plan approval was granted by the Board and documentation was prepared for the project. Mrs. Dix made a motion to authorize the execution of development documents for Premier A‐2 Self‐Storage. Ms. Bobrin seconded, and the motion passed 5‐0.

More excerpts from minutes regarding development issues...

Good Government

Communications: Mr. Mack followed up with the Board about a proposed for a roundtable discussion with HOA officers to improve communications and discuss MS4 projects. A date will be determined in the future.

More excerpts from minutes regarding good government issues...


Peddling and Soliciting: John D’Aprile, Newtown Grant, made a comment regarding the minutes of the BOS Work Session on June 18, 2018 regarding the peddling and soliciting ordinance (see here). A discussion followed regarding updating the ordinance.

Public Works

Roadway Improvement: Mr. Ferguson discussed changes to the 2018 Road Paving Project. Remington Vernick will look into a change order to pave Franklin Court and eliminate paving of Quaker Drive due to anticipated sewer construction.

Posted on 20 Jul 2018, 14:04 - Category: Board of Supervisors Minutes

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