Gregg Township Centre County, Pennsylvania

January 2015

1Jan_PC_Rerorganization_Meeting_Minutes_2015.pdf

GREGG TOWNSHIP, CENTRE COUNTY

PLANNING COMMISSION ORGANIZATION MEETING MINUTES

 

January 12, 2015 

Attendance: Chris Kunes, Bill Seay, Don Myers, Mike Arthur, Doug Bierly,

Others: Tammy Myers, John Myers, Kara Benner, Mark Bressler, Charles Stover

Mr. Bierly was nominated as temporary Chairman.

Temporary Chairman Bierly called the meeting to order at 7:15 p.m. followed by the group reciting the pledge of allegiance.

Mr. Bierly opened the floor for nominations for Chairman of the Planning Commission. 

Mr. Arthur made a motion to nominate Chris Kunes as Planning Commission Chairman. Second by Mr. Myers. No further comments. Vote in favor was unanimous. 5 – 0

Mr. Kunes took over the chairmanship of the meeting from this point. Chairman Kunes called for nominations for Vice-Chairman. Mr. Myers made a motion to nominate Mr. Seay as Vice-Chairman. Second by Mr. Arthur. No further comments. Vote in favor was unanimous. 5 – 0

Chairman Kunes called for nomination for Secretary of the Planning Commission. Mr. Bierly made a motion to nominate Jennifer Snyder as the Secretary for the Planning Commission. Second by Mr. Arthur. No further comments. Vote in favor was unanimous. 5 – 0

Chairman Kunes closed the Organization Meeting and called the Regular Planning Commission Meeting to order.

CITIZEN COMMENTS NOT ON THE AGENDA:  The Burn Ordinance was discussed by the member s of the audience. After a brief discussion, the Planning Commission stated that they were asked by the supervisors to look into the existing burn ordinance. Mr. Arthur is researching and gathering information to share with the Planning Commission concerning this but was unable to have anything prepared for this meeting. He will bring information to the next meeting.

SUBDIVISION/DEVELOPMENT

Mark & Doris Kauffman Minor Subdivision Plan:  The Planning Commission acknowledged receipt of the Highway Occupancy Permit for two driveways.

Privies and Chemical Toilets: There was a brief discussion about this issue in regards to the Pennsylvania Sawmill Company. Nittany Engineering mentioned the need to have an ordinance to allow privies and chemical toilets in the township. Ordinance #11-2009-3 addresses this issue.

OTHER BUSINESS

Mr. Kunes reminded the Commission that Keystate Publishers will be attending our February Planning Commission meeting to discuss the codification. Due to the fact that they are coming to our meeting in February, discussion of the burn ordinance may be postponed until the March meeting.

 

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT

Mr. Bierly highlighted relevant information from the December 2014 and January 2015 Board of Supervisor Meeting minutes. At the Organization meeting of the Board of Supervisors, Mr. Arthur was reappointed to the Planning Commission for a 4 year term. He mentioned the Supervisors voted to change the motion recommended by the Planning Commission to state that two stick built homes would be allowed on one parcel in only the agriculture zone and not all zones.

 

LIAISON REPORTS

The group was given copies of the Penns Valley Code Enforcement Agencies end of year report. Mr. Lesniak was not in attendance. The Planning Commission requests that Mr. Lesniak attend their meetings whenever possible.

 

CURRENT PLANNING

Rails to Trails: Mr. Bierly reported the subdivision of the Kauffman property is moving forward so that we now have the potential of a possible extension of the rail trail.

 

PROJECTS FOR 2014

Source Water Protection:  Nothing new to report.

 

CORRESPONDENCE

There was no correspondence to review.

 

APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES

A motion was made and seconded to accept and approve the meeting minutes from December 1, 2015 as presented. No further discussion. Vote in favor was unanimous.  5 – 0

 

ADJOURN

Motion to adjourn 8:00 p.m. was unanimous. 5 – 0

 

Respectfully Submitted By,

 

Douglas Bierly

 

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Douglas Bierly, Assistant Secretary

Gregg Township, Centre County

 

 
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