Charlestown Township
Board of Supervisors Meeting
7:00 p.m., Monday, February 1, 2021

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  1. PECO Tree Trimming

Citizen’s Forum

Non-Agenda Items


  1. Minutes of January 4, 2021 Reorganization Meeting
  2. Minutes of January 4, 2021 Business Meeting
  3. Treasurer’s Report January 1 - 31, 2021
  4. Accounts Payable Report Feb. 3, 2021 Operating Fund
  5. Accounts Payable Report Feb. 3, 2021 Open Space Capital Reserve Fund
  6. Accounts Payable Report Feb. 3, 2021 Liquid Fuels Fund


  1. Manager’s Report
  2. Budget Review
  3. Zoning Officer
  4. Planning Commission
  5. Plan Status Report
  6. Design Review Committee
  7. Historical Commission
  8. Environmental Advisory Committee
  9. Public Works Superintendent
  10. Fire Marshal/EOC
  11. West End Fire Company [Ambulance] Cpt John Osborne
  12. Pennsylvania State Police Report
  13. Parks & Recreation Board
  14. Brightside Farm
  15. Valley Forge Sewer Authority
  16. Phoenixville Regional Planning Commission
  17. TMAAC Update on Devault Rail Trail Project

Old Business

  1. Spring Oak – Beyond Meat Update
  2. Generator Survey Results
  3. Update on Cemetery Wall Repairs
  4. Jenkins Property

New Business

  1. Request for approval of items related to development of Lot 1 of Daniel K. Stoudt subdivision [Dave Rentscher, P.E.]
    1. Common driveway construction
    2. Tree replacement
  2. Environmental Advisory Committee Request to Amend EAC ordinance to include 2 Alternate Members
  3. Parks & Recreation Board Items [Chris Lawrence]
    1. “Young Lungs at Play” – what is the mechanism to add a no smoking rule at the park?
    2. Proposals for Roof Replacement on the PMYC Building
  4. Accept Tax Collector Resignation and Appoint Interim Tax Collector for Elected Term expiring 12/31/21 (candidate: Esther Estes)
  5. Authorize Advertisement of Bids [L. Csete]
    1. Road Equipment & Labor Contract
    2. Tree Work Contract
    3. Mowing & Landscaping Contract
  6. Annual Earth Day Clean Up Event – proposed date April 10th [L. Csete]

Other Business


[Next Ordinance # 214-2021, Resolution #983-2021]

Guidelines for Conduct at Public Meetings

The Charlestown Township Board of Supervisors recognizes the right of its citizens to present public remarks on Township issues and is very interested in your comments on the topics being discussed.

For items not listed on this evening’s agenda, the Citizens’ Forum is provided at the beginning of the meeting following Announcements. This is an opportunity for residents to address the Board; however this period is not a forum for debate or lengthy discussion. Please plan to limit your comments to three minutes to allow everyone an opportunity to be heard. If the Board determines that the subject requires more time for discussion, consideration, or research, the Chairman will schedule it as an agenda item either at the end of the meeting under “Other Business” or place it on a future meeting’s agenda.

For items that are listed on this evening’s agenda, the Board first hears from the presenter(s), and follows up with questions and discussion from its members. The Chairman will then open this discussion to the public for your comments and questions before any vote is taken. In the interest of time, we respectfully request that you refrain from reiterating comments already directed to the Board.

The Chairman may change the order of the agenda items during the meeting depending on the public’s interest.

Minutes are taken by hand for our public meetings. We ask that you preface your comments by stating your name, spelling it if necessary, and providing your address. Please speak slowly and clearly for the record.

How to Add an Item to a Future Agenda:

Contact the Township Manager, Linda Csete, via email ( or phone (610-240-0326) so we can coordinate on submitting all materials in advance of the next scheduled meeting. Depending on the complexity of the request, a lead time of one to three weeks will be required.