On Wednesday, May 12, 1993, the Charlestown Township Board of Supervisors held a continuation of the Public hearing on the Charlestown Oaks Plan at the Charlestown Elementary School, Charlestown Road, Devault. As was the April 28th meeting, this also was a joint meeting with the Supervisors of East Whiteland Township.
|Present:||Irene W. Ewald, Chairman; John C. Martin, Jr., Vice Chairman; Vincent G. Kling, Sr., Member; James E. McErlane, Esq.; John D. Snyder, Esq.; Surrender S. Kohli, P.E. and Ruth W. Buckwalter, Secretary. East Whiteland was represented by Glenn H. Cockerham, Vice Chairman; Florence D. Hunt, Member; Donald Reimenschneider, Township Manager. Also present were those on the attached Attendee List.|
The Chairman called the meeting to order at 8:10 pm.
The Chairman stated that the continuation of this public hearing would begin with a presentation by the representatives of Charlestown Oaks to be followed by a time for questions. The meeting was turned over to Mr. Snyder who marked two items as exhibits: 1) a letter to the Charlestown Board of Supervisors from John Spangler, Esq., Counsel to CREW, dated May 6,1993 2) a letter from Frederick C. Alston, Fire Marshal, dated May 12, 1993, listing comments on the plan by the East Whiteland Volunteer Fire Association. At this time, Mr. Snyder turned the meeting over to John Good, Esq., Counsel for the Applicants, who interviewed Charles Pennoni. A Court Recorder took the minutes of the hearing. Questions were raised by Joy McDonald, Frank Dauno, Tina Daly, John Spangler, Tom McNeill, William Benning, Don Sonnenberg, Glenn Cockerham, Florence Hunt, Ralph Heister, Rodney Horton and Jean Benning. The majority of questions were regarding water management and maintenance, township boundary line, Home Owners Association, buffer zone maintenance and traffic control. William Benning, CREW, submitted a written “Technical Remarks” and Mr. Cockerham submitted a list of conditions that East Whiteland Supervisors request be attached to any approval given to the proposed Charlestown Oaks development.
At the conclusion, Mr. McErlane stated that the record would be open for two weeks for CREW and Pennoni Associates to make their submittals for the record. After two weeks from tonight, the record will close.
The hearing being concluded, the Chairman adjourned the meeting - 11:20 pm.
A brief discussion was held by the Board at this time on whether to opt in or out of HUD. Messrs. Kling and Martin were for remaining in, Mrs. Ewald preferred to opt out.