Charlestown Township
Acting Environmental Advisory Council (EAC)
6:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m., October 10, 2018
Great Valley High School Library
255 North Phoenixville Pike, Malvern, PA 19355


6:00 p.m. –
6:10 p.m.

Review of Minutes and approval

6:50 p.m. –
7:30 p.m.

Goals, Projects, and Tasks


  1. Goodman – Adelphia Gateway Project pipeline: additional information, township responses to date, and next steps.
  2. Armstrong & Walker – update on education on plastics use with PJ Whelihans’ restaurant and discussion with the Office Bar & Grill.
  3. Goodman & Walker – Update on meetings and actions, re: turnpike sound walls.
  4. Identify subcommittee to contact Vicki Laubach and GVWA to begin planning and grant preparation of riparian buffer along Pigeon Creek on Brightside Farm to improve stream health. Subcommittee needs to bring this to the BoS for their approval.
  5. Resident Environmental Education Series. Results of unofficial Charlestown Day poll. Findlay’s solicitation list and raffle at Charlestown Day.
  6. Findlay – will gather information on the chemicals being used by PennDOT and the locations within the township.
  7. All – Authors/ideas for newsletters for township quarterly newsletter. Findlay will write article on septic maintenance for next edition. Others? Adelphia pipeline letter/article topic for future newsletter with submissions due 10/15.


  1. Nesspor – potential runoff issue involving too many animals on too little pasture. Discussion of an EAC-initiated project for next 6+ mo.–confirmation: Brightside Farm Riparian Buffer Planting, Stream Naming (un-named tributaries), Adelphia Gateway Project monitoring, PA Turnpike Sound Wall Group
7:30 p.m. –
7:50 p.m.

Other Updates.

  • Township Manager: Csete states drop dead deadline for Township Newsletter is 10/15.
    Csete & Armstrong attended county annual recycling meeting 9/13.
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Board of Supervisors: Goodman submitted budget of $1,000 for 2019 via email to Csete
  • Planning Commission
  • Historical Commission
  • Goodman attended the Chester County Municipal Stormwater Summit 9/14.
7:50 p.m. –
8:00 p.m.

For our Next Meeting:

  • Possibility of having an EAC table at the Charlestown precinct on election day, (suggested by Michael Churchill).
  • Adjourn