Charlestown Township
Acting Environmental Advisory Council (EAC)
6:00 p.m.—8:00 p.m., January 9, 2019
Great Valley High School Library
255 North Phoenixville Pike, Malvern, PA


6:00p –

Review of Minutes and approval

6:05p –

Goals, Projects, and Tasks

On Going

  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. Armstrong & Goodman – grant preparation for riparian buffer along a tributary to Pigeon Run on Brightside Farm to improve stream health. Reported to the BoS and requires their approval.
  5. All – Authors/ideas for newsletters for township quarterly newsletter. Articles due the 15th of the first month of the quarter thus 1/15 4/15 7/15 10/15.
  6. We discussed our 2019 budget and funds allocated by BoS – $26,000 for 2019. Findlay has offered to draft suggestions on how to allocate. Discuss septic notice. Some feel this should not be an EAC budget item but rather a general Township expense.
  7. 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 and Charlestown Park Native Trees.


  1. Manny – Litter clean up around the township.
  2. Ordinance to Create Environmental Advisory Committee

    Appointments to the Environmental Advisory Committee

    1. Chairman
    2. (2) Terms ending 12/31/21
    3. (2) Terms ending 12/31/22
    4. (3) Terms ending 12/31/23
7:30p –

Other Updates.

  • Township Manager
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Board of Supervisors
  • Planning Commission
  • Historical Commission
7:50p –

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