Charlestown Township Environmental Advisory Committee (EAC)

August 8, 2022
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Meeting at Great Valley Middle School
Chorale Room, Room 154


Review of Minutes and approval

7:00 –

Goals, Projects, and Tasks

Place Holders:

  1. All - Reminder of EAC-initiated projects for next 6+ months: Brightside Farm Riparian Buffer Planting, Deerfield Riparian Buffer, Stream Naming (un-named tributaries), PA Turnpike Sound Wall Group, Charlestown Park Native Trees, Education Series, New developments for review, Friends of website.
  2. Notices: The September Parks & Rec meeting will be one day earlier, on Wednesday, 9/14/22
7:10 –


On Going

  1. EAC considering registration with Keep PA Beautiful to adopt a PennDOT road in Charlestown: Charlestown Road. Update from Walker
  2. Charlestown Day planning. Update from Richardson and Maany. Vendors can contact
  3. Weed Warrior program – invasive plant species weeding. Armstrong update
  4. Natural Resources protective ordinances (trees and others) request per PC & Thomas Comitta Assoc. Update.
  5. Bird Town application – Update from Goodman. GVSD does not currently have a sustainability policy.
  6. Battery collection program for residents of Charlestown – Armstrong update.
  7. RES proposal for Brightside Farm Park – Updates.
  8. Township newsletter articles (1/15, 4/15, 7/15, & 10/15). Ideas for Fall edition?
  9. Open Land Conservancy Kendig property, across from Jenkins property. Goodman update.
  10. All: Community Education series future suggestions:
    1. Watershed-Friendly Property Certification program – revised suggestion from Armstrong for winter/spring webinar.
    2. Wild Neighbors: Loving, protecting, and peaceful coexisting with wildlife (Phila. Metro Wildlife Center) – November 2022.
    3. Tour of invasive plant species
  11. Waste: Hazardous, Industrial & Medical
  12. Riparian buffers at Brightside and Deerfield. Updates.
  13. Status of Charlestown riparian buffer survey of potential sites. Updates from Armstrong, Goodman & Walker
  14. Devault Basin Beautification Project along Route 29 near Turnpike – Goodman, Armstrong & Maany Update.

Other Updates.

  • Township Manager:
  • Parks & Recreation: Update from Armstrong
  • Board of Supervisors:
  • Planning Commission:
  • Historical Commission:
8:50p –
Next meeting: September 12, 2022. Regular monthly meeting