PLANNING COMMISSION
MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 21, 2005

The Jackson Township Planning Commission meeting was called to order by Chairman Bruce Baker on March 21, 2005 at 6:30 p.m. All members were present.

Public Comments
Robert Stephens commented that the zoning aspect of the Route 22 corridor needs to be a priority in the township. He said that everything possible needed to be done to encourage business along the Route 22 corridor.

Minutes
Al Gailey made a motion to approve the minutes of the February 21, 2005 meeting. Seconded by Don Knopsnyder. All in favor. Motion passed.

Correspondence
Bruce Baker passed around a letter written to Mr. Robert McKool of Leisure Village by Dave Hirko advising Mr. McKool that he needed to bring his trailer court into compliance with the township subdivision ordinance.

Old Business
The Leisure Village Subdivision from 1998 was discussed and it was noted that a stormwater management plan was never approved.

Richard Sutter Associates reviewed the progress on the Comprehensive Plan.

Bruce Baker reviewed the progress on the water line extensions on Pike Road and Ogden Street.

New Business
The subdivision of Audrey (Kris) Shearer was reviewed. A letter from the Solicitor Bill Barbin addressing a question concerning the propriety of a "second" subdivision action by Audrey (Kris) Shearer in subdivision her property was received and Mr. Barbin was present to explain the reasoning behind his opinion for allowing the "second" subdivision. Don Knopsnyder made a motion to table the application due to the fact that the subdivision form was not filled out and it was not paid for. Deb Nagle seconded the motion. All in favor. Motion passed.

Don Knopsnyder made a motion to ask JETSA to have their engineer draw up some preliminary plans for the Route 22 corridor, including Chickadee Hill Road, Mile Hill Road, Whitetail Road, Fords Corner Road and Pike Road areas. The motion was seconded by Al Gailey. All in favor. Motion passed.

Deb Nagle made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 7:35 p.m. Al Gailey seconded the motion. All in favor. Motion passed.

Respectively Submitted,
Deb Nagel - Secretary

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