PLANNING COMMISSION
Regular Meeting
December 19, 2011

The regular monthly meeting of the Jackson Township Planning Commission was called to order by Chairman Paul Wyrwas at 6:30 PM.  Present were Paul Wyrwas, Don Knoppsnyder, Bruce Baker, Laird Rager and Al Gailey.

Public Comment:
None

Minutes: 
Motion by Bruce, seconded by Don to approve the minutes of the November 21, 2011 meeting.  All in favor, minutes approved.

Correspondence:
None

New Business:
Reviewed the proposed Richard Rudolph Subdivision and side lot addition to Gerald Fox property on Lyle Street.  No questions or comments. 

Motion by Bruce, seconded by Don to approve the Rudolph Subdivision/Side Lot Addition.  All in favor, subdivision approved.

Reviewed the proposed Leroy Rummell Estate Subdivision/Side Lot Addition on Fordís Corner Road.  The parcel will be divided and become a side lot addition to the adjoining properties.  No questions or comments.

Motion by Don, seconded by Paul to approve the Leroy Rummell Estate Subdivision.  All in favor, subdivision approved.  Al abstained.

Reviewed Leroy Rummell Estate Merger of one parcel from the Leroy Rummell Estate Subdivision with larger parcel owned by the estate.  No questions or comments.

Motion by Don, seconded by Paul to approve Leroy Rummell Estate Merger Plan.  All in favor, plan approved.  Al abstained.

Reviewed Vincent and Lou Ann Forcellini Merger Plan of one parcel of the Leroy Rummell Estate Subdivision with other lands owned by the Forcellinis.  The merger will combine five separate parcels into one deed.  No questions or comments.

Motion by Don, seconded by Paul to approve Vincent and Lou Ann Forcellini Merger Plan.  All in favor, plan approved.  Al abstained.

Reviewed Nanty Glo Water Authority Subdivision Plan to convey parcel to the Pennsylvania Game Commission on the east side of the intersection of Route 22 and Ogden Road.  The submission was lacking the application and the second mylar.

Motion by Bruce, seconded by Don to reject the plan because it was incomplete.  All in favor, plan rejected.

Reviewed the Revised Flood Plain Ordinance for Jackson Township.  Bill Barbin prepared the revision to up date the ordinance to include provisions recommended by the state.

Motion by Don, seconded by Bruce to recommend passage of the Revised Flood Plain Ordinance by the supervisors.  All in favor, motion approved.

Motion by Al seconded by Bruce to continue having the monthly Planning Commission meetings on the third Monday of each month and to advertise the proposed schedule.  All in favor, motion approved.

Motion by Bruce, seconded by Don to appoint Laird Rager to a four year term on the Planning Commission.  All in favor, motion approved.

Old Business:
Reviewed the proposed Craig and Tracy Gibson Subdivision/Side Lot Addition on Benshoff Hill Road which had been rejected at the November 21, 2011 meeting due to insufficient information on the plan.  Plan was revised required information added.

Motion by Al, seconded by Laird to approve the Craig and Tracy Gibson Subdivision.  All in favor, subdivision approved.

Adjournment:
Motion to adjourn at 6:45 PM by Al, seconded by Don.  All in favor, meeting adjourned.                                                                                    

Respectively Submitted,
Al Gailey - Secretary

Return