By J.R. Brower
Peters Township Council approved the final Phase 2 plan of the Anthony Farms residential development at their April 9 meeting. One of the stipulations of approval is that only right turns in and out of the development will be permitted from East McMurray Road.
Although PennDOT has recommended full access to East McMurray Road, council has resisted, citing heavy traffic complicated by rush hours and close proximity to the high school.
The developers of Anthony Farms, Peters Township Land Company, said that they will continue to work with PennDOT on the access problem, but should council prevail no left turns from eastbound traffic on East McMurray Road into Anthony Farms will be permitted. Council wants full access to the plan only from Center Church Road.
A representative from the development company made a presentation to council to show how their grading activities are addressing drainage and other environmental concerns. Included in council’s approval was a variance to reconfigure two lots in the rear of the development to reduce setbacks to accommodate sewer lines.
In other business, Peters Township Council:
Agreed to provide pipe and drains at a cost of $2,600 to fix a storm water runoff problem on property owned by Mark Cicacci, 62 Will Scarlett Drive. Ciacci will be responsible for the cost of installing the pipe and drain. The township became involved due to the fact that it owns property behind Ciacci’s, from which some of the runoff water is coming.
Approved a resolution to accept a storm water detention pond constructed in the Old Trail Plan.
Received six bids from paving companies for the 2012 summer pavement maintenance program and approved the low bid to Youngblood Paving, Inc., Wampum, PA in the amount of $1,250,065.
Approved an ordinance amending the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance that regulates specifications for pavement restorations, specifically street openings by utility companies.
Approved permission by Arlecchino Restaurant, 133 Camp Lane, to install a temporary directional sign near Washington Road for a period of six months or at least until a dispute is resolved as to who owns the property on which a permanent sign would be located.
Agreed to a try to secure a resolution with Eric Stewart, Buffalo Ridge Road, whose swimming pool and shed encroach onto township property. Council agreed to propose a land swap to Steward for the pool and patio area but insisted that the shed be removed.
Last Updated on Thursday, 03 May 2012 21:18