Planning Commission

Date: June 24, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM

FERGUSON TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION 
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
Monday, June 24, 2019
6:00 PM 

 

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. RE-ELECTION OF OFFICERS

The Chairperson will need to designate the Interim Director of Planning & Zoning to act as temporary chairperson in order to conduct the nominations and election of a new Chairperson of the Commission for the remainder of 2019. Once the Chairperson has been elected, he/she will be responsible for conducting the remainder of the nominations and elections. The Vice-Chairperson responsibilities generally involve taking over the duties of the Chairperson when he/she is not available. The Secretary is responsible for signing the official copy of the approved minutes and providing a signature on plans duly approved by the Township.

     2019 Chair: Lisa Strickland New 2019 Chair:
     2019 Vice-Chair: Bill Keough New 2019 Vice-Chair:
     2019 Secretary: Rob Crassweller New 2019 Secretary:


III. APPOINTING OF ALTERNATE MEMBER TO CORE MEMBER
The Chairperson will need to appoint the alternate planning commission member to the core membership of the Planning Commission, if the alternate member so desires.

IV. CITIZEN INPUT

V. WHITEHALL ROAD REGIONAL PARK PHASE I LAND DEVELOPMENT PLAN – INITIAL REVIEW & COMMENT
Attached within the Agenda Packet, a transmittal letter and land development plan for the proposed Whitehall Road Regional Park.

Staff Recommendation: That the Planning Commission review and make initial comments upon the Plan.

VI. FERGUSON TOWNSHIP ZONING ORDINANCE AND SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE
Attached with the Agenda is a summary document which outlines the major changes made to the Zoning Ordinance and the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance. Also, the 8th Draft of both documents have been provided to the Planning Commission and to Township staff.   Ferguson Township Planning Commission Agenda June 24, 2019 Page 2 of 2 Staff Recommendation: That the Planning Commission make a motion to recommend approval of the Zoning Ordinance and Map dated June 21, 2019 and the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance, dated June 21, 2019 and to recommend the Board of Supervisors Authorize Advertising of both Ordinances.

VII. NORTH ATHERTON SITE – PRE-APPLICATION CONFERENCE
Township staff met with the Water’s Group and RGS Associates in early June to discuss the property the Township shares with Patton Township. The process for a pre- application conference is set forth in the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance, Section 22-302. A preapplication conference is strongly urged but not required and shall not be regarded as a formal application. This is an opportunity to allow the planning commission to make initial comments upon a potential development within the Township.

Staff Recommendation: That the Planning Commission listen to the presentation from RGS Associates and provide any feedback they feel necessary.

VIII. CONSENT AGENDA

IX. INTERIM PLANNING DIRECTOR REPORT


X. ACTIVE PLANS XI. CENTRE REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION REPORT

XII. ZONING/SALDO UPDATE

XIII. PINE GROVE MILLS – SMALL AREA PLAN

XIV. APPROVAL OF REGULAR MEETING MINUTES JUNE 10, 2019

XV. ADJOURNMENT 

June 24, 2019 Planning Commission Compiled Agenda
All items are combined into one document for easy scrolling


2019 Planning Commission Meeting Schedule