West Norriton Township
Work Session Agenda
April 3, 2018
7:00 PM 

Call to Order and Pledge of Allegiance
Manager's Items
Fair Districts PA
Presentation and Discussion on possible adoption of a resolution supporting Fair Districts PA 
  • https://www.fairdistrictspa.com
  • Fair Districts PA supports PA Senate Bill 22, a bipartisan proposal introduced by Senators Lisa Boscola, a Democrat, and Mario Scavello, a Republican, in February 2017. Fair Districts PA also supports PA House Bill 722, a bipartisan proposal introduced by Representative Eric Roe, a Republican, and Representative Steve Samuelson, a Democrat, in April 2017.
  • Both SB 22 and HB 722 propose to create an independent citizens commission in charge of both legislative and congressional redistricting. 

Consider Zoning Map amendment from 250' to 300' of property line re: 1956-1966 W. Main Street
Parcels that make up the properties of 1956-1966 W. Main Street are zoned Commercial 250' from the street and the remainder is zoned R-2.

Potential owner is seeking to have the entire property zoned Commercial. 
2018 Township Street Paving
Discussion on 2018 Township Street Paving Program.
  • Staff seeking permission to bid proposed streets.
Consider adopting Ordinance No. 2018-718 Amending Residential Parking Permit Program
Consider authorizing staff to advertise the proposed Ordinance Establishing a Volunteer Service Credit Program; Enacting Tax Credits for Volunteer Members of Fire Companies and Non-Profit Emergency Medical Service Agency.
Discussion/Update on Status
Traffic Improvements at Markley Farms, Phase II
Discussion on the process for right-of-way acquisition for the following intersections:
  • Burnside Ave. & Chestnut Ave.
  • Trooper Rd. & Chestnut Ave.
National Night Out
Discussion on participating on National Night Out on Tuesday, August  7th.
  • Creation of planning committee

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.

Proclaimation Requests by Commissioners
Proclaimation requests for the following:
  • West Norriton Little League declaring April 14th Little League Day in West Norriton
  • Chap's Taproom on their 20th Anniversary
Status of Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for legal services
Upcoming Meeting:
Planning Commission on April 16th @ 7:30 PM re: Main Street Corridor Study; and
Zoning Hearing Board on April 18th @ 7:00 PM re: Continuation of Applications of Mobilitie, LLC @ PennDOT Right-of-Way; and Outside Unlimited LLC  for variance @ Blue Dove Basin Property