Newville Borough


Newville Borough Planning Commission Regualr Monthly Meeting March 14, 2012, 7:30 p.m. Minutes

The regular monthly meeting of the Newville Borough Planning Commission was held on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the Newville Borough Office, 4 west Street, Newville, Pa. The meeting was called to order at 7:30 p.m. by Chairman Kevin Guistwite. The following members were present on roll call: Steven Bogash, William Hibbitts, James McNally, Robert Over, Karl Smith, Edward Sinkovitz and Kevin Guistwite. Also present was Borough Manager Fred Potzer, Code Enforcement Officer Denny Clopper and applicant Bethany Dearborn. Attorney Matthew McKnight was absent due to illness. The minutes of the February 9, 2012 meeting were approved on a motion by Mr. Bogash, seconded by Mr. Sinkovitz. All were in favor. Motion was passed with seven votes. New Business: Bethany Dearborn presented a site development plan for a coffee shop, "Newville Common Ground", to be located at 2 W. Big Spring Avenue. The shop will feature coffee, soda, baked good, cold sandwiches, soups and ice cream. The business will be open Monday thru Saturday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday hours will be 7 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. A motion was made by Mr. Bogash, seconded by Mr. Sinkovitz to approve the site development plan. It was passed on a secen to zero vote. Correspondence: The Newville Borough Council will hold a Public Hearing on April 24, 2012 at 7 p.m. in the Borough Office to accept oral and written comment regarding a recommendation from the Newville Borough Planning Commission to amend the Industrial District section of the Newville Borough Zoning Ordinance to provide new regulations for the operation of Tatoo Parlors. The Cumberland County Planning Commission will offer a Planning Commission University on April 25, 2012, May 30, 2012, and June 27, 2012, for newly appointed planning commission members. The sessions will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. each evening. Registration is limited to 30 people. The cost to register is $5.00. Mr. SMith and Mr. Guistwite requested additional information. Announcement: Matthew Sinkovitz will be attending the April 11, 2012 meeting of the Planning Commission to present an update on housing sales within Cumberland County. Mr. Sinkovitz reported on plans to construct a small park adjacent to the Newville Trailhead. Adjournment: There being no further business to come before the Newville Borough Planning Commission, the meeting was adjourned at 7:50 p.m. on a motion of Mr. Bogash, seconded by Mr. Hibbitts. All were in favor. Motion passed seven to zero. The next meeting of the Newville Borough Planning Commission will be held on APril 11, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the Borough Office.