Minutes: April 2, 2012
Meeting began 7:00 p.m.
Mrs. Gloria Frato-Gallo and Mr. Tony Avramidis attended and both are interested in becoming members; applications have been submitted. Both thanked the EDAC for having them.
The sewer agreement was finalized last week. This is a positive and historical moment for Vernon Township.
1st reading at council meeting 75 to 80% completed. Craig Rowland from zoning will have a very important role in educating the public.
Jessica Caldwell, township designation. Possible 1 zone, 2 important components—land use and MUA, also design standards.
Items for Action
Meeting minutes for March 5th and March 19th approved. Art 1st and Craig 2nd.
Sewer hook-up costs approx. $4665.00 for businesses. Business incentive for first year is 50% of the cost.
Eddie—to find out and have a better understanding what the township designation does for EDAC as far as zoning and design.
Art and Craig—Ordinance Findings
Bulk Items, $20.00 fee, suggestion: approach local clean out companies if agreement can be made for a collective effort to serve the community. Possibly a more cost effective and efficient way to dispose of bulk items.
Chapter 148—Ordinance 06-23 (148-31)
Asking Tom from Animal Control about getting a cat registration program in place. Craig will reach out to other towns that have successful programs.
Tony—Facebook site SOP
Yes. Updating at least 2 times per week. Surveys for SOP? This will be a standing item.
EDAC Monday meeting, timing, 2 months out? Who, where, refreshments...businesses attending. Initiate quarterly roundtables—business specific. Eddie—spreadsheet for event.
100 years! Speak to Barbara and Henry.
Meeting Adjourned: 8:30 p.m. (Elmer 1st, Art 2nd)
Next Meeting: April 16, 2012
Minutes prepared by: Teresa Vihti