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Archived Home Pages - June 2004
Seeking Summer Employment - I have posted information for another Charlestown student seeking summer employment. Please check our Seeking Summer Employment page for details. If you know of anyone with an employment opportunity for these kids, please ask them to look at our employment page as well. Details on how to become listed on the page are provided at the bottom of the page.
Community Picnic News -
The Official Minutes of the June 7 and June 16 meetings of the Board of Supervisors have been posted.
- For those new to Charlestown and attending the Community Picnic at Brightside Farm this Saturday, I have updated the specially marked Township Map with road names and also provided written directions to both Brightside Farm and the Great Valley Grange (in the event of rain) from several sections of the Township.
- If you would like to attend this Saturday's Community Picnic and have not yet signed up, please go to our Community Picnic page and RSVP (with the number in your party) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember, while beverages will be available, this is a "bring your own food" picnic. We hope to see you there.
The Official Minutes of the June 8, 2004 meeting of the Planning Commission have been posted.
All minutes posted this week are now fully indexed and searchable using our site's Search feature (see top of left menu column.)
"Great Valley union votes to authorize strike" by Pamela Batzel in today's The Phoenix reports on the authorization granted to the teachers union leadership to call a strike if it deems necessary this fall. The article is available on-line from the paper's web site by clicking here.
The Official Minutes of the May 11, 2004 meeting of the Planning Commission have been posted.
The Official Minutes of the May 17, 2004 meeting of the Board of Supervisors have been posted.
"Conditional use hearing over Altemose traffic issue" by Kelly Devine in today's The Phoenix reports on last night's Board of Supervisors' hearing for the Altemose Charletown Village Continuing Care Retirement Community. The article is available on-line from the paper's web site by clicking here.
I will post directions to this Saturday's Community Picnic at Brightside Farm soon.
06/21/04 (7:45 PM)
My wife Linda and I have returned from a two week vacation to Alaska, and this is my first effort to get caught up on web postings. I apologize for not getting tonight's Board meeting agenda posted in time.
The Preliminary Agenda for the June 22 meeting of the Planning Commission has been posted. Note: This meeting will start at 8:00 PM, a half hour later than usual.
Public Notice - A Public Notice from Township Administrator Linda Csete announces a proposed zoning ordinance amendment to be considered for adoption at the July 19, 2004 public meeting of the Board of Supervisors. A PDF version of the complete notice summarizing the amendment is available via the link below.
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. _______, ZONING, OF CHARLESTOWN TOWNSHIP, CHESTER COUNTY, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, BY AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP BY RECLASSIFYING CERTAIN PROPERTY FROM THE PRD-1 PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT–1 ZONING DISTRICT TO THE FR FARM RESIDENTIAL ZONING DISTRICT AND INCLUDING A REPEALER CLAUSE, A SEVERANCE CLAUSE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE; UNDER AND BY VIRTUE OF THE AUTHORITY OF THE PENNSYLVANIA MUNICIPALITIES PLANNING CODE, THE ACT OF JULY 31, 1968, P.L. 608, AS AMENDED, 53 P.S. § 10101 ET SEQ. Click here for a PDF version of the complete notice.
There will be a Rally for Open Space, Farmland Preservation and the other components of Growing Greener at 12 noon at the Rotunda of the State Capitol Tuesday, June 22, 2004.
"Great Valley may charge fees for use of buildings" by Pamela Batzel in today's The Phoenix reports on new and increased "impact fees" for use of school facilities by community groups and some corporations. The article is available on-line from the paper's web site by clicking here.
"Brushing up Phoenixville with a center for artists" by Reid Kanaley in today's Philadelphia Inquirer reports on the recent opening of the Phoenix Village Art Center, a non-profit arts center that will offer art camps and classes as well as provide studio space for local artists who otherwise would work at home. The article is available on-line from the paper's web site by clicking here.
Community Picnic Planning Mtg (From Barbara De Wilde)-
There will be a Charlestown Picnic planning meeting at the Wisner Rapp House on Wednesday evening, June 9, 2004 at 7pm for all interested in helping. We are still looking for music and ponies.
Community Picnic Update - Our information page for the June 26 Charlestown Community Picnic has been enhanced with a map showing the location of Brightside Farm and the Grange (in the event of rain), as well as a property diagram of Brightside Farm showing the locations for parking, the picnic and games, the trail system, and the Rapp House. Please join us and use the information on the Community Picnic page to RSVP.
"From History, A Mystery" by Tanya Barrientos in Thursday's Philadelphia Inquirer reports on Charlestown's best selling mystery writer Lisa Scottoline and her new novel Killer Smile inspired by her own family's experiences during World War II. The article is available on-line from the paper's web site by clicking here.
The Preliminary Agenda for the June 7, 2004 meeting of the Board of Supervisors has been posted.
The Preliminary Agenda for the June 8, 2004 meeting of the Planning Commission has been posted.
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