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Township Boards' 2009 Schedules Announced

SANATOGA PA – The 2009 schedule of official meetings for the Lower Pottsgrove (PA) Township Board of Commissioners, Sewer Authority, Planning Commission, and Parks and Recreation Commission were announced last week.

Lower Pottsgrove's municipal building, 2199 Buchert Rd., Sanatoga PA.

Lower Pottsgrove's municipal building, 2199 Buchert Rd., Sanatoga PA.

All four boards meet in the township municipal building, 2199 Buchert Rd. All meetings are open to public attendance.

The Board of Commissioners, a group of five publicly elected representatives whose collective decision-making governs the municipality, is scheduled to meet twice monthly. Its meetings normally start at 7 p.m. 2009 meetings are scheduled for Jan. 5 and 22, Feb. 2 and 19, March 2 and 19, April 6 and 23, May 4 and 21, June 1 and 18, July 6 and 23, Aug. 3 and 20, Sept. 3 and 24, Oct. 5 and 22, Nov. 5 and 19, and Dec. 7 and 17.

The Sewer Authority consists of five members, appointed by the Board of Commissioners, who govern operations of the township’s sewer services. They meet once monthly, normally starting at 7 p.m. 2009 meetings are scheduled for Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, Aug. 10, Sept. 14, Oct. 13, Nov. 9 and Dec. 14.

The Planning Commission consists of five members, appointed by the Board of Commissioners, who ensure all construction or land use with the township adheres to its grading, zoning, and stormwater management ordinances, as well as its building and construction codes. The Planning Commission advises the Board of Commissioners on the suitability of projects it may consider for official action. Planners meet once monthly, normally starting at 6:30 p.m. 2009 meetings are scheduled for Jan. 12, Feb. 9, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17, Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16, and Dec. 14.

The Parks and Recreation Commission consists of five members, appointed by the Board of Commissioners, who govern operations of and events at Lower Pottsgrove’s designated parks, open spaces and trailways. They meet once monthly, normally starting at 7 p.m. 2009 meetings are scheduled for Jan. 26, Feb. 23, March 23, April 27, May 26, June 22, July 27, Aug. 24, Sept. 28, Oct. 26, Nov. 23 and Dec. 15

The township also has a three-member Zoning Hearing Board and a three-member Civil Service Commission, both of which meet during 2009 only on an as-needed basis.

Township offices and meeting rooms are handicapped-accessible. Anyone needing assistance or accommodation to attend any public meeting is asked to notify the township at least 24 hours in advance by calling 610-323-0436.

Related (from the Lower Pottsgrove Board of Commissioners’ Dec. 18 meeting):

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