FLORENCE TOWNSHIP PLANNING BOARD

REGULAR MEETING – July 20, 2009

7:30 P.M.                                                                   

 

                                                                                                FINAL AGENDA

                                                                                                           

 

1.         CALL TO ORDER, SALUTE TO THE FLAG AND SUNSHINE STATEMENT

 

2.         ROLL CALL

 

3.         SWEARING IN AND SEATING OF NEW MEMBERS

 

            James Molimock as Class IV

            Paul Ostrander as Class IV Alternate #1

            Frederick P. Wainwright as Class IV Alternate #2

 

4.         RESOLUTIONS

 

                        There are no resolutions for approval at this time.

 

5.         MINUTES – regular meeting of June 15, 2009.

 

6.         CORRESPONDENCE

 

            A.        Letter from Land O’Lakes, Inc. dated June 11, 2009 regarding

                        “2010 Safe Streets to Transit Grant”.

 

            B.        Letter from State of New Jersey Council of Affordable Housing to Mayor

                        William Berry dated June 18, 2009 recommending approval of Florence Township’s petition for third round substantive certification.

 

            B1.      Letter from State of New Jersey Council of Affordable Housing to Mayor

                        William Berry dated July 8, 2009 granting third round substantive certification

                        to Florence Township.

 

            C.        Letter regarding New Jersey Economic Stimulus Act of 2009, including

                        information on Non-Residential Development Fee and Affordable Housing.

 

            D.        Compliance review letter from Planner Petrongolo dated July 1, 2009

                        regarding NFI Warehouse site.

 

            E.         Compliance review letter from Engineer Priolo dated June 30, 2009

                        regarding NFI Warehouse site.

 

 

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            F.         Letter from NJDEP dated June 30, 2009 regarding a Letter of Interpretation,

                        Presence/Absence for NFI Real Estate, Block 160.01, Lots 20-22.

 

            G.        Letter from John Gillespie, Esq., attorney for NFI responding to Engineer Priolo’s

                        June 30, 2009 compliance review letter.

 

            H.        Letter from NJDOT dated June 17, 2009 granting conceptual approval to NFI

                        for access application.

 

7.         APPLICATIONS

 

            A.        Application PB#2009-04 for Zarah’s Enterprises, LLC.  Applicant is

                        requesting Minor Site plan with bulk variances to convert former

                        bar/restaurant to medical staffing office on property located at 202

                        Foundry Street, Block 14, Lot 1.

                        Theodore M. Costa, Esquire

                        Application received June 1, 2009 and deemed incomplete on June 8, 2009.

                        Updated survey and response to completeness issues received July 2, 2009.

                        REPORTS/CORRESPONDENCE

                        PB#2009-04A     Review letter from Engineer Guzzi dated June 8, 2009.

                        PB#2009-04B     Letter from applicant’s engineer Robert Stout, P.E. responding

                                                    to Engineer Guzzi’s June 8, 2009 review letter.

                        PB#2009-04C     Review letter No.2 from Engineer Guzzi dated July 7,2009

                        PB#2009-04D     Review letter from Florence Township Chief of Police,

                                                    Stephen Fazekas dated July 10, 2009.

 

            B.        Application PB#2009-05 for Wawa, Inc.  Applicant is requesting Amended

                        Preliminary and Final Major Site Plan approval including the relief from a

                        condition of approval restricting the parking of tractor-trailers on property

                        located at Route 130 and Cedar Lane, Block 163.20, Lot 13.

                        Timothy M. Prime, Esquire

                        Application received June 22, 2009.

                        REPORTS/CORRESPONDENCE

                        PB#2009-05A     Resolution PB-2006-14 dated February 27,2006 granting

                                                    Amended Preliminary and Final Major Site Plan approval

                                                    to permit expansion of the parking area and construction of

                                                    an addition to the existing food mart.

                        PB#2009-05B     Review letter from Florence Township Chief of Police

                                                    Stephen Fazekas dated June 25, 2009.

                        PB#2009-05C     Review letter from Florence Township Environmental

                                                    Commission dated July 6, 2009.

                        PB#2009-05D    Review letter from Engineer Guzzi dated July 14, 2009.

                        PB#2009-05E     Review letter from Planner Petrongolo dated July 16, 2009.

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            C.        Application PB#2009-06 for Church of Saints Francis and Clare.  Applicant is

                        requesting Preliminary and Final Major Site plan approval with bulk variances to

                        permit construction of a parking lot on property located at 1290 Hornberger

                        Avenue.  Block 145, Lot 1.

                        David M. Roskos, Esquire

                        Application received July 2, 2009.

                        REPORTS/CORRESPONDENCE

                        PB#2009-06A     Review letter from Florence Township Environmental

                                                    Commission dated July 6, 2009.

                        PB#2009-06B     Review letter from Florence Township Chief of Police

                                                    Stephen Fazekas dated July 10, 2009.

                        PB#2009-06C     Review letter from Engineer Guzzi dated July 16, 2009.

                        PB#2009-06D     Review letter from Planner Petrongolo dated July 16, 2009.

 

8.         OTHER BUSINESS

 

            A.        Florence Township Council Resolution No. 2009-172 establishing a “Green

                        Team”.  The resolution requires the Planning Board to appoint one Board

                        Member to serve on the Green Team.

 

9.         PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

10.       MASTER PLAN REVIEW/DISCUSSION

            A.        COAH

            B.         Cross Acceptance

            C.         Wastewater Management

            D.        Stormwater Management

 

11.       CLOSED SESSION

            A.        To discuss pending litigation

 

12.       ADJOURNMENT