Minutes from 4/9/09 Meeting of the Parks, Recreation & Trails Committee
Submitted by Lawrie Bolger, Recording Secretary
Opened -- Meeting was called to order at 7:35 p.m. In attendance: Tom Bierl, Lawrie Bolger,
Chris Conaway, Bill Haaf, Zeke Hubbard,
2. Announcements -- There were none.
Comments – Resident Bernadette Kegelman inquired
if there is a plan to plant trees along the Barnard Trail; she noted that there
are a few bare areas by Pocopson Home.
She also asked if the berm, between her
residence and the Chester County Prison Property, was going to be planted. Zeke Hubbard to look into
acquiring excess trees for the
4. Old Business
a. March Meeting Minutes were approved and will be sent to Peggy Lennon to be posted on the website.
b. Website Updates – Bill Haaf will see what options the Township has for the web site in terms of links from PRT page of the website to the Trails and other subcommittees.
c. Pocopson Township Comprehensive Plan changes tabled for now
d. Dockstader Grant – Bill Haaf noted that it had been approved by the BOS and had been submitted; notification will be in June.
6. Sub-Committee Reports
a. Trail feasibility meeting with Lauressa McNemar, Tom Bierl, Chris Conaway and Zeke Hubbard was postponed.
Milliner Property – Tom noted that, as the Trails representative on the Open Space Advisory Committee, he had a verbal conversation with Claire Milliner about the potential for trail easement regarding the open Space Grant. In response to Claire’s request for a letter indicating trail placement, Tom proposed North Trail or South Trail options. The BOS eliminated the option proposal from the letter and requested the entire loop; Tom has an objection to the removal of the option from the proposal.
b. Stream Team – Bill Haaf reported that the
planting date at
c. Founder’s Day –
d. CleanWays – Lawrie Bolger reported that plans are set for is the Second Annual Pocopson Community Earth Day Clean Up on Saturday, April 18. Many clean up sites have been registered throughout the township. The receipt for poster and flyer printing was submitted for reimbursement to Zeke.
7. Meeting was adjourned at 9:08 p.m.