20220104 - Planning Board Public Meeting Minutes

The following minutes are a summary of the Planning Board meeting of January 4, 2022. Interested parties may request an audio recording of the meeting from the Board Secretary for a fee.


Call to Order & Statement of Compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act: Mr. Joel called the meeting to order at 7:45 p.m.


John Young, Class II Member, took the Oath of Office.


Roll Call – The following members were present: Mayor Knudsen, John Young, Richard Joel, Debbie Patire and Sergio Alegre. Also present were Stephen Wellinghorst, Esq., Board Attorney; and Jane Wondergem, Board Secretary. Councilwoman Reynolds, Dianne O’Brien, Frances Barto, Melanie Hooban, Darlene Johnson and Igor Lyubarskiy were absent.


Public Comments on Topics not Pending Before the Board –  There were no comments at this time.


Committee/Commission/Professional Updates for Non Agenda Topics – Mr. Joel announced that the Master Plan Phase 2 discussion was carried to February 15.


Mayor Knudsen commented on the façade painting of Bagelicious, 41 N. Broad Street. They were approved to paint the trim red, but painted extended the red paint further. The Board will send a letter to the Code Enforcement Officer to address the issue.


Tasko Enterprises, LLC, 315 E. Glen Avenue, Block 3106, Lots 20.01 and 20.02 – Adoption of Memorializing Resolution. This matter was carried to January 18, 2022, without further notice.


Public Hearing re: preliminary investigation for The Valley Hospital property, Block 3301, Lot 51, as area in need of redevelopment and/or rehabilitation. This matter was carried to February 1, 2022, without further notice.


Adoption of Minutes:   The minutes from December 7, 2021 were adopted as drafted.


The meeting was adjourned at 7:58 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

                                                                        Jane Wondergem

                                                                        Board Secretary


Date Approved:           January 18, 2022

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