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87 Percent

87% of the residents of West Pennsboro Township are opposed to warehouses next to residents.  This is an overwhelming majority of the people yet the supervisors still voted to rezone 130 acres. How did I get 87%?  According to the West Pennsboro Township Comprehensive Plan 87% of the residents think restrictions should be placed on …

Meetings

Tomorrow morning the Cumberland County Planning Commission will be holding its monthly meeting. There are no West Pennsboro Township items on the agenda.  I will not be able to attend this meeting. Tomorrow night the West Pennsboro Township Planning Commission will meet. They have two agenda items.  The first is track and field development in …

Recap of Bock/Shover Farm

I started this blog on May 14th after I learned about the Public Hearing for the Bock/Shover property re-zoning.  I live across the street from the proposed re-zoning of 130 acres from High Density Residential (R2) to Industrial (I) to allow for almost 1,500,000 square feet of warehouses.   I started the West Pennsboro Township Oversight …

The Reality that is Re-Zoning – The Bear Farm

The Bear Farm is 177.58 acres (Property Mapper).  The majority of the property is zoned Agricultural.  It appears the property is currently being used for agricultural purposes.   The picture shows the part of the property that is currently zoned residential.  This would also be the access to McAllister Church Road for the proposed development.   An …

Ordnance 2016-02 was signed

The Supervisors signed Ordnance 2016-02 at tonight’s meeting.  The public was allowed to talk tonight however it was clear that the supervisors were not listening. Especially when one resident said thank you at the end of his statement and a supervisor didn’t even realize the resident finished speaking. I can’t remember a clear answer to …

Pre-Meeting Update

I received no response from any of the supervisors when I asked for an explanation of their decision.  The response from the county planning commission wasn’t acceptable in my opinion.  The decision was based on past history with the township, apparently re-zoning these properties has been the townships plan for years.  This was not the opinion …