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Borough Council to Meet Tonight

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Chancellor Center.

The Newtown Borough Council will hold its regular monthly meeting tonight at 7 p.m. at the Chancellor Center.

The agenda includes the following items:  

  • Mayor’s Report – Dennis O’Brien
  • President’s Report – Robert Walker
  • Certificates of Appropriateness:

COA 2012-029-H  Applicant:  Slimben Ouhiba, Tiramisu, Inc., 31 S. State Street, Trattoria Tiramisu

The applicant is seeking a Certificate of Appropriateness for the installation of a hanging sign on the existing bracket.

HARB recommended approval of the application as presented, noting that the sign would be hung from existing hooks and the chains would be painted black.

COA 2012-030-H Applicant:  Daniel Lucci, 16 S. State Street, Café con Leche

The applicant is seeking a Certificate of Appropriateness for the installation of a wall sign.

HARB recommended approval of the application as presented, noting that the sign would be mounted approximately 4” off of the building façade with 3-4 metal stand offs/small rods to match the trim color. 

  • Committee Reports
  • Consolidated Report
  • Personnel Committee – John Burke

Reappoint J. Eric Johnson to the Civil Service Commission for a 6-year term through December 31, 2018. 

Reappoint Mary Catherine Miller to the Human Relations Commission for a 3-year term through December 31, 2015.

Reappoint William Palkovics to the Newtown Sewer Authority for a 5-year term through December 31, 2017. 

Reappoint Paul Salvatore to the Planning Commission for a 4-year term through December 31, 2016. 

Reappoint Larry Fink to the Joint Historic Commission for a 4-year term through December 31, 2016. 

Reappoint Amy Moore to the Recreation Board for a 5-year term through December 31, 2017. 

Reappoint Charles F. Swartz, III to the Zoning Hearing Board for a 3-year term through December 31, 2015.  

  • Solicitor’s Report – William J. Bolla

Authorize the Solicitor to advertise an amendment to the ordinance related to maintenance of properties with regard to cutting of grass, weeds or other vegetation and providing for remedial action by the Borough in specified situations.

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