Building up the business community
In two zoning actions, the supervisors approved Ordinance 99, which would allow the township to decide procedures for the use of existing commercial buildings that have not been certified as commercial by the state; and Ordinance 100, which enables the township to prosecute improper disposal of wastes on private or public property.
The supervisors also gave final approval to a conditional zoning use that would allow commercial stable owner Mike Mancino to make arrangements with PennDOT to allow horseback riders to cross Route 590 to property Mancino owns on the other side of the highway.
In other business, the supervisors finalized a state grant application for $48,000 to fund construction of a township highway salt shed.
They also approved a new five-year franchise agreement with cable television provider Blue Ridge Communications. The franchise provided $57,000 to township revenues last year.