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Belmont Hills Civic Association Meeting Agenda
October 7th, 2019 6:30PM – 7:45PM
Key Topic: Traffic Safety
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6:30PM Remarks on Recent Show of Strength Michael J. Spatacco
- Hanover has exited the project. Back in Sherman’s court.
6:35PM Civic Business Lisa Fusaro
- Dues notices will be at the Halloween Parade- or can mail to PO box
6:35PM Lower Merion Ward 3 Commissioner Report Mike McKeon
- New zoning code has been tabled for now. Hoping to adopt by early next year. There were many resident complaints.
- There were issues with it.
- Another proposal for a 34 unit apartment has been proposed for Rockhill
- Billoard proposal for one in BH and Bryn Mawr. Township is already against it.
6:45PM PA State Representative Report Pam Delissio
- Will Not Be Here
6:55PM Lower Merion Police Report LMPD Officer
- Alarms, general service calls, accident, criminal mischief, recovered stolen auto
~7:00PM Key Topic: Belmont Hills Traffic Safety
Findings of the Traffic Study Officer Charles Farrell
- No budget for 2019, but possibly $225,000 for 2020.
- Not sure what the twp is going to use, traffic devices
- 2 trafic studies- Ashland & Jefferson. Wireless counters, record 24 hours. Put up on Monday and taken down on Friday. Looked at Tuesday-Thursday. People do not know what the devices are so the numbers can’t be skewed.
- Speed, Volume
- Jefferson: Speed is 25, cars can be parked, sidewalks, daily avg traffic 850 vehicles 85% percentile is 28-29 MPH 3,400 cars during the week.
- Ashland has more vehicles especially since the construction on Jefferson. Over 1,000 cars on Ashland per day.
Next Steps Michael J. Spatacco
Community Response / Q&A Open Forum
Final Tally and Halloween Parade Date & Time Determination!
Additional Topics: Streets and Sidewalks impacted by water line work, Billboards, Fall Clean-up Date
Next Meeting: November 6th, 2019 6:30 – 7:45
November Meeting Key Topic – Things to be Thankful for, Community Awards