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Belmont Hills Civic Association Meeting Agenda

October 7th, 2019 6:30PM – 7:45PM

Key Topic: Traffic Safety        Facebook Group: Belmont Hills Civic Association



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



Belmont Hills Civic Agenda – 10-7-2019