The storage space is located in the Marple Crossroads Shopping Center, which was created to facilitate the relocation of Marshalls in preparation for Walmart, reports the Delco News Network.
Marple Board Of Commissioners
Sunday, January 27, 2013
Thursday, January 10, 2013
All meetings will be held at the municipal building along Sproul Road in Broomall.
BROOMALL–Marple Township officials have announced the dates and times for their 2013 Board of Commissioners meetings and corresponding work session meetings. Both the regular and work session meetings will be held at the Marple Township Municipal Building along Sproul Road once every month. The regular meetings (first Monday every month unless otherwise advertised) will begin at 7 p.m. as well as the work session meetings (second Monday every month unless otherwise advertised) will start at 7 p.m. The meetings will cover a variety of topics relevant to Marple Township residents, including but not limited to: public safety, code of ordinances, administration and finance. The schedule is as follows. 2013 regular meetings (first Mondays at 7 …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Sixth Ward Marple Commissioner Michael Molinaro will serve as president of the Marple Township Board of Commissioners and Fourth Ward Commissioner John Lucas will serve as vice president in 2013.
BROOMALL–The Marple Township Board of Commissioners reappointed 6th Ward Commissioner Michael Molinaro president of the board and 4th Ward Commissioner John Lucas as vice president at a reorganization meeting on Monday night. Both commissioners were the only candidates nominated for president and vice president, respectively, and both were reappointed with a 6-0 vote. Seventh Ward Commissioner Daniel Leefson was absent from the meeting because he was out of town. Molinaro’s list was long when the Marple Newtown Patch asked him what his goals would be for the new term. Molinaro said he wants to continue to provide the first-class services that are currently being provided to the residents, and “to continue to provide low taxes.” The …
Friday, December 21, 2012
Marple Township Board of Commissioners approved a zero percent increase in real estate taxes for residents next year.
BROOMALL–The Marple Township Board of Commissioners passed the 2013 municipal budget that will not raise real estate taxes over the current 2012 rates for the average homeowner at a special budget meeting on Thursday morning. Last month, Finance Director Ed O'Lone presented the commissioners with a proposed preliminary tax increase of 7.2 percent. Thursday morning's budget meeting started off with a proposed real estate tax increase of 2.7 percent, which was then brought down to a 0 percent after further discussion by the board. For the average homeowner in Marple–with a home assessed at an approximate median value of $161,000–the millage rate would stay the same as 2012's rate of $4.18 per thousand dollars. Currently, the average …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Marple commissioners unanimously approved the preliminary final subdivision plan for Rose Hill Road on Monday night.
BROOMALL–The Marple Township Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the preliminary/final subdivision plan for 27 Rose Hill Road. The approved plan will allow the existing 54,000 sq. ft. parcel to be subdivided into two new residential building lots, according to the resolution. The applicant, Michael Seeds of R.H. Lane, LLC, plans to construct two single-family homes on the two vacant parcels, which will measure 24,000 and 36,000 square feet. In a separate vote, the commissioners unanimously approved the Rose Hill Road applicant's conditional use request to permit a single-family house on each of the R-1 Residential lots to be constructed within areas of steep and very steep slopes, subject to certain restrictions and conditions …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The final land development plan for Phase III of the Ravenscliff Subdivision on Old Marple Road was approved by Marple Board of Commissioners on Monday, Dec. 10.
BROOMALL–In other business, the Marple Township Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the revised final land development plan for Phase III of the Ravenscliff Subdivision on Old Marple Road. The final phase calls for 146 stacked townhouse condominium units to be built in lieu of the 160 mid-rise condo units, which were originally approved for Phase III of the development. The resolution is subject to several conditions, including 100 feet of non-disturbance and a 150-foot berm with landscaping surrounding Phase III's development from its neighbors, said Township Solicitor Adam Matlawski. The berm and non-disturbance area were discussed at the last commissioners meeting in November. In a separate vote related to the development, the …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The Marple Township Board of Commissioners are scheduled to pass the 2013 budget on Dec. 20 at 8:30 a.m.
BROOMALL–The Marple Township Board of Commissioners tabled votes concerning budget appropriations, the real estate tax rate and the fee schedule for 2013 at a commissioners meeting on Monday night. Fifth Ward Commissioner John Longacre said Joe Rufo, 1st ward commissioner, did a lot of research on all of the budget line items and "nobody felt comfortable passing a budget tonight." The commissioners had been scheduled to vote on budget appropriations for 2013, the real estate tax millage rate for 2013, and the 2013 fee schedule on Monday night, but all three items were tabled unanimously with 7-0 votes. Commissioners will meet again on Dec. 20 at 8:30 a.m. at which time they will vote on tabled items from Monday night's meeting and pass a …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The Marple Township Board of Commissioners will be making a decision on the last phase of the Ravenscliff development at their December meeting.
BROOMALL–The fate of the 34.8-acre Ravenscliff development's final phase–located on Old Marple Road in Media–will be decided on at the next Marple Township Board of Commissioners meeting in December. A conditional use hearing on the final phase of the property–owned by The Benson Companies–was given at a Nov. 13 commissioners meeting. Attorney Don Petrosa, representing The Benson Companies, said a conditional use approval was really not needed but went before the board with "abundance of caution." Bo Erixxon, vice president of the land and site development for the project, reported he has met with the two organizations–Crum Creek Neighbors and the Crum Creek Valley Association–who had previously vocalized their concerns over the sensitive…
Monday, November 26, 2012
A property owner of two vacant lots on Rose Hill Road in Broomall is seeking a conditional use approval from the Marple Board of Commissioners to construct two single-family homes.
BROOMALL–Rose Hill Road residents in Broomall may be seeing two new homes constructed on their street. A conditional use approval request was presented before the Marple Township Board of Commissioners at a meeting on Nov. 13 to construct two single-family homes on Rose Hill Road. The application–submitted by Michael Seeds of R.H. Lane, LLC–calls for the construction of two single-family homes on the south side of Rose Hill Road at the intersection of Lewis Road on two vacant parcels measuring 24,000 and 36,000 square feet. The land development plan for the two properties will include public water and sewer hookups. Each home will allow for two parking spaces in the driveway as well as a garage and a turnaround available for the cars to be…
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Kish Funeral in Broomall received a Commanders Appreciation Award by the Marple Newtown Veterans Alliance.
BROOMALL–Kish Funeral in Broomall was recently presented with the Commanders Award for Patriotic Service by the Marple Newtown Veterans Alliance at a Marple Township Board of Commissioners meeting on Nov. 13. The award was presented by Commander of Marple Memorial Post 805 Dave Garvey, Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7390 Barry Reese, and Commandant of Marine Corps League #741 James Herbst. The award reads: In recognition of exceptional public service of major importance that contributes significantly to the accomplishment of the mission of the Marple Newtown Combined Veterans Alliance. This award is the highest level award. It is granted by the three commanders of the Alliance. This award is given in recognition of patriotic …