29 November 2010
Nothing really exciting this week, I am still researching my next,
and hopefully more interesting, newsletter.
However, just to keep you going, it seems that Mr Karl Brachwitz
of 1286 Hollow Rd. has got some building works on the go. You
may remember,a couple of months ago I showed you a photo of a mini
excavator in his front yard. The owner questioned it's
whereabouts, and the back hoe had disappeared before Chief
Swininger arrived to
investigate. Anyway here are his building works under way. Nothing wrong with that, good luck to him.
But isn't he supposed to display a building permit, exposed to
public view, as legally required, when he is making building
works? As a member of the zoning hearing board he must know this.
But no one that I am in contact with has seen a building permit
there, which makes me wonder, does he actually have one?
Of course it may be that because he is a close associate of Ken
Miller that he doesn't need one.....................
I was interested to see on the 2011 budget that legal costs had
been slashed from $130,000 to $80,000 which is obviously better.
Now the legal costs per head in West Vincent Township are only
around 5 times as much per head as those of all neighboring
townships, based on last year's figures and the 2001 census.
Please go along to the township meetings whenever you can, so that
you can hear what is actually going on for yourself. You don't
have to say anything. Just listen, and come to your own
conclusions. Well you have to find out when it is first! It was
not mentioned at the 11/22 meeting, and it is not mentioned on the
township website but the following notice was published in the
Mercury which most people don't see. The limited dissemination of
information of these new timings makes me wonder if there might
not be something especially interesting on the agenda on that
day...........Why not go along and find out for yourself........
NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the
Board of Supervisors of West Vincent Township changed the
time of the Board of Supervisors AM Meeting on December 6,
2010 from 9:00AM to 11:00 AM at 729 St. Matthews Rd. Chester
Springs, PA 19425. If you wish to attend the meeting and are
a person with a disability requiring an auxiliary aid,
service or other accommodation to participate in the
proceedings or attend the meeting, please contact the West
Vincent Township Office (610-458-1601) to discuss how the
Township can best accommodate your needs.
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