Monday, January 14, 2013
The developer hopes to begin grading the land as soon as possible.
Upper St. Clair commissioners gave final approval for a cul-de-sac neighborhood off Morrow Road between Engelwood and Hidden Timber drives. The plan will consist of six lots ranging from 1 to about 2.75 acres in size. Some vegetation will be cleared and must remain clear along Morrow Road due to driver sight distance requirements. A series of underground detention tanks and a new inlet along Morrow Road will be installed for stormwater management. A homeowners association will maintain the systems. The developer, Dr. Andrew Zahalsky of Peters Township, will put 50 percent of the stormwater management construction costs in an escrow for maintenance. Sidewalks will be constructed along the cul-de-sac. Zahalsky first presented his plan in …
Friday, December 21, 2012
The planning commission unanimously voted in favor of the plan for the residential development.
The Upper St. Clair Planning Commission unanimously voted Thursday night to recommend the final approval for a six-lot subdivison off of Morrow Road. The plan will now go in front of the Upper St. Clair Board of Commissioners for final approval. The developer, Dr. Andrew Zahalsky of Peters Township, said he expects to break ground on the development in the spring. The six homes are planned for a 450-foot cul-de-sac between Engelwood and Hidden Timber drives. Zahalsky plans to move his family into one of the homes. If approved, the homeowners will be required to be part of a homeowners association. Zahalsky said he will put 50 percent of the cost to replace the storm water management system into an account for future maintenance. Follow us …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Worried neighbors spoke out during the township meeting.
Despite the concerns of about a dozen nearby residents, the Upper St. Clair Planning Commission voted 5-0 Thursday night in favor of a small subdivision plan on Morrow Road. The owner of the land, Dr. Andrew Zahalsky of Peters Township, returned to the planning commission with a revised plan that went from seven lots down to six. There's also three stormwater deteniton systems planned for the development—one system for the lot Zahalsky plans to build his home, one system for another two lots and another system for the rest of the lots. Zahalsky also moved the road, to be called Treetop Lane, down 30 feet to optimize sight distance. The proposed road is to sit between Engelwood and Hidden Timber drives. Neighbors said they are worried about…
Friday, October 5, 2012
The Upper St. Clair Board of Commissioners and Planning Commission kicked off the 2015 comprehensive plan process Thursday night.
The Upper St. Clair Board of Commissioners and Planning Commission kicked off the 2015 comprehensive plan process Thursday night. Some of the issues officials felt were going to be important included sidewalk construction, possibly the construction of a new public safety building next to the Upper St. Clair Volunteer Fire Department on Route 19, the future of the Upper St. Clair Community and Recreation Center and an examination of parks in the township. Two residents attended the public meeting. One resident suggested adding a lap pool at the C&RC for competitions. Paul Besterman, director of recreation and leisure, said a lap pool for the Upper St. Clair Swim Club was not included during construction because the swimmers would have taken…
Monday, May 7, 2012
A public hearing for Willowbrook Estates is scheduled for Monday, May 7.
Monday, May 7, 2012
Upper St. Clair commissioners will hold a public hearing Monday, May 7, for a planned residential development containing 15 new lots on Willowbrook Road. Allen Sherwood, who filed the application, is seeking approval to build the new lots on property located at 2534, 3550, 2554 and 2560 Willowbrook Road owned by the estate of Stephen P. and Mae G. Curtis. A copy of the application is available for public inspection at the Upper St. Clair municipal building from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Monday's hearing will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the board of commissioners' meeting room. All persons wishing to be heard should appear at the above place at the time specified. What are your thoughts on the proposed development on Willowbrook …
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Bridgeville officials are still meeting with the Upper St. Clair developer to prevent traffic problems.
Bridgeville officials said they’re currently discussing with the developer of the new Bedner neighborhood subdivision about where the entranceways will go, but any decision is still “up in the air.” Residents in Bridgeville are worried that the 134-lot residential development planned for the Bedner's Farm estate in Upper St. Clair will cause traffic woes on their streets. Bridgeville resident Pasquale DeBlasio asked the borough council during its Monday night meeting to use all of its power to negotiate with Upper St. Clair and the developer. “I would encourage you to do and use all of the resources that Bridgeville has to work with them,” DeBlasio said. “Upper St. Clair gets all the taxes and Bridgeville gets all of the traffic. Just …
Monday, August 1, 2011
The hearing was continued in July.
The continued public hearing on the proposed residential development on Hays Road is scheduled to take place at the Upper St. Clair Board of Commissioners meeting Monday night. The developer, W.C. McCloskey Family LP, requested the township table the hearing at the last meeting on July 5 so they could further discuss improvements needed for Hays Road, according to Upper St. Clair Director of Community Development Scott Brilhart. The developer is seeking approval from the commissioners to build a 37-lot single-family home subdivision adjacent to Hays Park. They would like the township allow them to build the homes 30 feet from the curb instead of the required 50 feet to allow construction of houses with first floor master bedrooms and …