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The Huntingdon Valley
Shopping Center was presented 10-1-12 at the Code
Enforcement Land Development Committeee . It actually is an
attractive plan that puts the Rite Aid into the left hand
side of the complex - where the restaurant is (
behind the restaurant? not sure... ) then puts a road
between the Rite Aid & the rest of the complex.
Parking along the Vansant fenceline will be removed - and
there will actually be more greenspace then there was ( knocked
me over with a feather - and thank you to Kravco). In
addition there will be storm water management features and rain
I can tell you in all of the
development that I've seen, this one seemed to not intrude on
the rights of others and may be a nice improvement in services
as well as aesthetics.
It was approved tonight - final approval will be at the next Bord
of Commissioners meeting.
On the Planning
………… the application of, Kravco
Company, LLC, owners of the property locatedat 801 Huntingdon
Pike have requested final land developmer to include approval on the plan
as submitted. The owners propose alterations to the existing
shopping centoval of a portion of the existing
building and the addition of a drive thru lane for the Rite Aid
Pharmacy. The proposed improvements also include an on-site
management system, alterations to the
on-site parking layout and additional landscaping along the
Vansant Road property line. The property is zoned within the
(PB) Planned Business District of Ward #3 of the Township of
Find the plans at the very
bottom of the page at
We do not yet know if all changes here are strictly within
the zoning rights or if exceptions have been asked - please let
us know if you get the answer to that .
If you feel action or more information is necessary don't
THE TOOLS AVAILABLE TO YOU
Ask your Commissioners and your Township manager
1) ...post a SINGLE webpage on this with links
to find meetings, updates & all the plans
2) ...tape all meetings on this topic & air them on our public
channel - the devil is really in
-then you can review or catch up on a meeting you missed .
This is actually important .
3) ... post all
the taped meetings on-line with time reference points and
fast forward features
4) .. create an email list for all
updates and - invite ALL residents
via Township & Commissioners
lists to be on it so they can receive updates in their box if
5) ...provide a meeting space ( already paid by your taxes
) for neighbors to hold their own open
whenever they choose - not called by or moderated by authorities.
6) ... provide residents a summary of all changes being proposed
in 2 column/compare style
neighbors, please make
meetings open to all - if you try to limit
hoping to benefit only your point of view, then you will find it limited
for yourself --- you will
be part of the problem not the solution
Email me if you need
help contacting others. I also have a great deal of information about
how our processes work and what is happening elsewhere in the
Township that might be helpful to your situation.
welcome your comments
to share either anonymously or with your name attached with
your fellow Abington residents. Send any
information, comments or questions to: