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Board of Supervisors (BoS)

Board Members:

Chairperson: Travis Stacey
Term to expire 12/31/2021.

Vice Chairperson:  John McHugh
Term to expire 12/31/2023.

Member: Tracy Olsen
Term to expire 12/31/2019.

 

E-mail:  Supervisors@honeybrooktwp.com.

Honey Brook Township is a Township of the second class which has three officials elected at-large comprising the Board of Supervisors (BOS). This three-member board is the governing unit that provides executive and legislative decisions impacting the Township. A Board member is compensated at $2,500 per year.

Each BOS member is elected to a six year term. Every two years an election is held to fill one supervisor’s seat.

Residents are encouraged to pursue serving on the Board of Supervisors.  Requirements are:  1) the person be a registered voter, and 2) have resided in Honey Brook Township at least one full year. Please contact the Committee Person representing either the Democratic or Republican parties to receive endorsement and filing on the ballot.  Independents can file a petition to have their name included on the ballot.

Deadlines for filing of petitions and voter information are available on the Township calendar of events.

For information on voting, including registration information, please contact Chester County Voter Services.

 

Board Workshops:

Board workshops are held the Thursday prior to the Regular Board meeting at 7:00 pm, except prior to the January meeting, unless otherwise announced.

 

Board Meetings:

The Board of Supervisors Regular meeting begins at 7:00 pm on the second Wednesday of each month (except for January).  The January meeting is held after the Re-organization, which is held the first Monday of January (unless Monday is a legal holiday; then it is held on Tuesday).

Agendas for meetings are available prior to the meeting.  Meetings are open to the public and members of the public are given the opportunity to speak during the open forum portion(s) of the meeting.

Items which require Board action are discussed and/or voted on at regular meetings.

Filing Deadlines for Board Regular Meetings are 12 calendar days prior to the meeting.  Click here to see the complete 2019 meeting schedule.

 

When required, public hearings for Ordinances or Conditional Use Applications are also conducted at regular meetings, which are advertised in advance of the hearings.  Legal notices for the Township are published in the Daily Local News.  Visit the Pennsylvania Public Notices website to search for notices of interest to you.

 

The Board of Supervisors will hold a hearing on proposed ordinance #197-2019, amending Chapter 27 (Zoning Ordinance) of the Township Code of Ordinances with respect to brew pubs, microbreweries, microdistilleries, and wineries, at their Regular Meeting on February 13, 2019, at 7:00 pm.  Click here to see the legal advertisement in its entirety.

The Board of Supervisors approved application CU 2018-3, of Amos & Elizabeth Kauffman, on Monday, January 7, 2018.  Click here to see the legal advertisement for the hearing in its entirety.  The written decision will be issued no later than 45 days after approval.  Check back for details.

Conditional Use hearing #2018-2, of Mobile Realty 3, has been postponed.  The new date will be announced once it is available.

 

Public Hearing Application:  Conditional Use.  Please refer to the Site Plan/Plot Plan requirements to assist you in submitting a complete public hearing application.

 

Conditional Use Hearing Decisions for 2019:

 

Conditional Use Hearing Decisions for 2018:

CU 2018-1, application of Daniel Kauffman, 1815 Beaver Dam Road, to operate a kennel.
CU 2018-2, application of Mobile Realty 3, 2222 Horseshoe Pike, to expand a Mobile Home Park.  Hearing scheduled for February 13, 2019.
CU 2018-3, application of Amos & Elizabeth Kauffman, to erect a school-related playground in the Riparian 2 Buffer Zone.  Application approved January 7, 2019.  Written decision due no later than 45 days after January 7, 2019.

Conditional Use Hearing Decisions for 2017:

CU 2017-8, application of Troy & Teri Stacey, 300 Gooseberry Lane, to operate a campground.  Click here for Exhibit A.
CU 2017-7, application of Elmer Kauffman, 1369 Beaver Dam Road, to operate a kennel.
CU 2017-6, application of Reuben S. King, 295 Old Pequea Lane, to operate a kennel.
CU 2017-5, application of Honey Brook Golf Club, 1422 Cambridge Road, to modify Conditional Use Order of May 14, 1997.
CU 2017-4, application of Benuel S. Stoltzfus, 200 Locust Drive, to operate a kennel.
CU 2017-3, application of Jonathan S. Stoltzfus, 265 Long Lane, to operate a kennel.
CU 2017-2, application of Isaac S. Fisher, 1063 Compass Road, to operate a kennel.  The applicant withdrew from the hearing, citing closure of his kennel.
CU 2017-1, application of Benuel M. Kauffman, Jr., 1991 Beaver Dam Road, to operate a kennel.

Conditional Use Hearing Decisions for 2016:

CU 2016-7, application of Seldomridge Partnership, Ltd., 88 Village Square, for use of four units as a church by Honey Brook Community Church.
CU 2016-6, application of Ben Kauffman, 2398 Compass Road, to operate a kennel.
CU 2016-5, application of Sam Stoltzfus, 375 Pleasant View Road, to operate a kennel. 
CU 2016-4, application of Aaron King, 297 Old Pequea Lane, to operate a kennel.
CU 2016-3, application of Benjamin K. Stoltzfus of 251 Gooseberry Lane, to operate a kennel.
CU 2016-2, application of Tracy L. Olsen & Eric R. Olsen to establish a planned village commercial center.
CU 2016-1, application of Samuel S. Kaffman & Ada Mae Kauffman, 1571 Beaver Dam Road, to operate a kennel.

 

Last update: January 18, 2019.