City Councilman introduces new delinquent tax measure
More than 10 Morrell Park residents and City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.) showed up at the Zoning Board of Adjustment last week to oppose a plan to operate a business in a Morrell Avenue home. They went home with a “no decision” because the zoners granted a continuance to applicant Maureen McKeown after her attorney, Joseph Beller, said he needed more time to prepare.
City Councilman Bobby Henon has pledged to cover the cost of the initial phase of the community’s appeal seeking to bar a methadone clinic from opening on the Frankford Avenue commercial corridor, asking that they “send me a bill.”
Sole appellant cited parking issues as the main reason for halting a project to turn a vacant school into homes for senior citizens.
A new pension reform proposal is introduced, ZBA approves Port Richmond restaurant and other neighborhood news in brief.
Opponents of a planned methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street are planning a last-ditch effort to prevent the business from opening.
A Morrell Park resident will get another shot at persuading the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment to allow her to operate a skin-care business in her single-family home.
There’s a walking and biking trail right below Frankford that will grow along the Delaware River in the next few years, members of the Frankford Civic Association were told last week.
Court will hear oral arguments in the case dealing with a proposed senior living facility in Port Richmond on March 11.