The Holmesburg Civic Association plans to continue to fight the proposed opening of a methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street.
Greater Bustleton Civic League members nominated board candidates and discussed at length a proposal to put gas pumps at the B.J.’s wholesale club during a long session April 23 at the American Heritage Federal Credit Union’s Carriage House on Red Lion Road.
A Morrell Avenue resident who wants to operate a skin-care business in her home won’t be going before the Zoning Board of Adjustment.
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.
How and when community organizations find out about local zoning issues, and how much they find out is changing.
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.