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Media Real Estate’s Wawa Plan Clears First Hurdle: Preliminary Approval

Nov 22

Media Real Estate’s Wawa Plan Clears First Hurdle: Preliminary Approval

Last night Borough Council unanimously approved the Land Development (SALDO) application for Media Real Estate’s plans to place a Wawa at the corner of Baltimore Ave and 252/Providence  Road. We placed 33 conditions on the approval, which, by the way, may be contested by Media Real Estate in the next 30 days if they so choose. We’ve met with them at...

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August Borough Council Workshop Notes

Aug 02

August Borough Council Workshop Notes

I haven’t been posting as much lately, largely due to vacation this summer, but I figured it was time for an update of what’s going on in Media Borough. By way of expedience, I’m going to post my meeting notes from the August 1 workshop and elaborate where it makes sense. My notes mirror the meeting agenda. I. Public Comment The majority of comments...

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No pocket change? Use plastic to pay for parking

Feb 19

No pocket change? Use plastic to pay for parking

A project spearheaded by Dr. Eric Stein last year will came to fruition today as we start a trial of installing 50 new parking meters which will take credit cards. About ten meters were installed today, and the installation will be completed by Friday. The project was developed in the Technology Committee (of which I am a member) and incorporates a variety of...

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Upper Providence: No funding for MUPFL New Building in 2013

Dec 14

Upper Providence: No funding for MUPFL New Building in 2013

According to a source close to the matter, I just heard that Upper Providence did not include any funding next year last night for the Media Upper Providence Free Library (MUPFL) building project. Last night was their final meeting of 2013, so it’s unclear how their 2013 budget will change before the end of the year. Fran Shields, the Chair of the MUPFL Board...

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County Council forecasts 2.8 percent tax increase, Media Borough forecasts no increase

Nov 09

County Council forecasts 2.8 percent tax increase, Media Borough forecasts no increase

From the Delaware County times: MEDIA — The preliminary draft of the county’s 2013 budget includes a 2.8 percent tax hike, according to a memo county Executive Director Marianne Grace recently presented to Delaware County Council… The proposed budget calls for a millage rate of 5.452, which is an increase of 0.15 mills or 2.8 percent, according to Grace. A...

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