Collier Township officials approve new comprehensive plan
As expected, the Collier Township Board of Commissioners approved a 10-year comprehensive plan.
The unanimous approval came after the final public hearing last week.
Township residents were given a chance to voice any concerns they had about the plan, which lays out a foundation for Collier's next 10 years.
Gail Neustadt was the only resident to speak. He said he attended all three public hearings and numerous planning commission meetings to voice his concern about the plan's connectivity and trails within the community.
Collier officials want the community to grow with the times, and here are some ways they plan to go about it. Their plan includes six main goals and objectives:
• Manage growth and housing development for Collier's future.
• Preserve the township's rural character.
• Promote connectivity throughout the township and encourage diverse transportation.
• Encourage development through policy.
• Maintain the culture of responsible use of public resources.
• Create a consistent identity to promote within the area.
Immediately following the hearing, the commissioners held their regular meeting, at which time they voted unanimously to accept the comprehensive plan.
They also approved the payment of bills for services, totaling $145,613. They also approved a payment of $60,005 for various capital expenditures.
Megan Guza is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. She can be reached at 412-388-5810 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Add Megan Guza to your Google+ circles.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Local man celebrates 50th birthday with family and friends
- Chartiers Creek-area dance studios prepare for recitals
- Officials bid for property next to Bridgeville Borough building
- Scott library guest discusses humanitarian efforts in Cuba
- Write-in votes could determine South Fayette race
- Gunshots reported in Carnegie