Wright Twp. reaps advantages from property gross sales in Crestwood Industrial Park |

The sale of two extra properties within the Crestwood Industrial Park continues to convey unanticipated income into Wright Twp.’s coffers.

The previous Sure Teed plant at 1220 Oak Hill Highway just lately was offered for $32 million to GL 1220 Oak Hill, LLC of Brooklyn, New York. The property switch tax means $16,000 every for the township and the Crestwood College District.

Additionally offered was the Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations constructing at 1150 Crestwood Drive. The property was bought by WDC Realty LLC of Collegeville for $1 million. The township and faculty district acquired $5,000 every from the property switch tax.

Earlier this yr, the township acquired $260,000 from the sale of KT Holdings properties on Elmwood Drive and Baker Properties Restricted on Oak Hill Drive.

The township budgeted an anticipated $150,000 in income in 2021 from realty switch taxes.

Mini golf within the works

Malacari’s Ice Cream will take step one Monday towards building of a miniature golf course on its property at 315 S. Mountain Blvd., adjoining to the ice cream retailer.

The Wright Twp. zoning listening to board will maintain a public listening to at 7 p.m. on the municipal constructing on an software for 4 variances requested by the enterprise. The property is situated in a freeway business district.

The variances cope with necessities for landscaped buffer areas across the property, width of the entry driveways to the proposed miniature golf course, and a requirement the parking space be surfaced with asphalt or concrete.

Frankie Malacari, one of many house owners of the enterprise, mentioned he’s hopeful they’ll start building on the mission earlier than the tip of the yr. He’s trying ahead to the golf course opening subsequent March or April.

Along with zoning approval, the mission additionally should get approval from the township’s planning fee.

Rotary run/stroll

Wright Twp. supervisors authorized a request from the Rotary Membership of Mountain Prime to be used of the township park and a bit of South Fundamental Highway for a 5K run/stroll on Oct. 23. The stroll begins at 9:30 a.m. and the run at 10 a.m. A enjoyable stroll/run will get underway at 10:30 a.m. These can preregister at www.neparunner.com, the membership’s Fb web page or on the day of the run from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. The occasion, dubbed Conquer the Mountain, will assist Pathway to Restoration and the Nationwide Alliance on Psychological Sickness.

Brief-term leases below scrutiny

Wright Twp. supervisor Don Zampetti needs to verify short-term rental properties like mattress and breakfasts and Airbnbs operated within the township are regulated. Finally month’s supervisors assembly, Zampetti mentioned he has been made conscious of some such properties within the township. At his suggestion, supervisors directed township solicitor Jack Dean to look into drafting an ordinance regulating short-term leases.

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