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<br /> <br />WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS MINUTES <br />February 22, 2010 <br /> <br />The Washington Township Board of Zoning Appeals met in regular session on February 22, 2010 in the <br />Meeting Room of Washington Township Government Center. Members of the Board present were Mr. <br />Schwartz, Mrs. Mulligan, Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Fish. Mr. Horine and Mr. Roberts were excused. Call to <br />order at 7:00 p.m. <br />th <br />MOTION <br /> Mr. Schwartz moved the approval of the December 14, 2009 meeting minutes. Mrs. Miller <br />seconded. <br />VOTE <br />- Mr. Schwartz, yes; Mrs. Miller, yes; Mrs. Mulligan, yes; Mrs. Fish, yes. <br />Mr.Schwartz explained the hearing format and voting procedure. <br />The Oath was administered by Mr. Schwartz. <br />Case #A-1599: Richard Moyer, 9309 Ambershire Drive <br /> <br />(Washington Meadows Shopping Center, 15-31 West Whipp Road) <br /> <br />Request under Article 2, Section 3; a variance to Article 13, Section 5, Off-Street Parking requirements to <br />allow any combination of uses within the Washington Meadows Shopping Center that require 174 <br />parking spaces (including the square footage and parking spaces presently allocated based on pre-1986 <br />parking requirements), with 142 parking spaces now provided, with the variance request amounting to 32 <br />parking spaces. <br />Jo Scott, the Deputy Administrator, presented the case. <br />Richard D. Moyer 9309 Ambershire Drive Washington Township - My attorney is here to answer any <br />questions. The property will not accommodate the additional parking spaces required. <br />Dave Reed, 100 N. Main Street, Dayton I am I have been practicing real estate <br />law for 19 years. Mr. Moyer is unable to provide additional parking on the subject lot. The more <br />important issue we believe is that we have met the standard and so having Washington Township grant <br />the variance makes sense. <br />The Moyer family has owned Washington Meadows Shopping Center for nearly 60 years. The center is <br />owned and managed by Richard D. Moyer. The original building was a 12,800 square foot grocery store <br />in 1962 which was known as Phil re was an <br />store changed to 28,400 square feet for the first floor and 4,250 square feet for the second floor office and <br />storage space. In 1969, a 4,200 square foot expansion for retail and service uses which resulted in a total <br /> nearly 90% of the center vacant. <br />reconfigured and <br />remodeled the center into a multi-user retail center. The center needs to be ready to quickly respond to the <br /> <br />