Est.

1906

NEIGHBORHOOD CLUB OF

BALA CYNWYD

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Lower Merion COVID-19 Testing Site in Ardmore, PA

Anyone who wants or needs a test is welcomed to get tested at the new test site at 114 West Lancaster Ave., Ardmore PA.

You must register for a test but a doctors order is not required. They will take your insurance but there is no copay taken. If you do not have insurance, no problem, and you will be tested at no cost as it is covered under the CARES program and funded. Location, hours and registration info are on the below flyer.

Open Monday, Wednesday and Fridays 4-6pm, Tuesday-Thursday 12-2pm

https://www.montcopa.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/5213

COVID-19 Vaccine Registration/Pre-Registration Information

The Montgomery County Office of Public Health is accepting registrations and pre-registrations for residents to receive  COVID-19 vaccines, which can be accessed at the following link:

https://www.montcopa.org/3660/COVID-19-Vaccine

The county has started scheduling appointments for healthcare offices, professionals and private healthcare contractors.  

Pre-registrations are being accepted for individuals who are 65 years of age or older and individuals of all ages who have certain health conditions, which can be accessed at:

https://veoci.com/veoci/p/form/n8e5ry45jw8y#tab=entryForm

 

ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE

To: NCBC Members

Please join us at the Annual NCBC Meeting on December 14, 2021 at 7:30pm.

Attend via Zoom:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/893705135098

Meeting ID: 893 7051 3598

Attend Via Phone: 1-301-715-8592

2022 Slate of Candidates

Officers:

Aaron Gross, President

Vanessa Coke Cohen, Vice President

Anne Greenhalgh, Secretary

David Haas, Soliciter

Ricky Guerra, Past President/Treasurer

Directors (term ending 12/31/23):

Kay Sickles

Linda Tasker

Frederic Goldfein

Jason Landau Goodman

Jim Remsen

Directors (term ending 12/31/22):

Maxine Goldberg

Randy Myer

Linda Sagman

Nielufar Vajavand

Upcoming Public Meetings

Affecting Residential and Commercial Development in Bala Cynwyd.
December 6, 2021 7:00PM
Planning Commission

1.  TENTATIVE SKETCH LAND DEVELOPMENT PLAN - 300 E Montgomery Avenue, Arnold Field, LD# No. 3887, Ward
5 – A proposal showing new lighting and landscape for Lower Merion High School’s Arnold Field. The plan includes
four new light poles along the perimeter of the turf field that measure 80 feet tall, and 12 new light poles that
measure 15 feet tall, along Malcom Path, which is located between Montgomery Avenue and the turf field. The
applicant is also removing the following structures: existing field house beneath the bleachers, the roof from the
press box, and the trailer located at the southern boundary of the property. The ADA bleachers located next to the
existing artificial turf field will be modified to create an opening to accommodate one of the proposed lights.

2. TIME PERMITTING – SUBDIVISION & LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE

PARTICIPATION: In-Person & Virtual Attendance Permitted

In-person attendance by the public will be permitted at this meeting.  The public is also permitted to attend virtually.  A virtual meeting link may be requested via email to hcolello@lowermerion.org until 12:00 p.m. the day of the meeting.

In addition to in-person and virtual attendance,  public comments can also be provided via email to hcolello@lowermerion.org, by postal mail addressed to Lower Merion Township Planning Commission via US Mail at 75 E. Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, or by phone to 610.645.6271 until 12:00 p.m. the day of the meeting.

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December 16, 2021 7:15PM
Zoning Hearing Board Meeting

Appeal No. 4548
Applicants: Bala Plaza, Inc. and Bala Plaza Property, Inc.
Property: Two Bala Plaza, 333 E. City Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
(Election District #9) LDR3 – CAD-RCA City Avenue District – Reginal Center Area

The applicants propose to remove and replace two existing nonconforming entrance canopies and request a variance from §155-3.6(E)(c) to exceed the maximum canopy height of 15 feet to allow for proper stormwater drainage and provide protection for medical patients and for a future ADA ramp installation. The applicants also seek a variance from §155-3.6(E)(d) which limits canopies from extending to within 6 feet of a curb line to allow the proposed canopies to extend past the curb line. The applicants also request, to the extent required, a variance from §155-10.12(F) to increase the nonconformity of the existing canopies.

 

Anyone interested in reviewing the applications and plans may review this information in the Building Regulations Division at the Township Building, between 8:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or may request an electronic copy of this information from Michael Wylie at 610-645-6172 or mwylie@lowermerion.org.  The public will not be permitted to attend virtually; however, public comments via email to mwylie@lowermerion.org, by US Mail (first-class postage prepaid) addressed to the Lower Merion Township Zoning Hearing Board 75 E. Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, PA 19003, or by phone to Michael Wylie at 610-645-6172 will be accepted until 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 16, 2021. Section 908(5) of the Municipalities Planning Code and Section 11.2 I(3) of the Lower Merion Zoning Code gives parties to hearings before the Board the right to cross-examine adverse witnesses. Since written comments are not sworn and are not subject to cross-examination, the Board will accept such written comments only as expressions of support or opposition to the pending appeal/application.

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Our Last Meeting

November Board Meeting

Meeting Date: 11/09/2021
Meeting Location: remote via zoom

Please download the meeting Agenda and Minutes to see what happened at our last meeting.

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12/14/2021 - December Board Meeting

The agenda will be added closer to the date of the meeting. Please check back.

Meeting Location: Via Zoom
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Our Mission

The mission of the Neighborhood Club of Bala Cynwyd is to strengthen the social, cultural and economic fabric of our diverse community by promoting civic engagement, preserving the historic character of our residential neighborhoods, protecting our remaining open space, and enhancing the viability of our commercial corridors.

The NCBC is recognized as one of the most effective and well-respected civic associations in Lower Merion. With the support of Bala Cynwyd residents and local businesses, we strive to represent the interests of our community during public meetings on residential and commercial development projects.

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Message from our President

NCBC has historically been recognized as one of the most effective and highly respected Civic Associations in Lower Merion. As we build on our past successes, we strive to be more inclusive and representative of our diverse community. We are committed to shaping commercial and residential development so that it preserves and improves our high quality of life without exacerbating problems like overcrowding, traffic congestion, and excessive urbanization of our suburban community. This is done both through advocacy efforts and educating our members about land development and other issues affecting our community through this website, newsletters, email communications and regular monthly meetings that are open to everyone in our community. Our website has been designed as a community resource to be visited frequently and to encourage both old and new residents to join us in our important work. We welcome you.

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