as the east brandywine churns errr turns?

A friend asked me if I ever watched the East Brandywine Township meetings. I said no, but just spent some time watching the September 17th and October 1st meetings.

Get. Out. The. Popcorn. Drammmmma.

East Brandywine is like a little or a lot of who is on first. There is this one supervisor named Kyle Scribner. Seems kind of to really not get along with other two supervisors. He was the Chair of the Supervisors Board until the September 17 meeting when he quit being chair. It seemed to be over who was solicitor for the township, and apparently it is now Marc Jonas of Eastburn Gray but was formerly Kristin Camp of Buckley Brion? Is this such a big deal I mean don’t townships change solicitors all of the time? Is there more to the story?

Reference September 17, 2020 meeting captured on You Tube starting around 20:56.

Reference October 1, 2020 meeting captured on You Tube starting around 5:36.

Follow this link for everything East Brandywine has on You Tube.

Now mentioned in the East Brandywine meetings is litigation I guess the township is in. And one of the things they keep talking about is the “Carlino Giant Case”.

So I went a Googling. That’s that whole thing that has to do with what used to be the Croppers, correct? I guess that is why there was a special Saturday call or session listed for yesterday October 10th? Something about appointing a special counsel?

So relating to this case, I found the following while noodling around on Google:

http://www.paed.uscourts.gov/documents/opinions/20D0447P.pdf

http://carlinodevelopment.com/giant-east-brandywine-faqs/

https://www.docketbird.com/court-documents/Brandywine-Village-Associates-v-Carlino-East-Brandywine-L-P-et-al/AMENDED-COMPLAINT-with-EXHIBITS-against-CARLINO-EAST-BRANDYWINE-L-P-EAST-BRANDYWINE-TOWNSHIP-GIANT-FOOD-STORES-LLC-KATHERINE-M-KETTLETY-CHRISTINA-B-WATTERS-FRANK-E-WATTERS-JR-THOMAS-R-WATTERS-filed-by-BRANDYWINE-VILLAGE-ASSOCIATES/paed-5:2016-cv-05209-00104

https://www.change.org/p/brandywine-village-associates-stop-the-legal-battle-allow-giant-to-enter-east-brandywine

https://law.justia.com/cases/pennsylvania/superior-court/2018/3388-eda-2017.html

https://www.inquirer.com/real-estate/commercial/giant-carlino-development-east-brandywine-croppers-20191211.html

So I have no idea about the history between these supervisors, or why a solicitor change was bad or even why the solicitor change occurred in the first place. But it was interesting watching for sure.

Watch their meetings. Bring popcorn.

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