Siana Bellwoar Attorneys Attend 2019 PSATS Conference

Siana Bellwoar attorneys, Michael G. Crotty, Eric M. Brown and Sheryl L. Brown attended the April 2019 Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) Annual Educational Conference in Hershey, PA. They presented a variety of seminars that covered topics pertinent to municipal officials and employees, such as social media and the First Amendment. Read the…

Article on Commonwealth Court’s Reversal of Zoning Hearing Board Decision by Eric M. Brown, Esquire featured in Borough News Magazine

Siana Bellwoar recognizes Eric M. Brown, Esquire for his article, Commonwealth Court Reverses Zoning Hearing Board Decision, which was recently featured in the March 2019 Issue of PSAB‘s Borough News Magazine. Read the full article here: Eric’s Bio | Areas of Practice | Contact Us All rights reserved. This publication may not be reproduced without…

Eric M. Brown and Michael G. Crotty Present Webinar on Zoning Ethics as part of the Penn State Extension Spring 2019 Land Use Series

On January 16, 2019, Eric M. Brown and Michael G. Crotty of Siana Bellwoar, presented a webinar on Ethics and Zoning to more than 45 participants from across the Commonwealth as part of the Penn State Extension Spring 2019 Land Use series. Participants received AICP maintenance credits for attending. The webinar series assists municipal elected…

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Commonwealth Court Offers Reminder that Land Development Waivers Must Meet Undue Hardship Threshold

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently emphasized to developers and municipalities the need to properly justify waivers from provisions of a subdivision and land development ordinance (SALDO) during the land development process. In Lake MacLeod Homeowners’ Association, Inc. v. Pine Township Board of Supervisors and Cavalier Partners, LP, the Court sided with the objectors by holding…

Eric M. Brown, Esquire Addresses Social Media Use by Municipalities in Webinar

On February 14, 2018, Siana Bellwoar Partner, Eric M. Brown, Esquire discussed social media usage by municipalities during a live webinar presented by Strafford Publications. He identified best management practices to consider when developing social media policies; the parameters within which a municipal employer may regulate the social media conduct of public employees both on…