Board of Commissioners
LOWER ALLEN TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
January 23, 2017 7:00 PM
1. Call to Order by President Black. Proof of Publication.
2. Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance.
3. Approval of Meeting Minutes: January 9, 2017
4. Audience Participation: Any item on the agenda.
5. CONSENT AGENDA
Any Commissioner, Staff member, or anyone in attendance who would like to have an item on the Consent Agenda removed for further discussion can request so now. Is there a request for the removal of an item(s) on the Consent Agenda?
Accept motion to approve the items on the Consent Agenda, which are listed as follows:
a. Resolution 2017-R-02, appointing Benjamin R. Peters to the position of Maintenance Specialist, Public Works Department, effective February 6, 2017, at a starting rate of pay of $15.00 per hour.
b. Purchase of a 2017 Ford Interceptor police car from Hoffman Ford through COSTARS for $31,868.00. This vehicle replaces a 2014 Interceptor. It is a budgeted item.
c. Purchase of a CrimeScope CS-16-500W Forensic Light Source from Spex Forensics for $19,975.00 plus shipping. This is a sole-source item and is budgeted.
d. Purchase of six (6) Xslate i5 tablet PCs for the Police Department from Allegiance Tablet PC Experts through COSTARS for $22,809.18. This is a budgeted item.
e. Tax Collectors January 2017 monthly report.
f. Department Reports for the month of October for Community Development, Township Engineer, Public Works, Fleet Maintenance, Assistant Managers and Public Safety.
6. PRESIDENT BLACK
a. Check Register of January 20, 2017 in the amount of $350,380.92.
b. Discussion and Possible action: Approve or disapprove awarding the construction contract for the Beacon Hill Trail Extension Project to Rogele, Inc. in the amount of $196,751.90.
c. Accept a motion to adopt Resolution 2017-R-03, authorizing the negotiation, execution and signature authority, on behalf of the Lower Allen Township Board of Commissioners, all correspondence and documents related to the acquisition of right-of-way for the Gettysburg Road realignment project in Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania.
7. Any business pertinent to the Township. Discussions will be limited to fifteen (15) minutes per person.
8. PUBLIC SAFETY
a. Discussion: Capital Purchase of a Pierce Enforcer Custom Rescue Pumper.
b. Discussion: Civil Service
9. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
a. Discussion: Zoning Ordinance text amendment to allow certain indoor agricultural uses within specified industrial and commercial districts.
b. Discussion: Traffic Control Device Ordinance.
c. Discussion and possible action: Adjudication for Ordinance 2017-01, an Ordinance of the Board of Commissioners of Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, amending, modifying and changing the Code of the Township of Lower Allen, Section 220-SA, the zoning map of the Lower Allen Township Zoning Ordinance of 2009, as amended to rezone three (3) tracts of land from R-2 single-family rural residential to R-3 multi-family residential.
a. Date(s) for Strategic Planning meeting(s).
11. COMMISSIONERS REPORTS