Board of Commissioners
LOWER ALLEN TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
July 10, 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: June 12, 2017
4. Audience Participation: Any item on the agenda.
5. Sergeant’s Promotional Ceremony: Corporal Douglas L. Foltz
6. Public Review and Comment: Lower Allen Township Chesapeake Bay Pollution Reduction Plan
7. 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. Moving Wendy Hayden from probationary to regular full-time employment status in the position of Administrative Assistant/Event Planner.
b. Tax Collector’s June 2017 monthly report.
c. Department Reports for the month of May for Community Development, Township Engineer, Public Works, Fleet Maintenance, and Public Safety.
8. PRESIDENT BLACK
a. Check Register of June 23, 2017 in the amount of $1,654,078.12. Manual Check Register of June, 2017 in the amount of $29.23. Voided Check Register of June 2017, in the amount of $1,295.00.
b. Check Register of July 7, 2017 in the amount of $592,568.49.
c. Adopt Resolution 2017–R–17 in support of the Cumberland County Commissioners establishing a deed transfer fee to fund demolition of blighted properties.
d. Motion to adopt Resolution 2017-R-18, a resolution of the Board of Commissioners of Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, recognizing, commending and honoring Samuel Joseph Spalla for the attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout.
e. Motion to adopt Resolution 2017-R-19, a resolution of the Board of Commissioners of Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, recognizing, commending and honoring Spencer Ray Mulhearn for the attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout.
9. Any business pertinent to the Township. Discussions will be limited to fifteen (15) minutes per person.
10. PUBLIC SAFETY
a. West Shore Fire Departments Cooperation Discussions.
11. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
a. Discussion and possible action: Authorizing the Solicitor to prepare an adjudication for Ordinance 2017-03, an ordinance amending the Code of the Township of Lower Allen, Chapter 220, Zoning, by adding specified indoor agricultural growing operations to the lists of permitted uses in the C-2, C-3, I-1 and I-3 zoning districts.
b. Discussion and possible action:
a. Approve a waiver of the requirement contained in Section 192-24.C to submit a Preliminary Plan for SLD Docket No. 2017-01, Final Land Development Plan for Pa. American Water Co. Capital Campus.
b. Approve SLD Docket No. 2017-01, Final Land Development Plan for Pa. American Water Co. Capital Campus, 852 Wesley Drive, contingent upon the following:
i. Executing a Developers Agreement and providing Improvement Security.
ii. Obtaining a Highway Occupancy Permit from PennDOT.
iii. Lower Allen Township Authority approval.
iv. Executing a Standard Stormwater Facilities and BMP Maintenance and Monitoring Agreement.
v. Providing documentation of approval from downstream property owner for stormwater discharge.
c. Discussion and possible action: Approve a reduction in Improvement Security for SLD Docket No. 2013-06, Hollinger Office Building, 4600 Lena Drive, establishing a new amount of $3,410.00 and a new expiration date of July 10, 2018.
d. Discussion and possible action: Approve a reduction in Improvement Security for SLD Docket No. 2000-11, Heights of Beacon Hill, Phase 2, establishing a new amount of $2,646.79 and a new expiration date of July 10, 2018.
e. Discussion and possible action: Approve a reduction in Improvement Security for SLD Docket No. 2005-22, Heights of Beacon Hill, Phase 3, establishing a new amount of $8,151.58 and a new expiration date of July 10, 2018.
a. Discussion: Act 172 – tax credits for volunteer firefighters.
b. Electronics recycling event on October 7th. Assess fees?
c. 2017 health insurance claims to date.
d. Dairy Farmers of America tour
13. COMMISSIONERS REPORTS
14. EXECUTIVE SESSION
a. Fire Captain hiring update