Board of Commissioners
LOWER ALLEN TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
July 9, 2018 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 11, 2018
4. Resolution 2018-R-26 Recognizing Gregory Thomas for 25 years of service.
5. Resolution 2018-R-27 Recognizing Curt Heckler for 25 years of service.
6. EMPLOYEE RECOGNITIONS – Length of Service and Recognitions
7. Audience Participation: Any item on the agenda.
8. CONSENT AGENDA
Any Commissioner, staff member, or anyone in attendance who would like to have an item removed from the Consent Agenda 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. Department Reports for the month of May for Community Development, Township Engineer, and Public Works.
b. Tax Collector’s June 2018 monthly report.
9. PRESIDENT BLACK
a. Check Register of June 22, 2018 in the amount of $119,778.43. Manual Check Register of June 2018, in the amount of $232.00.
b. Check Register of July 6, 2018 in the amount of $124,248.08.
c. Motion to adopt Resolution 2018-R-28 a resolution of the Board of Commissioners of Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, authorizing the sale of Township property valued over $1,000.
d. Motion to adopt Resolution 2018-R-29, appointing Aaron J. Duncan to the position of Mechanic, Fleet Maintenance Department, effective July 23, 2018.
e. Accept a motion to enact ORDINANCE 2018-04, amending the code of the Township of Lower Allen, Chapter 151, Parks and Playground, by adding Language regarding vendors and memorials.
f. Motion to approve the request of the property owner to remove sidewalk adjacent to 925 Shetter Lane, with the following conditions:
i. The sidewalk removal applies only to the Shetter Lane frontage. The sidewalk along the Milltown Road frontage, including the sidewalk up to the Shetter Lane curb line, must remain.
ii. The Township’s Pedestrian/Bicycle Master Plan indicates a future trail route on Shetter Lane. At such time as that trail is constructed in the future, the owner of 925 Shetter Lane may be required to replace the sidewalk to complete the pedestrian connection.
iii. The Township Ordinance allows for the Board of Commissioners to require construction of sidewalk along any street frontage. It is possible that in the future, a Board of Commissioners would require that of the property owner at that time.
iv. The area where sidewalk is removed must be graded, seeded and maintained as a lawn or landscaped area.
10. Any business pertinent to the Township. Discussions will be limited to fifteen (15) minutes per person.
11. PUBLIC SAFETY
a. Discussion and possible action: Payment for Lisburn’s tanker chassis.
12. COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
a. Discussion and possible action: Approve an extension for Improvement Security for SLD #2000-11, Heights of Beacon Hill Phase 2, establishing a new amount of $2,911.47 and a new expiration date of July 9, 2018. Authorize Staff to draw on the Letter of Credit if an extension is not received by July 10, 2018.
b. Discussion and possible action: Approve an extension for Improvement Security for SLD #2005-22, Heights of Beacon Hill, Phase 3, establishing a new amount of $8,966.74 and a new expiration date of July 9, 2018. Authorize Staff to draw on the Letter of Credit if an extension is not received by July 10, 2018.
c. Zoning Hearing Board report.
d. Discussion: Amending maximum building height limit in the C-2 General Commercial and C-4 Regional Commercial zoning districts and establishing a building height limit in the I-2 Mineral Recovery district.
a. Discussion: Drainage Plan for Cedar Cliff High School Batting Facilities.
b. Discussion and possible action: SLD Docket No. 2017-04: 145 S. Locust Street, Final Subdivision Plan.
c. Additional costs for Gettysburg Road relocation due to Buckeye Pipeline.
a. West Shore Recreation Commission Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement.
b. Discussion and possible action: Ordinance on distribution of free newspapers and circulars. Possible action to authorize staff to advertise.
c. Stormwater fee collection.
d. Dedication of Chianos Field after July 14th.
15. COMMISSIONERS REPORTS