Board of Commissioners
LOWER ALLEN TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
October 14, 2019 7:00 PM
1. Call to Order by President Black. Proof of Publication.
2. Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance.
3. Approval of Meeting Minutes: Regular Meeting of September 23, 2019
Budget Meeting of September 30, 2019
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. Tax Collectors September Report.
b. Adopting the Pedestrian/Bicycle Study dated August 2019, prepared by Simone Collins.
6. PRESIDENT BLACK
a. Check Register of September 27, 2019 in the amount of $422,200.60.
b. Check Register of October 11, 2019 in the amount of $ 338,875.00.
7. Any business pertinent to the Township. Discussions will be limited to fifteen (15) minutes per person.
a. Discussion and possible action: Resolution 2019-R-40 adopting a five year-year smoothing method to determine the actuarial value of assets as part of the actuarial valuation for the Lower Allen Township Police Plan and the Lower Allen Township Retirement Plan.
b. Discussion and possible action: Resolution 2019-R-41, reducing the Defined Benefit Pension Plans’ interest rate assumption from 7.75% to 7.5%.
a. Discussion and possible action: Resolution 2019-R-42, authorizing the President of the Board of Commissioners to submit proposals for the Pennsylvania Local Government Implementation funding opportunity for high-priority nutrient and sediment load reduction practices that are consistent with Pennsylvania’s phase 3 watershed implementation plan to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation in partnership with the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
b. Discussion and possible action: Request from the property owner at 806 Lisburn Road to use a substitute material for sidewalk repairs.
c. Discussion and possible action: Authorize payment No. 3 to Penn State Construction in the amount of $205,508.09 for the General Construction contract for the Public Works Building Addition.
d. Discussion and possible action: Moving Bryan Harshbarger from probationary to regular full-time employment status in the position of Public Works Coordinator.
10. COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
a. Zoning Hearing Board Report.
a. 2020 pay increases
12. COMMISSIONERS REPORTS
13. EXECUTIVE SESSION
a. Personnel action