Board of Commissioners
LOWER ALLEN TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
January 27, 2020 7:00 PM
1. Call to Order by President Villone. Proof of Publication.
2. Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance.
3. Approval of Meeting Minutes: January 6th, 2020 Reorganization Meeting.
4. Motion to adopt Resolution 2020-R-03, a Resolution of the Board of Commissioners of Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, recognizing Charles A. Clement, Jr. for his years of Service as District Justice for Lower Allen Township.
5. Presentation to Charles A. Clement, Jr.
6. Audience Participation: Any item on the agenda.
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. Department Reports for the month of December 2019 for Community Development
(2019 Year report), Fleet Maintenance, Township Engineer, Public Works 2019 year end report, and Public Safety.
b. Tax Collectors December 2019 Report.
8. PRESIDENT VILLONE
a. Motion to approve the Check Register of January 17, 2020 in the amount of $476,826.12.
b. Motion to accept a resignation from Michael Quenzer, Full-time Paramedic in the Emergency Medical Services Department, with the request to stay on as a Part-time Paramedic.
c. Motion to adopt Resolution 2020-R-04, hiring Richard Dillon as a Maintenance Specialist for the Public Works Department, effective January 28, 2020. This is a replacement, not an additional hire.
d. Motion to adopt Resolution 2020-R-05, changing the title of MS4 Coordinator to Stormwater Program Manager and increasing the compensation for Rebecca L. Davis.
9. Any business pertinent to the Township. Discussions will be limited to fifteen (15) minutes per person.
10. TOWNSHIP ENGINEER
a. Motion to move Mark D’Agostino from probationary to regular full-time employment status in the position of Highway Superintendent in the Public Works Department effective immediately.
b. Discussion and possible action: Approving payment No. 4 for SSM Industries, Inc. In the amount of $21,483.11 for Plumbing Construction on the Public Works Building Addition Project.
c. Discussion and possible action: Authorizing staff to advertise and solicit bids for Stormwater Basin Retrofit Projects at the Public Works Facility and the Sheepford Crossing West Basins.
d. Discussion and possible action: Authorizing staff to advertise and solicit bids for the LACP Fun Fort Reconstruction Project.
e. Discussion and possible action: Authorizing staff to advertise and solicit bids for the 2020 Street Pavement Resurfacing Project.
f. Discussion and possible action: Approving update to the Preparedness, Prevention and Contingency (PPC) Plan for the Public Works Facility.
g. Discussion: Increase financial security 10% for SLD Docket No. 2017-12, Arcona Phase 2.1 and 2.2 that expires on February 11, 2020
h. Discussion: Increase financial security 10% for SLD Docket No. 2005-22, Heights of Beacon Hill, Phase 3 that expires on February 11, 2020
11. PUBLIC SAFETY
a. Discussion and possible action: Authorizing advertising for full-time paramedics.
b. Discussion and Possible Action: Resolution 2020-R-06, hiring Michael Houser as a full-time Paramedic for the Emergency Medical Services Department, effective February 10, 2020.
c. Discussion and Possible Action: Proposed Job Descriptions for Full and Part-time PSOs and Fire Administration Clerk. Approval for advertising for Full-Time PSOs, Part-Time PSOs and Fire Administrative Clerk.
d. Discussion and Possible Action: Capital Purchase of replacement SUV vehicles.
a. Discussion and possible action: Purchase of a Ford Escape for Community and Economic Development to replace a 2004 Ford Explorer. This is a budgeted item.
b. Discussion and possible action: Purchase of a John Deere mower for Parks to replace a 2007 John Deere mower. This is a budgeted item.
c. Discussion and possible action: Purchase of two large snowplows. These items are budgeted in the Highway Aid Fund.
d. Health insurance cost update.
13. COMMISSIONERS REPORTS
14. EXECUTIVE SESSION
a. Peiffer stormwater appeal update
b. Collective bargaining team