Board of Commissioners
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Lower Allen Township Board of Commissioners will hold their Public Meeting of Monday, April 13, 2020 via the Zoom platform at 7:00 pm.
All persons desiring to participate in the public meeting will be able to get the link to the web meeting and/or a telephone number on the Township’s website, www.latwp.org, or here on the Facebook page two hours prior to the start of the meeting. The meeting will also be livestreamed on the Township’s YouTube channel.
If you are a person with a disability and require an auxiliary aide, service or other accommodation to participate, please contact the Township Manager at (717) 975-7575 to discuss how your needs may be best accommodated.
All residents, taxpayers, and other interested parties are invited to attend. You may need to download the Zoom app before joining the meeting.
LOWER ALLEN TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
April 13, 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: March 9, 2020 Regular Meeting
4. Audience Participation: Any item on the agenda.
5. PRESIDENT VILLONE
a. Check Register of March 27, 2020 in the amount of $111,534.44.
b. Check Register of April 10, 2020 in the amount of $478,421.48.
c. Accept a Motion to ratify the Declaration of Emergency signed by the President of the Board of Commissioners on March 17, 2020.
d. Accept a Motion to ratify the Extension of Declaration of Emergency to April 30th, 2020, signed by the President of the Board of Commissioners on March 30, 2020.
e. Accept a motion to adopt Resolution 2020-R-14, a resolution of the Board of Commissioners of Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, waiving refuse penalties for the second fiscal quarter of 2020.
f. Accept a motion to adopt Resolution 2020-R-15, to submit proposals for the Pennsylvania local government implementation (PA-LGI) funding opportunity for high priority nutrient and sediment load reduction practices that are consistent with the Pennsylvania Phase 3 Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) in partnership with the United State Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP).
g. Accept a motion to adopt Resolution 2020-R-16, to submit proposals for the Small Watershed Grants (SWG), specifically implementation (SWG-I), for water quality projects that will reduce nitrogen, phosphorous, and sediment pollution to the Chesapeake Bay and it’s Tributary Rivers and Streams to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) in partnership with the United State Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP).
6. Any business pertinent to the Township. Discussions will be limited to fifteen (15) minutes per person.
7. TOWNSHIP ENGINEER
a. Discussion and possible action: Awarding a unit-price contract to Pennsy Supply in the estimated total amount of $425,300.00 for the 2020 Street Pavement Resurfacing Project
b. Discussion and possible action: Awarding a unit-price contract to Stewart and Tate, Inc. in the estimated total amount of $19,673.00 for the Hartzdale Drive Micro-surfacing Project
c. Discussion and possible action: Authorizing staff to seek price quotes for the Wilson Lane Microsurfacing Project.
d. Discussion and possible action: Approve increasing Financial Security for SLD Docket No. 2016-04, Highpoint Phase 1.3, from $80,851.83 to $88,937.01, and establishing a new expiration date of April 13, 2021.
e. Discussion and possible action: Approve Payment Application No. 8 (Final Payment) to Penn State Construction in the amount of $57,127.30 for General Construction on the Public Works Building Addition.
a. Disclosure of teleconference executive sessions:
• March 20th : Closure of Township buildings and reduced in-office staffing.
• March 27th : Non-essential employee stay-at-home order.
• April 3rd: Local government exemption from FFCRA, continuation of pay for employees, re-opening of yard waste facility.
b. Discussion and possible action: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) Sick Leave and Family & Medical Leave policies.
c. Discussion and possible action: Capital Purchase of a Skid Loader.
9. COMMISSIONERS REPORTS
10. EXECUTIVE SESSION