Board of Commissioners
LOWER ALLEN TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
August 8, 2022 6:00 PM
1. Call to Order by President Villone. Proof of Publication.
2. Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance.
3. Approval of Meeting Minutes: July 11, 2022 Regular Meeting
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. Department Reports for the month of June for Community Development, Fleet Maintenance, Facility Maintenance, Public Works, and Public Safety.
b. Check Register of July 15, 2022, in the amount of $407,446.52.
c. Check Register of July 29, 2022, in the amount of $121,449.03.
d. Land Studies, Inc. Invoice #2 in the amount of $4,385.00 for Stormwater BMP maintenance in accordance with the awarded contract.
e. Tax Collectors June Monthly Report.
f. Approval to enter into a COSTARS contract with Utility Services Group for stormwater television services for Allendale at a cost not to exceed $50,000.
g. Accept the resignation of Jacqueline M. Wilbern, Zoning and Coeds Administrator effective July 13, 2022.
h. Move Officer Ethan D. Kell from Probationary status to regular full-time status effective July 27, 2022.
6. PRESIDENT VILLONE
a. Accept a motion to authorize the Solicitor to prepare an adjudication pursuant to the public hearing on proposed Ordinance 2022-02, Stormwater Management.
b. Accept a motion to enact Ordinance 2022-03, an Ordinance of the Board of Commissioners of Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, amending the Code of the Township of Lower Allen, 1997 at Chapter 23, Intergovernmental Cooperation, by creating a new Article XIV, authorizing the Board of Commissioners to submit a Letter of Agency to the PEPPM Cooperative Purchasing for the joint purchasing of certain goods and services, including electronics and telephonic services.
7. Any business pertinent to the Township. Discussions will be limited to fifteen (15) minutes per person.
8. FINANCE DIRECTOR
a. Annual report on the Township Pension Plans
9. PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
a. Discussion & Possible Action: Authorize a Developer’s Agreement in the amount of $175,624.00 with 2500 Gettysburg Associates LLC for financial security for improvements on 2450 Gettysburg Road.
b. Discussion & Possible Action: Release $175,624.00 of financial security to Presbyterian Development LLC due to the sale of 2450 Gettysburg Road.
c. Discussion & Possible Action: Authorize the hiring of two (2) Maintenance Specialists for the Public Works department.
10. COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
a. Discussion & Possible Action: Authorize Thomas G. Vernau to sign the M-950AA PennDOT Form which authorizes TPD to submit the Drainage HOP for Arcona 8.1.
b. Discussion: LD-2022-07 LA Commons Condo Unit 1 Mountz Jewelers
a. Possible Action: Approve waiver from Section 192-57.C(9) requiring sidewalks be built on all street frontages.
b. Possible Action: Approve waiver from Section 192-58. E (10) requiring plantings beds be designed to collect stormwater runoff.
c. Possible Action: Approve waiver from Section 192-59. C(2) requiring larger parking spaces for spaces located next to planting beds.
d. Possible action; Approve LD-2022-07 Mountz Jewelers with the following conditions:
i. Financial Security is posted for improvements
ii. A signed developer’s agreement is submitted
a. Trick or Treat date for 2022.
12. COMMISSIONERS REPORTS
13. EXECUTIVE SESSION
a. TownePlace Suites tax appeal