Board of Commissioners
LOWER ALLEN TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
August 22, 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: August 8, 2022 Regular Meeting
4. Bid Opening: Beacon Hill Basin Retrofit Project
5. Bid Opening: Sheepford Basin Retrofit Project
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 July for Community Development, Fleet Maintenance, Public Works, and Public Safety.
b. The Check Register of August 8, 2022, in the amount of $422,269.47.
8. PRESIDENT VILLONE
a. Accept a motion to approve or disapprove the Adjudication prepared by the Solicitor pursuant to the Public Hearing on proposed Ordinance 2022-02, Stormwater Management
b. Accept a motion to enact Ordinance 2022-02, Stormwater Management, by implementing the requirements of the Cumberland County Stormwater Management Plan and Act 167, the Pennsylvania Stormwater Management Act, as amended, by deleting Chapter 184 Stormwater Management Ordinance and by enacting a new Chapter 184, Stormwater Management Ordinance.
c. Accept a motion to adopt Resolution 2022-R-26, hiring Gregory A. Obin as a Maintenance Specialist for the Public Works Department, effective August 23rd, 2022.
9. Any business pertinent to the Township. Discussions will be limited to fifteen (15) minutes per person.
10. PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
a. Discussion and possible action: Award Beacon Hill Basin Retrofit Project.
b. Discussion and possible action: Award Sheepford Basin Retrofit Project.
11. COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
a. Discussion: Brief overview of PA Act 537 Sewage Facilities Program and municipal responsibilities under the Act.
b. Discussion and possible action: Resolution 2022-R-27 Sewage Facilities Planning Module DEP Resolution for Lot 16 of the Sheepford Road/Sadie Lane Subdivision.
c. Discussion and Possible Action: Acceptance of Arcona Overall Master Plan Update
d. Discussion: Major Subdivision and Land Development Plan SLD-2022-04 Arcona 8.2.
a. Possible Action: Approve waiver from section 192–24.C requiring a Preliminary Plan be submitted.
b. Possible Action: Approve waiver from section 192-57.B(2((b) requiring lots to have frontage and access to a private/ public street
c. Possible Action: Approve waiver from section 192-57.B(3)(i) requiring driveways to be more than 40′ from intersections
d. Possible Action: Approve waiver from section 192-57.C(1) requiring 50′ Wide Street Right-of-Way
e. Possible Action: Approve waiver from section 193-57.C(6)(b)(3)(a)(i) requiring offsetting streets to be at least 150 ft from the closest intersection
f. Possible Action: Approve waiver from section 192-60.I to pay Rec Fees prior to recording
g. Possible Action: Approve waiver from section 192-63.A(3) – Requiring curbing to meet PennDOT Pub 408 standards
h. Possible Action: Approve SLD-2022-04 Arcona 8.2 with the following conditions:
i. Township has received the Improvement Guarantee and signed Developer’s Agreement
ii. PennDOT records the HOP
iii. Recreation and Parks Board’s comments have been adequately addressed
iv. Recreation fees are received
v. Board acceptance of the Overall Master Plan
12. PUBLIC SAFETY
a. Discussion and possible action: Approval for ordering scheduled 2023 patrol car replacements prior to the 2023 Budget approval.
a. Discussion and possible action: Approval of Resolution 2022-R-28, permitting encroachment into the public right-of-way of the privately-owned BR 257, commonly known as the Sheepford Road bridge.
b. Discussion and possible action: Authorize staff to advertise Ordinance 2022-04, amending Chapter 197-64, Tax Discounts; Penalties.
c. Discussion and possible action: Approval of the West Shore Recreation Commission’s 2023 Budget and Lower Allen’s per capita rate of $3.00.
d. Discussion: Act 74 changes to the fireworks statute
14. COMMISSIONERS REPORTS
15. EXECUTIVE SESSION