Board of Commissioners
LOWER ALLEN TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
February 9, 2015 7:00 PM
1. Call to Order by President Black. Proof of Publication.
2. Opening Prayer and Pledge of Allegiance.
3. Approval of Minutes: January 12, 2015
4. EMPLOYEE RECOGNITIONS – Performance
5. Employee Introductions
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 2014 for Economic Development, Community Development, Township Engineer, Public Works, Fleet Maintenance, and Public Safety.
b. An increase in Improvement Security for SLD Docket No. 2011-02, Final Land Development Plan for Juice and Java, 3702 Gettysburg Road, establishing a new amount of $56,847.01 and a new expiration date of January 26, 2016.
8. PRESIDENT BLACK
a. Check Register of January 23, 2015 in the amount of $241,466.89.
b. Check Register of February 6, 2015 in the amount of $137,797.45.
c. Motion to approve or disapprove payment of Invoice No. 5 in the amount of $24,404.40 to Sponaugle Construction Services for General Construction on the Cedar Spring Run Park Project.
9. Any business pertinent to the Township. Discussions will be limited to 15 minutes per person.
10. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
a. Discussion: SLD Docket No. 2015-01, 2404 Gettysburg Road Building Expansion: Proposed construction of a 42,961 square foot warehouse addition to an existing 124,901 square foot warehouse building.
b. Discussion and possible action: Authorizing staff to advertise for bids for the 2015 Street Paving Project.
c. Discussion and possible action: Request from Shiremanstown Borough to terminate the Building Permit Application Plan Review and Inspection Service Agreement between the Borough and Lower Allen Township.
d. Discussion: Drainage Plan No. DP 2014-05, Deacon Industrial, 2410 Gettysburg Road.
e. Discussion: Application for New Public Fire Service for installation of five public hydrants related to the Highpoint development.
11. PUBLIC SAFETY
a. Discussion and Possible Action: Certified List of Eligible Candidates for the position of Corporal in the Police Department
b. Discussion and Possible Action: for purchase of replacement radios for the EMS and Police Departments
a. Discussion and Possible Action: 2015 Equipment Purchases Financing
a. Discussion for purchase of a Dump Truck and Mouse Ear Plow.
b. Discussion for purchase of a Vehicle Lift.
a. Senate Bill 4, standards for tax-exempt status
b. Discussion: Value pay system for PW and CD.
c. Discussion: Naming the Finance Director as the Township Treasurer.
d. Discussion and possible action: Authorizing staff to advertise Ordinance 2015-01, a restatement of the Police and Non-uniformed pension plans to incorporate changes required by the Pension Protection Act and the Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Act.
e. Discussion: Volunteer Firefighter Service Award Program survivor benefits.
15. COMMISSIONERS REPORTS
16. Executive Session
a. Personnel disciplinary issue.
b. Spring Lake Colony quiet title action
c. Collective bargaining agreement