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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

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Latest News, Minutes, and Announcements

Memorial Day-Monday, May 30, 2016

The township office and yard/woody waste facility will be closed on Monday, May 30, 2016 (Memorial Day).

There will be no trash/recycling pickup on Monday, May 30th. Penn Waste will be operating on a one-day delay schedule for the week (e.g. if your normal pickup day is Monday, it will be moved to Tuesday, and so on for the remainder of the week). 



BoS Agenda-June 1, 2016

1240 Maple Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603
P: 291-1213; www.twp.lancaster.pa.us

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

1.         Agenda items
2.         Planning & Zoning updates
3.         Public Works updates
4.         Manager’s updates

I.        Pledge of Allegiance, Call to Order, Roll Call
II.       Public Comment on Agenda Items
III.      Secretary’s Report
IV.       Treasurer’s Report
V.        Payment of Bills
VI.       Reports
A.        Lancaster Township Fire Department
B.        Lafayette Fire Company
C.        Police
D.        Sewer/Other Reports
E.         Recycling Report
F.         Lancaster Inter-Municipal Committee
VII.      Announcements
A.        Township office and yard waste facility closed Monday, July 4, 2016.
B.        No trash/recycling pickup Monday, July 4, 2016. Holiday schedule that week.
C.        Next Board of Supervisors Meeting: Monday, July 11, 2016, 7:00pm; workshop at 6:00pm, Lancaster Township.
VIII.     Old Business
No old business.
IX.       Planning and Zoning Business
A.        Giant Food Stores Request for the Inter-Municipal Transfer of a Restaurant Liquor License-Resolution 2016-09
The board will act on a request from Giant Food Stores for the inter-municipal transfer of restaurant liquor license no. R-20651 into Lancaster Township for the purpose of selling beer for consumption, and to go, at the Giant Food Store at 1360 Columbia Avenue, Stonemill Plaza. The hearing for this request was held on April 11, 2016 and testimony was closed at that time.
X.        New Business
A.        PPL Right-Of-Way Grant Request, Columbia Avenue
The board will act on a Right-Of-Way Grant request from PPL Electric Utilities for the purpose of relocating facilities due to the bridge replacement.
B.        Resolution 2016-07: Dedication of Hamilton Park to J. Robert Eckenrode
The board will act on Resolution 2016-07 dedicating Hamilton Park to J. Robert Eckenrode, and renaming the park the J. Robert Eckenrode Hamilton Park.
C.        Resolution 2016-08: Dedication of Public Works Building to Earl Groff
The board will act on Resolution 2016-08 dedicating the township public works building to Earl Groff, and renaming the building The Earl Groff Public Works Building.
XI.       Guest Recognition & Participation
XII.      Adjournment

Police Log-May 25 & 26, 2016

May 25th:

  1. Theft, 12:31 a.m. May 25, 2016, 600 Block Wyncroft Lane (LT) – Two persons were observed stealing a bike from a second story balcony in the 600 Blk of Wyncroft Lane at 12:31 a.m. May 25, 2016. They were chased by the owner, but got away with the bike. Loss $70.

May 26th:

  1. Theft from Vehicle, 1100 Block Wheatland Avenue (LT) – Loose change and a necklace were taken from a vehicle parked overnight May 24-25, 2016, in the 1100 Blk of Wheatland Avenue. Loss $20.

Boil Water Advisory-May 25, 2016


Hiervan el agua antes de usarla. Este informe contiene informacion muy importante sobre sy agua de beber. Traduzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien.

On Wednesday May 25, 2016, at 9:00am, the City of Lancaster Water Department issued a boil water advisory caused by water system maintenance. This notice is for customers residing on Nassau Road (see list below) and 1100 Jamaica Road.

110, 112, 114, 115, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 124, 126, 128, 130, 132, 134, 136, 138, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 154, 155 Nassau Road

DO NOT DRINK THE WATER WITHOUT BOILING IT FIRST. Bring all water to a rolling boil, let it boil for one minute, and let it cool before using; or use bottled water.  You should use boiled or bottled water for drinking, making ice, washing dishes, brushing teeth, and food preparation until further notice.

Residents are being notified by phone calls, emails, and door hangers as well as a posting on the city’s blog and Facebook page.

The city is working to correct the problem, and will inform residents affected when the situation is corrected and tests confirm the water is safe to drink. The water must pass quality tests for two days before the advisory can be lifted.

All questions should be directed to:

City of Lancaster Water Department
(717) 291-4818 Monday-Friday 7:00am-4:15pm
After hours, the Water Emergency phone number is (717) 291-4816
For full details, go to the City of Lancaster Water Department website–click here.

BoS June meeting rescheduled

The Lancaster Township Board of Supervisors meeting originally set for Monday, June 13, 2016 has been moved to Wednesday, June 1, 2016.

The meeting will be held at the township building, 1240 Maple Avenue. Workshop at 6:00pm, meeting at 7:00pm.