LANCASTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
1240 Maple Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603
P: (717) 291-1213; www.twp.lancaster.pa.us
January 2, 2018
6:00pm WORKSHOP AGENDA
1. Agenda items
2. Planning & Zoning updates
3. Public Works updates
4. Manager’s updates
6:30pm REORGANIZATION MEETING
I. Pledge of Allegiance, Call to Order, and Roll Call
II. Election of Officers
III. Convention Delegate Certification
IV. Treasurer’s Bond
VI. Certification of Road District & 2018 Municipal Calendar
Resolution No. 2018-01: Dispensing payroll/payment of bills
2018 Employee Schedule of Benefits
VIII. Guest Recognition & Participation
7:00pm REGULAR MEETING
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
A. Lancaster Township Fire Department
B. Lafayette Fire Company
D. Sewer/Other Reports
E. Recycling Report
F. Lancaster Intergovernmental Committee
A. Executive Session: There was an executive session held on Thursday, November 30, 2017 to discuss a contract. This announcement was stated in the December 11, 2017 agenda, and advertised in the newspaper.
B. Board of Auditors Annual Meeting: Wednesday, January 3, 2018, 7:15pm.
C. Collection of Real Christmas Trees: Collection of real Christmas trees will take place January 8-11, 2018, on your regularly scheduled trash day. Artificial trees can be disposed of with trash, but require a $4.00 red tag.
D. Drop off of Real Christmas Trees: Real Christmas trees only can be dropped off at the township maintenance facility, 1357 Meadowcreek Lane, from January 2 to 5, 2018, and from January 8 to 12, 2018, 7:30am to 3:30pm only.
E. Office Closed: Monday, January 15, 2018.
F. Next Board of Supervisors Meeting: Monday, February 12, 2018, 7:00pm; workshop at 6:00pm, Lancaster Township.
VIII. Old Business
No old business.
IX. Planning & Zoning Business
A. LTPC #200 – Shepherd Family LP – Financial Security Release Request
The board will act on a request from Ronald Shepherd, Shepherd Family Limited Partnership, for the full release of the financial security for LTPC #200 subdivision plan. The request was submitted via a letter dated November 1, 2017. Township Engineer Ben Webber, in his letter dated December 20, 2017, recommended not releasing the financial security at this time.
B. LTPC #231 – Country Meadows Overflow Parking Area – Financial Security Reduction Request
The board will act on a request from Carl Helman, Country Meadows, for a reduction of the financial security for LTPC #231 stormwater management plan. The request was submitted via an e-mail dated December 22, 2017. Township Engineer Ben Webber, in his letter dated December 22, 2017, recommended reducing the financial security to the amount of $5,000.00.
C. LTPC #255 – Lancaster Country Day School – Financial Security Reduction Request
The board will act on a request from Thomas Porsch, Porsch Consulting Company, for a reduction of the financial security for LTPC #255 land development plan to the amount of $69,207.20. The request was submitted via an e-mail dated December 5, 2017. Township Engineer Ben Webber, in his letter dated December 21, 2017, recommended reducing the financial security to the amount of $69,207.20.
D. LTPC #264 – City of Lancaster 2017 Operations Center – Land Development Plan
The board will act on LTPC #264 land development plan, including requested waivers, for the City of Lancaster’s Operations Center on Riverside Avenue.
Waiver requests include:
i. SALDO 305–Preliminary Plan Application
ii. SALDO 402.02.A–Plan Scale
iii. SALDO 602.04.C and 602.4.F–Cul-de-sac Length and Dead-end Prohibition
iv. SALDO 602.09.C.5–Driveway Apron Surface
v. SALDO 602.9.C.1–Access Drive Setback from Side Property Lines
vi. SALDO 603.03.A–Curbing Along Access Drives and Parking Compounds
vii. SWMO 229.43.15.E–Township Notification of Infiltration Testing
viii. SWMO 229-47.3(e)–Maximum Spillway Width for Facility Depth Less Than Two Feet
The Lancaster Township Planning Commission recommended conditional approval of this land development plan at their meeting on November 21, 2017, subject to the conditions of township engineer Ben Webber’s review letter dated November 10, 2017, and the Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement including any items deemed necessary by the township solicitor in the Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement.
E. LTPC #250 – 1230 Hillcrest Road – Stormwater Management Site Plan Agreement Amendment
The board will act on a request to amend LTPC #250 existing stormwater management site plan agreement for 1230 Hillcrest Road due to a change in the proposed plan including a new proposed building location, infiltration bed location, and easement location. This request was made via an e-mail from David Costello dated December 11, 2017.
X. New Business
A. Resolution 2018-02, Lancaster Township Schedule of Fees
The board will act on Resolution 2018-02, amending the Lancaster Township Schedule of Fees, section 1—adding under L the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code Building Permit Fee of $4.50, and under Q updating the professional service costs provided by engineering firm Rettew.
B. Resolution 2018-03, Opposing House Bill 1620 (PN 2146)
The board will act on Resolution 2018-03 in opposition to House Bill 1620 (PN 2146) entitled the “Wireless Infrastructure Deployment Bill,” whereas the bill would strip municipalities of their legal authority to regulate wireless facilities both within and outside the public rights-of-way.
C. Appointment to Lancaster County Community Development Block Grant Funds Steering Committee
The board will act to appoint Kathy Wasong and Suzanne Teske to the Lancaster County Community Development Block Grant Funds Steering Committee for 2018.
D. Request for Fire Police Service
The board will act on a request from the Penn Township Special Fire Police to authorize the Lancaster Township Fire Police to provide security, traffic, and crowd control related to preparations for the Penryn Fire Company Mud Sale from 5:00pm to 9:00pm on Friday, March 16, 2018, and from 6:00am to 6:00pm on Saturday, March 17, 2018.
XI. Guest Recognition & Participation