BoS Meeting Minutes-May 14, 2018

LANCASTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING
MINUTES
May 14, 2018

I. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, CALL TO ORDER, AND ROLL CALL
The duly advertised Lancaster Township Board of Supervisors meeting was held on Monday, May 14, 2018 in the township building at 1240 Maple Avenue, Lancaster, PA. The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by Vice Chair Thomas H. Schaller. Treasurer Steven P. Elliott and Township Manager William M. Laudien were present. Chair Benjamin H. Bamford was not present. Others in attendance included township staff and interested parties. Mr. Schaller led those assembled in the Pledge of Allegiance.

II. PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS
No public comment on agenda items.

III. CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC HEARING—Giant Food Stores Petition
This hearing is a continuation of a previously held public hearing on a petition from Giant Food Stores, LLC requesting a resolution for the inter-municipal transfer of restaurant liquor license no. R-20651 into Lancaster Township from East Hempfield Township for the purpose of selling beer and wine for consumption and to go in the restaurant at the Giant Grocery Store located in the Stonemill Plaza, 1360 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster Township.
Information on the new floor plan and the request for the transfer of the inter-municipal liquor license was presented by Colin Heap, Manager of Special Projects at Giant Food Stores. There were no public comments.

IV. SECRETARY’S REPORT
The minutes of the April 9, 2018 board meeting were approved by general consent.

V. TREASURER’S REPORT
Mr. Elliott presented the treasurer’s report as of May 14, 2018:
General Fund………………………………………………………………………… $5,746,843.36
Highway Aid Fund…………………………………………………………………….. 798,061.85
Parks Fund…………………………………………………………………………………. 32,556.64
Capital Reserve Fund…………………………………………………………………. 730,251.79
TOTAL………………………………………………………………………………… $7,307,713.64
Mr. Schaller stated the treasurer’s report would be filed for audit.

VI. PAYMENT OF BILLS
On a motion by Mr. Elliott, seconded by Mr. Schaller, the board unanimously approved the payment of bills (April 10, 2018–May 14, 2018):
General Fund…………………………………………………………………………… $560,781.17
Escrow Fund………………………………………………………………………………… 1,192.50
State Highway Fund…………………………………………………………………….. 20,659.71
Parks Fund……………………………………………………………………………………… 667.55
Capital Reserve Fund…………………………………………………………………. 128,419.14
TOTAL…………………………………………………………………………………… $711,720.07

VII. REPORTS
A. Lancaster Township Fire Department: Chief Ron Comfort Jr. reported there were thirty-six calls in the township, with fourteen calls for mutual aid, during the month of April 2018, making a year-to-date total of 164 calls.
B. Lafayette Fire Company: There were ten calls answered on the east side of Lancaster Township during the month of April 2018.
C. Police: Officer John Donnelly gave an overview of the April 2018 police report.
D. Recycling Report: March 2018: 19.86%
E. Sewer/Other Reports: Reports are available for public inspection at the meeting and during regular business hours.

VIII. ANNOUNCEMENTS
A. Holiday: Monday, May 28, 2018. Office and woody waste facility closed. No trash/recycling pick up. Penn Waste will operate on one-day delay schedule.
B. 2018 Summer Hours: Open Monday through Thursday, 8:00am to 4:00pm. Closed on Fridays beginning with Friday, June 1, and ending with Friday, August 31. Will reopen on Fridays starting September 7, 2018.
C. Next Board of Supervisors Meeting: Monday, June 11, 2018, 7:00pm; workshop at 6:00pm, Lancaster Township.

IV. OLD BUSINESS
A. Resolution 2018-13
Mr. Elliott moved, and Mr. Schaller seconded, and the board unanimously approved Resolution 2018-13 for the inter-municipal transfer of restaurant liquor license number R-20651 into Lancaster Township from East Hempfield Township for the purpose of selling beer and wine for consumption and to go in the restaurant at the Giant Grocery Store located in the Stonemill Plaza, 1360 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster Township.

X. PLANNING AND ZONING BUSINESS
A. LTPC 260–Buchanan Elementary – Final Land Development Plan
Mr. Elliott moved, and Mr. Schaller seconded, and the board unanimously approved a request from the School District of Lancaster for a 45-day extension of time, for the approval of the Land Development Plan for Buchanan Elementary School. This request was submitted in a letter dated April 26, 2018.
B. LTPC 264—City of Lancaster—2017 Operations Center–Land Development Plan
1.Mr. Elliott moved, and Mr. Schaller seconded, and the board unanimously approved a request to reinstate a land development plan and grant an additional 90 days for compliance with all conditions of approval.
2. Mr. Elliott moved, and Mr. Schaller seconded, and the board unanimously approved a request from the City of Lancaster to revise paragraph 12.A of the Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement to allow for the clearing and grubbing, and security fence and gate repairs, as written in their letter dated May 10, 2018.

XI. NEW BUSINESS
A. Handicapped Parking Space Application
Mr. Elliott moved, and Mr. Schaller seconded, and the board unanimously approved a handicapped parking space application for 37 Parkside Avenue.

XII. GUEST RECOGNITION AND PARTICIPATION
Paul Groff, Waypoint Drive—Regarding Waterleaf Road, a resident asked why they are using the road as a dumping station. He indicated that stones and insulation have been dumped there. Mr. Laudien said they will come out and take a look, and get back with an answer.

XIII. ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:31pm.

Respectfully submitted,
William M. Laudien, Secretary