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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

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Latest News, Minutes, and Announcements

Police Log-May 8, 2017

  1. Burglary, 4:14 am – 4:43 am, Sunday, May 7, 2017, 100 block and 500 block
    N. School Lane (LT) – Kyle Lewis Salvetti, M/28, of Lancaster, was charged with
    two counts of Burglary, Loitering and Prowling at Night, Possessing Instruments of
    a Crime, and two counts of Criminal Mischief. Salvetti forced entry to an
    unoccupied home causing the home alarm to sound. Officers responded and
    found evidence that the home was burglarized. About 30 minutes later, officers
    responded to a shots fired call a block away. Salvetti was found at an unoccupied
    home attempting to break in. He was taken into custody, processed, and
    committed to Lancaster County Prison.

BoS Agenda-May 8, 2017

1240 Maple Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603
P: (717) 291-1213; www.twp.lancaster.pa.us

Monday, May 8, 2017

1.         Agenda items
2.         Rep. Mike Sturla
3.         2016 audit report presentation
4.         Planning & Zoning updates
5.         Township Engineer updates
6.         Public Works updates
7.         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.        Monday, May 29, 2017 (Memorial Day): Township office and yard/woody waste facility will be closed. There will be no trash/recycling pickup. Penn Waste will be operating on a one-day delay schedule for the week.
B.        Next Board of Supervisors Meeting: Monday, June 12, 2017, 7:00pm; workshop at 6:00pm. The meeting will take place in the Hawthorne Ridge Community Center located at 229 Pennshire Drive, Lancaster.
VIII.     Old Business
            No old business.
IX.       Planning & Zoning Business
A.        LTPC #250—630 North School Lane, Financial Security Release Request
The board will act on a request from David and Mary Roda for the full release of the financial security for this Subdivision Land Development Plan. This request was submitted via a letter dated March 30, 2017, and requested the release due to the sale of the property. Township Engineer Ben Webber recommended the release of $18,923.71, leaving a balance of $0.00, in his letter dated April 17, 2017.
B.        LTPC #257—Elderwood Senior Living, Stormwater Management Site Plan
The board will act on a request for an extension of time of six (6) months from May 1, 2017, for the commencement of construction at 120 Rider Avenue. This extension request was submitted in a letter dated May 1, 2017 from Benjamin Craddock, Lancaster Civil Engineering Company.
X.        New Business
A.        2017 Street Paving Contract
The board will act on the bids for the 2017 contract for street paving in Lancaster Township.
B.        Southern Village Development
The board will act to authorize township staff and township solicitor Matthew Crème to proceed with enforcement of violations by the Developer in conditions of the development’s approvals, specifically the absence of required financial security and the failure of completion of remaining items. This enforcement could include the filing of a lawsuit to compel the necessary compliance.
C.        Fulton Bank CDs
The board will act to authorize the township manager to open CDs with Fulton Bank on behalf of the township.
D.        Resolution 2017-05
Designating Fulton Bank as a depository of Lancaster Township, and authorizing William Laudien, Kathleen Wasong, Thomas Schaller, and Benjamin Bamford to act on behalf of Lancaster Township, and in its name, in accordance with the rules and regulations applicable to the account.
XI.       Guest Recognition & Participation
XII.      Adjournment

UGI Project on North President Avenue-May 2, 2017

A message to North President Avenue residents about parking during construction….

Dear Neighbor,

During the approximately four week UGI construction project along North President Avenue, LancasterHistory.org is pleased to offer nighttime parking between the hours of 6:00pm and 8:00am for neighbors impacted by the roadwork.

Please follow these rules:

When entering LancasterHistory.org’s driveway from North President Avenue, please use the first 14 parking spots on your left (abutting the Williamson Square Apartments). If these 14 spots are all occupied, it is likely because we are having an evening event. In that case, use any available spots you find. When the event is over we would appreciate you moving your car to one of the 14 designated spots.

While parking on LancasterHistory.org property, please know that you do so at your own risk and that LancasterHistory.org assumes no liability whatsoever for you or your vehicle.

Finally, if you have not already done so, we would be delighted to have you stop in and check us out, especially our recently opened exhibition: FREEDOM: “to secure the Blessings of Liberty.”


Thomas R. Ryan, PhD
President & CEO

(Lancaster Township Board of Supervisors and Staff thanks LancasterHistory.org for allowing the use of their parking lot during this project.)

Police Log-May 1, 2017

  1. Theft, 4:00 pm, April 27 – 9:00 am, April 28, 2017, 300 block S. West End Ave (LT) – Unknown actor(s) stole a power washer from the detached garage of a home owner. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Manheim Township Police Department at (717) 569-6401 or the Tip Line at (717) 569-2816.
  2. Theft, 10:00 pm, April 28 – 8:00 am, April 29, 2017, 100 block Conestoga Blvd (LT) – Unknown actor(s) stole a television from under the car port of a home owner. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Manheim Township Police Department at (717) 569-6401 or the Tip Line at (717) 569-2816.

Update on boil water advisory- April 28, 2017

From the Lancaster City Water Department…..

For further information, please call the Water Quality Laboratory at (717) 291-4818, Monday-Friday 7:00 AM-4:15 PM. At all other times, please call the Water Emergency number at (717) 291-4816. 



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

As of Friday April 28, 2017 at 8:00 AM, the boil water advisory is lifted for customers residing at:

31 and 42 Glen Oaks Drive
2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, and 25 Gable Park Road
1838 and 1850 Millersville Pike

Your water is safe to drink and we have lifted the boil water advisory.

We are pleased to report the problem has been corrected and you are no longer required to boil your water.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Run the cold water faucet or water fountain for 2-3 minutes. Flush out any automatic icemakers. Drain and refill hot water heaters if set below 115 degrees and run water softener through a regeneration cycle.