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Yard (Woody Waste) Facility Update-8/27/2018

Woody Waste is reopening TODAY with a new schedule of days and hours:

Mondays and Wednesdays beginning today (8/27/2018)… 3:30PM until 7PM

Every Saturday beginning September 8th — 9AM to 1PM

Note: Monday and Wednesday hours will be adjusted for Daylight Savings Time

The facility will be closed on Saturday, September 1st and Monday, September 3rd.

BoS Meeting Minutes-July 9, 2018

LANCASTER TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING
MINUTES
July 9, 2018

I.          PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE, CALL TO ORDER, AND ROLL CALL
The duly advertised Lancaster Township Board of Supervisors meeting was held on Monday, July 9, 2018 in the township building at 1240 Maple Avenue, Lancaster, PA. The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm by Chair Benjamin H. Bamford. Vice Chair Thomas H. Schaller, Treasurer Steven P. Elliott, and Township Manager William M. Laudien were also present. Others in attendance included township staff and interested parties. Mr. Bamford led those assembled in the Pledge of Allegiance.

II.        PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS
No public comments.

III.       SECRETARY’S REPORT
The minutes of the June 11, 2018 board meeting were approved by general consent.

IV.       TREASURER’S REPORT
Mr. Elliott presented the treasurer’s report as of July 9, 2018:
            General Fund………………………………………………………………………… $7,207,002.40
            Highway Aid Fund……………………………………………………………………… 778,127.64
            Parks Fund………………………………………………………………………………….. 40,921.40
            Capital Reserve Fund…………………………………………………………………. 730,617.98
            TOTAL………………………………………………………………………………… $8,756,669.42
Mr. Bamford stated the treasurer’s report would be filed for audit.

V.        PAYMENT OF BILLS
On a motion by Mr. Elliott, seconded by Mr. Schaller, the board unanimously approved the payment of bills (June 11, 2018–July 9, 2018):
         General Fund…………………………………………………………………………… $397,576.54
         Escrow Fund…………………………………………………………………………………. 6,564.31
         State Highway Fund……………………………………………………………………….. 5,143.20
         Parks Fund……………………………………………………………………………………. 4,265.33
         Capital Reserve Fund…………………………………………………………………………….. -0-
         TOTAL…………………………………………………………………………………… $413,549.38

VI.       REPORTS
A.    Lancaster Township Fire Department: Chief Ron Comfort Jr. reported there were twenty-five calls in the township, with five calls for mutual aid, during the month of June 2018, making a year-to-date total of 223 calls.
B.    Lafayette Fire Company: There were eleven calls answered on the east side of Lancaster Township during the month of June 2018.
C.    Police: Officer John Donnelly gave an overview of the June 2018 police report.
D.    Recycling Report: May 2018: 27.11%
E.    Sewer/Other Reports: Reports are available for public inspection at the meeting and during regular business hours.

VII.     ANNOUNCEMENTS
A.    Next Board of Supervisors Meeting: Monday, August 13, 2018, 7:00pm, workshop at 6:00pm, Lancaster Township.

VIII.    OLD BUSINESS
            No old business.

IX.       PLANNING AND ZONING BUSINESS
A.        LTPC 231–Country Meadows, Stormwater Management Site Plan
Mr. Schaller moved, and Mr. Elliott seconded, and the board unanimously approved a request from Carl Helman for the full release of the financial security for LTPC 231–Country Meadows, Stormwater Management Site Plan. The request was submitted via an email dated June 26, 2018. In his letter dated June 27, 2018, township engineer Ben Webber recommended the release of $5,000.00, leaving a balance of $0.00.
B.        LTPC 263–1321 Homestead Lane, Stormwater Management Site Plan
Mr. Elliott moved, and Mr. Schaller seconded, and the board unanimously approved a request from G. David Keener for the full release of the financial security for LTPC 263–1321 Homestead Lane, Stormwater Management Site Plan. The request was submitted via a letter dated June 11, 2018. Township Engineer, Ben Webber recommended the release of $30,795.00, leaving a balance of $0.00 in his letter dated June 29, 2018.
C.        LTPC 262–110 River Drive–Financial Security Reduction
Mr. Schaller moved, and Mr. Elliott seconded, and the board unanimously approved a request from Terence and Susan O’Day for the full release of the financial security for LTPC 262–110 River Drive. The request was submitted via an email dated June 29, 2018. In his letter dated July 2, 2018, township engineer Ben Webber recommended the release of $7,631.91, leaving a balance of $0.00.
D.        LTPC 260–Buchanan Elementary School District
Mr. Elliott moved, and Mr. Schaller seconded, and the board unanimously acknowledged and accepted the withdrawal of the land development plan application by Connie King of Marotta/Main on behalf of the School District of Lancaster.

X.        NEW BUSINESS
A.        Presentation of Township Progress on the MS4 Program
Township Engineer Ben Webber presented to the township’s progress on the MS4 program to the board of supervisors. The presentation outline is attached as part of these minutes.
B.        2018 ADA Ramp Project–Contract Award
Mr. Schaller moved, and Mr. Elliott seconded, and the board unanimously awarded the 2018 ADA Ramp Project contract to Doug Lamb Construction, Inc. at a price of $92,200.00.
C.        2018 Storm Structure Procurement Project–Contract Award
There were no bids submitted for the 2018 Storm Structure Procurement Project. The project will be put out for rebid.
D.        2018 Spring House Road Swale Improvement Project–Contract Award
The 2018 Spring House Road Swale Improvement Project contract will be awarded at the August 13, 2018 board meeting.
E.        Handicapped Parking Sign Application, 515 South West End Avenue
Mr. Schaller moved, and Mr. Elliott seconded, and the board unanimously approved the application for a handicapped parking sign to be installed at 515 South West End Avenue, noting that a handicapped parking sign does not designate a private parking space, and anyone with a handicapped placard or license plate is allowed to park in the space.

XI.       GUEST RECOGNITION AND PARTICIPATION
No guest recognition and participation.

XII.      ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:15pm.

Respectfully submitted,
William M. Laudien, Secretary

BoS Meeting Agenda-August 13, 2018

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

August 13, 2018

6:00pm WORKSHOP AGENDA
Public Comments
Presentations:
·       Lancaster Public Library
·       Lancaster Township Fire Department
·       Lancaster EMS
Updates:
·       Planning & Zoning
·       Township Engineer
·       Public Works
·       Township Manager
·       Board of Supervisors

7:00pm REGULAR MEETING
I.          Pledge of Allegiance, Call to Order, Roll Call
II.         Public Comment on Agenda Items
III.       Continuation of Conditional Use Hearing from June 9, 2018. Applicant Allon Lefever is requesting a conditional use per section 404.3 of the Lancaster Township Zoning Ordinance in order to construct a four-unit apartment building on a vacant lot located at 122 City Mill Road.
IV.       Secretary’s Report
V.        Treasurer’s Report
VI.       Payment of Bills
VII.      Reports
            A.        Lancaster Township Fire Department
            B.        Lafayette Fire Company
            C.        Police
            D.        Recycling Report
            E.         Sewer/Other Reports
VIII.     Announcements
A.        Office/Woody Waste Facility Closed: Monday, September 3, 2018.
B.        No Trash/Recycle Pickup: Monday, September 3, 2018. One-day delay schedule for the week.
C.        Next Board Meeting: Monday, September 10, 2018 7:00pm, workshop at
6:00pm. Meeting will take place at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, 750 East King Street, Lancaster, in the Mellor Auditorium, 2nd Floor.
IX.       Old Business
            No old business.
X.        Planning and Zoning Business
A.        Ordinance 2018-03–Zoning Ordinance Amendment
The board will act on Ordinance 2018-03, amending the code of the Township of Lancaster, Chapter 280-Zoning, to add definitions, and to add self-storage facilities as a use permitted by right or special exception subject to specific criteria, and to amend Section 903 to add mobile home park.
B.        LTPC 266–212 South Conestoga Drive, Financial Security Reduction
The board will act on a request for the financial security reduction of LTPC 266–212 South Conestoga Drive. The request was submitted by D.C. Gohn Associates, Inc. via an email dated June 27, 2018. In his letter dated July 24, 2018, township engineer Ben Webber recommends the reduction of financial security in the amount of $6,744.29, leaving a balance of $0.00.
XI.       New Business
A.        Waste and Recyclable Materials Collection Contract Award
The board will act to award the Waste and Recyclable Materials Collection Contract for a term of three years beginning October 1, 2018 and ending September 30, 2021, with the option to renew the contract on a yearly basis for up to two one-year renewal periods.
B.        2018 Storm Structure Procurement Project Contract Award
The board will act to award the 2018 Storm Structure Procurement Project to Monarch Precast Concrete, in the amount of $56,470.00.
C.        2018 Spring House Road Swale Improvement Project Contract Award
The board will act to award the 2018 Spring House Road Swale Improvement Project to Flyway Excavating, Inc., in the amount of 135 lineal feet ($60,000.00). If the additional 20% grant funding is approved by the Low Volume Road Program Quality Review Board, then a change order to increase the amount to 180 lineal feet ($72,000.00) is approved.
D.        Memorandum of Understanding—School Crossing Guards
The board will act on a memorandum of understanding between Lancaster Township, the School District of Lancaster, and All City Management Services, Inc. for school crossing guard services provided under agreement with All City Management.
E.         Ordinance No. 2018-04
The board will act to authorize the township manager to advertise Ordinance No. 2018-04 to amend Ordinance 2 of 1992, Section 96-3 which regulates the running of dogs at large. The ordinance will be acted on at the September 10, 2018 board of supervisors meeting.
F.         Ordinance No. 2018-05
1.         The board will act to authorize the township manager to forward Ordinance No. 2018-05 to the Lancaster County Planning Commission and the Lancaster Township Planning Commission for review. Proposed ordinance is to amend the Code of Lancaster Township, Chapter 280-Zoning, to revise the definition for municipal uses and to amend Section 1615.
2.         The board will act to authorize the township manager to advertise Ordinance No. 2018-05.
XII.      Guest Recognition & Participation
XIII.     Adjournment