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BoS Meeting Agenda-May 13, 2019

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

May 13, 2019

6:00pm WORKSHOP AGENDA
Public Comments
Updates:
·       Planning & Zoning
·       Township Engineer
·       Public Works
·       Township Manager

7:00pm REGULAR MEETING
I.          Pledge of Allegiance, Call to Order, Roll Call
II.         Conditional Use Hearing – LTPC 284 – 122 City Mill Road
The board will close the regular meeting, and open a Conditional Use Hearing per Article XX, Chapter 280, Section 2001. Applicant Allon Lefever is requesting a Conditional Use per sections 404.3 and 1530.2 of the Lancaster Township Zoning Ordinance (2012) in order to construct a two-family dwelling (duplex) at 122 City Mill Road, Lancaster, PA 17602, and identified as tax parcel 340-25746-0-0000 in the R-1 Residential Zoning District. The regular meeting will reconvene at the conclusion of the hearing.
III.       Public Comment on Agenda Items
IV.       Secretary’s Report
V.        Treasurer’s Report
VI.       Payment of Bills
VII.      Reports
A.        Lancaster Township Fire Department (west side):  April 2019:  25 calls with 18 for mutual aid, making a year-to-date total of 170 calls.
B.        Lafayette Fire Company (east side):  April 2019: 9 calls
C.        Police Report:  April 2019
D.        Recycling Report:  April 2019: 24.14%
E.         Sewer/Other Reports:  Reports are available for public inspection at the board meeting and during regular business hours.
VIII.     Announcements
A.        Executive Sessions: April 8, 2019, at 9:48pm, for deliberation on conditional use hearings for 1234 Wheatland Avenue and 1228 Wheatland Avenue Rear.
May 8, 2019 at 5:30pm, to discuss a contract.
B.        Yard Waste Drop-off Facility closed Saturday, May 25, 2019.
C.        Office closed and no trash/recycle collection Monday, May 27, 2019.
Waste Management will operate on a one-day delay schedule during that week.
D.        Next Board of Supervisors Meeting: Monday, June 10, 2019, 7:00pm; workshop at 6:00pm, Lancaster Township.

IX.       Old Business
A.        LTPC 281 – 1234 Wheatland Avenue, Conditional Use Written Decision
The board of supervisors will consider approving a draft written decision in the conditional use application for LTPC 281 – 1234 Wheatland Avenue (applicants Brent and Kate Hostetter). The conditional use request was verbally denied at the board of supervisors’ meeting of April 8, 2019, based on the applicant’s failure to carry burden of proof as set forth in the township zoning ordinance.
B.        LTPC 282 – 1228 Wheatland Avenue Rear, Conditional Use Written Decision
The board of supervisors will consider approving a draft written decision in the conditional use application for LTPC 282 – 1228 Wheatland Avenue Rear (applicant Alecxih County Holdings LLC). The conditional use request was verbally denied at the board of supervisors’ meeting of April 8, 2019, based on the applicant’s failure to carry burden of proof as set forth in the township zoning ordinance.

X.        Planning and Zoning Business          
A.        LTPC 264 – 225 Riverside Avenue – Field Change Request
The board will act on a request from Ben Craddock, Lancaster Civil Engineering Co., for a field change relating to a storm sewer pipe at 225 Riverside Avenue, the City of Lancaster Operations Center. At their April 16, 2019, meeting, the Lancaster Township Planning Commission recommended approval of this request subject to township engineer Ben Webber’s review letter dated April 5, 2019.
B.        913 East Orange Street – Security Deposit Reduction Request
The board will act on a request from Jon Owens, 913 East Orange Street, to release $10,000.000 of the security deposit for the repairs done to 913 East Orange Street, leaving a balance of $10,000 which will be refunded when all repairs are complete. This request was received via an email dated April 23, 2019.

XI.       New Business
A.        Lancaster Township Fire Department – Proposed Capital Fund Drive Letter
The board will act on the proposed capital fund drive letter for the Lancaster Township Fire Department.
B.        Lancaster County Conservation District – Memorandum of Understanding
The board will act on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Lancaster County Conservation District and Lancaster Township, outlining the scope and scale of responsibilities and expectations between the two organizations.
C.        Cohen Law Group – Engagement of Services
The board will consider engaging the services of the Cohen Law Group to assist in franchise renewal negotiations with Comcast of Southeast Pennsylvania.
The board will consider engaging the services of the Cohen Law Group to assist in a franchise fee audit of Comcast of Southeast Pennsylvania.

XII.      Guest Recognition & Participation
XIII.     Adjournment

Proposed Paving for 2019

Lancaster Township makes every effort to keep its roads, streets, and alleys in good repair. They are inspected frequently, and based on those inspections and average traffic flow the roads to be repaved are chosen. To see the list of proposed paving for 2019, click on this link.

Large Appliance and Tire Collection Week

takes place April 15-18, 2019 on your regular trash collection day.

Large appliances, also referred to as white goods, include washers, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, stoves, freezers, hot water heaters, air conditioners, furnaces, dehumidifiers, etc.  A $12 Blue Tag must be purchased for each item and attached to each appliance.

Each tire requires a $2 Purple Tag, and tires must be removed from their rims. This collection is for standard car, truck, or motorcycle tires. NO COMMERCIAL OR OVER-SIZED TIRES WILL BE ACCEPTED. 

  • Tags are purchased at the office during regular business hours.
  • If you had purchased a tag in advance, you must notify the township office at least two (2) business days prior to your collection day in order to place your address and the item on the trash hauler’s pickup list.
  • Send an email to jyost@twp.lancaster.pa.usor call (717) 291-1213 extension 301.