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HAMPDEN TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
Agenda Meeting – Room 202
April 2, 2015 7:30 p.m.
Agenda

1. Call to Order by President Bienstock – Proof of Publication

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Audience Participation – Any item off the agenda.

4. Presentation from Cumberland Valley School District

5. Presentation on Comprehensive Plan and Mixed Use Overlay District

6. Presentation from Capital Area Transit

7. Approval of Minutes – Motion to approve the February 26, 2015 Agenda Meeting Minutes, March 4, 2015 Workshop Meeting Minutes and March 18, 2015 Workshop Meeting Minutes.

8. Planning Commission

(a) Approve the Conditional Use Decision for Chris Land, LLC.

(b) Accept Yingst Engineers & Associates, Inc. proposal to table the Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan for Islamic Center of PA until further notice and approve a time limit extension on the plan until
June 30, 2015.

(c) Accept Hanover Engineering Associates, Inc. proposal to approve a recording extension on The Oaks Phase 1 Final Land Development and Subdivision Plan until September 30, 2015.

(d) Preliminary/Final Subdivision Plan for TRAC, located at 4910 Simpson Ferry Road, 2 lots, 2.04 acres, zoned Commercial Limited, owned by 4910 SF, LTD, submitted by Advantage Engineering Services, LLC. Planning Commission File# 15-03-01, with a time limit deadline of June 10, 2015. The Planning Commission recommended approval contingent upon (1) Addressing all Township Plan Review Comments; (2) Addressing all Township Zoning Review Comments; (3) Addressing all Cumberland County Comments; and (4) Approval by the Assistant Director of Public Works.

Waiver Requests Include the Following:

L.D.O. Section 304.3.A.1 – Waiver from Preliminary Plan.
(e) Preliminary/Final Subdivision Plan for 3913 and 3915 Market Street, located at 3913 and 3915 Market Street, 1 lot, 1.43 acres, zoned Apartment Office Limited, owned by Huan B. Lee, submitted by H. Edward Black & Associates. Planning Commission File# 15-03-03, with a time limit deadline of June 10, 2015. The Planning Commission recommended approval contingent upon (1) Addressing all Township Plan Review Comments; (2) Addressing all Township Zoning Review Comments; (3) Addressing all Cumberland County Comments; and (4) Approval by the Assistant Director of Public Works.

Waiver Requests Include the Following:

L.D.O. Section 304.3.A.1 – Waiver from Preliminary Plan.

All components of Chapter 22 of the current Land Development Ordinance that are not consistent with the Land Development Ordinance in place in 1999 under which the original plan was approved (April 6, 1999), subject to Township Solicitor approval.

9. Zoning Hearing Board – April 15, 2015 – Cancelled

10. Monthly Report from Police Chief Junkin

11. Director of Public Works – Steven S. Campbell

(a) Discussion regarding Contract No. 2015-01 for the Caddy Shack HVAC Upgrades.

(b) Authorize release of Susquehanna Bank Cash Financial Security for site work completed in association with Susquehanna Bank at Hampden Marketplace.

(c) Approve the purchase of an EXMARK Lazer z series, striper kit and bagger through Kerry’s Lawn and Garden Equipment Center, Co-Stars Contract # 4400011382, not to exceed $12,137.00.

(d) Discussion regarding Capital Region Council of Governments Chesapeake Bay Pollution Reduction Plan services.

(e) Authorize advertisement of bid specifications for a TV Truck.

(f) Monthly report from the Public Works Director.

12. Township Manager’s Report – Keith B. Metts

(a) Approve full time, regular employment for Wastewater Utility Worker I, William Pierce effective April 6, 2015, after successful completion of a probationary period.

(b) Authorize the hiring of seasonal employees for Armitage Pro Shop, Public Works and Recreation Departments upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

(c) Accept the voluntary resignation of Karen Christie as Hampden Township’s Fredricksen Library Representative.

(d) Approve a Per Diem Policy for Township employees attending professional development conferences.

(e) Approve a Special Events Policy for activities which may impact roadways in Hampden Township.

(f) Authorize issuance of Notice of Award, Agreement and Notice to Proceed to Red the Uniform Tailor, Inc. for Contract No. 2015-02 for Police Uniform Purchases at a cost of $27,516.00, contingent upon review and approval of bonding, insurances and contract agreement by staff and Solicitor.

(g) Approve a Letter of Funding Commitment for a DCNR Grant application.

(h) Ratify Resolution No. 15-10, recognizing Justin Kohr for his service to the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company and his country.

(i) Schedule a Public Hearing on May 28, 2015 for adoption of the Township’s Comprehensive Plan.

(j) Schedule a Public Hearing on June 2, 2015 for adoption of the Mixed Use Overlay Zoning District Ordinances.

(k) Authorize advertisement of a Zoning Ordinance text amendment for the purpose of regulating donation bins.

(l) Approve Ordinance No. 2015-06, an ordinance amending Chapter 27 and Chapter 8 of the Hampden Township Code of Ordinances to eliminate the Plan Review Board.

(m) Discussion regarding YMCA’s request for permission to conduct a special event along Fallowfield Road on Sunday, June 14, 2015 for Splash and Dash event.

(n) Consider requests for donations from Trinity High School and a request for a waiver of rental fees for Township facilities from The Central Association of Township Commissioners and Cumberland Valley High School Life Skills Program.

(o) Approve the Warrants Payable for the month of March 2015.

(p) Cancel the April 7, 2015 meeting with the next regularly scheduled meeting to be held on April 30, 2015.

13. Legislative Update

14. Commissioners

15. Solicitor’s Report – Keith O. Brenneman

16. Executive Session (if needed)

17. Adjournment