At its October 1, 2015 Agenda Meeting, the Board of Commissioners took the following actions to:

Approve advertisement for Phase I of the proposed Veteran’s Recognition Park pending submission of the bid specifications from the Veteran’s Recognition Committee.

Approve the removal of the condition from the previous Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan approval for Gilligan’s Bar and Grill which prohibited right turns from the northern entrance onto South Sporting Hill Road and advise PennDOT of the Township’s concern regarding this turn movement and to request that PennDOT considers the township’s concern regarding this turn movement in evaluation of the site.

Accept Hanover Engineering Associates Inc. proposal to approve a time extension to the plan recording deadline until March 30, 2016 for the Final Land Development Plan for The Oaks subject to payment of applicable fee.

Schedule a Public Hearing for a Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment to allow Microbreweries and Brew Pubs as Permitted Uses in the Commercial Limited, Commercial General and Commercial Park Limited Zoning Districts. Public Hearing to be held November 24, 2015.

Refer to the Planning Commission a request for a Zoning Ordinance Map Amendment by Radha-Krishna, LLC for 5165 Wertzville Road from Residential Country to Commercial General amending Chapter 27 of the Hampden Township Zoning Ordinance.

Approve participation in the grant program through the District Attorney’s Office for use of Naloxone by the Police Department.

Authorize issuance of Notice of Award, Agreement and Notice to Proceed to National Water Main Cleaning Company for Contract No. 2015-10 for 2015-2016 Sanitary Sewer Lateral Lining Project at a cost of $1,228,475.00, contingent upon review and approval of bonding, insurances and contract agreement by staff and Solicitor.

Ratify the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Winter Traffic Service Agreement.

Authorize the reduction of Fulton Bank Letter of Credit No. D006003 from $115,055.71 to $81,211.69 for work completed in association with the Grand Meadows Land Development Project.

Authorize the reduction of Fulton Bank Letter of Credit No. D006536 from $884,634.75 to $490,482.00 for work completed in association with the Brandywine Extension Phase 2 Land Development Project.

Authorize the reduction of Fulton Bank Letter of Credit No. D006224 from $229,924.42 to $107,878.23 for work completed in association with the Landover Land Development Project.

Authorize the release of Integrity Bank Letter of Credit No. 1266 in the amount of $29,869.23 for work completed in association with the Whitetail Crossing Land Development Project.

Approve a Change Order from R.A. Hill, Inc. for the Boardwalk Stability Remediation Project at a cost of $15,100.00.

Approve an Agreement for Engineering Services with Glace Associates, Inc.

Approve a traffic study by Grove Miller, at a cost not to exceed $2,400.00, to determine if there is a need to restrict on-street parking along 38th Street.

Approve a Tapping Fee Payment Plan for property owners along Trindle Road.

Conditionally appoint Nathaniel Funk to the position of Sergeant effective as soon as practical, serving a one-year probationary period, in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in the Hampden Township Police Association Collective Bargaining Agreement and the Policies and Procedures Manual, as applicable. Nathaniel Funk is appropriately listed on the September 29, 2015 Eligibility List certified by the Hampden Township Civil Service Commission. The conditional appointment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a physical and psychological medical examinations to be conducted by vendors of the Township’s choosing. Except as otherwise provided in the collective bargaining agreement, nothing in this conditional appointment shall create a contract of employment for any period of time.

Approve conditional appointment of David Drury to the position of Maintenance Worker II, Public Works Department, Grade 5 to serve a six-month probationary period.

Approve Resolution No. 2015-33, amending the 2015 Stormwater Fund Budget.

Approve a proposal for a phone system upgrade at Sporting Hill Station.

Approve an Agreement between Hampden Township and Silver Spring Township relative to the Adaptive Traffic Signal project.

Approve a request from Advance Disposal/Diller Transfer Station for revised operating hours.

Approve Eric Gaspich, Robert Falconer, Sai Mahit Vaddadi, Noah Lee, William Fish, Bridget Suhr and Rachael Chacko as 2015/2016 Junior Commissioners.

Approve Resolution No. 15-32 recognizing Garrett Lewis Davey for obtaining the rank of Eagle Scout.

Approve requests for donations from United Cerebral Palsy and Fredricksen Library.

Approve the Warrants Payable for the month of September 2015.

Cancel the October 6, 2015 meeting with the next regularly scheduled meeting to be held on Tuesday, October 27, 2015.

Approve sending letter to state officials in support of House Bill 33.