At its February 26, 2015 Agenda Meeting, the Board of Commissioners took the following actions to:
Approve Ordinance No. 15-05, a Zoning Text Amendment to Hampden Township Zoning Ordinance Chapter 27, Part 2, Section 203, adding a new definition for Contractors’/Lawn and Garden Equipment Sales and Service, and Part 14, Section 1404 as Subsequently Amended, Permitting Contractors’/Lawn and Garden Equipment Sales and Services in the C-PL, Commercial-Park Limited District and Part 19 Section 1914, as subsequently amended, establishing additional standards and criteria for Contractors’/Lawn and Garden Equipment Sales and Service.
Approve the Conditional Use Application from Chris Land, LLC located at 4417 Valley Road permitting Contractors’/Lawn and Garden Equipment Sales and Service.
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 April 30, 2015.
Accept H. Edward Black and Associates, Ltd. proposal to table the Preliminary/Final Subdivision Plan for Cumberland Tech Park until further notice and approve a time limit extension on the plan until July 20, 2015.
Accept Classic Communities’ proposal to table the Final Land Development Plan for Jamestown Square Development plan until further notice and approve a time limit extension on the plan until June 30, 2015.
Accept H. Edward Black and Associates, Ltd. proposal to accept a recording deadline extension on the Preliminary/Final Land Development and Subdivision Plan for Anytime Fitness until July 2, 2016.
Authorize advertisement of bids for Police Department issued uniforms.
Approve the purchase of 28 Glock side arms and holsters from Atlantic Tactical Co-Stars Contract #012-003 in the amount of $14,063.44.
Declare a list of Township provided duty weapons as surplus and authorize advertisement of bids to sell the weapons and conclude the sale at the discretion of the Township Manager.
Authorize the purchase of three VTAC radio units from Harris Corporation in the amount of $24,942.90, Contract #4400005698.
Authorize revisions to the Police Department Organizational Chart subject to final approval by the Collective Bargaining Unit and Board of Commissioners.
Conditionally appoint Michael McIntyre to the position of Patrolman effective July 13, 2015, serving a one-year, probationary period, and 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. Michael McIntyre has been certified to the December 11, 2014 Eligibility List by the Hampden Township Civil Service Commission. The conditional appointment is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a polygraph, physical and psychological medical examinations to be conducted by vendors of the Township’s choosing, and the required MPOETC course and test in order to be certified in Pennsylvania, as applicable. 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.
Adopt Ordinance No. 15-04, an ordinance amending Chapter 15, Part 2, Section 201 of the Hampden Township Code of Ordinances by establishing speed limits on portions of Creekview Road.
Authorize advertisement of the 2015/2016 Road Resurfacing Project.
Approve the purchase of a 2015 Jeep Patriot from Hondru Fleet, at a cost of $20,362.37, through Co-Stars Contract #26-069.
Approve the purchase of a 2015 Dodge Ram 3500 from Hondru Fleet, at a cost of $29,152.65, through Co-Stars Contract #25-201, a Thriman Tail Gate and a 8.5 Western Pro Plus Snow Plow at a cost of $7,563.90, through Co-Stars Contract #25-129.
Approve the purchase of a Vactor Truck from A&H Equipment at a cost of $405,716.00, through Co-Stars Contract #25-044.
Authorize advertisement of bids for replacement of the roof at the Sporting Hill Station.
Authorize reduction of M&T Bank Letter of Credit No. 9946435505-8235 from $1,695,910.14 to $169,591.00 for site work completed in association with the West Shore Hospital land development project.
Authorize reduction of Integrity Bank Letter of Credit No. 1266 from $106,809.00 to $29,869.23 for site work completed in association with the Whitetail Crossing land development project.
Authorize reduction of Fulton Bank Letter of Credit No. 06536 from $1,156,223.75 to $884,634.70 for site work completed in association with the Brandywine Extension land development project.
Directed staff and Township Solicitor to prepare draft documents for dedication of Township-owned stormwater facilities to the Sewer Authority.
Approve full time, regular employment for Maintenance Worker I, Nicholas Spiewak effective March 2, 2015, after successful completion of a probationary period.
Approve full time, regular employment for Recreation Services Clerk, Kimberly Winemiller effective March 19, 2015, after successful completion of a probationary period.
Authorize the hiring of seasonal employees for the Public Works, Armitage Pro Shop and Recreation Department upon satisfactory completion of a background check.
Approve an Addendum to the Service Agreement with LifeQuest Services for the sole purpose of adding third party EMS billing collection services on past due accounts.
Conditionally approve contracting the service of American Fireworks Company for an amount not to exceed $10,000.00 contingent upon Township Manager, Solicitor and Insurance Broker’s review and approval and confirmation from American Fireworks Company that all fireworks will be fully visible from Hampden Park and Pool Complex.
Approve requests for donations from Green Ridge Elementary School, Monroe Elementary School, Cumberland Valley Ice Hockey Club, Outbound, Autism Society of Greater Harrisburg and Navy Supply Corps Foundation and a request for a waiver of rental fees for Township facilities from The Animal House Rescue.
Approve the Warrants Payable for the month of February 2015.
Cancel the March 3, 2015 meeting with the next regularly scheduled meeting to be held on April 2, 2015.
Authorize a letter of support for Senate Bill 501.
Approve Resolution No. 2015-09 in support of Senate Bill 535 and House Bill 71 which would enable all municipal police to use the same motor vehicle speed-timing equipment as the Pennsylvania State Police – as well as to support Senate Bill 559 which would allow certain municipalities with full-time police departments and full-time police to use Radar and LIDAR speed timing equipment.