At its August 28, 2014 Agenda Meeting, the Board of Commissioners took the following actions to:
Approve with conditions, a Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan for Wendy’s, located at 6110 Carlisle Pike.
Schedule a Public Hearing on October 29, 2014 for a Zoning Ordinance Map Amendment by Keys-Pealers, LTD (Pealer’s Flowers) and other property owners amending Chapter 27 of the Hampden Township Zoning Ordinance.
Approve First Capital Engineering’s proposal for a time extension on the Final Subdivision and Land Development Plan for Weis Markets, Inc. until January 31, 2016 with the condition that they install a perimeter fence around the entire retaining wall on the site.
Authorize issuance of Intent to Award, Notice of Award, Agreement and Notice to Proceed to Signet Golf Associates for Contract No. 2014-04 Golf Course Bunker Renovations Project at Armitage Golf Club at a cost of $173,428.37, contingent upon review and approval of bonding, insurances and contract agreement by staff and Solicitor.
Authorize the purchase of up to 1,500 tons of bunker sand from Genesis Turfgrass, Inc. at a cost of $49.54 per ton through the Capital Region Council of Governments bid. Total cost not to exceed $74,310.
Approve a proposal from Security Fence Company, lowest price of any firms providing a quote, to install a new privacy fence along the Hampden Park Public Works Maintenance Yard at a cost of $12,000.00.
Approve a proposal from Schaedler/Yesco Distribution to provide software for Process Monitoring and Control System Remote Access at the Roth Lane Treatment Plant and programming services from Gannett Fleming at a cost not to exceed $9,110.00.
Approve a proposal from Allied Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc., lowest price of any firms providing a quote, for repairs to portions of the Township Building roof at a cost of $12,430.00.
Approve a resolution accepting dedication from Hogan Development Company and the Estate of Ethel M. Noss with respect to property adjoining Valley Road, subject to approval of the Township Solicitor.
Authorize execution of Deeds of Dedication to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Transportation with respect to property adjoining Valley Road, subject to approval from the Township Solicitor.
Approve purchase of an ammonia probe and software for the ChemScan System not to exceed $10,000.00 and approve a proposal from Gannett Fleming to upgrade the SCADA process monitoring of the Roth Lane Treatment Plant not to exceed $3,700.00.
Authorize a reduction of Fulton Bank Letter of Credit No. 006013 from $121,176.00 to $101,154.00 for work completed in association with Brandywine Extension Phase 1 project subject to staff and Solicitor review.
Authorize a reduction of Fulton Bank Letter of Credit No. 006007 held as construction security for the Village of Brandywine Phase IV. Construction has been completed and a maintenance security is in place.
Authorize a release of the Integrity Bank Letter of Credit No. 1262 held as construction security for the Silver Creek Medical Center. Construction has been completed.
Authorize a release of Wells Fargo Letter of Credit No. IS0045085U held as construction security for the West Shore Cancer Center. Construction has been completed.
Deny Classic Communities’, July 17, 2014, request for security reductions. Additional documentation supporting reduction request is required.
Approve full time, regular employment for Wastewater Utility Worker II, Bryan Bocchi, effective October 1, 2014, after successful completion of a probationary period.
Approve conditional appointment of Nicholas Spiewak to the position of Maintenance Worker I, Public Works Department, Grade 3 to serve a six-month probationary period upon completion of a satisfactory background check.
Approve conditional appointment of Kimberly Winemiller to the position of Recreation Services Clerk, Recreation Department, Grade 4 to serve a six-month probationary period upon completion of a satisfactory background check.
Authorize the hiring of part-time employees for the Public Works Department.
Ratify Resolution Nos. 14-30, 14-31, 14-32 and 14-33 for Bryce Armstrong, Stacey Armstrong, Alex Traughber, Captain John Worster, John Goho, Christopher Brody and Marty Henderson.
Accept the 2015 Minimum Municipal Obligation for the Hampden Township Non-Uniformed and Uniformed Pension Plans, as prepared by Mockenhaupt Benefits Group.
Approve Resolution No. 14-34 requiring participant contributions from uniformed employees equal to 4% of compensation, effective January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015.
Approve a final draft Billing Agreement with West Shore ALS contingent upon Township Manager and Solicitor review and approval. Fees for services still need to be approved by the Board of Commissioners.
Accept the proposal of HRG, in the amount of $45,461.00 cost plus max, which includes the 25 items required in the proposal subject to the firm agreeing to include the scope of those items, if necessary at no additional cost.
Accept the proposal from TPD in the amount of $58,885.00 cost plus max, which includes the 25 items required in the proposal, subject to the firm agreeing to include the scope of items, if necessary at no additional cost if HRG does not confirm.
Approve a Letter of Understanding with PennDOT contingent upon final execution of the approved Professional Services Agreement for local engineering design of the traffic signal.
Approve the Creekview Road Speed Limit Study proposal.
Approve submitting two applications for the County Land Partnership Grant. One for the Veteran’s Recognition Memorial Park and one for the walking path along Armitage Golf Club.
Approve an 8% administration fee in the 2015-2017 Solid Waste and Recycling Contract.
Approve a contract from Penn Credit Corporation for past due Per Capita Tax Collection.
Approve a request from the Information Technology Manager to declare a list of miscellaneous items as surplus.
Approve a request for donation from United Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Central PA and a request for a waiver of the Creekview North Park Pavilion rental fee from the Autism Society of Greater Harrisburg Area.
Approve a request from Adventure Fitness for EMS personnel to be present at their 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run on October 4, 2014, contingent upon staff and ambulance availability.
Approve the Warrants Payable for the month of August 2014.
Cancel the September 2, 2014 meeting with the next regularly scheduled meeting to be held on October 2, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. at Good Hope Middle School Auditorium.
Approve writing a letter in opposition of the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Waters of the United States” regulation.
Approve writing a letter in opposition of House Bill 2408 dealing with the Sunshine Law.
Reaffirm Eagle Scout Resolutions for Zachary Dundorf and Keenan McLaughlin.
Approve honoring Matt Kocsis for providing a positive image to others.
Approve writing a letter in opposition of the County’s Farmland Preservation p