Action Items

At its August 27, 2020 Meeting, the Board of Commissioners took the following actions to: 

Approve a proposed Eagle Scout project from Ben Johnston at the Hampden Township Veterans Recognition Park regarding the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Approve a Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment to Chapter 27, Part 17, Section 1721 pertaining to the regulation of signs on a hospital and medical campus.

Approve the Preliminary/Final Land Development and Subdivision Plan for 4600 Carlisle Pike.

Approve the Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan for Vibrant Church located at 1775 Lamb’s Gap Road.

Approve the Preliminary Land Development for Hampden Terminal Apartments located at 4444 Carlisle Pike.

Approve, full-time, regular employment for Ryan Fausnacht, Assistant Golf Course Superintendent, effective September 11, 2020, as a result of successful completion of a probationary period.

Approve, full-time, regular employment for Thomas Frey, Fleet Division Mechanic, effective September 11, 2020, as a result of successful completion of a probationary period.

Approve, full-time, regular employment for Crawford Gingrich, Patrol Sergeant, effective September 11, 2020, as a result of successful completion of a probationary period.

Approve, full-time, regular employment for Claudia Doyle, Executive Secretary, effective September 16, 2020, as a result of successful completion of a probationary period.

Ratify an offer of seasonal and part-time employment for various Township departments.

Approve Resolution No. 2020-22 recognizing William G. Dunlevy’s fifty years of service to the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company.

Accept the 2021 Minimum Municipal Obligation for the Hampden Township Non-Uniformed and Uniformed Pension Plans as prepared by Mockenhaupt.

Accept a proposal from D. E. Gemmill, Inc. to complete line striping and intersection markings at a cost not to exceed $34,854.15 through the Capital Region Council of Governments 2020-21 bid.

Authorize award of the Wertzville Road Traffic Signal Modifications project to Herr Signal and Lighting Company, Inc. at a cost not to exceed $134,417.50.  Herr Signal and Lighting Company, Inc. was the lowest of three competitive bids.

Authorize approval of Pay Estimate No. 1 in the amount of $570,931.27 to Pennsy Supply, Inc. for work associated with the 2020 Street Resurfacing project.

Authorize approval of Change Order No. 1 to Pennsy Supply, Inc. reducing the 2020 Street Resurfacing contract price by $38,973.97.

Authorize award of the 2020 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation project to Mr. Rehab, LLC at a cost not to exceed $293,790.75 through Co-Stars Contract No. 016-037.

Authorize execution of an amendment to the August 5, 2015 Transportation, Disposal and/or Utilization of BioSolids Contract No. 2015-07 with Synagro to extend services through August 31, 2021 at a rate of $40.00 per ton, subject to Solicitor and staff approval.

Authorize purchase of two Generac 55kva mobile generators from Best Line Equipment at a cost not to exceed $79,168.48 through State Contract No. 4400019946.  Generators to be used by the Public Works Department Wastewater Division as mobile emergency power supply for various pump stations.  

Advertise a public hearing for the September 29, 2020 Board of Commissioners meeting to consider adoption of an amended ordinance to execute a renewed cable franchise agreement with Comcast of Southeast Pennsylvania, LLC. 

Approve a time limit extension for recording the Preliminary/Final Land Development for 300 South Sporting Hill Road, PC File No. 19-06-01, from August 29, 2020 to August 29, 2021, subject to receipt of appropriate fee.

Accept an offer for a time limit extension until December 31, 2020 from Advantage Engineering Services, LLC, for the Preliminary/Final Subdivision Plan for the Village of Copperleaf project, PC File No. 19-07-01.

Accept an offer for a time limit extension until December 31, 2020 from Advantage Engineering Services, LLC, for the Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan for the Jasper Ridge Project, PC File No. 19-05-01.

Authorize reduction in Centric Bank Irrevocable Letter of Credit No. 382 from $309,052.70 to $208,250.70 for work completed associated with the Townes of Orr’s Bridge project, PC File No. 19-02-01.

Authorize release of remaining escrow in the amount of $163.75 for the Barron S. Fitz-Gerald Preliminary/Final Subdivision Plan, PC File No. 20-01-01.

Authorize release of Mid Penn Bank Letter of Credit No. 686 from $940,712.30 to $395,825.87 for work completed associated with Grandon Farms Phase 6.

Authorize release of Mid Penn Bank Letter of Credit No. 687 for Grandon Farms Phase 4; all work has been completed.

Authorize release of Mid Penn Bank Letter of Credit No. 688 for Grandon Farms Phase 4; the five-year maintenance period has expired.

Accept a proposal from Dawood Engineers, Inc. to prepare design and bid specifications for the Veterans Recognition Park Improvement Project at a cost not to exceed $28,840.00 subject to Solicitor and staff approval.

Authorize advertisement of bid speculations for replacement of traffic signal masts at various locations in the Township.

Accept the monthly report from Public Works Director, Jeremy Miller.

Accept the monthly report from Police Chief Junkin.

Approve the meeting minutes of July 30, 2020.

Approve the warrants payable for the month of August.

Approve the progress report for the new municipal building.

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