Action Items

At its August 29, 2019 Meeting, the Board of Commissioners took the following actions to:  

Approve Ordinance No. 2019-13, amending Chapter 27 of the Township of Hampden Code of Ordinances with respect to live-in managers for self-service storage facilities.  Request submitted by Braam Hattingh.

Table the request from Jeanette Bish, Audrey D. Neiswender, Barbara Musselman and Nancy Ambrose for a zoning map amendment at 4550 and 4640 Mt. Zion Drive.

Approve, with conditions, the Final Land Development Plan for Brambles West located at the end of Crossgate Drive.

Approve, with conditions, the Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan for 300 South Sporting Hill Road.

Table the Final Land Development Plan for Good Hope Office Park – Building #3, located at 1824 Good Hope Road.

Table the Revised Final Land Development Plan for Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center, located at the Wentworth Corporate Center – Lot #1.

Accept an offer for a time limit extension until January 1, 2020 from RGS Associates for the Preliminary/Final Subdivision and Land Development Plan for Picking Estates, Planning Commission File #18-11-01.

Approve Resolution No. 2019-25 amending the Township's Sewage Facility Plan to account for 49 new EDUs associated with the proposed Hunter's Glen project.

Approve the upfitting of two police interceptors by B. Moyer Radio Communications at a cost not to exceed $24,344.52 ($12,172.26 each) through Co-Stars Contract No.012-146 and Sweeney Signs at a cost not to exceed $1,500.00 ($750.00 each).

Approve a release of PPL Street Cut Escrows for Permit No. 2018-04 in the amount of $1,147.95, Permit No. 2018-55 in the amount of $467.80 and Permit No. 2018-92 in the amount of $414.25.

Ratify participation in the CapCOG 2019-2020 Salt Bid.

Authorize advertisement of bids for the replacement of the traffic signal pole
located at the Creekview/Lamb's Gap Roads intersection.

Approve requiring sidewalks to be constructed along the Carlisle Pike from Silver Springs Road to Salem Church Road in anticipation of PennDOT’s resurfacing project on the Carlisle Pike.  

Authorize issuance of Request for Proposals for Caddy Shack Roof Design.

Approve Findley Construction at a cost not to exceed $5,000.00 to pave cart paths for hole nos. 8 and 16 at Armitage Golf Club.

Approve revisions to the MS4 Pollutant Reduction Plan.

Approve Pay Estimate No. 2 in the amount of $724,702.06 to Pennsy Supply, Inc. for work associated with the 2019 Street Resurfacing Project.

Award the Final Phase of the Veterans Memorial to Bazella Group at a cost not to exceed $20,500.00 and to purchase the materials necessary to complete that project at a cost not to exceed $10,000.00 subject to agreement with the Veterans Recognition Committee to reimburse the Township for those costs.

Authorize extension of walking path between Indian Creek and Sleepy Hollow Developments and Sears Run Road.  Work to be performed by Township Public Works staff and lowest respective bidder.

Conditionally appoint Crawford Gingrich to the position of Sergeant, effective as soon as practicable, to serve a one-year probationary period of employment 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, who has been certified to the May 13, 2019 Eligibility List by the Hampden Township Civil Service Commission. Compensation to be set at the hourly rate in effect at that time. The conditional appointment is contingent upon satisfactory polygraph, physical and psychological medical examinations to be conducted by WorkNet and Dr. Louis B. Laguna respectively. 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.

Conditionally appoint Cody Phillips to the position of Patrol Officer, effective as soon as practicable, to serve a one-year probationary period of employment 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, who has been certified to the July 23, 2019 Eligibility List by the Hampden Township Civil Service Commission. Compensation to be set at the hourly rate in effect at that time. The conditional appointment is contingent upon satisfactory polygraph, physical and psychological medical examinations to be conducted by WorkNet and Dr. Louis B. Laguna respectively. 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.

Accept the voluntary resignation of Philip Burton from the position of Public Works Department Duty Crew Leader effective August 27, 2019.

Authorize advertisement for a part-time Civilian Support Staff for the Hampden Township Police Department.

Ratify the hiring of seasonal employees for the Recreation and Public Works Departments.

Accept the 2020 Minimum Municipal Obligation for the Hampden Township Non-Uniformed and Uniformed Pension Plans as prepared by Mockenhaupt.

Approve a contract with Waste Management for the 2020-2022 Solid Waste and Recycling Collection Services.

Approve Ordinance No. 2019-11, authorizing entry into an Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement with East Pennsboro Township for purposes of providing mutual fire and rescue services.

Approve Ordinance No. 2019-12, amending Chapter 16, Part 1, Appendix A of the Township of Hampden Code of Ordinances to provide rules applicable to Srouji Park.

Approve Resolution No. 2019-24 recognizing Captain Kyle Bryan upon the Change of Command to his successor.

Approve an Adopt-A-Highway agreement with Mechanicsburg North Rotary Club for Orr's Bridge Road between Wertzville Road and Creekview Road.

Approve payment applications certified by architect and recommended for payment by staff for the New Municipal Building in the following amounts:  Myco Mechanical – Pay App #2 - $10,395.00; Stouffer Mechanical – Pay App #2 - $14,400.00 and eci Construction – Pay App #3 - $516,420.36.

Approve Change Order #2 to eci Construction in the deduct amount of $4,293.00 for the New Municipal Building.

Approve Change Order #3 to eci Construction in the deduct amount of $171.00 for the New Municipal Building.

Approve a natural gas meter connection fee with UGI for $9,500.00.

Approve revisions to the Hampden Township Safety and Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Manuals.

Approve the Warrants Payable for the month of August 2019.

Cancel the November 26, 2019 Board of Commissioners Meeting and approve an alternate meeting date of November 21 for advertisement.

The next Board of Commissioners meeting is to be held on September 26, 2019.

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