Public Meeting – October 10, 2018

The Straban Township Traffic Impact Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg to review and address the findings from the hearing concerning the Capital Improvement Plan.

Budget Workshop – October 15, 2018

The Straban Township Board of Supervisors will hold a Budget Workshop on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg.

Public Hearing – September 19, 2018

The Straban Township Traffic Impact Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the Straban Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive public comments on the Straban Township Capital Improvement Plan. A copy of the draft Capital Improvement Plan may be inspected free of charge at the Straban Township Office, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA during business hours or a copy obtained at cost.

Electronic Recycling (Covered Devices)

The next electronic recycling (Covered Devices) event is scheduled for Waste Connections customers who reside in Cumberland Township, Straban Township, and the Borough of Abbottstown on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at the ABBOTTSTOWN BOROUGH REC PARK (Rec Park is located beside the Borough Building)  located at 241 High Street.

Electronic “Covered Devices” (Pennsylvania Act 108 of 2010) are computer devices and television devices marketed and intended for use by a consumer that includes desktop or notebook computers and monitors; keyboards, printers, or any other device sold exclusively for external use with a computer; and televisions.

Cumberland, Straban and Abbottstown residents are requested to bring identification and a copy of your Waste Connections invoice/statement for proper identification.

Zoning Hearing – September 20, 2018

The Zoning Hearing Board of Straban Township will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 20, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

A Zoning Hearing Application dated July 25, 2018 and filed on July 31, 2018 by the Applicant, Rock Solid Contracting Inc. on behalf of Brian R. Baca relative to real property located at 408 Heritage Drive, Gettysburg, in Straban Township, and identified as Adams County Tax Map Parcel No. 38101-0016-000. The real property, which is the subject of the zoning hearing, is zoned and located in a Residential High Density District (R-2) as established by the Straban Township Zoning Ordinance. The Applicant is requesting variance relief from section 140-29.C.(2) of the Zoning Ordinance which provides that no nonattached accessory structures (other than agriculture roadside stands and school bus shelters) shall be built within any front yard of a lot. The Applicant proposes to construct a nonattached structure (a detached accessory garage) on the property within a front yard area as defined in the Zoning Ordinance.

Zoning Hearing – August 30, 2018

The Zoning Hearing Board of Straban Township will hold a public hearing on Thursday, August 30, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

A Zoning Hearing Application dated June 28, 2018 and filed on July 9, 2018 by the Applicant, Poyant Signs, Inc. on behalf of Pennsylvania CVS LLC, relative to real property located at 1310 York Road, Gettysburg, in Straban Township, Lot 1A of the Lincoln Commons subdivision, and identified as Adams County Tax Map Parcel No. 38G12-0171-000. The real property, which is the subject of the zoning hearing, is zoned and located in the Economic Development – Commercial District (EC-1) as established by the Straban Township Zoning Ordinance. The Applicant is requesting variance relief from section 140-54.E.(6) and section 140-54.E.(7) of the Zoning Ordinance, in order to allow the placement and use on the proposed pharmacy building of an additional wall sign on a third building façade that does not front on an exterior road.

Public Meeting – August 7, 2018

The Straban Township Traffic Impact Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg to consider the Roadway Sufficiency Analysis. A copy of the draft Roadway Sufficiency Analysis may be inspected free of charge at the Straban Township Office during business hours or a copy obtained at cost.

Public Meeting – July 23, 2018

The Straban Township Traffic Impact Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on Monday, July 23, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg to consider comments on the Land Use Assumption Report.

Agricultural Security Area – Notice

This announcement will hereby serve to notify the citizens of Straban Township, Adams County, that the Straban Township Board of Supervisors received a proposal for an addition to the Straban Township Agricultural Security Area and will conduct a 7-year review of Agricultural Security Areas within Straban Township, pursuant to the Agricultural Area Security Law, Act 43 of 1981.
The aforementioned proposal and ASA description are currently on file and available for public inspection at the Straban Township Municipal Office, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday – Thursday.
Any affected Municipality and any landowners who own land which is within, adjacent to, or near the area proposed to be added or continued in the agricultural security area may propose changes to the agricultural security area within 30 days of the date this notice is published. Such proposed changes must be submitted to the Straban Township Supervisors, the County and Township Planning Commissions, and the Township Agricultural Security Area Advisory Committee at the Straban Township Municipal Office on or before August 15, 2018.
Upon expiration of the aforementioned 30-day period, the proposed addition, the existing Agricultural Security Area and any proposed changes will be submitted to the Straban Township Planning Commission, the Adams County Planning Commission, and the Straban Township Agricultural Security Area Advisory Committee for review and recommendation. Thereafter, a public hearing will be held by the Township Supervisors to consider the addition proposal, continuation/proposed modifications and recommendations of the Planning Commissions and the Agricultural Security Area Advisory Committee.
A copy of this notice is posted at the following public places:
1. Emergency Services Center                  3. Adams Rescue Mission      5. Peebles Shopping Ctr.
2. Straban Township Recreation Park     4. Straban Township Municipal Building

Public Meeting – July 17, 2018

The Straban Township Traffic Impact Advisory Committee will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg to review and address the findings from the hearing concerning the Land Use Assumption Report.