NOTICE

The STRABAN TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL OFFICE will be CLOSED July 11th thru July 18th. The office will open at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 19th.

Zoning Hearing – July 7, 2016

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a decisional meeting on July 7, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, on the zoning application filed by Gettysburg Crossing, LP – regarding property located immediately northwest of the intersection of SR30 (U.S. Route 30) and US RT 15 east of Shealer Road in Straban Township. The property is located in the EC-1 zoning district established by the Straban Township zoning ordinance and is shown on a final subdivision plan recorded in the Adams County, Pennsylvania, Recorder of Deed’s Office on April 24, 2006, in plan book 4389, page 310.

Applicant requests a variance (either a hardship variance or a de minimus variance) to permit parking to be placed between the plane of any primary building facade and a road right-of-way. According to the application, the zoning ordinance at issue, section 140-12E.(1) prohibits parking between the front of a primary building façade of a property and a road right-of-way. The portion of Applicant’s property addressed by the application is property frontage on U.S. Route 30 and also on Shealer Road. The land is proposed for use as a pharmacy. The proposed pharmacy encompasses 2.5 acres with Applicant’s proposed Lincoln Commons development. All those wishing to be heard on the application must appear at hearing at the aforesaid time and place.

HELP WANTED – Part Time Office Secretary

Straban Township, Adams County, PA is seeking a qualified applicant for position of a Part Time Office Secretary.  Salary is in part dependent on experience.  This position reports directly to the Office Manager.

The employee should have a High School or GED, Associate’s or bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in business, secretarial sciences, bookkeeping, or related field desirable.  Three (3) years secretarial/clerical or related experience is desirable.  Bookkeeping is also an advantage.  An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

Computer literacy including the use of Word, Excel and Quick Books is necessary. Knowledge of office practices, equipment, and procedures required. The ability to effectively deal with a wide variety of tasks and issues at the same time is essential.

Mail cover letter, resume, and three professional references by July 14, 2016 to the attention of Robin Crushong, Office Manager, Straban Township, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg PA 17325, email:  office@strabantownship.com  For more information including a complete position description please contact the above. EOE

NOTICE – Zoning Hearing Board

Straban Twp. has a position open on the Zoning Hearing Board. Anyone interested in serving on the Zoning Hearing Board should send a letter to the township requesting consideration for this position by July 21.
Appointed by the Board of Supervisors, the Zoning Hearing Board is comprised of three township residents, who each serve a three year term. The purpose of the Board is to ensure fair, equitable application and administration of the Zoning Ordinance.
If you have any questions, please contact the Township office at 717-334-4833

Zoning Hearing – June 15, 2016

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on June 15, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, PA, to consider the following:

An application by Gettysburg Crossing, LP – regarding property located immediately northwest of the intersection of SR30 (U.S. Route 30) and US RT 15 east of Shealer Road in Straban Township. The property is located in the EC-1 zoning district established by the Straban Township zoning ordinance and is shown on a final subdivision plan recorded in the Adams County, Pennsylvania, Recorder of Deed’s Office on April 24, 2006, in plan book 4389, page 310.

Applicant requests a variance (either a hardship variance or a de minimus variance) to permit parking to be placed between the plane of any primary building facade and a road right-of-way. According to the application, the zoning ordinance at issue, section 140-12E.(1) prohibits parking between the front of a primary building façade of a property and a road right-of-way. The portion of Applicant’s property addressed by the application is property frontage on U.S. Route 30 and also on Shealer Road. The land is proposed for use as a pharmacy. The proposed pharmacy encompasses 2.5 acres with Applicant’s proposed Lincoln Commons development. All those wishing to be heard on the application must appear at hearing at the aforesaid time and place.

Zoning Decisional – May 3, 2016

The Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, Zoning Hearing Board shall hold a decisional meeting on May 3, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the Township Municipal building located at 1745 Granite Station Road in Straban Township in regard to the zoning application filed by Agricultural Commodities, Inc. The Applicant is requesting a variance from the maximum height requirement and the required 50 foot minimum buffer adjacent to bodies of water for an erected new grain bin and a special exception to permit the expansion of its agricultural commodities business located at 1585 Granite Station Road in Straban Township

Zoning Decisional – April 28, 2016

The Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, Zoning Hearing Board shall hold a decisional meeting on April 28, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the Township Municipal building located at 1745 Granite Station Road in Straban Township in regard to the zoning application filed by Gettysburg Crossing, LP. The Applicant is requesting a special exception to permit development of a shopping center building of 19,200 square feet on 4.22 acres of Applicant’s 10.864 acres located immediately northwest of the intersection of SR 30(U.S. Route 30) and US RT 15 east of Shealer Road in Straban Township

Zoning Decisional – April 13, 2016

The Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, Zoning Hearing Board shall hold a decisional meeting on April 13, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. at the Township Municipal building located at 1745 Granite Station Road in Straban Township in regard to the zoning application filed by Agricultural Commodities, Inc. The Applicant is requesting a variance from the maximum height requirement and the required 50 foot minimum buffer adjacent to bodies of water for an erected new grain bin and a special exception to permit the expansion of its agricultural commodities business located at 1585 Granite Station Road in Straban Township

Zoning Hearing – April 18, 2016

The Straban Township, Adams County, PA, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on April 18, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to consider the following:

An application by Barry Haase and Drummer Boy RV, LLC – regarding property located at 1 Rocky Grove Road in Straban Township. The property is located in the R-R zoning district established by the Straban Township zoning ordinance.

The Applicants request a special exception to permit expansion of Applicants’ existing camping resort to include construction of 25 new RV sites, conversion of 7 tent sites to RV sites, and the addition of 3 new park cabins. In addition Applicants request a modification of an existing condition made part of a prior zoning decision in respect to the existing camping resort facility. That decision stated that the prior approval was for the final build out of the camping resort at such location. The prior decision of this Board was entered on February 15, 2008. All those wishing to be heard on the application must appear at hearing at the aforesaid time and place.

Zoning Hearing – March 29, 2016

The Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, Zoning Hearing Board will hold a public hearing on March 29, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the Straban Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to consider the following:

An application by Gettysburg Crossing, LP – regarding property located immediately northwest of the intersection of SR 30 (U.S. Route 30) and US RT 15 east of Shealer Road in Straban Township. The property is located in the EC-1 zoning district established by the Straban Township zoning ordinance.

The Applicant requests a special exception to permit development of a shopping center on 4.22 acres of Applicant’s 10.864 acres located at the above site. Applicant’s property is shown on a final subdivision plan recorded in the Adams County, Pennsylvania, Recorder of Deed’s Office on April 24, 2006, in plan book 4389, page 310. The size of the proposed shopping center building is stated to be 19,200 square feet. The application including a sketch plan of the proposed shopping center and its parking and other facilities is available for inspection at the Township Municipal Building during regular office hours. All those wishing to be heard on the application must appear at hearing at the aforesaid time and place.