Board of Supervisors – February 4, 2019

Pledge & Call to Order
Public Comment (Agenda items – 5 minutes)
Approval of Minutes

  • Of meeting held Monday, January 7, 2019

Approve Bills
Reports
Appearances
Old/New Business

  • 1. Consider authorizing the advertisement for bidding road projects
  • 2. Consider authorizing the advertisement for bidding E-3M Emulsion
  • 3. Consider approval of the holding tank for Messersmith at 321 Coleman Road
  • 4. Consider approving annual update of Phasing Schedule pursuant to Development Agreement with Greater Gettysburg Investment Group, LP/Gettysburg Commons
  • 5. Consider appointment of an alternate to the Zoning Hearing Board
  • 6. Consider appointment of a member to the Recreation Advisory Board
  • 7. Consider authorizing the reduction of financial security and/or call of the financial security by Resolution for Battlefield Hearth, LLC
  • 8. Consider awarding the Twin Oaks storm sewer system maintenance project
  • 9. Consider approving Sewage Facilities Planning Module for Lot 2, Hunterstown-Hampton Road
  • 10. Consider authorizing the Joint Comprehensive Plan to be forwarded to the county planning commission, contiguous municipalities, and the school districts and schedule a public hearing

Land Use Reviews

  • 1. Snyder Property – Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan (20 Low Dutch Road) – Must act by 02/22/19
  • 2. Incentives LLC – Final Land Development Plan (Lot 12, ACEDC) – Must act by 03/19/19

Public Comment (General – 5 Minutes)
Questions from the Press

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Recreation Board – January 22, 2019

Monday January 22, 2019, 7 pm, 1745 Granite Station Road

Call to Order
Approve Minutes

  • Of meeting held November 19, 2018

Reports

  • From Treasurer

Appearances
Old Business

  • a. Update on the North Gettysburg Trail Extension Study (Adams County Parks, Recreation and Green Space Grant Program – September 30, 2016)
  • b. Recreation Park Status and Scheduling
  • c. Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan
  • d. Park Improvement Plan Revision: Project Prioritization

New Business

  • a. Reorganization
  • b. Annual Report for 2018
  • c. Discussion with Gettysburg Riding Club

Public Comment
Adjournment

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Planning Commission – January 23, 2019

Wednesday, 7 pm, 1745 Granite Station Road

Approve Minutes

  • Of meeting held Wednesday, – December 19, 2018

Land Use Reviews (Preliminary/Final Plans)

  • 1. TKC CCXXX – Gettysburg Shopping Center – Preliminary Land Development Plan (1530 York Road)– Must act by 03/12/19
  • 2. Freedom Valley Worship Center – Freedom House – Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan (3140 York Road)–Must act by 04/15/19
  • 3. Pennsylvania State Police Office – South Central Region – Preliminary Land Development Plan (Lincoln Hwy and Granite Station Road)–Must act by 03/07/19
  • 4. Mark Gettysburg Associates, L.P. – Preliminary Subdivision/Land Development Plan (York Road and Hanover Road)–Must act by 04/15/19
  • 5. Snyder Property – Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan (20 Low Dutch Road)–Must act by 02/22/19
  • 6. Incentives LLC – Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan (Proline Place) – Must act by 03/19/19

Appearance
Old/New Business

Auditors – January 8, 2019

2019 Appointment of Officers – Chair and Secretary
Approval of January 3, 2018 Minutes
Setting Compensation of Working Supervisors –
Tony M. Sanders – Road Crew
Working Supervisors – (snow plowing or office personnel)
Mileage Rate for 2019 per IRS
Filing of the treasurer’s bond with the board of auditors

Board of Supervisors – January 7, 2019

Pledge & Call to Order
Public Comment (Agenda items – 5 minutes)
Approval of Minutes

  • Of meeting held Monday, December 3, 2018

Approve Bills
Reports
Appearances
Old/New Business

  • 1. Consider adoption of the PSATS PA Municipalities Pension Trust Disclosure Form
  • 2. Consider adopting Resolution appointing Smith Elliott Kearns & Company, LLC as the CPA Firm to perform the 2018 Audit
  • 3. Consider advertising the 2019 meeting and workshop schedule of the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission and Recreation Board
  • 4. Consider adoption of Resolution establishing a fund distribution to Community Media
  • 5. Consider adoption of Resolution approving the transfer of restaurant liquor license
  • 6. Consider full release of the Maintenance Bond for Keller Farms
  • 7. Consider approving the Planning Module for Incentives, LLC
  • 8. Consider approval of the holding tank for Gilbert at 1475 Granite Station Road

Land Use Reviews

  • 1. Freedom Valley Worship Center (Freedom House) – Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan (3140 York Road) – Must act by 01/15/19
  • 2. Mark Gettysburg – Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan (York Road) – Must act by 01/15/19

Public Comment (General – 5 Minutes)
Questions from the Press

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Planning Commission – December 19, 2018

Wednesday, 7 pm, 1745 Granite Station Road

Approve Minutes

  • Of meeting held Wednesday, – November 28, 2018

Land Use Reviews (Preliminary/Final Plans)

  • 1. TKC CCXXX – Gettysburg Shopping Center – Preliminary Land Development Plan (1530 York Road)– Must act by 03/12/19
  • 2. Freedom Valley Worship Center – Freedom House – Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan (3140 York Road)–Must act by 01/15/19
  • 3. Pennsylvania State Police Office – South Central Region – Preliminary Land Development Plan (Lincoln Hwy and Granite Station Road)–Must act by 03/07/19
  • 4. Mark Gettysburg Associates, L.P. – Preliminary Subdivision/Land Development Plan (York Road and Hanover Road)–Must act by 01/15/19
  • 5. Snyder Property – Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan (20 Low Dutch Road)–Must act by 02/22/19
  • 6. Incentives LLC – Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan (Proline Place) – Must act by 03/19/19

Appearance
Old/New Business

Board of Supervisors – December 3, 2018

Pledge & Call to Order
Public Comment (Agenda items – 5 minutes)
Approval of Minutes

  • Of meeting held Monday, November 5, 2018

Approve Bills
Reports
Appearances
Old/New Business

  • 1. Consider authorizing the advertisement for bidding the Twin Oaks project
  • 2. Consider setting a public hearing at 6:15 p.m. on January 7, 2019, to receive comments and recommendations concerning the transfer of a liquor license from 7 Lincolnway West, New Oxford to 30 Camp Letterman Drive, Gettysburg
  • 3. Consider adoption of the 2019 Budget
  • 4. Consider setting the Reorganizational meeting for Board of Supervisors for January 7, 2019 and the Township Auditors for January 8, 2019 and authorize advertisement of these meetings
  • 5. Consider authorizing the advertisement for the intent to appoint a certified or competent public accountant or firm to perform the 2018 Audit
  • 6. Consider adoption of an ordinance outlining the amendments to Chapter 140 (Zoning) and an ordinance outlining the amendments to Chapter 117 (Subdivision of Land) of the Code of Ordinances
  • 7. Consider adoption of an ordinance outlining the amendments to the Act 209 transportation capital improvements plan (TCIP)
  • 8. Consider a reduction of the financial security on Auker’s Greenhouse
  • 9. Consider a full release of the financial security on Keller Farms Subdivision
  • 10. Consider a full release of the financial security on Drummer Boy Campground

Land Use Reviews

  • 1. Drummer Boy Campground – Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan – Field Change Request
  • 2. TKC CCXXX (Gettysburg Shopping Center) – Preliminary Land Development Plan (1530 York Road) – Must act by 12/14/18
  • 3. Pennsylvania State Police Office – South Central Region – Preliminary Land Development Plan (Lincoln Highway and Granite Station Road) – Must act by 12/05/18

Public Comment (General – 5 Minutes)
Questions from the Press

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Planning Commission – November 28, 2018

Wednesday, 7 pm, 1745 Granite Station Road

Approve Minutes

  • Of meeting held Wednesday, – October 24, 2018

Land Use Reviews (Preliminary/Final Plans)

  • 1. TKC CCXXX – Gettysburg Shopping Center – Preliminary Land Development Plan (1530 York Road)– Must act by 12/14/18
  • 2. Freedom Valley Worship Center – Freedom House – Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan (3140 York Road)–Must act by 01/15/19
  • 3. Pennsylvania State Police Office – South Central Region – Preliminary Land Development Plan (Lincoln Hwy and Granite Station Road)–Must act by 12/05/18
  • 4. Mark Gettysburg Associates, L.P. – Preliminary Subdivision/Land Development Plan (York Road and Hanover Road)–Must act by 01/15/19
  • 5. Snyder Property – Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan (20 Low Dutch Road)–Must act by 02/22/19
  • 6. Drummer Boy Camping Resort – Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan – field change request

Appearance
Old/New Business

Public Hearing – December 3, 2018

Notice is hereby given that the Straban Township Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 3, 2018 at 6:45 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg. The Board intends to adopt the Ordinances following the hearing at 7:00 p.m.

AN ORDINANCE OF STRABAN TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 140, ZONING, TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES AND GROWERS/PROCESORS CONSISTENT WITH THE PENNSYLVANIA MEDICAL MARIJUANA ACT; TO PROVIDE FOR THE COLOCATION OF WIRELESS FACILITIES; AMENDING LANGUAGE REGARDING HEARINGS BEFORE THE ZONING HEARING BOARD; AMENDING SIGN REGULATIONS FOR DRIVE-THROUGH MENU BOARDS; PROVIDING FOR FIREWORKS SALES FACILITIES; AMENDING THE FRONT SETBACK EXCEPTION; MODIFYING FRONT SETBACKS IN RESIDENTIAL RURAL DISTRICTS; AND AMENDING THE HEIGHT OF ACCESSORY STRUCTURES;

The purpose of the proposed ordinance is to amend certain sections of Chapter 140 of the Code of the Township of Straban by amending various zoning regulations as set forth below.

Section 1. Chapter 140, Article II, Section 140-5 is amended to add definitions for certain terms as a result of recent legislation from the General Assembly.
Section 2. Chapter 140, Article III, Section 140-13(B), Table 140-13-1, EC-2 Allowed Uses is amended to include medical marijuana dispensary/grower producer as a permitted use.
Section 3. Chapter 140, Article III, Section 140-12-1 is amended to add medical marijuana dispensary as a permitted use.
Section 4. Chapter 140, Article IV is amended to add a new Section 140-20(H) to include certain regulations for Medical Marijuana Facilities.
Section 5. Chapter 140, Article III, Tables 140-7-1 through 140-13-1, are amended to include “communications antennas mounted on an existing wireless support structure” as Transportation/Utility Uses.
Section 6. Chapter 140, Article IX, Section 140-61(B)(3) is amended to provide clarification to the time requirement for the first hearing before the Zoning Hearing Board.
Section 7. Chapter 140, Article VIII, Section 140-54(G)(3) is amended to read “Reserved.”
Section 8. Chapter 140, Table 140-55 is deleted.
Section 9. Chapter 140, Article III, Tables 140-12-1 and 140-13-1 are amended to include Consumer Fireworks Sales Facility as a permitted use.
Section 10. Chapter 140, Article IV is amended to include a new Section 140-19(T) referencing the regulations of the Pennsylvania Fireworks Law.
Section 11. Chapter 140-30(B)(4) is amended to clarify the front setback exception for built up streets.
Section 12. Table 140-7-2 is amended regarding the minimum setback requirement for lots with no public sewer and/or water service.
Section 13. Chapter 140-12(E)(1) is amended by providing clarification to the front yard area regulations.
Section 14. Chapter 140-31(A)(4) is amended to provide that accessory structures shall not be higher than the principal structure.
Section 15. Attachment 4, Appendix 2, Sidewalk Specifications is amended to reflect revised sidewalk width.
Section 16. Repealer; Savings Clause.
Section 17. Severability.
Section 18. Effective Date.

AND

AN ORDINANCE OF STRABAN TOWNSHIP, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING CHAPTER 117, SUBDIVISION OF LAND, TO PROVIDE FOR ELIMINATION OF LANGUAGE REFERENCING THE THREE YEAR PERIOD FOR A REFUND OF UNUSED FUNDS PROVIDED IN SECTION 503 OF THE PENNSYLVANIA MUNICIPAL PLANNING CODE AND PROVIDING CLARIFICATION THAT ALL SIDEWALKS WITHIN THE TOWNSHIP SHALL BE FIVE FEET IN WIDTH.

The purpose of the proposed ordinance is to amend certain sections of Chapter 117 of the Code of the Township of Straban in conformity with provisions of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (“MPC”), and to clarify Township sidewalk width requirements.

Section 1. Chapter 117, Section 117-50(F) is amended to conform to the language of Section 503(11)(vii) of the MPC.
Section 2. Chapter 117, Section 117-41(D) is amended to clarify that all sidewalks within the right of way of the street shall be at least five feet wide.
Section 3. Appendix 2, Curb and Sidewalk specifications, are amended to reflect the revised sidewalk width requirement.
Section 4. Repealer; Savings Clause.
Section 5. Severability.

A complete copy of the proposed Ordinances may be viewed at the Straban Township Municipal Building, 1745 Granite Station Road, Gettysburg, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A copy of the full Ordinances have been supplied to The Gettysburg Times as required by law.

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.