BOS Meeting - September 14, 2023

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BOS Meeting - September 14, 2023
Upper Merion Board of Supervisors Meetings
BOS Meeting - September 14, 2023

Sep 15 2023 | 01:01:26

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Show Notes

UPPER MERION TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
SEPTEMBER 14, 2023 MEETING ~ 7:00 PM
AGENDA
0:00:04
1. Meeting Called to Order.
0:00:12
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
0:01:03
3. Roll Call.
0:01:31
4. Meeting Minutes: June 1, 2023 – Zoning Workshop
June 8, 2023 – Business Meeting
August 3, 2023 – Workshop
August 10, 2023 – Business Meeting
0:02:15
5. Chairman’s Comments:
0:10:26
6. Citizen Board Vacancies:
7. New Business:
0:11:54
A. Police/Public Safety Department Promotions by Judge Patrick Krouse.
0:18:10
B. Swearing-In of Fire-Fighter/EMT Mark O’Neill by Judge Patrick Krouse.
0:24:55
C. Public Hearing - An Ordinance Amending the Upper Merion Township Zoning Code, Chapter 165, Section 165-160.2, to require that buildings in the KPMU District containing dwelling units shall not exceed thirty percent of the net developable area of a parcel and amending Section 165-168, Business Signs, to provide for KPMU Signage Requirements.
0:30:56
D. Consent Agenda re:
1. Presentation and acceptance of the Township’s 2024 Financial Requirements and Minimum Municipal Obligation (MMO) in the amount of $2,373,214.00 for the Police and $684,000.00 for the Non-Uniform Pension Plans.
2. Authorization for the Township Manager to sign Real Estate Tax Settlement Stipulation for Amazon.Com Services LLC, 760 Moore Road, for the tax year 2023 resulting in the overpayment of real estate taxes in the amount of $10,090.08.
3. Authorization for the Township Manager to sign Real Estate Tax Settlement Stipulation for Commerce Bank, PA, 122 N. Henderson Road, for the tax year 2023 resulting in the overpayment of real estate taxes in the amount of $520.34.
4. Resolution 2023-28 –Township Municipal Industrial Pretreatment Program Administration Changes. Adoption of Resolution No. 2023-28 repealing Resolution No. 95-33, being the industrial user permit fee resolution, and providing for updated procedures to permit the Township to recover costs for sampling and testing as required by the program.
5. Capital Equipment Lease/Purchase – Authorization to lease/purchase the following vehicles through any state/Costars contract or Government Leasing Program:
a. Public Safety Department – 2023 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
b. Public Safety Department – 2023 Chevrolet Tahoe
6. Capital Equipment Purchase – Authorization the purchase a replacement LED sign for the Henderson Road/ Valley forge Road Community Sign from Signature Sign of Reading, PA in the amount of $38,000 as recommended by the Media Communications Advisory Board and Director of Communications.
7. Financial Escrow Security Release No. 2 – Stonebrook at Upper Merion – Phase 2, Toll Mid-Atlantic LP Company, Inc, 232 N. Henderson Road. Approval of Escrow Release No. 2 in the amount of $291,375.50 for the completion of required site improvements to date as part of the Land Development project as recommended by the Township Engineer.
8. Financial Escrow Security Release No. 3 - Stonebrook at Upper Merion – Phase 3, Toll Mid-Atlantic LP Company, Inc., 232 N. Henderson Road. Approval of Escrow Release No. 3 in the amount of $587,416.00 for the completion of required site improvements to date as part of the Land Development project as recommended by the Township Engineer.
9. Financial Escrow Security Release No. 4 - Stonebrook at Upper Merion – Phase 1, Toll Mid-Atlantic LP Company, Inc., 232 N. Henderson Road. Approval of Escrow Release No. 4 in the amount of $274,472.00 for the completion of required site improvements to date as part of the Land Development project as recommended by the Township Engineer.
10. Permission to Advertise a proposed Ordinance for consideration at the October 12, 2023 Business meeting, amending Chapter 4, Collection Fees, of the Township Code to provide for attorney’s fees, collection fees and costs for unpaid municipal claims collections for delinquent accounts.
11. Permission to schedule a public hearing on and advertise a proposed Ordinance for consideration at the November 9, 2023 Business meeting, amending Chapter 165, Zoning, to amend steep slope regulations, Shopping Center District Permitted Uses, Nonconformity provisions, eliminate dwelling conversion provisions, define interior signage eliminate cluster overlay and development plan provisions, land development plan submission requirements and traffic impact submission requirements.
12. First Avenue Linear Park Phase 2 – Contract Extension. To extend the First Avenue Linear Park Phase 2 with Road-Con, Inc. of West Chester, PA to October 31, 2023 in order to complete punch list items.
13. First Avenue Linear Park Phase 2 Project: Approval of Payment Application 7-REV1 in the amount of $220,137.29 to Road-Con, Inc. of West Chester, PA for contract work completed to date.
14. First Avenue Linear Park Phase 3 Solar Lighting Bid. Authorization to advertise and conduct a bid for the procurement and installation of solar light poles and bollards for the First Avenue Linear Park project via the PennBid website.
15. Trout Run WPCC Pug Mill & Sludge Conveyor: Award the General Contract to PSI Pumping Solutions, Inc. of York Springs, PA in the amount of $413,583.00 and award the Electrical Contract to US Solutions, Inc. of Quakertown, PA in the amount of $36,133.00 as recommended by the Director of Public Works.
0:37:58
8. Accounts Payable & Payrolls.
0:38:45
9. Additional Business.
0:47:00
10. Public Comment.
1:01:24
11. Adjournment.

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