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Lancaster City Council Committee

Lancaster City Council Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, in council chambers, City Hall annex, 120 N. Duke St., Marion Street entrance. Among the agenda items:

  • Public safety committee: discussion of police body camera program and related policies.

Lancaster County Career & Technology Center

The Lancaster County Career and Technology Center’s joint operating committee will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in the boardroom at 1730 Hans Herr Drive, Willow Street. Among the agenda items:

  • Director’s report: committee minutes; local, state and federal projects; general advisory committee minutes; search updates, human resources manager, director of facilities, coordinator of marketing and communications.
  • Personnel committee: recommendations for approval of resignations, appointments and adjustments/additional assignments; permission to hire; permission to hire in absence of November meeting.
  • Finance committee: financial reports; permission to purchase; permission to bid; permission to purchase and pay November expenses due to absence of November meeting; 2017-18 financial summary.
  • Building and property committee: permission for a fence to create a safe outside space for Vet Tech Program animals; updates on facility projects.
  • Planning and development committee: first reading, Policy 125; pathways; clearances; updates on enrollments.
  • A joint operating committee planning session is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 30 in the boardroom of the Willow Street campus; the next scheduled meeting of the joint operating committee will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 in the boardroom of the Willow Street campus.

Lancaster County housing

Lancaster County Housing Authority Board of Directors will meet at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, followed by the Lancaster County Land Bank Authority, at the offices of the Lancaster County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities, 28 Penn Square, second floor, Suite 200, Lancaster. Among the agenda items for the latter:

  • New business: resolution adopting a schedule of meetings for 2019. The board is asked to approve a regular meeting schedule for 2019 for the fourth Tuesday of each month, with the exception of December, when the meeting shall be on the third Tuesday. All meetings will be held immediately following the 4 p.m. meeting of the Lancaster County Land Bank Authority, at approximately 4:30 p.m. at the offices of the Lancaster County Housing & Redevelopment Authorities, 28 Penn Square, Suite 200, Lancaster.
  • The next meeting of the Board of the Lancaster County Housing Authority will be held at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 27 at the offices of the Lancaster County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities, 28 Penn Square, Suite 200, Lancaster.

Lancaster County Land Bank Authority

The Lancaster County Land and Bank Authority will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at their offices at 28 Penn Square, second floor, Suite 200, Lancaster, Among the agenda items:

  • New business: (a) resolution approving submission of a grant application to The PA Housing Finance Agency’s Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund to support housing rehab efforts in land bank member municipalities; (b) resolution authorizing the optioning of 309-315 Locust St., Columbia Borough; (c) resolution approving a meeting schedule for 2019; (d) general discussion.

Lancaster County planning

The Lancaster County Planning Commission will meet at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at 150 N. Queen St., Binns Park annex, first floor planning commission meeting rooms. Among the agenda items:

  • New planning matters for discussion and action, community planning reviews: (a) No. 38-32, Little Britain Township, proposed amendment to the zoning ordinance by deleting Section 440 in its entirety and replacing it with a new Section 440- keeping of livestock on lots less than 20 acres in size; (b) No. 45-98, Mount Joy Borough, proposed vacation and abandonment of a portion of the right of way of a public road known as Farmview Lane from the cul-de-sac-turnaround to Donegal Springs Road; (c) No. 54-102, Rapho Township, proposed amendment to the zoning map by (1) changing the zoning classification for 38.2 acre tract of land located at 1475 and 1575 Strickler Road from mixed use commercial to industrial, (2) amending Article 3, base zones, Section 304, business zones, Subsection C, area and bulk requirements to increase the maximum lot coverage from 70 to 80 percent within the industrial zone, (3) amending Article 5, general regulations, Section 533, traffic impact study and street classifications, Subsection C, Paragraph 1 by designing a portion of Strickler Road as a collector street; (d) No. 60-136, Warwick Township, proposed amendment to the zoning ordinance by (1) providing for definitions; (2) establishing certain general and specific standards relating to the location, placement, construction and maintenance of communications towers and antennas; (3) providing further for the regulation of such facilities within the public rights of way and outside the public rights of way; (4) providing for the enforcement of said regulations; (5) and providing an effective date.
  • Subdivision and land development plan items, advisory reviews: (a) No. 65-12-1, transition to community, West Earl Township; (b) No. 71-525-1E, Autumn Hills, phase four, Ephrata Township; (c) No. 72-195-4A, Daniel E. and Christianne K. Ebersol, Bart Township; (d) No. 73-175-2, the Stoltzfus Family, Caernarvon Township; (e) No. 73-317-4, 2837 Main St., Caernarvon Township; (f) No. 73-585-1A, Aaron K. Esh, Paradise Township; (g) No. 78-333-8, 610 Community Way, East Hempfield Township; (h) No. 79-113-6, Lancaster Host Resort, Expo Center Parking, East Lampeter Township; (i) No. 83-234-1, Claude Adair, East Cocalico Township; (j) No. 84-75C, 2760 Main St., Caernarvon Township; (k) No. 86-459-2, National Christmas Center, Paradise Township; (l) No. 89-163A, Arthur H. Good, Paradise Township; (m) No. 92-140-G, Charles E. Johnson, Bart Township; (n) No. 09-58F, Donegal Woods, phase four, West Donegal Township.
  • The next scheduled meeting: Nov. 13.

Lancaster County redevelopment

The Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority will meet 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, immediately following the Lancaster County Housing Authority meeting at the offices at 28 Penn Square, second floor, Lancaster. Among the agenda items:

  • New business: (a) resolution authorizing an application to the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund’s Realty Transfer Fax Fund for an unmet housing need; (b) resolution authorizing a rental housing program reservation of funds letter for The Nissly Chocolate Factory Apartments; (c) resolution authorizing an application for a state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant to complete the Ann B Barshinger Cancer Institute expansion project in East Hempfield; (d) resolution approving disposition of 554 Walnut St., Columbia; (e) resolution approving disposition of 331 N. Third St., Columbia; (f) resolution approving a meeting schedule for 2019.
  • The next meeting of the redevelopment authority will be held Nov. 27 immediately following the meeting of the Lancaster County Housing Authority at the offices of the Lancaster County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities, 28 Penn Square, Suite 200, Lancaster.

Lancaster Township zoning

The Lancaster Township Zoning Hearing Board will meet 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at the municipal building, 1240 Maple Ave. The agenda items are as follows:

  • New business: ZHB2018-0002 Special Exception, continued from Sept. 25 meeting. The Dodge Family Foundation has applied for a special exception of the Lancaster Township Zoning Ordinance (201) pursuant to Chapter 280-403.7 for 1142 Marietta Ave., Lancaster (Parcel No. 340-76363-0-000) to allow for the use of the property as a nonprofit public facility to assist in fulfilling the aims of the foundation — namely, to support the efforts of the primary benefactors, foster teaching and learning while providing the Lancaster community with a place to host and converse on topics of local interest, and be a repository of Dodge Family history.
  • The next zoning hearing board meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 27.

Manheim Township commissioners

Manheim Township commissioners will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the municipal building, 1840 Municipal Drive. Among the agenda items:

  • Public hearings/presentations/appointments: presentation of a check to the Manheim Township Public Library from the Dallas Data Systems Community Funding Contest.
  • New business: consent agenda: (a) Stonehenge Estate, Tract 1, final phase one, subdivision and land development plan, Buckwalter Road, zoned R-2 and T-1 overlay, financial security reduction No. 5; (b) Calvary Fellowship Homes, preliminary/final land development and lot add-on plan, 502 Elizabeth Drive, zoned institutional and T-4 overlay, financial security reduction No. 1.
  • Resolutions: Resolution 2018- 52, disposition of records.
  • Motions/decisions: decision, Grandview Land Properties LP, flood plain ordinance, Route 30 and New Holland Pike, zoned B-1, conditional use request.

Mount Joy Township planning

Mount Joy Township Planning Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the municipal building, 8853 Elizabethtown Road, Elizabethtown. Among the agenda items:

  • Consent calendar: (a) approve and ratify the minutes of the Sept. 24 meeting; (b) authorize signature of the preliminary/final land development and lot consolidation plan for Sure Stay Hotel (MJTPC File No. 18-10-FLDP); (c) accept an additional 91 days in which to take action on the preliminary subdivision plan for Westbrooke IV (extension from Oct. 22, 2018 to Jan. 28, 2019); (d) Accept an additional 91 days in which to take action on the Phase I Final Subdivision Plan for Westbrooke IV (extension from Oct. 22 to Jan. 28, 2019).
  • New business: (a) MJTPC File No. 18-12-SLDP, sketch plan for Goodwill Keystone Area, proposal to demolish the existing commercial building and replace it with a new 11,000-square-foot building on a 0.94-acre site located at 2375 S. Market St. The parking lot and on-site circulation will be modified to suit the new building. Various zoning approvals were granted by the zoning hearing board at their June 6 meeting. The property is located within the C-2 general commercial district.
  • The next regular meeting of the Mount Joy Township Planning Commission is scheduled to be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26.