On the Agenda

July 2017 Agenda Items

Planning and Economic Development Committee

 

  1. Motion to approve a Conditional Use Request by T-Mobile –T Mobile is proposing to co-locate a cellular antenna on the water tower owned by the Plum Municipal Authority located along Coxcomb Hill Road. 

     

  2. Motion to approve a Conditional Use Request by Crown Communications -Crown Communications is proposing to locate the antenna on an existing radio tower on Logans Ferry Road. 

     

  3. Motion to approve a request to relocate the monument sign the Autumn Ridge Developmentthe developer for this residential housing development is requesting permission to relocate one of the monument signs to another location on Scarlett Drive. 

     

  4. Motion to approve the Bilsky consolidation plan of lots- this is a minor subdivision (lot line revision) for two parcels on New Texas Road.  The owner is requesting permission to combine them. 

     

  5. Motion to approve a request for a waiver from the requirement to set concrete monuments-The applicant is also requesting an exemption from the requirement to set concrete monuments because iron pins are a more than acceptable alternative

     

  6. Motion to re-approve the Graf Subdivision-council approved the Graf subdivision on Sardis Road back in November of 2016 but the applicant failed to have the plan recorded at the county within the allotted 90-day period.

     

  7. Motion to approve the Willow Village lot consolidation plan-this is a request to consolidate two lots into one at the corner of Willow Village Drive and Saltsburg Road.  The applicant is proposing to develop the property into a roughly 1 acre commercial development for retail flex space.  The two properties are currently separate tax parcels within the county system and the owner would like to consolidate. 

     

  8. Motion to approve the Willow Village Land development plan-In conjunction with the above lot consolidation plan, the applicant is requesting approval for the land development plan for said property.  The proposed commercial building will be 4,500 and will have access off of Willow Village Drive. 

     

  9. Motion to approve a request for a waiver from the requirement to set concrete monuments-The applicant is also requesting an exemption from the requirement to set concrete monuments because iron pins are a more than acceptable alternative.

     

Personnel Committee

 

10.  Motion to approve a Cos of Living Adjustment for a police officer– the Boro police pension requires period cost of living adjustment for police retirees based on the consumer price index (CPI).

 

  1. Motion to approve a Cos of Living Adjustment for a police officer– the Boro police pension requires period cost of living adjustment for police retirees based on the consumer price index (CPI).

     

Public Safety Committee

 

  1. Motion to approve the transfer of a liquor license for Sheetz-Sheetz Inc. is requesting permission to transfer a PA liquor license for the Sheetz store on Hulton Road.  Sheetz intends to sell beer and wine on the premises and for “carry out.”  Under newly enacted state liquor laws passed in 2016, Sheetz can sell beer and wine because they also offer food. 

                 

  2. Motion to approve the transfer of a liquor license for Kings Restaurant- Kings Restaurants  is requesting permission to transfer a PA liquor license for the Kings on Rt 286.  Kings intends to sell beer and wine on the premises.  Under newly enacted state liquor laws passed in 2016, Kings can sell beer and wine because they also offer food. 

                 

  3. Motion to approve a resolution for the East Hills DUI Task Force- the Plum Boro police department is the administrator of the East Hills DUI Task Force.  The Task Force is entirely funded through a grant from PA DOT.  Each year the Boro must adopt a resolution authorize the Boro staff to sign off on the grant submissions.

     

    Parks & Recreation Committee

     

  4. Motion to award the bids for improvements to the baseball fields- during the 2017 budget process this year, the Boro budgeted to replace the back stop and dugouts on field #6.  Additional work to add an improved walking path around fields #5 & #6 was also added. 

 

Finance Committee

 

  1. Motion to approve the UPMC Benefit Management Service Contract-the Boro is been a member of the Municipal Benefit Services (MBS) health insurance trust.  We are essentially self-insured for medical coverage through a municipal pool of more than a few hundred governmental entities.  Prior to the Highmark-UPMC battle, all medical coverage was provided administratively, through Highmark.  After the split, MBS developed an option for employees to choose either the Highmark or UPMC system.  A number of Boro employees have chosen the UPMC system and UPMC is requiring an agreement with MBS/City, town, Boro to document the relationship.  All MBS member municipalities who wish to offer the UPMC option must sign the agreement and we have a similar participation agreement with Highmark. 

     

  2. Motion to adopt a resolution to permit additional Borough investments-in 2016 the PA General Assembly passed Act 10 which greatly expanded the types of investment options in which commonwealth municipalities may invest.  The Boro has investigated these investment options and the solicitor’s office has confirmed that the Boro is eligible to make such investments. 

 

Public Works Committee

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