Gettysburg Borough Council Meeting – 12/13/2021


Gettysburg Borough Council meeting for December 13th 2021
I. Council – Call to Order President Heyser
II. Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance President Heyser
III. Welcome and Opening Remarks President Heyser
IV. Announcements President Heyser
The Borough Council of the Borough of Gettysburg conducted an executive session
on Monday, December 6, 2021, commencing at 8:00 p.m., consistent with section
708(a)(1), section 708(a)(4) and section 708(a)(5) of the Sunshine Act for the following
purposes: (1) to discuss matters involving the employment, the terms and conditions
of employment, and the evaluation of performance of current Borough employees; (2)
to receive, review and discuss information in connection with issues on which
identifiable complaints have been made or are expected to be filed, and to consult with
its insurance defense attorney regarding information or strategy relative to such
identifiable complaints; and (3) to review and discuss matters of Borough business
which, if conducted in public, would violate a lawful privilege or lead to the disclosure
of information or matters of confidentiality protected by law.
V. Approval of Agenda and Minutes – Council
A motion to approve the December 13, 2021 agenda as presented.
A motion to approve minutes of the Council Meeting of November 8, 2021; and
Council Work Session on November 22, 2021 as presented.
VI. Public Comment
VII. Current and Old Business
A. Department of Planning /Zoning/Code Enforcement
1. Departmental Report Carly Marshall
2. Motions Needing Council Action
A motion to adopt a resolution for the authorization and ratification of the entry of a
contract with Alam B Roofing Contractors for the performance of emergency repairs,
necessary work, temporary safeguards and emergency measures at certain real
property within the Borough of Gettysburg at 240-242 Chambersburg Street for the
abatement of a clear and imminent danger to the health, safety and welfare of
residents of the Borough, as ordered to be performed by the Borough’s Building Code
Official.
A motion authorizing the Borough of Gettysburg to execute and deliver an Operation
and Maintenance Agreement For Stormwater Management Practices with the Blue
Mountain Group of Shippensburg in connection with the Preliminary/Final Land
Development Plan titled Shippensburg Physical Therapy.

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B. Department of Historic & Environmental Preservation
1. Departmental Report Debra English
2. Motions Needing Council Action
A motion to accept the recommendation of the Borough of Gettysburg Historic
Architectural Review Board (HARB) following its review on November 17, 2021 and
grant Certificates of Appropriateness for the following applications as presented:
COA 21-0140 MINOR PROJECT: 111 Baltimore Street, Historic Adams County
Courthouse – Ross Hetrick, President of the Thaddeus Stevens Society to approve the
installation of the historical statue of Thaddeus Stevens in front of the Historic Adams
County Courthouse that is consistent with both the Secretary of the Interior Guidelines
and the Gettysburg Design Guide as presented to the Board in the application dated
October 25, 2021; COA-210142 MAJOR PROJECT – 531 Baltimore Street – Jane,
Tony and Julie Strickland for the new construction of a building as presented to the
Board in the design development drawings that represent the architectural style and
details that is consistent with both the Secretary of the Interior Guidelines and the
Gettysburg Design Guide for new construction as presented to the Board in the
application dated October 27, 2021.
C. Parking Department
1. Departmental Report Becka Fissel
D. Public Works Department
1. Departmental Report Robert Harbaugh
E. Borough Engineer
1. Engineer Report Chad Clabaugh
2. Motions Needing Council Action
A motion to reject all bids received on the South Street CDBG Curb and Sidewalk
Improvements project and to authorize the Borough Engineer to re-advertise for
bids.
A motion authorizing the Borough of Gettysburg to execute and deliver the Grant of
Permanent Easement and Temporary Construction Easement Agreement with Mark
Kile and Heidi Kile, owners of certain real property located in the Borough, identified
by street address as 323 Baltimore Street, in connection with the South Street Storm
Sewer Improvements Project.
F. Police Department
1. Departmental Report Chief Rob Glenny

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G. Office of the Manager/Treasurer
1. Borough Secretary’s Report Sara L. Stull
2. Borough Manager’s Report Charles R. Gable
3. Motions Needing Council Action
A motion to approve all bills and payrolls for the month as presented.
A motion to adopt a resolution approving the appointment by Lisa A. Angstadt, Tax
Collector for the Borough of Gettysburg, of Donna J. Maring to serve as a deputy tax
collector.
A motion to authorize a COLA increase for retired police pensioner Larry Runk to
be paid from the Police Pension Plan effective September 1, 2021.
A motion to adopt a resolution for the purposes of setting, updating and confirming
the Borough’s fees and charges for the issuance of licenses, permits and the provision
of municipal services in fiscal year 2022.
A motion to adopt the Borough of Gettysburg budget for fiscal year 2022 containing
an estimate of annual revenues and receipts for the General Fund in the amount of
$6,577,697 and an estimate of annual expenditures in the amount of $6,577,697.
A motion to adopt the Borough of Gettysburg budget for fiscal year 2022 containing
an estimate of annual revenues and receipts for the Fire Protection Services Fund in
the amount of $122,955 and an estimate of annual expenditures in the amount of
$122,955.
A motion to adopt the Borough of Gettysburg budget for fiscal year 2022 containing
an estimate of annual revenues and receipts for the Community Development Block
Grant (CDBG) Fund in the amount of $340,297 and an estimate of annual
expenditures in the amount of $340,297.
A motion to adopt the Borough of Gettysburg budget for fiscal year 2022 containing
an estimate of annual revenues and receipts for the Capital Projects Fund in the
amount of $714,570 and an estimate of annual expenditures in the amount of
$757,369.
A motion to adopt the Borough of Gettysburg budget for fiscal year 2022 containing
an estimate of annual revenues and receipts for the Debt Service Fund in the amount
of $643,045 and an estimate of annual expenditures in the amount of $643,045.
A motion to adopt the Borough of Gettysburg budget for fiscal year 2022 containing
an estimate of annual revenues and receipts for the Capital Reserve Fund in the
amount of $412,369 and an estimate of annual expenditures in the amount of $0.00.

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A motion to adopt the Borough of Gettysburg budget for fiscal year 2022 containing
an estimate of annual revenues and receipts for the Liquid Fuels Fund in the amount
of $184,200 and an estimate of annual expenditures in the amount of $78,577.
A motion to adopt the Borough of Gettysburg budget for fiscal year 2022 containing
an estimate of annual revenues and receipts for the Revolving Loan Fund in the
amount of $1168 and an estimate of annual expenditures in the amount of $1524.
A motion to adopt the Borough of Gettysburg budget for fiscal year 2022 containing
an estimate of annual revenues and receipts for the American Rescue Plan Act
(ARPA) Fund in the amount of $1,569,131 and an estimate of annual expenditures in
the amount of $1,047,033.
A motion to adopt a resolution fixing the tax rates of the Borough of Gettysburg for
fiscal year 2022 at 4.1770 mills on each dollar of real estate assessed valuation for
general Borough purposes, 30 mills on each dollar of occupational assessed valuation
for general Borough purposes, and at .2500 mills on each dollar of real estate assessed
valuation for fire protection services appropriations tax purposes.
A motion to set the organization meeting of the Borough Council to be held on
Monday, January 3, 2022 at 5:00 p.m., pursuant to section 1001(a) of the Borough
Code and to authorize the provision of public notice for the organization meeting.
A motion to set the first monthly general business meeting of the Borough Council on
Monday, January 10, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. and to authorize the provision of public notice
for the business meeting.
A motion to set monthly general business meetings of the Borough Council for fiscal
year 2022, all commencing at 7:00 p.m., on the following dates, and to authorize the
provision of public notice for the business meetings:
• Monday, January 10, 2022
• Monday, February 14, 2022
• Monday, March 14, 2022
• Monday, April 11, 2022
• Monday, May 9, 2022
• Monday, June 13, 2022
• Monday, July 11, 2022
• Monday, August 8, 2022
• Monday, September 12, 2022
• Tuesday, October 11, 2022
• Monday, November 14, 2022, and
• Monday, December 12, 2022.

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A motion to set monthly work session meetings of the Borough Council for fiscal year
2022, all commencing at 7:00 p.m., on the following dates, and to authorize the
provision of public notice for the work session meetings:
• Monday, January 24, 2022
• Tuesday, February 22, 2022
• Monday, March 28, 2022
• Monday, April 25, 2022
• Monday, May 23, 2022
• Monday, June 27, 2022
• Monday, July 25, 2022
• Monday, August 22, 2022
• Monday, September 26, 2022
• Monday, October 24, 2022, and
• Monday, November 28, 2022.
A motion to set the fiscal year 2023 budget work session meetings of the Borough
Council for fiscal year 2022, all commencing at 7:00 p.m., on the following dates, and
to authorize the provision of public notice for the budget work session meetings:
• Monday, October 17, 2022
• Monday, October 31, 2022, and
• Monday, November 7, 2022.

VIII. Reports
A. Liaison Reports
1. MSG Jill Sellers
2. GARA
3. GMA Christopher Berger
4. Steinwehr Avenue Heart of Gettysburg Battlefield
(SAHGB) Judith Butterfield
5. Adams County Boroughs Association (ACBA) Mayor Streeter
6. Adams County Council of Governments (COG) John Lawver
7. Adams County Transportation Planning Organization
(ACTPO) Judith Butterfield
8. Adams County Heroin Awareness Task Force Matt Moon
9. Trail Feasibility Study Christopher Berger
10. Healthy Adams Bicycle Pedestrian Inc. (HABPI) Patricia Lawson
B. Other Reports
1. Recycling Report
2. Gettysburg Fire Department Report
3. Adams County EMS Report

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IX. Elected Official’s Comments
A. Mayor Theodore Streeter
B. Wesley Heyser
C. Patricia Lawson
D. Judith Butterfield
E. Christopher Berger
F. John Lawver
G. Matthew Moon
H. Nicholas Redman
X. Public Comment
XI. Adjournment

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