Gettysburg Borough Council Meeting – 8/8/2022

Borough of Gettysburg
Council Business Meeting Agenda
Monday, August 8, 2022– 7:00 PM
Announcements President Heyser
An executive session of the Borough Council of the Borough of Gettysburg was
conducted immediately following the adjournment of the July 26, 2022 work session
consistent with section 708(a)(2) and section 708(a)(5) of the Sunshine Act.
An executive session of the Borough Council will be conducted immediately following
the adjournment of this evening’s monthly general business meeting consistent with
section 708(a)(2), section 708(a)(4) and section 708(a)(5) of the Sunshine Act for the
following purposes: (1) to provide informational updates and to discuss strategy
related to the negotiation of a new collective bargaining agreement with the
International Brotherhood of the Teamsters Local No. 776 for the Gettysburg
Borough Police employees labor organization; (2) to receive, review and consider
information and to discuss strategy in connection with issues on which identifiable
complaints have been made or are expected to be filed; and (3) to review and discuss
matters of Borough business which, if conducted in public, could 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 August 8, 2022 agenda as presented.
A motion to approve minutes of the Council Meeting of July 11, 2022; and Council
Work Session on July 25, 2022 as presented.
VI. Special Presentation
Timbrel Wallace, Main Street Gettysburg Board Chair and Wendy Flax, Office
Administrator – Robert C. Hoffman Grant awarded $12,000 for the Gettysburg
Welcome Center
Representatives from Waste Management of Pennsylvania, Inc.
VII. Public Comment (Restricted to Items on the Agenda)
VIII. Current and Old Business
A. Department of Planning /Zoning/Code Enforcement
1. Departmental Report Carly Marshall
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 July 20, 2022 and grant
a Certificate of Appropriateness for the following application as presented: COA 22-
0076 CRITICAL PROJECT: 12 Chambersburg Street – Open Minds to complete the
traditional façade with a new arched stone entrance door and a new arched stone
window using a new stone masonry veneer that will create a more formal entrance
way and cohesive look that is similar to the Lincoln Square façade of Open Minds and
is consistent with both the Secretary of the Interior Guidelines and the Gettysburg
Design Guide for Rehabilitation as presented to the Board in the application dated
July 5, 2022.
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
Motion to approve the application for payment #3-Final in the amount of $44,660.15
to WYElectric, LLC in connection with the South Street CDBG Site Lighting project.
F. Police Department
1. Departmental Report Chief Rob Glenny
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 accept all bills and payrolls as presented.
A motion to approve the Minimum Municipal Obligation (MMO) for the Gettysburg
Police Pension Plan in the amount of $190,925 and the Non-Uniformed Pension Plan
in the amount of $104,668 for 2023.
A motion to approve the 2022 Municipal Fire Box Maps as submitted by the Adams
County Department of Emergency Services.
A motion to authorize entry into and execution of a new four-year collective
bargaining agreement, commencing on January 1, 2023, between the Borough of
Gettysburg and the International Brotherhood of the Teamsters Local No. 776, labor
union for the Gettysburg Borough full-time and regular part-time nonprofessional
employees.
A motion to authorize the solicitor to prepare an ordinance pursuant to Pennsylvania
Act 172 of 2016, as amended, authorizing certain tax credits against tax liability
imposed by the annual tax on real estate and the tax on earned income, as levied by
the Borough of Gettysburg, as incentives for the use and benefit of certain individuals
who qualify as active volunteers for the provision of fire protection services in the
Borough by and through the Gettysburg Fire Department.
A motion to appoint Borough Manager Charles Gable as the voting delegate at the
Pennsylvania Municipal League Leadership Summit on October 6-9,2022.
Reports

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