Gettysburg Borough Council Meeting – 5/8/2023

Borough of Gettysburg
Council Business Meeting Agenda
Monday, May 8, 2023 – 7:00 PM
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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
V. Approval of Agenda and Minutes – Council
A motion to approve the May 8, 2023 agenda as presented.
A motion to approve minutes of the Council Meeting of April 10, 2023 and the Council
Work Session on April 24, 2023 as presented.
VI. Special Presentation
100 Nights of Taps Wendy Allen
Lincoln Fellowship
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
2. Motions Needing Council Action
A motion to enact an ordinance amending the Gettysburg Borough Zoning
Ordinance and amending the Official Zoning Map of Gettysburg Borough for
the purpose of rezoning and reclassifying forty-nine (49) parcels of real
property, located along and adjacent to the northwestern side of Johns
Avenue and the southeastern side of Highland Avenue, by removing said
parcels of real property from the Tourist Commercial (TC) District and by
adding the same to an adjoining Low Density Residential (R-1) District.
A motion to enact an ordinance amending the text of the Gettysburg Borough
Zoning Ordinance for the purposes of establishing and regulating event venue
uses within the Borough of Gettysburg.
B. Department of Historic & Environmental Preservation
1. Departmental Report Debra English
C. Parking Department
1. Departmental Report Becka Fissel
D. Public Works Department
1. Departmental Report Robert Harbaugh
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E. Borough Engineer
1. Engineer Report Chad Clabaugh
2. Motions Needing Council Action
A Motion to authorize the Borough Engineer to advertise the 2023 Gettysburg
Borough Bridge Maintenance project for construction bids.
A motion to adopt Resolution #050823-1 authorizing Charles R. Gable, MPA,
Borough Manager and Sara L. Stull, Assistant Borough Manager, to submit, on
behalf of Gettysburg Borough, a Greenways, Trails, and Recreation Program
(GRTP) grant application to the commonwealth financing authority, for construction
money in the amount of $250,000 for the construction of the Gettysburg inner loop
(GIL) phase B1 and phase B2 project.
F. Police Department
1. Departmental Report Chief Robert 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 approve all bills and payrolls for the month as presented.
A motion to award a contract to _ _ _ _ _ as the lowest qualified
responsible and responsive bidder for the rental of heavy construction vehicles and
equipment as set forth in the Borough’s specifications and instruction to bidders.
A motion to authorize Charles R. Gable, MPA, Borough Manager, to sign a contract
with Crabtree, Rohrbaugh & Associates for architectural services for the Gettysburg
Welcome Center, with the obligations of each party delineated in the Agreement
between the Owner and Architect.
A motion to adopt a resolution #050823-2 authorizing the disposition of certain
identified records of various departments of the Borough of Gettysburg in accordance
with the provisions of the Municipal Records Act and the Municipal Records Manual
consistent with the Borough’s intention to follow the schedules and procedures for the
disposition of records as set forth therein pursuant to Gettysburg Borough Council
Resolution No. 021020-4, adopted by the Borough Council on February 10, 2020.
A motion to appoint David Sanders as a member of the Civil Service Commission of
the Borough of Gettysburg for a term of six (6) years, expiring in May 2029.
A motion to adopt resolution #050823-3 appointing Marion Ruff as a member of the
Gettysburg Borough Code Enforcement Appeals Board for a five (5) year term of
office commencing on March 15, 2023 and expiring on March 15, 2028.
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Council Business Meeting Agenda
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A motion to adopt resolution #050823-4 appointing Jon Murdoch as a member of the
Gettysburg Borough Code Enforcement Appeals Board for a five (5) year term of
office expiring in March 2027.
IX. Reports
A. Liaison Reports
1. MSG Jill Sellers
Main Street Gettysburg
2. GARA Chad-Alan Carr
Gettysburg Area Recreation Authority
3. GMA Christopher Berger
Gettysburg Municipal Authority
4. SAHGB Judith Butterfield
Steinwehr Avenue Heart of Gettysburg Battlefield
5. ACBA Mayor Frealing
Adams County Boroughs Association
6. ACCOG Judith Butterfield
Adams County Council of Governments
7. HABPI Patricia Lawson
Health Adams Bicycle Pedestrian, Inc.
8. ACTPO Judith Butterfield
Adams County Transportation Planning Organization
9. Overdose Awareness Task Force Matt Moon
10. Trail Feasibility Study Christopher Berger
B. Other Reports
1. Recycling Report Judith Butterfield
2. Gettysburg Fire Department Report
3. Adams County EMS Report
X. Elected Official’s Comments
A. Mayor Rita Frealing
B. Wesley Heyser
C. Matthew Moon
D. Judith Butterfield
E. Patricia Lawson
F. John Lawver
G. Christopher Berger
H. Chad-Alan Carr
XI. Public Comment (open to items not on the agenda)
XII. Adjournment

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