Gettysburg Borough Council Work Session – 8/28/2023

Borough of Gettysburg
Council Work Session Meeting Agenda
Monday, August 28, 2023 – 7:00 PM
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I. Call to Order President Heyser

II. Welcome and Opening Remarks President Heyser
III. Announcements President Heyser
Notable Upcoming Meetings
 Council Meeting (2024 Budget Proposal) – Tuesday, October 10, 2023 at 7:00 PM
 Council Meeting (2024 Budget Work Session) – Monday, October 16, 2023 at 7:00 PM
 Council Meeting (2024 Budget Work Session) – Monday, October 23, 2023 at 7:00 PM
 Council Meeting (2024 Budget Work Session) – Monday, October 30, 2023 at 7:00 PM
 Council Meeting (2024 Budget Work Session) – Monday, November 6, 2023 at 7:00 PM
 Council Meeting (Vote to Advertise 2024 Budget) – Monday, November 13, 2023 at 7:00 PM
 Council Meeting (2024 Posted for Public Review) – Monday, November 20, 2023
 Council Meeting (Vote to Adopt 2024 Budget) – Monday, December 11, 2023 at 7:00 PM
An executive session of the Borough Council of the Borough of Gettysburg was conducted
immediately following the adjournment of the August 14, 2023 Council Business Meeting
consistent with section 708(a)(1) and section 708(a)(5) of the Sunshine Act.
An executive session of the Borough Council of the Borough of Gettysburg will be
conducted immediately following the adjournment of this evening’s monthly work session
business meeting consistent with section 708(a)(1) and section 708(a)(5) of the Sunshine
Act for the following purposes: (1) to provide information and discuss matters involving
the employment, the terms and conditions of employment, the salary and benefits of
administrative Borough employees and the investigation of complaints involving current
Borough employees; and (2) to review and discuss matters of Borough business which,
if conducted in public, could lead to the disclosure of information and matters of
confidentiality protected by law.

IV. Special Presentation
Gettysburg Fire Department Ken Kime
 Fire Protection Services Tax Russell McCutcheon

V. Public Comment (Restricted to items appearing on the agenda – not tabled items)
VI. Old Business
A. Employee Policy Manual (Final Review) Riethmaier / Gable

Borough of Gettysburg
Council Work Session Meeting Agenda
Monday, August 28, 2023 – 7:00 PM
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VII. New Business
A. Leaf/Vacuum Truck – Special Appropriation Harbaugh
1. Total Cost = $440,767
i. Grant Funds = $300,000
ii. Local Match = $140,767
2. Authorization Needed to Lock Price in Place
B. Management of Public Spaces Gable / Marshall
1. Lincoln Square
2. PBS 2016-12 Sidewalk Ordinance Revisions
i. Sidewalk Replacement Program
VIII. Public Comment
(Open to items currently tabled or not listed on the agenda)

IX. Tabled Old Business (for consideration at future Council meetings)
A. SALDO (with Planning Commission for Revisions)
B. Street Boxes
C. Theft of Services Ordinance
D. Employee Policy Manual
E. PBS 2016-12 Sidewalk Ordinance Revisions
F. PBS 2016-15 Transient Retail Business Ordinance
G. PBS 2016-40 Satellite Dishes in Historic District
H. PBS 2017-04 Sign Ordinance Revisions
I. PBS 2019-03 Investment and Debt Policy
J. PBS 2019-05 Lefevre Street Parking Lot Agreement with GASD
K. PBS 2019-09 Gettysburg Welcome Center Construction and Management
L. PBS 2020-08 Code Enforcement Ticketing
M. PBS 2022-01 Budget Policy – Personnel Spending
N. PBS 2022-03 Fire Code Revisions – Knox Box Ordinance
O. PBS 2022-04 Historic District Replacement Material Revisions
P. PBS 2022-05 Public Safety Ordinance Housekeeping
Q. PBS 2022-06 Portable Restrooms
R. GARMA MOU
X. Adjournment
XI. Executive Session

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