Hanover Borough Council Meeting – 1/29/2024

AGENDA FOR THE MEETING OF HANOVER BOROUGH COUNCIL
MONDAY, JANUARY 29, 2024 AT 7:00 PM
I. PRELIMINARY MATTERS & OFFICERS’ REPORTS
1. Pledge of Allegiance
2. Moment of Silence
3. Roll Call
4. Acknowledgement of Executive Session, if any
PRESENTATION: Mike Miller, Special Counsel – Library Use
5. Public Comment
6. Consent Agenda
a. Approve the Minutes:
i. Conditional Use Decisional Public Hearing December 27, 2023
ii. Council Meeting December 27, 2023
iii. Council Reorganization Meeting January 2, 2024
b. Finance Reports:
i. Approve Bills for Payment
ii. Accept Monthly Financial Statement
iii. Accept Report of Monthly Investments
c. Library Board
i. Appoint Eric Klansek, Library Association Appointee – 3 year term
d. Hanover Tax Appeals Board
ii. Appoint Chuck Hegberg
iii. Appoint Alternate Member Scott Roland
e. Police Pension Committee
i. Appoint C. Edward Good – 2 year term
f. 2
nd Saturday Events for Market House: Approve use of parking lot
i. June 8, 2024
ii. September 14, 2024
g. Tree Dedication Program: Approve proposed Resolution No.1394
h. Special events: Approve special event permit applications
i. Annual Memorial Day Parade: May 27, 2024
ii. Strength United Crossfit 5K Run: March 23, 2024
Page 2
I. PRELIMINARY MATTERS & OFFICERS’ REPORTS
6. Consent Agenda, continued
i. Disposition of Records: Approve Resolution No. 1395
j. 2024 Field Use Agreements:
i. Hanover Diamond Sports (2)
ii. Southwest Outlaws (2)
iii. Hanover Soccer Club
k. Street Vacation Petition – Alleyway between 105 and 119-121 Allegheny Avenue:
Approve advertisement of public hearing for February 21, 2024
l. Miscellaneous Fee Resolution Amendments: Approve Resolution No. 1396
II. REPORTS OF THE STANDING COMMITTEES
Council Workshop/Finance & Personnel Committee – Mr. Kress
1. Consideration of a motion to ratify the action of the proper officers of the Borough of
Hanover in approving the following Real Estate Tax Lien Filings by the Hanover
Borough Tax Collector Holly Liska, 207 Third Street, Hanover, PA and exonerating the
Tax Collector from further efforts to collect the aforesaid taxes:
a. The Real Estate Taxes listed on the “Return of Uncollected Real Estate Interim Taxes
for the year 2022” totaling $406.37 face value;
b. The Real Estate Taxes listed on the “Return of Uncollected Real Estate Full Taxes
for the year 2023” totaling $113,461.22 face value;
c. The Real Estate Taxes listed on the “Return of Uncollected Real Estate Interim Taxes
for the year 2023” totaling $212.86 face value;
d. Charge 2024 Real Estate Tax Collector Holly Liska, 207 Third Street, Hanover, PA
with the collection of 2024 Real Estate Tax in the amount of $6,434,238.19 and
authorizing the issuance of Tax Warrants for same with the payment of ninety-five
hundredths (0.95%) percent commission on the collection of each tax bill collected.
2. Consideration of a motion approving the proposed 2024 Council Committee assignments.
3. Consideration of a motion approving the proposed revised 2024 Council Goals.
4. Consideration of a motion authorizing staff to prepare and execute the letter of fund
commitment for 25% of the total estimated project cost for the Susquehanna River Basin
Commission (SRBC) Consumptive Use Grant for LBS Tower Gate Replacement at
Lawrence Baker Sheppard Dam.
5. Consideration of a motion to approve the proposed lease and use of a portion of the
Guthrie Memorial Library and curatorship of the Pennsylvania Room with the Hanover
Area Historical Society.
Page 3
II. REPORTS OF THE STANDING COMMITTEES
Stormwater Authority – Mr. Reichart
1. Consideration of a motion approving the letter of intent regarding the proposed
gasification facility project.
Department of Water Resources – Mr. Reichart
1. Consideration of a motion to accept the offer of dedication for water main extensions for
Residences on Church conditioned on the following:
a. Posting of an 18-month Maintenance Bond (in a form to be acceptable by Solicitor)
in the amount of $19,267, per the PA Municipalities Planning Code.
b. Satisfactory review and acceptance, by the Solicitor of a Bill of Sale (to include Title)
to document exactly what all is being tendered for dedication (including a deed of
dedication).
c. Resolution of any outstanding Water Resource Department punch list items and
corrective actions.
d. Payment of all outstanding Borough costs (from Water Resources Department,
Solicitor, third party costs, etc.).
2.. Consideration of a motion to accept the offer of dedication for the Gitts Run Road
Commercial Development conditioned on the following:
a. Posting of an 18-month Maintenance Bond (in a form to be acceptable by Solicitor)
in the amount of $20,974, per the PA Municipalities Planning Code.
b. Satisfactory review and acceptance, by the Solicitor of a Bill of Sale (to include Title)
to document exactly what all is being tendered for dedication (including a deed of
dedication).
c. Resolution of any outstanding Water Resource Department punch list items and
corrective actions.
d. Payment of all outstanding Borough costs (from Water Resources Department,
Solicitor, third party costs, etc.).
III. MAYOR’S REPORT
IV. OTHER MATTERS
1. Public Comment
Page 4
FEBRUARY 2024 BOROUGH COUNCIL & COUNCIL COMMITTEE MEETINGS:
*Governance & Policy Committee Monday, February 5, 2024 6:00 PM
*Public Safety Committee Tuesday, February 6, 2024 6:00 PM
*Public Works & Facilities Committee Wednesday, February 14, 2024 6:00 PM
Council Workshop/Finance & Personnel: Wednesday, February 21, 2024 7:00 PM
Hanover Borough Council: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 7:00 PM
* Committee Meetings will be cancelled if there is no business. Please advise the Borough Secretary if
you will be unable to attend any meetings.
V. ADJOURNMENT

Check Also

Hanover Borough Council Finance & Personnel Committee & Council Workshop Meeting – 2/21/2024

HANOVER BOROUGH COUNCIL WORKSHOP/ FINANCE AND PERSONNEL COMMITTEE FEBRUARY 21, 2024 – 7:00 PM 44 …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *