Hanover Borough Council Meeting – 11/21/2023

AGENDA FOR THE MEETING OF HANOVER BOROUGH COUNCIL
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 21, 2023 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
5. Mayor Whitman
a. Proclamation – John Roser
b. Presentation of Framed Proclamation – Donated by Hanover Borough Council for
the Fire Museum in memory of Councilor Christopher Lockard
c. 2023 Chili Cookoff – Presentation of Proceeds to Charitable Organizations
Exchange Club of Hanover $ 7,000
Guthrie Library $ 7,000
Friends of Codorus $ 3,000
VFW Post #2506 $ 1,000
Veteran’s Matter $ 2,000
Hanover Area Fire and Rescue $ 1,500
Boy Scout Troop #107 $ 1,500
Black Rose Rollers $ 1,000
Young Marines $ 1,500
SJC All Stars $ 500
Hanover Area Council of Churches $ 1,000
New Hope Ministries/Hanover $ 1,000
Total funds available for distribution: $ 28,000Dial in
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I. PRELIMINARY MATTERS & OFFICERS’ REPORTS
7. Public Comment
8. Consideration of a motion to approve the following items on the Consent Agenda:
a. Minutes: October 25, 2023 – Approve
b. Finance Reports:
i. Approve Bills for Payment
ii. Accept Monthly Financial Statement
iii. Accept Report of Monthly Investments
c. Approve request for sewer credits as per Resolution #1167:
i. Martha McLemore, 218 Centennial Avenue $733.98
d. Hiring List for Police Officer Vacancies: Direct the Civil Service Commission to
provide a certified hiring list from the current eligibility list
e. Joint Eligibility List for Firefighter Vacancies: Direct the Civil Service Commission
to create a joint eligibility list for Hanover Borough & Penn Township
f. Market House: Approve Salvation Army Request for bell ringers during the
holiday season
g. Expiring Commission & Board Terms: Approve advertisement of expiring
commission & board positions for interview December 20, 2023
h. 250th Anniversary Resolution No.1385: Approve
i. Mass Information Notification Services Contract: Approve staff recommendation
to grant the contract for Civic Plus/Civic Ready
j. LSA Grant for Community/Council Room at 33 Frederick St: Approve Resolution
No.1386 and legislative support letters (grant requires no match)
k. 2024 Organizational Chart: Approve personnel changes included in budget:
i. Chief Code Enforcement Officer: Approve salary adjustment for
department head to $90,000
ii. Recreation Director: Approve new director position at a salary range of
$65,000-$70,000
l. Market House: Approve advertisement of ordinance for no parking on
Chestnut Street in front of Market House
m. Fire Museum Wayfinding Signs: Approve placement of signs on Baltimore Street
and York Street at the intersection of Hanover Street
n. Municipal Complex: Approve Execution of Professional Design Services
Contracts with Buchart Horn Architects for 33 Frederick Street and 44 Frederick
Street Sites
o. Public Works & Water Resources Facilities: Approve Execution of Professional
Services Contracts with Buchart Horn Architects for studies related to 139 North
Street & 228 High Street
p. Stonewicke Residential Development: Approve release of public improvements
bonding and conditionally accept offer of water system dedication
II. REPORTS OF THE STANDING COMMITTEES
Council Workshop/Finance & Personnel Committee – Mr. Roland
1. Consideration of a motion to approve Ordinance No. 2355 levying taxes at a rate of 6.37
mills, effective January 1, 2024.
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II. REPORTS OF THE STANDING COMMITTEES
Council Workshop/Finance & Personnel Committee – Mr. Roland
2. Consideration of a motion to approve Ordinance No. 2356 amending water rates for
properties within the boundary of the Borough of Hanover, effective January 1, 2024.
3. Consideration of a motion to approve advertisement of the 2024 Hanover Borough Budget
for public inspection from December 1, 2023 to December 8, 2023.
4. Consideration of a motion to approve the advertisement of an ordinance for the annual
allocation to Main Street Hanover in the amount of $40,000.
Public Safety Committee – Dr. Rupp
1. Consideration of a motion to approve the distribution of the Rental Registration and
Inspection Survey to Hanover Borough citizens with no postal mailing costs.
Water Resources – Mr. Greenholt
1. Consideration of a motion to approve Resolution No. 1387 to accept the Rules, Regulations
and Specifications for the water system owned by The Borough of Hanover.
Planning Commission – Mr. Hegberg
1. Consideration of a motion to approve Resolution No. 1388 for approval of the
Preliminary/Final Subdivision Plan for 440 and 442 McKinley Avenue.
2. Consideration of a motion to accept the offer of JA Myers Building & Development/Royal
Building, Inc. to grant the Borough an extension of time until March 27, 2024, for
consideration of approval of the Cherry Tree Preliminary Land Development Plan, in
accordance with Section 508 of the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code.
Stormwater Authority – Mr. Reichart
1. Consideration of a motion to advertise an Ordinance entitled, AN ORDINANCE OF THE
BOROUGH OF HANOVER, YORK COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, TO APPROVE THE
PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF THE
BOROUGH OF HANOVER STORMWATER AUTHORITY ENABLING THE AUTHORITY TO
ALSO ENGAGE IN CERTAIN BIOMASS FACILITIES PROJECTS for consideration at
Borough Council’s December 27, 2023 meeting.
III. MAYOR’S REPORT
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IV. OTHER MATTERS
➢ Public Comment
➢ Reminders: Friday, November 24, 2023
• 8:30 AM Santa Parade
• 6:00 PM Tree Lighting Ceremony
DECEMBER BOROUGH COUNCIL & COUNCIL COMMITTEE MEETINGS:
*Governance & Policy Committee December 4, 2023 6:00 PM
*Public Safety Committee December 5, 2023 6:00 PM
*Public Works & Facilities Committee December 13, 2023 6:00 PM
Council Workshop/Finance/Personnel Committee December 20, 2023 7:00 PM
Hanover Borough Council December 27, 2023 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

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