PRESENT VIA ZOOM
President Bollendorf, Vice President Stockton, Councilwoman Anzinger, Councilwoman Benjamin, Councilwoman McMenamin, Councilwoman Reichner, Councilwoman Ostrander, Mayor Guenst, Manager Hegele, Assistant Borough Secretary DeRenzis, Superintendent Sine, Chief Gardner, Fire Marshal Hauser, Tax Collector/Enterprise President Mount, Engineer Goff, and Solicitor Geiser were present.
No one was absent.
CALL TO ORDER – President Bollendorf called the April 27, 2020 Committee Meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.
INVOCATION – Mayor Guenst gave the invocation.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – The Pledge of Allegiance was led by President Bollendorf.
PUBLIC COMMENT – President Bollendorf reviewed the Public Comment Policy. Vice President Stockton reviewed the procedure with regards to how to address Council via Zoom or Facebook.
PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE
ENTERPRISE FIRE COMPANY EXPENDITURE LIST
Councilwoman Ostrander stated that Council is in receipt of the Enterprise Fire Company Expenditure List for the month of March in the amount of $6,845.20. This item was moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
ENTERPRISE FIRE COMPANY CAPITAL EXPENDITURE LIST
Councilwoman Ostrander stated that Council is in receipt of the Enterprise Fire Company Capital Expenditure List for the month of April in the amount of $51,805.80 for the 2020 Ford Expedition and lighting package for 2020 Ford Expedition. This item was moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION – ELIGIBLE SERGEANT CANDIDATES
Chief Gardner stated due to the untimely passing of one of our Sergeants, it has created a vacancy for a first line supervisor for one of Hatboro’s Patrol Squads. Chief Gardner recommends and requests to conduct testing to establish an eligibility list for the position of Sergeant within the Hatboro Police Department. This item was moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
CROOKED BILLET SCHOOL TRAFFIC RECONFIGURATION
Chief Gardner stated that the Hatboro Horsham School District is ready for us the new traffic regulations for the area surrounding the school. He stated that all we are being asked to do is to switch regulations on Bonair Avenue and N. Penn Street. He stated that the new regulations would see southbound traffic on Bonair Avenue and northbound traffic on N. Penn Street. By doing this it will line up with the traffic plan at the school and allow for more efficient entry and exit to and from the school and allow traffic to flow more efficiently. In order to switch this, we will have to amend Ordinance 948 Section 15-207 relating to one-way streets being established. This item was moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
GREENWAYS, TRAILS, AND RECREATION PROGRAM
Vice President Stockton explained that this program provides funding for planning acquisition development, rehabilitation and repair of greenways, trails, open space, and beautification projects. This grant has a maximum award of $250,000.00 with a 15% match requirement. He also stated that possible projects for this grant would be riparian buffer improvements and wildlife signage for Miller Meadow or well as potential trails and signage in Memorial Park. Vice President Stockton recommended that possibly the Parks Committee could weigh in on which project would be more pressing to complete. Vice President Stockton recommended moving forward applying for this grant. This item was moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
WATERSHED RESTORATION AND PROTECTION PROGRAM
Vice President Stockton stated that this grant is for construction improvement, expansion, repair, and maintenance or rehabilitation on new and existing Watershed practices and the maximum award is $300,000.00 with a 15% match. He also stated possible projects for this grant would be Celano Park riparian buffer which would construct the riparian buffer in Celano Park to help improve creek and water absorption in the park and surrounding areas. This area is very prone to flooding and this grant would go a long way towards our MS4 requirements for stormwater management. Vice President Stockton recommends we move forward applying for this grant. This item was moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM
Vice President Stockton stated that this is a County program funding projects that improve roads, bridges, and traffic signals and has a maximum reward of $200,000.00 with a 20% match or $500,000.00 with a 50% match. Vice President Stockton stated that we can immediately exclude the $500,000.00 with 50% match as this is too aggressive for us. He stated that the $200,000.00 grant with a 20% match could be used for traffic light improvements and intersection upgrades at Miller Meadow and this would be a great way to continue with the progress that we are making there. This item was moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
DCED MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM
Vice President Stockton stated that this grant funds development and enhancement for transportation assets in communities such as street scape lighting and sidewalks to name a few and the maximum award for this is $300,000.00 with a zero match. (match was waived for municipalities) Vice President Stockton stated that this would be good for pedestrian improvements to York Road or lighting improvements along York Road. This item was moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
COMMUNITY OUTREACH AND EVENTS COMMITTEE
MAY EVENT CANCELLATIONS
Councilwoman Reichner stated that due to the Covid–19 pandemic, the following events that were scheduled for May 2020 have been cancelled.
1) May 1 – Hatboro Summer Night Farmers Market
2) May 13 – Hatboro Summer Night Farmers Market and Cruise Night
3) May 17 – Disability Awareness Walk
4) May 30 – Community Day at the Hatboro Memorial Pool
PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE
N. WARMINSTER ROAD PAVING PROJECT
Superintendent Sine stated that N. Warminster Road from Byberry Road to County Line Road is a shared road with Upper Moreland Township and it is deteriorating. He also stated he has talked to Upper Moreland’s Public Works director and has come up with a plan so that we can pave the road together. He also stated that Upper Moreland does in house paving and they will use their labor to do milling and asphalt overlay while Hatboro Public Works will handle traffic control and road markings. Superintendent Sine also stated that the financial responsibility for Hatboro will be half of the materials cost (milling and asphalt) in which the estimated cost for Hatboro would be $45,909.64 and their will be no labor costs for either side. This item was moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
Superintendent Sine stated that he has inspected the roads throughout the Borough recently and has compiled a list which are candidates for Micro-Resurfacing. He also stated that Micro-resurfacing is a process that adds a wearing course to roads that have minor deterioration extending the life of the road and while it is not meant to take the place of traditional mill and overlay projects, he stated that we have been doing it for awhile and thinks it is a valuable part to Hatboro’s road maintenance plan. Superintendent Sine stated that he received estimates for this project a few hours ago and asked Council if this can be tabled until after he speaks with Manager Hegele. President Bollendorf agreed to remove this item from the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS AND PARKS COMMITTEE
UPDATE ON EAC MEMBER APPOINTMENT
Councilwoman Anzinger stated she would like to reschedule interviews that were to take place before the pandemic and suggested possible interviews via Zoom. President Bollendorf recommended using the Administrative Committee as well for this.
UPDATE ON UPPER MORELAND – HATBORO TRAIL PLAN
Councilwoman Anzinger stated that the draft of this plan is on the website and that there is a power point available as well. This plan is currently in the 45-day comment period and we are looking for comments from the public until May 22, 2020.
EDUCATIONAL VIRTUAL MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS
Councilwoman Anzinger stated that the Ready for 100 Montgomery County Program via the Sierra Club has only one upcoming virtual meeting which is May 2, 2020 and you can register online if anyone is interested.
PARK IMPROVEMENT UPDATES (MILLER MEADOW, EATON, MEMORIAL, ETC)
Councilwoman Anzinger stated that 3 bids were received for the Miller Meadow Phase I project and this will be discussed in the agenda later tonight.
Councilwoman Anzinger stated that the streambank Restoration Protection Project for Memorial Park to restore erosion on the streambank in this parked is currently being worked on by RVE.
Councilwoman Anzinger also stated that RVE is also currently working on the Streambank Restoration and Stabilization Project for Eaton Park and that a DEP permit and landscaping plan has been submitted. RVE is awaiting a response from DEP with regards to any revisions that may be necessary to the plan.
PARKS AND OPEN SPACE PLAN UPDATE/ADOPTION SCHEDULE
Planner Mohr stated that her office has recently completed the Hatboro Parks and Open Space Plan and is now available for review and will also be presented at the Hatboro Planning Commission Meeting on Tuesday, may 12, 2020 as well as the May Council Meeting and is available for public comment until then.
Planner Mohr also stated that she is working remotely but is available to help the Borough with anything that may be needed during this time.
UNION LIBRARY EXPENDITURE LIST
Councilwoman McMenamin stated that Council is in receipt of the proposed Hatboro Union Library Expenditure List for the month of April 2020 in the amount of $44,487.78. This item has been moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
BUSINESS PRIVILEGE TAX EXTENSION CONSIDERATION
Councilwoman McMenamin stated that due to the unprecedented hardships for Hatboro businesses due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are proposing the we extend the deadline for Hatboro BPT taxes from April 30, 2020 until July 15, 2020. Any delinquent taxes prior to April 30, 2020 does not apply to this extension. This item was moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
Councilwoman McMenamin stated that David Rich has passed his background check and was able to be bonded with regards to the treasurer position. This item was moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
Councilwoman Reichner stated that that the Hatboro Memorial Pool Committee has met virtually in order to discuss if the poo will open this summer or not. A decision is hoped to be reached on or before May 18, 2020.
MILLER MEADOW PHASE I BIDS
Vice President Stockton stated that we are currently out for a second round of bids for the Phase I Miller Meadow project but per our Engineer, we are going to recommend notice of intent to award James R. Kenney Excavating & Paving, Inc. in the amount of $289,785.00. This item was moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
HATBORO STATION CREDIT RELEASE NO. 9
Vice president Stockton stated that per our Engineers, they have recommended that we release the amount of $192,743.75 to the developer from Financial Security based on completed improvements. This item has been moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
VICTORIAN VILLAGE SETTLEMENT STIPULATION
Solicitor Geiser stated that that the Hatboro Horsham School District and Victorian Village have reached a proposed settlement of $ 171,728.00 from the years 2016 – 2019 to be refunded from the Borough to tax-payers. Solicitor Geiser stated that if Council approves then the borough would have 90 days to pay this refund. The County and School District assessment was in the amount of $576,260.00 but the Borough only has to refund $171,728.00 to the Borough tax-payers. This item was moved to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
CONDITIONAL USE APPLICATION/HEARING DATE: VICTORIAN VILLAGE II
Solicitor Geiser stated that Victorian Village must meet the Ordinance requirements for conditional use in order to follow through with their land development to build an additional senior living residential community in the district that they are zoned for. She also stated that this will go simultaneously with land development but it a requirement before they can move forward. The proposed meeting would be in May 2020. Council will advertise the Conditional Use Hearing.
MAY MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS
Councilwoman McMenamin stated that the Planning Commission Meeting will be Tuesday May 12, 2020 at 7:00 P.M and will be a virtual zoom meeting and the Parks and Open Space Plan will be discussed.
Councilwoman McMenamin stated that the ZHB will need to have an in-person meeting regarding 69 Byberry and is currently on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Councilwoman McMenamin also stated that a decision needs to be made with regards to the May 202 Committee and Council Meetings. She stated Council needs to decide if the meetings will be virtual and combined for the month of May. President Bollendorf suggested Council combine the meetings and have a virtual combined Committee/Council Meeting Monday May 18, 2020. This item has been added to the voting meeting tonight at the end of the agenda.
PUBLIC COMMENT – No public comment.
ADJOURNMENT – President Bollendorf adjourned the April 27, 2020 Committee meeting at 7:36 P.M.
MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2020.
PRESENT VIA ZOOM – President Bollendorf, Vice President Stockton, Councilwoman Anzinger, Councilwoman Benjamin, Councilwoman McMenamin, Councilwoman Reichner, Councilwoman Ostrander, Mayor Guenst, Manager Hegele, Assistant Borough Secretary DeRenzis, Chief Gardner, Superintendent Sine, Fire Marshal Hauser, Tax Collector/Enterprise President Mount, Engineer Goff, and Solicitor Geiser were present.
ABSENT – No one was absent.
CALL TO ORDER – President Bollendorf called the April 27, 2020 Committee Meeting to order at 7:00 P.M.
PUBLIC COMMENT – Mike Delduke from 400 N. York Road Condo D stated that he has a parking permit in the Commuter Lot which expires May 1, 2020. He has not been able to work due to Covid -19 and said he still wants the permit for when he returns to work but asked if he still had to pay the $15.00 per month since he is not currently using the spot. President Bollendorf agreed and stated Council will vote on this item tonight during the Council Meeting immediately following the Committee Meeting.
MAYORS REPORT – Mayor Guenst stated she wanted to thank Superintendent Sine and his Public Works Department for doing an incredible job during these unprecedented times, Chief Gardner and his Police Department who are on the frontlines, and Manager Hegele and her Administrative Staff who have also stepped up to the plate to help keep our town safe and secure. Mayor Guenst also gave a shout out to HatPacks for their efforts in keeping kids fed and at present the total amount of kids is just under 300 and if anyone would like to donate, they can go online or to the Facebook page to do so. Mayor Guenst also thanked Jackie Evangelista and the Hatboro Dish for free Friday night meals for those in need and that last Friday over 500 people were fed.
Mayor Guenst stated that since March, there has been over three virtual Town Hall Meetings and that there will be another next week with date and time TBD.
Mayor Guenst encouraged everyone to stay home and stay safe and reminded everyone that we will get through this together because we are Hatboro strong.
PRESIDENT’S REPORT – president Bollendorf stated that Council has been very busy during this time with several conference calls and zoom meetings. President Bollendorf stated that the following meetings/conference calls have taken place:
1) Conference call with the Administration and Finance Committee to go over current state of Finances and what adjustments are needed to make and that we are in better shape than most.
2) Conference call regarding the Hatboro Memorial Pool with regards to if we will open full strength, have a partial opening, or not open at all.
3) Conference call with the Hatboro Chamber of Commerce regarding events such as the car show and everyone will be updated once we get it.
4) Conference call with Superintendent Sine regarding the future of bulk trash pick up which has been posted and will resume May 6, 2020. President Bollendorf stated that Trash pick up had to occur in stages and that our priority was trash/recycling pick up with yard waste added. President Bollendorf thanked Superintendent Sine and his Public Works Department.
President Bollendorf asked everyone to please be patient during this time as we have been social distancing for 6-7 weeks and will be doing so for a little longer. He stated that if we get too eager, it will lengthen the time that we are quarantined. He also stated that Hatboro will continue to follow state and county guidelines and asked that everyone follow the Governor’s reopening plan with regards to red, yellow, and green stages.
President Bollendorf thanked Vice President Stockton and Assistant Secretary DeRenzis for setting up all of these virtual zoom meetings and both of them have helped other municipalities to set up exactly what we are doing tonight.
TREASURERS REPORT – Manger Hegele stated that for the end of February 2020 the balance was $1,725,325.96 with interest earned in the amount of $681.02. Manager Hegele also stated that the balance for the end of March 2020 was $3,458,560.37 with interest earned in the amount of $961.99.
SOLICITORS REPORT – Solicitor Geiser stated that for the past few months, her office has been working closely with the Borough regarding Coronavirus issues with regards to virtual meetings and other legal issues that have come up during this unprecedented time by keeping up to date with legal developments throughout the Commonwealth and advising.
Solicitor Geiser also stated that she has been working with John Kennedy and Manager Hegele as well as other Borough staff with regards to moving forward on Victorian Village development and will be scheduling a conditional use hearing in order to assist in moving forward.
Solicitor Geiser thanked Hatboro for serving as a model for other municipalities and thanked Borough Council and staff for being transparent and having meetings that the public can still participate in.
ENGINEER’S REPORT – Engineer Goff stated that Covid restrictions regarding some construction will be lifted May 1 and there will be safety procedures which must be followed.
Engineer Goff also stated they have received comments for the Corinthian Trail from the conservation district as well as Penndot and RVE is addressing their comments and revising plans.
Engineer Goff also stated that her office is still awaiting comment on the Eaton Park streambank restoration project from DEP therefor she has no update regarding this.
Engineer Goff also stated that 6 bids were received for the Miller Meadow project and that the three lowest bidders could not comply with Hatboro’s RCO but that the 4th lowest bidder could comply RCO. She stated that we can issue intent to award tonight that will start the thirty-day review period and during this thirty-day review period, her and the Borough Solicitor will review documents to make sure that they can comply with the Borough’s RCO (Responsible Contractor’s Ordinance).
MANAGER’S REPORT – Manager Hegele stated that the Events Committee met and the Chamber submitted a new list of events that had to be changed as a result of Covid-19 and that Council will need to amend in the form of a motion which may be done at the May meeting in order to meet insurance guidelines.
1) Friday, June 19, 2020. – Cruising for a Cause will be the first cruise night of the season. We are going to start getting the word out to collect food for food pantry donations. Cruisers will stay in their cars and practice social distancing.
2) Saturday, August 29, 2020. – tentative Car Show date
3) Friday, October 9, 2020. – National Night Out
Manager Hegele also stated last week Borough staff did a small Earth Day celebration and it has been posted on the Borough’s Facebook page. Thank you to staff and Bindy for coming out.
Manager Hegele also stated that this week CDBG and DCNR grants have been submitted and are hoping to get chosen.
Manager Hegele stated that she has been taking webinars and surveys to make sure our voices in Hatboro are heard.
Manager Hegele also stated that Council embarked on a program to acknowledge graduates and we currently have almost forty graduates to showcase. If you have a 5th, 8th, or 12th grader and would like to showcase them please email a picture and a paragraph or two about your graduate and email it to email@example.com. Manager Hegele stated she is hoping to put the graduates in our upcoming newsletter.
Manager Hegele welcomed a new business to Hatboro. Harmony Home Remodeling is open and located above Artifact Brewery.
Manager Hegele stated that Borough Hall continues to maintain hours which are Monday through Friday from 8:30 A.M to 1:00 P.M with phones until 5:00 P.M. A new drop box has been installed outside so that residents can drop off payments and permits.
Manager Hegele thanked all staff including Police Department, Public Works, and Administrative staff for their hard work during this unprecedented time.
POLICE REPORT – Chief Gardner stated that he wanted to thank the Hatboro business community and others who have donated PPE to the Hatboro PD, SARS, and Enterprise Fire Company especially Accupay Payroll for their continued donation of PPE as well as Renew Labs in Warminster for their donations of sanitizer.
Chief Gardner also stated that he has been taking part in weekly conference calls with other municipalities as well as County Emergency Management officials to get the latest and timely information on current situation.
Chief Gardner stated that they are continuing to make calls for the Special Need’s registration. The calls are made on Wednesdays from the Emergency Operations Center at the Police Department and He thanked Mary Kovach who has been doing a wonderful job with this. He stated that if anyone is
interested please go to our website and download the form or call the Chief directly at 215-675-2832 and he will help you fill out the form.
Chief Gardner also stated that he continues to track expenses on a weekly basis and submits estimates to PEMA and he thanked Assistant Borough Secretary DeRenzis for helping with that weekly task.
Chief Gardner stated that tomorrow, around 2:00 P.M, the US Navy Blue Angels and US Airforce Thunderbirds will be doing a fly over of the region in tribute and support of First Responders and Health Care workers as well as everyone else on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic. He asked us to look to the skies at 2:00 P.M!
Mayor Guenst asked the Chief how his department is doing regarding PPE and he stated that while supplies are good right now, he is not sure how long it will last. He stated that Bob Stauch stocked up in the past so currently he is good but eventually would like to replace what was used for the future. Mayor Guenst said that was a good idea considering we do not know what will happen regarding Covid-19 come the fall when flu season arrives.
TAX COLLECTIONS REPORT – Tax Collector Mount stated that at the beginning of the month $2,997,576.27 was to be collected and that $2,154,863.34 was collected. The balance which still needs to be collected is $842,712.93.
Tax Collector Mount stated that the discount period for taxes has been extended to May 31, 2020 and she will be posting additional hours on her website for the last two weeks of May.
PUBLIC WORKS REPORT – Superintendent Sine stated that PW crews continue to run the modified Trash/Recycle and Yard Waste Collection plan. He stated that things are running smooth and we will be resuming the normal bulk collection schedule beginning May 6th.
Superintendent Sine stated that he wanted to thank some people who truly deserve it. He stated that Public Works employees are used to adjusting to what they do for many reasons and that usually it is weather related, however, they never had to make the types of radical changes that COVID-19 has forced them to do. Like everyone else, this pandemic has changed the way we live and work. Everything Public Works does revolves around trash and recycling so when the schedule was changed, the whole dynamic of the department was changed, and it has been an adjustment. Superintendent stated that he wanted to acknowledge the entire Public Works Department for their willingness to do whatever it takes to complete our mission of service to the community. Superintendent Sine also thanked his coworkers at Borough Hall and the Police Department for their cooperation as well as commending our residents and business owners for their understanding and willingness to make the adjustments.
FIRE MARSHAL REPORT – Fire Marshal Hauser stated that he wanted to reiterate recreational burning guidelines with regards to Fire Pits and stated the following rules:
1) Fire Pits should be 25 feet from any structure including houses and decks (no burning on decks)
2) If you are going to burn, please have an extinguishing agent close by.
3) No disposing of any waste in the pit.
4) No burning during high winds.
5) If the fire causes a nuisance to surrounding neighbors, the Fire Marshal, Fire Department, and Police Department have the right to tell you to extinguish the fire and if you do not then the Fire Department will do it for you.
FIRE COMPANY REPORT – President Mount stated that there was nothing to report but responded to Mayor Guenst’s question regarding PPE and she stated that supplies were good right now and they are currently planning for the Fall/Winter in case of another pandemic.
UNION LIBRARY REPORT – Director Celec stated that the building is closed but the Library has many offerings. He stated that a library card can get you movies, Ebooks, audio books, languages and courses. To keep busy during these unprecedented times. He stated that if you do not have a card, you can fill out a form online and his staff is available to help you with obtaining a card.
Director Celec also stated that the Library is about to start story time every Friday morning at 10 A.M and that another may be added so eventually there will be two per week. Miss Kelly and Mr. Jim will both share the responsibility for that.
Director Celec stated that starting the last day of school, the Library will be unveiling a new program for all ages to track student recognition and help students to keep reading throughout the summer. More details will follow soon.
Director Celec state that all events are cancelled and hopefully the book sale will be back again in September.
DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT REPORT – Director Simon stated that she has been keeping Hatboro business owners updated with resources them now and into the future as well as keeping the community aware of what businesses are currently open and operating.
Director Simon stated that she has been sending business owners weekly updates via email about Federal, State, and County relief grants and loan programs as well as helping expand digital and online presence.
Director Simon also stated that she has launched My Hatboro on Facebook and Instagram which is dedicated to businesses operating in Hatboro and their offerings. Eventually this will be used to promote all Hatboro Businesses.
ACKNOWLEDGE RECEIPT OF REPORTS – Councilwoman Ostrander motioned to acknowledge the receipt of Tax Collections, Public Works, Fire Marshal, Treasurer’s report, and Upper Moreland Hatboro Joint Sewer Authority Minutes. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Anzinger, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
APPROVAL OF WARRANT LIST, PAYMENT OF BILLS, MANUAL CHECKS, AND TRANSFERS – Councilwoman Anzinger made a motion to approve the warrant list, payment of bills, manual checks, and transfers for the month of April 2020. Motion was seconded by Vice President Stockton, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
FEBRUARY 24, 2020 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES – Councilwoman McMenamin made a motion to approve the February 24, 2020 Council Meeting Minutes. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Ostrander, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
MARCH 9, 2020 COMMITTEE MEETING MEETINGS – Councilwoman Anzinger made a motion to approve the March 9, 2020 Committee Meeting Minutes. Motion was seconded by Vice President Stockton, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
MARCH 31, 2020 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES – Councilwoman Anzinger made a motion to approve the March 9, 2020 Council Meeting Minutes. Motion was seconded by Vice President Stockton. President Bollendorf abstained from the vote. Motion carried 6-0 with 1 abstention.
FIRE COMPANY EXPENDITURE LIST – Councilwoman Ostrander made a motion to approve the Fire Company Expenditure List for the month of March 2020 in the amount of $6,845.20. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Anzinger, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
FIRE COMPANY CAPITAL EXPENDITURE LIST – Councilwoman McMenamin made a motion to approve the Fire Company Expenditure List for the month of March 2020 in the amount of $51,805.80. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Reichner, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION – SERGEANT CANDIDATES – Councilwoman Ostrander made a motion to direct the Civil Service Commission to obtain a list of eligible candidates for the position of Sergeant. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Anzinger, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
CROOKED BILLET SCHOOL TRAFFIC RECONFIGURATION – Councilwoman Ostrander made a motion to authorize a draft amending Ordinance 948, changing one – way restrictions on North Penn Street and Bonair Avenue in the vicinity of the Crooked Billet Elementary School. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Reichner, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
NORTH WARMINSTER ROAD PAVING PROJECT – Councilwoman Benjamin made a motion to authorize the paving of North Warminster Road in conjunction with Upper Moreland Township in the amount of $45,909.64. Motion was seconded by Vice President Stockton, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
UNION LIBRARY EXPENDITURE LIST – Councilwoman Anzinger made a motion to approve the Union Library Expenditure List for the Month of April 2020 in the amount of $44,487.78. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Ostrander, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
BUSINESS PRIVILEGE TAX EXTENSION – Councilwoman Benjamin made a motion to approve Resolution 2020-24 to extend the Business Privilege Tax Deadline to July 15, 2020. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Ostrander, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
RESOLUTION 2020 -25: TREASURER APPOINTMENT – Councilwoman Anzinger made a motion to approve Resolution 2020 -25, appointing David Rich to the position of Treasurer. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Benjamin, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
MILLER MEADOW PHASE I BIDS – Councilwoman Anzinger made a motion to award the bid for Phase I of the Miller Meadow Improvement Project to James R. Kenney Excavation & Paving, Inc. in the amount of $187,285.00. Motion was seconded by Vice President Stockton, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
HATBORO STATION CREDIT RELEASE NO. 9 – Councilwoman Ostrander made a motion to approve the Hatboro Station Credit Release No. 9 in the amount of $192,743.75. Motion was seconded by Vice President Stockton, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
VICTORIAN VILLAGE SETTLEMENT STIPULATION – Vice President Stockton made a motion to approve the Victorian Village Settlement Stipulation in the amount of $ 171,728.00. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Reichner, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
ADDED VOTING ITEMS
COMBINED VIRTUAL COMMITTEE/COUNCIL MEETING FOR MAY 18, 2020 – Councilwoman Anzinger made a motion to have a combined virtual Committee/Council Meeting on May 18, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Ostrander, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
EXTEND PARKING PERMITS WITH NO FEES UNTIL GOVERNOR MOVES MONTGOMERY COUNTY TO THE GREEN ZONE – Councilwoman Anzinger made a motion to extend parking permits with no fees until Governor moves Montgomery County to the green zone. Motion was seconded to by Councilwoman Benjamin, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
DCED MULTIMODEL TRANSPORTAION GRANT APPLICATION – Councilwoman Anzinger made a motion to move forward with the DCED Multimodel Transportation grant application. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Ostrander, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
GREENWAYS, TRAILS AND RECREATION PROGRAM GRANT APPLICATION – Councilwoman Anzinger made a motion to move forward with the Greenways, Trails, and Recreation Program grant application. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Reichner, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
WATERSHED RESTORATION AND PROTECTION PROGRAM GRANT APPLICATION – Councilwoman Anzinger made a motion to move forward with the Watershed restoration and Protection Program grant application. Motion was seconded by Vice President Stockton, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM GRANT APPLICATION – Councilwoman McMenamin made a motion to move forward with the Montgomery County Transportation Program Grant Application. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Benjamin, all ayes. Motion carried 7-0.
PUBLIC COMMENT – None
ADJOURNMENT – President Bollendorf adjourned the April 27, 2020 Council Meeting at 8:28 P.M.
Transcribed by Cynthia Bollendorf