Board of Supervisors Meeting

Date: April 18, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM

FERGUSON TOWNSHIP BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Regular Meeting Agenda
Monday, April 18, 2016
7:00pm

  1. CALL TO ORDER

   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

CITIZEN’S INPUT

CONSENT AgENDA ITEMS

ABC REPORTS

  1. PUBLIC HEARINGS – ORDINANCES
  1. An Ordinance of the Township of Ferguson, Centre County, Pennsylvania, amending the Code of Ordinances as follows: A. Street Acceptance and Motor Vehicle Regulations - The Landings Phase 1A (1) Amending Appendix H, Streets and Sidewalks, by accepting the following Deed of Dedication:  from Thomas Songer and S&A Custom Built Homes, Inc., now known as S&A Homes, Inc., t/d/b/a Johnson Farm Associates, a Pennsylvania general partnership, to the Township of Ferguson, (2) Chapter 15, Section 15-201, Maximum Speed Limits, relating to Certain Streets by (a) deleting on and along Hawknest Road the 25 mile per hour speed limit between Park Center Boulevard and the temporary cul-de-sac; (b) adding and establishing a 25 mile per hour speed limit on Hawknest Road between Park Center Boulevard and Raven Hollow Road; (c) deleting on and along Raven Hollow Road the 25 mile per hour speed limit between Park Center Boulevard and the temporary cul-de-sac; and (d) adding and establishing a 25 mile per hour speed limit on Raven Hollow Road from Park Center Boulevard and Hawknest Road; (3) Chapter 15, Section 15-214, Stop Intersections, by establishing a Stop Intersection on Raven Hollow Road at the Intersecting or Through Street known as Hawknest Road for traffic traveling in the West direction. B. Street Acceptance and Motor Vehicle Regulations -Hunter’s Chase Phases 8 and 10 (1)  Amending Appendix H, Streets and Sidewalks, by accepting the following Deed of Dedication:  from S&A Custom Built Homes, Inc., now known as S&A Homes, Inc., a Pennsylvania Corporation, to the Township of Ferguson, (2) Chapter 15, Section 15-201, Maximum Speed Limits, relating to Certain Streets by adding and establishing a 25 mile per hour speed limit on Fox Berry Run Road between Harvest Run Road and Red Willow Road; (3) deleting on and along Red Willow Road a 25 mile per hour speed limit between Prairie Rose Lane and the temporary cul-de-sac; (4) adding and establishing a 25 mile per hour speed limit on Red Willow Road from Prairie Rose Lane and the end of the street; (5) Chapter 15, Section 15-214,  Stop Intersections, by establishing a Stop Intersection on Fox Berry Run Road at the intersecting or through street known as Harvest Run Road for traffic traveling in the East direction; and, (6) by establishing a Stop Intersection on Fox Berry Run Road at the intersecting or through street known as Red Willow Road for traffic traveling in the West direction.
  1. AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF FERGUSON, CENTRE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 10, HEALTH AND SAFETY, PART 1 GRASS, WEEDS AND OTHER VEGETATION AS FOLLOWS: REPLACING THE WORD “GRASS” WITH THE WORDS “TURF GRASS” THROUGHOUT THE ORDINANCE; REMOVING 10-101.D; RENUMBER THE ORDINANCE TO ADD SECTIONS 10-103 (MANAGED NATURAL LANDSCAPES), 10-104 (DEFINITIONS), 10-105 (LANDOWNERS’ RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES).
  1. AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF FERGUSON, CENTRE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 27, ZONING, IN PARTICULAR, THE TRADITIONAL TOWN DEVELOPMENT (TTD) DISTRICT, TO ELIMINATE PERSONAL CARE HOMES FROM PROHIBITED USES AND RESTRICT THE CONVERSION OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS INTO PERSONAL CARE HOMES OR ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES WITH NO LESS THAN 30 BEDS; UPDATE THE EXISTING DEFINITION FOR PERSONAL CARE HOME; ADD A DEFINITION FOR ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE; AND INCLUDE PERSONAL CARE HOME AND ASSISTED LIVING RESIDENCE IN RESIDENTIAL USES WITHIN THE TRADITIONAL TOWN DEVELOPMENT SECTION OF THE ZONING ORDINANCE.
  1. AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWNSHIP OF FERGUSON, CENTRE COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 27, ZONING, IN PARTICULAR, THE NEIGHBORHOOD SHOPPING CENTER SECTION OF THE PLANNED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT, TO INCLUDE: GROCERY STORES UP TO 60,000 SQUARE FEET AS A CONDITIONAL USE; INCLUDE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES, RETAIL IN GENERAL, ENGINEER, EXERCISE FACILITY, GYM, AND SPORTS TRAINING FACILITIES; ALLOW DRIVE THROUGH SERVICES FOR APOTHECARY/PHARMACY USE, RESTAURANTS, AND ADMINISTRATIVE OR FINANCIAL OFFICES; INCLUDE DEFINITION FOR GROCERY STORE; AND PERMIT CHILD DAYCARE/PRESCHOOLS AS A CONDITIONAL USE WITHIN THE PRD.
  1. PUBLIC HEARINGS – RESOLUTIONS
  1. COMMUNICATIONS TO THE BOARD
  1. ACTION ITEMS
  1. Presentation of 2015 Audit
  2. 2016 First Quarter Financial Report
  3. Terraced Streetscape District Ordinance Amendment
  4. Real Estate Tax Refunds
  5. Discuss Training on Robert’s Rules of Order
  6. Suburban Park Sanitary Sewer Replacement & Relocation Project
  7. Discussion of COG Priorities
  8. 2016 Voucher Report
  9. Consent Agenda  
  1. REPORTS
  1. Manager
  2. Public Works Director
  3. Planning & Zoning Director
  4. COG Committee Reports
  5. Other Non-COG Regional Committees
  1. calendar items – APRIL
  1. Minutes
    1. April 4, 2016 Board of Supervisors Regular Meeting
  1. ADJOURNMENT

April 18, 2016 Board of Supervisors Agenda (FULL)