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Board of Supervisors
Monday, January 07 2019

AGENDA

HILLTOWN TOWNSHIP

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

ANNUAL REORGANIZATION MEETING

Monday, January 7, 2019

Next Ordinance # 2019-001

Next Resolution # 2019-001

Meeting Opening

Time:________


·JBM ________

·KBB ________

·JCG _________

·LEL ________

·CEE ________

·ME________


  1. Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance

  1. Selection of Temporary Chairman

  1. Selection of Temporary Secretary

  1. Public Comment (Agenda Items Only: 2 ½ minutes per individual)

  1. Officer Appointments:
    1. Chairman
    2. Vice-Chairman
  1. Personnel Appointments:
    1. Township Manager/Treasurer/

Secretary/Open Records Officer:Lorraine E. Leslie

    1. Chief of Police/Open Records Officer: Christopher Engelhart
    2. Director of Public Works: Thomas Hess
    3. Finance Director: Marianne Egan
    4. Code Enforcement Officer/Zoning Officer: David Taylor

g.Zoning Hearing Board Secretary: Lisa Faust

h.Assistant Open Records Officer: Lisa Faust

  1. Professional Service Appointments:
    1. Township Solicitor: Harris & Harris
    2. Township Engineer/

Flood Plain Administrator:C. Robert Wynn Associates

    1. Township Certified Public Accountant: Dunlap SLK,
    2. Township Depository: QNB
    3. Township Traffic Engineer: Heinrich & Klein Associates, Inc.
  1. Board Appointments:
    1. Planning Commission:

i.One 4-year term ending 12/31/22: David Brooke Rush

ii.Other Applicants:

    1. Zoning Hearing Board:

i.One 3-year term ending 12/31/21: David Hersh

ii.Other Applicants: Stephen Yates

c.Water and Sewer Authority:

i.One 5-year term ending 12/31/23: Bruce Knipe (Seeking Reappointment)

ii.Other Applicants:

d.Vacancy Board:

i.One 1-year term ending 12/31/19: John Wietecha (Seeking Reappointment)

ii.Other Applicants:

e.Emergency Management Coordinator:

i.One 1-year term ending 12/31/19: Ray Fegley (Seeking Reappointment)

ii.Other Applicants:

f.Deputy Emergency Management Coordinator:

i.One 1-year term ending 12/31/19: Thomas Louden (Seeking Reappointment)

ii.Other Applicants:

g.Emergency Management Agricultural Officer:

i.One 1-year term ending 12/31/19: John Wietecha(Seeking Reappointment)

ii.Other Applicants:

h.UCC Board of Appeals:

i.One 5-year term ending 12/31/23: Dave Hersh(Seek Reappointment)

ii.Other Applicants:

  1. Recommendation of Treasurer’s Bond Limit: $2.5 Million Dollars:
  2. Adopt Resolution #2019-001: Employee Contribution to Police Pension Fund
  3. Adopt Resolution #2019-002: No Employee Contribution to Non-Uniform Pension Fund
  4. Adopt Resolution #2019-003: Board of Supervisor’s Meeting Dates
  5. Adopt Resolution #2019-004: Planning Commission Meeting Dates
  6. Adopt Resolution #2019-005: Non-Uniform Employee Holidays
  7. Adopt Resolution #2019-006: Building, Zoning, Miscellaneous Fee Schedule
  8. Adopt Resolution #2019-007: Disposition of Records
  9. Adopt Resolution #2019-008: Establishing Tax Rates for Calendar Year 2019
  10. Adopt Resolution #2019-009: Appointing Representatives to Bucks County Tax Collection Committee (TCC) for Fiscal Year 2019

a.Primary Voting Delegate: Lorraine E. Leslie, Township Manager/Treasurer

b.Alternate Voting Delegate: Marianne Egan, Finance Director

  1. Designate Voting Delegate and Certify Other Delegates’ Attendance at the Annual PSATS Convention (April 2019):

  1. Announcements:
    1. Executive Sessions

  1. Public Comment (Agenda Items Only: 2 ½ minutes per individual)

  1. Consent Agenda:

[Items and materials listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one motion and one vote.There will be no separate discussion of these items.If discussion is desired by Board Members, that item will be identified and removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately at the appropriate place on the Agenda.]

a.Minutes of the December 10, 2018 Supervisor’s Meeting

b.Bills List December 26, 2018

c.Bills List January 8, 2019

d.Souderton Fire Company 2019 Fire Agreement

As Written: ______With Corrections:______

JBM ______KBB ______JCG ______

  1. New Business:

a.Legal:

  1. Supervisor’s Comments

  1. Public Comment

  1. Press Conference

  1. Adjournment

Time: ________POSTED:1/4/19

HILLTOWN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC COMMENT RULES

All Hilltown residents are encouraged to make comments to the Board of Supervisors.An individual has several opportunities to comment:

·“Public Comment on Agenda Items Only” (2 ½ minutes per individual)

·Immediately following any presentation and before possible Board action

(2 ½ minutes per individual)

·“Public Comment” (5 minutes per individual)

Any person desiring to make public comment shall have only one comment period for each of the opportunities regardless of actual time used for public comment.Any person desiring to make public comment shall be required to abide by the following rules:

·The Chairperson of the Board shall preside over public comments.

·Once acknowledged by the Chairperson, the individual shall proceed to the podium and speak clearly into the microphone, and shall identify himself/herself by name and location of residences or by firm represented.

·Written record of “Public Comment” can only be produced when speaking into the microphone.Written record of public comment will not be produced when speaking to public assembled at meeting.

·The individual shall address their comments to the Board as a whole entity.The polling of or debating with an individual Supervisor is not permitted.

·The individual shall address their comments to the professional appointees of the Board or Township employees only with the permission of the Chairperson.

·The Township Manager shall enforce these public comment rules by announcing “One (1) Minute Remaining” and “Time Expired.”

·The only exception to these procedures is Press and Media Time and/or Press Conference.Detailed minutes are not provided for Press Conference.

a.Adopted: January 6, 1997

b.Revised: November 23, 1998

c.Revised: August 9, 1999

d.Revised: June 26, 2006

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13 West Creamery Road, P.O. Box 260, Hilltown, PA 18927

Phone: 215-453-6000
Fax: 215-453-1024
Email: info@hilltown.org

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