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Posted on: December 21, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Hampton Council December Meeting Actions

Council December meeting actions

Hampton Township Council held their Regular meeting on Wednesday, December 18th; actions from the meeting included, but not limited to:

- Enacted Ordinance No. 830 establishing 2020 real estate tax millage rates (total Township tax millage:  2.9241)

- Enacted Ordinance No. 831 adopting the 2020 General and Other Funds Budget

- Enacted Ordinance No. 832 adopting the 2020 Capital Improvement Fund Budget.  Some projects in the Budget include (dependent on funding): digital speed enforcement signs; $1 million road resurfacing program; Community Center interior updates; Phase 1 of the Clearview Road bridge (at Route 8) replacement; Topnick Drive sidewalk from the High School football field and outdoor basketball area; and Community Pool renovations to the Ladies Room, Men's Showers in Bathhouse, as well as water feature and shade structure structures.

- Accepted a bid from First National Bank regarding the Township's 2020 Tax and Revenue Anticipation Note ($2,000,000 Note at a rate of 1.79%)

- Authorized the advertisement of the January 6, 2020 (7:00 pm) Organization Meeting, and the January 8, 2020 (7:30 pm) Agenda Meeting

- Accepted the Jordan Tax Service Stormwater Fee billing and collection proposal

- Adopted Resolution No. 1020 amending the Police Pension Plan, reducing the participant contribution to three (3%) percent effective January 1, 2020

- Certified the list of volunteer firefighters eligible under Act 172 to claim local tax credits

- Adopted Resolution No. 1021 amending the Memorandum of Understanding Terms and Conditions of Employment for the Municipal Manager

- Adopted Resolution No. 1022 establishing 2020 rates for engineering consulting and legal counsel services

- Certified a new Part-time Police Officer Eligibility List

- Adopted Resolution No. 1023 amending the Memorandum of Understanding Terms and Conditions of Employment for the Police Chief

- Authorized the purchase of two (2) 2020 Department of Community Services trucks through the 2020 Capital Improvement Fund Budget

- Authorized the advertisement for bids regarding the 2020 Road Resurfacing Program and Topnick Drive Sidewalk Project

- Authorized the advertisement for bids regarding the Glannon Pump Station Project

- Approved the 3940 Middle Road Interior-Only Conditional Use (19-08), establishing a jewelry repair and retail business as well as to open a sit-down cafe' called the Three Little Birds Cafe' and Juice Bar

- Approved the Windmont Farms Final Planned Residential Development (19-09) containing 69 total units (40 single-family homes, 28 duplex units, and one existing home) located at the intersection of S. Pioneer and W. Hardies Roads.

- Authorized the advertisement of the Klaas public hearing to be held January 22, 2020

- Amended the Crown Castle non-wireless tower motion as recommended by legal counsel

- Discussed upcoming events, including the Hampton Community Library Annual Chili Cook-Off scheduled for January 25th, and the Hampton Community Association Bonfire & Sled Riding Party scheduled for February 1st

Copies of any approved Ordinances/Resolutions can be found under Council Legislative Actions.  For more detailed information regarding these and other items discussed at the meeting, the minutes will be on the January 22, 2020 agenda for approval and posted on the Township's website.

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