February 03, 2011
By virtue of certain writs of execution out of the Court of Common Pleas of Fulton County, Pennsylvania, and to me directed, I will expose at public sale by public venue or outcry in the hallway of the Fulton County Courthouse, McConnellsburg, Pa., February 03, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. on the above date, the hereinafter mentioned real estate. All parties in interest and claimants are hereby notified that a schedule of distribution will be filed by the sheriff on February 14, 2011, and that distribution will be made in accordance with said schedule unless exceptions are filed thereto within twenty (20) days thereafter.
Midfirst Bank vs.
Jessica D. Large
All the following real estate, together with the improvements thereon erected, lying and being situate in Todd Township, Fulton County, Pennsylvania, with a property address of 24390 Great Cove Road, Mc- Connellsburg, Pennsylvania 17233. Fulton County Deed Book 0482, Page 0081. Tax Map: 10-06-001.-000
CITIMORTGAGE Inc. vs.
Shawn E Laman &
Roxanne E Rhodes
Owners of property situate in the Township of Ayr, Fulton County, Pennsylvania, being known as 809 Rock Hill Road, McConnellsburg, PA 17233. Deed Book 0463 Page 0521, being tax parcel number 01-18-027..-000.
As soon as the property is knocked down to the purchaser, 10 percent of the purchase price or 10 percent of all costs, whichever may be higher, shall be delivered to the sheriff. If the 10 percent payment is not made as requested, the sheriff will direct the auctioneer to resell the property. The balance due shall be paid NO LATER THAN February 14, 2011, at 4:30 p.m. Prevailing time. Otherwise, all money previously paid will be forfeited, and the property will be resold March 03, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. prevailing time, in the hallway of the Fulton County Courthouse, Mc- Connellsburg, Fulton County, Pa., at which time the full purchase price or all costs whichever may be higher shall be paid in full.
Keith B. Stains, Sheriff
Fulton County, Pa.
Notice is hereby given that Letters Testamentary on the Estate of Dorothea K. Jones, late of the Borough of McConnellsburg, Fulton County, Pa., have been granted to the undersigned, and he requests all persons having claims against said estate to make known the same to Thomas L. Jones, 6084 Bluegrass Road, Kokomo, Indiana 46901, or his attorney, and all persons indebted to said decedent to make payment to him without delay.
Thomas L. Jones, Executor Schall and Bard, LLC Tamela Mellott Bard, Esquire 119 North Second Street McConnellsburg, PA 17233 12-30-3t
The (3) emergency medical service units that serve Thompson Township, Fulton County, will meet with the Thompson Township supervisors on Friday January 14, 2011, at 10 a.m. in the municipal building located at 187 Gem Bridge Road, Needmore, Pa., to discuss the area that each unit will serve. Residents of the township are invited to observe and comment at this meeting.
D. Gene Mellott, Sec.
The Joint Operating Committee (JOC) of the fulton County AVTS will hold a special meeting on Thursday, January 20, 2011, at 7:00 p.m., in the Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School office.
Regularly scheduled JOC meetings will be held at 7:00 p.m. as follows: Thursday, February 17, 2011 - Forbes Road High School Library; Thursday, April 21, 2011 - Fulton County AVTS Office; Thursday, June 16, 2011 - Southern Fulton High School Library; Thursday, August 18, 2011 - Forbes Road High School Library; Thursday, October 20, 2011 - Fulton County AVTS Office; Thursday, December 15, 2011 - Southern Fulton High School Library.
The Bethel Township Board of Supervisors will conduct their regular meetings for 2011 on the following dates:
January 3, February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, July 5, August 1, September 6, October 3, November 7 and December 5.
The meetings will be held at the Bethel Township Municipal Building at 7:00 p.m.
Sealed bids will be received by the township of Brush Creek, Fulton County, Pa., 1791 Layton Road, Warfordsburg, PA 17267 until February 26, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. for the following stone products:
400 ton, more or less, antiskid; 600 ton, more or less, clean crusher run; 250 ton, more or less, dirty crusher run; 50 ton, more or less, quarry rock, 24 inch; 300 ton, more or less, #57; 650 tons, more or less, #8; 250 ton, more or less, of Gabion.
Items must be bid FOB Quarry and/or delivered to job sites within the township. End of contract for stone will be February 29, 2012. Proposals must be upon form furnished by the municipality. The municipality reserves the right to reject any or all bids.
Helen L. Layton, Sec.
Brush Creek Township
The sheriff’s office has been temporarily relocated for 2011 to the Old IGA building at 216 North Second Street (across the street from the current sheriff’s office).
Daniel Swain, Chief
The Fulton County Tax Collection Committee will hold its reorganization meeting on Wednesday, January 19, 2011, at 7 p.m., in the administration office of the Central Fulton School District.
2011 MEETING NOTICE
The Taylor Township Board of Supervisors, Fulton County, will hold its regular bimonthly meetings for 2011 on the first and third Mondays of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the municipal building. If the Monday is a major holiday (Memorial Day, Labor Day or Christmas), the meeting will be held the following evening (Tuesday). The public is invited to attend any of these meetings.
Monica J. Mellott, Secretary
The Union Township Board of Supervisors will accept bids until February 7, 2011, at 7:00 p.m., for the following:
500 ton antiskid (more or less); 400 ton AASHTO No. 8 (more or less); 1,200 ton AASHTO No. 7 (more or less); 4,000 ton BCR PA 2 RC (3/4D) (more or less); 2000 ton BCR PA 2 RC (3/4 clean) ( more or less); 100 ton Gabion (4 to 7”) (more or less); 500 ton superpave wearing course 9.5mm, PG64-22, 50 gyration (more or less).
Bid all products for delivery only.
Proposals must be upon forms furnished by the municipality. The municipality reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.
Board of Supervisors
Carolyn M. Wills, Sec.
The Union Township Board of Supervisors will hold its regular business meetings on the first Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. However, if the meeting should fall on a holiday, the meeting date will then be moved to the following day.
Board of Supervisors
Carolyn M. Wills, Sec.
The Belfast Township Board of Supervisors will hold its 2011 semi-monthly meetings on the first and third Monday of each month beginning at 7 p.m. at the municipal building located at 323 Martin Road, Needmore, Pa. If Monday is a holiday, the meeting will be held on Tuesday.
Board of Supervisors
The Licking Creek Burial Association will hold its annual meeting January 22, 2011, at 1:00 p.m., at the home of the secretary, Mrs. George Gress. Open for members ages 10-70 years. If interested in becoming a member call 717-485-3029 or write to 13465 Sipes Mill Road, Harrisonville, PA 17228.
The Brush Creek Township Board of Supervisors will hold its monthly meetings for the year of 2010 on the dates that follow:
January 31, February 28, March 31, April 29, May 31, June 30, July 29, August 30, September 30, October 31, November 29 and December 30 at the Election House in Emmaville, Pa., at 7:00 p.m.
Helen L. Layton, Sec.
Notice hereby is given that the Thompson Township Board of Supervisors will hold a special meeting for general purposes at 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 21, 2011, at the township offices at 187 Gem Bridge Road, Needmore, PA 17238. The supervisors also will hold a special meeting for general purposes at 7:00 p.m., Friday, January 21, 2011, at the same township offices.
Additionally, notice hereby is given that the Thompson Township Board of Supervisors will consider the enactment of an Ordinance at the special meeting to be held on January 21, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. The proposed ordinance would implement the requirements of the Phase II Act 167 Countywide Storm-water Management Plan for Fulton County. A copy of this ordinance is on file in the Thompson Township Municipal Building, 187 Gem Bridge Road, Needmore, PA 17238, and may be inspected by any interested person during regular business hours, Monday through Friday.
Patrick J. Fanelli,
Andrews & Beard
3366 Lynnwood Drive
Altoona, PA 16602
Notice is hereby given that at a public meeting of the Licking Creek Township Board of Supervisors to be held, Wednesday, January 26, 2011, at 7:30 p.m., prevailing time, at the Licking Creek Township Municipal Building, 966 Forrestdale Road, Harrisonville, PA 17228, the following ordinance shall be considered for adoption. A copy of the full text of each ordinance may be examined at the office of The Fulton County News, at 417 East Market Street, McConnellsburg, PA 17233, and in the Fulton County Law Library, Courthouse, 201 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, PA 17233 or at the Licking Creek Township Municipal Building by appointment. Any interested Licking Creek Township resident may appear and comment.
AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE SUBDIVISION AND DEVELOPMENT OF LAND WITHIN LICKING CREEK TOWNSHIP, FULTON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA: REQUIRING THE SUBMITTAL OF SUBDIVISION AND MOBILE HOME PARK PLANS FOR TOWNSHIP REVIEW: PRESCRIBING STANDARDS OF DESIGN, PLAN REQUIREMENTS, PLAN PROCESSING, IMPROVEMENT AND CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS, AND CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE OF PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS; PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION OF THE ORDINANCE.
Ordinance No. ___ of 2011
The following is a brief summary of the proposed provisions of the 2011 Licking Creek Township Subdivision Ordinance:
Section 100 - Title - This ordinance shall be known and may be cited as “The Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance of Licking Creek Township, Fulton County, Pa.”
Section 101 - Purpose and Intent - This Ordinance has been designed and adopted to provide uniform standards and procedures for the regulation of subdivision and land development within Licking Creek Township, Fulton County, Pa. The purpose of such regulations is to provide for development in Licking Creek Township. The purpose of such regulations is to provide for the orderly, efficient, and integrated development of land, assuring sites are suitable for development, building purposes and human habitation, coordinating existing and proposed streets and other proposed public improvements, and assuring the greater health, safety, convenience and welfare to the citizens of Licking Creek Township.
Section 102 - Statutory Authority - This Ordinance is enacted and ordained under the grant of powers contained in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code (MPC).
Section 103 - Application of Regulations - These regulations apply to the subdivision or land development of any lot, tract, or parcel of land located in Licking Creek Township. No property shall be developed, no building shall be erected, and no site improvements shall be completed, except, in strict accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance. No lot in a subdivision may be sold or transferred; no permit to erect or alter any building upon land in a subdivision or land development may be issued; and no building may be erected or altered in a subdivision or land development, unless and until a final subdivision or land development plan has been approved by the Licking Creek Township Board of Supervisors and recorded, and until the improvements required in connection therewith have been either constructed or guaranteed in a manner prescribed herein. Unit or condominium subdivision of real property is included within the meaning of subdivision and land development as defined herein, and must comply with these regulations. The provisions of this Ordinance shall not affect application for approval of a subdivision and/or land development plan which is pending action at the time of the effective date of this ordinance. Any plan which has received preliminary approval or final plan approval prior to the effective date of this Ordinance shall not be adversely affected by this Ordinance.
Section 104 - Ordinance Amendments - Provides that the Ordinance may be amended from time to time and sets forth a procedure for amendments to the Ordinance.
Section 105 - Enforcement and Penalties - Provides that the Ordinance may be enforced and violations litigated by the Licking Creek Township Board of Supervisors. It further provides for penalties in the nature of a fine in a civil enforcement proceeding and further provides for proceedings before the Court of Common Pleas.
Section 106 - Municipal Liability - The granting of a permit or approval of a plan for any proposed subdivision or land development to be located within any designated floodplain district shall not constitute a representation, guarantee or warranty of any kind or nature by Licking Creek Township, or an official or employee, thereof, of the safety of any structure, building, use or other proposed plan from cause whatsoever, and shall create no liability upon or a course of action against such public official or employee for any damage that may be pursuant thereto.
Section 107 - In interpreting and applying this Ordinance, its provisions shall be held to be the minimum requirements for promotion of health, safety, morals and general welfare of Licking Creek Township Board of Supervisors. This Ordinance is not intended to interfere with, abrogate, annul, supercede, or cancel any easements, covenants, restrictions, or reservations contained in deeds or other agreements, but if this Ordinance imposes more stringent restrictions than are elsewhere established, the provisions of this Ordinance shall prevail. Wherever and whenever the requirements of this Ordinance are at variance with the requirements of any other lawfully adopted laws, rules, regulations, or ordinances, the most restrictive or that imposing the higher standards shall govern.
Section 108 - Severability - It is hereby declared to be the legislative intent that if a court of competent jurisdiction declares any provisions of this Ordinance to be invalid or ineffective in whole or in part, the effect of such decision shall be limited to those provisions which are expressly stated in the decision to be invalid or ineffective, and all other provisions of this Ordinance shall continue to be separately and fully effective.
Section 109 - Repealer - The previous Licking Creek Township Land Development Ordinance as amended, is hereby expressly repealed.
Section 110 - Effective Date - This Ordinance shall take effect February 1, 2011.
Section 200 - Rules of Construction - Sets forth certain rules for interpretation on the Ordinance for administrative purposes.
Section 201 - Definitions - Sets forth definitions for certain specific terms used in the Ordinance.
Section 300 - Modifications - Provides for a procedure whereby modifications may be granted to provisions of the Ordinance under limited and specific circumstances.
Section 301 - Challenges and Appeals - Provides a method for appealing decisions of the Licking Creek Township Board of Supervisors as provided for in the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code and other relevant statutes and rules.
Section 302 - Records - Licking Creek Township shall keep an accurate, public record of its findings, decisions and recommendations relevant to all applications filed with it for review or approval.
Section 303 - Fees - Provides for the assessment of fees to Licking Creek Township for review and other professional services incurred by the township in the plan review process. Provides for professional service fee disputes.
Section 400 - General - Sets forth the application requirements for obtaining approval of subdivision and land developments.
Section 401 - Compliance With Zoning Ordinance and Applicable Zoning Decisions - Whenever Licking Creek Township’s adopted zoning provides that the use proposed by the applicant for subdivision or land development approval shall constitute a use by special exception or conditional use, or when a variance from the terms of the zoning ordinance is required to develop in accordance with the plan, the applicant shall obtain such special exception, variance or conditional use approval from the Licking Creek Township Zoning Hearing Board or Licking Creek Township Board of Supervisors, as applicable, prior to the submission of the preliminary plan, or final plan as applicable.
Section 402 - Application and Processing Requirements - Sets forth the formal application requirements, submission deadlines, and number of copies of plans required. Further sets forth provisions for amendments and corrections to the application and establishes a procedure for a plan review process by Licking Creek Township personnel, review by Fulton County Planning Commission and review by other entities or agencies within Licking Creek Township. Provides that all plan applications for approval shall be acted upon by the Licking Creek Township Board of Supervisors at a regular scheduled meeting. Sets forth the requirement that any decision shall be in writing and provides for the possibility of a public hearing prior to action on any plan. Furthermore sets forth provisions for a sketch plan and pre-application meeting.
Section 403 - Preliminary Plan - Sets forth procedures and requirements for a preliminary plan application for subdivision and/or land development.
Section 404 - Final Plan - Sets forth final plan submission requirements and requirements for what information must be on a final plan and provides for the recording of the plan.
Section 405 - Centerline Separation Plan/ Lot Consolidation Plan/ Revised Subdivision Plan/ Lot Add on Plan - Sets forth a procedure for processing certain types of plans as a single submission which may be handled as a final plan under certain plan criteria.
Section 406 - Minor Plan - Sets forth plan purpose, plan criteria, and plan requirements for a subdivision of one lot into not more than five lots.
Section 500 - General - All plans shall be prepared by a qualified professional engineer, surveyor, and/or a landscape architect licensed and/or registered to practice in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as applicable. The plans shall show, be accompanied by, and be prepared in accordance, with this Part and shall provide sufficient design information to demonstrate conformance with the requirements of Part 8 of this Ordinance.
Section 501 - Sketch Plan - Sets forth drafting standards and requirements for information required to be on a sketch plan.
Section 502 - Preliminary Plan - Sets forth drafting standards and plan information required for the submission of a preliminary plan.
Section 503 - Final Plan - Sets forth drafting standards and plan information required for the submission of a final plan.
Section 504 - Centerline Separation Plan/ Lot Consolidation Plan/ Revised Subdivision Plan/ Lot Add on Plan - Sets forth certain drafting standards and plan information required for these types of plans.
Section 505 - Minor Plans - Sets forth certain drafting standards and plan information required to be on a minor plan and provides for recording of minor subdivision plans.
Section 600 - Improvements Required - No plan shall be finally approved unless the streets shown on such plan have been improved to certain conditions set forth therein.
Section 601 - Plan Improvements - Provides for recorded plan approval and for the amount of financial security required for certain improvements.
Section 602 - Improvement
Construction Guarantee - Sets forth types of financial security acceptable to Licking Creek Township for bond for improvements to be completed.
Section 603 - Inspection of Improvements - The developer shall pay the costs of any such inspection in accordance with the provisions of Article V of the Municipalities Planning Code. Furthermore, it is generally required that general site construction and street construction have mandatory inspection.
Section 604 - Release of Funds - As the work of installing the required improvements proceeds, the party posting the financial security may request the Licking Creek Township Board of Supervisors to release or authorize the release, from time to time, such portions of the financial security necessary for payment to the contractor(s) performing the work.
Section 605 - Dedication of Improvements - If financial security has been provided in lieu of the completion of improvements required as a condition for the final approval of a plan set forth in this section, Licking Creek Township shall not condition the issuance of building, grading, or other permits relating to the erection or placement of improvements, including buildings, upon the lots or land as depicted upon the final plan upon actual completion of the improvements depicted upon the approved final plan.
Section 606 - Maintenance Guarantee - Where the Licking Creek Township Board of Supervisors accepts dedication of all or some of the required improvements following completion, the Licking Creek Township Board of Supervisors may require the posting of financial security to secure structural integrity of said improvements as well as the functioning of said improvements in accordance with the design and specifications as depicted on the final plan for a term not to exceed eighteen (18) months from the date of acceptance of dedication.
Section 607 - Maintenance of Streets - The developer shall maintain all streets in the subdivision or development in travelable condition, including the prompt removal of snow therefrom, until such time as the streets are accepted by Licking Creek Township as part of Licking Creek Township highway system; or, if such streets are not to be dedicated, until a homeowners’ association or other entity responsible for the maintenance of the streets has been formed.
Section 608 - As Built Plan - Prior to the final release of the financial security, the developer shall provide Licking Creek Township with one Mylar and two prints of the final as built plan showing certain specific detailed information required herein.
Section 700 - Traffic Impact Study - Provides for traffic studies based on the number of vehicle trips in the peak direction during the site peak traffic hour at the proposed project.
Sets forth detailed impact traffic study requirements.
Section 701 - Historic and Cultural Resources - Provides for review of historic resources from information obtained from Bureau of Historic Preservation (BHP) and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC). Subdivisions and land developments shall be designed to preserve, adaptively reuse, or otherwise provide for the historic features of Licking Creek Township.
Section 702 - Hydrogeologic Report - Where there is a reasonable probability that a project will affect or be affected by carbonate geologic hazards, the Licking Creek Township Board of Supervisors shall require submission of a hydrogeologic report. In reaching a determination of whether a project will affect or be affected by carbonate geologic hazards, the Licking Creek Township Board of Supervisors shall consider the presence or absence of carbonate features in the vicinity of the project, the testimony of qualified expert witnesses, and such other reasonable information as may be available.
Section 703 - Aquifer Study - Loss which would be served by individual wells or community water systems when prior to the subdivision of land into lots or land development an aquifer study may be required in areas or in proximity to areas of known groundwater contamination or problems, in areas of known inadequate yield of potable supplies, or a hydrogeologic report was completed on site, an aquifer study shall be performed.
Section 704 - Parks and Open Space - All plans for residential subdivision or residential land developments shall provide for the dedication of land for park and open space uses, and/or, upon agreement by the applicant, the construction of recreation facilities, the payment of fees in lieu thereof, the private reservation of land, or any combination thereof.
Section 800 - Design Standards - The purpose of these design standards is to: help maintain and strengthen the integrity of Fulton County’s and Licking Creek Township’s unique rural character which includes: traditional farming areas, significant natural, cultural and historic resources; small traditional village settlements; and other important natural and rural lands. The intent of this section is to provide clear, quantitative review standards that are easy to administer and offer certainty to developers, residents, business owners, and officials alike while maintaining a degree of design flexibility to allow and encourage creative site and building designs and encourage alternative design solutions that result in a better, distinctive product.
Section 801 - Site Layout Development Pattern - All new development shall generally be consistent and compatible with and not negatively impact the adjacent and nearby built and natural environment.
Section 802 - Lots and Other Dimensional Standards - Sets forth general lot design standards, lot configuration and lot frontage. Sets forth certain minimum lot area based upon the availability of public water and/or public sewage.
Section 803 - Streets, Access Drives, and Driveways - Sets forth certain design requirements for streets, access drives and driveways. Contains detailed information regarding grade, curves, and speed.
Section 804 - Traffic Signs - Design and placement of traffic signs shall follow the requirements of Licking Creek Township and PennDOT. Signs shall be free of visual obstruction.
Section 805 - Parking Facilities - Sets forth detailed size standards and general standards for surface parking areas for motorized vehicles.
Section 806 - Dwelling Unit Identification - Prior to the use and occupancy of a lot, each lot or dwelling unit shall be provided with a street number assigned by Fulton County Planning Office.
Section 807 - Underground Wiring - Establishes guidelines and requirements for underground electric, telephone, television, and other communication facilities distribution lines.
Section 808 - Pedestrian Access and Circulation - Sets forth design guidelines for sidewalks and trails.
Section 809 - Preservation of Natural, Historic, and Cultural Features - Sets forth design guidelines to help protect and preserve natural, historical, and cultural features.
Section 810 - Landscaping, Screening and Buffering - Sets forth certain design guidelines for landscaping, screening, buffering and vegetative preservation standards. Prohibits certain invasive plants from use in any planting schedule. Encourages shade trees to be planted in such a way as to not interfere with sidewalks and streets.
Section 811 - Lighting - Sets forth minimum standards for outdoor lighting to control glare and protect and retain the rural character of Licking Creek Township.
Section 812 - Easements - Provides design guidelines for easements of various types.
Section 813 - Survey Monuments and Markers - Establishes requirements for existing and proposed monuments and property corners.
Section 814 - Sanitary Sewage Disposal - The applicant shall provide the type of sewage facility consistent with current plans, including but not limited to the Moving Fulton Forward: Fulton County’s Joint Comprehensive Plan, the Fulton County Comprehensive Plan, Licking Creek Township Act 537 Plan, as well as existing physical, geographical and geological conditions.
Section 815 - Water Supply - Intent - The applicant shall provide the type of community water supply system consistent with current plans, including but not limited to the Moving Fulton Forward: Fulton County’s Joint Comprehensive Plan, the Fulton County Comprehensive Plan as well as existing physical, geographical and geological conditions.
Section 816 - Stormwater Management - Provides for the applicant to submit stormwater management in accordance with the provisions of the most recent Stormwater Management Ordinance of Licking Creek Township.
Section 817 - Hazards Associated with Carbonate Rocks - Hydrogeologic Report Required - When, in the opinion of the Licking Creek Township Board of Supervisors, there is a probable likelihood that a project will affect or be affected by carbonate geologic hazards the Licking Creek Township Board of Supervisors shall require submission of a hydrogeologic report pursuant to Article 7 of this Ordinance.
Section 900 - Mobile Home Parks, Campgrounds, and Recreational Vehicle Parks - The standards in this part shall be applied in addition to the other requirements of this Ordinance, in evaluating applications for mobile home parks, and campgrounds and recreational vehicle parks.
Section 901 - Mobile Home Parks - Sets forth certain density, dimensional, and general standards for the construction of a mobile home park, including tract size, maximum number of mobile home units, site layout, streets and access, offstreet parking areas and sidewalks, sewage disposal, water supply and other utility requirements. Also sets forth illumination standards and common open space requirements.
Section 902 - Campgrounds and Recreational Vehicle Parks - Sets forth design standards, minimum tract size, maximum number of camping and recreational vehicle spaces and other criteria for campgrounds. Adopts the provisions for organized camps and campgrounds as set forth at 28 Pa Code, Chapter 19.
Licking Creek Township Supervisors will hold monthly meetings on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the township building unless otherwise advertised.
The budget for 2011 was adopted on December 8, 2010.
All taxes will remain the same.
It is the policy of Quincy Village Retirement Community, Quincy, Pa., to provide admission and equal employment opportunity consistent with the law in all phases of operation without regard to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, creed, marital status, or disability in accordance with applicable law.
All meetings of the Ayr Township Board of Supervisors for 2011 will be held on the last Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m., at the township municipal building, 5844 Cito Road, unless otherwise advertised.
Ayr Township Supervisors
Denise R. Grissinger, Sec.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that at a public meeting of the Wells Township Board of Supervisors to be held, Monday, February 7, 2011, at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time, at the home of the Wells Township Secretary, located at 906 Ford Road, Wells Tannery, PA 16691, the following Ordinances shall be considered for adoption. A copy of the full text of each ordinance may be examined at the office of The Fulton County News, at 417 East Market Street, McConnellsburg, PA 17233, and in the Fulton County Law Library, Courthouse, 201 North Second Street, McConnellsburg, PA 17233 or at the Wells Township Municipal Building by appointment. Any interested Wells Township resident may appear and comment.
Ordinance No. 1 of 2011
AN ORDINANCE REQUIRING ALL PERSONS, PARTNERSHIPS, BUSINESSES, AND CORPORATIONS TO OBTAIN A PER MIT FOR ANY CONSTRUCTION OR DEVELOPMENT; PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF SUCH PERMITS; SETTING FORTH CERTAIN MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT WITHIN AREAS OF WELLS TOWNSHIP WHICH ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING; AND ESTABLISHING PENALTIES FOR ANY PERSONS WHO FAIL, OR REFUSE TO COMPLY WITH, THE REQUIREMENTS OR PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE.
The following is a brief summary of the proposed provisions of the 2011 Wells Township Floodplain Ordinance.
Article 1. Statutory Authorization. The ordinance is authorized by the Floodplain Management Act of 1978, as amended.
Article 2. General Provisions. It is the intent of this ordinance to comply with federal and state floodplain management requirements, to prevent excessive development in areas subject to flooding, and to encourage the utilization of appropriate construction practices in order to prevent or minimize flood damage in the future. No person may undertake construction without first obtaining a permit from the Floodplain Administrator. All ordinances inconsistent with the provisions of the ordinance are repealed. This ordinance shall not create liability on the part of the Township of Wells or any officer or employee thereof for any flood damages that result from reliance on this ordinance or any administrative decision lawfully made there under.
Article 3. Administration. The ordinance shall be administered by a Floodplain Administrator appointed by Wells Township who shall review applications, issue approvals, and inspect premises to determine that the work is progressing in compliance with the information provided on the permit application. This article sets forth the information to be requested in the application form which may include documents certified by a registered professional engineer. This article provides penalties for violation of the ordinance of not less than $25.00 or more than $600.00 plus costs of prosecution. Any appeal from an action or decision of the Floodplain Administrator shall be made to the Board of Supervisors.
Article 4. Identification of Floodplain Areas. This provides that identified floodplain areas shall be as shown on Flood Insurance Rate maps as issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Article 5. Technical Provisions. This provides for certain elevation and flood proofing requirements for both residential and non-residential structures. This article contains design and construction standards. It contains special requirements for manufactured homes.
Article 6. Activities Requiring Special Permits. Certain activities are prohibited within any identified floodplain area unless a Special Permit has been issued by the township, and it goes on to set forth application requirements for special permits and for review procedures of such applications. In addition, there are special technical requirements for proposed development requiring a Special Permit.
Article 7. Existing Structures in Identified Floodplain Areas. Sets forth certain standards when an improvement is made to any existing structure already located within an identified Floodplain Area.
Article 8. Variances. Sets forth a procedure for landowners or developers to apply for a variance if the requirements of this ordinance would result in an exceptional hardship.
Article 9. Definitions. Sets forth certain specific definitions for certain words and phrases used in this ordinance.
Article 10. Enactment. The ordinance shall be effective five days after enactment.
Ordinance No. 2 of 2011
AN ORDINANCE OF WELLS TOWNSHIP, FULTON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, IMPLEMENTING CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF STORMWATER UNDER THE STORMWATER MANAGEMENT ACT AND THE SECOND CLASS TOWNSHIP CODE.
The following is a brief summary of the proposed provisions of the 2011 Wells Township Stormwater Management Ordinance.
Article 1. General Provisions. The Wells Township Stormwater Management Ordinance shall regulate development and activities causing accelerated stormwater runoff. Wells Township is empowered to regulate these activities by the authority of the Act of October 4, 1978, (Act 167), the Storm Water Management Act, and the Second Class Township Code. This Ordinance shall apply to all areas of Wells Township, any Regulated Activity within Wells Township, and all stormwater runoff entering into Wells Township’s separate storm sewer system. Any ordinance, ordinance provision( s), or regulation of Wells Township inconsistent with any of the provision(s) of this Ordinance is hereby repealed to the extent of the inconsistency only.
Article 2. Definitions. Sets forth certain specific definitions for certain words and phrases used in this ordinance.
Article 3. Stormwater Management Standards. No Regulated Activities shall commence until Wells Township issues written approval of a Stormwater Management Site Plan, which demonstrates compliance with the requirements of this Ordinance. The Stormwater Management Site Plan approved by the Municipality, shall be onsite throughout the duration of the Regulated Activities.
Article 4. Erosion and Sedimentation Standards. The applicant shall meet requirements as contained in 25 PA Code, Chapters 92 and 102 as required and applicable. Any earth disturbance activities must have the necessary plan or permit approval from PADEP or the Fulton County Conservation District.
Article 5. Riparian Buffer Requirements. Sets forth certain standards and requirements for riparian buffers, which shall be maintained and may be inspected periodically.
Article 6. Design Criteria for Stormwater Management and Drainage Facilities. This sets forth certain general design guidelines for the management of stormwater runoff and sets forth certain technical requirements for stormwater management facilities as well as standards for construction for storm sewer facilities. It provides a calculation methodology for stormwater runoff consistent with guidelines in the Best Management Practices manual.
Article 7. Stormwater Management Site Plan and Report Requirements. Sets forth certain requirements for SWM Site Plan reports for subdivision and land development. The municipality shall require receipt of a complete SWM site plan and report as specified in this ordinance. This article further provides for review of plans submitted.
Article 8. Easements. Sets forth certain requirements for easements to accommodate the existence of drainageways as well as easements for riparian buffers.
Article 9. Maintenance Responsibilities. Provides certain requirements for future maintenance of stormwater management control facilities in developments.
Article 10. Inspections. Provides for inspections by PADEP or its designees to ensure compliance with permits issued. Provides that duly authorized representatives of the municipality may enter at reasonable times to inspect the implementation, condition, or operations and maintenance of the stormwater BMPs in regard to any aspect governed by this ordinance.
Article 11. Enforcement and Penalties. Sets forth penalties for violation of the ordinance.
Article 12. Prohibitions. Sets forth certain prohibited discharges and connections.
Article 13. Fees and Expenses. Provides for a municipal review fee to be established by the municipality and for the recording of plans in the office of the Recorder of Deeds of Fulton County.
This ordinance shall be effective five days after enactment.
No hunting of any kind on the property of Harold Truax, Licking Creek Township. Violators will be prosecuted.
Notice is hereby given that letters testamentary on the estate of Constance Diane Eddy, late of Thompson Township, Fulton County, Pa., have been granted to the undersigned, and she requests all persons having claims against said estate to make known the same to Chanda Diane Zimmerman, 409 Tollgate Ridge Road, Mercersburg, PA 17236, or her attorney, and all persons indebted to said decedent to make payment to her without delay.
Chanda Diane Zimmerman,
Executrix Schall and Bard, LLC James M. Schall, Esquire 119 North Second Street McConnellsburg, PA 17233 12-30-3t
Estate of Thelma Patricia Souders, late of Wells Township, Fulton County, Pa., deceased.
Letters testamentary on the above estate having been granted to the undersigned, all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make payment and those having claims are required to present same, duly authenticated, without delay.
Carl Duane Souders,
1797 Wells Valley Road
Wells Tannery, PA 16691
Roy James Souders,
2125 Metzler Road
Wells Tannery, PA 16691 Stanley J. Kerlin, Esquire 204 North Second Street McConnellsburg, PA 17233 717-485-4151 12-30-3x
Estate of Ivan V. Clevenger, late of Union Township, Fulton County, Pa., deceased.
Letters testamentary on the above estate having been granted to the undersigned, all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make payment and those having claims are required to present same, duly authenticated, without delay.
Colin K. Clevenger,
180 Yelow Creek Drive
Hopewell, PA 16650 Stanley J. Kerlin, Esquire 204 North Second Street McConnellsburg, PA 17233 717-485-4151 1-6-3x