Board of Supervisors RMM & Adoption of the 2022 Budget of All Funds

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Board of Supervisors RMM & Adoption of the 2022 Budget of All Funds

08 December 2021

REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING – DECEMBER 8, 2021 – AGENDA – 7:30 P.M.  AND  ADOPTION OF THE 2022 BUFFALO TWP. BUDGET OF ALL FUNDS

1 – CALL THE DECEMBER 8, 2021, REGULAR MONTHLY MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO ORDER

2 – PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE  

3 – THIS MEETING IS BEING RECORDED.  IF ANYONE IS TAPING THIS MEETING, PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS 

4 – ROLL CALL

5 – ANNOUNCEMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSIONS; PERSONNEL; AND/OR INFO-GATHERING MEETINGS OF THE BOARD:

a. Gary Risch attended the Planning Commission Meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 1.

b. The Buffalo Township Board of Supervisors met with their Solicitor in the Township Building regarding personnel matters on Wednesday, Dec. 8.

6 – PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS

7 – APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES from the November 10, 2021 Regular Monthly Meeting of the Buffalo Township Board of Supervisors as recorded

8 – ACCEPTANCE OF THE TREASURER’S REPORT FOR NOVEMBER 1-30, 2021 INCLUSIVE FOR AUDIT

9 – MOTION TO PAY THE MONTHLY BILLS

PROPOSED 2022 BUDGET OF ALL FUNDS

  1. CHAIRMAN TO ASK FOR QUESTIONS/COMMENTS/SUGGESTIONS from resident’s present, regarding the Supervisor’s Line-Item Allocations and/or the Total Township Budget.
  2. MOTION TO ADOPT THE 2022 BUFFALO TWP. BUDGET OF ALL FUNDS – RESOLUTION #2021-15.
  3. MOTION TO ADOPT TAX RESOLUTION #2021-16, which establishes the 2022 tax rates, as follows:                                ½% Earned Income Tax, ½% Real Estate Transfer Tax, $47 Local Services Tax, $10 Per Capita Tax (all persons 18 yrs. of age and older), Buffalo Twp. Real Estate Tax – 6.0 ML

OLD BUSINESS:

  1. REAPPROVAL OF THE GASIENSKI PLAN DUE TO DELAY IN SIGNING AND RECORDING.
  2. DISCUSSION/MOTION TO APPROVE RESOLUTION #2021-14 FOR THE PAR-MAR LIQUOR LICENSE TRANSFER AT 698 EKASTOWN ROAD.

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NEW BUSINESS:

  1. SET REGULAR MONTHLY MEETINGS:  Motion to set Regular Monthly Meetings at 7:30 pm, the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month.  The months of June, July, August, November & December will be the 2nd Wednesday only.  The Reorganization Meeting is Monday, January 3, 2022 at 7:00 pm with the Regular Monthly Meeting to immediately follow.
  2. MOTION TO APPROVE REVISION FOR THE POLICE PENSION MMO FOR 2022.
  3. MOTION TO ADOPT RESOLUTION #2021-17 FOR THE POLICE PENSION PLAN WAIVING EMPLOYEE CONTRIBUTION FOR THE YEAR 2022.
  4. LETTER FROM AMY TRULIK REQUESTING TO RENEW HER TERM ON THE PLANNING COMMISSION BOARD WHICH EXPIRES DECEMBER 31, 2021.
  5. LETTER FROM CHRIS FOUST STATING THAT HE WILL NOT BE RENEWING HIS TERM ON THE PLANNING COMMISSION BOARD WHICH EXPIRES DECEMBER 31, 2021.
  6. LETTER OF REQUEST/RESUME FROM JOHN ZURISKO STATING HIS INTEREST IN BEING APPOINTED TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION BOARD TO TAKE THE PLACE OF CHRIS FOUST.
  7. LETTER FROM THE MABT STATING THAT ROSEMARIE CIACIO WILL NOT BE RENEWING HER TERM ON THE AUTHORITY BOARD WHICH EXPIRES DECEMBER 31, 2021.
  8. LETTER OF REQUEST & RESUME FROM RAY SMITH STATING HIS INTEREST IN BEING APPOINTED TO THE MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY BOARD TO TAKE THE PLACE OF ROSEMARIE CIACCIO.
  9. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO REPRESENT THE TOWNSHIP ON THE BCATO ADVISORY BOARD BY DECEMBER 31, 2021.
  10. ANNOUNCEMENT: II-XI WILL BE TESTING THEIR COMMUNITY EARLY WARNING SYSTEM ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17TH, 2021 AND SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18TH AT NOON.
  11. MS4 – MUNICIPAL SEPARATE STORM SEWER SYSTEM – DISCUSSION, PUBLIC EDUCATION AND SOLICITATION OF PARTICIPATION.

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LAND DEVELOPMENT

LAUREL HILLS PARTNERS, LP – LOT CONSOLIDATION PLAN

Engineers is submitting a proposed Lot Line Consolidation Plan for Laurel Hills Partners, LP who currently has an agreement on parcels 040-1F77-8B and 040-1F77-7A which are located on the south side of South Pike Road (SR 356) within the Township of Buffalo.  These parcels are currently owned by John M. Allen, Jr. Family Trust and Gary L. Risch, Sr.  Laurel Hills Partners, LP is purposing to combine the two aforementioned parcels into one 29.3-acre parcel for development.  In addition to combining the above-mentioned lots, there is a small piece of property on the  north side and a small piece of property on the north corner of parcel 040-1F77-7A that is being transferred to the neighboring parcel owned by Anthony Donatelli.

Rec’d              Application

Rec’d               Filing Fee

Rec’d              Copies of Plan (Revised 11/24/21)

Rec’d              Butler County Planning Commission Comments

Rec’d              Municipal Authority Comments

Rec’d              Bankson Engineer Comments

Rec’d              Buffalo Township Planning Commission Comments

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LAUREL HILLS MULTI-FAMILY DEVELOPMENT PRELIMINARY/FINAL SITE PLAN

Gateway Engineers is submitting a proposed Preliminary Site Plan for the Laurel Hills Development for Laurel Hills Partners, LP located on the south side of South Pike Road on parcels 040-1F77-8B and 040-1F77-7A in Buffalo Township, Butler County in the B-1 (Business District) on 28.7 acres of land.  This site will be a multifamily development and the Conditional Use approval was previously granted.  The site currently consists of vacant land and remnants of previous structures.  The site will consist of 98 residential units and a clubhouse which is designed as a condominium community and there will be a condominium, association that will manage the open space and amenities within the site.  The site slopes generally slope to the south and toward South Pike Road.  Stormwater runoff currently flows overland through the property which ultimately reaches Sarver Run and the stormwater will be managed via three proposed infiltration/stormwater management detention facilities.  All units will be serviced by public water and public sanitary sewer systems owned and operated by Municipal Authority of Buffalo Township running along or within the property.  There are no endangered species, mine subsidence area, oil or gas wells, or documented flood ways on the site.

Rec’d              Application

Rec’d               Filing Fee

Rec’d              Copies of Plan (Revised 11/24/21)

Rec’d              Butler County Planning Commission Comments

Rec’d              Municipal Authority Comments

Rec’d              Bankson Engineer Comments

Rec’d              TIA Report (Traffic Impact Assessment)

Rec’d              PSWM Report (Post Stormwater Management Report) (Revised 11/24/21)

Rec’d              Buffalo Township Planning Commission Comments

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TWIN OAKS PHASE 4A – FINAL SUBDIVISION PLAN

Gateway Engineers is submitting a proposed Subdivision Plan for the John M. Allen, Jr. Family Trust.  Twin Oaks Development, LLC currently has a purchase agreement on Parcel 040-1F77-8BD which is located south of the previous phases of the Twin Oaks Development within the Township.  Twin Oaks Development, LLC. is proposing to subdivide the 59.67 parcel into 3 lots.  Two of these lots will be utilized for the development of Phases 4 & 5 of the Twin Oaks Development and the third lot will be conveyed to the Twin Oaks Homeowner Association for an existing stormwater facility.

Rec’d              Application

Rec’d              Filing Fee

Rec’d              Copies of Plan

Rec’d              Butler County Planning Commission Comments

Rec’d              Municipal Authority Comments

Rec’d              Bankson Engineer Comments

Rec’d              Buffalo Township Planning Commission

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TWIN OAKS PHASE 4 & 5 PRELIMINARY SITE PLAN/CONDITIONAL USE

Gateway Engineers is submitting a proposed Preliminary Site Plan for Twin Oaks Phase 4 & 5 which is located on the south side of South Pike Road (SR 356) on Parcel 040-1F77-8BD in Buffalo Township, Butler County in the R-1 (Single Family Residential District) on 59.67 acres of land.  The site is being proposed as a Planned Residential Development with single family homes which is a Conditional Use in an R-1 Residential District and a Public Hearing will have to take place.  The site is currently vacant and contains fields and wooded areas.  The site will consist of 99 single family homes with all lot owners being part of a Homeowners Association that will manage the open space and amenities within the site.  The site slopes generally slopes to the south toward an unnamed tributary to Little Buffalo Creek and stormwater runoff currently flows overland through the property which ultimately reaches Little Buffalo Creek and stormwater will be managed via five proposed infiltration /stormwater management detention facilities.  All lots will be serviced by public water and public sanitary sewer systems owned and operated by the Municipal Authority of Buffalo Township running along or within the property.  There are no endangered species, mine subsidence area, oil or gas wells, or documented flood ways on the site.

Rec’d              Site Plan/Conditional Use Applications

Rec’d               Site Plan/Conditional Use Filing Fees

Rec’d               Copies of Plan

Rec’d              Butler County Planning Commission Comments

Rec’d              Municipal Authority Comments

Rec’d              Bankson Engineer Comments

Rec’d              Buffalo Township Planning Commission Comments

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MAYME BOWSER ESTATE PLAN – 342 MONROE ROAD -SUBDIVISION

Graff Surveying is submitting a proposed subdivision plan for the Mayme Bowser Estate.  They are proposing a subdivision of a 73.795-acre parcel into two (2) lots as divided by Smith Road.  The proposed parcel A will be 19.285 acres and proposed Parcel B will be 54.510 acres.  They are requesting a non-building waiver for Parcel A to settle and estate.

Rec’d              Application

Rec’d              Filing Fee

Rec’d              Copies of Plan

Rec’d              DEP Request for Planning Waiver & Non-Building Declaration

Rec’d              Butler County Planning Commission Comments

Rec’d              Municipal Authority Comments

Rec’d              Bankson Engineer Comments

Rec’d              Fee In Lieu of

Rec’d              Buffalo Township Planning Commission Comments

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