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NOTICES FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 11

 

ESTATE NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that Letters

Testamentary on the Estate of Randy

R. Swisher a/k/a Randy Ray Swisher,

Deceased, late of Conewago Township,

Dauphin County, Pennsylvania,

have been granted to the undersigned

Executrix. All persons therefore

indebted to said estate are requested

to make immediate payment, and

those having just claims will please

present the same, duly authenticated,

for settlement, without delay. Elizabeth

W. Swisher, 5225 Ridge Road, Elizabethtown,

PA 17022 Executrix; Gerald

J. Brinser – Attorney.

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TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLETOWN

Notice is hereby given that the Borough Council of the Borough of Middletown will be holding a public hearing and consider

for adoption an Ordinance on Medical Marijuana amending the Zoning Ordinance at the Regular Business Meeting

on February 7, 2017 at 7 P.M. in the Council Chambers of Middletown Borough Council located at Borough Hall, 60 West

Emaus Street, Middletown, PA 17057. A copy of the proposed Ordinance is shown below.

ORDINANCE NO. 1336

MIDDLETOWN BOROUGH, DAUPHIN COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLETOWN, DAUPHIN COUNTY,

PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING CHAPTER 260 (ZONING) OF THE BOROUGH’S

CODE OF ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION OF

MEDICAL MARIJUANA FACILITIES AND PROVIDING FOR CERTAIN TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

Section 1. DEFINITIONS.

This ordinance shall amend Article II, Section 260-200 to add the following terms and definitions in alphabetical order of the existing terms and definitions:

CAREGIVER-The individual designated by a patient to deliver medical marijuana.

CERTIFIED MEDICAL USE-The acquisition, possession, use or transportation of medical marijuana by a patient, or the acquisition, possession, delivery, transportation or administration of medical marijuana by a caregiver, for use as part of the treatment of the patient’s serious medical condition, as authorized by certification by the Commonwealth.

CLINICAL REGISTRANT-An entity that:

1. Holds a permit, both as a grower/processor and a dispensary; and

2. Has a contractual relationship with an academic clinical research center under which the academic clinical research center or its affiliate provides advice to the entity, regarding, among other areas, patient health and safety, medical applications and dispensing and management of controlled substances.

CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTER–A research facility within which an accredited medical school within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania operates with or partners with an acute care hospital licensed within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for researching activities.

DISPENSARY-A person, as provided in Section 260-200, which holds a permit from the Pennsylvania Department of Health to dispense medical marijuana.

FORM OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA-The characteristics of the medical marijuana recommended or limited for a particular patient, including the method of consumption and any particular dosage, strain, variety and quantity or percentage of

medical marijuana or particular active ingredient.

GROWER/PROCESSOR-A person, as provided in Section 260-200, which holds a permit from the Pennsylvania Department of Health to grow and process medical marijuana.

IDENTIFICATION CARD-A document issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Health that permits access to medical marijuana.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA-Marijuana for certified medical use as legally permitted by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with Act 16 of Apr. 17, 2016, P.L. 84.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA ORGANIZATION or FACILITY-A dispensary or grower/processor of marijuana for medical purposes.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA DELIVERY VEHICLE OFFICE-Any facility used to house delivery vehicles for supplying marijuana plants or seeds to one or more marijuana grower/processors and/or dispensaries.

REGISTRY-The registry established by the Pennsylvania Department of Health for all medical marijuana organizations and practitioners.

Section 2. USES AND DISTRICTS.

a. This ordinance shall amend Article IX, “C-1 Commercial District, Shopping,” Section 260-901 “Permitted Uses.” to add the following to the end of the existing list of permitted uses:

EE. Medical Marijuana Delivery Vehicle Offices.

FF. Medical Marijuana Dispensaries.

GG. Clinical Research Center.

b. This ordinance shall amend Article X “C-2 Commercial District, General,” Section 260-1002 “Permitted Uses.” to add the following to the end of the existing list of permitted uses:

AA. Medical Marijuana Delivery Vehicle Offices.

BB. Medical Marijuana Dispensaries.

CC. Clinical Research Center.

c. This ordinance shall amend Article XI “M-1 Manufacturing District, Limited,” Section 260-1101 “Permitted Uses.” to renumber the former subsection 260-1101.BB and add the following:

CC. Medical Marijuana Growers/Processors.

DD. Medical Marijuana Delivery Vehicle Offices.

EE. Medical Marijuana Dispensaries.

FF. Clinical Research Center.

Section 3. REGULATIONS.

This ordinance shall amend Article XVIII by adding the following Sections and Regulations:

§ 260-1823. Clinical Research Centers.

1. Clinical Research Centers shall meet the off-street parking requirements listed for offices in Article 16. § 260-1824. Medical Marijuana Grower/Processor.

1. Medical Marijuana Grower/Processors shall meet the off-street parking requirements listed for manufacturing plants in Article 16. § 260-1825. Medical Marijuana Delivery Vehicle Service.

1. Medical Marijuana Delivery Vehicle Offices shall meet the off-street parking requirements listed in Article 16. § 260-1826. Medical Marijuana Dispensary.

1. Medical marijuana dispensaries shall meet the off-street parking requirements listed for retail business and customer services establishments and public buildings in Article 16.

Section 4. PARKING.

This ordinance shall amend Article XVI by adding the following use to the chart of uses and required parking spaces located under Section 260-1602.G, “Facilities required”:

Type of Use Number of Parking Spaces Required

Medical Marijuana Delivery Vehicle Service 1, plus 1 for every delivery vehicle and 1 for every employee during the largest shift.

Section 5. SEVERABILITY. If any section, subsection, provision, regulation, limitation, restriction, sentence, clause, phrase or word in this Ordinance is declared by any reason to be illegal, unconstitutional, or invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect or impair the validity of this Ordinance or Chapter 260 of the Middletown Code as a whole, or any other section, subsection, provision, regulation, limitation, restriction, sentence, clause, phrase, word or remaining portion of this Ordinance or Chapter 260 of the Middletown Code. Borough Council hereby declares that it would have adopted this Ordinance and each section, subsection, phrase and word thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more of the sections, subsections, provisions, regulations, limitations, restrictions, sentences, clauses, phrases or words may be declared illegal, unconstitutional or invalid.

Section 6. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Ordinance shall become effective in accordance with applicable law.

DULY ORDAINED AND ENACTED this ________ day of ______________ 201__ by the Borough Council of the Borough

of Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, in lawful session assembled.

BOROUGH OF MIDDLETOWN

Grace Miller, Borough Secretary

60 West Emaus Street

Middletown, PA 17057

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 TO THE RESIDENTS OF THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLETOWN

Notice is hereby given that the Borough Council of the Borough of Middletown will consider for adoption an Ordinance amending Parking Regulations at the Regular Business Meeting on February 7, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers of Middletown Borough Council located at Borough Hall, 60 West Emaus Street, Middletown, PA 17057

ORDINANCE NUMBER 1335

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLETOWN, DAUPHIN COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA,

REPEALING, REVISING AND ADDING CERTAIN PARKING RESTRICTIONS SET FORTH IN ARTICLE

III, PARKING REGULATIONS, ARTICLE V, PARKING LOTS, AND ARTICLE VIII, PENALTIES;

REPEALER, OF CHAPTER 252 OF THE CODE OF THE BOROUGH OF MIDDLETOWN.

WHEREAS, the Borough Council (“Borough Council”) of the Borough of Middletown, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania (the "Borough"), has determined that parking restrictions in the Borough have become outdated, moot or in need of expansion due to changes in the Borough that have affected the need for certain on-street and parking lot parking restrictions in the Borough, such as the opening or closing of schools and commercial establishments; and

WHEREAS, Borough Council has determined it is in the best interest of the Borough and its residents to update and revise Chapter 252, Articles III, V, and VIII of the Code of the Borough of Middletown (the “Middletown Code”) to account for such needed changes to on-street and parking lot parking restrictions in the Borough;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED AND ENACTED by Borough Council that the Code of the Borough of Middletown is amended as follows:

Section 1: Amendments to Section 252-24, Parking prohibited during certain hours

A. Parking restrictions from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on school days for the North Side of East Emaus Street beginning 74 feet east of the intersection of East Emaus Street and Spruce Street and continuing for a distance of 78 feet, as amended December 6,1999 by Ordinance No. 1124, are repealed.

B. Parking restrictions from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on school days for the 300 Block of South Wood Street, from a point on Ann Street, 134 feet south on Wood Street to a point on the Southwest side of Wood Street, as amended December 6,1993 by Ordinance No. 1052, are repealed.

C. Parking restrictions under Section 252-24 of the Middletown Code for Race Street from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. are amended to state:

D. Name of Street Side Hours/Days Location

Race East School days from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 From bus entrance at Fink School north to Columbia St. stop sign

Section 2: Amendments to Section 252-25, Parking time limited

A. Added as the first line of Section 252-25: “Cross reference Section 252-26.2.”

B. Except with respect to the parking restrictions listed under Section 252-25 of the Middletown Code for the South side of Main Street (as amended April 8, 2008 by Ordinance No. 1235) and both sides of Woodland Avenue (as amended December 4,1989 by Ordinance No. 993) which shall remain unchanged, all specific parking restrictions under Section 252-25 of the Middletown Code are deleted and repealed. The following parking restrictions are added to Section 252-25:

Street Side Restriction Location

Brown Street South Limited to 2 hours From Pine Street to Peony Avenue

during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Brown Street South Limited to 15 minutes at all times.One parking space, consisting of

approximately 20 feet in length,in front of 100 S. Union Street,

beginning approximately 30 feet from the intersection of Brown Street and S. Union Street

East Emaus Street South Limited to 15 minutes from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.p.m

Monday through Friday. From 25 feet east of Aster Avenue, two (2) spaces totaling approximately 50 feet

Emaus Street South Limited to 15 minutes from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

 Two parking spaces in length, consisting of approximately 45

 feet in total length, in front of 60 W. Emaus Street beginning

approximately 30 feet east of the intersection of W. Emaus Street and Catherine Street

South Union Street East Limited to 15 minutes at all times Approximately 20 feet totaling

 one (1) parking space at the northeast corner of theintersection of Union Street and Mill Street

Union Street Both Except as otherwise limited herein, limited to

2 hours during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. From Spring Street to Ann Street

Union Street West Limited to 30 minutes during the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 Two parking spaces totaling approximately 44 feet in length,

 in front of 23 S. Union Street, beginning approximately 117

feet south of W. Emaus Street

West Water Street North Limited to 30 minutes From 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Beginning 30 feet west of S. Union Street, one (1) parking space totaling approximately 22 feet

Section 3: Amendments to Section 252-26, Special purpose parking zone

A. Parking restrictions under Section 252-26 of the Middletown Code limiting parking to police vehicles only on a portion of the East side of South Catherine Street, as amended April 4, 1989 by Ordinance No. 984, are deleted and repealed.

B. The “Location” of parking restrictions on the North side of Emaus Street, as amended May 7, 2001 by Ordinance No. 1138, is deleted and replaced in its entirety with “From Wood Street to Pine Street.”

C. The “Location” of parking restrictions on the West side of Union Street, as amended May 7, 2001 by Ordinance No. 1138, is deleted and replaced in its entirety with “From Ann Street to Spring Street.”

Section 4: Addition of Section 252-26.2, Downtown parking

The following is added to the Borough Code as Section 252-26.2 and follows immediately after Section 252-26.1 of the Borough Code and immediately before Section 252-27 of the Borough Code:

§ 252-26.2 Downtown parking district

A. The purpose of this section is to distribute limited on-street parking resources between the competing needs of the residents, businesses and visitors of the Borough, and others. The goal is to develop a fair and legally enforceable system.

B. The Downtown Parking District shall consist of the following streets and street segments:

Street Side Location

Brown Street South Beginning approximately 52 feet east of the

intersection of Brown Street and S. Union Street to Pine Street

Brown Street North From Pine Street to Union Street

Poplar Street Both From Brown Street to Mill Street

Mill Street Both From Union Street to Poplar Street

C. Limited use parking: Parking within the Downtown Parking District is limited to those vehicles, including boat trailers, recreation vehicles, and other miscellaneous vehicles, properly displaying an official Borough of Middletown parking placard and, to any vehicle not displaying a parking placard, two (2) hours between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. “Proper displaying” meaning the parking placard shall be clearly displayed on the dashboard, placed between the steering wheel and front windshield. Failure to properly display aparking placard may result in citation for illegal parking.

D. Distribution of parking placards: Residents and property owners wishing to obtain such placards shall make application to the Borough Manager who is authorized to issue such placards. Applications for parking placards shall include proof of residency and an explanation of the need to park in the Downtown Parking District. A limited number of parking placards shall be made available and shall allow unrestricted parking use within the Downtown Parking District by property owners, tenants, or guests. No fee will be charged for applications granted.

E. Use of and liability for parking placards: Parking placards are transferable between vehicles and are the responsibility of the aforementioned applicant. Applicants who have received a parking placard or placards may temporarily assign their parking placard(s) to a visitor or service vehicle that require on-street parking in excess of two (2) hours between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. A fee may be charged for lost or damaged placards.

Section 5: Amendments to Section 252-27, Loading zones

The Loading Zone restrictions under Section 252-27.B. of the Borough Code for Lawrence Street, beginning approximately 28 feet from its intersection with Market Street south a distance of approximately 38 feet; South Wood Street, beginning approximately 25 feet from its intersection with Pike Street south a distance of approximately 75 feet; and West Emaus Street, beginning approximately 29 feet from its intersection with Union Street west a distance of approximately 73 feet are hereby repealed in their entirety.

The Loading Zone restriction under Section 252-27.B. of the Borough Code for South Union Street, as added April 3,1989 by Ordinance No. 984, is hereby amended to state:

Name of Street Side Hours/Days Location

S. Union Street East 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays

 One parking space, beginning approximately 70 feet from the

intersection of S. Union Street and Ann Street and continuing approximately 20 feet north

Section 6: Repeal Sections 252-27.1 and 252-27.2

Sections 252-27.1 and 252-27.2 of the Borough Code are hereby repealed in their entirety.

Section 7: Amendments to Section 252-30

The opening paragraph of Section 252-30.A. of the Middletown Code shall remain unchanged and in its entirety. All of the enumerated special purpose parking provisions set forth as provisions one through nine in Section 252-30.A. are deleted, repealed, and replaced with the following:

(1) On the first row of parking spaces south of the Community Building, the first two spaces near Catherine Street are for the physically handicapped as provided in Article IV.

Section 8: Amendments to Section 252-43

A. Section 252-43.A. of the Middletown Code is hereby revised to replace “$75,” located in the clause stating “…be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding $75 and costs…,” with “$150,” thereby increasing the maximum fine for parking and traffic violations to one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00).

B. Section 252-43.B. of the Middletown Code is hereby revised to replace “$15” with “$30” and “$30” with “$60” in the first sentence of the Section, thereby increasing fines if paid within 48 hours after tagging to thirty dollars ($30) and after 48 hours but before a summons is issued to sixty dollars ($60).

Section 9: If any section, subsection, provision, regulation, limitation, restriction, sentence, clause, phrase or word in this Ordinance is declared by any reason to be illegal, unconstitutional, or invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, such decision shall not affect or impair the validity of this Ordinance or Chapter 252 of the Middletown Code as a whole, or any other section, subsection, provision, regulation, limitation, restriction, sentence, clause, phrase, word or remaining portion of this Ordinance or Chapter 252 of the Middletown Code. Borough Council hereby declares that it would have adopted this Ordinance and each section, subsection, phrase and word thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more of the sections, subsections, provisions, regulations, limitations, restrictions, sentences, clauses, phrases or words

may be declared illegal, unconstitutional or invalid.

SECTION 10: This Ordinance shall become effective in accordance with applicable law.

BOROUGH OF MIDDLETOWN

Grace Miller, Borough Secretary

60 West Emaus Street

Middletown, PA 17057

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NOTICE OF AUDIT
BOROUGH OF HIGHSPIRE
In accordance with section 1196 of the Borough code, the following concise financial
statements present the financial position of the Borough of Highspire at December 31,
2014 and the results of its operations for the year then ended
BOROUGH OF HIGHSPIRE
CONCISE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR PUBLICATION
CONCISE BALANCE SHEET –MODIFIED CASH BASIS – COMBINED FUNDS
DECEMBER 31, 2014
ASSETS
Cash $ 3,197,880
Investments – at market value 3,156,769
Total assets $ 6,354,649
LIABILITIES AND FUND BALANCE
LIABILITIES
Due to other governments $ 96,872
E scrow funds payable 18,411
Total liabilities 115,283
FUND BALANCE
Restricted fund balance 42,147
Reserve for pension and employee benefits 3,156,769
Unappropriated fund balance 3,040,450
Total fund balance 6,239,366
Total liabilities and fund balance $ 6,354,649
Liabilities excluded from above related to the Borough’s net debt as of
December 31, 2014 are as follows:
General obligation bonds as of December 31, 2014 $ 5,670,000
Capaital Lease as of December 31, 2014: $ 62,777
BOROUGH OF HIGHSPIRE
CONCISE FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR PUBLICATION
CONCISE STATEMENT OF REVENUES, EXPENDITURES AND CHANGES
IN FUND BALANCE – MODIFIED CASH BASIS – COMBINED FUNDS
YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2014
REVENUES
Real estate taxes (assessed value $75,133,600) $ 1,221,282
Act 511 taxes 345,767
Licenses and permits 53,281
Fines and forfeits 34,884
Interest and rents 519
Net investment income 161,921
Intergovernmental revenue 654,135
Contributions and donations 13,340
Charges for services 1,020,178
Sewer rentals 1,183,369
Other 77,847
Total revenues 4,766,52
EXPENDITURES
General government 285,797
Police protection 996,494
Fire protection 115,822
Ambulance protection 11,515
Building, regulation and planning 29,836
Emergency management 3,021
Solid waste collection and disposal 202,367
Sanitary sewers 1,135,379
Highways, roads and streets 546,626
Storm water management and flood control 365
Culture and recreation 36,630
Community development 290,046
Debt service 481,526
Pension benefits paid 67,974
Insurance 35,964
Total expenditures 4,239,362
Excess expenditures over revenues
before other financing sources (uses) 527,161
OTHER FINANCING SOURCES (USES) (119,136)
Excess revenues over expenditures 408,025
FUND BALANCE BEGINNING OF YEAR 5,831,341
FUND BALANCE END OF YEAR $6,239,366
The complete financial statements, together with the audit opinion of the independent
certified public accountant, have been filed with the Prothonotary of the Court of
Dauphin County and are on file at the Borough’s office.
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