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NOTICES FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 27

NOTICE
NOTICE is given that the proposed
final budget for the General Fund of the
Middletown Area School District for the
2015-2016 fiscal year in its most recent
form is available for public inspection at
the School District’s Administrative Offices,
55 West Water Street, Middletown,
Pennsylvania, and will be presented for
adoption as a final budget at a School
Board meeting to be held in the Large
Group Instruction Room of the High
School, 1155 North Union Street, Middletown,
Pennsylvania, at 7:00 p.m. on or
before June 30, 2015 (currently scheduled
for June 22, 2015). The budget may be
amended before final adoption.
5/27-1T #165
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NOTICE
Letters of Testamentary on the Estate
of Taylor Kristyne Kramer, a/k/a Taylor
K. Kramer, late of Middletown Borough,
Dauphin County, Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania, deceased (died on January
16, 2015) having been granted to the
undersigned, all persons indebted to said
estate are requested to make immediate
payment and those having claims will
present them for settlement to:
Steven K. Murdock
Executor
672 Braden Street
Waynesburg, PA 15370
Or to:
Peter R. Henninger, Jr., Esq.
Jones & Henninger, P.C.
339 W. Governor Rd., Ste. 201
Hershey, PA 17033
5/13-3T #156
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NOTICE
Letters of Testamentary on the Estate
of Kristy Lynne Kramer, a/k/a Kristy L.
Kramer, late of Middletown Borough,
Dauphin County, Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania, deceased (died on January
16, 2015) having been granted to the
undersigned, all persons indebted to said
estate are requested to make immediate
payment and those having claims will
present them for settlement to:
Steven K. Murdock
Executor
672 Braden Street
Waynesburg, PA 15370
Or to:
Peter R. Henninger, Jr., Esq.
Jones & Henninger, P.C.
339 W. Governor Rd., Ste. 201
Hershey, PA 17033
5/13-3T #154
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NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that Letters Testamentary
have been granted in the following
estate. All persons indebted to the said
estate are required to make payments
and those having claims or demands are
to present the same without delay to the
Executors named below.
ESTATE OF LORETTA B. CANTON,
late of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania,
(died March 26, 2015). Michael Canton
and Bobby G. Lewis, Co-Executors and
Michael Cherewka, Attorney: 624 North
Front Street, Wormleysburg, PA 17043.
5/13-3T #157
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NOTICE
Notice is hereby given that Letters Testamentary
have been granted in the following
estate. All persons indebted to the said
estate are required to make payments
and those having claims or demands are
to present the same without delay to the
Executors named below.
ESTATE OF ROBERT MILLER JOHNSTON,
III, late of Dauphin County, Pennsylvania,
(died March 26, 2015). Mary
Annette Bowman (Barr), Executor and
Michael Cherewka, Attorney: 624 North
Front Street, Wormleysburg, PA 17043.
5/27-3T #166
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NOTICE
Letters of Testamentary on the Estate
of Frank Darrell Kramer, a/k/a Frank D.
Kramer, late of Middletown Borough,
Dauphin County, Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania, deceased (died on January
16, 2015) having been granted to the
undersigned, all persons indebted to said
estate are requested to make immediate
payment and those having claims will
present them for settlement to:
Steven K. Murdock
Executor
672 Braden Street
Waynesburg, PA 15370
Or to:
Peter R. Henninger, Jr., Esq.
Jones & Henninger, P.C.
339 W. Governor Rd., Ste. 201
Hershey, PA 17033
5/13-3T #155
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NOTICE
The Londonderry Township Zoning
Hearing Board will hold a Public Hearing
on Monday June 8, 2015, at the Municipal
Building, 783 S. Geyers Church Road,
Middletown, PA 17057, beginning at 7:00
p.m. at which time any interested parties
may appear.
George and Laurie Boyer (Applicant) are
requesting relief of the maximum 2% of lot
size and coverage for accessory buildings
in the R-1 Zoning District per Chapter
27, Part 16, Section 1609.7.B.(2) of the
Zoning Ordinance. Applicant is proposing
construction of a 32’ x 40’ accessory
building (garage) in the side/rear yard of
the property.
Property location is along the south side
of Beagle Road at 4649 Kennedy Lane,
Elizabethtown PA.
Jeffrey S. Burkhart
Zoning/Code Officer
5/27-1T #163
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NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS AND NOTICE TO PUBLIC OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
May 27, 2015
These Notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for
activities (Request for Release of Funds and Finding Of No Significant Impact) to be
undertaken by the County of Dauphin.
REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS
On or about June 12, 2015 the County of Dauphin will submit a request to U.S. Department
of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and to PA Department of Community
and Economic Development (DCED) for the release of Grant Funds under Title I of the
Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Community Development Block
Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds, appropriated by Disaster Relief Appropriations
Act of 2013, Public Law 113-2 to undertake the following project:
Borough of Royalton, Dauphin County, PA 17057
Royalton PA Canal Drainage Construction Improvements Project
The project activities, which are being proposed to repair damage to drainage and
stormwater systems flooded during Tropical Storm Lee, are located in three areas of
the Borough along an unnamed tributary to the Royalton PA Canal prior to entering
the Susquehanna River:
Shippen Street Area: The proposed work at the Shippen Street area includes grading
an overflow swale above an existing 36” CMP; installing a 32” outside diameter plastic
liner in the 36” CMP; installing a custom endwall at the discharge location of the 36”
CMP existing pipe; and installing a riprap apron at the outfall of the existing 36” CMP
and the overflow swale which flows to the southwest.
Wyoming Street Area: The Wyoming Street area is directly downstream of the Shippen
Street area, and includes replacing a portion of an undersized drainage pipe network
and associated endwall structures. Specifically the location where the open channel
re-enters an existing 36” CMP pipe will be replaced with a new Type-DW headwall,
and a 41” x 53” Aluminized Steel Spiral Rib pipe will be installed. A Type-M inlet will
be replaced, and a portion of the existing 48” CMP will be replaced with 48” SLCPP.
Approximately 260 L.F. of the existing 48” CMP in this location will be removed and
an open channel constructed to mimic a natural floodplain. Where the 48” SLCPP
transitions to an open channel, an endwall and riprap apron will be installed to prevent
erosion. Stream features such as coir roll, cross vanes, pools, and deflectors will be
utilized to enhance the aquatic environment and live stake plantings combined with
planting trees, shrubs, and a riparian buffer seed mix will be utilized to create a more
natural habitat for wildlife. The proposed channel will discharge to an existing dual
36” steel culvert system and be conveyed to the west beneath the Amtrak railway.
Canal Street (SR 441) Area: The Canal Street area of the project is located immediately
downstream of the Wyoming Street area and adjacent to the S.R. 441 bridge located
just downstream of the outfall of the railway culvert system. This location is where the
Royalton PA Canal is established along Canal Street (S.R. 441) and has a bend in the
existing Canal channel directly downstream of the bridge, which collects sediment and
is an area of high turbulence during significant storms. The proposed work includes
removing brush from the banks of the bend in the canal channel and installing matting
to stabilize the bank and protect adjacent properties from loss of property during
erosion. This area will also be protected from erosion and sedimentation by installing
a rock construction entrance and a rock filter.
Overall the drainage improvements serve a watershed of 148 acres. Some temporary
construction and temporary maintenance easements will be required for the project
activities. No displacements of residents or businesses are required.
The proposed activities will enhance public health and safety for the residents and
emergency responders; decrease the financial burden placed on the residents from
future flooding damage; decrease maintenance costs to the Borough to repair flooded
streets and clean-up debris from the flooding; and enhance the natural resources and
environment of the drainage area and stream bed.
Total Estimated Project Cost $600,000. PA DCED CDBG-DR Estimated Funding:
$500,000; HUD CDBG-DR Estimated Funding: $100,000.
FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT
Dauphin County has determined that the project will have no significant impact on
the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the
National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional information
which is contained in the Environmental Assessment and Environmental Review
Record (ERR) that documents the environmental determinations for the above listed
project is available at the Dauphin County Economic Development Corporation, 112
Market Street, 7th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101 and may be examined or copied, upon
request, weekdays 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
PUBLIC COMMENTS
Any individual, group or agency disagreeing with the County of Dauphin’s determinations
or wishing to comment on the projects may submit written comments to the
Dauphin County Economic Development Corporation, 112 Market Street, Harrisburg,
PA 17101. Anyone making comments should specify which action they are commenting
on: the Finding of No Significant Impact or the Request for Release of Funds or both.
All comments received by May __, 2015 will be considered by the County of Dauphin
prior to authorizing submission of a Request for Release of Funds.
ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION and RELEASE of FUNDS
The County of Dauphin certifies to HUD and to the PA DCED that Jeff Haste, in his
capacity as Chairman, Dauphin County Board of Commissioners, consents to accept
the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities
in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have
been satisfied. HUD’s and PA DCED’s approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities
under NEPA and related laws and authorities, and allows the County of
Dauphin to use Program funds.
OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS
HUD and PA DCED will consider objections to its release of funds and the County of
Dauphin’s certification received by a period of fifteen days from its receipt of the request
(whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following basis: (a) the certification
was not executed by the Certifying Officer or other officer of the County of Dauphin
approved by HUD and PA DCED; (b) the (RE) has omitted a step or failed to make a
decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58; (c) the grant recipient
or other participants in the development process have committed funds or incurred
costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by HUD
and PA DCED; or (d) another Federal agency action pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504
has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint
of environmental quality. Objections regarding the HUD and PA DCED CDBG-DR
funding must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures
(24 CFR Part 58) and shall be addressed to HUD, Director, Community Planning and
Development, HUD Philadelphia State Office, 100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia,
PA 19107. Objections regarding the PA DCED CDBG-DR funding must be prepared
and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58) and shall
be addressed to Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development
Center for Community Financing Commonwealth Keystone Building 400 North Street,
4th Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225. Potential objectors should contact HUD or PA
DCED to verify the actual last day of the objection period.
Jeffrey T. Haste
Chairman
Dauphin County Board of Commissioners
5/27-1T #168DC
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Final Notice and Public Review of Proposed Activities in the Swatara Creek and Susquehanna River Flood Plains Funded by Dauphin County’s CDBG-DR Program in Royalton Borough, Dauphin County
May 27, 2015
To: All interested Agencies (PA DEP, PA GC, PA DCNR, PA FBC, US Fish & Wildlife,
US Army COE, HUD, SRBC, PA PHMC, Tri County RPC, DCCD, PennDOT), Groups
and Individuals.
This is to give notice that the Dauphin County Economic Development Corporation
has conducted an evaluation as required by Executive Order 11988, in accordance with
HUD regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 Subpart C Procedures for Making Determinations on
Floodplain Management, to determine the potential affect that its proposed activities
in the floodplain will have on the human environment for the CDBG-DR Program under
Grant # B-13-US-42-0001. The activities consist of 1.) Replacement of sanitary sewers
and repair or replace manholes along Market Street between Allen Street and SR 441;
Allen Street from Derry Street to Market Street; Shippen Street from the railroad tracks
to SR 441; Penn Street from SR 441 to Water Street; and Strausburg Street just north
of Penn Street; and 2.) Storm sewer and drainage improvements in the area generally
bounded by the railroad tracks on the east, Market Street on the south, Water Street on
the west and Penn Street on the north. The activities will repair, replace and upgrade
infrastructure which was damaged by flooding from Tropical Storm Lee. Less than one
(1) acre of flood plain will be impacted by the activities. A portion of the improvements
are located within the Swatara Creek and Susquehanna River 100-year floodplains
within the Borough of Royalton, Dauphin County, PA.
The Dauphin County Economic Development Corporation has considered the following
alternatives and mitigation measures to be taken to minimize adverse impacts and
to restore and preserve natural and beneficial values: (A) A portion of the proposed
activities must take place in the flood plain because the existing facilities and proposed
improvements are located in the flood plain, and it is both impractical and cost
prohibitive to relocate the facilities/improvements to locations outside the flood plain.
The proposed activities are being implemented to repair and improve infrastructure
(sanitary, sewers, storm sewers and outfalls) damaged as a result of flooding from
Tropical Storm Lee. The facilities are integral parts of the sanitary and stormwater
management systems of the Borough. The activities will increase public health and
safety and reduce maintenance requirements by the Borough. (B) Two alternatives were
evaluated to locating the activities in the flood plain: (1) relocate the facilities outside
the flood plain. This alternative was deemed impractical and cost prohibitive since
the existing and proposed replacement facilities are an integral part of the Borough’s
infrastructure system. (2) The other alternative is to take No Action on the proposed
improvements. The No Action alternative was dismissed because failure to repair
and improve the sanitary sewer and stormwater collection and drainage systems will
result in continued flooding during major storm events, which will continue to create
public health and safety issues for the residents and the general public. (C) Locating
the proposed activities in the flood plain will be mitigated by constructing the improvements
generally in the same locations and right of ways; therefore; not creating any
new impervious areas and resulting in no impact on the flood plain, water resources
and the natural environment. The improvements will not be designed to serve any new
developments; therefore, will not encourage further development in the flood plain. The
facilities will also be designed in accordance with state and local flood plain regulations
and ordinances. The construction of the proposed activities will not have any impact
on the flood plain. No additional obstructions will be constructed in the flood plain.
The Dauphin County Economic Development Corporation has reevaluated the
alternatives to building in the 100-Year Flood Plain and has determined that it has no
practicable alternative. Environmental files that document compliance with Steps 3
through 6 of Executive Order 11988 are available for public inspection, review and
copying upon request at the times and location delineated in the last paragraph of this
notice for receipt of comments. These activities will have no significant impact on the
environment for the following reasons as they will:
• Not increase or decrease the 100-year Flood Plain elevation,
• Not result in any additional development in the flood plain since the improvements
do not serve any land to be developed,
• Not impact on any water or natural resources, and
• Not result in any risk to loss of lives, expose any workers to health or safety risks,
or cause damage to properties or equipment.
There are three primary purposes for this notice. First, people who may be affected
by activities in floodplains and those who have an interest in the protection of the
natural environment should be given an opportunity to express their concerns and
provide information about these areas. Second, an adequate public notice program
can be an important public educational tool. The dissemination of information about
floodplains can facilitate and enhance Federal efforts to reduce the risks associated
with the occupancy and modification of these special areas. Third, as a matter of
fairness, when the Federal government determines it will participate in actions taking
place in flood plains, it must inform those who may be put at greater or continued risk.
Written comments must be received by the Dauphin County Economic Development
Corporation at the following address by the 8th day following the date of this Public
Notice: Dauphin County Economic Development Corporation, 112 Market Street, 7th
Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17101, Attention: Mr. George Connor, Deputy Director, (717-780-
6250), during the hours of 9 AM to 5 PM. Comments may also be submitted through
email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
5/27-1T #167DC
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BOROUGH OF HIGHSPIRE
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
ORDINANCE NO. 603 OF 2015
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOROUGH COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF HIGHSPIRE,
DAUPHIN COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, ENACTING AND APPROVING
AMENDMENTS TO THE ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF HIGHSPIRE
BOROUGH AUTHORITY AS PROPOSED BY RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF
THE SAID AUTHORITY; SETTING FORTH THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS;
AUTHORIZING SAID AUTHORITY AND ITS PROPER OFFICERS TO EXECUTE,
VERIFY AND FILE APPROPRIATE ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT; AND REPEALING
ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT WITH
THIS ORDINANCE.
WHEREAS, Borough of Highspire, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania (the “Borough”),
by appropriate action that it previously took, caused Highspire Borough Authority (the
“Authority”) to be incorporated and organized under provisions of the “Municipality
Authorities Act of 1945”, approved May 2, 1945, P.L. 382, No. 164, as amended and
supplemented, of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; and
WHEREAS, the Authority now exists under and is governed by the Municipality
Authorities Act, approved June 19, 2001, P.L. 287, No. 22, 53 Pa.C.S. § 5601 et
seq., as amended and supplemented, of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (the
“Authorities Act”); and
WHEREAS, the Authority, by a Resolution duly adopted, has proposed that its Articles
of Incorporation be amended so as to enable it to undertake stormwater-related
projects, which amendment is authorized and permitted by the Authorities Act; and
WHEREAS, this Authority, by the same Resolution, has also proposed that its Articles
of Incorporation shall be amended so as to increase its term of existence, which
amendment is authorized and permitted by the Authorities Act; and
WHEREAS, the Authority has caused to be submitted to the Borough Council of this
Borough a copy of the Resolution adopted by the Board of the Authority, duly certified
by the chairman or vice chairman and the secretary or assistant secretary of the
Authority, as appropriate, wherein the amendments are proposed, which Resolution
contains the language of the proposed amendments; and
WHEREAS, the Authorities Act provides, inter alia, that the Borough Council of the
Borough, being the governing authority of the municipality composing the Authority,
shall adopt or reject the proposed amendments by resolution or ordinance.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED AND ORDAINED, by the Borough Council of
the Borough of Highspire, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, as follows:
SECTION 1. The Borough Council hereby enacts and ordains the amendments to the
Articles of Incorporation of the Authority as proposed by the Resolution duly adopted by
the Board of the Authority, a copy of which Resolution, duly certified by the chairman
or vice chairman and secretary of assistance secretary of the Authority, as appropriate,
has been submitted to the Borough Council of this Borough.
SECTION 2. An amendment to the Articles of Incorporation of the Authority, which
is enacted and ordained by this ordinance, shall insert a new paragraph so as to
enable the Authority to undertake stormwater-related projects, pursuant to Section
5605A(3)of the Authorities Act. The following new paragraph shall be added to the
Articles of Incorporation:
“In addition to all other purposes for which Highspire Borough Authority (the “Authority”)
has been incorporated and all other projects which it is permitted to undertake, the
Authority shall also be for the purpose of financing working capital, acquiring, holding,
constructing, financing, improving, maintaining and operating, owing or leasing, either
in the capacity of lessor or lessee, any and all projects relating to storm water planning,
management and implementation. The Authority shall have all powers necessary or
convenient for carrying out this purpose as authorized by the Municipality Authorities
Act and otherwise permitted by law.”
SECTION 3. An amendment to the Articles of Incorporation of the Authority, which
is enacted and ordained by this Ordinance, shall insert a new paragraph therein to
increase the term of the existence of the Authority, pursuant to Section 5605A(2) of
the Authorities Act. The following new paragraph shall be added to the Authority’s
Articles of Incorporation:
“The term of existence of Highspire Borough Authority shall be for a period ending
May 31, 2065.”
SECTION 4. The proper officers of the Authority are authorized to execute, verify
and file appropriate Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of the Commonwealth
of Pennsylvania and to take all other action and to do all other things in order to accomplish
the amendments to the Articles of Incorporation in the manner enacted and
ordained by this Ordinance.
SECTION 5. All prior ordinances or parts of ordinances, insofar as they shall be
inconsistent with this Ordinance, shall be deemed to be repealed.
ORDAINED AND ENACTED, by the Borough Council of the BOROUGH OF HIGHSPIRE,
in lawful session duly assembled this day of , 2015.
BOROUGH COUNCIL
BOROUGH OF HIGHSPIRE
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
By:
A. Kay Sutch
Borough Council President
ATTEST:
John McHale, Secretary
APPROVED, this day of , 2015, by the Mayor of the Borough of
Highspire, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
_______________________________________
John Hoerner, Mayor of the Borough of Highspire,
The Proposed Ordinance shall be considered for adoption at the regular
meeting of the Highspire Borough Council on June 16, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Highspire
Borough Municipal Building. All interested residents are encouraged to attend.
5/27-1T #164
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