Ordinances

PUBLIC NOTICE

LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP
The Lower Paxton Township Board of Supervisors will hold a Public Hearing on Ordinance 18-02 on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, beginning at 7:00 P.M. at the Township Building located at 425 Prince Street Harrisburg, PA 17109.   Ordinance 18-02 amends Ordinance 17-15 Volunteer Service Tax-Credit Program.   

The following terms and provisions shall be amended as set forth below:

SECTION 1. DEFINITIONS.
“Qualified Real Property.” A residential real property owned and occupied as the domicile of an active volunteer. Any non-residential use of said property, except for a legally existing Major or Minor Home Occupation for no-impact home based business as regulated by the Lower Paxton Township Zoning Ordinance, shall disqualify said property from eligibility in the Volunteer Service Credit Program. 

SECTION 2. VOLUNTEER SERVICE CREDIT PROGRAM.
F) Application.  Volunteers that have met the minimum criteria of the Volunteer ServiceCredit Program shall sign and submit an application for certification to their chief. The chief shall sign the application if the volunteer has met the minimum criteria of the Volunteer Service Credit Program, and forward it to the Township Manager and Director of Public Safety. Applications shall not be accepted by the Manager or Director after (April 1st - to be removed)  December 31st of each year.  Failure to submit an application by the December 31st deadline shall disqualify the volunteer and his property from participation in the Program for only the Eligibility Period ending on said date.

SECTION 4. REAL PROPERTY TAX CREDIT.

A) Tax Credit. Each active volunteer who has been certified under the Lower PaxtonTownship Volunteer Service Credit Program shall be eligible to receive a real property tax credit of 20% of the municipal tax liability on qualified real property. If the tax is paid in the discount period, the tax credit shall only apply to the amount actually paid.  If the tax is paid in the penalty period, the tax credit shall only apply to the base tax year liability. Under no circumstances shall a tax credit be paid if the tax is paid in delinquency.

A copy of Ordinance No. 18-02 may be examined without charge or a copy of the ordinance may be obtained for the cost to prepare the copy at the Township Municipal Center during business hours.

If you are a person with a disability desiring to attend the August 8, 2018 meeting and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate in the meeting, please contact the Township Manager at (717) 657-5600 to discuss how Lower Paxton Township may provide a reasonable accommodation. 
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
LOWER PAXTON TOWNSHIP
By: George Wolfe, Township Manager 

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The Board of Supervisors of Lower Paxton Township hereby gives public notice that it will hold a public hearing to consider Resolution 18-35 during the regular business meeting to be held on September 4, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Township Municipal Building, 425 Prince Street, Harrisburg, PA. 
Resolution 18-35 would approve a transfer of restaurant Liquor License No. R-17619 into Lower Paxton Township for use in the Sheetz, Inc, 6290 Allentown Blvd.

Following the public hearing the Board of Supervisors will consider adoption of Resolution18-35.
A copy of Resolution 18-35 may be examined without charge or a copy of the Resolution may be obtained for the cost to prepare the copy at the Lower Paxton Township Municipal Center during regular business hours.

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Main Switchboard
717-657-5600
Police Administration
717-657-5656
Public Works Department
717-657-5615
Sewer Department
717-657-5617
Parks and Recreation
717-657-5635
Supervisor's Voice-Mail
717-724-8327

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Municipal Center (Administration, Community Development, & Sewer)
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Police Department Records Office
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Public Works Department
6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Sanitary Sewer Operations
6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Friendship Center and the Parks and Recreation Department
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Friday - 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday - 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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