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The South Annville Township Board of Supervisors heard updates on recent development projects and approved the 2024 general budget.

Representatives from Carmany Place LLC presented the final resolution for stormwater drainage concerns for the Carmany Place apartments. Supervisors unanimously approved two motions — one for the resolution listing conditions and one for the recording and execution.

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The supervisors also unanimously approved a motion to advertise the South Annville Township 2024 general budget. A paper copy of the budget is available for viewing at the township building, located at 1042 Horseshoe Pike. A digital version is viewable below.

Additionally, the 2024 organizational meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, in the township building. This meeting is open to the public and will be further advertised on the South Annville Township website.

Allison Garner of Rettew Associates Inc. reported the following:

  • Unspecified properties in South Annville Township need additional BMP stormwater maintenance. Garner said that the respective Homeowner Associations will be notified, and violation letters will be sent.
  • An as-built plan will be submitted for the Killinger Road roadwork. Garner stated that she will inquire with NorthPoint Development about the parameters of the as-built plan.
  • The application for the general permit for Brandt Road pipe construction was approved. This project will occur in 2024. The supervisors will discuss construction dates so as not to interfere with school traffic.
  • A motion was unanimously passed to approve the modified DHL landscaping plans to ensure they are within the limits of the original landscaping limit.

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Supervisors also discussed the following topics:

  • A property owner of South Spruce Street raised concerns about Landmark Homes’ right to purchase part of their land. Chairman Dale Hoover suggested that the property owner demand that Landmark Homes put in a fence between the properties as a compromise.
  • A motion to approve the final minor subdivision plans for the Rohrer property was unanimously passed. Hershey and NorthPoint Development both agreed to give up small portions of land to accommodate a right-of-way.
  • A motion to approve the subdivision and land development plans for the Pinehill Builders’ Royal Road property, east of Spruce Street, was unanimously passed. The plan will split the original lot into two lots.
  • South Annville Police Chief Ben Sutcliffe reported that there were 150 calls for South Annville police and 32 calls for Annville police in October.
  • Western Regional Police Department’s plans are not ready for the upcoming year. Instead, Annville Township sent a proposal for the Public Protection Unit for 2024. The supervisors will review the final resolution for service.
  • A motion to defer the review of a subdivision plan for the Lebanon Valley Rail Trail was unanimously approved. (This is a different and smaller subdivision than the previously reported one.)
  • Trout Unlimited sent a letter informing South Annville Township of their permit and application plans. As advised by township solicitor Josele Cleary, the township will send a response letter stating that the plans fall within the township designations.
  • South Annville Township sent donation checks to Union Hose, Campbelltown, Mount Gretna and Lawn fire companies. The companies sent thank you letters in response.
  • There were no updates regarding the Southgate Sewer planning module.
  • A motion to approve the secretary’s report was unanimously passed.
  • A motion to approve the treasurer’s report was unanimously passed.
  • A motion to pay township bills was unanimously passed.

The Board of Supervisors of South Annville Township meets at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month. Meetings are held in the township building at 1042 Horseshoe Pike and are open to the public. Next month’s meeting will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 13.

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Jess Benninger is a reporter for LebTown. She is currently earning a bachelor's degree in English at Lebanon Valley College. When she is not writing, she enjoys hiking, listening to music and learning new things.


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