Borough Offices: 308 Locust Street,
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717-684-2467

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“PUBLIC NOTICE

ON- LINE AUCTION

            Notice is hereby given that the Borough of Columbia, 308 Locust St, Columbia, PA, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, will be holding an on-line auction of surplus items. A complete list of items can be found on our website, www.columbiapa.net or a copy may be obtained at the front desk between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30pm. All items may be inspected at the Borough of Columbia. The auction begins June 17, 2019 and ends on June 28, 2019.

If you are a person interested in bidding please log on to www.municibid.com  create an account, follow the instructions and bid on any of our items listed under Pennsylvania, Columbia Borough. At the end of the auction the item will be awarded to the highest bidder. The Borough of Columbia expressly reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

                 Rebecca S. Denlinger

                 Borough Manager”

Publish Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Municibid Auction June 2019

 

SEALED BIDS WANTED

Sealed bids for construction of a 3,750 square foot pre-engineered wood pole building to be used for equipment storage will be received online via the PennBid Program (www.PennBid.net) by Columbia Borough Council, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania until 10:00 AM, Monday, June 24, 2019.

Bid results will be available via PennBid’s website by the end of the day (prevailing time), same date.

Copies of Bidding Documents for the Borough Recycling Facility are available online and at no cost at www.PennBid.net.

A bid bond by acceptable surety or a certified check made payable to Columbia Borough Council in the amount of 5% of the maximum bid must be provided by each bidder with their bid.

Notice is hereby given to bidders that this project is subject to the provisions of the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act approved August 15, 1961 (Act No. 442, P.L. 987), as amended. Columbia Borough Council reserves the right to accept any bid or reject any or all bids.

Columbia Borough Council

Rebecca Secrist Denlinger, Borough Manager

Publish Dates: Monday, June 10, 2019 and Thursday, June 13, 2019

Hearing Notice

Notice is hereby given that the Borough of Columbia will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in Council chambers in the Municipal Building located at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania, pursuant to the Pennsylvania Municipalities Planning Code respecting a proposed amendment to the Borough of Columbia Zoning Ordinance described as follows:  an Ordinance of the Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, amending Chapter 220 of the Code of the Borough of Columbia — Zoning, to Authorize, Under Specified Conditions, Short-Term Rental Dwelling Uses and Defining the Use; providing for the repeal of inconsistent ordinances; providing for the severability of the ordinance; and providing that the ordinance shall take effect in accordance with Pennsylvania law.  A complete copy of the Ordinance may be inspected at the Municipal Building, 308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA during regular business hours and the Lancaster Law Library, located at 50 North Duke Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania during regular business hours.

                                                                                    Columbia Borough

                                                                                  By: Neil L. Albert, Esquire

                                                                                    Borough Solicitor

Legal Notice 

            Notice is hereby given that the Ordinance titled and summarized below will be considered by Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia for adoption at its meeting on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in Council chambers in the Municipal Building located at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania: an Ordinance of the Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, amending Chapter 207 by adding an Article XVIII – Hazardous Vehicle Parking to prohibit the parking of Hazardous Vehicles on private property, defining Hazardous Vehicles, prohibiting the parking or storage of Hazardous Vehicles, providing for sheltered storage of vehicles, providing for notice of removal of Hazardous Vehicles, providing penalties for violation; providing for the repeal of inconsistent ordinances; providing for the severability of the ordinance; and providing that the ordinance shall take effect in accordance with Pennsylvania law.  A complete copy of the Ordinance may be inspected at the Municipal Building, 308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA during regular business hours and the Lancaster Law Library, located at 50 North Duke Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania during regular business hours.

                                                                                    Columbia Borough

                                                                                 By: Neil L. Albert, Esquire

                                                                                    Borough Solicitor

Legal Notice

Sealed bids for the 700 to 800 Block Walnut Street Improvements will be received online via the PennBid Program (www.PennBid.net) by Columbia Borough until 10:00 AM (prevailing time), on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

The bids will be available via PennBid’s website by the end of the day on Tuesday, May 28, 2019.

Copies of the bidding documents for 700 to 800 Block Walnut Street Improvements are available online and at no cost at www.PennBid.net.

A bid bond by acceptable surety or a certified check made payable to Columbia Borough in the amount of five percent (5%) of the maximum bid must be provided by each bidder with their bid.

Notice is hereby given to bidders that this project is subject to the provisions of the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act approved August 15, 1961 (Act No. 442, P.L. 987), as amended.

Bidders should refer to federal and state statutes, rules and regulations dealing with the prevention of environmental pollution and the preservation of public and natural resources pursuant to PA Act No. 1972-247.

Columbia Borough reserves the right to accept any bid or reject any or all bids.

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

PUBLIC HEARING ON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT

Columbia Borough Council will hold a public hearing on TUESDAY, April 9, 2019, as part of their Regular Borough Council monthly meeting. The hearing will be held at Columbia Borough Office, 308 Locust Street and will begin at approximately 7:00 p.m.

The purpose of this hearing is to discuss needs in the community which Columbia Borough is planning to address with funds available under Lancaster County’s Fiscal Year 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). The Borough has identified projects that it intends to submit to the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Lancaster to address one or more of the needs identified by Columbia Borough and contained in Lancaster County’s Fiscal Years 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan.

 Columbia Borough invites affected residents, property-owners, and other stakeholders to attend this meeting to identify other needs that should be addressed and to comment on the following potential proposed projects:

  • $125,000 for the total reconstruction of the 300 block South Second Street between Lawrence Street and Perry Street to benefit approximately 33 residential units to include curb sidewalks, ADA accessible curb ramps and street restoration and paving.
  • $200,000 for improvements to Historic Columbia Market House, 15 South Third Street, which will provide programs and be open to the community of 10,400 residents, to include infrastructure, bathroom facilities, lighting, plumbing and electric.

Legal Notice

            Notice is hereby given that the Ordinance titled and summarized below will be considered by Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia for adoption at its meeting on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in Council chambers in the Municipal Building located at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania: an Ordinance of the Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia, amending Chapter 5 of the Code of the Borough of Columbia – Administration of Government to Eliminate Standing Committees; providing for the repeal of inconsistent ordinances; providing for the severability of the ordinance; and providing that the ordinance shall take effect in accordance with Pennsylvania law.  A complete copy of the Ordinance may be inspected at the Municipal Building, 308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA during regular business hours and the Lancaster Law Library, located at 50 North Duke Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania during regular business hours.

MS-944

PUBLIC NOTICE

BIDS WANTED

Sealed bids for Columbia Borough 2019 Street Improvements  will be received online via the PennBid Program (www.PennBid.net) by Columbia Borough Council, until 10:00 am (prevailing time), Monday, March 25, 2019.

Bid results will be available via PennBid’s website by the end of the business day, same date.

Copies of Bidding Documents for Columbia Borough 2019 Street Improvements are available online and at no cost at www.PennBid.net.

Contract No. 1 –     Furnish and place approximately 2,355 tons of bituminous material, 7,875 square yards of milling, 870 square yards of base repair, 8,950 square yards of paving fabric, 3 Type M inlets, 265 liner feet of storm sewer pipe, 11 detectable warning truncated domes, and 15 ADA curb ramps.

A Bid Bond is not required.  The successful bidder(s), when awarded a contract, shall furnish a Performance Bond and Payment Bond (with suitable surety) as specified in the Contract.

Notice is hereby given to bidders that this project is subject to the provisions of the Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act approved August 15, 1961 (Act No. 442, P.L. 987), as amended.

All proposals must be submitted online via PennBid and include documents outlined within the specifications.

Columbia Borough reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. Columbia Borough Council intends to award this Contract at their March 26, 2019 regularly scheduled meeting.

 

                                   LEGAL NOTICE – Update to Advertised 2019 Meeting Dates

Notice is hereby given that the following meetings will be held in the Borough of Columbia on the dates and times listed for 2019 and will be held in the Municipal Building at 308 Locust Street St., Columbia, PA, unless otherwise noted:

Borough Council Work Session (6:00pm):4/2/19, 5/7/19, 6/4/19, 7/2/19, 8/8/19, 9/3/19, 10/1/19, 11/7/19, 12/3/19, 2/3/20

Planning Commission Work Session Columbia 2040 (6:00pm): 3/7/19, 4/4/19, 5/2/19, 6/6/19, 8/1/19, 9/5/19, 10/3/19, 12/5/19

Planning Commission Work Session (6:00pm) Regular Meeting (7:00 pm): 5/21/19 rescheduled to 5/22/19

Civil Service Meeting (1:00pm): 3/12/19, 4/9/19, 5/14/19, 6/11/19, 7/9/19, 8/13/19, 9/10/19, 10/8/19, 11/12/19, 12/10/19

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Meeting (6:00pm) 3/14/19; 4/11/19, 5/9/19, 6/13/19, 7/11/19, 8/8/19, 9/12/19, 10/10/19, 11/14/19, 12/12/19

Columbia River Park Advisory Committee Meeting (6:00pm) at Columbia Crossing River Trails Center) 3/28/19, 4/25/19, 5/23/19, 6/27/19, 7/25/19, 8/22/19, 9/26/19, 10/24/19, 11/28/19, 12/26/19.

INVITATION TO BID

      Sealed proposals will be received by the Borough of Columbia, 308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA 17512 until 10am on February 28, 2019 for the following approximate amounts of road materials:

           1700 Tons of 9.5mm Superpave Asphalt

            250 Tons of 25mm Superpave Asphalt

            All proposals must be upon forms furnished by Columbia Borough, which may be picked up during normal business hours of Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm at the above address or are available on our website, www.columbiapa.net.  Bids will be opened and read publicly at 10am, at the above address on February 28, 2019.  Borough Council will award the bid to the lowest qualified and responsible bidder at its regular public meeting on March 12, 2019, 308 Locust Street at 7pm.  Columbia Borough reserves the right to reject any and all bids or bid items.

PennDot Asphalt Bid MS-963 Proposal 2019

LEGAL  NOTICE

The Zoning Hearing Board of the Borough of Columbia will meet on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at 7:00 P.M., in the Municipal Building at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA, to consider the following application(s) and/or appeal(s):

Timothy Draper is requesting special exception(s) and/or variance(s) to convert a storage building into residences at 175 Pleasant Avenue in a High Density Residential (HDR) zoned district.

If you are a person with a disability wishing to attend this meeting and require an accommodation to participate in the meeting, please contact the Columbia Borough Office at 684-2467 to discuss how the Borough may accommodate your needs.

ON LINE AUCTION

Notice is hereby given that the Borough of Columbia, 308 Locust St, Columbia, PA, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, will be holding an on-line auction of surplus items. A complete list of items can be found on our website, www.columbiapa.net or a copy may be obtained at the front desk between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30pm. All items may be inspected at the Borough of Columbia. The auction begins January 14, 2019 and ends on January 25, 2019.

If you are a person interested in bidding please log on to www.municibid.com  create an account, follow the instructions and bid on any of our items listed under Pennsylvania, Columbia Borough. At the end of the auction the item will be awarded to the highest bidder. The Borough of Columbia expressly reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Municibid list January 2019

Legal Notice

  Notice is, hereby given that the Ordinance titled and summarized below will be considered by Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia for adoption at its meeting on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in Council chambers in the Municipal Building located at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania: An Ordinance of the Borough of Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, amending Section A225?8 of the Code of the Borough of Columbia to re?adopt the Borough of Columbia Police Pension Plan restated as of January 1, 2008, to authorize an amendment to such Pension Plan; providing for the repeal of inconsistent ordinances; providing for the severability of the Ordinance; and providing that the Ordinance shall take effect as provided by Pennsylvania law. A complete copy of the Ordinance may be inspected at the Municipal Building, 308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA during regular business hours and the Lancaster Law Library, located at 50 North Duke Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, during regular business hours.

LEGAL NOTICE – 2019 Meeting Dates

Notice is hereby given that the following meetings will be held in the Borough of Columbia on the dates and times listed for 2019 and will be held in the Municipal Building at 308 Locust Street St., Columbia, PA, unless otherwise noted:

Borough Council Work Session (7:00pm): 2/5/19, 3/5/19, 4/2/19, 5/7/19, 6/4/19, 7/2/19, 8/8/19, 9/3/19, 10/1/19, 11/7/19, 12/3/19, 2/3/20

Borough Council Meeting (7:00pm): 1/8/19, 1/22/19, 2/12/19, 2/26/19, 3/12/19, 3/26/19, 4/9/19, 4/23/19, 5/14/19, 5/28/19, 6/11/19, 6/25/19, 7/9/19, 7/23/19, 8/13/19, 8/27/19, 9/10/19, 9/24/19, 10/8/19, 10/22/19, 11/12/19, 11/26/19, 12/10/19, 1/7/20.

Planning Commission Work Session (6:00pm): 1/15/19, 2/19/19, 3/19/19, 4/16/19, 5/21/19, 6/18/19, 7/16/19, 8/20/19, 9/17/19, 10/15/19, 11/19/19, 12/17/19, 1/21/20.

Planning Commission Meeting (7:00pm):  1/15/19, 2/19/19, 3/19/19, 4/16/19, 5/21/19, 6/18/19, 7/16/19, 8/20/19, 9/17/19, 10/15/19, 11/19/19, 12/17/19, 1/21/20.

Civil Service Meeting (1:00pm):  1/16/19, 2/20/19, 3/20/19, 4/17/19, 5/15/19, 6/19/19, 7/17/19, 8/21/19, 9/18/19, 10/16/19, 11/20/19, 12/18/19, 1/15/20.

Tree Commission Meeting (6:00pm):  1/28/19, 2/25/19, 3/25/19, 4/22/19, 5/27/19, 6/24/19, 7/22/19, 8/26/19, 9/23/19, 10/28/19, 11/25/19, 12/23/19, 1/27/20.

Board of Health Meeting (7:00pm):  1/7/19, 2/4/19, 3/4/19, 4/1/19, 5/6/19, 6/3/19, 7/1/19, 8/5/19, 10/7/19, 11/4/19, 12/2/19, 1/6/20.

Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB) Meeting (7:00pm): 1/16/19, 2/20/19, 3/20/19, 4/17/19, 5/15/19, 6/19/19, 7/17/19, 8/21/19, 9/18/19, 10/16/19, 11/20/19, 12/18/19,  1/15/20.

2019 Budget Meetings (6:00pm):  4/11/19, 7/11/19, 9/12/19, 10/10/19, 11/14/19, 12/12/19.

If you are a person with a disability wishing to attend these meetings and require an accommodation to participate in the meeting, please contact the Columbia Borough Office at 684-2467.

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is, hereby given that the Ordinance titled and summarized below will be considered by Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia for adoption at its meeting on Monday, December 10, at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers of the Municipal Building located at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania 17512, to consider for adoption an Ordinance titled and summarized as follows: An ordinance of the Borough of Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, authorizing, under specified conditions, exemptions, deductions, abatements and credits for real property taxes within an area to be known as the Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zone in order to foster economic opportunities, stimulate industrial, commercial and residential improvements, and prevent physical infrastructure deterioration; providing for conditions precedent; providing for the effective date and term of the Ordinance;  providing for the repeal of inconsistent ordinances; and providing for the severability of the Ordinance. A complete copy of the Ordinance may be inspected at the Municipal Building, 308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA during regular business hours and the Lancaster Law Library, located at 50 North Duke Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, during regular business hours.

LEGAL NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that the Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia, at a meeting to be held on December 13, 2018, at 6:00pm in Council Chambers of the Borough Municipal Building located at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, will consider for adoption Resolution No. 18- 23 adopting the budget for the Borough of Columbia for the year 2019 and will consider for adoption Ordinance No. 907 fixing the real estate tax millage rate for 2019 at 8 mills, which is $.80 of tax for each $100 of assessed real estate valuation.  This action will result in an increase from the 2018 real estate tax rate.  Any person with a disability wishing to attend the meeting may contact the Borough Office at 717-684-2467 for necessary accommodations.  Notice is further given that the proposed budget for the year 2019 referenced above is available for public inspection at the Municipal Building, 308 Locust Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania.  Business office hours are 8am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday, except holidays

EMPLOYMENT NOTICE

The Borough of Columbia is accepting applications for crossing guards.  Applications and job description (Job description -crossing guard) are available at the Borough Office located at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA.  Pay rate is $12.84/hr. EOE.

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