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Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717-684-2467
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 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, October 8, 2018, 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 Chapter 130 of the Code of the Borough of Columbia – Historic District, Section 130-7 to revise the definition of Alteration; 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

Notice is, hereby given that Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia at its Council meeting on Monday, November 12, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in Council chambers in the Municipal Building located at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania, will hold a public hearing to receive public input on and thereafter to consider for adoption an Ordinance of the Borough of Columbia, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, establishing a volunteer service credit program; enacting tax credits for volunteer members of a volunteer fire company; establishing administrative procedures and appeals; 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

The Borough of Columbia is accepting applications for a Part-time Enforcement Officer: Job requirements include: HS /GED diploma and a current valid PA driver’s license.  Applications and complete job application including a list of additional required knowledge, skills and abilities is available at the Borough Office located at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA 17512 or on our website at www.columbiapa.net.  Pay rate is $14.02/hr. after 90 day probation period. EOE.  Applications will be accepted at the Borough Office until close of business on Friday, September 21, 2018.

LEGAL NOTICE

The Borough of Columbia is accepting applications for a Full-Time Property Inspector: Job requirements include: HS /GED diploma and High/technical school graduate/GED, with building construction experience, and with a home inspector certification from the Commonwealth of PA or National Association of Home Inspectors or American Society of Home Inspectors or International Association of Certified Home Inspectors or equivalent national inspection credential. Applications and a complete job description, including a list of additional required knowledge, skills, is available at the Borough Office located at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA 17512 or on our website at www.columbiapa.net.  EOE.  Applications will be accepted at the Borough Office until close of business on Friday, September  14, 2018

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 9:00 am and 4:30pm. All items may be inspected at the Borough of Columbia. The auction begins August 31, 2018 and ends on September 14, 2018.

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.

List of items for sale 

Legal Notice

Notice is, hereby given that the two Ordinances titled and summarized below will be considered for adoption by Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia at its meeting on Monday, September 10, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. in Council chambers in the Municipal Building located at 308 Locust Street, Columbia, Pennsylvania: (1) An Ordinance establishing a volunteer service credit program; enacting tax credits for volunteer members of a volunteer fire company; establishing administrative procedures and appeals; and (2) an Ordinance amending Chapter 130 of the Code of the Borough of Columbia – Historic District, Section 130-7 to revise the definition of Alteration and add definitions for satellite dish and antenna, Section 130-16.C. – Preapproved Activities, to remove Subpart (6) regarding installation of commercial and business signage to the exterior of buildings; add a new Section 130-15.2 to establish regulations regarding satellite dishes and antennas and revising Section 130-25 – Decisions on Applications, Subpart C. to clarify matters regarding proposals for new construction or alteration and proposals for demolition. Both Ordinances provide for the repeal of inconsistent ordinances, provide for the severability of the Ordinances, and provide that the Ordinances shall take effect as provided by Pennsylvania law. Complete copies of the Ordinances may be inspected at the Municipal Building, 308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA 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 Ordinance titled and summarized below will be considered by Borough Council of the Borough of Columbia for adoption at its meeting on Monday, August 13, 2018, 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 112-10 of the Code of the Borough of Columbia to provide that the Review and Appeals Board shall consist of three members with up to two alternates who are qualified by experience and training to pass on matters pertaining to property maintenance; 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 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ORDINANCE TITLED AND SUMMARIZED BELOW WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR ADOPTION BY BOROUGH COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF COLUMBIA AT ITS MEETING ON MONDAY AUGUST 13 2018 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 ACKNOWLEDGING THE ADOPTION BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA OF THE PENNSYLVANIA FIREWORKS LAW ACT 43 OF 2017 ACKNOWLEDGING THAT THE FIREWORKS LAW PROHIBITS THE IGNITING OR DISCHARGE OF CONSUMER FIREWORKS ON PUBLIC OR PRIVATE PROPERTY WITHOUT THE EXPRESS PERMISSION OF THE OWNER PROVIDING THAT THE BOROUGH OF COLUMBIA DOES NOT GRANT PERMISSION FOR ANYONE TO IGNITE OR DISCHARGE CONSUMER FIREWORKS ON THE STREETS OR SIDEWALKS OF THE BOROUGH OF COLUMBIA OR PROPERTY OWNED BY THE BOROUGH OF COLUMBIA INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL OF THE BOROUGH OWNED PARKS AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS DIRECTING THAT THE BOROUGH OF COLUMBIA PROVIDE CERTIFIED COPIES OF THE ORDINANCE TO ALL MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT JUDGES WITHIN THE BOROUGH 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 COLUMBIA BOROUGH BY BARRY N HANDWERGER BOROUGH SOLICITOR

“LEGAL NOTICE”

Notice is hereby given that the Columbia Borough Planning Commission will conduct work sessions from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm for revisions of the Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Ordinance and any other business before the regularly scheduled meeting on 6/26/18, 7/24/18, 8/28/18, 9/25/18, 10/23/18, 11/27/18 & 12/17/18.  If you are a person with a disability wishing to attend and require an accommodation to participate in the meeting, please contact the Borough Office at 684-2467.

“LEGAL NOTICE”

ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A PART-TIME CROSSING GUARD

The Borough of Columbia is accepting applications for part-time Crossing Guards.  Job requirements include a high school diploma or GED, must successfully attain Pennsylvania ACT 34 clearance and have knowledge of basic driving rules.  Pay rate is $12.71/hr. after 90 day probation period.  Applications (Employment Application and complete job description (Job Description crossing guard) are available at the Columbia Borough Municipal Building, 308 Locust Street, Columbia, PA 17512 and on our website at www.columbiapa.net.  EOE.

“LEGAL NOTICE”

Notice is hereby given the Columbia Borough Planning Commission Meeting scheduled for the Third Monday of every month has been rescheduled.  These meetings have been rescheduled for the Fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm on the following dates:  4/24/18, 5/22/18, 6/26/18, 7/24/18, 8/28/18, 9/25/18, 10/23/18 & 11/27/18.  The December meeting will be held as previously advertised on 12/17/18.  The Finance Committee Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, 5/22/18 will now be held on Monday, 5/21/18.  If you are a person with a disability wishing to attend and require an accommodation to participate in the meeting, please contact the Borough Office at 684-2467.

“LEGAL NOTICE”

Notice is hereby given that the following meetings will be held in the Borough of Columbia on the dates and times listed for 2018 and will be held in the Municipal Building at 308 Locust Street St., Columbia, PA, unless otherwise noted:

Borough Council Meeting (7:00pm): 1/2/18 (6:00pm), 1/8/18, 2/12/18, 3/12/18, 4/9/18, 5/14/18, 6/11/18, 7/9/18, 8/13/18, 9/10/18, 10/8/18, 11/12/18, 12/10/18.  The first regular Borough Council Meeting will be held on 1/14/19.

Planning Commission Meeting (7:00pm):  1/16/18, 2/20/18, 3/19/18, 4/16/18, 5/21/18, 6/18/18, 7/16/18, 8/20/18, 9/17/18, 10/15/18, 11/19/18, 12/17/18. The First Meeting in 2019 will be on 1/21/19.

Civil Service Meeting (1:00pm):  1/9/18 (reorganization), 2/13/18, 3/13/18, 4/10/18, 5/8/18, 6/12/18, 7/10/18, 8/14/18, 9/11/18, 10/9/18, 11/13/18, 12/11/18.  The first meeting in 2019 will be on 1/8/19.

Tree Commission Meeting (6:30pm):  1/9/18, 2/13/18, 3/13/18, 4/10/18, 5/8/18, 6/12/18, 7/10/18, 8/14/18, 9/11/18, 10/9/18, 11/13/18, 12/11/18.  The first meeting in 2019 will be on 1/8/19.

Board of Health Meeting (7:00pm):  1/3/18, 2/6/18, 3/6/18, 4/3/18, 5/1/18, 6/5/18, 7/3/18, 8/7/18, 9/4/18, 10/2/18, 11/7/18, 12/4/18.  The first meeting in 2019 will be on 1/2/19.

Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB) Meeting (7:00pm):  1/17/18, 2/21/18, 3/21/18, 4/18/18, 5/16/18, 6/20/18, 7/18/18, 8/15/18, 9/19/18, 10/17/18, 11/21/18, 12/19/18.  The first meeting in 2019 will be on 1/16/19.

Community Development Meeting (6:00pm): 1/18/18, 2/8/18, 3/15/18, 4/19/18, 5/17/18, 6/21/18, 7/19/18, 8/16/18, 9/20/18, 10/18/18, 11/15/18, 12/20/18.  The first meeting in 2019 will be on 1/17/19.

Safety Committee/Legislation Committee Meetings (6:00pm): (Safety Committee will meet first on the following dates) 1/10/18, 3/14/18, 5/9/18, 7/11/18, 9/12/18, 11/14/18. (Legislation Committee will meet first on the following dates) 2/15/18, 4/11/18, 6/13/18, 8/8/18, 10/10/18, 12/12/18. The first meeting in 2019 will be on 1/9/19 (Safety Committee will meet first).

Finance Committee Meeting (6:00pm):  1/22/18, 2/26/18, 3/26/18, 4/23/18, 5/22/18, 6/25/18, 7/23/18, 8/27/18, 9/24/18, 10/22/18, 11/26/18, 12/19/18 (5:00 pm start).  The first meeting in 2019 will be on 1/28/19.

Public Works & Property Committee Meeting (6:00pm):  1/23/18, 2/27/18, 3/20/18, 4/17/18, 5/15/18, 6/19/18, 7/17/18, 8/21/18, 9/18/18, 10/16/18, 11/20/18, 12/18/18.  The first Meeting in 2019 will be on 1/15/19.

Parks and Recreation Committee Meeting (6:00 pm) 1/11/2018, 2/7/2018, 3/8/2018, 4/12/2018, 5/10/2018, 6/14/2018, 7/12/2018, 8/9/2018, 9/13/2018, 10/11/2018, 11/8/2018, 12/13/2018. The First Meeting in 2019 will be on 1/10/2019.

2019 Budget Meetings (6:00pm):  9/6/18, 10/4/18 and 11/1/18.

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.

 

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 $12.71/hr. EOE.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Volunteers are needed as follows:  1-Civil Service Alternate Board Member.

If you are interested in volunteering please contact the Borough Manager at 717-684-2467 Ext. 7318.

 

Contractors Wanted:
The Borough is looking to compile a
listing of local contractors interested in
working with residents undertaking
CHIHL home improvements. While we
will not recommend contractors,
providing a list will be helpful to both
potential program borrowers and
Columbia area contractors. If you are
an interested contractor, please
contact Greg Sahd at 717-684-2467 to
provide your contact information and
any potential discounts on services you
might offer to residents who take part
in the CHIHL program.

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