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Ordinance No. 15-2017 - PUC Legal Challenge Agreement

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA TO ENTER INTO AN INTER-GOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT ESTABLISHING A MULTI-MUNICIPAL LITIGATION CONSORTIUM REGARDING REGULATORY ENACTMENTS OF THE PENNSYLVANIA PUBLIC UTILITY COMMISSION; 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.

Ordinance No. 16-2017 - Property Violation Notice Amendments

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING CHAPTER 293 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER TO REVISE THE CITY CODE SECTIONS THE VIOLATION OF WHICH SUBJECT ONE TO A VIOLATION TICKET, TO MODIFY THE INDIVIDUALS AUTHORIZED TO ISSUE VIOLATION TICKETS, TO MODIFY THE FINES, TO AMEND THE PENALTY SECTION; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE ORDINANCE; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING THAT THE ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT AS PROVIDED BY PENNSYLVANIA LAW.

Ordinance No. 17-2017 - Land Bank Intergovernmental Agreement

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AUTHORIZING ENTRY INTO AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENT WITH THE COUNTY OF LANCASTER, SCHOOL DISTRICT OF LANCASTER AND THE LANCASTER CITY LAND BANK AUTHORITY REGARDING AUTHORITY’S ACQUISITION OF AT-RISK PROPERTIES LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY OF LANCASTER; 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.

Ordinance No. 14-2017 - Amending the Lead Hazards Ordinance

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING CHAPTER 182 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER - LEAD POISONING, TO ESTABLISH DEFINITIONS, PROHIBIT USE AND DISTRIBUTION OF SOURCES OF LEAD HAZARDS, PROVIDE PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINATIONS OF LEAD SOURCE HEALTH HAZARDS, PROVIDE FOR NOTIFICATION OF VIOLATIONS AND TESTING PROCEDURES AND STANDARDS, PROVIDE PROCEDURES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR MONITORING THE ABATEMENT OF LEAD HAZARDS, PROVIDING EXEMPTIONS FROM THE PROVISIONS OF THE ORDINANCE, PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION OF OCCUPANTS OF RESIDENCES CONTAINING LEAD HAZARDS, PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN IN HOME-BASED CHILD CARE FACILITIES, PROVIDING FOR FINES AND REMEDIES FOR VIOLATION OF THE ORDINANCE, PROVIDING FOR INSPECTION AND ACCESS TO PROPERTIES AND SALES OF PROPERTIES; 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.

Ordinance No. 13-2017 - Approving Pequea Township to Join the Suburban Lancaster Sewer Authority

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, ADOPTING AND APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION OF SUBURBAN LANCASTER SEWER AUTHORITY TO EFFECTUATE THE JOINDER OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PEQUEA TO THE BOARD OF SUCH AUTHORITY, AUTHORIZING THE PROPER OFFICERS OF THE AUTHORITY TO EXECUTE, VERIFY AND FILE APPROPRIATE ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE ORDINANCE; PROVIDING THAT THE ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT IN ACCORDANCE WITH PENNSYLVANIA LAW.

Ordinance No.12-2017 - Zoning Text Amendments for Central Manufacturing District

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 300 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER – ZONING, ARTICLE V: SCHEDULE OF DISTRICT REGULATIONS—TABLE OF PERMITTED USES, SECTION 300-15: TABLE OF PERMITTED USES, TO PERMIT MEDICAL AND HEALTH SERVICES USES BY RIGHT IN THE CM DISTRICT (CENTRAL MANFACTURING) AND TO CLARIFY THAT BUSINESS/PROFESSIONAL/SERVICE OFFICE USES ARE PERMITTED BY RIGHT IN THE CM DISTRICT (CENTRAL MANUFACTURING) WITHIN NEW CONSTRUCTION WITH A MINIMUM BUILDING SIZE OF 20,000 SQUARE FEET OF FLOOR AREA.

Ordinance No.11-2017 - Adopting a Sign Ordinance

AN ORDINANCE OF THE LANCASTER CITY COUNCIL ADOPTING A NEW CITY OF LANCASTER SIGN ORDINANCE, CHAPTER 255 OF THE CITY CODE, ESTABLISHING REGULATIONS TO ERECT, ALTER, MAINTAIN OR USE SIGNS INTENDED TO BRING ATTENTION OF ANY SUBJECT MATTER TO THE PUBLIC; REQUIRING SIGN PERMITS OR OTHER APPROVALS FOR CERTAIN SIGNS AS DEFINED AND REGULATED IN THIS CHAPTER; PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SIGN COMMISSION AND DESIGNATION OF A SIGN ADMINISTRATOR; REGULATING SIGN DIMENSIONS, LOCATIONS, ILLUMINATION, MAINTENANCE, AND SAFETY; PERMITTING TEMPORARY SIGNS; REQUIRING DESIGN REVIEW IN CERTAIN DISTRICTS; SETTING FORTH CRITERIA FOR MODIFICATION OF REGULATIONS; PROVIDING FOR VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES; AND PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CONFLICTING ORDINANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ARTICLE IX, SIGNS, OF CHAPTER 300, ZONING, OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER.

Ordinance No. 8-2017 - Amending the Solid Waste & Recycling Ordinance

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 258 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER – SOLID WASTE, AR-TICLE 4 – INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, SECTION 258-33 – DEFINITIONS, TO ADD, MODIFY AND DELETE DEFINI-TIONS, AMENDING SECTION 258-38 – DESIGNATED RECYCLABLE MATERIALS TO REQUIRE ALL RESIDENTIAL, MULTI-FAMILY AND NON-RESIDENTIAL UNITS TO SOURCE SEPARATE THE SAME RE-CYCLABLE MATERIALS; AMENDING SECTION 285-39 – DESIGNAT-ED CONTRACT RECYCLABLE MATERIALS, TO REQUIRE SOURCE SEPARATION OF SINGLE STREAM RECYCLABLE MATERIALS; AMENDING SECTION 258-40 – APPROVED HAULERS, TO PROHIBIT COLLECTION OF E-WASTE; AMENDING SECTION 258-45 – EXIST-ING CONTRACTS, TO REFERENCE THE DATE OF SEPTEMBER 26, 2006; AMENDING SECTION 258-51 – CONCURRENT REMEDIES, TO INCORPORATE PROPERTY VIOLATION TICKETS; 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.

Ordinance No. 9-2017 - Establishing Fees for Provision of Fire Bureau Services

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER AMENDING CHAPTER 142 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER – FIRE PREVENTION, SECTION 142-16 – AMENDMENTS, SUBPART L TO ADD A CHAPTER 48 REGARDING PROVIDING FOR PAYMENT OF SERVICE CALLED INCIDENT CHARGES , RESCUE CALL CHARGES, HAZARDOUS INCIDENT CHARGES, FALSE CALL CHARGES, BUILDING FIRE CHARGES; PROVIDING GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATED TO ALL OF THE SAME, PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE ORDINANCE; AND PROVIDING THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT IN ACCORDANCE WITH PENNSYLVANIA LAW.

Ordinance No. 10-2017 - Zoning Ordinance Amendments

AN ORDINANCE OF THE LANCASTER CITY COUNCIL AMENDING THE CITY OF LANCASTER ZONING ORDINANCE, ORDINANCE NO. 6 – 2013, CHAPTER 300 OF THE CITY CODE, TO MODIFY PROVISIONS RELATED TO NONCONFORMING STRUCTURES AND TO FENCES; TO ADD A PROVISION PERMITTING TEMPORARY OPEN SPACE IN THE HOSPITAL COMPLEX DISTRICT; TO AMEND OFF-STREET PARKING REQUIREMENTS BY PROVIDING PARKING REQUIREMENTS FOR NEW LAND USE CLASSIFICATIONS, BY ADDING MOTORCYCLE AND SCOOTER PARKING TO PARKING LOT PROVISIONS, BY INCREASING THE INTERIOR TREE PLANTING REQUIREMENT FOR PARKING LOTS EXCEEDING THE MINIMUM NUMBER OF REQUIRED SPACES, BY ADDING PROVISIONS TO ADDRESS SAFETY, BY PROHIBITING THE USE OF STONE OR GRAVEL FOR RESIDENTIAL PARKING SPACES AND DRIVEWAYS, AND BY PROVIDING FOR MODIFICATION OF CERTAIN PARKING PROVISIONS WITH SPECIAL EXCEPTION APPROVAL; TO REMOVE FROM THE ZONING ORDINANCE THE REGULATION OF SIGNS AND TO CROSS REFERENCE CHAPTER 255 SIGNS OF THE CITY CODE; TO ADD DEFINITIONS FOR NEW LAND USE CATEGORIES OF COMMUNITY GARDEN, SPECIAL HOSPITAL AND VISITOR HOUSE RENTAL AND MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF HOSPITAL; TO ADD THE THREE NEW USES TO THE TABLE OF PERMITTED USES SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO MAKE EDITING IMPROVEMENTS.

Ordinance No. 07-2017 - Amending the Streets and Sidewalks Ordinance

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA REWRITING CHAPTER 262-STREETS AND SIDEWALKS OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, SETTING FORTH THE PURPOSES THEREOF, PROVISIONS REGARDING THE ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE CHAPTER, PROVISIONS REGARDING THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS AND NOTICES, ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR FEES, SETTING FORTH VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES, ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR AMENDMENTS AND MODIFICATIONS TO THE STANDARDS SET FORTH IN THIS CHAPTER, PROVIDING FOR AN APPEALS PROCESS, DEFINITIONS OF TERMS, ESTABLISHMENT OF SNOW EMERGENCIES AND SNOW EMERGENCY ROUTES, NUISANCES AND OBSTRUCTIONS, PROVISIONS FOR STREET EXCAVATIONS, AND ESTABLISHING PROVISIONS FOR A STREETSCAPE DISTRICT; 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.

Ordinance No. 06-2017 - Approving a Supplemental Appropriation from the Water Fund Reserve

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA ESTABLISHING APPROPRIATIONS FOR $1,500,000 FROM THE WATER FUND; 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.

Ordinance No. 05-2017 - Approving a Supplemental Appropriation from the General Fund Reserve

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA ESTABLISHING APPROPRIATIONS FOR $1,500,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND RESERVE; 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.

Ordinance No. 04-2017 - Land Bank Ordinance to Appoint Authority Board Members

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING ADMINISTRATIVE ORDINANCE NO. 10-2016 TO NAME THE INITIAL MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER LAND BANK AUTHORITY; 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.

Ordinance No. 03-2017 - Creating a Market District Parking Area

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING CHAPTER 285 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER – VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC, CHANGING THE TITLE OF ARTICLE V OF CHAPTER 285 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER TO RESIDENTIAL AND GENERAL MARKET AREA PARKING PERMITS, AMENDING ARTICLE V OF CHAPTER 285 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER TO ADD SECTION 285-51 FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF MARKET AREA PARKING PERMITS; 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.

Ordinance No. 02-2017 - Providing Public Notice, Changing Methods for the Sale of City-owned Real Estate

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, CHAPTER 232 – SALE OF REAL PROPERTY, SECTION 232-2 – APPLICABILITY, TO PROVIDE FOR PUBLIC NOTICE AND A COUNCIL RESOLUTION WHEN REAL PROPERTY IS SOLD TO OTHER MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS, MUNICIPAL AUTHORITIES OR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS; AND CHAPTER 232-3 - SALE OF PROPERTY CHANGING THE METHODS THE CITY MAY USE TO SELL REAL PROPERTY; 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.

Ordinance No. 01-2017 - Amending Residency Requirement for Historical Commission Members

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, CHAPTER 155, ARTICLE II, HERITAGE CONSERVATION DISTRICT , SECTION 155-22 HISTORICAL COMMISSION MEMBERSHIP PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF THE HISTORICAL COMMISSION, INCLUDING QUALIFICATIONS OF MEMBERS; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE ORDINANCE; AND PROVIDING THAT THE ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT AS PROVIDED BY PENNSYLVANIA LAW.

Ordinance No. 18-2016 - Increasing Sewer Rates Within the City

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING SECTION 249-27 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER TO CHANGE THE QUARTER ANNUAL SEWER RENTALS FOR CUSTOMERS WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE ORDINANCE; AND PROVIDING THAT THE ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT ON THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY 2017.

Ordinance No. 17-2016 - 2017 Tax Ordinance

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, CHAPTER 270 - TAXATION, ARTICLE IV - PROPERTY AND RESIDENCE TAX, SECTION 270-26 – LEVY AND RATE, BY FIXING THE TAX RATE AT 14.44 MILLS ON PROPERTY IN THE CITY OF LANCASTER FOR GENERAL REVENUE PURPOSES; ALLOWING FOR A SEVERANCE PROVISION; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Ordinance No. 16-2016 - 2017 Budget Ordinance

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, COUNTY OF LANCASTER, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, APPROPRIATING THE SPECIFIC SUMS ESTIMATED TO BE REQUIRED FOR THE SPECIFIC PURPOSES OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT, HEREINAFTER SET FORTH DURING THE YEAR 2017; ALLOWING FOR A SEVERANCE PROVISION; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Ordinance No. 12-2016 - Lancaster Parking Authority Parking Enforcement & Fines Ordinance

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CHAPTER 285 TO DESIGNATE THE PARKING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER AND ITS EMPLOYEES AND DESIGNEES AS PARKING ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND TO INCREASE THE FINES FOR OVERTIME PARKING – NO METER, NO PARKING – LOADING ZONE, METER VIOLATION, AND STREET CLEANING; 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.

Ordinance No. 15-2016 - Aggressive Panhandling prohibition

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA DEFINING PANHANDLING AND OTHER RELEVANT TERMS, PROHIBITING PANHANDLING IN CERTAIN PLACES AND IN CERTAIN MANNERS; PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR VIOLATING THE ORDINANCE; 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.

Ordinance No. 14-2016 - Lancaster City 2016A Capital Improvement Bonds

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE INCURRENCE OF NONELECTORAL DEBT OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, BY THE ISSUANCE OF $11,560,000 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES A OF 2016; ISSUED FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDS FOR THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION, EQUIPPING AND FURNISHING OF VARIOUS CITY FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE, PAYING CAPITALIZED INTEREST ON THE BONDS AND PAYING THE COSTS OF ISSUING AND INSURING THE BONDS; DETERMINING TO SELL THE SERIES A OF 2016A BONDS (THE “2016A BONDS”) AT A PRIVATE SALE BY INVITATION; APPROVING THE FORM OF THE 2016A BONDS; FIXING THE NUMBER, DATE, INTEREST RATES AND MATURITIES OF THE 2016A BONDS; MAKING A COVENANT FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE DEBT SERVICE ON THE 2016A BONDS; PLEDGING THE FULL FAITH, CREDIT AND TAXING POWER OF THIS CITY IN SUPPORT OF SUCH BONDS; PROVIDING FOR THE FILING OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS; PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A SINKING FUND DEPOSITARY FOR THE 2016A BONDS; AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION, SALE AND DELIVERY THEREOF, AND OTHER NECESSARY ACTION.

Ordinance No. 11-2016 - Approving the Redevelopment Proposal for the Marriott Expansion

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, APPROVING A REDEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL SUBMITTED FOR APPROVAL BY THE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER IN CONNECTION WITH THE PROPOSED REDEVELOPMENT OF PROPERTIES LOCATED AT OR NEAR THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF EAST KING STREET AND SOUTH CHRISTIAN STREET AND KNOWN AND NUMBERED AS 14, 16 AND 18 EAST KING STREET; SETTING FORTH RELATED MATTERS; AND REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES INSOFAR AS THE SAME ARE INCONSISTENT WITH THIS ORDINANCE.

Ordinance No. 10-2016 - Land Bank Authority

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, CREATING THE CITY OF LANCASTER LAND BANK AUTHORITY; OUTLINING LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS; DEFINING TERMS; AUTHORIZING AND ESTABLISHING THE CITY OF LANCASTER LAND BANK AUTHORITY; OUTLINING POWERS REGARDING ACQUISITION, MAINTENANCE AND MANAGEMENT OF REAL PROPERTY UNDER THE CITY OF LANCASTER LAND BANK AUTHORITY; OUTLINING DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY BY THE LAND BANK; ESTABLISHING PRICING, PROVING AUTHORIZATION FOR DISCHARGE AND ABATEMENT OF REAL ESTATE PROPERTY TAXES AND OTHER MUNICIPAL CLAIMS BY THE CITY OF LANCASTER LAND BANK AUTHORITY; ESTABLISHING OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR OPERATIONS OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER LAND BANK; OUTLINING GOVERNANCE OF THE LAND BANK INCLUDING BOARD OF DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, VACANCIES, MEETINGS AND POWERS; ESTABLISHING LAND BANK STAFF; PROVIDING INDEMNIFICATION TO THE LAND BANK; PROVING FOR TAXING JURISDICTIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CITY OF LANCASTER LAND BANK AUTHORITY PURSUANT TO INTER-GOVERNMENTAL COOPERATION AGREEMENTS, PROVIDING GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE OPERATION OF THE LAND BANK INCLUDING THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES AND IMMUNITY; AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE MAYOR TO EFFECTUATE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE; 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.

Ordinance No. 9-2016 - Wireless Tower regulation

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, 
PENNSYLVANIA; PROVIDING FOR THE AMENDMENT OF THE ZONING 
ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, PROVIDING FOR PURPOSES AND 
FINDINGS OF FACT RELATED TO THE ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENT, 
PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS; ESTABLISHING CERTAIN GENERAL AND 
SPECIFIC STANDARDS RELATING TO THE LOCATION, PLACEMENT, 
CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF  TELECOMMUNICATIONS TOWERS 
AND  TELECOMMUNICATIONS ANTENNAS; PROVIDING FURTHER FOR THE 
REGULATION OF SUCH FACILITIES WITHIN THE PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY AND 
OUTSIDE THE PUBLIC RIGHTS-OF-WAY;  AMENDING THE TABLE OF 
PERMITTED USES  TO ALLOW TELECOMMUNICATIONS ANTENNAS BY SPECIAL 
EXCEPTION;  PROVIDING FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF SAID REGULATIONS; 
AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Ordinance No. 8-2016 - Lead Hazard Ordinance

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF 
LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA REWRITING 
CHAPTER 182 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER  –  LEAD 
POISONING, TO ESTABLISH DEFINITIONS, PROHIBIT USE AND 
DISTRIBUTION OF SOURCES OF LEAD HAZARDS, PROVIDE 
PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINATIONS OF LEAD SOURCE HEALTH 
HAZARDS, PROVIDE FOR NOTIFICATION OF VIOLATIONS AND 
TESTING PROCEDURES AND STANDARDS, PROVIDE PROCEDURES 
AND REQUIREMENTS FOR MONITORING THE ABATEMENT OF 
LEAD HAZARDS, PROVIDING EXEMPTIONS FROM THE PROVISIONS 
OF THE ORDINANCE, PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION OF 
OCCUPANTS OF RESIDENCES CONTAINING LEAD HAZARDS, 
PROVIDING FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN IN HOME-BASED 
CHILD CARE FACILITIES,  PROVIDING FOR FINES AND REMEDIES 
FOR VIOLATION OF THE ORDINANCE, PROVIDING FOR 
INSPECTION AND ACCESS TO PROPERTIES AND SALES OF 
PROPERTIES; 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.

Ordinance No. 07-2016

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA ESTABLISHING APPROPRIATIONS FOR $750,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND RESERVE; 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.

Ordinance No. 06-2016

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA ESTABLISHING APPROPRIATIONS FOR $750,000 FROM THE GENERAL FUND RESERVE; 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.

Ordinance No. 5-2016

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING CHAPTER 262 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPANSION OF THE STREETSCAPE DISTRICT, AUTHORIZING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE INTO CERTAIN STREETSCAPE STANDARDS FOR ITEMS SUCH AS SIDEWALKS, TRAFFIC CALMING MEASURES AND PLANTING WITHIN THE STREETSCAPE DISTRICT, PROVIDING FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE ORDINANCE, ESTABLISHING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE ORDINANCE; REPEALING INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE ORDINANCE; AND PROVIDING THAT THE ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT IN ACCORDANCE WITH PENNSYLVANIA LAW. 

Ordinance No. 4-2016

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING CHAPTER 114 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER REMOVING THE REQUIREMENT THAT BUSINESSES OPERATING WITHIN THE CITY OF LANCASTER REGISTER THE BUSINESS ON AN ANNUAL BASIS AND PAY AN ANNUAL REGISTRATION FEE AND TO MAKE OTHER MINOR CHANGES TO THE CODE; 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.

Ordinance No. 3-2016

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE INCURRENCE OF NONELECTORAL DEBT OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, BY THE ISSUANCE OF $118,820,000 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES OF 2016; ISSUED FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDS FOR THE ADVANCE REFUNDING OF A PORTION OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES OF 2007 AND PAYING THE COSTS OF ISSUING AND INSURING THE BONDS; DETERMINING TO SELL THE SERIES OF 2016 BONDS (THE “2016 BONDS”) AT A PRIVATE SALE BY INVITATION; APPROVING THE FORM OF THE SERIES OF 2016 BONDS; FIXING THE NUMBER, DATE, INTEREST AND MATURITIES OF THE 2016 BONDS; MAKING A COVENANT FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE DEBT SERVICE ON THE 2016 BONDS; PLEDGING THE FULL FAITH, CREDIT AND TAXING POWER OF THIS CITY IN SUPPORT OF SUCH BONDS; PROVIDING FOR THE FILING OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS; PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A SINKING FUND DEPOSITARY FOR THE 2016 BONDS; AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION, SALE AND DELIVERY THEREOF, AND OTHER NECESSARY ACTION.

Ordinance No. 2-2016

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER AMENDING THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER AT CHAPTER 55, OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES, BY FIXING THE SALARY OF THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER FOR THE FOUR YEAR TERM BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2018.

Ordinance No. 1-2016

ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING INCURRING OF LEASE RENTAL DEBT OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER IN AN AMOUNT OF $19,530,000 BY: GUARANTEEING PAYMENT OF PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE PARKING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER (THE “AUTHORITY”) GUARANTEED PARKING REVENUE BOND, SERIES OF 2016 (THE “2016 BOND”), ISSUED FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FUNDS FOR THE 2016 PROJECT WHICH INCLUDES: (I) THE ADVANCE REFUNDING OF A PORTION OF THE AUTHORITY’S OUTSTANDING GUARANTEED PARKING REVENUE BONDS, SERIES A OF 2007 (THE “2007A BONDS”) (THE “REFUNDING PROJECT”); (II) CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENTS TO THE AUTHORITY’S FACILITIES (THE “CAPITAL PROJECT”); AND (III) THE PAYMENT OF THE ISSUANCE COSTS OF THE 2016 BOND (COLLECTIVELY, THE “2016 PROJECT”); AUTHORIZING EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A GUARANTY AGREEMENT; FIXING THE AMOUNT OF ANNUAL PAYMENTS OF PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON THE 2016 BOND GUARANTEED BY THE CITY; AUTHORIZING THE FILING OF THE DEBT STATEMENT, BORROWING BASE CERTIFICATE, TRANSCRIPT OF PROCEEDINGS AND APPLICATION FOR APPROVAL WITH THE PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; AUTHORIZING THE PREPARATION AND FILING OF AN ENGINEERING OR CONSULTANT’S REPORT WITH RESPECT TO SELF-LIQUIDATING DEBT; AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A REIMBURSEMENT AGREEMENT.

BILL NO. 20-2015

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING SECTION 249-27 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER TO CHANGE THE QUARTER ANNUAL SEWER RENTALS AND CHARGES FOR CUSTOMERS WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS; 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.

BILL NO. 19-2015

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING SECTION 295-58 AND 295-60 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER TO CHANGE THE WATER RATES FOR CUSTOMERS WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2016; 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.

BILL NO. 18-2015

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, CHAPTER 270 - TAXATION, ARTICLE IV - PROPERTY AND RESIDENCE TAX, SECTION 270-26 – LEVY AND RATE, BY FIXING THE TAX RATE AT 14.02 MILLS ON PROPERTY IN THE CITY OF LANCASTER FOR GENERAL REVENUE PURPOSES; ALLOWING FOR A SEVERANCE PROVISION; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

BILL NO. 17-2015

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, COUNTY OF LANCASTER, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, APPROPRIATING THE SPECIFIC SUMS ESTIMATED TO BE REQUIRED FOR THE SPECIFIC PURPOSES OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT, HEREINAFTER SET FORTH DURING THE YEAR 2016; ALLOWING FOR A SEVERANCE PROVISION; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

BILL NO. 16-2015

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A CERTAIN PROJECT BEING UNDERTAKEN BY THE CITY OF LANCASTER REVITALIZATION IMPROVEMENT ZONE AUTHORITY (THE “AUTHORITY”) CONSISTING OF, INTER ALIA, THE FINANCING OF A CAPITAL PROJECT BY THE AUTHORITY; STATING THE REALISTIC ESTIMATED USEFUL LIFE OF THE PROJECT FOR WHICH THE AUTHORITY’S TAX REVENUE BOND IS ISSUED AND SETTING FORTH THE ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE FOR THE PROJECT; AUTHORIZING THE INCURRENCE OF LEASE RENTAL DEBT BY THE CITY EVIDENCED BY THE GUARANTY AGREEMENT, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED HEREIN, IN CONNECTION WITH SUCH TAX REVENUE BOND BEING ISSUED BY THE AUTHORITY; AUTHORIZING THE PROPER OFFICERS OF THE CITY TO PREPARE, CERTIFY AND FILE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT A DEBT STATEMENT AND BORROWING BASE CERTIFICATE, WITH A CERTIFIED COPY OF THIS ORDINANCE AND PROOFS OF PUBLICATION, AS REQUIRED BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT DEBT ACT, AND TO PAY ANY NECESSARY FILING FEES; APPROVING THE FORM OF GUARANTY AGREEMENT AMONG THE CITY, THE AUTHORITY AND THE BANK, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED HEREIN, AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY THEREOF; STATING THE MAXIMUM ANNUAL AMOUNTS OF PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST TO BE PAID UNDER THE GUARANTY AGREEMENT, COVENANTING THE PAYMENT THEREOF AND PLEDGING THE FULL FAITH, CREDIT AND TAXING POWER OF THE CITY THEREFOR; SETTING FORTH CERTAIN CONDITIONS TO THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF THE GUARANTY AGREEMENT, INCLUDING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY BY THE AUTHORITY OF A REIMBURSEMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY; AUTHORIZING THE PROPER OFFICERS OF THE CITY TO TAKE OTHER APPROPRIATE AND INCIDENTAL ACTION; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS INCONSISTENT HEREWITH; AND STATING THE EFFECTIVE DATE.

BILL NO. 15-2015

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER AMENDING CHAPTER 265 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER TO ADOPT A NEW CITY OF LANCASTER SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE WHICH ESTABLISHES PROCEDURES FOR THE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT PLANS, PROVIDES FOR THE MODIFICATION OF ORDINANCE PROVISIONS, INCLUDES PROVISIONS CONSISTENT WITH THE PENNSYLVANIA MUNICIPALITIES PLANNING CODE ADDRESSING APPROVAL OF PLANS AND THE RIGHTS OF APPLICANTS FOLLOWING PLAN FILING, SETS FORTH DESIGN AND IMPROVEMENT STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE IMPROVEMENTS, REQUIRES TRAFFIC, FLOODPLAIN AND OTHER IMPACT STUDIES OR REPORTS FOR DEVELOPMENTS MEETING CERTAIN THRESHOLDS, REQUIRES PARKS OR RECREATIONAL FACILITIES FOR RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS EXCEEDING A SPECIFIC THRESHOLD, REQUIRES IMPROVEMENT CONSTRUCTION ASSURANCES, PROVIDES FOR ENFORCEMENT OF VIOLATIONS; PROVIDES FOR THE REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; PROVIDES FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE ORDINANCE; PROVIDES FOR THE EFFECT DATE OF THE ORDINANCE; AND INCLUDES A SAVINGS CLAUSE.

BILL NO. 12-2015

AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING THE OFFER OF DEDICATION OF THE EXTENSION OF AND CONNECTION OF LIBERTY STREET AND COLLEGE AVENUE IN THE CITY OF LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA, AND PLACING THE SAME ON THE OFFICIAL CITY MAP AND DECLARING IT OPEN TO PUBLIC USE.

BILL NO. 11-2015

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA ESTABLISHING APPROPRIATIONS FOR $998,768 OF PROPERTY SALE PROCEEDS RECEIVED IN 2015; 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.

BILL NO. 14-2015

AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER ENACTED PURSUANT TO THE AUTHORITY SET FORTH IN SECTION 285-130.E. OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, CHAPTER 285, VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC; ESTABLISHING A TEMPORARY EXCEPTION FROM THE HANDICAPPED PARKING SPACE LIMITATION SET FORTH IN SECTION 285- 130.B TO PERMIT THREE (3) HANDICAPPED PARKING SPACES ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE 700 BLOCK OF HIGH STREET; AND PROVIDE THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL EXPIRE UPON THE EXPIRATION OF TWO YEARS AFTER ITS EFFECTIVE DATE UNLESS REENACTED BY COUNCIL.

BILL NO. 13-2015

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA ESTABLISHING APPROPRIATIONS FOR $60,000 OF PAYMENTS IN LIEU OF TAXES IN 2015; 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.

BILL NO. 10-2015

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, CHAPTER 42- FIRE BUREAU, SECTION 42-7- PROMOTION PROCEDURESREINSTATEMENT, SUBPART E, TO ELIMINATE REFERENCES TO THE SENIOR FIRE INSPECTION PREVENTER, SUBPART F(3), TO CHANGE THE REFERENCE OF SENIOR FIRE PREVENTION INSPECTOR TO FIRE BATTALION CHIEF, SUBPART G, TO PROVIDE THAT PROMOTIONAL EXAM TESTING SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER CIVIL SERVICE BOARD, SUBPART N- TO MAKE PROMOTIONS NON-MANDATORY AND CONSISTENT WITH THE THIRD CLASS CITY CODE OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA; 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.

BILL NO. 9-2015

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA RESCINDING CHAPTER 202-PARKING LOTS TO THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER; ADOPTING A NEW CHAPTER 202-PARKING LOTS, SURFACE TO THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER; 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.  

BILL NO. 7-2015

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE INCURRENCE OF NONELECTORAL DEBT OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, BY THE ISSUANCE OF UP TO [$10,835,000] PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES OF 2016 (FEDERALLY TAXABLE) (THE “2016 BONDS”); ISSUED FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FINANCING FOR COSTS OF THE CURRENT REFUNDING OF THE CITY’S OUTSTANDING GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES OF 2006 (FEDERALLY TAXABLE FIXED RATE) (THE “2006 BONDS”) AND PAYING COSTS OF ISSUANCE INCURRED WITH THE 2016 BONDS; APPROVING THE REFUNDING AND AUTHORIZING THE REDEMPTION OF THE OUTSTANDING 2006 BONDS; DETERMINING TO SELL THE 2016 BONDS AT A PRIVATE SALE BY NEGOTIATION OR INVITATION; APPROVING THE FORM OF THE 2016 BONDS; FIXING THE DATE, INTEREST AND MATURITY OF THE 2016 BONDS; MAKING A COVENANT FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE DEBT SERVICE ON THE 2016 BONDS; PLEDGING THE FULL FAITH, CREDIT AND TAXING POWER OF THIS CITY IN SUPPORT OF THE 2016 BONDS; PROVIDING FOR THE FILING OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS; PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A SINKING FUND DEPOSITARY FOR THE 2016 BONDS; AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION, SALE AND DELIVERY THEREOF, AND OTHER NECESSARY ACTIONS. 

BILL NO. 6-2015

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA AMENDING CHAPTER 55 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER – OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, ARTICLE IV – COUNCIL, SECTION 55-12 - RULES AND REGULATIONS, SUBPART D. – AGENDA OF MEETING TO REVISE COUNCIL’S INTERNAL RULES REGARDING ITS AGENDA FOR REGULAR MEETINGS; 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.

BILL NO. 5-2015

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AMENDING CHAPTER 136-EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER TO REMOVE THE POWER OF THE MAYOR TO SUSPEND OR LIMIT THE SALE OF FIREARMS, AND TO MAKE OTHER MINOR CHANGES TO THE CODE; 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.

BILL NO. 4-2015

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE INCURRENCE OF NONELECTORAL DEBT OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER, LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, BY THE ISSUANCE OF UP TO $6,955,000 PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF GENERAL OBLIGATION NOTE, SERIES OF 2015 (THE “NOTE”); ISSUED FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING FINANCING FOR COSTS OF THE CURRENT REFUNDING OF THE CITY’S OUTSTANDING GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES OF 2010 (THE “2010 BONDS”); APPROVING THE REFUNDING AND AUTHORIZING THE REDEMPTION OF THE OUTSTANDING 2010 BONDS; DETERMINING TO SELL THE NOTE AT A PRIVATE SALE BY NEGOTIATION OR INVITATION; APPROVING THE FORM OF THE NOTE; FIXING THE DATE, INTEREST AND MATURITY OF THE NOTE; MAKING A COVENANT FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE DEBT SERVICE ON THE NOTE; PLEDGING THE FULL FAITH, CREDIT AND TAXING POWER OF THIS CITY IN SUPPORT OF THE NOTE; PROVIDING FOR THE FILING OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS; PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A SINKING FUND DEPOSITARY FOR THE NOTE; AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION, SALE AND DELIVERY THEREOF, AND OTHER NECESSARY ACTIONS.

BILL NO. 3-2015

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LANCASTER RESTATING CHAPTER 260 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY LANCASTER – STORMWATER MANAGEMENT AND PROVIDING FOR THE MEANS AND TIMING OF ITS IMPLEMENTATION.

BILL NO. 2-2015

An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania amending Section 295-58 and 295-60 of the Code of the City of Lancaster to change the water rates for customers within the city limits effective March 5, 2015; 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.

BILL NO. 1-2015

An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania approving the plan of administrative services of the Lancaster Downtown Investment District Authority; 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.

BILL NO. 20 - 2014

An ordinance of the Council of the City of Lancaster, County of Lancaster, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, appropriating the specific sums estimated to be required for the specific purposes of the city government, hereinafter set forth during the year 2015; allowing for a severance provision; providing for the repeal of inconsistent ordinances; and providing for an effective date.

BILL NO. 21 - 2014

An ordinance amending the Code of the City of Lancaster, Chapter 270 - Taxation, Article IV - Property And Residence Tax, Section 270-26 – Levy And Rate, by fixing the tax rate at 14.02 mills on property in the City of Lancaster for general revenue purposes; allowing for a severance provision; providing for the repeal of inconsistent ordinances; and providing for an effective date.

BILL NO. 18 - 2014

An ordinance approving and authorizing the mayor of the City of Lancaster to enter into a cooperative maintenance agreement with Manheim Township and East Hempfield Township.

BILL NO. 17 - 2014

 An ordinance approving and authorizing the mayor of the City of Lancaster to enter into a cooperative maintenance agreement with Manheim Township.

BILL NO. 14 - 2014

 An ordinance authorizing and directing the proper officers of the City of Lancaster to exercise the City’s powers of eminent domain to appropriate and take that certain property at 119 Juniata Street.

BILL NO. 12 - 2014

An ordinance repealing and replacing Chapter 285 of the Code of the City of Lancaster - Article 17 – Towing.

BILL NO. 9 - 2014

An ordinance providing for the establishment of a civil service board in accordance with act 22 of 2014 and providing for the winding up of affairs of the existing Lancaster City Police Civil Service Commission and Lancaster City Fire Civil Service Commission.

BILL NO. 8 - 2014

An ordinance amending, modifying and restating Chapter 186 of the Code of the City of Lancaster regarding vendor and peddler licensing, pawn brokers licensing, junk dealer/recycling centers licensing antique or second-hand dealers licensing, vendors and peddlers licensing, and transient merchants licensing.

BILL NO. 6 - 2014

An ordinance repealing and replacing Chapter 285 of the Code of the City of Lancaster - Article 17 – Towing.

BILL NO. 15 - 2014

An ordinance amending Chapter 22 of the Code of the City of Lancaster to provide for the expansion of the Shade Tree Commission.