NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Supervisors of Southampton Township-Franklin County will hold a public meeting at the Southampton Township Municipal Building located at 705 Municipal Drive, Shippensburg, PA 17257, on March 24, 2015 at 7:15 p.m. at which time the public is invited to attend and provide comment regarding the adoption of the following Ordinances:
ORDINANCE NO. 2015-003: AN ORDINANCE OF SOUTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP, FRANKLIN COUNTY, SIGNIFYING THE INTENTION AND DESIRE OF SOUTHAMPTON TOWNSHIP, FRANKLIN COUNTY, TO ORGANIZE A JOINT MUNICIPAL AUTHORITY WITH THE BOROUGH OF SHIPPENSBURG, CUMBERLAND AND FRANKLIN COUNTIES, PENNSYLVANIA, UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF THE ACT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY, KNOWN AS THE MUNICIPALITY AUTHORITIES ACT, 53 PA.C.S CHAPTER 56; SETTING FORTH AND AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION; APPOINTING AND FIXING THE TERMS OF THE FRIST MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF SUCH AUTHORITY; AUTHORIZING ALL OTHER NECESSARY ACTION; AND REPEALING ALL INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES.
Public Comments will be limited to five minutes per person. A summary of the proposed Ordinances is as follows:
Proposed Ordinance No.2015-003 proposes that two local governments (Southampton Township and the Borough of Shippensburg) of Cumberland and Franklin Counties, Pennsylvania, organize a municipal authority to be known as the “Shippensburg Community Parks and Recreation Authority” under the provisions so the Pennsylvania Municipality Authorities Act, 53 Pa. C.S. 5601 et seq (the “Authorities Act”); and
States that it is in the best interests of the entire Shippensburg community, and its residents to create and establish with the Borough of Shippensburg, Cumberland and Franklin Counties, the Shippensburg Community Parks and Recreation Authority.
A true and correct copy of the full text of the proposed Ordinances may be examined during normal business hours at the Southampton Township Municipal Building located at 705 Municipal Drive, P.O. Box 352, Shippensburg, PA 17257.
Spring Bulky Trash Days will be held on Friday April 10th from 12:00pm until 5:00pm, and on Saturday from 7:00am until 12:00pm. There will be some changes to this years Bulky Trash.
To help keep unused prescription drugs from falling into the wrong hands, we will have representative from the Franklin County District Attorney’s Office present to collect any unwanted prescription medications. Items that WILL NOT be collected include needles, syringes, or any unlawful drugs (marijuana, clandestine manufactured methamphetamine, etc.)
Check back here for more changes as they develop, and check your Spring Newsletter when it arrives (approximately mid-March) for full details.