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Newly Adopted Ordinances & Resolutions

The Ordinances and Resolutions below were recently adopted by the Board of Commissioners but currently have not been codified in the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances book.

Ordinances

Ordinance No. 11-2022-656 – Authorizing and directing the issuance of General Obligation Note, Series of 2022 (the “note”) in the aggregate principal amount of $1,841,000

Ordinance No. 10-2022-655 – Approving appointment of Solicitor, interest assessment, and attorney fees and collection fees added to the amount collected as part of unpaid real estate taxes and municipal claims for delinquent accounts

Ordinance No. 09-2022-654 – Amending Section 503 of Chapter 1, Part 5 entitled “Police Department” of the Code of Ordinances to establish the rank of Lieutenant to the police department and to change Patrolman to “Patrol Officer”

Ordinance No. 07-2022-653 – Repealing Ordinance nos. 92 and 260 and reinstating Ordinances 207 and 11-88-303 which were erroneously cited in Ordinance 10-2021-642 (Littering and Dumping Regulations)

Ordinance No 07-2022-652 – Amending Part 3 “Districts” of Chapter 27 (“Zoning Ordinance”) of the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances to add Section 310 providing regulations for cluster housing development option

Ordinance No 07-2022-651 – Amending Part 6, “Off-Street Parking and Loading”, of Chapter 27 (Zoning Ordinance) of the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances

Ordinance No. 07-2022-650 – Amending Section 1-816 of Chapter 1, Part 8(B) entitled “Tax Collector” of the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances to set the reimbursement rate for various expenses for the elected Tax Collector

Ordinance No. 04-2022-649 – Amending Chapter 6, of the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances with the addition of Part 8 entitled “Disruptive Conduct”

Ordinance No. 02-2022-648 – Approving collection procedures, appointment of solicitor, interest assessment, credit card and debit card charges, and fees and costs to be added to the amount collected as part of unpaid municipal claims for delinquent accounts

Ordinance No. 01-2022-647 – Amending Part 3, “Districts”, of Chapter 27 (Zoning Ordinance) of the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances

Ordinance No. 12-2021-646 – Setting and reaffirming the rates of taxation, fixing the tax rate for the year 2022 and appropriating specific sums estimated to be required for the specific purposes of the Township government during the current fiscal year

Ordinance No. 12-2021-645 – Amending the non-uniformed employees defined benefit pension plan

Ordinance No. 12-2021-644 – Amending Chapter 13, Part 2, entitled “Cable Television Franchise” and granting a cable franchise service to Service Electric Cable TV

Ordinance No 10-2021-643 – Amending Chapter 6 of the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances

Ordinance No 10-2021-642 – Repealing Ordinances No. 207 and 11-88-303; Amending Chapter 6 Part 3 of the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances and Adopting New Regulations Prohibiting Dumping and Littering Within the Township; and Providing for Enforcement, Fines and Penalties

Ordinance No. 08-2021-641 – Amending Chapter 9 (Grading and Development Ordinance) of the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances

Ordinance No. 07-2021-640 – Authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Note, Series of 2021 in the Aggregate Principal Amount of $6,546,000

Ordinance No. 06-2021-639 – Amending Part 2, “Definitions”, of Chapter 27 (Zoning Ordinance) of the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances

Ordinance No. 06-2021-638 – Amending Part 5, “Environment Protection”, of Chapter 27 (Zoning Ordinance) of the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances

Ordinance No. 06-2021-637 – Amending Part 10, “Design Standards and Required Improvements”, of Chapter 22 (Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance) of the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances

Ordinance No. 06-2021-636 – Amending Part 2, “Definitions”, of Chapter 22 (Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance) of the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances

Ordinance No. 06-2021-635 – Amending Chapter 25 (Tree Maintenance, Removal, and Replacement Ordinance) of the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances

Ordinance No. 01-2021-634 – Amending Chapter 18, entitled “Sewers and Sewage Disposal”, part 3, §302.1.b(2}(b) of the Code of Ordinances

Ordinance No. 01-2021-633 – Vacating a portion of Eisenhower Avenue extending between a dead end and Webster Avenue

Ordinance No. 12-2020-632 – Amending the Non-Uniformed Employees Defined Benefit Pension Plan administered by the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System so that employee contributions for calendar year 2021 are reduced to two percent (2.0%) of compensation

Ordinance No. 12-2020-631 – Setting and reaffirming the rates of taxation, fixing the tax rate for the year 2021 and appropriating specific sums estimated to be required for the specific purposes of the Township government during the current fiscal year

Ordinance No. 08-2020-630 – Amending Section 807 of Chapter 27 (Zoning Ordinance) of the Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances with respect to temporary tents, structures or uses

Ordinance No. 03-2020-629 – Amending Section 15-407 of The Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances Chapter 15, Motor Vehicles, Part 4, General Parking Regulations to establish a handicap parking space at 1611 33rd Street SW, 15 feet north of the yellow curb at the Intersection of Victoria Circle and 33rd Street SW

Ordinance No. 03-2020-628 – Repealing Parts 1 (Building Code), 2 (Plumbing Code) and 3 (National Electric Code) of The Salisbury Township Code of Ordinances Chapter 5 (Code Enforcement)

Resolutions

Resolution No. 11-2022-1760 – Appointing an interim Emergency Management Coordinator establishing and setting the annual stipend rate

Resolution No. 11-2022-1759 – Appointing Donald Sabo as Salisbury Township Chief of Police

Resolution No. 10-2022-1758 – To authorize entering into an easement and maintenance agreement with the parties (grantors) Kotch, Fletcher, Latshaw, Lota, Llc. and Brown for the installation and maintenance of a water line extending from Lehigh Parkway North into a private road and setting forth the parties’ respective rights and obligations for the same

Resolution No. 10-2022-1757 – To authorize the release of firearms to Mr. Kevin Soberick

Resolution No. 10-2022-1756 – Accepting the retirement notice from and expressing the appreciation of the members of the Board of Commissioners to Kevin J. Soberick for his years of service to the Township and its citizens

Resolution No. 11-2022-1755 – Directing Lehigh County Tax Claim Bureau not to collect delinquent real estate taxes on behalf of Salisbury Township

Resolution No. 09-2022-1754 – Authorizing the Township’s sale/trade of vehicles and other equipment identified herein by means of Municibid or trade-in pursuant to COSTARS purchases for new vehicles, or by public bid or auction consistent with the requirements of the First-Class Township Code and the Township Code of Ordinances.

Resolution No. 08-2022-1753 – Appointing members to serve on the Police Pension Committee

Resolution No. 07-2022-1752 – Approving preliminary/final development plan of 1493 E. Emmaus Avenue

Resolution No. 07-2022-1751 – Authorizing Salisbury Township to accept Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant and submission of the RACP application and Grant Business Plan on behalf of The Lehigh Valley Health Network, Inc. and its affiliates

Resolution No. 06-2022-1750 – Amending the rules and regulations of the Civil Service Commission to change Section 8.3a to reduce length of service with Township Police Department from 4 years to 3 years for Corporal and Detective ranks

Resolution No. 05-2022-1749 – Approving the land development plan for 950 S. Ott Street, submitted by the Western Salisbury Volunteer Fire Company

Resolution No. 05-2022-1748 – Accepting the retirement notice from and expressing the appreciation of the members of the Board of Commissioners to Gary L. Kubat for his years of service to the Township and its citizens

Resolution No. 05-2022-1747 – Accepting the retirement notice from and expressing the appreciation of the members of the Board of Commissioners to Ronald C. Patten for his years of service to the Township and its citizens

Resolution No. 04-2022-1746 – Authorizing the Township Manager of Salisbury Township to execute a grant application and providing for a ten percent (10%) match commitment to undertake the project known as the “2023 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project”

Resolution No. 04-2022-1745 – To recognize Frank Bummer for his volunteer work and efforts for the residents of The Township of Salisbury

Resolution No. 04-2022-1744 – To recognize John Kelly for his volunteer work and efforts for the residents of The Township of Salisbury

Resolution No. 04-2022-1743 – To Recognize Gerald Royer for his volunteer work and efforts for the residents of The Township of Salisbury

Resolution No. 04-2022-1742 – Authorizing the Township’s Sale/Trade of Vehicles and Other Equipment

Resolution No. 03-2022-1741 – To designate township officials authorized to execute all LSA-statewide Gaming Grant documents

Resolution No. 02-2022-1740 – Resolution for plan revision for new land development

Resolution No. 02-2022-1739 – Resolution for plan revision for new land development

Resolution No. 02-2022-1738 – Setting and fixing fees for the Township for calendar year 2022

Resolution No. 02-2022-1737 – Amending the members appointed to serve on the new Non-uniformed Defined Contribution Pension Plan Committee

Resolution No. 01-2022-1736 – Authorizing entering into the settlement agreements with McKesson Corporation, Cardinal Health, Inc., Amerisourcebergen Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Janssen Pharmaceuitca, Inc., and agree to the terms of the Pennsylvania Opioid Misuse and Addiction Abatement Trust

Resolution No. 01-2022-1735 – Approving the land development plan of 1860 E. Emmaus Avenue submitted by Crossroad Baptist Church (Application No. 21-0014)

Resolution No. 01-2022-1734 – Appointing Kerry Rabold as Township Flood Plain Administrator

Resolution No. 01-2022-1733 – Appointing Donald Sabo as Township Fire Marshal

Resolution No. 01-2022-1732 – Appointing David Knerr, Esquire as the Township Labor Counsel and establishing the manner of compensation for same

Resolution No. 01-2022-1731 – Appointing the primary Township Building Code Official for the Township of Salisbury

Resolution No. 01-2022-1730 – Appointing a primary Sewage Enforcement Officer and alternate Sewage Enforcement Officers for the Township

Resolution No 01-2022-1729 – Appointing Hanover Engineering Associates as the Alternate Township Engineer for the Township of Salisbury

Resolution No 01-2022-1728 – Appointing Keystone Consulting Engineers, Inc. as the Township Engineer for the Township of Salisbury

Resolution No 01-2022-1727 – Appointing John Ashley, Esquire as the Township Solicitor and establishing the manner of compensation of the Solicitor for the Township of Salisbury

Resolution No 01-2022-1726 – Appointing Cathy Bonaskiewich as Assistant Township Treasurer

Resolution No 01-2022-1725 – Appointing Tamara Kulik Smarch as Township Treasurer

Resolution No 01-2022-1724 – Appointing Mr. Alessandro Nicolo as Assistant Township Secretary

Resolution No 01-2022-1723 – Appointing Cathy Bonaskiewich as Township Secretary

Resolution No. 12-2021-1722 – Expressing the appreciation of the members of the Board of Commissioners to James Seagreaves for his years of service to the Township and its citizens

Resolution No. 12-2021-1721 – Amending §102(A) of Chapter 26, Part 1, “Water”, of the Code of Ordinances, in order to adjust and set the water rate

Resolution No. 12-2021-1720 – Providing for a reduction in the year 2022 of the amount which members of the Salisbury Township Police Department are required to contribute to the Salisbury Township Police Pension Fund

Resolution No 11-2021-1719 – Accepting the retirement notice from and expressing the appreciation of the members of the Board of Commissioners to Robert Myles Jr for his years of service to the Township and its citizens

Resolution No. 11-2021-1718 – Authorizing the Township’s sale/trade of vehicles and other equipment identified herein by means of Municibid or trade-in pursuant to COSTARS purchases for new vehicles, or by public bid or auction consistent with the requirements of the First-Class Township Code and the Township Code Of Ordinances

Resolution No. 10-2021-1717 – Authorizing the Township’s Sale/Trade of Vehicles and Other Equipment

Resolution No. 10-2021-1716 – For Plan Revision for New Land Development

Resolution No. 08-2021-1715 – Authorizing the Township’s Sale/Trade of Vehicles and other Equipment

Resolution No. 07-2021-1714 – Authorizing the Township’s Sale of Equipment to Dunnstable Township, Clinton County, PA

Resolution No. 07-2021-1713 – Amending the Rules and Regulations of the Civil Service Commission

Resolution No. 06-2021-1712 – Appointing James Levernier as Township public works director

Resolution No. 05-2021-1711 – Accepting the retirement notice from and expressing the appreciation of the members of the Board of Commissioners to David Bonaskiewich for his years of service to the Township and its citizens

Resolution No. 05-2021-1710 – Authorizing the Township’s sale/trade of vehicles and other equipment identified herein by means of Municibid or trade-in pursuant to COSTARS purchases for new vehicles, or by public bid or auction consistent with the requirements of the first class Township Code and the Township Code of Ordinances

Resolution No. 05-2021-1709 – Resolution for plan revision for new land development

Resolution No. 04-2021-1708 – Authorizing the township manager of Salisbury Township to execute a grant application and providing for a ten percent (10%) match commitment to undertake the project known as the “2022 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project”

Resolution No. 03-2021-1707 – Designation of Agent Resolution DR-4506 – COVID-19

Resolution No. 02-2021-1706 – Approving the change of indirect control of the franchisee under the cable television franchise

Resolution No. 02-2021-1705 – Setting and fixing fees for the Township for 2021

Resolution No. 02-2021-1704 – Approving the grading plan waiver request for property at 2911 Beacon Road

Resolution No. 02-2021-1703 – Approving the grading plan waiver request for property at 1756 Ritter Street

Resolution No. 02-2021-1702 – Naming an Auditor to audit the Township accounts for fiscal year 2020 and establishing compensation for services

Resolution No. 02-2021-1701 – Appointing the primary Township Building Code Official for the Township of Salisbury

Resolution No. 01-2021-1700 – Designating a depository

Resolution No. 01-2021-1699 – Appointing James Levernier as the acting public works director

Resolution No. 01-2021-1698 – Accepting the retirement notice from and expressing the appreciation of the members of the Board of Commissioners to Donald Zimmerman for his years of service to the Township and its citizens

Resolution No. 01-2021-1697 – Accepting the retirement notice from and expressing the appreciation of the members of the Board of Commissioners to John Andreas for his years of service to the Township and its citizens

Resolution No. 12-2020-1694 – Accepting the retirement notice from and expressing the appreciation of the members of the Board of Commissioners to Letitia Forthman for her years of service to the Township and its citizens

Resolution No. 12-2020-1693 – Setting the billing rate for municipal solid waste and recycling collection services

Resolution No. 12-2020-1692 – Authorizing a loan to the Eastern Salisbury Fire Department from the Township General Fund for the purchase of a new rescue truck

Resolution No. 12-2020-1691 – Providing for a reduction in the year 2021 of the amount which members of the Salisbury Township Police Department are required to contribute to the Salisbury Township Police Pension Fund

Resolution No. 11-2020-1690 – Appointing Tamara Kulik Smarch as Tax Collector of the Township of Salisbury to serve until fiscal year ending December 31, 2021

Resolution No. 11-2020-1689 – Expressing the appreciation of the members of the Board of Commissioners to Linda J. Minger for her years of service to the Township and its citizens.

Resolution No. 11-2020-1688 – Approving the Mercedes-Benz and Porsche of the Lehigh Valley Preliminary/Final Land Development Plan

Resolution No. 10-2020-1687 – Authorizing the Township’s sale/trade of vehicles and other equipment identified herein by means of Municibid or trade-in pursuant to COSTARS purchases for new vehicles, or by public bid or auction consistent with the requirements of the First Class Township Code and the Township Code of Ordinances

Resolution No. 08-2020-1686 – Accepting the retirement notice from and expressing the appreciation of the members of the Board of Commissioners to Janet Freyling for her years of service to the Township and its citizens.

Resolution No. 08-2020-1685 – Approving a Revision to the Official Sewage Facilities Plan of the Township

Resolution No. 07-2020-1684 – Resolution for Plan Revision for New Land Development

Resolution No. 07-2020-1683 – Approving the Plot 886 Final Major Subdivision Plan

Resolution No. 07-2020-1682 – Granting a waiver to SALDO Section 22-302.1.C for the Plot 886 LLC Final Major Subdivision Plan

Resolution No. 07-2020-1681 – Municipal Winter Traffic Services Agreement

Resolution No. 07-2020-1680 – Approving the Plot 886 Preliminary Major Subdivison Plan

Resolution No. 06-2020-1679 – Appointing Alok Patnaik as Commissioner of the Fifth Ward to Serve Until January 1, 2022

Resolution No. 05-2020-1678 – Appointing Kerry Rabold as Township Flood Plain Administrator

Resolution No. 05-2020-1677 – Appointing Ms. Kerry Rabold as the Township Zoning Officer.

Resolution No. 05-2020-1676 – Authorizing the Township Manager of Salisbury Township to execute a grant application and providing for a ten percent (10%) match commitment to undertake the project known as the “2021 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project”.

Resolution No. 04-2020-1675 – Approving a waiver request to SALDO Section 1011.6.C for 1248 Taft Avenue, Salisbury Township, Pennsylvania.

Resolution No. 03-2020-1674 – Amending Section 8.3(B) of The Salisbury Township Civil Service Commission Rules and Regulations with respect to length of service to be eligible to apply for sergeant promotion.