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The next Planning Commission meeting is being held on September 28, at 7:00 p.m. If you are interested in a specific topic, please visit the  Boards and Committees page for more information.

 

 

YAMPO MEETING

The next meeting of the York Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (YAMPO) will be held on October 1, at 9:00 a.m. located at the York County 911 Center.  For more information, please visit the Boards and Committees page on our website. 

September 2015

 

 


To keep you updated on activities and current events, the York County Planning Commission has created E-Alerts.  These E-Alerts are just another way to keep you connected with what is taking place in and around your community.  Please explore the articles below or visit the links to the left for other helpful information.

County's 2016 Annual Action Plan
The Housing and Community Development Division of the York County Planning Commission is currently in the process of preparing the County's 2016 Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership Act (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs. The Annual Action Plan will set forth anticipated funding, plus a list of projects/activities that the County proposes to fund with the grant monies.
All proposed projects/activities must be consistent with the goals and objectives set forth in the County's FY 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan in an effort to meet identified housing and community development needs. You are invited to participate in the following public hearing at which information on the anticipated funding and proposed projects/activities will be presented:
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 7:00 p.m.
York County Office Building, Meeting Room 1
118 Pleasant Acres Road, York, PA
All citizens of York County, as well as representatives of municipalities and public service agencies, are urged to participate in the meetings. Public input is an essential component of the County's Consolidated Planning effort.

Flood Maps

New Flood Maps Becoming Effective on December 16, 2015
Municipalities in York County need to adopt a floodplain management ordinance that is compliant to the new flood maps by this date.  Any questions can be directed to the York County Planning Commission (717-771-9870)

York County Home Improvement Program  
The County's Home Improvement Program (HIP) is looking for qualified applicants to participate. The program is a zero interest deferred loan program designed to help income eligible resident homeowners in York County by providing financial and technical assistance for home repairs including, but not limited to, roofing, windows, plumbing, heating, electrical, sidewalks, septic and water/sewer hookups.   Click here  to view additional information on the program that can be found on our website. Please direct any questions you may have to Kim Walston at kwalston@ycpc.org.         
National Traffic Incident Management (TIM) Emergency Responder Training
The National TIM Responder Training Program was developed by responders, and was designated to establish the foundation for and promote consistent training of all responders to achieve the three objectives of the TIM National Unified Goal (NUG):
  • Responder Safety
  • Safe, Quick Clearance
  • Prompt, Reliable, Interoperable Communications
This unique, multidisciplinary training promotes a shared understanding of the requirements for safe, quick clearance at traffic incident scenes; prompt reliable and open communications; and motorist and responder safeguards.  Better incident response can cut incident response time in half.
Topics to be covered include:
  • TIM Fundamentals & Terminology
  • Notification & Scene Size-UP
  • Safe Vehicle Positioning
  • Scene Safety
  • Command Responsibilities
  • Traffic Management
  • Special Circumstances
  • Clearance & Termination
     
**This training is an MPOETC approved CLEE course. (CLE00169)

ALL TIM responders are encouraged to attend!
 
REGISTRATION:  This training is free of charge, however, pre-registration is required.  Online Registration is available through PSATS at www.psats.org -- Click on the Training Tab and choose FHWA or you may print this form ( click here), fill it out and fax to (717) 763-9732.

Register for the 2015 PPA/APA  Annual Conference!  
 
 
Pennsylvania Planning Association/ American Planning Association Annual Conference
Pittsburgh, October 18-20, 2015
This year's conference includes a wonderful group of speakers offering 49 sessions and 5 mobile workshops. Our keynote speakers are Gil Penalosa founder of 8-80 Cities and James Brasuell from Planetizen. Enjoy city life in Pittsburgh, come early or stay late.
Visit planningpa.org  for 2015 Conference Announcement and registration.

7th Annual Economic Development Regional Meeting  
Hosted by your State Legislators
 
The York County Economic Alliance and the York County Planning Commission invite local elected officials, business people and constituents to participate in a regional meeting highlighting positive economic development efforts in York County.
Please click here to view the full brochure.
Dover Township Wastewater Treatment Facility
Annual Open House
September 22, 2015
3pm to 7pm
 
Clean water today for a better tomorrow!

Come to the Dover Township Wastewater Treatment Facility OPEN HOUSE on Tuesday September 22, 2015 from 3pm to 7pm.
Take a guided tour of the facility.  Tours will be available throughout the evening.
Browse the various exhibits explaining the water pollution control process and its importance in our community.
Take advantage of the other educational displays.  See our robotic camera inspect sewer pipes.
This is a good opportunity to see practical applications of sciences, especially microbiology, physics, and chemistry.

This regional facility processes wastewater from Conewago, Dover, Manchester, and West Manchester Townships.  The facility has completed a $12 million renovation to meet the requirements of the Chesapeake Bay Tributary Strategy, making our clean water even cleaner.

The facility is located at 851 Graffius Road, York, PA just east of Bull Road and south of Canal Road.  Please for your safety and comfort, no sandals nor high heels.  Please call (717)292-4911 or (717)292-3634 for more information.

We will continue to send out periodic updates to keep you updated and connected with what is happening in and around York County.  Please continue to visit our website for the latest news.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Sincerely,


Felicia S. Dell
Director
York County Planning Commission

York County Planning Commission | (717) 771-9870 | wgobrecht@ycpc.org |
28 East Market Street
York, PA 17401-1580