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|NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Borough Council of the Borough of Malvern, during their regular meeting on June 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at Malvern Borough Hall, 1 East First Avenue, Malvern, PA 19355, will consider the enactment of AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 25 ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, ARTICLE V FISCAL AFFAIRS, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE BOROUGH OF MALVERN IN ORDER TO CONFORM REGULAR INCREASES IN THE CONTRACT VALUE THRESHOLD FOR PUBLIC BIDDING TO STATE LAW. In summary, the proposed Ordinance would link the Borough’s threshold for contracts which require competitive bidding or price quotes to the thresholds established by Pennsylvania Law. The Borough’s current threshold amounts for these types of contracts or purchases are fixed at $20,000 and $10,000, respectively. The State Law provides for automatic annual adjustments to the threshold values based on inflation. The current thresholds under the State Law are $20,100 and $10,900, respectively, and those thresholds would be immediately effective within the Borough upon enactment of the proposed Ordinance. Any person with a disability who requires an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to participate in the proceedings should contact the Borough at 610-644-2602 three days prior to the meeting. Complete copies of the ordinance described above are available for public inspection at the Borough of Malvern Borough Hall, 1 East First Avenue, Malvern, PA 19355, during normal business hours, Monday through Friday.
Christopher C. Bashore, Borough Manager/Secretary
NOTICE IS GIVEN that the Zoning Hearing Board of the Borough of Malvern will conduct a public hearing on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., prevailing time, at Malvern Borough Hall, 1 East First Avenue, Malvern, Pennsylvania, to take testimony and, if appropriate, render a decision on the following zoning application:
Application of LaGrie, LLC, owner of a 0.75 acre tract of property located at 353 Old Lincoln Highway, Malvern, Pennsylvania, more particularly described as Chester County Tax Parcel No. 2-1-36. The property is currently undeveloped and located in the R3b Zoning District. Applicant is appealing the Zoning Officer’s determination dated April 2, 2018 which cited Applicant for a violation of Section 220-2204.A(1) of the Borough of Malvern Zoning Ordinance for clearing more than 60% of woodlands from the property. In the alternative, Applicant seeks a variance from Section 220-2204.A(1) of the Zoning Ordinance which provides that no more than 60% of woodlands shall be regraded, cleared, built upon or otherwise altered unless conducted as part of a an approved tree harvest activity.
The application is available for public inspection at Borough Hall from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
If any person who wishes to attend the hearing has a disability and/or requires an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to observe or participate in the hearing, he or she should contact the Borough Building at 610–644–2602 to discuss how those needs may be accommodated.
Any person affected by the application who makes timely appearance of record before the Board at the hearing, and any other person or community organization permitted to appear by the Board, may become parties to the proceeding.
Borough of Malvern Zoning Hearing Board
PLEASE PUBLISH ON JUNE 4, 2018 AND JUNE 11, 2018