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Posted on: August 24, 2023

Summary of Borough Council Meeting Held on 8.23.2023

August 24, 2023

The following are the highlights of the Borough Council’s August’s meeting held on August 23, 2023. You can read supporting documents on most items of Council business by following links under “Agenda and Minutes” on the Borough website.


PROCLAMATION:  Mayor Whitman presented a proclamation for Rise Against Hunger in Hanover Days to Deb Smith on behalf of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church.

BUDGET CALENDAR:  Approval was granted for the 2024 Budget Calendar.

PARKING REGULATIONS AMENDMENT:  By roll call, approval was granted for Ordinance No. 2342 amending Parking regulations of Ordinance No. 938 as referenced in Chapter 254 of the Hanover Borough Code.

ADVERTISEMENT OF ORDINANCE:  Approval was granted to advertise an ordinance to eliminate the loading/unloading zone at 304 Broadway.

ONLINE RENTAL REGISTRATION SURVEY:  Approval was granted for staff to finalize the online rental registration survey as prepared by Lepson Research Group to begin data collection efforts.

EMPLOYEE TAKE HOME VEHICLE POLICY:  Approval was granted to accept the amended Employee Take Home Vehicle Policy.

CHANGE ORDER FOR SHEPPARD-MYERS DAM REHABILITATION PROJECT CLOSEOUT:  Authorization for payment of Change Orders No. 006 was tabled for reconsideration and Change Order No. 008 was approved.

FINANCIAL SECURITY RELEASE:  Approval was granted for release of performance bond for Highpointe Residential Development Phases 2 & 3 located at Beck Mill Road and Tyler Drive for completed and inspected water system improvements.

TROLLEY TRAIL APPOINTEE:  Approval was granted for Public Works Director Grimm for appointment to the Hanover Trolley Trail Operating Committee.


*Public Safety Committee on September 5, 2023 6:00 PM
*Governance & Policy Committee on September 11, 2023 6:00 PM
*Enhancement Committee on September 13, 2023 6:00 PM
*Water & Sewer Committee on September 14, 2023 6:00 PM
Council Workshop/Finance/Personnel Committee on September 20, 2023 7:00 PM
Council Budget Workshop on September 26, 2023 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Library Hormel Reading Room)
Hanover Borough Council on September 27, 2023 7:00 PM

* Committee Meetings will be cancelled if there is no business. Committee members should advise the Borough Secretary if they will be unable to attend any meetings.   

The Borough of Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, was incorporated in 1815. It is governed by the Borough Council, overseen by the Borough Manager, and staffed by administrative, public service, public works, sewer, water, refuse and engineering professionals. Known as the Snack Food Capital of the World, Hanover is home, not only to numerous food industries, but also to manufacturing, technology, and sales and service. Hanover Borough offices, located at 44 Frederick Street, can be reached at 717-637-3877 or online at

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