Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Public Hearings Scheduled to Present Finalized Draft of Home Rule Charter

After months of deliberations, the 11 members of the Lancaster County Government Study Commission have come up with a finalized draft of a Home Rule Charter, which will appear on the ballot in November.

The Commission wishes to share with the public what it has come up with and to solicit feedback.
Although the public is encouraged to attend any meeting of the Government Study Commission, there are three public hearings over the next number of weeks that will be specifically devoted to presenting the finalized draft and soliciting feedback on a larger scale:

On Thursday, April 17th, there will be a hearing held in the Auditorium of the Farm & Home Center at 1383 Arcadia Road at 7 pm.

On Tuesday, April 29th, there will be a hearing held at the Mt. Joy Borough Office at 21 East Main Street at 7pm.

And on Saturday, May 3rd, a public hearing will be held in the auditorium of Garden Spot Village at 433 S Kinzer Ave. in New Holland.

The full draft of the Home Rule Charter will also be made available on the Government Study Commission's website at www.co.lancaster.pa.us/lancastergsc and your feedback is always welcome by mail at P.O. Box 83480, 50 N. Duke St., Lancaster PA 17603-3480, by phone at 717.735.9607, or by e-mail at SSherban@co.lancaster.pa.us