Pinehurst approves new strategic goals

Pinehurst approves new strategic goals

PINEHURST — The Village of Pinehurst Council met Tuesday, Jan. 10 with the a couple of contracts needing approval and a presentation of the Village’s revised strategic operating goals on the agenda. The council approved a contract with Oakley Collier Architects, PA for design services for renovations to the Given Memorial Library and Tuft Archives.  “Last month we met and went over the proposal that Oakley Collier gave us and this contract was in line with what the proposal was,” said Assistant Village Manager Doug Willardson. “It will be $140,000 for the schematic design services which includes the existing conditions…
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Architect firm selected for library and archives expansion

Architect firm selected for library and archives expansion

PINEHURST — The Village of Pinehurst Council met Tuesday, December 13, where they decided on a design firm for the Given Memorial Library and Tuft Archives. The council approved a resolution to appoint Bruce Hironimus to the Planning and Zoning Board as well as the Board of Adjustments. Hironimus had prior government experience, having worked for the Pennsylvania DOT, as well as serving on the Derry Township Planning and Zoning Board and the Hershey Long-Term Comprehensive Plan Committee. “I enjoyed the nature of the work from past experiences,” Hironimus said. “I’ve been here now full-time over the last three years,…
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Proposed budget sees reduction in Pinehurst property tax rate

Proposed budget sees reduction in Pinehurst property tax rate

PINEHURST — The Village of Pinehurst Council met Tuesday, May 10, to further discuss the proposed fiscal year 2023 budget and vote on multiple action items. Village Manager Jeff Sanborn gave an updated presentation to the council on the fiscal year 2023 budget and strategic operating plan. The Village is looking to have a $27.1 million budget, which is 6% above the 2022 amended general fund budget. The proposed budget will also see a reduction in the property tax rate to $0.31, down half a cent from the previously projected rate.  The budget also includes five initiative action plans that…
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New sales tax projections could mean lower property taxes

New sales tax projections could mean lower property taxes

PINEHURST — The Village of Pinehurst Council met on Tuesday, April 26 where they provided updates on recent hires, property tax projections and new construction. The Village announced that they had recently made two additional hires for their planning department. “For a very long time, we’ve been kind of shorthanded in our planning department and we’re very happy to announce that over the last two weeks, we’ve hired two new planners,” said Village Manager, Jeff Sanborn. “So we’ll be at full strength starting about the middle of May.” Sanborn also clarified that now that the Village has received and analyzed…
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