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POTTSTOWN BOROUGH COUNCIL AGENDA
Council Meeting Room Borough Hall, 3rd Floor
100 East High Street
Pottstown, PA  19464
January 13, 2020
7:00 p.m.




1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

INVOCATION

3.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

4.

ROLL CALL

5.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

6.

COMMENTS FROM CITIZENS PRESENT

7.

SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

a.

Finance & Administration (President Weand)

8.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

a.

COG

b.

EAC (Jim Derr)

c.

Regional Planning (Councilor Procsal)

d.

Blighted Property Review Committee (Councilor Procsal)

9.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

10.

NEW BUSINESS

a.

Presentation – Economic Development Report and Fête en Blanc, Peggy Lee-Clark

b.

Motion to authorize the Chief of Police to extend conditional offers of employment to two (2) former Pottstown Police Officers

c.

Motion to adopt an Ordinance amending Chapter 18, to modify specific pollutant limitations as developed and accepted by the Environmental Protection Agency

d.

Possible motion regarding the zoning variance request of Ketteline Guerrier for the property located at 31 East Fifth Street

e.

Motion to authorize the advertisement of Requests for Proposals for the operation of the Pottstown Area Rapid Transit System

f.

Motion to award the Highway Materials bids as per the bid tabulation of January 6, 2020, subject to review and approval of the Solicitor

g.

Motion to appoint four individuals to the Blighted Property Review Committee for one (1) year terms to expire December 31, 2020

h.

Motion to appoint an individual to the Pottstown Borough Authority for a five (5) year term to expire January 1, 2025

i.

Motion to adopt a Resolution appointing an individual to the Zoning Hearing Board for a three (3) year term to expire December 31, 2022

j.

Motion to appoint one member of Council, one member of the Planning Commission and one member of Borough Staff to the Keystone Employment and Economic Plan (KEEP)

k.

Motion to authorize Staff to proceed with the concept of joint meetings with the Historic Architectural Review Board and the Pottstown Planning Commission

l.

Motion to grant the request of the Pottstown Bike Race to conduct its Bike Race on June 6, 2020, resulting in the closing of portions of High Street, Mt. Vernon Avenue, North Roland, Chestnut and Beech Streets and Rosedale Drive from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., subject to approval of the Police and Fire Departments

m.

Motion to approve and authorize advertisement of the 2020 Borough Council meeting dates as presented

n.

President’s Appointments to Committees, Subcommittees and Ad Hoc Committees

12.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

13.

Possible Executive Session

14.

ADJOURNMENT