Boro Seal New_thumb.jpgPOTTSTOWN BOROUGH COUNCIL AGENDA
GO-TO MEETING
Pottstown, PA  19464
May 10, 2021
7:00 p.m.




1.

Council Go-to Meeting May 10, 2021

Council Meeting, May 10, 2021
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2.

CALL TO ORDER

3.

INVOCATION

4.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

5.

ROLL CALL

6.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

7.

COMMENTS FROM CITIZENS PRESENT

8.

SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

a.

Finance & Administration (President Weand)

9.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

a.

EAC (Jim Derr)

b.

Regional Planning (Councilor Procsal)

c.

Blighted Property Review Committee (Councilor Procsal)

10.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

11.

NEW BUSINESS

a.

Motion to grant the Conditional Use request of Jamal Washington to operate a take-out restaurant at the property located at 26 North Charlotte Street, with conditions as stated in the Order dated May 10, 2021

b.

Possible action on the Conditional Use request of Mohammed Ammouri to establish a business office at the property located at 21 North Hanover Street

c.

Motion to approve the Amended Land Development Plan for the McDonald’s Restaurant, 189 Shoemaker Road, as presented in the Bohler Engineering letter of April 28, 2021

d.

Possible action on the request for an extension until May 31, 2022 of the temporary, pandemic-related emergency authorization of Al’s Heart Warming Center, located at the former Saint Aloysius School, 214 North Hanover Street

e.

Possible action on the proposal to allow Hybrid Public Meetings as permitted under Pennsylvania Act 15, Local Government Issues During Pandemic

f.

Motion to authorize the Chief of Police to extend a conditional offer of employment to one (1) eligible candidate from the Civil Service Eligibility List

g.

Motion to adopt an Ordinance amending the Master Traffic Ordinance, establishing Oak Street, between North Charlotte Street to North Hanover Street, as a one-way street west

h.

Motion to approve the Pottstown Area Rapid Transit (PART) Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, dated May 3, 2021

i.

Motion to adopt a Resolution certifying the local match for State Operating Financial Assistance for Fiscal Year 2021- 2022

j.

Motion to adopt a Resolution authorizing the submittal and modification of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation DOTGrant objects

k.

Motion to grant the request of Michael Murphy to conduct a Memorial Day Motorcade on May 31, 2021, resulting in the closure of High Street from Bailey to Manatawny Streets and Manatawny Street to the Second Street Memorial Park entrance, from 9:45a.m. to 10:15 a.m., subject to review and approval of the Police and Fire Departments, and the applicant submitting, at least two weeks prior to the event, for review and approval by the Manager, a safety plan demonstrating compliance with all applicable COVID-19 and CDC regulations, which, if approved, shall be enforced by the applicant

l.

Motion to grant the request of the Victory Christian Life Church to conduct an outside service on June 13, 2021, resulting in the closing of Washington Street, between King Street and Buttonwood Alley, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., subject to review and approval of the Police and Fire Departments, and the applicant submitting, at least two weeks prior to the event, for review and approval by the Manager, a safety plan demonstrating compliance with all applicable COVID-19 and CDC regulations, which, if approved, shall be enforced by the applicant

m.

Motion to grant the request of the AMBUCS to hold its All American Soap Box Race on June 18 and June 19, 2021, resulting in the closure of Wilson Street, from Farmington Avenue to State Street, from 7:00 a.m. on June 18th to 7:00 p.m. June 19, 2021, subject to review and approval of the Police and Fire Departments, and the applicant submitting, at least two weeks prior to the event, for review and approval by the Manager, a safety plan demonstrating compliance with all applicable COVID-19 and CDC regulations, which, if approved, shall be enforced by the applicant

n.

Motion to appoint an individual to the Human Relations Commission for a four-year term to expire May 8, 2025

o.

Motion to appoint an individual to the Land Bank Board to fill a vacant term to expire April 9, 2024

13.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

14.

ADJOURNMENT