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POTTSTOWN BOROUGH COUNCIL AGENDA
Council Meeting Room Borough Hall, 3rd Floor
100 East High Street
Pottstown, PA  19464

                July 8, 2019
              7:00 p.m.




1.
CALL TO ORDER
2.
INVOCATION
3.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4.
ROLL CALL
5.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
6.
Swearing in - Officer Adam Seanor
7.
COMMENTS FROM CITIZENS PRESENT
8.
SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS
a.
Finance & Administration (President Weand)
b.
Infrastructure (Vice President Kulp)
c.
Economic Development & Business Liaison (PAID Executive Director Peggy Lee-Clark
d.
Transportation (Vice President Kulp)
e.
Ad hoc Zoning (Councilor Procsal)
f.
Efficient Methods Committee (Councilor Lebedynsky)
9.
BOARDS & COMMITTEE REPORTS
a.
COG (Councilor Kulp)
b.
EAC (Jim Derr)
c.
Regional Planning (Councilor Procsal)
d.
Blighted Property Review Committee (Councilor Procsal)
e.
Emergency Services Reports
f.
Human Relations (Marcia Levengood)
g.
Land Bank Report (Deb Penrod)
h.
Library (Deb Penrod)
i.
Olivet Boys & Girls Club (Councilor Kirkland)
j.
Pottstown School District (Councilor Lindsay)
10.
7:30 P.M. - PUBLIC HEARING – Zoning Ordinance Amendment, Downtown Dining, Eliminate Child Care/Conditional Use in Downtown
11.
Mayor's Report
12.
Manager's Report
13.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
14.
NEW BUSINESS
a.
Motion to adopt an Ordinance amending the Zoning Ordinance to eliminate child care facilities as a conditional use in the downtown and amend outdoor dining regulations
b.
Motion to adopt an Ordinance amending rules and regulations to update and adopt the Standard Technical Specifications and requirements for construction of water mains and appurtenances
c.
Motion to approve Amendment No. 3 for a one-year extension of the contract between Prochamps and the Borough of Pottstown, with terms and conditions acceptable to the Licensing and Inspections Department
d.
Motion to authorize the Solicitor to prepare and advertise ordinance amendments to amend the Vacant Property Review Ordinance
e.
Motion to authorize the Borough to enter into an Agreement with Break Point Law, LLC for the collection of certain fees associated with Abandoned Real Property, subject to final review of the Borough Manager and Borough Solicitor
f.
Motion to approve a four (4) year extension of the contract between the Borough of Pottstown and the Olivet Boys & Girls Club for the operation of the Ricketts Center, with terms and conditions acceptable to the Borough Manager and Parks and Recreation Director
g.
Motion to award Contract No 162, Airy Street and Alley Sewer Improvements to N. Abbonizio Contractors, Inc, Conshohocken PA, in the amount of $288,232.00, as per the June 27, 2019 bid tabulation and subject to review and approval of the Borough Solicitor
h.
Motion to reappoint James Smale to the Civil Service Commission for a six-year term to expire July 22, 2025
i.
Motion to grant request of Cameron Taylor to hold a block party on July 20, 2019, resulting in the closing of Lee Avenue between Feist Avenue and Spruce Street, subject to review of the Police and Fire Departments
j.
Motion to grant the request of the Kingdom Life Church to conduct a Church service on July 28, 2019, resulting in the closing of North Franklin Street, from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., subject to approval of the Police and Fire Departments
k.
Motion to grant request of the Red Horse Motoring Club to conduct its outdoor car shows for August 3 and September 7, 2019, resulting in the additional street closure on High Street from York to Franklin Streets, from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., subject to review and approval of the Police and Fire Departments
l.
Motion to grant the request of the Red Horse Motoring Club to hold a biergarten in Smith Family Plaza during the August 3 and September 7, 2019 car shows, subject to approval of the Police and Fire Departments and compliance with the Liquor Control Board regulations
m.
Motion to grant request of the Victory Christian Life Center resulting in the closing of North Washington Street between Chestnut Street and Rowan Alley for the National Night Out event, August 6, 2019, 3:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., subject to approval of the Police and Fire Departments
n.
Motion to grant the request to hold a block party, resulting in the closing Belmont Street between Eighth Street and Reynolds Avenue on August 10, 2019 (rain date August 18) , subject to review of the Police and Fire Departments
o.
Motion to grant request of the First Baptist Church to conduct a Community Summer Fest on August 11, 2019, resulting in the closing of King Street from Charlotte Street to North Evans Street from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00, subject to approval of the Police and Fire Departments
p.
Motion to grant request of the Sly Fox Brewery to hold a half-mile run on September 2, 2019 resulting in the closing of High Street from…, subject to approval of the Police and Fire Departments
16.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
17.
EXECUTIVE SESSION
18.
ADJOURNMENT