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COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 COUNCIL MEETING ROOM
December 8, 2021
 6:30 PM




1.

Go to Meeting Link December 8, 2021

Committee of the Whole Meeting December 8, 2021
Wed, Dec 8, 2021 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)

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2.

6:30 P.M. - Conditional Use – Deina Nafea Mohame Alashmali, 591 West High Street

3.

INVOCATION

4.

PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

5.

Holly Chang, Executive Director, Pottstown Regional Public Library – Funding Update

6.

Schuylkill River Greenways, Tim Fenchel - Take It Outdoors to operate in Riverfront Park

7.

Subcommittee Reports

a.

Infrastructure (Councilor Lebedynsky)

b.

Economic Development & Business Liaison (PAID Executive Director Peggy Lee-Clark)

c.

Transportation

d.

Ordinance Review Committee (Councilor Procsal)

e.

Efficient Methods Committee (Councilor Lebedynsky)

8.

Boards & Committee Reports

a.

Emergency Services Reports (Chief Hand)

b.

Human Relations Commission (Marcia Levengood)

c.

Land Bank Report (Peggy Lee-Clark, Administrator)

d.

Library (Frances Hylton)

e.

Ricketts Community Center (Councilor Kirkland)

f.

Pottstown School District (Councilor Lindsay)

9.

Mayor's Report

10.

Manager's Report

11.

SEP-1 (Sustainable Energy Plant) Update

12.

Resolution Redner’s Market Gas Station, North Charlotte & Mervine Streets

13.

Resolution – PennDOT Intergovernmental Agreement/CCTV – Porter Road, Lower Pottsgrove

14.

Resolution – Appointment of Liaison for Berkheimer/Local Tax Collection

15.

Sales Agreement for 707 Hamilton Street between Borough and Land Bank

16.

Zoning Relief – James Swahl, 344 East High Street

17.

West Street Paper Alley – Ordain and Vacate

18.

Trees, Inc. request for $22,000 from Tree Fund

19.

Chemical Bid Awards

20.

Pottstown Area Signals Project (Closed Loop) – expires December 31, 2021

21.

Year End Items

a.

Adopt 2022 Proposed Budget

b.

Adopt Ordinance to fix Tax Rate for 2022

c.

2022 Council Meeting Schedule

22.

Upcoming Board Vacancies

a.         Blighted Property Review Committee (four 1-year terms) (Deb Penrod, Ryan Procsal, Kevin Brown & Brian Hydier)

b.         Construction Code Board of Appeals (1 Alternate)

c.         Planning Commission (February – one 4-year term) (Jim Derr)

d.         Pottstown Borough Authority (one 5-year term) (Jeff Chomnuk)

e.         Vacancy Board (one 1-year term) (Jim Derr)

f.          Zoning Hearing Board (one 3-year term & Alternate) (Jay Harp)

23.

Comments from Citizens Present

24.

Councilors' General Discussion

25.

Executive Session

26.

FOR REGULAR MEETING

a.

Public Hearing - 7:30 p.m. - Ordinance Amendment

b.

Ordinance amending Zoning Ordinance – Existing Conditional Uses, etc.

c.

Ordinance amending Noise Ordinance