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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/2/2018 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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15-2262 1  DiscussionAppointments to the Authorities, Boards and Commissions: Name Term Expiration ACIDA Patrick Palmer 01/01/23 Arts Commission Tanya Tyler 01/03/21 Disruptive Conduct Board of Appeals Milagros (Millie) Canales 06/01/20 Environmental Advisory Board Elizabeth Hunt 01/02/21 David Melman 01/01/19 Jennifer Swann 01/01/20 Historic Architectural Review Board Shane Fillman 01/07/19 Human Relations Hollis Perry 12/31/20 Patrick Palmer 01/01/20 Janet Morillo 04/04/21 Tracey Springer 02/01/19 Staci Marie Luton 01/25/19 Hamp Smith 10/26/19 Vinnie Tyrone Steiner 01/01/21 Daniel Benitez 11/01/20 NoapprovedPass Action details Video Video
15-2263 1  OrdinanceBill 15 Amending the 2018 General Fund Budget and the 2018 Equipment Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000.00) as a result from a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (PA DCED) Initiative Program, to the Allentown Fire Department to provide for Fire Pumper Engine. The grant funds will then be transferred from the General Fund to the Equipment Fund for proper distribution.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-2252 1  ResolutionR55 Authorization for a Contract with NW Financial Group, LLC for $63,000 to assist the City with short- and long-term debt financing and long-range financial planning - a one year contract with two additional one year renewal terms, competitively bid, one proposal.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-2288 1  ResolutionR64 Authorization the creation of Special Committees to Review and make Recommendations on the Home Rule Charter and an Open Data PolicyapprovedPass Action details Video Video
15-2269 1  OrdinanceBill 17 Forwarded Favorably, 4-3 (Hendricks, MacLean, Zucal) An Ordinance providing for the penalties related to the possession and personal use of marijuana; and the personal possession of marijuana paraphernalia.   Action details Video Video
15-2268 1  OrdinanceBill 18 Budget and Finance, Forwarded Favorably Amending the 2018 Solid Waste Fund Budget by transferring One Hundred Thirty-Seven Thousand Seven Hundred ($137,700) Dollars from the unappropriated balance to cover unbudgeted expenses in 2018. Funds are available due to unexpected receipt of funds from the Allentown Parking Authority for street cleaning services.   Action details Video Video
15-2284 1  OrdinanceBill 19 Budget and Finance, Forwarded Favorably Amending the 2018 Capital Fund Budget by transferring Fifty Thousand Eighty Dollars and Forty-One Cents ($50,080.41) within Capital Project 1805 – Emergency Water Repairs and transferring One Hundred Nineteen Thousand Four Hundred Twenty-Nine Dollars and Ninety-Nine Cents ($119,429.99) from Capital Project 1743 - Mechanical Renovations Wastewater Plant and One Hundred Sixteen Thousand Six Hundred Sixty-Three Thousand ($116,663.00) Dollars from Capital Project 1806 – Emergency Sewer Repairs to Capital Project 1805 – Emergency Water Repairs to reimburse the Lehigh County Authority a total of Two Hundred Eighty-Six Thousand One Hundred Seventy-Three Dollars and Forty Cents ($286,173.40) for work they have completed.   Action details Video Video
15-2285 1  OrdinanceBill 20 Budget and Finance, Forwarded Favorably Amending the 2018 Grant Fund Budget by transferring Twelve Thousand Five Hundred ($12,500) Dollars from the Unappropriated Balance to correct the appropriation of a Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program Grant for Sacred Heart Hospital.    Action details Video Video
15-2286 1  OrdinanceBill 21 Budget and Finance, Forwarded Favorably Amending the 2018 Capital Fund Budget by transferring from Capital Project 1243 – Water System Security Upgrades to Capital Project 1227 – Automatic Meter Reading in the amount of Fifty Thousand ($50,000) Dollars for the continuation of replacing water meters. The Automatic Meter Reading project is one of the uncompleted projects under the Water/Sewer Lease Agreement with the Lehigh County Authority.   Action details Video Video
15-2270 1  ResolutionR63 Forwarded Favorably, 7-0. Recommends the State House and Senate make the possession or personal use of a small amount of cannabis a summary offense, rather than a misdemeanor.   Action details Video Video
15-382 1  CommunicationCouncil Rules and HR Charter   Action details Not available