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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/6/2019 7:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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15-2828 1  MinutesFebruary 13, 2019 City Council Committee of the Whole Meeting - Bill 10 Minutes   Not available Not available
15-2776 1  AppointmentZachary Matthews, Allentown Housing Authority, 11/05/2022   Not available Not available
15-2801 1  AppointmentKirk Saylor, Sheet Metal Technician Board, 05/06/2021   Not available Not available
15-2802 1  AppointmentTimothy Duch, Environmental Advisory Council, 01/01/2020   Not available Not available
15-2689 1  OrdinanceBill 89 HR, forwarded favorably Amending the 2018 Risk Fund Budget by transferring a total of $3,002,557 in the Risk Fund to cover Employee Health Benefits: authorizing a supplemental appropriation from the unappropriated balance of the 2018 Risk Fund in the amount of Two Million Four Hundred Seventeen Thousand Seven Hundred Ninety Dollars ($2,417,790) and transferring Five Hundred Eighty Four Thousand Seven Hundred Sixty Seven Dollars within the fund.    Not available Video Video
15-2723 1  OrdinanceBill 2 Public Works, this evening Amending the 2019 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand ($250,000) Dollars from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to the City of Allentown for the Multimodal Transportation Fund Grant for an LED street lighting system along American Parkway from Union Street to Bradford Street. (This bill reflects the Multimodal Transportation Fund (MTF-DCED) grant reimbursement - the overall total amount of $482,000 (phase 1 at $232,000 and phase 2 at $250,000) for the American Parkway Lighting project. The total estimated cost for this project will be $697,000; this total amount includes the City's match amount of $213, 085 for phase 1 and 2.)   Not available Video Video
15-2724 1  OrdinanceBill 3 Public Works, this evening Amending the 2019 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand ($250,000) Dollars from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to the City of Allentown for the Multimodal Transportation Fund Grant for the Center City streetlights and ADA Ramp Installation Project. (Total engineered cost estimate is $357,145, with a 30% project match requirement on grant funds. The City has committed $107,145 in CDBG funding to supplement the State award and complete the project. The project will provide funding for streetscape improvements (street lights, ADA ramps) on Gordon Street, between 6th and 7th Streets. This includes the replacement of 13 streetlights and installation of 8 ADA ramps.)    Not available Not available
15-2757 1  OrdinanceBill 6 Public Safety, Recommended Favorably Amending the 2019 Grant Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One Hundred Forty-Six Thousand Seven Hundred Eighty-Four ($146,784.00) Dollars from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency as a pass-through grant to fund the Allentown Cure Violence program being implemented by Promise Neighborhoods.   Not available Not available
15-2761 1  OrdinanceBill 7 Amending the 2019 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Ten Thousand ($10,000.00) Dollars from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development grant to the City of Allentown for the purchase of drones to be utilized to document major accidents and crime scenes.   Not available Not available
15-2762 1  OrdinanceBill 8 Public Safety, Recommended Favorably Amending the 2019 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One Hundred Fifty Thousand ($150,000) Dollars from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance for the Body Worn Camera Enhancement Grant.   Not available Not available
15-2764 1  OrdinanceBill 9 Public Safety, Recommended Favorably Amending the 2019 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifty-Five Thousand Seven Hundred ($55,700) Dollars from the United States Department of Justice for the purchase of Fifty-Five (55) ballistic tactical helmets, four (4) portable radar speed signs as well as Twelve Thousand ($12,000) to the County of Lehigh toward the purchase of their drone camera and computer software equipment.   Not available Not available
15-2775 1  OrdinanceBill 10 Amending Article 533, Parking Meters by authorizing the Allentown Parking Authority to fix, alter, charge and collect parking rates and charges for on-street parking for specific locations, dates and hours, to promote and allow for flexibility in the fixing and adjustment of parking rates to promote downtown business and the public welfare, to take advantage of technological advancements in the parking industry and, when necessary, account for scheduled events in the downtown business area of the City of Allentown which are better served by off-street facilities and making adjustments to Article 333 to comply with such changes.   Not available Video Video
15-2787 1  ResolutionR14 Authorizes encroachment for Meter Kiosk installation at various locations on Hamilton St   Not available Not available
15-2788 1  ResolutionR15 Authorizes encroachment for Meter Kiosk installation at various locations in Center City   Not available Not available
15-2786 1  ResolutionR16 Certificates of Appropriateness for work in the Historic Districts: 317 N. 8th St, 415 N Lumber St, and 32 N Howard St.    Not available Video Video
15-2821 1  ResolutionR17 Recommends preserving the architectural and cultural value of the State Hospital by recommending the introduction of a zoning amendment to include the property under the Historic Building Demolition Overlay District, having the State establish a Covenant or deed restriction on the property to preserve architecturally significant structures prior to the demolition and conveyance of the property and recommends the state pursue listing the State Hospital on the National Register of Historic Places which will recognize the properties place in history and will allow potential developers to use state and federal historic preservation tax credits to assist with the development of the property.   Not available Not available
15-2822 1  ResolutionR18 Recommends State pass legislation that would allow local jurisdictions to prohibit fire arms at Public Meetings and Municipal Buildings, decreasing the chances of municipal workers and elected officials being shot and killed while performing their jobs.    Not available Video Video
15-2822 1  ResolutionR18 Recommends State pass legislation that would allow local jurisdictions to prohibit fire arms at Public Meetings and Municipal Buildings, decreasing the chances of municipal workers and elected officials being shot and killed while performing their jobs.    Not available Video Video
15-2831 1  ResolutionR19 Requests the Secretary of General Services hold a public forum in East Allentown, to listen to the concerns of the residents and explain the process that the Department of General Services is using to determine the disposition of the structures on the former state hospital property.. This forum should discuss, if demolition is the final decision, what will be the impact on the East Side of Allentown and the time frame of demolition.   Not available Not available
15-2789 1  OrdinanceBill 11 Amending the 2019 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Three Hundred Thousand ($300,000) Dollars from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Bureau of Environmental Protection for reimbursement of restoration and protection program work on the Livingston Watershed.   Not available Not available
15-2790 1  OrdinanceBill 12 Amending the 2019 Solid Waste Fund Budget for a supplemental appropriation of Eight Hundred Dollars ($800.00) as a result of a scholarship received from Keep America Beautiful to attend the Keep America Beautiful 2019 National Conference.   Not available Not available
15-2794 1  OrdinanceBill 13 Amending the 2018 Risk Fund Budget by transferring Two Hundred Eighteen Thousand Eight Hundred Twelve Dollars and Seventy Cents ($218,812.70) to cover legal fees and negative balances in Permanent Wages and Self-Insured Losses.   Not available Not available
15-2815 1  OrdinanceBill 14 Amending the 2019 Trexler Fund Budget and the 2019 Capital Fund to transfer Two Hundred Thirty Thousand ($230,000) Dollars from the unappropriated balance of the Trexler Fund to the 2019 Capital Fund Project 2209, Mack Pool Improvements for repairs to the pool and pool house roof. (The roof project will allow for a concession stand to be re-opened in the future. The work on the pool is necessary preventive maintenance. Funds will also help the City meet its requirement of the Trexler Trust.)   Not available Not available
15-2816 1  OrdinanceBill 15 Amending the 2019 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($2,500) from AARP to assist with the purchase of benches and shade structures for the Dixon Street Dog Park.   Not available Not available
15-2817 1  OrdinanceBill 16 Amending the 2019 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000) from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) for developing a plan for the renovations of the Andre Reed Park for the pool, pool house and other related site improvements.    Not available Not available
15-2818 1  OrdinanceBill 17 Amending the 2019 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Thirty-Five Thousand Dollars ($35,000) from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) toward developing a master site plan for Lehigh Canal and Franklin Parks.   Not available Not available
15-2819 1  OrdinanceBill 18 Amending the 2019 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) toward developing a master site plan for Percy Ruhe Park.   Not available Not available
15-2824 1  OrdinanceBill 19 Amending the 2019 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000) from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) toward the construction of a skatepark at Jordan Park.   Not available Not available
15-2823 1  OrdinanceBill 20 Amending Article 1759, Licensing Residential Rental Units, Section 1759.99 Fees/Penalties and Article 1760.99 Fees/Penalties, Pre-Sales Inspection of Residential Properties and Units by adding a fee of One Hundred ($100) Dollars for cancelling a scheduled inspection with less than Forty-Eight (48) hour notice for the first three (3) units and Twenty-Five ($25) for each unit thereafter.   Not available Not available
15-2820 1  OrdinanceBill 21 Amending the 2019 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifty Thousand ($50,000) Dollars as the result of a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for the payment of professional services to design, complete construction documents, provide bid assistance and build a portion of the Allentown section of the Jordan Creek Greenway Trail that will run from Turner St. to Jordan Park and MacArthur Rd.   Not available Not available
15-2799 1  OrdinanceBill 22 Refer to CEDC Amending the Zoning Map of the City of Allentown by rezoning parcels: 549567205959 (1811 S Glenwood St.) from B-4 Shopping Center Business to I-2 Limited Industrial.    Not available Not available