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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/18/2020 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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15-3508 1  ResolutionR36 Declares a Disaster Emergency approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-3489 1  MinutesMarch 4, 2020 City Council Contract Approval Meeting MinutesapprovedPass Action details Video Video
15-3476 1  OrdinanceBill 14 CEDC, Forwarded Favorbaly Amending the 2020 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Thirty-Nine Thousand Dollars ($39,000) as a result of a grant from the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to create and expand efforts to combat the opioid epidemic - the grant is for 6 months and will aid in the creation of an opiod death review team to collect data and target programming. approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-3477 1  OrdinanceBill 15 CEDC, Forwarded Favorably Amending the 2020 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One Million Nine Hundred Sixty-Eight Thousand Seven Hundred Seventy-Four ($1,968,774.00) Dollars from the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone District Authority (ANIZDA) Public Improvement Fund for improvements at Center Square and on Hamilton Street between 5th Street and Church Street as well as the South side of 6th Street between Hamilton and Type Streets.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-3483 1  OrdinanceBill 16 CEDC, Forwarded Favorably Amending the 2020 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Three Hundred Forty-Seven Thousand Five Hundred ($347,500.00) Dollars as a result of a state grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Health Lead Hazard Control Program to abate lead in residential properties and removing anticipated unused Federal funds from the 2019 Federal Lead Grant that were re-budgeted in 2020 minus some administrative costs – the Federal grant has terminated. approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-3484 1  OrdinanceBill 17 CEDC, Forwarded Favorably Amending the 2020 General Fund budget by reorganizing the Community Housing Development Program within the Department of Community Development to better align the positions with the State grant requirements.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-3475 1  ResolutionR30 Transfer for Negative Balances and Debt Refinancing $591,631.94 in the Public Safety/Police – Negative Balance Transfer Re-allocation funds from Accounts #000-04-0802-0001-05 (Education Pay), 000-04-0802-0001-07(Extra Duty Pay), 000-04-0802-0001-08 (Longevity), 000-04-0802-0001-09 Uniform Allowance), 000-04-0802-0001-11 (Shift Differential), 000-04-0802-0001-08 (Longevity), 000-04-0802-0001-09 (Uniform Allowance), 000-04-0802-0001-26 (Printing), 000-04-0802-0001-28 (Mileage Reimbursement), 000-04-0802-0001-32 (Publications & Membership), 000-04-0802-0001-34 (Training), 000-04-0802-0001-42 (Repairs & Maintenance), 000-04-0802-0001-46 (Other Contract Services), 000-04-0802-0001-56 (Uniforms), 000-04-0802-0001-68 (Operating Materials & Supp), 000-04-0802-0001-72 (Equipment), 000-04-0802-0004-03 (Holiday Pay), 000-04-0802-0004-05 (Education Pay), 000-04-0802-0004—46 (Other Contract Services), 000-04-0802-0004-56 (Uniforms), and 000-04-0802-0004-62 (Fuels, Oils & Lubricants) to Account 000-04-0802-0001-03 (Holiday Pay), and 000-04-0802-0001-03 (Premium Pay). $537,586.68 in BudapprovedPass Action details Video Video
15-3504 1  ResolutionR35 Certificates of Appropriateness for work in the Historic Districts: 323 N 9th St. approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-3487 1  ResolutionR37 Approval of a Transfers Approval of Transfers: $693,223.12 in Finance – Correct Year End Negative Balance in the Fire Department and EMS from Accounts #000-05-0803-000-42 (Repairs & Maintenance), 000-05-0803-0002-46 (Other Contract Services), 000-05-0803-0002-56 (Uniforms), 000-05-0803-0002-68 (Operating Materials & Supplies), 000-05-0605-0003-04 (Temporary Wages) 000-03-0701-0002-44 (Legal Services), 000-03-0701-0002-46 (Other Contract Services), 000-03-0702-0001-46 (Other Contract Services), 000-03-0704-0001-62 (Fuels, Oils & Lubricants), 000-03-0707-0001-42 (Repairs & Maintenance), 000-03-070-0001-62 (Fuels, Oils, & Lubricant), 000-03-0716-0001-54 (Repairs & Maintenance Supp.), 000-03-0809-0001-46 (Other Contract Services), 000-09-0901-0002-02 (Permanent Wages), to 000-05-0605-0003-02 (EMS) – Permanent Wages, 000-05-0605-0003-06 (EMS) – Premium Pay, 000-05-0605-0003-12 (EMS) – FICA, 000-05-0602-0003-90 (EMS) – Refunds, 000-05-0803-0002-06 (Fire) – Premium Pay, 000-05-0803-00002-15 (Fire) - Emp. – Health Ins. Opt Out, 000-05-0803-0002-62 (Fire) – Fuels, Oils & Lubricants. $approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-3510 1  ResolutionR38 Approval of Transfers: $500,000 in Traffic Planning and Control – Need to purchase the materials for the project and need additional City’s match money for the construction from Account #001-03-2025-1810-76 (Construction Contract) and 000-03-2025-1818-46 (Contract/Service Fees) to Account #001-03-2025-1810 (Equipment) and 000-03-2025-1818-76 (Construction Contract). $210,613.98 in Engineering from Account # 001-03-2006-1710-76 (Construction Contract) and 001-03-2006-1910-76 (Construction Contract) to Account # 001-03-2006-1710-72 (Equipment), and 001-03-2006-1910-72 (Equipment) $50,0000 in Engineering – Contract bid exceeded allocated budget. Adding to construction budget by transferring from materials budget from Account #001-03-1748-1501-54 (Materials) to Account #001-03-1748-1501-76 (Construction). approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-3497 1  OrdinanceBill 18 Amending the 2020 General Fund, the 2020 Risk Fund, the 2020 Liquid Fuels Fund, the 2020 Equipment Fund, the 2020 Trexler Fund, and the 2020 Stormwater Fund by appropriating funds from the un-appropriated balances for the rollover of encumbrances for the prior year commitments.    Action details Video Video
15-3502 1  OrdinanceBill 19 Amending the 2020 General Fund budget by creating the position of Receptionist (5N) in the Human Resources Department and transferring $27,500 from the General and Civic, Account 78 for salary for the remainder of the year.   Action details Video Video
15-3503 1  OrdinanceBill 20 Refer to Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, Allentown Planning Commission and to a Public Hearing on May 6th. AN AMENDMENT TO THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN ZONING ORDINANCE TO ALLOW THE EXISTING “POCKET NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT” OPTION IN THE R-MP ZONING DISTRICT AND TO REVISE THE ZONING MAP TO APPLY THE R-MP DISTRICT TO LAND EAST OF S. ST. ELMO STREET AND GENERALLY SOUTH OF W. FAIRVIEW STREET.   Action details Video Video
15-3505 1  OrdinanceBill 21 AN ORDINANCE OF COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN, LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA (THE “CITY”), AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE ISSUANCE OF A REVENUE NOTE, SERIES OF 2020, AS PERMITTED BY AND PURSUANT TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT DEBT ACT, 53 PA. C.S. § 8001 et seq., AS AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED, IN THE MAXIMUM AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $7,035,000, WITH THE PROCEEDS THEREOF TO BE APPLIED FOR AND TOWARD THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS, EACH A PROJECT AS DEFINED IN THE DEBT ACT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, (I) THE CURRENT REFUNDING OF THE CITY’S OUTSTANDING SPECIAL REVENUE NOTE, SERIES OF 2016 (THE “REFUNDED NOTE” AND AS A PROJECT (THE “REFUNDING PROJECT”), (II) FINANCING THE ACQUISITION AND CONSTRUCTION OF CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS TO THE CITY'S SEWER SYSTEM PURSUANT TO THE TERMS OF A CONCESSION LEASE AGREEMENT, DATED MAY 1, 2013, BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE LEHIGH COUNTY AUTHORITY (THE “CAPITAL PROJECT”), (III) FUNDING CAPITALIZED INTEREST ON THE CAPITAL PROJECT, (IV) FUNDING A DEBT SERVICE RESERVE FUND, AND (V) PAYING THE COSTS OF ISSUING THE NOTE,;DETERMINING THAT SUCH DEBT SH   Action details Video Video