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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 2/17/2021 7:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: https://link.allentownpa.gov/CityCouncil-02172021
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15-4050 1  MinutesNovember 18, 2020 City Council Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
15-4081 1  MinutesDecember 2, 2020 City Council Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
15-4092 1  ResolutionFinance Memo   Not available Not available
15-4093 1  DiscussionController Items   Not available Not available
15-4051 1  ResolutionJon M. Clark, Arts Commission, 01/03/2026 (Replacing Billy Mack)   Not available Video Video
15-4052 1  ResolutionSean King, Arts Commission, 01/03/2026 (reappointment)   Not available Not available
15-4065 1  AppointmentAndrew Weiss, Aggregated Pension Trust Fund 1/5/2022   Not available Not available
15-4017 1  OrdinanceBill 1 Public Works, this evening Amending the 2021 General Fund, Solid Waste Fund and the Stormwater Fund budgets to accommodate the reorganization of positions to allow the Department of Public Works to operate more efficiently and be in compliance with the Home Rule Charter.   Not available Not available
15-4018 1  OrdinanceBill 2 Public Works, this evening Amending the 2021 Stormwater Fund Budget to provide for an appropriation from the unappropriated balance in the amount of Forty-Eight Thousand Four Hundred Fifty-Six ($48,456) Dollars as a result of the Public Works Reorganization proposed in Bill 1-2021.   Not available Not available
15-4020 1  OrdinanceBill 3 Parks and Rec, this evening An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, revising Article 400 Department of Parks and Recreation Fees to add Section 400.09 Credit Card Convenience Fee.   Not available Not available
15-4049 1  ResolutionR14 Authorizes Disposition of Certain Human Resources and Risk Management Records pursuant to the Records Retention Act   Not available Not available
15-4054 1  ResolutionR15 Recommends Lehigh County Administration, Courts and DA pursue policies to reduce the risk of COVID contagion in the county prison including placing Non-Violent Offenders under house arrest, limit future incarcerations, and follow all CDC guidelines.   Not available Video Video
15-4061 1  ResolutionR16 Transfer Approvals: $100,000 in CED to from the Art Expenses account line item 41 to the contract line item 46 to allow a contract with Materials Conservation and Program Art Company; $35,847.00 in Public Safety/Police for PO #205-102145 was entered using Account #083-02-8003-0001-72 instead of Account #083-02-8003-0002-71; $25,000.00 CED for a part-time Investigator to investigate cases for Human Relations. $25,000.00 in CED for the City Art Program to hire temporary staffing for the Art Program and Branding program; and $9,057.89 in CED to Correct year end negative balances, moving funds from temporary wages to permanent wages   Not available Not available
15-4067 1  ResolutionR17 Sewage Planning Module for 222 & 228 N. Arch Street   Not available Not available
15-4068 1  ResolutionR18 Sewage Planning Module for The Lift Center at 526 S. Aubrey Street   Not available Not available
15-4069 1  ResolutionR19 Sewage Planning Module for Minor Subdivision of 2938 W. Chew Street   Not available Not available
15-4070 1  ResolutionR20 Sewage Planning Module for Townes on Ridge, 1035-1051 Ridge Avenue    Not available Not available
15-4083 1  ResolutionR21 Appointment of Fire Chief   Not available Not available
15-4076 1  ResolutionR22 Certificates of Appropriateness for work in the Historic Districts: 301 N 8th Street, 445 N 10th Street, 529 Liberty Street    Not available Not available
15-4088 1  ResolutionR23 Authorizes the Administration to Prepare and Submit to the Court a Declaration of Taking and Related Documentation pursuant to the Eminent Domain Code of 1964, as amended, to Acquire a Bikeway Easement Interest in a Portion of the Property Located 201 North Jordan Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18102 identified by the Lehigh County Assessment Office as Parcel Number 640724083828.    Not available Video Video
15-4089 1  ResolutionR24 Authorizes the Administration to Prepare and Submit to the Court a Declaration of Taking and Related Documentation pursuant to the Eminent Domain Code of 1964, as amended, to Acquire a Temporary Construction Easement and a Bikeway Easement Interest in the Property Located at 701 North Meadow Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania 18102 identified by the Lehigh County Assessment Office as Parcel Number 640724083828.   Not available Not available
15-4048 1  OrdinanceBill 6 Amending the Environmental Advisory Council by updating the Purpose, Establishment, Chairman, Power and Duties and Annual Report.    Not available Not available
15-4053 1  OrdinanceBill 7 Refer to Public Works Amending the 2021 Capital Fund Budget by transferring Two Hundred Forty-Six Thousand One Hundred Seventy-One Dollars and Sixty-One Cents ($246,171.61) from Capital Project 1227 – Automatic Meter Reading and Capital Project 1743 – Mechanical Renovations Wastewater Plant to Capital Project 1805 – Emergency Water Repairs to correct a negative balance in this account.    Not available Not available
15-4055 1  OrdinanceBill 8 Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Nine Hundred Ninety-Five Thousand Four Hundred Seventy-Nine Dollars and Sixty-Three Cents ($995,479.63) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the lead abatement program and removes state funds from the 2020 Lead Grant that is not being accepted because the two grants cannot serve the same zip code area. This grant is on a reimbursable basis.   Not available Not available
15-4056 1  OrdinanceBill 9 Lead Grant Reorganization in CEDC - Amending the 2021 General Fund budget by reorganizing the Community Housing Development Program within the Department of Community Development by deleting the Financial Specialist Position at a paygrade 13(M), pay budgeted at $58,806 and creates one Education and Outreach Specialist 16(M) at a salary of Sixty Thousand Four Hundred Eleven ($60,411) Dollars; and creates one Program Coordinator position at a paygrade 9(M) with an annual salary of Forty-Eight Thousand Four Hundred Seventy-Two ($48,472) Dollars.    Not available Not available
15-4060 1  OrdinanceBill 10 An Ordinance providing for the expenditure of funds received by the City of Allentown on behalf of the Da Vinci Science Center from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the amount of Five Million Six Hundred Five Thousand ($5,605,000) Dollars.   Not available Not available
15-4073 1  OrdinanceBill 11 Request to be voted on Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Nine Hundred and Five Thousand Two Hundred Eighty Dollars ($905,280) from the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Public Health Preparedness and Response for COVID-19 prevention, mitigation, response and recovery activities in the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Grant.   Not available Not available
15-4084 1  OrdinanceBill 12 Refer to Public Works Amending the 2021 General Fund and the 2021 Liquid Fuels Fund budgets by transferring from the unappropriated balance to the Other Contract Services Account in both funds to cover the unexpected cost of hiring contractors to assist with snow removal.   Not available Not available
15-4085 1  OrdinanceBill 13 Request to be Voted On Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Seven Hundred Fifty ($750) Dollars. Two Hundred Fifty ($250) Dollars from the Lehigh County Medical Society and Five Hundred ($500) Dollars from the Greater Lehigh Valley Independent Physician Association to provide supplies for those volunteering to work the COVID vaccination clinic.   Not available Not available
15-4091 1  OrdinanceBILL 14 Amending the 2021 General Fund budget by transferring from the unappropriated balance to the Temporary Wage and Equipment Accounts in the Lights In The Parkway Program within the Department of Community and Economic Development One Hundred Fifty Thousand ($150,000) Dollars from the revenue received from the 2020 Season of Lights In The Parkway.   Not available Not available
15-4059 1  ResolutionR25 Approves the Submission of an application to obtain a HUD 108 Loan for The Da Vinci Science Center in the amount of $5,605,000   Not available Not available
15-4066 1  ResolutionR26 Refer to Rules,Intergovernmental Relations and Strategy Amends Council Rules relating to Electing a President, voting on appointments, and deleting a provision relating to budgetary meetings given the fact that the budget is introduced earlier.    Not available Not available
15-4097 1  DiscussionFor Reference: Council Rules and Charter   Not available Not available