Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/3/2021 7:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
Attachments:
File #Ver.Agenda #NameTypeTitleActionResultAction DetailsVideo
15-4123 1  OrdinanceOctober 21, 2020 Mayor Budget Presentation Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
15-4121 1  MinutesDecember 21, 2020 City Council Contract Approval Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
15-4116 1  MinutesDecember 21, 2020 City Council Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
15-4090 1  AppointmentDr. Ann Bieber, Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority (ANIZDA), 01/02/2022 (Fulfilling unexpired term of David Mickenberg)   Not available Not available
15-4120 1  AppointmentBill Harvey, Historical Architectural Review Board (HARB)   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
15-4064 1  Discussion2020 EAC Accomplishments, Goals and GHG Inventory   Not available Not available
15-3881 1  OrdinanceBill 86 Providing for the vacation of Mulberry Street from the centerline of North Railroad Street to the unopened alley known as Limestone Street in the Sixth Ward of the City of Allentown:   Not available Not available
15-4053 1  OrdinanceBill 7 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
15-4084 1  OrdinanceBill 12 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
15-4091 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 Video Video
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 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
15-4101 1  ResolutionR28 Approves the Submission of a PA DCED grant application for Emergency Sheltering.    Not available Not available
15-4102 1  ResolutionR29 Hiring of 2 Patrolman   Not available Video Video
15-4102 1  ResolutionR29 Hiring of 2 Patrolman   Not available Video Video
15-4118 1  ResolutionR30 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 following all CDC guidelines.   Not available Video Video
15-4118 1  ResolutionR30 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 following all CDC guidelines.   Not available Video Video
15-4103 1  OrdinanceBill 15 CEDC, forwarded favorably Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Twenty-Three Thousand Nine Hundred and Ten Dollars ($23,910) from Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) to hire a professional historic preservation consultant to prepare a complete revision of the City’s design guidelines for the Historic Districts.   Not available Not available
15-4104 1  OrdinanceBill 16 CEDC, forwarded favorably Amending Part One, Administrative Code, Title Eleven, Authorities Boards and Commissions, Article 173, Vacant Property Review Committee.    Not available Not available
15-4117 1  OrdinanceBill 17 CEDC, forwarded favorably Amending the 2021 General Fund and Stormwater Fund budgets creating a position in CED/Special Events for a Marketing and Special Events Coordinator, add a new position of Visual Production Technician and revising the Clerk 3 position in Planning and Zoning to an Assistant.   Not available Not available
15-4075 1  ResolutionR31 Budget and Finance, forwarded favorably - with the proposed amendment that needs to be made this evening, changing the $16,000 in item 3 to $14,360 which is a result of review of the numbers. Transfer Approvals: $26,984.91 in Lights in the Parkway to Correct Year End Negative Balances; $21,937.30 in Recreation to Move Funds to the Proper Expenditure Account; $16,000 in Accounting & Financial Management to Accommodate CAFR requirement for GASB and OPEB Reports; $9,000 in Accounting & Financial Management to Accommodate for Processing of Bank Fees for the Paying Agent for Servicing The Sinking Funds and AO Note.    Not available Not available
15-4124 1  ResolutionR32 Budget and Finance, forwarded favorably with the caveat that line 4 be changed to $7.992.74 Transfer Approval to correct negative balances:: $776,153.97 in Finance to Correct Negative Balance – Funds Remained Unspent at the end of 2020; $389,910.27 in Finance to Correct Negative Balance – Funds Remained Unspent at the end of 2020; $82,292.57 in Finance to Correct Negative Balance - Funds Remained Unspent at the end of 2020; $22,352.74 in Finance Correct Negative Balance – Funds Remained Unspent at the end of 2020; $12,271.57 74 in Finance Correct Negative Balance – Funds Remained Unspent at the end of 2020.    Not available Not available
15-4127 1  ResolutionR33 Budget and Finance, forwarded favorably Transfer Approvals: $44,539.11 in Finance to Correct Negative Balance – Funds Remained Unspent at the end of 2020; $12,566.47 in Finance to Correct Negative Balance – Funds Remained Unspent at the end of 2020.    Not available Not available