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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: 6/2/2021 7:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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15-4309 1  MinutesMarch 17, 2021 Committee of the Whole - Homeless Strategic Plan Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
15-4331 1  MinutesMarch 17, 2021 City Council Public Hearing Meeting Minutes - Bill 4   Not available Not available
15-4334 1  MinutesApril 7, 2021 City Council Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
15-4337 1  MinutesApril 21, 2021 Public Hearing Intermunicipal Liquor License Transfer Request Zandys Holding Minutes   Not available Not available
15-4340 1  MinutesApril 21, 2021 Contract Approval Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
15-4341 1  DiscussionController's Info   Not available Not available
15-4303 1  AppointmentPhoebe Harris, Council of Youth, 07/01/2025   Not available Not available
15-4304 1  AppointmentFrederick Montgomery, Council of Youth, 07/01/2025    Not available Not available
15-4305 1  AppointmentKnoxley Samms, Council of Youth, 07/01/2024   Not available Not available
15-4306 1  AppointmentEdward White, Council of Youth, 07/01/2024   Not available Not available
15-4271 1  OrdinanceBill 43 Amending the 2021 Grant Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Eight Million ($8,000,000) Dollars. This was the result of a Pennsylvania Redevelopment Assistance Capital Project grant for the Riverfront Revitalization Project.   Not available Not available
15-4278 1  OrdinanceBill 44 Supplementing Part One, Administrative Code, Title Eleven, Authorities, Boards and Commissions of the Codified Ordinances of Allentown, Pennsylvania, by adding a new Article 171B entitled “Campaign Finance Regulations”. The legislation is based on Campaign Finance legislation used in Pittsburgh. It fixes the contribution limit to the federal limits, currently there are no limits – this would limit individuals to $2,900 to campaign, eliminate stacking, limit PAC Contributions to $5000 a candidate. Contributions could not exceed the limitations that are in effect and published by the Federal Election Commission as of the first day of that same calendar year. Political contribution limits for donations made by a political committee to a candidate committee shall be the same as the federal contribution limit for "PAC-Multicandidate" that makes contributions to "candidate committees."    Not available Not available
15-4284 1  ResolutionR73 Authorizes an encroachment requested by Two City Center for an outdoor patio area at 645 W Hamilton Street, exceeds the 1/3 rule.    Not available Not available
15-4285 1  ResolutionR74 Authorizes an encroachment requested by City Center Investment Corporation for 107 N 7th Street on N. Church Street for a retaining wall, traffic bollard, pedestrian access barrier w/gate, bridge column (2), pedestrian bridge, trash cans (2), bike rack (10), bus shelter (3) and a digital sign, exceeds the 1/3 rule.    Not available Not available
15-4286 1  ResolutionR75 Authorizes an encroachment requested by the Parking Authority at 112 N 6th Street for a pedestrian access barrier on N Sixth and N Church and two traffic bollards on N Church Street   Not available Not available
15-4332 1  ResolutionR76 RESOLUTION FOR THE ADOPTION AND SUPPORT OF THE CULTURAL COALITION OF ALLENTOWN’S INCLUSION IN THE PENNSYLVANIA COUNCIL ON THE ARTS CREATIVE COMMUNITIES PILOT INITIATIVE    Not available Video Video
15-4302 1  ResolutionR77 Police Officer Appointment   Not available Not available
15-4301 1  ResolutionR78 Approves the submission for funding for the Emergency Shelters from Pennsylvania DCED for Rapid Rehousing, Emergency Shelter and Temporary Shelter   Not available Not available
15-4325 1  OrdinanceBill 45 Request to Vote on Amending the 2021 General Fund by transferring Four Hundred Twenty Thousand Seven Hundred ($420,7000) Dollars from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund to enable replacement of the existing chiller and four (4) pumps which are no longer working.   Not available Not available
15-4289 1  OrdinanceBill 46 Parks and Recreation, forwarded favorably Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifteen Thousand ($15,000.00) Dollars from Giant Food Stores for the purchase of Foamstream Equipment as part of the Non-Toxic Neighborhoods Initiative   Not available Not available
15-4290 1  OrdinanceBill 47 Parks and Recreation, forwarded favorably Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Hundred Fifty ($250.00) Dollars from Alvin H. Butz, Inc. for the purchase of Summer Welcome Bags as a hiring incentive for seasonal staff hires in the Parks and Recreation Department.   Not available Not available
15-4291 1  OrdinanceBill 48 Parks and Recreation, forwarded favorably Amending the 2021 Trexler Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Three Hundred One Thousand Seven Hundred Sixty-Seven Dollars and Fifty Cents. ($301,767.50) from the Trexler Trust as the balance of the 2021 contribution per General Trexler’s will.   Not available Not available
15-4292 1  OrdinanceBill 49 Discussion and passage Amending the 2021 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Million Three Hundred Forty-One Thousand One Hundred Seventeen ($2,341,117) Dollars. This was the result of payment from UGI for the construction of ADA handicap ramps, milling and paving streets under the City’s Utility Paving Program.   Not available Not available
15-4297 1  OrdinanceBill 50 Budget and Finance, forwarded favorably Amending the 2021 General Fund budget to add one (1) Accountant position at a Paygrade 13N at an annual salary of Seventy Thousand Dollars ($70,000) to enable the City to have the resources to design a vision of the accounting, reconciliation and reporting procedures with respect to the American Rescue Plan Act funds that will allow the City to swiftly and accurately comply with Federal Audits.   Not available Not available
15-4298 1  OrdinanceBill 51 Public Safety, this evening Amending the Civil Service Board (CSB) Rules for Police Officers that were adopted pursuant to the provisions of Article 155 of the Codified Ordinances by revising the Part II, Rule 1, Section 4 by revising and adding automatic disqualifiers for the hiring process for Rules Governing Appointment of Police Officers Pursuant to the Competitive Examination Process and also revising the same rules in Part III, Rule I, Section 4 of the Rules Governing Appointment of Police Officers Without Competition.    Not available Not available
15-4300 1  OrdinanceBill 52 CEDC, forwarded favorably An Ordinance providing for the expenditure of certain monies received by the City of Allentown under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1976, as amended; The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009; and Title II of the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended; for the purpose of undertaking programs of housing and community development within the City.   Not available Not available
15-4296 1  OrdinanceBill 53 Rules, Chambers, Intergovernmental Relations and Strategy, this evening Charter Amendment on 5 mile radius requirement: All such heads of departments, offices, and agencies, need not be residents of the City at the time of appointment, but shall legally reside within five (5) miles of the City’s borders within twelve (12) months of being appointed. The appointment will terminate automatically twelve months after the appointment if the residency requirement has not been met. This provision shall apply to appointments under the requirements of the Charter.   Not available Not available
15-4330 1  OrdinanceBill 54 Public Safety, this evening Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Thousand Four Hundred ($2,400) Dollars from Good Shepherd for the purchase of radio transmitter bracelets for Project Lifesaver clients.   Not available Not available
15-4336 1  OrdinanceBill 55 Parks and Recreation, forwarded favorably Amending the 2021 Trexler Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Thousand ($2,000.00) Dollars from the Trexler Trust to support the Romper Day Program.    Not available Not available
15-4333 1  ResolutionBill 56 Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Five Hundred Sixty-Two Thousand Dollars ($562,000) from the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Immunization to assist the City’s Health Bureau to accomplish COVID-19 vaccinations, routine vaccines for Children and Act 317 Vaccinations.   Not available Not available
15-4326 1  OrdinanceBill 57 Parks and Recreation, forwarded favorably Amendment Needed: to increase borrowing to $375,000 for a feasibility study on revenue and course improvements and yearly pay back of $125,000. An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Allentown authorizing a loan from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund, in the amount of Three Hundred Thousand ($300,000) Dollars to the City’s Golf Fund.    Not available Not available
15-4299 1  ResolutionR79 CEDC, forwarded favorably Approves the Submission of the Action Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development   Not available Not available
15-4307 1  ResolutionR80 Rules, Chambers, Intergovernmental Relations and Strategy, this evening Amends Council Rules by starting the meetings at 6:30 PM, putting Contract Approvals under the Order of Business, creating a Consent Agenda and ‘codifying’ the practice the body has used to change their rules.    Not available Not available