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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/16/2021 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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15-4347 1  MinutesApril 21, 2021 City Council Meeting MinutesapprovedPass Action details Video Video
15-4359 1  MinutesApril 28, 2021 Special Meeting - American Rescue Plan Meeting MinutesapprovedPass Action details Video Video
15-4361 1  MinutesMay 5, 2021 Contract Approval Meeting MinutesapprovedPass Action details Video Video
15-4374 1  DiscussionDa Vinci Presentation   Action details Not available
15-4341 1  DiscussionController's Info   Action details Not available
15-4357 1  AppointmentDavid Jon Stanley, Environmental Advisory Council, 01-01-2023 (Replacing Anthony Hespeth)approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4358 1  AppointmentFred Banuelos, Civil Service Board, 01-21-2025 (Reappointment)approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4369 1  AppointmentKelli Holzman, Planning Commission, 01-01-2022 (Replacing the unexpired term of Attorney Foucek)approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4191 1  OrdinanceBill 31 Public Hearing, this evening Amending the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Allentown by repealing Section 1314.02.C.4 (7) of the Zoning Ordinance with respect to the prohibition of on-site frying of foods in the Traditional Neighborhood Development Overlay District (TNDO) in its entirety, providing for a repealer clause, a severability clause and an effective date.referred  Action details Video Video
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 InitiativeapprovedPass Action details Video Video
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.approvedPass Action details Video Video
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.approvedPass Action details Video Video
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. approvedPass Action details Video Video
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. amendedPass Action details Video Video
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. approved as amendedPass Action details Video Video
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.approvedPass Action details Video Video
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.approvedPass Action details Video Video
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. approvedPass Action details Video Video
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. approvedPass Action details Video Video
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.approvedPass Action details Video Video
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.approvedPass Action details Video Video
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.approvedPass Action details Video Video
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.approvedPass Action details Video Video
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.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4299 1  ResolutionR79 CEDC, forwarded favorably Approves the Submission of the Action Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentapprovedPass Action details Video Video
15-4363 1  ResolutionR88 Resolution of the Pennsylvania Emergency Solutions Grant Authorizing the filing of a proposal for funds with the Department of Community and Economic Development, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4354 1  ResolutionR89 Authorizes Submission of a Formal Application to the Pennsylvania Office of the Budget for a Grant of One Million Dollars ($1,000,000) to support the DaVinci Science Center Downtown Allentown Project.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4364 1  ResolutionR90 Sewage Planning Module for 207 North Front Street approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4360 1  ResolutionR91 Confirms commitment of $375,000 from the General Fund to the Bogerts Bridge Restoration Capital Project. approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4365 1  ResolutionR92 Cancels the July 7, 2021 Council MeetingapprovedPass Action details Video Video
15-4370 1  ResolutionR93 Transfer Approvals: $186,742.94 in Finance for the Fire union contract implementation; $25,445.25 in Parks Maintenance needed to move money into proper account for the pool/park climber; $12,000 in Finance for the administration software update to allow for implementation of the TD Bank Payment Processing Center.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4307 1  ResolutionR80 Rules, Chambers, Intergovernmental Relations and Strategy, this evening Amends Council Rules by starting the meetings at 6:30 PM, putting Contract Approvals under the Order of Business, creating a Consent Agenda and ‘codifying’ the practice the body has used to change their rules. amendedPass Action details Video Video
15-4307 1  ResolutionR80 Rules, Chambers, Intergovernmental Relations and Strategy, this evening Amends Council Rules by starting the meetings at 6:30 PM, putting Contract Approvals under the Order of Business, creating a Consent Agenda and ‘codifying’ the practice the body has used to change their rules. approved as amendedPass Action details Video Video
15-4366 1  OrdinanceBill 58 Request to vote on Amending the 2021 Stormwater Fund by transferring Two Million ($ 2,000,000) Dollars from the unappropriated balance of the Stormwater Fund to the Capital Fund for Stormwater Infrastructure ImprovementsapprovedPass Action details Video Video
15-4356 1  OrdinanceBill 59 Amending the 2021 Capital Projects Fund and the 2021 Trexler Fund to provide for a transfer of Three Hundred Ninety-Nine Thousand Three Hundred Twelve Dollars and Thirty Cents ($399,312.30) from the Trexler Fund Capital Contribution Account to Capital Project 2213 (Valania Park Renovations) and Capital Project 2206 (Jordan Creek Greenway Trail).   Action details Video Video
15-4362 1  OrdinanceBill 60 Amending the 2021 General Fund budget to create one (1) Project Manager position at a Paygrade 14N at an annual salary of Sixty-Nine Thousand Two Hundred Dollars ($69,200) to assist the Department of Community and Economic Development as well as other departments with implementation, oversight and management of city-wide projects.   Action details Video Video
15-4355 1  OrdinanceBill 61 Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Ten Thousand ($10,000.00) Dollars from Stonyfield Organic for the purchase of Foamstream Equipment as part of the Non-Toxic Neighborhoods Initiative.   Action details Video Video
15-4367 1  OrdinanceBill 62 Amending the 2021 General Fund budget to create One (1) additional position of Community Health Nurse (11N) in the Allentown Health Bureau (AHB). This position and related expenses will be covered by a One Hundred Thousand ($100,000) Dollar donation from St. Luke’s Physician Group, Inc. to assist the Allentown School District in becoming a Vaccines for Children Provider (VFC).    Action details Video Video
15-4335 1  OrdinanceBill 63 Refer to Allentown and Lehigh Valley Planning Commissions AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN BY REZONING THE FOLLOWING NINE (9) PARCELS:   Action details Video Video