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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/4/2021 6:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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15-4473 1  ResolutionR115 Authorization for Contract over $40,000 with All City Management Services in the amount of $592,207.00. The City seeks to obtain proposals from qualified firms to establish and operate a multi-year contract for Crossing Guard Services, as needed by the City of Allentown.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4488 1  DiscussionController Report   Action details Not available
15-4435 1  OrdinanceBill 64 Budget and Finance, forwarded favorably - the administration is proposing this amendment to purchase more PPE. Amends Section One as follows: Removes: Emergency Medical Services 000-05-0605-0003-68 Operating Materials and Supplies -0- (was $11,608.11) Human Resources 000-06-0603-0001-34 Training and Professional Development -0- (was $11,495) Adds: Risk Management 081-02-8001-0001-68 Operating Materials and Supplies $23,103.11 Amending the 2021 General Fund budget by transferring Four Hundred Forty-Six Thousand Four Hundred Seventy Dollars and Ninety Cents ($446,470.90) from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund to the Fire, EMS and Human Resource Departments for related COVID-19 expenses. In 2020 the City was awarded a COVID-19 grant from the County of Lehigh in the amount of $1.9M. The original deadline to spend this grant was December 2020; however, the County has since amended the deadline to alamendedPass Action details Video Video
15-4435 1  OrdinanceBill 64 Budget and Finance, forwarded favorably - the administration is proposing this amendment to purchase more PPE. Amends Section One as follows: Removes: Emergency Medical Services 000-05-0605-0003-68 Operating Materials and Supplies -0- (was $11,608.11) Human Resources 000-06-0603-0001-34 Training and Professional Development -0- (was $11,495) Adds: Risk Management 081-02-8001-0001-68 Operating Materials and Supplies $23,103.11 Amending the 2021 General Fund budget by transferring Four Hundred Forty-Six Thousand Four Hundred Seventy Dollars and Ninety Cents ($446,470.90) from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund to the Fire, EMS and Human Resource Departments for related COVID-19 expenses. In 2020 the City was awarded a COVID-19 grant from the County of Lehigh in the amount of $1.9M. The original deadline to spend this grant was December 2020; however, the County has since amended the deadline to alapprovedPass Action details Video Video
15-4436 1  OrdinanceBill 65 Public Works, this evening Amending the 2021 General Fund by eliminating two (2) Part-Time positions in Building Maintenance and creating one (1) Full-Time position which will allow the Bureau of Building Maintenance to operate more efficiently.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4412 1  OrdinanceBill 66 Parks and Recreation, this evening Amending the 2021 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One Hundred Thirty Thousand ($130,000) Dollars from the NRPA and Niagara Bottling Company to support the renovations at Valania Park.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4429 1  OrdinanceBill 67 Parks and Recreation, this evening Amending the 2021 Golf Fund budget by transferring Seventy-Three Thousand Six Hundred Thirty-Two Dollars and Fifty-Two Cents ($73,632.52) from the unappropriated balance of the Golf Fund to the Equipment Account for the purchase of a new rough mower.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4438 1  OrdinanceBill 68 Amending Article 180B, Council of Youth, by modifying the composition of the board by changing the provision that five members shall be adults and be representative of youth organizations, interests or advocacy to eight and that the Department of Police designate a non-voting designee to the Council. The recommendation from the Council of Youth was to increase adult members by one to six; and to increase the youth members from 6 to 8. tabledPass Action details Video Video
15-4390 1  OrdinanceBill 69 Public Works, this evening Amendment to the Traffic Control MapsapprovedPass Action details Video Video
15-4440 1  OrdinanceBill 70 Parks and Recreation, this evening Amending the 2021 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of Nine Thousand Three Hundred Fifteen Dollars and Fifty Cents ($9,315.50) as a transfer of funds from Capital Project 2024 – 15th Street Traffic Signal Improvements to Capital Project 1663 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Trail to provide for additional lighting. approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4442 1  OrdinanceBill 71 Public Safety, this evening Amending the 2021 General Fund by funding the Public Safety Analyst position currently budgeted for One ($1) Dollar in the Police Department budget.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4430 1  OrdinanceBill 73 Public Safety, this evening Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Eight Thousand Seventy-Five Dollars and Twenty-Nine Cents ($8,075.29) from the EMS Council State EMSOF Funds to be used to further prepare for medical emergencies and rebuild supplies from COVID-19.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4450 1  AppointmentR116 Diane D. Donaher, Arts Commission, 01-06-2022 (fulfilling the unexpired term of Sharon Glassman)   Action details Not available
15-4463 1  AppointmentR117 Deyona Robert, Council of Youth, 08-04-2022    Action details Not available
15-4485 1  ResolutionR118 Certificate of Appropriateness for work in the Historic Districts: 1601 Chew Street   Action details Not available
15-4460 1  ResolutionR119 Sewage Planning Module at Mother Baby Pavilion   Action details Not available
15-4459 1  ResolutionR120 Sewage Planning Module at Walnut View    Action details Not available
15-4471 1  ResolutionR121 Authorizes Electronic Access to PennDOT SystemsapprovedPass Action details Video Video
15-4486 1  ResolutionR122 Requests the Council of the City of Allentown to authorize the City Solicitor’s Office to file a petition with the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to exempt a specific area of the City of Allentown, described herein, from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Boards regulations regarding amplified music being heard off the licensed premises in favor of enforcing the City’s own previously adopted Noise Ordinance, Article 710, of the City of Allentown’s Codified Ordinances for five years following the date of approval of this petition. approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4458 1  ResolutionR123 Transfer Approval: $15,015.70 in Public Safety/Police for grant funds were appropriated to several accounts and the funds to purchase furniture needs to be taken from the Equipment (01-72) account; $10,000 in Risk Management since Risk has taken over the Service Plan Management for the 11 Public Access AED Location from EMS; $10,000 in Golf Course since the Pro Shop is almost sold out of certain items due to increase of play at the course; $7,500 in Building Standards & Safety for the façade collapse at 613 N. New Street – scaffolding was erected around the building to prevent further bricks from falling to the sidewalk.approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4476 1  ResolutionR124 Authorizes and Approves the Engagement of Charles Smith, Esq., to Provide Legal Services to Allentown City Council Pursuant to the Allentown Home Rule Charter and Administrative Code. approvedPass Action details Video Video
15-4462 1  OrdinanceBill 74 Budget and Finance, Forwarded Favorably Amending the 2021 General Fund Budget and the 2021 Equipment Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of Five Thousand Nine Hundred ($5,900) Dollars for the purchase of a replacement check printer.    Action details Video Video
15-4474 1  OrdinanceBill 75 Public Works, this evening Providing for the vacation of Sycamore Street from the centerline of North Brick Street to its East limit in the Sixth Ward of the City of Allentown   Action details Video Video
15-4475 1  OrdinanceBill 76 Public Works, this evening Providing for the vacation of Dale Street from the centerline of Catasauqua Avenue to the centerline of North Brick Street in the Sixth Ward of the City of Allentown   Action details Video Video
15-4470 1  ResolutionR125 Approving The Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice And Authorizing The Filing of The Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice With The U.S. Department Of Housing And Urban Development (HUD)    Action details Video Video