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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/3/2022 6:30 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
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15-5220 1  ResolutionR117 Award of Contract to ABE Doors Inc in the estimated budgeted sum of $50,000 per contract year, for the unit prices as set forth in the Proposal. This was competitively bid, and two (2) bids were received, one (1) was rejected.    Not available Not available
15-5221 1  ResolutionR118 Engagement of Professional Services with Daniel E Koplish for an annual estimated budgeted sum of $60,000 per contract year for an on-call independent consultant. This was competitively bid and only one (1) response was received.    Not available Video Video
15-5236 1  MinutesJuly 20, 2022 City Council Meeting Minutes   Not available Not available
15-5189 1  OrdinanceBill 48 Amending the 2022 Trexler Fund, by transferring supplemental appropriation from the unappropriated balance of the Trexler Fund in the amount of a total of Sixty-Five Thousand ($65,000) Dollars from the unappropriated balance of the Trexler Capital Budget to the Cedar Creek Bridges capital project, to repair the vehicular bridge at Ott St in Cedar Creek Parkway.   Not available Not available
15-5192 1  OrdinanceBill 49 Amending the 2022 General Fund, Solid Waste Fund, Stormwater Fund, and Rental Fund by transferring a total of Five Hundred Thousand ($ 500,000) Dollars to allow for the continued purchase of fuel for the remainder of 2022.   Not available Not available
15-5188 1  OrdinanceBill 52 DIRECTING THE LEHIGH COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS TO PLACE A REFERENDUM QUESTION BEFORE THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN VOTERS ON THE NOVEMBER 8, 2022, BALLOT TO AMEND THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN HOME RULE CHARTER TO ESTABLISH THE SALARY OF THE CONTROLLER EQUAL TO 80% OF THE MAYOR’S SALARY WHICH IS CURRENTLY AT $95,000.Controller   Not available Not available
15-5226 1  ResolutionR119 Appoints the following, as a Patrolman, at a base salary of $64,511 per annum, contingent upon the candidate passing physical and psychological examinations as stipulated in the Police Civil Service Rules and Regulations and obtaining and maintaining a valid state certification from the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission. Sloan, Ryan - Pottstown, PA Leonard, Jonathan - Nazareth, PA    Not available Not available
15-5199 1  ResolutionR120 Approves three transfers: (1) $47,500.00 from City Council needed to ensure that the correct amount is in the Legal Services Account to Pay for the Legal Services of Smith Law Offices (Council’s Solicitor); (2) $55,000 from Risk Management to provide funding for the CDL certification training to our employees; (3) $24,000.00 from Fire due to the unprecedented increases in materials, the cost to manufacture the firefighter turn-out gear has had four price increases in the last eight months; (4) $15,000.00 from Public Safety/Police due to the large number of trainings and required recertification trainings that were rescheduled to this year, the current training budget has been exhausted.   Not available Not available
15-5227 1  ResolutionR121 Authorizes Submission of a Formal Application to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation for a Grant of Five Hundred and Fifty Nine Thousand Dollars ($559,000) to support installation of new street lights along Martin Luther King Jr Drive from the 8th Street Bridge overpass to Union Street.   Not available Not available
15-5213 1  OrdinanceBill 56 Public Works, this evening Providing for the vacation of Utica Street from the centerline of North Brick Street to its Eastern Terminus in the Sixth Ward of the City of Allentown:   Not available Not available
15-5214 1  OrdinanceBill 57 Refer to Public Works Providing for the vacation of North Lumber Street from the centerline of Clay Street to the centerline of Whitehall Street in the Eighth Ward of the City of Allentown:   Not available Not available
15-5224 1  OrdinanceBill 58 Community and Economic Development, 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
15-5225 1  OrdinanceBill 59 Public Safety Amending the 2022 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Thirty Seven Thousand Two Hundred and Thirty Seven Dollars ($37,237) as a result from a grant from the PEMA, Office of the State Fire Commissioner, EMS COVID-19 Recovery Grant Program, to the Allentown Emergency Medical Services to purchase equipment.   Not available Not available
15-5229 1  OrdinanceBill 60 Refer to Special Committee Amending the City of Allentown Code, Part II, General Legislation, by adding Chapter 474, Regulating Rights and Actions, § 474-1, Buffer Zones, creating buffer zones at hospital, medical offices or clinics engaged in assisting patients and other persons entering or exiting such facilities.   Not available Video Video
15-5230 1  OrdinanceBill 61 Refer to Special Committee Amending the City of Allentown Code, Part II, General Legislation, by adding Chapter 474, Regulating Rights and Actions, § 474-2 Regulation of Deceptive Advertising by Limited Services Pregnancy Centers.    Not available Not available
15-5231 1  OrdinanceBill 62 Refer to Special Committee Amending the City of Allentown Code, Part II, General Legislation, by adding Chapter 474, Regulating Rights and Actions, § 474-3 Enforcement Limitations Regarding Bans of Certain Reproductive Health Care Services, adding a provision that if abortion ever becomes illegal nationwide or in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Council of the City of Allentown instructs all city officials and law enforcement agencies to deprioritize enforcement of any abortion-related crime to the fullest extent possible.    Not available Video Video
15-5232 1  OrdinanceBill 63 Refer to Special Committee Amending the City of Allentown Code, Part II, General Legislation, by adding Chapter 474, Regulating Rights and Actions, § 474-4 Protection of Reproductive Health Care Services Providers from Out-of-State Investigation or Prosecution for Providing Legal Abortion Care.    Not available Video Video
15-5223 1  ResolutionR122 Community and Economic Development Committee, Forwarded Favorably Approves the Submission of the Action Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.   Not available Video Video