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POTTSTOWN BOROUGH COUNCIL AGENDA
Council Meeting Room Borough Hall, 3rd Floor
100 East High Street
Pottstown, PA  19464

               April 9, 2018
              7:00 p.m.




1.
CALL TO ORDER
2.
INVOCATION
3.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4.
ROLL CALL
5.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
6.
COMMENTS FROM CITIZENS PRESENT
7.
SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS
a.
Finance & Administration (President Weand)
8.
COMMITTEE REPORTS
a.
PDIDA (Sheila Dugan)
b.
COG (Councilor Kulp)
c.
EAC (Jim Derr)
d.
Regional Planning (Councilor Procsal)
e.
Blighted Property Review Committee (Councilor Procsal)
9.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
10.
EXECUTIVE SESSION
11.
NEW BUSINESS
a.
Presentation – Jon Cohn, Agromomed Pharmaceuticals – Medical Marijuana Facility
b.
Motion to send a letter of support to the Montgomery County Department of Housing & Community Development in support of Genesis Housing’s application for the Montgomery County HOME/AHTF Grant
c.
Motion to grant request of the Schuylkill River Greenways to serve alcohol during its 20th Anniversary Sojourn event on June 5, 2018 in Riverfront Park, subject to review and approval of the Manager and Solicitor regarding compliance with insurance requirements
d.
Motion to grant the request of the Pottstown Downtown Improvement District Authority to hold a beer tent from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.at its June 28, 2018 5K event in Riverfront Park, subject to review and approval of the Police Department
e.
Motion to adopt an Ordinance amending portions of the General Regulations, Chapter 16, Parks and Recreation
f.
Motion to adopt a Resolution amending the Fee Schedule to amend certain fees associated with the Parks and Recreation Department
g.
Motion to adopt a Resolution opposing the closure of the Pottstown YMCA facility located at 724 North Adams Street
h.
Motion to authorize the Solicitor to prepare an ordinance amendment regarding the Environmental Advisory Council as outlined in the March 5, 2018 EAC minutes
i.
Motion to authorize the Solicitor to prepare an ordinance amendment regarding the residential requirements of the Fire Chief
j.
Motion to grant request of Traffic Planning and Design for an extension for the Pottstown Area Closed Loop Signal System project, Part III, from May 29, 2020 to June 30, 2020
k.
Motion to approve and authorize the submission of a Community Development Block Grant Application to Montgomery County for the project of the High Street Streetlighting Retrofit
l.
Motion to reappoint Mark Harvey to the Historic Architectural Review Board for a five (5) year term to expire April 1, 2023
m.
Motion to appoint Vicki Giammarco to the Pottstown Downtown Improvement District Authority to fill a vacant term to expire January 1, 2019
n.
Motion to appoint the following individuals to the Land Bank Inaugural Board for terms as follows:
i.
Cheryl Chiarello – three (3) year term
ii.
Twila Fisher – three (3) year term
iii.
Andrew Monastra – two (2) year term
iv.
Deborah Penrod – two (2) year term
v.
Carol Kulp – one (1) year term
12.
EXECUTIVE SESSION
13.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
14.
ADJOURNMENT