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

                May 14, 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
9.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
10.
NEW BUSINESS
a.
Motion to grant the Conditional Use request of Greg Lingo, Hanover Square Warehouse, to construct two single family attached units and to permit dwelling units on the first floor of the existing structure located at 300 Cherry Street, with conditions as stated in the order dated
b.
Motion to grant preliminary/final approval of the Konnick Subdivision, 828 North Hanover Street, subject to satisfying the following conditions within 90 days:
i.
Compliance with the Cedarville Engineering letter of March 13, 2018
ii.
Compliance with the Montgomery County Planning Commission letter of March 19, 2018
iii.
Execution of an Easement Agreement in a form acceptable to the Borough
iv.
Compliance with any zoning issues raised by Zoning Officer
v.
Voluntary contribution of a fee in lieu of open space to be determined by Borough Council
vi.
Payment in full of all Borough review fees
c.
Motion to grant the following waiver requests from the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance for the Konnick Subdivision Plan:
i.
Section 22-400.3A – requirement to show physical features and topography on property within 100 feet of site
ii.
Section 22-400.5.A – requirement for Phase One Environmental Assessment and Certification
iii.
Section 22-A404.1 – requirement for location and elevation of all boundary lines
iv.
Section 22-504 & 505 – requirement to install open space trees and installing street trees along street frontage
v.
Section 22-A404.6 – requirement of all final easement or right-of-ways
vi.
Section 22-A404.21 – requirement of Stormwater runoff calculation for entire site
vii.
Section 22-A408.1 - requirement of certificates and assurances
viii.
Section 22-507 – Requirement to plant eight (8) trees
ix.
Section 22-511 – requirement to provide any site buffering
x.
Section 22-A504 – request waiver of requirement for dedication of open space
d.
Motion to grant a sixty (60) day extension of time to the Valenti Mid-Atlantic Realty LLC and Pottstown Center LP as approved in the conditions of January 8, 2018
e.
Motion to approve an Agreement, in a form acceptable to the Borough, between the Greater Pottstown Tennis & Learning Association and the Borough of Pottstown for use of the Maple Street Park, with a final presentation to Council prior to the start of construction
f.
Motion to adopt an Ordinance amending the regulations of the Fire Chief and amending the organization of the Environment Advisory Council
g.
Motion to authorize the Solicitor to prepare and advertise an ordinance and Public Hearing, amending the Building Code and Fire Code regulations as presented by the Fire Chief on May 9, 2018
h.
Motion to authorize the Solicitor to prepare an ordinance to establish a Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Incentive Program as presented by the Fire Chief on May 9, 2018
i.
Motion to adopt a Resolution certifying the Local Match for State Operating Financial Assistance for the Pottstown Area Rapid Transit System for Fiscal Year 2018-2019
j.
Motion to adopt a Resolution approving the submission of an application to DVRPC for a TCDI grant for assistance with the Keim Street Bridge project
k.
Motion to accept the resignation of Dennis Arms as Councilor of the Fourth Ward
l.
Motion to appoint Mark Gibson to the Civil Service Commission to fill a vacant term ot expire July 22, 2023
m.
Motion to authorize the Civil Service Commission to begin the testing process to establish an eligibility list for the position of Corporal and Sergeant in the Pottstown Police Department
n.
Motion to grant the request of the GoFourth Festival to hold a Biergarten in Memorial Park on July 4, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m., subject to approval of the Police and Fire Departments and compliance with the Liquor Control Board regulations
o.
Motion to grant the request of The Hill School, resulting in the closure of Beech Street, from Sheridan to Edgewood Streets on May 26, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., subject to review and approval of the Police and Fire Departments
12.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
13.
EXECUTIVE SESSION
14.
ADJOURNMENT