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

                August 13, 2018
              7:00 p.m.




1.
CALL TO ORDER
2.
INVOCATION
3.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
4.
ROLL CALL
5.
7:00 P.M. – Bid Opening – RFP’s Management & Financial Consultants
6.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
a.
July 5, 2018 Committee of the Whole
Documents:
  1. 180705.pdf
b.
July 9, 2018 Council Meeting
7.
COMMENTS FROM CITIZENS PRESENT
8.
SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS
a.
Finance & Administration (President Weand)
9.
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)
10.
7:30 P.M. PUBLIC HEARING - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG)
Documents:
  1. JAG Grant 2018.pdf
11.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS
12.
NEW BUSINESS
a.
Presentation – Pottstown Area Regional Recreation Coordinator, Michael Lane and Craig Colistra
b.
Motion to adopt a Resolution authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with the Municipality of Norristown and Cheltenham Township for the submission of a grant application for the 2018 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $15,773 to be used for equipment, overtime costs and programs to enhance Quality of Life issues and to initiate the thirty (30) day open comment period
c.
Motion to accept the Pottstown Borough Civil Service Commission Eligibility List as certified by the Commission on June 25, 2018
d.
Motion to authorize the Solicitor to advertise a public hearing to address the Keystone Employment & Economic Specific Plan dated May 23, 2018
e.
Motion to approve the Maple Street Park Development Plan submitted by Greater Pottstown Tennis Learning, dated July 26, 2018, subject to compliance with Borough Staff’s recommendations
f.
Motion to adopt a Resolution accepting the Montgomery County 2017 Hazard Mitigation Plan as the official Hazard Mitigation Plan of the Borough of Pottstown
g.
Motion to adopt a Resolution amending the Fee Schedule to amend certain fees associated with the Finance, Public Works and Police Departments
h.
Motion to approve the Mid-Year Budget Adjustments dated August 1, 2018 as recommended by the Finance Committee
i.
Motion to award the Manhole Frames & Lids Rehabilitation bid to TLC (Trenchless Line Co.), Bridgeport, PA as per the bid tabulation of August 7, 2018 subject to review and approval of the Borough Solicitor
j.
Motion to award the Cleaning and Televising Sanitary Sewers bid to Pipe Services Corporation, West Chester, PA as per the bid tabulation of August 7, 2018, subject to review and approval of the Borough Solicitor
k.
Motion to grant the request of PAID, PDIDA and Hobart’s Run for the use of alcohol in Smith Family Plaza for the Féte en Blanc event on September 14, 2018, 6:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m., subject to approval of the Police and Fire Departments and compliance with the Liquor Control Board regulations
l.
Motion to grant request of Fly-Elite, LLC, to hold its annual open house at the Pottstown Municipal Airport on September 15, 2018 (rain date September 16), subject to review and approval of the Police and Fire Department
m.
Motion to grant request of the Parks & Recreation Department to conduct the annual Halloween Parade on October 23, 2018 (rain date October 25) resulting in the closure of High Street from Madison Street to York Street from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., subject to approval of the Police and Fire Departments, and waiving the $100 road closure fee
n.
Motion to reappoint Ray Lopez to the Construction Code Board of Appeals for a three (3) year term to expire August 8, 2021
o.
Motion to ratify action of the Building Permit Officer approving a Certificate of Appropriateness for the property located at 421 King Street
p.
Motion to reappoint Katie Scanlan to the Environmental Advisory Council for a three (3) year term to expire August 10, 2021
14.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
15.
EXECUTIVE SESSION
16.
ADJOURNMENT