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

               Tuesday,  November 13, 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.
NEW BUSINESS
a.
Motion to adopt a Resolution endorsing the concept of the nine county region completing 180 miles of Circuit Trails by 2025 in order to achieve 500 miles of completed Circuit Trails and the Circuit Trails passage through the Borough of Pottstown
b.
Motion to authorize the Solicitor to prepare an ordinance amending parking regulations as recommended by the Parking Committee and Parkmobile
c.
Motion to authorize the Solicitor to prepare and advertise an Ordinance extending the existence of the Pottstown Downtown Improvement District Authority until December 31, 2019
d.
Motion to grant preliminary/final approval of the Parking Lot Improvements for property located at 728 East High Street, subject to the Applicant satisfying the following conditions within 90 days:
i.
Compliance with the Cedarville Engineering Group, LLC letter dated October 11, 2018
ii.
Preparation and execution of a Developer’s Agreement in a form acceptable to the Borough
iii.
Applicant paying a Fee in Lieu of Open Space in the amount of $3,300 prior to issuance of any building permits
iv.
Payment in full of all Borough review fees
e.
Motion to award the Uniform Bid to Clemens Uniform, Lansdale, PA, for a three-year term, as per the bid tabulation of November 2, 2018 and subject to review and approval of the Solicitor
f.
Motion to grant request of Hobarts Run to conduct its 5K Race on April 28, 2019, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., resulting in the closing of various streets, subject to review and approval of the Police and Fire Departments
g.
Motion to grant request of Sly Fox Track Club to conduct its 5K Road Race on January 1, 2019, 12:00 p.m. -1:30 p.m., resulting in the closing of various streets, subject to review and approval of the Police and Fire Departments
h.
Motion to appoint an individual to fill a vacant term on the Pottstown Downtown Improvement District authority to expire January 1, 2019
i.
Motion to appoint an individual to fill a vacant term on the Pottstown Downtown Improvement District Authority to expire January 1, 2021
j.
Motion to ratify action of the Building Permit Officer approving Certificates of Appropriateness for the following properties:
i.
941 East High Street
ii.
884 East High Street
iii.
866 East High Street
k.
Motion to deny the request of Gen and Robert Cooper for a Certificate of Appropriateness for property located at 262 Beech Street as recommended by HARB
l.
Motion to authorize the advertisement and make available for public inspection the 2019 Proposed Budget as presented in the 2019 Budget, Draft #4, dated November 13, 2018, with projected revenues of $48,898,904 and projected expenses at $48,898,904
m.
Motion to authorize advertisement of an Ordinance to fix the Borough tax rate for real property for the Year 2019 with total millage not to exceed 12.870
12.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
13.
ADJOURNMENT