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COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 COUNCIL MEETING ROOM
January 2nd, 2024
 7:15 PM







1.

Go to Meeting Link

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2.

PUBLIC COMMENT POLICY

Those participating virtually wishing to speak during Public Comment, whether participating by electronic device or telephone, must submit their name and full address through GoToMeeting chat or email at administration@pottstown.org. Requests to speak will be accepted until 7:05pm, at which time chat will be closed, and no further requests for comment will be honored. 

Those attending in person wishing to speak must sign the sign-in sheet located at the front of the meeting room. 

As always, Public Comment will be limited to three minutes per person. 

3.

INVOCATION

4.

PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

5.

Presentation Retirees

6.

Subcommittee Reports

a.

Infrastructure (Councilor Lebedynsky)

b.

Transportation (Councilor Procsal)

c.

Safety Committee (Mayor Henrick)

d.

Efficient Methods Committee (Councilor Lebedynsky)

e.

Ordinance Review Committee (Councilor Procsal)

f.

Economic Development & Business Liaison (PAED Executive Director Peggy Lee-Clark)

7.

Boards & Committee Reports

a.

Land Bank Report (Peggy Lee-Clark, Administrator)

b.

Human Relations Commission (Marcia Levengood)

c.

Library (Mindy Lipsky)

d.

Ricketts Community Center (Councilor Kirkland)

e.

Pottstown School District (Councilor Lindsay)

8.

Solicitor's General Discussion

9.

Mayor's Report

10.

Manager's Report

11.

Zoning Appeal - Lastick Acquisitions 269 & 305 High St.

12.

Police Departments Creation of New Corporal's Position on Special Operations

13.

Police Vehicle Bid Awards

2006 Ford Crown Victoria – Bid amount $4000.00 – Awarded to Ryley Thompson

 

FUJI Bicycle 26 x 19 – Bid amount $ 165.00 – Awarded to Robert Souders

 

FUJI Bicycle 26 x 19 – Bid amount $ 170.00 – Awarded to Robert Frame

 

FUJI Bicycle 26 x 19 – Bid amount $ 150.00 – Awarded to Ethan Blevins

 

FUJI Bicycle 26 x 19 – Bid amount $ 180.00 – Awarded to Barry Benfield

 

FUJI Bicycle 26 x 19 – Bid amount $ 150.00 – Awarded to Brad Dellert

 

FUJI Bicycle 26 x 19 – Bid amount $ 145.00 – Awarded to Brad Dellert

 

Total amount due $ 4,960.00

14.

Montgomery County Housing Authority - Bright Hope Community Play Spaces, 540 West Walnut Street Waiver Request

16.

Resolution - Fee schedule amendment

17.

David L. Pursel - 1 W. 5th Street Land Development

18.

Memorial Park Bridge Bid Award

Documents:
  1. memorial park.pdf
19.

Valley Forge Real Estate Proposal - 191-193 Hanover Street, 327 Industrial Highway

Documents:
  1. VALLEY FORGE.pdf
20.

Pottstown Borough Authority/Borough Articles of Incorporation Amendments

21.

Second Supplemental Management Agreement

22.

Upcoming Board Vacancies for January 2024

a.

Blighted Property Review Committee - four 1-year terms to expire December 31, 2024

b.

Environmental Advisory Council - one vacant term to expire August 10, 2024

c.

Land Bank - one vacant term to expire April 9, 2026

d.

Planning Commission - 5 year term, February 1st 2024 (Hylton)

e.

Pottstown Borough Authority - one 5-year term to expire January 1, 2029 (Ecker)

f.

Zoning Hearing Board - one 3-year term to expire January 1, 2027 & one 3-year alternate term to expire January 1, 2027 (Bouher)(Thorne)(Attachment)

23.

Comments from Citizens Present

24.

Councilors' General Discussion