Boro Seal New_thumb.jpgPOTTSTOWN BOROUGH COUNCIL AGENDA
Council Meeting Room Borough Hall, 3rd Floor
 100 East High Street
 Pottstown, PA  19464
IN PERSON & GO - TO MEETING 
 January 10, 2022, 7:00 P.M.
 


 
 

1.

Go to Meeting Link January 10, 2022

Council Meeting - January 10, 2022, 7:00 P.M. In-Person & Virtual
Mon, Jan 10, 2022 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (EST)

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2.

CALL TO ORDER

3.

INVOCATION

4.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

5.

ROLL CALL

6.

Approval of December 13, 2021 minutes

7.

COMMENTS FROM CITIZENS PRESENT

8.

SUBCOMMITTEE REPORTS

a.

Finance & Administration (President Weand)

9.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

a.

EAC (Jim Derr)

b.

Regional Planning (Councilor Procsal)

c.

Blighted Property Review Committee (Councilor Procsal)

10.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

11.

NEW BUSINESS

a.

Presentation - Kim E. Bainbridge, Retiree

b.

Presentation – Officer Eric J. Weber, Retiree

c.

Motion to authorize the Chief of Police to extend a conditional offer of employment to one (1) eligible candidate from the Civil Service Eligibility List

d.

Motion to grant the Conditional use request of Bryan Tuckey on behalf of MJ Nester Equipment Sales, LLC to permit an industrial contractor business at property located at 323 West High Street, with conditions as stated in the Order dated January 10, 2022

e.

Motion to adopt a Resolution conditionally granting preliminary/final approval to the land development application entitled, “Pottstown Sustainable Energy Park,” submitted by PSEP, LLC for the property located at 451 Keystone Boulevard and conditionally granting associated waivers for certain requirements of Chapter 22, Subdivision and Land Development, and Chapter 26, Water, of the Code of Ordinances of the Borough of Pottstown, as amended

f.

Motion to adopt a Resolution conditionally granting preliminary/final approval to the land development application entitled, Chipotle Restaurant and Retail Space,” submitted by Pottstown Equities, LLC for the property located at 200 Shoemaker Road and conditionally granting associated waivers for certain requirements of Chapter 22, Subdivision and Land Development, of the Code of Ordinances of the Borough of Pottstown, as amended

g.

Motion to authorize the Solicitor to prepare and advertise an amendment to the Master Traffic Ordinance establishing various stop sign intersections

h.

Motion to authorize the Solicitor to prepare and advertise an amendment to the Sewer Ordinance

i.

Motion to adopt a Resolution accepting deputization by the Elected Tax Collector to the Borough of Pottstown, for the purposes of collecting Borough and County Real Estate Taxes

j.

Motion to adopt a Resolution amending the Fee Schedule associated with Right to Know fees, Police Department services, Public Works services and Water, Sewer and Trash fees

k.

Motion to approve and authorize execution of the Assignment and Assumption with Support Agreement among the Pottstown Borough Authority, the Borough of Pottstown, Upper Pottsgrove Township and Pennsylvania-American Water Company to allow PAWC to assume the rights, title, interest, duties and obligations of the Township under the Service Agreement as amended and modified by terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement

l.

Motion to approve and authorize execution of the Settlement Agreement and Release among the Pottstown Borough Authority, the Borough of Pottstown and Upper Pottsgrove Township to settle the litigation initiated by Upper Pottsgrove Township in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas

m.

Motion to approve and authorize execution of the Credit Enhancement Agreement between the Borough of Pottstown and the Pottstown Borough Authority authorizing the payment of $85,000 from the Authority to the Borough, pursuant to the Borough’s agreement to provide credit enhancement to the Authority, subject to the approval of the Solicitor

n.

Motion to grant the request of Reading Gravity Racing to hold its Soap Box Races on March 13, 2022 and October 9, 2022 (rain dates March 20 and October 16), resulting in the closing of Wilson Street from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., subject to review and approval of the Police and Fire Departments

o.

Motion to grant the request of the Pottstown Criterium to hold its June 11, 2022 Pottstown Bike Race, resulting in the closure of several streets in the East End of the Borough, from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., subject to review of the Police and Fire Departments

p.

Motion to appoint four (4) individuals to the Blighted Property Review Committee for one-year terms to expire December 31, 2022

q.

Motion to appoint an individual to the Pottstown Borough Authority for a five-year term to expire January 1, 2027

r.

Motion to adopt a Resolution appointing an individual to the Zoning Hearing Board for a three-year term to expire January 1, 2025 and to appoint an individual to the alternate position for a term to expire January 1, 2024

13.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

14.

ADJOURNMENT