Pottstown sealCOMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 COUNCIL MEETING ROOM
 February 7, 2024
6:30 PM





1.

6:30 Conditional Use Hearing - Michael Hughes and Michael Moyer, 26 E. 8th St.

2.

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3.

PUBLIC COMMENT POLICY

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Those attending in person wishing to speak must provide their name and full residential or business address at the sign-in sheet located at the front of the meeting room prior to the start of the public comment agenda item.

4.

INVOCATION

5.

PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

6.

Presentation Retirees

a.

Rodney McMichael

7.

Police Promotion - Officer Steven Dise to the Rank of Corporal

8.

Subcommittee Reports

b.

Transportation (Councilor Procsal)

c.

Efficient Methods Committee (Councilor Lebedynsky)

d.

Ordinance Review Committee (Councilor Procsal)

9.

Boards & Committee Reports

a.

Emergency Services Reports (Chief Hand)

b.

Human Relations Commission (Marcia Levengood)

c.

Library (Mindy Lipsky)

d.

Ricketts Community Center (Councilor Kirkland)

e.

Pottstown School District (Councilor Lindsay)

10.

Solicitor's General Discussion

11.

Manager's Report

12.

Potential Zoning Ordinance Amendments - Sober Living Homes and General Criteria for Special Exceptions

13.

Zoning Appeal - Grocery Outlet Bargain Market Signage, 799 State Street

15.

Take it Outdoors Signed Memorandum of Understanding 2024

Documents:
  1. 4077_001.pdf
16.

Resolution - MontoCo 2040 Application for 2024

17.

Resolution - Records Destruction

18.

Zoning Hearing Board Application - 415 High Street

19.

Borough of Pottstown Act 44 Transit Performance Review Plan Update dated January 22nd, 2024, as required by PennDOT

20.

Sly Fox 5k Street Closure Request, May 18th, 2024

21.

Go Fourth Beer Garden, Smith Family Plaza and Memorial Park, July 4th, 2024

22.

Go Fourth Festival Street Closure Request, July 4th, 2024

23.

Pottstown Patriotic 5K Rolling Street Closure Request, July 4th, 2024

Documents:
  1. patriotic 5k.pdf
24.

HARB - 21 N. Hanover St.

26.

Upcoming Board Vacancies

a.

EAC, 3-year term to expire August 10th, 2024 (vacant)

b.

Land Bank Board, 3-year term to expire April 9th, 2026 (Derr)

c.

Planning Commission, 4-year term to expire February 1st, 2028 (Hylton)

27.

Comments from Citizens Present

28.

Councilors' General Discussion

29.

Presidents Appointments to Committees

30.

For Regular Meeting

a.

Ordinance - amending the Articles of Incorporation of the Pottstown Borough Authority

b.

Second Supplemental Borough Management Agreement with Pottstown Borough Authority