Boro Seal New_thumb.jpgPOTTSTOWN BOROUGH COUNCIL AGENDA
Council Meeting Room Borough Hall, 3rd Floor
 100 East High Street & Go To Meeting
 Pottstown, PA  19464
 
 February 14, 2022,  7:00 p.m.
 



1.

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2.

CALL TO ORDER

3.

INVOCATION

4.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

5.

ROLL CALL

6.

Approval of 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)

d.

Emergency Services Report (Chief Hand)

10.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

11.

NEW BUSINESS

a.

Motion to adopt an Ordinance amending the Master Traffic Ordinance creating additional stop intersections

b.

Motion to approve and authorize execution of a Lease Agreement between the Borough of Pottstown and Rachel Newby d/b/a New-Bee Ranch to lease a portion of the property located at 71 West High Street

c.

Motion to grant the request of 215 South Washington Street, LLC, to proceed with the necessary roof replacement on the property located at 215 South Washington Street and grant the wavier of Act 90 regulations, subject to the property owner satisfying the following conditions:

i.

A commitment to not sell the property for two (2) years

ii.

Payment of property taxes beginning January 1, 2022

d.

Motion to grant the request of BASF to proceed with improvements to the property located at 860 Cross Street for the purpose of a Borough Park and grant a waiver of the formal Land Development process and to proceed with the issuance of a building permit application in compliance with all Borough ordinances

e.

Motion to approve the Pottstown Land Bank Policies and Procedures as approved and adopted by the Land Bank on September 27, 2021

f.

Motion to approve and authorize execution a Sales Agreement among the Borough of Pottstown, Genesis Housing and the Pottstown Land Bank for the property located at 707 Hamilton Street, subject to being in a final form acceptable to the Borough Manager and Borough Solicitor

g.

Motion to adopt a Resolution authorizing the submission of a Grant Application for the 2022 MONTCO 2040 Implementation grant program for funding for the Riverfront Streambank Stabilization and Bridge Restoration Project

h.

Motion to adopt a Resolution authorizing the destruction of certain records by the Administration Department, Parks and Recreation, Finance and the Police Department pursuant to the Municipal Records Manual as amended March 28, 2019

i.

Motion to approve and authorize execution of the Subdivision Janssen Settlement Participation Form, The Subdivision Distributor Settlement Participation Form and the Pennsylvania Subdivision Intrastate Allocation Participation Form, to participate in the Janssen Opioid Settlement and become a Participating Subdivision

j.

Motion to authorize the Solicitor to prepare an agreement with Amtrak for a Thruway Bus Service, with a stop to be located in Lot #1, (the former Reading Lot) located at 51 South Hanover Street

k.

Motion to award the base bid and three (3) Alternates for the Sundstrom Baseball Field Improvement Project to Canadochly Construction, Inc., York, PA in the total amount of $209,999.76, as per the bid tabulation of February 3, 2022 and subject to review and approval of the Solicitor

l.

Motion to award the bid for the 42 Walnut Street Arch Repair Project to JPS Construction, Co., Glenside, PA, in the total amount of $199,000, as per the bid tabulation of February 3, 2022 and subject to review and approval of the Solicitor

m.

Motion to award the bid for the Construction Repairs for 707 Hamilton Street to Hydier Builders, Inc., Pottstown, PA, in the amount of $33,650, as per the bid tabulation of February 4, 2022 and subject to review and approval of the Solicitor

n.

Motion to award the bid for the Manhole Frames and Lids Rehabilitation to Road-Con Inc., West Chester, PA, in the amount of $64,170, as per the bid tabulation of February 4, 2022 and subject to review and approval of the Solicitor

o.

Motion to award the bids for the Water Pipe, Fittings and Appurtenances to Ferguson, Whitehall, PA, as per the bid tabulation of February 4, 2022 and subject to review and approval of the Solicitor

p.

Motion to award the bids for the Traffic, Street Signs and Posts to Garden State Highway, Millville, NJ, as per the bid tabulation of February 4, 2022 and subject to review and approval of the Solicitor

q.

Motion to award the bids for the Sale of Borough Vehicles and Parks and Recreation Equipment as per the bid tabulation of February 4, 2022 for a total net amount of $29,908 and subject to review and approval of the Solicitor

r.

Motion to grant the request of the Parks and Recreation Department to hold its Half Marathon on April 16, 2022, resulting in the closure of College Drive at the intersections of Hanover and High Streets and Keystone Boulevard, from 7:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., subject to review and approval of the Police and Fire Departments

s.

Motion to grant the request of the Tiburon Endurance Sports to hold its 5K Road Running Race on May 21, 2022, resulting in the closure of portions of the Circle of Progress, Glasgow , Rice, West Chestnut and Prince Streets, from 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m., subject to review and approval of the Police and Fire Departments

t.

Motion to appoint an individual to the Pottstown Planning Commission for a four-year term to expire February 1, 2026

13.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

14.

ADJOURNMENT