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COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 COUNCIL MEETING ROOM
 June 8, 2022
 7:00 PM




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PUBLIC COMMENT POLICY

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


3.

INVOCATION

4.

PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

5.

Subcommittee Reports

a.

Infrastructure (Councilor Lebedynsky)

b.

Transportation

c.

Efficient Methods Committee (Councilor Lebedynsky)

d.

Ordinance Review Committee (Councilor Procsal)

e.

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

6.

Boards & Committee Reports

a.

Land Bank Report (Peggy Lee-Clark, Administrator)

b.

Emergency Services Reports (Chief Hand)

c.

Human Relations Commission (Marcia Levengood)

d.

Library (Mindy Lipsky)

e.

Ricketts Community Center (Councilor Kirkland)

f.

Pottstown School District (Councilor Lindsay)

7.

Mayor's Report

8.

Manager's Report

9.

Presentation - David Yeck Foundation – Public Arts Program - Patricia McCloskey, PARRC & Cathy Paretti, Veterans’ Island Project

10.

Presentation – Elks#814 Veterans’ Committee, Richard Hurter - Veterans’ Banners

11.

Civil Service Commission - Testing Process for Promotions, (Corporal and Sergeant)

12.

215 South Washington Street

14.

327 Industrial Highway and 175 South Evans Street - RFP

15.

Release and Hold Harmless Agreement, Chester Smith, 29 West 7th Street

16.

Property Disposition, 1000 Cherry Street & Center Avenue

17.

Ordain & Vacate portion of Manatawny Street, between High Street and Reading Railroad

18.

Mervine Street Paving/Upper Pottsgrove Township – Cooperative Agreement

19.

Bid Award – 707 Hamilton Street

20.

Motion to grant the request of the Victory Christian Life Center to hold its Friends & Family Day, on June 12, 2022 and closing Washington Street between King Street and Buttonwood Alley from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., subject to review and approval of the Police and Fire Departments

21.

Pottstown AMBUCS Soap Box Derby, Wilson Street – June 17 & 18, 2022 (rain date June 19th)

22.

Parks & Recreation – Comedy Shows – BYOB’s in Memorial Park, June 17 & June 24, 2022

23.

Block Party, Shonda Wiley, 600 Block King Street, July 9, 2022 (rain date (July 16th)

24.

Community Arts Project, July 14, 2022, 400 Block Chestnut Street (chalk blue whale on street)

25.

Victory Christian Life – National Night Out, close Washington Street – August 2, 2022

26.

Block Party, Spruce Street, Lee Avenue to Maplewood Drive, Councilor Trenita Lindsay, August 7, 2022

27.

Labor Day Car Show -Smith Family Plaza, FTA Approval - September 4, 2022

28.

Zoning – 415 Laurel Street - Theodore Radzinski

29.

Zoning – 316 North Charlotte Street, T Burleigh Properties LLC

30.

Board Vacancy – Land Bank Board – 1 three-year term (Twila Fisher)

31.

HARB – 758 East High Street

Documents:
  1. HARB 2022-05-18.pdf
32.

HARB – Administrative Approved

a. 1008 High Street

b. 175 North Hanover Street

33.

Comments from Citizens Present

34.

Councilors' General Discussion

35.

FOR REGULAR MEETING

a.

Presentation - Red Cross Regional Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee