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Allentown

Meeting Agenda - Final

435 Hamilton Street Allentown, Pa. 18101

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Council Chambers7:00 PMWednesday, June 20, 2018

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Invocation: Councilperson Guridy

Pledge to the Flag

Roll Call

Courtesy of the Floor Courtesy and Privilege of the Floor Rules Please observe the Rules of Council when addressing the body. A full copy of Council

Rules can be found on the city website or by email if you contact Council office.
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There are multiple opportunities to address Council. Individuals can speak during Courtesy of the Floor (addressing items not on the agenda) and

during Bills and Resolutions on Final Passage and Introduction. When given the Floor, please go to the podium and state your name and address. All remarks must be directed towards the presiding officer or council as a body; not a particular Council member or elected official, the audience or city staff. Unless otherwise determined, individuals shall have three minutes to address council and individuals representing a bona-fide group shall have five minutes. Privilege of the Floor will not be extended for personal insults or personal attacks on any individual, name calling or other behavior that is inconsistent with the purpose and intent of conducting official business. Please address council as a body. Refrain from using offensive language, cursing and making noises while other people are speaking. Act with decorum. Remove your hat and turn cell phones off.
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(Council Speaking Rules: Members and others given the privilege of the floor will address the Presiding Officer. The Presiding Officer will extend

the courtesy to the Councilperson(s) responsible for introducing legislation the opportunity to speak first. Each member will have the right to speak twice on any subject. No Member will be allowed to speak more than twice on any subject without permission of the Presiding Officer. No Member will speak more than three (3) times on the question without the unanimous consent of all the Members present.
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Approval of Minutes:

March 28, 2018 Special Council Meeting Minutes

March 28, 2018 Special Council Meeting MinutesAttachments:

Old Business

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Communications

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REPORTS FROM COMMITTEES:

APPOINTMENTS:

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Memo from Mayor Ray O Connell regarding an appointment to the Arts Commission Louis Holzman for Council s consideration.

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Name Authority/Board/Commission Term to Expire Louis Holzman Arts Commission 01/03/2021

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Louis Holzman will replace Ilene Hochberg (Wood) on the Arts Commission. Memo from Mayor Ray O'Connell regarding Arts Commission appointment - Louis

HolzmanAttachments:
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ORDINANCES FOR FINAL PASSAGE (To be Voted On):

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Bill 24 Providing for the expenditure of certain monies received by the City of Allentown under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act

of 1974, as amended; The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009; and Title II of the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, as amended; for the purpose of undertaking programs of housing and community development within the City.
Tagged Passions:Title I, development, community development, homeless, Development, emergency, housing, and program

Bill 24 CDBGAttachments:

Bill 25 Amending the 2018 Liquid Fuels Fund budget to accommodate the reclassification of two (2) part-time Maintenance Worker II positions to two

(2) full-time Maintenance Worker II positions in the Department of Public Works.
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Bill 25 Liquid Fuels ReclassAttachments:

Bill 26 Amending the 2018 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifty Thousand ( 50,000) Dollars from the Wildlands

Conservancy to the City of Allentown to assist with funding an alternate scope of work for the Auburn Cross Trails.
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Bill 26 Auburn Cross Trails DonationAttachments:

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Bill 27 Amending the 2018 General Fund budget to accommodate the reclassification of Para-Police position to a Clerk II position in the Police

Department resulting in a savings of Fifteen Thousand Eight Hundred Seventy ( 15,870) Dollars.
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Bill 27 Para PoliceAttachments:

Bill 28 Amending the 2018 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One Thousand dollars ( 1,000.00) as a result of a

donation from the Petco Foundation in support of the State Farm Arson Dog to the Allentown Fire Department for the purchase of Arson Dog Equipment and Supplies.
Tagged Passions:budget, pets, purchasing, Donation, agriculture, equipment, fire departments and districts, funding, and donation

Bill 28 PETCO DonationAttachments:

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Bill 29 Amending the 2018 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fourteen Thousand Six Hundred Six ( 14,606.00) Dollars

from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Office of The State Fire Commissioner Grant, to the Allentown Fire Department to purchase and install SCBA Scott Revolve Air Smart Controller Equipment
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Bill 29 OFSC Grant for SCBA ControllerAttachments:

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Bill 30 Amending the 2018 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Eighty-Seven Thousand Two-Hundred Seventy-Three (

87,273.00) Dollars as a result of a grant from FEMA US Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant, to the Allentown Fire Department to provide for Personal Bailout System Kits and PPE Retrofit.
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Bill 30 FEMA AFG Grant for Bail Out EquipmentAttachments:

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Bill 31 Amending Article 393.15- Stormwater Utility Fee of the Business Regulation and Taxation Code to Further Explain how Stormwater Utility Fees

are Calculated for Impervious Surfaces Held in Common Ownership, and to Adopt a System of Credits Providing for Reductions in Stormwater Utility Fees for Property Owners Who Install Facilities that Aid in Stormwater Management.
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Bill 31 STORMWATER CREDIT

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Allentown Community Engagement Program Manual_06_01_2018_FINAL

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Allentown Credit Manual_06_01_2018_Draft

Attachments:

Bill 32 Amending the 2018 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Twenty-Nine Thousand Dollars ( 29,000.00) as a result of

funds received from The City of Bethlehem Fire Department
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Bill 32 Fire Training Funds to Fire Premium AcctAttachments:

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Bill 33 Amending the 2018 General Fund Budget and the 2018 Stormwater Fund Budget to provide for transfer of funds for the annual lease payment of

equipment used for Stormwater operations as shown in Sections One through Four and the payment of the Stormwater fee for City-owned properties as shown in Section Five.
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Bill 33 Stormwater TransferAttachments:

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Bill 34 Amending the 2018 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Seventeen Thousand Five Hundred ( 17,500) Dollars from

various local companies sponsoring the All-American City Award competition.
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Bill 34 Donations for All American AwardAttachments:

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RESOLUTIONS FOR FINAL PASSAGE (To be Voted On):

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R77 Approves the Submission of the Action Plan to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

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R77 CDBG ACTION PLANAttachments:

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R80 Authorizes Submission of an Application to the Pennsylvania Department of Community Economic Development for a Grant of One Hundred Thousand

Dollars ( 100,000.00) for use in the development of the City s Comprehensive Plan.
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R80 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN GRANTAttachments:

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R81 Supports Senate Bill 1098, an amendment to the Vehicle Code to allow for the placement of cameras on school buses to capture violations.

Sponsors: Mr. Robinson and Mota
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R81 Red means StopAttachments:

R82 Cancels July 4th Council Meeting

R82 Cancels July 4th Council MeetingAttachments:

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ORDINANCES FOR INTRODUCTION (To be referred to Committee with public comment prior to referral)

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Bill 35 Refer to Public Works Amending the 2018 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One Hundred Thousand ( 100,000)

Dollars from UGI to the City of Allentown for the installation of handicap ramps on Walnut Street from 10th Street to 15th Street as part of a cost sharing project.
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Bill 35 UGI handicap ramp contribution

UGI Check

UGI HANDICAP RAMP AGREEMENT LTR

Attachments:

Bill 36 Amending the 2018 Equipment Fund Budget and the 2018 General Fund Budget to provide for a transfer between funds in the amount of Two Hundred

Twenty Thousand ( 220,000) Dollars for changes to the existing Microsoft Enterprise Agreement as it relates to the Malware situation.
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Bill 36 Microsoft LicensingAttachments:

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Bill 37 Amending the 2018 General Fund budget by adding a total of three positions in the Bureau of Building Standards and Safety. Two Housing

Inspectors (14M, Step D) each budgeted at an annual salary of Fifty Thousand Five Hundred Sixty ( 50,560) Dollars and one Clerk III (8M, Step D) budgeted at an annual salary of Forty-Four Thousand Forty-Five
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( 44,045) Dollars. Bill 37 Housing ReorgAttachments:

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RESOLUTIONS FOR INTRODUCTION (Can be voted on or Referred to Committee):

NEW BUSINESS

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GOOD AND WELFARE

ADJOURN

Council meetings are held on the first and third Wednesday of each month beginning at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers. For copies of the agenda or

meeting announcements, please visit our website at www.allentownpa.gov or contact the Clerk at Michael.Hanlon@allentownpa.gov to receive an email notice of the meetings.

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