Media December 12, 2017 Phoenixville Borough Council

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Phoenixville Borough Council
PHOENIXVILLE BOROUGH COUNCIL Tuesday, December 12, 2017 7:00 PM
AGENDA
I. Moment of Silence/Pledge of Allegiance

II. Roll Call – Borough Manager

III. Consider Approval of the November 14, 2017 Regular Meeting Minutes

IV. Presentations

V. Public Participation

VI. Appointments

A. Call for Residents interested in being appointed to various Boards and Commissions.

B. Consider appointment of Luke Bauerlein to the Human Relations Commission.

C. Consider appointment of Brooke Ginty to the Human Relations Commission.

D. Consider appointment of Sophie Kandler to the Human Relations Commission.

E. Consider appointment of Steve Jarmon to the Human Relations Commission.

F. Consider resignation of Yvonne Brownlee from the Zoning Hearing Board.

VII. Communications/Council Participation

VIII. Mayor’s Report

X. New Business

A. Consider scheduling and advertising the 2018 Re-Organization meeting for January 2, 2018.

B. Consider scheduling and advertising 2018 meetings of Council, Boards, Commissions, and Committees.

C. Consider a Motion to award the 2017 Water Main Replacement Project to Shainline Excavating, Inc in the Base Bid amount of $692,034.00 and for Alternate Bid No. 1 in the amount of $5,760.00 for a total amount of $697,794.00 as the lowest responsible and responsive bidder per the Borough Engineer’s Memorandum of December 8, 2017.

D. Consider approval of a Water Sales Agreement between the Borough and Aqua Pennsylvania, Inc. to be filed with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) as part of the Application to transfer the Borough’s water distribution facilities in Schuylkill, Upper Providence, and East Pikeland Townships to Aqua.

E. Consider approval of the 2018 Budget. Recommended in Finance Committee 2-0.

XI. Resolutions

A. Consider a Resolution acknowledging the services of Shane Dilworth on the Phoenixville Recreation Board.

B. Consider a Resolution establishing the Community Event List for 2018.

XII. Public Hearings A. Consider an Ordinance setting the millage for Real Property for the Year 2018.

B. Consider an Ordinance Amendment to Chapter 15 “Motor Vehicles”.

C. Consider an Ordinance providing for the vacation and abandonment to the abutting property owners certain portions of Fairview Street, which was originally laid out as a public street and remains (or portions thereof remain) unopened as a public street.

XIII. Reports of Committees, Boards, and Commissions
A. Planning Commission – (Kuznar)
1. Consider a Resolution for Final Approval of the Subdivision and Land Development Plan for Eland Point Crossing. Planning Commission recommended approval in their Action Memo of November 20, 2017 by vote of 4-2. Mr. Carnevale and Ms. Johnston voting No.

B. Historical Architectural Review Board – (Dugan)
1. Consider approval of the Sign Request for 131 Bridge Street as recommended 6-0 by the HARB Action Memo of December 5, 2017.

2. Consider approval of the Renovation/Repair Request for 347 Church Street as recommended 6-0 by the HARB Action Memo of December 5, 2017.

3. Consider approval of the Renovation/Repair Request for 349 Church Street as recommended 6-0 by the HARB Action Memo of December 5, 2017.
C. Regional Planning Commission – (Ewald)
D. Recreation Board – (Dugan)
E. Beautification Advisory Commission – (Soto)
XIV. Council Action referred from Council Committees
A. Parks and Recreation Committee – (Soto, Dugan, Kovaleski)
1. Consider a Temporary Community Event for Bark for Life 2018 on Sunday, September 30, 2018 in Reeves Park from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Recommended in Committee 3-0.

2. Consider a Temporary Community Event for WuFF Jam 2018 on Saturday, September 15, 2018 in Reeves Park from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm contingent upon receipt of Certificate of Insurance. Rain date is Sunday, September 16, 2018. Recommended in Committee 3-0.

3. Consider a Community Event for First Fridays 2018 on May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 7, and October 5, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Bridge and Main Parking Lot and Main Street between Bridge Street and Church Street to be closed from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Prospect Street – Resident Traffic Only from Starr Street through Main Street from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Recommended in Committee 3-0.

4. Consider a Community Event for the 2018 Food Truck Festival on Saturday, May 5 and October 6, 2018 from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Bridge and Main Parking Lot, Main Street between Taylor Alley and Church Street, and Bridge Street between Starr Street and Gay
Street to be closed from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm. Prospect Street – Resident Traffic Only from Starr Street through Main Street from 4:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Recommended in Committee 3-0.
B. Policy Committee – (Dalton, Doherty. Soto)
1. Consider a Resolution to opt-out and prohibit a Category 4 casino from being placed in the Borough. Recommended in Committee 30.

2. Consider a Resolution opposing House Bill 1620 – Wireless Infrastructure Deployment. Recommended in Committee 3-0.

3. Consider accepting the Affordable Housing Task Force Findings and Recommendations as presented. Recommended in Committee 3-0.
C. Police and Personnel Committee – (Doherty, Kuznar, Ewald)
1. No Action to Report.
D. Infrastructure Committee – (Ewald, Dalton, Kovaleski)
1. Consider a Resolution accepting the final Downtown Parking Study as prepared by the Borough’s Traffic Engineer. Recommended in Committee 2-0.
E. Finance Committee – (Dugan, Kuznar, Kovaleski)

1. Consider approval of the 2017 Pre-Paid dated 10/7/2017 - 11/3/2017 in the amount of $1,821,710.82. Recommended in Committee 2-0.

2. Consider approval of the 2017 Pre-Paid ACH dated 10/31/2017 in the amount of $1,274.60. Recommended in Committee 2-0.

3. Consider Budget Transfer 2017-019 in the amount of $4,000 from Highway Maintenance-Road & Bridges (Operating Supplies) to Liquid Fuels Storm Sewers & Drains (Repair & Maintenance Supplies) for emergency repair to storm inlet. Recommended in Committee 2-0.

4. Consider Budget Transfer 2017-021 in the amount of $1,950 from Streets Department (Operating Supplies) to Streets Department (Employee Training) for equipment training for utility workers. Recommended in Committee 2-0.

5. Consider Budget Increase 2017-014 in the amount of $15,450 from General Fund Balance to Police Protection (New Vehicle) to replace Car #9 which was totaled in an accident. Recommended in Committee 2-0.

6. Consider a Resolution eliminating member payments to the Police Pension Plan Fund for the calendar year 2018. Recommended in Committee 2-0.

7. Consider Resolution to revise the Master Schedule of Fees for 2018. Recommended in Committee 2-0.

8. Consider Manager’s Memorandum regarding budget adjustments. Recommended in Committee 2-0.

XV. Public Participation

XVI. Staff Reports A. Manager’s Report B. Police Chief’s Report C. Fire Chief’s Report D. Code Director’s Report E. Public Works Director’s Report F. Finance Director’s Report

XVII. Old Business

XVIII. Executive Session – Real Estate and Litigation

XIX. Adjournment

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