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Ordinances

15350Amending the 2017 Capital Fund to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Twelve Thousand ($12,000) Dollars reflecting receipt of a grant from the Century Fund for the repairs and refurbishing of the West Park fountain and surrounding area.

15349Amending the 2017 Capital Fund to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Eighty-Five Thousand ($85,000.00) Dollars reflecting receipt of a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for the planning and development of a park along Basin Street.

15348Amending the 2017 Capital Fund and the 2017 General Fund to provide for a transfer in the amount of One Hundred Forty-One Thousand Dollars ($141,000) from the Capital Fund Project Blight Removal and Remediation to the Planning Program of the General Fund for the in-take and community outreach of the Upside Allentown Housing Rehabilitation Program.

15347An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Allentown, Pennsylvania, amending Part Seven (General Offenses Code), Article 730 of the Codified Ordinances by adding section 730.99.1 to establish guidelines for police officers to follow when effectuating warrantless arrests when the conduct constitutes a summary offense pursuant to Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial procedure), Part viii (Criminal Proceedings), Chapter 89 (commencement of proceedings), Subchapter a (general provisions)  of the Pennsylvania consolidated statutes.

15346Amending Article 941, the Sewage and Industrial Waste Ordinance, to bring it into compliance with the Concession Lease Agreement between LCA and the City by delegating the authority to LCA to administer the Industrial Waste Program.

15345Amending Articles 533, Parking Meters the City of Allentown by changing the hours of operation of on street parking meters from 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM (rather than 10PM) in the central business district; and from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (rather than 10:00 PM) in areas outside the business district.

15344 - Amending the 2017 Budget, adopted on December 7, 2016 to implement various budgetary changes related to salaries, salary ranges, executive positions, premium pay and account 46.

15343
Amending the 2017 General Fund, Liquid Fuels, Trexler, Risk Management, Solid Waste, Golf Course and 911 Fund budgets to include the contractual obligations recently agreed upon with SEIU and agreement made with MESA and provides for the Medical Opt-Out benefit by placing those funds into a new account entitled Employee-Health Insurance Opt Out resulting in the Permanent Wage Account showing only actual wages.

15342 - Amending the Article 123.09, Appointments by the Mayor, by establishing the same residency requirements for the position of the Managing Director that apply to Department Directors under the provisions of the Home Rule Charter. The Managing Director does not need to be a resident of the City at the time of appointment, but after appointment shall reside in the City.  City residency shall be required within twelve (12) months of being appointed.

15341An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Grant Fund Budget for 2017.

15340 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Capital Projects Fund Budget for 2017.

15339Amending Article 400.04, Department of Parks and Recreation Fees, Golf Course Fees, of the Codified Ordinances to update various fees at the Golf Course.

15338Amending the 2016 General Fund to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Six Hundred Three Thousand Seven Hundred Sixty-One ($603,761) Dollars reflecting receipt of funds from the Lehigh County Authority for reimbursement of Administrative Order reserve for the awards made to the Police and Fire Departments pursuant to Act 111.

15337To adjust the taxes for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2017.

15336 -  An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, amending the Earned Income Tax ordinance.

15335An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, establishing a new Chapter 401 within Title 9 of the Business Regulation and Taxation Code of the Allentown Codified Ordinances, and setting and distributing a fee for processing of real property tax certifications.

15334An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, amending the Emergency Medical Services ordinances by making City residents responsible for any balance due not covered by an insurance carrier for transport deemed not medically necessary by EMS staff beginning with the resident’s third use of this service.

15333 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the E 9-1-1 Fund Budget for 2017.

15332 An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, revising the fee schedule for City-operated recreational sports leagues.

15331 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, establishing and adopting the Lease/Administrative Order Enterprise Fund Budget for 2017.

15330 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Risk Management Fund Budget for 2017.

15329 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, Council of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Equipment Fund Budget for 2017.

15328 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Golf Course Fund Budget for 2017.

15327 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Trexler Fund Budget for 2017.

15326 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Liquid Fuels Fund Budget for 2017. 

15325Amending Article 1131, Municipal Waste Storage, Collection and Disposal by maintaining the Solid Waste Fee at Three Hundred and Seventy-Five ($375) Dollars.

15324 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, establishing and adopting the Solid Waste Enterprise Fund Budget for 2017.

15323 - AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE INCURRENCE OF NONELECTORAL INDEBTEDNESS AND THE ISSUANCE OF A SERIES OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN A MAXIMUM AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF UP TO ELEVEN MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($11,500,000); PROVIDING FOR MAXIMUM INTEREST RATES, MAXIMUM MATURITY AMOUNTS AND PLACE OF PAYMENT IN RESPECT TO THE BONDS; SETTING FORTH THE PARAMETERS FOR ACCEPTANCE OF A PROPOSAL AND AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A PROPOSAL FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE BONDS; AUTHORIZING THE PROPER OFFICERS TO EXECUTE AND DELIVER THE BONDS; AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE PREPARATION, CERTIFICATION AND FILING OF THE PROCEEDINGS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; AND SETTING FORTH A FORM OF BOND.

15322Amending the 2016 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation in the amount of Nine Hundred Ninety-Nine ($999.00) Dollars. This was a result of payment in lieu of tree plantings for the purchase of new street trees.

15321Amending the 2016 Health Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Eleven Thousand Two Hundred Forty ($11,240) Dollars as a result of funds from the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) for the purchase of training and supplies for the Childhood Injury Prevention Program for the Safe and Healthy Homes initiative and mileage reimbursement. These funds will be used to train staff in the Safe and Healthy Homes project requirements and to purchase injury prevention supplies and asthma prevention supplies to be distributed during home assessments. These funds will be used to reimburse for mileage expense for home assessments.

15320Amending the 2016 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation in the amount of Two Million One Hundred Ninety Six Thousand Four Hundred Fifty Two Dollars and Ninety Three Cents $2,196,452.93 as a result of the Administrative Order Bond.

15319 An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, Council of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, establishing the Administrative Order Fund for 2016.

15318Amending Article 307, Solicitors and Canvassers, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown by changing the license fee to an application fee, raising the fee from $25 to $50 to recoup the costs of process the application, changing the time from going door to door from 9am – 9pm, to 9 am to 7pm, and separating Solicitor’s from Canvassers.

15317Amending Ordinance #15293 by correcting an account number found – the supplemental appropriation and expenditure of $16,250 as a result of a grant from PA Historical and Museum Commission to provide for residential outreach and review of applications for the Historical Architectural Review Board (HARB) should have been reflected in the General Fund (00) not the Grant Fund (05).

15316Amending the 2016 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Ten Thousand ($10,000) Dollars as a result of a funding from Lehigh Valley Health Network to provide for Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) materials and equipment.

15315Amending Article 951 Park Regulations, Section .08 Vehicles, by deleting the provision that allows biking in Trexler Park only on days of the week with the letter t in them, in effect, allowing biking at Trexler Park every day.

15314Amending the 2016 Equipment Fund by reallocating Six Hundred Fourteen Thousand Seventy-Two Dollars and Forty-Eight Cents ($614,072.48) unspent 2015 allocated funds for IT (voiceover phone system, archive system, replacement of network switches and other computer equipment) and Police projects (in-car and body camera equipment, and a record management systems).

15313Amending the 2016 General Fund by adding the position of Lead Program Manager (10N) in the Bureau of Building Standards and Safety as a result of the City being awarded the Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Program Grant by HUD and the PA Department of Health.

15312Amending the 2016 General Fund to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Hundred Forty-Nine Thousand Nine Hundred One ($249,901) Dollars reflecting receipt of a grant from Department of Justice Body Worn Camera Program (BWC) to the Police Department for the purchase of equipment and the training associated with the use of the cameras.

15311Amending the 2016 General Fund by changing the position title of Construction Codes Supervisor to Building Inspections Supervisor (remaining at 13N) and changing the position title of Codes Coordinator to Building Inspections Assistant Supervisor upgrading the position from a 10(N) to a 12(N) in the Bureau of Building Standards and Safety.

15310Amending the 2016 General Fund to provide for a supplemental appropriation in the amount of Six Hundred Fifty ($650) Dollars as a result of a donation from the Allentown Mountainville Lions Club to be used toward the purchase of a protective vest for a new officer in the Police Department.

15309Amending the 2016 General Fund to provide for a supplemental appropriation in the amount of Five Hundred ($500) Dollars as a result of a donation from the Kitchen Savers and Bath Fitters to be used toward the Police Department’s costs associated with National Night Out.

15308Amending the 2016 Trexler Fund, to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Hundred Six Thousand Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($206,250) as a result of the increased amount due to the City for the Trexler Maintenance Grant as designated by Court Order of General Trexler’s Will.

15307Amending the 2016 Trexler Fund, the 2016 Capital Projects Fund and the 2016 Golf Course Fund to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000) as a result of the annual receipt of capital improvement funds from the Trexler Trust as designated by Court Order.

15306Amending Article 539, Street Cleaning, by adding a provision exempting municipal vehicles engaged in official City business under the Street Cleaning program. 

15305Amending article 507 (Traffic control Maps) of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown.

15304Amends Article 395, Community and Economic Development Fees, by changing the Zoning and License application fees, and deleting Weed Cutting notification requirements.

15303Amending the 2016 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $62,459, reflecting Department of Justice Grant 201-H3953-PA-DJ for $62,459 for the Allentown Police Department ($40,374) and Lehigh County Regional Crime Center ($22,085). The funds are to be used for the purchase of a simulator for training dealing with force scenarios.

15302Amending the 2016 Health Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Forty Eight Thousand Seven Hundred Dollars ($48,700.00) as a result of a grant from Highmark to provide for training and support to the Allentown Health Bureau in establishing a quality improvement and quality assurance plan to better serve the community and to meet the requirements for public health accreditation.

15301Amending the 2016 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Thirteen Thousand Seven Hundred Eighty-Nine Dollars and Seventy-Nine Cents ($13,789.79) from the Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Office Of The State Fire Commissioner Grant, to the Allentown Fire Department to provide for Fire Department Training Equipment to be used at the Training Academy.

15300 - Amending the 2016 Health Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $15,415.60 (fifteen thousand four hundred and fifteen dollars and sixty cents) as of result of funds from the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) for the purchase of supplies for the Childhood Injury Prevention Program and the Nutrition and Physical Activity Program.  These funds will be used to purchase additional safety items (car seats, bike helmets), community garden signage and advertising and program materials for the Million Hearts initiative.

15299 - Ordinance Issuing Debt Supported by LCA Service Charges

15298Amending Article 951, Park Regulations of the Codified Ordinances, by making Parks and Recreation the governing agency, modifying the language on conducting business in parks, renumbering definitions, prohibiting buses from entering and parking in the park without a permit, prohibiting bonfires, using a generator, possessing or drinking alcoholic beverages or  building a fire without a permit, allowing bike riding only in authorized places and times, modifying the permit process including deleting the appeal process and allowing the Director or designee to revoke a permit, and enabling SWEEP tickets to be issued for a number of violations.

15297Amending the 2016 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of Twelve Thousand ($12,000) Dollars from one Capital Project to another Capital Project to correct Ordinance 15243 (11/18/ 2015) – the legislation appropriated a $12,000 grant from the Century Fund into the Capital Fund and was intended for the WPA Wall Repair Project, project number referred to the Park Land Acquisition Project rather than the WPA Wall Repair Project.

15296Amending the 2016 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $10,000 as a result a donation from Helen Steedle to be used towards the purchase of Tasers for the Police Department.

15295Amending the 2016 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $1,575 as a result of a donation for the L.I.F.E. (Living with Integrity for Future Excellence Program) an Allentown Youth Initiative.

15294Amending the 2016 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation in the amount of $300 as a result of a donation from Krupa Financial LLC to be used toward the purchase of K-9 equipment for the Police Department.

15293Amending the 2016 Grant Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $16,250 as a result of a grant from PA Historical and Museum Commission to provide for residential outreach and review of applications for the Historical Architectural Review Board (HARB).

15292Amending the 2016 Grant Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $1,700.00 from the PA Historical and Museum Commission, to provide for training for the Historical Architectural Review Board (HARB).

15291Amending the 2016 General Fund Budget by transferring $165,000 from the unappropriated balance to the Building Standards and Safety Bureau Other Contract Services account for the demolition of properties in the 300 Block of North Tenth Street as a result of the sink hole that was discovered in 2012.

15290Amending the 2016 General Fund budget by deleting the position of Office Manager (09N) in the Bureau of Accounting & Financial Management and adding the position of Financial Analyst (14N) in the Bureau of Finance & Budget Administration. The annual salary is $59,000, funded as a result of transfers from Accounting and Financial Management to Finance and Budget Administration.

15288Amending the 2016 General Fund budget by adding the position of a Part-time Maintenance Worker 1 (06M) in the Bureau of Traffic Planning and Control.  (This is seven months of the position)

15287Amending the 2016 General Fund budget by deleting the position of Clerk Typist 2 - Part-time (05M) and adding the position of Administrative Assistant (07N) in the Fire Administration Office. The purpose of this bill is to create a Full-time Administrative Assistant to provide sufficient office administrative support in the Fire Prevention office and as needed to support the Deputy Chief.

15286Amending the 2016 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of Seventy-Seven Thousand Eight Hundred Twenty-Nine Dollars and Fifty-Nine Cents ($77,829.59) from one Capital Project to another project for additional funding for bridge repairs.

15285An Ordinance providing for the expenditure of certain monies received by the City of Allentown from the repayment of loans made through the Rental Rehabilitation Program.

15284 -  An Ordinance 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.

15283 -  An Ordinance amending the Consolidated Plan One Year Action Plan for the Fortieth and Forty-first years of the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) which re-programs Thirty-nine Thousand One Hundred ($39,100) Dollars of unexpended funds.

15282Amending the 2016 Trexler Fund, 2016 Golf Fund and the 2016 Capital Fund by transferring from the unappropriated balance of the Trexler Fund to various accounts within the Trexler Fund, Golf Fund and Capital Fund to allow the Parks Department to maintain the parks system using unspent previously allocated funds. This bill will allow the Parks Department to complete the following:  Park Maintenance Study, perform electrical repairs throughout the park system, purchase various operating materials, chemicals, mulch, trees and lawn equipment.  It will also place $128,000 in the Golf Fund Capital Program for irrigation repairs. The Rose Garden pavilion number three will also be replaced at an estimated cost of $22,700 through Capital Project 1905 (Park and Playground Improvements).Also, a new dug-out will be built at Keck Park at the baseball diamond at an estimated cost of $20,800 through Capital Project 1652 (Keck and Roosevelt Park Improvements).

15281Amending the 2016 General Fund and the 2016 Equipment Fund budgets by transferring $100,000 from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund to the Equipment Fund to cover the cost of purchasing a 2016 cab and chassis for the remounting a 2010 Ambulance Box.

15280Amending the 2016 General Fund, the 2016 Liquid Fuels Fund, the 2016 Trexler Fund, the 2016 Risk Fund, the 2016 Equipment Fund, the 2016 Solid Waste Fund and the 2016 911 Fund by appropriating funds from the un-appropriated balances for the rollover of encumbrances for the prior year commitments. 

15279Amending the 2016 Risk Management Fund budget by transferring One Million One Hundred Three Thousand Nine Hundred Forty Dollars and Eighty-Two Cents ($1,103,940.82) from the unappropriated balance of the Risk Management Fund to cover the settlement payment to A. Scott Enterprise, taking effect immediately upon the affirmative vote of six councilpersons.

15278Providing for the vacation of a portion of Tilghman Street from the Eastern boundary of the former R.J. Corman Railroad Eastward to the Lehigh River in the Sixth Ward of the City of Allentown:

15277Amends Article 911, Shade Trees to more specifically outline the powers and duties of the Shade Tree Commission.

15276Providing for the vacation of a portion of Fairview Street being the Southern thirty (30) feet of Fairview Street starting at the Northeast corner of 1834-1844 Fairview Street and continuing Westerly One hundred and fifty-two and thirty-two one hundredths  (152.32) feet to the Western limit of this subject street vacation in the Thirteenth Ward of the City of Allentown:

15275Amending the 2016 General Fund budget by deleting the position of Executive Secretary to the Managing Director (09N) and adding the position of Administrative Assistant (07N).

15274Amending the 2016 General Fund budget by deleting the position of Legal Administrative Assistant (05N) and adding the position of Executive Legal Administrative Assistant (07N).

15273Amending the 2016 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of Twenty Eight Thousand Three Hundred and Fifty One Dollars and Twenty One Cents ($28,351.21) to complete payment to Langan Engineering for work that has been completed at the Jackson Street Playground.

15272Amending the 2016 General Fund and the 2016 Liquid Fuels Fund budgets by transferring from the unappropriated balance to the Other Services and Charges Account in both funds to cover the unexpected cost of hiring contractors to assist with snow removal in the amount of Five Hundred Thirty-Three Thousand One Hundred Thirty-One Dollars and Fifty-Four Cents ($533,131.54).

15271Amending the 2016 General Fund budget by deleting the position of Housing Coordinator (11N) and adding the position of Office Manager (09N) in the Bureau of Building Standards and Safety.

15270Amending the 2016 General Fund budget by deleting the position of Clerk II (06M) and adding the position of Clerk III (08M) in the Bureau of Street Maintenance.

15269Amending the Property Rehabilitation and Maintenance Code, Article 1745.08 Fire Alarm and Detection Systems, by adding provisions for certain multifamily dwellings or attached garages to install carbon monoxide detectors in the vicinity of bedrooms or the appliance where the presence of fossil burning fuels exist to bring the code into compliance with State Act 121. 

15268Amending the 2015 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of One Hundred Sixteen Thousand Twenty One Dollars and Forty Six Cents ($116,021.46) from one Capital Project to another project which needed additional funding.

15267Amending the 2016 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $116,087.00 from a FEMA US Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant, to the Allentown Fire Department to provide for Wellness and Fitness equipment and health programs/training.

15266Amending the Civil Service Board (CSB) Rules for Hiring and Promotion for Police Officers that were adopted pursuant to the provisions of Article 155 of the Codified Ordinances by removing the oral examination component from the Promotional Testing Process for Police Lieutenant and Sergeant, leaving the Written Examination account for 100% of the final promotional scoring.

15265 Amending the 2016 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of Five Hundred Thirty-Six Thousand Two Hundred Twenty-Nine Dollars and Eighty Cents ($536,229.80) from Capital Project 2008 (Street Lighting Upgrade) and Capital Project 1905 (City Wide Park & Playground Improvement) to Capital Project 2202 (WPA Structure Renovations).

15264Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $1,395.00.  This is the result of a grant for the purchase of new street trees.

15263Amending Article 353, Property Tax, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown.

15262 - Amending the 2015 Public Works Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $7,500.00 which will be deposited into the capital fund and will increase the expense account number listed below.

15261To adjust the taxes for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2016.

15260Amending Article 331 Earned Income Tax, Subsection 331.02, Imposition of Tax, by changing the rates for residents from 1.33% to 1.65% and changing the dates from 2015 to 2016.

15259An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania adopting the General Fund Budget for 2016.

15258Amending Article 1131, Municipal Waste Storage, Collection and Disposal by maintaining the Solid Waste Fee at Three Hundred and Seventy-Five ($375) Dollars.

15257An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, establishing and adopting the Solid Waste Enterprise Fund Budget for 2016.

15256Amending the Part Three Business Regulation and Taxation Code, Title V, Annual Taxes, by repealing ARTICLE 355 RESIDENCE TAX in its entirety.

15255An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Capital Projects Fund Budget for 2016.

15254 -  An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Grant Fund Budget for 2016.

15253An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the E 9-1-1 Fund Budget for 2016.

15252 An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Debt Obligation for 2016.

15251An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Risk Management Fund Budget for 2016.

15250An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, Council of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Equipment Fund Budget for 2016.

15249An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Golf Course Fund Budget for 2016.

15248 An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Trexler Fund Budget for 2016.

15247An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Liquid Fuels Fund Budget for 2016.

15246An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Allentown authorizing a loan from the unappropriated balance of the Solid Waste Fund, in the amount of Four Million Five Hundred Thousand ($4,500,000) Dollars to the City’s General Fund.

15245Amending Part III, Business Regulation and Taxation, Title 9 - Fees, Article 400, Park and Recreation Fees by adding a new fee schedule for special events - Section 400.08 Special Event Fees.

15244 - Amending the 2015 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Seven Hundred Nine Dollars ($709) from proceeds raised at an October 24, 2015 fundraiser for the design and construction of a skate park at Jordan Park.

15243 - Amending the 2015 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Twelve Thousand Dollars ($12,000) from a grant from the Century Fund for WPA structure rehabilitation - stairs at Fountain Park and stairs and pillars at Daddona Lake/Union Terrace Park.

15242 - Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $10,710 as a result of a DCNR Grant.

15241 Amending the 2015 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of One Hundred Twenty Five Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty Five Dollars and Seventy Seven Cents ($125,735.77the 19th Street Streetscape Capital Project to Traffic Signal Upgrades, for professional design services for various upgrades.

15240Amending the Zoning Code, Article 1301-1331, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown.

15239 - Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $58,050, reflecting a Department of Justice Grant 2015-DJ-BX-0718 for $58,050 for the Allentown Police Department ($50,080) and Lehigh County Regional Crime Center ($7,970.00).  The funds are to be used for the purchase of Focus 3D-X130 scanner to be utilized by our Traffic Reconstructrion Team and Identification Unit for crime scene processing.

15238 - Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $10,000 as a result of a settlement for illegal tree removals.

15237 - Amending Article 130.16, Contracts, of the Codified Ordinances, by adding a section establishing regulations relating t non-competitive bid contracts and financial assistance in excess of $2,500 by excluding individuals or businesses (in the aggregate) making $250 in contributions to elected officials or candidates for city office from applying or entering into a non-competitive bid contract, being a sub-contractor, or receiving financial assistance (grants, tax incentives, etc.) from the city in excess of $2,500.

15236 - Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Thirty Three Thousand Eight Hundred and Ten Dollars ($33,810.00) from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (ARLE) Automated Red Light Enhancement Program.

15235 - Amending the 2015 Trexler Fund, the 2015 Capital Projects Fund and the 015 Trexler Maintenance Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Six Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand Nine Hundred Eighty Three Dollars ($675,983) to the Trexler Capital Funds and Trexler Maintenance grant to provide for the annual receipt of capital improvement and operating funds from the Trexler Trust designated by Court Order dated April 19, 2011.

15234 - Amending the 2015 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of Nine Thousand Five Hundred and Ninety Three Dollars and Forty Nine Cents ($9,593.49) from account 001-08-1698-1412-46, Parks and Recreation, Ice Skating Rink to Account 001-08-2202-1412-76, Parks and Recreation WPA Structure Renovations.

15233Authorizing and directing that action be taken to effectuate an irrevocable revision to the amortization schedule of the Officers and Employees pension plan and the Firefighter pension plan in accordance with Act 205, the Municipal Pension Plan Funding Standard and Recovery Act, authorizing appropriate officers and officials to take required necessary and/or appropriate action to bring about the foregoing revision and providing when this ordinance shall become effective. 

15232Authorizing PennDOT to execute for and on behalf of the City of Allentown pre-construction and construction activities including preliminary engineering, environmental studies, final design, utility relocation and right-of-way acquisition services, construction inspection and management services, and construction for the Commonwealth’s performance of the project.

15231Amending the 2015 Capital Fund Budget to provide for an appropriation of One Million Forty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($1,040,000.00) reflecting 80% reimbursable federal funds for the Preliminary and Final Design, Construction, Construction Management and Inspection of the proposed Mack Boulevard Improvements from Emmaus Avenue to the bridge overpass at Trout Creek Lane.  Bureau of Engineering is supervising and monitoring the funds.

15230Amending the 2015 Capital Fund Budget to provide for an appropriation of Two Million Dollars and No Cents ($2,000,000.00) reflecting 80% reimbursable federal funds for the Preliminary and Final Design, Construction, Construction Management and Inspection of the proposed Hamilton Street Improvements from the Railroad to Race Street and 4th to 6th Street, and 10th to 15th Streets.  Bureau of Engineering is supervising and monitoring the funds.

15229 Authorizing PennDOT to execute for and on behalf of the City of Allentown pre-construction activities including preliminary engineering, environmental studies, final design, utility relocation and right-of-way acquisition services for the Commonwealth’s performance of the Gordon Bridge Project.

15228Amending the 2015 Capital Fund Budget to provide for an appropriation of Six Million Seven Hundred Forty-Five Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($6,745,000.00) reflecting 80% reimbursable federal funds and 15% reimbursable state funds for the Preliminary and Final Design, Right of Way Acquisition, Construction, Construction Management and Inspection of the proposed Gordon Street Bridge Project.  Bureau of Engineering is supervising and monitoring the funds.

15227Authorizing PennDOT to execute for and on behalf of the City of Allentown pre-construction and construction activities including preliminary engineering, environmental studies, final design, utility relocation, right-of-way acquisition services, construction inspection and management services, and construction for the Commonwealth’s performance of the project.

15226Amending the 2015 Capital Fund Budget to provide for an appropriation of Nine Hundred Sixty Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($960,000.00) reflecting 80% reimbursable federal funds for the Preliminary and Final Design, Construction, Construction Management and Inspection of the proposed Chew Street Improvements from Ott Street to 31st Street.  Bureau of Engineering is supervising and monitoring the funds.

15225Authorizing PennDOT to execute for and on behalf of the City of Allentown pre-construction and construction activities including preliminary engineering, environmental studies, final design, utility relocation, right-of-way acquisition services, construction inspection and management services, and construction for the Commonwealth’s performance of the project.

15224Amending Article 130.16, Contracts, of the Codified Ordinances, by requiring Council approval of professional services, contracts over $40,000, and change orders above a 10% threshold.


15223Providing for additional parking opportunities in the residential parking zones, removing parking meters and installing time zones to replace the meters by amending Article 534.12, Residential Permit Parking Zones, adding the north side of the 800 block of Linden Street to Permit Zone 1, and adding Walnut Street from 9th to Fountain Street in Permit Zone 4, and authorizing changes to the Traffic Control Map removing certain meters and establishing time zones.

 

15222Amending the Zoning Map by rezoning 715, 715 ½ and 717 North Railroad Street from Medium High Density Residential (R-MH) to Limited Business/Residential (B-1/R) and 707, 709 and 711 North Railroad Street from Medium High Density Residential (R-MH) to Limited Business/Residential (B-1/R).

15221 - Amending Article 539, Street Cleaning, by extending the perimeters of District 3 to run from 17th Street to Ott Street (rather than ending at 23rd Street).

15220 - Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget as a result of a $37,000 grant from the Commonwealth of PA Department of Health, to the Health Department to provide training and materials for Ebola preparedness and response under the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Act.

15219 - Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget as a result of a $13,000 grant from the Commonwealth of PA Department of Health, to the Health Department to expand services under the Safe and Healthy Communities related to the prevention of heart attacks and strokes.

15218 - Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget as a result of a $5,012 grant from the Lehigh County Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities Drug & Alcohol/Health Choices for crisis intervention training.

15217 - Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget as a result of an $8,000 donation from Helen Steedle in honor of Captain Gail Struss, the funds are to provide equipment to the Crisis Negotiation Team and the Police K-9 Unit.

15216 - Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget as a result of a 410,080 DCNR Grant for the purchase of new street trees for upcoming projects.

15215Amending the 2015 Grant Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $404,667 as a result of an Environmental Protection Agency Grant, for the Community Department to provide for Brownfields funds for a remediation Allentown Metalwork project.

15214Amending the 2015 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of Twenty Three Thousand Eight Hundred and Fifty ($23,850) from Capital Project 1698 (Ice Skating Rink) to Capital Project 2202 (WPA Structures ) for design services and construction documents necessary to rebuild a failing section of WPA stone masonry retaining wall along the Lehigh Parkway. 

15213Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $14,284.70 from a PEMA grant, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, to the Fire Department to provide for SCBA equipment

15212Providing for the vacation of a portion of North Levan Street from the centerline of Turner Street to the centerline of Russell Street and a portion of Russell Street from the centerline of North Levan Street to the centerline of North Penn Street located in the Ninth Ward of the City of Allentown:

15211Amending Article 397.01, Police Fees, and Article 397.02, Police Academy Fees, by increasing fees for accident reports, false alarms, criminal history checks, and police training fees; and establishing a fee for video requests for civil services to better reflect the costs associated for providing the particular services.

15210 - Amending the Zoning Code, Article 1301 - 1331, of the Codified Ordinance of the City of Allentown.

15209Amending the 2015 General Fund and Capital Fund Budgets to provide for supplemental appropriation of $70,000 to provide funds to purchase and install playground equipment and related site amenities at Jordan Park for the June 23, 2015 community build project. The funds are a result of a grant reimbursement.

15208Amending the 2015 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of Seven Thousand Three Hundred Thirty One and Fifty Two Cents ($7,331.52) from Capital Project 1635 (Old Allentown Streetscape) to Capital Project 1641 (Arts Districts Enhancements) for a Project Labor Agreement Study, prior to project bidding.

15207Amending Article 394, Fees for Delinquent Accounts, by adding fees associated with the Real Estate Tax Sale Law and certain penalties, interest and fees for the collection of delinquent real estate taxes as a result of the contract with Northeast Revenue.

15206 Establishing Article 155, Police and Fire Rules for Hiring and Promotions, and approving the rules of the Allentown Civil Service Board governing the appointment and promotion of police officers and fire fighters through the competitive examination process that were adopted, approved and signed by the Allentown Civil Service Board on April 8, 2015 (attached) pursuant to the Third Class City Code revisions and repealing existing Articles 176, Fire Civil Service Rules and 179, Police Civil Service Rules, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown 

15205Amending Article 395.23, of the Health License, Operational, Inspection and Plan Review Fees by updating the fees to more closely reflecting the actual costs. 

15204Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget by eliminating one full time Senior Buyer position (11N) and replacing it with one full time Buyer position (10N).

15203An Ordinance amending the Consolidated Plan One Year Action Plan for the Thirty-fifth, Thirty-sixth,  Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, Thirty-ninth and Fortieth years of the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) which re-programs Three Hundred Sixty-seven Thousand  Thirty-six ($367,036) Dollars of unexpended funds.

15202An Ordinance providing for the expenditure of Three Million Four Hundred Forty-one Thousand Four Hundred Thirty-five  ($3,441,435)  Dollars in Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG) funds for the July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 grant year, 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.

15201An Ordinance providing for the expenditure of Forty-seven Thousand ($47,000) Dollars received by the City of Allentown from the repayment of loans made through the Rental Rehabilitation Program to be used for eligible HOME Investment Partnerships Program activities.

15200
Amending the 2015 Grant Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $5,000 as a result of a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health Grant to the Bureau of Building Standards & Safety to provide additional monies for lead paint remediation.

15199Amending the 2015 General Fund, the 2015 Liquid Fuels Fund, the 2015 Trexler Fund, the 2015 Risk Fund, the 2015 Equipment Fund and the 2015 Solid Waste Fund by appropriating funds from the un-appropriated balances for the rollover of encumbrances for the prior year commitments. 

15198Amending the 2015 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of Forty-Thousand Dollars and No Cents ($40,000.00) from the Union Street Bridge project to the Bridge Repairs Capital Account. Bureau of Engineering is supervising and monitoring the funds.

15197Amending the 2015 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $16,943.00 as a result of grant reimbursements, settlements for illegal tree removals and payment in lieu of tree plantings for the purchase of new street trees.

15196Amending Articles 533, Parking Meters and 534, Residential Permit Parking, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown by extending hours of parking meters in all parking meter areas, increasing the meter rate from $1 to $2 per hour in the central business district, and making Walnut Street from 9th to 10th Street eligible for a Residential Parking Permit Zone designation.

15195 Amending the 2015 Capital Fund Budget to provide for an appropriation of Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($400,000) reflecting receipt of funds from property owner reimbursement to install replacement and new curbing, sidewalks, crossovers in advance of the 2015 Streets Improvement Program. The Bureau of Engineering is supervising and monitoring the funds.

15194Amending the 2015 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of Forty-Four Thousand Four Hundred Sixty-Three Dollars and Sixty-Nine Cents ($44,463.69) from Capital Project 1657 (ERP System) to Capital Project 1690 (East Side Fire House Reconstruction) for additional work outside the original contract. 

15193Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget by eliminating one full time position of Assistant City Solicitor (17N) and replacing it with two part time Assistant City Solicitor positions (17N) allocating $57,000 for said positions – there is no budgetary impact as this was the remaining budgeted allocation for the full time assistant City Solicitor position.

15192 - Amending the 2015 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000.00) from the Multimodal Transportation Grant and Seventy-Five Thousand ($75,000) from Sacred Heart Hospital to the Sacred Heart Streetscape Capital Project. 

15191 - Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget by eliminating the position of Special Events Coordinator and replacing it with a Recreation and Events Coordinator.

15190 - Whereas, the City of Allentown has determined that there is an immediate need to increase the number of police officers to protect the public safety of its citizens; and

15189 - Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $40,425 from a Commonwealth of PA Department of Health gran,t to the Health Department to expand services under the Safe and Healthy Communities Grant related to the reduction of cardiovascular disease and to increase breastfeeding rates.

15188 - Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $1,500.00 as a result of a donation from the Lehigh Kennel Club to the Police Department for the purchase of K-9 equipment. 

15187AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA, REPEALING SUBCHAPTER A THROUGH SUBCHAPTER G, INCLUSIVE, OF ORDINANCE NO 14189, NOW ARTICLE 1123 OF THE CODIFIED ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN WITH RESPECT TO FOOD SERVICE SANITATION IN THEIR ENTIRETY TO CONFORM TO THE STATE RETAIL FOOD FACILITY SAFETY ACT OF NOV. 23, 2010, P.L. 1039, NO. 106, AMENDING SUBCHAPTER H WITH RESPECT TO ADMINISTRATION BY SUBSTITUTING STATUTORY REFERENCES IN SECTION 1123.1102(a), BY DELETING SECTIONS 1123.1102(c) THROUGH 1123.1104  AND SECTION 1123.1121 THROUGH SECTION 1123.1142, BY RENAMING SECTION 1123.1143,  BY DELETING SECTION 1123.1143 (a) THROUGH 1123.1143(c), BY ADDING A NEW SECTION 1123.1143(a) AND RE-LETTERING THE REMAINING SECTIONS OF SECTION 1123.1143, BY DELETING SECTION 1123.1144 AND BY ADDING  VIOLATION TICKETS TO SECTION 1123.1147 FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF AND REPEALING ALL OTHER ORDINANCES INCONSISTENT HEREWITH.

15186 - Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $1,400.00.  This was a result of a donation to the Police Department for the purchase of a tasers.

15185 - Protection for Victims of Domestic Abuse or Crime.

15184 - Amending the 2015 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $35,000.00 from a Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health grant, to the Bureau of Building Standards & Safety to provide for lead paint remediation.

15183 - Amending Article 734, Weapons and Article 951, Park Regulations, of the Codified Ordinances, in regard to provisions governing weapons within the City of Allentown.

15182 - Providing for the vacation of South Roy Street from the centerline of Willow Street to the centerline of Hill Street in the Eighteenth Ward of the City of Allentown:

15181 - Providing for the vacation of a portion of Sell Street from the centerline of Mountain Road to the centerline of Ester Street in the Nineteenth Ward of the City of Allentown:

15180 - Providing for the vacation of a portion of South Jefferson Street from the centerline of Martin Luther King Drive in a Southerly direction to the Little Lehigh Creek in the Thirteenth Ward of the City of Allentown:

15179 - Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $12,500.00. This is a donation from the Century Fund to the City to continue Public Art restoration and Public Art signage. 

15178 - Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $363,969 from a Department of Homeland Security FEMA grant, to the Fire Department to provide for SCBA (self-contained breathing apparatus) equipment

15177 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN, LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A GENERAL OBLIGATION NOTE (THE "NOTE") IN THE PRINCIPAL AGGREGATE AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $7,000,000; SETTING FORTH THE PURPOSE OF THE ISSUANCE OF THE NOTE, TO FUND CERTAIN CAPITAL PROJECTS OF THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN PURSUANT TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT DEBT ACT; DETERMINING THAT THE NOTE SHALL BE SOLD AT PRIVATE SALE; DETERMINING THE PROJECTS AND ESTABLISHING THEIR USEFUL LIFE; DETERMINING THAT THE DEBT EVIDENCED BY THE NOTE SHALL BE NONELECTORAL DEBT; SETTING FORTH THE INTEREST RATES, INTEREST AND PRINCIPAL PAYMENT DATES AND FINAL MATURITY OF THE NOTE AND THE PREPAYMENT PRIVILEGES; ACCEPTING A PROPOSAL FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE NOTE; DESIGNATING A PAYING AGENT FOR THE NOTE; SETTING FORTH THE METHOD AND PLACE OF PAYMENT OF THE NOTE; APPROVING THE FORM OF THE NOTE; AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF THE NOTE; ENTERING INTO A COVENANT WITH RESPECT TO THE NOTE AND

15176 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN, LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE ISSUANCE OF TAX EXEMPT GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES A OF 2015, IN THE MAXIMUM AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $18,000,000 (THE "2015A BONDS"), AND GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES B OF 2015 IN THE MAXIMUM AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $14,000,000 (THE "2015B BONDS"), PURSUANT TO THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT DEBT ACT OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA (THE ACT); PROVIDING THE NET PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OF THE 2015B BONDS SHALL BE APPLIED TO CARRY OUT THE CURRENT REFUNDING OF THE REMAINING OUTSTANDING GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, SERIES OF 2003.

15175 - To adjust the taxes for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2015.

15174 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, amending the General Fund Budget for 2015.

15173 - Amending Part Three, Business Regulation and Taxation Code, Title Nine, Fees of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown.

15172 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Capital Projects Fund Budget for 2015.

15171 - WHEREAS, the City of Allentown is a city of the third class operating under a Home Rule Charter form of governance authorized by the Home Rule and Optional Plans Law, 53 Pa.C.S.A. §2961 et seq.

15170 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, Council of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Grant Fund Budget for 2015.

15169 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the E 9-1-1 Fund Budget for 2015.

15168 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Debt Obligation for 2015.

15167 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Risk Management Fund Budget for 2015.

15166 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, Council of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Equipment Fund Budget for 2015.

15165 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Golf Course Fund Budget for 2015.

15164 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Trexler Fund Budget for 2015.

15163 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Liquid Fuels Fund Budget for 2015.

15162 - Amending Article 1131, Municipal Waste Storage, Collection and Disposal by maintaining the Solid Waste Fee to Three Hundred and Seventy-Five ($375) Dollars.

15161 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, establishing and adopting the Solid Waste Enterprise Fund Budget for 2015.

15159 - Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $68,202 from a Department of Justice grant, 2014-DJ-BX-0793 to the Police Department to provide for the installation of digital In-Car Video System Police Cameras in patrol vehicles.

 

15158 - Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $1,446.94 as a result of a donation to the Police Department for the purchase of a bicycle.

 

15157 - Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of $68,202 from a Department of Justice grant, 2014-DJ-BX-0793 to the Police Department to provide for the installation of digital In-Car Video System Police Cameras in patrol vehicles.

 

 

15156 - Amending Article 539, Street Cleaning, by adding a section that delineates certain districts that will be subject to year round street cleaning.

15155 - Amending the Zoning Code, Article 1301-1331 of the Codified Ordinances, Section 1314.01., RRO RIVERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT OVERLAY DISTRICT, C. Use Regulations, by adding Wholesale as a use under the Riverfront section under certain conditions.

15154 - Providing that a section of East Washington Street between North Irving and North Jerome Streets, be called “Andre Reed Way.”

15153 - Providing for the vacation of Court Street from the centerline of N. Sixth Street in a westerly direction for a distance of ninety (90’) feet to the projected West lot line of 22 N. Sixth Street in the Fifth Ward of the City of Allentown.

15152 - Amending the 2014 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One hundred eighteen thousand dollars ($118,000.00) from the Lehigh County Agricultural Society to be used towards matching funds for the construction of the fence and landscaping at the Fairgrounds.

15151 - Amending  the 2014 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Four Hundred and Eighty-Four Thousand ($484,000) Dollars as a result of additional grant funds from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the City of Allentown in the form of a RACP pass through grant to the Allentown Symphony Association for construction costs.

15150 - Amending  the 2014 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Million Six Thousand Two Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($2,006,250.00) as a result of a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the City of Allentown in the form of a RACP pass through grant to the Allentown School District for the construction of a classroom facility at 4th and Allen Street.

15147 - Amending the Administration Code, Title 11, Authorities, Boards and Commissions, by adding section 179B, Water and Sewer (Lease and Operations) Compliance Review Board to review compliance issues and reports relating to the City of Allentown's lease concession agreement for water and sewer services.

15122 - Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One Million Two Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Eight Hundred Three Dollars ($1,225,803), as a result of a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the City of Allentown in the form of a RACP pass through grant to the Lehigh Valley Health Network.

15121 - Creating and Amending the 2014 Capital Fund Budget to provide for an appropriation of Five Hundred Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($575,000.00) reflecting 100% reimbursable federal funds for the Construction and Construction Inspection of the proposed safety improvements on Basin Street.  The Bureau of Engineering is supervising and monitoring the funds.

15120 - Amending the Property Rehabilitation and Maintenance Code, Article 1759.99, by providing a penalty of Five Hundred ($500.00) dollars for the unauthorized removal of any official notice or placard placed on a property by an official from the City of Allentown, including but not limited to a notice posting a property as uninhabitable or being an illegal unit. Any unpaid charges relative to this penalty may be subject to a lien being placed upon the property.

15119 - Providing for the vacation of E. Jeans Street from centerline of N. Gilmore Street to the centerline of N. Glynn Street in the Fifteenth Ward of the City of Allentown.

15118 - Amending the 2014 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of  Twenty-One Thousand Eight Hundred Sixty-Five Dollars ($21,865) as a result of  a grant from City of Service.  The Cities of Service Impact Volunteering Fund Grant is part of an initiative to help cities use service as “strategy to tackle pressing local challenges.” The City of Allentown proposed a new initiative to address quality of life issues such as graffiti, littered neighborhoods and illegal dumping.

15117 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN, LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THAT ACTION BE TAKEN TO EFFECTUATE THE FORGIVENESS AND RELEASE OF ALL PAYMENT OBLIGATIONS RELATED TO THE CITY’S NOTE DESIGNATED AS ITS SERIES AA OF 2013 NOTE (“NOTE”), AUTHORIZING APPROPRIATE OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS TO TAKE REQUIRED NECESSARY AND/OR APPROPRIATE ACTION, TO BRING ABOUT THE FORGIVENESS OF THE NOTE, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY OF PROVISIONS OF THE ORDINANCE, PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF THE ORDINANCE SO FAR AS THE SAME SHALL BE INCONSISTENT, PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE.

15116 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, amending the General Fund Budget for 2014.

15115 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the E 9-1-1 Fund Budget for 2014.

15114 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Debt Obligation for 2014.

15113 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Risk Management Fund Budget for 2014.

15112 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, Council of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Equipment Fund Budget for 2014.

15111 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Golf Course Fund Budget for 2014.

15110 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Trexler Fund Budget for 2014.

15109 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Liquid Fuels Fund Budget for 2014.

15108 - Amending Article 1131, Municipal Waste Storage, Collection and Disposal by maintaining the Solid Waste Fee to Three Hundred and Seventy-Five ($375) Dollars.

15107 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, establishing and adopting the Solid Waste Enterprise Fund Budget for 2014.

15106 -  AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN, LEHIGH COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THAT ACTION BE TAKEN TO EFFECTUATE A DEPOSIT OF CERTAIN MONIES TO FUND THE CITY’S UNFUNDED PENSION LIABILITY IN ACCORDANCE WITH ACT 205, THE MUNICIPAL PENSION PLAN FUNDING STANDARD AND RECOVERY ACT, AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A NOTE IN THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF $150,000,000 TO FUND THE CITY’S PENSION PLAN CONTRIBUTION AND AUTHORIZING THE APPROPRIATION OF NOTE PROCEEDS TO THE PENSION FUND, AUTHORIZING APPROPRIATE OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS TO TAKE REQUIRED NECESSARY AND/OR APPROPRIATE ACTION, TO BRING ABOUT THE FOREGOING REDUCTION, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY OF PROVISIONS OF THE ORDINANCE, PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF THE ORDINANCE SO FAR AS THE SAME SHALL BE INCONSISTENT, PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE.

15105 - Amending the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Nineteen Thousand Eight Hundred Eighteen Dollars and Seventy-Five Cents ($19,818.75) from the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs for providing on-scene emergency medical services.

15104 - Amending the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Sixty-Six Thousand Nine Hundred Two ($66,902) Dollars from a Department of Justice Grant (2013-DJ-BX-1021) to the Allentown Police Department to provide for the installation of license plate reading equipment in several patrol vehicles as a result of a Department of Justice Grant.

15103 - Amending the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Seventy-Three Thousand Six Hundred Forty-Two ($73,642) Dollars from a Department of Justice Grant (2012-DJ-BX-0093) to the Allentown Police Department to provide for the purchase and installation of 15 mobile data transmitters to be installed in police cruisers as a result of a Department of Justice Grant.

15102 -  Amending Streets, Utilities and Public Services Code by changing the description of one Appeals Committee member, number of years for installing any utility, department issuing permits, and A.I.M. Regulation to Ordinance.

15101 -  To adjust the taxes for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2014.

15100 - WHEREAS, the City of Allentown is a city of the third class operating under a Home Rule Charter form of governance authorized by the Home Rule and Optional Plans Law, 53 Pa.C.S.A. §2961 et seq.

15099 - Amending the 2013 General Fund, Capital Fund and Risk Fund by transferring money from General Fund to the Capital Fund and Risk Fund.

15098 - Amending the 2013 Water, Sewer and General Funds by budgeting for the receipt of and transfer of funds as a result of the Water Sewer Lease Concession transaction to the General Fund.

15097 - Amending the 2013 General Fund, Water Fund, Sewer Fund, Equipment Fund and E-911 Fund by transferring money from these Enterprise Funds to the General Fund, Equipment Fund and E-911 Fund.

15096 - Amending the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a roll-over of Five Thousand Seven Hundred Thirty-Three Dollars and Eighteen Cents ($5,733.18) of unexpended funds (01/01/2012 to 12/31/2012) from the Pennsylvania Department of Health Lead Hazard Control Grant.

15095 - Amending the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Nineteen Thousand, Nine Hundred and Thirty-Five ($19,935) Dollars from Pennsylvania Department of Health, Division of Health Risk Reduction to the Health Bureau’s Injury Prevention Program budget.

15094 - Amending the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Thirteen thousand three hundred eighty seven dollars and 50 cents ($13,387.50) from the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs.

15093 - Amending the 2013 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Forty Thousand, One Hundred Dollars ($40,100.00) from the Department of Natural Resources (DCNR) for the Jordan Park Dam Removal project.

15092 - Amending the 2013 Trexler Fund and the 2013 Capital Projects Fund to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Hundred Twenty Five Thousand, Nine Hundred Twenty Six Dollars and Seventy Three Cents ($225,926.73) to the Trexler and Capital Funds to provide for the annual receipt of capital improvement funds from the Trexler Trust designated by Court Order dated April 19, 2011.

15091 - Amending the 2013 E9-1-l Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Forty Five Thousand ($45,000) Dollars as a result of a disbursement by the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) for the purpose of participating in a Regional Shared Services Assessment of the 9-1-1 System.

15090 - Amending the 2013 Golf Course Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Sixty Thousand ($60,000) Dollars to provide for Driving Range improvements.

15088 - Amends Article 1391, Historic Districts to more specifically define and outline the duties and responsibilities for the Historic Districts.

15087 - Amending  the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Twenty-Nine Thousand Five Hundred and Eighty-Five Dollars ($29,585) to the DCED  Office Expenditure Accounts from the DCED Special Events Revenue Account.

15086 - Amending the 2013-2014 Consolidated Grants Program budget which consists of the  Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG)  to provide for an additional appropriation of $ 429,822 in CDBG funds, $127,777 in HOME funds and a reduction of $53,482 in ESG funds, for a net increase of $504,117 in funds.

15085 - AN AMENDMENT TO THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN ZONING ORDINANCE TO PERMIT  "POCKET NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT"  IN THE R-M MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT, TO      ESTABLISH REQUIREMENTS FOR A POCKET NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT, AND TO AMEND THE          ZONING MAP TO CHANGE AN AREA OF LAND SOUTH OF CUMBERLAND ST. THAT IS EAST OF S. VIRGINIA ST.  TO THE R-M DISTRICT.

15084 - Amending the 2013 General Fund, Sewer Fund and Water Fund by transferring money from these Enterprise Funds to the General Fund to finance and create positions in the Office of the Ombudsman and the Storm Sewer Program under the Department of Public Works.

15083 - Amending the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifteen Thousand ($15,000) Dollars of funds received from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) for consulting services for the City’s Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB).

15082 - Amending Article 532, Limitations on the Parking of Trucks and Trailers, Section 532.05, Permit for Loading or Unloading Recreational Vehicles or Truck Campers, by providing for a 48 hour permit rather than a 24 hour permit for loading or unloading such vehicles.

15081
 - Providing for the vacation of Sycamore Street from east property line of 13 Sycamore Street to the eastern limit in the Sixth Ward of the City of Allentown
15080 - Providing for the vacation of N. Gilmore Street from E. Washington Street to E. Jeans Street in the Fifteenth Ward of the City of Allentown:

15079 - Amending the 2013 General Fund and Capital Fund Budgets to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Twenty Six Thousand Ten ($26,010) Dollars as a result of funds received from the City of Bethlehem to the City of Allentown Fire Department.

15078 - Amending the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Eighty Thousand Dollars ($80,000) for a grant from the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to provide funding for a New Communities – Main Street Grant Program for the Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.

15077 - Amending the 2013 General Fund through reorganizing the Human Resources Department creating a net savings of approximately $18,628 (Eighteen Thousand Six Hundred Twenty-Eight Dollars) in Permanent Wages and Temporary Wages.

15076
 - Amending the Administration Code by requiring budget detail sheets to be submitted concurrent with the Mayor's presentation of the budget to City Council and the public.

15075
 - An Ordinance to amend the 2013 Capital Fund for the purpose of transferring funds and the consolidation of the Drainage Improvement Projects.

15074
 - An Ordinance to amend the 2013 Capital Fund for the purpose of transferring funds and closing out completed projects.

15073
 - Providing for the expenditure of certain monies received by the City of Allentown from the repayment of loans made through the Rental Rehabilitation Program.

15072 - 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.

15071 - Amending  the Consolidated Plan One Year Action Plan for the Twenty-ninth, Thirty-fifth, Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh years of the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) which re-programs Two Hundred Forty-Three Thousand Six Hundred Fifty-Three ($243,653) Dollars of unexpended funds, and the 2012-2013 HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) year which reprograms Four Hundred Ninety-Nine Thousand Fifty-Three ($499,053) Dollars of unexpended funds.

15070 - An Ordinance repealing Title Three of Part Nine of the Codified Ordinances of Allentown and adopting the rates and charges for water as set forth in the Allentown Water and Sewer Utility System Concession and Lease Agreement by and between the City of Allentown and Lehigh County Authority, a municipal authority duly organized and existing under the Constitution and laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (the “Concession Agreement”) as approved by City Council.

15069 - Amending  the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Three Million ($3,000,000) Dollars as a result of a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the City of Allentown in the form of a RACP pass through grant to EPC Allentown/Alvin H. Butz Inc.15068 - Amending  the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Five Hundred and Twenty-Five Thousand ($525,000) Dollars as a result of a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the City of Allentown in the form of a RACP pass through grant to the Allentown Symphony Association.

 
15067
 - Amending  the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Seven Hundred Fifty Thousand ($750,000) Dollars as a result of a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the City of Allentown in the form of a RACP pass through grant to the Allentown Housing Authority.


15066
 - Amending  the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Five Hundred Thousand ($500,000) Dollars as a result of a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the City of Allentown in the form of a RACP pass through grant to Casa Guadalupe.


15065
 - Amending  the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Three Million Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand ($3,750,000) Dollars as a result of a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the City of Allentown in the form of a RACP pass through grant to the Allentown School District.

 
15064
 - Amending  the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One Million Five Hundred Thousand ($1,500,000) Dollars as a result of a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the City of Allentown in the form of a RACP pass through grant to the Allentown Housing Authority.

15063 - Amending  the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000) as a result of a grant from the US Department of Homeland Security (PEMA) Office of the State Fire Commissioner, to the City of Allentown Fire Department to assist with the purchase and installation of new furnishings for the City of Allentown’s East Side Fire Station.

15062 - Amending  the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars ($25,000) as a result of a grant from the US Department of Homeland Security (PEMA) Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant, to the City of Allentown Fire Department to assist with the purchase and installation of an emergency generator for the City of Allentown Fearless Fire Station.

15061 - Amending the 2013 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000) in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for a second phase of streetscape improvements for the Old Allentown Historic District.

15060
 - Amending the 2013 General Fund Budget to appropriate One Thousand Three Hundred Twenty Dollars ($1,320) from the proceeds of the Revolving Loan Fund to an Expenditure Account to pay back the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for unused funds plus interest. 

 
15059
 - Amending  the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Five Hundred Twenty-Three Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($523,750) representing the City’s portion of a regional grant provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under its Sustainable Regional Planning Initiative, and being administered by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation. The grant funds will be used to develop a city-wide re-industrialization strategy, prepare a master plan for the Little Lehigh Industrial Corridor, and undertake additional activities as may be recommended by these studies.


15058
 - Amending  the 2013 Water Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Seven Thousand Dollars ($7,000) reflecting receipt from a WREN Public Water Education Grant from the LWVPA Citizen Education Fund, to encourage action to protect drinking water supply areas in the Lehigh Valley from potential contaminants, such as spills on transportation corridors, agricultural, urban runoff and other risks identified in the Source Water Protection Plans.  The Water Resources Operations Bureau is supervising and monitoring the grant.


15057
 - Amending Article 507 (Traffic Control Maps) of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown. 

15056
- Amending the 2013 Capital Fund Budget to provide to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Hundred Twenty-Five Thousand Six Hundred Twenty-Five Dollars ($225,625) as a result of a grant from the US Department of Homeland Security (FEMA) Assistant to Firefighters Grant, to the City of Allentown Fire Department to assist with the purchase and installation of the Ply-Mo Vent System for all existing City of Allentown Fire Stations.

15055 - Providing for the vacation of E. School Street from the easterly right-of-way line of S. Ellsworth Street to the property line between 501 E. Walnut Street and 30 S. Filbert Street in the Fourteenth Ward of the City of Allentown.

15054 - Amending the 2013 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00) as a result of a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to the City of Allentown.  The Technical Assistance Grant is part of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.

15053 - Amending Parking regulations by providing certain exemptions for city and school district vehicles conducting official business.

15052 - Amending the 2012 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Ten Thousand Sixty ($10,060) Dollars as payment in lieu of planting as defined by the Shade Tree Codified Ordinance.

15051 - Providing for the vacation of S. 2nd Street from W. Montgomery Street to the north property line on 1751 Clyde Street in Nineteenth Ward of the City of Allentown.

15050 - Providing for the vacation of City Hall Court from Linden Street south to its limit in the Fifth Ward of the City of Allentown.

15049 - Repealing Ordinance #15018, a supplemental appropriation of $50,000 in Enterprise Zone Funding, as the appropriation was already accounted for in the budget.

2013

15048 - Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fourteen Thousand One Hundred Thirteen Dollars and Seventy-Five Cents ($14,113.75) from the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs for EMS Services.

15047
- Amending the 2012 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($1,500,000) as a result of a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the City of Allentown through a RACP (Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program), pass-through grant. The Department of Public Works is supervising and monitoring the funds.

15046 - Amending the 2012 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Seventy-Seven Thousand Two Hundred Eighty-Three Dollars and Fifty Cents ($77,283.50) from various closed Capital Projects to the Lehigh River East Side Trail Project.

15045 - To adjust the taxes for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2013.

15044 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, amending the General Fund Budget for 2013.

15043 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the
E 9-1-1 Fund Budget for 2013.

15042 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the
Debt Obligation for 2013.

15041 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the
Capital Projects Fund Budget for 2013.

15040 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the
Risk Management Fund Budget for 2013.

15039 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, Council of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Equipment Fund Budget for 2013.

15038 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the
Golf Course Fund Budget for 2013.

15037 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the
Trexler Fund Budget for 2013.

15036 -  An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the
Liquid Fuels Fund Budget for 2013.

15035 - Amending Article 945 of the Codified Ordinances by adopting the 2013 Sewer Rates.

15034 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the
Sewer Fund Budget for 2013.

15033 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown adopting the 2013 Water Rates.

15032 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the
Water Fund Budget for 2013.

15031 - Amending Article 1131, Municipal Waste Storage, Collection and Disposal by establishing the Solid Waste
Fee at Three Hundred and Seventy-Five ($375) Dollars.

15030 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, establishing
and adopting the Solid Waste Enterprise Fund Budget for 2013.


15029
- Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Eight Hundred and Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($875,000) as a result of a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the City of Allentown in the form of a RACP Pass-Thru Grant to Community Services for Children.

15028
- Amending the 2012 General Fund by reorganizing the Finance Department and creating the position of Financial Analyst (14N).

15027
- Amending Article 1131, Municipal Waste Storage, Collection and Disposal by banning the disposal of covered electronics and televisions in landfills and requiring these devices to be recycled in accordance with state law pursuant to the Covered Device Recycling Act (Act 108), and changing the exemption to parallel that of the Pa. Property Tax and Rent Rebate Program.

15026
- AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN, CREATING TITLE THREE, ARTICLE 1731, OF THE CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES, TO BE ENTITLED, “ABANDONED REAL PROPERTY”; PROVIDING FOR PURPOSE, INTENT AND APPLICABILITY OF THE ORDINANCE;REQUIRING THE REGISTRATION AND MAINTENANCE OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY BY MORTGAGEES; PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES AND ENFORCEMENT, AS WELL AS THE REGULATION, LIMITATION AND REDUCTION OF ABANDONED REAL PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, REPEALER, CODIFICATION, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

15025
- Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000) as a result of a grant received by Penn State University for the Weed and Seed Youth Coordinator.

15024
-   Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000). This is a grant from the Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to provide funding for façade projects in the 7th Street Main Street District.

15023
- Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Seventy Thousand Dollars ($70,000). This is a grant from the Harry C. Trexler Trust to provide funding for the City of Allentown’s 250th Anniversary Public Art Legacy Project, as well as the Parade, Festival and Park Celebrations.

15022 -  Amending Articles 1741 to 1759 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown entitled Property Rehabilitation & Maintenance Code by making first class mail notification an option, adding a definition for “illegal unit”, changing cellar to basement, modifying sump pump regulations per DER & EPA requirements, defining when oil and gas units should be serviced, change one hour to twenty minutes not to exceed Building/Fire Code, change language to deal with “hoarding” issues, strengthen all means of egress regulations & remove burdensome regulations/catwalks on roof, strengthened fire separation requirements, adding “ceilings, floors and attached garage.” Updating dryer exhaust regulation, including vacant units as a unit, requesting email address (looking to the future) and other clarifications in Section C.

15021
-  Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One Thousand ($1,000) Dollars. This is a donation from Lehigh Valley Kennel Club to the Police Department K-9 Unit to provide necessary equipment.

15020
-  Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000) of funds received from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) for consulting services for the City’s Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB).

15019
- Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Five Thousand ($5,000) Dollars from the National Association of City and County Health Officials Award and One Thousand Four Hundred and Twenty-Five ($1,425) Dollars from the Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of Communicable Diseases, Division of TB/STD to the Health Bureau’s Communicable Disease Program budget. Five Thousand and Three Hundred ($5,300) Dollars from Pennsylvania Department of Health Division of Maternal and Child Health to the Health Bureau’s Maternal Child Health Program budget. The total supplemental appropriation for all sources would be Eleven Thousand Seven Hundred Twenty-Five ($11,725) Dollars.

15018
- Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000) in Enterprise Zone funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for implementation of the City Enterprise Zone program. 

15017
- Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Thirty-One Thousand Seven Hundred Ninety-Eight Dollars ($31,798).  This is a payment from Allentown School District to the Police Department to provide lunchtime coverage at both William Allen and Dieruff High Schools.


15016 - Amending the Zoning Map by rezoning a parcel at 2811 West Emaus Avenue from a Limited Industrial (I-2) District to a Highway Business (B-3) District.


15014
- Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Twenty-Seven Thousand Seven Hundred Ninety-Four Dollars and Fifty-Five Cents ($27,794.55) from the PA Department of Health Lead Hazard Control Programs to the City of Allentown, Department of Community and Economic Development, Bureau of Building Standards and Safety's Program Budget.  The funding will be utilized for the inspection and treatment of lead-based paint hazards in housing units that are not federally owned, federally assisted, or public housing according to certain criteria.

15013 - Amends Article 130.16, Financial Procedures; Contracts, Subsection F, entitled “Policy and Procedures for Engineering Consultants for State and Federally Funded Projects” of the City’s Administrative Code to adopt the consultant selection process defined by PennDOT regulation for state and federally funded projects to ensure compliance with funding agencies’ requirements. The adoption of the consultant selection process is necessary to receive state and federal funding reimbursement for professional services fees incurred by the selected consultants.

15012 - Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Sixteen Thousand One Hundred Twenty-Two Dollars and Fifty-Nine Cents ($16,122.59) from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

15011 - Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Three Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($3,500) as the result of a donation made by UGI, Inc. to the Allentown Fire Department for appliances in the East Side Fire Station.

15010 - Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Nine Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($9,750) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.

15009 - Amending Article 531.99 NOTICE OF VIOLATION; WAIVER, relating to the penalties and fines for double parking by establishing an additional $100 penalty for lazy parkers – operators of double-parked vehicles that are within 10 feet of an open public space and establishing escalating fines for repeat double-parking offenders.

15008 - Amending the 2012 General Fund and Sewer Fund through reorganizing the Information Technology Department creating a net savings of approximately $53,567 (Fifty-Three Thousand Five Hundred Sixty-Seven.

15007 - Amending the 2012 Capital project Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand One Hundred Seventy Dollars and Thirty Cents ($250,170.30) from the Hamilton Street Reconstruction Capital Project and the City Hall Elevator Replacement Project to two Capital Projects which need additional funding.

15006 -  Amending the Historic Districts Ordinance by including among the review criteria reference to Guidelines for Historic Districts, Restoring, Maintaining, and Preserving the Old Allentown, Old Fairgrounds, and West Park Historic Districts.

15005 - Amending Article 720, Neighborhood Improvement Ordinance, by addressing vehicles parked on grass, skateboarding and bicycling in the center city area, illegal dumping, graffiti, property maintenance, handbills and shopping carts through the issuance of Sweep Tickets.

15004 - Amending the 2012 Trexler Fund and the 2012 Capital Projects Fund to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Ninety-Nine Thousand One Hundred Seventy-Seven Dollars ($99,177) to the Trexler and Capital Funds to provide for the annual receipt of capital improvement funds from the Trexler Trust designated by Court Order dated April 19, 2011.

15003 - Amending Article 741, Street and Sidewalk Regulations, by prohibiting the placing or deposited of snow or ice removed on the right-of-way of any street.

15002 - Amending the 2012 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifty Five Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents ($55,000.00) reflecting receipt from a Transportation Enhancement Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to install new street lights along North Seventh Street from the Hamilton Street to Turner Street. The Bureau of Traffic Planning and Control is supervising and monitoring the grant.

15001 - Amending Article 1375 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown entitled Land Development and Subdivision by authorizing the submission of Preliminary/Final Subdivision and Land Development Plans.14974 - Providing for the vacation of N. Hall Street from Hamilton Street to Linden Street, N. Silk Street from Court Street to Linden Street, Court Street from N. Hall Street to N. 8TH Street, Edison Street from N. Hall Street to N. Boyer Street (Formerly Vacated), Howe Street from N. Hall Street to east to the dead end, in the Fourth Ward of the City of Allentown:

14973 - Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Five Thousand ($5,000) Dollars from AARP’s volunteerism initiative “Create the Good” to acknowledge and support overall volunteerism efforts in the City. 

14972 - Amending the General Fund by changing the EMS Manager from a 13(N) to a 17(N) and adjusts the salary accordingly.

14971
- An Ordinance of the Council of the City of Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Authorizing and Directing the issuance of tax exempt general obligation bonds, series of 2012, in the maximum aggregate principal amount of $7,000,000 (the 2012 General Obligation Bonds or Bonds), pursuant to the local government unit debt act of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (The Act); providing the net proceeds of the sale of the 2012 General Obligation Bonds shall be applied to carry out the advance refunding of a portion of the remaining outstanding General Obligation Bonds, Series of 2003 

14970
- Amends Article 911, Shade Trees, Section 911.03 by requiring a permit and fee of $10 for each tree (not to exceed $100) for all work done to shade trees in the public-right-of-way, establishing a permit and fee of $10 to remove vegetation encroaching on the public right of way, and establishing a license and annual fee of $50 for professional tree services to perform arboricultural work in the city.

14968
- An Ordinance signifying the desire and intention of the City of Allentown to organize an industrial and commercial development authority under the Economic Development Financing Law, of 1967, P.L. 251, as amended, for the purpose of acquiring, holding, constructing, improving, maintaining owning, financing and leasing, either in the capacity of lessor or lessee, industrial, special or commercial development projects and serving as successor contracting authority to the Allentown Commercial and Industrial Development Authority for purposes of administering, providing financing for and undertaking all other activities related to the Allentown Neighborhood Improvement Zone established pursuant to the law governing Neighborhood Improvement Zones, Article XVI-B of the Pennsylvania Fiscal Code, 72 P.S. Section 1, et seg; also to be referred to as Article 178 of Title Eleven, Authorities, Boards and Commissions, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown.

14967 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifteen Thousand Nine Hundred Eighteen Dollars and Fifty-Eight Cents ($15,918.58).  This is overtime reimbursement from the Allentown School District to the Police Department for additional police coverage at William Allen High School & Dieruff High School during lunch time.


14966
- Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Eight Hundred Forty-Eight Dollars and Ninety Cents ($848.90).  This is a donation from Mountainville 30 Crime Watch to the Police Department equipment program.


14965
- Amending Article 1131.02 Authorization of City Contractors(s); Scope of Work; fee, by increasing the exoneration thresholds.

14964
- Amending article 507 (Traffic Control Maps) of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown.  BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN.

14963
- Amending the Administrative Code by deleting Section 130.29 of Article 130 Financial Procedures.

14962
- Providing for the vacation of North Floyd Street from East Linden Street for a distance of 120 feet north, North Fenwick Street from East Linden Street to East Westminster Street, North Folk Street from East Court Street to East Turner Street, North Gilmore Street from East Court Street to East Turner Street, North Glynn Street from East Court Street to East Turner Street, North Grape Street from East Webster Street to East Turner Street, North Grape Street from East Court Street to East Linden Street, North Halstead Street from East Webster Street to East Turner Street, North Hancock Street from East Court Street to East Turner Street, North Hart Street from East Court Street to a point approximately 147.49 feet from the south right-of-way line of East Turner Street said point being at the south property line of 832 East Turner Street, East Turner Street from North Floyd Street to North Halstead Street, East Newton Street from North Glynn Street to North Grape Street, East Webster Street from North Glynn Street to North Hart Street, East Linden Street from North Floyd Street to North Hart Street, East Court Street from North Folk Street to North Hart Street, in the Fourteenth Ward of the City of Allentown:
 
14961 - Amending Section 527.03 of Article 527 Snow Routes to add South 10th Street from Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive to Wyoming Street as a snow emergency route during the construction of the 15th Street Bridge.

14960 - An Ordinance providing for the re-allocation of funds within the HOME Investment Partnerships Program .

14959 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Twenty-Five Thousand ($25,000) Dollars. This is a donation from Air Products to the Police Department technology/equipment program to provide for technology upgrades.

14958 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Seven Thousand ($7,000) Dollars. This is a donation from the Allentown Federal Credit Union to Lights in the Parkway to purchase a light display to commemorate the City’s 250th Anniversary.

14957 - Amending Article 1137, Residential Recycling Ordinance, to include a yard waste material loading fee.

14956 - Amends the Revolving Loan Fund (008) in the 2011 Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Six Hundred Sixteen Thousand Ninety-Eight Dollars and Eighty Cents ($616,098.80) from a United States Environmental Protection Agency Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund grant for expenses associated with the creation and implementation of a Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund.

14955 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Hundred ($200.00) Dollars to provide for the receipt of a donation from Julio A. Guridy. This funding will be used to purchase Shade Trees for the City Parks and Recreation Department.

14954 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Twelve Thousand Five Hundred ($12,500.00) Dollars to provide for the receipt of a grant from the County of Lehigh and the Pa Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. This grant will provide funding to purchase and install shade trees in the City at various locations. 

14953 - Amending the 2011 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Ninety-Nine Thousand ($99,000.00) Dollars to provide for the receipt of a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Industrial Sites Cleanup Fund Program. This grant will provide funding which will be used to assist with the development of the Jackson Street Community Park project. 

14952 - Amending the Historic District Ordinance, Article 1391, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown to clarify the composition of the Historical Architectural Review Board (HARB).

14951 - Amends Article 391, City Billing for Emergency Medical Services, by updating this ordinance to adjust language to make the definitions consistent with the final draft of the Pennsylvania EMS Act 37, updates certain sections to reflect the General Fund, and increases fees to meet increases in the cost of doing business.

14950 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, amending the General Fund Budget for 2012.


14949 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Capital Projects Fund Budget for 2012.


14948 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Sewer Fund Budget for 2012.

14947 - To adjust the taxes for the fiscal year beginning January 1, 2012.

14946 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the E 9-1-1 Fund Budget for 2012.

14945 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Debt Obligation for 2012.

14944 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Risk Management Fund Budget for 2012.

14943 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, Council of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Equipment Fund Budget for 2012.

14942 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Golf Course Fund Budget for 2012.

14941 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Trexler Fund Budget for 2012.


14940 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, adopting the Liquid Fuels Fund Budget for 2012.


14939 - Amending Article 945 of the Codified Ordinances by adopting the 2012 Sewer Rates.

14938 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown adopting the 2012 Water Rates.

14937 - Amending Article 1131, Municipal Waste Storage, Collection and Disposal by increasing the Solid Waste Fee to Three Hundred and Seventy-Five Dollars (from $340).

14936 - An Ordinance of the City of Allentown, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, establishing and adopting the Solid Waste Enterprise Fund Budget for 2012.

14935 - Re-enacting, restating and amending its earned income tax ordinance/resolution to establish conformity with the local tax enabling act as amended by Act 32 of July 2, 2008.

14934
- Amending  the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Four Hundred Seventy Five Thousand Seventy-Six Dollars and Twenty-One Cents ($475,076.21) as a result of a grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to the City of Allentown in the form of a RACP pass through grant to Lehigh Valley Health Network.

14933 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Thirty Three Thousand, Two Hundred Twenty Three Dollars and Seventy Five Cents ($33,223.75) as a result of payments from the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs Baseball Team to the City of Allentown Paramedics for provisioning of on-site Emergency Medical Services during baseball games and other events at Coca-Cola park for 2011 baseball season.

14932 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Eight Thousand Eighty-Seven Dollars and Nine Cents ($8,087.09) as a result of two grants from the Eastern Pennsylvania EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Council to the City of Allentown Paramedics to enhance the readiness of our bureau’s participation in the Regional Disaster Emergency Medical Services ‘Strike Team’.

14931 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplement appropriation of Three Hundred ($300.00) Dollars for the Allentown Boxing Gym.

14928 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifty Thousand ($50,000) Dollars composed of funds received from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) and the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation (LVEDC) via a sub-grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency to study the reuse and market potentials, and historic architectural treatment of the former Neuweiler Brewery.

14927 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000) in Enterprise Zone funding from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for implementation of the City Enterprise Zone program.

14926 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplement appropriation of Nine Thousand Five Hundred ($9,500) Dollars to provide for a Penn State University Grant for the Weed and Seed Youth Coordinator.

14925 -  Amending the Zoning Code, Article 1301-1331, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown.

14924 - Amending the Zoning Code, Article 1301-1331, of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown to clarify various provisions within the Traditional Neighborhood Development Overlay District (TNDO).

14923 - Amending Article 147, Aggregated Pension Trust Fund, to provide for the Board Membership as required by Act 44.

14922 - Amending the Administrative Code, Article 130, Financial Procedures, by requiring the Administration to file a monthly report on the transfer of funds into the Risk Management Fund.

14921 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplement appropriation of Twenty-Eight Thousand Five Hundred ($28,500) Dollars to provide for a Penn State University Grant for the Weed and Seed Youth Coordinator.

14920 -An Ordinance providing for the re-allocation of funds within the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) Grant Program.

14919 - Amending the 2011 Capital Fund Budget to provide for an appropriation of Eight Hundred Thousand ($800,000.00) DOLLARS reflecting receipt of additional funds from PennDOT due to a change in scope to extend the project limits from Graham Street to Irving Street. The overall project is to install waterline and provide milling and paving from the Hamilton Street Bridge to Graham Street and ADA standard handicap ramps, traffic signal and other  improvements of Hanover Avenue within the reach extending from the Hamilton Street Bridge to Irving Street.  The Bureau of Engineering is supervising and monitoring the funds.

14918 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifteen Thousand ($15,000) Dollars of funds received from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) for consulting services for the City’s Historic Architectural Review Board (HARB).

14917 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of FIVE THOUSAND ($5,000) DOLLARS. Reflecting receipt of a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for the Allentown Human Relations Commission.

14916
- Providing for the vacation of a widened portion of N. 4TH Street, between Chew Street and Gordon Street in the Ninth Ward of the City of Allentown:

14915
- An Ordinance 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; Subtitle B of Title IV of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987, as amended; 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.

14914
- Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of one hundred fifteen thousand ($115,000) dollars to provide for the grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to the City of Allentown for a grant for Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley to renovate the Sixth Street Shelter in Allentown.

14913
- Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One Thousand Five Hundred ($1,500) Dollars from St. Luke’s Hospital to the Communications program of the Police Department to provide for public education for the 911 program

14912
 -  Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of three hundred fifty ($350.00) dollars. This is a donation to the Police Department for the K-9 program from the Lehigh Valley Kennel Club.


14907
- Amending the Administrative Code, Article 177, Environmental Advisory Council, by requiring the Board to provide an annual report to Council at a public meeting. 
14906 - Amending Article 507 (Traffic Control Maps) of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown.

14905
- Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Nine Thousand ($9,000) Dollars from the City of Allentown’s Consolidated Grants Program – Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Two Thousand Five Hundred ($2,500) Dollars from the Greater Lehigh Valley Independent Practice Association, a private donor, to the Health Bureau’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Program budget. The funding will be utilized to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables for youth and families participating in the Alliance Summer Recreation Program, the City’s Playground Program, and other selected community events throughout the year through use of a mobile food cart/green cart. The total supplemental appropriation from these two sources would be Eleven Thousand Five Hundred ($11,500) Dollars.14904 - Amending the 2011 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Nine Million Two Hundred Eighty-Four Thousand Six Hundred Eighty-One ($9,284,681) Dollars to provide for a Pennvest loan for the Automatic Meter Reading Project and the Schantz Spring Transmission Repair.

14903
- Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Sixty Thousand ($60,000) Dollars to provide for a Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development New Communities Fund Exit Allocation Grant for the Seventh Street Corridor.

14902
- An Ordinance Authorizing and Directing the issuance of the City of Allentown's Guaranteed Revenue Note, Series of 2011 in the total amount of $8,612,681 (The "Note") for the design and construction of the city's revenue note, series a of 2011 in the total amount of $672,000 for repairs to the Schantz Spring Transmission; authoring an increase in the city's non-electoral indebtedness; fixing the form, number, date, interest and maturity of the notes; making a covenant for the payment of debt service on the notes; providing for the filing of the required documents with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for approval of the issuance of the debt; providing for the appointment of a sinking fund depository for the notes; authorizing, execution, sale and delivery of the notes; and documents related thereto; providing certain covenants and restrictions for security and payment of the notes; establishing certain tax covenants regarding use of the proceeds of the notes; repealing certain ordinances or part of ordinances; establishing the effective of the ordinance.

14901
- Providing for the vacation of S. Meyer Street from Baker Street to W. Emaus Avenue and Baker Street from S. 4th Street to S. Meyer Street in the Nineteenth Ward of the City of Allentown.

14900
- Amending the 2011 Trexler Fund and the 2011 Capital Projects Fund to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One Hundred Seventy Thousand One Hundred Fifty-Nine Dollars and Seventy-Five Cents ($170,159.75) to the Capital Fund and Seventy Thousand One Hundred Fifty-Nine Dollars and Seventy-Five Cents ($70,159.75) to the Trexler Fund to provide for the annual receipt of capital improvement funds from the Trexler Trust designated by Court Order dated April 19, 2011.

14899 - Amending the 2011 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Four Hundred Forty Four Thousand Six Hundred ($44,600) Dollars from the Federal Highway Administration through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Transportation, Community and System Preservation Program providing funding necessary for the construction of the Old Allentown Streetscape Improvements Program.

14898 - Amending the 2011 Capital Fund Budget to provide for an appropriation of Eight Hundred Seventy-Seven Thousand Eight Hundred Six ($877,806.00) Dollars reflecting receipt of funds from a state H20 PA Program Grant.

14897 - Amending the 2011 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Four Hundred Ninety Thousand One Hundred ($499,100) Dollars reflecting receipt from a Transportation Enhancement Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDot) to install new street lights, underground wiring, curb and sidewalk repairs along North Seventh Street from Hamilton Street o Turner Street.

14896 - Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Three Hundred $300.00) Dollars to provide for the receipt of a donation from Peter Schweyer.  This funding will be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables for the Nutrition and Physical Activity Program.

14895 - Amending Article 400.07, Department of Parks & Recreation Fees, by establishing a league penalty system for forfeits, ineligible players, incomplete rosters and absence from league meetings for all teams involved in Department of Parks and Recreation operated Youth baseball/softball/basketball and other leagues.

14894 -  Amending the 2011 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Fifty Thousand ($50,000) from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development toward the planning of the City Semiquincentennial Celebration.14893 - Amending the 2011 General Fund, Water Fund, Solid Waste Fund and Liquid Fuels Fund Budgets to provide for a supplemental appropriation totaling Two Hundred Thousand Foud Hundred Seventy-Seven ($200,477.83) Dollars and Eighty-Three Cents from UGI Utilities, Inc. toward reimbursement for expenses incurred as a result of the February 9, 2011 explosion.

14892 - An Ordinance 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; for the purpose of undertaking programs of housing and community development within the City.

14891 - Amending the 2011 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Eighteen Thousand ($18,000) Dollars from the Streets/Bridges Repair Capital Project to the Police Facility Project.

14890 - Amending the Administrative Code, Article 181, the Human Relations Commission by establishing high school representatives rather than members for meeting quorum requirements.

14889 - An Ordinance providing for the expenditure of certain monies received by the City of Allentown from the repayment of loans made through the Rental Rehabilitation Program.

14888 - An Ordinance 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; Subtitle B of Title IV of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987, as amended; 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.

14887 - Amending the 2011 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Sixty-Three Thousand Four Hundred ($63,400) Dollars from the Streets/Bridges Repair Capital Project to the newly created 7th Street Lighting Project and the Old Allentown Streetscape Project. 



 

 

15000 - Amending the 2012 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($75,000) from the Hamilton Street Reconstruction Capital Project to the Old Allentown Streetscape Project.

14999 - Amending Article 171.10 Board of Ethics, by requiring requests for opinions to be filed with the City Clerk who shall forward a copy to each board member by the following day; mandates that the request for an advisory opinion state the provisions of the Code which the complainant alleges was violated; allows the request to be filed by fax or email;  requires city officials or employees to provide information to the Board it deems necessary to perform its responsibilities; establishes time frames for issuing advisory opinions; and requires that copies of written advisory opinions be filed in the Clerk’s office with identifying names deleted.

14998 - Amending the Noise Control Ordinance by authorizing a $100 SWEEP ticket for noise disturbance violations such as lou music from vehicles and residents, loud mufflers, illegal use of fireworks, and other violations specified under this Article.  It also removes the progressive fine language that made first offenses only $25 and made the tracking of repeat offenders very cumbersome and difficult.

14997 - Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($2,500) from the Eastern PA EMS Council to the EMS Budget for Uniforms and Premium Pay.

14996 - Amending Article 394, Fees for Collecting Delinquent Accounts, by adding Section 394.06 - Fees Associated with Berkheimer for the Collection of Delinquent LST and Per Capita Taxes of ACT 511.

14995 - Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Thirty Six Thousand ($36,000) Dollars from the U.S. Conference of Mayor's Childhood Obesity Prevention Award to the Health Bureau's Nutrition and Physical Activity Program budget.  The funding will be utilized to expand and enhance the "Fruits & Veggies On the Move" initiative as a means of increasing availability and access to fresh fruits and vegetables to youth and families participating in the City's Playground Program and other selected community events by means of a City pick-up truck decorated with large fruits and vegetable magnets/decals.  The funding will also be used for other childhood obesity related outreach events or projects that promote good nutrition and physical activity.  The total supplemental appropriation from this source would be Thirty Six Thousand ($36,000) Dollars.

14994 - Amending the 2012 General Fund and the 2012 Solid Waste Fund by reorganizing the Public Works Department by creating the position of Deputy Director of Operations (18N).

14993 - An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Allentown, Pennsylvania, Repealing Ordinance No. 13360, now Article 1157 of the Codified Ordinances, in its entirety to conform to the State Massage Therapy Act of Oct. 9, 2008, P.L. 1438, as amended

14992 - Amending the 2012 Solid Waste Budget to provide for supplemental appropriations of One Million Dollars ($1,000,000) from the Department of Energy and Two Million Dollars ($2,000,000) from the Commonwealth Finance Agency.

14991
- An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Allentown, Pennsylvania, Authorizing the Mayor of his designee to enter into a cooperative purchasing agreement for 911 goods and services with other participating municipalities pursuant to the intergovernmental cooperation law (Act 177 of 1996), 53 PA.C.S.A. Section 2301 ET. SEQ.

14990
- Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Eight Hundred Fifty Dollars ($850).  This is a donation from Elizabeth McCafferty to the Police Department for police equipment.

14989 - Amending the 2012 Capital Project Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One Hundred Twenty-Three Thousand Three Hundred Sixty-Four Dollars and Eighty-Seven Cents ($123,364.87) from various closed-out Capital Projects to three Capital Projects which need additional funding.

14988
- Amending the 2012 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand ($250,000) Dollars to provide for the receipt of a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. This grant will provide funding which will be used to assist with the Stevens Community Park Development Project.

14987
- Amending the 2012 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Three Hundred Fifty Thousand ($350,000) Dollars to provide for the receipt of a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.  This grant will provide funding which will be used to assist with the development of the Jordan Creek Greenway Development Project.

14986
- 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.

14985
- Amending the Consolidated Plan One Year Action Plan for the Thirtieth, Thirty-first, Thirty-second, Thirty-third, Thirty-fourth, Thirty-fifth, Thirty-sixth and Thirty-seventh years of the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDGB) which re-programs Three Hundred Seven Thousand One Hundred Ten Dollars ($307,110) of unexpended funds.

14984
- Amending the Consolidated Plan One Year Action Plan for the 2011-2012 Fiscal Year of the Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG), which allocates Sixty-Eight Thousand Three Hundred Seventy-One Dollars ($68,371) of additional ESG funds.

14983
- An Ordinance providing for the expenditure of certain monies received by the City of Allentown from the repayment of loans made through the Rental Rehabilitation Program.

14982
- Amending the 2012 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of funds in the amount of Three Hundred Thousand Dollars ($300,000) from the 15th Street Bridge Project 1728 to provide local matching funds for the American Parkway utility relocations Capital Project 1753.  Bureau of Engineering is supervising and monitoring the funds.

14981
- Amending the 2012 Capital Fund Budget to provide for an appropriation of Four Hundred Thousand Dollars ($400,000) reflecting receipt of funds from property owner reimbursement to install replacement and new curbing, sidewalks, crossovers, in advance of the 2012 Streets Improvement Program.  The Bureau of Engineering is supervising and monitoring the funds.

14980
- Amending the 2012 Capital Fund Budget to provide for an appropriation of Three Hundred Fifty-Five Thousand Eight Hundred Ninety-Six Dollars ($355,896), reflecting 100% reimbursable federal funds for the Design, Construction, Construction Management and Inspection of the proposed South Albert Street Bridge Replacement Project.  Bureau of Engineering is supervising and monitoring the funds.

14979
- Amending the 2012 Capital Fund Budget to provide for an appropriation of Fifty-Eight Million Dollars ($58,000,000) reflecting 100% reimbursable federal funds for the Construction, Construction Management and inspection of the proposed American Parkway Project.  Bureau of Engineering is supervising and monitoring the funds.

14978
- Amending the 2012 Capital Fund Budget to provide for an appropriation of Five Million Seventy Thousand Dollars ($5,070,000) reflecting a combination of 80% reimbursable federal funds, and 15% reimbursable state funds for the Construction, Construction Management and Inspection of the proposed Union Street Bridge Replacement Project.  Bureau of Engineering is supervising and monitoring the funds.

14977
- Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a transfer of Twenty-Nine Thousand Two Hundred-Fifty ($29,250.00) Dollars from the General Miscellaneous Account (000-6170) recognizing a reimbursement of funds from PEMA and a into an equipment account in Program 2 in the Fire Department for the purchase of software to upgrade the Department's Record Management System and bring them into compliance with both State and Federal reporting systems.

14976
- Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Nine Hundred ($900) Dollars as a result of a donation from Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery to the Police Department K-9 program to provide necessary equipment.

14975 - Amending the 2012 Capital Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of One Hundred Seventy Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($172,500) reflecting receipt from a Transportation Enhancement Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to install pedestrian safety control along Chew Street from 23rd Street to 26th Street that runs through the campus of Muhlenberg College. The Bureau of Traffic Planning and Control is supervising and monitoring the grant.

 
14723 - Amending the 2009 General Fund to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Sixty-Seven Thousand Eight Hundred Forty-Nine Dollars and Fifty-Eight Cents ($67,849.58) from the United States Department of Environmental Protection Agency Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund for the demolition work at 716-718 Linden Street as well as the Calo Building at 5 North Front Street

 15010 - Amending the 2012 General Fund Budget to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Nine Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($9,750) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security.