Calendar of Events

Committee of the Whole

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CITY COUNCIL

Committee of the Whole

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

6:15 pm

Hybrid Meeting

Agenda

 

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I.         2nd Class City Upgrade re Pros/Cons

 

II.        Expanding Public Pools

 

III.      Adding Mold to Property Maintenance Code

 

IV.      Ordinance Review (ordinances attached pgs 2-25)

  • Bill 55-2022 – directing the Berks County Board of Elections to place a referendum question before city voters on the 2022 General Election Ballot which would amend the Home Rule Charter Section 404 (a) - (b) – requiring Council approval for the termination of the Managing Director Introduced at the June 13 regular meeting; Tabled on June 27th
  • Bill 61-2022 – authorizing residential permit parking from 8 am to 8 pm with a 2 hour period for non-permit holders Zones in the 100 block of Schiller Street, the 100 block of North 8th Street and the 200 block of Reed Street, in accordance with City Code Chapter 576 Vehicles and Traffic, Part 4 Stopping and Parking, A – Regulations, Section 576-417 Residential Permit Parking, as recommended by the Reading Parking Authority
  • Bill 62-2022 – amending City Code Chapter 396, Part 3 Park Use by providing additional authority for law enforcement agencies to act when responding to calls for service at public park properties as defined herein and allowing responding law enforcement agencies to seize devices that are in violation of this ordinance for possible forfeiture and destruction. 
  • Bill 63-2022 – amending City Code Chapter 387 Noise by adding references to Chapter 396, Part 3 Park Use regarding noise at City and City agency owned properties
  • Bill 64-2022 – directing the Berks County Board of Elections to place a referendum question before city voters on the 2022 General Election Ballot which would amend the Home Rule Charter Section 603 (a) - (b) – requiring Council approval for the termination of the Department Directors
  • Bill 65-2022 – authorizing the conveyance of 140 Schiller Street Berks County Parcel I.D. No.  06530765523615 from the Reading Redevelopment Authority and execution of the agreement of sale of the property for nominal consideration as per the agreement of sale

IV.      Public Safety Reports (Police & Fire pg 26-27)                                                                       

  • Project Updates
    • FM update on inspections completed & Emergency Management
  • Police & Fire Accomplishments*

V.        Administrative Reports

A. Finance Monthly Reports – Executive Summary

  • Balance Sheet & Income Statement
  • Cash levels in the General Fund & Enterprise Funds
  • Review Expenditure Reports by Department & Division
  • Progress Reports on Grants & CDBG HUD Funding – amount received amount spent and grant deadline
  • Non-recurring revenue or interfund transfers - include land or asset sales, use of fund balance, transfers from other funds that exceed ongoing and sustainable levels, and transfers from other funds that exceed legal limits. Nonrecurring revenues also include any revenue that is anticipated to be received for only one year.

 

B. HR Monthly Reports

  • Budget-to-filled position report to show where there is a concentration of unfilled positions by Division/Office showing the employment category of each position
  • Report each month on how HR is adhering to and/or implementing each part of Personnel Code Section 703 a through l