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CITY COUNCIL

Special Council Meeting Agenda 11/01/2021

 

 

CITY COUNCIL

Meeting Agenda

 

Special Meeting
Council Chambers
Monday, November 1, 2021
5:00 P.M.

 

The Special Meeting of City Council is filmed and can be viewed LIVE while the meeting is taking place or at your convenience at https://www.readingpa.gov/content/city-council-video and on Facebook Live and on BCTV MAC Channel 99.

Due to COVID-19, the public is prohibited from physically attending the meeting. In person attendance is permitted in the Penn Room in City Hall – use the 8th Street doors. To attend the meeting via our virtual app, please log-in using the link or the dial-in phone number below

Due to COVID-19 also known as the Coronavirus the public speaking requirements have been modified. Comments posted in Zoom Chat and on Facebook are not considered public comment and a response may not occur.

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  • Public comment for Special meetings will also be accepted in writing by 4pm on the day of the meeting through an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The message must clearly be marked as Public Comment. The comment received in writing will be read into the record at the Regular Meeting.
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  • Public comment for Special Meetings can be about agenda topics only. Please limit your remarks to no more than 5 minutes.

All remarks must be directed to Council as a body and not to any individual Council member or public or elected official in attendance. Any comment that is personally offensive or impertinent will not be read into the record.

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Public comment can be offered by telephone or virtual meeting application by registering with the City Clerk at 610 655 6205 by noon on the day of the business meeting or in writing through an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or a letter mailed to the Council Office clearly marked “Public Comment”. Written public comment must be submitted by 4:00 pm on day of the meeting to allow time to distribute the comment submitted. The written comment received will be read into the record.

 

  1. OPENING MATTERS
    1. CALL TO ORDER
    2. ROLL CALL
  2. PUBLIC COMMENT - AGENDA MATTERS:

    See the instructions provided above

  3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
    1. Agenda:

      Special Meeting of November 1, 2021

  4. RESOLUTION
     
    1. Resolution –

      appointing the following to the Redistricting Commission

      • At-large – Lori Bellman
      • District 1 – Hector Ruiz
      • District 2 - Norma Castro
      • District 3 – Thomas Shade
      • District 4 – Brian Kell
      • District 5 – Pam Cianciosi
      • District 6 – Radarra McLendon
  5. ADJOURN

 

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