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Pen Argyl Borough Monthly Minutes | Archive

Wednesday 15th of December 2021 - 12/15/2021 Council Meeting Agenda

Agenda - Pen Argyl Borough Council Meeting of Wednesday, December 15, 2021 – 7:00 P.M.

 

Pledge of Allegiance:


Roll Call:

 

Visitors:         

           

Discussion and Final Adoption of Year 2021 Budget:

                                            General Fund - $2,185,850.00 - 13.00 Mills

                                              Sewer Fund - $1,617,300.00

                                          Garbage Fund - $468,864.00

                                                State Fund - $272,622.00

                                            Reserve Fund - $3,487,533.00     

 

                                                  Tax Structure

                             Real Estate Tax Millage - 13.00 Mills (No tax increase)

                                                   Per Capita - $ 5.00

                          Local Services Tax (LST) - $52.00

             Real Estate Transfer Tax - 1% - Shared Equally with School District

                     Earned Income Tax - 1% - Shared Equally with School District

                        Sewer Rental Fee - $102.00 Minimum Quarterly Charge per Unit/10,000 Gallons

                                                        $13.50 per Thousand Gallons over 10,000 Gallons

                                Garbage Fee - Garbage Fee Waived for year 2022

 

            The Borough's Assessment Valuation for 2022 is $66,969,800: 2021 was $67,093,100; 2020 was $67,029,500; 2019 was $67,113,200; 2018 was $67,092,500; 2017 was $67,572,400; and 2016 was $67,524,800.  One (1) Mill equals $66,968.80, less 6% uncollectible, collectible amount is $62,950.67.

 

            Prior years Millage: Year 2020 was 13 Mills, 2019 was 12 Mills and 2018 was 11 Mills.        

 

Ordinance #716 to increase the quarterly Sewer Rental Fees (D12):

Resolution 2021-9 for fixing 2022 Millage Rate (D13):

Ordinance #717 for waiving the 2022 Residential Garbage Fee (D14):

Resolution for Earned Income Tax, Per Capita, Local Services Tax (LST) and Property Transfer

Tax for the Year of 2022 (D15):

Resolution to appoint Berkheimer Associates as Collector of the Local Services Tax (LST) and

Keystone Collection Group as Collector of the Earned Income Tax for Year of 2022 (D16)

Public Works Report:

            Monthly Report (D17). Lobb Avenue update.  George and Pen Argyl Streets. 

Greenways Grant (D12). CDBG Grant (D13).

 

Zoning Report:

            Monthly Report (D18). 301 W Main Street (D1 & D21). Resolution 2021-08 establishing fee updates for planning, building & zoning fees (D2). 103 N. Harding QOL ticket (D14).  Property Maintenance Log (D19).  12/2/2021 Zoning Hearing Board Minutes (D20).

 

Police Report:

            Minutes 11/3/2021, Agenda 11/18/2021 (D3).  Minutes 11/18/2021, Agenda 12/7/2021(D23).  Ordinance #718 for fixing the calculation of cost sharing for Regional Police (D22).           Police K-9 presentation (addendum D36).                

           

Fire Chief's Report:

                       

Minutes:

            Council Meeting of 11/8/2021 (D24) and Special Council Meeting of 11/30/2021 (D25). Park Board 11/9/2021 Agenda, Minutes 10/12/2021(D4).

 

Correspondence:

            Tom Carlo Email (D5).  Barry Isett (D26).

 

Mayor's Report:

            PIP Program. Borough Projects. COG Minutes 11/17/2021 (D6).  Community Events/Awards & Certificates.  Employee Engagement.  Slate Belt Regional Police /Public Safety.  Holiday Party Review.  Request for Fire Police Application (D27).

 

 

Planning Commission:

            Municipal Planning Code (D7 & D28).  LVPC Planning Correspondences (D8, D9, D15, D16 & D17).  Planning Commission Meeting 12/16/2021.

 

Solicitor's Report:

 

Sanitation, Solid Waste & Recycling:

            Monthly Report (D29). Waste Management Correspondence (D30).

 

Finance, Tax Exoneration, Insurance & Personnel:

            Treasury Report (D31).  Liquid Fuels Audit (D10).  Nestle Donation.

                                                                                        

Property & Utilities:

            Pool update.


Community Outreach:

            Hometown Press (D18). Feral Cat Report (D32).  Social Media Consultant.

 

Borough Manager's Report:

            Monthly Report (D33). Modernization of Local Government Advertising Requirements (D11).  Borough Office closes at Noon on 12/23/2021 and be closed 12/24/2021 and noon on 12/31/2021.   Manager off 12/23/2021-12/29/2021.  January 3, 2022 Re-Organizational and Council Meeting.  

 

Payment of Bills:

            Bill Summary (D34).  General Fund - $43,277.46; Sewer Fund - $30,566.27.

State Fund - $9525.35 and Reserve Money Market Fund - $40,423.57.

 

Executive Session:

           

Adjournment:

 

 

January Re-Organization & Council Meeting - Monday, January 3, 2022 - 7:00 P. M.

Workshop - January     , 2022 - 7:00 P. M.