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Legislative Session 6pm. COURTESY OF THE FLOOR APPROVAL OF MINUTES • Approval of the Legislative Session Minutes of April 12, 2016. REPORTS OF COMMITTEES • Report from Chair Johnson on the Public Safety Committee Meeting of Monday, April 18, 2016. • Report from Chair Williams on the Administration Committee Meeting of Tuesday, April 19, 2016. ORDINANCES FOR FIRST READING • Bill 12-2016 – An Ordinance vacating and striking from the Official Map of the City of Harrisburg a portion of Alricks Street (between Joseph Alley and the Lands N/F Norfolk Southern Corporation) pursuant to Chapter 3-109 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Harrisburg. • Bill 13-2016 – An Ordinance amending Chapter 7-323, Special Exception and Variances in the Zoning Code of the City of Harrisburg, by revising Section 5(c) on Hearing and Decisions to: 1) clarify that applicants are responsible for notifying surrounding property owners of special exception and variance requests by first class letter and provide proof of mailing; and 2) change the existing public notice requirement to property owners within a 100-foot radius of the boundary of the subject property. ORDINANCES FOR AMENDMENT • Bill 6-2016 – An Ordinance amending Title 5 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Harrisburg, Licensing and Taxation Code, authorizing an increase of a Local Services Tax for the 2016 tax year and thereafter; reaffirming the elimination of the City of Harrisburg's Emergency and Municipal Services Tax; and authorizing City officials to implement this Ordinance. • Bill 7-2016 – An Ordinance to technically amend and update Section 2-307.7 of the Codified Ordinances of the City relating to Personnel to include salary ranges of pay for non-represented exempt management positions within the City of Harrisburg for the 2016 budget year. • Bill 9-2016 – An Ordinance adopting and approving modifications to the approved 2013 Recovery Plan for the City of Harrisburg, known as the Harrisburg Strong Plan, proposed by the Coordinator for the City of Harrisburg, and filed pursuant to the Municipalities Financial Recovery Act; and otherwise directing the preparation of ordinances, resolutions, agreements and other documents for consideration as would be necessary for the adoption and implementation of those measures enumerated for the financial recovery of the City. ORDINANCES FOR FINAL PASSAGE • Bill 3-2016 – An Ordinance of the City of Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, electing to amend its Firefighter Pension Plan administered by the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement System pursuant to Article IV of the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Law; agreeing to be bound by all provisions of the Pennsylvania Municipal Retirement Law as amended and as applicable to Member Municipalities. • Bill 6-2016 (As Amended) – An Ordinance amending Title 5 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Harrisburg, Licensing and Taxation Code, authorizing an increase of a Local Services Tax for the 2016 tax year and thereafter; reaffirming the elimination of the City of Harrisburg's Emergency and Municipal Services Tax; and authorizing City officials to implement this Ordinance. • Bill 7-2016 (As Amended) – An Ordinance to technically amend and update Section 2-307.7 of the Codified Ordinances of the City relating to Personnel to include salary ranges of pay for non-represented exempt management positions within the City of Harrisburg for the 2016 budget year. • Bill 9-2016 (As Amended) – An Ordinance adopting and approving modifications to the approved 2013 Recovery Plan for the City of Harrisburg, known as the Harrisburg Strong Plan, proposed by the Coordinator for the City of Harrisburg, and filed pursuant to the Municipalities Financial Recovery Act; and otherwise directing the preparation of ordinances, resolutions, agreements and other documents for consideration as would be necessary for the adoption and implementation of those measures enumerated for the financial recovery of the City. RESOLUTIONS • Resolution 12-2016 – A Resolution ratifying the submission of a grant application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the purpose of purchasing hose nozzles and computer tablets for the Bureau of Fire. • Resolution 13-2016 – A Resolution authorizing an application to Impact Harrisburg to fund up to Three Million Dollars ($3,000,000) for the City of Harrisburg Multimodal Transportation Project. • Resolution 27-2016 – A Resolution approving the request of MAA ANNAPURNA, LLC to transfer liquor license #R-19033 from TENT Restaurant Operations, Inc., 2625 Brindle Drive, Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County into the City of Harrisburg to be utilized at Bollywood Bar & Grille, 110 North Second State Street, Harrisburg, PA, which is to operate as a bar and restaurant facility. • Resolution 28-2016 – A Resolution ratifying the submission of an Application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the purpose of funding the hiring of five (5) full-time firefighters for the Bureau of Fire. • Resolution 31-2016 – A Resolution appointing Mr. Garvey Pressley, Jr. to serve on the Capital Region Water, a municipal authority, Board of Directors (the “CRW Board”). • Resolution 33-2016 – A Resolution approving the Second Proposed 2016 Budget. Wanda Williams. Rafiyqa Muhammad. Mayor Eric Papenfuse. Karl Singelton. (Read More)
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