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NOTICE OF SCRANTON CITY COUNCIL WEEKLY MEETING Notice is



NOTICE OF SCRANTON CITY COUNCIL WEEKLY MEETING Notice is hereby given that Scranton City Council will conduct their regularly scheduled weekly meeting, live-streamed via www.youtube. com/user/electriccitytv570, on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.; to consider, deliberate, discuss and/or take official action on the following legislation: FOR INTRODUCTION AN ORDINANCE – AMENDING FILE OF THE COUNCIL NO. 8, 1987, AN ORDINANCE ENTITLED “AMENDING FILE OF THE COUNCIL NO. 87, 1976 ENTITLED AN ORDINANCE ENTITLED ‘PROVIDING FOR THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF A LICENSE FOR ALL PERFORMERS, ENTERTAINERS, SPORTING TEAMS, MUSICAL GROUPS, BANDS, THEATRICAL CAST, DANCING GROUPS, RECITAL GROUPS, PAID LECTURERS AND SPEAKERS BY INCREASING FEES”‘TO DECREASE THE FEES DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. FOR INTRODUCTION AN ORDINANCE – AMENDING FILE OF THE COUNCIL NO. 70, 2016, AN ORDINANCE, “AUTHORIZING THE CREATION OF AN EVENT LICENSE TO ALLEVIATE THE DIRECT EXPENSE TO PEDDLERS AND TO ALLOW A MORE EFFICIENT OPERATION OF VARIOUS EVENTS IN THE CITY, AND IMPOSING AN EVENT LICENSE FEE SCHEDULE” TO DECREASE THE FEES DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. FOR INTRODUCTION AN ORDINANCE – AMENDING FILE OF THE COUNCIL NO. 33, 2013, AN ORDINANCE, “AMENDING SECTIONS 340-1, 340-8, 340-9 AND 340-13(A) OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF SCRANTON GOVERNING PEDDLING AND SOLICITING WITHIN THE CITY OF SCRANTON” BY FURTHER AMENDING THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE SECTION 340-13(A) TO DECREASE THE FEE BY 20% DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. FOR INTRODUCTION A RESOLUTION – APPROVING A SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT WITH THE PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FOR THE MEADOW BROOK FLOOD PROTECTION PROJECT. FOR INTRODUCTION A RESOLUTION – ACCEPTING A DONATION PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF SCRANTON FIRE DEPARTMENT FROM THE CLIFFORD TOWNSHIP VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $100.00 IN MEMORY OF SCRANTON FIREFIGHTER STEPHEN SUNDAY. FOR INTRODUCTION A RESOLUTION – ACCEPTING A DONATION PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF SCRANTON FIRE DEPARTMENT FROM TOM HESSER CHEVROLET/BMW IN THE AMOUNT OF $1514.00. FOR INTRODUCTION A RESOLUTION – AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND OTHER APPROPRIATE CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE AND ENTER INTO A CONTRACT FOR THE RE-BID SIMULATOR AREA IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BETWEEN THE CITY OF SCRANTON AND SEAN BYRNE CONSTRUCTION FOR GENERAL CONTRACTING WORK. FOR INTRODUCTION A RESOLUTION – AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND OTHER APPROPRIATE CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE AND ENTER INTO A CONTRACT FOR THE RE-BID SIMULATOR AREA IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BETWEEN THE CITY OF SCRANTON AND LEBER ELECTRIC, INC. FOR THE ELECTRICAL WORK. READING BY TITLE FILE OF THE COUNCIL NO. 54, 2021 AN ORDINANCE – ESTABLISHING A “NO PARKING ZONE” ALONG THE EASTERLY SIDE OF WYOMING AVENUE (S.R.3025) FROM SEGMENT 0000 OFFSET 1292 TO SEGMENT 0020 OFFSET 1417 TO ALLOW FOR SAFE SIGHT DISTANCES FOR A PARKING LOT PROPOSED BY MILLER LOFTS LOCATED AT 620 WYOMING AVENUE. READING BY TITLE FILE OF THE COUNCIL NO. 55, 2021 – AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A “NO PARKING ZONE” ALONG THE WESTERLY SIDE OF THE 800 BLOCK OF WYOMING AVENUE FROM NEW STREET SOUTH TO WEST GIBSON STREET AND PLACEMENT OF THE FOLLOWING SIGNS: FOUR (4) R8-3 NO PARKING SYMBOL SIGNS 12″X12″, THREE (3) R-301 NO PARKING ARROW PLAQUE AND ONE (1) R-301 NO PARKING LEFT ARROW PLAQUE. FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE COMMITTEE ON RULES FOR ADOPTION FILE OF THE COUNCIL NO. 50, 2021 – AMENDING SECTION 709.G OF THE CITY OF SCRANTON ZONING ORDINANCE PROHIBITING SIGNS OR DISPLAYS THAT INCLUDE WORDS OR IMAGES THAT ARE OBSCENE, PORNOGRAPHIC, OR THAT AN AVERAGE REASONABLE PERSON WOULD FIND HIGHLY OFFENSIVE TO PUBLIC DECENCY. FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE COMMITTEE ON COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOR ADOPTION RESOLUTION NO. 133, 2021 – AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND OTHER APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS OF THE CITY OF SCRANTON TO ADOPT THE CITIZENS PARTICIPATION PLAN FOR THE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE COMMITTEE ON RULES FOR ADOPTION RESOLUTION NO. 134, 2021 – APPOINTMENT OF LEONARD NAMIOTKA, 1130 PHILO STREET, SCRANTON, PENNSYLVANIA, 18508, TO THE POSITION OF SUPERINTENDENT OF POLICE FOR THE CITY OF SCRANTON EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 17, 2021. OLD BUSINESS RESOLUTION NO. 120, 2021 – ACCEPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE HISTORICAL ARCHITECTURE REVIEW BOARD (“HARB”) AND DENYING THE CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS FOR L. R. COSTANZO CO., INC., 123 NORTH MAIN AVENUE, SCRANTON, PENNSYLVANIA 18504 FOR THE FOLLOWING UPGRADES TO SITE LIGHTING THROUGHOUT THE PROPERTY AT PNC BANK, 201 PENN AVENUE, SCRANTON, PA 18503. The Council will hold a caucus via live-streamed at 5:45 p.m.. Residents may send their comments/questions, in writing, to be included on the official record by emailing: lreed@scrantonpa.gov; or by U.S. mail at: Scranton Municipal Building, 340 N. Washington Ave., Scranton PA 18503, Attn: City Clerks Office, no later than 3:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Lori Reed / City Clerk Scranton, Pennsylvania

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