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Northampton County Council


Agenda


June 6, 2024      6:30 p.m.



Pledge of Allegiance


Moment of Silence/Prayer


Roll Call


Approval of the Minutes – May 16, 2024


Courtesy of the Floor


Proclamation


County Executive Report



Old Business


1.     Public Hearing of an Ordinance Entitled, “AN ORDINANCE BY THE NORTHAMPTON COUNTY COUNCIL CONCURRING AND AGREEING WITH THE BOROUGH OF WILSON AND THE WILSON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT TO PARTICIPATE IN A PROPOSED TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT TO BE KNOWN AS THE 1921 AT DIXIE AVENUE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT TO BE KNOWN AS THE 1921 AT DIXIE AVENUE TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE POWERS CONFERRED UPON MUNICIPALITIES BY THE ACT 113 OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, AS ADMEDED (53 P.S. § 6930.1 ET. SEQ.)”



New Business


1.  Introduction of an Ordinance Entitled, “AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2024 NORTHAMPTON COUNTY BUDGET: COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; ADMINISTRATION – E911 ACT 12 INTERCONNECT; ADMINISTRATION – HAZMAT ACT 165; SHERIFF; COURT ADMINISTRATION - JUVENILE JUSTICE CENTER; HUMAN SERVICES – VETERANS AFFAIRS; HUMAN SERVICES - HOMELESS ASSISTANCE; HUMAN SERVICES - DEVELOPMENT FUND; HUMAN SERVICES - CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILIES; HUMAN SERVICES - AREA AGENCY ON AGING; HUMAN SERVICES - HEALTHCHOICES; HUMAN SERVICES - MENTAL HEALTH; HUMAN SERVICES - DEVELOPMENTAL PROGRAMS; HUMAN SERVICES - EARLY INTERVENTION; HUMAN SERVICES - DRUG AND ALCOHOL”


2.  Introduction of an Ordinance Entitled, “AN ORDINANCE OF THE COUNCIL OF THE COUNTY OF NORTHAMPTON, NORTHAMPTON COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, AUTHORIZING THE INCURRING OF NONELECTORAL DEBT BY THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN AN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SIXTY-THREE MILLION FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($63,500,000.00); COVENANTING TO PAY, AND PLEDGING ALL AVAILABLE TAXING POWER OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNIT FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE BONDS; PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SINKING FUND AND APPOINTING A SINKING FUND DEPOSITORY; FIXING THE FORM, MAXIMUM INTEREST RATES, MATURITY DATES AND OTHER PROVISIONS FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF; AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTANCE OF A PROPOSAL FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE BONDS; AUTHORIZING A FILING OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTS WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; RATIFYING AND DIRECTING CERTAIN ACTIONS OF OFFICERS; AND MAKING CERTAIN OTHER COVENANTS AND PROVISIONS IN RESPECT OF THE BONDS”

 

3.  Consideration of a Resolution to Appoint an Acting Clerk to Council


4.  Consideration of a Gracedale Nursing Home Union MOU Resolution


5.  Consideration of Health, Safety and Welfare Bond Resolution for Lehigh Valley Health Network Entities


6.  Consideration of American Rescue Plan Non-Profit Assistance Program Grant Resolution – Miller Keystone Blood Center



Council Committee Reports


Council Liaison Reports


Council Clerk’s Report


Council Solicitor’s Report


Adjournment



Location:
Northampton County Council Meeting Room
3rd Floor Council Chambers
669 Washington Street
Easton, PA 18042