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More information about all the action items in this post can be found by downloading the agenda here.
Special Business/ABC Reports
A. Focus on Appearance Award
Richard Bryant, Vice-Chair of the Design and Historic Review Board (DHRB), presented James and Susan Shincovich, the owners of 437 East Fairmount Avenue, with the 2017 Focus on Appearance Award. This award was given due to the improvements made to the building. The DHRB is appreciative of the Shincovich’s focus on preserving the historical nature of their residence and neighborhood character.
The Council approved the following items:
General Policy & Administration
A. Consider A Resolution Requesting the Local Option for Enforcement of Liquor License Establishment Noise Complaints in the Borough of State College
Council approved a resolution that authorized local enforcement of noise complaints against liquor license establishment in the Borough of State College.
A. Highlands Civic Association Proposal to Discontinue the Lifting of Parking Restrictions During Penn State Home Football Weekends.
Council approved a time extension for the Transportation Commission for their report on the Highlands Civic Association (HCA) Penn State Football Parking Proposal to March 23, 2018.
At Council’s regular meeting on February 5, 2018, they received a staff report and recommendation following data collection and analysis of on-street parking during Penn State home football game weekends. This report was directed by Council in response to a proposal from the HCA to discontinue the practice of lifting overnight parking and lawn parking restrictions during Penn State home football weekends.
A. Request for Holly Alley Vacation
Council authorized the publication of the ordinance vacating a portion of Holly Alley and providing notice to the abutting property owners.
B. PennDOT Storm Water Cost-Sharing Project
Council authorized the execution the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Storm Water Reimbursement Agreement. This agreement provides for the Borough to reimburse $39,548.17 of the total $1,199,211.85 for the project’s drainage improvements.
Official Reports and Correspondence
The President announced the following reappointments: