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ADMINISTRATION

ORDINANCE NO.

FILE OF CITY COUNCIL

BILL NO. 23 - 2009


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APRIL 1, 2009
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AN ORDINANCE

Amending the 2009 General Fund to provide for a supplemental appropriation of Twenty
Thousand ($20,000) Dollars; to provide for the grant from the Pennsylvania Commission
on Crime and Delinquency to the City of Allentown for Weed and Seed Quality of Life.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ALLENTOWN:

SECTION ONE: That City Council authorizes a Twenty Thousand ($20,000) Dollar increase to the
General Fund.

SECTION TWO: That City Council authorizes a supplemental appropriation from the
unappropriated balance of the General Fund in the following manner:

Department of Community and Economic Development:


Office of Neighborhoods

000-09-0901-0008-34 Training & Professional Development $ 5,200


000-09-0901-0008-44 Professional Service Fees 6,652
000-09-0901-0008-68 Operating Materials & Supplies 8,148
Total $20,000

SECTION THREE: That this Ordinance take effect ten (10) days after final passage.

SECTION FOUR: That all Ordinances inconsistent with the above provisions are repealed to the
extent of their inconsistency.
 What Department or bureau is Bill originating from? Where did the initiative for the bill
originate?

Weed and Seed

 Summary and Facts of the Bill

PCCD grants for grant year 2008-2009 for Quality of Life and Micro Enterprise grants.

 Purpose – Please include the following in your explanation:


o What does the Bill do – what are the specific goals/tasks the bill seek to
accomplish
o What are the Benefits of doing this/Down-side of doing this
o How does this Bill related to the City’s Vision/Mission/Priorities

The bill supports improving the quality of life of residents and supports small businesses doing
business in the Weed and Seed target area. There are no down sides to this bill. The bill supports
the City's mission of making the City an attractive place for residing, and doing business.

 Financial Impact – Please include the following in your explanation:


o Cost (Initial and ongoing)
o Benefits (initial and ongoing)

All costs paid by the PCCD grants. Quality of Life benefits - include support of afterschool
programs which engage youth and help youth make good choices. Micro enterprise benefits -
support of small business in the target area.

 Funding Sources – Please include the following in your explanation:


o If transferring funds, please make sure bill gives specific accounts; if
appropriating funds from a grant list the agency awarding the grant.

The funding source is PCCD.

 Priority status/Deadlines, if any

 Why should Council unanimously support this bill?

Council should support a bill that results in the receipt of grant money in support of projects that
support the city's goals and vision.

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