Appointments and Land Banks

Tweets and video from the Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 meeting of Pottstown Borough Council


  1. The budget council finally adopted, see link below, was supposed to delay the hiring of a replacement police officer, but Borough Manager Mark Flanders announced last week that they had found a way to proceed with the hiring on schedule.
  2. David Miller, himself a former councilman, said more investment needs to be attracted to Pottstown and questioned the need for the Pottstown Downtown Improvement District Authority.
  3. Citizens Comments 1-9-17
  4. Library Report for 1-9-17
  5. PDIDA Director Shiela Dugan pointed to Monday's publication of a story in The Mercury, link below, about plans for the coming downtown farm market.
  6. PDIDA Update for 1-9-17
  7. The other two properties, one on King Street and one on Farmington Avenue, were purchased by developers to returned the properties to single-home owner status and put them back on the tax rolls.
  8. Here is some background on that ...