Two new members were appointed by Council tonight: one for the Planning Commission and one for PDIDA.
Joe Loftus was appointed by Council to fill a vacant term on the Pottstown Planning Commission to expire February 1, 2013.
Susan Storb was appointed by Council to fill a vacant term on the Pottstown Downtown Improvement District Authority expiring on January 1, 2013.
In other PDIDA news Shiela Dugan addressed Council during the Comments From Citizens Present. Shiela Dugan is the new President of PDIDA after the April meeting when the authority reorganized. Shiela told Council that the fundraising and marketing committees were reorganized, work has begun on this year’s 2011 Hometown Holiday Celebration and a merchant mentoring program has been started. Shiela thanked the PHS students in attendance for their two-year commitment to do weekly cleaning around the borough. A half-dozen youth wearing yellow tee-shirts were at tonight’s meeting. Shiela stated a check for $300 check was received by PDIDA from a local business.
Shiela urged Council to vote yes on agenda item 7 and approve the matching funds for the DCED grant for PDIDA.