Investigation of Allentown Mayor Matt Tuerk: Council votes to score bid investigation contract - WFMZ.com
WFMZ ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Allentown City Council voted Wednesday night to adopt a resolution that will prevent any members of city administration from being part of the scoring process to select a service that will conduct an investigation into the administration.
The resolution states: "Outside of the purchasing agent (from the city), neither the director of finance nor anyone from the administration should participate in the scoring process or be present during the process to select a response to the request for proposals for selecting investigatory services."
City Council voted on Sept. 20, 2023, to adopt an ordinance to authorize an investigation by an outside agency for the purpose of examining procedures related to the hiring, terminations and discipline of employees. Read more
Rising Sun Initiative Black History Month Celebration @ Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum Saturday February 24th @ 1:00pm
New Bearden print will be focus of Conversation Saturday, February 24, beginning at 2 p.m. @ The Allentown Art Museum
It's a Jazz Vibe; with Gerry Pegues, Wednesday February 21st, 6:00pm @ the HUB at CIVIC 516 N 19th Street Allentown PA, 18104 BYOB
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HARRISBURG — A state agency recently reversed its position on whether Pennsylvania law could cause problems for an unprecedented surge of federal investment for expanding access to high-speed internet.In the first draft of the state’s plan for administering more than $1 billion in federal funding, the Pennsylvania Broadband Development Authority said that to avoid a conflict with federal law it would waive an obscure state statute that restricts when local governments can build their own internet networks.
But in the latest draft of the document, submitted to the federal government last year, the agency reversed course, declaring that there was no conflict.
The about-face came after the first draft of the plan drew public comments that included praise, pushback, and questions about the agency’s ability to set aside state law. Read full article here
NAACP Allentown Branch: Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, January 15th, 2024 11am-12:30pm
Genesius Theatre is seeking performers for January 4, 5, 6, and 7 Auditions: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL.
Genesius Theatre is seeking talented Black and African American performers of all ages, body types,
genders, and experience levels to portray several roles including members of the popular R&B and doo-wap groups The Drifters and The Shirelles in BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL.
Auditions are January 4, 5, 6, and 7. Rehearsals begin in late June, 2024. Performances are August 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18. Auditioners are asked to prepare songs and sides from the show. Sign ups and all information are at genesiusdifference.org/audition-information
Genesius Theatre is a 501c3 nonprofit community theatre in Reading, Pennsylvania. All roles are unpaid.