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Bethlehem is a city of 75,000 people in eastern Pennsylvania - a city known for its rich colonial and industrial history. Today Bethlehem is experiencing an economic and cultural renaissance promising a future as bright as the city's past.

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAMS

NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS

FY 2015 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAMS
CITY OF BETHLEHEM

May 22, 2015

City of Bethlehem
10 East Church Street
Bethlehem, PA 18018
610-865-7085

These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the City of Bethlehem

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Special Activity Meetings S.A.M

The City of Bethlehem is excited to announce we are now conducting Special Activity Meetings in Town Hall the second Wednesday of each month from 2pm to 4pm. A representative from each department will be present to answer questions or address any issues you may have about your Special event (parades, walks/runs, festivals, etc.).

Anyone may attend but we do ask that if your event is new, you must attend at least one of these meetings.

We want your event to be a success and attendance at one of these meetings ensures you will receive the necessary information.

If possible, please RSVP with Judith Stiles at 610-865-7079.

Mayor Donchez Announces New Initiatives at Saucon Park

Earlier this year the City of Bethlehem held a public meeting with neighbors and concerned citizens regarding Saucon Park. Many of the issues that have occurred in recent years have been caused by out of state visitors who overrun the park, creating unsatisfactory conditions preventing Bethlehem citizens from enjoying this space. Mayor Donchez reported, After holding a public meeting, and in an effort to take back Saucon Park, new rules, regulations, and practices will be put in place starting May 9 to make this a safe and enjoyable area once again. Read More...

Zoning Seminar

Mayor Donchez and the City of Bethlehem announce Bethlehem's first Zoning Seminar, "Zoning 101". This session will be held on June 11, 2015 at 6 pm in Town Hall.

Bethlehem's Zoning 101 Seminar is a program designed to provide citizens a comprehensive overview regarding the City's Zoning Ordinance, the purposes of Zoning, the goals and objectives of the City's Ordinance and aspects of enforcement. This seminar will be conducted by Darlene Heller, the City's Director of Planning and Zoning, along with others in the Planning and Zoning Bureau, the Assistant Director, Tracy Samuelson, and the Zoning Officer, Suzanne Borzak.

For more information please contact the city's Community and Economic Development Office at 610-865-7088.

Fire Hydrant Flushing Schedule

The Fire Hydrant Flushing Schedule is available online.