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September 16, 2003 - 7:30 PM - TOWN HALL
1. Invocation – Reverend Gilberto Garcia-Rodriguez, First United Church of Christ
2. Pledge to the Flag.
3. Roll Call.
* Public Hearing
4. Approval of Minutes – September 2, 2003.
5. Courtesy of the Floor. (for public comment on ordinances
resolutions to be voted on by Council this evening)
6. Old Business.
A. Planning and Zoning Director – Miscellaneous Zoning
B. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission – Miscellaneous Zoning Text Amendments
C. Public Works Director – Lynn Avenue Bridge – Federal Aid Reimbursement Agreement
D. Deputy Director of Community Development – Highway Safety Program – Highway Issues
E. Deputy Director of Community Development – Highway Safety Program – Child Safety Issues
F. City Solicitor – Addendum No. 6 to Agreement- Additional Transit Shelter
G. Purchasing Director – Annual City Auction
H. Liquor License Transfer Request – Elliot’s American Grill
A. President of Council.
C. Community Development Committee (Ms. Szabo)
D. Finance Committee (Mr. Callahan)
9. Ordinances for Final Passage:
A. Bill No. 39 – 2003 – Amending Community Development Budget – 2003 CDBG Program
10. New Ordinances:
A. Bill No. 40 – 2003 – Amending General Fund
Budget – Streets Bureau – Overtime and Supplies
B. Bill No. 41 – 2003 – Amending Sewer Fund Budget – Insurance Reimbursement
A. Authorizing Execution of Highway Safety Program Grant
– Project CP04-21-1 – Highway Issues
B. Authorizing Execution of Highway Safety Program Grant – Project
J304-21-1 – Child Safety Issues
C. Approving Participation in Key-Bethlehem Program – Rental Rehabilitation
Tabled at September 2, 2003 City Council Meeting:
D. Certificate of Appropriateness – 42 West Market Street
E. Certificate of Appropriateness – 424 North New
F. Certificate of Appropriateness – 136 East Market Street
G. Certificate of Appropriateness – 472 Main Street
H. Authorizing Approval of Items – City Auction
I. Authorizing Federal Aid Reimbursement Agreement - Lynn Avenue Bridge
J. Transfer of Funds – Parks Maintenance – Overtime
K. Utilization of Savings – Recycling Bureau – Purchase of Snow Blower Attachment
L. Non-Utility Capital Budget – Information Services – Purchase of Equipment
M. Transfer of Funds – EMS – Overtime
N. Transfer of Funds – Housing Inspections – Overtime
O. Transfer of Funds – Engineering Bureau – Overtime
P. Utilization of Savings – Water Capital Budget – Field Test Equipment
Q. Transfer of Funds – Sewer Capital Budget – Regional Act 537 Analysis
R. Transfer of Funds – Wastewater Treatment – Electric
S. Transfer of Funds – General Fund Budget – Salaries - Union Contracts - SEIU, Police, and Fire
T. Transfer of Funds – Water Fund Budget – Salaries - SEIU Contract
U. Transfer of Funds - Sewer Fund Budget – Salaries – SEIU Contract
V. Transfer of Funds – Golf Course Enterprise Fund Budget – Salaries – SEIU Contract
W. Transfer of Funds – 911 Fund Budget – Salaries – SEIU Contract
X. Transfer of Funds – City Clerk’s Office – Legal Advertising
12. New Business.
13. Courtesy of the Floor. (for public comment on any subject)
* Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider Miscellaneous Zoning Text Amendments: Section 1302.38 – Height of a Structure, Section 1309.02 – Use Regulations – Adding Arena, Section 1318.11 – Projections into Front Yards, Section 1318.17 – Rear Yard Requirements, Section 1320.09 – On-Premise Signs, Section 1322.04 – Distance Between Multi-Family Dwellings, and Section 1322.04 – Special Conditions for Conditional Uses – Adding Arenas.