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April 20, 2004- 7:30 PM - TOWN HALL
1. Invocation – Pastor Larry Humberd – Lehigh Valley Grace Brethren Church
2. Pledge to the Flag.
3. Roll Call.
4. Approval of Minutes – April 6, 2004.
5. Courtesy of the Floor. (for public comment on Ordinances and Resolutions to be voted on by Council this evening)
6. Old Business.
A. Business Administrator – Earned Income Tax Rules
and Regulations - Amendments
B. Business Administrator – Tax Ordinance – Landfill Tax
C. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement for Public Property – 2004 Boutique at the Rink
D. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement for Public Property – Gaelic Sports Spectacular Event
E. Director of Planning and Zoning – Elm Street Grant Proposals – Application
F. Rezoning Request – Northeast Corner of Arden Street and Ravena Street – I – Institutional to R-G – Residential
G. Rezoning Request – Schoenersville Road and Route 22 – L-I Light Industrial to C-S Shopping Center
A. President of Council.
1. Administrative Order – David Brong – Water and Sewer Resources Director
9. Ordinances for Final Passage:
A. Bill No. 8 – 2004 – Amending General Fund
Budget – Health Bureau
B. Bill No. 9 – 2004 – Amending Non-Utility Capital Budget – Communications Center Upgrade
C. Bill No. 10 – 2004 – 1994 Bond Issue – Bethlehem Authority – Forward Refunding
D. Bill No. 11 – 2004 – Hirko Settlement - $7.39 Million
E. Bill No. 12 – 2004 – Amending Ordinance 4233 - Fixing the Tax Rate for All City Purposes for the Year 2004
10. New Ordinances:
A. Authorizing Execution of Use Permit Agreement –
City Line Little League
B. Authorizing Execution of Use Permit Agreement – Lehigh Little League
C. Authorizing Execution of Use Permit Agreement – North Central Little League
D. Authorizing Execution of Use Permit Agreement – Northeast Little League
E. Authorizing Execution of Use Permit Agreement – Northwest Little League
F. Authorizing Execution of Use Permit Agreement – Southside Little League
G. Authorizing Execution of Use Permit Agreement – Bethlehem Raiders
H. Authorizing Execution of Use Permit Agreement – Bethlehem Saints
I. Authorizing Execution of Use Permit Agreement – Bethlehem Steelers
J. Authorizing Execution of Use Permit Agreement – 2004 Borinquenfest
K. Authorizing Execution of Use Permit Agreement – RiverFusion 2004 Concert
L. Approving Earned Income Tax Rules and Regulations – Amendments
M. Transfer of Funds – Health Bureau – Equipment - Bioterrorism
N. Funding Hirko Settlement – Allocating Tax Revenues of ½ Mill and Reducing General Fund Expenditures by $200,000 - 2005 through 2015
O. Certificate of Appropriateness – 38 West Church Street
P. Certificate of Appropriateness – 42 Wall Street
Q. Certificate of Appropriateness – 425 Center Street
R. Certificate of Appropriateness – 472 Main Street
S. Certificate of Appropriateness – 548 Main Street
T. Authorizing Filing for Elm Street Residential Reinvestment Funds – Street Lights on East Fourth Street
U. Authorizing Filing for Elm Street Planning Funds – Neighborhood Revitalization Plan
12. New Business.
13. Courtesy of the Floor. (for public comment on any subject)