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June 1, 2004- 7:30 PM - TOWN HALL
1. Invocation – Reverend Thomas Lichner – Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
2. Pledge to the Flag.
3. Roll Call.
* Public Hearing
4. Approval of Minutes – May 18, 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. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – Greater
Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce – 2004 Annual Golf
Outing and Walla Gazoo Picnic
B. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – Senior Centers of Bethlehem – Parking Cars During Musikfest 2004
C. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – Senior Centers of Bethlehem – Parking Cars During Celtic Classic 2004
D. Director of Planning and Zoning – DCNR Grant – Railway in South Bethlehem
E. Director of Planning and Zoning – Zoning Text Amendment – Side Yard Setbacks
F. Director of Public Works – Pedestrian Signal – 500-700 Blocks and East Market Street
G. City Solicitor – Proposed Ordinance Amending Article 335 - Realty Transfer Tax
A. President of Council.
1. Administrative Order – Laurie Gostley-Hackett –
Zoning Hearing Board
2. Administrative Order – Donald R. Sillivan, Jr. – Zoning Hearing Board
C. Finance Committee (Mr. Donchez)
D. Community Development Committee (Ms. Szabo)
9. Ordinances for Final Passage:
A. Bill No. 13 – 2004 – Amending General Fund
Budget – Police Department – Overtime and Project
B. Bill No. 14 – 2004 – Amending Liquid Fuels Fund Budget – 2004 Allocation
C. Bill No. 15 – 2004 – Amending Non-Utility Capital Budget – Community Development Programs
D. Bill No. 16 – 2004 – Amending Community Development Budget – HOME Program
10. New Ordinances:
A. Bill No. 17 – 2004 – Adopting New Article
1701 – Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code
B. Bill No. 18 – 2004 – Adopting New Article 1702 – Fees for the Enforcement of the Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code
C. Bill No. 19 – 2004 – Adopting New Article 1703 Requirements and Qualifications to Obtain Licensing to Perform Electrical Work within the City of Bethlehem
D. Bill No. 20 – 2004 – Adopting New Article 1705 – Requirements and Qualifications to Obtain Licensing to Perform Plumbing Work within the City of Bethlehem
E. Bill No. 21 – 2004 – Amending General Fund Budget – PA Department of Health Grant Reductions and LATCH Program
F. Bill No. 22 – 2004 – Amending Article 335 – Realty Transfer Tax
A. Approving Disposition of Records – City Solicitor’s
B. Approving Flashing Pedestrian Signal – 500-700 Blocks of East Market Street
C. Certificate of Appropriateness – 813 East Fourth Street
D. Certificate of Appropriateness – 740 East Fourth Street
E. Certificate of Appropriateness – 111-113 East Third Street
F. Certificate of Appropriateness – 313 East Third Street
G. Certificate of Appropriateness – 11 East Third Street
H. Transfer of Funds – Health Bureau – HIV/AIDS Program Grants
12. New Business.
13. Courtesy of the Floor. (for public comment on any subject)
*Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, a Public Hearing will be conducted to receive public comment on the Application for the Intermunicipal Transfer of Retail Liquor License Number E-03975 from Bertolo’s Pizzeria, 2431 Emaus Avenue, Allentown, PA 18103 to Abe’s Six Pack and Deli, Inc., 1301 West Broad Street, Lehigh County, Bethlehem, PA 18018, as required under Pennsylvania Liquor Code 47 P.S. Section 4-461(b.3).