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June 15, 2004- 7:30 PM - TOWN HALL
1. Invocation – Reverend Sandra Birchmeier – St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
2. Pledge to the Flag.
3. Roll Call.
Citation – Honoring Shirley A. Lutton
* Public Hearing
4. Approval of Minutes – May 18, 2004 and June 1, 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. Director of Planning and Zoning – Rezoning Request
– Arden and Ravena Streets – I to RG
B. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission – Rezoning Request – Arden and Ravena Streets – I to RG
C. Assistant City Solicitor – Records Destruction – Tax Bureau
D. Director of Planning and Zoning – Zoning Text Amendment – Shopping Center District Regulations - Revisions
A. President of Council.
1. Administrative Order – Andrew Twiggar – City Planning Commission
2. Administrative Order – Mary Pongracz – South Bethlehem Conservation
3. Administrative Order – Robert Cohen – Fine Arts Commission
C. Community Development Committee (Ms. Szabo)
9. Ordinances for Final Passage:
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
10. New Ordinances:
A. Approving Liquor License Transfer – 1301 West Broad
B. Authorizing Use Permit Agreement – Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce – Walla Gazoo
C. Certificate of Appropriateness – 79 West Market Street, Suite 400
D. Certificate of Appropriateness – 425 Center Street
E. Certificate of Appropriateness – 218 East Market Street
F. Certificate of Appropriateness – 346 West Street
G. Certificate of Appropriateness – 30-32 West Market Street
H. Certificate of Appropriateness – 51 East Wall Street
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 consider a request of
Joan Marie Ronca to rezone a parcel of land at the northeast
corner of Arden Street and Ravena Street from I Institutional
District to R-G Residential District bounded on the east by
Ravena Street, on the north by lands of Ann M. and Anthony
J. Vanic, on the west by lands of Joan Marie Ronca, and on
the south by Arden Street.