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July 20, 2004- 7:30 PM - TOWN HALl
1. Invocation – Reverend Doctor Donald Esslinger, St. Thomas United Church of Christ
2. Pledge to the Flag.
3. Roll Call.
Citations – Honoring David A. Brown
Honoring Barbara Chanitz
Honoring Michael S. Dartouzos
Honoring Walter S. Diefenderfer
* Public Hearing
4. Approval of Minutes – July 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. Director of Planning and Zoning – Zoning Text Amendment
– Side Yard Setbacks
B. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission – Zoning Text Amendment – Side Yard Setbacks
C. Director of Purchasing – PA Capital City Automotive and Equipment Contract
D. Business Administrator – Bethlehem Authority Refunding of 1994 Water Revenue Bonds
E. Director of Planning and Zoning – Rural Residential Transition Zone
F. Assistant City Solicitor – Proposed Ordinance Amending Article 151 – Firemen’s Pension Fund
G. Assistant City Solicitor – Proposed Ordinance Amending Article 153 – Police Pension Fund
A. President of Council.
1. Councilmanic Appointment – Jean Belinski – Recreation Commission
1. Administrative Order – Michael A. Keyock – Bethlehem Authority
2. Administrative Order – Jennifer M. Creamer – Sister City Commission
C. Parks and Public Property Committee (Mrs. Belinski)
9. Ordinances for Final Passage:
A. Bill No. 23 – 2004 - Rezoning Arden and Ravena
Streets – I – Institutional to RG – Residential
B. Bill No. 24 – 2004 – Amending Non-Utility Capital Budget – Illick’s Mill
C. Bill No. 25 – 2004 – Amending General Fund Budget – Equitable Sharing and Recycling Bureau – Equipment Repairs - Fleet
D. Bill No. 26 – 2004 – Bond Issue – Purchase of Street Lights
E. Bill No. 10 – 2004 – 1994 Bond Issue – Bethlehem Authority – Forward Financing
10. New Ordinances:
A. Bill No. 27 – 2004 – Rezoning Schoenersville Road – PI – Planned Industrial to CS – Shopping Center
B. Bill No. 28 – 2004 – Zoning Text Amendment – Shopping Center District Regulations – Revisions
C. Bill No. 29 – 2004 – Repealing Article 709 – Dogs
D. Bill No. 30 – 2004 – Repealing Article 1711 – Swimming Pools
A. Authorizing Execution of Lease Agreement - Adams Outdoor
B. Authorizing Execution of Amendment No. 2 to Use Permit Agreement – Musikfest
C. Declaring Special Condition –Parking Fines – Musikfest
D. Authorizing Execution of License Agreement – Bethlehem Area School District – Grenadier Boulevard – Right of Way
E. Authorizing Execution of DCNR Grant Agreement – Acquisition of Railway in South Bethlehem
F. Transfer of Funds – ADA Improvements – Senior Centers – 65 East Elizabeth Avenue
G. Certificate of Appropriateness – 40 East Wall Street
H. Certificate of Appropriateness – 42 East Wall Street
I. Certificate of Appropriateness – 79 West Market Street
J. Certificate of Appropriateness – 346 West Street
K. Certificate of Appropriateness – 516 Center Street
L. Certificate of Appropriateness – 241 East Market Street
M. Certificate of Appropriateness – Serenity Garden
N. Authorizing Execution of Use Agreement – Senior Centers – Parking Cars
During Musikfest 2004
O. Authorizing Execution of Use Agreement – Senior Centers – Parking Cars
During Celtic Classic 2004
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 an Amendment
to the Zoning Ordinance in Appendix A-2, Table of Area, Yard
and Building Regulations, to modify side yard setbacks in
specific cases for single family attached dwellings.