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January 17, 2006 Regular Meeting Agenda
JANUARY 17, 2006 - 7:30 PM - TOWN HALL
1. Invocation – Father Nicholas Palis, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
2. Pledge to the Flag.
3. Roll Call.
Citation – Honoring Robert C. Nenow
* Public Hearing
Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider the following Zoning Text Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance:
(1) Define Assisted Living Facility and Personal Care Center;
allow them as by right
uses in the I - Institutional and the RRC – Residential Retirement Complex Districts; allow them by Special Exception in all Residential Districts except the RR – Residential District; create special provisions for the uses; and, outline parking requirements.
(2) Allow a lawful nonconforming use or structure to be expanded
requirements are met; regulate the conditions under which a nonconforming structure that has been destroyed or damaged by casualties is permitted to be rebuilt, restored, or used in a nonconforming manner; provide for termination and abandonment of nonconforming uses, buildings, or structures; and regulations for nonconforming lots.
4. Approval of Minutes – January 3, 2006
5. Courtesy of the Floor. (for public comment on Ordinances and Resolutions to be voted on by Council this evening – 5 Minute Time Limit)
6. Old Business.
A. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission – Zoning Text
Amendment – Personal Care and Assisted Living Facilities
B. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission – Zoning Text Amendment – Non-Conforming Uses
C. Assistant City Solicitor – Records Destruction – Office of City Solicitor
D. Assistant City Solicitor – Easement and Indemnification Agreements – Saucon Square Land Development Project
E. Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Modifications to Article 927 – Sewer Charge Increase
A. President of Council.
1. Committee Assignments – 2006-2007
C. Finance Committee
9. Ordinances for Final Passage:
10. New Ordinances:
A. Amending Non-Utility Capital Budget – Enterprise
B. Amending Water Capital Budget – Communication System Upgrade
A. Authorizing Records Destruction – Purchasing Bureau
B. Authorizing Records Destruction – Financial Services Bureau
C. Authorizing Records Destruction – Payroll Office
D. Certificate of Appropriateness – 518-520 Long Street
E. Certificate of Appropriateness – 429 Heckewelder Place
F. Certificate of Appropriateness – 459 Old York Road
G. Certificate of Appropriateness – 427 North New Street
Tabled December 20, 2005:
H. Certificate of Appropriateness – 318 West Street
12. New Business.
13. Courtesy of the Floor. (for public comment on any subject – 5 Minute Time Limit)