City Council


December 5, 2006 Meeting Agenda


December 5, 2006 - Call of the Chair - TOWN HALL

1. Invocation – Pastor Larry Humberd, Lehigh Valley Grace Brethren Church

2. Pledge to the Flag.

3. Roll Call.

* Public Hearing

Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider a request to rezone from I – Institutional District to RM – Residential District a tract of land situate along the easterly side of Montclair Avenue and north of West Eighth Street, in the City of Bethlehem, County of Northampton, Pennsylvania.

7A. Planning Commission – Rezoning 625-633 Montclair Avenue – I to RM
7B. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission – Rezoning 625-633 Montclair Avenue – I to RM

4. Approval of Minutes – November 21, 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.

7. Communications:

C. Director of Public Works – Resolution for Installation and Maintenance of Traffic Signal at Intersection of East Fourth Street and Lynn Avenue
D. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – Live Bethlehem Christmas Pageant

8. Reports:

A. President of Council.
B. Mayor.
C. Human Resources and Environment Committee (Ms. Dolan)
D. Finance Committee (Mr. Leeson)

9. Ordinances for Final Passage:

A. Bill No. 41 – 2006 – Amending General Fund Budget
B. Bill No. 42 – 2006 – Amending Non-Utility Capital Budget
C. Bill No. 54 – 2006 – Amending Article 342 – Re-enacting LERTA – Enterprise Development Area

10. New Ordinances:

A. Bill No. 55 – 2006 – Establishing City of Bethlehem Environmental Advisory Council (EAC)

11. Resolutions:

A. Transfer of Funds – Police Department - Overtime
B. Certificate of Appropriateness – 12-14 West Fourth Street
C. Certificate of Appropriateness – 407 East Fourth Street
D. Certificate of Appropriateness – 322 East Third Street
E. Certificate of Appropriateness – 123 West Fourth Street
F. Authorizing Use Permit Agreement for Public Property – 2006 Live Bethlehem Christmas Pageant

12. New Business.

13. Courtesy of the Floor. (for public comment on any subject – 5 Minute Time Limit)

14. Adjournment.