City Council



July 31, 2007 - 7:30 PM - TOWN HALL

1. Invocation – Pastor Edith Roberts, St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church

2. Pledge to the Flag.

3. Roll Call.

Public Hearing – Amending SALDO – Geographic Information Systems

Prior to consideration of the regular Agenda items, a Public Hearing will be conducted to consider Amendments to the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance (SALDO) Article 1343 - Definitions and Article 1345 – Procedure, to require that plan submissions for land subdivision, residential development, institutional development, industrial park, and/or shopping center development, as well as any other use of land so specified in the City Zoning Ordinance, comply with the City of Bethlehem Geographic Information System (GIS).

7 A. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission – Proposed SALDO Amendment – Geographic Information Systems

4. Approval of Minutes – July 17, 2007

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:

B. Housing and Community Development Planner – Redevelopment Capital Assistance Grant Program – Historic Bethlehem Partnership
C. City Solicitor – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation – Highway Safety Project Grant
D. City Solicitor – Records Destruction Resolution – Police Department
E. City Solicitor – Records Destruction Resolution – Health Bureau

8. Reports:

A. President of Council.

B. Mayor.

1. Administrative Order – Electrician’s Examining Board – Gordon R. Barry
2. Administrative Order – Electrician's Examining Board – Luke R. Cunningham
3. Administrative Order – Electrician’s Examining Board – Kenneth C. Miller
4. Administrative Order – Sister City Commission – Jennifer Creamer

9. Ordinances for Final Passage:

A. Bill No. 21 – 2007 – Street Vacation Ordinance – Portion of Leonard Street

10. New Ordinances:


11. Resolutions:

A. Certificate of Appropriateness – 12-14 West Fourth Street
B. Certificate of Appropriateness – 17 East Third Street
C. Certificate of Appropriateness – 440 Heckewelder Place
(Tabled at July 17, 2007 City Council Meeting)

12. New Business.

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

14. Adjournment.