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BETHLEHEM CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2009 - 7:00 PM
TOWN HALL – 10 EAST CHURCH STREET – BETHLEHEM, PA
1. Invocation – Pastor Robert Rentler, New Covenant Christian Community
2. Pledge to the Flag.
3. Roll Call.
Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to review and accept public comment on the proposed use of funds to be received under the 2009 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $66,608, of which $41,724 is allocated to the City of Bethlehem. The remaining $24,884 is allocated to the City of Easton for whom the City of Bethlehem serves as fiscal agent as required by federal guidelines. For serving as fiscal agent, the City of Bethlehem will receive an administrative fee of $2,489, which represents ten percent (10%) of the City of Easton’s JAG funding.
7A. Police Department – JAG Grant
4. Approval of Minutes – July 7, 2009
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. Tabled Items
B. Unfinished Business
1. Bill No. 28 – 2008 – Amending Zoning Ordinance – Various Sections
2. Establishing Article 1716 – Landmarks and Properties of Historical Interest
C. Old Business – Members of Council
B. City Solicitor – Replacing Article 721 – Streets and Sidewalks
A. President of Council.
9. Ordinances for Final Passage:
10. New Ordinances:
A. Declaring Special Condition – Parking Fines during
B. Certificate of Appropriateness – 53 East Lehigh Street
C. Certificate of Appropriateness – 370 Main Street
D. Certificate of Appropriateness – 87 West Church Street
E. Certificate of Appropriateness – 552 Main Street
F. Certificate of Appropriateness – 512 Main Street
G. Certificate of Appropriateness – 87 West Church Street
H. Certificate of Appropriateness – 458 Center Street
I. Certificate of Appropriateness – 54 East Market Street
J. Broughal Middle School – Urging Preservation and Adaptive Reuse
12. New Business.
A. Rescheduling First Meeting in August to August 11, 2009
13. Courtesy of the Floor. (for public comment on any subject – 5 Minute Time Limit)