BETHLEHEM CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
TUESDAY, AUGUST 20, 2013 – 5:30 PM
TOWN HALL – 10 EAST CHURCH STREET – BETHLEHEM, PA
Pledge to the Flag.
1. Roll Call.
Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City Council will conduct two Public Hearings, as follows:
The purpose of the first Public Hearing is to consider Amendments to Zoning Ordinance Article 1321, Landmarks and Historic Resources, Section 1321.07 titled, Demolition Applications, paragraphs (c) (1), (2), (3).
5A. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission – Zoning Ordinance
Landmarks and Historic Resources
The purpose of the second Public Hearing is to consider Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance to revise Articles 1302, 1304, 1305, 1318, 1322, 1325, and 1326.
5B. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission – Zoning Ordinance
Amendments – Kennels,
Retirement Complexes, Temporary Commercial Uses, Etc.
2. Approval of Minutes – August 6, 2013
3. Public Comment. (for public comment on Ordinances and Resolutions to be voted on by Council this evening – 5 Minute Time Limit)
4. Old Business.
A. Old Business – Members of Council
B. Tabled Items
C. Unfinished Business
C. Chief of Fire – Local Share Municipal Gaming Grant
– Hazardous Material
Vehicle – Resolution
D. Police Department – Local Share Municipal Gaming Grant – Mass-Arrest Transport
Vehicle – Resolution
E. Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Application for Financial Assistance –
Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority – Resolutions
F. Director of Budget and Finance – Water Note and Reduction in Line of Credit
A. President of Council
1. Administrative Order – Craig S. Finnerty –
Chief of Police
2. Administrative Order – Victoria A. Coyle, Esq. – Bethlehem Human
3. Administrative Order – Thomas A. Barker – City Planning Commission
C. Finance Committee (Mr. Reynolds)
7. Ordinances for Final Passage.
A. Bill No. 20 – 2013 – Rezoning 2344 Center
Street – I-Institutional to R-RC –
Residential Retirement Complex
8. New Ordinances.
A. Authorizing Use Permit Agreement for Public Property – Greater Lehigh Valley
Chamber of Commerce – Downtown Bethlehem Association – Harvest Festival
B. Authorizing Use Permit Agreement for Public Property – Greater Lehigh Valley
Chamber of Commerce - Downtown Bethlehem Association – 2013 Bethlehem
C. Authorizing Use Permit Agreement for Public Property – Richard Scott Kelley
and Has Anyone Seen My Balloon?, Inc. – Hot Air Balloon Take-Off
D. Authorizing Application – Local Share Municipal Gaming Grant – Hazardous
E. Authorizing Application – Local Share Municipal Gaming Grant – Mass-Arrest
F. Authorizing Submission of Financial Assistance – PENNVEST – Water/Sewer
G. Declaration of Official Intent – Interim Financing – Sewer System Projects
10. New Business.
11. Public Comment. (for public comment on any subject – 5 Minute Time Limit)