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BETHLEHEM CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013 – 7:00 PM
TOWN HALL – 10 EAST CHURCH STREET – BETHLEHEM, PA
Invocation – Reverend Jeffrey V. Bauer, Christ Church – United Church of Christ
Pledge to the Flag.
1. Roll Call.
Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City
Council will conduct a Public
Hearing to consider a Resolution for the organization of a municipal authority titled,
Bethlehem Revitalization and Improvement Authority, under the Pennsylvania
Municipality Authorities Act, and to file Articles of Incorporation with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Resolution sets forth and approves the proposed
Articles of Incorporation of the Authority and authorizes the filing with the Secretary of
State of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; authorizes and directs the advertisement of
a notice of adoption of the Resolution; and appoints the first members of the Board of
the Bethlehem Revitalization and Improvement Authority.
5D. Community and Economic Development Program Coordinator
Revitalization and Improvement Zone Authority Members
2. Approval of Minutes – October 15, 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
1. Request for Public Hearing – Proposed Southside Bethlehem Community
2. Article 112 – Campaign Finance Reports
A. President of Council – Repealing Resolution –
Regulations for Use of CDBG Funds
B. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement for Public Property – Greater Lehigh Valley
Chamber of Commerce – Christmas City Village
C. City Solicitor – Lease Agreement – Mister C’s Eateries, Inc. – Earl E. Schaffer Ice
Rink at Illick’s Mill Road
E. City Solicitor – Agreement of Sale – City of Bethlehem and Greenway Park, LP –
6-12 West Third Street
A. President of Council
1. Administrative Order – Steven L. Glickman – Fine Arts Commission
C. Human Resources and Environment Committee (Mr. Recchiuti)
7. Ordinances for Final Passage.
8. New Ordinances.
A. Approving 2014 CDBG and HOME Programs
B. Certificate of Appropriateness – 217 Broadway (Garage Door) DENIAL
(Postponed October 1, 2013)
C. Authorizing Incorporation – Bethlehem Revitalization and Improvement Authority
D. Authorizing Execution of PennDOT Turnback Agreement – South New Street from
Third Street to Fourth Street
E. Authorizing Execution of Highway Safety Grant Contract
F. Certificate of Appropriateness – 305 West Fourth Street
G. Certificate of Appropriateness – 414 East Fourth Street
H. Certificate of Appropriateness – 3 West Morton Street
I. Certificate of Appropriateness – 826 East Fourth Street
J. Certificate of Appropriateness – 416 East Fourth Street
10. New Business.
11. Public Comment. (for public comment on any subject – 5 Minute Time Limit)