City Council


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2015 – 7:00 PM
Invocation – Pastor Dwight Mikesell, Calvary Wesleyan Church

Pledge to the Flag.

 1.      Roll Call.

Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to receive public comments on the request for the Inter-municipal Transfer of Restaurant License No. R-11705 owned by Boliari Restaurants, Inc. t/a the Galley through its Agent and Authorized Party, First National Bank of Pennsylvania and J.J. Fixl Properties, LLC, previously having a principal place of business at 6615 Sullivan Trail, Wind Gap to Northampton County Restaurant, Inc. t/a Rudy’s Diner, Bar & Grill, 1402-1412 Center Street, Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

2.       Approval of Minutes – December 16, 2014
–  January 20, 2015

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

  1. Unfinished Business

5.       Communications.

          A.      Human Resources Director–Recommendation of Award – St. Luke’s Hospital
B.      Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation of Award – T & M
C.      City Solicitor – Ordinances – Amending Article 725, Weapons and Article 941,
D.      Director of Planning and Zoning – Recommendation for Award – Historic Officer –
Artefact Inc.
E.      Director of Planning and Zoning – Recommendation for Award – Historic Officer –
Phillips & Donovan Architects LLC
F.      City Solicitor – Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement – Lower Nazareth
Sewer Service Agreement
G.      City Solicitor – Ordinance Amending Article 927 Entitled Sewer Rental
H.      Director of Community & Economic Development – Keystone Communities Grant
I.       Public Works Director – Recommendation for Award – A.J. Trunzo, Inc.

6.       Reports.

          A.      President of Council
B.      Mayor
C.      Finance Committee (Mr. Recchuiti)
D.      Human Resources and Environment Committee (Mr. Waldron)

7.       Ordinances for Final Passage.

          A.      Bill No. 3 - 2015 - Amending Article 303 – General Business Licenses and Permits

8.       New Ordinances.

          A.      Bill No. 4 - 2015 – Amending Treasurer’s Salary
B.      Bill No. 5 – 2015 - Main Streetscape Improvements Phase II
C.      Bill No. 6 – 2015 – Amending General Fund Budget
D.      Bill No. 7 – 2015 – Amending Non-Utility Capital Budget
E.      Bill No. 8 - 2015 – Amending Water Capital Budget
F.      Bill No. 9 – 2015 – Amending Sewer Capital Budget
G.      Bill No. 10 – 2015 – Amending Community Development Budget

9.       Resolutions.

          A.      Approving Inter-municipal Transfer of Liquor License – 1402-1412 Center Street
B.      Approving Hiring – Maintenance Worker I Parks and Public Property
C.      Approving Hiring – Business Manager – Parks and Public Property
D.      Authorizing Use Permit Agreement for Public Property– Boutique at the Rink – Ice
E.      Authorizing Contract – St. Luke’s Hospital – DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing
F.      Authorizing Contract – T&M Associates – East Allentown Township-Country
Squire Estates Well No. 3 Permit
G.      Authorizing Contract – Artefact Inc.
H.      Authorizing Contract – Phillips & Donovan Architects LLC
I.       Certificate of Appropriateness – 58 East Wall Street
J.       Authorizing Contract – A.J. Trunzo, Inc. – Traffic Signal Upgrade
K.      Appointing City Controller

10.     New Business.

          A.      Election of Vice President of Council

11.     Public Comment.  (for public comment on any subject – 5 Minute Time Limit)

12.     Adjournment