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BETHLEHEM CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2015 – 7:00 PM
TOWN HALL – 10 EAST CHURCH STREET – BETHLEHEM, PA
Pledge to the Flag.
1. Roll Call.
2. Approval of Minutes – March 3, 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. Bill No. 17 – Amending Article 1306.01(a) of the Zoning Ordinance –
Dimensional Regulations for the R-R Residential District, Creating Maximum Impervious Coverage in the R-R and R-S Districts
A. Mayor - Request to Fill Vacancy – Deputy Director - Community & Economic
B. Mayor – Request to Fill Vacancy – Mayor’s Chief of Staff
C. Mayor- Request to Fill Vacancy – Housing-Community Development Planner
D. Mayor – Request to Fill Vacancy – Bureau of Engineering Section Engineer
E. Council President – Amending Article 117 – Officers and Employees
F. Director of Public Works – Recommendation for Award – Penonni Associates, Inc.
G. Director of Public Works – Recommendation for Award – Joao Bradley
H. Director of Public Works – Recommendation for Award – Bellview Pump, LLC
I. Director of Water & Sewer Resources – Recommendation for Award – S.C.
J. Director of Water & Sewer Resources – Recommendation for Award – Cherry
Weber & Associates
K. Director of Parks & Public Property – Request for Resolution – Northampton
County Open Space Initiative Grant
L. Director of Public Works – Request for Resolution – PennDOT – ARLE Program
M. Director of Public Works – Request for Resolutions – Transportation Alternative
Program Grant Agreement - Intergovernmental Agreement Bethlehem/Easton;
N. Health Bureau Director – Recommendation for Award – Pennsylvania
O. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – ArtsQuest – TEDxNJ event
P. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – Sun Inn Preservation Association Festival
Q. City Solicitor – Amending Article 531, Parking Generally
R. City Solicitor – Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement-City of Bethlehem/
Northampton Borough Municipal Authority
S. Director of Planning and Zoning – Request for Resolution – DCNR Grant
A. President of Council
C. Finance Committee (Mr. Recchiuti)
Public Safety Committee (Mr. Evans)
7. Ordinances for Final Passage.
A. Bill No. 16 – 2015 -Amending Zoning Ordinance – Articles 1302 and 1318 - Solar
B. Bill No. 18 – 2015 - Amending Zoning Ordinance – Article 1319.01 – Off Street
C. Bill No. 19-2015 - Amending Community & Economic Development Budget
8. New Ordinances.
A. Bill No. 20 -2015 – Amending Non-Utilities Capital Budget
B. Bill No. 21-2015 – Amending Liquid Fuels Fund Budget
C. Bill No. 22-2015 – Amending General Fund Budget
A. Approving Hiring – Deputy Director of Community & Economic Development
B. Approving Hiring – Mayor’s Chief of Staff
C. Approving Hiring – Housing – Community Development Planner
D. Approving Hiring – Bureau of Engineering – Section Engineer
E. Authorizing Contract – Pennoni Associates – ARLE Project
F. Authorizing Contract – Joao Bradley Construction – Water Main Replacement-
G. Authorizing Contract – Bellview Pump, LLC – Water Main Replacement – East Fifth Street
H. Authorizing Contract – S.C. Engineers, Inc. – Consulting Service – Industrial Pretreatment Program & Miscellaneous Assignments
I. Authorizing Contract – Cherry Weber & Associates – Wild Creek Dam Spillway Repairs
J. Authorizing Grant Application – Northampton County Open Space Grant – Skateplaza Shade Canopy
K. Authorizing Grant Agreement – PennDOT - ARLE Program
L. Authorizing Grant Agreement – PennDOT – TAP Grant Agreement/Shared Lane Marking Expansion Project
M. Authorizing Intergovernmental Agreement – Bethlehem/Easton; Bethlehem/Allentown – Shared Lane Marking Expansion Project
N. Authorizing Contract – Pennsylvania Immunization Coalition
O. Authorizing Use Permit – ArtsQuest – TEDxNJ event
P. Authorizing Use Permit – Sun Inn Preservation Association Festival
Q. Authorizing Grant Agreement – DCNR Grant – Greenway plazas
R. Certificate of Appropriateness – 831 East Fourth Street
S. Certificate of Appropriateness – 312 East Third Street
T. Certificate of Appropriateness – 110-112 East Fourth Street
U. Certificate of Appropriateness – 701 East Fourth Street
V. Certificate of Appropriateness – 825 East Fourth Street
W. Certificate of Appropriateness – 201 Broadway
X. Certificate of Appropriateness – 113 East Third Street
10. New Business.
11. Public Comment. (for public comment on any subject – 5 Minute Time Limit)