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BETHLEHEM CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2015 – 7:00 PM
TOWN HALL – 10 EAST CHURCH STREET – BETHLEHEM, PA
Invocation - Reverend Debra K. Hess, St. Thomas UCC Church
Pledge to the Flag.
1. Roll Call.
2. Approval of Minutes – March 17, 2015 and April 7, 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 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
C Unfinished Business
A. Director of Parks and Public Property- Recommendation for Award – Earthborne,
B. Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation for Award – WeCare
C. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – Celtic Fest, Inc. dba Celtic Cultural Alliance - Lehigh Valley HopsFest
D. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce by and through its Downtown Bethlehem Association - Tunes at Twilight
E. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – Holy Infancy Roman Catholic Church –
Holy Infancy Annual Block Party and Portuguese Heritage Celebration
F. Director of Water and Sewer Resources- Recommendation for Award – Hanover
Engineering Associates, Inc.
G. Mayor – Request to Fill Vacancy – Parks and Public Property – Maintenance
H. Mayor – Request for Resolution – 9-1-1 Centers
I. Director of Planning and Zoning – Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment
Article 1318.28-Tree Conservation; Proposed SALDO Amendment Section
A. President of Council
1. Administrative Order – Christopher T. Spadoni – Redevelopment Authority
C. Finance Committee (Mr. Recchiuti)
7. Ordinances for Final Passage.
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
8. New Ordinances.
A. Bill No. 23 – Amending Article 117, Officers and Employees
B. Bill No. 24 – Amending Article 531, Parking Generally
C. Bill No. 25 – Intergovernmental Service Territory Agreement - City of Bethlehem
and The Northampton Borough Municipal Authority
A. Authorizing Contract – Earthborne, Inc. – Avant Model 635 Compact Wheel
B. Authorizing Contract – WeCare Organics, Inc. – Centrifuge Unit Lease
C. Authorizing Use Permit Agreement – Celtic Fest, Inc. - Lehigh Valley HopsFest
D. Authorizing Use Permit Agreement – GLV Chamber/DBA - Tunes at Twilight
E. Authorizing Use Permit Agreement – Holy Infancy Annual Block Party and
Portuguese Heritage Celebration
F. Authorizing Contract – Hanover Engineering Associates, Inc. – Land Surveying
G. Approving Hiring – Parks and Public Property – Maintenance Worker I
H. 9-1-1 Centers
I. Certificate of Appropriateness – 534 Main Street
10. New Business.
11. Public Comment. (for public comment on any subject – 5 Minute Time Limit)