City Council

TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2015 – 7:00 PM

Invocation – Pastor Keith Harke, West Side Moravian 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 review and accept public comment on the proposed use of funds to be received under the 2015 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in the amount of $19,270.00.
2.       Approval of Minutes – July 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
C.      Unfinished Business

5.       Communications.

          A.      Mayor - Request to Fill Vacancy – Sample/Laboratory Technician-Water and
B.      Director of Public Works – Recommendation for Award – Turner Hydraulics, Inc.
C.      Director of Planning and Zoning – Grant Application Resolution – TreeVitalize
D.      Director of Planning and Zoning – Grant Application Resolution – Multimodal
Transportation Fund
E.      Director of Planning and Zoning – Grant Application Resolutions – Northampton
County Community Investment Partnership Program
F.      City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – Greater LV Chamber of Commerce by and
through its Downtown Bethlehem Association - VegFest

6.       Reports.

          A.      President of Council

          B.      Mayor

          1.       Administrative Order – Joseph B. Hoffmeier, Jr. – Parking Authority
2.       Administrative Order – Silagh M.C. White, D.M.A. – Fine Arts Commission
3.       Administrative Order – A. Flexer Illick – Electricians’ Examining Board

          C.      Community Development Committee (Mr. Callahan)

7.       Ordinances for Final Passage.

A.      Bill No. 28-2015 - Amending General Fund Budget
B.      Bill No. 29-2015 - Amending Non-Utility Capital Budget
C.      Bill No. 30-2015 - Amending Water Capital Budget

8.       New Ordinances.

A.      Bill No. 31-2015 – Amending Article 935 Entitled Municipal Waste Collection
and Disposal

9.       Resolutions.
A.      Authorizing Grant Agreement-PennDOT – TAP Grant
B.      Authorizing Grant Agreement-PennDOT – Highway Safety Project Grant
C.      Authorizing Hiring – Sample Laboratory Technician
D.      Authorizing Contract – Turner Hydraulics, Inc.
E.      Authorizing Grant Application-TreeVitalize Program
F.      Authorizing Grant Application-Multimodal Transportation Fund Program
G.      Authorizing Grant Application-Northampton County - Community Planning and
Technical Assistance Grant
H.      Authorizing Grant Application-Northampton County – Community
Improvement Grant - Streetscapes
I.       Authorizing Grant Application-Northampton County-Community Improvement
Grant – Signage
J.       Authorizing Grant Application-Northampton County-Community Improvement
Grant-Façade Improvements
K.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 77 West Broad Street
L.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 27 East Church Street
M.     Certificate of Appropriateness – 129 East Market Street
N.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 66/55 West Lehigh Street
O.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 210 Schaffer Street
P.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 346 West Street

10.     New Business.

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

12.     Adjournment.