City Council


NOTE:  Please turn off cell phones during City Council Meeting

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2015 – 7:00 PM

Invocation - Reverend Cecilia Baxter, Christ Church UCC
Pledge to the Flag.

1.       Roll Call.

                   CITATIONS -  Honoring  Keith Fryslin
John S. Hayes III


Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider the Proposed 2016 CDBG and HOME Programs.

2.       Approval of Minutes – None
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.      Police Chief – Resolution Request – Sale of Bethlehem Police Horse
B.Mayor – Resignation of Deputy Director of Community and Economic
C.      Director of Budget and Finance – 2015 Pension State Aid
D.      Director of Parks and Public Property – Facility Rental for Special Event Fees
E.      City Solicitor – Street Vacation Ordinance-Portions of Durham Street and
Orchard Street – Final Reading
F.      Director of Public Works – Recommendation for Award – AJ Trunzo

6.       Reports.

          A.      President of Council

B.      Mayor

C.      Community Development Committee (Mr. Callahan)

7.       Ordinances for Final Passage.

          A.      Bill No. 35 – Bethlehem Parking Authority 2015 Bonds
B.      Bill No. 36 – Amending the Non-Utility Capital Improvement Fund
C.      Bill No. 37 – Street Vacation – Portions of Durham Street and Orchard

8.       New Ordinances.

          A.      Bill No. 38 – Zoning Text Amendment – OMU District – Martin Tower Site

9.       Resolutions.

A.      Approving Position - Housing Rehabilitation Technical Specialist Position
B.      Approving Sale of Bethlehem Police Horse
C.      Approving 2015 Pension State Aid
D.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 79 West Market Street
E.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 24 East Wall Street
F.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 33 East Wall Street
G.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 30 East Market Street
H.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 4 West Church Street
I.       Approving Contract – AJ Trunzo

10.     New Business.

          A.      Rescheduling First City Council Meeting in November to Wednesday,
November 4, 2015 at 7:00 PM in Town Hall

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

12.     Adjournment.