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BETHLEHEM CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2015 – 7:00 PM
TOWN HALL – 10 EAST CHURCH STREET – BETHLEHEM, PA
Invocation – Minister Mable Humphrey, Grace Deliverance Baptist Church
Pledge to the Flag.
1. Roll Call.
CITATIONS – Honoring John R. Lynn
2. Approval of Minutes – November 4, 2015
November 17, 2015
December 1, 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
A. Director of Public Works – Amendment to Contract – Joao & Bradley Construction
B. Mayor – Request to Fill Vacancy – Deputy Director of Community and Economic
C. Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation for Award – Cherry,
Weber & Associates, PC
D. Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation for Award – Gannett
Fleming Valuation and Rate Consultants, LLC
E. Director of Planning and Zoning – Resolution Request for PennDOT Multimodal
A. President of Council
1. Councilmanic Appointment – Sharon Yoshida – Bethlehem Area Public
1. Administrative Order – Linda Shay Gardner – Zoning Hearing Board
2. Administrative Order – Dino Cantelmi – Parking Authority
3. Administrative Order – Charles Harris – Sister City Commission
C. Finance Committee (Mr. Recchiuti)
7. Ordinances for Final Passage.
A. Bill No. 38 – 2015 - Zoning Text Amendment – OMU District – Martin Tower
B. Bill No. 41 – 2015 – Adopting the 2016 General Fund Budget
C. Bill No. 42 – 2015 – Adopting the 2016 Water Fund Budget
D. Bill No. 43 – 2015 – Adopting the 2016 Sewer Fund Budget
E. Bill No. 44 – 2015 – Adopting the 2016 Golf Course Enterprise Fund Budget
F. Bill No. 45 – 2015 – Adopting the 2016 Liquid Fuels Fund Budget
H. Bill No. 47 – 2015 – Adopting the 2016 Capital Budget for Water Utilities
I. Bill No. 48 – 2015 – Adopting the 2016 Capital Budget for Sewer Utilities
8. New Ordinances.
A. Approving Contract Amendment – Joao & Bradley Construction
B. Approving Hiring – Deputy Director of Community and Economic Development
C. Approving Contract – Cherry, Weber & Associates, PC
D. Approving Contract – Gannett Fleming Valuation and Rate Consultants, LLC
E. Authorizing Acceptance of Gift of Real Estate – Main Street in Vicinity of 1830
F. Authorizing Grant Application – PennDOT Multimodal Transportation Grant
10. New Business.
11. Public Comment. (for public comment on any subject – 5 Minute Time Limit)