City Council


NOTE:  Please turn off cell phones during City Council Meeting

TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2016 – 7:00 PM

Invocation – Reverend Amy B. McClenithan, Central Assembly of God
Pledge to the Flag.

1.       Roll Call.


          Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to receive public comments on the request for the Inter-municipal Transfer of Restaurant License No. R-845 owned by Cornerstone Pub, Inc. having a principal place of business at 506 Penn Street, Bath to Tailgaters Pub & Grill, LLC, 1313 Center Street, Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

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.      Director of Public Works - Recommendation for Award – Gaver Industries
B.      Recycling Director – Recommendation for Award – Cougle’s Recycling, Inc.
C.      Chief Code Enforcement Officer – Recommendation for Award – Keycodes
Inspection Agency
D.      Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation for Award – JCI Jones
Chemicals Inc.
E.      Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation for Award – Brenntag
Northeast, Inc.
F.      Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation for Award – Coburn
Chemicals, Inc.
G.      Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation for Award – Univar
USA, Inc.
H.      Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation for Award –
I.       Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation for Award – Marubeni
Specialty Chemicals, Inc.
J.       9-1-1 Director – Recommendation for Award – Essential Management Solutions
K.      City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce - 2016
Festa Italiana
L.      City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – ArtsQuest – Step Outdoors Lehigh Valley
M.     City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – ArtsQuest – Sabor Event
N.      City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – ArtsQuest – July 4th Celebration
O.      Public Works Director – Recommendation for Award – Kobalt Construction, Inc.

6.       Reports.

          A.      President of Council

          B.      Mayor

          1.       Administrative Order – Rogelio Ortiz – Bethlehem Housing Authority
2.       Administrative Order – Yesenia Perez – Fine Arts Commission
3.       Administrative Order – Victoria Coyle, Esq. – Bethlehem Human Relations

          C.      Parks and Public Property Committee (Mr. Evans)
Human Resources and Environment Committee (Mr. Colón)

7.       Ordinances for Final Passage.

A.      Bill No. 8 – 2016 – Amending Article 121 – Finance
B.      Bill No. 9 – 2016 – Amending Article 122 – Municipal Purchasing Policy
C.      Bill No. 10 – 2016 – Amending Article 941 – Parks

8.       New Ordinances.

          A.      Bill No. 11-2016 –Parking Authority Parking System Revenue Bond Guaranty –
Refunding Grant Anticipation Note, Series of 2013; Funding Capital Projects

9.       Resolutions.

          A.      Approving Records Destruction – Solicitor’s Office
B.      Accepting Gift of Real Estate - LVIP
C.      Approving Inter-municipal Transfer of Liquor License – 1313 Center Street
D.      Authorizing Contract – Gaver Industries
E.      Authorizing Contract – Cougle’s Recycling, Inc.
F.      Authorizing Contract – Keycodes Inspection Agency
G.      Authorizing Contract – JCI Jones Chemicals Inc.
H.      Authorizing Contract – Brenntag Northeast, Inc.
I.       Authorizing Contract – Coburn Chemicals, Inc.
J.       Authorizing Contract – Univar USA, Inc.
K.      Authorizing Contract – USALCO, LLC
L.      Authorizing Contract – Marubeni Specialty Chemicals, Inc.
M.     Authorizing Contract – Essential Management Solutions
N.      Authorizing Contract – Kobalt Construction, Inc.
O.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 115 East Wall Street
P.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 25 East Wall Street
Q.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 428 High Street
R.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 459 Old York Road
S.       Certificate of Appropriateness – 420 Main Street
T.      Certificate of Appropriateness – 225 East Wall Street

10.     New Business.

          A.      Relocating the July 5, 2016  City Council Meeting to Broughal Middle School
B.      Relocating the October 4, 2016 City Council Meeting to Clearview Elementary
C.      Relocating the November 1, 2016 City Council  Meeting to East Hills Middle \  School

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

12.     Adjournment.