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BETHLEHEM CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2017 – 7:00 PM
TOWN HALL – 10 EAST CHURCH STREET – BETHLEHEM, PA
Invocation – The Reverend Suzanne M. Trump, St. John's Windish Evangelical Lutheran Church
Pledge to the Flag.
1. Roll Call
Proclamation honoring: Darian Cruz – Lehigh University National Champion in NCAA Wrestling
Lehigh University Wrestling Program
Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City Council will hold a Public Hearing to accept recommendations concerning the location of boundaries of a deteriorated area or areas for which area is proposed to include Mauch Chunk Rd. and Laurel St., south to Union Blvd., west on Union Blvd. to Main St., south on Main St. to Broad St., Broad St east to Maple St., then north on Maple to East Fairview St., west on East Fairview St. to Grenadier Blvd., north on Grenadier Blvd. to Laurel St., then back to the starting point at Laurel St. and Mauch Chunk Rd., and extend the LERTA Program for the new boundaries as stated through December 31, 2023.
Communication 6A – Redevelopment Authority – Resolution supporting the Designation of Areas of the City of Bethlehem within which Exemption from Tax Assessments may be granted for the Improvement to Deteriorated Industrial, Commercial and other Business property and/or Deteriorated Residential property and areas.
2. Approval of Minutes - March 21, 2017
3. Public Comment. (on any subject not being voted on this evening – 5 Minute Time Limit)
4. Public Comment. (on Ordinances and Resolutions to be voted on this evening – 5 Minute Time Limit)
5. Old Business.
A. Old Business – Members of Council
B. Tabled Items
C. Unfinished Business
B. Director of Public Works – Recommendation of Award – Hanson Aggregates Pennsylvania
C. Director of Public Works – Recommendation of Award – Portner & Hetke Architects
D. Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation of Award – D’Huy Engineering, Inc
E. Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation of Award – Arcadis U.S., Inc
F. Recreation Director – Recommendation of Award – Chilewski Enterprises
G. Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation of Award – T&M Associates
H. Director of Public Works – Recommendation of Award – Entech Engineering, Inc.
I. Director of Public Works – Recommendation of Award – Construction Masters Services, LLC
J. Director of Public Works – Recommendation of Award – Wheeler Lumber, LLC
K. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – ArtsQuest-Lehigh Valley Grand Prix
L. Director of Planning and Zoning – DCNR Grant Application – Monocacy Park trail system
A. President of Council
1. Administrative Order – Mark Wimmer – Human Relations Commission
8. Ordinances for Final Passage.
9. New Ordinances.
A. Bill No. 14-2017 – Amending Article 342 – Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance
B. Bill No. 15-2017 – Amending Article 1739 – Regulated Rental Unit Occupancy
C. Bill No. 1-2017 – Amending Article 1161 – Health Nuisances
A. Approving Amendment to Resolution 2017-25 – Land Transfer adjacent to 120 East Third Street
B. Authorizing Contract – Hanson Aggregates Pennsylvania
C. Authorizing Contract – Portner & Hetke Architects
D. Authorizing Contract – D’Huy Engineering, Inc.
E. Authorizing Contract – Arcadis U.S., Inc.
F. Authorizing Contract – Chilewski Enterprises
G. Authorizing Contract – T&M Associates
H. Authorizing Contract – Entech Engineering
I. Authorizing Contract – Construction Masters Services, LLC
J. Authorizing Contract – Wheeler Lumber, LLC
K. Authorizing Grant Application – DCNR Grant
L. Certificate of Appropriateness – 202 West Fourth Street
M. Certificate of Appropriateness – 407 East Fourth Street
N. Certificate of Appropriateness – 129 West Fourth Street
O. Certificate of Appropriateness – 516 East Fourth Street
P. Certificate of Appropriateness – 1006 Prospect Avenue
11. New Business.