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City Council Meeting

Tuesday, July 07, 2020
7:00 pm
Town Hall
Background Documents
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REMOTE PUBLIC COMMENT PHONE INSTRUCTIONS. If you would like to speak during the City Council July 7, 2020 Meeting, please sign up per the instructions below or call into the meeting when the Council President announces he will take public comment calls. If you would like to sign up to speak, email the following information to the Bethlehem City Clerk’s office ( no later than 12:00 PM on July 7, 2020 (a) name; (b) address; (c) phone number; and (d) topic of comments. If you are signed up to speak, the City Council President will call you from (610) 997-7963. After all signed-up speakers talk, the Council President will ask whether anyone else would like to make public comments. If you want to speak at that time, call the Bethlehem City Council public comment phone line at (610) 997-7963. NOTES. Calls to the public comment phone number will only be accepted during the designated public comment period with a 5 minute time limit. If you call and the line is busy, please call back when the current speaker is finished. As soon as your call begins, please turn off all speakers, computer speakers, televisions, or radios. At the start of your call, please state your name and address. A five minute time limit will apply to any public comments.

00 Agenda 07072020

06a Community Engagement Initiative Resolution

06b RecommendofAward - Keiko Tsuruta Cramer-S. New Street Streetscape Enhancement Project

06c Zoning Text Amendment Petition -1838 Center St

06d RecommendofAward - ArborPro Inc.-Urban Forestry GIS Database Development

06e RecommendofAward-Brendan Stanton-WWTP Bar Screen Detritor Replacement-Electrical

06f RecommendofAward-Tri-Vet Contracting Co-Dog Kennel

06g Records Destruction-Water and Sewer Resources

06h RecommendofAward-Clark Contractors-Park Bathroom Upgrades

06i 2019 Substantial Amendment CDBG-Exterior Improvement Loan Program

07b1 AO Alison Pilorz Sister City Commission

07b2 AO Ellen Bearn Sister City Commission

08a Bill No. 14-2020 Article 121 - Ordinance Amending Section 121.12 (2020)

09a Bill No. 16-2020 Refunding of 2012 Note

09b Bill No. 17-2020 Amending 2020 Non-Utility Capital Budget

09c Bill No. 18-2020 Amending 2020 CDBG HOME Fund Budget

10a Community Engagement Initiative Resolution

10b Approve Records Destruction Resolution-Financial Services

10c Contract-Keiko Tsuruta Cramer-S. New Street Streetscape Enhancement Project

10d Contract-ArborPro Inc.-Urban Forestry GIS Database Development

10e Contract-Brendan Stanton-WWTP Bar Screen and Detritor Replacement-Electrical

10f Contract-Tri-Vet Contracting Company-Bethlehem Dog Kennel-General Construction

10g Contract-Clark Contractors-Park Bathroom Upgrades

10h Approve Exterior Improvement Program Reso 2019 CDBG HOME Action Plan Amendment

10i COA 201 East Third Street (The FLYING V Poutinerie)