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Bethlehem City Council will host virtual meeting April 21st

(4/17/20) During the COVID-19 public health emergency, Bethlehem City Council will temporarily allow public comment by phone during Bethlehem City Council meetings. During the COVID-19 public health emergency, in lieu of attending in person, if you have public comments that you would like to share at a Bethlehem City Council meeting, it is recommended that you watch the YouTube live-stream of the meeting and use the following public comment call-in phone number during the public comment periods: (610) 997-7963 (“Public Comment Phone Number”).
 
The April 21, 2020 Bethlehem City Council meeting, starting at 7:00 PM, will be live-streamed on YouTube at the “City of Bethlehem Council” YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRLFG5Y9Ui0jADKaRE1W3xw.
 
All agenda items for the above-referenced Bethlehem City Council meeting are/will be available at the following website: https://www.bethlehem-pa.gov/Calendar/Meetings/2020/City-Council-Meeting/58 .
 
The City Council President will announce public comment periods during the meeting which you can watch on YouTube on the “City of Bethlehem Council” YouTube channel.  If you call the Public Comment Phone Number (610) 997-7963 and the line is busy, please call back when the current public speaker is finished.  Calls to the Public Comment Phone Number will only be accepted during the two designated public comment periods at the above-referenced City Council meeting.  
 
The first public comment period is reserved for subjects not being voted on at this City Council meeting. The second public comment period is reserved for subjects being voted on at this City Council meeting. The normal five (5) minute time limits applicable to all public comments at Bethlehem City Council meetings will apply to any public comments provided by phone. 
 
Before you call the Public Comment Phone Number (610) 997-7963, please turn off all speakers, computer speakers, televisions, or radios. At the start of your call, please state your name and address.
 
Due to the COVID-19 public health emergency, public access to Bethlehem City Hall is currently limited. If you have any questions about how to comment remotely in the above-referenced City Council meeting, please call the City Clerk’s office at (610) 865-7130 or email cityclerk@bethlehem-pa.gov