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Bethlehem is a city of 75,000 people in eastern Pennsylvania - a city known for its rich colonial and industrial history. Today Bethlehem is experiencing an economic and cultural renaissance promising a future as bright as the city's past.

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City Wayfinding Signage Program Concept Design

The City of Bethlehem has been in the process of developing a wayfinding and signage program over the last six months supported by input from stakeholders drawn from residents, community leaders, merchants and other stakeholders. The first stakeholder meeting established the mission, scope, goals and themes of the program. The design team based their concepts on ideas generated at the meeting.

This meeting will focus on gathering input from attendees on concepts developed by the design team. Ideas taken from this meeting will aid in the design development process, resulting in a more effective wayfinding program.

APRIL 6, 2015 | 6:30-8:00 PM

ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Blast Furnace Room
101 Founders Way Bethlehem, PA 18015

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Public Notice -Notice of Availability Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report For Program Year 2014 City of Bethlehem

In accordance with Title I of the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, P.L. 101-624, and the regulations 24 CFR Part 91.250, the City of Bethlehem hereby gives notice that it has completed its Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for its Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Programs for the period covering January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014. This report contains information including: 1) Summary of the resources and accomplishments, 2) Status of actions taken during the year to implement the goals outlined in the Consolidated Plan, and 3) Evaluation of the progress made during the year in addressing identified priority needs and objectives.

Interested citizens are invited to examine this report and comment on its contents prior to submission of the report to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This report is available for review in the Community Development Office in Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm weekdays beginning March 5, 2014 through March 20, 2015.

A public meeting is scheduled on March 12, 2015 at 10:00 am in Town Hall, 10 East Church Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018 to receive public comments on the report. Written comments will be accepted and can be addressed to Alicia Miller Karner at the same address and must be received before 4:30 pm March 16, 2015.

The City intends to submit its Report to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on or about March 30, 2015.

Robert Donchez, Mayor
City of Bethlehem