City Council


1. Invocation – Reverend Edith B. Roberts, St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church

2. Pledge to the Flag.

3. Roll Call.

* Public Hearing

4. Approval of Minutes – April 5, 2005.

5. Courtesy of the Floor. (for public comment on Ordinances and Resolutions to be voted on by Council this evening – 12 Minute Time Limit)

6. Old Business.

7. Communications:

A. Lehigh Valley Planning Commission – Rezoning Easton Avenue Vicinity – RG and RT – Residential to CL – Limited Commercial
B. Dennis Connell – Amendment to Rezoning Union Boulevard/Center Street Vicinity – CB to RM and RT
C. City Solicitor – Records Destruction – Police Department
D. City Solicitor - Use Permit Agreement - 2005 Borinquenfest
E. Director of Purchasing – Vehicle and Surplus Property List – Auction
F. Director of Planning and Zoning – Petition to Vacate a Portion of Brodhead Avenue
G. Carol Ann Krasley – Amendment to Rezoning Union Boulevard/Center Street Vicinity – CB to RM and RT

8. Reports:

A. President of Council.
B. Mayor.

9. Ordinances for Final Passage:

A. Bill No. 18 – 2005 – Rezoning Union Boulevard/Center Street Vicinity – CB Commercial Business to RM and RT – Residential
B. Bill No. 19 – 2005 – 2005 Bond Issue – Non-Utility and Sewer Capital Projects; Refinancing 2001 Bond Issue

10. New Ordinances:


11. Resolutions:

A. Authorizing Execution of Use Permit Agreement – St. Luke’s Hospital - Boutique at the Rink

11. Resolutions: (cont’d)

B. Certificate of Appropriateness – 513-517 Main Street
C. Certificate of Appropriateness – 4 West Church Street
D. Certificate of Appropriateness – 55 East Church Street
E. Certificate of Appropriateness – 222 East Market Street
F. Certificate of Appropriateness – 79-91 West Broad Street

12. New Business.

13. Courtesy of the Floor. (for public comment on any subject – 12 Minute Time Limit)

14. Adjournment.

* Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider a request to rezone from RG – Residential District and RT – Residential District to CL – Limited Commercial District properties in the City of Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania in the 14th and 15th Wards bounded on the north by Pyatt Street, on the east by East Boulevard and Rodgers Street, on the south by the southern lot lines of properties fronting on the south side of Easton Avenue, and on the west by Hart Street and West Boulevard.