City Council

NOTE:  Please turn off cell phones during City Council Meeting

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017 – 7:00 PM

Invocation –  Rabbi Michael Singer, Congregation Brith Sholom
Pledge to the Flag.

1.         Roll Call

2.         Approval of Minutes  -  January 3, 2017

3.         Public Comment.  (on any subject not being voted on this evening – 5 Minute Time

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

6.         Communications.

            A.        Director of Community and Economic Development – Redevelopment Assistance
Capital Program – Bethlehem Parking Authority – Resolution
            B.        Legal Assistant – Records Destruction – Police Department
            C.        Legal Assistant – Records Destruction – Office of Solicitor
            D.        Director of Human Resources – Recommendation for Award – St. Luke’s University Health
Network - DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing
            E.         Planning Director - Recommendation for Award – Allied Environmental Signage – Wayfinding
Signage Program
             F.         Health Director – Amending Article 1161 – Health Nuisances
            G.        Director of Community and Economic Development – Recommendation for Award – Greater
Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce – Marketing Services
            H.        Chief Building Inspector – Recommendation for Award – Community Champions – Community
Champions Property Registry
            I.          Council President – Establishing Climate Action Plan Policy Goals and Climate Change Working
Group - Resolution

7.         Reports.

            A.     President of Council
                        1.         Councilmanic Appointment - Lynn Fryman Rothman - Environmental Advisory Council
                        2.         Annual Report
            B.        Mayor
                        1.         Administrative Order - Greg Solderitch – Bethlehem Housing Authority
                        2.         Administrative Order – Derrick Clark – Board of Historical and Architectural Review
            C.        Finance Committee (Mr. Callahan)
            D.        Parks and Public Property Committee (Mr. Evans)


8.         Ordinances for Final Passage.

9.         New Ordinances.


10.       Resolutions.

            A.        Street Renaming – Gilchrist Drive cul-de-sac – Maloney Circle
            B.        Authorizing Exchange of Real Estate – City of Bethlehem – Bethlehem Parking Authority
            C.        Approving Redevelopment Assistance Capital Grant Program Application – Ben Franklin
Technology Partners
            D.        Approving Contract – St. Luke’s University Health Network
            E.         Approving Contract – Allied Environmental Signage
            F.         Approving Contract – Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce
            G.        Approving Contract – Community Champions
            H.        Certificate of Approval – 453 Main Street
            I.          Certificate of Approval – 402 High Street
            J.          Certificate of Approval – 238 East Market Street

11.       New Business.

12.       Adjournment.