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BETHLEHEM CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 2017 – 7:00 PM
TOWN HALL – 10 EAST CHURCH STREET – BETHLEHEM, PA
Invocation – Pastor David Brown, Holy Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church
Pledge to the Flag.
1. Roll Call
Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City Council will conduct two Public Hearings as follows:
Public Hearing No. 1
Public Hearing to consider Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance to include regulations for medical marijuana, adding definitions and regulations; amending Article 1302-Definitions, Article 1305-Allowed Uses in Primarily Non-Residential Districts, and Article 1322-Additional Requirements for Specific Uses
Communication 6A – City Planning Commission - Zoning Text Amendments
Communication 6B – Lehigh Valley Planning Commission – Zoning Text Amendment – Medical
Public Hearing No. 2
Public Hearing to consider Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance to clarify regulations pertaining to Hospitals, Behavioral Health Facilities and Psychiatric Facilities; amending Article 1302-Definitions – Section 1302.56-Hospital and Section 1302.132-Treatment Center.
Communication 6C – City Planning Commission – Zoning Text Amendments
Communication 6D – Lehigh Valley Planning Commission –Zoning Ordinance Amendment – Definition
Clarification – Hospital and Treatment Centers
2. Approval of Minutes – May 2, 2017
3. Public Comment. (on any subject not being voted on this evening – 5 Minute Time Limit)
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
E. Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation of Award – GHD Group
F. Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation of Award – Gannett Fleming Valuation
and Rate Consultants, LLC
G. Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation of Award – Derstine Company, LLC
H. Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation of Award – Wind Gap Electric, Inc.
I. Request for Intermunicipal Liquor License Transfer – 1140 Hellertown Road
J. Director of Public Works – Recommendation of Award – Ankiewicz Enterprises, Inc.
K. Director of Public Works – Recommendation of Award – A. J. Trunzo, Inc. – Price Increase
L. Deputy Police Chief – Recommendation of Award – WatchGuard
A. President of Council
1. Administrative Order – Stephen Elek – Plumbers Examining Board
C. Public Works Committee (Ms. Negrón)
8. Ordinances for Final Passage.
A. Bill No. 18-2017 – Amending General Fund Budget – Health Bureau and Police Grant
B. Bill No. 19-2017 – Amending Liquid Fuels Fund Budget – Cash Balance-Carryover and State
C. Bill No. 20-2017 – Amending Non-Utility Capital Budget – Escrow and CADCB Grant
D. Bill No. 21-2017 – Amending Sewer Capital Fund Budget – PA Small W&S Program
9. New Ordinances.
A. Bill No. 22-2017 – Amendment to Intermunicipal Cooperation Agreement – Griffin Land
Subdivision and Land Development in Lower Nazareth Township, City of Bethlehem, Lower
Nazareth Township, Bethlehem Township and Bethlehem Township Municipal Authority
B. Bill No. 23-2017 – Amending Article 342 – Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance
A. Authorizing Use Permit Agreement – ArtsQuest – Yuengling Summer Concert Series
B. Authorizing Contract – GHD Group
C. Authorizing Contract – Gannett Fleming Valuation and Rate Consultants, LLC
D. Authorizing Contract – Derstine Company LLC
E. Authorizing Contract – Wind Gap Electric, Inc.
F. Authorizing Contract – Ankiewicz Enterprises, Inc.
G. Authorizing Contract – A. J. Trunzo, Inc.
H. Authorizing Contract – WatchGuard
I. Certificate of Appropriateness – 215 Broadway
J. Certificate of Appropriateness – 337 Vine Street
K. Certificate of Appropriateness – 309 South New Street
11. New Business.
A. Rescheduling First Meeting in July – Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Independence Day to
Wednesday, July 5, 2017