City Council

NOTE:  Please turn off cell phones during City Council Meeting

TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017 – 7:00 PM

Invocation – Reverend Dale R. Miller, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church
Pledge to the Flag.

1.         Roll Call


Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to receive public comments on the request for the Inter-municipal Transfer of Restaurant License No. R-7235 owned by Morici’s, Inc., having a principal place of business at 218 Cattell Street, Easton to Turkey Hill L.P., 1140 Hellertown Road, Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

2.         Approval of Minutes – May 17, 2017
June 6, 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

6.         Communications.

            A.        Director of Public Works – Recommendation of Award – Land Tech Enterprises, Inc.
            B.        City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce by and
through its Downtown Bethlehem Association – VegFest
            C.        Police Chief – Special Event Parking Districts – Musikfest 2017
            D.        City Solicitor – Records Destruction – Community and Economic Development
            E.         City Solicitor – Records Destruction – Health Bureau

7.         Reports.

            A.    President of Council
            B.        Mayor

8.         Ordinances for Final Passage.

            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

9.         New Ordinances.

            A.        Bill 24-2017 – Amending Zoning Ordinance – Articles 1302, 1305, 1322 – Medical Marijuana
Definitions and Regulations
            B.        Bill 25-2017 – Amending Zoning Ordinance – Article 1302 – Clarifying Regulations Pertaining
to Hospitals, Behavioral Health Facilities, and Psychiatric Facilities.

10.       Resolutions.

            A.        LERTA Program – South Side Renewal to December 31, 2022
            B.        Authorizing Parking Lot Lease Agreement – Bethlehem Parking Authority – 920 Wyandotte
Street and 121 West Union Boulevard
            C.        Authorizing Contract – Land Tech Enterprises, Inc.
            D.        Certificate of Appropriateness – 20 West Market Street
            E.         Certificate of Appropriateness – 136 East Market Street

11.       New Business.

12.       Adjournment.