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BETHLEHEM CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018 – 7:00 PM
TOWN HALL – 10 EAST CHURCH STREET – BETHLEHEM, PA
Invocation - Robert Rentler, Pastor, New Covenant Church
Pledge to the Flag.
1. Roll Call
CITATIONS – Honoring Jason Fulmer
Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City Council will conduct a Public Hearing to consider Amendments to the Zoning Ordinance to add Sections 1302.29 and 1306.08 to include the definition of a City Revitalization and Improvement Zone qualified project and include related dimensional requirements; amend Sections 1306.01.b.1(b) and 1306.01.B (NOTE l) to change the maximum percent building coverage in the CB District; and amend Section 1305.01.b to remove a drive-through fast casual restaurant from the CB and CL Zoning Districts.
Communication 6A – Lehigh Valley Planning Commission – Various Zoning Amendments
2. Approval of Minutes – April 17, 2018
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
B. City Solicitor - Highway Safety Project Grant – DUI Program Sobriety Checkpoints and
C. Director of Public Works – Recommendation of Award – F. A. Rohrbach Pennsylvania, LLC
D. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – McCarthy’s Irish Pub – Fergus McCarthy’s Birthday
E. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – ArtsQuest – Step Outdoors Lehigh Valley
F. City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – Holy Infancy Church – Portuguese Heritage
Celebration and Multicultural Festival
A. President of Council
1. Councilmanic Appointment – Elisabeth Cichonski – Environmental Advisory Council
1. Administrative Order – Kathy Zelko-Lund – Fine Arts Commission
8. Ordinances for Final Passage.
9. New Ordinances.
A. Bill No. 15-2018 – Intermunicipal Agreement Amendment – City of Bethlehem, Palmer
Township, Bethlehem Township, Bethlehem Township Municipal Authority
A. Authorizing Resolution – PennDOT Highway Safety Project Grant – DUI
B. Authorizing Contract – F. A. Rohrbach Pennsylvania LLC
C. Authorizing Use Permit Agreement – MANA – West Side Farmers Market
D. Certificate of Appropriateness – 700 Evans Street
11. New Business.
Rescheduling Tuesday, May 15, 2018 City Council Meeting to Wednesday May 16, 2018 due to the Primary Election.