City Council

NOTE:  Please turn off cell phones during City Council Meeting

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018 – 7:00 PM

Invocation - Reverend Anthony P. Mongiello, Th.M., M.Ed., Pastor, Saint Anne Catholic Church
Pledge to the Flag.

1.         Roll Call

Prior to the consideration of the regular Agenda items, City Council will conduct two Public Hearings:

Public Hearing No. 1
The first Public Hearing is to receive public comment on the request for the Inter-municipal Transfer of Restaurant Liquor License No. R-18739 from Palmer Township, Northampton County , PA, to 831-33 Linden Street, Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

Public Hearing No. 2
The second Public Hearing is to receive public comment and consider the Proposed 2019 CDBG and HOME Programs.

2.         Approval of Minutes – September 18, 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

6.         Communications.

A.        Assistant City Solicitor – Amending Article 1701 – Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code
B.        Assistant City Solicitor – Repeal and Replace Article 717-Noises; Amend Article 705-Disorderly
Conduct; Amend Article 509-General Enforcement and Penalty.
C.        Director of Planning and Zoning – 2019-2023 Capital Improvements Program
D.        Director of Budget and Finance – Assignment of Fund Balance Resolution
E.         City Solicitor – Intermunicipal Cooperation Agreement – Cooperative Memorandum of Agreement
SR 2020 (Easton Avenue) Multi-Jurisdictional Signal System
F.         Director of Community and Economic Development – Recommendation of Award – Urban Design
Ventures, LLC – Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing
G.        Deputy Fire Chief – Recommendation of Award – BRYCER – Software and service for Fire
Prevention Bureau

7.         Reports.

A.        President of Council
B.        Mayor
C.        Community Development Committee (Mr. Martell)
D.        Public Safety Committee (Mr. Colón)

8.         Ordinances for Final Passage.


9.         New Ordinances.

A.        Bill No. 26 - 2018   – Amending Article 531 – Parking Generally – Penalty
B.        Bill No. 27 - 2018   – Amending Article 533 – Parking Meters - Penalty

10.       Resolutions.

A.        Approving Inter-municipal Liquor License Transfer – 831-33 Linden Street
B.        Authorizing Assignment of Fund Balance
C.        Authorizing Contract – Urban Design Ventures
D.        Authorizing Contract -  BRYCER - Software and service for Fire Prevention Bureau
E.         Certificate of Appropriateness – 428-444 Main Street
F.         Certificate of Appropriateness – 30 East Wall Street
G.        Certificate of Appropriateness – 462 Main Street
H.        Certificate of Appropriateness – 462 Main Street
I.          Certificate of Appropriateness – 91 West Broad Street

11.       New Business.

12.       Adjournment.