City Council

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BETHLEHEM CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2019 – 7:00 PM
TOWN HALL – 10 EAST CHURCH STREET – BETHLEHEM, PA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Invocation - Reverend Rick Sergi, Emmanuel E.C. Church
Pledge to the Flag.

1.         Roll Call

2.         Approval of Minutes – None

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.        First Assistant City Solicitor – Exchange of Real Estate - Little Town, LLC – City of Bethlehem
B.        Intermunicipal Liquor License Transfer – 226 East Third Street
C.        Director of Public Works – Recommendation of Award – Wood Environmental & Infrastructure Development of Storm Water Pollution and Flood Prevention Program
D.        Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation of Award – S. J. Thomas Company – Wastewater Treatment Plant Landscape Project
E.        Director of Recreation – Recommendation of Award – Lehigh Valley Musicians Association – Local 45 - Music in the Park Series
Drug and Alcohol Intake Unit – Police Assisting in Recovery Program
F.        Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation of Award – Thomas T. Niesen, Esq. - Water Utility Counsel
G.        Director of Water and Sewer Resources – Recommendation of Award – Price Increase – LB Industries – Wastewater Treatment Plant – Non-Potable Water Systems Upgrade
H.        Director of Budget and Finance – Recommendation of Award – Level One – Printing and Mailing Services

7.         Reports.

A.       President of Council

B.        Mayor

1. Administrative Order – Beth Starbuck – Board of Historical and Architectural Review

2. Administrative Order – Genevieve Marcon – Board of Historical and Architectural Review

3. Administrative Order – Valerie McLendon – Bethlehem Housing Authority

4. Administrative Order – Alexander O. Ward – Fine Arts Commission

5. Administrative Order – Jason R. Henninger – Redevelopment Authority

6. Administrative Order – Nancy Topping - Sister City Commission


8.         Ordinances for Final Passage.

A.       Bill No. 1 - 2019 – Intergovernmental Cooperation Agreement – City of Bethlehem and Northampton County – Transfer of Ownership of a Trunked Radio Network and Operation of Network

9.         New Ordinances.

A.    Bill No. 2 - 2019 – Amending Treasurer’s Salary

B.    Bill No. 3 - 2019 – Amending General Fund – General Fund Adjustments

C.    Bill No. 4 – 2019 – Amending Non-Utility Capital Improvement Fund – 2018 Year End Adjustments

D.    Bill No. 5 – 2019 – Amending Water Capital Fund – 2018 Year End Adjustments

E.    Bill No. 6 – 2019 – Amending Sewer Capital Fund – 2018 Year End Adjustments

F.    Bill No. 7 – 2019 – Amending Community Development Block Grant/HOME Fund – 2018 Year End Adjustments


10.       Resolutions.

A.    Authorizing Agreement of Sale – 9-1-1 – Sale and Acquisition of Communications Equipment

B.    Authorizing Lease - 9-1-1 Communication Sites Lease – Existing Towers

C.    Records Destruction – Fire Department

D.    Records Destruction – Law Bureau

E.    Authorizing Contract – Wood Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions

F.    Authorizing Contract – S.J. Thomas Company

G.    Authorizing Contract – Lehigh Valley Musicians Association – Local 45

H.    Authorizing Contract – Thomas T. Niesen, Esq.

I.    Authorizing Contract – Price Increase – LB Industries

J.    Authorizing Contract – Level One

K.    Certificate of Appropriateness – 331 Broadway

L.    Certificate of Appropriateness – 310-322 East Third Street

M.    Certificate of Appropriateness – 25 West Third Street

N.    Certificate of Appropriateness – 202-204 / 206-208 East Third Street

O.    Certificate of Appropriateness – 225 East Wall Street

P.    Certificate of Appropriateness – 428-444 Main Street #1 (Moravian Bookstore-windows)

Q.    Certificate of Appropriateness – 428-444 Main Street #2 (Moravian Bookstore-tiles)

R.    Certificate of Appropriateness – 428-444 Main Street #3 (Moravian Bookstore-entry doors)

S.    Certificate of Appropriateness – 428-444 Main Street #4 (Moravian Bookstore- building signs)

T.    Certificate of Appropriateness – 428-444 Main Street #5 (Moravian Bookstore-wood doors)

U.    Certificate of Appropriateness – 428-444 Main Street #6 (Moravian Bookstore-door hardware)

V.    Certificate of Appropriateness – 428-444 Main Street #7 (Moravian Bookstore-awning color)



11.       New Business.

12.       Adjournment.