City Council

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BETHLEHEM CITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA
TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2019 – 7:00 PM
TOWN HALL – 10 EAST CHURCH STREET – BETHLEHEM, PA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Invocation - Reverend Anthony R. Pompa, Cathedral Church of the Nativity

Pledge to the Flag.

1.         Roll Call
            CITATIONS HONORING: Jane Persa

2.         Approval of Minutes – April 2, 2019
            
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.        Councilman Reynolds – Resolution in support of the Restore Pennsylvania Initiative
B.        Assistant City Solicitor – Establishing New Article 961-Special Events Activity Permits; amending Article
           721-Streets and Sidewalks; amending Article 941-Parks; amending Article 951-Pedestrian Mall
C.        Police Chief – Recommendation of Award – Communication System Integrators, LLC (CSI) – City Hall Security
           Upgrades
D.        Director of Public Works – Recommendation of Award – Gaver Industries Inc. DBA Barker & Barker Paving
E.        Police Chief – Resolution Request – Firearm Purchase
           Molly’s Irish Grille and Sports Pub (as SubPermittee) – SouthSide Arts and Music Festival
F.        City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – ArtsQuest – Step Outdoors Lehigh Valley, including Your First Mud Run
G.       City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – ArtsQuest – Tacofest
H.       City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – Holy Infancy Roman Catholic Church - Portuguese Heritage Celebration           and Multicultural Festival
I.        City Solicitor – Use Permit Agreement – Mount Airy Neighborhood Association – West Side Farmers Market
J.        Director of Public Works – Recommendation of Award - Pennoni -Structural Evaluations


7.         Reports.

A.       President of Council

B.        Mayor

1. Administrative Order – Valerie McLendon - Bethlehem Housing Authority
2. Administrative Order – Dr. Christopher Alia - Bethlehem Board of Health
3. Administrative Order – Seth Cornish - Historic Conservation Commission

C.        Finance Committee (Mr. Callahan)


8.         Ordinances for Final Passage.

            None.

9.         New Ordinances.

A.       Bill No. 09 - 2019 – Amending General Fund – Department Contracts – Operating Supplies

B.       Bill No. 10 - 2019 – Amending 9-1-1 Fund Budget – Transfer to Non-Utility

C.       Bill No. 11 - 2019 – Amending Capital Budget for Non-Utilities – City Hall Security Upgrades

D.       Bill No. 12 - 2019 – Amending Water Fund Budget – Capital Appropriations

E.       Bill No. 13 - 2019 – Amending Water Capital Fund Budget – Various Projects

F.       Bill No. 14 - 2019 – Amending Sewer Fund Budget – Capital Appropriations

G.       Bill No. 15 - 2019 – Amending Sewer Capital Fund Budget – Various Projects

H.       Bill No. 16 - 2019 – Amending Golf Course Enterprise Fund Budget – Sponsorships – Capital Projects

I.       Bill No. 17 - 2019 – Amending Liquid Fuels Fund Budget – Snow Operations – Improvements

J.       Bill No. 18 - 2019 – Amending Community Development Block Grant Budget – CDBG 2017 – HOME Grant 2018


10.       Resolutions.

A.       Support Resolution – Governor Tom Wolf’s Restore Pennsylvania Infrastructure Initiative

B.       Records Destruction – Fire Department

C.       Authorizing Use Permit Agreement - BEDCO, SouthSide Arts District, and Ruth, Inc. t/a Molly’s Irish Grille and
          Sports Pub (as SubPermittee) – SouthSide Arts and Music Festival

D.       Authorizing Use Permit Agreement – Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, by and Through its
          Downtown Bethlehem Association – Tunes at Twilight

E.       Authorizing Use Permit Agreement - BEDCO, SouthSide Arts District, and Ruth, Inc. t/a Molly’s Irish Grille and
          Sports Pub (as SubPermittee) – Spring on the SouthSide

F.       Authorizing Contract - Communication System Integrators, LLC (CSI) - City Hall Security Upgrades

G.       Authorizing Transfer of Funds – Law Bureau – Temporary Help

H.       Authorizing Contract – Gaver Industries Inc. DBA Barker Barker & Paving

I.       Approving Firearm Purchase – Weber

J.       Authorizing Contract – Pennoni – Structural Evaluations

K.       Certificate of Appropriateness – 225 East Wall Street

L.       Certificate of Appropriateness – 424 Center Street

M.       Certificate of Appropriateness – 428-444 Main Street (Moravian Book Shop)

N.       Certificate of Appropriateness – 216 East Walnut Street


11.       New Business.

12.       Adjournment.