Welcome to the Town of Bethlehem’s Meeting Management Web Portal

Here you will be able to find IDA, Planning Board, Town Board and Zoning Board of Appeals meeting agendas, agenda attachments, minutes, live streaming videos and on-demand archived videos.

To view a meeting video, click the Video link listed to the right on the meeting calendar below. The media viewer will appear with the meeting agenda listed below it. You can click the agenda items to automatically advance the video to that agenda item. Each agenda item will also provide you access to any associated agenda attachments. For on-demand archived videos, you can also view the voting record for the item.

For live streaming meeting videos, a green LIVE link will appear above this Welcome message when the broadcast begins.

The linked Web Portal User Guide will give you more detailed information on the features of the meeting management system. We hope you enjoy your viewing experience!

Tip: If you wish to view one agenda item’s attachment(s), instead of opening the consolidated agenda pdf links on this page, click on the meeting date and it will open the agenda web outline. On the agenda web outline you can choose individual agenda attachments.

Meeting schedule:
All meetings take place at Town Hall in the auditorium.

Bethlehem IDA - last Friday of the month
Planning Board - first and third Tuesdays of the month
Town Board - second and fourth Wednesdays of the month
Zoning Board of Appeals - first and third Wednesdays of the month

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Upcoming Meetings

September, 2017
 
Town Board - Regular Meeting
October, 2017
 
Planning Board - Regular Meeting
 
Zoning Board of Appeals - Regular Meeting
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Past Meetings

September, 2017
 
Bethlehem Industrial Development Agency - Regular Meeting
 
Zoning Board of Appeals - Regular Meeting
 
Planning Board - Regular Meeting
 
Town Board - Regular Meeting
 
Zoning Board of Appeals - Regular Meeting
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Other Media

8/29/17 Albany County Shared Services Public Hearing
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Notices

Recent Notices

 
Resolution authorizing the use of Sewer Fund Capital Reserve Funds, up to $150,000 for the Dinmore WWTP Clarifier Rehabilitation Project, subject to permissive referendum.
 
Public Hearing for an application submitted by David Shanley for an area variance located at 11 Clarkson Road, Delmar. The Applicant is proposing expansion of an existing garage that does not meet the requirements of the Town Code under Article XIII, Section 128-100, a minimum setback of 8 feet from the main structure to the side property line is required. (17-01000022)
 
Public Hearing on the application to rezone 657 Delaware Avenue from Core Residential District to Hamlet District
 
DB Real Estate Assets II, LLC (c/o Dunkin Brands, Inc) at 232 Delaware Avenue, Delmar - Special Use Permit / Site Plan / Lot Line Revision - Public Hearing - 09/19/2017 at 6:00PM (16-01400005)
 
Public Hearing for an application submitted by Daniel Lucarelli for an area variance located at 44 McCormack Road, Slingerlands. The Applicant is proposing construction of a shed located in the front yard. Under Article V, Section 128-30 C. an accessory structure may not be located in the front yard of the property.(17-01000021)
 
Public Hearing for an application submitted by Jeff Vadney for an area variance located on Van Dyke Road, Delmar, tax map #96.00-1-32. The Applicant is proposing construction of a single family home that does not meet the lot highway frontage onto Duyster Court under Article XIII, Section 128-100.(17-01000020)
 
Legacy Church - 282 Elsmere Avenue, Delmar - Special Use Permit & Site Plan - Public Hearing Date - 08/22/2017 at 6:00 p.m. (17-00100001)
 
Resolution authorizing the expenditure of up to $165,000 from the Highway Fund Capital Reserve Fund to purchase a Tracked Sidewalk Plow, subject to permissive referendum.
 
Authorize the funds for the VM Failover Server in the amount of $10,899.75 to come from the General Fund Capital Reserve Fund, subject to permissive referendum.
 
Public Hearing for an application submitted by Timothy Aherns, ForeFront Power, LLC on behalf of the Estate of Marvin LaGrange for the proposal of a ground mounted solar facility for the sole use of the Bethlehem Central School District. The project site is located on Delaware Avenue, Parcel No. 95.00-4-30.The proposed project does not meet the Towns Zoning Code requirements under Article XIII, Section 128-99, A Schedule of Uses - a large scale PV System is not a permitted use in the Rural Hamlet Zoning District and Article VIII, Section 128-67.2, E. (3) (b) [2] [a], for setback requirements when abutting a residential district. (17-01000017)
 
Public Hearing for an application submitted by Garo Derian, Owner, Glenmont Self Storage-560-576 Route 9W, Glenmont for a use variance under Article(s) XIII, 128-99, 128-12, Article IV, Section 128-22 and an area under Article V, Section 128-37 C(9) for a 50' Master Plan Buffer. (17-01000019)
 
Dynamic Energy / Albany Broadcasting Company, Inc. - 509 Wemple Road, Glenmont - Special Use Permit / Site Plan Application - 2.6MW Ground Mounted Solar PV System - Public Hearing 08/01/2017 at 6:00 p.m. (17-00200001)
 
Wooster 5 Lot Major Sub at 137 Kenwood Ave - Public Hearing - 08/01/2017 at 6:00 p.m. (17-00400002)
 
Accept application and set Public Hearing for an application submitted by William Spinosa for an area variance located at 629 Route 9W, Glenmont. The Applicant is proposing to remove existing car ports and demolish part of an existing structure to construct a new garage for storage of vehicles. The project does not meet the minimum lot coverage requirement under Article V, Section 128-35, C. Accessory Uses, (3) Maximum Coverage.(17-01000016)
 
Seegal Accessory Apartment - 324 Elm Ave, Delmar - Special Use Permit / Site Plan (17-01400002) - Public Hearing Date 07/18/2017 at 6:00 p.m.
 
Use of the Highway Capital Reserve Fund to purchase asphalt for the 2017 Paving Program, subject to permissive referendum
 
Public Hearing for an application submitted by John T. Biscone, ESQ. on behalf of Kevin Frick for an area variance located at 66 Wheeler Road, Glenmont. Applicant would like to complete construction of a pool shed that does not meet the Zoning Law of the Town of Bethlehem under Article V, Section 128-32, C. Accessory Uses (17-01000015)
 
Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless – 9 Vista Boulevard, Slingerlands - Special Use Permit / Site Plan Amendment Application - Telecommunication Facility (16-00200003) - Public Hearing 07/06/2017
 
Anthony DeThomasis - 456/460 Russell Road, North Bethlehem - Westland Park Subdivision Section 4 - 2 Lot Minor Resubdivision (16-01200002) - Public Hearing 07/06/2017
 
Public hearing regarding the submission of a Small Business Assistance Grant Program Application on behalf of TACS Auto Body & Service to the New York State Office of Homes and Community Renewal.
 
Request from the Deputy Commissioner of Public Works to adopt the resolution authorizing the use of Sewer Fund Capital Reserve Funds, up to $150,000 for the Aeration Tank Sediment, Sludge and Accumulated Debris Removal and Disposal Project, subject to permissive referendum.
 
Resolution authorizing the use up to $300,000 from the Water Fund Capital Reserve Fund for equipment replacement at the Dinmore Road Wellfield, Elm Ave Park Water Tank, and Fisher Boulevard Station, subject to permissive referendum.
 
Bond resolution for the general fund improvements having a 10 year PPU, subject to permissive referendum
 
Bond resolution for the general fund improvements having a 15 year PPU, subject to permissive referendum.
 
Bond resolution for the general fund improvements having a 25 year PPU, subject to permissive referendum
 
Public Hearing for an application submitted by Stephen Lucarelli for an area variance located at 23 Clifton Way, Slingerlands. The Applicant is proposing to construct an addition that will not meet the Town's Zoning Code requirement for front yard setback under Article XIII, Section 128-100 (A). (17-01000013)
 
Public Hearing for an application submitted by Kevin Kennedy for an area variance located at 24 Whitehead Street, Selkirk. The Applicant is proposing to expand the existing front porch, the expansion will not meet the Town's Zoning Code requirement for front yard setback under Article XIII, Section 128-100(A). (17-01000014)
 
Public Hearing to solicit comment on the Local Law Amending the Code of the Town of Bethlehem Chapter 119, Vehicles and Traffic, various sections
 
Resolution to Approve the Appropriation of funds into Capital Reserves in accordance with the Town's Fund Balance Policy, subject to permissive referendum.
 
Resolution approving the use of Capital Reserve funds in the amount of $36,257 to purchase the 800 MHz radio hardware for the communications center, subject to a permissive referendum
 
Estoppel notice for the bond resolution for the general fund improvements having a 5year PPU
 
Vadney Minor 2 Lot Minor Subdivision on Vadney Rd, Delmar (16-01000015) - Public Hearing
 
DG SUNY Solar 1, LLC / NextEra Energy - Ground Mounted Solar at 93 Bridge Street, Selkirk - Minor Subdivision and Special Use Permit Application (16-01400007) - Public Hearing
 
Authorization for the expenditure of up to $100,000 from the Sewer Fund Capital Reserve Funds, subject to permissive referendum, for the purchase of two vehicles for use at the Dinmore Road Wastewater Treatment Plant
 
Public Hearing for an Application submitted by Allen Packard on behalf of Chris and Dawn Garabedian for area variance(s) located at 43 Rotterdam Drive, Glenmont. The Applicant is proposing an addition to the existing house that does not meet the Zoning Code requirement of Town under Article V, Section 128-40, G. (17-01000011)
 
Use of Water Fund Capital Reserve Funds, up to $85,000 for the Delaware Avenue Water Main Replacement, subject to permissive referendum.
 
Use of the General Fund Capital Reserve to Repair, Replace and Install Sidewalks and Paths, not to exceed $50,000, subject to permissive referendum
 
Public hearing for an application submitted by William Drew for an use variance located at 52 Euclid Avenue, Delmar. Applicant is proposing an addition to the existing three unit house that does not meet the Town Zoning Code requirements Under Article VI, Section 128-54, Nonconforming Uses, B.(17-01000007)
 
Public Hearing for an application submitted by Gary Hallock for an area variance located at 22 Alden Court, Delmar. Applicant is proposing to add an addition to his home that does not meet the Town Zoning Code requirements under Article XIII, Section 12-100, A.(17-01000008)
 
Public Hearing for an Application submitted by Jennifer Howard on behalf of Stewart's Shops Corporation for an area variance located at 1344 Route 9W, Selkirk. Applicant is proposing an addition to the existing structure that does not meet the Towns Zoning requirement under Article XIII, Section 128-100 A.(17-01000010)
 
Public Hearing for an application submitted by Dynamic Energy on behalf of Albany Broadcasting Co., Inc., for area variances located at 509 Wemple Road, Glenmont. The Applicant is proposing a ground mounted 2.6MW solar array and supporting infrastructure that does not meet the Town Code requirements under Article VI, Section 128-61. (17-01000009)
 
Harrison and Burrows Bridge Constructors/Kasselman Solar - 20/22 Hamilton Lane, Glenmont - Special Use Permit/Site Plan Amendment Application (SPA 236) - Rooftop Solar -- Public Hearing Date 04/18/2017 (17-01500004)
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