The 2021 meeting schedule for the Board of the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Bethlehem will be as follows:

5:00 PM on the fourth (4th) Thursday of each month

Any rescheduled or special meetings of the RDA will be publicly advertised as required. 

Even though these meetings are scheduled to occur in Town Hal, virtual meetings may need to continue into 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Please consult the RDA website prior to each meeting for the meeting details.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact our office at (610) 865-7055.



The following has been released by Mayor Donchez regarding City Hall and the current Covid-19 situation:




December 14, 2020


            Mayor Bob Donchez announced today that the City has taken mitigation steps to provide a safe work environment for all City employees, including City Hall and satellite locations. In response to the Governor and Secretary of Health’s December 10, 2020 Mitigation Orders, the City will take the following steps, effective Tuesday, December 15, 2020 through 8:00 a.m., Monday, January 4, 2021:


  • City Hall will remain operational but be closed to the public.

  • Employees will continue to assist residents via phone, email, and the City website.

  • Theis/Cornfeld Recycling Center will remain open.

  • Critical situations, including in-person services provided by the Health Bureau, will continue by appointment only.


The public is encouraged to conduct as much business as possible via mail, email, online at www.bethlehem-pa.gov and by phone. The Bethlehem Service Center remains fully operational and can be reached at (610) 865-7000. In addition, the public is encouraged to use the drop box outside the Church Street entrance to City Hall to make bill payments.


            Please monitor the City’s website and social media for additional information.


            Thank you for your patience and cooperation.





The entire City of Bethlehem community has been closely monitoring the developments regarding the coronavirus and its spread.

Following the Center for Disease Control’s recommendations this weekend that organizations postpone in-person events and gatherings consisting of 50 people or more, ArtsQuest is closing the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks and the Banana Factory to the public effective noon, March 16 through at least March 31. All programming at the buildings, including cinema screenings and comedy shows at the ArtsQuest Center and classes at the Banana Factory, have been suspended at this time. 


In addition to the ArtsQuest properties, the City of Bethlehem Redevelopment Authority’s Visitor Center at SteelStacks and Hoover Mason Trestle at SteelStacks are also closed through at least March 31.


We continue to follow this situation closely and will provide additional updates as needed. For the latest updates on the Steel Stacks campus, we ask you that you please visit the ArtsQuest website at www.artsquest.org.


We thank everyone for their understanding during these uncertain times.        

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