Community Voice

The Town of Bethlehem would like to hear your thoughts and ideas for making our town better. Please take a few moments to submit your Community Voice. On this page you can submit ideas for improvements and changes you would like to see implemented within the community; and in turn other residents can comment on your ideas and vote them up or down. We have started the conversation; now sign in and tell us what you think. To see comments or suggestions by others, just click on the initiative or idea title. If you have an idea that is not listed, start a new suggestion in the blue box that says, “What’s your idea?”
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Deer Population - Lyme, Traffic, etc.

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  1. Deer/Lyme Committee

    The Town is considering a Deer/Lyme Citizens Committee to evaluate issues related to Bethlehem’s deer population, including the relationship to traffic accidents, Lyme disease, and other community...

    Jan 15, 2014 by Town Supervisor (5 points)

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  2. Publish map of recent deer/vehicle accidents on town website.

    I believe that the town should publish a map on it's website detailing the location and time of day of reported deer/vehicle accidents that have occurred in the past few months. For example, my own...

    Jun 25, 2014 by Robert Edler (5 points)

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  3. Stop the loud siren emanating from the Selkirk Rail Yard

    Eliminating the very loud & frequent siren noises coming from the rail yard would greatly improve the quality of life & health of the nearby residents of Beckers Corners & South Bethlehem. This noise...

    May 5, 2016 by carol claren (5 points)

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  4. Sidewalks to Connect Milltowne Plaza and Meadowview Neighborhoods on Wemple Road

    Sidewalks to Connect children on bicycles and community members walking their dogs are a necessary public safety solution for previously identified speeding and reckless driving on Wemple Drive. ...

    Oct 1, 2016 by Ryan Bennett (5 points)

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  5. Institute a Quiet Zone at the Mosher Bridge/Selkirk Rail Yard area

    The residents of the Selkirk area experience extremely loud train horn noise daily & nightly. Especially disturbing are the 110 decibel blasts that occur at 2am,3am,4am,5am at the Route 396 (Mosher...

    Jun 6, 2017 by carol claren (5 points)

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  6. stop the extremely loud siren noise coming from Selkirk Rail Yards all night long

    Stop the extremely loud siren noises coming from nearby rail yard all night long. These are now sounding hourly & is different from the typical train horns usually heard all too frequently.

    May 20, 2018 by carol claren (5 points)

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  7. Sidewalks along Feura Bush Road from Elsmere Avenue to Elm Ave. Also on Elm Avenue from Elm Estates to the Towm Park.

    I feel isolated from the community and would WELCOME sidewalks down Feura Bush road so that I could walk to the 9W corridor, and also walk across the bypass to Old Delmar area, Farmers Market, etc. ...

    May 15, 2019 by Susan (5 points)

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