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COMMON COUNCIL OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS Cory Mason, Mayor Tara Coolidge, City Clerk City Council Chamber Racine, Wisconsin Tuesday, May 18, 2021 7:00 PM Virtually Call To Order PRESENT: 12 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Peterson, West, Jung, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft and Meekma EXCUSED: 3 - Santiago Jr, Horton and Lemke Pledge of Allegiance To The Flag Mayor Mason led the Council in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Approval of Journal of Council Proceedings (Minutes) May 04, 2021 A motion was made by Alder Tate II, seconded by Alder Coe, to Approve the Minutes. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 15 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Santiago Jr, Kaprelian, Peterson, Horton, West, Jung, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke Public Comments The following people spoke: Mercedes Dzindzeleta William Linden Committee Reports Finance and Personnel Committee Report, by Ald. Taft 0386 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason requesting to waive formal bidding and enter into an agreement with Kane Communications to assist the City with outreach and communications directly related to increasing vaccination rates in the City of Racine. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 05 10 2021: That the committee waive formal bidding and enter into an agreement with Kane Communications to assist with outreach and communications related to vaccinations be approved. A motion was made by Alder Taft, seconded by Alder Peete, to Approve the Communication. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 11 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, West, Jung, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft and Meekma NOES: 1 - Peterson EXCUSED: 3 - Santiago Jr, Horton and Lemke 0387 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason requesting permission to apply for a reimbursement grant from FEMA for COVID 19 Vaccination planning, preparation, implementation and outreach. (Grant Control #00376). Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 05 10 2021: That the Health Department be authorized to apply for a reimbursement grant from FEMA for COVID 19 Vaccination planning, preparation, implementation and outreach. (Grant Control #00376) A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0393 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason and Alder Taft, requesting permission to enter into a sole source professional services agreement with SmithGroup for design and analysis services associated with the Coastal Resiliency and Improvements project development. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 05 10 2021: The Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to execute and sign the professional services agreement with SmithGroup for design and analysis services associated with the Coastal Resiliency and Improvements project development. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0305 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf Interim Chief Macemon, requesting to authorize the Police Department to apply for and accept the Wisconsin DOT / Bureau of Transportation Safety Grant (#00366). Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 04 26 2021: To Defer this item to the next Finance and Personnel meeting on 05 10 2021. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 05 10 2021: To authorize the Police Department to apply for and accept the Transportation Safety Grant (#00366) from the Wisconsin DOT for 2021. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0330 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alderman Natalia Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney’s Office, submitting the claim of Gregory Mastos and Tammy Mastos for consideration for disallowance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 05 10 2021: That the claim of Gregory Mastos and Tammy Mastos be disallowed. A motion was made that this Claim be Disallowed as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0333 21 Subject: Communications sponsored by Mayor Mason requesting the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to sign the intergovernmental agreement between the City of Racine and the Village of Elmwood Park to provide Fire and EMS services starting January 1, 2022. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 05 10 2021: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to sign the intergovernmental agreement between the City of Racine and the Village of Elmwood Park to provide Fire and EMS services starting January 1, 2022. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0342 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the Finance Director, requesting the termination of Tax Incremental District No. 2 (Lakefront). Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee 05 10 2021: That the request by the Finance Director for the termination of Tax Incremental District No. 2 (Lakefront) be approved. Further that the Finance Director, Mayor, and City Clerk be authorized and directed to submit the necessary forms and reports to the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0349 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of Interim Chief Macemon, requesting approval to accept a donation from the Union Grove High School National Honor Society. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 05 10 2021: That the request to accept a donation from the Union Grove High School National Honor Society be approved. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0382 21 Subject:Communication sponsored by Mayor Cory Mason for approval of the 2021 General Economic Development Services contract with Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC). Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 05 10 2021: That the request for approval of the 2021 General Economic Development Services with Racine County Economic Development Corporation be approved. Further that the Mayor and City Clerk, or their designees, be authorized and directed to enter into a contract with RCEDC for General Economic Development Services for 2021. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0383 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Clerk, submitting the bid received for printing the Common Council Proceedings and legal notices for the period of June 01, 2021 through May 31, 2022. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 05 10 2021: Award the bid to The Journal Times, they being the sole and lowest responsible bidder. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. Public Works and Services Committee Report, by Ald. Jones 0352 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of MyEyeDr, requesting a stationary projecting sign overhang encroachment for business located at 217 6th Street. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 5 11 21: That the property owner at 217 6th Street be granted permission to install a stationary projecting sign over the City right of way with the stipulation that a hold harmless agreement be executed and a $150.00 processing fee paid, in accordance with State Statue 66.0425, Privileges in Streets. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0353 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Department of Public Works, submitting bid results for Contract 2021028 Roof Replacement Safety Building (RWP). Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 5 11 21:That Contract 2021028 Roof Replacement Safety Building (RWP), be awarded to FJA Christiansen Roofing Co., Inc., in the amount of $548,185.00, they being the lowest responsible bidder. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0354 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Department of Public Works, submitting bid results for Contract 2021030 City Annex Roof Replacement. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 5 11 21: That Contract 2021030 City Annex Roof Replacement, be awarded to Carlson Racine Roofing & Sheet Metal, in the amount of $97,268.00, they being the lowest responsible bidder. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0355 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Department of Public Works, submitting bid results for Contract 2021031 Roof Replacement Penguin/ Meerkat Building. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 5 11 21: That Contract 2021031 Roof Replacement Penguin/Meerkat Building be awarded to Carlson Racine Roofing & Sheet Metal, in the amount of $25,979.00, they being the lowest responsible bidder A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0356 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Department of Public Works, submitting bid results for Contract 2021032 Roof Replacement 1415 Hampden Place. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 5 11 21: That Contract 2021032 Roof Replacement 1415 Hampden Place, be awarded to H.I.S Comp, LLC, in the amount of $60,960.00, they being the lowest responsible bidder. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0357 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Department of Public Works, submitting bid results for Contract 2021033 Parking Ramp Stairwell Repairs. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 5 11 21: Since no bids were received on this contract, that the project be re bid. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0358 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Department of Public Works, submitting bid results for Contract 2021036 HVAC Upgrades Humble Park. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 5 11 21: That Contract 2021036 HVAC Upgrades Humble Park, be awarded to United Mechanical, Inc., in the amount of $79,299.00, they being the lowest responsible bidder. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0359 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder. Jones, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works / Operations, to submit final payment on Contract 20180038, Wayfinding Signage, Michael’s Signs, Inc., Contractor. Recommendation to the Public Works and Services Committee on 5 11 21: That the work completed by Michael’s Signs, Inc., LLC, on Contract 20180038, Wayfinding Signage, LLC., Contractor be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $298,990.00, including retainage. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0384 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe and Mayor Mason requesting to adopt Ord.0007 21 Parking at 481 Water Street Municipal Parking Lot, as attached. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 5 11 21: To adopt the Ordinance as attached. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0388 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations, submitting Change Order No. 1 on Contract 2021019 HAF Netting and New Batting Cage. Recommendation of the Public Works and Service Committee on 5 11 21: That Change Order No.1, on Contract 2021019 HAF Netting and New Batting Cage, in the credit amount of ($57,917), be approved. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. Public Safety and Licensing Committee Report, by Ald. Coe 0314 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe requesting that the Public Safety and Licensing Committee determine the day of the week and the hour at which it will meet for the next year. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 05 12 2021: That Public Safety and Licensing Committee will meet Monday at 5:00 p.m. the week before the Common Council meeting. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0329 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a Change of Agent, with a “Class B” “Class B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License, for Dekoven Foundation for Churchwork, Inc DBA The Dekoven Center, located at 600 Caron Butler Dr., Lynn Biese Carroll, Agent. (2 District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 05 12 2021: That the application for a Change of Agent, with a “Class B” “Class B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License, for Dekoven Foundation for Churchwork, Inc DBA The Dekoven Center, located at 600 Caron Butler Dr., Lynn Biese Carroll, Agent. (2 District), be Approved. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0332 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage Raza’s US Pantry LLC DBA US Pantry, located at 1627 Washington Ave, Ghulam Mian, Agent (3rd District). Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 05 12 2021: That the application for a Class “A” Fermented Malt Beverage Raza’s US Pantry LLC DBA US Pantry, located at 1627 Washington Ave, Ghulam Mian, Agent (3rd District), be Approved. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0335 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a “Class B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for JTS Catering LLC DBA Blue Bear Bakery, Catering / Deli, located at 622 Three Mile Road, Tesa Santoro, Agent. (15th District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 05 12 2021: That the application for a “Class B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for JTS Catering LLC DBA Blue Bear Bakery, Catering / Deli, located at 622 Three Mile Road, Tesa Santoro, Agent. (15th District), be Approved. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0381 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting renewal requests for intoxicating liquor and fermented malt beverages for the 2021 2022 year. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 05 12 2021: That the renewal requests for intoxicating liquor and fermented malt beverages for the 2021 2022 year, be Approved. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0390 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a Sidewalk Cafe w/ Alcohol for Amos Los Tacos LLC DBA Amos Los Tacos, located at 230 Main Street, Rick Onyon, Agent. (1st District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 05 12 2021: That the application for a Sidewalk Cafe w/ Alcohol for Amos Los Tacos LLC DBA Amos Los Tacos, located at 230 Main Street, Rick Onyon, Agent. (1st District), be Approved. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0391 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe for an application requesting a Change of License Premise, and a Temporary Extension of License Premise to Shoop Parking Ramp for the 2021 year, located at 226 Main Street, from Amos Los Tacos LLC DBA Amos Los Tacos, Rick Onyon, Agent. (District 1) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 05 12 2021: That the application requesting a Change of License Premise, and a Temporary Extension of License Premise to Shoop Parking Ramp for the 2021 year, located at 226 Main Street, from Amos Los Tacos LLC DBA Amos Los Tacos, Rick Onyon, Agent. (District 1), be Approved. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. Community Development Block Grant Advisory Board Report, by Ald. Tate, II 0350 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason requesting the City accept the offer of Juan A. Hernandez Ortiz and Shawna M. Hernandez DeLeon to purchase 1101 Grand Avenue. Recommendation of CDBG Advisory Board on 5/10/2021: That the request to accept the offer of Juan A. Hernandez Ortiz and Shawna M. Hernandez DeLeon to purchase 1101 Grand Avenue as presented be approved and that the Mayor, the City Clerk, and the Director of City Development are authorized to execute any documents necessary to complete the sale. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0351 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason requesting amendments to the CDBG, CDBG CV, and ESG CV contracts executed pursuant to Resolution #0673 20 and #0519 20 to extend the expiration dates until December 31, 2021. Recommendation of the CDBG Advisory Board on 5/10/2021: That the CDBG Advisory Board approve amendments to the CDBG, CDBG CV, and ESG CV contracts executed to date to extend the expiration date until December 31, 2021 A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. Planning Heritage and Design Commission Report, by Ald. Jung 0400 21 Subject: Request by Elizabeth Brown, for consideration of a conditional use permit to operate a candy store at 1615 Grove Avenue, classified as a “retail use in an existing commercial building”, in a residential district, as allowed by Sec. 114 293 of the Municipal Code. (PHDC 21) Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 05 12 21: That the request by Elizabeth Brown for a conditional use permit to operate a candy store at 1615 Grove Avenue, classified as a “retail use in an existing commercial building” in a residential district as allowed by Sec. 114 293 of the Municipal Code be approved subject to conditions a. h. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. Office of the Mayor Report, by Ald. Tate II 0408 21 Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication from Mayor Mason presenting the Declaration of Emergency Order, Face Coverings, as attached. Recommendation of Mayor Mason: That the City of Racine Declaration of Emergency Order, Face Coverings be approved. A motion was made by Alder Coe, seconded by Alder Jung, to Receive and File the Communication. The motion was PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 12 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Peterson, West, Jung, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft and Meekma EXCUSED: 3 - Santiago Jr, Horton and Lemke 0409 21 Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored Mayor Mason proposing that Section 54 35 of the Racine Code of Ordinances, wear of face coverings, be repealed, and Ordinance 0010 21, as attached, be adopted. Recommendation of Mayor Mason: To adopt Ordinance 0010 21 as attached. A motion was made by Alder Coe, seconded by Alder Jung, to Approve the Communication. The motion was PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 11 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Peterson, West, Jung, Peete, Rouse, Perez and Meekma NOES: 1 - Taft EXCUSED: 3 - Santiago Jr, Horton and Lemke 0402 21 Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by from Mayor Mason, on behalf of the Manager of Strategic Initiatives and Community Partnerships, to accept $20,000 from Results for America for a part time, LTE Outreach and Communications Fellow to support and promote the City’s economic mobility initiatives. Staff Recommendation: To Approve A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0405 21 Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason requesting authorization for the Mayor to accept a $46,246,465 allocation from United State Department of Treasury Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund. (Grant Control #00379) Staff Recommendation: Approve authorizing the Mayor to accept the $46,246,465 allocation from United State Department of Treasury Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0406 21 Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason submitting the following appointments: Brian O’Connel to the Library Board for a term expiring May 30, 2024 Sam Peete to the Zoning and Building Board of Appeal for a term expiring April 30, 2024 A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. Council Vote on Consent Agenda Items (Communications, Committee Reports, Resolutions) A motion was made by Alder Coe, seconded by Alder Tate II, that this be Considered as Reported. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 12 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Peterson, West, Jung, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft and Meekma EXCUSED: 3 - Santiago Jr, Horton and Lemke Common Council Announcements Announcements are limited to recognition of City residents and employees, memorials, and non political community events. Discussion of matters related to governmental business is prohibited. Adjourn The meeting was adjourned at XX by Alder West. The next scheduled meeting of the Council is Tuesday, June 1, 2021. ATTEST: TARA COOLIDGE CITY CLERK WNAXLP