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COMMON COUNCIL OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS Cory Mason, Mayor Tara Coolidge, City Clerk City of Racine Racine, Wisconsin Tuesday, September 21 , 2021 7:00 PM Virtual Call To Order PRESENT: 13 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Peterson, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke EXCUSED: 2 - Santiago Jr and Horton 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) September 07, 2021 A motion was made by Alder Peete, seconded by Alder Jones, that this be to Approve the Minutes. The motions PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 12 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Peterson, West, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke EXCUSED: 2 - Santiago Jr and Horton Proclamation Coastal Awareness Month 0785 21 Subject:Coastal Awareness in WI Month Public Comments The following people appeared to speak before the Common Council: Mercedes Dzindzeleta Committee Reports Committee of the Whole Report, by Ald. Tate II 0764 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by President Tate II to interview candidates and make a recommendation to fill the vacant 9th District alder position until a Special Election is held in Spring of 2022. A motion was made Alder Tate II, seconded by Alder Coe, to appoint Terry McCarthy to 9th District Alder. The motion Passed by the following vote: AYES: 11 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Peterson, West, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft and Lemke EXCUSED: 2 - Santiago Jr and Horton ABSTENTIONS: 1 - Meekma Closed Session It is intended that the Finance and Personnel Committee will convene in closed session pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes section 19.85(1)(e), to address matters that, for competitive or bargaining reasons, require a closed session, specifically a development incentive agreement with Hovde Properties, LLC, regarding the redevelopment site located at or near 233 Lake Avenue. A motion was made Alder West, seconded by Alder Tate II, to go into closed session. The motion Passed by the following vote: AYES: 12 - Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Peterson, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke EXCUSED: 3 - Coe, Santiago Jr and Horton Open Session A motion was made Alder West, seconded by Alder Coe, to go into open session. The motion Passed by the following vote: AYES: 13 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Peterson, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke EXCUSED: 2 - Santiago Jr and Horton Finance and Personnel Committee Report, by Ald. Taft 0744 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason seeking approval to enter into a development incentive agreement with Hovde Properties LLC, regarding the redevelopment of the site located at or near 233 Lake Avenue. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09 13 2021: That the request to enter into a development incentive agreement with Hovde Properties, LLC, regarding the redevelopment site located at or near 233 Lake Avenue be approved and that the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to execute the agreement, and such related documents necessary to carry the agreement into effect, on the City’s behalf. A motion was made by Alder West, seconded by Alder Coe, that this Communication be Approved as Presented during Closed Session. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 13 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Peterson, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke EXCUSED: 2 - Santiago Jr and Horton 0702 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney’s Office, submitting the claim of Beth Dessart for consideration for disallowance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09 13 2021: That the claim be disallowed. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0703 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney’s Office, submitting the claim of Cheryl Christensen for consideration for disallowance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09 13 2021: That the claim be disallowed. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0704 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney’s Office, submitting the claim of Eugene Ynocencio for consideration for disallowance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09 13 2021: That the claim be disallowed. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0743 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder West on behalf of the City Attorney’s office, submitting the claims of W.H. Pugh Coal Co. for consideration for payment. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09 13 2021: To approve payment of the submitted claim. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0745 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder West, on behalf of Police Chief Robinson to apply for a 2022 Beat Patrol Grant from the WI DOJ. (Grant #00391) Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09 13 2021: Approval to apply for the 2022 Beat Patrol Grant A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0746 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney’s Office, submitting the claim of Roger McKinnie and Lucy McKinnie for consideration for disallowance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09 13 2021: That the claim be disallowed. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0748 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft on behalf of the City Attorney requesting authorization for the City Attorney’s Office to represent all City employees and officers in Wisconsin Voters Alliance, et al., v. City of Racine, et al., Racine County Case No. 2021 CV 1231. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09 13 2021: That the City Attorney’s Office be authorized to represent all City employees and officers in Wisconsin Voters Alliance, et al., v. City of Racine, et al., Racine County Case No. 2021 CV 1231 Alder Horton arrived A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0749 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Peterson recommending that fully vaccinated non represented City of Racine employees who test positive for COVID 19 shall be granted paid administrative leave during any isolation period required by the July 29, 2021, Racine Employee COVID 19 Temporary Policy, or any amended or successor Racine employee policy . Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09 13 2021: To approve the communication. A motion was made by Alder West, seconded by Alder Peterson, that this Communication be Approved. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 12 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Peterson, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Taft, Meekma and Lemke NOES: 1 - Perez EXCUSED: 1 - Santiago Jr ABSTENTIONS: 1 - Horton Public Works and Services Committee Report, by Ald. Jones 0729 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the City Engineer, submitting Change Order No. 1 to Contract 20200026 2020 Sanitary and Storm Sewer CCTV Inspection, Green Bay Pipe & TV, LLC., Contractor Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 9 14 21: That Change Order No. 1 to Contract 20200026 2020 Sanitary and Storm Sewer CCTV Inspection, Green Bay Pipe & TV, LLC., Contractor, be approved in the deduct amount of ($31,316.73). A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0730 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Department of Public Works, submitting final payment. Contract 20200026 2020 Sanitary and Storm Sewer CCTV Inspection, Green Bay Pipe & TV, LLC., Contractor Recommendation to the Public Works and Services Committee on 9 14 21: That the work completed by Green Bay Pipe & TV, LLC., on Contract 20200026, 2020 Sanitary and Storm Sewer CCTV Inspection, be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $143,704.46. Final Payment to include retainage. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0731 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the City Engineer, submitting Change Order No. 1 to Contract 2021004 2021 City Resurfacing, Payne & Dolan, Inc., Contractor. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 9 14 21: That Change Order No. 1 to Contract 2021004 2021 City Resurfacing, Payne & Dolan, Inc., Contractor, be approved in the A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0732 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Department of Public Works, submitting a Professional Services Agreement between the City of Racine and Strand Associates, Inc. for an Operational Analysis and Safety Study STH 32 Reroute. Recommendation to the Public Works and Services Committee on 9 14 21: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to enter into the professional services agreement between the City of Racine and Strand Associates, Inc., for the operational analysis and safety study of the proposed STH 32 Reroute Corridor. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0733 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Transit Manager, requesting that the existing 7 year ABM Parking Services Inc. agreement be extended 13 months in the not to exceed amount of $140,963.00. Recommendation to the Public Works and Services Committee on 9 14 21: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to extend the professional parking services agreement between the City of Racine and ABM Parking Services Inc., in the not to exceed amount of $140,963.00.00 for revenue collection, reporting, rental management, and other miscellaneous management efforts. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0734 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Department of Public Works, submitting Amendment No. 2 to Contract 20200066 between the City of Racine and AECOM Technical Services Inc. in the not to exceed amount of $19,917.00. Recommendation to the Public Works and Services Committee on 9 14 21: That Amendment No. 2 of Contract 20200066 between the City of Racine and AECOM Technical Services, Inc., be approved. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0753 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Assistant Director of City Development, submitting Change Order No. 1 to Contract 2021073 City of Racine Transit Facilities Repair Stage 1 CDGB, Berglund Construction Company. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 9 14 21: That Change Order No. 1 to Contract 2021073 City of Racine Transit Facilities Repair Stage 1 CDGB, Berglund Construction Company, Contractor, be approved in an amount of up to $20,000. 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 0325 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a “Class B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for Milwaukee Banquet, LLC DBA East Corner Pub and Dining, located at 3701 Durand Ave Unit 200, Michael Dach, Agent. (11th 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 Milwaukee Banquet, LLC DBA East Corner Pub and Dining, located at 3701 Durand Ave Unit 200, Michael Dach, Agent. (11th District), be Deferred. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 09 13 2021: That the application for a “Class B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for Milwaukee Banquet, LLC DBA East Corner Pub and Dining, located at 3701 Durand Ave Unit 200, Michael Dach, Agent. (11th District), be Denied. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0610 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a Class “B” and “Class C” Fermented Malt Beverage and Wine License for Pair of Ace’s Sports Bar & Grill LLC, DBA Pair of Ace’s Sports Bar & Grill, located at 1743 State St, Crystal Zaehler Agent. (8 District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 08 09 2021: That the application for a Class “B” and “Class C” Fermented Malt Beverage and Wine License for Pair of Ace’s Sports Bar & Grill LLC, DBA Pair of Ace’s Sports Bar & Grill, located at 1743 State St, Crystal Zaehler Agent. (8 District), be Denied. Recommendation of the Common Council on 08 17 2021: That the application for a Class “B” and “Class C” Fermented Malt Beverage and Wine License for Pair of Ace’s Sports Bar & Grill LLC, DBA Pair of Ace’s Sports Bar & Grill, located at 1743 State St, Crystal Zaehler Agent. (8 District), be Deferred back to the Public Safety and Licensing Committee. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 09 13 2021: That the application for a Class “B” and “Class C” Fermented Malt Beverage and Wine License for Pair of Ace’s Sports Bar & Grill LLC, DBA Pair of Ace’s Sports Bar & Grill, located at 1743 State St, Crystal Zaehler Agent. (8 District), be Approved. A motion was made by Alder Peterson, seconded by Alder Horton, that this Communication be Approved. The motion FAILED by the following vote: AYES: 4 - Jones, Peterson, Horton and Perez NOES: 10 - Coe, Tate II, Kaprelian, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Taft, Meekma and Lemke EXCUSED: 1 - Santiago Jr A motion was made by Alder Coe, seconded by Alder Kaprelian, that this Communication be Denied. The motion PASSED by the following vote: Common Council Meeting Minutes Final AYES: 10 - Coe, Tate II, Kaprelian, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Taft, Meekma and Lemke NOES: 3 - Peterson, Horton and Perez EXCUSED: 1 - Santiago Jr ABSTENTIONS: 1 - Jones 0628 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a “Class B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for CBI of Racine, Inc. DBA Tropical Paradise, located at 1641 Douglas Ave, Dorothy Lee, Agent. (4 District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 08 09 2021: That the application for a “Class B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for CBI of Racine, Inc. DBA Tropical Paradise, located at 1641 Douglas Ave, Dorothy Lee, Agent. (4 District), be brought to the Common Council for approval or denial. Recommendation of the Common Council on 08 17 21: That the application for a “Class B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for CBI of Racine, Inc. DBA Tropical Paradise, located at 1641 Douglas Ave, Dorothy Lee, Agent. (4 District), be deferred back to the Public Safety and Licensing Committee. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 09 13 2021: That the application for a “Class B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for CBI of Racine, Inc. DBA Tropical Paradise, located at 1641 Douglas Ave, Dorothy Lee, Agent. (4 District), be Denied. A motion was made by Alder Coe, seconded by Alder Kaprelian, that this Communication be Denied. The motions PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 10 - Coe, Kaprelian, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke NOES: 4 - Jones, Tate II, Peterson and Horton EXCUSED: 1 - Santiago Jr 0681 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a “Class B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for Antares LLC Owned by Rachael Seils DBA Ice Box Pub, located at 2328 Douglas Ave, Rachael Seils, Agent. (5 District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 09 13 2021: That the application for a “Class B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for Antares LLC Owned by Rachael Seils DBA Ice Box Pub, located at 2328 Douglas Ave, Rachael Seils, Agent. (5 District), be Approved. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was Approved on Voice Vote in Consent. 0691 21 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a “Class B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for GRC Sports Lounge, LLC DBA GRC, located at 1307 Douglas Ave, Reggie Booker, Agent. (4 District). Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee 09 13 2021: That the application for a “Class B” Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for GRC Sports Lounge, LLC DBA GRC, located at 1307 Douglas Ave, Reggie Booker, Agent. (4 District), be Approved. A motion was made by Alder Coe, seconded by McCarthy, that this Communication be Approved with Amended Conditions that 2 off duty officers and security guards be hired , the closing time of business will be 1:00am , age limit is raised to 30 Year old and over, and there will not be D.J. performing only Juke Box music. The motion FAILED by the following vote: AYES: 3 - Coe, Peterson and Perez NOES: 10 - Tate II, Kaprelian, Horton, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Taft, Meekma and Lemke EXCUSED: 1 - Santiago Jr ABSTENTIONS: 1 - Jones A motion was made by Alder Kaprelian, seconded by Alder Rouse, that this Communication be Denied. The motions PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 10 - Tate II, Kaprelian, Horton, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Taft, Meekma and Lemke NOES: 3 - Coe, Peterson and Perez EXCUSED: 1 - Santiago Jr ABSTENTIONS: 1 - Jones Planning Heritage and Design Report, by Ald. Peete 0671 21 Subject: Review and discussion of the proposed establishment of the project plan, boundaries, and creation of Tax Incremental District No. 27 and consideration of an approving resolution. (PHDC 21) Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 08 25 21: That the resolution establishing the boundaries and approving the project plan creating Tax Incremental District No. 27 be approved. Alder Coe left the meeting. A motion was made by Alder Peete, seconded by Alder Coe, that this Communication be Approved. The motions PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 11 - Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Horton, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Taft, Meekma and Lemke NOES: 2 - Peterson and Perez EXCUSED: 2 - Coe and Santiago Jr 0672 21 Subject: Review and discussion of the proposed establishment of the project plan, boundaries, and creation of Tax Incremental District No. 28 and consideration of an approving resolution. (PHDC 21) Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 08 25 21: That the resolution establishing the boundaries and approving the project plan creating Tax Incremental District No. 28 be approved. A motion was made by Alder Peete, seconded by Alder Tate II, that this Communication be Approved. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 11 - Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Horton, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Taft, Meekma and Lemke NOES: 2 - Peterson and Perez EXCUSED: 2 - Coe and Santiago Jr Office of the Mayor Report, by Ald. Tate II 0763 21 Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing the following: Alder Tate II to the Waterworks Commission for a term expiring September 30, 2022 Alder Taft to the Waterworks Commission for a term expiring September 30, 2022 Paul Vornholt to the Waterworks Commission as Alternate to the Mayor for a term expiring September 30, 2022 Alder Tate II to the Wastewater Commission for a term expiring September 30, 2022 Alder Taft to the Wastewater Commission for a term expiring September 30, 2022 Terry McCarthy to Wastewater Commission as citizen for a term expiring September 30, 2025 Paul Vornholt to the Wastewater Commission as Alternative for a term expiring September 30, 2022 Rebecca Strommen to the Police and Fire Commission for a term expiring April 30, 2026 Recommendation to the Common Council by Mayor Mason: Terry McCarthy be appointed to the Waterworks Commission for a term expiring September 30, 2022 A motion was made by Alder Tate II, seconded by Alder Jones, that this Communication be Approved for Specific Appointments. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 13 - Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Peterson, Horton, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke EXCUSED: 2 - Coe and Santiago Jr A motion was made by Alder Tate II, seconded by Alder Jones, that this Communication be to Defer Citizen Position Terry McCarthy to the Water Commission & Wastewater Commission. The motions PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 13 - Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Peterson, Horton, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke EXCUSED: 2 - Coe and Santiago Jr Council Vote on Consent Agenda Items (Communications, Committee Reports, Resolutions) A motion was made by Alder Tate II, seconded by Alder McCarthy, that this be considered as reported. The motions PASSED by the following Vote: AYES: 13 - Jones, Tate II, Kaprelian, Peterson, Horton, West, McCarthy, Peete, Rouse, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke EXCUSED: 2 - Coe and Santiago Jr 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 11:10 by Alder West. The next scheduled meeting of the council is Tuesday October 5, 2021. ATTEST: TARA COOLIDGE CITY CLERK WNAXLP