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COMMON COUNCIL OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS Cory Mason, Mayor Tara Coolidge, City Clerk City Council Chamber Racine, Wisconsin Tuesday, January 21, 2020 7:00 PM Call To Order PRESENT: 14 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Levie, Weidner, Horton, Shakoor II, Jung, Glenn, Land, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke Pledge of Allegiance To The Flag Girl Scout Troop 252 led the Council in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Approval of Journal of Council Proceedings (Minutes) December 17th, 2019 Alder Meekma made a motion to Approve the Minutes, seconded by Alder Shakoor, II. Public Comments The following people appeared to speak before the Common Council: Larry Gregg Jerry Hooyman Dennis Montey Don Lotharius Dan Zignego Dave HOlterman Mercedes Dzindzeleta Buck Sweeny Ralph Wagner Jason Love Kurt Lehrmann Chase Hendrix Ken Yorgan Sue Castiglione Mary Mclunne Joan Feil Pat Stevens Changes to Municipal Solid Waste Collection Presentation Committee Reports Finance and Personnel Committee Report, by Ald. Shakoor II 1367 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Weidner requesting to amend the 2020 budget to include the $30,000 needed to replace the unsalvageable equipment for the public access station. Recommendation of the Committee of the Whole on 12 17 19: That this item be referred to the Finance and Personnel Committee. Recommendation to the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01 13 2020: To approve the funding for up to $146,000.00 for Car25 minus the budgeted $29,975.00 for Sony camera updates and to allow for the reintroduction of pricing for additional cameras. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 1395 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II., on behalf of the Purchasing Agent requesting to purchase two new Diesel busses from Gillig. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01 13 2020: Approve the purchase of two busses from Gillig under State of WI Contract at their price of $435,263.00 per bus. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 1397 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II., on behalf of the Purchasing Agent submitting bid results of Official Notice #24, Protective Vests Police Department. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01 13 2020: That the contract for Official Notice #24 2019 Protective Vests for the Police Department be awarded to Drellishak & Drellishak, Inc. (DBA Pro Tech Sales), at their bid price of $31,050.00 they being the lowest responsive, responsible bidder. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 1398 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II., on behalf of the Purchasing Agent submitting bid results of Official Notice #25, Raze 1922 Sixteenth St. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01 13 2020: That the contract for Official Notice #25 2019 Raze 1922 Sixteenth St. be awarded to Guelig Waste Removal & Demolition LLC, at their bid price of $36,330.00 they being the lowest responsive, responsible bidder. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 1400 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II., on behalf of Chief Howell, via RPD Training Unit Lt. Wagner, requesting to appear before the F&P Committee to discuss applying for and accepting the Wisconsin Active Threat Integrated Response Conference Grant (#00281). Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01 13 2020: That permission be granted to apply and accept the Wisconsin Active Threat Integrated Response Conference Grant (#00281) A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 1402 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II., on behalf of the Board of Ethics, requesting Ordinance 0030 19 be adopted. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01 13 2020: To Adopt A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 0027 20 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II., on behalf of the Purchasing Agent requesting permission to purchase two Odyssey Fareboxes. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01 13 2020: Approve the purchase of 2 Odyssey Farebox from Genfare Division of SPX Corporation at their price of $16,416 per Farebox. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 0029 20 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II., requesting approval of a draft resolution supporting a grant application for $250,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Community Development Investment Grant Program for the construction of a boutique hotel at 500 Main Street. The resolution would allow the Mayor and Treasurer to sign the application and receive the grant on behalf of the Main Attraction, LLC. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01 13 2020: Approve the draft resolution supporting a grant application for $250,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Community Development Investment Grant Program for the construction of a boutique hotel at 500 Main Street. The resolution would allow the Mayor and Treasurer to sign the application and receive the grant on behalf of the Main Attraction, LLC. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 0030 20 Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication from Alder Shakoor II., presenting a request on behalf of the fire department requesting to waive formal bidding to acquire two new Ford/ Horton Medical Response Units from Foster Coach of Sterling, Illinois. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01 13 2020: That the Purchasing Agent be directed to waive formal bidding and negotiate with Foster Coach of Sterling, Illinois for the acquisition of two new medical response units (rescue squad) with funding coming from the 2020 CIP Program. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 0033 20 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II requesting approval of a Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund loan of up to $450,000 and additional terms and conditions to CCM Racine AJAX II, LLC and directing Mayor, Clerk and City Staff to execute loan documents to facilitate the loan. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01 13 2020: That the request for approval of a Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund loan of up to $450,000 and additional terms and conditions to CCM Racine AJAX II, LLC be approved. Further that the Mayor, City Clerk, and City Staff be authorized to execute loan documents to facilitate the loan. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 0034 20 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II on behalf of the Human Resources Manager and City Attorney, requesting to appear before the Finance and Personnel Committee to discuss the City’s Stop Loss Insurance coverage for 2020. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on January 13, 2020: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to enter into an agreement for the City’s 2020 Health Insurance Stop Loss Coverage with American Fidelity Assurance Company through the Horton Group. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent Public Works and Services Committee Report, by Ald. Tate II 1346 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations, submitting a 5 year proposal for electronic recycling with Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1 14 20: That the Purchasing Agent be authorized and directed to enter into a five (5) year agreement with Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations for the recycling of electronics, that being in the best interest of the City. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 1348 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate II, on behalf of Mark Flynn, Littleport Brewing Company, requesting permission to place a sign over City right of way at 214 Third Street. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1 14 20: That the property owner at 214 Third Street is granted permission to install a stationary projecting sign, as requested, with the stipulation that a hold harmless agreement be executed and a $150.00 processing fee paid, in accordance with State Statute 66.0425, Privileges in Streets. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 1349 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate II, on behalf of Chanthila Khampane and Ted Gast, First Church of Christ, Scientist, requesting permission to place a sign over City right of way at 302 Sixth Street. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1 14 20: That the property owner at 302 Sixth Street is granted permission to install a stationary projecting sign, as requested, with the stipulation that a hold harmless agreement be executed and a $150.00 processing fee paid, in accordance with State Statute 66.0425, Privileges in Streets. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 0006 20 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate II, requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the (NS) alley bounded by Taylor Avenue to Phillips Avenue; Slauson Avenue to Washington Avenue. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1 14 20: That a preliminary resolution be introduced for the paving of the (NS) alley bounded by Taylor Avenue to Phillips Avenue; Slauson Avenue to Washington Avenue. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 0007 20 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf Jeff Collen, YMCA CEO, requesting to use City right of way on Saturday, June 20, 2020, for the 42nd Annual Lighthouse Run. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1 14 20: Permission be granted to the sponsor of the Lighthouse Run to use certain City streets for the period of 6:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, June 20, 2020, and to close the following streets: Main Street from Hamilton Street to Sixth Street (will not actually use Main Street until Dodge Street and Main Street). Main Street from Lakecrest Street to 3 Mile Road (west side two traffic lanes will remain open for two way traffic) Dodge Street from Main Street to Michigan Boulevard Michigan Boulevard from Dodge Street to Lakecrest Street Reichert Court from Michigan Boulevard to Dead End at the harbor (where the runners will then proceed on the Lake Michigan Pathway). Further recommends that the Commissioner of Public Works be authorized and directed to communicate with the U.S. Coast Guard requesting permission to close Main Street Bridge to boat traffic for the period of 7:40 A.M. to 10:40 A.M. on Saturday, June 20, 2020, to satisfy the needs of this run. Further recommends that the Commissioner of Public Works, City Engineer and Chief of Police provide limited assistance in the interest of public safety to implement this event in accordance with these stipulations. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 0031 20 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jung on behalf of the Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator requesting to apply for the Partners for Places Grant from the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (Grant Control #00283). Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1 14 20: That approval be granted to apply for the Partners for Places Grant from the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (Grant Control #00283). A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 0032 20 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jung on behalf of the Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator requesting to extend existing contracts with UW Extension and HGA through March 13th, to reflect an extension granted by the Office for Energy Innovation and the Public Services Commission pertaining to the Energy Innovation Grant Program. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee: That the City would extend the UW Extension Comprehensive Strategic Energy Planning for City of Racine Facilities to March 31, 2020. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 0040 20 Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason on behalf of the Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator requesting to apply for the 2020 LEED for Cities & Communities (Grant Control #00285). Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1 14 20: That approval be granted to apply for the 2020 LEED for Cities & Communities (Grant Control #00285). A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent Public Safety and Licensing Committee Report, by Ald. Coe 1403 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a Secondhand Article Dealer’s License, Gold Diamond & Design Inc. DBA Gold Diamond & Design, located at 402 Main St., Audrey Langenfeld, Agent. (1st District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 01 14 2020: That the application for a Secondhand Article Dealer’s License, Gold Diamond & Design Inc. DBA Gold Diamond & Design, located at 402 Main St., Audrey Langenfeld, Agent. (1st District), be Approved. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 1405 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a Secondhand Article and Secondhand Jewelry Dealer’s License, Belle City Resale LLC DBA Belle City Resale, located at 3801 Douglas Ave, Traci Mottl, Agent. (15th District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 01 14 2020: That the application for a Secondhand Article and Secondhand Jewelry Dealer’s License, Belle City Resale LLC DBA Belle City Resale, located at 3801 Douglas Ave, Traci Mottl, Agent. (15th District), be Approved. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent Board of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services Report, by Ald. Land 1320 19 Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication endorsed by Alder Land on behalf of Matthew Brown requesting use of Pershing Park, Pershing Soccer Field, Pershing Boat Launch, North Beach, North Beach Park, and Monument Square for the Racine Lake Fest Offshore Superboat Championship from 8 21 20 to 8 23 20. Recommendation of the Board of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services on 1 8 20: Recommended for approval provided PRCS administration is in agreement with specific location details and that approval is also granted by other impacted departments, boards, commissions, and organizations. Access to Pershing Boat Launch as proposed is recommended for denial. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 0003 20 Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication from Amy Cermak of the Racine Yacht Club, sponsored by Alder Land, requesting use of the Pugh, Rooney, and North Beach South parking lots for overnight storage of RV’s, campers, and vehicles 8 15 20 to 8 24 20 for the T 10 North American Championship boat regatta. Recommendation of the Board of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services on 1 8 20: The request be approved. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent Planning Heritage and Design Committee Report, by Ald. Jung 0008 20 Subject: Request from AJ Musiatef of AJ’s Car Sales seeking a conditional use permit to store and sell used automobiles from the western most building at 2504 Douglas Avenue (PHDC 20). Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage and Design Commission on 1 8 2020: That the request from AJ Musiatef of AJ’s Car Sales seeking a conditional use permit to store and sell used automobiles from the western most building at 2504 Douglas Avenue be approved subject to conditions. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 0009 20 Subject: Request from Ahmed Mostafa seeking a conditional use permit to operate a non mechanical hand car wash in the rear/ western two bays of an existing garage structure at 3430 Douglas Avenue (PHDC 20). Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 1 8 2020: That based on the findings of fact, the request from Ahmed Mostafa seeking a conditional use permit to operate a non mechanical hand car wash at the rear/western two bays of an existing garage structure at 3430 Douglas Avenue be approved, subject to conditions a. i. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 1356 19 Subject: Request from Zignego Company seeking a conditional use permit for a contractor yard and shop, to operate a concrete and gravel recycling site with yard and concrete plant at 1917 S. Memorial Drive (PC 19). Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 1 8 2020: That based on the required findings of fact, the request from the Zignego Company seeking a conditional use permit for a contractor yard and shop to operate a concrete and gravel recycling site with yard and concrete plant at 1917 S. Memorial Drive be denied. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 1357 19 Subject: Request from Michael Bannon and Nicholas Verhaalen, seeking approval of a two lot certified survey map for the property at 1917 S. Memorial Drive (PC 19). Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 12 11 19: That the request from Michael Bannon and Nicholas Verhaalen, seeking approval of a two lot certified survey map for the property at 1917 S. Memorial Drive be approved subject to conditions a. d. Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 1 8 20: That the request from Michael Bannon and Nicholas Verhaalen seeking approval of a two lot certified survey map for the property at 1917 S. Memorial Drive be received and filed. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent Office of the Mayor Report, by Ald. Meekma 1401 19 Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the City Attorney submitting resolution 1401 19, in relation to item 1392 19, Memoranda of Understanding with the Racine Police Association and the Staff Officers Association of the Racine Police Department addressing modifications to the 2020 employee health insurance program as it affects the Racine Police Association 2018 2020 collective bargaining agreement and the Staff Officers Association 2018 2020 collective bargaining agreement. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 0045 20 Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing Mary Pucci to the Community Development Authority, term expiring April 30, 2022. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 0046 20 Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of Chief Howell requesting to allocate up to $25,000 from the PD salary line for the Hetland Memorial event in Washington DC. Alder Perez requested item 0046 20 be considered separately. A motion was made by Alder Perez, seconded by Alder Shakoor II, that this Communication be Approved.The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 14 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Levie, Weidner, Horton, Shakoor II, Jung, Glenn, Land, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke Declaration of Emergency January 10th 12th Storm Council Vote on Consent Agenda Items (Communications, Committee Reports, Resolutions) A motion was made by Alder Shakoor II, seconded by Alder Tate II, that this item be Considered as Reported by the following vote: AYES: 14 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Levie, Weidner, Horton, Shakoor II, Jung, Glenn, Land, Perez, Taft, Meekma 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 10:02P.M. by Alder Shakoor, II. The next scheduled meeting of the Council is February 4th, 2020. 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