Details for RACINE COMMON COUNCIL - Ad from 2019-10-09

COMMON COUNCIL OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS Cory Mason, Mayor Tara Coolidge, City Clerk City Council Chamber Racine, Wisconsin Tuesday, September 17, 2019 7:00 PM Call To Order PRESENT: 15 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Larrin, Levie, Weidner, Horton, Shakoor II, Jung, Glenn, Land, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke Pledge of Allegiance To The Flag Mayor Mason led the Council in the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. Proclamation 1075 19 Subject: Proclamation for Hispanic Heritage Month Approval of Journal of Council Proceedings (Minutes) September 03,2019 Alder Meekma made a motion to approve the minutes, seconded by Alder Shakoor II. Bonds 1052 19 Subject: Resolution authorizing the issuance of $14,330,000 General Obligation Promissory Notes and the issuance and sale of $14,330,000 Note Anticipation Notes in anticipation thereof. A motion was made by Alder Shakoor II, seconded by Alder Jung, that this Communication be Approved. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 15 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Larrin, Levie, Weidner, Horton, Shakoor II, Jung, Glenn, Land, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke 1053 19 Subject: Resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of $3,645,000 General Obligation Refunding Bonds A motion was made by Alder Shakoor II, seconded by Alder Coe, that this Communication be Approved. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 15 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Larrin, Levie, Weidner, Horton, Shakoor II, Jung, Glenn, Land, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke Public Comments The following people appeared to speak before the Common Council: Tom Gavahan Rick Bastian Justin Koepnick Judy Spiegelhoff Lindsey Edwards Sue Uebe Morris Reece Diane Aiello Scott Sharp Jose Carbajal Mercedes Dzindzeleta Brendan Saunders Terry McCarthy Committee Reports Finance and Personnel Committee Report, by Ald. Shakoor II 1024 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the employee health insurance plan design. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09 09 2019: Approve the proposed modifications to the employee health insurance plan design as presented. Alder Shakoor II requested 1024 19 be considered separately. Alder Perez made a motion to Amend the Deferral to allow staff time to present to different employee groups, seconded by Alder Larrin. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 14 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Larrin, Levie, Weidner, Horton, Shakoor II, Jung, Glenn, Land, Perez, Taft and Lemke NOES: 1 - Meekma A motion was made by Alder Land, seconded by Alder Weidner, that this Communication be Deferred as Amended. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 12 - Tate II, Larrin, Levie, Weidner, Horton, Shakoor II, Jung, Land, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke NOES: 3 - Coe, Jones and Glenn 1025 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the retired employee health insurance program, including retired employee premium share and Medicare Part B reimbursement. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09 09 2019: Approve the proposed modifications to the retired employee health insurance program as presented. Alder Shakoor II requested 1025 19 be considered separately. A motion was made by Alder Shakoor II, seconded by Alder Jung, that this Communication be Deferred. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 12 - Tate II, Larrin, Levie, Weidner, Horton, Shakoor II, Jung, Land, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke NOES: 3 - Coe, Jones and Glenn 1026 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the active employee health insurance program, including active employee premium share and the establishment and funding of Health Savings Accounts for active employees. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09 09 2019: Approve the proposed modifications to the employee health insurance plan design as presented. Alder Shakoor II requested 1026 19 be considered separately. A motion was made by Alder Land, seconded by Alder Weidner, that this Communication be Deferred. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 12 - Tate II, Larrin, Levie, Weidner, Horton, Shakoor II, Jung, Land, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke NOES: 3 - Coe, Jones and Glenn 1027 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason on behalf of the Human Resources Benefit Coordinator presenting the UHC Medicare Advantage plan agreement for renewal. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09 09 2019: Approve the UHC Medicare Advantage plan agreement renewal as presented. Alder Shakoor II requested 1027 19 be considered separately. A motion was made by Alder Shakoor II, seconded by Alder Tate II, that this Communication be Approved. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 13 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Levie, Weidner, Horton, Shakoor II, Jung, Land, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke NOES: 1 - Larrin ABSENT: 1 - Glenn 0899 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Meekma for consideration of increasing the City Administrators base pay for the time he has and will be officially tasked with and designated as “interim” or “acting” Director of any vacant Administrative Manager position. The employee shall receive additional compensation equal to five percent (5%) of his then effective annual rate of compensation applied to the complete duration of the time served in said “interim” or “acting” capacity. This would include back pay for the time served to the date of implementation of this wage increase and all time served in this capacity moving forward. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09 09 2019: To approve increasing the City Administrators base pay for the period of April 2019 through the end of 2019 in the amount of $5,250; this would include back pay for the time served to the date of implementation of this wage increase and all time served in this capacity moving forward. Alder Shakoor II requested 0899 19 be considered separately. A motion was made by Alder Weidner, seconded by Alder Coe, that this Communication be Amended to a 10% wage increase, and the funds allocated in Public Works salaries. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 8 - Coe, Jones, Weidner, Glenn, Land, Perez, Taft and Meekma NOES: 5 - Tate II, Horton, Shakoor II, Jung and Lemke EXCUSED: 2 - Larrin and Levie A motion was made by Alder Shakoor II, seconded by Alder Meekma, that this Communication be Adopted As Amended. The motion PASSED by the following vote: AYES: 12 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Levie, Weidner, Jung, Glenn, Land, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke NOES: 2 - Horton and Shakoor II EXCUSED: 1 - Larrin 1023 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor requesting that the City accept ownership of 1109 Twelfth Street and transfer the property to Racine Revitalization Partnership. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09 09 2019: Permission be granted to accept ownership of 1109 Twelfth Street on behalf of the City of Racine, and that permission be granted to the Mayor and City Clerk to transfer 1109 Twelfth Street to Racine Revitalization Partnership. 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 0937 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of the Downtown Racine Corporation, requesting permission to close Main Street from State Street to 7th Street, 6th Street from Lake Avenue to Grand Avenue, and Wisconsin Avenue from 4th Street to 7th Street, for Party on the Pavement on September 21, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and a “Free Parking Day” in Downtown for this event. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 09 10 19: That permission be granted to the Downtown Racine Corporation to close Main Street from State Street to 7th Street, 6th Street from Lake Avenue to Grand Avenue, and Wisconsin Avenue from 4th Street to 7th Street, on September 21, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., for Party on the Pavement, per the attached stipulations. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 1001 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate II, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations, requesting permission to extend the agreement with ReCollect for the Platform Service Waste Wizard Calendar. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 09 10 19: Approve the extension to the agreement with ReCollect for the Platform Service Waste Wizard Calendar. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 1006 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of Public Works, to submit final payments. Contract 20190029, Uptown Pass Through Park, A.W. Oakes & Son, Inc., contractor. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 09 10 19: That the work done by A.W. Oakes & Son, Inc., under Contract 20190029, Uptown Pass Through Park, be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $212,460.00. Final Payment to include retainage. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent 1007 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of Public Works, submitting Change Order No. 1 on Contract 20190029, Uptown Pass Through Park, A.W. Oakes & Son, Inc., contractor. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 09 10 19: That Change Order No. 1 on Contract 20190029, Uptown Pass Through Park, A.W. Oakes & Son, Inc., contractor, be approved in the amount of $2,960.00. Further recommends that funding to defray the cost of the change order be appropriated from Org Object 40019 57110 60023, Uptown Pass Through Park. 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 0986 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe, on behalf of Judge Weber the Municipal Court’s recommendations as to the deposit schedule for citations written for violations of sections 66 1002 (chronic nuisance properties) and 66 677(1) (3) (vapor products) of the Code of Ordinances. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 09 10 19: That the Municipal Court’s recommendations as to the deposit schedule for citations written for violations of sections 66 1002 (chronic nuisance properties) and 66 677(1) (3) (vapor products) of the Code of Ordinances, be Approved. Alder Taft requested 0986 19 be considered separately. A motion was made by Alder Coe, seconded by Alder Jones, 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 EXCUSED: 1 - Larrin Board of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Servives Report, by Alder Land 0996 19 Subject: Communication from Alder Larrin on behalf of the Director of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services requesting approval of the North Beach Master Plan and placement of the plan within the City of Racine Comprehensive Plan: 2035. Also to be referred to the Plan Commission. Recommendation of the Board of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services on 9 11 19: That the North Beach Master Plan concepts be approved. Placement of the plan within the City of Racine Plan: 2035 was not considered. Referal to the Plan Commission was declined. 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 Alder Meekma 1076 19 Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing the following: William Martin to the Transit Commission for a term ending on May 31, 2021 Alder Jung to the Transit Commission for a term ending on on May 31, 2020 Stacy Sheppard to the Board of Park, Recreation, and Cultural Services for a term ending on April 01, 2020. A motion was made that this Communication be Approved as Presented. The motion was APPROVED on a Voice Vote in Consent Council Vote on Consent Agenda Items (Communications, Committee Reports, Resolutions) A motion was made by Alder Meekma, seconded by Alder Tate II, that this be Considered as Reported Adopted by the following vote: AYES: 14 - Coe, Jones, Tate II, Levie, Weidner, Horton, Shakoor II, Jung, Glenn, Land, Perez, Taft, Meekma and Lemke EXCUSED: 1 - Larrin Common Council Announcements Adjourn Alder Shakoor II made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 11:47 PM. The next scheduled meeting of the Council is Tuesday, September 30, 2019. ATTEST: TARA COOLIDGE CITY CLERK WNAXLP

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