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Meeting Name: Common Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/20/2018 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 205
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1155-18 A candidates for 7th District Alderman positionCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the President of the Council wishing to discuss filling the vacancy, interviewing candidates, and making a recommendation for the 7th District alderman position. Recommendation of the Committee of the Whole on 11-13-2018: That at its next meeting the Common Council appoint Maurice Horton as the Alderperson of the 7th District for the remainder of the current term of office. Fiscal Note: N/AApprovedPass Action details Video Video
1168-18 B Communication from the Fire Chief requesting permission to accept funding from the Racine Community Foundation grant for the purpose of acquiring a Rescue Utility Task Vehicle. (Grant Control #00169)CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Fire Chief requesting permission to accept funding from the Racine Community Foundation grant for the purpose of acquiring a Rescue Utility Task Vehicle. (Grant Control #00169) Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/26/2018: That permission be granted to accept funding from the Racine Community Foundation grant for the purpose of acquiring a Rescue Utility Task Vehicle. Fiscal Note: The grant awarded is for $24,000. There is no hard match for the grant.Referred  Action details Video Video
1205-18 A Communication from the City Attorney requesting to meet with the Finance and Personnel Committee in Closed Session pursuant to Wisconsin Statues section 19.85(1)(g), to confer with legal counsel concerning an issue regarding Central States, Southeast, andCommunicationSubject: Communication from the City Attorney requesting to meet with the Finance and Personnel Committee in Closed Session pursuant to Wisconsin Statues section 19.85(1)(g), to confer with legal counsel concerning an issue regarding Central States, Southeast, and Southwest Areas Pension Fund. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/26/2018: To approve the negotiated settlement with Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund and to request the Mayor to establish an Ad Hoc Committee to address the annual shortfall of the Transit Pension Fund. Fiscal Note: No present payment, contingent future liability only.Referred  Action details Video Video
1210-18 A Communication from 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 2019.CommunicationSubject: Communication from 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 2019. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/26/2018: That the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized and directed to enter into an agreement for the City's 2019 Health Insurance Stop Loss Coverage with American Fidelity Assurance Company through the Horton Group. Fiscal Note: Total annual premium for 2019 of $848,931. This is approximately a 12% decrease from 2018. Funding is available in Org-Object 70312 52130, Stop-Loss Premium.Referred  Action details Video Video
1188-18 A Communication from the Transit and Parking System Manager requesting to discuss the Racine County Juror parking rates for 2019.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Transit and Parking System Manager requesting to discuss the Racine County Juror parking rates for 2019. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 11-27-18: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to enter into an agreement with Racine County to provide juror parking at the rate of $750.00 per month in 2019. Fiscal Note: $9,000.00 in revenue will go into the Parking Utility fund.Referred  Action details Video Video
1190-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer requesting changes to Section 94, Transportation Sections of Municipal Code of Racine, related to the STH 32 (Douglas Avenue/Hamilton Street) - N. Main Street to Goold Street, WisCommunicationSubject: Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer requesting changes to Section 94, Transportation Sections of Municipal Code of Racine, related to the STH 32 (Douglas Avenue/Hamilton Street) - N. Main Street to Goold Street, WisDOT Project ID: 2350-00-70. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 11-27-18: Recommends that Section 94-93, Mandatory left turns, be amended to include: The operator of a vehicle proceeding northerly on Douglas Avenue and approaching Rapids Drive in the lane furthest to the left shall turn left onto Rapids Drive and shall not proceed in any other direction. The operator of a vehicle proceeding southerly on Douglas Avenue and approaching High Street in the lane furthest to the left shall turn left onto High Street and shall not proceed in any other direction. The operator of a vehicle proceeding southerly on LaSalle Street and approaching Kewanee Street shall turn left onto Kewaunee Street and shall not proceed in any other direction. Further recommends that Section 94-94, Mandatory right turns, be aReferred  Action details Video Video
1201-18 A Communication from the American Transmission Company, LLC., requesting to enter into an agreement with the City of Racine to operate overweight vehicles on Oakes Road.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the American Transmission Company, LLC., requesting to enter into an agreement with the City of Racine to operate overweight vehicles on Oakes Road. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 11-27-18: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to enter into an agreement with American Transmission Company, LLC., to operate overweight vehicles on Oakes Road. Fiscal Notes: American Transmission Company, LLC., will pay the City of Racine $5,000 to enter into the agreement and $500.00 for each load exceeding 80,000 lbs. All revenue will be deposited in Org-Object 14010-45222, Judgement/Damages St. Maintenance.Referred  Action details Video Video
1209-18 A Recommend update to 94-128 large vehicle parkingCommunicationSubject: Communication from the City Attorney wishing to meet with the Public Works and Services Committee regarding an ordinance to amend and update Sec. 94-128. Large vehicle parking restrictions, directing the City Attorney to submit proposed revisions to the Municipal Code. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 11-27-18: Defer Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: Approve amending and updating Sec. 94-128, Large Vehicle Parking Restrictions. Fiscal Note: N/AReferred  Action details Video Video
1195-18 A Change Order No. 1 on Contract 20180051, 2018 Storm and Sanitary Sewer CCTV, Green Bay Pipe and TV, Inc., contractor.CommunicationSubject: Change Order No. 1 on Contract 20180051, 2018 Storm and Sanitary Sewer CCTV, Green Bay Pipe and TV, Inc., contractor. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 11-27-18: That Change Order No. 1 on Contract 20180051, 2018 Storm and Sanitary Sewer CCTV, Green Bay Pipe and TV, Inc., contractor, be approved in the deduct amount of ($14,022.50). Further recommends that the funding accounts be adjusted by the following amounts: ($ 7,860.26) - Org-Object 60484-57570, Storm Sewer, Misc. Loc ($ 6,162.24) - Org-Object 22640-54560, Sanitary Sewers, Var. Loc ($14,022.50) - Total Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.Referred  Action details Video Video
1192-18 A Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20170093, Young Industrial Park Pond Dredging, A.W. Oakes & Son, Inc., contractor.CommunicationSubject: Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20170093, Young Industrial Park Pond Dredging, A.W. Oakes & Son, Inc., contractor. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 11-27-18: That Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20170093, Young Industrial Park Pond Dredging, A.W. Oakes & Son, Inc., contractor, be approved in the amount of $12,901.07. Further recommends that funding to defray the cost of the change order be appropriated from Org-Object 60484-57570, Storm Sewers. Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.Referred  Action details Video Video
1197-18 A Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20180019, Grange & Thurston Reconstruct (R1), Milwaukee General Construction Company, Inc., contractor.CommunicationSubject: Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20180019, Grange & Thurston Reconstruct (R1), Milwaukee General Construction Company, Inc., contractor. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 11-27-18: That Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20180019, Grange & Thurston Reconstruct (R1), Milwaukee General Construction Company, Inc., contractor, be approved in the deduct amount of ($67,783.52). Further recommends that the funding accounts be adjusted by the following amounts: ($ 1,266.45) - Org-Object 45040-57500, DPW Paving ($ 1,978.20) - Org-Object 45040-57515, DPW Sidewalks ($ 5,345.53) - Org-Object 60484-57570, Storm Sewers ($59,193.34) - Org-Object 22640-57560, Sanitary Sewers ($67,783.52) - Total Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.Referred  Action details Video Video
1157-18 A (New) Application for a "Class B" Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for Truth Sports Bar LLC, DBA Truth Sports Bar, located at 1436 Junction Avenue, Jacqueline Lagrone, Agent. (3rd District)CommunicationSubject: (New) Application for a "Class B" Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for Truth Sports Bar LLC, DBA Truth Sports Bar, located at 1436 Junction Avenue, Jacqueline Lagrone, Agent. (3rd District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 11-27-18: That the Application for a "Class B" Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for Truth Sports Bar LLC, DBA Truth Sports Bar, located at 1436 Junction Avenue, Jacqueline Lagrone, Agent be approved. Fiscal Note: N/AReferred  Action details Video Video
1191-18 A (New) Application of Speedway LLC (#4451) dba Speedway, Carmella Harris, Agent, for a Change of Agent for a Class "A" Fermented Malt Beverage License for 2110 S. Green Bay Road. (14th District)CommunicationSubject: (New) Application of Speedway LLC (#4451) dba Speedway, Carmella Harris, Agent, for a Change of Agent for a Class "A" Fermented Malt Beverage License for 2110 S. Green Bay Road. (14th District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 11-27-18: That the Application of Speedway LLC (#4451) dba Speedway, Carmella Harris, Agent, for a Change of Agent for a Class "A" Fermented Malt Beverage License for 2110 S. Green Bay Road be approved. Fiscal Note: N/AReferred  Action details Video Video
1194-18 A (New) Application for a Class "B" and "Class C" Fermented Malt Beverage and Wine License for Eric Benitez and Leticia Benitez dba Lety's Mexican restaurant, 3408 Douglas Ave, Leticia Benitez, Agent. (7nd District)CommunicationSubject: (New) Application for a Class "B" and "Class C" Fermented Malt Beverage and Wine License for Eric Benitez and Leticia Benitez dba Lety's Mexican restaurant, 3408 Douglas Ave, Leticia Benitez, Agent. (7th District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 11-27-18: That the Application for a Class "B" and "Class C" Fermented Malt Beverage and Wine License for Eric Benitez and Leticia Benitez dba Lety's Mexican restaurant, 3408 Douglas Ave, Leticia Benitez, Agent be approved. Fiscal Note: N/AReferred  Action details Video Video
1200-18 A (New) Application of Skin & Body Therapy by Ella, Inc. DBA Skin & Body Therapy by Ella, Inc. for a Massage Establishment Permit for 1036 Kentucky Street, 2018-2019. (12th District)CommunicationSubject: (New) Application of Skin & Body Therapy by Ella, Inc. DBA Skin & Body Therapy by Ella, Inc. for a Massage Establishment Permit for 1036 Kentucky Street, 2018-2019. (12th District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 11-27-18: That the Application of Skin & Body Therapy by Ella, Inc. DBA Skin & Body Therapy by Ella, Inc. for a Massage Establishment Permit for 1036 Kentucky Street, 2018-2019 be approved contingent upon the applicant contacting City Development and questioning the zoning for a massage establishment in a residential area. Fiscal Note: N/AReferred  Action details Video Video
1151-18 A Douglas Avenue Bid 2019 Operating PlanCommunicationSubject: Communication from Devin Sutherland, representing Business Improvement District No. 4, Douglas Avenue, for approval of its proposed 2019 Operating Plan. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018: To approve the Business Improvement District No. 4, Douglas Avenue, proposed 2019 Operating Plan and direct the Finance Director to include the Districts special charges on the 2018 property tax bills of affected parcels. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1152-18 A Uptown BID 2019 Operating PlanCommunicationSubject: Communication from Devin Sutherland, representing Business Improvement District No. 3, Uptown, for approval of its proposed 2019 Operating Plan. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018: To approve the Business Improvement District No. 3, Uptown, proposed 2019 Operating Plan and direct the Finance Director to include the Districts special charges on the 2018 property tax bills of affected parcels. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1078-18 A 2019 Operating Budget BID No. 1CommunicationSubject: Communication from Kelly Kruse, representing Business Improvement District No. 1, Downtown, for approval of its proposed 2019 Operating Plan. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 10/22/2018: To Defer this item to the next scheduled Finance & Personnel Committee meeting on Monday, November 12, 2018, to allow Kelly Kruse, representing the Business Improvement District No. 1, Downtown, the opportunity to speak before the Committee. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018:To approve the Business Improvement District No. 1, Downtown, proposed 2019 Operating Plan and direct the Finance Director to include the Districts special charges on the 2018 property tax bills of affected parcels. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1118-18 A GM Authorization to File for FA from State EIFCommunicationSubject: Permission for the General Manager of the Water Utility to be authorized to file applications for Financial Assistance from the State of Wisconsin Environmental Improvement Fund Recommendation of the Racine Waterworks Commission on 10-30-18: To approve Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018:That permission be granted to the General Manager of the Water Utility to be authorized to file applications for Financial Assistance from the State of Wisconsin Environmental Improvement Fund. Fiscal Note: N/A - As part of the loan process, the State requires that an authorized representative be appointed. General Manager, Keith Haas, shall be appointed.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1119-18 A GM Permission-Declaration of Official Intent-WA Treatment Plant Pumpting ImprovementsCommunicationSubject: Permission for the General Manager of the Water Utility to enter a Declaration of Official Intent with the City of Racine for reimbursement of the Water Treatment Plant Pumping Improvements project Recommendation of the Racine Waterworks Commission on 10-30-18: To approve and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign the Comfort Resolution regarding Declaration of Official Intent to Reimburse for Water Treatment Plant pumping improvements. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018:That permission be granted to the General Manager of the Water Utility to enter a Declaration of Official Intent with the City of Racine for reimbursement of the Water Treatment Plant Pumping improvements. Fiscal Note: The Racine Water Utility is applying for a Safe Drinking Water Fund Loan. It may expend internal funds that would be reimbursed by loan proceeds in the future.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1121-18 A Authorize GM-File Applications for Financial Assistance from State of WI EIFCommunicationSubject: Permission for the General Manager of the Wastewater Utility to be authorized to file applications for Financial Assistance from the State of Wisconsin Environmental Improvement Fund Recommendation of the Racine Wastewater Commission on 10-31-18: To approve Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018: That permission be granted to the General Manager of the Wastewater Utility to be authorized to file applications for Financial Assistance from the State of Wisconsin Environmental Improvement Fund. Fiscal Note: N/A - As part of a loan, the State requires that an authorized representative be appointed. General Manager, Keith Haas, shall be appointed.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1122-18 A GM Permission- Dec. of Official Intent-West 6th St. Intercept. Swr RelocationCommunicationSubject: Permission for the General Manager of the Wastewater Utility to enter a Declaration of Official Intent with the City of Racine for reimbursement of the West 6th Street Interceptor Sewer Relocation project Recommendation of the Racine Waterworks Commission on 10-30-18: To approve and authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to sign the Comfort Resolution regarding Declaration of Official Intent to Reimburse for the West 6th Street Interceptor Relocation project. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018:That permission be granted to the General Manager of the Wastewater Utility to enter a Declaration of Official Intent with the City of Racine for reimbursement of the West 6th Street Interceptor Relocation project. Fiscal Note: The Racine Wastewater Utility is applying for a Clean Water Fund Loan. It may expend internal funds that would be reimbursed by loan funds in the future.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1128-18 A Communication from Chief Howell requesting to apply for and accept the Beat Patrol Overtime Grant for 2019CommunicationSubject: Communication from Chief Howell requesting to apply for and accept the Beat Patrol Overtime Grant for 2019 Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018: That permission be granted to the Chief of Police to apply for and accept the Beat Patrol Overtime Grant for 2019. Fiscal Note: $100,000 grant with no match required on the part of the City.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1129-18 A Communication from Chief Howell requesting to apply for and accept the 2019 Beat Patrol GrantCommunicationSubject: Communication from Chief Howell requesting to apply for and accept the 2019 Beat Patrol Grant Recommendation to the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018: That permission be granted to the Chief of Police to apply for and accept the 2019 Beat Patrol Grant. Fiscal Note: $121,434 grant with a minimum 25% cost sharing match required. Given City wages and fringe benefits, match is estimated to be $88,466 which is provided for in the 2019 adopted budget.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1143-18 A Communication from the Fire Chief requesting to waive formal bidding to acquire a new Ford/Horton Medical Response Unit from Foster Coach of Sterling, Illinois.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Fire Chief requesting to waive formal bidding to acquire a new Ford/Horton Medical Response Unit from Foster Coach of Sterling, Illinois. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018: That permission be granted to the Fire Chief to waive formal bidding to acquire a new Ford/Horton Medical Response Unit from Foster Coach of Sterling, Illinois. Fiscal Note: $190,000 of funding for this purchase is available in the 2019 CIP Program.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1126-18 A Claim of Devonne WilhoitClaimSubject: Communication from the City Attorney submitting the claim of Devonne Wilhoit for consideration. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018: That this claim be denied. Fiscal Note: N/ADeniedPass Action details Video Video
1127-18 A Claim of Gerhard ScherferClaimSubject: Communication from the City Attorney submitting the claim of Gerhard Scherfer for consideration. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018:That this claim be denied. Fiscal Note: N/ADeniedPass Action details Video Video
1149-18 A Communication from the City Attorney and the Human Resources Manager submitting the Staff Officers Association of the Racine Fire Department 2018-2020 collective bargaining agreement for consideration.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the City Attorney and the Human Resources Manager submitting the Staff Officers Association of the Racine Fire Department 2018-2020 collective bargaining agreement for consideration. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018:To approve the Staff Officers Association of the Racine Fire Department 2018 - 2020 collective bargaining agreement. Fiscal Note: Association wages shall be adjusted to maintain a minimum of a 15% base pay differential for RFD SOA Battalion Chief position, 12.5% base pay differential for Division Chief 1 position and 10% base pay differential for Division Chief 2 position, all above the IAFF Local 321 Captain Firefighter/Paramedic highest base pay (i.e., end of 11th year) per Appendix 'A' of the Local 321 collective bargaining agreement. Anticipated additional costs: 2018, $44,000; 2019, $25,700; 2020, $15,000. 2019 increase is included in the 2019 adopted budget.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1150-18 A Communication from the City Attorney and the Human Resources Manager submitting the Racine Professional Employees Association 2019 collective bargaining agreement for consideration.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the City Attorney and the Human Resources Manager submitting the Racine Professional Employees Association 2019 collective bargaining agreement for consideration. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018: To approve the Racine Professional Employees Association 2019 collective bargaining agreement for consideration. Fiscal Note: 2.25% annual 2019 increase is the same as all non-represented employees. Anticipated additional cost of $64,450 is included in the 2019 adopted budget.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1174-18 A (Direct Referral) Acceptance of 2018 Energy Innovation Grant in the amount of $78,000.00 from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Acceptance of 2018 Energy Innovation Grant in the amount of $78,000.00 from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018: To accept the 2018 Energy Innovation Grant in the amount of $78,000.00 from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin. Fiscal Note: Soft match of $33,000.00 covered by City Staff salaries and fringe benefits.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1117-18 A Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20170048, Sidewalk Repairs (R1), RAZA of Racine, LLC., contractor.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20170048, Sidewalk Repairs (R1), RAZA of Racine, LLC., contractor. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 11-13-18: That Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20170048, Sidewalk Repairs (R1), RAZA of Racine, LLC., contractor, be approved in the amount of $64,044.28 Further recommends that funding to defray the cost of the change order be appropriated from Org-Object 45040-57515, Sidewalks. Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1144-18 A Final Payment on Contract 20170050, Bryant Community Center Roof Replacement, Carlson Racine Roofing and Sheet Metal, Inc., contractor.CommunicationSubject: Final Payment on Contract 20170050, Bryant Community Center Roof Replacement, Carlson Racine Roofing and Sheet Metal, Inc., contractor. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 11-13-18: That the work done by Carlson Racine Roofing and Sheet Metal, Inc., under contract 20170050, Bryant Community Center Roof Replacement, be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $176,499.00. Final Payment to include retainage. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 0335-17 of October 3, 2017.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1153-18 A Communication from the Alderman of the 1st District requesting "Free Parking Fridays and Saturdays in December", at all metered parking spaces to promote businesses and encourage holiday activities in Racine.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Alderman of the 1st District requesting "Free Parking Fridays and Saturdays in December", at all metered parking spaces to promote businesses and encourage holiday activities in Racine. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 11-13-18: Approve free parking on November 23, 24, December 1, 8, 15, 22, 24, 2018 at all metered parking spaces to promote businesses and encourage holiday activities in Racine. Fiscal Note: Estimated parking system revenue loss is $14,000.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1165-18 A Bid results on Contract 20180123, State Street Lift Bridge - Electrical Upgrades.CommunicationSubject: Bid results on Contract 20180123, State Street Lift Bridge - Electrical Upgrades. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 11-13-18: That bids for Contract 20180123, State Street Lift Bridge - Electrical Upgrades, be awarded to Faith Technologies, Inc., at their bid price of $237,200.00, it being the lowest responsible bidder. Further recommends that funds to defray the cost of this Public Works project be appropriated from Org-Object 40402-57545, Bridges-State. Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0432-18 A Subject: (Direct Referral) (Renewal) Application of Jensen & Jensen Inc., for a 2018-2019 Motor Vehicle Towing License.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) (Renewal) Application of Jensen & Jensen Inc., for a 2018-2019 Motor Vehicle Towing License. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 11-13-18: That the renewal application of Jensen & Jensen Inc., for a 2018-2019 Motor Vehicle Towing License be approved. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1003-18 A Communication from the Director of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services wishing to amend and update Chapter 102 of the Code of Ordinances.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Director of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services wishing to amend and update Chapter 102 of the Code of Ordinances. Recommendation of the Board of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services on 10-10-18: Recommend Item be Referred to Public Safety and Licensing. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 11-13-18: That the Communication from the Director of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services be approved and the City Attorney's Office be directed to draft changes to Chapter 102 of the Code of Ordinances. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1125-18 A (New) (Place to Place Transfer) Application of Johnathan P. Dunk (DBA: John's Dock), Johnathan P. Dunk - Agent, for a Place to Place Transfer of a "Class B" Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for 3207 Washington Avenue. (9th DiCommunicationSubject: (New) (Place to Place Transfer) Application of Johnathan P. Dunk (DBA: John's Dock), Johnathan P. Dunk - Agent, for a Place to Place Transfer of a "Class B" Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for 3207 Washington Avenue. (9th District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 11-13-18: That the application of Johnathan P. Dunk (DBA: John's Dock)- Agent, for a Place to Place Transfer of a "Class B" Retail Fermented Malt Beverage and Intoxicating Liquor License for 3207 Washington Avenue be approved. Fiscal Note: N/AApprovedPass Action details Video Video
1133-18 A (New) (Direct Referral) Application of Desmond Lacy Barker dba Great Lakes Transportation LLC for a Public Passenger Business License.CommunicationSubject: (New) (Direct Referral) Application of Desmond Lacy Barker dba Great Lakes Transportation LLC for a Public Passenger Business License. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 11-13-18: That the application of Desmond Lacy Barker dba Great Lakes Transportation LLC for a Public Passenger Business License be approved. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1145-18 A (New) Application for Class "B" & "Class C" Fermented Malt Beverage & Wine Licenses for Longshot Vinyl LLC, located at 324 - 6th Street, Jada Pfarr, Agent. (1st District).CommunicationSubject: (New) Application for Class "B" & "Class C" Fermented Malt Beverage & Wine Licenses for Longshot Vinyl LLC, located at 324 - 6th Street, Jada Pfarr, Agent. (1st District). Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 11-13-18: That the application for Class "B" & "Class C" Fermented Malt Beverage & Wine Licenses for Longshot Vinyl LLC, located at 324- 6th Street, Jada Pfarr, Agent be approved. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1146-18 A (Direct Referral) Communication from the Purchasing Agent submitting bids received for the sale of Abandoned Vehicles, October 31, 2018.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Purchasing Agent submitting bids received for the sale of Abandoned Vehicles, October 31, 2018. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 11-13-18: That the item be Received and Filed as the highest responsible bidder from the two bids was Sturtevant Auto Salvage. Fiscal Note: This will generate $15,088.00 in revenue for account 13101 48301.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1182-18 A Subject: (Direct referral) A request from Butterfield, Rudie & Seitz, authorized agent for Deliverance Crusaders Church Inc. seeking a conditional use permit to continue and expand operations of a Religious Institution, classified as a Class 1 non-commercCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) A request from Butterfield, Rudie & Seitz, authorized agent for Deliverance Crusaders Church Inc. seeking a conditional use permit to continue and expand operations of a Religious Institution, classified as a Class 1 non-commercial type use on the ground floor of an existing building at 1010 Saint Patrick Street. (PC-18) Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 11-14-18: That based on the findings of fact that the request from Butterfield, Rudie & Seitz, authorized agent for Deliverance Crusaders Church Inc. seeking a conditional use permit to continue and expand operations of a religious institution at 1010 Saint Patrick Street be approved subject to the following conditions: a. That the plans presented to the Plan Commission on November 14, 2018 be approved subject to the conditions contained herein. b. That the following development standards be complied with prior to occupancy unless otherwise noted: 1. Site be landscaped and maintained as required by Sec. 114-735 in accordance with a plan to be submitted by applicant. Plan shall address headlApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1183-18 A Subject: (Direct referral) A request from Engberg Anderson Architects, authorized agent for J. Jeffers and Co. seeking a conditional use permit to provide residential dwelling units in an existing building at 1701 Packard Avenue. (PC-18)CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) A request from Engberg Anderson Architects, authorized agent for J. Jeffers and Co. seeking a conditional use permit to provide residential dwelling units in an existing building at 1701 Packard Avenue. (PC-18) Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 11-14-18: That based on the findings of fact, that the request from J. Jeffers & Co. seeking a conditional use permit to provide residential dwelling units in an existing building at 1701 Packard Avenue be approved subject to the following conditions: a. That the plans presented to the Plan Commission on November 14, 2018 be approved subject to the conditions contained herein. b. That the following development standards be complied with prior to occupancy unless otherwise noted: 1. Parking areas along 17th Street, Phillips Avenue and South Memorial Drive be screened as required by Sec. 114-737 using a combination of plantings, berms or decorative wall/fence, which is not chain link with slats. All landscaping beds shall be organic material and not stone or rocks. Prior to installation, method(s) and Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1184-18 A Subject: (Direct referral) A request from J. Jeffers and Co. seeking a rezoning of the properties at 2100 and 2200 Northwestern Avenue From I-1 General Industrial District to R-5 General Residence District with a Flex Development Overlay(PC-18) (ZOrd. 000CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) A request from J. Jeffers and Co. seeking a rezoning of the properties at 2100 and 2200 Northwestern Avenue from I-1 General Industrial District to R-5 General Residence District with a Flex Development Overlay. (PC-18) (ZOrd. 0002-18) Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 11-14-18: That based on the findings of fact, that the request from J. Jeffers & Co. seeking a zone change of the properties at 2100 and 2200 Northwestern Avenue from I-1 General Industrial District to R-5 General Residence District with a Flex Development Overlay District have an ordinance prepared and a public hearing scheduled. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1185-18 A Subject: (Direct referral) A request from Cardinal Capital Management Inc. seeking a zone change from I-2 General Industrial District with a Flex Development Overlay District, to R-5 General Residence District at the property addressed 1520 & 1536 Clark SCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) A request from Cardinal Capital Management Inc. seeking a zone change from I-2 General Industrial District with a Flex Development Overlay District, to R-5 General Residence District at the property addressed 1520 & 1536 Clark Street. (PC-18) (ZOrd. 0003-18) Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 11-14-18: That the based on the findings of fact that the request from cardinal capital management seeking a zone change from I-2 General Industrial with a Flex Development Overlay District to R-5 General Residence District at 1520 and 1536 Clark Street have an ordinance prepared and a public hearing scheduled. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1186-18 A Subject: (Direct referral) A request from Michael Roane, authorized agent for Brinshore Development LLC seeking a zone change from a combination of R-3 Limited General Residence District, I-1 Restricted Industrial District, and I-2 General Industrial DistCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) A request from Michael Roane, authorized agent for Brinshore Development LLC, seeking a zone change from a combination of R-3 Limited General Residence District, I-1 Restricted Industrial District, and I-2 General Industrial District, to R-5 General Residence District at the properties of 821 Carroll Street, 930 Carroll Street, northern portion of 931 Carroll Street, 1130 Center Street, 1132 Center Street, 1134 Center Street, and 1140 Center Street. (PC-18) (ZOrd. 0004-18) Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 11-14-18: That based on the findings of fact that the request from Michael Roane, authorized agent for Brinshore Development LLC, seeking a zone change from a combination of R-3 Limited General Residence District, I-1 Restricted Industrial District, and I-2 General Industrial District, to R-5 General Residence District at the properties of 821 Carroll Street, 930 Carroll Street, northern portion of 931 Carroll Street, 1130 Center Street, 1132 Center Street, 1134 Center Street, and 1140 Center Street have an ordinance prepared and a public heaApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1187-18 A Subject: (Direct referral) A request from Adams Outdoor Advertising seeking a major amendment to an existing conditional use permit to convert an existing billboard to an electronic message sign at 5200 Durand Avenue (PC-18).CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) A request from Adams Outdoor Advertising seeking a major amendment to an existing conditional use permit to convert an existing billboard to an electronic message sign at 5200 Durand Avenue. (PC-18) Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 11-14-18: That based on the findings of fact the request from Adams Outdoor Advertising seeking a major amendment to an existing conditional use permit to convert an existing billboard to an electronic message sign at 5200 Durand Avenue be approved subject to the following conditions: a. That the plans presented to the Plan Commission on November 14, 2018 be approved subject to the conditions contained herein. b. That in the matter of a five year waiting period for the submittal of an application for the conversion of the two sided static billboard at 5200 Durand Avenue to a two sided electronic message center, approved as condition “f. 2.” of Common Council Resolution 15-0173, said waiting period is hereby waived. c. That in consideration of the waving of the five year waiting period, three billboards and associApprovedPass Action details Video Video
1199-18 A Ord.0017-18 FEMA UpdateCommunicationSubject: (Ord. 0017-18) An Ordinance amending Chapter 114, Article VIII Flood Regulations, Division I, Section 114-845(2)(a) Flood insurance rate map (FIRM). Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 11-14-18: That the ordinance be adopted. Fiscal Note: N/AAmendedPass Action details Video Video
1199-18 A Ord.0017-18 FEMA UpdateCommunicationSubject: (Ord. 0017-18) An Ordinance amending Chapter 114, Article VIII Flood Regulations, Division I, Section 114-845(2)(a) Flood insurance rate map (FIRM). Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 11-14-18: That the ordinance be adopted. Fiscal Note: N/AAdopted As Amended: Pass Action details Video Video
1171-18 A Direct ReferralCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Request by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services for $20,000 of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for tree stump removal. Staff Recommendation: Due to lack of quorum at the Community Development Committee on November 15, 2018 the staff recommendation is that the request for $20,000.00 of CDBG funds for hazard tree and stump removal be approved. Fiscal Note: There are sufficient CDBG funds available to meet this request. No match is required.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1172-18 A Direct ReferralCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Request by the Department of City Development for $41,790 of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for demolition of vacant and blighted structures. Staff Recommendation: Due to lack of quorum at the Community Development Committee on November 15, 2018 the staff recommendation is that the request for $41,790 of CDBG funds for demolition of vacant and blighted structures be approved. Fiscal Note: There are sufficient CDBG funds available to meet this request. No match is required.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1173-18 A Direct ReferralCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Request by the Manager of Housing and Community Development for the allocation of up to $275,000 of HOME funds to build a new single-family house at 1521 Packard Avenue. Staff Recommendation: Due to lack of quorum at the Community Development Committee on November 15, 2018 the staff recommendation is that the request for up to $275,000 of HOME funds for the purposes of building a single-family house at 1521 Packard Avenue be approved. Fiscal Note: There are sufficient HOME funds available to meet this request. No match is required.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
Res.0356-18 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF $9,720,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDSResolutionRESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF $9,720,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION REFUNDING BONDS WHEREAS, the Common Council hereby finds and determines that it is necessary, desirable and in the best interest of the City of Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin (the "City") to raise funds for the public purpose of refunding obligations of the City, including interest on them, specifically, the Note Anticipation Notes, dated September 11, 2018 (the "Refunded Obligations") (hereinafter the refinancing of the Refunded Obligations shall be referred to as the "Refunding"); WHEREAS, the Common Council deems it to be necessary, desirable and in the best interest of the City to refund the Refunded Obligations for the purpose of providing permanent financing for the projects financed by the Refunded Obligations; WHEREAS, the City is authorized by the provisions of Section 67.04, Wisconsin Statutes, to borrow money and issue general obligation bonds to refinance its outstanding obligations; and WHEREAS, it is the finding of the Common Council that it is necessary, desirable and in the AdoptedPass Action details Video Video
Res.0357-18 A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $3,500,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION PROMISSORY NOTES AND THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF $3,500,000 TAXABLE NOTE ANTICIPATION NOTES IN ANTICIPATION THEREOFResolutionRESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF $3,500,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION PROMISSORY NOTES AND THE ISSUANCE AND SALE OF $3,500,000 TAXABLE NOTE ANTICIPATION NOTES IN ANTICIPATION THEREOF WHEREAS, the Common Council hereby finds and determines that it is necessary, desirable and in the best interest of the City of Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin (the "City") to raise funds for public purposes, including paying the cost of community development and tax incremental projects (the "Project"); WHEREAS, the Common Council hereby finds and determines that the Project is within the City's power to undertake and therefore serves a "public purpose" as that term is defined in Section 67.04(1)(b), Wisconsin Statutes; WHEREAS, cities are authorized by the provisions of Chapter 67, Wisconsin Statutes, to borrow money and issue general obligation promissory notes for such public purposes; WHEREAS, it is the finding of the Common Council that it is necessary, desirable and in the best interest of the City to authorize the issuance of and covenant to issue general obligation promissory noteAdoptedPass Action details Video Video
ZOrd.0002-18 A ZOrd. 0002-18 - An Ordinance Rezoning Property at 2100 and 2200 Northwestern AvenueZoning OrdinanceZOrd. 0002-18 - An Ordinance Rezoning Property at 2100 and 2200 Northwestern Avenue To amend the map of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Racine. The Common Council of the City of Racine do ordain as follows: Part 1: That 2100 Northwestern Avenue, more particularly described as follows: That part of the Northeast ¼ and the Northwest ¼ of Section 8, Township 3 North, Range 23 East, Racine County, City of Racine, parts as described in documents held by the Racine County Register of Deeds, Volume 1209, Page 202 and Volume 1559 Pages 553-555, excepting parts described in Vol 1681 page 476 and excepting parts dedicated for public street purposes as described in Document 2391568; 3.5 acres more-or-less, be rezoned from I-2 General Industrial District to R-5 General Residence District with a Flex Development Overlay District, and Part 2: That 2200 Northwestern Avenue, more particularly described as follows: That part of the Northwest ¼ of Section 8, Township 3 North, Range 23 East, Racine County, City of Racine, parts as described in documents held by the Racine County Referred  Action details Video Video
ZOrd.0003-18 A ZOrd. 0003-18 - An Ordinance Rezoning 1520 and 1536 Clark StreetZoning OrdinanceZOrd. 0003-18 - An Ordinance Rezoning 1520 and 1536 Clark Street To amend the map of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Racine. The Common Council of the City of Racine do ordain as follows: Part 1: That the properties located at 1520 and 1536 Clark Street and more particularly described as follows: 1520 Clark Street: “Said lands being in Racine County, WI, City of Racine, Being in the Southwest 1/4 of the Southwest ¼ of Section 16 Township 3 North, Range 23 East, Block 84 of the School Section, in the Blake and Fish subdivision plat as described in Volume 1651, Page 473 and the adjacent vacated Blake Street (AKA Higgins Court), containing 2.955 acres, more-or-less”, and 1536 Clark Street: “Said lands being in Racine County, WI, City of Racine, Being in the Southwest 1/4 of the Southwest ¼ of Section 16 Township 3 North, Range 23 East, Block 84 of the School Section, in the Blake and Fish subdivision, Lot 33 and part of lot 28 as described in Volume 1832, Page 764, containing 4,707.93 square feet, more-or-less”, and Said lands being part of the vacated public righReferred  Action details Video Video
ZOrd.0004-18 A ZOrd. 0004-18 - An Ordinance Rezoning 821, 930, and a part of 931 Carrol Street, and 1130, 1132, 1134, and 1140 Center StreetZoning OrdinanceZOrd. 0004-18 - An Ordinance Rezoning 821, 930, and a part of 931 Carroll Street, and 1130, 1132, 1134, and 1140 Center Street To amend the map of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Racine. The Common Council of the City of Racine do ordain as follows: Part 1: That the properties located at 821 Carrol Street and the Eastern 165 feet +/- of 930 Carrol Street, more particularly described as follows: Part of the West ½ of Section 16, Town 3 North, Range 23 East, City of Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin Lots 9 (excluding the Eastern 56 feet), 12, 13, 16 (Eastern 165 feet +/-), 23, 24, 27, 28, 31 and 32 (excluding the Western 29 feet), 1.17 acres more-or-less, all in Block 66, Herrick and Crams Subdivision, Be rezoned from R-3 Limited General Residence District to R-5 General Residence District, and Part 2: That the properties located in the Western 115 feet +/- of 930 Carrol Street and part of 931 Carrol Street more particularly described as follows: Part of the West ½ of Section 16, Town 3 North, Range 23 East, City of Racine, Racine County Lots 16 (Western 25 feeReferred  Action details Video Video