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Meeting Name: Common Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/18/2018 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 205
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1302-18 A Subject: Communication from the Assistant City Clerk requesting the attached list of possible alternate early absentee locations be approved for the 2019 calendar year.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Assistant City Clerk requesting the attached list of possible alternate early absentee locations be approved for the 2019 calendar year.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1138-18 A Committee Appearance Request to Apply for and Accept an Officer Safety / Wellness GrantCommunicationSubject: Committee Appearance Request of Chief Howell to Apply for and Accept an Officer Safety / Wellness Grant Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-07-2019: That permission be granted to apply and accept an Officer Safety / Wellness Grant in the amount of $3500.00 to cover the cost of Officer Safety and Wellness training. Fiscal Note: No City MatchReferred  Action details Not available
1321-18 A authorization to represent offices in lawsuite Anderson v Seeger et alCommunicationSubject: Communication from the City Attorney requesting authorization to represent police officers Seeger and Melby in an action filed in U.S. District Court under case # 18-C-1498, Roy Anderson v. Off. Seeger et al. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-07-2019: That the City Attorney's Office be authorized to represent Officer Seeger, Officer Melby and all other officers in the above captioned lawsuit. Fiscal Note: N/AReferred  Action details Not available
1326-18 A Communication from Chief Howell requesting permission to waive formal bidding and sole source the purchase of new digital radio base stations and network equipment.CommunicationSubject: Communication from Chief Howell requesting permission to waive formal bidding and sole source the purchase of new digital radio base stations and network equipment. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-07-2019: That permission be granted to waive formal bidding and sole source the purchase of new digital radio base stations and network equipment. Fiscal Note: Funds for this purchase are available in account 45031 57350 at a cost of $527,959.Referred  Action details Not available
1306-18 A 2019 Rev Bond Issue w/BairdCommunicationSubject: Communication from the City of Racine Water Utility General Manager presenting a 2019 Revenue Bond Issue with Baird. Recommendation of the Waterworks Commission on 12-18-18: Approve. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-07-2019: To approve the Waterworks Revenue Bond Issue as presented by R.W. Baird. Fiscal Note: The $20 million revenue bond will be repaid from revenues generated from new customers and Mt. Pleasant TID #5 proceeds.Referred  Action details Not available
1330-18 A Communication from Alder Tate requesting to establish rubric and rationale for the installation of street lighting in the 2019 budget year.CommunicationSubject: Communication from Alder Tate requesting to establish rubric and rationale for the installation of street lighting in the 2019 budget year. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 01-08-19: Defer and direct the Commissioner to present policy on street light installations for 2019. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 02-12-19: DeferReferred  Action details Not available
1336-18 A Communication from the City Attorney and the Director of City Development requesting the creation of an ordinance establishing use-of-public rights-of-way regulations, particularly mobile tower siting regulations, for the City of Racine, including but notCommunicationSubject: Communication from the City Attorney and the Director of City Development requesting the creation of an ordinance establishing use-of-public rights-of-way regulations, particularly mobile tower siting regulations, for the City of Racine, including but not limited to application and approval processes, fees, and aesthetic, undergrounding and spacing standards. (Ord. 0001-19) Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-07-2019: To recommend the adoption of an ordinance establishing use-of-public rights-of-way regulations. Fiscal Note: To be discussedReferred  Action details Not available
1237-18 A Communication from John Schumann wishing to meet with the Finance and Personnel Committee to discuss a donation of $69,916.32 from the estate of Nickolas Willing to the Racine Fire Department, to be used towards the purchase of defibrillators and a powerCommunicationSubject: Communication from John Schumann wishing to meet with the Finance and Personnel Committee to discuss a donation of $69,916.32 from the estate of Nickolas Willing to the Racine Fire Department, to be used towards the purchase of defibrillators and a power lift cot and/or tactical gear. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 12-10-2018: That permission be granted to accept a donation of $69,916.32 from the estate of Nickolas Willing to the Racine Fire Department to be used towards the purchase of defibrillators and a power lift cot and/or tactical gear. Fiscal Note:Donation of $69,916.32 from the estate of Nickolas Willing.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1254-18 A Communication from the Fire Chief requesting permission to apply for and accept funding from the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs/Wisconsin Emergency Management for the purpose of acquiring a chemical and radiological detection monitoring equipmenCommunicationSubject: Communication from the Fire Chief requesting permission to apply for and accept funding from the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs/Wisconsin Emergency Management for the purpose of acquiring a chemical and radiological detection monitoring equipment. (Grant Control #00203) Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 12-10-2018: That permission be granted to the Fire Chief to apply for and accept funding from the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs/Wisconsin Emergency Management for the purpose of acquiring a chemical and radiological detection monitoring equipment and that the City advance the funds in anticipation of the grant. Fiscal Note: The grant awarded is for $114,507.55. There is no hard match for the grant. Any soft match will be funded from the Fire Department's State Haz Mat fund. No levy dollars are involved.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1274-18 A requesting the City accept 1937 Racine Street from Racine CountyCommunicationSubject: Communication from the Manager of Housing and Community Development requesting the City accept 1937 Racine Street from Racine County and transfer the deed to Racine Habitat for Humanity for the purpose of redevelopment. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 12-10-2018: That the Finance & Personnel Committee recommend approval of the acceptance of 1937 Racine Street from Racine County and transfer of the deed from the City of Racine to the Racine Habitat for Humanity with conditions as recommended by staff. Fiscal Note: Racine Habitat for Humanity with reimburse the City for title transfer, recording or any other applicable fees estimated at approximately $30 dollars.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1291-18 A TIF No. 14 Funds @North BachCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) A request from the Director of City Development seeking approval for the adoption of a Tax Increment Financing Agreement detailing the terms of public support and incentives necessary to accomplish the North Beach Development at 1129 Michigan Boulevard. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 12-10-2018: That the Tax Increment Financing Agreement be approved as negotiated and submitted and that the Mayor, City Clerk, City Attorney and Finance Director be authorized and directed to sign on behalf of the City. Fiscal Note: All of the Development Incentives and financing terms included within or contemplated by the Agreement are fully supported within the City’s adopted I.G. and CIP Budgets and are favorable to the long-term financial stability and viability of the City. The need for and appropriate use of said incentives have been verified and validated as evidenced by an independent third-party review conducted by Ehlers consultants on behalf of the City.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1206-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, on behalf of James Raab - 1412 Riverview Terrace, requesting removal of No Parking on Riverview Terrace.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, on behalf of James Raab - 1412 Riverview Terrace, requesting removal of No Parking on Riverview Terrace. 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: Recommends that the request to reduce No Parking restrictions on Riverview Terrace be approved. Fiscal Note: The estimated cost of this signage will result in an installation cost of $100.00 and an annual maintenance cost of $40.00.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
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/AApprovedPass Action details Not available
1224-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, on behalf of J. Jeffers & Co., requesting a vacation of the dead end alley south of 17th Street between Phillips Avenue and Packard Avenue.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, on behalf of J. Jeffers & Co., requesting a vacation of the dead end alley south of 17th Street between Phillips Avenue and Packard Avenue. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 11-27-18: Approve the recommendation of right-of-way vacation subject to the attached conditions. Further recommends that this item be referred to the City Plan Commission. Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 12-12-18: That the proposed alley vacation is consistent with City plans and programs and recommends that a resolution be prepared and a public hearing scheduled. Further, that execution of the vacation be consistent with the conditions of approval recommended by the Public Works and Services Committee on 11-27-18. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 01-08-19: Approve the recommendation of right-of-way vacation subject to the attached conditions. Fiscal Note: N/AReferredPass Action details Not available
1233-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the West N/S alley bounded by Romayne Avenue to Layard Avenue; Geneva Street to LaSalle Street.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the West N/S alley bounded by Romayne Avenue to Layard Avenue; Geneva Street to LaSalle Street. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That a preliminary resolution be introduced for paving of the West N/S alley bounded by Romayne Avenue to Layard Avenue; Geneva Street to LaSalle Street. Fiscal Note: This is an assessable alley project and, therefore, all costs will be paid by the abutting property owners.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1234-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the East/West alley bounded by Romayne Avenue to Layard Avenue; Geneva Street to LaSalle Street.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the East/West alley bounded by Romayne Avenue to Layard Avenue; Geneva Street to LaSalle Street. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That a preliminary resolution be introduced for paving of the East/West alley bounded by Romayne Avenue to Layard Avenue; Geneva Street to LaSalle Street. Fiscal Note: This is an assessable alley project and, therefore, all costs will be paid by the abutting property owners.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1235-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the East N/S alley bounded by Romayne Avenue to Layard Avenue; Geneva Street to LaSalle Street.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the East N/S alley bounded by Romayne Avenue to Layard Avenue; Geneva Street to LaSalle Street. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That a preliminary resolution be introduced for paving of the East N/S alley bounded by Romayne Avenue to Layard Avenue; Geneva Street to LaSalle Street. Fiscal Note: This is an assessable alley project and, therefore, all costs will be paid by the abutting property owners.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1240-18 A In accordance with Section 2-95 of the Municipal Code of the General Ordinances of the City of Racine, recommends that the following requests for changes in traffic code be granted: A. Recommends that Section 94-141(1) of Schedule F relating to "No parCommunicationSubject: In accordance with Section 2-95 of the Municipal Code of the General Ordinances of the City of Racine, recommends that the following requests for changes in traffic code be granted: A. Recommends that Section 94-141(1) of Schedule F relating to "No parking at any time", be amended: By Deleting: Riverview Terrace, both sides, from Memorial Drive east 190 feet. By Including: Riverview Terrace, both sides, from Memorial Drive east 65 feet.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1242-18 A Bid results on Contract 20180130 - Civic Centre Colonnade Restroom Renovations.CommunicationSubject: Bid results on Contract 20180130 - Civic Centre Colonnade Restroom Renovations. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That bids for Contract 20180130, Civic Centre - Colonnade Restroom Renovation, be awarded to Absolute Construction Enterprises, Inc., at their bid price of $64,400.00, it being the lowest responsible bidder. Further recommends that funds to defray the cost of this Public Works Department project be appropriated from Org-Object 60622-57200, Civic Centre-Building Improvements. Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1243-18 A Bid results on Contract 20180131 - Construct Home - 1521 Packard Avenue.CommunicationSubject: Bid results on Contract 20180131 - Construct Home - 1521 Packard Avenue. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That bids for Contract 20180131, Construct Home - 1521 Packard Avenue, be awarded to Double D Construction, Inc., at their bid price of $229,770.00, it being the lowest responsible bidder. Further recommends that funds to defray the cost of this Housing Department project be appropriated from Org-Object 20007-57400, 1521 Packard. Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1244-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations requesting to waive formal bidding for the purchase of LED light fixtures.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations requesting to waive formal bidding for the purchase of LED light fixtures. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That the request of the Purchasing Agent to waive formal bidding procedures be approved in accordance with Racine Municipal Code Section 46-28 that allows for the waiving of formal public bids for purchases over $25,000 for the purpose of maintaining uniformity of equipment and services. Further recommends that the Purchasing Agent be authorized and directed to purchase LED light fixtures from Cree Industries, Racine, WI, for an indeterminate sum at this time, they being the sole source provider of this equipment. Fiscal Note: Funding to defray the cost of these materials is available in the below Org-Objects: $ 90,000.00 - Org-Object 14012-53200, Street Light Work Supplies $330,000.00 - Org-Object 70240-54100, Bldg Complex Repairs & Maint $ 45,000.00 - Org-Object 60383-57200, Parking System Building ImprApprovedPass Action details Not available
1246-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations requesting permission to waive formal bidding procedures for the purchase of budgeted loader vehicles.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations requesting permission to waive formal bidding procedures for the purchase of budgeted loader vehicles. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: The request of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations to waive formal bidding procedures be approved in accordance with Racine Municipal Code Section 46-28 that allows for the waiving of formal public bids for purchases over $25,000 for the purpose of maintaining uniformity of equipment and services. Further recommends that the Purchasing Agent be authorized and directed to negotiate and purchase one Case 621F Wheel Loader with 4-in-1 bucket and snow plow from Miller-Bradford and Risberg, Inc., for the price of $213,000, they being the sole source provider of this equipment. Fiscal Note: Funding to defray the cost of these $213,000 vehicles is available in Org-Object 45140-57311, DPW Equipment Vehicles.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1247-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations requesting to waive formal bidding procedures for the purchase of Neenah Foundry materials.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer requesting to waive formal bidding procedures for the purchase of Neenah Foundry materials. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That the request of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer to waive formal bidding procedures be approved in accordance with Racine Municipal Code Section 46-28 that allows for the waiving of formal public bids for purchases over $25,000 for the purpose of maintaining uniformity of equipment and services. Further recommends that the Purchasing Agent be authorized and directed to negotiate with Neenah Foundry for the purchase of Neenah Foundry materials. Fiscal Note: These negotiations will be done on an as-needed basis with funding available in Org-Object 22640-57560, Sanitary Sewer and Org-Object 60484-57570, Storm Sewers.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1248-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations requesting to waive formal bidding procedures for the purchase of materials for the Johnson Controls Metasys System.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations requesting to waive formal bidding procedures for the purchase of materials for the Johnson Controls Metasys System. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That the request of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations to waive formal bidding procedures be approved in accordance with Racine Municipal Code Section 46-28 that allows for the waiving of formal public bids for purchases over $25,000 for the purpose of maintaining uniformity of equipment and services. Further recommends that the Purchasing Agent be authorized and directed to purchase the necessary materials from Johnson Controls, for an indeterminate sum at this time, they being the sole source provider of this equipment. Fiscal Note: Funding to defray the cost of these services is available in the below Org-Objects: $30,000 - Org-Object 70240-54200, Equipment Repairs & Maintenance-Building Complex $40,000 - Org-Object 70240-57200, Building ImprovementsApprovedPass Action details Not available
1252-18 A Final Payment on Contract 20170014 - PS-2017 Pavement Inspection & Planning, AECOM, consultant.CommunicationSubject: Final Payment on Contract 20170014 - PS-2017 Pavement Inspection & Planning, AECOM, consultant. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That the work done by AECOM, under contract 20170014, PS-2017 Pavement Inspection & Planning, be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $108,454.60. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 0067-17 of February 22, 2017.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1253-18 A Final Payment on Contract 20160032, PS-2016 Sewer Asset Management Services, AECOM, consultant.CommunicationSubject: Final Payment on Contract 20160032, PS-2016 Sewer Asset Management Services, AECOM, consultant. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-8: That the work done by AECOM, under contract 20160032, PS-2016 Sewer Asset Management Services, be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $179,473.19. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 0240-16 of June 21, 2016.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1257-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer requesting parking restriction changes to Section 94, Transportation Sections of the Municipal Code of Racine, related to STH 32 (Douglas Avenue/Hamilton Street) - N. Main StreetCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer requesting parking restriction changes to Section 94, Transportation Sections of the Municipal Code of Racine, related to 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 12-11-18: Recommends that the request for No Parking restrictions on STH 32 (Douglas Avenue/Hamilton Street) be approved. Fiscal Note: The cost to the City to install signs or pavement markings to implement these changes is included on WisDOT project ID: 2350-00-70.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1258-18 A In accordance with Section 2-95 of the Municipal Code of the General Ordinances of the City of Racine, recommends that the following requests for changes in traffic code be granted: A. Recommends that Section 94-141(1) of Schedule F relating to "No paCommunicationSubject: In accordance with Section 2-95 of the Municipal Code of the General Ordinances of the City of Racine, recommends that the following requests for changes in traffic code be granted: A. Recommends that Section 94-141(1) of Schedule F relating to "No parking at any time", be amended: By Deleting Douglas Avenue, east side, from Goold Street south 80 feet. Douglas Avenue, west side, from Marquette Street south 200 feet. Douglas Avenue, west side, from Yout Street north 300 feet. Douglas Avenue, east side, from Yout Street north 175 feet. Yout Street, both sides, from Charles Street east 55 feet. Yout Street, north side, from Douglas Avenue west 134 feet. Yout Street, south side, from North Memorial Drive to Douglas Avenue. Rapids Drive, south side, from Douglas Avenue west 130 feet. Hamilton Street, south side, from North Main Street east 65 feet. By Including: Douglas Avenue, east side, from Goold Street south 250 feet. Douglas Avenue, west side, from St. Patrick Street to Yout Street north 300 feet. Douglas Avenue, east side, from EApprovedPass Action details Not available
1269-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations requesting to waive formal bidding procedures for the purchase of chemicals for our HVAC System.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations requesting to waive formal bidding procedures for the purchase of chemicals for our HVAC System. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That the request of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations to waive formal bidding procedures be approved in accordance with Racine Municipal Code Section 46-28 that allows for the waiving of formal public bids for purchases over $25,000 for the purpose of maintaining uniformity of equipment and services. Further recommends that the Purchasing Agent be authorized and directed to purchase the necessary materials from HOH Water Technology. Fiscal Note: Funding to defray the estimated $25,000 annual cost of these materials is available in Org-Object 70240-54100, Building Repairs and Maintenance.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1270-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations requesting to waive formal bidding procedures for the purchase of HVAC related products.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations requesting to waive formal bidding procedures for the purchase of HVAC related products. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That the request of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations to waive formal bidding procedures be approved in accordance with Racine Municipal Code Section 46-28 that allows for the waiving of formal public bids for purchases over $25,000 for the purpose of maintaining uniformity of equipment and services. Further recommends that the Purchasing Agent be authorized and directed to purchase the necessary materials from McCotter Energy Systems. Fiscal Note: Funding to defray the annual cost of these products is available in Org-Object 70240-54100, Building Repairs and Maintenance.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1276-18 A Final Payment on Contract 20170096, PS - Underground Facility Locating Services/Amendment No. 2, Precise Underground Marking Corporation, consultant.CommunicationSubject: Final Payment on Contract 20170096, PS - Underground Facility Locating Services/Amendment No. 2, Precise Underground Marking Corporation, consultant. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That the work done by Precise Underground Marking Corporation, under contract 20170096, PS - Underground Facility Locating Services/Amendment No. 2, be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $44,000.00. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 0366-17 of November 7, 2017.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1286-18 A Communication from the Alderwoman of the 15th District, requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the alley bounded by La Salle Street to 1st Avenue; North Street to Shoreland Drive.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, on behalf of the Alderwoman of the 15th District, requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the alley bounded by La Salle Street to 1st Avenue; North Street to Shoreland Drive. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee: That a preliminary resolution be introduced for paving the alley bounded by La Salle Street to 1st Avenue; North Street to Shoreland Drive. Fiscal Note: This is an assessable alley project and, therefore, all costs will be paid by the abutting property owners.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1287-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations requesting to waive formal bidding procedures for the purchase of the City lock and key system.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations requesting to waive formal bidding procedures for the purchase of the City lock and key system. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That the request of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations to waive formal bidding procedures be approved in accordance with Racine Municipal Code Section 46-28 that allows for the waiving of formal public bids for purchases over $25,000 for the purpose of maintaining uniformity of equipment and services. Further recommends that the Purchasing Agent be authorized and directed to purchase the necessary materials from Apex Key and Lock. Fiscal Note: Funding to defray the annual cost of these products is available in Org-Object 45040-57200, DPW-Building Improvements.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1288-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, on behalf of the Alderman of the 8th District, requesting a preliminary resolution for the paving of the alley bounded by High Street to St. Patrick Street; Summit Avenue to CarlCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, on behalf of the Alderman of the 8th District, requesting a preliminary resolution for the paving of the alley bounded by High Street to St. Patrick Street; Summit Avenue to Carlisle Avenue. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That a preliminary resolution be introduced for paving the alley bounded by High Street to St. Patrick Street; Summit Avenue to Carlisle Avenue. Fiscal Note: This is an assessable alley project and, therefore, all costs will be paid by the abutting property owners.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1294-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer submitting a proposal for 2019 Stormwater Utility Support Services, AECOM, consultant.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer submitting a proposal for 2019 Stormwater Utility Support Services, AECOM, consultant. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 12-11-18: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to enter into a professional services agreement with AECOM for 2019 Stormwater Utility Support Services for the not-to-exceed amount of $50,000. Further recommends that funding to defray the costs of these professional services are available in Org-Object 60484-52100, Professional Services, Storm Water Utility. Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
0674-18 A Subject: Communication from the Alderman of the 1st District wishing to discuss safety concerns and issues associated with the number of police calls for the property located at 314 10th St.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Alderman of the 1st District wishing to discuss safety concerns and issues associated with the number of police calls for the property located at 314 10th St. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 6-26-18: That the communication from the Alderman of the 1st District wishing to discuss safety concerns and issues associated with the number of police calls for the property located at 314 10th St, be deferred until August 28th, 2018. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 9-25-18: That the communication from the Alderman of the 1st District wishing to discuss safety concerns and issues associated with the number of police calls for the property located at 314 10th St, be deferred for 60 days. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 12-11-18: That the communication from the Alderman of the 1st District wishing to discuss safety concerns and issues associated with the number of police calls for the property located at 314 10th St, be received and filed. Fiscal Note: N/AApprovedPass Action details Not available
0675-18 A Subject: Communication from the Alderman of the 1st District wishing to discuss safety concerns and issues associated with the number of police calls for the property located at 516 11th St, including 1047 Villa St.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Alderman of the 1st District wishing to discuss safety concerns and issues associated with the number of police calls for the property located at 516 11th St, including 1047 Villa St. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 6-26-18: That the communication from the Alderman of the 1st District wishing to discuss safety concerns and issues associated with the number of police calls for the property located at 516 11th St., be deferred until August 28th, 2018. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 9-25-18: That the communication from the Alderman of the 1st District wishing to discuss safety concerns and issues associated with the number of police calls for the property located at 516 11th St., be deferred for 60 days. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 12-11-18: That the communication from the Alderman of the 1st District wishing to discuss safety concerns and issues associated with the number of police calls for the property located at 516 11th St., be received and filed. FApprovedPass Action details Not available
0859-18 A Communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that the Common Council order the Chief of Police direct that all first offense possession of marijuana violations be issues civil ordinance citations as opposed to being referred for criCommunicationSubject: Communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that the Common Council order the Chief of Police direct that all first offense possession of marijuana violations be issued civil ordinance citations as opposed to being referred for criminal charges. (Ord. 0003-19) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 8-28-18: That the communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that the Common Council order the Chief of Police direct that all first offense possession of marijuana violations be issued civil ordinance citations as opposed to being referred for criminal charges, be deferred until the September 25th meeting to gather more information on this issue. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 9-25-18: That the communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that the Common Council order the Chief of Police direct that all first offense possession of marijuana violations be issued civil ordinance citations as opposed to being referred for criminal charges, be deferreAdoptedFail Action details Not available
0859-18 A Communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that the Common Council order the Chief of Police direct that all first offense possession of marijuana violations be issues civil ordinance citations as opposed to being referred for criCommunicationSubject: Communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that the Common Council order the Chief of Police direct that all first offense possession of marijuana violations be issued civil ordinance citations as opposed to being referred for criminal charges. (Ord. 0003-19) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 8-28-18: That the communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that the Common Council order the Chief of Police direct that all first offense possession of marijuana violations be issued civil ordinance citations as opposed to being referred for criminal charges, be deferred until the September 25th meeting to gather more information on this issue. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 9-25-18: That the communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that the Common Council order the Chief of Police direct that all first offense possession of marijuana violations be issued civil ordinance citations as opposed to being referred for criminal charges, be deferreAdoptedPass Action details Not available
0860-18 A Communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 8-28-18: That the communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar, be deferred until the September 25th meeting to gather more information on this issue. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 9-25-18: That the communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar, be deferred for 30 days so that the Police Department and City Attorney's Office can gather more information on this issue. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 12-11-18: To Receive and File. Fiscal Note: N/AApprovedFail Action details Not available
0860-18 A Communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 8-28-18: That the communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar, be deferred until the September 25th meeting to gather more information on this issue. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 9-25-18: That the communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar, be deferred for 30 days so that the Police Department and City Attorney's Office can gather more information on this issue. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 12-11-18: To Receive and File. Fiscal Note: N/AAdopted As Amended: Pass Action details Not available
0860-18 A Communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 8-28-18: That the communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar, be deferred until the September 25th meeting to gather more information on this issue. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 9-25-18: That the communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar, be deferred for 30 days so that the Police Department and City Attorney's Office can gather more information on this issue. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 12-11-18: To Receive and File. Fiscal Note: N/AAdopted As Amended: Pass Action details Not available
0860-18 A Communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 8-28-18: That the communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar, be deferred until the September 25th meeting to gather more information on this issue. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 9-25-18: That the communication from the Alderperson of the Third District requesting that Racine Ordinance section 66-261 be amended to set the forfeiture for any violations thereof to one dollar, be deferred for 30 days so that the Police Department and City Attorney's Office can gather more information on this issue. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 12-11-18: To Receive and File. Fiscal Note: N/AAdopted As Amended: Pass Action details Not available
1250-18 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Purchasing Agent submitting bids received for the sale of Abandoned Vehicles, November 28, 2018.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Purchasing Agent submitting bids received for the sale of Abandoned Vehicles, November 28, 2018. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 12-11-18: 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 $15,440.00 in revenue for account 13101 48301.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1273-18 A Communication from the City Attorney requesting an update to the guidelines adopted by the Public Safety and Licensing Committee relating to arrests and conviction records in the context of licensing, in order to comply with recent changes in state law.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the City Attorney's Office requesting an update to the guidelines adopted by the Public Safety and Licensing Committee relating to arrests and conviction records in the context of licensing, in order to comply with recent changes in state law. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 12-11-18: That the communication from the City Attorney's Office requesting an update to the guidelines adopted by the Public Safety and Licensing Committee relating to arrests and conviction records in the context of licensing, in order to comply with recent changes in state law, be approved. Fiscal Note: N/AApprovedPass Action details Not available
1277-18 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Request of the Committee for the appearance of Osyed Salem, applicant for an Operator's License.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Request of the Committee for the appearance of Osyed Salem, applicant for an Operator's License. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 12-11-18: That the request of the the committee for the appearance of Osyed Salem, applicant for an Operator's License, be denied. Fiscal Note: N/AApprovedPass Action details Not available
1278-18 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Request of the Committee for the appearance of Michael Mooney, applicant for an Operator's License.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Request of the Committee for the appearance of Michael Mooney, applicant for an Operator's License. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 12-11-18: Request of the Committee for the appearance of Michael Mooney, applicant for an Operator's License, be approved. Fiscal Note: N/AApprovedPass Action details Not available
1137-18 A (Direct Referral) Review of Draft Heritage Preservation PlanCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Review of Draft Heritage Preservation Plan. Recommendation of the Landmarks Preservation Commission on 10-29-18: That at their meeting of October 29, 2018 the Landmarks Preservation Commission (the LPC) approved the document titled "Racine Heritage Preservation Plan, Final Draft, October 23, 2018. Further that the Racine Heritage Preservation Plan be transmitted to the City Plan Commission for consideration and adoption as an amendment to the document tilted "A Comprehensive Plan for the City of Racine: 2035". Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 12-12-18: That an ordinance be created and a public hearing scheduled. Fiscal Note: N/AApprovedPass Action details Not available
1320-18 A Committee AppointmentCommunicationSubject: Communication from Mayor Mason nominating reappointments to the following committees, boards and/or commissions: Reappoint Dean Rosenberg, 217 6th St, Racine, 53403 to the Downtown Business Improvement District for a term of three years, expiring December 31, 2021. Reappoint Michelle Schimian, 430 Main St. Racine, 53403 to the Downtown Business Improvement District for a three year term, expiring December 31, 2021.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1340-18 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication from the City Attorney requesting to meet with the Executive Committee in closed session pursuant to Wisconsin Statute section 19.85(1)(g) to discuss the settlement of a litigation in which the City is currently involved, specifically Harmon, et al., v. City of Racine, et al., US District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin Case No. 18 CV 209-JPS Staff Recommendation to the Executive Committee on 12/4/2018: To approve the negotiated settlement of Harmon, et al., v. City of Racine, et al. Fiscal Note: $10,000 payment to plaintiffsApprovedPass Action details Not available
1251-18 A Subject: Communication from Robert Goebel requesting to place a commemorative boulder and plaque on Park Place (Sam Johnson Parkway) at the corner of 6th St. and Lake Ave.CommunicationSubject: Communication from Robert Goebel requesting to place a commemorative boulder and plaque on Park Place (Sam Johnson Parkway) at the corner of 6th St. and Lake Ave. Recommendation of the Board of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services on 12-12-18: To approve the request to place a commemorative boulder and plaque on Park Place or a site approved by PRCS staff. Fiscal Note: Funding will be provided by Mr. Goebel.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1279-18 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Developer of Auburn Hills Subdivision, Auburn Hills LLC, requesting approval of an easement in Johnson Park as part of the Auburn Hills Subdivision storm water management plan.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Developer of Auburn Hills Subdivision, Auburn Hills LLC, requesting approval of an easement in Johnson Park as part of the Auburn Hills Subdivision storm water management plan. Recommendation of the Board of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services on 12-12-18: To Approve the easement with Auburn Hills, LLC, (Developer) for a storm water structure at Johnson Park South Pond and the addition of a swale or larger overflow pipe from Johnson Park North Pond to Johnson Park South Pond subject to the following criteria: 1. Plans must be approved by City of Racine staff. 2. Developer must pull City of Racine Building Permits for all work on City owned property. 3. All cost to design, install and maintain the storm water structure and landscape are the responsibility of the Developer. 4. All completed construction must include finished landscape and warrantee replacement of trees in project area. 5. City of Racine staff shall monitor performance of the storm water system for an agreed upon number of years. The Developer will be responsible for ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1282-18 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication from WE-Energies requesting an easement on the property at DeKoven Center Woods east of Grand Avenue at 20th St.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from WE-Energies requesting an easement on the property at DeKoven Center Woods east of Grand Avenue at 20th St. Recommendation of the Board of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services: To approve the request from WE-Energies for an easement on the property at DeKoven Center Woods east of Grand Avenue at 20th St. Fiscal Note: None.ApprovedPass Action details Not available
1344-18 AH.Common Council Vote on Consent Agenda (Communications, Committee Reports, Resolutions)CommunicationSubject: Common Council Vote on Consent Agenda (Communications, Committee Reports, Resolutions)ApprovedPass Action details Not available
Ord.0019-18 A Ordinance 0019-18OrdinanceOrdinance 0019-18 Ordinance adopting an amendment to a document titled “A Comprehensive Plan for the City of Racine: 2035” (Comp Plan 2035) to incorporate the document titled “Racine Heritage Preservation Plan, Final Draft October, 23, 2018” (Heritage Plan). The Common Council of the City of Racine do ordain as attached: Fiscal Note: N/AReferred  Action details Not available
Ord.0018-18 A Ordinance 0018-18OrdinanceOrdinance 0018-18 An ordinance to amend section 94-128. - Large vehicle parking restrictions of the City of Racine of Ordinances. WHEREAS, section 94-128 governing large vehicle parking is inconsistent with section 94-312 regulating heavy traffic vehicles; WHEREAS, the language in section 94-128 is unclear as to how weight is measured; and WHEREAS, the City has an interest in clarifying what type of vehicles are prohibited from parking on a public street or alley in excess of more than 30 minutes in a 24-hour period. NOW THEREFORE, the Common Council of the City of Racine, Wisconsin, do ordain as follows: Part I: To delete and recreate section 94-128. - Large vehicle parking restrictions to read as follows: Sec. 94-128. - - Large vehicle parking restrictions (a) Definitions. A large vehicle is defined as a vehicle, trailer or combination thereof which meets any of the following criteria: (1) A combined weight of vehicle and load in excess of 10,000 pounds or registered in excess of 10,000 pounds (2) Has a length of greater than 30 feet. (3) Is Referred  Action details Not available