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Meeting Name: Common Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/7/2018 7:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 205
Wednesday due to Election
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Ord.0017-18 A Ordinance 17-18 - Flood PanelsOrdinanceOrdinance 17-18 - Flood Panels To amend Chapter 114 - Zoning of the Municipal Code of the City of Racine, Wisconsin. The Common Council of the City of Racine, Wisconsin, do ordain as follows: Part 1: Amend section of Chapter 114, Article VIII Flood Regulations, Division 1, Section 114-845(2)(a) Flood insurance rate map (FIRM), as follows: Delete the citation of panel number 55101C0113D and replace with the citation of panel number 55101C0113E, and void FIRM 55101C0113D and replace with FIRM 55101C0113E. Part 2: Amend section of Chapter 114, Article VIII Flood Regulations, Division 1, Section 114-845(2)(a) Flood insurance rate map (FIRM), as follows: Delete the citation of panel number 55101C0226D and replace with the citation of panel number 55101C0226E, and void FIRM 55101C0226D and replace with FIRM 55101C0226E. Part 3: This ordinance shall take effect upon passage by a majority vote of the members-elect of the City Common Council and publication or posting as required by law. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Video Video
1007-18 A Subject: Communication from the Alderman of the 9th District requesting to improve Racine government transparency by providing a subscription email service for all published agendas, available to any member of the public, staff or elected official.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Alderman of the 9th District requesting to improve Racine government transparency by providing a subscription email service for all published agendas available to any member of the public, staff or elected official. Recommendation to the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018: That this item be deferred to allow the MIS department an opportunity to review the logistics and cost involved with the City providing a subscription email service for all published agendas available to any member of the public, staff or elected official. Fiscal Note: None at this time.   Not available Video Video
1132-18 A Communication from the Alderman of the 9th District wishing to consider closing the City’s current account with Wells Fargo Bank and barring them from being an approved Public Depository for the City of Racine.CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Alderman of the 9th District wishing to consider closing the City’s current account with Wells Fargo Bank and barring them from being an approved Public Depository for the City of Racine. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 11/12/2018: That this item be deferred to allow a representative from Wells Fargo an opportunity to appear before the Finance & Personnel Committee. Fiscal Note: The City currently has one State/Local government checking account with Wells Fargo Bank.   Not available 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/A   Not available 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/A   Not available 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.   Not available 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.   Not available 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.   Not available 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.   Not available 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.   Not available 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/A   Not available 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/A   Not available 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.   Not available 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/A   Not available 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/A   Not available Video Video
1070-18 A Purchasing Agent wishing to discuss the bid results for Official Notice #15-2018 - Raze and Removal of Three Residential Structures located at 1111 West St. (Res. 0330-18)CommunicationSubject: Purchasing Agent wishing to discuss the bid results for Official Notice #15-2018 - Raze and Removal of Three Residential Structures located at 1111 West St. (Res. 0330-18) Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 10/22/2018: To award the contract for the raze and removal of three residential structures at 1111 West St. to SRI, LLC at their bid price of $27,500. Fiscal Note: Funds for these services are available in 22540 52390 . The value of the contract is $27,500.   Not available Video Video
1071-18 A Purchasing Agent wishing to discuss the bid results for Official Notice #16-2018 - Purchase of Glock Pistols for the Police DepartmentCommunicationSubject: Purchasing Agent wishing to discuss the bid results for Official Notice #16-2018 - Purchase of Glock Pistols for the Police Department. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 10/22/2018: To award contract for the purchase of new Glock pistols and trade in currently used pistols per the attached prices to Ray O'Herron, they being the lowest, responsive, responsible bidder. Fiscal Note: The purchase of the new pistols and the trade in of the old pistols will result in net outlay of $18,192.50, these funds are available in 20603 57300.   Not available Video Video
1072-18 A (Res. 0331-18)CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Manager of Housing and Community Development requesting the City of Racine accept properties from Racine County for the purpose of redevelopment. (Res. 0331-18) Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 10/22/2018: To accept any, or all of, the listed sixteen properties if obtained by the County via in rem foreclosure and donated to the City of Racine by the Racine County Board of Supervisors. Fiscal Note: The City will insure all properties while holding title and will pay all property maintenance fees (snow removal, mowing, etc). While in City ownership, the properties will not accrue or pay property taxes. The City will pay all recording fees. No back taxes, liens, or fees may be paid by the City in exchange for the property.   Not available Video Video
1073-18 A (Res. 0332-18)CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Manager of Housing and Community Development requesting the City of Racine transfer properties from City of Racine to Racine Revitalization Partnership for the purpose of redevelopment. (Res. 0332-18) Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 10/22/2018: Permission be granted to the Manager of Housing and Community Development to transfer 1624 Phillips Avenue, 1107 Twelfth Street, 1204 Highland Avenue and 1516 Owen Avenue to Racine Revitalization Partnership. Fiscal Note: Racine Revitalization Partnership will reimburse the City for the title transfer and recording fees for the property. No other funds will be owed by the City of Racine to donate the property.   Not available Video Video
1075-18 A Wild Root Grant Agreement Amendment (Res. 0333-18)CommunicationSubject: Communication from the City Administrator and Director of City Development requesting an amendment to the Wild Root Grant Agreement allowing for the release of $175,000 in approved Grant Funds to effectuate the closing on real property at 500 Walton Avenue. (Res. 0333-18) Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 10/22/2018: To execute amendments to an approved grant agreement to allow for the release of $175,000 in approved grant funds to effectuate the closing on real property at 500 Walton Avenue. Fiscal Note: The $390,000 grant is funded through the Intergovernmental Shared Revenue Fund as approved by Resolution 0015-18 of May 1, 2018. $175,000 drawdown to be used at property closing with the remaining $215,000 to be drawn at closing of private financing by December 31, 2019.   Not available Video Video
1084-18 A Communication from the Mayor's Office requesting that the City apply for an Advancing Cities Grant from JPMorgan Chase. (Res. 0334-18)CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Mayor requesting that the City of Racine apply for an Advancing Cities Grant from JPMorgan Chase. (Grant #00199) (Res. 0334-18) Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 10/22/2018: Permission be granted to the Mayor to apply for an Advancing Cities Grant from JPMorgan Chase. (Grant #00199) Fiscal Note: The grant has the potential of generating $1 million per year for a total of $3 million over three years. No City Match on part of the city.   Not available Video Video
1104-18 A (Direct Referral) Presentation of plan for refunding the City's 2018 Note Anticipation Note.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Presentation of plan for refunding the City's 2018 Note Anticipation Note. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 10/22/2018: To approve refunding of 2018 Note Anticipation Note as presented. Fiscal Note: $10,245,000 NAN dated 10/11/2018 for 2018 Capital Projects to be refunded over 14 years.   Not available Video Video
1105-18 A (Direct Referral) Presentation of plan for Issuance of Note Anticipation Notes for TID 18.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Presentation of plan for Issuance of Note Anticipation Notes for TID 18. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 10/22/2018: To approve the issuance of Note Anticipation Notes for TID 18 as presented. Fiscal Note: $3,500,000 5-year NAN for TID 18 site preparation activities.   Not available Video Video
1106-18 A (Direct Referral) Reaffirmation of the City's Investment Policy. (Res. 0335-18)CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Reaffirmation of the City's Investment Policy. (Res. 0335-18) Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 10/22/2018: Reaffirm Investment Policy as presented with no changes. Fiscal Note: Recurring reaffirmation as required by policy and auditing guidelines.   Not available Video Video
1107-18 A (Direct Referral) Approval of the issuance of a resolution adopting an authorized list of public depositories for the City. (Res. 0336-18)CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Approval of the issuance of a resolution adopting an authorized list of public depositories for the City. (Res. 0336-18) Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 10/22/2018: Recommend the issuance of a resolution listing the following institutions as Public Depositories approved by the Common Council of the City of Racine: Associated Bank BMO Harris Bank (Bank of Montreal) Community State Bank Hometown Bank, Ltd, Johnson Bank JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC North Shore Bank RBC Wealth Management (A Division of RBC Capital Markets, LLC.) State of Wisconsin Local Government Investment Pool (LGIP) TCF Bank Town Bank (A Wintrust Community Bank) Tri City National Bank US Bank (Depository for Dana Investment Advisors) Further Recommend that a New Communication from the Alderman of the 9th District be entered into Legistar to consider closing the City's current account with Wells Fargo Bank and barring them from being an approved Public Depository for the City of Racine. Fiscal Note: Under Wis Stat    Not available Video Video
0929-18 A Communication from the Alderman of the 8th District appealing the Traffic Engineer's decision to not approve all-way signs at the intersection of Carlisle Avenue and Kewaunee Street.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Alderman of the 8th District appealing the Traffic Engineer's decision to not approve all-way stop signs at the intersection of Carlisle Avenue and Kewaunee Street. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 09-11-18: Defer for study. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-30-18: Receive and file. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Video Video
1074-18 A Amendment No. 1 to Contract 20180006, PS - 2018 Stormwater Utility Support Services, AECOM, consultant. (Res. 0344-18)CommunicationSubject: Amendment No. 1 to Contract 20180006, PS - 2018 Stormwater Utility Support Services, AECOM, consultant. (Res. 0344-18) Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-30-18: That Amendment No. 1 to Contract 20180006, PS - 2018 Stormwater Utility Support Services, AECOM, consultant, as submitted, be approved. Fiscal Note: Amendment No. 1 is in the not-to-exceed amount of $9,500.00, bringing the total contract amount to $59,500.00. Funding for this project is available in Org-Object 60484-52100, PS, Storm Water Utility.   Not available Video Video
1080-18 A Final Payment on Contract 20170004, PS - Parking Ramp Maintenance Program, R.A. Smith, consultant. (Res. 0340-18)CommunicationSubject: Final Payment on Contract 20170004, PS - Parking Ramp Maintenance Program, R.A. Smith, consultant. (Res. 0340-18) Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-30-18: That the work done by R.A. Smith, under contract 201700004, PS - Parking Ramp Maintenance Program, be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $51,900.00. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 0029-17 of February 7, 2017.   Not available Video Video
1081-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations submitting the 2019 summary of lease agreements for office space. (Res. 0343-18)CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations submitting the 2019 summary of lease agreements for office space. (Res. 0343-18) Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-30-18: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to enter into lease agreements for 2019 for rental of office space in City Hall, City Hall Annex and the Safety Building at the rental rates as submitted. Fiscal Note: Rental rates will increase in 2019 due to the 2019 Consumer Price Index increasing by 2.9%. These leases will generate a total annual revenue of approximately $123,347.17.   Not available Video Video
1082-18 A Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20180046, Carpet Replacement Racine Library, VAK Flooring, contractor. (Res. 0341-18)CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20180046, Carpet Replacement Racine Library, VAK Flooring, contractor. (Res. 0341-18) Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-30-18: That Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20180046, Carpet Replacement Racine Library, VAK Flooring, contractor, be approved in the amount of $8,640.00. Further recommends that funding to defray the cost of the change order be appropriated from Org-Object 45055-57200, Library Building Improvements. Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.   Not available Video Video
1083-18 A Final Payment on Contract 20180046, Carpet Replacement Racine Library, VAK Flooring, contractor. (Res. 0342-18)CommunicationSubject: Final Payment on Contract 20180046, Carpet Replacement Racine Library, VAK Flooring, contractor. (Res. 0342-18) Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-30-18: That the work done by VAK Flooring, under contract 20180046, Carpet Replacement Racine Library, be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $104,390.00. Final Payment to include retainage. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 0173-18 of June 5, 2018.   Not available Video Video
1098-18 A Communication from the Downtown Racine Corporation requesting to use City right-of-way for the annual Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 10, 2018. (Res. 0337-18)CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Downtown Racine Corporation requesting to use City right-of-way for the annual Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 10, 2018. (Res. 0337-18) Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-30-18: That permission be granted to the Downtown Racine Corporation to close Ontario Street, State Street between Ontario Street and Main Street, Main Street between State Street and Sixth Street, Sixth Street between Main Street and City Hall, on Saturday, November 10, 2018, for the Holiday Parade with the following stipulations: A. A hold harmless agreement be executed and a $75.00 processing fee paid. B. A liability insurance certificate be filed prior to this event. C. Any overtime costs incurred by any City department be charged to the sponsor. D. The sponsor shall notify all abutting property owners seventy-two (72) hours in advance of this event. E. The sponsor shall pay a $750.00 special event fee. F. If required, sponsor shall be responsible for submitting a Temporary Traffic Control Plan to the Engineering Depar   Not available Video Video
1101-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer submitting a signed Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Caledonia for the Three Mile Road Project. (Res. 0345-18)CommunicationSubject: Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer submitting a signed Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Caledonia for the Three Mile Road Project. (Res. 0345-18) Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-30-18: To authorize and direct the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into the Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Caledonia for the Three Mile Road Project. Fiscal Note: The Village of Caledonia will reimburse the City of Racine the Village’s pro rata share of the construction costs plus 15% for design engineering, contract and construction management services.   Not available Video Video
1102-18 A Change Order No. 1 on Contract 20170043, 2017 Sewer main and Lateral Lining, Musson Brothers, Inc., contractor. (Res. 0347-18)CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Change Order No. 1 on Contract 20170043, 2017 Sewer Main and Lateral Lining, Musson Brothers, Inc., contractor. (Res. 0347-18) Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-30-18: That Change Order No. 1 on Contract 20170043, 2017 Sewer and Lateral Lining, Musson Brothers, Inc., contractor, be approved in the deduct amount of ($134,237.50). Further recommends that the funding accounts be adjusted by the following amounts: ($ 10,748.32) - Org-Object 22640-57560, Sanitary Sewers ($ 48,696.01) - Org-Object 40101-57560, Sanitary Sewers ($ 74,793.17) - Org-Object 60484-57570, Storm Sewers ($134,237.50) - Total Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.   Not available Video Video
1112-18 A Final Payment on Contract 20170043, 2017 Sanitary Sewer and Lateral Lining, Musson Brothers, Inc., contractor. (Res. 0348-18)CommunicationSubject: Final Payment on Contract 20170043, 2017 Sanitary Sewer and Lateral Lining, Musson Brothers, Inc., contractor. (Res. 0348-18) Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-30-18: That the work done by Musson Brothers, Inc., under contract 20170043, 2017 Sanitary Sewer and Lateral Lining, be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $1,600,201.50. Final Payment to include retainage. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 0993-17 of October 26, 2017.   Not available Video Video
1113-18 A Final Payment on Contract 20170034, 2017 CCTV and Manhole Inspections, Northern Pipe, Inc., contractor. (Res. 0349-18)CommunicationSubject: Final Payment on Contract 20170034, 2017 CCTV and Manhole Inspections, Northern Pipe, Inc., contractor. (Res. 0349-18) Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-30-18: That the work done by Northern Pipe, Inc., under contract 20170034, 2017 CCTV and Manhole Inspections, be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $218,198.60. Final Payment to include retainage. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 1014-17 of October 26, 2017.   Not available Video Video
1131-18 A Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer submitting Amendment No. 3 to an existing agreement with Precise Underground Marking Corporation, Milwaukee, WI, for the provision of underground facility locating services for thCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer submitting Amendment No. 3 to an existing agreement with Precise Underground Marking Corporation, Milwaukee, WI, for the provision of underground facility locating services for the City-owned fiber optic and electrical systems - Contract 20180125 - PS-Underground Facility Locating Services. (Res. 0346-18) Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-30-18: That Amendment No. 3 (Contract 20180125 - PS-Underground Facility Locating Services) with Precise Underground Marking Corporation to provide underground facility locating services for the City-owned fiber optic and electrical systems be approved for a one-year extension (January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019) with a per ticket price of: Prescreens - $11.50 Locates - $14.72 Site Visit/No Conflict - $14.72 Emergency During Business Hours (Clear/No Conflict/Site Visit/Locate) - $24.82 Emergency After Business Hours (Clear/No Conflict/Site Visit/Locate) - $51.12 Projects - $31.03 per hour Fiscal No   Not available Video Video
1134-18 A Communication from the Transit and Parking System Manager requesting authorization for the Mayor and City Clerk to sign the First Amendment to the Urban Mass Transit Assistance - Operating 2018 Program Grant Agreement per Wis. Stats. 85-20 between WisDOTCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Transit and Parking System Manager requesting authorization for the Mayor and City Clerk to sign the First Amendment to the Urban Mass Transit Assistance - Operating 2018 Program Grant Agreement per Wis. Stats. 85-20 between WisDOT and the City of Racine - Contract 20180057. (Res. 0338-18) Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-30-18: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to sign the First Amendment to the Urban Mass Transit Assistance - Operating 2018 Program Grant Agreement per Wis. Stats. 85.20 between WisDOT and the City of Racine - Contract 20180057. Fiscal Note: Revenue of $4,702,856.00.   Not available Video Video
1135-18 A Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20180070, Library - Waterproof Elevator Equipment Room, ProAxis, LLC., contractor. (Res. 0339-18)CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20180070, Library - Waterproof Elevator Equipment Room, ProAxis, LLC., contractor. (Res. 0339-18) Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-30-18: That Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20180070, Library - Waterproof Elevator Equipment Room, ProAxis, LLC., contractor, be approved in the amount of $1,373.10. Further recommends that funding to defray the cost of the change order be appropriated from Org-Object 45055-57200, Library Building Improvements. Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.   Not available Video Video
1103-18 A (Direct Referral) Communication from the Mayor and the City Administrator requesting to meet with the Committee of the Whole in Closed Session to address a matter that, for competitive and bargaining reasons, that, if publicly noticed, would compromise suCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from the Mayor and the City Administrator requesting to meet with the Committee of the Whole in Closed Session pursuant to Wisconsin Statutes section 19.85(1)(e), to address a matter that, for competitive and bargaining reasons, requires a closed session, and that, if publicly noticed, would compromise such competitive and bargaining reasons. Recommendation of the Committee of the Whole on 10-22-2018: the Item be Received and Filed. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Video Video
1154-18 A Committee AppointmentCommunicationSubject: Communication from Mayor Mason nominating appointments to the following committee/board/commission: Appoint Karri Hemmig 1824 Wisconsin Ave, Racine, 53403 to the Board of Ethics for a 6 year term ending April 30, 2024.   Not available 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.   Not available 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.   Not available 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.   Not available 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.   Not available Video Video
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". Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Video Video
Res.0330-18 A Bid Results for Official Notice #15-2018 - Raze and Removal of Three Residential Structures at 1111 West StreetResolutionBid Results for Official Notice #15-2018 - Raze and Removal of Three Residential Structures at 1111 West Street Resolved, that the contract for the raze and removal of three residential structures at 1111 West Street is awarded to SRI, LLC, at its bid price of $27,500.00. Fiscal Note: Funds for these services are available in 22540 52390. The value of the contract is $27,500.00.   Not available Not available
Res.0331-18 A City of Racine Accept Properties from Racine County for RedevelopmentResolutionCity of Racine Accept Properties from Racine County for Redevelopment Resolved, that accepting any, or all of, the listed sixteen properties is approved if obtained by the County via in rem foreclosure and donated to the City of Racine by the Racine County Board of Supervisors. Fiscal Note: The City will ensure all properties while holding title and will pay all property maintenance fees (snow removal, mowing, etc). While in City ownership, the properties will not accrue or pay property taxes. The City will pay all recording fees. No back taxes, liens, or fees may be paid by the City in exchange for the property.   Not available Not available
Res.0332-18 A City of Racine Transfer Properties to Racine Revitalization Partnership for RedevelopmentResolutionCity of Racine Transfer Properties to Racine Revitalization Partnership for Redevelopment Resolved, that permission is granted to the Manager of Housing and Community Development to transfer 1624 Phillips Avenue, 1107 Twelfth Street, 1204 Highland Avenue, and 1516 Owen Avenue to Racine Revitalization Partnership. Fiscal Note: Racine Revitalization Partnership will reimburse the City for the title transfer and recording fees for the properties. No other funds will be owed by the City of Racine to donate the properties.   Not available Not available
Res.0334-18 A Advancing Cities Grant from JPMorgan Chase (Grant #00199)ResolutionAdvancing Cities Grant from JPMorgan Chase (Grant #00199) Resolved, that permission is granted to the Mayor to apply for an Advancing Cities Grant from JPMorgan Chase. (Grant #00199) Fiscal Note: The grant has the potential of generating $1 million per year for a total of $3 million over three years. No City Match on part of the city.   Not available Not available
Res.0335-18 A Reaffirmation of the City's Investment PolicyResolutionReaffirmation of the City's Investment Policy Resolved, that reaffirmation of the Investment Policy as presented with no changes is approved. Fiscal Note: Recurring reaffirmation as required by policy and auditing guidelines.   Not available Not available
Res.0336-18 A Authorized List of Public Depositories for the CityResolutionAuthorized List of Public Depositories for the City Resolved, that the issuance of a resolution listing the following institutions as Public Depositories is approved by the Common Council of the City of Racine: Associated Bank BMO Harris Bank (Bank of Montreal) Community State Bank Hometown Bank, Ltd, Johnson Bank JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, LLC North Shore Bank RBC Wealth Management (A Division of RBC Capital Markets, LLC.) State of Wisconsin Local Government Investment Pool (LGIP) TCF Bank Town Bank (A Wintrust Community Bank) Tri City National Bank US Bank (Depository for Dana Investment Advisors) Fiscal Note: Under Wis Stat 34.05(1) and the City's Investment Policy, the Common Council of the City of Racine shall, by resolution, designate public depositories to be used for the deposit of all public monies received by the City Treasurer.   Not available Not available
Res.0337-18 A Annual Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 10, 2018ResolutionAnnual Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 10, 2018 Resolved, that permission is granted to the Downtown Racine Corporation to close Ontario Street, State Street between Ontario Street and Main Street, Main Street between State Street and Sixth Street, Sixth Street between Main Street and City Hall, on Saturday, November 10, 2018, for the Holiday Parade with the following stipulations: A. A hold harmless agreement be executed and a $75.00 processing fee paid. B. A liability insurance certificate be filed prior to this event. C. Any overtime costs incurred by any City department be charged to the sponsor. D. The sponsor shall notify all abutting property owners 72 hours in advance of this event. E. The sponsor shall pay a $750.00 special event fee. F. If required, sponsor shall be responsible for submitting a Temporary Traffic Control Plan to the Engineering Department for approval, and providing and removing all temporary traffic control devices and detour signs. G. If required, sponsor shall provide a detour plan for the closure of all State connecting highw   Not available Not available
Res.0338-18 A First Amendment to the Urban Mass Transit Assistance - Operating 2018 Program Grant Agreement per Wis. Stats. 85-20 between WisDOT and the City of Racine - Contract 20180057ResolutionFirst Amendment to the Urban Mass Transit Assistance - Operating 2018 Program Grant Agreement per Wis. Stats. 85-20 between WisDOT and the City of Racine - Contract 20180057 Resolved, that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized and directed to sign the First Amendment to the Urban Mass Transit Assistance - Operating 2018 Program Grant Agreement per Wis. Stats. 85.20 between WisDOT and the City of Racine - Contract 20180057. Fiscal Note: Revenue of $4,702,856.00.   Not available Not available
Res.0339-18 A Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20180070 - Library, Waterproof Elevator Equipment RoomResolutionChange Order No. 2 on Contract 20180070 - Library, Waterproof Elevator Equipment Room Resolved, that Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20180070 - Library, Waterproof Elevator Equipment Room, ProAxis, LLC., contractor, is approved in the amount of $1,373.10. Fiscal Note: Funds to defray the cost of the change order be appropriated from Org-Object 45055-57200, Library Building Improvements.   Not available Not available
Res.0340-18 A Final Payment on Contract 20170004 - PS, Parking Ramp Maintenance ProgramResolutionFinal Payment on Contract 20170004 - PS, Parking Ramp Maintenance Program Resolved, that the work done by R.A. Smith, under Contract 201700004 - PS, Parking Ramp Maintenance Program, is accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $51,900.00. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 0029-17 of February 7, 2017.   Not available Not available
Res.0341-18 A Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20180046 - Carpet Replacement Racine LibraryResolutionChange Order No. 2 on Contract 20180046 - Carpet Replacement Racine Library Resolved, that Change Order No. 2 on Contract 20180046 - Carpet Replacement Racine Library, VAK Flooring, contractor, is approved in the amount of $8,640.00. Fiscal Note: Funds to defray the cost of the change order be appropriated from Org-Object 45055-57200, Library Building Improvements.   Not available Not available
Res.0342-18 A Final Payment on Contract 20180046 - Carpet Replacement Racine LibraryResolutionFinal Payment on Contract 20180046 - Carpet Replacement Racine Library Resolved, that the work done by VAK Flooring, under Contract 20180046 - Carpet Replacement at Racine Library, is accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $104,390.00. Final payment to include retainage. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 0173-18 of June 5, 2018.   Not available Not available
Res.0343-18 A 2019 Summary of Lease Agreements for Office SpaceResolution2019 Summary of Lease Agreements for Office Space Resolved, that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized and directed to enter into lease agreements for 2019 for rental of office space in City Hall, City Hall Annex, and the Safety Building at the rental rates as submitted. Fiscal Note: Rental rates will increase in 2019 due to the 2019 Consumer Price Index increasing by 2.9%. These leases will generate a total annual revenue of approximately $123,347.17.   Not available Not available
Res.0344-18 A Amendment No. 1 to Contract 20180006 - PS, 2018 Stormwater Utility Support ServicesResolutionAmendment No. 1 to Contract 20180006 - PS, 2018 Stormwater Utility Support Services Resolved, that Amendment No. 1 to Contract 20180006 - PS, 2018 Stormwater Utility Support Services, AECOM, consultant, as submitted, is approved. Fiscal Note: Amendment No. 1 is in the not-to-exceed amount of $9,500.00, bringing the total contract amount to $59,500.00. Funding for this project is available in Org-Object 60484-52100, PS, Storm Water Utility.   Not available Not available
Res.0345-18 A Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Caledonia for the Three Mile Road ProjectResolutionIntergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Caledonia for the Three Mile Road Project Resolved, that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized and directed to enter into the Intergovernmental Agreement with the Village of Caledonia for the Three Mile Road Project. Fiscal Note: The Village of Caledonia will reimburse the City of Racine the Village’s pro rata share of the construction costs plus 15% for design engineering, contract and construction management services.   Not available Not available
Res.0346-18 A Amendment No. 3 to Contract 20180125 - PS, Underground Facility Locating ServicesResolutionAmendment No. 3 to Contract 20180125 - PS, Underground Facility Locating Services Resolved, that Amendment No. 3 (Contract 20180125 - PS-Underground Facility Locating Services) with Precise Underground Marking Corporation to provide underground facility locating services for the City-owned fiber optic and electrical systems is approved for a one-year extension (January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019) with a per ticket price of: Prescreens - $11.50 Locates - $14.72 Site Visit/No Conflict - $14.72 Emergency During Business Hours (Clear/No Conflict/Site Visit/Locate) - $24.82 Emergency After Business Hours (Clear/No Conflict/Site Visit/Locate) - $51.12 Projects - $31.03 per hour Fiscal Note: Funding to defray the cost of these services is available in Org-Object 14012-52100, Street Lighting-Professional Services.   Not available Not available
Res.0347-18 A Change Order No. 1 on Contract 20170043 - 2017 Sewer Main and Lateral LiningResolutionChange Order No. 1 on Contract 20170043 - 2017 Sewer Main and Lateral Lining Resolved, that Change Order No. 1 on Contract 20170043 - 2017 Sewer and Lateral Lining, Musson Brothers, Inc., contractor, is approved in the deduct amount of ($134,237.50). Fiscal Note: Funding accounts be adjusted by the following amounts: ($ 10,748.32) - Org-Object 22640-57560, Sanitary Sewers ($ 48,696.01) - Org-Object 40101-57560, Sanitary Sewers ($ 74,793.17) - Org-Object 60484-57570, Storm Sewers ($134,237.50) - Total.   Not available Not available
Res.0348-18 A Final Payment on Contract 20170043 - 2017 Sanitary Sewer and Lateral LiningResolutionFinal Payment on Contract 20170043 - 2017 Sanitary Sewer and Lateral Lining Resolved, that the work done by Musson Brothers, Inc., under Contract 20170043 - 2017 Sanitary Sewer and Lateral Lining, is accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $1,600,201.50. Final Payment to include retainage. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 0993-17 of October 26, 2017.   Not available Not available
Res.0349-18 A Final Payment on Contract 20170034 - 2017 CCTV and Manhole InspectionsResolutionFinal Payment on Contract 20170034 - 2017 CCTV and Manhole Inspections Resolved, that the work done by Northern Pipe, Inc., under Contract 20170034 - 2017 CCTV and Manhole Inspections, is accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $218,198.60. Final Payment to include retainage. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 1014-17 of October 26, 2017.   Not available Not available
Res.0333-18 A Amendment to the Wild Root Grant Agreement Allowing the release of $175,000.00 in Approved Grant Funds to Effectuate Closing on 500 Walton AvenueResolutionAmendment to the Wild Root Grant Agreement Allowing the Release of $175,000.00 in Approved Grant Funds to Effectuate Closing on 500 Walton Avenue Resolved, that executing amendments to an approved grant agreement to allow for the release of $175,000.00 in approved grant funds to effectuate the closing on real property at 500 Walton Avenue is approved. Fiscal Note: The $390,000.00 grant is funded through the Intergovernmental Shared Revenue Fund as approved by Resolution 0015-18 of May 1, 2018. $175,000.00 drawdown to be used at property closing with the remaining $215,000.00 to be drawn at closing of private financing by December 31, 2019.   Not available Video Video