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Meeting Name: Common Council Agenda status: Draft
Meeting date/time: 7/16/2019 7:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 205
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0744-19 A Subject: Communication from Ald. Shakoor asking that the City Attorney be authorized to represent an employee in the case of Masharaya Bostick et al v. City of Racine et al, Racine County Circuit Court Case No. 19CV1214.CommunicationSubject: Communication from Alder Shakoor II. on behalf of the City Attorney requesting to be authorized to represent an employee in the case of Masharaya Bostick et al v. City of Racine et al, Racine County Circuit Court Case No. 19CV1214. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on July 8, 2019: That the City Attorney's Office be authorized to represent an employee in the case of Masharaya Bostick et al v. City of Racine et al, Racine County Circuit Court Case No. 19CV1214. Fiscal Note: The City Attorney's Office will represent employees and official in-house. There will be no additional cost of defense.   Not available Not available
0745-19 A Subject: Communication from Alder Lemke requesting permission to accept Grant funds from the USDA, Forest Service in the amount of $144,758. The funds will be used to enhance tree canopy and native plant communities at North Beach, remove invasive speciesCommunicationSubject: Communication from Alder Lemke requesting permission to accept Grant funds from the USDA, Forest Service in the amount of $144,758. The funds will be used to enhance tree canopy and native plant communities at North Beach, remove invasive species, and conduct monitoring and site maintenance activities at both North Beach and Samuel Myers Park. This program requires an in-kind match of 20%. The Grant period is April 30, 2019 - May 1, 2021 (Grant Control number 00222). Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on July 8, 2019: That permission be granted to accept Grant funds from the USDA, Forest Service in the amount of $144,758. Fiscal Note: Funds in the amount of $144,758 from the USDA, Forest Service.This program requires an in-kind match of 20%. The grant period is April 30,2019 - May 1, 2021 (Grant Control number 00222).   Not available Not available
0756-19 A Subject: Communication from Alder Lemke requesting permission to enter into a contract agreement with, and accept funding in the amount of $28,500 from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The purpose of the contract is to implement the 2019 WisCommunicationSubject: Communication from Alder Lemke requesting permission to enter into a contract agreement with, and accept funding in the amount of $28,500 from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The purpose of the contract is to implement the 2019 Wisconsin Beach Monitoring Program in Racine, Kenosha, and Southern Milwaukee Counties (Grant Control number 00245). Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on July 8, 2019: That permission be granted to enter into a contract agreement with, and accept funding in the amount of $28,500 from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. Fiscal Note: Funds in the amount of $28,500 from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The purpose of the contract is to implement the 2019 Wisconsin Beach Monitoring Program in Racine, Kenosha and Southern Milwaukee Counties (Grant Control number 00245).   Not available Not available
0790-19 A Subject: Communication from Alder Shakoor, II submitting bid results for official notice #9, Horlick Concrete Curb.CommunicationSubject: Communication from Alder Shakoor II. on behalf of the Purchasing Agent submitting bid results for Official Notice #9, Horlick Concrete Curb. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on July 8, 2019: That the contract for Official Notice#9-2019, Concrete Curb Installation-Horlick Athletic Field Baseball Diamond, be awarded to Tiger Restoration Tuck-Pointing, LLC. at their bid price of $40,368.90; they being the lowest responsive, responsible bidder. Fiscal Note: Funding for this project is available in account 45050-57110, Parks Land Improvements.   Not available Not available
0791-19 A Subject: Communication from Alder Shakoor, II submitting bid results for official notice #11, Horlick Fence Removal and Replacement.CommunicationSubject: Communication from Alder Shakoor II. on behalf of the Purchasing Agent submitting bid results for Official Notice #11, Horlick Fence Removal and Replacement. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on July 8, 2019: That the contract for Official Notice#11-2019, Fence Removal and Replacement-Horlick Athletic Field Baseball Diamond, be awarded to Statewide Fencing at their bid price of $29,895.00; they being the lowest responsive, responsible bidder. Fiscal Note: Funding for this project is available in account 45050-57110, Parks Land Improvements.   Not available Not available
0793-19 A Subject: Communication from Alder Shakoor, II submitting bid results for official notice #13, Community Center Janitorial Services.CommunicationSubject: Communication from Alder Shakoor II. on behalf of the Purchasing Agent submitting bid results for Official Notice #13, Community Center Janitorial Services. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on July 8, 2019: That the contract for Official Notice #13-2019, Community Center Janitorial Services, be awarded to Kristiansen Enterprises, Inc. (Cleanco) at their bid price of $123,361.68; they being the lowest responsible bidder. Fiscal Note: Funding for this project is available in various Community Center Contacted Services accounts as provided in the 2019 General Fund Operating Budget.   Not available Not available
0801-19 A Subject: Communication endorsed by Mayor Mason on behalf of the Police Chief requesting a transfer of funds for counseling services.CommunicationSubject: Communication from Mayor Mason and Alder Shakoor II. on behalf of the Police Chief requesting a transfer of funds for counseling services. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on July 8, 2019: That $40,000 be transfered from account 13101-50100, Police Salaries, to account 13101-52100, Police Professional Services, to fund PEER Support Services for the remainder of 2019. Further recommend that funding for these services in 2020 be addressed in the standard budgeting process Fiscal Note: There are sufficient funds available for the transfer.   Not available Not available
Ord.0019-19 A Ordinance 0019-19 - Ch. 66 Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Change EffortsOrdinanceOrdinance 0019-19 - Ch. 66 Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Change Efforts Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on July 8, 2019: That Ordinance 0019-19 to create Code of the City of Racine, Wisconsin be approved as amended, with the word "minority" deleted. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0716-19 A Subject: Communication endorsed by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of Public Works, to submit Final Payments. Contract 20180126, Lockwood Park Service Fence, Century Security Fence Company, contractor. Contract 20180090, Park Service Center Tuckpointing,CommunicationSubject: Communication endorsed by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of Public Works, to submit Final Payments. Contract 20180126, Lockwood Park Service Fence, Century Security Fence Company, contractor. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 07-09-19: That the work done by Century Security Fence Company, under Contract 20180126, Lockwood Park Service Fence, be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $31,302.00. Final Payment to include retainage. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 1241-18, dated January 15, 2019. Contract 20180090, Park Service Center Tuckpointing, Advanced Restoration, Inc., contractor. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 07-09-19: That the work done by Advanced Restoration, Inc., under Contract 20180090, Park Service Center Tuckpointing, be accepted and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $52,260.00. Final Payment to include retainage. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 0284-18, dated September 18, 2018. Contract 20170015, PS-201   Not available Not available
0723-19 A Subject: Communication endorsed by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, requesting approval of the Transportation Project Plat and acquisition of property for State Project ID: 2260-08-20, Durand Avenue (STCommunicationSubject: Communication endorsed by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, requesting approval of the Transportation Project Plat and acquisition of property for State Project ID: 2260-08-20, Durand Avenue (STH 11) - Kearney Avenue to Sheridan Road (STH 32). Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 07-09-19: That approval be granted for the Transportation Plat and acquisition of property for State Project ID: 2260-08-20, Durand Avenue (STH 11) - Kearney Avenue to Sheridan Road (STH 32). Fiscal Note: Funding for the fees and acquisition of the temporary limited easements is available in Org-Object 45040-57500, Durand-Kearney to Sheridan.   Not available Not available
0725-19 A Communication endorsed by Alder Tate II, on behalf of the Public Works and Services Committee, submitting the final resolution for the following: Portland Cement Concrete Paving Library Drive - Cul-De-Sac to SixthCommunicationSubject: Communication endorsed by Alder Tate II, on behalf of the Public Works and Services Committee, submitting the final resolution for the following: Portland Cement Concrete Paving Library Drive - Cul-De-Sac to Sixth Street Alley - High Street to St Patrick Street; Summit Avenue to Carlisle Avenue Alley - Lathrop Avenue to Monroe Avenue; Washington Avenue to Thirteenth Street Alley - (East N/S) Romayne Avenue to Layard Avenue; Geneva Street to LaSalle Street Alley - (E/W) Romayne Avenue to Layard Avenue; Geneva Street to LaSalle Street Alley - (West N/S) Romayne Avenue to Layard Avenue; Geneva Street to LaSalle Street Howland Avenue - Roe Avenue to W. Sixth Street Lake Avenue - Twelfth Street to Eleventh Street Bituminous Concrete Paving Library Drive - Cul-De-Sac to Sixth Street Howland Avenue - Roe Avenue to W. Sixth Street Lake Avenue - Twelfth Street to Eleventh Street Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 06-11-19: To refer the final resolution back to the Public Works and Services Committee for final   Not available Not available
0728-19 A Subject: Communication endorsed by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of Public Works, submitting bid results for Contract 20190065, Graceland Cemetery Asphalt.CommunicationSubject: Communication endorsed by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of Public Works, submitting bid results for Contract 20190065, Graceland Cemetery Asphalt. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 07-09-19: That bids for Contract 20190065, Graceland Cemetery Asphalt, be awarded to Asphalt Contractors, Inc., at its bid price of $101,960.25, plus Alt. 1 bid of $34,650.00, for a total bid amount of $136,610.25, it being the lowest responsible bidder. Further recommends that funds to defray the cost of this Parks Department project be appropriated from Org-Object 45050-57110, Parks-Land Improvements. Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.   Not available Not available
0729-19 A Subject: Communication endorsed by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of Public Works, submitting bid results for Contract 20190004, Lake View Park Green Alley.CommunicationSubject: Communication endorsed by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of Public Works, submitting bid results for Contract 20190004, Lake View Park Green Alley. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 07-09-19: That bids for Contract 20190004, Lake View Park Green Alley, be awarded to LaLonde Contractors, Inc., at its bid price of $164,212.10, it being the lowest responsible bidder. Further recommends that funds to defray the cost of this Public Works Department project be appropriated from the below Org-Objects: $ 40,000.00 - DNR Urban Nonpoint Source & Storm Water Constr Grant $ 50,316.62 - Org-Object 60484-57570, Storm Sewers $ 1,576.00 - Org-Object 22640-57560, Sanitary Sewers $ 6,750.00 - Org-Object 45040-57530, DPW-Traffic Control $ 65,569.48 - Org-Object 45050-57110, Parks-Land Improvement $164,212.10 - Total Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.   Not available Not available
0740-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication endorsed by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of Paul Maheras, requesting permission to place a sign over City right-of-way at 220 Sixth Street. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 07-09-19: That the property owner at 220 Sixth Street is granted permission to install a stationary projecting sign, as requested, with the stipulation that a hold harmless agreement be executed and a $150.00 processing fee paid, in accordance with State Statute 66.0425, Privileges in Streets. Fiscal Note: There will be no cost to the City of Racine.   Not available Not available
0741-19 B Subject: Communication from Alder Tate ll, on behalf of The Nash Bar & Restaurant and Porcaro Indian Motorcycle of Racine, requesting permission to close Park Avenue, from Water Street to Sixth Street, on August 2, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., andCommunicationSubject: Communication endorsed by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of The Nash Bar & Restaurant and Porcaro Indian Motorcycle of Racine, requesting permission to close Park Avenue, from Water Street to Sixth Street, on August 2, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., and on August 3, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., for the 2nd Annual Motorcycle Rally, “2019 Legends Rally”, to benefit Veterans Outreach Wisconsin. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 07-09-19: That Porcaro Classic Motors, Inc., be granted permission to close Park Avenue from Water Street to Sixth Street, on August 2, 2019, from 2:00 P.M. to 11:00 p.m., and on August 3, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., for the 2nd Annual Motorcycle Rally, “2019 Legends Rally”, to benefit Veterans Outreach Wisconsin, per the attached stipulations. Fiscal Note: There will be nominal costs to various City departments, on a regular shift basis, to assist in implementing this event.   Not available Not available
0746-19 A Subject: Communication from Alder Land and Alder Meekme requesting a resolution supporting the “Zero Waste Initiative” And Committing to Responsible and Sustainable Solid Waste Management Planning and Practices.CommunicationSubject: Communication from Alder Land and Alder Meekma requesting a resolution supporting the “Zero Waste Initiative” And Committing to Responsible and Sustainable Solid Waste Management Planning and Practices. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 07-09-19: Approve a resolution supporting the “Zero Waste Initiative” And Committing to Responsible and Sustainable Solid Waste Management Planning and Practices, with amending Line #9 of the resolution to read: WHEREAS, with the shared understanding that local government, inspired by community involvement, is ultimately responsible for leading by example and establishing policies and criteria needed to eliminate waste, so that residents, manufacturers, and businesses produce and sell materials that can be safely reused, recycled or composted; and, Fiscal Note: The implementation of more environmentally sustainable solid waste management practices should in no way have a negative impact on the City’s budget, and, instead will likely decrease the long term costs associated with collecting and disposing of solid   Not available Not available
0753-19 A Communication endorsed by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, submitting Amendment No. 1 to Contract 20190007 - PS-2019 Storm Water Utility Support Services, AECOM, consultant.CommunicationSubject: Communication endorsed by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, submitting Amendment No. 1 to Contract 20190007 - PS-2019 Storm Water Utility Support Services, AECOM, consultant. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 07-09-19: That Amendment No. 1 to Contract 20190007, PS - 2019 Storm Water Utility Support Services, AECOM, consultant, as submitted, be approved. Fiscal Note: Amendment No. 1 is in the not-to-exceed amount of $20,000.00. Funding to defray the cost of this amendment be appropriated from Org-Object 60484-52100, PS-Storm Water Utility.   Not available Not available
0778-19 A Communication endorsed by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of RAMAC, submitting the request to close 5th Street between Wisconsin Avenue and College Avenue, for a member summer block party on August 15, 2019 (rain date of August 22, 2019), from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of RAMAC, submitting the request to close 5th Street between Wisconsin Avenue and College Avenue, for a member summer block party on August 15, 2019 (rain date of August 22, 2019), from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 07-09-19: That permission be granted to RAMAC to close 5th Street between Wisconsin Avenue and College Avenue, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., on August 15, 2019, (rain date August 22, 2019) for a member summer block party, per the attached stipulations. Fiscal Note: There will be nominal costs to the various City departments, on a regular shift basis, to assist in implementing this event.   Not available Not available
0788-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication endorsed by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of Public Works, submitting Change Order No. 1 to Contract 20190027, 2019 Concrete Reconstruct (RW), A.W. Oakes & Son, Inc., contractor. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 07-09-19: That Change Order No. 1 on Contract 20190027, 2019 Concrete Reconstruct (RW), A.W. Oakes & Son, Inc., contractor, be approved in the deduct amount of ($128,850.00). Further recommends that Org-Object 22640-57560, Sanitary Sewers, be adjusted by ($128,850.00). Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.   Not available Not available
0795-19 A Subject: Communication from Mayor Mason requesting approval to apply for the Great Lakes Emerging Champions Mini-Grant Program Request for Proposals, Green Infrastructure Champions (Grant Control 00255).CommunicationSubject: Communication from Mayor Mason requesting approval to apply for the Great Lakes Emerging Champions Mini-Grant Program Request for Proposals, Green Infrastructure Champions (Grant Control 00255). Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 07-09-19: That approval be granted to apply for the Great Lakes Emerging Champions Mini-Grant Program Request for Proposals, Green Infrastructure Champions (Grant Control 00255). Fiscal Note: Maximum $15,000, no City match required.   Not available Not available
0760-19 A Subject: Communication from Alder Coe application for a Class "A" Fermented Malt Beverage Fine Fare Food INC, DBA: Fine Fare Food, located at 1819 Durand Ave, Harinder Kaur, Agent. (10th District).CommunicationSubject: Communication from Alder Coe application for a Class "A" Fermented Malt Beverage Fine Fare Food INC, DBA: Fine Fare Food, located at 1819 Durand Ave, Harinder Kaur, Agent. (10th District). Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 07-09-19: That an application for a Class "A" Fermented Malt Beverage Fine FAre Food INC, be approved. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0767-19 A Subject: Communication from Alder Coe submitting an application for a Sidewalk Café w/ Alcohol for DAAA, Corp. DBA The Egg Plant Cafe & Catering, located at 240 B Main Street, Aaron Morris, Agent. (1st District)CommunicationSubject: Communication from Alder Coe submitting an application for a Sidewalk Cafe w/ Alcohol for DAAA, Corp. DBA The Egg Plant Cafe & Catering, located at 240 B Main Street, Aaron Morris, Agent. (1st District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 07-09-19: That an application for a Sidewalk Cafe w/ Alcohol for DAAA, Corp. DBA The Egg Plant Cafe & Catering be approved. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0776-19 A Subject: Communication from Alder Coe submitting an application for a Class "B" Retail Fermented Malt Beverage License for Smok'd on the Lake, LLC DBA Smok'd on the Water, located at 3 Fifth Street, Caleb Robinson, Agent. (1st District)CommunicationSubject: Communication from Alder Coe submitting an application for a Class "B" Retail Fermented Malt Beverage License for Smok'd on the Lake, LLC DBA Smok'd on the Water, located at 3 Fifth Street, Caleb Robinson, Agent. (1st District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 07-09-19: That an application for a Class "B" Retail Fermented Mail Beverage License for Smok'd on the Lake, LLC DBA Smok'd on the Water be approved. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0782-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication from Alder Coe on behalf of Chief Howell is requesting approval of the attached Agreement between RPD and Racine Christian School. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 07-09-19: That the attached agreement between RPD and Racine Christian School be approved. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
Ord.0017-19 A Ordinance 0017- 19 - Ch. 22 Licensing of Hotels and MotelsOrdinanceOrdinance 0017- 19 - Ch. 22 Licensing of Hotels and Motels Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 07-09-19: The the Ordinance 0017-19 - Ch. 22 Licensing of Hotels and Motels be approved. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0763-19 A (Direct Referral) Request by Tara Campbell of Faith Builders of Deliverance Holiness Church seeking a conditional use permit to operate a religious institution at 1913 Taylor AvenueCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Request by Tara Campbell of Faith Builders of Deliverance Holiness Church seeking a conditional use permit to operate a religious institution at 1913 Taylor Avenue (PC-19). Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 06-26-19: That based on the required findings of fact, the request by Tara Campbell of Faith Builders of Deliverance Holiness Church seeking a conditional use permit to operate a religious institution at 1913 Taylor Avenue be approved, subject to conditions A. - J as attached. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0835-19 A  CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason requesting funds for emergency storm clean up. Fiscal Note: Funds not to exceed $55,500 designated as attached.   Not available Not available
0743-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason requesting the City Attorney meet with the Executive Committee pursuant to Wisconsin Statute section 19.85(1)(g) concerning a litigation in which the City is currently involved, specifically Endel Williams vCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason requesting the City Attorney meet with the Executive Committee pursuant to Wisconsin Statute section 19.85(1)(g) concerning a litigation in which the City is currently involved, specifically Endel Williams v City of Racine, US District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin, Case No. 18 CV 1232-JPS. Staff Recommendation to the Executive Committee on 07-16-2019: Approve the negotiated settlement agreement. Fiscal Note: To be discussed.   Not available Not available
0699-19 A Public Fire Protection ResolutionCommunicationSubject: Communication from Mayor Mason requesting a Public Fire Protection Resolution for Cost Recovery Charge. Recommendation of the Waterworks Commission on 6-25-19: Approve Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on July 8, 2019: To approve a Public Fire Protection Resolution moving the Cost Recovery Charge from City of Racine property tax bills to the City of Racine water bills. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0706-19 A Caledonia Wholesale Water Agrmt Amend. No. 1CommunicationSubject: Communication from Alder Taft submitting Amendment No. 2 to the Caledonia Wholesale Water Agreement. Recommendation of the Waterworks Commission on 6-25-19: Approve Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on July 8, 2019: That Amendent No. 2 to the Caledonia Wholesale Water Agreement be approved. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0738-19 A Amend.-Ashley Ent. Developer's AgreementCommunicationSubject: Communication from Alder Taft submitting Amendment No. 1 to Developer's Agreement for Ashley Enterprise, LLC for Enterprise Business Park 4, LLC. in the Village of Sturtevant. Recommendation of the Waterworks Commission on 6-25-19: Approve Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on July 8, 2019: That Amendment No. 1 to Developer's Agreement for Ashley Enterprise, LLC for Enterprise Business Park 4, LLC. in the Village of Sturtevant be approved. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available