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Meeting Name: Common Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/30/2019 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 205
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1024-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the employee health insurance plan design.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the employee health insurance plan design. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09-09-2019: Approve the proposed modifications to the employee health insurance plan design as presented. Fiscal Note: The plan design changes as presented would result in a potential savings for 2020 of approximately $3,200,000.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
1025-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the retired employee health insurance program, including retired employee premium share and Medicare Part B reimbursement.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the retired employee health insurance program, including retired employee premium share and Medicare Part B reimbursement. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09-09-2019: Approve the proposed modifications to the retired employee health insurance program as presented. Fiscal Note: To be discussed.AmendedPass Action details Video Video
1025-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the retired employee health insurance program, including retired employee premium share and Medicare Part B reimbursement.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the retired employee health insurance program, including retired employee premium share and Medicare Part B reimbursement. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09-09-2019: Approve the proposed modifications to the retired employee health insurance program as presented. Fiscal Note: To be discussed.Adopted As Amended: Pass Action details Video Video
1026-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the active employee health insurance program, including active employee premium share and the establishment and funding of Health Savings Accounts for active employees.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the active employee health insurance program, including active employee premium share and the establishment and funding of Health Savings Accounts for active employees. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09-09-2019: Approve the proposed modifications to the employee health insurance plan design as presented. Fiscal Note: To be discussed.AmendedPass Action details Video Video
1026-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the active employee health insurance program, including active employee premium share and the establishment and funding of Health Savings Accounts for active employees.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the active employee health insurance program, including active employee premium share and the establishment and funding of Health Savings Accounts for active employees. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09-09-2019: Approve the proposed modifications to the employee health insurance plan design as presented. Fiscal Note: To be discussed.AmendedPass Action details Video Video
1026-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the active employee health insurance program, including active employee premium share and the establishment and funding of Health Savings Accounts for active employees.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the active employee health insurance program, including active employee premium share and the establishment and funding of Health Savings Accounts for active employees. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09-09-2019: Approve the proposed modifications to the employee health insurance plan design as presented. Fiscal Note: To be discussed.AmendedPass Action details Video Video
1026-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the active employee health insurance program, including active employee premium share and the establishment and funding of Health Savings Accounts for active employees.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason proposing modifications to the active employee health insurance program, including active employee premium share and the establishment and funding of Health Savings Accounts for active employees. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09-09-2019: Approve the proposed modifications to the employee health insurance plan design as presented. Fiscal Note: To be discussed.Adopted As Amended: Pass Action details Video Video
1079-19 A PFP Revised ResolutionCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II, requesting to approve the Public Fire Protection Resolution for Cost Recovery Charge Revised Recommendation of the Waterworks Commission on 09-23-19: To Approve Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09-23-2019: To approve; passage of this resolution is necessary for the Public Service Commission to advance Racine's application for Public Fire Protection to be placed as a direct charge on the water bill. Fiscal Note: In 2020, the revenue requirement for the Racine Water Utility is $3.2 million for the Public Fire Protection with $1.8 million coming from City of Racine Water Utility rate payers and $1.4 million coming from non-city rate payersApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0972-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II, on behalf of the City Attorney's Office submitting the claim of Fred and Dana Bell for consideration. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09-23-2019: That the claim of Fred and Dana Bell be disallowed. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0973-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II, on behalf of the City Attorney's Office submitting the claim of Quentin and Shenicka Bolton on behalf of their minor child for consideration. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09-23-2019: That the claim of Quentin and Shenicka Bolton on behalf of their minor child be disallowed. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0980-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II, on behalf of the City Attorney's Office submitting the claim of Kevin Simanek and Bobbye Lucero for consideration.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II, on behalf of the City Attorney's Office submitting the claim of Kevin Simanek and Robbye Lucero for consideration. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 09-23-2019: That the claim of Kevin Simanek and Robbye Lucero be disallowed. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1041-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations, requesting that formal bidding procedures be waived for the upgrade to the Johnson Controls Incorporated (JCI) Metasys Facilities Management System. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 09-24-19: 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, Incorporated (JCI), for $26,040.00, they being the sole source provider of this equipment. Fiscal Note: Funding to defray the cost of these services is available in Org-Object 45040-57200, Metasys System Update.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1042-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of the Downtown Racine Corporation, requesting to use City right-of-way for the annual Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 9, 2019.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of the Downtown Racine Corporation, requesting to use City right-of-way for the annual Holiday Parade on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 09-24-19: 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 9, 2019, for the Holiday Parade 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.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1043-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, requesting approval of the Encroachment Report for State Project ID: 2260-08-00/20, Durand Avenue (STH 11), Kearney Avenue to Sheridan Road (STH 32). Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 09-24-19: That the Encroachment Report for State Project ID: 2260-08-00/20, Durand Avenue (STH 11), Kearney Avenue to Sheridan Road (STH 32), be approved. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1045-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of the Transit and Parking System Manager, requesting authorization for the Mayor and City Clerk to sign a contract for RYDE to provide public transit service to the Racine Unified School District (RUSD) for the 2019-2020 school year after review by the City Attorney. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 09-24-19: The Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to sign a contract for RYDE to provide public transit service to the Racine Unified School District (RUSD) for the 2019-2020 school year after review by the City Attorney. Fiscal Note: There will be $312,588.00 in revenue.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1048-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alders Tate II & Horton, on behalf of the Racine Public Library, requesting the ability to provide free parking, during the library’s normal operating hours, in the library parking lot on Thursdays and Fridays from mid-CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alders Tate II & Horton, on behalf of the Racine Public Library, requesting the ability to provide free parking, during the library’s normal operating hours, in the library parking lot on Thursdays and Fridays from mid-December 2019 through April 10, 2020 to bring the United Way of Racine County’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to the library and to gather data about the effect of free parking on library visits. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 09-24-19: Approve free parking, during the library’s normal operating hours, in the library parking lot on Thursdays and Fridays from mid-December 2019 through April 10, 2020 to bring the United Way of Racine County’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to the library and to gather data about the effect of free parking on library visits. Fiscal Note: There will be a loss of revenue of $240.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1054-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate, II and Alder Perez on behalf of Coming Together Racine to rename Christopher Columbus Causeway to Root River Causeway. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 09-24-19: Recommend that Fourth Street from Lake Avenue to Lookout Point, including the Christopher Columbus Causeway, as adopted by Resolution No. 4999, dated June 4, 1991, be renamed to reference the Root River Causeway. Further recommends that a Resolution be prepared that would notify Racine County of the City modifying their reference from the Christopher Columbus Causeway to the Root River Causeway. Fiscal Note: The cost to the City is $500.00.AmendedPass Action details Video Video
1054-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate, II and Alder Perez on behalf of Coming Together Racine to rename Christopher Columbus Causeway to Root River Causeway. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 09-24-19: Recommend that Fourth Street from Lake Avenue to Lookout Point, including the Christopher Columbus Causeway, as adopted by Resolution No. 4999, dated June 4, 1991, be renamed to reference the Root River Causeway. Further recommends that a Resolution be prepared that would notify Racine County of the City modifying their reference from the Christopher Columbus Causeway to the Root River Causeway. Fiscal Note: The cost to the City is $500.00.Adopted As Amended: Pass Action details Video Video
0985-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe on behalf of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee requesting the appearance of William Vaughn, Agent for Culture Bar & Grill at 433 Main Street. (1st District)CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe on behalf of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee requesting the appearance of William Vaughn, Agent for Culture Bar & Grill at 433 Main Street, for concerns regarding regular operating hours, pursuant to a formal expression of concern and also requesting consideration of rescinding the formal expression of concern. (1st District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 09-10-19: That the appearance of William Vaughn, Agent for Culture Bar & Grill at 433 Main Street, for concerns regarding regular operating hours, be Deferred, pursuant to a formal expression of concern and also requesting consideration of rescinding the formal expression of concern. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 09-24-19: That the appearance of William Vaughn, Agent for Culture Bar & Grill at 433 Main Street, for concerns regarding regular operating hours, be referred to the City Attorney's Office. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1108-19 A Request from Veterans of America Motorcycle Club Charities, seeking a conditional use permit to operate a meeting hall and office, classified as a class 1 non-commercial type use on the first floor of an existing building at 1600 Douglas AvenueCommunicationSubject: Request from Veterans of America Motorcycle Club Charities, seeking a conditional use permit to operate a meeting hall and office, classified as a class 1 non-commercial type use on the first floor of an existing building at 1600 Douglas Avenue. (PC-19). Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 09-25-19: That the request from the Veterans of America Motorcycle Club Charities seeking a conditional use permit to operate a meeting hall and office, classified as a class 1 non-commercial type use on the first floor of an existing building at 1600 Douglas Avenue be approved subject to conditions a.- g. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1109-19 A Request from Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin (VOW), seeking a major amendment to an existing conditional use permit to a transitional living facility, as authorized by Common Council Resolution No. Res.0386-16 to allow for the relocation of a veterans foodCommunicationSubject: Request from Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin (VOW) seeking a major amendment to an existing conditional use permit to a transitional living facility, as authorized by Common Council Resolution No. Res. 0386-16 to allow for the relocation of a veterans food pantry, offices, and storage to an existing building at 1609 Yout Street. (PC-19) Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 09-25-19: That the request from Veterans Outreach of Wisconsin (VOW) seeking a major amendment to an existing conditional use permit to a transitional living facility, as authorized by Common Council Resolution No. 0386-19 to allow for the relocation of a veterans food pantry, offices, and storage to an existing building at 1609 Yout Street be approved, subject to conditions a. - h. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1110-19 A Request from Marjorie Bruno of Bellissimo Tu Salon and Spa, seeking a conditional use permit to operate a salon and spa, classified as a Barbershop, as allowed by Sec. 114-328 of the Municipal Code, in an existing building at 3624 Washington AvenueCommunicationSubject: Request from Marjorie Bruno of Bellissimo Tu Salon and Spa, seeking a conditional use permit to operate a salon and spa, classified as a Barbershop, as allowed by Sec. 114-328 of the Municipal Code, in an existing building at 3624 Washington Avenue (PC-19). Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 09-25-19: That the request from Marjorie Bruno of Bellissimo Tu Salon and Spa seeking a conditional use permit to operate a salon and spa, classified as a barbershop, as allowed by Sec. 114-328 of Municipal code, in an existing building at 3624 Washington Avenue be approved, subject to conditions a.-g. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1082-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Consideration of a resolution designating the proposed boundaries and approving a project plan for the creation of Tax Incremental District No. 22, City of Racine, Wisconsin. Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 09-16-19: That the resolution designating the proposed boundaries and approving a project plan for the creation Tax Incremental District No. 22., City of Racine, Wisconsin, be adopted. Fiscal Note: TID No. 22 is expected to generate $20,656,360 of incremental revenue to fund 75 percent ($14,742,270) housing rehab projects and 25 percent ($4,914,090) of public infrastructure projects as well as administrative costs of $1,000,000.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
1083-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Consideration of a resolution designating the proposed boundaries and approving a project plan for the creation of Tax Incremental District No. 23, City of Racine, Wisconsin. Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 09-16-19: That the resolution designating the proposed boundaries and approving a project plan for the creation of Tax Incremental District No. 23., City of Racine, Wisconsin, be adopted. Fiscal Note: Tax Incremental District No. 23 is expected to generate $6,618,101 of incremental revenue which would fund 75 percent ($4,476,783) residential homeowner rehab projects, 25 percent ($1,492,261) public infrastructure projects, and administrative costs of $649,058.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
1099-19 A  CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of the Transit and Parking System Manager, requesting authorization for the Mayor and City Clerk to sign the Grant agreement between the State of Wisconsin, Department of Administration, Division of Enterprise Operations Volkswagen Mitigation Transit Capital Assistance Grant Program and City of Racine for the purchase of six battery electric buses and associated charging equipment (Grant Control 00261).Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1125-19 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing the following: Dasheika Kidd to the Affirmative Action and Human Rights Commission for a term expiring on April 30th, 2021CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing the following: Dasheika Kidd to the Affirmative Action and Human Rights Commission for a term expiring on April 30th, 2021 Mario Martinez to the Board of Zoning Appeals for a term expiring on April 30th, 2022 Alder Jung to the Board of Zoning Appeals for a term expiring on April 30th, 2020 Alder Meekma to the Board of Zoning appeals as an Alternate for a term expiring on April 30th, 2021 Marvin Austin to the Board of Zoning appeals for a term expiring on April 30th, 2020 Mayor Mason to the Board of Zoning appeals as an Alternate for a term expiring on April 30th, 2020 Chelsea Powell to the Transit Commission for a term expiring on April 30th, 2022Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1126-19 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing John Rooney as the Commissioner of Public Works.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing John Rooney as the Commissioner of Public Works.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video
1127-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing Jerry Franke as Interim City Development Director.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing Jerry Franke as Interim City Development Director.ApprovedPass Action details Video Video