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Meeting Name: Common Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/21/2020 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 205
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1367-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Weidner requesting to amend the 2020 budget to include the $30,000 needed to replace the unsalvageable equipment for the public access station. Recommendation of the Committee of the Whole on 12-17-19: That this item be referred to the Finance and Personnel Committee. Recommendation to the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-13-2020: To approve the funding for up to $146,000.00 for Car25 minus the budgeted $29,975.00 for Sony camera updates and to allow for the reintroduction of pricing for additional cameras. Fiscal Note: To be determinedApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1395-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II on behalf of the purchasing agent requesting to purchase two new busses by Gillig.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II., on behalf of the Purchasing Agent requesting to purchase two new Diesel busses from Gillig. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-13-2020: Approve the purchase of two busses from Gillig under State of WI Contract at their price of $435,263.00 per bus. Fiscal Note: This purchase has been budgeted for in prior years and is covered by a 80/20 Federal Transit Grant. Total spent is $870,526 with $696,421 covered by the Federal Grant and $174,105 covered by the City General Obligation Bonds.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1397-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder. Shakoor, II on behalf of the purchasing agent submitting bid results of official notice #24 protective vests-Police Department.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II., on behalf of the Purchasing Agent submitting bid results of Official Notice #24, Protective Vests-Police Department. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-13-2020: That the contract for Official Notice #24- 2019 Protective Vests for the Police Department be awarded to Drellishak & Drellishak, Inc. (DBA - Pro-Tech Sales), at their bid price of $31,050.00 they being the lowest responsive, responsible bidder. Fiscal Note: Funding for this project is available in account 13101 53230 Police - Small Equipment for the amount of $31,050.00.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1398-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder. Shakoor, II on behalf of the purchasing agent submitting bid results of official notice #25 raze 1922 Sixteenth St.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II., on behalf of the Purchasing Agent submitting bid results of Official Notice #25, Raze -1922 Sixteenth St. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-13-2020: That the contract for Official Notice #25-2019 Raze 1922 Sixteenth St. be awarded to Guelig Waste Removal & Demolition LLC, at their bid price of $36,330.00 they being the lowest responsive, responsible bidder. Fiscal Note: Funding for this project is available in account 22560 52390 - Raze Board Remove Buildings for the amount of $36,330.00.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1400-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II., on behalf of Chief Howell, via RPD Training Unit Lt. Wagner, requesting to appear before the F&P Committee to discuss applying for and accepting the Wisconsin Active Threat Integrated Response Conference Grant (#00281). Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-13-2020: That permission be granted to apply and accept the Wisconsin Active Threat Integrated Response Conference Grant (#00281) Fiscal Note: No City Match.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1402-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II on behalf of the Board of Ethics, requesting Ordinance 0030-19 be adopted.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II., on behalf of the Board of Ethics, requesting Ordinance 0030-19 be adopted. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-13-2020: To Adopt Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0027-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II., on behalf of the Purchasing Agent requesting permission to purchase two Odyssey Fareboxes. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-13-2020: Approve the purchase of 2 Odyssey Farebox from Genfare Division of SPX Corporation at their price of $16,416 per Farebox. Fiscal Note: Funding for this project is available in account 60282011 57300 Transit - Equipment for the amount of $32,832.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0029-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II requesting approval of a draft resolution supporting a grant application for $250,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Community Development Investment Grant Program for the construcCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II., requesting approval of a draft resolution supporting a grant application for $250,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Community Development Investment Grant Program for the construction of a boutique hotel at 500 Main Street. The resolution would allow the Mayor and Treasurer to sign the application and receive the grant on behalf of the Main Attraction, LLC. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-13-2020: Approve the draft resolution supporting a grant application for $250,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Community Development Investment Grant Program for the construction of a boutique hotel at 500 Main Street. The resolution would allow the Mayor and Treasurer to sign the application and receive the grant on behalf of the Main Attraction, LLC. Fiscal Note: Grant control number 00282. The $250,000 grant does not require a City match but does require a local resolution of support.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0030-20 A (Direct Referral) Communication from Alderman Shakoor presenting a request on behalf of the fire department requesting to waive formal bidding to acquire two new Ford/Horton Medical Response Units from Foster Coach of Sterling, Illinois.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from Alder Shakoor II., presenting a request on behalf of the fire department requesting to waive formal bidding to acquire two new Ford/Horton Medical Response Units from Foster Coach of Sterling, Illinois. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-13-2020: That the Purchasing Agent be directed to waive formal bidding and negotiate with Foster Coach of Sterling, Illinois for the acquisition of two new medical response units (rescue squad) with funding coming from the 2020 CIP Program. Fiscal Note: Total Spend is anticipated at $407,294 ($203,641 per unit) with $400,000 ($200,000 per unit) CIP funding available in account 45130-57310 and $7,294 ($3,647 per unit) avaiable in account 20115-53200.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0033-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II requesting approval of a Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund loan of up to $450,000 and additional terms and conditions to CCM-Racine AJAX II, LLC and directing Mayor, Clerk and City Staff to executCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II requesting approval of a Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund loan of up to $450,000 and additional terms and conditions to CCM-Racine AJAX II, LLC and directing Mayor, Clerk and City Staff to execute loan documents to facilitate the loan. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 01-13-2020: That the request for approval of a Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund loan of up to $450,000 and additional terms and conditions to CCM-Racine AJAX II, LLC be approved. Further that the Mayor, City Clerk, and City Staff be authorized to execute loan documents to facilitate the loan. Fiscal Note: The Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan will be made from grant proceeds received from the US Environmental Protection Agency not to exceed $450,000. No City funds will be used to transact this loan.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0034-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II on behalf of the Human Resources Manager and City Attorney, requesting to appear before the Finance and Personnel Committee to discuss the City's Stop Loss Insurance coverage for 2020.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II on behalf of the Human Resources Manager and City Attorney, requesting to appear before the Finance and Personnel Committee to discuss the City's Stop Loss Insurance coverage for 2020. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on January 13, 2020: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to enter into an agreement for the City's 2020 Health Insurance Stop Loss Coverage with American Fidelity Assurance Company through the Horton Group. Fiscal Note: Total annual premium for 2020 of $848,931. This is approximately a 2.46% increase from 2019. The amount includes the Water and Wastewater Utilities, but the City portion of the Stop Loss premium will be approximately $760,000 and funds are available in Account # 70312 52130, Stop Loss Premium.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1346-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations, submitting a 5-year proposal for electronic recycling with Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations, submitting a 5-year proposal for electronic recycling with Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-14-20: That the Purchasing Agent be authorized and directed to enter into a five (5) year agreement with Dynamic Lifecycle Innovations for the recycling of electronics, that being in the best interest of the City. Fiscal Note: Funding in the amount of $320,000 is available in 22140 52200, Recycling Contracted Services.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1348-19 A Subject: Communciation sponsored by Alder Tate II, on behalf of Mark Flynn, Littleport Brewing Company, requesting permission to place a sign over City right-of-way at 214 Third Street.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate II, on behalf of Mark Flynn, Littleport Brewing Company, requesting permission to place a sign over City right-of-way at 214 Third Street. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-14-20: That the property owner at 214 Third 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.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1349-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate II, on behalf of Chanthila Khampane and Ted Gast, First Church of Christ, Scientist, requesting permission to place a sign over City right-of-way at 302 Sixth Street.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate II, on behalf of Chanthila Khampane and Ted Gast, First Church of Christ, Scientist, requesting permission to place a sign over City right-of-way at 302 Sixth Street. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-14-20: That the property owner at 302 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.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0006-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate II, requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the (NS) alley bounded by Taylor Avenue to Phillips Avenue; Slauson Avenue to Washington Avenue.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate II, requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the (NS) alley bounded by Taylor Avenue to Phillips Avenue; Slauson Avenue to Washington Avenue. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-14-20: That a preliminary resolution be introduced for the paving of the (NS) alley bounded by Taylor Avenue to Phillips Avenue; Slauson Avenue to Washington Avenue. Fiscal Note: This is an assessable alley project and, therefore, all costs will be paid by the abutting property owners.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0007-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf Jeff Collen, YMCA CEO, requesting to use City right-of-way on Saturday, June 20, 2020, for the 42nd Annual Lighthouse Run.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate ll, on behalf Jeff Collen, YMCA CEO, requesting to use City right-of-way on Saturday, June 20, 2020, for the 42nd Annual Lighthouse Run. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-14-20: Permission be granted to the sponsor of the Lighthouse Run to use certain City streets for the period of 6:00 A.M. to 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, June 20, 2020 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.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0031-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jung on behalf of the Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator requesting to apply for the Partners for Places Grant from the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (Grant Control #00283).CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jung on behalf of the Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator requesting to apply for the Partners for Places Grant from the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (Grant Control #00283). Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-14-20: That approval be granted to apply for the Partners for Places Grant from the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (Grant Control #00283). Fiscal Note: Estimated grant in the amount of $75,000, with local foundation match (no City match).Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0032-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jung on behalf of the Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator requesting to extend existing contracts with UW-Extension and HGA through March 13th, to reflect an extension granted by the Office for Energy InnoCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jung on behalf of the Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator requesting to extend existing contracts with UW-Extension and HGA through March 13th, to reflect an extension granted by the Office for Energy Innovation and the Public Services Commission pertaining to the Energy Innovation Grant Program. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee: That the City would extend the UW Extension Comprehensive Strategic Energy Planning for City of Racine Facilities to March 31, 2020. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0040-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason on behalf of the Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator requesting to apply for the 2020 LEED for Cities & Communities (Grant Control #TBD).CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason on behalf of the Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator requesting to apply for the 2020 LEED for Cities & Communities (Grant Control #00285). Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 1-14-20: That approval be granted to apply for the 2020 LEED for Cities & Communities (Grant Control #00285). Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1403-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a Secondhand Article Dealer's License, Gold Diamond & Design Inc. DBA Gold Diamond & Design, located at 402 Main St., Audrey Langenfeld, Agent. (1st District)CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a Secondhand Article Dealer's License, Gold Diamond & Design Inc. DBA Gold Diamond & Design, located at 402 Main St., Audrey Langenfeld, Agent. (1st District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 01-14-2020: That the application for a Secondhand Article Dealer's License, Gold Diamond & Design Inc. DBA Gold Diamond & Design, located at 402 Main St., Audrey Langenfeld, Agent. (1st District), be Approved. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1405-19 A Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a Secondhand Aritcle and Secondhand Jewelry Dealer's License, Belle City Resale LLC DBA Belle City Resale, located at 3801 Douglas Ave, Traci Mottl, Agent. (15th District)CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a Secondhand Article and Secondhand Jewelry Dealer's License, Belle City Resale LLC DBA Belle City Resale, located at 3801 Douglas Ave, Traci Mottl, Agent. (15th District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 01-14-2020: That the application for a Secondhand Article and Secondhand Jewelry Dealer's License, Belle City Resale LLC DBA Belle City Resale, located at 3801 Douglas Ave, Traci Mottl, Agent. (15th District), be Approved. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1320-19 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication endorsed by Alder Land on behalf of Matthew Brown requesting use of Pershing Park, Pershing Soccer Field, Pershing Boat Launch, North Beach, North Beach Park, and Monument Square for the Racine Lake Fest Offshore SCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication endorsed by Alder Land on behalf of Matthew Brown requesting use of Pershing Park, Pershing Soccer Field, Pershing Boat Launch, North Beach, North Beach Park, and Monument Square for the Racine Lake Fest Offshore Superboat Championship from 8-21-20 to 8-23-20. Recommendation of the Board of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services on 1-8-20: Recommended for approval provided PRCS administration is in agreement with specific location details and that approval is also granted by other impacted departments, boards, commissions, and organizations. Access to Pershing Boat Launch as proposed is recommended for denial. Fiscal Note: Public event rental and permit fees as stated in the 2020 PRCS Fees and Charges schedule apply and are the responsibility of the event coordinator.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0003-20 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication from Amy Cermak of the Racine Yacht Club, sponsored by Alder Land, requesting use of the Pugh, Rooney, and North Beach South parking lots for overnight storage of RV's, campers, and vehicles 8-15-20 to 8-24-20 forCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from Amy Cermak of the Racine Yacht Club, sponsored by Alder Land, requesting use of the Pugh, Rooney, and North Beach South parking lots for overnight storage of RV's, campers, and vehicles 8-15-20 to 8-24-20 for the T-10 North American Championship boat regatta. Recommendation of the Board of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services on 1-8-20: The request be approved. Fiscal Note: Rental and permit fees as listed in the 2020 PRCS Fees and Charges schedule apply and are the responsibility of the renter.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0008-20 A Request from AJ Musiatef of AJ’s Car Sales seeking a conditional use permit to store and sell used automobiles from the western-most building at 2504 Douglas AvenueCommunicationSubject: Request from AJ Musiatef of AJ’s Car Sales seeking a conditional use permit to store and sell used automobiles from the western-most building at 2504 Douglas Avenue (PHDC-20). Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage and Design Commission on 1-8-2020: That the request from AJ Musiatef of AJ's Car Sales seeking a conditional use permit to store and sell used automobiles from the western-most building at 2504 Douglas Avenue be approved subject to conditions. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0009-20 A Request from Ahmed Mostafa seeking a conditional use permit to operate a non-mechanical hand car wash in the rear/ western two bays of an existing garage structure at 3430 Douglas AvenueCommunicationSubject: Request from Ahmed Mostafa seeking a conditional use permit to operate a non-mechanical hand car wash in the rear/ western two bays of an existing garage structure at 3430 Douglas Avenue (PHDC-20). Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 1-8-2020: That based on the findings of fact, the request from Ahmed Mostafa seeking a conditional use permit to operate a non-mechanical hand car wash at the rear/western two bays of an existing garage structure at 3430 Douglas Avenue be approved, subject to conditions a.-i. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1356-19 A Request from Zignego Company seeking a conditional use permit for a contractor yard and shop, to operate a concrete and gravel recycling site with yard and concrete plant at 1917 S. Memorial DriveCommunicationSubject: Request from Zignego Company seeking a conditional use permit for a contractor yard and shop, to operate a concrete and gravel recycling site with yard and concrete plant at 1917 S. Memorial Drive (PC-19). Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 1-8-2020: That based on the required findings of fact, the request from the Zignego Company seeking a conditional use permit for a contractor yard and shop to operate a concrete and gravel recycling site with yard and concrete plant at 1917 S. Memorial Drive be denied. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1357-19 A Request from Michael Bannon and Nicholas Verhaalen, seeking approval of a two lot certified survey map for the property at 1917 S. Memorial DriveCommunicationSubject: Request from Michael Bannon and Nicholas Verhaalen, seeking approval of a two lot certified survey map for the property at 1917 S. Memorial Drive (PC-19). Recommendation of the City Plan Commission on 12-11-19: That the request from Michael Bannon and Nicholas Verhaalen, seeking approval of a two lot certified survey map for the property at 1917 S. Memorial Drive be approved subject to conditions a.-d. Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 1-8-20: That the request from Michael Bannon and Nicholas Verhaalen seeking approval of a two lot certified survey map for the property at 1917 S. Memorial Drive be received and filed. Fiscal Note: N/AApproved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
1401-19 A  CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of the City Attorney submitting resolution 1401-19, in relation to item 1392-19, Memoranda of Understanding with the Racine Police Association and the Staff Officers Association of the Racine Police Department addressing modifications to the 2020 employee health insurance program as it affects the Racine Police Association 2018-2020 collective bargaining agreement and the Staff Officers Association 2018-2020 collective bargaining agreement.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0045-20 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing Mary Pucci to the Community Development Authority.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing Mary Pucci to the Community Development Authority, term expiring April 30, 2022.Approved as PresentedPass Action details Video Video
0046-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of Chief Howell requesting to allocate up to $25,000 from the PD salary line for the Hetland Memorial event in Washington DC.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason, on behalf of Chief Howell requesting to allocate up to $25,000 from the PD salary line for the Hetland Memorial event in Washington DC. Fiscal Note: Amend the 2020 budget to: Decrease #13101 50100-Full Time Salaries by $25,000 Increase #13101 52350-Special Programs/Events by $25,000ApprovedPass Action details Video Video