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Meeting Name: Common Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/3/2020 7:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: City Hall, Room 205
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0076-20 A Subject: Communication on behalf of the Purchasing Agent submitting Bid Results of Official Notice #1-2020 Tree Purchase Recommendation: That the contract for Official Notice #1-2020 Tree Purchase be awarded to the three lowest, responsive, responsibleCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II on behalf of the Purchasing Agent submitting Bid Results of Official Notice #1-2020 Tree Purchase. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 02-24-2020: That the contract for Official Notice #1-2020 Tree Purchase be awarded to the three lowest, responsive, responsible bidders: Chestnut Ridge Nursery Inc., for $44,412.00, McKay for $3,320.00 and Schitchel's Nursery Inc. for $45,046.00. Fiscal Note: Funding for this total project of $92,778.00 is available in account 20049 57110 for $53,000 and account 45050 57110 for $39,778.00.   Not available Video Video
0077-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason on behalf of the Purchasing agent requesting permission to purchase a wheel lift for the BUS. Recommendation of the Purchasing Agent: Approve the purchase of the wheel lift for the BUS from SEFAC at theirCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II on behalf of the Purchasing Agent requesting permission to purchase a wheel lift for the Belle Urban System. Recommendation to the Finance & Personnel Committee on 02-24-2020: To approve the purchase of the wheel lift for the Belle Urban System from SEFAC USA Inc. at their price of $32,421.00. Fiscal Note: Funding for this project is available in account 60282011 57300 Equipment for the amount of $32,421.00.   Not available Video Video
0078-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason on behalf of the Purchasing Agent requesting permission to waive formal bidding and negotiate a new one year contract with Melrose Pyrotechnics for the year 2020. Recommendation of the Purchasing Agent: NCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II on behalf of the Purchasing Agent requesting permission to waive formal bidding and negotiate a new one year contract with Melrose Pyrotechnics for the year 2020. Recommendation to the Finance & Personnel Committee on 02-24-2020: That the Purchasing Agent be instructed to negotiate a new one year contract with Melrose Pyrotechnics for the year 2020. Fiscal Note: The Fireworks show costs $40,000.00 per year. The City pays $40,000.00 with donations in the amount of $22,500.00 offsetting those funds coming from sponsorship and private donations. Funds for this expense area available in account 22860 52200 Contracted Services.   Not available Video Video
0084-20 B Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II, on behalf of the City Attorney's Office, submitting the claim of David K. Popoff for consideration for disallowance.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor II, on behalf of the City Attorney's Office, submitting the claim of David K. Popoff for consideration for disallowance. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 02-24-2020: That the claim of David K. Popoff be disallowed. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Video Video
0085-20 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason on behalf of Chief Howell requesting to apply for and accept the 2020 Beat Patrol Grant.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason on behalf of Chief Howell requesting to accept the remaining funds for the 2019 Beat Patrol Grant for 2020 and 2021. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 02-24-2020:To accept the remaining funds for the 2019 Beat Patrol Grant for 2020 and 2021. Fiscal Note: Based on the Wisconsin Department of Justice total approved annual budget of $161,912.00, each year of the Beat Patrol Grant provides $121,434.00 and requires a minimum of $40,478.00 match (25%) on the part of the City. Match funds have been provided in the 2020 City of Racine Adopted Budget.   Not available Video Video
1145-19 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Levie, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, submitting the revised Street Light Policy.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Levie, on behalf of the Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, submitting the revised Street Light Policy. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 10-08-19: Defer Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 2-25-20: Recommend that the revised Street Light Policy be adopted. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Video Video
1394-19 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones on behalf of John Vassh of VTech Services, LLC requesting permission be granted to access City of Racine property located at 1327 South Main Street for the purpose of performing shoreline protection for six (6) private properties located at 1247 thru 1319 South Main Street. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 2-25-20: That permission be granted to VTech Services, LLC to access the City of Racine property located at 1327 S. Main Street. VTech Services must submit an engineering plan for access and restoration as well as execute a hold harmless agreement and liability insurance to perform the work. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Video Video
0063-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the alley bounded by 13th Street and Wright Avenue; West Lawn Avenue to 15th Street.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the (NS) alley bounded by 13th Street to Wright Avenue; West Lawn Avenue to Cleveland Avenue. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 2-25-20: That a preliminary resolution be introduced for the paving of the (NS) alley bounded by 13th Street to Wright Avenue; West Lawn Avenue to Cleveland Avenue. Fiscal Note: This is an assessable alley project and, therefore, all costs will be paid by the abutting property owners.   Not available Video Video
0083-20 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Alder Tate II, on behalf of Rachel Fischer, Events and Marketing Manager Downtown Racine Corporation, requesting to use City right-of-way on Saturday, March 14, 2020, for the Annual St. Patrick's Day PCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate II, on behalf of Rachel Fischer, Events and Marketing Manager Downtown Racine Corporation, requesting to use City right-of-way on Saturday, March 14, 2020, for the Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 2-25-20: That permission be granted to the Downtown Racine Corporation to close Ontario Street from the CNH parking lot to State Street, State Street from Erie Street to Main Street, Main Street from State Street to 6th Street, and 6th Street from Main Street to Center Street on Saturday, March 14, 2020, from 12:00 to 2:00 P.M., for the St. Patrick's Day Parade and 5K Run/Walk, with 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 Video Video
0115-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate II, on behalf of the Commissioner of Public Works, submitting bid results on contract 20200007 2020 Assessable Streets.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate II, on behalf of the Commissioner of Public Works, submitting bid results on contract 20200007 2020 Assessable Streets and Alleys. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services on 2-25-20: That bids for the Contract 20200007, 2020 Assessable Streets and Alleys, be awarded to A.W. Oaks & Sons, at its bid price of $924,045.20, 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: $ 619,234.00 - Org-Object - 40104-57500, Assessable Paving $ 105,198.30 - Org-Object - 45040-57510, Curb and Gutter Replacement $ 72,170.40 - Org-Object - 45040-57515, Sidewalks $ 50,772.50 - Org-Object - 60484-57570, Storm Sewer $ 76,670.00 - Org-Object - 22640-57560, Sanitary Sewer $ 924,045.20 - Total Fiscal Note: Funds are available as herein delineated.   Not available Video Video
0110-20 A  CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) A communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor for an amendment to a 2017 HOME contract with Racine Revitalization Partnership (RRP) to extend the construction completion date. Recommendation of the CDBG Advisory Board on 2/20/20: That the amendment to the 2017 HOME contract with RRP to extend the construction completion date be approved. Fiscal Note: The total FY 2017 HOME contract budget with RRP for 1418 Washington Avenue will remain $235,957.00   Not available Video Video
0111-20 A  CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) A communication sponsored by Mayor Mason authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a written agreement with the Community Development Authority of the City of Racine consistent with federal regulation for $100,000.00 of CDBG funds for the purpose of administering the CDBG Microenterprise Revolving Loan Fund. Recommendation of the CDBG Advisory Board on 2/20/20: That the authorization of the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a written agreement with the Community Development Authority of the City of Racine for $100,000.00 of CDBG funds for the purpose of administering the CDBG Microenterprise Revolving Loan Fund be approved. Fiscal Note: Sufficient CDBG resources are available to fund this agreement.   Not available Video Video
0112-20 A  CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) A communication sponsored by Mayor Mason for an amendment to a 2019 CDBG contract with the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services - Forestry Division to amend the scope of work for the previously approved activity to permit the purchase of additional trees. Recommendation of the CDBG Advisory Board on 2/20/20: That the amendment to the 2019 CDBG contract with the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services - Forestry Division be approved. Fiscal Note: The total FY 2019 CDBG contract budget will remain $53,000.00.   Not available Video Video
0079-20 A CUP 2911 Durand AvenueConditional Use PermitSubject: Request from Mikaela Ghani and Tanya Wooden of HTC Learning Center LLC, seeking a conditional use permit to operate a Group Daycare Center for children at 2911 Durand Avenue. (PHDC-20) Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 2-12-2020: That the request from Mikaela Ghani and Tanya Wooden of HTC Learning Center LLC for a conditional use permit to operate a group daycare center for children at 2911 Durand Avenue be approved, subject to conditions a. - h. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Video Video
0081-20 A Subject: Consideration of a Resolution adopting a document titled "Downtown Racine Pedestrians, Plaza, and Parking, City of Racine: Downtown Public Realm and Parking Plan, October 2019" as an amendment to the document titled "A Comprehensive Plan for theConditional Use PermitSubject: Consideration of a Resolution adopting a document titled "Downtown Racine Pedestrians, Plaza, and Parking, City of Racine: Downtown Public Realm and Parking Plan, October 2019" as an amendment to the document titled "A Comprehensive Plan for the City of Racine: 2035." Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 2-12-2020: That the resolution adopting a document titled "Downtown Racine Pedestrians, Plaza, and Parking, City of Racine: Downtown Public Realm and Parking Plan, October 2019" as an amendment to the document titled "A Comprehensive Plan for the City of Racine: 2035 be adopted. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Video Video
0082-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Consideration of Ordinance 0001-20 adopting a document titled "Downtown Racine Pedestrians, Plaza, and Parking, City of Racine: Downtown Public Realm and Parking Plan , October 2019" as an amendment to the document titled "A Comprehensive Plan for the City of Racine: 2035". Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 2-12-2020: That the ordinance adopting a document titled "Downtown Racine Pedestrians, Plaza, and Parking, City of Racine: Downtown Public Realm and Parking Plan, October 2019" as an amendment to the document titled "A Comprehensive Plan for the City of Racine: 2035 be adopted. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Video Video
0062-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason presenting the proposed Neighborhood Enhancement Rental Inspection District(s) as set forth in the RENTS ordinance.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason submitting the proposed Neighborhood Stabilization and Enhancement District(s) as set forth in the RENTS ordinance. Recommendation of the Executive Committee on 2-19-2020: Recommend approval of proposed Neighborhood Stabilization and Enhancement District(s) as set forth in the RENTS ordinance. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Video Video
0107-20 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing Thomas Binger to the Police and Fire Commission for a term expiring April 30, 2024.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason appointing Thomas Binger to the Police and Fire Commission for a term expiring April 30, 2024.   Not available Video Video
0120-20 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Alder Jones requesting a preliminary resolution for paving bounded by 18th St on the North and DeKoven Ave on the South; Howe Street on the West and Franklin Street on the East.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Alder Jones requesting a preliminary resolution for paving bounded by 18th St on the North and DeKoven Ave on the South; Howe Street on the West and Franklin Street on the East.   Not available Video Video
0121-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the alley bounded by 17th Street on the North and 18th Street on the South; Park Avenue on the East and Villa Street on the WestCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Alder Jones requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the alley bounded by 17th Street on the North and 18th Street on the South; Park Avenue on the East and Villa Street on the West.   Not available Video Video
0122-20 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Alder Jones requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the alley bounded by 18th Street on the North and DeKoven Avenue of the South; Racine Street on the West and Mead Street on the East.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Alder Jones requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the alley bounded by 18th Street on the North and DeKoven Avenue of the South; Racine Street on the West and Mead Street on the East.   Not available Video Video
0123-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the alley bounded by 18th Street on the North and DeKoven Avenue on the South; Grand Avenue on the West and Villa Street on the East.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Alder Jones requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the alley bounded by 18th Street on the North and DeKoven Avenue on the South; Grand Avenue on the West and Villa Street on the East.   Not available Video Video
0129-20 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the alley bounded by Winslow Street to Maple Street; N. Memorial Drive to Jones Street.CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Alder Shakoor, II requesting a preliminary resolution for paving the alley bounded by Winslow Street to Maple Street; N. Memorial Drive to Jones Street.   Not available Video Video