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Meeting Name: Common Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/6/2020 7:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtually
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0698-20 A Subject: Mental Health Awareness MonthCommunicationSubject: Mental Health Awareness Month   Not available Not available
0699-20 A Subject: Red Apply National Blue Ribbon AwardCommunicationSubject: Red Apply National Blue Ribbon Award   Not available Not available
0700-20 A Subject: Hispanic Heritage MonthCommunicationSubject: Hispanic Heritage Month   Not available Not available
0574-20 A Subject: Request for the General Manager of the Water Utility to be named the authorized representative for Private Lead Service Line (LSL) Replacement Program ApplicationCommunicationSubject: Request for the General Manager of the Water Utility to be named the authorized representative for Private Lead Service Line (LSL) Replacement Program Application Recommendation of the Waterworks Commission on 09/15/20: Approve Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-21-2020: To approve. Fiscal Note: The Financial Assistance Agreement FAA will make available approximately $400,000 in a principal forgiveness loan for lead service lateral replacements.   Not available Not available
0606-20 A Subject: Communication from the General Manager requesting permission for the City of Racine to sign certain permit applications and documents pertaining to City owned lands known as PIN 151032321010010CommunicationSubject: Communication from the General Manager requesting permission for the City of Racine to sign certain permit applications and documents pertaining to City owned lands known as PIN 151032321010010 Recommendation: Approve Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-21-2020: Authorize the Mayor, on behalf of the City of Racine, to enter into a mutually agreeable access agreement with CNH to allow to enter the City's property adjacent to CNH's property south of the Wastewater Treatment Plant for the purposes of environmental assessment and remediation activities, authorize the Mayor to sign a Stormwater Permit Application as to the City's property adjacent to CNH's property south of the Wastewater Treatment Plant and designate the Mayor as the City official for CNH's Chapter NR 718 application for contaminated soils removed from the City's bluff property for placement on the CNH property. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0608-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft on behalf of the Purchasing Agent requesting permission to purchase two Fast-Fare Revolutionary Fareboxes. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-21-2020: To approve the purchase of two Fast-Fare Revolutionary Fareboxes from Genfare Division of SPX Corporation, at their price of $16,692.56 per Farebox. Fiscal Note: Funding for this project is available in account 60282011 57310 82004 Transit - Equipment Vehicles.   Not available Not available
0609-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft on behalf of the Purchasing Agent submitting Bid Results of Official Notice #8 2020 Janitorial Services - Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-21-2020: To approve the two year contract for Official Notice #8-2020 Janitorial Services - Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services be awarded to Cleanco Racine Inc., at their bid price of $283,835.91 they being the lowest responsive, responsible bidder. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 10-12-2020: To approve the two year contract for Official Notice #8-2020 Janitorial Services - Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services be awarded to Cleanco Racine Inc., at their bid price of $283,835.91 they being the lowest responsive responsible bidder. Fiscal Note: Funding for this project is available in accounts 1500214 52200 Chvz - Contracted Services 1500215 52200 Hmnl - Contracted Services 1500216 52200 King - Contracted Services    Not available Not available
0610-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft on behalf of the Purchasing Agent submitting Bid Results of Official Notice #7-2020 Janitorial Services - Building Complex. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-21-2020: To approve the two year contract for Official Notice #7-2020 Janitorial Services - Building Complex be awarded to Cleanco Racine Inc., at their bid price of $303,225.00 they being the lowest responsive, responsible bidder. Fiscal Note: Funding for this project is available in accounts 70240 52200 Contracted Services and 70040 52200 Contracted Services.   Not available Not available
0611-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Lemke requesting permission for the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a Contract Agreement and to accept additional funding in the amount of $86,101.00 from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health for Bioterrorism Preparedness. The funds will be used to enhance Wisconsin's ability to rapidly mobilize, surge, and respond to public health emergencies identified by CDC. (Grant control numbers 00275 - BioTerrorism Preparedness/CRI (City Readiness Initiative) $23,704. 00276 - Bioterrorism Focus Planning (PHEP) $62,397) Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-21-2020: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to enter into a contract agreement and accept additional funding in the amount of $86,101.00 from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health for Bioterrorism Preparedness. Fiscal Note: No City Match is required.   Not available Not available
0618-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Attorney’s Office, submitting the claim of Allen Mierisch for consideration for disallowance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-21-2020: That the claim of Allen Mierisch be disallowed. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0619-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft on behalf of the City Attorney's office,submitting the claim of Gregory Nielson for consideration for disallowance. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-21-2020: That the claim of Gregory Nielson be disallowed. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0620-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication requesting approval of a draft resolution supporting a grant application for $250,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Community Development Investment (WEDC CDI) Grant Program for J. Jeffers & Co. for the redevelopment of the former Horlick-Haban property at 2200 Northwestern Avenue. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-21-2020: That the draft resolution be approved and a final resolution adopted supporting a grant application for $250,000 from the WEDC CDI Grant Program for the redevelopment of the former Horlick-Haban property at 2200 Northwestern Avenue. The resolution would allow the Mayor and City Clerk/Treasurer, or their designee, to sign the grant application and receive the grant on behalf of J. Jeffers & Co. Fiscal Note: The grant control number is 00340. The grant does not require a local match, but does require a local resolution of support.   Not available Not available
0646-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft presenting a request on behalf of the Assessor’s Office to acquire a Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal (CAMA) software. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-21-2020: To approve the purchase of the Computer assisted Mass Appraisal Software, direct the Purchasing Agent to negotiate with Assessment Technologies for the acquisition of Market Drive CAMA Software, and to authorize the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with Assessment Technologies for the purchase of Computer Assisted Mass Appraisal Software (CAMA). Fiscal Note: Funds for this expenditure are available in 2021 Capital Plan, however, due to timing concerns that full implementation of the software must be complete by October 1, 2021, we would like to ask to enter into a contract in the last quarter of 2020 so that work can begin right after the budget is passed in November of 2020. Payments will not be made to the vendor until after the 2021 budget is passed.   Not available Not available
0648-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Clerk requesting to purchase and sole source COVID-19 polling station barriers from Mashak Engineering Solutions.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Clerk requesting to purchase and sole source COVID-19 polling station barriers from Mashak Engineering Solutions. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 09-21-2020: That the City Clerk be authorized to purchase and sole source COVID-19 polling station barriers from Mashak Engineering Solutions. Fiscal Note: Funds to be allocated from the Center for Tech and Civic Life Grant in the amount of $47,752.80.   Not available Not available
0638-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations submitting bid results for salt for ice control during the 2020-2021 Winter Season Recommendation of the Public Works and Service Committee on 9-22-20: That the bid of Compass Minerals America, Inc. for the purchase of 7,000 tons (more or less) of road salt for ice control for the 2020-2021 winter season be accepted at their bid price of $69.93 per ton delivered, they being the lowest responsible bidder. Fiscal Note: Funding for this purchase is available in Org-Obj 14010-53200, Snow and Ice Control Work Supplies.   Not available Not available
0639-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works / Operations, submitting an agreement for Contract 20200072, Professional Services - Comprehensive Facilities Condition Assessment, The Concord Group, Consultant. Recommendation of the Public Works and Service Committee on 9-22-20: That the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized and directed to enter into a professional services agreement with The Concord Group, on Contract 20200072, Professional Services - Comprehensive Facilities Condition Assessment. Fiscal Note: The agreement with The Concord Group is in the not-to-exceed amount of $194,000 with funding available in Org-Object 45040 57200, City Wide Building Analysis.   Not available Not available
0640-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Assistant Commissioner of Public Works/Operations submitting final payment on Contract 20190039, Professional Services - Comprehensive Energy Plan, HGA, Consultant. Recommendation of the Public Works and Service Committee on 9-22-20: That the professional services provided on Contract 20190039, Professional Services - Comprehensive Energy Plan, be approved and final payment authorized for a total contract amount of $50,000. Fiscal Note: Contract was authorized under Resolution 1346-18, dated January 08, 2019.   Not available Not available
0641-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Tate II, requesting a preliminary resolution for paving of the (NS) alley bounded by Taylor Avenue to Kearny Avenue, Meachem Street to Twentieth Street, and is the western (NS) leg of the alley in this block. Recommendation of the Public Works and Service Committee on 9-22-20: That a preliminary resolution be introduced for the paving of the (NS) alley bounded by Taylor Avenue to Kearny Avenue, Meachem Street to Twentieth Street. Fiscal Note: This is an assessable alley project and, therefore, all costs will be paid by the abutting property owners.   Not available Not available
0642-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Interim City Engineer, submitting Underground Utility Locate Services Results and Award Proposals. Recommendation of the Public Works and Service Committee: That the Purchasing Agent be authorized and directed to enter into an agreement, from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021, with Precise Underground Marking Corporation, to provide underground facility locating services for the City-owned fiber optic and electrical systems with a per ticket price of: Pre-Screen $12.32/each Locates $15.77/each Site Visit $15.77/each Emergency (During Business Hours) $26.58/each Emergency (After Business Hours) $53.74/each Projects $26.58/hour Further recommends that this agreement may be renewed for four (4) one-year extensions provided the contractor and the City are in mutual agreement. Fiscal Note: Estimated contract amount is $90,000 with funding available in Org-Object 14012-52100, Street Lighting-Professional Services.   Not available Not available
0643-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Commissioner of Public Works requesting approval of the Transportation Project Plat and Relocation Order for State Project ID: 2703-00-02, West Sixth Street Project. Recommendation of the Public Works and Service Committee on 09-22-20: That the Transportation Project Plat and Relocation Order for State Project ID: 2703-22-02, West 6th Street, be approved, and the City Attorney be authorized to take all steps necessary for acquisition of property. Fiscal Note: Funding for the fees and acquisition of these properties is available in Account 45040-57545-40003, Bridges - State.   Not available Not available
0617-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for Public Passenger Business License, Tarianne Umar DBA Racine Taxi, Tarianne Umar, Owner.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for Public Passenger Business License, Tarianne Umar DBA Racine Taxi, Tarianne Umar, Owner. Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 09-22-2020: That the application for Public Passenger Business License, Tarianne Umar DBA Racine Taxi, Tarianne Umar, Owner, be Approved. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0622-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Coe submitting an application for a Premise Description Change, for KW Investments Inc. DBA Double Vision, located at 3101 Douglas Ave, Wendy Coey, Agent. (7th District) Recommendation of the Public Safety and Licensing Committee on 09-22-2020: That the application for a Premise Description Change, for KW Investments Inc. DBA Double Vision, located at 3101 Douglas Ave, Wendy Coey, Agent. (7th District), be Approved. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0635-20 A CUP 2430 Lathrop AvenueCommunicationSubject: Request by Rosie Olle of Michael's Signs, agent for Heating and Cooling Solutions, for consideration of a conditional use permit to operate an electronic message sign at 2430 Lathrop Avenue. (PHDC-20) Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 9-23-2020: That the request by Rosie Olle of Michael's Signs, agent for Heating and Cooling Solutions, for consideration of a conditional use permit to operate an electronic message sign at 2430 Lathrop Avenue be deferred so staff can review underlying issues with the current conditional use permit. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0636-20 A CU 1906 Melvin AvenueCommunicationSubject: Request by Jodie Ruffalo of Woof Gang Rescue Inc. for consideration of a conditional use permit to operate a dog rescue intake facility at 1906 Melvin Avenue. (PHDC-20) Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 9-23-2020: That based on the required findings of fact, the request by Jodie Ruffalo of Woof Gang Rescue Inc. for consideration of a conditional use permit to operate a dog rescue intake facility at 1906 Melvin Avenue be approved, subject to conditions a.-f. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0637-20 A CU 3801 Blue River AvenueCommunicationSubject: Request by Kate Nor and Brooke Hesse of The Complete Experience for consideration of a conditional use permit to operate a mixed use building, adding a salon and personal care business, at 3801 Blue River Avenue. (PHDC-20) Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 9-23-2020: That based on the findings of fact, the request by Kate Nor and Brooke Hesse of The Complete Experience for a conditional use permit to operate a mixed use building adding a salon and personal care business at 3801 Blue River Avenue be approved subject to conditions a. - g. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0653-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Request by Ronald and Charlotte Wheatley of My Father's House Property Management LLC for consideration of a conditional use permit to operate a dwelling unit below the second floor at 1358 Washington Avenue. (PHDC-20) Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 9-23-2020: That the request by Ronald and Charlotte Wheatley of My Father's House Property Management LLC for a conditional use permit to operate a dwelling unit below the second floor at 1358 Washington Avenue be approved, subject to conditions a. - g. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available