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Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: Common Council Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 8/5/2020 7:00 PM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtually
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0150-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Levie, Alder Tate II, and Alder Jones requesting to reduce the interest rate residents would pay for city loan on assessed projects.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Levie, Alder Tate II, Alder Jones, and Alder Jung requesting to reduce the interest rate residents would pay for city loan on assessed projects. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: To adopt the Ordinance as attached and written. Fiscal Note: The 2020 interest rate is 6%, beginning in 2021 the interest rate will be 4.5%.   Not available Not available
0422-20 A  CommunicationSubject: A communication sponsored by Alder Jung, and a request by Matthew G. Sadowski, Interim Executive Director of the Community Development Authority (CDA), seeking permission to prepare and execute a loan through Business Lending Partners for up to $100,000 of the City of Racine EPA Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund (BC-RLF) for the purpose of supplementing an EPA Brownfield Cleanup Grant of the CDA intended to fund the removal of contaminants from the CDA property at 1425 North Memorial Drive (South Lot). Recommendation of the Community Development Authority on 07-09-2020: That the request by the Interim Executive Director of the CDA to execute a loan through Business Lending Partners for up to $100,000 of the City of Racine's EPA Brownfield Cleanup Revolving Loan Fund (BC-RLF) for the purpose of supplementing an EPA Brownfield Cleanup Grant of the CDA for the property at 1425 North Memorial Drive (Racine Steel Castings - South Lot) be approved, subject to the terms and conditions listed in CDA Resolution 20-03. Further, that the Interim Executive Director and/or Ch   Not available Not available
0445-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Clerk, requesting to apply and accept the Wisconsin Election Commission CARES Sub-grant to be used for August and November 2020 Election Cycle. (Grant Control #00332) Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: To approve and that the Mayor and City Clerk be authorized to apply and accept the Wisconsin Election Commission CARES Sub-grant to be used for August and November 2020 Election Cycle Fiscal Note: Amount to be determined by the Wisconsin Election Commission equal to $200 plus $1.10 per registered voter in the City of Racine as of June 1st, 2020. No city match is required.   Not available Not available
0478-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Lemke, on behalf of the Public Health Administrator, requesting permission for the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract agreement with Maxim HealthCare Services to establish temporary employment for Contact Tracers, Disease Investigators and Monitors. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: That permission be granted to the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract agreement with Maxim HealthCare Services to establish temporary employment for Contact Tracers, Disease Investigators and Monitors. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0478-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Lemke, on behalf of the Public Health Administrator, requesting permission for the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract agreement with Maxim HealthCare Services to establish temporary employment for Contact Tracers, Disease Investigators and Monitors. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: That permission be granted to the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract agreement with Maxim HealthCare Services to establish temporary employment for Contact Tracers, Disease Investigators and Monitors. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0478-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Lemke, on behalf of the Public Health Administrator, requesting permission for the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract agreement with Maxim HealthCare Services to establish temporary employment for Contact Tracers, Disease Investigators and Monitors. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: That permission be granted to the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract agreement with Maxim HealthCare Services to establish temporary employment for Contact Tracers, Disease Investigators and Monitors. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0478-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Lemke, on behalf of the Public Health Administrator, requesting permission for the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract agreement with Maxim HealthCare Services to establish temporary employment for Contact Tracers, Disease Investigators and Monitors. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: That permission be granted to the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract agreement with Maxim HealthCare Services to establish temporary employment for Contact Tracers, Disease Investigators and Monitors. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0480-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Lemke, on behalf of the Public Health Administrator, requesting the Mayor and City Clerk enter into a contract agreement and to accept funding in the amount of $62,397.00 from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health for COVID-19. The funds will be used for public health crisis emergency response and for the continuation of emergency preparedness efforts for the City of Racine. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: That the Mayor and City Clerk enter into a contract agreement and accept funding in the amount of $62,397.00 from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health for COVID-19. Fiscal Note: No City match is required.   Not available Not available
0481-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Lemke, on behalf of the Public Health Administrator, requesting permission for the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract agreement and to accept funding in the total amount of $870,860 from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health for the following programs: · ELC COVID-19 (Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity) - $24,200 The funds will be used to rapidly establish and monitor key activities related to COVID-19 in the areas of epidemiology, laboratory, and informatics. The contract period is February 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021 · COVID-19 Test Coordinator - $127,800 The funds will be used to support staffing and resources to convene partners, and coordinate or support local testing efforts. To quickly identify new cases of disease, investigate and contain outbreaks. · COVID-19 Plan - $30,000 The funds will be used to update and support local Public Health Preparedness Pandemic Plans for COVID-19 to match Wisconsin’s statewide “Box it In” strategy consisting of testing, isola   Not available Not available
0482-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication by Alder Lemke, on behalf of Public Health Administrator, requesting permission for the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a grant agreement and accept funding from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in the amount of $28,000. The funds will be used to monitor WI DNR designated public beaches in SE WI (Racine, Kenosha & Milwaukee Counties) in accordance with federal BEACH Act requirements. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: That permission be granted to the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a grant agreement and accept funding from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in the amount of $28,000. Fiscal Note: No City match is required.   Not available Not available
0483-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Lemke, on behalf of the Public Health Administrator, requesting permission for the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract agreement and to accept funding in the amount of $21,000 from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health for HIV Prevention. The funds will be used for HIV Prevention and Integrated Surveillance Programs. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: That permission be granted to the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract agreement and to accept funding in the amount of $21,000 from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health for HIV Prevention. Fiscal Note: No City match is required.   Not available Not available
0484-20 A  CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Lemke, on behalf of the Public Health Administrator, requesting for the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract agreement and to accept funding in the amount of $8,800.00 from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health for Bio Terrorism Preparedness. The funds will be used to build and strengthen Wisconsin's ability to respond effectively to public health threats and for the continuation of emergency preparedness efforts for the City of Racine. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: That authorization be granted to the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract agreement and to accept funding in the amount of $8,800.00 from the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health for Bio Terrorism Preparedness. Fiscal Note: No City match is required.   Not available Not available
0486-20 A Subject: Communication from Mayor Mason presenting a request on behalf of the City of Racine Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator to amend the Solar Ground Lease Agreement approved by the Common Council on May 5, 2020, under Item 0243-20, with WiscCommunicationSubject: Communication from Mayor Mason presenting a request on behalf of the City of Racine Sustainability and Conservation Coordinator to amend the Solar Ground Lease Agreement approved by the Common Council on May 5, 2020, under Item 0243-20, with Wisconsin Electric Power Company, a Wisconsin corporation, doing business as We Energies. The amendment would modify the area used for the City of Racine’s participation in We Energies’ Solar Now program and result in a 600 kW (ac) solar system being installed on 3.06 acres at Olsen Prairie Park. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: That the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized and directed to enter into an amendment to the solar ground lease agreement with Wisconsin Electric Power Company, a Wisconsin corporation, doing business as We Energies. Fiscal Note: This amendment will not affect the revenue anticipated to be received by the City of Racine.   Not available Not available
0489-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft on behalf of the Assistant Finance Director submitting the presentation of 4th Quarter 2019 and the 1st Quarter 2020 Fiscal Results and the March 2020 Investment schedule.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft on behalf of the Assistant Finance Director submitting the presentation of 4th Quarter 2019 and the 1st Quarter 2020 Fiscal Results and the March 2020 Investment schedule. Recommendation of the Finance and Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: To Receive and File. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0491-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Clerk requesting to waive formal bidding and enter into an agreement with Kane Communications for community outreach and election official training revolving around the August and NovemCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Clerk requesting to waive formal bidding and enter into an agreement with Kane Communications for community outreach and election official training revolving around the August and November Election. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: To approve waiving formal bidding and enter into an agreement with Kane Communications for outreach revolving around the August and November Election Fiscal Note: Funds available from the Center for Tech and Civic Life Safe Elections Grant not to exceed $120,000.   Not available Not available
0492-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Clerk requesting to waive formal bidding, sole source, and enter into an agreement with Burlington RV to purchase a mobile voting precinct.CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Clerk requesting to waive formal bidding, sole source, and enter into an agreement with Burlington RV to purchase a mobile voting precinct. Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: To approve waiving formal bidding , sole source, and enter into an agreement with Burlington RV to purchase a mobile voting precinct. Fiscal Note: Funds available from the Center for Tech and Civic Life Safe Elections Grant not to exceed $250,000.00.   Not available Not available
0494-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Clerk requesting to waive formal bidding and purchase 40 badger books from Paragon Development Systems Inc .CommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Taft, on behalf of the City Clerk requesting to waive formal bidding and purchase 40 badger books from Paragon Development Systems Inc . Recommendation of the Finance & Personnel Committee on 07-27-2020: To approve waiving formal bidding and purchase of 40 badger books from Paragon Development Systems Inc . Fiscal Note: Funds available from the Center for Tech and Civic Life Safe Elections Grant not to exceed $80,000.00   Not available Not available
0263-20 A Subject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, submitting a revised State/Municipal Agreement for State Project ID: 2440-09-00/70, Washington Avenue - Roosevelt Avenue to West Boulevard. StCommunicationSubject: Communication sponsored by Alder Jones, on behalf of the Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer, submitting a revised State/Municipal Agreement for State Project ID: 2440-09-00/70, Washington Avenue - Roosevelt Avenue to West Boulevard. Recommendation of the Public Works and Services Committee on 5-26-20: Approve and authorize and direct the Commissioner of Public Works/City Engineer to sign the revised State/Municipal Agreement for State Project ID: 2440-09-00/70, Washington Avenue - Roosevelt Avenue to West Boulevard Project. The estimated total cost of the project is $14,777,300, with the City’s share being $1,011,100 (25% + balance) and the Federal/State share being $13,766,200 (75%). Fiscal Note: Funding for the City’s share is available in Org-Object 45040-57500, STH20 - West to Roosevelt.   Not available Not available
0218-20 A CU 500 Main StreetConditional Use PermitSubject: Request by Dominion Properties, authorized agent for The Main Attraction LLC, seeking a conditional use permit to operate a Hotel/Motel with possible extended stay, a request for a certificate of appropriateness, and a request for approval of exterior changes at 500 Main Street. Recommendation of the Planning, Heritage, and Design Commission on 07-22-2020: That the request by Dominion Properties, authorized agent for The Main Attraction LLC, seeking a conditional use permit to operate a hotel/motel, a certificate of appropriateness, and exterior changes for the property at 500 Main Street be approved, subject to conditions a.-h. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0505-20 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason submitting Municipal Judge Weber's deposit schedule for citations written for violations Racine Ordinances section 54-35, Wear of Face Coverings. Recommendation of Mayor Mason: That theCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason submitting Municipal Judge Weber's deposit schedule for citations written for violations Racine Ordinances section 54-35, Wear of Face Coverings. Recommendation of Mayor Mason: That the deposit schedule for citations written for violations Racine Ordinances section 54-35, Wear of Face Coverings, be approved. Fiscal Note: No additional fiscal effect.   Not available Not available
0505-20 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason submitting Municipal Judge Weber's deposit schedule for citations written for violations Racine Ordinances section 54-35, Wear of Face Coverings. Recommendation of Mayor Mason: That theCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication sponsored by Mayor Mason submitting Municipal Judge Weber's deposit schedule for citations written for violations Racine Ordinances section 54-35, Wear of Face Coverings. Recommendation of Mayor Mason: That the deposit schedule for citations written for violations Racine Ordinances section 54-35, Wear of Face Coverings, be approved. Fiscal Note: No additional fiscal effect.   Not available Not available
0506-20 A Subject: (Direct Referral) Communication from Mayor Mason, requesting to adopt Ordinance 0007-20, Safer Racine 2019 Novel Coronavirus Response Extension Recommendation of Mayor Mason: To Adopt Ordinance 0007-20, Safer Racine 2019 Novel Coronavirus RespCommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from Mayor Mason, requesting to adopt Ordinance 0007-20, Safer Racine 2019 Novel Coronavirus Response Extension Recommendation of Mayor Mason: To Adopt Ordinance 0007-20, Safer Racine 2019 Novel Coronavirus Response Extension. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0507-20 A  CommunicationSubject: (Direct Referral) Communication from Mayor Mason requesting to extend the City of Racine Declaration of Emergency for COVID-19 until December 31, 2020. Recommendation of Mayor Mason: That the City of Racine Declaration of Emergency be extended until December 31, 2020. Fiscal Note: N/A   Not available Not available
0511-20 A Subject: Charles Helm to the CDBG Advisory Board term expiring on May 31, 2023. Lynn Debilzen to the CDBG Advisory Board term expiring on May 31, 2023CommunicationSubject: Charles Helm to the CDBG Advisory Board term expiring on May 31, 2023. Lynn Debilzen to the CDBG Advisory Board term expiring on May 31, 2023.   Not available Not available
0518-20 A Subject: Bill Bowers appointed to Assessor and Director of City Development. Fiscal Note: Position will be at pay scale R-11 at $62.08/hr or $129, 126.40/annually.CommunicationSubject: Bill Bowers appointed to Assessor and Director of City Development. Fiscal Note: Position will be at pay scale R-11 at $62.08/hr or $129,126.40/annually.   Not available Not available